M.Tech Space Technology | Masters in Space Technology | M.Tech in Space Science Technology | Nuovos
  • Degree Degree: Masters in Technology (M.Tech)
  • Specialisation Specialisation: Space Technology
  • Duration Duration: 2 years Full-Time
  • Campus Campus: Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune, India

  1. B.E./B.Tech in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of any recognized university/Institution or AMIE or any other equivalent qualification.
  2. MSc in Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Astrophysics or Atmospheric science

Each 15-week module is worth 4 credits, as per NHEQF requirements; the Business Projects module carries 10 credits, while professional development will carry 2 credits as it is delivered.

Semester 1
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1 Introduction to Space Technology
2 Space History & The Space Industry
3 Planetary Science & the Space Environment
4 Orbit Mechanics & Mission Planning
5 Free Elective
Semester 2
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1 Introduction to Systems Engineering
2 Introduction to Spacecraft and Payload Design (including sub-system design)
3 Introduction to Launch Vehicle Design
4 Mini Project
5 Research Module

Semester 3
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1 Space Physical Science
2 Planetary Entry
3 International Programmes (incl. Space Business and Intro to Space Law)
4 Free Elective
5 The Launch Environment
Semester 4
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1 Computational Engineering - CFD, FEA
2 Space Electronics Engineering
3 Spacecraft and Payload Design II
4 Launch Vehicle Design II
5 Group Project
5 Individual Project

The students will spend one semester as interns at AADYAH Aerospace. A focused programme will be put in place, with AADYAH leading the initiative. AADYAH Aerospace will be training our students in these key areas of space technology.

  • Introduction to space technology
  • Orbital Mechanics and Mission Planning
  • Ongoing thrust vector control projects for launch vehicles
  • AADYAH’s satellite programme

Aside from these, experts in the field will give seminars and workshops on launch vehicles and satellite subsystems. ADYPU will engage experts from AADYAH’s resource pool of consultants and technical leadership.

  • Per semester fee – INR 1,25,000
  • Total program fee (for four semesters) – INR 5,00,000

  • Career Advancement: A degree in space technology opens up new doors for professional advancement, as demand for experts in the field continues to grow, opportunity to work on groundbreaking projects and make a real impact in this rapidly expanding field.
  • Cutting-Edge Knowledge: As you study space technology, you'll gain a deep understanding of the latest advancements and innovations in the field, giving you an edge in the job market and preparing you for a future in this dynamic industry.
  • Diverse Career Opportunities: With a degree in space technology, you'll have a range of career paths to choose from, including roles in aerospace engineering, satellite communications, space exploration, and more.
  • Hands-On Experience: Through practical training, hands-on projects, and internships, you'll gain valuable experience working with cutting-edge technology and software, preparing you for success in the workforce.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach: Space technology is an interdisciplinary field, and a degree in this area will provide you with a broad understanding of subjects like physics, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. This diverse knowledge will equip you to tackle complex problems and find innovative solutions.
  • Strong Earning Potential: Graduates of space technology programs can expect to earn competitive salaries and enjoy a wealth of employment opportunities, thanks to the growing demand for space technology experts around the world. With a degree in this field, you can look forward to a bright future and a rewarding career.

  • Submit the online application form together with any required attachments and the application fee.
  • Confirmation that your application was received
  • Eligible applicants will take the ADYPU Nuovos PGAT (Post Graduate Aptitude Test), if appropriate
  • Candidates who reached the shortlist will be interviewed based on their scores on the ADYPU-Nuovos PGAT (PG admission test for MBA) or any valid management aptitude tests.
  • Get shortlisted, collect your offer letter start your journey with study material provided by the program leaders

About our M.Tech in Space Technology

Build a dream career in the rapidly growing space industry with one of its kind MTech in Space Technology program at ADYPU. Designed by a team of experts and industry veterans, this program takes a hands-on approach to equip students with the key skills and knowledge needed to build a lucrative career in this field.

The course will consist of both theoretical and practical elements (these are defined as knowledge application which could be either through physical tests or computer simulations) which would be delivered in a blended learning approach – this is a combination of on-site, online and pre-recorded lecture material, supported by a combination of self-learning, tutorials and workshop/seminar sessions. For practical sessions these would consist of on-site activities – mainly tutorial sessions for the students to practice the application of technical software.

With real-world experience through industry-standard software and projects, students will gain the confidence to tackle technical and design challenges in spacecraft and launch vehicle design, and mission planning.

The program is curated and will be executed by experienced space professionals, providing students with the opportunity to learn from the best in the industry. Through individual and group projects, you'll be intellectually stimulated to demonstrate your knowledge and creativity in solving real-world problems. With a curriculum that balances aerospace engineering and aeronautics, students will receive the essential scientific and practical knowledge to thrive in this dynamic field.

Join our MTech in Space Technology program and gain the edge to build a highly rewarding career in the space industry and contribute to its continued growth.


Industry partner AADYAH Aerospace

AADYAH Aerospace is a leading space technology company with over 300 man-years of expertise focused on providing bespoke space technology solutions in motion control, computer vision, and communication for launch vehicles, satellites, space situational awareness, and other orbital platforms like space tugs, lunar transportation, lunar rovers, and lunar landers. As our industry partner, AADYAH would support the programme by way of masterclasses, live projects, advisory, mentoring of students, and above all—industry insights.

Space Industry Overview

As the Indian space industry is poised to reach USD 50 billion by 2024, there is a growing demand for highly skilled experts in the field. Our MTech in Space Technology program prepares you to seize the opportunities presented by this rapidly growing industry. With a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide both theoretical knowledge and practical experience, you'll be ready to tackle real-world challenges in the space sector.

Experience the Best of Both Worlds with AADYAH Aerospace

At the heart of our program is a collaboration with AADYAH Aerospace, our industry partner. Our students will benefit from the expertise of industry professionals, learning about the latest innovations in the space sector through master classes, industry visits, and internship opportunities. With a focus on continuous learning and professional development, our MTech program sets you up for success in this exciting and growing industry.

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  • The space economy in India is set to grow to US$13b illion by 2025 at a CAGR of 6% from current US$9.6 billion (source: Research And Markets).
  • Currently, India constitutes 2–3% of the global space economy and is expected to enhance its share to more than 10% by 2030, at a CAGR of 48%. (Source: IBEF)
  • According to the former ISRO chairman, Mr. K Sivan, the number of private company proposals in the space sector has increased by 30% in 2021, from 22 proposals in 2020. (Source: IBEF)
  • India is now home to more than 100 startups in the space technology sector, creating many lucrative job opportunities (source: LiveMint).
  • By 2030, the global space technology industry is expected to be worth $10 trillion (source: SpaceTech Global).

M.Tech in Space technology

Student Testimonial

A technology graduate in the stream of electronics and communications with a very strong desire to explore space and related technologies." I am a space enthusiast with high dreams of exploring Mars and other galaxies. Aside from my interest in space, I have gained experience and expertise in a wide range of fields, including system engineering, technology consulting, operations management, and much more, both during and after graduation. Space, galaxies, and planets have always been of a never-ending interest to me, and I love to understand and learn more about how space and related technologies work. and I want to contribute my share to this fascinating industry. In my pursuit of my career and academic dreams and to explore space and spatial objects, I have now taken up my master's programme in space technology from Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune. "See you on Mars in a few years.


Supriya Castelino

BTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Dayananda Sagar University; Operational Specialist, L&T Consulting—1 Year Internship)

Student Testimonial

I'm a space geek who wants to explore Mars and beyond. Besides my interest in space, I've gained skills in system engineering, technology consulting, operations management, and more during and after college. I've always been interested in the cosmos, galaxies, and planets, as well as space technologies. I am studying space technology at Ajeenkya DY Patil University in Pune to pursue my career and academic goals and fulfill my passion for space.


Owais Aslam Baba

BE in Aeronautical Engineering from Shenyang Aerospace University, graduated in 2022

Who should Apply?

The MTech in Space Technology program is designed for individuals who are seeking to further their education and embark on a successful career in the rapidly growing space industry. This program is suitable for:

  • Recent graduates from any discipline who want to gain a strong foundation for a career in space technology-related businesses and leadership roles.
  • Working professionals who want to upgrade their skills and be a part of the cutting-edge innovations in the space sector.
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs and creative minds who want to gain insights into how to develop successful businesses in the space industry.
  • Strong students who want to expand their knowledge and technical skills in the field of space technology.
  • Recent college graduates who are ready to take on the global market and gain the necessary strategies and skills to make informed decisions in any business.
  • Individuals who want a university degree that not only provides a traditional education but also offers global exposure to the high-tech space industry.

Join the MTech in Space Technology program and be part of a dynamic community of students and industry professionals who are shaping the future of space technology.

Program Leaders & Advisors

Dr. Jyoti Singh

Program Leader

Meet Dr. Singh, a seasoned academic with over 27 years of teaching experience in the field of Physics. With a diverse background in academia, Dr. Singh has served in numerous committees and played an instrumental role in shaping the educational landscape at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. Her passion for education is reflected in her dedication to introduce new courses and launch cutting-edge programs, such as the "Introduction to Astronomy" course and the Master of Science degree with a specialization in Astrophysics.

In addition to her impressive career at St. Xavier's College, Dr. Singh has a rich background in research, having worked at Trieste University, the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, and as a Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA's GSFC. With a PhD from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Mumbai, Dr. Singh brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the University.

Malcolm Claus
Dr. Malcolm Claus

Program Advisor

Dr. Malcolm Claus joined Kingston as a Senior Lecturer for Astronautics and SpaceTech, where he simultaneously handled research and teaching responsibilities. He became the course director and module leader of both space modules (Space Vehicle Design 2018–19 and Space Mission Analysis and Design—current). With a great passion for SpaceTech and the great beyond, Dr. Claus has been promoting and developing the Astronautics and SpaceTech course, with the focus being on problem- and project-based learning through research and outcomes. Dr. Claus has had years of experience handling projects for the School of Engineering (Aero, Mechanics, Astro, Auto, and Renewable Energy). He is committed to helping the new propulsion test facility move forward, which will help teach and train future propulsion engineers and space engineers.

Dr. Seetha

Program Advisor

As one of the most recognised scientists in her profession, Dr. Seetha has a PhD in physics from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and an M.Sc. in physics from IIT, Madras. She's an emeritus scientist at Bangalore's Raman Research Institute. Dr. Seetha also directed ISRO's Space Science Program Office, where she managed all space science operations. She led the first space astronomy project, AstroSat. She loves astronomy, particularly the study of variable stars in x-ray and optical bands. Her contributions to space science instrumentation for Indian science payloads are extensive, earning her the C.V. Raman Young Scientist Award in Physical Science (2003), the Best Woman Scientist Award from the Astronautical Society of India (2012), and the Member of Team Excellence Award from the Indian Space Research Organization for the "AstroSat Mission."


This is the one of the first M.Tech program in Space Technology that provides in-depth instruction in cutting-edge areas including Spacetechnology, Engine propulsion, satellite design, Data science, artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML), and the internet of things (IoT). This course will make you familiar with the most in-demand skills that you need to lead any successful Spacetech organization.

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Start The Journey

Stay updated on the latest space industry trends and practises by accessing resources powered by our research, knowledge, and real world work expeirnce with our partners, AAdyah Aerospace.

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M.Tech in Space Technology is a master’s level program in space technology specialization Ajeenkya D Y Patil University, Pune. Designed by a team of experts and industry veterans and executed in collaboration with AADYAH Aerospace as its industry partner, this program takes a hands-on approach to equip students with the key skills and knowledge needed to build a lucrative career in this growing field.

Candidates should have a B.E./B.Tech degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from any recognized university/Institution or AMIE, or any other equivalent qualification. Along with-it candidates should also have a valid score in GATE or ADYPU Nuovos PGAT.

A master’s degree in space technology opens new doors for professional advancement. The graduate will have a range of career paths to choose from, including but not limited to leading roles in aerospace engineering, satellite communications, space exploration, human missions, and more.

It is a 2-years full time program.

The MTech in Space Technology program is designed for highly motivated individuals who are seeking to further their education and embark on a successful career in the rapidly growing space industry. We are looking for curious minds with an analytical and problem-solving mindset. Students who want to plan, design, develop, integrate, test, launch, operate, or manage space systems, subsystems, launch vehicles, spacecraft, payload, or ground systems may benefit from this course.

Some of the research areas in M.Tech in Space Technology include satellite technology, human missions in space, space propulsion, spacecraft design, space systems engineering, remote sensing, and navigation systems. Students in this program can expect to delve deep into these and other topics related to space exploration and technology.

Our MTech program is centered around a partnership with AADYAH Aerospace, a leading industry player. This collaboration allows our students to gain insights from experienced professionals and stay up to date with the latest advancements in the space sector through master classes, industry visits, and internships. This program is your gateway to a successful career in this exciting and growing industry.

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