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Automobile Engineering

What is Automobile Engineering?

Automobile engineering or automotive engineering is the branch of engineering which deals with the study as how to design, develop, manufacture and operate automobiles like motorcycles, automobiles, buses, trucks, cars etc. and also their respective engineering subsystems. The field of activity contains development, construction, calculation, testing, priming of work, fabrication and observation of the functionality of vehicles for street and rails. The rapid advancement in technology in recent years has ushered in a new era of hi-tech vehicles, making the business environment in the Indian auto industry very conducive. Your prospects as an automobile engineer will be favourable, as the sector is growing at a very fast clip. Automobile engineering field requires a lot of determination, dedication and hard work.

When Can I Enroll for Automobile Engineering?







4 Yrs.

No Entrance Exam

B.E. / B. Tech.

HSC with PCM

4 Yrs.

JEE (Main), JEE (Advanced)

M.E. / M. Tech.

B.E. /B.Tech in related field

2 Yrs.


Ph. D

M.E. /M.Tech [in related field]

3-5 Yrs.

Autonomous Exam

Note: Candidates can get Direct Entry in 2ndYr of B.E / B. Tech [Automobile] after Diploma in related Field.

What Personality Traits Are Required to Become an Automobile Engineer?

  • Problem Solving Attitude
  • Ability to Grasp Things Faster
  • Creativity
  • Good in Technical Drawings
  • Excellent Communication Skills

What Aptitude is Required to Become an Automobile Engineer?

  • High Abstract Reasoning
  • High Numerical Ability
  • High Mechanical Reasoning
  • High Closure Ability
  • High Psychomotor Ability

IQ Required for Automobile Engineering

Minimum High level of Intelligence preferred along with hard work & consistency.

Job Prospects for an Automobile Engineer

  • Automobile Manufacturing Industries
  • Defense services
  • Private Transport Companies
  • Service Stations
  • Educational Institutes
  • Self Employment

Regulatory Body

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) & Directorate of Technical Education (DTE)