Job Opportunities for an Aeronautical Engineer in India, lies with various airlines like Air India, Indian Airlines, Helicopter Corporation of India and flying clubs, private airlines and government owned air service and aircraft manufacturers like Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), which has its factories at Bangalore, Nashik, Koraput, Kanpur etc., Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Aeronautical Development Establishment, Aeronautical Development Agency, Civil Aviation Department etc. The Defence services such as Indian Air Force (IAF), Indian Navy (IN), and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) also happen to be three major employers.
This course trains an engineer in designing, constructing, analyzing, testing, developing and manufacturing of commercial and military aircrafts, missiles and spacecrafts. Aeronautics focuses on systems that operate on the earth's atmosphere and astronautics on those operating in space. Aerospace engineers design, develop, test, and help manufacture commercial and military aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. They develop new technologies in commercial aviation, defense systems, and space exploration.