Amity University Mumbai Launches MTech In Defence Technology



Opening up the defence sector as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “AatmaNirbhar Bharat” and “Make in India” initiatives, Amity university Mumbai has launched a unique program MTech (Defence Technology) from academic year 2022-2023. Jointly established by DRDO and AICTE, this program aims to create the talent pool of human resources required for defence sector.


This programme has been designed to produce Post Graduates who will have the necessary theoretical knowledge, practitioner skills and aptitude in various defence technologies areas to carry out research, design and development, production, life cycle equipment sustenance, entrepreneurial, advisory and consultative roles in defence. The Course provides a major opportunity for minor and major projects to be conducted in DRDO laboratories, Defence PSUs & Private Industries for creating job-ready defence technology professionals.


M. Tech. (Defence Technology) Programme is being offered in two verticals i.e. Aerospace Technology and Communication Systems & Sensors.


The USP of the program is that the students will be mentored jointly by the faculty of University and Senior Scientists and Technologists of DRDO. Further, the students of M. Tech. (Defence Technology) shall have the privilege of doing their lab classes in DRDO R&D laboratory using the most advanced R&D infrastructure and shall carryout their research based minor and major projects under joint supervision in DRDO laboratories. The program also offers opportunities of internships in Defence PSUs and in Defence manufacturing industries in India thus assuring high employability.


‘’Through this unique program and with legacy of Amity University towards armed forces we are committed to contribute in the defence sector with skilled manpower’’, says Amity Mumbai Vice-Chancellor Dr A W Santhosh Kumar