Career Scope | Department of Aeronautical Engineering

Aeronautical engineering is one of the most challenging fields of engineering with a wide scope of growth. This discipline specializes in research, design development  performance testing,  maintenance of commercial and military airplanes, weapon systems. Aeronautical engineers improve flight safety & fuel efficiency, develop control systems, analyse new materials and use advanced technologies to meet customer needs and reduce the environmental impact of air commute.

Prospects after Aeronautical Engineering

  • Maintenance of Aircraft – Aerospace Engineers test new aerodynamic and aviation systems, and maintain them.
  • Aircraft Designer – Aerospace Engineers specializing in this field deal with designing, analysis, constructing,  and testing aircraft.

Job Opportunities

After completing a degree in Aeronautical engineering, you can work in government sectors — with ISRO, HAL, DRDO labs like GTRE, ADA, DRDL and NAL, etc. or in private sectors such as L & T, Godrej Aerospace, Boeing, Airbus, Mahindra, etc.  You can also go for Indian Air force and Indian Navy.