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  • Our labs and equipment are modern and of a class. Students are always motivated in theory and in practical

Diploma in Automotive Engineering 

Automotive engineering is a branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the design, manufacture and operation of motorcycles, automobiles and trucks and their respective engineering subsystems.

Some of the engineering attributes and disciplines that are of importance to the automotive engineer and many of the other aspects are included in it are Safety engineering, Fuel economy/emissions, Vehicle dynamics, NVH engineering (noise, vibration, and harshness )Vehicle Electronics, Performance, Shift quality, Durability ,Package / ergonomics engineering, Climate control, Cost, Assembly feasibility and Quality management Since the 1950s, the comprehensive business approach total quality management, TQM, helps to continuously improve the production process of automotive products and components. Some of the companies who have implemented TQM include Ford Motor Company, Motorola and Toyota Motor Company.


  Minimum Requirement Other Requirement  Intake  Duration  Examining body
Module I C- (Minus)

Math C

Phy./Eng C

Jan &


9 Months KNEC
Module II Pass in Module I


 Jan &


 6 Months  KNEC
Module III Pass in Module II     Jan &


 6 Months KNEC

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