Modern automotive industries need experts in vehicle design and manufacture. With this in mind, the Department of Automobile Engineering was established in 2004 to train students in the area of automotive engineering. Since Chennai is the automobile hub of India, with Ford, Hyundai, BMW, Ashok Leyland and others, this course gains significance for those who are passionate about automobiles.



The objective of the B.Tech. program in Automobile Engineering is to broad exposure in the design, development and testing of automobiles. Furthermore, the program trains students to meet the technological challenges and diverse needs of the industry and society in various areas of automobile engineering and equips them to excel in a truly competitive industry.

Faculty and Research

The department has a team of highly qualified, dedicated and experienced teachers. Research activities are in progress in the areas of alternative fuels, vehicle dynamics and new trends in engine design.


With the opening up of R&D and manufacturing plants by global players in various parts of the country and the increase in demand for automotive experts in the domestic and international markets, graduates of automobile engineering have a bright future ahead.

Cutting-edge laboratories & facilities

The department's extensive laboratories and facilities include engine and fuel testing, vehicle testing, diagnostics and reconditioning. In addition, students are encouraged to visit automotive industries frequently to update their knowledge in the latest developments.

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