Ever since engine driven automobiles were first invented, the world has seen rapid progress in every sphere of life. Over the years the technology involved in the automobiles has progressed a lot. As we understand it today, automobile technology incorporates elements from various branches of engineering like, mechanical, electrical, electronics and safety. It deals with the design, development, manufacture and maintenance of vehicles like bikes, cars, buses and other specialised vehicles. This course helps you in understanding the various aspects of the field of automobile technology and the topics which are of importance for an automotive engineer to succeed in this field.
Eligibility and course duration
For pursuing this post graduate diploma course you need to be either a degree or a diploma holder. Some institutes may desire a minimum work experience in a related field, for admission to the course. The duration of the course is two years.
More about the course
From concept stage to production, an automobile engineer has to design, develop, fabricate and test the vehicle until it is passed by the different regulatory bodies. The field of automobile technology is research based and one has to constantly keep oneself updated to be in the frontline of the technological race in the competitive automobile industry. Some of the topics which are the basic fundamentals for this course are computer fundamentals, applied math, engineering drawing, elementary electronics, auto drawing, auto engines, auto-cad and manufacturing processes.
A plethora of jobs are available in this field because of the rapid growth in the automobile sector. With rising sales, more and more companies are investing in this sector, thus creating a lot of employment opportunities in this field. Most of the jobs in this field are available in the private sector in the car and vehicle manufacturing units. For many foreign car manufacturers, the country is now the global hub. Some of the renowned vehicle manufacturing companies, where one can find employment are Tata motors, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Ashok Leyland, Baja Auto, Hyundai and many others. Enterprising people can even set up their own auto workshops handling jobs from repairing to complete overhaul of the vehicle. One can find jobs in the private as well as public sector in the field of maintenance. A good many opportunities are also available abroad for those who can grab them.
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