Automobile Engineering department is started in the year 1992-93 with a philosophy to prepare competent automotive engineers to face the upcoming challenges in technology at national and global levels and also to inculcate in students the social, moral cultural values. This is enabled by dedicated, qualified and highly experienced faculty and staff and also with adequate infrastructure in the department. The faculty and staff are continuously upgraded in thrust and cutting-edge technology through faculty and staff development programs.The department has received the grant worth of 65 lakhs so far from the various government funding agencies. Eight different domain specific laboratories in a carpet area of 9700 sq.ft are sufficiently equipped with the latest equipments to meet the state- of-the- art technology in the industry. Few faculty visited abroad for presenting the papers and industrial training.
Frequently, the students of the department have brought laurels by securing ranks and bagging gold medals in both KUD and VTU. The department organizes training programs and lecturer series in technical and soft skill development by industrial personnel through BEC SAE collegiate club and AESA (Automobile Engineering Students Association).The students participated in various state, national and international level competitions and secured prizes and brought glory to the department and institution through SAE club. Regularly, industrial visits, training programs and software training programs are organized for the students to bridge-up the gap between industry and institution. Many of the alumni are well placed in reputed companies and few of them have become entrepreneurs. The plans are afoot to enhance the intake in UG program and also to start PG program in the department.
"To nurture academic excellence in the field of automobile engineering with innovative and challenge attitudes to societal needs"