B.Tech. in Space Science & Engineering : A unique opportunity

A dedicated bachelor program in astronomy starting in July, 2023. IIT Indore is the only IIT to offer such a unique program. The entrance to this program is through the JEE (Advance) examination.

B.Tech in Space Science & Engineering: Prospects

Why an B.Tech in Space Science & Engineering?

Delve into systems ranging from orbit control and space-based optics, to ground station communications and robotics. Our Space Engineering program will equip you with the technical skills required to design solutions to complex problems using space-based assets while utilizing the principles of systems engineering. You will learn and practice the design and management of multidisciplinary projects that enable missions to the far reaches of the solar system.

Our internship programs in the final year allows you to build experience with space agencies and industry that require the design of complex systems.


The students of this programme can specialize in any of the following four domains:

  • Space Instrumentation – Detectors & Payloads
  • Imaging and Data Analysis
  • Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Engineering
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics 

Course Structure

Click here for details.

B.Tech in Space Science & Engineering : Career Paths

Upon graduating from this program, students can anticipate a plethora of exciting career opportunities in the rapidly expanding space industry. With a strong foundation in electronics, communication, orbits and payloads, remote sensing, data analysis, and machine learning, graduates can pursue positions as space engineers, satellite system designers, mission planners, payload specialists, or remote sensing analysts. They may find themselves working in renowned space agencies, aerospace companies, research institutions, or even entrepreneurial ventures in the space sector. The multidisciplinary nature of the program equips students with a diverse skill set, opening doors to diverse and impactful roles in the ever-evolving world of space exploration and technology.