Dr. Jignasa Mehta

Faculty of Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Jignasa Pravinchandra Mehta - Darshan University, Rajkot

Dr. Jignasa Mehta

Dean - School of Engineering, Head
Ph.D. (Mechanical), M.E. (Machine Design), B.E. (Mechanical Engineering)
Experience 28+ Years
Working Since Jun-2021

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  • jignasa.mehta@​darshan.ac.in
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Dr. Jignasa Pravinchandra Mehta has completed her B.E. (Mechanical) from L.E. College, Morbi. She was awarded two Gold Medals one in B.E. – Mechanical and one in overall engineering branches at Saurashtra University. She has completed M.E. (Machine Design) from BVM Vallabh Vidyanagar and Ph. D. (Mechanical Engineering) from Sardar Patel University. She has guided various research projects at both UG and PG levels. She has started her professional career with the ADICO Group, Rajkot as an Engineer. Prior to joining the Darshan University, she has worked at V.V.P Engineering College - Rajkot for 24 years and served as Professor and Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department for 12 years there. Currently, she is working as Professor & Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department of Darshan University as well as Dean of Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology. She has published 18 papers in various reputed Journals & Conferences, she is also a member of the editorial board and reviewer for various international journals. Under her guidance, Skill based and industry-oriented Syllabus of Mechanical Engineering has been developed according to advance and recent technologies. Also, the department has developed and upgraded the laboratories well equipped with modern equipments. She has organized several Short-term training Programs for students and faculties. Under her leadership of her, as a part of CSR activities of different reputed industries, she received the fund to develop the advanced technology lab at Darshan University for the holistic development of students. At present, she is also working as an Independent Director of Rolex Rings, Rajkot. She has successfully qualified the Proficiency Assessment Test taken by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs for Independent Directors Databank. She is a national swimmer. She secured ranks and was awarded medals in various state and national swimming competitions. She is also a triathlete. She secured the rank and was awarded medals in triathlon competitions also.

Area of Specialization
Machine Design
Subjects Taught
Dynamics of Machinery, Kinematics of Machine,Theory of Machine, Computer Aided Design


Qualification Specialization Institute / University Passing Year
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya (BVM), Vallabh Vidyanagar
Sardar Patel University
December 2011
M.E. Machine Design Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya (BVM), Vallabh Vidyanagar
Sardar Patel University
October 2003
B.E. Mechanical (Gold Medalist) Lukhdhirji Engineering College, Morbi
Saurashtra University
September 1994


Jun - 2021 to Jul - 2024

Darshan Institute of Engineering and Technology

Dean - School of Engineering, Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Apr - 2012 to Apr - 2021

V. V. P. Engineering College

Head, Professor

Jan - 2009 to Apr - 2021

V. V. P. Engineering College

Head, Associate Professor

Jan - 2004 to Sep - 2009

V. V. P. Engineering College

Associate Professor

Dec - 1996 to Sep - 2004

V. V. P. Engineering College


Oct - 1994 to Jan - 1996



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