Aerospace Engineering in Nepal

Aerospace Engineering in Nepal

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Study Info CentreTue Dec 07 2021

If taking challenges is what you yearn for and love studying aircraft, spacecraft, and satellites, then aerospace engineering might be a career option for you. 

 Becoming an aerospace engineer enables you to offer a workspace that values exploration, creativity, and discovery.

In Nepal, Pulchowk Campus initiated Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering in the year 2075 BS to produce young aviation enthusiasts.

There are various skills needed for aerospace engineering like mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills, detail-oriented, creative and innovative thinker, time management skills, technical expertise, etc.

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering in Nepal

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering in Nepal is a four years course designed to create highly qualified technologists and engineers to design, manufacture and maintain aircraft. Moreover, the course enables a student to analyze and learn advanced knowledge on various subjects as per their specialization. 

The course also prepares students to have entrepreneurial skills in the aviation industry. 

Previously students needed to fly abroad for studying an undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering at an expensive cost. 

However, this is not the case today as IOE, Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University has started the program with the realization of the dream of students wanting to pursue higher education in the field of aerospace/aeronautical in the country. 

The total allocated seats to study Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering in Nepal is 48. 

After completion of the course, graduates of aerospace engineers will be equipped with technical and ethical knowledge applied in the development of the aerospace field of the country and abroad.

Elective courses graduates can do specialization on:

  • Aircraft Design (Structural and Aerodynamic Design)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Aerospace Fluid Mechanics/propulsion
  • Material Science and Manufacturing Process  
  • Avionics and Aircraft Navigation.

Eligibility Criteria for BE Aerospace Engineering

  • You must secure a minimum 'C' Grade in all subjects of Grade 11 and 12.

OR

  • You must secure 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) in  10+2 or equivalent examinations to be eligible to enrol in BE Aerospace Engineering.
  • You must pass the entrance examination conducted by Tribhuvan University, Institute of Engineering (IoE), Entrance Examination Board.

Download IOE Entrance Syllabus (PDF) 

You can find the important information regarding the entrance exam on this IOE Official website

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering Fee Structure

Studying Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering fees at Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal is cost-effective compared to the students studying abroad.

The total cost of the program for full-fee students is 2,19,723 (Two lakhs, nineteen thousand and seven hundred twenty-three) per year.

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering in Nepal Course Structure

First Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

SH 401

Engineering Mathematics - I

2

SH 452

Engineering Physics

3

EE 451

Basic Electrical Engineering

4

CE 451

Applied Mechanics

5

ME 401

Engineering Drawing - I

6

ME 403

Workshop Technology

 Second Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

SH 451

Engineering Mathematics - II

2

ME 451

Engineering Drawing- II

3

EX 451

Basic Electronics Engineering

4

CT 401

Computer Programming

5

SH 403

Engineering Chemistry

6

ME 402

Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Third Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

SH 501

Engineering Mathematics - III

2

AE

Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering

3

ME 502

Engineering Mechanics

4

ME 554

Fluid Mechanics

5

AE

Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

6

AE

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

 Fourth Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

SH 552

Probability and Statistics

2

EE 602

Control Systems

3

AE

Aerospace Materials

4

AE

Aerodynamics

5

ME 552

Strength of Materials

6

ME 653

Theory of Mechanism and Machine I

Fifth Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

SH 603

Numerical Methods

2

AE

Aircraft Manufacturing Process

3

AE

Theory of Vibration

4

AE

Continuum Mechanics

5

AE

Aircraft Propulsion

6

AE

Fault Monitoring and Diagnosis

 Sixth Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

AE

Avionics

2

AE

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

3

ME 751

Finite Element Method

4

AE

Aircraft Environment Control System

5

AE

Flight Dynamics

6

AE

Unmanned Air Vehicle Synthesis

 Seventh Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

AE

Aircraft Preliminary Design

2

AE

Computational Fluid Dynamics

3

AE

Air Traffic Management

4

AE

Aircraft Structures

5

AE

Embedded Systems in Avionics

6

AE

Elective I

7

AE

Project I

 Eighth Semester

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

1

AE

Internship

2

AE

Aviation Professional Practices

3

AE

Elective II

4

AE

Elective III

5

AE

Project II

Scope and Career in Aerospace Engineering

Graduates after completion of the study can work in various sectors to fulfil the demands of skilled professionals in the aviation/aerospace industries. 

The Aerospace Engineering program can aid Nepal's Civil Aviation development.  They can get the opportunity to work in industries and research centres with their knowledge in the latest technologies, skills, tools, and theories. 

The aviation field is growing and the need for skilled engineers is in demand. The Nepalese Airlines companies recruit hundreds of employees to fulfil the demand of professionals in various posts.  As an aerospace engineer, you can work in both government and private airlines of Nepal.

 Major Job roles and opportunities for Aerospace engineers are available in the air force, airlines, corporate research companies, the defence industry, and aviation companies and aircraft manufacturers. 

Once you complete your bachelor's you can pursue a further Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering to enhance your skills and gain more expertise in the related field. 

Aerospace Engineer Average Salary 

As per the salary explorer, basically, a person earns from NPR 54,700  to NPR 157,000 as an Aerospace Engineer.  Nevertheless, Aerospace Engineer payment varies on the basis of their experience, skills, company and location as well.  

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