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B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering - AVIONICS

Program details

The B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) program by UPES is a comprehensive course that aims to produce industry-ready professionals in the field of avionics, space technology and defence technology. The program is taught by experienced faculty from nationally recognized institutions and foreign universities. The course is an amalgamation of aeronautical engineering and three specializations - space technology, avionics, and defence technology.

The avionics specialization of the program focuses on the fundamentals of electromagnetic waves, microwaves and radar with an emphasis on their application to communication, navigation and control of aircraft and satellite systems. The curriculum includes courses such as microwaves and radar engineering, navigation guidance and control, and avionics system design. Students learn to design and develop avionics systems that are used for navigation, communication, and control of aircraft and spacecraft.

The B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) program is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue careers in the aerospace industry. The course includes a mix of theoretical and practical learning, with students gaining hands-on experience through industry internships and projects. Upon completion of the program, graduates can find employment in the aviation industry, space research organizations, defence organizations, and government agencies.

Program Highlights

  • The B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) program offers a strong foundation in Aerospace Engineering by covering fundamental topics such as flight mechanics, aerodynamics, propulsion systems, structures, and materials science.
  • The program focuses on imparting knowledge on how to design and analyse aerospace systems using CAD tools and principles of engineering design.
  • The students will have hands-on experience in laboratory exercises such as wind tunnel testing, flight simulations, and structural analysis that help them apply theoretical concepts in practical situations.
  • The B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) program provides students with opportunities to work on internships and projects with industry partners to gain practical experience and develop professional networks.
  • Graduates of this program can pursue a variety of career paths in the aviation and aerospace industries, including aircraft and spacecraft design, avionics systems engineering, or research and development.
  • Students can choose elective courses that allow them to specialize in specific areas of aerospace engineering such as space systems engineering, avionics, or unmanned aerial systems.

The future scope of B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) is promising due to the growing demand for avionics engineers in various industries. The aerospace industry, in particular, is seeing a rise in demand for avionics engineers due to the increasing adoption of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and the need for advanced navigation and communication systems in aircraft. Additionally, the growth of the automotive industry will also require avionics engineers to design and develop autonomous vehicles and electric propulsion systems. Renewable energy and nuclear industries are other sectors where avionics engineers can play a role in the development of wind turbines, solar-powered aircraft, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. Avionics engineers can also work in the civil, naval, and PSUs/R&D Labs sectors, developing and improving electronic systems for various applications, including transportation, defence, and research.

Career Opportunities

The B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) program provides graduates with a range of career options in the industry. Career options offer diverse opportunities for students to specialize in various aspects of the aerospace industry. With B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) degree, graduates can pursue a rewarding career in the aerospace industry, working on the cutting edge of technology and innovation.

Some of the roles that B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) graduates can take up include:

  • Aircraft Designer
  • Satellite Systems Engineer
  • Propulsion Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Spacecraft Systems Engineer
  • Avionics Engineer
  • Aircraft Performance Engineer


The B. Tech Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) program aims to produce proficient professionals by imparting training in various fields related to defence technology, space technology, and avionics. The program is supported by knowledgeable faculty from renowned national and international institutions. The B. Tech Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) program has witnessed recruitment by well-known organizations, including Airbus, Boeing India Private Limited, United Airlines, TATA Advanced Systems Limited, and more. The highest package offered for the program was Rs. 10 lakhs per annum, and the average package was Rs. 4.82 lakhs per annum. Over the past five years, the program has achieved a 100% placement record.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Critical Thinking and Writing2002
EVS I2002
Engineering Mathematics I3104
Object Oriented Programming3003
Workshop Practices1022
Object Oriented Programming Lab0021
Engineering Graphics1022
Physics Lab0021
TOTAL   21

Semester 2

Living Conversations2002
EVS I (Living Lab)2002
Chemistry 3003
Engineering Mathematics II3104
Basic Electrical and Electronics 
Basic Electrical and Electronics 
Engg. Lab
Introduction to Aerospace Engineering2002
Engineering Mechanics3003
TOTAL   20

Semester 3

Design Thinking3002
Exploratory 13003
Introduction to Thermodynamics 2103
Fluid Mechanics 3104
Computational Techniques 3003
Aircraft Systems and Instruments3003
Social Internship0000
Aircraft Systems and Fabrication 
Fluid Mechanics Lab0021
TOTAL   20

Semester 4

Working with Data2002
Exploratory 23003
Propulsion I3104
Aerodynamics I3104
Heat Transfer for Aerospace 
Mechanics of Materials3003
Aerodynamics Lab0021
Aircraft Avionics System Lab0021
TOTAL   21

Semester 5

Leadership & Teamwork2002
Exploratory 33003
Technologies for The Future2002
Aerodynamics II3003
Aircraft Structures-I3003
Aircraft Materials and Processes3003
Propulsion Lab0021
Material Testing Lab0021
Propulsion II3003
TOTAL   23

Semester 6

Start Your Start-up2002
Exploratory 43003
Flight Mechanics-I3003
Aircraft structures-II3104
Computational Mechancis3003
Aircraft Structures Lab0021
Computational Mechanics Lab0021
Industrial Visit0000
TOTAL   22

Semester 7

Exploratory 53003
Flight Mechanics-II3104
Orbital Mechanics3003
Space Technology Lab0021
Major project-I0002
Industrial Internship0001
TOTAL   20

Semester 8

Exploratory 63003
Vibration & Aeroelasticity 3104
Aerospace Vehicle Design 3003
Major project-II0004
TOTAL   20


The minimum eligibility criteria for B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) is: Minimum 50% marks in Class X and XII with 50% in PCM in Class XII.

Selection Criteria

The process of selection criteria for students interested in pursuing B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) is based on the individual's performance in UPESEAT / JEE / Board Merit / SAT/ CUET

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