Mechanical Engineering – Automobile

Educational Objectives

Diploma in Automobile Engineering is a 3 years (6 Semester) long program. Automobile Engineering course trains students in areas such as- automobile design, vehicle engineering, electrical and electronic systems used in vehicles, braking, material science, engines, fuels and lubricants etc.
An automobile engineer is a person who has been trained to take on various jobs in automobile industry, such as- designing, developing, inspecting, manufacturing and testing motor vehicles and their parts. They are also capable of carrying out diagnostic work (problem finding) and carrying out repair works if necessary!
An automobile engineer is also known by the names of vehicle engineer and automotive engineer. Let’s take a look at some of the qualities and skills required to thrive in this field-


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Career Prospects

There are plenty of employment opportunities for the qualified people and they can select a career in automobile industry, which leads to bright future. Now, with so many foreign automobile companies like Volkswagen, Audi, Renault etc targeting India as a base for manufacturing cars, the scope for a career in automobile industry is rising rapidly.

Employment Areas

Employment Area in Government and Private Sectors

Diploma Holders In Mechanical Engineering (Automobile) Have Good Career Opportunities In Government Sector And Also In Private Sector Enterprises.

  • Colleges & Universities
  • TATA Motors
  • JBM Auto
  • TVS Motor Company
  • Vehicle Service chains
  • Mahindra and Mahindra
  • Yamaha Motor
  • Hero Motocorp
  • Bajaj Auto
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Job Opportunities

Automobile Engineer

Design Engineer

Designer (CAD)

Inspection and Quality Control professional

Material Processing Specialist

Material purchase manager

Material specialist

Quality Control Executive

Research and Development Engineer

Safety Testing Specialist


and many more..

Higher Education After Mechanical Engineering (Production)

After completing Diploma Automobile program, one may go for Bachelor’s Degree (B.E./B.Tech.) in Automobile Engineering! In most Degree Engineering colleges, certain amount of seats are reserved for Diploma certificate holders. This entry is known as the lateral entry. Diploma holders with good grade may make use of lateral entry and join B.E./B.Tech. Automobile Engineering program’s 2nd academic year (directly). This way, Diploma holders may make the ‘D2D’ switch and earn a Bachelor of Engineering/Technology Degree!

They Can Get Into The Following B.Tech And B.E Courses Via Lateral Entry.

  • Automobile Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Biomechanics
  • Piping Engineering
  • CADD
  • Mechatronics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • and many more..

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