Difference between Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering


Mechanical engineering is a division of Engineering that deals with the mechanics of physics and science to analyze, manufacture and design mechanical systems. Automobile Engineering is the division of Vehicle Engineering. It utilizes safety, mechanical, software and electronic engineering to produce, design and operate automobiles and trucks in addition to motorcycles.

Mechanical Engineering Course and Career Opportunities

Candidates who seek to join the B.E/B.Tech course in Mechanical Engineering are required to pass class 12 with Physics as well as Chemistry in addition to Mathematics subjects. They are chosen to join this course on the basis of their marks attained in an entrance exam. Individual institutions like the IIT carry out their own exams. Some of the exams that are held for the admission into these courses are IIT-JEE and AIEEE. Students also have the option to appear in State wise as well as National level exams. After finishing this course, students can find jobs with the private or government sector. It is also possible for students to get jobs as Lecturers in colleges. Students of mechanical engineering have an initial salary of around Rs 15,000 - Rs 20,000 a month. With more experience in the field, aspirants can earn as much as Rs 25,000 - Rs 40,000.

Automobile Engineering Course and Career Opportunities

Students who aspire to join the Automobile Engineering course are supposed to have a pass in higher secondary with a background in Science. The students are chosen on the basis of their marks attained in an entrance exam. Some of those exams are- IITJEE, AIEEE, and BITSAT. For pursuing the M.Tech course, the aspirant ought to write the GATE exam. After finishing this course, students can find jobs with service stations, the defense services or in automobile manufacturing firms. It is also possible for students to find jobs as a scientist or researcher. Students of automobile engineering will have an initial salary of Rs.10, 000 to Rs.15, 000 a month. Professionals of this field will have a monthly salary of approximately Rs. 40,000.  Students who have finished their graduation from NIT, the IIT or BITS will get a high salary package. With more experience as well as skill in a particular area, the student will be able to earn more.

Key differentiators between Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering

Both mechanical engineering and automobile engineering are very important nowadays. While mechanical engineering deals with the production of mechanical devices, automobile engineering is concerned with the making of parts and designing them specifically for vehicles or automobiles.



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18 Responses to “Difference between Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering”

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  2. 17

    what are they teaching in mechanical and automobile engineering

  3. 16
    snehangshu mondal:

    what is the procedure of getting a job as assitant engineering in public sector passing mechanical engineering in july ,2015,as the sector take through gate?(the pattern of gate will change from 2015)

  4. 15

    which is better mechnical or automobile engg

  5. 14
    vikash kumar:

    Abe apne ko ye bta ki automobile accha he ya ye apna kya bolte he, ha hamara machanical…
    Chal jaldi rpl krna apun rpl kr rela he…
    Sir plz do rpl it”ll vry helful fr me…
    thank u sir
    bhad me ja

  6. 13

    I am 1st yr b.e mech student .am i do an additional course in mech line.if i do, which course am i choose?

  7. 12

    What is the difference between B.E & B.Tech?

  8. 11

    i was studieng mechanical engineering. i like after mechanical engineering study aerospace engineering it is possible?

  9. 10

    sir, please let me know about the oppurtunities after btech mechanical engineering? what course will be effective after completing btech mechanical engineering??

  10. 9
    datta mane:

    sir can ask me maening by automobile enginear.and this scope and salary

  11. 8

    is there good scope for automobile engineering in european countries after 5 years?

  12. 7
    Anil singh:

    How can i take a job in ferrari automobile company.
    is it possible to after b.tec or m.tec in mech. Engg.

  13. 6

    what is the scope of B.Tech in automobile eng. in India ?

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    Dhruv Kothari:

    I want to value of automobile engineering after 5 years. Howmany pay salaryscale after 5years in auto mobile engineering field ?

  15. 4

    Jobs after doing B.Arch?
    Which institute accepts NATA score 123

  16. 3

    after btech mecahnical engineering .can u give me a list of government exams

  17. 2

    Whether Diploma in Automobile engineering 3years cource (approved by AICTE is equivalent with Diploma in Mechanical for the purpose of working as a Mechanical engineer in Mining Industry(open cast) for instalation,maintenance and safe operation of Mining Machinery/Plant & Equipment as per MMR1961( reg 36.)Mines Act.(Surface Mining)

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    sujit singh:

    In which engineering courses is the scope of earning more salary? In these days which engineering is more prevalent ?