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B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering (B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering)

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 25 Nov, 2020

Average Duration
4 years
Average Fee
60 K-1.5 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
NATA, JEE Main, JEE Advanced ...
Study Mode
Regular

About B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering

Aeronautical engineering is a field of Aerospace Engineering. Some of the institutes also offer this course as a specialisation of aerospace engineering at postgraduate level. This field of engineering comprises the study of designing and building aircraft such as airplanes and helicopters.

The curriculum of B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering covers various fields such as planning, designing, structures, aerodynamics, impetus, streamlined features and frameworks of aircrafts. The four-year programme is a combination of applied physics and engineering.

B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering - Course Highlights

Level of Course

Undergraduate

Duration of Course

04 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Class XIIth Science stream candidates with a minimum overall aggregate of 60% and above from a recognised Board are eligible

Admission Process

Entrance test-based and direct/merit-based

Top Entrance Exams

Reputed Colleges

Average Course Fee

INR 5,000/- to INR 5,00,000/-

Average Starting Package Offered

INR 3 LPA to INR 15 LPA

B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering are as follows - 

  • Applicants should be at least 10+2 qualified from a recognised Board

  • Applicants should at least have secured more than or equivalent to 60% aggregate in their qualifying examination in science stream

  • It is compulsory for the applicants to have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the 10+2 level

  • Students with an equivalent qualification can also apply

B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering Admission Process

There are two ways through which admission into the B.Tech in Aeronautical engineering programme is given. One through engineering entrance exams and the other through management quota seats. In the entrance exam process, the candidates have to produce their valid entrance exam score card, i.e either a national-level entrance examination scorecard or state-level entrance test scorecard. Candidates can also apply for admission in select institutions which conducts its own entrance test. On the basis of the candidates’ performance in their respective qualifying exam and entrance exam, a merit list is prepared by the institutions followed by the conduct of counselling rounds. Final seat allotment is done after the counselling rounds conclude. 

Some institutions reserve a certain number of seats as management quota seats and candidates willing to apply for admission in these management quota seats have to just fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria. No entrance exam scorecard is required in this scenario. 

B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering Syllabus

First Year:

Professional Communication

Environmental Studies

Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Mathematics – 1

Engineering Physics – 1

Engineering Mathematics – 2

Engineering Chemistry

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Technical Communication

Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering

Engineering Drawing

Fundamentals of Computer

 

Second Year:

Humanities

Engineering Physics – 2

Materials for Aviation and Space

Calculus of Variations & Numerical Methods

Amrita Values Program – 2

Aerodynamics – 1

Introduction to Thermodynamics

Compressible Fluid Flow

Transforms & Partial Differential Equations

Mechanics of Materials

Mechanics of Fluids

Aerospace Structures – 1

 

Third Year:

Introduction to Control Theory

Finite Element Methods for Aerospace

Avionics

Flight Mechanics

Aerodynamics – 2

Science Elective

Electives

Environmental Studies

Aerospace Propulsion

Aerospace Structures – 2

 

 

 

Fourth Year:

Computational Fluid Dynamics for Aerospace

Aerospace Structures – 3

Flight Dynamics & Control

Major Project

Aerodynamics Design

 

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B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

Although there are a lot of opportunities for Aeronautical engineering graduates, the opportunities in the core profile are better outside India. However, there are a few government organisations that offer high paying jobs in this field. Following are some of the organisations that offer jobs in this field:

  • Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA)
  • National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)
  • Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE)
  • India Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  • Civil Aviation Department
  • India Space Research
  • Samtel Avionics

Since there are better space centres outside India, the scope of this field is much better once you have pursued Masters from universities abroad. An aeronautical engineer can expect a salary between Rs. 6 to 11 lakh, depending on the college of graduation. An aeronautical earns up to $ 107,700 per year in US.

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What are the top colleges offering B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai) , Delhi Technological University (New Delhi) , Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (Delhi) , Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai) , National Institute of Technology (Mangalore). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering or not.

What is the average fee for the course B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering ?

The average fee for B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering is INR 1,00,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering ?

B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering is a 4 year course.

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