MTech Program in Electric Vehicle Technology
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) Nagpur, in association with pManifold evACAD launched MTech Program in Electric Vehicle (EV) Technology, in line with National Education Policy: NEP 2020 and India’s goal towards electrification of automobiles.
With the penetration of Electric Vehicles expected to be more than 30% by 2030 in India, there would be a high demand for skilled professionals in the Electric Vehicle (EV) and allied component industry. Hence, professionals need to re-skill themselves in this area to become industry ready. This M Tech program aims to shape the future of EV technology and foster a new generation of engineers prepared to lead the e-Mobility revolution.
Two-year Diploma in EV Technology
The two-year hybrid learning program is thoughtfully designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of EV technology, empowering them to drive innovation and make significant contributions to this industry. It offers a comprehensive curriculum led by esteemed faculty from VNIT and top industry-leading experts from the EV domain. Key program highlights include a provision for working professionals to earn an esteemed M. Tech degree from VNIT Nagpur while working, with a provision to exit at various stages to get Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma. Besides VNIT faculty, top EV industry professionals would teach in online and offline mode with a hybrid learning approach. Practical hands-on labs and projects at the VNIT EV Center of Excellence (CoE) and live online classes with interaction with top EV experts ensure students are job-ready and equipped with real-world skills.
Career Opportunities After Graduations
Graduates gain prestigious VNIT alumni status, unlocking a wealth of career opportunities and industry connections. VNIT also offers flexible learning through credit transfers, enabling learners to tailor their academic journey to meet industry-validated demands. With dedicated career support, students can confidently apply to top EV makers and suppliers, ready to make a significant impact in the thriving EV industry.
Words by the Management
Dr Pramod Padole, Director of VNIT said, “Electric Mobility is penetrating phenomenally in India since the last couple of years and will continue to grow further. Hence, education related to the eMobility sector is extremely important which will help in facing new challenges of the automotive industry. As per Automotive Mission Plan (AMP 2016-26), VNIT has taken up the task to develop the human resources for Automotive Industry. Dedicated automotive research and education will provide perfect impetus for the next generation of automotive professionals which will fuel the growth of the automotive industry.”
Mr Rahul Bagdia, the Managing Director of pManifold said, “This collaboration with VNIT exemplifies our commitment to advancing e-Mobility education and fostering a talent pool equipped to lead the e-Mobility revolution worldwide. We are proud to be associated with VNIT and very happy to give back to the Alma Mater”.
Upon completion of the MTech in EV Technology, students will gain a wide range of industry-relevant skills, including but not limited to:
- Understanding fundamentals that differentiate EVs from traditional ICE vehicles
- In-depth knowledge of powertrain electrification.
- Proficiency in systems engineering for EV design.
- Expertise in model-based development for EV design & development.
- Hands-on experience in disassembling and reassembling electric vehicles.
- Proficiency in Design, Verification and Validation Planning (DVVP).
- Ability to design EV controllers and Battery Management Systems (BMS)
- Advanced knowledge of Energy Storage Systems (ESS).
- Mastery of smart mobility, including ADAS levels & connected vehicles.
- Utilizing diagnostics, loT, and data analytics in the EV domain.
In addition to theoretical knowledge, students will gain valuable experience through project work, internships, and the support of pManifold’s evACAD – a Nagpur-based VNIT Alumnus organization that consults more than 40 countries related to EV policies, market research, and Go-to-market strategies.
Eligibility & How to Apply
The VNIT MTech is open to engineering graduates from any stream since there would be an initial bridge course to understand the basics of electrical, electronics & automotive engineering. Applications for the 2023-24 M.Tech. in EV Technology are now open, and interested candidates can visit the program page at to learn more and begin the application process.
The VNIT campus houses the Centre for Advanced Mobility Technologies (CAMT), which plays a pivotal role in the development of e-Mobility. As a collaborative powerhouse that spans all VNIT internal departments and other Centers of Excellences worldwide, CAMT further enhances the competitiveness of faculties, researchers, students, and industry stakeholders. With its focus on e-Mobility, this program further strengthens VNIT’s position as an eminent institution driving progress and innovation in the EV industry.
About evACAD & pManifold
Headquartered in Nagpur and with branches in Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Delhi, evACAD is committed to building EV talent globally. evACAD has impacted over 5000 learners across 40 countries with an offering of +20 programs in e-Mobility.
evACAD’s parent company is pManifold, a strategic research and consulting firm with 14 years of expertise in e-Mobility, new energy, and utilities.