Aeronautical engineering is a study about the design and systems of an aircraft. It involves practical and theoretical understanding of materials, assembling parts, testing and maintenance of aircrafts. Professional engineers working in this domain have to be licensed aeronautical engineers. The course also enables students to attain knowledge of advanced technology used in aircrafts travelling in outer space. Aeronautical engineering also covers disciplines like aerodynamics, avionics and propulsion among others. Students pursuing aeronautical engineering can explore opportunities in defence organisations, government research centres, aircraft manufacturing organisations and NASA.


For UG: Class XII pass-out from a recognised school.

For PG: B.Tech degree in the given areas: Aerospace, Aeronautical, Mechanical, Automobile, Chemical, Naval Architecture, Electrical, Electronics, Metallurgy & Material Science, Instrumentation, Mechatronics etc.



  • There is a lot of scope in government organisations including defence.
  • Aeronautical engineers can have earned well in private MNCs
  • There are opportunities to work with NASA after completing higher studies in this stream.


  • Design & Dynamics of Autonomous Micro & Mini Air Vehicles
  • Fluid-Structure Interactions
  • High Speed Jets & Acoustics
  • Intake Aerodynamics
  • Missile Guidance and Control
  • Structural Design & Optimization
  • Transition and Turbulence
  • Unmanned and Autonomous Air Vehicle


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 20 Lakhs East West College of Engineering, Bangalore
    Minimum Fees 0.75 Lakhs ILM College of Engineering and Technology, Ernakulam
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 15 Lakhs Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai
    Minimum Fees 0.5 Lakhs Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.


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Chaitanya Kumar KondaLast Seen: 15 hours 11 min agoJoined on: 13-Jul-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

How is the aeronautical engineering in this college

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Alok Dixit 4 days ago

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Alok DixitLast Seen: 9 hours 37 min agoJoined on: 26-May-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Aspirant,  This college is good. The Infrastructure,  faculty all are good. But the placement from last few years are not too good. Mostly the IT companies visited in the college and t...Read More

Praveen B 4 days ago

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Praveen BLast Seen: 1 day 17 hours agoJoined on: 08-Apr-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Please tell me the best aeronautical engineering colleges under (Anna University)in Tamil nadu.

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Alok Dixit 4 days ago

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Alok DixitLast Seen: 9 hours 37 min agoJoined on: 26-May-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Aspirant,  I am telling you some best college for Aeronautical Engineering. 1. IIT Madras - Department of Aerospace Engineering. 2. Madras Institute of Technology (MIT C...Read More

Alfiya 4 days ago

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AlfiyaLast Seen: 1 day 8 hours agoJoined on: 29-Apr-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

Which country is best for aeronautical engineer

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Devangshi GuptaLast Seen: 9 hours 26 min agoJoined on: 30-Sep-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12
Dear candidate,It is really shameful to say yet the truth is India is not suitable for aeronautical engineering from common private Engineering colleges. But if you are someone from IIT (Kharaghpur pr...Read More

Anisha Singh 4 days ago

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Anisha SinghLast Seen: 4 days 9 hours agoJoined on: 27-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I want to become an aeronautical engineer but I'm not eligible for getting less than 60% in 10+2.Can I study it after completing mechanical

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Sharon Rose 4 days ago

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Sharon RoseLast Seen: 2 hours 43 min agoJoined on: 30-May-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Aspirant, Yes, you can study Aeronautical engineering and pursue your career in it.For that you need to do your post graduation or master degree after your graduation in mechanical engineering....Read More