Automobile Engineering :

Automobile Engineering is the sub branch of Mechanical Engineering, also known as automotive engineering or vehicle engineering. The automobile industry includes automobiles and auto components sectors.

The Automobile engineering course caters to the creation and maintenance of automobiles, right from designing the vehicles to manufacturing components, assembling them, testing them for safety, repairing and maintaining. It also enables the engineers to explore new areas, create new avenues in the fields of R&D and develop their talent in new technologies.

How to pursue Automobile Engineering?

The students, who wish to pursue Automobile Engineering should have passed higher secondary board exam from a recognized board in India with Science- Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Employment opportunities:

Automobile industry requires huge numbers of engineers to tap the untapped spaces domestically and overseas. The industry has an increased international penetration besides meeting the advancing domestic demands.Since the industrial expansion is phenomenal, automobile engineering is seen as a promising career option among the young aspirants.

The industry offers multiplicity of roles for skilled professionals. Some of the job roles are as follows:

Designing, development and manufacturing of vehicles
Preparing blueprint of vehicle and its components
Using traditional as well as most advanced technologies to engineer vehicles
Working as maintenance and services engineers in automobile workshops, aircraft industries, aviation, marine vessels, and diesel power stations

Job Profiles:

Automobile Technicians: These technicians are generally responsible for servicing, repairing and overall maintenance of vehicles.

Car Mechanics:This segment is full of multiple opportunities as there are several brands, which have made significant presence in India as well as overseas. There are some Indian brands, which have strong presence in other countries as well, for example Jaguar by TATA.

Bike Mechanics: Many high-end globally recognized brands like Harley Davidson and Triumph are expanding at a brisk pace. They also have a strong grip in the metropolitan cities of India. There is an urgent requirement of automobile engineers in this segment.

Diesel Mechanics:They are responsible for repairing and maintenance of diesel engines.

Automobile Designers: These designers are responsible for working onshape, size, etc. of vehicles. Every feature of the car requires an expert designer to design it.

Core subjects:

The core subjects of Automobile Engineering include the following subjects:

Transmission Principles
Engine Electrical systems
Circuits and Electronics
Engine Principles
Power train Systems
Automotive Design and Manufacturing
Steering and Suspension
Fuel and Emission Control Systems
Fluid Mechanics
Heat Transfer

Top Recruiters:

Top companies recruiting automobile engineers are as follows-
Maruti Suzuki
Ashok Leyland
Mahindra & Mahindra
Hero Honda