Automotive design is a unique field of engineering, creativity, corporate spirit and safety. A car designer is bound by cars and can be a designer for any form of wheeled transport. The task of an automotive designer is to curate vehicle designs, components and ergonomics.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelor’s degree in transportation design or industrial design
B.Tech in Automobile engineering
What you need to get started
Taking up courses including drawing, 3D design, computer-aided design (CAD), design and colour theory, model-making, and industrial materials, universities and schools offer internship opportunities for students to gain valuable experience,
Innovative problem-solving skills
Ability to work with different materials
Attention to detail
CAD (computer-aided design)
Technical knowledge about automobiles
Colleges in India
National Institute Of Design, Ahmedabad
Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay (IDC, IITB), Mumbai
MIT Institute Of Design, Pune
DYPDC School of Design, Pune
The Design Village, Noida
College for Creative Studies
Royal College of Arts
Strate School of Design
Umea Institute of Design
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