Govt. Polytechnic Pune-Mercedes-Benz Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics admissions

Looking for a Diploma job-oriented course in Mechatronics that will get you a possible placement with automobile dealerships in India? This article provides complete information on the Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics course offered by the Government Polytechnic, Pune that is in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz (I) Pvt. Ltd. Details of the eligibility criteria, course fee, entrance test, and the application procedure have been provided.

Government Polytechnic, Pune, Maharashtra invites applications for admission to the Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) course that is in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz (I) Pvt. Ltd. Those keen on pursuing this full-time course should apply before the date of the entrance test that is scheduled for 25th September 2023. There are only 20 seats, so hurry!

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The Government Polytechnic, Pune is an autonomous institute of the Govt. of Maharashtra that offers technical education through its diploma programs in various disciplines of engineering and technology. The spacious campus has classrooms, workshops for each department, conference halls, a canteen, a library, hostels, etc. Mercedes-Benz needs no introduction!

With this collaboration for the Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics course between the institute and Mercedes-Benz India Private Ltd., students will get excellent skill-based training in contemporary automotive technology that will provide good employment opportunities. As per the information provided in the official admissions notification, alumni have got jobs with Mercedes-Benz, TATA Motors, Volkswagen, Jaguar, etc. Faculty have postgraduate qualifications as well as good expertise, thanks to a vigorous training program imparted by German training personnel at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Chakan, Pune where they had training sessions on advanced automotive systems.

ADAM Course Highlights

The Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics course is a full-time one spread over five modules, for the duration of one year. The course curriculum will ensure that you learn all aspects of the maintenance of sophisticated, technologically advanced vehicles. In addition to the three main components, namely, mechanical, electronics, and advanced automotive systems, you will also have sessions to develop communication skills and learn how to make presentations with modern tools. A huge benefit is to do actual maintenance work on vehicles for a one-month hands-on session at a dealer's workshop, which forms the fifth component of the course. On successfully completing the course, you will be awarded a certificate of Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics that will be signed by the Principal of the Govt. Polytechnic, Pune as well as an Officer from Mercedes Benz India Pvt. Ltd.

Let's have a closer look at the ADAM Course Curriculum-
The Mechanical module of the course focuses on the heart of a vehicle, namely, the engine. You will know about the types of engines that are installed in modern vehicles today, the Chassis systems, etc. You will be introduced to the information and management system that involves preparing a maintenance & service checklist and creating a work plan around it.

The Electronics module of the course is centered on the electrical and wiring components of a vehicle. This includes learning what a particular symbol of a component stands for, and its functional role. You will be working on a lot of diagrams of the components and sockets, and understand how to read a wiring diagram as well. Sensors, digital electronic components, Controller Area Networks (CAN bus), etc. are other aspects of this module.

The Advanced Automotive Systems module of the course gives a more in-depth study of vehicle components and management systems, including ME-SFI control units, PARKTRONIC® (the parking guidance system in Mercedes-Benz vehicles), MOST technology (Media Oriented Systems Transport), emission control management, etc.

Course Fees: The tuition fee for the Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics course is Rs. 1,00,000/-. You can pay this fee in two instalments, but admission to the course is confirmed only when you pay the first instalment of Rs. 50,000/.

Hostel Fee: There are only a few seats available for hostel accommodation. The fee is Rs.15,000/-.

ADAM Course Eligibility criteria

You should have passed an AICTE and MSBTE-approved Diploma or Degree course in any of these- Mechanical Engineering or Automobile Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electronics & Tele-communication or Mechatronics or any other equivalent branch.

It is essential that you have a valid degree/diploma certificate and submit it prior to the starting date of the course, otherwise, you will not be allowed to begin the course.

ADAM Course Application process

You have to download the application form from the Government Polytechnic, Pune official website and take a print out of it. Fill in the form and send it by postal mail along with (1) attested photocopies of all mark sheets and certificates of Diploma/Degree in Engineering, and (2) a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs.500/- (this is a non-refundable fee for the entrance exam) favoring "Principal, Government Polytechnic, Pune" that is payable at Pune, to-
The Principal, Government Polytechnic,
Savitribai Phule University Road,
Pune-411 016.

Interested candidates are also required to fill up the required data in this Google form-

Note- In case you are unable to send the application form, the DD, and educational documents by postal mail, then you may send the scanned copy of the same along with the form by email to, and then produce the original DD of Rs.500/- as well as the required educational documents along with application form at the time of the entrance test. Your application will not be accepted without the DD of Rs. 500/-.

At the Test Centre

There is no separate letter or Admit Card/Hall ticket for the entrance test. You just have to be present at the test centre one hour before the entrance test begins and have to bring any one of these as valid ID proof - PAN Card, or Driving License or Aadhaar Card, or any other valid ID proof. You must also bring to the test centre the original essential educational documents.

ADAM Course Selection process

You have to first appear for an entrance test, followed by a practical test, and then a personal interview. The entrance test has Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), with a total of 150 marks. The components are—
  • Basic Automotive - 50 marks

  • Basic Physics - 25 marks

  • Analytical reasoning - 25 marks

  • Numerical ability - 15 mark

  • English Comprehension Test - 10 marks

  • Skill test - 25 marks

Venue of the Entrance Test: Department of Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics Centre, Savitribai Phule University Road, Pune - 411 016.

After the result

Once the Merit List of selected candidates is displayed, you can accept and confirm the admission by paying the first instalment of Rs. 50,000/-, and sending a scanned copy of the DD of the paid tuition fees by email to

The Demand Draft should be in favour of "Principal, Government Polytechnic, Pune" payable at Pune.
When the Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics course begins, on that date, you must produce the original educational documents and the original DD of the paid tuition fees. Subsequently, the final admission confirmation will be given once the verification of the educational documents, and the DD are completed on reporting to the Advance Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics Center (ADAM Center), Government Polytechnic, Pune.

Important dates

The Entrance Test and the Practical Test will be held on 25th September 2023 (Monday), at 12 noon.
The Merit List of students selected for admission will be displayed on 29th September 2023.
Selected students have to report for confirmation of admission up to 9th October 2023.
The course will begin on 9th October 2023.

Contact information

For details of the ADAM course and any clarifications, the contact persons are- Trainer of ADAM GP Pune- Prof. R.R Godbole - 9822244204 / Prof.M.S.Pol – 8380077236.

Campus address-
Government Polytechnic Pune
Ganeshkhind, University Road,
Shivajinagar, Pune-411016,
Maharashtra, India.
Ph: +91-020-25559200, 020-25559201 (Principal), +91-020-25559200

While you eagerly await the day of the entrance test, you can learn about Diploma Courses in Mechatronics

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