Career opportunities after B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering


Defense Research and Development Laboratories (DRDO) and Space Research Organizations like ISRO are some of the top most employers of Aeronautical Engineers. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd often recruits these aspirants for the post of Assistant Engineer/ Assistant Design Engineer. Salary packages offered for these posts falls with in the range of Rs. 20, 000 to Rs. 40, 000/- per month depending on firm and experience. National Aeronautical Lab (NAL), Air India, etc offer diverse job positions to deserving professionals. Private firms such as Jet Airways, Sahara Group also employ these engineers.

Career Avenues in Public Sector

Various public sector firms offer rewarding job positions to Aeronautical Engineers. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd recruits these professionals to the posts of Assistant Engineers, Assistant Design Engineer, etc with a basic pay scale of Rs. 20, 000 to Rs. 40, 000/- per month. National Aeronautical Lab (NAL) often recruits these candidates in to the post of Technical Officer/ Assistant.

Firms like WNS appoint candidates in to the post of Airline Process Associate for meeting their back office operations. Defense Research and Development Organization carry out DRDO-SET examination for selecting engineering graduates to the position of Scientists. The basic salary package offered for these jobs may be in the range of 15,000-35,000/- per month. Apart from this, one can find jobs with Air India, Indian Airlines, ISRO, etc. Some of the job profiles in which these aspirants can work include:

  • Aerospace Designer
  • Aircraft Production Manager
  • Assistant Aircraft Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Assistant Technical Officer

In Indian Navy, the candidate can find opportunities in technical service and in naval architecture cadre. There are also opportunities for them to join academics with leading government colleges by clearing UGC exam.

Career Avenues in Private Sector

Firms like Infotech Enterprises Ltd, Sheorey Digital Systems, etc often recruit candidates in to the job position of Aeronautical Engineer. International firms like Airbus having centers in India recruits candidates for their aircraft manufacturing operations. They offer salary packages with in the range of Rs. 2 lakh to 6 lakh per annum.

They can also find opportunities with MNC with a pay scale of Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 8.5 lakh annum. Pawan Hans Helicopter recruits fresher in to the post of graduate engineer trainees and after probation they can move in to the position of Aeronautical Engineer, Flight Coordinator, etc.



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

  1. 2

    how HAl,ISRO recruit fresher aeronautical engineers?
    what is the procedure?

  2. 1
    Brhmanand gupta:

    How many students passed out in every institute in India and how many students find job