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

Automobile Engineering

The automobile industry is one of the domains, where in 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, has been 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 in the field of Automobile Engineering for the empowerment of rural society and ever-growing industrial needs.


  • To provide quality education to the students by developing skills through competent faculty and infrastructure.
  • To educate students for creative thinking. 
  • To enhance career opportunities for students through exposure to higher education, industry and entrepreneurship.


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

  • Awareness of the safety and environmental concerns related to the industry.
  • Critical thinking skills in technical problem solving.
  • To broad exposure in the design, development and testing of automobiles.
  • To provide an experiential learning environment for outcome based teaching-learning process.

Faculty Information:

Sr.No. Name PAN No. Qualification Area of specialization Designation Date Of Joining



Nature of Association (Regular/


Date of Leaving
1 Prof.E.R.Ghogare ABUPG1934A M. E. Manufacturing Process Engg. HOD 01/08/2007



2 Prof.R.M.Kanse DSAPK5885A M. E. Design  Lecturer Auto 03/07/2013



3 Prof.M.B.Thorat ANIPT4684L M. E. Design Lecturer Auto 27/12/2014



4 Prof.G.A.Gagare AUOPG9656N B.E. Mechanical Lecturer Auto 01/01/2017



5 Prof.R.G.Janunkar AVRPJ9605Q M. E. Design Lecturer Auto 14/02/2014



6 Prof.D.V.Pathare BBFPP9556B M. Sc. Mathematics Lecturer Science 19/08/2008



7 Prof.B..R.Durgude AOCPD6811L M.Sc. Physics Lecturer Science 23/08/2010



8 Prof.B.P.Kale BUWPK6996C M. Sc. Chemistry Lecturer Science 15/09/2008






Laboratory Information:

 The 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
1 Automobile Engine System
2 Vehicle Layout & Transmission Systems
3 Automobile Systems
4 Automotive Electrical & Electronic Systems
5 Computer aided Drafting

 Other facilities:

Achievements by department:

  • Awarded an excellentgrade by an ExternalAcademic monitoring committee appointedby Board of TechnicalEducation,Mumbai.
  • 100% results of final year for summer2016 examination.
  • Our toppers in summer 2017 examinationare
Sr.No. Name of student Marks obtained Percentage
1 Kokate Pankaj Rajendra 1390/1650 84.24
2 Kale  Ganesh Sahebrao 1341/1650 81.27
3 Bolij Sopan Bhausaheb 1326/1650 80.36 
  •  Prof. M.B.Thorat , completed M. E. in Mechanical Design Engineering from savitribai Phule Pune University in the Month of November 2017.

  • Shri .S.D. Shinde, Technical assistant won first prize in the state level Chess Competition heldatSangamner in the Month of  October 2016.

Other activities for overall development of students:

  •  Expert lecture for second and Third year students on “Project Management” by  Mr.Vivek Sukhatankar (Vice President ,Project  Execuation .Praj India.PVT.LTD) on 20/01/2018.
  • Expert lecture for Third year students on “Industrial safety and Total productive Maintenance” by MrMarutiMorde Tata Motors,Pune on 28/12/2017.
  • Expert lecture for second and Third year students “ Soft Skill Development” By  Mr.Kaushik Jondhale on 30/12/2017.
  • A course on “Automotive Engine Repair Technician” under AICTE- Pantpradhan Skill Development Program.
  • Industrial Visit To Sugar factory and Nizarneshwar Dairy  related to Subject HPE and AAC for SYAE and TYAE on 25/01/2018.

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 TribologicalBehavior of Lubricatingoil with the addition of Nanoparticle Additives
2 Prof.R.M.Kanase IJA-ERA Tribological Behavior on nano-coating piston ring.
3 Prof. M.B.Thorat IJESRD An investigation of TribologicalBehaviorOf Lubricatingoil with the addition of Hbn  Nanoparticle Additives
4 Prof. M.B.Thorat IJRASET A Review on  investigation of TribologicalBehaviorOf Lubricatingoil with the addition of Nio  Nanoparticle Additives

 Conference attended by faculty:


Sr.No. Name of faculty  Conference Date 
1 Prof. M.B.Thorat Mechanical Post Graduate Conference .Zeal COE Pune 20-21 /07/2017
2 Prof.R.M.Kanase IJA-ERA National Conference. at SVIT COE Sinnar.Nashik 18-19/01/2018

Training Programme attended by faculty:

Sr.No. Name of faculty Name of Training Programme Time Period 
1 Prof. M.B.Thorat Induction Phase -2 At Shreeyash Polytechnic Aurangabad  22/05/2017 to 02/06/2017
2 Prof. M.B.Thorat Industrial Training Programme on Steam Engineering BY Forbes Marshal ,Pune 22/05/2017 to 02/06/2017
3 Prof.R.M.Kanase Induction Phase -1 At  MET.BKC Instt of Technology Nashik 29/05/2017 to 09/06/2017
4 Prof.G.A.Gagare Induction Phase -1 At  MET.BKC Instt of Technology Nashik 29/05/2017 to 09/06/2017
5 Prof.G.A.Gagare FDP On “ Effective Teaching and research initiatives ” 03/02/2018





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