B.Tech Automobile Engineering - Course Overview

Duration: 4 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 400000 / Year

149 colleges

About B.Tech Automobile Engineering

Automobile Engineering is a combination of electrical, mechanical, electronics, safety and software engineering. B.Tech in Automobile Engineering is highly productive for candidates who want to work in the automobile development and manufacturing companies.

Along with the designing aspect, automobile engineers also deal with cost and production aspects of automobile development. Vehicle dynamics, Noise, Vibration and Harshness Engineering are also part of the engineering process. Here are some job profiles that graduates can apply for after pursuing B.Tech in Automobile Engineering:

  • Automotive Engineer
  • Automobile Engineer
  • Mechanical and Automobile Engineer
  • Assistant Manager
  • Design Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Material Processing Specialist
  • Safety Testing Specialist
  • Quality Control Executive
  • Research & Development Engineer

B.Tech - Automobile Engineering Syllabus

First Year:

Professional Communication

Environmental Studies

Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Mathematics – 1

Engineering Physics

Engineering Mathematics – 2

Engineering Chemistry

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Technical Communication

Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering

Engineering Drawing

Fundamentals of Computer

 

Second Year:

Foreign Language – 1

Foreign Language – 2

Thermodynamics and Engineering

Fluid Mechanics

Fourier Series, Partial Differential Equations and their Applications

Numerical Methods

Manufacturing and Assembly Drawing

Mechanics of Solids

Manufacturing Technology

Machines and Mechanism

Automotive Engines

Material Technology

 

Third Year:

Probability and Statistics

Elective – 3

Metrology and Quality Control

Elective – 1

Design of Automotive Components

Elective – 4

Automotive Engine Systems

Automotive Electrical and Electronics Systems

Automotive Chassis

Elective – 2

Engine and Fuel Testing

Elective – 5

 

Fourth Year:

Alternative Fuels and Pollution

Control

Vehicle Body Engineering and

Aerodynamics

Elective 6

Vehicle Dynamics

Elective 7

Project

Vehicle Performance and Testing

 

Popular Specializations of B.Tech - Automobile Engineering

Career Options and Job Prospects

There are plenty of job opportunities for Automobile Engineers. Usually, a B. Tech in Automobile Engineering student can get job opportunities in:

  • Nationalized Banks - as a Specialist Officer (after clearing IBPS Common Written Exam and Common Interview)
  • Government Departments
  • Defence Services - Assistant Commandant (candidate has to qualify the Selection Procedure of the Indian Coast Guard)
  • Public Sector Industry - organisations like International Centre for Automotive Technology offer jobs like Senior Manager/ Deputy Manager in Plant Engineering/Power Train/Research and Development departments. Besides this, Automobile Engineers can find employment in Bharat Electronics Limited, Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd, Gas Authority of India Limited, &Tata Advanced Materials Limited etc.
  • Private Sector - post of Assistant Design Engineers or Graduate Trainee Engineers in companies like Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki etc.

On an average, Automobile Engineers can expect a stipend of Rs. 30,000 - Rs. 40,000 per month during training at any of the OEM's (original equipment manufacturer). In the mid-level of their careers, an Automobile Engineer can expect Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1,00,000 per month, depending upon their experience. Average package for an Automobile Engineer hovers between Rs. 6,00,000 - Rs. 12,00,000 Lakhs per annum. At a senior role, Automobile Engineers can expect Rs. 25 lakhs to Rs. 40 lakhs per annum.