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About the Department

The Department of Aeronautical Engineering stands as a prestigious entity within the aerospace engineering domain, delivering an all-encompassing curriculum specifically tailored to equip students with the requisite expertise for engaging in the design, development, and operation of aircraft and spacecraft. The department is staffed by a proficient faculty cohort, comprising seasoned professionals who demonstrate unwavering dedication to furnishing students with the essential knowledge and proficiency essential for excelling within this dynamic discipline.

Features of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering:

  • Comprehensive curriculum: The department offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers the fundamental principles of aeronautical engineering, as well as specialized courses in areas such as aerodynamics, structures, propulsion, Drone Technology, and control systems.
  • Experienced faculty: The department is staffed by a team of experienced and dedicated faculty who are committed to providing students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in this exciting field.
  • State-of-the-art facilities: The department is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including a wind tunnel, Cessna aircraft, flight simulator, UAV lab and a computer lab. These facilities allow students to gain hands-on experience in the design, development, and testing of aircraft and spacecraft.
  • Advanced Simulation Tools: The department utilizes advanced simulation tools and software, such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA), to enhance students’ understanding of complex engineering problems. By utilizing these tools, students can simulate and analyze the behavior of aircraft and spacecraft designs, optimizing their performance and efficiency.
  • Strong ties to the industry: The department has strong ties to the aerospace industry, which provides students with opportunities for internships and co-ops. These collaborations enable students to work on real-world projects, gain industry exposure, and develop practical skills that are highly valued in the job market.
  • Research and Innovation: The Department fosters a culture of research and innovation, encouraging students to engage in cutting-edge projects and explore new technologies in the field. Faculty members actively participate in research activities, collaborating with industry partners and contributing to advancements in aeronautical engineering.
  • Professional Development: The department organizes various workshops, seminars, and guest lectures by experts from the aerospace industry. These events provide students with insights into the latest trends and developments in the field and offer networking opportunities to establish connections with professionals in the industry.
  • Student Organizations and Competitions: The department supports and encourages student involvement in various organizations and competitions related to aeronautical engineering. Students can participate in design competitions, aero-modelling clubs, and other extracurricular activities that enhance their practical skills and teamwork abilities.
  • International Exchange Programs: The department offers international exchange programs, allowing students to study abroad at renowned institutions in different countries. This opportunity exposes them to diverse perspectives, cultural experiences, and global aerospace practices, broadening their horizons and enriching their educational journey.
  • Career Services: The department provides dedicated career services to assist students in their job search and career development. This includes resume writing workshops, mock interviews, and networking events with potential employers. The strong industry connections of the department also facilitate job placements and internships for graduating students.
  • Alumni Network: The department maintains a strong alumni network consisting of successful professionals in the aerospace industry. Alumni events and mentorship programs enable current students to benefit from the knowledge and experiences of graduates, creating a supportive community for career guidance and professional growth.

Top Aeronautical Engineering Companies and Career Opportunities

Private Companies:

Mahindra Aerospace

Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL)

Adani Defence and Aerospace

L&T Defence

Dynamatic Technologies Limited

Samtel Aerospace

Walchandnagar Industries Limited

Zen Technologies Limited

Bharat Forge Limited

Government Companies:

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA)

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE)

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL)

Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL)

Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML)

International Companies:



Lockheed Martin

Northrop Grumman


General Dynamics



United Technologies Corporation

BAE Systems

Career Opportunities for Aeronautical Engineers

 Aircraft Design Engineer

Flight Test Engineer

Aerospace Research Engineer

Drone Pilot

Propulsion Engineer

Structural Engineer

Control Systems Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Technical Writer

Aerospace Educator

Aeronautical engineers can find career opportunities in various industries:




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