Automobile Engineering

Automobile engineering is the study as how to design, manufacture and operate automobiles like buses, trucks, cars etc. An automobile engineer's main duty is to design, test and develop vehicles and components from concept stage through to production stage and the automobile engineer improves the vehicle based on customers feedback. Today, several foreign companies have their investments in Indian automobile industry besides Indian companies. India is the major threewheeler market and two-wheeler manufacturer in the world. It is also the second largest manufacturer of tractors. India is a home to many Indian and international automobile companies.

Eligibility For Automobile Engineering

Educational Qualifications

A BE or B.Tech is the qualification to become an automobile engineer. Even degree holders in electrical or mechanical branch can go in for specialization in automobile engineering at the postgraduate level. Diploma holders can take the AMIE exam to be at par with degree holders.

Personal Qualifications

Excellent communication skills. Thorough knowledge of all the engineering disciplines which are involved in the production of vehicles and ability to think in an orderly and logical way. Advanced computer skills and Willingness to learn more. Good analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to deal with people diplomatically. flexibility to understand and apply new technologies in a competitive environment. Team facilitator and willing to take responsibilities.

Job Prospects For Automobile Engineers

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. Apart from it one can find jobs in service station, private transport companies and Defense Services. Self-employment is also possible in setting up automobile garages or maintenance of workshops.

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