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IIT Delhi to Offer New MTech Program in Electric Mobility from 2021 Onwards

IIT Delhi will henceforth offer a new MTech program in Electric Mobility to undergraduate engineers with valid GATE scores

IIT Delhi will start a new postgraduate program in MTech in electric mobility from the academic session 2021-22. The program will be offered by the Centre for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART) at IIT Delhi. CART focuses on conducting high-end research and development in the area of battery-operated electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, storage and alternative energy sources, autonomous and connected vehicles.

Professor BK Panigrahi, head, CART, said: “The new PG group program has been designed with the active participation of leading professionals from academia and industry. Moreover, CART is already actively engaged and working with many industries on forefront projects in EVS. The students will get an opportunity to work with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and will also be exposed to work on various simulation software and HIL platforms.”

Who can Apply for IIT Delhi MTech in Electric Mobility?

Candidates with four years bachelors degree in the following streams of engineering can apply:

  • Electrical engineering.
  • Electrical and electronics engineering.
  • Mechanical engineering.
  • Industrial engineering.
  • Production engineering.
  • Mechanotronics.
  • Automobile engineering.
  • Manufacturing science or engineering.

Also, applicants need to be GATE qualified in either electrical engineering (EE), mechanical engineering (ME), or production and industrial engineering disciplines (PI) in order to be eligible to apply for the two years masters degree program in electric mobility to be offered by IIT Delhi. Furthermore sponsored candidates from various industries, academia, government organisations will be encouraged to apply.

What the IIT Delhi MTech in Electric Mobility Will Cover?

The new MTech program in electric mobility is multidisciplinary in nature and will cover key aspects related to electric vehicles such as:

  • Drivetrain
  • Chargers and charging infrastructure.
  • Battery energy storage systems.
  • Battery management systems.
  • Reusability of energy storage elements.
  • Reliability automotive health monitoring.
  • Automotive NVH, which is noise vibration and harshness.
  • Vehicle dynamics.
  • Autonomous and connected vehicles.
  • Vehicular telematics and materials for electric vehicles along with hands-on practice and in design in laboratories.

Benefits of Doing IIT Delhi MTech in Electric Mobility

Depending on the expertise developed during MTech studies the students may get job opportunities in various industries pertaining to electric vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), automotive industry, battery pack and module manufacturing units, BMS industries which include smart and cloud-based BMS, E-motor design and manufacturing industry, converter and inverter industry, and EV chargers industry.

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