Programmes Offered

The Department of Aerospace Engineering offers the following programs:

  1. B.Tech – Aerospace Engineering (4 years Full-time)
  2. M.Tech – Aerospace Engineering (2 Years Full-time)
  3. Ph.D – Aerospace Engineering (Part-time & Full-time)

The Aerospace Engineering curriculum encompasses theory and practical courses from Humanities & Social Sciences, Management, Basic Science Courses, Engineering Science courses and Professional Core Courses. Open electives enable the students to learn programming skills / interdisciplinary courses on emerging areas of interest. The summer internship and project work facilitate the graduates to apply their domain knowledge and practical skills to obtain realistic solutions for problems in the aerospace and allied industries.

The general program structure is as below :

S.No Category Credits
1 Humanities & Social Sciences Including Management Courses 10
2 Basic Science Courses 27
3 Engineering Science courses 24
4 Professional Core Courses 58
5 Project work, seminar and internship in industry or appropriate work place/ academic and research institutions in India/abroad 15
6 Professional Elective Courses relevant to chosen specialization/branch 17
7 Open subjects- Elective from other technical and / or emerging Courses 9
8 Mandatory Courses [Environmental Studies, Induction Program, Indian Constitution, Value Education, Etc.] Non-Credit
Total Credit 160

Eligibility criteria for admission:

Passed 10+2 examination with Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Computer Science / Electronics / Information Technology / Biology / Informatics Practices / Biotechnology / Technical Vocational Subject / Agriculture / Engineering Graphics / Business Studies / Entrepreneurship (any of the three) with a minimum marks in the above subjects taken together as per AICTE norms.

Lateral Entry (subject to availability): Passed Minimum THREE years / TWO years (Lateral Entry) Diploma examination with at least 50% marks in ANY branch of Engineering and Technology.(OR) Passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, with at least 50% marks and passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as a subject.(OR)Passed D.Voc. Stream in the same or allied sector.

M.Tech Aerospace engineering at Karunya is an industry-driven program aligned with the latest and future technologies of Aerospace Industry 4.0 & Digital Aviation. The outstanding infrastructure with state-of-the-art laboratories coupled with a flexible curriculum that emphasizes experiential learning from core industries through internships and live projects equip the students with a unique blend of academics and industrial experience.

The general program structure is as below :

S.No Category Credits
1 Professional Core Courses 25
2 Professional Elective Courses 15
3 Open subjects- Elective from other departments and / or emerging Courses 3
4 Mini Project / Industrial Training 2
5 Project Phase I & II 23
6 Mandatory / Audit Courses Non-Credit
Total Credit 68

Eligibility criteria for admission:

B.E. / B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering / Aeronautical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent with a minimum of 50% in the qualifying examinations from a recognized University / Institution

The Department of Aerospace Engineering offers both full time and part time Ph.D programs in all major areas of Aerospace Engineering and inter-disciplinary domains. Research activities are carried out with focus on the thrust areas of the university namely, Food, Water, Energy and Healthcare. The specific domains of research carried out in the department includes but not limited to :

  • Computational & Experimental Aerodynamics
  • Ignition delay studies on Rocket Engine fuels
  • Aircraft Structural Analysis
  • Trajectory Optimization for Low Earth orbits
  • Polymer and Metal Matrix composites
  • Ascent and Re-entry studies of space vehicles
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems for societal applications