One day National workshop on ‘Automotive Gear Box’ was organized by Department of Automobile Engineering OIST Bhopal on 04 Dec 14. The program commenced with traditional lighting of the lamp and invoking Goddess Saraswati. It was followed by welcome address by Prof. Dharmesh Yadav who briefed on the various types of Gear Boxes used in an Automobile its principle of operation and its progressive development. Mr Suresh Kumar and Mr Raja Mishra from Volkswagen, Bhopal shared their practical experience on functioning, common defects and maintenance aspects of gear box. In the second half after lunch break Mr Suresh Kumar and Raja Mishra disassembled and assembled the gear box. The students learned from the practical demonstration to disassemble and assemble the Gear Box. Also, they had hands-on experience on several types of Gears like Spur Gear, helical gear, function of dog clutch & synchromesh and power flow by the experts. Director OIST Dr VK Sahu also joined the demonstration and explained the student’s in-situ on designing parameters, gear ratio and power flow in the Gear Box. In summary, the workshop was great learning experience for students as well as faculties. Dr V. K Sahu, Director, OIST, Bhopal appreciated the workshop and emphasized that such workshops should be frequently organized by the department.