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Specialization in Avionics

Specialization in Avionics

  • About the Programme
  • Requirements
  • Career Opportunities
  • Salient Features
  • Facilities
  • Curriculum & Syllabus

About the Programme

This B.Tech programme is offered for students interested to gain technical knowledge and take up a career in the field of Avionics. In addition to the courses on typical aeronautical domains like aircraft structures, propulsion, aircraft systems and aerodynamics, the students have to earn 15 credits from Avionics specialized department electives such as Measurements & Instrumentation, Programming in ADA, Microprocessor and Digital Systems, MEMS in Aerospace Applications1 Aircraft Navigation Systems, Aerospace Structural Health Monitoring System, Airborne Radar Systems and Autopilot Systems. These choices of electives enable students to acquire a broad range of fundamentals related to Avionics. Students opting for this specialization can take part in research activities through the experimental projects in the Avionics laboratory and simulation projects with the MATLAB license in the campus.

Duration : 4 Years


A student should earn 15 credits by completing any 5 modulesfrom the department electives listed below to fulfill the requirementsfor Specialization in Avionics.

  • Programming in ADA
  • MEMS in Aerospace Applications
  • Microprocessor and Digital Systems
  • Aircraft Navigation Systems
  • Autopilot Systems
  • Aerospace Structural Health Monitoring System
  • Airborne Radar Systems

Career Opportunities

After completing this course the students will be able to take up jobs in the government organizations, R&D, private sectors specializing in the communication, navigation and flight safety systems.

Salient Features

  • The engineers working in the field of Avionics are responsible for designing, programming, calibrating, testing, handling installations, servicing, repairs and providing technical support for various instrumentation systems in Aircraft, Satellites, Missile, UAV, etc.related to the communication, navigation and guidance systems.


  • School of Aeronautical Sciences has Campus-Wide License for MATLAB and Simulink© which can be utilized by the students, faculty, and researchers for their projects and research works.
  • X-plane simulation software along with the hardware for control column and throttle which can be interfaced with MATLAB for research works based on the controller operation.
  • MIL-STD-1553 DATA BUS is a dual redundant, bi-directional, Manchester II encoded data bus with a high bit error reliability specifically designed for Aircraft which operates in the harsh environmental conditions and high noise levels.