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.


Aeronautical Engineering

Join this QNA topic to get updates about latest happenings about the course!

  • 5135 Joined
  • 1123 Questions

Jojimon 9 hours ago

Jojimons picture
JojimonLast Seen: 7 hours 24 min agoJoined on: 24-Apr-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I got 110 for MU OET (Manipal)...am I eligible to get aeronautical engineering?

Answer (1)


Punya Asthana 8 hours ago

Punya Asthanas picture
Punya AsthanaLast Seen: 4 hours 5 min agoJoined on: 30-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Aspirant,Congratulations on scoring well in MU OET. According to the previous year marks and trends, you can get Aeronautical Engineering in other campuses other than the main campus presen...Read More

Dhanush Tharan 10 hours ago

Dhanush Tharans picture
Dhanush TharanLast Seen: 10 hours 26 min agoJoined on: 24-Apr-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

Aeronautical engineering collages in tamilnadu

Answer (1)

khushboo pokhriyals picture
Khushboo PokhriyalLast Seen: 1 hour 41 min agoJoined on: 18-Feb-2019Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear Dhanush,Here are the top aeronautical engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu -University departments of Anna University.Jeppiaar enginnering college.Kumaraguru college of technology.Rajalakshmi engin...Read More

Vasudha khaitan 11 hours ago

Vasudha khaitans picture
Vasudha KhaitanLast Seen: 4 hours 1 min agoJoined on: 24-Dec-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

My MET(manipal) score is 230/800. What will be my expected rank and opportunity in aeronautical engeneering?

User Pic

Allwyn Prince 14 hours ago

Allwyn Princes picture
Allwyn PrinceLast Seen: 12 hours 36 min agoJoined on: 29-Jul-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

What are the benefits of writing TOEFL exams for aeronautical engineers?

Answer (1)


Twinkle yadav 13 hours ago

Twinkle yadavs picture
Twinkle YadavLast Seen: 23 min 54 sec agoJoined on: 01-Apr-2019Education Interest: Finance and AccountsEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello,AllwynThe advantages of TOEFL exams are as follows:Academics advantage-being awarded as a high score in TOEFL exam proves your competence in english and this gives you an edge over the others in...Read More
User Pic

Allwyn Prince 14 hours ago

Allwyn Princes picture
Allwyn PrinceLast Seen: 12 hours 36 min agoJoined on: 29-Jul-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Which course is tough aeronautical engineering or Information technology?

Answer (1)


minshul gupta 13 hours ago

minshul guptas picture
Minshul GuptaLast Seen: 6 min 27 sec agoJoined on: 10-Feb-2019Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation
hello allwyn prince,bot of teh course is tough at tehir own place but as per teh review of the students who are pursuing this course aeronotica engineering is somewhre difficult , but you need to do h...Read More