The automobile industry is growing globally, and India will shortly be a global hub. There is an increased emphasis on the use of the latest technologies in the industry. The automobile industry will see rapid growth over the next few years and require trained human resources in a big way. So, a course designed for the present and future needs of the industry can help aspiring automobile engineers and convert these opportunities into their careers.
The department was started in 1986. Students are given field training and vehicle servicing practice. They are encouraged to select topics for their projects relevant to present-day needs. In addition, the department periodically organizes state level exhibitions of the latest vehicle, which arouse a lot of interest even amongst the general public.
Laboratories in the department are equipped with a computerized engine analyzer, computerized wheel-aligner, computerized wheel-balancer and latest Emission testing units for both diesel and petrol engines. With such state of the art facilities and expertise, the department has started a commercial vehicle service centre so that students have exposure to the latest vehicle in a simulated plant environment.
The department has well qualified and experienced faculty and technically competent supporting staff on its rolls. Personality development and aptitude training programs are offered from the 3rd semester to prepare students for campus placement interviews. Due to this, many of our students find placement in reputed companies regularly. Periodic industrial tours are conducted to give practical exposure, and technical talks and workshops are routinely held with the involvement of experts.