B. Tech Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with specialization in Drone Technology

4 Years Program

Program Overview

Department of Mechanical and Allied Engineering, School of Engineering, IILM University, Greater Noida offers a four-year B.Tech in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with a specialization in Drone Technology.

B.Tech in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, specialization in Drone Technology, prepares undergraduates in UAV design, development, and operation in order to stimulate aerospace innovation. The program includes UAV design principles, drone dynamics, propulsion technologies, and remote sensing to prepare students to improve drone technology. The continually evolving drone technology company requires skilled engineers, and this specialization prepares graduates for professions like UAV Design Engineer, Drone Systems Developer, UAV Operations Manager, and Drone Technology Innovator. The drone industry is growing fast due to government initiatives and popularity of UAVs in surveillance, agriculture, logistics, and disaster management.


  • Introduction to Drone Technology
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Drone Electronics
  • Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Vision
  • Signal processing
  • Embedded Systems
  • Introduction of AI and ML

*subject to change as per the needs of Industry

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What Make It Different at IILM University, Greater Noida?

  • The program is extremely in line with the requirements of the industry. The curriculum is continuously revised to include the most recent developments and trends in the field of drone technology, verifying that students are well-prepared for employment upon their graduation.
  • Opportunity to work with the latest tools and technologies in the field.
  • Inhouse facility for drone technology
  • The program is taught by a team of experienced and dedicated faculty members who are experts in their respective fields.
  • Collaborations with various industry partners such as MOBEC, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) and academic institutions CSIR, Jamia Milia Islamia. These partnerships facilitate guest lectures, workshops, and internships, giving students exposure to real-world scenarios and networking opportunities.

Candidate must have passed 10+2 level examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board / University; securing minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST/ Reserve candidates) MARKS in required subject combination (two compulsories (Physics & Mathematics) & one optional (Chemistry/ Bio- Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject)) taken together. The candidate is essentially required to pass without any grace marks.

B.Tech in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with a Specialization in Drone Technology at IILM University trains students in the constantly changing field of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) through the integration of engineering principles with drone technology knowledge. An Introduction to Drone Technology includes UAV design, aerodynamics, and applications in various fields that enhance mobility and efficiency. Advanced drone Technology discusses drone propulsion mechanics, which is crucial to understanding lift and manoeuvrability. Students explore motors and electronic speed controllers utilized for drone operations in Drone Electronics.

In the Smart Drone Technologies module, students learn how autonomous systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) in UAVs can revolutionize surveillance, delivery, and mapping. This thorough program prepares graduates for UAV Design Engineer, Drone Systems Developer, and UAV Operations Manager positions. They become drone technology specialists, using the latest trends and technologies to provide sustainable solutions across sectors.

Year I | Semester 1
Course TitleCredits
Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering4
Materials Chemistry and Engineering4
Basic Electrical & Electronics Engineering4
Engineering Mathematics-I3
Engineering Graphics & Design Lab2
IT Primer3
Environmental Impact & Sustanability0
Semester 2
Course TitleCredits
Engineering Physics4
Fundamentals of PythonProgramming4
Manufacturing Practice3
Engineering Mathematics-II3
Verbal Competence and Speaking Skills2
Workshop Lab1
Critical thinking, Design thinking, Leadership and Team work3
Year II | Semester 3
Course TitleCredits
Advanced Python for AI and Robotics3
Fluid Power Systems4
Introduction to Mechatronics3
Statistical and Numerical Technique3
Fundamentals In Quantitative Aptitude2
Specialization Elective I4
Indian Knowledge Systems-I1
Semester 4
Course TitleCredits
Actuators & Drives3
Introduction to AI & ML3
Digital Electronics3
Logical Numeracy1
Specialization Elective II4
Specialization Elective III3
Miner Project2
Indian Knowledge Systems-II1
Year III | Semester 5
Course TitleCredits
Theory of Mechanisms and Machines4
Signal & System3
Analog Circuits3
Specialization Elective IV4
Specialization Elective V3
Corporate Soft Skills1
Semester 6
Course TitleCredits
Control Systems Engineering4
Digital Signal Processing4
Campus to corporate1
Arithmetic and Logical Ability1
Specialization Elective VI3
Specialization Elective VII3
Measure Project4
Year IV | Semester 7
Course TitleCredits
Deep Learning4
Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems4
Robotics, Vision & Control3
Introduction to MATLAB/SCILAB1
Specialization Elective VIII4
Specialization Elective IX4
Semester 8
Course TitleCredits
Additive Manufacturing2
Department Elective - 13
Department Elective - 23
(The names and content of the courses are indicative and may change in the future)

To bridge the gap between academic learning and professional application, IILM University encourages internships. The institution offers internships in several industries through its collaborations. Students in B.Tech in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence specialization in drone technology benefit from collaborations CSIR, IETE, Jamia Milia Islamia. The collaboration allows learners to work on important projects and internships. Such internships are targeted to students’ interests and career ambitions, offering relevance and interaction. In addition to practical experience, they teach problem-solving, teamwork, communication, and project management. This approach prepares students completely for their careers.


B.Tech in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with a specialization in Drone Technology have excellent opportunities for a variety of professions in India’s expanding drone industry, where companies are shaping UAV applications. Indian firms like Idea Forge, Aarav Unmanned Systems (AUS), Garuda Aerospace, and Skylark Drones are at the forefront of drone technology, generating many engineering jobs. These companies need UAV Design Engineers, Drone Systems Developers, & Propulsion Specialists to develop drones, improve control and navigation, and increase flying efficiency. Farming, surveillance, and logistics drone missions demand UAV Operations Managers. Project management, R&D, and sustainability roles in India’s drone sector strive to use UAV technology for novel commercial delivery, disaster management, and environmental monitoring solutions.


  • UAV Design Engineer
  • Drone System Developer
  • Propulsion Specialist
  • Software Developer
  • Product Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Design Engineer
  • R & D Engineer
Admissions Open for 2024
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