Aerospace Engineering Career Guide


An aeronautical engineer deals with construction, testing and operation of aircrafts, helicopters.
Some confuses aeronautical engineering with Astronautical engineering. Aeronautical Engineering deals with craft that stay within Earth’s atmosphere, and Astronautical engineering deals with craft that operate outside of Earth’s atmosphere like satellites and Rockets.

A number of electives are also available for specialization in areas related to Aerospace engineering. The department offers specializations in the areas of Aerodynamics, Dynamics and Control, Propulsion, Structures and Systems Design and Engineering.

Major Companies: Government and Private airlines. Boing, Air Bus, Indian Air Force, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Indian Space Research organization , Aeronautics laboratory, DRDO, NASA.

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Top Aerospace Engineering Colleges in India for BE / B. Tech:

College Name College Website
1. Indian Institute of Aeronautical Engineering
2. Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra
3. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
4. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
5. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
6. Indian Institute Of Technology Madras, Chennai
7. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
8. Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
9. Madras Institute of Technology
10. Instittute of Aero Engineering, Kanpur
11. Indian Institute for Aeronautical Engineering & Information Technology, Pune
12. Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
13. Amity Institute of Aerospace Engineering And Research Studies, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh
14. Manipal Institute of Technology
15. VSM Aerospace, Bangalore
16. Malla Reddy College Of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad
17. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad, Gujarat
18. Maheshwara Institute of Technology, Hyderaba
19. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun, Utrakhand
20. Guru Gram Institute of Aeronautical Engineering & Technology, Faridabad
21. Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology, Dunigal, Hyderabad
22. SRM University, Chennai
23. Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Hyderabad
24. Nimrz Institute of Science and Technology, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
25. M.V.J College of Engineering,White Flied, Banglore
26. Hindustan Aviation Academy, Karnataka, Bangalore
27. Nehru College of Aeronautics and Applied Sciences, Coimbatore
28. Park College of Engineering and Technology
29. Amrita University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
30. Sri Bhagwan Mahavir Jain College of Engineering, Bangalore
31. Sathyabama University, Chenna
32. C.M. Engineering College
25. IGNOU, Maidan Gadhi, Delhi
26. Gurunanak Engineering College, Ibrahimpatnam, Hyderabad

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