Institution Code : ILE

Programs and Studies

Aeronautical Engineering is the most demanding and interesting career option. Students interested in learning about missiles, satellites and aircraft, generally opt for Aeronautical Engineering. This is one of the most challenging areas of engineering, Aeronautical Engineering deals with the development of new technology in the field of aviation, space and defence systems. Aeronautical Engineering involves design and manufacturing of hi-tech systems, hence the engineer requires possessing manual, technical and mechanical ability. This discipline specialises in designing, construction, development, testing and maintenance of commercial and military aircrafts and spacecrafts.

Aeronautical Engineers are generally appointed as Aeronautical Technologist, Scientist, Researchers, Aircraft Production Engineer, Assistant Technical Officers, Technical Consultants, Thermal Design Engineers, Aircraft System Design Engineers, Aeronautical Design Engineer and Graduate Engineer Trainees.

Some of the top recruiters in this space are

  • Indian Air Force (IAF)
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL),
  • Defence Research and Development Organisations(DRDO),
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO),
  • Civil Aviation Department,
  • Airline Industries
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Airbus (Europe), Boeing (USA)
  • Cessna (USA)

An Aeronautical Engineer can work in private or public companies. The degree holders are acquired by many big firms both in India and abroad.