The department of Automobile Engineering was started in the year 1985 with a vision to create a pool of engineers with a sound knowledge of Automobile Engineering in particular to cater to the growing automotive industry. The department started with an intake of 30 and later increased to an intake of 40 students. The department is Accredited by NBA for 3 academic years (2018-2021). The department was recognized as research center form the academic year 2013-14 by VTU, Belagavi.
The strength of the department is derived from the faculties with varied competencies, which includes I C Engines, Automobile Engineering, Energy Studies, Thermal power Engineering, Production Engineering, and Maintenance Engineering.
The department has teaching faculty strength of 02 Professor, 04 Associate Professor, 01 Assistant Professor and non-teaching faculty to assist in its activities, has 01 Foreman,03 Instructors, 02 Assistant Instructors, 01 Mechanic, 2 Drivers, 02 SDA and 01 Helper and 01 Peon.
Department is well equipped with good lab facilities to meet program specific criteria like Auto CADD center, Auto scanning and testing lab, Auto reconditioning lab, Automotive chassis lab, Automobile servicing lab, and Auto Electrical lab. Apart from these facilities department shares the facilities of mechanical engineering department for conducting basic mechanical sciences laboratories.
Our Alumnus have been placed in core Automotive industries, Ancillary industries, Steel industries, Cement and Ceramic industries and Software industries ,and are occupying high positions in reputed companies both in core, multidisciplinary and software industries at national and global.
To create technically sound and socially responsive manpower to serve automotive & related industries and society at local and global level.
To impart quality education through effective curriculum and good teaching practices for successful career to be a leader in chosen domain.
To promote innovation through projects and other activities.
To serve Automobile, allied industries and society through educational, technical and professional activities.