B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (Auto Engg)2019-06-14T15:23:34+00:00

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Automobile Engineering

In collaboration with, The Global Automotive Research Centre, Chennai & Automotive Research Association of India, Pune

This programme is jointly conducted by Vel Tech, GARC – Chennai and ARAI – Pune to develop a new breed of engineers required for the ever expanding automotive industry. We thrive to improve the technical & professional skills of the students through various teaching methods, hands on & out of classroom education. Emphasis will be laid on project based learning that integrates research, education & outreach.

MoU with ARAI and GARC to provide Specialized Technical Education


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Internships will be provided at ARAI, Pune and GARC, Chennai

The students will do their project either at Vel Tech, GARC, ARAI or at any automotive & Allied Industry.

At Vel Tech, Chennai:

At GARC, Chennai:

  • Design Thinking
  • Automotive Chassis
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicles
  • CAD & Applied FEA
  • Automotive Recycling
  • I.C. Engines
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Project Management & Finance
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Automotive Safety
  • Engine Testing & Certification
  • Automotive Aerodynamics
  • Automotive Testing & Certification
  • Engine Electronics & Management Systems
  • Off Highway Vehicle
  • Automotive Materials
  • Vehicle Body Engineering
  • Engine Design & Development

Minimum 60% of marks in XII or its equivalent examination of any recognized Board/Institution with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as major subjects.

Diploma students can apply for admission in 2nd year, under lateral entry scheme.

Eligibility: 60% of marks in each semester.

Programme Fee Structure

Single Window Counselling

SWC Scholarship

Phase I

Phase II

Phase III

Actual Tuition Fee – INR 1,70,000

Actual Tuition Fee – INR 1,90,000

Actual Tuition Fee – INR 2,10,000

Scholarship Based on MPC / BPC Aggregate / GradePercentage of Scholarship in Tuition FeeSem Tuition FeeCareer Advancement + Exam FeeSem Programme Fee PayableSem Tuition FeeCareer Advancement + Exam FeeSem Programme Fee PayableScholarship Based on MPC / BPC Aggregate / GradeSem Tuition + Career Advancement + Exam Fee
Above 90% / A150%42,5007,500 + 2,50052,50047,5007,500 + 2,50057,500Above 90% / A162,500
80 – 89.9% / A220%63,7507,500 + 2,50073,75071,2507,500 + 2,50081,25080 – 89.9% / A291,250
70 – 79.9% / B110%76,5007,500 + 2,50086,50085,5007,500 + 2,50095,50070 – 79.9% / B21,05,500
Full Fee85,0007,500 + 2,50095,00095,0007,500 + 2,5001,05,000Full Fee1,15,000
  • Caution Deposit: Rs. 5,000/- payable once during admission and refundable at the end of the programme.
  • Exam fee applicable for all the subjects for each semester for first attempt only. Examination fee for arrear(s) and improvement are to be paid separately.

Guest Lecture on “Engineering Materials (Materials in Automotive Industry)” by Mr. S. Srinivasan, Divisional Manager, M/s. Ashok Leyland, Chennai held on 29.10.2018 at Vel Tech Chennai.

Vel Tech Team RUDHVA consists of 25 members from B.Tech level participated in the three-day Bharath Formula Karting Championship (BFKC) organised by Cadd Technologies, Coimbatore, at the Kari Motor Speedway from 2nd to 4th August 2018.

The Global Automotive Research Centre (GARC) is in SIPCOT Industrial Growth Center at Oragadam, near Chennai in the close proximity of Global manufacturing facility. The GARC, NATRiP is having testing facilities to conduct a full spectrum of homologation and performance testing of automobiles. Students will spend last year at GARC to get exposure to latest technology related to testing and research.

Vel Tech admission
Vel Tech admission

Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) is a well-known Automotive Research, Development, Testing & Certification Institute in the country. It has state-of-the-art testing facilities and laboratories. Through ARAI Academy, the students get the latest training, which help them to meet the requirements of the Automotive Industry. ARAI will mentor this programme.

Dr. R. Rangarajan, Founder Chancellor & President, Vel Tech  said, “We are very proud to roll out this B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in Automobile Engineering to address the need for skilled graduate engineers for the automotive sector in India. We will work on the advanced facilities which will encourage our budding engineers to face the industry requirements. We expect that this will make VEL TECH students better equipped and more confident to serve the design, development and manufacturing areas of automotive sector”.

Shri Sanjay Bandopadhyaya (IAS), CEO & Project Director, NATRiP said, “As per Automotive Mission Plan 2026, we aspire to become world’s third largest vehicle manufacturers by 2026. For this we need 65 million human resource in the next 10 years. This will help to improve the contribution of automotive and allied industry to the Nation’s GDP by 10%. GARC is one of the important testing and research Organization in the southern part of India, where the B.Tech students would spent last year of their study”.

Mrs. Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, The Automotive Research Association of India said, “As a part of its Skill Development Initiative, ARAI has been conducting B.Tech, M.Tech & Ph.D Programmes in collaboration with various Universities in India and abroad. ARAI will mentor VEL TECH & GARC to run this full time B.Tech Programme with a very high level of commitment and knowledge dissemination. The curriculum has been designed as per the latest technology”.

For more details, please contact:

Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology,Chennai
dind@veltech.edu.in+91 9940024007
Mr.M.V. Ramachandran
GARC, Chennai
mv.rama@natrip.in+91 7708020777
Dr. K.C. Vora
ARAI, Pune
vora.pga@araiindia.com+91 9975581049