Amity Institute of Defence Technology (AIDT)


M.Tech in Defence Technology

Defence Research DevelopmentOrganisation (DRDO) has collaborated with AICTE for conducting the Regular M.Tech Course in Defence Technologies. The M.Tech in defence technology has been designed to produce Post Graduates who will have the necessary theoretical & experimental knowledge, skill and aptitude in various defence technologies areas and pursue them to carry out design, research and development, production, life cycle equipment sustenance, entrepreneurial (Start Up Defence), advisory and consultative roles in defence. The students will be provided valuable exposure & knowledge for various state of the art defence systems and contemporary technologies through class lectures & main thesis work. During the program, the students would be given valuable exposure by carrying out their main thesis work in DRDO labs, Defence PSUs & Private Defence Industries. This collaborative effort of DRDO, AICTE and Industries will provide required knowledge to the students and create job opportunities for them.

We offer these programmes at Amity University Uttar Pradesh - Noida Campus and Amity University Haryana - Gurgaon(Manesar) Campus

Specialisations Offered:

Other Programs Offered in Defence Technology:

  • Ph.D. (Defence technology)
  • B.Tech (Defence Technology)
  • B.Tech + M.Tech-Integrated (Defence Technology)


  • To develop young aspiring engineers who have the necessary theoretical & experimental knowledge,skill andaptitude indefence technologies and systems
  • To develop skilled human resource in the field of latest defense technologies
  • To acquaint students for the needs of technologies related to defence & security of nation and to create zeal among students to pursue research and development for defence technologies
  • To encourage, motivate and support student entrepreneurs in the defence technology domain


  • Comprehensive understanding and knowledge in specialized subjects
  • Creative thinking for innovative design and technological solutions
  • Exposure to modern simulation tools & techniques
  • Opportunity to get introduced to real life technology challenges
  • Create specialized pool of work force for design and devlopment of defence systems
  • Contribute for self reliance in cutting edge defence technologies and products


  • A unique program to foster interdisciplinary education and research-Courses aligned to the current and future needs of defence industry
  • Opportunity for Team Teaching and Collaborative leaning
  • Major opportunity for minor and major projects in DRDO laboratories, Defence PSUs & Private Industries-Joint supervision and high relevance of project outcome
  • Great opportunity to boost Innovation and commence Start-ups
  • High Employability-strong Defence Industry-Academia Partnership:employment opportunities infastexpanding Defence Research and Manufacturing sector (DRDO, DPSUs, Private Defence Industries & Ordinance Factories)


Amity University, a leading research & innovation driven university, has been ranked among the top 3% universities by QS and Times Higher Education, UK (the world’s leading university rankings organisations).

The university is also Asia’s only not-for-profit university to be awarded US Regional Accreditation by WASC, USA and QAA, UK - setting a new standard of academic excellence in India.

Amity University has also been listed among the top universities in India for innovation achievements by Govt. of India's Atal Ranking of Institutions on Research Achievements. It is a reflection of Amity’s strong focus on research and innovation that has led to the filing of more than 1,550 patents. Amity University has been awarded the “Top Indian Academic Institution for Patents & Commercialization” during the National Intellectual Property Award – 2020 by Indian Intellectual Property Office under the Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India

Amity is also engaged in conducting more than 400 high-end government-funded as well as international research projects, including those funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, United States Agency for International Development and the Leverhulme Trust, UK.

The faculty are also credited with publishing 5,000 books and 15,000 scopus-indexed research papers. In the field of management, the university has developed more than 3,300 case studies in recent years that have been bought in 106 countries by over 2,600 leading institutions and organisations. The Amity students too are blazing a trail of success, having filed over 100 patents and published 1,500 Scopus Indexed Research Papers at the undergraduate level itself.

It has also awarded over 2,000 Ph.D Fellowships to brilliant researchers to carry out path-breaking research in thrust areas that will impact the development of the country. The campus also has many high-end research centres, including ones set up with Nobel Laureates and has forged strategic research partnership with over 160 top global universities.


India’s leading Educational Group which has

  • 11 Universities & 13 Campuses in India
  • 17 Campuses overseas, 28 Schools & Preschools
  • 150 + Institutions, over 1200 acres of campuses
  • 300+ Programmes across 60+ Disciplines in which more than 1,75,000 students are studying
  • 25,000 + Research Publications in reputed journals
  • 3500 + Case Studies developed and over 1550 Patents filed.
  • 400 + Research Projects funded by Global & National Institutions
  • Academic Partnerships & MoUs with 170+ premier Foreign Universities


DRDO is the R&D wing of Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, with a vision to empower India with cutting-edge defence technologies and a mission to achieve self-reliance in critical defence technologies and systems, while equipping our armed forces with state-of-the-art weapon systems and equipment. Today, DRDO is a network of more than 50 laboratories which are deeply engaged in developing defence technologies covering various disciplines, like aeronautics, armaments, electronics, combat vehicles, engineering systems, instrumentation, missiles, advanced computing and simulation, special materials, naval systems, life sciences, training, information systems and agriculture. Several major projects for the development of missiles, armaments, light combat aircrafts, radars, electronic warfare systems etc. are on hand and significant achievements have already been made in several such technologies.


Salient Features - M.Tech Defence Technology

Salient features of offered programs:
  • Foster interdisciplinary knowledge of state-of-art Defence systems and associated technologies
  • Expert Talks by eminent scientists from DRDO & Institute of Defence Scientists and Technologists (IDST) and renowned Defence Technologists
  • Internship/Projects in DRDO and defence industries
  • Placement opportunities in Defence R & D, manufacturing sector & Technical Wing of Armed Forces
  • Talks/Interactions with distinguished military officers (operational & technical), eminent faculty of Amity University, renowned specialists in the fields of Defence Research, Defence production, space research & entrepreneurs in Defence public/private sector
  • Collaboration with strategically important think tanks in India & abroad, foreign universities and other such institutions/resources

Career opportunities

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation, Defence/ hi-tech public/ private sectors
  • An initiation towards pursuing a career in geo-defence strategy, think tanks, policymaking, research etc.
  • High economic package announced by Govt. of India towards attaining self-sufficiency in defence production
  • High incentive to set up a Start-up to contribute to India’s vision of ‘Make-in-India and ‘Aatmanirbharta’ towards achieving self-reliance and indigenisation in Defence R&D/manufacturing