Best Automobile Engineering College in Punjab, India

Best Automobile Engineering College in Punjab, India

Automobile Engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with designing, manufacturing and maintenance of Automobiles. The course in Automobile Engineering incorporates a range of sub-disciplines, starting from designing the vehicles to manufacturing components, and assembling and testing them for safety.

Ranked among the best Automobile Engineering college in Punjab, India, UIE believes in building a robust foundation in various domains of the field so that students could be effectively nurtured in all the multidisciplinary majors of the subject. Our curriculum provides outstanding engineering temperament & real-time experience, catering the escalating needs of the emerging Automobile Industry.


The $222 billion Automobile industry is expected to reach $300 billion by 2026 and the Indian automotive industry (including component manufacturing) is expected to reach Rs 16.16-18.18 trillion (US$ 251.4-282.8 billion) by 2026, as per an IBEF report.

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Message from HOD (Automobile Engineering)

Registrar Chandigarh University
Sharma Dugala

Associate Professor & HOD, Automobile Engineering

Chandigarh University, Ranked among the best Automobile Engineering college in Punjab, believes in building a robust foundation in various domains of Automobile Engineering. Along with placement opportunities, we let our students participate in national-level competitions concerning Automobile engineering to make them industry-ready.

Specializations offered in:

Design for Automotive Engineering

It involves optimizing the design of the product for its manufacturing and assembly process.

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs), have both a gas-powered engine and an electric motor to drive the car.

Automotive Material and Manufacturing Engineering

It deals with better utilization of raw materials and energy.

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Department at
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  • Real World Experience of Automobile Engineer through specially constituted labs for M.E. Research work like Auto CAD with CREO PTC, Automotive Electronics and Vehicle Maintenance and Diagnostics Center
  • Top areas identified by future projections organizations like Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Automation and Intelligent Systems, Alternative Fuels (Biodiesels, Hydrogen and Other Renewable energies), Simulation, Green Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing etc. has been incorporated in the curriculum
  • Project based Experiential Learning through various Innovative Projects and Patents. With 25+ Patents Filed by Department with more than 200 Publications Publications in National and International Journals of Repute by the Faculty and Students of Automobile Engineering
  • 6.1 Times Highest Return on Investment (ROI) in the Region
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  • Mahindra and Mahindra T-School
  • Honda Research and Skill Development Centre
  • Automotive Electronics Lab
  • Modelling and Simulation Lab
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Diagnostics Lab
Top Automobile Engineering College in Punjab and India

Pathway After
Automobile Engineering


According to industry estimates, automobile sector is expected to sell more than 6 million vehicles by 2022. Automobile Engineers are demanded in both India and abroad. As it’s a huge industry, there are great employment opportunities in Private National and Multinational Automobile companies.

Top Recruiters

Top companies recruiting Automobile Engineers are as follows:


Record Breaking Placement Numbers

52.11 LPA 52.11 LPA
36 LPA 36 LPA
30.25 LPA 30.25 LPA
29.16 LPA 29.16 LPA
25.33 LPA 25.33 LPA
22 LPA 22 LPA

Why Join Automobile Engineering?

Automobile engineers design, test and develop vehicles and/or components from concept through to production, and are involved in improving the vehicle in response to customer feedback. It covers a wide range of engineering disciplines e.g. mechanical and electronics engineering. It deals with the technology in the context of modern motor vehicle developments and environmental safety issues. This course is ideal if you would like a career within the automobile industry and to develop a comprehensive range of related skills.

What makes Department
of Automobile Engineering unique?

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Faculty of Automobile Engineering is a blend of academic-industry experienced members.
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Culturally Diverse Student Life Harboring students from 26 states and 5 countries, Chandigarh university encourages a multi-cultural approach.
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Excluisive labs run by Automobile Engineering Department
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Entrepreneurs among students from Automobile Engg. Department
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Till date, more than 150 Research papers & 10+ Patents filed by the department.
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Students from Chandigarh University have gone to various countries like Spain and France, etc. through Semester exchange program.
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Placement from Top Notch Automobile Companies


To be a Center of Excellence in Automobile Engineering through research in emerging fields for providing globally competent Engineers equipped with the technology of the future.


The Mission of the Department of Automobile Engineering, Chandigarh University is to:

  • M1: To produce intellectual engineers with strong analytical, modeling, designing, experimental and team work skills.
  • M2: To provide innovative teaching practices, through excellent laboratory infrastructure and exposure to recent trends in the automotive industry.
  • M3: To ensure that students are molded into competent automotive engineers to meet the growing challenges of the future.
  • M4: To provide industry-oriented skills and guidance to students for conducting industry collaborated research and educating them with futuristic skills.
  • M5: Inculcate societal responsibility and ethical values to address the concerns relating to the environment and overall development.
Vision and Mission of Automobile Engineering
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Amazon Placements at Chandigarh University
American Express Placements at Chandigarh University
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Microsoft Placements at Chandigarh University
IBM Placements at Chandigarh University
Dell Placements at Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University has Welcomed Students from more than 50 Countries

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