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Department of Aeronautical Engineering

The department was started in the year 2006 with an intake of 60 students for the UG programme in Aeronautical Engineering under Anna University and now it has emerged as one of the premier departments of NIET with a total intake of 120 students per year. Also, the department has a PG programme in Aeronautical Engineering under Anna University, Chennai with an intake of 24 students.

There are 27 faculty members in the department including well qualified Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors with doctorate and pursuing doctorate. The department is headed by Dr. V. Sankar. The department has recognized Research Centre for Aeronautical Engineering, under Anna University, Chennai which is the only research centre in Aeronautical Engineering among the self-financing colleges in Tamilnadu.


Producing competent and exemplary Aeronautical Engineers to meet the needs of global industries


  • To impart quality education in cutting edge technologies, in state of art laboratories with intellectual and ethical principles.
  • To propel the young students to face the challenges of global industries through their sound technical knowledge.
  • To build formidable skills in aeronautical engineering and turn the students into entrepreneurs and global leaders.


  • PEO1: To employ comprehensive knowledge in Aeronautical Engineering and analytical skills to work towards solving complex problems so as to excel in the professional career.
  • PEO2: To design, analyze and produce cutting edge engineering solutions by employing modern techniques and adhering to moral values for sustainable development.
  • PEO3: To assume global careers and leadership responsibilities through consistent learning with idealistic managerial practices.


  • PSO1:To gather data using modern tools and apply design techniques to develop solutions for challenges in the domain of Aerodynamics, Propulsion, Aircraft Structures and Aircraft Maintenance with professional ethics.
  • PSO2:To function as engineering solution providers or entrepreneurs, who are able to manage, innovate, communicate, train and lead a team for continuous improvement.


  • Aircraft Structures-I Laboratory
  • Aircraft Structures-II Laboratory
  • Aerodynamics Laboratory
  • Propulsion Laboratory
  • Aircraft System Laboratory
  • Aero Engine & Airframe Laboratory
  • Flight Integration systems & control Laboratory
  • CAD/CAM Laboratory
  • Strength of Materials Laboratory
  • Fluid machines & Machinery Laboratory
  • Thermodynamics Laboratory


Academic Year 2017 - 2018

Academic Year 2016 – 2017

Academic Year 2015 – 2016

Industrial Visits

In-plant Training