Department Highlights

SAE Aero-design west 2019 Competition, USA

The students team of ARCIS, DSCE indigenously designed and built an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) satisfying the overall design and performance specifications stipulated by SAE, USA.

The team participated in three different categories of SAE Aero-design west competition viz. Micro class, Regular Class and Advanced class held in California, USA during April 2018.

There are 75 teams participated globally. The team ARCIS from DSCE has won First Place in Micro class, Second Place in Regular Class as well as in advanced class.

Farewell day Function

The students of II and III year and the staff of department of Aeronautical Engineering arranged a farewell day on 26th April 2019 for the final year students of 2015 batch.

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Teacher’s Day

Department of Aeronautical engineering Students organized Teachers Day for the Staffs in the Department on 05.09.2019.

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Date: 23rd Jan, 2020.

Shreya Giri, the students of 3rd year Aeronautical Engineering has owned a cash prize of 1,00,000/- (One Lakh Rupees) and an assured job offer in the competition “MechAura-2020” conducted by Collins Aerospace for 3rd year female students from mechanical and allied branches across India. ‘MechAura’ had shortlisted 21 students all over India in the month of December-2019. Amongst the 21 students, there was a final face off round on 23rd Jan, 2020, in which she became the winner of MechAura 2020.

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Higher studies in abroad

Date: 23rd Jan, 2020.

Ms. Aprana Ravi, the student of final year Aeronautical Engineering got selected for master’s programme in “Advanced Aeronautical Engineering” in Imperial College London, which is ranked 9th in the world in the QS world university rankings 2020 and is the only university in the UK to focus exclusively on science, medicine and engineering.

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Inauguration of MIG-21 : Jet Engine

IAF has allotted a Gas Turbine Engine (with after burner) to the Department of Aero. Engg, educational purpose for the students. The Jet Engine was inaugurated by The Secretory Shri. Galiswamy and the Principal Dr. C P S Prakash on 21st May 2018.


Farewell Day

The Department staff and the students celebrated Farewellday on 27th April for the final year students.2014 batch.


EduCADD-Software-Skill Set:

Students of pre-final year got benefitted with the interaction of EduCAAD organization on 12th April 2018. The interaction was about learning the computer tools related to aeronautical engineering and necessities in getting placement in Industry.


Students of pre-final year got benefitted by the interaction of GOODWILL GATE2IIT organization on 11th April 2018. The interaction was related to preparation for the GATE entrance exams, and also highlighted their achievements through effective teaching in securing good GATE ranks.

Ethnic Day:

Department staff and students celebrated ETHNIC DAY on 3rd April 2018, by wearing ethnic dresses representing their culture and heritage.

Alumni Meet 2018

The Department of Aeronautical Engineering has arranged an Alumni meet on 24th March 2018. About 18 alumni have participated in the event. Dr CPS Prakash, Principal, DSCE inaugurated the program and addressed the alumni. The alumni interacted with the staff and the junior students of the department and shared their experience.

SAE Aero-design west 2018 Competition, USA

The students team of ARCIS, DSCE indigenously designed and built an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to carry a maximum payload weight of up to 12Kg and also satisfying the performance specification stipulated by SAE, USA. The team will be participating in the SAE Aero-design west competition in regular class as well as in micro class to be held in California, USA during April 2018


Industrial Visit to National Aerospace Laboratory (NAL, CSIR)

The Department has arranged an industrial visit to National Aerospace Laboratory, Bangalore for 6th semester students on 15th and 16th of Feb. 2018 and they got exposure to various facilities and infrastructure. The Students also got benefited by improving their knowledge on Industrial approach to research and fabrication.


Aero Modeling Event- IIT Madras

Two teams of total seven students participated in Aero Modeling Competition “Shaastra-2018”, event organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras on 5th Jan. 2018. The participation encouraged the students to prepare for the next level of competition.

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IIT Madras

Boeing Aero Modeling Competition- IIT Bombay

A team of total four students participated in Boeing Aero Modeling Competition organized by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay on 5th Jan. 2018. An industry supported event, motivates the students to improve their Aeronautical engineering skills.

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IIT Bombay

Women’s Day Celebrations


Introductory Talk on FAA certification, USA:

Ms. Deepti Jain representative of Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Virginia, USA visited the department and gave a talk on FAA Certification issued by USA on maintenance of various types aircraft to the pre-final year and final year students on 18th Sept. 2017.


Orientation program - B.E – 2017 batch:

Department has Conducted an Orientation program for B.E – 2017 batch freshers, on 2nd August 2017, about the academic activities, co-curricular and the extra-curricular activities of the department.


[2]. Women’s day celebration:

Women’s day is celebrated by the students and the faculties of Aeronautical Engineering Department on 8th March, 2017.


AERO INDIA Air-show 2017:

Department has arranged free passes to witness the “AERO INDIA – AIRSHOW 2017” for 220 students and the staff , at Yalahanka Air-force base, Bengaluru on 17th Feb. 2017.


Award to Staff

Dr.R Rajendran Professor Department of Aeronautical Engineering, DSCE has received “Best Teacher in Aeronautical Engineering”, by National Education Leadership, Vijayavani 2015.


AeSI – Aero Club - Student Chapter

Department Of Aeronautical Engineering, started AeSI – Aero Club-Student Chapter. The program was inaugurated by Shri V Balakrishnan, Vice Chairman, AeSI, CEO, MTAL & Former Executive Director, HAL. The program was conducted on 21ST October 2016.

Society of Automotive Engineers global level event participated by DSCE team at California, USA

DSCE-UAV ’Team ARCIS’ Excelled In SAE Event at USA

The team ARCIS of Dayananda sagar college of Engg designed and built the unconventional Uninhabited Air Vehicle(UAV) and participated in a global level aero modelling flying competitions ‘SAE Aero design west 2015’, organized by SAE and supported by Aerospace industries; Lockheed martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman held at California, USA.
About 75 teams from all over the world took part in the event, which also includes the teams from India. The team ARCIS of DSCE won First place from Indian teams and 10th place worldwide.
The team had taken an uphill task of designing and fabricating a twin -boom inverted- U tail with wing span of eight feet, Remote Controlled (RC) Uninhabited Air Vehicle (UAV).

Faculty Advisor Dr. A. Arokkiaswamy, HOD of Aeronautical Engg, Dept, and Dr.Girish V. A, HoD of ECE dept. gave full technical support and guidance throughout the project.

The team ARCIS acknowledges and thank the College and the Management for their full support and encouragement.

  Featured in Deccan Herald dated 16-06-2015
Featured in Indian Express dated 11-06-2015

Student centric

Student Achievements

  • Students participated in Boeing IIT National Aeromodelling Competition at South Zone event held at IIT Madras during January 2018.
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  • Kirat Singh Bawa from IV semester has secured 1st Place in the event mobile photography at ANAADYANTA 2018. The national level annual techno-cultural fest held on the 8th to 10th March 2018.
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  • Our Department Students Attended One Day National Level Seminar on Indigenization & Life- Cycle Management of Aerospace Components on 7th September 2018 at HAL Management Academy, Organized by Aeronautical Society of India.
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  • Our Department Students Attended CSIR Platinum Jubilee Techno fest Conducted by CSIR National Aerospace Laboratories on 27.10.2017.
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University Rank details

2013-2017 Batch
Sl.No. USN NAME RANK % Photo
1 1DS13AE034 NANDHASHREE M S I 84.90 % Rankers
2 1DS13AE056 TEJAS B S II 84.43 % Rankers
3 1DS13AE051 SHEETAL M III 84.12 % Rankers
4 1DS13AE055 SSUMA S ALAGUNDI IV 81.42 % Rankers
5 1DS13AE008 ARUNA RAO VII 79.62 % Rankers
6 1DS13AE014 FEBA MAMMEN IX 78.75 % Rankers
2012-2016 Batch
1 1DS12AE055 Ms. Sindhu B S II 86.20
2 1DS12AE042 Ms. Ramya S VII 83.71
2011-2015 Batch
1 1DS11AE026 KIRAN N. I 87.3
2010-2014 Batch
1 1DS10AE040 RAMYA MENON II 89.28
3 1DS10AE055 SUSHMA M IV 86.87
2009-2013 Batch
2 1DS09AE011 ANUTHA M.A II 85.68
3 1DS09AE033 PAVITHRA S. VI 82.52
4 1DS09AE40 SANDEEPA T.S. X 80.67

Students Participation and Achievement

  • Mr.Preetham Kumar and Ms.Sanikabirthi of 2012-2016 batch were felicitated for best design in RC aircraft design and fabrication organised by AEROTTRIX on 16th July 2014 at NHCE Bangalore.
  • Ms.Sanika Birthi of 2012-2016 batch received best performer award in QUADCOPTER workshop organized by ROBOVERSITY between 24th to 30 July 2014 at NHCE Bangalore
  • A team of six students represented DSCE for the SAE Aero Design West 2015 held at USA, California during 24th-26th April 2015, The DSCE team has constructed the radio controlled airplane and flown in the event in which 75 teams all over the globe participated, The DSCE team proved their talent and emerged by seeking 1st position among the teams participated from India and 10th position among the team participated all over the world.


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