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How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Automobile Engineer?

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RE: How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Automobile Engineer?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Confidential
  • Chandigarh
Automobile engineers are engaged in design, development , testing and assembly of land vehicles including cars and earth moving equipment's. A scientific temper , an analytical mind, problem solving nature, imagination, interest in technological development , ability to communicate with people at all levels, advanced computer skills and ability to prioritize and plan effectively are some of useful attributes to excel in this profession.

To identify whether you have an aptitude to be an automobile engineer , you are advised to get your psychometric assessment done.The psychometric assessment involves assessing the aptitude, interest and personality of an aspirant using standardized psychological tests. The assessment can be completed within 75 minutes to 90 minutes. The assessment can be given offline or online.

The assessment is thoroughly analyzed by psychologists . After the analysis a unique career plan is generated for the student. A career plan highlights the key areas of interest, personality traits and high and low aptitude areas of a student. A student is thoroughly guided by a career counsellor on issues such as suitable subjects for class 11, right career after 12th, eligibility criteria, top institutes offering recommended courses, career opportunities and job prospects. The student is also provided with various tips to overcome their academic concerns. As sometimes in spite of having an aptitude, interest and required personality traits , student finds it difficult to pursue a recommended career.One of the major reason in such cases is poor study skills of a student. During counselling, all academic concerns of student are taken care of.

RE: How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Automobile Engineer?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane


Greeting's for the day!!!

The Indian Automobile Industry is going through a phase of rapid change and high growth. With new projects coming up on regular basis, the industry is undergoing technological change. The major players are expanding their plants and focusine on mass customization, mass production, etc.

Investment in Auto Sector:
Nearly every automobile company is investing at higher rate than ever before to achieve high growth trajectory. The overall investment in the sector has been increasing quite rapidly. It is expected that by the end of 2015 Indian Automobile Sector will be investing a huge amount as Rs. 35,000 crores.

Growth in the Sector:
At present the industry is enjoying a growth rate of 14-17% per annum, with domestic sales growth at 12.8%. the growth rate is predicted to double by 2015.

At it is seen, the total sales of passenger vehicle cars, utility vehicles, and multi utility vehicles in the year has increased in such a way that they have overtake Germany and Japan in Sales Volumes.

Financing schemes have become an important factor in the growth of automobile sales. More and more financial schemes are coming up with easy installment plans to lure the customers.

Apart from the domestic production, the industry is consistently focsuing on the automobile exports. the auto component segment is contributing a lot in the export arena. The liberalized policies of the government are now making the companies go for more and more exports.

Employment in the Sector:
Investment is leading to the employment growth in the sector. With the emergence of new projects and introduction of technological advancements, the focus is more on the skilled and experienced human resource. The companies are looking fo skilled and hardworking people who can give their best to the organization.

The Engineers in the Automotive or Electrical or Mechanical field are in demand Some of the firms going for automation, i.e. planning for CAD (Computer Aided Design) systems, are also recruiting people with IT Specialization.

Qualities and Required Skills:
1. Automobile Engineers need knowledge of many different aspects of engineering, including mechanical engineering, combustion, arodynamics, electrical and electronic systems and fuel technolgy.

2. You will need ability to think in an orderly and logical way, as well as having imagination and curious mind. Automobile engineers often work to deadlines, so you must be able to work under pressure.

3. You need to have good analytical and problem solving skills. You must be able to prioritise and plan effectively. You also need to keep up to date with new development and regulations.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.


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