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Achivements

  • The Department has received three years NBA re-accreditation by AICTE, New Delhi, Govt. of India
  • The Department has also received the accreditation by The Institution of Engineers (India) Kolkata, an apex professional organization.
  • Department has been provisionally accredited (PG Automobile) for TWO years by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi under Tier – I.
  • Patil Rajdeep and Shirishkumar Shahapure of final year B Tech., Automobile Engg. secured second prize in AVISHKAR 2015-16 Stage I & II, for Engineering and Technology section, guided by Prof. S. R. Kumbhar. The project title was “Design and Development of Three way dumping for two wheel tractor trolley”. They also represented Shivaji University at Pune at Regional Level AVISHKAR competition Stage III.
  • Abhishek Rajshekhar Pandit, Student of S.Y.M-Tech Automobile, participated in KPIT Sparkle 2016 Innovation Competition, and got "Pat on the Back Award" on 30th of January 2016. For this competition total of 10000+ Students participated and 1700 ideas were submitted. After going through a short listing process of 3 rounds, his idea was selected in final 54 ideas all over the India. Theme for competition was "smart solution for energy and transportation". He received award from Mr. Vinit Goenka, Member, Task Force (IT) Ministry of Shipping Road Transport and Highways, Govt. of India.
  • A final year B Tech project entitled “Automatic Coin Operated Xerox Machine”, a multi disciplinary project by Automobile and IT Department students, guided by Prof. S. R. Kumbhar and Prof. Mrs. S. S. Patil, was selected for the final round of Zee 24 Taas Young Inventor award. They were the only representatives from 04 districts of Sangli, Kolhapur, Solapur and Satara.
  • Rajendra A. Lohar, Student of S.Y.M-Tech Automobile Engg. secured third prize in RGI- Technical Research Paper competition for students (TRPCS-2016), held at G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Pune.
  • Prof. A. P. Shah has been awarded “Doctor of Philosophy” (Ph. D.) in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Warangal. The title of thesis is “Conjugate Mixed Convection with Surface Radiation from a Vertical Channel with Multiline Non Identical Flush – Mounted Discrete Heat Sources in the Left Wall.”
  • Team “NEQUIT” of students from Automobile and Mechanical Engineering participated successfully in Student Formula Racing named SUPRA organized by SAE INDIA, during 16th -19th July 2015.
  • Prof. R. M. Shinde won 3rd prize in Altair India Optimization Contest for faculty (AOC 2015 India).
  • Team “Galactus Racing” of students from Automobile and Mechanical Engineering participated in BAJA 2k16, organized by SAE INDIA, during 16th -22th February, 2016.
  • Prof. S. R. Kumbhar, has been enlisted as one of the achievers around the world in prestigious “Marquis Who’s Who”, biography in its 2016, 33rd Edition.
  • The team “Luftwaffe Racing” from Automobile and Mechanical Engineering Department, had participated in the ISNEE’s (Indian Society of New Era Engineers’) “Go-Kart Design Challenge 2k15. Got 14th rank in all over India, also secured 3rd rank in Autocross as well as Aesthetic.

Ph.D. Registered Faculties

Sr. No. Name of Faculty Member Title of Research Work Name of Research Guide University Letter Reference Remark
1 D. G. Thombare Investigation of biomass Stirling Engine Dr. S.V. Karmare Shivaji University, Kolhapur SU/PGBUTR/PhD/644 dated 20th April 2009 Ph.D. Awarded
2 S. D. Yadav Performance analysis of four stroke S.I. engine using upgraded biogas fuel Dr. Bimlesh Kumar Solapur University, Solapur SOL/UTY/BUTR/701 dated 25th June 2008 Ph.D. Awarded
3 A. P. Shah Conjugate mixed convection with surface radiation from a square cavity with multiple heat sources Dr. C. Gururajrao N.I.T., Warangal N.I.T., Warangal NITW/AA_3/QIP/2010/0400 dated 10th May 2010 Ph.D. Awarded
4 S. R. Desai Experimental investigation of fluid vibrations in shell and tube heat exchangers subjected to two phase cross flow of R134a for different tube and end conditions Dr. S. Pavitran, VIT Pune Pune University, Pune VI/SS/Ph.D./1172 dated 25th June 2010 Ph.D. Awarded
5 L. M. Jugulkar Analysis of suspension with variable stiffness and variable damping force for automotive applications Dr. Shankar Sing Sant Longowal Institute of Technology, Logowal Dean/R&C/175-177 dated 20th May 2011 In house R & D funding Rs. 50.000/-
6 S. R. Patil Investigation into Magneto rheological Brakes for automotive applications Dr. S. M. Sawant, RIT, Sakharale Shivaji University, Kolhapur SU/PGBUTR/Recog/222 No.233 dated 10th April, 2012 In house R & D funding Rs. 50.000/-
7 S. R. Kumbhar Theoretical and experimental investigation of controlling structure-borne noise and vibrations in automobiles using Magnetorheological Elastomers Dr. Subhasis Maji & Dr. Bimlesh Kumar Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi IG/RU/PhD Regt./Jan2012/219 dated 9th May, 2012  

Students Achievement

Students Placement

Particulars

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

No. Of Students Placed through Campus Recruitment

33

26

39

69

45

Maximum Salary offered per annum

2.7
Lacs

3.2
Lacs

2.7
Lacs

4.80
Lacs

3.2 Lacs

Average Salary Offered

1.4
Lacs

2.4
Lacs

1.2
 Lacs

2.50
Lacs

2.2 Lacs

Number of Companies conducted campus Interview  

06

09

11

21

14


Major Programmes organized by SAE India Colligate Club

  1. Successfully Participated in JK Tyre BAJA SAEINDIA Competición
  2. Organization of SAE Western Region and University Level Technical Symposium (KHYMERA)
  3. Organization of Automobile Design/drawing Challenge competition entitled "Motographix"
  4. Arranging educational tours (especially to ARAI), expert lecture on various technical topics, career guidance lecture's etc.

SAE India Foundation Scholarship (Rs. 4000/-):-

  1. Nikhilesh Pawar & Jotiprasad Shete - 2010-11
  2. Kulkarni Mihir - 2009-10
  3. Rohit Rathi - 2008-09
  4. Prasad Divekar - 2007-08

BAJA SAEINDIA 2011

 "Autofawks" a team of 16 students from Automobile Engineering Department 04 students from Mechanical Engineering Department has successfully participated in JK Tyre BAJA SAEINDIA 2011 at NATTRAX (National Automotive Testing Track) of NATRiP (National Automotive Testing and Research Infrastructure Project) at Pithampur, M.P. and obtained 18th Rank among 80 teams representing reputed technical institutes across India like IITs, NITs, COEP, Pune to name a few. 

BAJA SAEINDIA 2010

'The Automaniacs', a team of 16 students from Automobile Engg. Department successfully participated in JK Tyre BAJA SAEINDIA 10 at NATTRAX (National Automotive Testing Track) of NATRiP (National Automotive Testing and Research Infrastructure Project) at Pithampur, M.P. during 28th Jan. to 31st Jan., 2010 and obtained 5th Rank in Endurance Testing among 79 teams representing reputed technical institutes across India like IITs, NITs, COEP, Pune to name a few.

Activities carried out under AESA

Academic year 2015-16  

Sr. No

Activity

Date

1

Fresher’s party

04/09/2015

2

Celebration of ‘Teacher’s Day’ by Play game and felicitation of faculty members

04/09/2015

3

Guest Lecture on ‘Work Opportunities in Self Employment’ by Mr. Nilesh Nirale.

21/09/2015.

4

KHYMERA’15 – A Two Days SAE Western Region and University Level Technical Symposium organized under lead Institute Scheme It comprised events like Sync the skill, Brain Teaser, Cast a Way, Lathe Busters, Lan Gaming, Treasure Hunt, Googler

11/09/2015 & 12/09/2015

5

Organized visit of Final Year B.Tech. students visit to “KASS PATHAR”

3/10/2015.

6

Organized industrial visit for Final Year B.Tech. students to Gajanan Steel, Satara

3/10/2015.

7

Organized “AUTO CUP- 16” cricket competition

12/03/2016 & 13/03/2016

8

Student project competition under QUANTUM-16.

18/03/2016 & 19/03/2016

9

Farewell party and student appreciation program.

26/04/2016


Academic year 2014-15

Sr. No

Activity

Date

 1

Expert lecture on ‘Career in Intellectual Property Rights’ by Mr. Shridhar Parudekar, General Manager of Mercedes Benz. 

11/08/2014

 2

Fresher’s Party

21/08/2014

 3

Celebration of Teachers day

05/09/2014

 4

Expert lecture on ‘Study and Work opportunities in abroad and informative session on GRE and GMAT’ by Mr. Rahul Reddy, Chopra education consultancy services, Pune.

15/09/2014

 5

KHYMERA-14, A two days national level technical symposium organized by student associations of Automobile Engineering Department i.e.,  AESA and SAE

19/09/2014 & 20/09/2014

 6

Students visit to “KASS PATHAR”

21/09/2015

 7

Final year B. Tech students visit to S. K. Industries, Satara one of the leading manufacturer of farm equipments.

26/09/2015

 8

Organized “AUTO CUP- 15”, a cricket competition for RIT students.

21/03/2015 & 22/03/2015

 9

A guest lecture on, “Opportunities in FES software’s” by Mr. Manan Panchal (M. Tech CAD/CAM SVNIT, Surat)

07/04/2015

 10

Student project competition under QUANTUM-15.

23/04/2015 & 24/04/2015

 11

Farewell party and student appreciation program.

30/04/2015


Academic year 2011-12

Sr. No.

Name of Program

Date

Organized by

Organized For

01

Trekking (Rajgad Fort)

21/08/2011

AESA

T.E. & B.E. Automobile Engg. students

02

Fresher’s Welcome

29/08/2011

AESA

F.Y. B.Tech.& M. Tech.

03

Teacher’s Day Celebration

05/09/2011

AESA

All Students

04

Engineer’s Day Celebration “TIE DAY” 

15/09/2011

AESA

All Students

05

Organizing institute level “Cricket-Tournament”

    17/09/2011 &
18/09/2011

AESA

All Students

06

Visit to “Auto-Expo” at Delhi

    2-14/01/2012

AESA

T.E. & B.E. Automobile Engg. students

07

“KHYMERA”  Technical Symposium

    17/02/2012 &
18/02/2012

AESA

All Students


Academic year 2010-11

No

Activity

Class

Details

Date

1.

RIT –AESA

F.E &S. E.
(Auto.)

‘Fresher’s Well-Come’

25/08/2009

2.

Teacher Day

T.E. & B.E. Students 

Celebration of teacher Day by Conducting Lectures and Practical of Automobile Engineering Department.

 

3.

RIT –AESA

RIT,
Students

Engineer’s Day & debate competition

16 &17 Sept.
2009

4.

RIT –AESA

F.E.-B.E. Auto. Students

Rankers Prize Distribution

18/11/2010

5.

RIT –AESA

B. E. (Auto.)

Financial support for two day seminar organized on ‘Vehicle Dynamics’

24-25 Sept. 2010

6.

RIT –AESA

T.E. & B.E. Students 

‘Trekking Camp’

05/02/2011

7.

RIT SAE ,AESA

Students

“KHYMERA”

26-27 Feb. 2011

8

RIT –AESA

S. E. &T.E.
Auto.

‘Idea Book orientation’

08/03/2011

9.

RIT –AESA

Auto. & Mech. Engg. Students

Financial help to student Project participated in ‘FSAE competition’

25/03/2011

10.

RIT –AESA

T.E. (Auto.)

“Auto Cup-2010”

 

11.

RIT –AESA

Auto. Engg. students

Felicitation of the GATE score students on the occasion of ‘Farewell Function- 2011’

 

12.

Industrial Visit

S.E., T.E. & B.E. (Auto.)

Shriram foundry, R.N. D. industries, Radhanagari Dam, Emerson Climate India Limited etc.

 

 


PROJECTS

Students are encouraged to select projects sponsored by industries

  • Many of these projects have also been sponsored by nearby industries like Kirloskar Brothers Limited, etc.
  • Internal Evaluation is based on presentations by each batch evaluated by all faculty as well as by the Guide

Year 2014-15

Sr. No.

Project Title

Sponsored Company

Name of Guide

1

Feasibility Study of Tractor Front Hitch and PTO Mounted Implement.

John Deere, Pune

Prof. S. T. Satpute

2

Setting up a new production line for supplier for capacity enhancement and development of stator along with PPAP approval.

Emerson Climate Technologies, Atit

Prof. A. P. Shah

 

Year 2011-12

Sr. No.

Project Title

Sponsored Company

Name of Guide

1

LAMBORDANI Engine Second Compression Ring Inspection And Quality Control

Menon Piston Rings Pvt. Ltd., Top Sambhapur

S.T.Satpute

2

Fabrication Of Cost Efficient And High Efficiency Biodiesel Production System

Indian Biodiesel, Baramati.

S.D.Yadav

3

Design And Fabrication Of Rotor Blade For Moulding Sand Recycling Machine

Bhavani Iron Industries Pvt. Ltd., Kolhapur

L.M.Jugulkar

4

Time Management And Motion Analysis

Unique Automobiles, Kolhapur

R.M.Shinde

5

Cabin Leakage Tester For A Car

Shree Refrigeration Pvt. Ltd., Karad.

R.M.Shinde

 

Year 2010-11

Sr. No.

Project Title

Sponsored Company

Name of Guide

1

Design & Development of Gasifier System for Extracting Producer  Gas

Rajaram Solvex Ltd, Islampur

L.M.Jugulkar

2

Design & Fabrication of Testing Set-Up for Torque Limiter 

Transmatix Pvt. Ltd., Satara

S. R. Desai

 

Year 2009-10

Sr. No. Project Title Sponsored Company Name of Guide
1
Effect of Welding Parameters on Weld Quality & Comparison with Standard Parameters Fleetguard Filters Pvt.Ltd,Pune S.M.Sawant
2
Design and Development of Cylinder Head Cleaning Machine Jaymala Machine Tools Pvt. Ltd., M.I.D.C.Shiroli, Kolhapur. L.M.Jugulkar
3
Design and Manufacturing of Gear Deburring Machine Top Gear Transmissions M.I.D.C. Satara. R.M.Shinde
4
FE Analysis of Cylinder Bore Distortion Tool Tech Global Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Pune. R.M.Shinde
5
Modifications in Tough Rider Universal Construction Machinery & Equipment Ltd. Plant-III, Shindewadi. A.P.Shah
6
Reduction of Defects in aluminum Gravity Die Casting M/s. Malti Industries Palus. D. G. Thombare
7
Design & Development of Experimental Setup for dynamic Balancing of Rotary and Reciprocating Masses J.P. Techno Instruments Karad. S. R. Patil
8
Design and Programming for sand Transporting Belt Conveyor System Joshi and Jampala Engineering Pvt.Ltd.M.I.D.C. Satara. S. R. Patil
9
Mini Cultivator Mr.Dadasaheb Moglade. At/post- Nandani. Tal- Shirol. S. R. Patil

University Rankers

Sr. No.

Academic Year

Name of the Students

% of Marks Scored

University Rank

1

2011-2012

RAUT KUNAL JAYANT

76.19

I

GORE DHIRAJ BABURAO

74.56

II

PENDHARKAR SHRINATH DURGAPRASAD

74.00

III

BHALERAO SATISH PANDHARINATH

72.19

IV

DHOLE AVINASH ARAVIND

71.31

V

2

2010-2011

Mistri Sandip Jayantilal

77.44

I

Kumbhar Tanaji Krishnat

76.82

II

Arbune Ajinkya  Ananda

76.19

III

Yadav Dhiraj Hari

75.07

IV

Kumbhar Shivraj Krishna

74.63

V

3.

2009-2010

Patil Suyog Rajaram

73.88

I

Mahadik Shailesh Prakash

72.53

II

Mulani Parvej Ajij

72.35

III

Patil Sushant Mohan

71.71

IV

Jadhav Vishal Dhondiram

71.18

V

4.

2008-2009

Rathi Rohit Radheyshyam

75.53

I

Panditrao Ajinkya Milind

72.06

II

Mohite Vikram Vishnu

71.82

III

Kumbhar Shitalkumar Prakash

71.62

IV

Dange Ashwin Baburao

70.94

V

University Results

Sr. No. Academic Year No. of Students Appeared No. of Student Passed % Results No. of Students passed with Ist Division No. of Students passed with IInd Division
1
2011-2012
78
70
89.74
67
03
2
2010-2011
91
76
83.52
68
08
3
2009-2010
68
65
95.59
37
07
4
2008-2009
54
49
90.74
45
04
5
2007-2008
43
43
100
39
04

Departmental Consultancy

  1. I. C. Engine Testing
  2. Emission Control
  3. Alternative Fuels
  4. Wheel Alignment & Wheel Balancing
  5. Vehicle Valuation
  6. Component & System Testing