The Department of Farm Power and Machinery was established in 1977 as one of the major departments in the Faculty to cater the manpower needs of Sindh and Baluchistan. It offers graduate and postgraduate degree programs since its inception. Initially, it offered M. Sc. (Hons.) in Farm Mechanization. Later on, it started offering M.E and Ph.D degree programs to graduates having B.E (Agri.) and B. E. (Mech.) degrees. The department has highly qualified faculty members. It has modern and well equipped laboratories and workshop. Besides teaching and research, the department provides advisory services to farmers and offers short trainings on various aspects of farm mechanization and machinery as to increase crop production.

The mission of the department is to provide leadership and excellence in teaching, research and outreach in farm power and machinery at graduate and postgraduate levels. The department has well equipped Agricultural Engineering Workshop, Machinery Hall, Power Units Garage, Mechanical and Electronics Laboratories, Drawing & Design Laboratory, Machine Shop, Welding and smithy Shops. In the last year, the department of Farm Power and Machinery produced 01 postgraduade student who completed their M.E degree.

 

 





COURSES OFFERED
CODE TITLE OF COURSE CR. HRS
TERM-I
FPM-309 Metallurgy and Workshop practices 3(2+1)
TERM-II
FPM-306 Engineering Drawing and Graphics 3(2+1)
TERM-III
FPM-407 Instrumentation 3(2+1)
TERM-IV
FPM-410 IC Engines and Tractors 3(2+1)
TERM-V
FPM-503 Farm Machinery 3(2+1)
TERM-VI
FPM-512 Machine Design 3(2+1)
TERM-VIII
FPM-602 Earth Moving Machinery 3(2+1)
AE-612 Project Report and Seminar 2(1+1)