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Automobiles Engineer

A career as an automobile engineer is for people who are driven and passionate about cars. They must have considerable understanding and interest in mechanics, electronics, and mathematics as these are vital skills required for this career path. Automobile engineers must be organized individuals who are able to work in a methodical manner. 

Career Options

  • Automobile Engineers are demanded in both India and abroad. As it’s a huge industry
  • there are great employment opportunities in Private
  • National and Multinational Automobile Companies
  • Service Stations
  • Private Transport Companies
  • Defense Services and Self Employment by setting up Automobile Garage or Maintenance Workshop.

Educational Qualifications

  • • Class 10th Pass • Class 10+2 with Science Stream

Personal Skills

  • • A creative approach to solving problems. • Excellent maths and IT skills. • The ability to analyse and interpret data. • Excellent technical knowledge. • Good communication and presentation skills. • The ability to prioritize and plan well. • The ability to work to budgets and deadlines.

Courses to be pursued

  • • Diploma in Automotive Engineering • B.E. / B.Tech. in Automotive Engineering • M.E. / M.Tech in Automotive Engineering

Top Colleges

  • National Institute of Technology, Raipur Address: NIT Raipur, G.E Road, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492001 Phone: 077122 54200
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Address: Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016 Phone: 011 2659 7135

Working Conditions

Automobile engineers work varying hours per week depending on the amount of work they have assigned during a particular week. They may work anywhere between a 40 hour week and a 55 hour week, but may even be required to work overtime if there are some outstanding deadlines or emergencies. Automobile engineers spend a lot of time in front of a computer on their desks. When they are not doing research in their office, they are at plants monitoring the manufacturing of the automobiles they planned and their testing. This may involve spending lengthy periods of time in noisy, dirty factory environments.

Top Companies

  • L&T Address: Vatika Mindscapes, Sector 37, Faridabad, 121003 Phone: 0129 662 0944
  • Ashok Leyland Address: Ashok Leyland Limited CIN: L34101TN1948PLC000105 1, Sardar Patel Road, Guindy Chennai - 600 032 Phone: +91 44 2220 6000

Successful Persons

Louis Chevrolet

Louis Joseph Chevrolet was a Swiss-American car racer who designed the first Chevrolet automobile and also founded the ‘Frontenac Motor Corporation’. He learned the basics of mechanics from his father, a watchmaker, and as a teenager used to build, repair, and race bicycles.

Henry Ford

Henry Ford was an American industrialist who founded the Ford Motor Company, which sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand. He also played a major role in the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Before he started his company, most American middle-class families were not in a position to own automobiles which only the upper classes could afford. However, Ford revolutionized the automobile industry by developing and manufacturing affordable automobiles that even the middle-class community could conveniently purchase.

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