Top Automobile Colleges in IndiaAugust 12th, 2010 Posted by VFreshers
Crazy about BMW? Ferrari? Lamborghini? Then you may consider opting for automobile, also known as automotive, engineering that involves the study of designing, manufacturing and operating automobiles like buses, trucks, cars, etc.
Automotive engineering incorporates in itself elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering. It is due to automotive engineering that we see the ever evolving designs of motorcycles, automobiles, buses and trucks being manufactured. The work of an automotive engineer can be divided into three main steps:
- Product engineering
- Development engineering
- Manufacturing engineering
Automotive engineering provides expertise on engine and transmission, vehicle dynamics, vehicle aerodynamics, CAD/CAM, advanced manufacturing and quality systems and project management.
Other than being involved in the automobile industry, high end automotive engineers also get into motor racing engineering. There has been a rapid growth in the automobile industry that makes it a highly exciting career. There is a high demand of automobile engineers in the industry today. Designing new products, R&D and planning new production processes are the major activities undertaken by an automobile engineer. They can find jobs in automobile manufacturing industries, service stations, private transport companies, and defense services.
Some of the elite institutes offering a B. tech. in automobile engineering apart from several other state level engineering colleges are :-
• Birla institute of Technology
• Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)
• College of Engineering and Technology (Anna University)
• Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
• Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai
• SRM University, Chennai
• Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai
There is a long list of automobile colleges in India offering especially designed courses to suit the needs of upcoming automotive giants.
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