In India, there are many traditional and emerging branches of engineering, owing to the endless need for development and innovation. B.Tech is one of such courses which combines the practical and theoretical applications of technology in the respective fields.
Humans are naturally fascinated by the ability to fly and explore the infinite possibilities beyond our cognition, which is one of the many reasons why B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering is one of the most sought after careers. The syllabus comprises designing, structuring, the study of aerodynamics, properties of aircraft, etc. Aeronautical engineers are expected to have an eye for precision, intricate mathematical skills, in-depth knowledge of computers and their working. ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) and the Defense Ministry, National Aeronautical Laboratory, Civil Aviation Department, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) are the top recruiters after completing your graduation. It will help in better options if you go for post-graduation and specialisation. The annual packages for this profile vary from 3LPA to 15LPA.
Here is a list of some of the best Aeronautical Engineering colleges in Ahmedabad for B.Tech.
- Silver Oak College of Engineering and Technology
It was established in 2009 and is approved by AICTE. The college focuses exclusively on training in engineering and technology branches. The college has research facilities, and their placement cell is very active for the sake of their students.
For all engineering courses, you need a minimum aggregate of 45% in 10+2. Additionally, you have to appear for GUJCET or JEE(Main).
You have to refer to the ACPC website, a committee which manages all the technical courses admissions in Gujarat. The annual intake of students for the course is 60. The fee is ₹3.12L for the entire course.
- Ahmedabad Institute of Aeronautical Engineering (AIAEIT)
It is a government recognised institute and is located in the outskirts of Ahmedabad, solely focusing on aeronautics and IT. All the other facilities are available, except hostels, so students have to manage their residence.
10+2 in science, and both regional, as well as national level entrance exams, are acceptable.
As required for any other college in the state, you have to refer to the ACPC guidelines for further details regarding admission. The annual fee for the course is ₹1.70L, and the one-time admission fee is ₹35k.
- Aadishwar College of Technology – VENUS
The premier college is situated in a village near Ahmedabad. It is a college under Swarnim Institute of Startup and Innovation and affiliated to Gujarat Technological University. They also offer post-graduation in a few subjects, and the faculty is said to be quite experienced.
Candidates are required to have a score of 50% in PCM in 12th exam or equivalent. GUJCET and JEE (Main) are accepted as a compulsory entrance exam.
The intake is 60 students per year through ACPC counselling rounds. Fees are ₹2.6L per annum. You can find further details on the official site of ACPC.
- Aditya Silver Oak Institute of Technology
It is the other unit of Silver Oak Group of Institutes and was formed in 2014. The aeronautics department aims to prepare its students for the latest developments in the field, apart from the regular curriculum.
You need to appear for the GUJCET and pass with a minimum aggregate percentage in the mandatory HSC exam from any board.
The ACPC handles admissions for this college, and you are allotted the seat through a centralised process. Here is the link to their official site. Their annual fee goes up to ₹2.5L per annum without a scholarship.