Mr. sunilkumar SONIGRA

Faculty Details

  • Designation : Lecturer
  • Qualification : Ph. D.
  • Experience : 13 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Thermal science, Industrial Engineering, Design

Training and Placement

Working as Training & Placement Officer of Mechanical Department.

Every year almost all Diploma Mechanical Engineering students got proper placement in reputed industries.
The Placement cell also organizes various Expert Lectures for Final year students to prepared for Campus drive.

Industrial Experience

Worked as Quality Control Engineer at M/s. Amul Industries Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot for 2 years.



B.E. Mechanical 

Birla Vishwakarma Mahavidhyalay, Vallabh Vidyanagar -1999
First Class

M.E. Mechanical (with specialization in Machine Design)
Birla Vishwakarma Mahavidhyalay, Vallabh Vidyanagar -2008
First Class with Distinction

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Gujarat Technological University -2017


1. Sonigra, S. S., & Patel, K. S. (2009). Costing analysis of Connecting Rod of I.C.Engine. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Application in Engineering Technology and Science (ISSN:0974-3588), 104-108.

2. Sonigra, S. S., & Qureshi, M. N. (2010). Application of SPC Tools in Maintenance Management. 4th International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (pp. 518-523). Surat: SVNIT.

3. Sonigra, S. S., & Qureshi, M. N. (2010). Examining the influence of temperature variation on dimensional variability of connecting rod. 2nd International Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering CPIE-2010 (pp. 1435-1442). Jalandhar: NIT.

4. Sonigra, S. S., & Qureshi, M. N. (2010). Quality Assurance of Bend and Twist of Connecting Rod of C.I.Engine. 3rd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (pp. 244-248). Surat: SVNIT.

5. Sonigra, S. S., & Qureshi, M. N. (2012). Solving the Problem of End Float with the Application of Six Sigma Tools : A Case Study. The IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. V, 1-7. No. 2. ISSN No. 0974-6536.

6. Sonigra, S. S., Qureshi, M. N., & Lohia, A. A. (2013). Review of Implementation of Overall Excellence Model in Select Manufacturing Industries. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, 1(16), 348-363.

7. Sonigra, S. S., & Qureshi, M. N. (2014). Computation of Overall Equipment Effectiveness in Connecting Rod manufacturing operation. IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering, VII(3), 49-60. ISSN No. 0974-6536.

8. Sonigra, S. S., Qureshi, M. N., & Solanki, P. (2015). Implementation of Bush Boring Chamfer to avoid manual deburring operation in Connecting Rod Manufacturing : A kaizen approach. Advanced in Materials and product design (AMPD-2015). Surat: SVNIT.

9. Sonigra, S. S. (2017). A case study in connecting rod manufacturing industries to control big end bore diameter variation. The IUP Journal of Operations Management, XVI(2),1-13. ISSN No. 0972-6888.

10. Sonigra, S. S. (2018). Investigation of thermal impact in connecting rod manufacturing, The IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering, XI(1), 61-70. ISSN No. 0974-6536.


Life Time member of The Indian Society for Technical Education.

Teaching Experience

Total 17 Years of Teaching Experience.



Post Assigned




Government Polytechnic; Rajkot.

Lecturer in Mechanical Engg. Dept.



Parul Institute of Technology; Limda.

Head of Dept. -Mech. Engg.



Parul Institute of Engg. & Tech. (D.S.), Limda.

Head of Dept.- Mech.



Asst. Prof.-Mech. Engg. & Training & Placement Officer




Shree N. M. Gopani Polytechnic Institute; Ranpur.

Lect. Mech. Engg. & Dep. Management Representative



Govt. Polytechnic; Jamnagar.

Lecturer in Mechanical Engg.



M/s. Amul Ind. Ltd; Rajkot.

Q. C. Engineer



Extra Acitivities

  1. Actively participating in GTU-ALVCOM Lecture Series and Video Lecture are telecasted through BISAG channel. More than 150 lectures are telecasted of two subjects (Elements of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Drafting). Lectures are also uploaded in and The lectures are endorsed by Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat. 
  1. Associated with M/s. Electro Robo Tech, Rajkot as Technical Consultant from 15/09/12.
  2. Appointed as Chief Coordinator of GTU for Parul Institute of Technology, Limda; from July 2010 to May 2011.
  3. Appointed as Chief Coordinator for Entrepreneurship Development Cell at PIET(D.S.) from March 2009 and the cell had received the grant of Rs. 8 00 000/- ( Rupees Eight lakhs only ) from All India Council for Technical Education; New Delhi for three years. (AICTE File No. 8022/RID/EDC (19)/2008-09. dated 11-02-2009.)
  4. Appointed as Chief Coordinator for MODROBS at PIET(D.S.) from Dec. 2010 and the cell had received the grant of Rs. 8 70 000 /-(Rupees Eight lakhs & Seventy Thousands only) from AICTE; New Delhi, for one year.(AICTE File No. 8024/RID/MOD-220/2010-11 dated 31-03-2011)
  5. Deputed as Training and Placement Officer at PIET(D.S.) in T. P. Cell from 27-06-05 to 30-06-09.
  6. Worked as Deputy Management Representative for ISO 9000 certification system from Dec. 2001 to June 2005 at Shree N. M. Gopani Polytechnic, Ranpur.
  7. Appointed as Program Coordinator for Distance Learning Mode of Diploma Mechanical Engineering at PIET (D.S.) from June 2008 to June 2010.