Government Colleges for B.E/B. Tech Automobile Engineering


Automobile Engineering is one of the branches of engineering that deals with the operation, manufacturing and designing of both light and heavy automobiles like trucks, buses, cars, etc… This branch of engineering is also called as vehicle engineering and it involves understanding the mechanism of vehicle chassis, design, research, workshop technology, motor transport affairs, electrical systems and internal combustion engine. It is one of the different options available for graduate level study in engineering.

B.E/B. Tech in automobile engineering is a four-year course that is being offered by many colleges in India. The names of government colleges offering B.E/B. Tech Automobile Engineering course in India are given below:

Government College of Engineering, PO Vallor, Kottayam

Government Engineering College, Modasa

Tamil Nadu College of Engineering, Coimbatore

Eligibility requirement:

For getting into the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology course in Automobile Engineering, candidates must have completed their higher secondary or equivalent examination with not less than 50% of aggregate marks in computer science or biology, biotechnology, chemistry, physics and mathematics and 50% of marks in mathematics alone. Candidates with three-year diploma in Automobile Engineering from an AICTE approved institution with not less than 50% of marks are eligible to apply for the second year of the B.E/B. Tech Automobile Engineering course. The minimum percentage of marks required is relaxed by 5% for reserved category candidates. In addition, candidates must have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st of December of the year in which he/she is seeking admission.

Course content:

Normally, B.E/B. Tech in Automobile engineering course, includes the following subjects:

Automobile transmission systems

Meteorology & instrumentation

Fluid power systems

Vehicle dynamics

Industrial engineering

Automotive pollution and control

Automotive aerodynamics

Automotive pollution & Electronics Laboratory

Strength of Materials


Production technology

Design of automotive components



Automotive Diesel Engines

Automotive Chassis

Numerical methods

These are only a few and there are several other subjects as well in addition to these subjects.

Higher Studies after B.E/B. Tech Automobile Engineering:

After successful completion of Automobile Engineering course at the UG level, candidates can go for Master of Technology and Ph. D in automobile and automotive engineering and its allied branches and for doing so they should take up GATE examination since a valid GATE score will be required for seeking admission to good colleges for doing higher studies. Even, candidates can opt for MBA course after completion of automobile engineering course at UG level if they wish to become future entrepreneurs in the automobile industry.

Career Prospects:

Automobile engineers test the efficiency and performance of transmission systems and engine chassis in addition to other components. They also make sure that lubrication of vital parts and they too make adjustments to the mechanism to ensure the optimum performance of machines. They are entrusted with the general supervision of mechanics in garage, factory or workshop. In addition, they might also be engaged in designing of new models. The automobile industry giants offer job placements to qualified engineers in their production plants and automobile engineers can also find job placements n workshops or automobile garages, maintenance service stations, etc… In addition, they can also find job opportunities in motor vehicle departments, insurance companies and private transportation companies and they can also take up teaching as their profession after obtaining M. Tech or Ph. D. Graduates and Post graduates in the field of automobile engineering can get good openings in marketing, management and research and development fields. If they do their MBA after completion of automobile engineering degree, they can find job placement in marketing management field.



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5 Responses to “Government Colleges for B.E/B. Tech Automobile Engineering”

  1. 5
    Subhro kar:

    Iam appering for class 12 board exams 2103-2014,after that i want to study for automobile engenieering ,so can you please give some information about the government engineering colleges for automobile engenieering ,and the requirement needed to enter these colleges .plzz help me out sir…….

  2. 4

    after completion of dipolama in automobile engineering i want to do degree is it possible for me.
    my age is 29yrs
    is it possible for me?

  3. 3
    chandan sharma:

    sr`i want to know that…now i am doing polytechnic in automobile branch from goverment college….now i am 2nd year student….after my poly. ….i want my wish done of engg. to automobile…..i hv 1year,,,,give some suggestion how i would be my study for …,,,how i can prepare my self 4…automobile is my pesion in my childhood help me for few suggetion….pls

  4. 2
    gopi nath baskey:

    I am interest automobile engineering

  5. 1

    Can study B-Tech Automobile for +2 Humanities stream