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Automotive Systems Engineering (with specialization in Powertrain Engineering / Electric and Hybrid Vehicles)

The Automotive Research Association of India, popularly known as ARAI and Kalasalingam Academy of Research & Education (KARE), Krishnankoil, Tamil Nadu, India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 22nd June 2021 to offer M.Tech. program in Automotive Systems Engineering (with specialization in Powertrain Engineering / Electric and Hybrid Vehicles) . The course admissions are open. Subsequently the course will start soon.

The duration of the program is two years. Students would be inducted at KARE in the first year and classes would be conducted at Krishnankoil, campus in the first two semesters learning the fundamentals. In the second year, students would go to Pune to study latest technologies and get hands-on practical exposure at ARAI Academy, which is famous for its Training and Learning Programs. The last semester of six months will be totally devoted to project work, which is generally sponsored by Automotive Industry or can also be carried out at ARAI or KARE based on student’s interest. Automotive Industry has welcomed this association, since this course would also allow some sponsored candidates from the industry to register.

About KARE

Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE) has been serving the society for thirty-four long years and it caters to the needs of the students from all walks of the society. KARE offers UG programmes, PG programmes and Ph.D programmes. The Institution has been re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade in 2015. Six UG programmes have been accredited by NBA under Tier-1. The Institution continues to do indefatigable work in getting projects and research centers. It has received DST funding to establish the National Center for Advance Research in Discrete Mathematics. KARE has got the state of the art IRC with splendid high end instruments for advanced research in material sciences and life sciences. Furthermore, KARE gives utmost importance to Intra-mural and Extra mural activities for the holistic development of the students.

KARE is proudly announcing its new M.Tech programme in Automotive Systems Engineering with specialization in Electric & Hybrid Vehicles/Powertrain Engineering in collaboration with ARAI, Pune

Program Overview

This M.Tech program intends to develop a new breed of Automotive engineers required for the task of design and development in the future automotive industry. We endeavor to improve the technical and professional skills of students by incorporating various teaching methods, hands-on and out-of-classroom education.


  • 1st Year intensive learning at KARE campus
  • 2nd Year hands-on training and specialized courses at ARAI-Pune
  • Industry endorsed curriculum for the Masters program
  • Regular interaction with Automotive industry leaders
  • Placement opportunities in leading Automotive companies after the completion of the program
    • Admission
    • Syllabus
    • Seats
    • Fees
    • Eligibility
    • Brochure


    Prof. Dr. P.Sarasu

    Director Industry Relations, Kalasalingam Academy of Research & Education Krishnankoil, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu
  • +91 9499977709 / +91 9840324007
  • www.kalasalingam.ac.in
  • Dr. S. A. Patil

    Mr. Saravanan Kumarasamy (Co-Ordinator)

    Specialized Courses for EHV

  • Powertrain Management Systems
  • Modelling and simulation of EHV
  • Energy Storage and Management Systems
  • Testing and Certification of Electric Vehicles
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Plug-in Electric Vehicles in Smart Grid
  • Specialized Courses for Powertrain Engg.

  • Engine Testing & Certification
  • Powertrain NVH
  • Alternate Fuels
  • Engine Design & Development
  • Engine Combustion & Simulation
  • Engine Emission & Control
  • Total Number of Seats: 12 Seats
  • Rs. 50,000/-(Per Semester) + Additional Fees
  • 60% in Class X and XII
  • B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical/Automobile/ Production/Manufacturing/Mechatronics.
  • Preference is given to industry sponsored candidates
  • Students will be required to go through online test followed by personal interview.
  • Contact Us

    B-16/1, MIDC, Chakan, Mahalunge Ingale,
    Maharashtra 410501


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