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B.E. Automobile Engineering

About the Course


Automobile Engineering (AE) is one of the core engineering departments of HICET. The Department offers a 4 Year B.E Programme affiliated with Anna University, Chennai. This programme deals with the study of various Engines and their construction, Functions, Materials, Electrical Systems, Maintenance, Alternate Fuels, Economics, Safety and Quality of an automobile. Students are exposed to problem – based learning, case studies, computer simulation, group discussion, brain storming, seminars, workshops, industrial training and projects for a better learning experience. By successfully completing the programme, graduates are placed in products and services related to automotive industry, software solutions, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) like Daimler India Commercial Vehicle, Mercedes – Benz, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti, Honda, Yamaha and TVS two wheelers etc.


“The Automobile Engineering Department Strives to be renowned globally for stupendous education to produce well qualified engineers, who are innovative, entrepreneurial and successful in advanced fields of Automotive Engineering”


To inculcate complete and fashionable principles of Automobile Engineering and developing skills that will enable graduates to become leaders who can make noteworthy contributions to their profession and to the social environment, Instilling the highest ethical standards and sense of professionalism.


Automobile Engineering Laboratory is concerned with the Life Cycle supports from Design, Manufacture, Assembly, Performance and Durability Testing of on road and off road vehicles like Car, Vans, Bus, Heavy truck and Race Cars. A key challenge for Automobile Engineers today is to design and manufacture of sustainable vehicles that meet ever-increasing safety and performance standards in a cost-effective way. In order to do this, the laboratory experiments are embrace a wide range of Basic, Fundamental and Advance level to make the student specialist in engineering skills. The laboratory has estranged into Automotive Components Lab, Fuels and Lubricants Lab, Engine and Chassis Design Centre, Performance and Testing Lab, Electrical and Electronics Wiring Lab, Vehicle Maintenance Lab, Fluid Mechanical Lab, Strength of Materials Lab and Manufacturing Lab etc., is equipped with appropriate equipments, modern instruments and diagnostics systems.

Faculty Details

Faculty Name Designation Qualification Year of Experience
Dr.C.Sabarinathan Professor & Head M.E. Ph.D. 14
Mr.Naresh Mallireddy Assistant Professor M.E. 08
Mr.J.Yogaraja Assistant Professor M.E. 08
Mr.J.Krishnaraj Assistant Professor M.E. 03
Mr.M.Samuel Gemsprim Assistant Professor M.E. 04
Mr.S.Ragu Assistant Professor M.E. 2.4
Mr.G.Diwagar Assistant Professor M.E., (Ph.D) 5.8
Mr.P.Barathkannan Assistant Professor M.E. 2.4
Mr.Naveenraj. D Assistant Professor M.E. 1

Industry Connect

The Department of Automobile Engineering having Industry connects with the following Industries
Ashok Leyland
SchufSpeciality Valves India Pvt. Ltd.
Ampere Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (Electrical Vehicle)
Bull Machines Pvt. Ltd.,
Asahi India Glass Ltd, Chennai
Hyundai Motors, Chennai
JK Tyre Industries
Asia Motor Works Limited
Ambal Auto, Coimbatore

Industry Project

Automobile Engineering students are encourage to do the Final Year Projects in Reputed Industry to adopt in Industry Environment as well Placement
Name of the Industry Title of the Project Name of the Student’s
ASHOK LEYLAND Aesthetic Defect Reduction In MDV Cab Weld G.Boopalan J.Premkumar R.Rajesh
HUYNDAI MOTORS INDIA LTD.,CHENNAI Consumable Control And Detection System In Automotive Industry R.Arun
ASHOK LEYLAND Quality Improvement In H-Series Cylinder Head And Designing The  Thermostat Mounting Hole Checking Gauge V.Prasanth P.Ruthrapathy R.Shenjiskumar
ASHOK LEYLAND Study of  Oil Level Variation In Defects Per Engine At Dressing For H-Series Engines V.Richard Livingston S.Siravanan M.Vigneshwaran
ASHOK LEYLAND Reliability Improvement In H-Engine Cylinder Head M.R.Alagappan M.DineshKannan S.VarunSaagar
AMPHERE VEHICLES PVT.LTD., Design and Analysis of Indoor Mobility Electric Vehicle S.Pradeep A.Jothiswaran M.Vijay G.VinayakRam N.VivekKumar
AMPHERE VEHICLES PVT.LTD., Replacement of Suspension System S.BharathPuthejan S.Giriprasath S.NiyasAhamed R.Karivaradharaj A.C.NaveenRaju
AMPHERE VEHICLES PVT.LTD., Design of New Generation Electric Vehicle R.Bahirathan A.Balaji M.S.Sasidharan M.Tamilarasan S.UdhayaPrakash C.Thanga Krishnan

Invited Guest Lecture

The eminent personality from reputed industry and Institute from National and International Level to address the recent development and scenario in Automotive Industry
Name of the Eminent Member with Designation Name of the Industry Topic
Mr.U.G.Remesh Sr.Manager CAE (CFD) Product Development Ashok Leyland Technology Enhancement in Automotive Vehicle Body Structure
Mr.R.Ashok Senior Team Lead, Virtual Validation PRICOL Techlogies Limited Importance of Virtual Validation in Automotive Sector
Mr.Sibimon Head – Training Ambal Autos Safety Awareness while Driving
Mr.S.Vishnuraj Team Lead Mercedes Benz Mercedes Benz Feature Enhancement and Enrichment
Mr.G.Dinesh Kumar Product Development Engineer Milacron India Pvt Ltd Product Development – Art to Part
Mr.A.Reyaz Ahamed DGM – Technical Support Autodesk Autodesk Fusion 360
Mr.M.Gajendran Assistant General Manager Ashok Leyland Over View of Total Quality Management
Invited International Guest Lecture
Name of the Eminent Member with Designation Name of the University & Country Topic
Prof. Sham Tickoo Professor Purdue University, USA Emerging Trends in Design
Prof. Dr Markus D.Rehfeldt Professor Albstadt Sigmaringen University, GERMANY Industry 4.0 and Augmented Reality


Students Achievements

The Department of Automobile Engineering always encourages our students in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities during their studies to bring out their inborn talent.

Mr. A.C.Naveenraju, Automobile Engineering, Represent India and Winning the “Gold Medal” in South Asia “Silambam” Championship 2017 held at SRI LANKA

Mr.J B S Vignesh, Automobile Engineering, Represented Tamil Nadu and won Silver Medal (Singles) & Gold Medal (Doubles) in Badminton National Championship held at Punjab organized by Youth Sports Development Association.  Based on won the medal he got selected for International Championships @ Nepal and Bangkok

Mr.J B S Vignesh, Automobile Engineering,Represented India and Won Gold Medal (Singles – Men) in International Olympic Committee selection I held at Harayana organized by International Student Games Association

Mr.J B S Vignesh, Year Automobile Engineering,Represented India and Won Gold Medal (Singles – Men) inInternational championship held at Bangkok organized by United Asian Games Association, Bangkok

Mr.J B S Vignesh, Automobile Engineering,Represented India and Won Silver Medal (Singles – Men) in International championship held at Nepal, organized by United Asian Games Association Nepal.