Contact Dr. S Ventakeswaran
Professor and HOD,
Department of Aeronautical Engineering,
Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology,
P.O. Box 6429, Govindapura, Golahalli,
Yelahanka, Bangalore 560064.
Ph: 080-22167803, (Ext 981)
The department of Aeronautical Engineering was started in the academic year 2011-12 with an authorized intake of 60 students per annum.
At present there are about 240 students, not only from all over India, but from foreign countries like Nigeria, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh etc.
Faculty comprises of a judicial mix of highly qualified and experienced professors, and motivated, young and dynamic Assistant Professors. Four of the Assistant Professors are pursuing Ph.Ds.
The professors, with doctoral degrees, were formerly working in National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL), Gas Turbine Research Establishment (DRDO-GTRE), and Aircraft Systems Testing Establishment of Indian Air Force (IAF-ASTE), Bengaluru.
The department of Aeronautical Engineering works in collaboration with other departments of NMIT, and boasts of state of the art laboratories for teaching and research.
There is a computerized Low Speed Wind Tunnel fitted with a three-component force balance, a feature not available in other colleges in Bengaluru.
Students are encouraged to do internship and project work in R&D laboratories, industries and premier educational institutions like NAL, ADE, HAL, Bosch, IISc and IITs.
Program Outcomes (POs)
Ability to acquire and apply fundamental principles of science & engineering to address
issues and challenges in the field of Aeronautical Engineering.
Ability to analyze and solve problems related to the field of aeronautical Engineering.
Ability to understand the concepts in designing and evaluating aircraft systems.
Ability to conduct experiments, interpret the results and apply the knowledge to solve
real life problems.
Ability to use current technology and modern tools for solving problems in the field of
Ability to exhibit professional, moral and ethical behaviour.
Ability to work effectively as an individual, as well as a member/leader of a team.
Ability to communicate and present themselves effectively.
Ability to improve through continuous professional development and life-long learning.
Ability to be aware of social, cultural, global, environmental responsibilities.
Ability to understand the importance of sustainability, and cost effectiveness in design and
Development of engineering solutions.