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India is becoming a premier Automobile hub of the world, with all the automobile giants having a presence in India. The quality and skills of the automotive engineers being developed needs to be sharpened in order to satisfy the stringent requirements of the Automobile industry. The M.Tech. Programme in Automotive Electronics of the Amrita School of Engineering, is focused on the design of modern electronic hardware systems for automotive applications.

In addition to the core courses (Foundation Core and Subject Core), a rich set of electives are included in the curriculum, to help the students to enhance their knowledge base in the area of automotive electronics. Additionally, most of the courses offered in the curriculum are supported by a standard learning tool (Software/ Hardware) accepted by the scientific community. This learning-by-doing philosophy adds value to the program, so that the students are well prepared to handle the challenges offered by the rapidly changing and evolving automotive industry.


Semester I
Course Code Type Course L–T–P Cr
21AL601 FC Embedded Computing and Programming 3–0–0 3
21AL602 FC Machine Learning & Algorithm Design 3–0–0 3
21AL611 FC Principles of Automotive Systems 3–0–0 3
21AL612 SC Electric Vehicles and Architectures 3–0–0 3
21AL613 SC Digital Control Systems 3–0–0 3
21AL681 SC Embedded Systems and Machine Learning Lab 0–0-4 2
21AL682 SC Automotive Systems Lab 0-0-4 2
21HU601 HU Amrita Value Program P/F
21HU602 HU Career Competency I* P/F
Credits 19
* Non-credit course
Semester II
Course Code Type Course L–T–P Cr
21AL614 SC Vehicle Dynamics & Control 3-0-0 3
21AL615 SC RTOS in Multi-core Environment 3-0-0 3
E Elective-1 3-0-0 3
E Elective-2 3-0-0 3
E Elective-3 3-0-0 3
21AL683 SC Automotive Testing Lab 0 -0-4 2
21AL684 SC Automotive Control and Vehicle Simulation Lab 0–0–4 2
21RM601 SC Research Methodology 2-0-0 2
21HU603 SC Career Competency – II 0-0-2 1
Credits 22
Semester III
Course Code Type Course L–T–P Cr
E Open Elective * 3-0-0 3
21LIV601* SC Open Lab / Live-in Lab 0-0-4 2
21AL798 P Dissertation Phase – I 0-0-20 10
Credits 15
Semester IV
Semester IV
Course Code Type Course L–T–P Cr
21AL799 P Dissertation Phase – II     0-0-28 14
Credits 14
Course Code Course L–T–P Cr
21AL701 Vehicular Communication 3–0–0 3
21AL702 Vehicular Networks 3–0–0 3
21AL703 Cryptography and Network Security 3-0-0 3
21AL711 Power Converters for Automotive Applications 2–0–3 3
21AL712 Electrical Machines for Automotive Applications 3–0–0 3
21AL713 Control of Power Converters and Electrical Machines 3–0–0 3
21AL721 Automotive Radar 3–0–0 3
21AL721 Sensing for Autonomous Vehicles 3–0–0 3
21AL722 Multi Sensor Data Fusion 3–0–0 3
21AL723 Deep Learning for automotive systems 3–0–0 3


Eligibility Criteria
  • B.E/B.Tech
    • Aerospace
    • Aeronautical
    • Automobile
    • Electrical & Electronics
    • Electronics & Communication
    • Electronics & Instrumentation
    • Instrumentation & Control
    • Manufacturing
    • Mechanical
    • Mechatronics
    • Production
    • Robotics & Automation Engineering
    • Applied Electronics
  • M.Sc in Electronics

Program Overview

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • Ability to acquire knowledge and skills in electronics and computation in wider aspects of automotive domain so as to excel in modern industry, academia or research.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, design and create novel solutions to problems in the areas of Automotive Electronics that are viable and acceptable technically, economically and socially.
  • To exhibit professional competence and leadership qualities with a harmonious blend of ethics leading to an integrated personality development.
Programme Outcomes

PO1: An ability to independently carry out research/investigation and development work to solve practical problems.

PO2: An ability to write and present a substantial technical report/document.

PO3: Students should be able to demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area as per the specialization of the program. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the appropriate bachelor program.

PO4: An ability to work in a team to take up the challenges in the field of vehicular communication, advanced driver assistance systems and vehicle electrification, giving due consideration to societal, environmental, economic and financial factors.

PO5: An ability to maintain lifelong learning and research by way of participating in professional activities with a high level of commitment.

Employment Prospects

Since the beginning of the program, all students admitted to the program have been employees sponsored by TCS who return to the parent company on completion of the course. Non TCS-sponsored candidates are well equipped to be recruited by OEMs such as Robert-Bosch, Continental and other leading automotive industries.

MTech Program Fee 2022 (Per Semester)

Research Areas


Faculty members and students have taken up research issues of contemporary relevance and have good publications in highly reputed journals.

Thrust Areas of Research


Selected Projects

Facilities at a glance

  • Electronics Lab
  • Software Tools
  • Hardware Tools
  • MATLAB 2020a
  • CANoe
  • dSPACE Control Desk
  • Arduino Uno
  • Arduino Mega
  • Lidar Lyte
  • RPLIDAR 360°
  • Induction Motor
  • 9 DOF – Razor IMU
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Mr. Hriday Ranjan
M. Tech. AEL

I joined this course without any experience in the automotive domain. This program helped me in understanding the automotive domain, starting from communication protocol to powertrain, EV architecture, RTOS processor design etc. It has helped me in understanding the customer requirement and helping them with an optimized solution.”



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