B.Tech/ B.E Automotive Engineering

The B.Tech/BE Automotive Engineering is a 4-years undergraduate course that is divided into 8-semesters. The course focuses on topics such as design, manufacturing and working of vehicles such as cars, buses, motorcycles. The course focuses on tools, engines, machinery, electrical and electronics systems used in vehicles as well as in manufacturing them. The course also imparts knowledge of cost estimation, plant processes and management, CAD, Safety aspects research and development are also covered in the course.

The students with B.Tech Automotive Engineering specialisations will be studying the following topics during their course duration

Engineering Mathematics Engineering Physics
Engineering Graphics Environmental Science
Elements of Electrical Engineering Elements of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanics of Solids Basics of Computer Programming
Machine Design & Industrial Drafting Electrical Machines & Electronics
Manufacturing Process Fluid Mechanics
Thermodynamics Dynamics of Machines
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies Automobile Engines
Automobile Systems Control Engineering
Power Electronics Automobile Maintenance
Management Component Design
Heat Transfer in Automobiles Automobile Chassis and Body Engineering
Quality Checking and Management Vehicle Dynamics
Mechanical Measurements Automobile System Design
Automobile Air Conditioning System Automobile Electrical and Electronics System
CAD/CAM Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Military/Special/Purpose Vehicles Two-Wheeler/Three-Wheeler Design and technology
Alternative Fuels & Engines Aerodynamics
Cost Estimation Plant Assembly Processes

Salary Package

The fresh B.Tech Automotive Engineering students will usually start their careers with a salary package of around 4 lakhs to 6 lakhs per annum. The pay scales increase according to their experience.The salaries also depends upon the skills and academic performance of the students.

Job Roles

Some of the job roles available for B.Tech Automotive Engineering are:

  • Car Detailer
  • Tire Technician
  • Auto Body Repair Technician
  • Auto Designer

Top Colleges offering B.Tech Automotive Engineering course are:

  • M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology
  • Presidency University