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    B Tech Aerospace Engineering

    About B.Tech Aerospace Engineering

    Aerospace Engineering is one of the most prominent fields of applied physics and engineering design. This technical specialization involves the study of airborne vehicles including their design, functioning, manufacturing and maintenance. Development and testing are also a major part of this field.

    In this branch of engineering, students learn about professionals design, building, testing and maintenance of civil aircraft, missiles, space shuttles, rockets, space stations and other such units. Aerospace is a broad field and also comprises subjects that are taught under the aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering and other fields of applied physics.

    B.Tech Aerospace Engineering - Course Highlights

    Programme Level

    Undergraduate Level

    Programme Duration

    04 Years

    Eligibility Criteria

    10+2 qualified candidates or diploma holders in a relevant discipline (or equivalent) from a recognised institute/Board with an overall minimum aggregate of 60% in Science stream are eligible

    Admission Process

    Both merit-based/direct and entrance test based admission process

    Top Entrance Exams

    Top Institutes

    Average Fee of Course

    INR 3,00,000/- to INR 13,00,000/-

    Average Starting Salary Package Offered

    INR 5 LPA to INR 8 LPA

    B.Tech Aerospace Engineering Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible for admission into the B.Tech aerospace engineering programme, the candidates have to - 

    • Clear their respective 10+2 qualifying exam (or equivalent) from a recognised Board

    • Secure at least 60% aggregate in their qualifying exam

    • Study Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics compulsorily at the qualifying level

    • Be medically fit

    B.Tech Aerospace Engineering Admission Process

    1. Entrance test-based admission process - In this, the candidates have to appear in any entrance exam like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, MHT CET etc after qualifying the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned above. Based on the performance of the candidates in the entrance exam, the institutes will prepare a merit list and conduct counselling rounds before finally allocating the seats. The entrance exam can be national-level, state-level and institute-level exam in which the candidates have to appear to qualify for the next round of the admission process. 

    2. Direct admissions - In this, the candidates can apply for admission into the particular programme directly through the official website of the institute. The candidates have to fulfil the institute eligibility criteria for the programme and pay the admission fee after a verification round to secure a seat. 

    B.Tech Aerospace Engineering Cutoff

    The admission to B.tech Aerospace Engineering is done on the basis of cutoff as released by the different states/counseling authorities. The cutoff consists of the opening & closing ranks for admission. The closing rank is decided on the basis of rank obtained by the last candidate that has been admitted through the last counseling round. That means the rank of the last admitted student will be the closing rank for the next counselling. The candidate must acquire a rank up to the closing rank to get admission.

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    B.Tech Admission Process Across the States

    Kerala

    Kerala B.Tech Admission

    Telangana

    Telangana B.Tech Admission

    Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh B.Tech Admission

    Karnataka

    Karnataka B.Tech Admission

    Delhi

    Delhi B.Tech Admission

    West Bengal

    West Bengal B.Tech Admission

    Haryana

    Haryana B.Tech Admission

    Jharkhand

    Jharkhand B.Tech Admission

    B.Tech Centralised Admission Process

    Admission Process

    Conducting Authority

    Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)

    Anna University, Tamil Nadu

    Rajasthan Engineering Admission Process (REAP)

    Rajasthan Technical University

    Punjab B.Tech Admissions Government of Punjab/ Punjab Technical University

    Madhya Pradesh B.Tech Admissions

    Government of Madhya Pradesh

    B.Tech Aerospace Engineering Syllabus

    First Year:

    Professional Communication

    Environmental Studies

    Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

    Engineering Mathematics – 1

    Engineering Physics

    Engineering Mathematics – 2

    Engineering Chemistry

    Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

    Technical Communication

    Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering

    Engineering Drawing

    Fundamentals of Computer

    Second Year:

    Engineering Mathematics – 3

    Introduction to Aerospace Engineering

    Aero Engineering and Thermodynamics

    Aerospace Structures – 1

    Fluid Mechanics and Machinery

    Control Engineering

    Solid Mechanics

    Aerodynamics – 1

    Environmental Science and  Engineering

    Propulsion – 1

    Numerical Methods

    Elements of Avionics

    Third Year:

    Aerospace Structures – 2

    Flight Mechanics – 1

    Aircraft Maintenance Practices

    Propulsion – 2

    Aerodynamics – 2

    Advanced Materials and Performance

    Elements of Vibration

    Propulsion – 3

    Flight Mechanics – 2

    Electives

    Fourth Year:

    Flight Mechanics – 3

    Rockets and Missiles

    Total Quantity Management

    Electives

    Introduction to Composite Materials and Structures

    Major Project

    Professional Ethics

    Satellites and Space System Design

    B.Tech Aerospace Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

    Career in Aerospace Engineering have the option of working in government as well as private organisations. Some of the departments where aerospace engineers can work are Air Force, Corporate Research Companies, Airlines, Helicopter Companies, Aviation Companies, Defence Ministry, Aircraft manufacturing, government-owned air services, etc.

    After pursuing B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering, jobs in the private sector are few. However, there are a lot of foreign companies that are now setting industries in India and require skilled aerospace engineers. Following are some of the popular organisations that recruit Aerospace engineers:

    • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
    • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
    • Defense Research and Development Laboratories (DRDO)
    • Civil Aviation Department
    • India Space Research Organization (ISRO)
    • Air India
    • Pawan Hans Helicopters
    • Tata Advanced Systems
    • Taneja Aerospace
    • Mahindra Aerospace
    • Larsen & Toubro

    Salary packages depend on the colleges that a student has graduated from and their performance throughout the B.Tech programme. However, candidates can expect a starting package of up to Rs. 5 lakh. Students graduating from IITs can also get a package of up to Rs. 11 lakhs

    FAQs about B.Tech Aerospace Engineering

    Are the students of B.Tech Aerospace Engineering taught coding too?

    No, the B.Tech Aerospace Engineering students are never taught coding like the software developers are taught.

    Can I get direct admission into the B.Tech Aerospace Engineering programme offered by the IITs?

    IITs do not have any direct admission scheme for the B.Tech Aerospace Engineering programme unlike some of the top self-financing institutions LPU, HITS, NIMS University etc which offers direct admission into the B.Tech Aerospace Engineering programme.

    What if I do not get admission into an IIT’s B.Tech Aerospace Engineering programme?

    Failing to get admission into any of the IITs does not mean the end of the road. There are several top self-financing institutes like LPU, Saastra University, NIMS university Jaipur etc which also offers the coveted B.Tech Aerospace Engineering programme.

    Is advanced level Mathematics taught to the B.Tech Aerospace Engineering students during the duration of the programme?

    Not only advanced level mathematics, sometimes advanced level physics and chemistry are also taught to the B.Tech Aerospace Engineering students in the classrooms.

    Can I apply for B.Tech Aerospace Engineering if I have not studied Mathematics along with the other science subjects at the 10+2 level?

    No, you cannot apply for B.Tech Aerospace Engineering programme if you have not studied Mathematics compulsorily at the 10+2 qualifying level.
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