Aeronautical Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering

About the Department

Programmes Offered

Programme Intake
B.E 60
M.E Aeronautical Engineering 18
M.E. Industrial Safety & Engineering 30

The Department of Aeronautical Engineering at Excel Engineering College, Komarapalayam is established in the academic year of 2007-08 with a yearly intake of 60.The intake of the department has been increased to 120 per year from the year 2013 onwards. Also PG Course M.E Aeronautical Engineering is introduced in the academic year of 2012-13 with yearly intake of 18.

The department is designed to be relevant to the industry and the needs of today’s engineers. Teaching is underpinned by up-to-date laboratory and computing facilities. We have facilities for conducting experiments to compliment the theory taught in lectures. The laboratories are equipped with modern equipment under the supervision of qualified technical support staff. Equipments in the various laboratories train the students to expose practical knowledge and illustrate the most important concepts in Aerodynamics, Propulsion and Structures

Department Stats

Course Duration

B.E – 4 Years
M.E – 2 Years



Placement Stats

2020-21: 97/129 : 75%

Point of Contact

Head of the Department

Placement Coordinator

HOD’s Message



Sr. Associate Professor & Head

Educational Qualification : Ph.D
Teaching Experience         :16 Years
Industry Experience          : 4 Years

Aeronautical Engineering is a fascinating and high-technology discipline more than 110 years old, requiring much more contribution from engineers and scientists to broaden its scope and application to develop next generation Hypersonic Aircrafts, fast whisper- quite Helicopters, reusable space crafts, Launch vehicles etc.  My best wishes and greetings to all the students who are aspiring to become Aeronautical Engineers and take India to the forefront of developed nations.

Vision & Mission

Our Vision

To empower the students with subject knowledge of Aeronautical Engineering for serving the society in a challenging global environment.

Our Mission

• To provide quality technical education in tune with the challenges.
• To offer latest technological developments in the fields of Aeronautical Engineering.
• To integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of the students for becoming dynamic Aeronautical Engineers.
• To initiate desires for undertaking entrepreneurship and lifelong learning.

Programs Outcomes & Objective

Program Outcome describe the knowledge, skills and attitudes the students should have at the end of a four year engineering program.

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes are statements that describe what the graduates of a specific engineering program should be able to do.

  1. Core skills:Identify, Formulate and Analyze Complex Engineering problems in aerodynamics, Propulsion, Aircraft Structures, aircraft Manufacturing and Maintenance domains.
  2. Interdisciplinary skills: Able to design and develop interdisciplinary and innovative systems.
  3. Personality Development:Able to inculcate effective communication skills, team work, ethics, leadership in preparation for a successful career in industry and R&D organizations.

List of Laboratory

Aerodynamics Laboratory
CAM and Manufacturing Laboratory
Aircraft Structures Laboratory-I
CAD and Aircraft Component Drawing
Aircraft Structures Laboratory –II
Airframe Laboratory
Aero Engine
Propulsion Laboratory
Aircraft Systems Laboratory
Computer Aided Simulation Laboratory
Aerodynamics Laboratory

Additional Labs for Advanced Learning

Center of excellence - CAD LAB

Value Added Courses

Industry Tie-ups

S.No Name of the Company Purpose
1 Garuda Aerospace Private Limited Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
2 Dautya Aerospace Pvt.Ltd Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
3 Creator Industries, Erode Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
4 NAZ Institute of Technology, Salem Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
5 Aurora Institute and inspection service, Coimbatore Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
6 AFI Technology, Coimbatore Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
7 Six Phrase, Coimbatore Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit


Talent Sprint, Chennai Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
9 Dassault Systems, France Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
10 Face Academy, Coimbatore Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
11 Axiom Academy, Chennai Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
12 Matrix NDT Training and Services, Hosur Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
13 Ind Lab Equipments, Bangalore Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
14 Penta CAD, Salem Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
15 Discovery Aerospace Products Private Limited, Punjab Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
16 Park Controls and Communication Ltd, Bangalore Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit
17 System Controls, Bangalore Project , Placement, Internship, Industrial Visit

Awards and Recognition

 Anna University Rank Holders

Sl. No Batch Name of the Student Rank Photo
1 2007-11 Sujith S  



2 2008-12 Jishnu R Chandran  







Anu Marie Abraham


4 2009-13 Jai Ganesh R 31
5 2009-13 Midhun T 36
6 2012-16 Fathima Fershana 11
7 2012-16 Souvik Brahma Hota 43
8 2012-16 Deepa Priya S K 49
9 2013-17 Kamal Raj D 50
10 2015-19  

Sarath  R. K


11 2016-20  

Anmol  Krishna Mohan Chaudhary


 12 2016-20 Sudharshan P P 06

ISTE -Best Student Award

SL.NO Batch Name of the student Photo
1 2017-21 Pavithra M  
2 2017-21 Sindhu M
3 2018-22 Bijay Kumar Sha  


Best Outgoing Student Award –College Level

SL.NO Batch Name of the student Photo
1 2014-18 Vinutha K S  
2 2015-19 Deborah Joseph



3 2016-20 Anmol Krishna Mohan  Chadhary




Best Outgoing Student Award – Department Level

SL.NO Batch Name of the student Photo
1 2015-19 Sarath  
2 2016-20 Sudharshan P P  


Sl.No Name of the Company Number of Student Placed
1 Hicitizen Life Skills, Erode 02
2 Institute of Language Management Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore 06
3 Eben Telecom Pvt. Ltd, Cochin 03
4 Bluez Informative, Coimbatore 10
5 Allsec Technologies, Chennai 04
6 Ultramain Software India Pvt.Ltd, Coimbatore 02
7 Edu vitrucation, Chennai 02
8 CSS Crop Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore 03
9 Indo Shell Mould Ltd, Coimbatore 12
10 SL Lumax Ltd, Sriperumbudur 05
11 KG Information System Pvt.Ltd 04
12 Digital Nirvana Information Systems Pvt.Ltd, Chennai 05
13 Hinduja Globle Solutions (HGS), Chennai 04
14 Karvy Technologies, Trichy 02
Sl.No Name of The Company Number of Student Placed
1 Bleuz Informatic Solution, Tirupur 04
2 Eben Telecom Pvt. Ltd, Cochin 03
3 Job World, Bengaluru 10
4 Karvy Technologies, Trichy 03
5 Capgemini, Chennai 03
6 Institute of Language Management Pvt.Ltd, Bangalore 03
7 SL Lumax Ltd, Sriperumbudur 17
8 Acsen Tex Pvt.Ltd, Attur 09
9 Hicitizen Life Skills, Erode 08
10 Hinduja Globle Solutions (HGS), Chennai 20
11 Doortask Technologies Pvt.Ltd, Bangalore 03
Sl.No Name of The Company Number of Student Placed
01 Able Design Service Pvt Ltd, Karnataka 01
02 Tech Mahindra, Chennai 14
03 Garuda Aerospace, Chennai 14
04 Indo Shel Mould Ltd, Coimbatore 19
05 Technip Energies 01
06 Umlat (Part of Accenture), Chennai 01
07 Hinduja Globle Solutions (HGS), Chennai 14
08 INFOSIS, Bangalore 01
09 Job World, Bengaluru 12
10 SL Lumax Ltd, Sriperumbudur 12
11 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited 01
12 Kotak Mahindra Bank, Chennai 01
13 Eben Telecom, 05
14 Cognizant, Chennai 01


Sl. No. Name of the Activity Name of the Resources Person/Chief Guest Date of Activity No. of participants Photo
1 Motivation Lecture By Principal Dr.S.Poornachandra


Excel Engineering College.

06/07/18 298
2 “Aero Engines (Industry Practice)” – Guest Lecture Thiru.V.Sundarajan,Manager,

HCL Technologies,


20/07/18 81
3 Department Association Inaugural Function- “ARHAKRZ”&

Guest Lecture on “Rocket Science”

Dr.Rangaswamy Jayakrishnan

Ex.Sub Lieutenant,

Ex.ISRO project Manager.

21/07/18 302
4 “HEPATITIS B”-Awareness Program

(Extension Activity)

Dr.Rangaswamy JayakrishnanEx.Sub Lieutenant,

Ex.ISRO project Manager.



5 “Kargil Vijay Diwas”- Awareness Program Dr.G.Manikandan

Ex.Airforce, Kargil Warrier


Ex.Army, Kargil Warrier.





Seminar on “Career Insights Aerospace/Aeronautical Students” Bhuviya Anoohya.B

Founder and CEO GATE aerovision,

Alumini of IISc Bangalore.





“Creep and Failure Analysis    Of Aircraft Structural Component” -Seminar Mr.M.SugumaranHead-Curriculum and product development,

CADD centre Coimbatore

18/08/18 72
8 Youth Day celebration-Invited Articles from young students-Youth contribution on future India (online event)

Best of Article selected by “ARHAKRZ” Association

12/08/18 to 20/08/18 15


World Photography Day celebration-Invited best photography on Green World (online event)Best of Photography selected by

“ARHAKRZ” Association

12/08/18 to 20/08/18  






Total Quality Management-Guest Lecture Dr.Vimalnishanth


Excel College for Comerence and Science.





“Motivational Talk On Requirements Of Software Industries And Abroad Studies”- Guest Lecture  



Principal software EngineerManager,

Microsoft seattle, Wasington, USA







Analytical Aspects of Computational Fluid Dynamics- Guest Lecture


Mohideen Ansar.A

Trainer, Mars Academy, Coimbatore







13 Engineers Day celebration(i)Paper presentation

(ii) Technical quiz competition

(iii) Idea visualization

(iv) Innovative Expo

(v) Paper plane contest

(vi) Glider making contest

(vii) Water Rocket contest


and Senior Professor of Aeronautical Engineering Department




14 Medical Health care Awareness Program Dr.AyyappanPrincipal,

Excel College of Physiotherapy and Research center.

26/08/18 200
15 A state level aero modeling workshop B.JayakumarCEO,AFI technology 28/09/18 95
16 Defense Training for School Students by Excel Defense Academy Dr.G.ManikandanEx. Air force

Professor and Head

Department of Aeronautical Engineering,

Excel Engineering College

17 Guest lecture on Process of Propulsion Engine Design and CFD meshing Jayamurugan Chandiran, Project Lead at Honeywell Technology Solutions, Bangalore 29/12/18 67
18 Seminar on Non-Destructive Testing Materials (NDT) Jayaseelan Madhialagan HAASEE inspection Engineer, Coimbatore. 28/12/18 150
19 “Awareness of plastic Eradication” in the view of youth day (Extension activity) Dr. Varagamoorthi ,

Professor, Annamali University.

12/01/19. 35
20 Speech and drawing competition for school students  in the view of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose birthday celebration The Principal ,

Mangalam Hr.Sec School.

22/01/19 60
21 Guest Lecture On Advancement In Composite Materials And Industrial Applications Dr.A.Sivakumar,


Kongu Engineering College,


25/01/19 80
22 National level Technical Symposium


Thiru.G.RajendiranDGQA-Regional Director


09/02/19 101
Sl. No. Name of the Activity Name of the Resources Person/Chief Guest Date of Activity No. of participants Photo
1 Helmet Awareness Program The sub inspector of police,

Pallipalayam police station,


12.07.19 57
2 TNSCST Sponsored Two Days National Level Workshop on ”Global Challenges In Sustainability Of Machining Process” R.Varahamoorthi


Manufacturing Engineering,

Annamalai University.



Mechanical Engineering,

K.S.Rangasamy college of Technology.

18.09.19 & 19.09.19 100
3 ARHAKRZ” Students Association Inauguration &

“Kargil Vijay Diwas” Celebration


Air veteran,

Indian air force

26.07.19 329
4 Seminar on Technological Aspects In Indian Aircrafts WG CDR C ARUL CHAMY,

Air veteran,

Indian air force

26.07.19 114
5 Fit India Movement Dr.A.Sankaran,

Head of the Department,    Aeronautical Engineering,   Excel Engineering college.

29.08.19 314
6 Cauvery Calling  Awareness Program Dr.A.Sankaran,

Head of the department,    Aeronautical Engineering,   Excel Engineering college.

04.09.19 50
7 National Level Technical Symposium on Spazio’19 V2.0 Shri S.RameshSubramaniam,



14/09/19 108
8 A Motivational Program on

“Sharpening The Knowledge For ISRO”

Shri K.Venkatramani, scientist-SF (Retd ),


18/09/19 208
9 A National Level Workshop on Drone Design Fabrication and Testing Mr.Jeffrey Jackson Raj

Technical assist,

Center for research MIT-Chennai.

27/09/19 137
10 Industry Explorere’19 – 5th Edition Mr.C.K.J.Kumaran

Senior data scientist,

Aerofolic Business solution,

Bangaluru. &


Head of operations(india),

Aerofolic Business solution,


21/09/19 122
11 Guest lecture on “Campus to corporate” 2019 Mr.V.Sundararajan

Senior Advisor,

Quest Global,





Sl. No Name Of The Activity Name Of The Resources Person/Chief Guest Date Of Activity No. Of Participants Benefited  


1 Guest Lecture on “Advancements in Flight Dynamics and Control” Prof.A.Sabik Nainar


Indian Airforce

16/11/20 75
2 Guest lecture on “RC model and Drone pilot Opportunities” Mr.R.Dineshkumar

Drone Technician

Alfa drones Technology


17/11/20 53
3 Webinar on “Industrial Career Collaboration” Mrs. J.Preethi,

Director-Career Guidance,

InfotestIT Service Pvt Ltd.,

21/11/20 56
4 Guest lecture on “CFD Current industrial Opportunities” Er.J.Chandiran,

Project Lead at Honewell,


28/11/20 53
5 Guest lecture on “Optimization Techniques in Aerospace Industries” Dr.A.Sivakumar,

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

Kongu Engineering College, Erode.

13/02/21 63
6 Guest lecture on “Composite Repair Techniques” Dr.R.Arravind

Professor and Head,

Department of Aeronautical Engineering,

Paavai Engineering College,


20.02.21 100
7 Seminar on “Higher studies in International universities” Mr.Sayed Osama

Staar united Inc , Mumbai

17/12/20. 46
8 Seminar on

“Characteristics of Composite Materials”


Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

K.S.R.College of Technology, T.Code

03/02/21 150
9 Seminar on Drone Design M.Karthikeyan,

Drone Designer,

MIT, Chennai.

26.02.21 120
10 Seminar on Employment  opportunity in Aircraft industry Mr.Sharma,

Executive officer,

Air Asia  India.

27.02.21 110
11 Awareness Program on Competitive Examinations Mr. Vignesh


Race Coaching Institute Pvt.Ltd.,


06.03.21 75
12 Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur A.Fazalrahaman


Mars Robotics/Edfocus Abacus/ICVE Skill Training,


13.03.21 All Aeronautical Students