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B. Tech Automobile Engineering

B. Tech Automobile Engineering

  • About the Programme
  • Vision & Mission
  • Curriculum & Syllabus
  • Faculty
  • News & Events
  • Video Gallery
  • Laboratories
  • Student Achievements
  • DAAD
  • Royal Enfield National Training Centre
  • Research and Development
  • Industrial Collaborations
  • Honors and Minors
  • Career Opportunities

About the Programme

The Automobile Engineering Programme caters to train the students to design, develop, manufacture, and repair of automobiles.

The demand for automobile engineering is growing with the expansion of automobile industries and increasing demand for vehicle. With increasing concern for pollution and fuel efficiency, these engineers also set standard of qualities, for example making the vehicle Euro efficient.

The field of activity of a qualified engineer in automobile engineering contains development (construction, calculation and testing), priming of work, fabrication and observation of the functionality of vehicles for street and rails.

The automobile engineers develop car bodies and buildups with aggregates like engines, clutches, gears and steerings.

They have to design according to the postulations of aerodynamics and stylistics, they have to construct and calculate according the postulations of functionality, safety, the dreasing of resources and the economy.

Accordingly, the priority of the study of the automobile engineer relates to activities for development in body design, commercial and special vehicles or the design of motors and transmissions.

Duration : 4 Years

Vision & Mission


To enable the graduates to be successful in their career as an Automobile Engineer.

  • To inculcate knowledge in Automobile Engineering
  • To impart skills and training on the advancements in Automobile Engineering such as Automotive Electronics, Autonomous Vehicles, etc.
  • To instill the highest ethical standards to be a Professional Automobile Engineer for socialdevelopment.


1 Dr. M. Jaikumar Professor & HOD View
2 Dr. R. Christu Paul Professor View
3 Dr. R. Jagannathan Professor View
4 Dr.R. Sathishkumar Associate Professor View
5 Dr. N. Prakash Associate Professor View
6 Dr. B. Prabakaran Associate Professor View
7 Dr. V. Ramanathan Assistant Professor (S.G) View
8 Dr. V. Nadana Kumar Assistant Professor (S.G) View
9 Dr. C. Prasad Assistant Professor (S.G) View
10 Dr. N.Sasikumar Assistant Professor (S.G) View
11 Mr. T. Shanmuganathan Assistant Professor (S.S) View
12 Dr. E. Sangeethkumar Assistant Professor (S.G) View
13 Mr. S. Arulananthasamy Assistant Professor View
14 Dr. J. Godwin John Assistant Professor (S.G) View
15 Mr. Raghavendran P R. Assistant Professor (S.S) View
16 Dr. R. Selvakumar Assistant Professor (S.S) View
17 Mr. S. Nandakumar Assistant Professor View
18 Mr.C.Parthasarathy Assistant Professor (S.G) View
19 Dr. J. Pradeep Bhasker Assistant Professor (S.G) View

News & Events

Thanks giving Dinner

On 2nd March 2022, “Thanksgiving Dinner” was arranged by HITS at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai to laud and revere Prof. Peter Koenig, TUAS for the generous humane support extended during the challenging times of COVID-19. The friendly banquet was graced by the presence of our beloved Pro Chancellor Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Vice Chancellor Dr. N. Sridhara, Directors Dr. Aby Sam, & Mr. Ashok Verghese, Dy. Director Mr. Enid Verghese Jacob, Director-International Affairs, Dr. Ilavazhagan, Mrs. Karin Stoll, Consul Gen. German Consulate, Mr. Mallikarjuna, Regional Director, IGCC, Dr. Panagiotis Karamanos, IURC, India, Mr. Thomas Witteck, MD, R-Stahl Pvt. Ltd., India and Dr. Kishore, Incoming President, Rotary Club, Chennai.

The banquet witnessed a formal address by the delegates and exchange of souvenirs with the guests for their extended humble support during the COVID times and for the continuing academic cooperation.


The Official Launch of EU-funded International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC) Asia & Australasia Programme in India on 24th February 2022.

The EU-funded International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC) Asia & Australasia programme in India was officially launched on 24 February 2022 in a virtual event with the presence of

The event was attended by representatives from the 25 Indian and European IURC cities that are paired to work together, European Union Member States, the National Institute of Urban Affairs, and TERI Institute, amounting to a total of 75+ participants.

  • Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Additional Secretary (International Cooperation), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India;
  • Dr Ronald Hall, Senior Expert, Directorate General of Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission;
  • Ms. Kamilla Kristensen Rai, Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to India and Mr. Pablo Gandara, Team Leader of IURC Asia and Australasia.
Name Title Organization
Represented Region : Chennai, India
Mr. Ashok Verghese Director HITS, Chennai
Dr. M Jaikumar HOD, Auto HITS, Chennai
Dr Ilavazhagan Director(International Affairs) HITS, Chennai
Dr K. Nandakumar Director (Research) HITS, Chennai
Dr. J Pradeep Bhasker Asst.Prof (SG), Auto HITS, Chennai
Dr. K. Kirthiga Asst. Prof. SPADE HITS, Chennai
Represented Region : Trier, Germany
Dr. Peter Koenig Professor TUAS, Germany
Ms. Elisa Limbacher Office of The Mayor Trier, Germany
OKINAWA – HITS Skill Next Centre
  • An Electric 2-wheeler technology Centre has been established at HITS to develop students’ skills, make them competent and a flag ship Engineer in the EV market as Okinawa-HITS Skill next Centre.
  • The automobile Industry is facing a shortage of talented, aptly skills engineers needed for the transition to electric drives. The objective of the Centre is to fill that gap and gain a edge with Okinawa HITS skill Centre through Industry ready curriculum design.
  • The Electrical Vehicle certification course offered by the centre is a program designed for students or professionals aspire to work or working in automotive, Auto –component, Design and Manufacturing sector.
Gunma University, Japan

International Guest Lecture on Evaluation of Engine Friction of a 2-Stroke-Spark-Ignition Engine for a Racing Boat and Its Effect on the Acceleration Operating Characteristics held on 20/12/2021.Resource Person:Dr Seichi Shiga,Gunma University, Japan

Gyan Disha 2022

Gyan Disha is conducted every year to showcase the best projects from each and every department. It’s being judged by the alumnus and rewarded with attractive cash prizes. And it was held on 23rd April 2022.

HITS - BOSCH Joint Training Centre was established on 25th October 2017 for offering Joint Training Certificate courses on Automotive Technology.

43 students were awarded course completion certificate on Vehicle Diagnostics through HITS - BOSCH Joint Training Centre on 10 Oct. 2018

A new centre (CAE – Centre for Automotive Electronics) was established to conduct Advanced Diploma in Autotronics Course in Collaboration with Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd.,

Video Gallery


Autotronics Lab
Autochasis Lab
Autobay Lab
Auto Engine Components Lab
Motorsports Lab
Motorsports Lab
Virtual Simulation Lab
IC Engines Lab
Vehicle Dynamics Lab
Vehicle Maintenance & reconditioning Lab
Electrical & Electronics Lab
Electrical & Electronics Lab
Fuel & Lubricant Lab
Two & Three Wheeler Lab

Student Achievements

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science-Chennai has Organized second edition of Track Day for the students of HGI on Sunday 10 th April 2022 at MMRT, Irungaattukottai, Chennai.

STALWARTZ E RACING TEAM, HITS won Cost Award among 53 teams and a cash prize of Rs.40,000/- in e-Baja SAEINDIA 2020 held at Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh from 22nd to 28th January 2020.

Student Formula Racing Team won Cost Award In FMAE FFS conducted at Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore from 28-09-2018 to 03-10-2018

Team Yodha won Overall Championship in FFS 2017 organised by Fraternity of Mechanical and Automotive Engineers (FMAE).

TeamTaiyozen won Overall Champion, Best Endurance, Best Acceleration in Electric Solar Vehicle Championship 2017 at Shri Vishnu Women’s College of Engineering, Bhimavaram from 27th March to 2nd April 2017

Indo-Asian Solar Challenge (IASC) 2016 organized by LPU, Punjab. Secured Best Design, Best Endurance, Runner Up

Team Taiyozen participated ESVC 2016 organized by the Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers held at RPM Circuit, Bhopal, March 2016. Won National Level Championship

Indo-Asian Solar Challenge (IASC) 2015 organized by Lovely Professional University (LPU), Punjab from 03-07 April 2015

  • Overall Champion
  • Best Acceleration
  • Lowest Vehicle Weight

Team Taiyozen participated ESVC 2015 held at Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala. Won awards for Best Innovation & Acceleration and secured 2nd place for Design and Weight.

Team Seiger – Go Kart Design Challenge, Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore - Overall Runner-up & 1St in Acceleration held on 14 -17 January 2017

Hindustan Motorworks won AWARD FOR BEST SLED PULL in Sieger Pro Karting Championship 2017 at Adhitya College of Engineering, Kakinada from 20th to 25th March 2017

Team Viride won Overall 2nd Runner-up in Vishnu E-Moto Championship – 2016 at Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women, Bhimavaram, AP from 22nd – 29th September 2016

Mr. Risivats R., 2nd Year Auto (15104065), won the 2nd Prize out of 154 contestants in the VITC Cyclothon for cycling for 30 kms on 7th March 2017. He received a silver medal and cash award

Harshavardhan & ArunPrabu, III year shortlisted for Volkswagen- Rally Cup, held at Pune, March 2016.

Palla Lokesh (2013-2017) awarded WINNER for the Student of the year Award 2016 – 2017 along with a scholarship amount of Rs.15,000/- for his outstanding achievement as an Engineering student in the mobility field.

Final Year Auto students PallaLokesh, AjeeshVarghese, Arijeet Kumar & Ashok Kumar received an Educational Excellence Awards in INDO-AMERICAN EDUCATION SUMMIT 2016

Mr.PulkitGoel (2011-2015) received Best Student of the year 2015 from President of SAE International.

Mr. P.R. Raghavendran, attended SIAT at Pune and won Second position in Automotive NVH category and received Rs.10,000/- cash prize, selected for training at ARAI.

Mr. Salih Arshad A., won Best Paper Award in the 3rd National Conference in NCETIME

Student Formula Racing Team won Cost and design Award InSAE SUPRA 2019 conducted at Budth International Circuit, New Delhi

DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service
Delegates visits - DAAD & IURC

The delegates Prof. Dr. Peter Koenig, Project Lead -DAAD & Faculty of Automotive Engineering, Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany (TUAS) and Dr. Panagiotis Karamanos, Country Coordinator, IURC set foot in our Bay Range Campus on 2nd March 2022 to discuss about the action plan of 2021-22 on DAAD exchange cooperation and IURC programme-possible benefits out of the project cooperation respectively.

Royal Enfield National Training Centre

  • HITS-Automobile Engineering in collaboration with Royal Enfield to set up a state-of-the-art HITS-Royal Enfield National Training Centre at Bay Range campus.
  • This is the first of its kind Automobile Training Center in India to bridge the skill gap experienced in the Automotive Sector at a National Level.
  • The Centre offers Skill Development Programs, familiarizing Engineering Graduates & SSLC/HSC/Vocational/ITI students pursuing Vocational Training with the latest Automotive Technologies and imparting modern training.
  • The Centre is to impart high end industrial training to the students and faculty members in the emerging area of two wheeler technology for better employability and support innovators & potential young entrepreneurs.

Research & Development

Mr.T. Shanmuganathan,Assistant Professor (SS)
Dr.E. Sangeeth Kumar, Assistant Professor (SG)

Industrial Collaboration

Royal Enfield donated 500EFI Model for study purpose

Intending to go beyond classroom learning, the industrial Collaborations contribute a lot in holistic student development by letting students learn about the current trends in the market, the future scenario of the industry and the new technologies that are being applied in the industry.


A Sport utility vehicle donated to Department of Automobile Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science for student’s study purpose.


Benz India donated C-Class Model Transmission for study purpose.


BMW X5 8 Speed engine with Transmission donated for study purpose

Honors & Minors

B.Tech Honors in Motorsport Engineering
  • Race Car Anatomy
  • Motorsport Vehicle System Design
  • Aerodynamics for Race Cars
  • Race Track and Data Management
B.Tech Honors in Autotronics Engineering
  • Sensor Technology & Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Car
  • Intelligent Transport system and V2V technology
  • Pose Estimation Algorithms for Autonomous Car
  • State Estimation and Vehicle control Algorithms for Autonomous Car
B.Tech Honors in Electric Vehicles and E-Mobility
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Battery Technology and Management
  • Advanced Propulsion System for Electric Drive Vehicles
  • Energy Storage Devices and Systems

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Automobile Engineering can seek employment opportunities in automobile firms like

  • TVS Electronics
  • Auto-Infotronics
  • Delphi TVS
  • ARAI
  • Volkswagen