Students who are passionate about aircraft , airplanes etc can take up aeronautical engineering as their career. Aeronautical engineering is a branch of engineering related to the study of construction, design and development of aircrafts and airplanes. There are lot of specializations to choose from depending on your interest.
Aeronautical/ Aerospace engineering degrees are available both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students who wish to pursue aerospace engineering in abroad must be proficient in maths and physics in order to get admissions in to Universities. If you prefer to study in English speaking countries then, IELTS score of minimum 6.0 is required.
|Aircraft Structures and Materials|
|Aerodynamics and Fluid Dynamics|
|Structural Design and Engineering|
|Navigational Guidance and Control Systems|
There is a wide scope for aeronautical engineering in India and abroad since this is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The need for qualified aeronautical engineers has been increased due to the advancement of technologies in this sector.
There is a lot of work involved as far as an aircraft is concerned like aircraft maintenance, airframe maintenance, engine maintenance, design and development of aircraft parts,testing new aerodynamic and aviation systems, quality management and improvement maintenance. This will lead the students to explore numerous opportunities in this industry. Some of the skills required to work as an aeronautical engineer includes strong mathematical, technical and analytical aptitude and also strong enough to take up challenges .
There is a lot of scope for students to work in the defence and civilian sectors, particularly in countries like USA and Europe. Some of the top companies like Boeing and Airbus recruit aeronautical engineers.
As far as India is concerned, Top organizations like ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization), DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation), HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) and NAL (National Aeronautical Laboratories) recruit aeronautical engineers.
There are lot of opportunities available to students after completing their aeronautical engineering degree.
Some of the job roles include
Some of the popular universities which offers Aeronautical Engineering are as follows
The salary range in the aeronautical engineering field depends on the role, experience, country and the company you work for.
Salary of an aeronautical engineers in India for freshers ranges from 1.5 lakh to 3 lakhs per annum and this increases with experience and skills.
As far abroad countries is concerned, the salary ranges from 85,000 to 1,75,000 per month depending on the country , company and experience.