Is automobile engineering moving towards eco friendliness?


The course of Automobile engineering has various aspects which helps the candidates to explore the areas of this branch that is undiscovered. This course is now lending its roots from core based applications of this industry to the various other industries. The course also includes robotics as a part of the curriculum in future which enables the candidates to scout new areas of automobile production.

Automobile engineering is one of the trades of engineering technology which deals with the designing, production and operation of the automobiles. Overall it deals with technology used in automobiles.

The Automobile engineering course creates new developments in different field of applications. In the future, this course will also cover all the areas of production and sales. Thus the candidates those who pursue this course are able to move from the core areas of the industry to the other industries as well. The academic period of Automobile course is four years. As the Automobile engineers are in high demand, the Council of Technical education has plans to cut down the academic period of this course to three years in order to meet the ever increasing demands. The opportunities are very high in India as well as in abroad for those who undergo this course. As of now the course has its basic applications only in the automobile industry. The course is about to get rid off this image by incorporating different perspective with latest topics being added in the syllabus.

Universities /Institutes offering courses in Automobile Engineering

Cited below are the various leading universities that offer Graduate/Post Graduate/Ph.D courses in Automobile Engineering.

  • Satyabama university, Chennai
  • Anna university, Chennai
  • Pimpri Chichwad Polytechnic, Pune
  • Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi
  • Bits pilani, Rajasthan
  • L.D college of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Indus institute of Engineering, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Ahmedabad institute of engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Career Prospects

Normally, the job opportunities in this field of technology are very high. There are various opportunities in automobile production companies. The automobile engineers are of high demand as the world’s giant automobile companies like Volkswagen and Audi have launched their manufacturing units in India. Several job opportunities are available in private sectors as well. One of the main public sectors that are enriched with large amount of opportunities is defense sector. The main advantage of the study of this course is that the candidate can also choose self employment as an option. Therefore the people those who are interested in self employment can either establish a maintenance centre or can run an automobile spare parts business.



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