B. Tech

B. Tech

Mechanical Engineering with Specialization in Automotive Engineering

These programs intend to develop a new breed of automotive engineers required for the task of design & development in the automotive industry. The last year is spent at ARAI Academy at ARAI, Pune.

Director - UG Admissions
Address :

Vellore-632 014 Tamil Nadu, India.

Telephone : + 91-416-220 2125, 220 2168
Fax : +91-416-224 5544, 224 5766
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Website : www.vit.ac.in
Dr. K.C. Vora
Deputy Director & Head, ARAI Academy
Address :

ARAI, Post Box No. 832, Pune – 411 004,
Survey No. 102, Vetal Hill, Off Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune 411038.

Telephone : +(020) 30231240 / 41
Fax : +(020) 30231104
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Website : www.araiindia.com

VIT has excellent infrastructure like the CAD/CAM Centers, Central Library, Computing Center to name a few. The Mechanical Engineering Department started in 1984 and was renamed as the School of Mechanical & Building Sciences (SMBS) when VIT University received the Deemed University status in 2001. It has well equipped laboratories like the Fluid Mechanics Lab, Thermal Engineering Lab, Advanced Manufacturing Process Lab, Tribology and Machine Dynamics Lab. A state-of-the-art Automotive Research Center was setup, with financial funding from DST, New Delhi in 2003 and Center for Engineering Design, Automotive & Manufacturing Engineering was set up in 2012.

ARAI is a well-known Automotive Research, Development, Testing & Certification Institute in the country. It has state-of-the-art testing facilities and laboratories like the PowerTrain Engineering Lab, Emission Certification Lab, Safety & Homologation Lab, Passive Safety Lab, Vehicle Evaluation Lab, Structural Dynamics Lab, Automotive Electronics Lab, Automotive Materials Lab and NVH & CAE Lab. The students get the latest training, which help them to meet the requirements of the Automotive Industry.

B.Tech - Breakup & Credits:
Engineering : 68
Humanities : 5
Management : 7
Sciences : 20
Total : 100%

Some Special Subjects:-

  • Thermal Engineering & Systems
  • Vehicle Technology
  • Automotive Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Automotive Transmission Systems
  • Fundamentals of Noise & Vibration
  • Vehicle Dynamics & Structures
  • Automotive Electronics & EMC
  • Automotive Materials & Component Testing
  • Engine Design & Development
  • Engine & Vehicle Evaluation
  • Soft Skills
The Students will do their 6 month project either at ARAI or at any automotive Industry
Fee Approx. Rs.89,000/- per year.
Hostel accommodation & Mess facility available at VIT University.
Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Automotive Engineering
Eligibility: First class in 12 with a valid VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) Score

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