To become a premier institution of excellence in Design and Manufacturing that would create and develop a new generation of engineers and technologists with the ability and mindset to lead Indian industries in the globally competitive economic environment.
To be a world-class apex centre of excellence in education, research, development and training in Design and Manufacturing.
- To provide education and training, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to persons of outstanding abilities who would provide leadership to the Indian industry in the globally competitive economic environment.
- To carry out advanced research and development activities in design and manufacturing technologies, both on its own and on a sponsorship basis for the industry.
- To provide distance learning and continuing education programmes for faculty/ scholars from other institutions and industry personnel.
- To organize conferences, seminars, workshops and other activities for the dissemination of knowledge to the industry.