Department Of Aeronautical Engineering


About the department:

The department of Aeronautical Engineering established in the year 2011 with an intake of 60, is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, recognized by AICTE. At present, the department is fully equipped with state of the art laboratories; research facilities. The focus of the department is to groom quality Aeronautical Engineering graduates who can take up various responsibilities and challenges in their chosen field. Highly qualified, trained faculties maintain the highest standard of teaching using modern- day teaching tools, ensuring an effective teaching-learning environment.

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To be a centre of excellence in Aeronautical Engineering with quality education and research, responsive to the needs of industry and society.


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    To achieve academic excellence through innovative teaching-learning practice.
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    To inculcate the spirit of innovation, creativity and research.
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    To enhance employability through skill development and industry-institute interaction.
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    To develop professionals with ethical values and social responsibilities.

Program Outcomes (PO)

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    Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
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    Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
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    Design/Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
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    Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions for complex problems.
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    Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
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    The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
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    Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
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    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
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    Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
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    Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
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    Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
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    Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

Graduates will be
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    PEO1: Competent professionals with the knowledge of Aeronautical Engineering, to pursue variety of careers and higher education.
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    PEO2: Proficient enough to successfully analyse real life problems and design innovative solutions that are technically sound, economically viable and socially acceptable.
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    PEO3: Capable of working in a team, adapting to new technologies and upgrading skills required to serve the society with ethical values.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)

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    PSO1: Design and development skills: Ability to identify, design and analyse aircraft components utilizing the concept of fluid flow, structural and thermal engineering.
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    PSO2: Domain specific skills: Ability to find solutions to various challenges related to Aerodynamics, Aircraft Structures, Propulsion, Control & Stability, Maintenance, Materials and Avionics.


In India, Aeronautical Engineering is an upcoming field which has a good scope due to the increased numbers of industries in the aviation sector, of late. With a high speed of technology development in India, the focus is on space researches, rocket building, cargo shipping, passenger aircraft, chopper services, drone services etc. Job opportunities are definitely increasing for the skilled graduate engineers both in the public and private sector; as well as in research and academia. According to a recent report, the jobs of aeronautical engineers from 2016 to 2026 are expected to grow by 6%. In the near future, demand for smart and creative Aeronautical Engineers will only increase.


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