About Aerospace Engineering Introduction
Aerospace engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the research, design, development, construction, and testing, of aircraft and spacecraft. It is divided into two major and overlapping branches: aeronautical engineering related to aircraft in the earth's atmosphere, and astronautical engineering which deals with spacecraft that operate outside the earth's atmosphere.
Eligibility of Aerospace Engineering
Under graduate Level:
10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or equivalent examination.
The IITs consider score of JEE and other institutions have their own separate entrance exams.
Post Graduate Level
Undergraduate degree in Aeronautical/ Aerospace or related Engineering, or passed both Sections.
Doctoral Level Must have completed post graduation in Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineering Must have a valid GATE score
Institutes/Universities for Aerospace Engineering
1Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
3. Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
4. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
5. Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh
6. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, West Bengal
COURSES FOR Aerospace Engineering
1. B. Tech Degree
2. Dual Degree is the combination of a Bachelor's and a Master's degree
3. M. Tech degree with specialization courses
4. Ph. D Programs
Salary Package of Aerospace Engineering
The pay scale offered to the Aerospace Engineers is very good. The average salary of an Aerospace engineer is around Rs 6 Lakhs. They also enjoy other allowances like retirement plans, medical benefits, etc.
Salary offered to a fresher Aerospace Engineer in any government organization can range from Rs. 1 Lakh to 1.5 Lakhs per annum. He can get a hike in salary through promotions and tests.
In the Private sector, the salary offered to a fresher aerospace engineer is much more. It can be anything from Rs 1.2 Lakhs to 2 Lakhs. As the engineer gains experience, his salary can rise to Rs 35000 per month in just a couple of years.