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B. Tech. in Automation & Robotics Engineering is a four-year professional undergraduate program offered by School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus.


B. Tech. in Automation & Robotics Engineering is a four-year professional undergraduate program offered by School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus.


Semester I
Course Code Course Title Credits
21MAT105 Multivariable Calculus 4
21CSE101 Programming in C 4
21PHY105 Engineering Physics C 3
19MEE111 Engineering Mechanics 4
21ARE102 Computer Aided Drafting 2
19ENG111 Technical Communication 3
19CUL101 Cultural Education I 2
Total 22
Semester II


Course Code Course Title Credits
21MAT115 Linear Algebra 4
21ARE112 Thermo-fluids 3
19EEE100 Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering 3
21CHY105 Engineering Chemistry C 3
21CSE111 Programming in C++ 3
21ARE114 Biology for Robotics 2
19EEE181 Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering Lab 1
21ARE113 Manufacturing Process I 2
19CUL111 Cultural Education II 2
Total 23
Semester III
Course Code Course Title Credits
21MAT205 Differential Equations and Numerical Methods 4
21ARE201 Robot kinematics 4
21ARE203 Mechanics of Materials 4
21ARE204 Manufacturing Process II 2
21ARE202 Actuators and Drives 3
  Free Elective I** 2
19CSE282 Python Programming 1
19AVP201 Amrita Value Program I 1
19ENV300 Environmental Science P/F
  Total 21
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title Credits
21MAT211 Probability and Statistics 4
21ARE211 Sensors and Signal Processing 4
21ARE212 Robot Dynamics 3
21ARE213 Additive Manufacturing 2
21ARE214 Design of Machine Elements 3
21ARE215 Control Systems 4
21ARE281 Dynamics lab 1
19SSK211 Soft Skills I 2
19AVP211 Amrita Value Program II 1
  Total 24
Semester V
Course Code Course Title Credits
21MAT305 Graph theory algorithms and Complex analysis 4
21ARE301 Introduction to Data Science 3
21ARE302 Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems 3
21ARE303 Fluid power systems for industrial automation 3
21ARE304 Robotics and Control 4
19LIV390 [Live in Labs] *** [3]
21ARE381 Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems Lab 1
21ARE382 Design Thinking A 1
Free Elective II 2
19SSK301 Soft Skills II 2
Total 23 + [3]
Semester VI
Course Code Course Title Credits
21MAT306 Optimization Techniques 4
21ARE311 Introduction to Machine Learning 4
21ARE312 Real Time Operating Systems 3
21ARE313 Industrial Process Automation 3
19LIV490 [Live in Labs] *** [3]
  Professional Elective I* 3
  Professional Elective II* 3
19SSK311 Soft Skills III 2
21ARE399 Mini Project 1
19MNG300 Disaster Management P/F
  Total 23 +[3]
Semester VII
Course Code Course Title Credits
21ARE401 Mobile Robotics 3
21ARE402 Introduction to Deep Reinforcement Learning 3
21ARE403 Industrial Internet of Things 3
Professional Elective III* 3
Professional Elective IV* 3
19MEE481 CNC and System Simulation Lab 1
19MEE402 Research Methodology P/F
19LAW300 Indian Constitution P/F
21ARE491 Summer Internship P/F
21ARE495 Project Phase I 2
Total 18
Semester VIII
Course Code Course Title Credits
  Professional Elective V* 3
  Professional Elective VI* 3
21ARE499 Project Phase II 10
  Total 16
  Total Credits 170
*Professional Elective – Electives categorised under Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Live-in-Labs, and NPTEL Courses. Student can opt for such electives across departments/campuses. Students with CGPA of 7.0 and above can opt for a maximum of 2 NPTEL courses with the credits not exceeding 8.
** Free Electives – This will include courses offered by Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences/ Faculty Arts, Commerce and Media / Faculty of Management/ Amrita Darshanam – (International Centre for Spiritual Studies).
***Live-in-Labs – Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Labs project, can be exempted from registering for an Elective course in the higher semester.
Professional Electives

Cat. Code Title Credits
Stream 1: Field / Service Robotics
1 21ARE331 Bio-Inspired Robotics 3
21ARE332 Humanoid Robotics 3
21ARE333 Medical Robots 3
21ARE334 Marine Robotics 3
21ARE335 Cognitive Robotics 3
21ARE336 Advanced Drones Technology 3
21ARE337 Autonomous Vehicles 1 3
21ARE338 Autonomous Vehicles 2 3
21ARE339 Agricultural Robotics 3
Stream 2: Advanced Robotic Technologies
2 21ARE341 Robot Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance 3
21ARE342 Intelligent Control Systems for Robots 3
21ARE343 Optimization for Robot Modelling 3
21ARE344 Computer Vision and Image Processing 3
21ARE345 Advanced Materials for Robotics 3
21ARE346 Advanced Robotics and Analysis 3
21ARE347 Composite Materials for Robotic Applications 3
Stream 3: Advanced Sensors and Communication Systems
3 21ARE352 Smart Sensors 3
21ARE353 Machine-to-Machine Communications 3
21ARE354 Human Computer Interaction 3
21ARE355 UAV Networks 3
21ARE357 Wireless Sensor Networks 3
21ARE358 Neural Networks 3
Stream 4: Advanced Manufacturing Technologies For Automation
4 21ARE361 Advanced Manufacturing Processes 3
21ARE362 Industry 4.0 3
21ARE363 Smart Manufacturing  3
21ARE364 Micro and Nano Electromechanical Systems  3
21ARE365 Intelligent Manufacturing Systems  3
19MEE446 Simulation Modeling of Manufacturing Systems 3
19MEE447 Sustainable Manufacturing 3
21ARE351 Digital Twin 3
Stream 5: Advanced Data Science Technologies For Automation
5 19CSE468 Web Technologies and Applications 3
19CSE449 Mobile Application Development 3
21CSE331 Introduction to Big Data Analysis 3
21CSE332 Cryptography and Network Security 3
21ARE356 Virtual and Augmented Reality 3
Stream 6: Common Electives
6 21ARE371 Finite Element Method 3
21ARE372 Stochastic Processes 3
21ARE373 Stochastic Dynamics 3
21ARE374 Nonlinear Control Systems 3
21ARE375 Entrepreneurship 3
19MEE338 Theory of Vibrations 3
19ECE465 Electric Drives 3
19MEE341 Engineering Economic Analysis 3
19MNG334 Project Management 3
19MEE306 Operations Research 3
19MEE342 Lean Manufacturing 3
19MEE340 Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos 3
Professional Elective (Open to all)
Cat. Code Title L T P Credit
ENGG 22ENV331 Environmental Engineering and Management 3 0 0 3
Professional Electives under Science Stream
Category Code Title Credit
SCI 19CHY243 Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modelling 3
SCI 19CHY236 Electrochemical Energy Systems and Processes 3
SCI 19CHY240 Fuels and Combustion 3
SCI 19CHY232 Green Chemistry and Technology 3
SCI 19CHY239 Instrumental Methods of Analysis 3
SCI 19CHY241 Batteries and Fuel Cells 3
SCI 19CHY242 Corrosion Science 3
SCI 19PHY340 Advanced Classical Dynamics 3
SCI 19PHY342 Electrical Engineering Materials 3
SCI 19PHY331 Physics of Lasers and Applications 3
SCI 19PHY341 Concepts of Nanophysics and Nanotechnology 3
SCI 19PHY343 Physics of Semiconductors Devices 3
SCI 19PHY339 Astrophysics 3
SCI 19MAT341 Statistical Inference 3
SCI 19MAT342 Introduction to Game Theory 3
SCI 19MAT343 Numerical Methods and Optimization 3
Free Electives
Management Stream
Category Code Title Credit
HUM 19MNG331 Financial Management 3
HUM 19MNG332 Supply Chain Management 3
HUM 19MNG333 Marketing Management 3
HUM 19MNG334 Project Management 3
HUM 19MNG335 Enterprise Management 3
HUM 19MNG338 Operations Research 3
HUM 19MEE401 Industrial Engineering 3
HUM 19MEE346 Managerial Statistics 3
HUM 19MEE347 Total Quality Management 3
HUM 19MEE342 Lean Manufacturing 3
HUM 19CSE358 Software Project Management 3
HUM 19CSE359 Financial Engineering 3
HUM 19CSE360 Engineering Economic Analysis 3
HUM 19MNG331 Financial Management 3
HUM 19CSE362 Information System 3
Humanities/ Social Science Streams
0HUM 19CUL230 Achieving Excellence in Life – An Indian Perspective 2
HUM 19CUL231 Excellence in Daily Life 2
HUM 19CUL232 Exploring Science and Technology in Ancient India 2
HUM 19CUL233 Yoga Psychology 2
HUM 19ENG230 Business Communication 2
HUM 19ENG231 Indian Thought through English 2
HUM 19ENG232 Insights into Life through English Literature 2
HUM 19ENG233 Technical Communication 2
HUM 19ENG234 Indian Short Stories in English 2
HUM 19FRE230 Proficiency in French Language (Lower) 2
HUM 19FRE231 Proficiency in French Language (Higher) 2
HUM 19GER230 German for Beginners I 2
HUM 19GER231 German for Beginners II 2
HUM 19GER232 Proficiency in German Language (Lower) 2
HUM 19GER233 Proficiency in German Language (Higher) 2
HUM 19HIN101 Hindi I 2
HUM 19HIN111 Hindi II 2
HUM 19HUM230 Emotional Intelligence 2
HUM 19HUM231 Glimpses into the Indian Mind – the Growth of Modern India 2
HUM 19HUM232 Glimpses of Eternal India 2
HUM 19HUM233 Glimpses of Indian Economy and Polity 2
HUM 19HUM234 Health and Lifestyle 2
HUM 19HUM235 Indian Classics for the Twenty-First Century 2
HUM 19HUM236 Introduction to India Studies 2
HUM 19HUM237 Introduction to Sanskrit Language and Literature 2
HUM 19HUM238 National Service Scheme 2
HUM 19HUM239 Psychology for Effective Living 2
HUM 19HUM240 Psychology for Engineers 2
HUM 19HUM241 Science and Society – An Indian Perspective 2
HUM 19HUM242 The Message of Bhagwad Gita 2
HUM 19HUM243 The Message of the Upanishads 2
HUM 19HUM244 Understanding Science of Food and Nutrition 2
HUM 19JAP230 Proficiency in Japanese Language (Lower) 2
HUM 19JAP231 Proficiency in Japanese Language (Higher) 2
HUM 19KAN101 Kannada I 2
HUM 19KAN111 Kannada II 2
HUM 19MAL101 Malayalam I 2
HUM 19MAL111 Malayalam II 2
HUM 19SAN101 Sanskrit I 2
HUM 19SAN111 Sanskrit II 2
HUM 19SWK230 Corporate Social Responsibility 2
HUM 19SWK231 Workplace Mental Health 2
HUM 19TAM101 Tamil I 2
HUM 19TAM111 Tamil II 2
Free Elective (Open to all)
Cat. Code Title L T P Credit
22ENV231 Environmental Management 2 0 0 2



Educational Qualification: A pass in 12th class or equivalent from a recognized board with not less than 55% in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics separately and an aggregate minimum of 60% in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.  

Admission to all the B.Tech programmes for the year 2023 is based on any one of the following:

  • Amrita Entrance Examination – Engineering 2023
  • JEE Mains 2023 Percentile Score

Programme Objectives

Automation and Robotics Engineering (ARE)

Mobility, healthcare, agriculture are some domains which are becoming more and more dependent on Automation and robotic technology. This domain is projected to have a rapidly growing market, with vast career potential for those with the right expertise. The orientation of this course combines know-how from mechanical, electrical, and control engineering with the basics of computer science, data science, and artificial intelligence. With strong emphasis on theoretical principles and practical projects, the student will acquire all the necessary skills to build a career as an Automation and robotics specialist. The focus of this course is Automation in Agriculture, Autonomous Vehicles, Automation in Manufacturing and Robotic systems for healthcare.

Programme Educational Objectives

The department envisages the students to

  • Apply their Knowledge in Science, Mathematics and Engineering to address Industrial and Societal problems with a strong emphasis on creativity, confidence, ethics, and responsibility.
  • Apply latest computational, analytical, simulation tools and techniques to develop and improve products and processes.
  • Solve multidisciplinary problems by working in cross functional teams.
  • Develop and upgrade technical, intellectual and emotional skills for life-long learning to compete in a rapidly evolving world
  • Nurture entrepreneurial ventures and foster research activities that support sustainable economic development to enhance the quality of life.

Apart from inculcating the fundamental objectives, this programme facilitates the student to

  • Apply knowledge acquired in the field of kinematics, dynamics, robotics and control systems to develop automation and robotic system aligning with the changing requirements of industry.
  • Extend and implement innovative thinking on design of smart products and processes with the aid of modern tools.
  • Design and implement autonomous systems for emerging domains like manufacturing, automotive, health care, industrial safety and for hazardous natural environments.

Entrepreneurship is a core component of the programme and Design thinking is introduced to facilitate nurturing of Innovation.

Foundation courses such as Multivariable calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations and Numerical Methods, Engineering Mechanics, Biology for Robotics, Manufacturing Processes, Probability and Statistics, Mechanics of solids and material science, Kinematics of Machinery, Actuators and Drives, Sensors and Signal Processing, Engineering Dynamics and Control systems are followed up with courses on Robotics, Optimization techniques, Data science, Micro controllers and embedded systems, Graph theory algorithms and Complex analysis, Real time

operating systems, Industrial Automation, IOT, Machine learning and Deep learning. The course facilitates choosing of electives in Additive Manufacturing, Stochastic Dynamics, Bio-inspired robotics, Humanoid Robotics, Mobile Robotics, Wireless Sensor Networks, Intelligent Control Systems, Autonomous Vehicle, Smart Sensors, Web Technologies and Applications, Mobile Application Development, Big Data Analytics, Medical Robotics etc., The curriculum is framed with International and Industry Experts along with an expert team of faculty members and is designed to facilitate Innovation and Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The career prospects for this undergraduate programme are as Robotic design/Test engineer, Robot system engineer, Automation Product designer, Automation process developer etc., The requirement trained manpower in Automation and robotics is on the increase globally and will open newer avenues and opportunities with the right education and skill sets.

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  • Transport
  • Medical Services
  • Canteen
  • General Store
  • ICTS
  • Reprographic Facility
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