Aeronautical Engineer

Taking aviation to new heights!


An Aeronautical Engineer is a proficient who remains involved in studying, planning and creating flight competent machinery or aircraft. He or she supervises the design and operations of airplanes. It requires an understanding of materials, assembling parts, testing and maintenance of flying machines. 

An Aeronautical Engineer has to carry out a broad investigation to design and deliver high-end airplanes, rockets, satellites and shuttles. He or she encompasses a comprehensive understanding of streamlined features, aviation materials, propulsion, structures, flight mechanics, solidness and control.


For Bachelor’s

  • Students need to pass 10+2 and acquire at least 55% marks in science stream from any recognised board. 
  • Aspirants can opt for B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering.  

For Masters

  • Scholars need to pass their B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering with at least 50% marks to get admission in PG Course. 
  • Candidates for PG Program can opt for M.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering.
  • To get admission in the PG Program, aspirants need to pass national level entrance exams like JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, UPSEE, VITEEE, etcetera. 

Job Roles

The field of Aeronautical Engineering aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, Aeronautical Engineering presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Aerodynamics Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Electrical Engineer
  • CNC Programmers for Aerospace Industry
  • CAD Technician

Employment Sector 

  • Indian Air Force
  • Aerospace Industries
  • Space Centers
  • Private Airlines
  • Department of Civil Aviation
  • Aeronautical Laboratories
  • Aircraft Research Agencies
  • Aeronautical Development Establishments
  • Aircraft Manufacturing Industries

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the Aeronautical Engineering field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Indian Airforce
  • Air India
  • National Flying Training Institute
  • Bombay Flying Club
  • Jet Airways
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Department of Civil Aviation
  • Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi
  • Boeing India Pvt Ltd.


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an Aeronautical Engineer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,10,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹6,13,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹36,80,000


  • Analytical skills
  • Business skills
  • Math skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Higher Education
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Teamwork


Aeronautical Engineering scope and salary in India is still in the developing stage. There's a great career alternative for the students. After B Tech in Aeronautical Engineering, one will be able to work with ISRO, NASA, DRDO, HAL, NAL, MRO, etcetera and the salary pay scale for an Aeronautical Engineer is great as well

Aeronautical Engineers normal salary package is approx. 6 to 10 lakh per annum in India. In overseas the salary is much more than this.


  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Interesting in designing
  • High in demand
  • Rapid Growth in Future
  • Can create your own spacecraft


  • Stressful work
  • Difficult to control and manage
  • Need to acquire higher education