Counselling Code : 2776

Automobile Engineering

About the Department

Duration :
4 years Full time, 8 Semesters
Intake :

The Department of Automobile Engineering was started in the academic year 2013- 2014 with a sanctioned intake of 60 students. The department has dedicated and qualified faculty members. The primary focus of our curriculum is to provide technical knowledge to students, promote their problem-solving skills and render solutions for the real life automotive engineering problems. The Department offers Professional Electives, Industry- oriented and Open Elective courses for acquiring wide spectrum of interdisciplinary knowledge. The course contents are periodically updated in consultation with the experts from the industry considering the scientific and technological developments by Anna University. Students utilize the state of the art laboratory facilities for improving their skill sets in their areas of interest.

Course Overview
  • Duration : 4 Years Full Time, 8 Semesters, Lateral Entry : 3 Years Full Time, 6 Semesters
  • Intake : 30
  • Entry Requirements : + 2 or Equivalent, as per Norms & guidelines of the Government of Tamil Nadu/Anna University and AICTE
I Year

Students learn the basic subjects related to Automobile Engineering like

  • Professional English – I
  • Matrices and Calculus
  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Problem Solving and Python
  • Programming
  • Scientific Thoughts in Tamil
  • Professional English – II
  • Statistics and Numerical Methods
  • Materials Science
  • Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Heritage of Tamils
II Year :

The students are studied fundamental in Thermal, Mechanics, Material and Manufacturing for curriculum like.

  • Transforms and Partial Differential Equations
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Automotive Hydraulics and Machinery
  • Automotive Engines
  • Fuels and Lubricants
  • Automotive Chassis
  • Vehicle Body Engineering
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Automotive Transmission
  • Environmental Sciences and Sustainability
III Year :

Students augment knowledge on application subjects of Automobile Engineering in Design, Vehicle Design, Lubrications and Electrical & Electronic systems like.

  • Mechanics of Machines
  • Automotive Electrical and Electronics
  • Electric Two and Three Wheelers
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Noise, Vibration and Harshness
  • Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion
  • Automotive Product Design
  • Logistics in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Distribution
  • Engine and Vehicle Management Systems
  • Renewable Sources of Energy
  • Elements of Literature
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Fundamentals
  • Automotive Pollution and Control
IV Year :

Focuses more on industry oriented subjects and recent trends in Automobile Engineering like.

  • Engine and Chassis Components Design
  • Electrical and Hybrid Vehicles
  • Human Values and Ethics
  • Total Quality Management
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Electric Vehicle technology
  • Nano Technology

Career Scope

Globalisation and incredible growth of automobile industry have resulted in numerous opportunities for Automobile Engineers not only in India but abroad as well. Qualified candidates with excellent communication skills are in much demand in reputed companies like Volvo, Ashok Leyland, Telco, Ford, Tata, Hyundai, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Skoda, Audi, BMW, and Toyota. Automobile industry giants provide job opportunities to qualified engineers in their production plants. Several other private motor repair and maintenance service stations, automobile garages or workshops also offer job opportunities for qualified automobile engineers. State road transport corporations, private transport companies, insurance companies and motor vehicle departments are some more avenues.

Some of the job roles in the field of automobile engineering are listed below:

  • Road Transport Officer
  • Vehicle Inspector
  • Trainee in Automobile Engineering
  • Safety Engineering
  • Emissions Research
  • NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) Engineers
  • Performance Engineers
  • Vehicle Dynamics Controllers
Admission open