Aerospace Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Here are the objectives of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Our Mission
  • Provide the highest quality education in state-of-the-art aerospace engineering principles and practices at undergraduate and post graduate levels through classroom teaching and hands-on training.
  • Conduct cutting edge research to advance the state of knowledge in the broad disciplines of aerospace sciences and technologies.
  • Contribute towards the advancement of aerospace engineering practice and education through publications in the engineering and educational literature.
  • Contribute to the advancement of the aerospace technologies in India by working in close association with industry, government and other academic institutions.
Vision Statement

Achieve excellence in generation and dissemination of knowledge in the field of Aerospace Science and Engineering.


With a clear focus to offer science based engineering and technological education in aerospace engineering. Continuous evolution to upgrade the academic program in theoretical, analytical, computational and experimental aspects is made by active participation in training, and collaboration in R&D with national research laboratories and industry. Efforts are being made to evolve international collaboration with academic institutions, research agencies and industries abroad.