Automobile Engineering or Automotive Engineering is a part of Mechanical Engineering. Through the application of automotive technology, the course offers specialisation in vehicle designing, repairing, testing and assembling. In this programme, one can also learn safety engineering, quality management and control, automotive analytics as well as assembling and installation of various automobiles. BE/B.Tech in Automobile Engineering is a 4-year programme.This programme also involves the study of courses related to aerospace and marine engineering. It enables the students to explore new areas, create new avenues in the fields of research and development of technologies in the field of automobile engineering. One can pursue M.Tech in Automobile Engineering after successful completion of BE/B.Tech.


UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as core subjects. Besides national-level test like JEE, Independent entrance tests for Automobile Engineering are also held by various state, central, and private universities which mostly require 50% in qualifying exam as the prerequisite to appear for the test

PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering/Automobile Engineering along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme held by the various state, central, and private universities or national-level test like GATE.



  • As Design Engineers, automobile engineers design the intricate details of the hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems inside a vehicle.
  • As Development Engineers, they are involved in the development, implementation, operation, maintenance, and control of all processes in the manufacture of vehicles.
  • As quality control executive, they work towards improving the efficiency of existing vehicles and developing new ones.

Along with this, graduates and postgraduates may fetch following jobs in the automobile industry:

Automobile Engineer

Material Processing Specialist

Safety Testing Specialist

Material Purchase Manager

Quality Control Executive

Research and Development Engineer



  • Automotive Design and Manufacturing
  • CAD/CAM Technology in Automotive Engineering
  • Engine Principles
  • Engineering Analysis & Numerical Methods
  • Fluid Mechanics and Machinery
  • Fuel and Emission Control Systems
  • Manufacturing Methods
  • Modern Vehicle Technology
  • Operations Research and Industrial Management
  • Service and Management
  • Vehicle body engineering and Aerodynamics
  • Vehicle Performance and Testing
  • Vehicle Technology and Dynamics


Automobile Engineer
Automobile Engineer
Salary : 3L INR - 4L INR
Degrees: B.E /Btech, M.E /Mtech.


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 18.64 Lakhs Amity University, Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.06 Lakhs LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 7.45 Lakhs Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
    Minimum Fees 0.06 Lakhs LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.


Automobile Engineering

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Parth ShrimaliLast Seen: 15 hours 1 min agoJoined on: 11-Oct-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Which are the top colleges for automobile engineering?

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Ruchika ChauhanLast Seen: 12 hours 33 min agoJoined on: 09-Apr-2018Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Parth,Top colleges for Automobile Engineering are-National Institute of Technology, WarangalSRM Institute of science and technology, ChennaiManipal Institute of Technology, ManipalJadavpur Unive...Read More

Aditya sajjan 4 days ago

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Aditya SajjanLast Seen: 3 days 22 hours agoJoined on: 07-Sep-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Is automobile engineering is different from mechanical engineering or both are same

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Karthikeyan 4 days ago

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KarthikeyanLast Seen: 6 min 14 sec agoJoined on: 25-Sep-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi Aditya ,Automobile Engineering is a branch of mechanical engineering .which deals mostly with automoble ,whereas in mechaMecha deals with all machine and design and then many more basics .in automo...Read More
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Ayush Jadhav 5 days ago

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Ayush JadhavLast Seen: 21 hours 12 min agoJoined on: 03-Oct-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

How many marks required to qualify in mht cet in vit Pune in automobile engineering

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Zubin Mehta 5 days ago

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Zubin MehtaLast Seen: 7 hours 26 min agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2017Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
VIT Pune unfortunately doesn't offer Automobiles engineering course. Cutoff for all available courses in VIT Pune based on category and quota sharedbelow. https://www.careers360.com/colleges/vishwakar...Read More

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Aradhna AbrahamLast Seen: 6 days 27 min agoJoined on: 13-Oct-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Hello... I'm studying in 12th class. Im a general. I want Aerospace or automobile engineering as my subject . What should be my cut off?

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Aditi AmrendraLast Seen: 7 hours 38 min agoJoined on: 07-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Aspirant, just through the link : https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/iits-cutoff-for-b-tech-aerospace-engineering You need to qualify jee atleast with above 120 anc your board marks s...Read More

Rushi Anumolu 8 days ago

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Rushi AnumoluLast Seen: 1 week 13 hours agoJoined on: 23-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Automobile engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh

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Mahima 8 days ago

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Hey.Here is a list of a few colleges that provide the course of Automobile engineering in Andhra Pradesh.Vignan's Foundation for Science Technology and Research, Gun Godavari Institute of Engineering ...Read More