M.Tech in Automotive Engineering

in collaboration with ARAI

This M.Tech program intends to develop a new breed of Automotive engineers required for the task of design and development in the automotive industry. We strive to improve the technical and professional skills of students through various teaching methods, hands-on and out-of-classroom education.

Course Duration

  • 1st Year of intensive learning at Chitkara University’s campus
  • 2nd Year program that includes core modules delivery, innovative guided projects & path breaking masters thesis in newer Automotive domains shall take place at ARAI-Pune

Internship Opportunity

As part of the curriculum, students would be required to do a 6 months’ project in the last semester with ARAI | Automotive company

Campus Recruitment

Assured placement in top automotive companies of the world


  • 60% in Class X and XII
  • B.E/B.Tech/AMIE in
    Mech/Auto/Prod/Manufacturing/Mechatronics. Preference to industry sponsored candidates

Program Highlights

Join the 2-Year Master’s program at Chitkara University and obtain highly specialised industry endorsed training to join the top league of Automotive Engineers who are in great demand across the industry today.

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M.Tech - Automotive Engineering

Chitkara University’s unique master’s program in collaboration with ARAI will help you kick start your career in the rapidly growing Automotive industry. Automotive Engineering programs at Chitkara University are renowned for their great industry collaborations and stellar placement record. In this program, you will get access to state of the art Automotive Engineering laboratories.

ARAI is a well known Automotive Research, Development, Testing & Certification Institute in the country. The skills development initiative of ARAI is ARAI Academy, located in the center of the industry at Chakan. It has classrooms and various laboratories like Automotive Engineering System, Engine Testing, Alternative Fuel, Simulation, NVH, CAE, Electronics, EMI/EMC, HIL etc. the students are exposed to the latest trends, which help them to meet the requirements of Automotive Industry.

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Communication and Technical Language Skill
  • Automotive Engineering Systems
  • Compulsory Foreign Language
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Diagnostics
  • Automotive Engines and Emissions
  • Automotive Electrical and Electronics
  • Automotive Climate Control
  • Engine Electronics and Management Systems
  • Automotive Noise, Vibration and Harshness
  • Automotive Homologation and Testing
  • Electric and Hybrid Vehicle
  • Engine Design and Development
  • Vehicle Dynamics and Control
  • Automotive Safety and Crashworthiness
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Automotive Aerodynamics and Styling
  • Automotive Material and Manufacturing
Core SubjectsElective Subjects
Advanced Engineering MathematicsAutomotive Noise, Vibration and Harshness
Communication and Technical Language SkillAutomotive Homologation and Testing
Automotive Engineering SystemsElectric and Hybrid Vehicle
Compulsory Foreign LanguageEngine Design and Development
Vehicle Maintenance and DiagnosticsVehicle Dynamics and Control
Automotive Engines and EmissionsAutomotive Safety and Crashworthiness
Automotive Electrical and ElectronicsAutonomous and Connected Vehicles
Automotive Climate ControlAutomotive Aerodynamics and Styling
Engine Electronics and Management SystemsAutomotive Material and Manufacturing

Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), established in 1966, is the leading automotive R&D organization of the country set up by the Automotive Industry with the Government of India. ARAI is an autonomous body affiliated to the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India. Further, ARAI is a prime Testing and Certification Agency notified by Government of India under Rule 126 of Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989.It is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001; and is also accredited for its testing and calibration scope as per ISO/IEC 17025 by NABL.

ARAI has been playing a pivotal role in the progress of Indian automotive sector for five decades. It provides services and expertise in the areas of Engineering Services, Certification & Standardisation, Research & Development, Technology Development and Knowledge Initiatives. ARAI has been assisting Government in formulating automotive standards and regulations. Each year, ARAI serves hundreds of customers including Automotive OEMs; Engine, Component and Systems Suppliers; large number of SMEs; and host of Industries/ Organisations from Non-Automotive sectors too.

After the program you could be a

  • Automobile Designer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Executive or Manager in an Automotive Firm
  • Senior Production Designer
  • Automobile Technician
  • Automobile Designer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Executive or Manager in an Automotive Firm
  • Senior Production Designer
  • Automobile

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About Chitkara University

In the year 2002, Chitkara Educational Trust established its Punjab campus 30 kilometres from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh–Patiala National Highway. In the year 2010 Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under “The Chitkara University Act”.

Chitkara University, the best university in Punjab is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.We have launched full- time pathway degree programs in Academic Mentorship with some leading colleges and Universities of the world so that our students get access to globally relevant curriculum, and exposure to accomplished international faculty.

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Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway
Punjab 140 401


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