Career after B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering


Aeronautical engineering is that branch of engineering which deals with aviation, space exploration and defense. Aeronautical engineering provides many exciting career prospects. There are many companies in government as well as private sector in this field. Aeronautical technology involves maintenance, design, development, construction, testing and operation of both commercial or private and military aircrafts. They are also involved in space exploration and in the development of missiles and satellites.

Eligibility to become an aeronautical engineer

To be an aeronautical engineer, one must possess B.E/B.Tech degree. The basic criterion to become an aeronautical engineer is to clear 10+2, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Then students have to clear an entrance exam. In order to get admission into premier institutes like IITs, one has to clear their Joint Entrance Exam.

Aeronautical engineering colleges in India

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur

Government jobs after B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering

There are immense job opportunities for candidates who have done B.Tech in Aeronautical engineering. There are many government organizations such as Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Air India and Defense Research Development Organization where aspirants can look for job opportunities. There are also opportunities which exist in Indian Space Research Organization or ISRO. Candidates can find opportunities in design development or turbine production plants.

Aerospace engineering is full of rewarding careers for those, who desire to be apart of it. In Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, one can get jobs in maintenance, testing and production of aircrafts. In Defense Research and Development Organizations, one can get to design and develop missiles and weapon systems. There are also opportunities with various airlines such as Air India and Indian airlines. Prospects also exist with National Aeronautical Lab. In the Indian Space Research Organization, one can develop space exploration vehicles and satellites. There are vacancies with Helicopter Corporation of India limited and with the Civil Aviation department.

Private jobs after B.Tech in aeronautical engineering

There are many jobs for aeronautical engineers in the private sector. Some of these jobs are with private airlines. There has been a rapid of growth in the number of private airlines. They are for example: Kingfisher airlines, Spice jet and Jet airways. One can easily find jobs in the private sector, as there are many flying clubs in the country as well.

Career opportunities abroad for aeronautical engineers

A lot of opportunities exist for such professional in the developed countries as well. Indians constitute a major part of the workforce in NASA and R&D departments.



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5 Responses to “Career after B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering”

  1. 5

    i got 87% in 10th class and 398 marks in 1st year and i am expecting 500 marks in 2nd year i am an average student but i want to get seat in the best college with more salary first i want to know that whether the aeronautical course is very difficult i should get the job compulsary because if i take some other course then i can get job somewhere but after doing aeronautical if i want get job then my life will spoil my parents kept belief on me so please tell me the truth and give me your details to get contact with you

  2. 4

    sir i had completed my btech in aeronautical engineering recently
    sir what should i do next for good earning career

  3. 3
    g.ajay kumar:

    what are the colleges in india offering aeronautical in mtech without giving preference to gate score

  4. 2
    rajesh gupta:

    i have completed my in electronics and communication in 2011 with 62%.
    am i bale to do inaeronautical egineering.

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