Automobile Engineering is a branch of engineering incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the design, manufacture and operation of motorcycles, automobiles, buses and trucks and their respective engineering subsystems. Automobile engineering offers one of the most challenging careers today. Driven by the high demand for vehicles, automobile engineers have career opportunities across the world. The course gains significance for those who are passionate about automobiles, especially since Chennai is the automobile hub of India.
Undergraduate- he objective of the B. Tech program in Automobile Engineering is to give students a broad exposure in the design, development and testing of automobiles. Furthermore, the program trains them to meet the technological challenges and diverse needs of the industry and society in various areas of automotive engineering and equips them to excel in a truly competitive world.
The department offers Ph.D programs in all major Automobile Engineering areas both full time and part time. Research areas include alternate fuels and vehicle dynamics.