Overview: Aeronautical Engineering Course

Aeronautical Engineering remains one of the most fascinating subjects among students and is gaining increased importance with advancements in number enabling technologies. The rapid growth in civil transportation, development of advanced fighter aircrafts and missile system for the air superiority in national defense along with the growing applications of unmanned aerial system in the civilian and commercial sectors are the major contributors of this growth.

Aeronautical Engineering course imparts multi-faceted training to students in areas like design, development, manufacturing, operation and maintenance of aircraft systems. As these activities are highly inter-disciplinary, students will also be introduced to other related technologies in allied fields such as advanced materials, embedded systems and software technologies etc. While the opportunities for the students for higher studies and placement in the western world need not be over stated the Indian scenario is turning to be better with the opening of strategic sector manufacturing to private enterprises and a number of startups in the area of unmanned aerial system.

The department is headed by Dr. G. Ramesh, FIE, who has a vast research and academic experience of over three decades in National Aerospace laboratories and in university system. The other faculties will be a mix of well-qualified young and experienced academicians with industrial research background. Inter disciplinary activities will be taken up through UAV design projects, industrial interaction, value added special courses and special purpose research laboratory. The standard laboratories like wind tunnel facility, propulsion test facility, Aero structures, Avionics lab flight experimentation lab is being established. This is done keeping in view the advancements for the students work on applied research problems. The emphasis is placed on group discussions, under graduate research and assignments. The department will adopt modern teaching methods that is more inclusive. Technologies like Webinars, virtual labs rooms, tele lectures from experts and tools like smart interactive screens, Quizzing gadgets are planned.

The department activities are being guided by the advisory committee whose members are eminent personalities from industries, government organizations, R&D Sectors. The new initiative of establishing Gopalan Research, Innovation and Training center, (GRIT) in the department with UAV centric inter disciplinary research provides a good opportunity for the under graduate students. The M/s. Gopalan Aerospace Inc. being part of our management provides a better eco system for the Aeronautical engineering. The institution located close to many leading aeronautical industries, laboratories and IT industries will enter into strategic collaborations for the benefit of students.

Admission Process

A candidate has to apply in the prescribed GCEM Application Form. It can be obtained in the following methods:

  • The candidate can come personally to the college and collect the application form from the college office by paying a cash of Rs.500/-
  • The candidate can send a demand draft, of Rs. 500 drawn in favour of "Gopalan College of Engineering and Management" payable at Bangalore, to the address mentioned at the end. The application form will be sent to the candidate by post/courier to the address given by the candidate.
  • Application form can be downloaded from the website and filled in application along with a demand draft of Rs.500/- drawn in favour of "Gopalan College of Engineering & Management" and payable at Bangalore could be sent by post/courier to the address mentioned at the end.

Candidates must write their name and complete mailing address with phone number on the back of the demand draft. GCEM will not be responsible for any loss or postal delay.

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