In the year 2010 with intake 18, M.Tech. Automobile was started. A framework of an academic structure was according to Shivaji University pattern. Received autonomy from 2011 onwards.
M. Tech Automobile program is having excellent laboratory facility such as Post Graduate Software Lab, Automotive Research and Diagnostic Center, Automotive Engine Testing Lab, Alternative Emission Lab. Students extensively carry out experimental work as well as Modeling and simulation work on software available in labs and spend majority of their time in carrying out research work.
The various projects are sponsored by reputed industries like Tata Motors, Johnson & Johnson, Force Motors, Piaggio, Volkswagen and Toyota

Most of the students’ dissertations are in the area of Alternative Fuels, Automotive Emission, Automotive Suspension, Noise & Vibration, Automotive Engine, smart materials, composite materials, computational fluid dynamics.


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Head of Program

Dr. S. R. Desai

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Post Graduate Program

M. Tech. (Automobile)      Intake: 18

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Number of Asst. Professor

02 (PG), 06(PG & UG)

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The Department has Center of Excellence in the field of

  • Automotive Research and Diagnostic
  • Engine Testing
  • Alternative Energy Sources
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Vehicle Testing
  • Smart and Composite Materials