Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil Institute of Technology and Engineering (Polytechnic)

Automobile Engineering

Automobile industry is one of thedomains, wherein many advances are taking place. However with the need for up gradation, the field has always been a point of attraction with respect to employment. The huge demand of professionals has been providing a bright future.

The department of automobile engineering, established in 2007, is active since its inception in dealing with the need of the industry, in terms of qualified and talented engineers. The regular curriculum includes evaluation and analysis of performance of the vehicles and a methodical approach to its maintenance.

The department provides the theoretical knowledge along with the hands on training. Knowledge of the basic concepts is very efficiently communicated to the students. Well qualified and experienced staff, well equipped laboratories, regular interaction with reputed industries, guest lectures are the salient features of the department’s success.


To train technicians competent in terms of knowledge and skills in the field of Automobile Engineering by providing industry oriented education and hands on training to them including personality development and social concern.


  • To provide quality education to the students and enhancing their skills through competent faculty and infrastructure.
  • To enhance career opportunities for students through exposure to higher education, industry and entrepreneurship.
  • To develop linkages with industries and educational institutions to provide live experiences and latest technological respect for the environment.   
  • To inculcate sensitivity towards society and respect for environment. 



The goals of the Automotive Engineering Department are to provide the opportunity for students to develop:

1. Awareness of the safety and environmental concerns related to the industry.

2. Critical thinking skills in technical problem solving.

3. To broad exposure in the design, development and testing of automobiles.

4. To provide experiential learning environment for outcome based teaching- learning process.

Faculty Information:

Sr. No. Name of the Faculty Qualification Designation Experience(Years)
1 Prof.E. R .Ghogare M.E.Mech HOD 21 
2 Prof.R.M.Kanase M.E.Mech Lecturer 4
3 Prof.R. G. Janunkar B.E. Auto Lecturer 4
4 Prof.M.BThorat B.E. Auto Lecturer 3
5 Prof. A.B.Sabale B.E.Mech Lecturer 3
6 Prof. S.L. Ghorpade B.E.Mech Lecturer 3
7 Shri. M.S.Godage DME.TTTI Lab Assistant 9  
8 Shri. S.D.Shinde DME Lab Assistant 8  


Laboratory Information:

Department has well equipped and well-furnished following laboratories with all latest

equipments necessary for conducting practical’s as per curriculum.

Sr.No Name of Laboratories
  Automobile Engine System
  Vehicle Layout & Transmission Systems
  Automobile Systems
  Automotive Electrical & Electronic Systems
  Computer aided Drafting

Other facilities:

1. Department website. ( )

Achievements by department

  1. Awarded Very good grade by ExternalAcademic monitoring committee appointedby Board of


2.100% results of final year for summer2016 examination.

3. Our toppers in summer 2016 examinationare

Sr. No. Name of student Marks obtained Percentage
1 TambeShubhamPopat 1354/1650 82.06
2 MaratheViveksharad 1344/1650 81.45
3 Gite Ganesh Pandurang 1342/1650 81.33

4. Prof. R. M. Kanase, completed M. E. in Mechanical Engineering from savitribai Phule Pune

University in the Month of November 2016.

  1. Shri .S.D. Shinde, Technical assistant won first prize in state level Chess Competition held

at sangamner in the Month of October 2016.

Other activities for overall development of students:

  1. Expert lecture for second and Third year students on “Modeling in CAD and CREOsoftware” by MrPravin Bhujade(30/7/2016)
  2. Expert lecture for Third year students on “Industrial safety and Total productive Maintenance” by MrMarutiMorde Tata Motors,Pune(7/10/2016)
  3. One day workshop on “Road Safety Awareness” for second and third year students

By Mr V.H. PatilSarwatnyaPrakashn, Pune (30/9/2016)

  1. State level Poster presentation competition (30/9/2016)
  2. A course on “Automotive Engine Repair Technician” under AICTE- Pantpradhan Skill Development Program.
  3. A course on “Two wheeler & Three wheeler Engine Repair” Maharashtra Skill Development Program.


Paper published in journals by faculty. 

Sr. No. Name of faculty Name of journal Title of paper
1 Prof. E.R. Ghogare IJESRT An investigation of TribologicalBehaviorOf Lubricating oil with the addition of Nanoparticle Additives
2 Prof. M.B.Thorat IJESRD Acetone as a Gasoline fuel
3 Prof.R.M.Kanase IJESRT An investigation on TribologicalBehavior of Lubricating oil with the addition of nanoparticleAdditives
4 Prof.R.M.Kanase IJESRD A Review on TribologicalBehavior of Lubricating oil with the addition of nanotube and nanoparticle Additives



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