How to Become an Aeronautical Engineering After 12th

Engineering is one of the most common careers for candidates who have passed class 12th Science. There are different streams in Engineering as well that one can opt for as per their Interest. Here in this article, I am sharing with you the complete details about the How to become an Aeronautical Engineer after the 12th. We will get to know the courses that are available, the number of courses, Duration as well as Job Opportunities after completion of the course.

Aeronautical Engineer

The Aeronautical Engineer is a very famous as well as very demanding course among the youths. This field of engineering known for playing really well. The Job opportunities may be less but it has very good potential as per the current market scenario. Let’s understand the complete terms about the Aeronautic Engineer and What is the Easiest as well as Possible way to become an Aeronautical Engineer after passing class 12th.

What is Aeronautical Engineering?

Aeronautical Engineering is somethings that deals with the study related to Aircraft’s, Engines, Aircraft Design as well as Aircraft maintenance. This is a very well known branch of Engineering. In the courses, A candidates are trained to be an Aircraft engineer. That Engineering can be related to its designing, maintenance as well as its construction etc.

There are a number of degree courses, Diploma courses as well as Certificate courses are available in this field. One can select the course as per their interest. Right after passing class 12th, one can apply for admission in the Course. In order to become an Engineer, one will have to pursue a degree course in Aeronautical engineering. We will talk about this only in this blog. Now let’s see what are the required eligibility criteria to have to apply for admission to the Aeronautical Engineering Degree courses.

Eligibility Criteria for Aeronautical Engineering:

There is nothing much required to pursue the Aeronautical Engineering degree course. Here are the following eligibility criteria that are required for admission:

  • A Candidate must have passed class 12th with physics, Chemistry and Mathematics etc.
  • A candidate must have scored at least 70% to 75% marks in the class 12th Board.
  • A candidate must have appeared for the JEE Mains and Advance Examination, The admission will be done on the basis of that.
  • The age of the candidates must be between 17 years old to 25 years old. This Age Limit is for the general Categories candidates only.
  • There are some relaxation has been given to the candidates who belong to the OBC (Other Backward Classes), Scheduled Tribes/ Scheduled Caste etc.

The JEE Mains and Advanced are the Entrance Examination that is required to be clear in order to get admission in the top colleges of Engineering. Admission is granted on the basis of the marks scored in the Entrance examination. let’s see the complete admission process to understand this term better.

Aeronautical Engineering Admission Process:

The admission process of each college is different. In order to get admission in the IITs (Indian Institutes of Technologies) and other reputed colleges of Engineering. It is mandatory to have appeared for the JEE mains as well as JEE advance examination. The Admission will be granted on the basis of the marks scored in the JEE Advanced Examination. This is basically an Entrance exam to get admission to Engineering Colleges.

Here the JEE stands for Joint Entrance Examination. But there are also colleges, basically, the private colleges that give direct admission or conduct their separate entrance exam. Some colleges also enrol the candidates through the Interview or through the oral examination etc. But the Fees structure of the Private colleges is a bit high. A Lower middle-class or middle-class family cannot afford that without an education loan. Here are entrance exams for Admission in Engineering course other than JEE of IITs:

  • The Indian Institute of Aeronautics  Entrance Test
  • IISAT Admission Test
  • All India Engineering  Entrance Test
  • Delhi University Combined Entrance Test
  • Hindustan University Entrance Exam
  • SLIET Entrance Test (SET)
  • SRM Engineering Entrance Test

To get admission to reputed colleges, You will need to clear the national level entrance examination. It is always suggested to take admission in the IITs only. They are the top and reputed colleges in India. It is very easy for any IIT Graduate to get a job in the Private sector as well as in the government sector. Well, Now let’s see the complete syllabus of the in Aeronautical Engineering.

Syllabus of Aeronautical Engineering:

The criteria of conducting the course are the different in each college. But the IITs has divided these four years into the eight semesters. But the syllabus of the each colleges would be similar or even same.

MathematicsFlight Dynamics
Engineering PhysicsAircraft Structures
Engineering ChemistryControl Engineering
Computer ProgrammingEnvironmental Science and Engineering
Engineering GraphicsAircraft Structures Laboratory
Computer Practices LaboratoryCommunication and Soft Skills- Laboratory Based
Engineering Practices LaboratoryPrinciples of Management
Physics and Chemistry LaboratoryFinite Element Methods
Transforms and Partial Differential EquationsVibrations and Elements of Aeroelasticity
Manufacturing TechnologyComposite Materials and Structures
Aero Engineering ThermodynamicsAircraft Materials and Processes
Fluid Mechanics and MachineryAero Engine and Airframe
Solid MechanicsAircraft Design Project
Elements of AeronauticsComputer Aided Simulation
Strength of Materials LaboratoryTotal Quality Management
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery LaboratoryAvionics
Thermodynamics LaboratoryComputational Fluid Dynamics
CAM and Manufacturing LaboratoryExperimental Stress Analysis
Numerical MethodsAircraft Design Project
AerodynamicsAircraft Systems Laboratory
Aircraft Systems and InstrumentsFlight Integration Systems and Control Laboratory
Mechanics of MachinesWind Tunnel Techniques
Aircraft StructuresPropulsion
Aircraft Structures LaboratoryAerodynamics Laboratory
CAD and Aircraft Component Drawing

This is the complete syllabus that one will study in the course. The Syllabus may vary from college to college but it would be similar somehow. Now let’s see the top colleges for Aeronautical engineering in Indian and after that, we will see the career opportunities and average salary package.

Top Colleges are Aeronautical Engineering:

I am not promoting any college here. I have shared the list on the basis of their annual performance last year. It is always suggest top look for the admission in the Indian Institute of technology. IITs are one of finest most reputed college in India.

Aeronautical Engineer Jobs and Salary:

The Aeronautical Engineers are responsible for the production, design, maintaining and other works related to the Aircraft. There are many Government vacancies as well as Private vacancies are available in this field. If one has completed the education from any reputed colleges, It would be easier for them to get a job in the private sectors. One can apply for a job in the following areas:

  • Airlines
  • Corporations
  • Flying clubs
  • Private airlines
  • Aeronautical Development Establishments
  • Aircraft manufacturers
  • Aeronautical Laboratories etc

As an Fresher One can make an good income from this field. On an average, One can make around 4 lakhs to 5 Lakhs per annum in India. After the few years of experience, it can be somewhere between 8 lakhs to 15 lakhs per annum. Depending on the Job position and seniority level etc. Well, The Foreign the countries are known for paying well to the Aeronautical Engineers. If one goes to aboard for Job, may get more salary or a better package.

Top Recruiters for Aeronautical Engineering:

  • Civil Aviation Department
  • Aeronautical Development Establishment
  • Air India
  • Defence Research and Development Laboratories
  • Helicopter Corporation of India
  • Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd (HAL)
  • National Aeronautical Lab (NAL)
  • Pawan Hans
  • Indian Air Force
  • Private Airlines etc

If you pursue the course from a reputed college, It may be easier for you to get job as fresher. Join the best colleges and Gain proper knowledge about the field.

FAQs: For Aeronautical Engineer

Are there any age Limits for Admission in Aeronautical Engineering course?

Yes, Age must be between 17 to 25 years old. There are some relaxation for the reserved categories.

Which is the best college for Aeronautical Engineering?

As per the last year data, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai is the best for pursuing for Aeronautical Engineering.

Are there any marks criteria for the admission in Aeronautical Engineering?

Yes, One must have passed class 12th with Minimum 55% marks. to appear for JEE mains and Advance, One must have scored at least 75% marks.

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Dasharath Maurya