About the Department
The department was set up in 1965 leading to B.Tech (Hons.) degree after a high power committee appointed by GOI stressed the need for manpower training in the field of Aeronautical Engineering. Over the years, the department has built up laboratories in the areas of Aerodynamics, Structures , Propulsion ,System & Controls, Aeromodelling ,etc. A Centre of Excellence for Composite Structures Technology and CFD from 1999 ,1988 respectively, funded by ARDB, has been established in 1999. Currently, the research efforts of the faculty are supported by a large number of projects sponsored by ARDB, ADA, ISRO, DST, AICTE, MHRD and many other organisations.