About Amity Education Group

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
  • 400 + Research Projects funded by Global & National Institutions
  • 3500 + Case Studies developed and over 1550 Patents filed. 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.
  • Academic Partnerships & MoUs with 170 + premier Foreign Universities

About Amity University Haryana

The 110 acre of Amity University Haryana campus situated in the close vicinity of Aravali hills provides experience of living in the lap of nature and creates apt environment to the students for study, learning and growth. The academic & research canvas of the University is organised into Six Faculties viz., Faculty of Management, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Architecture and Planning and Faculty of Medical and Allied Health Sciences, which have 17 institutions offering 137 programmes at UG, PG and PhD level. 555 scholars are pursuing research at Amity University gurugram.

Achieving academic excellence is the core philosophy of Amity University Haryana which is the driving force behind rigorous academic programmes, high quality teaching and a learning environment for the students. The competent and dedicated faculty members are experts in their field and are strongly committed to the cause of research and innovation. Over the last few years, faculty members have published more than 520 books and 5700 research papers in high impact national and international journals. Research Clusters in the University are deeply involved in promoting interdepartmental translational research in the areas of high national and global relevance such as Cancer Research, Lipidomics, Computational Biology, Infectious Diseases, Nano Science and Technology, Environment and Human Health, Climate Research, Agriculture and Herbal Drug Design and Technology. AUH has also established ‘centres of excellence’ in the areas of Agriculture, Stem Cell Research, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Ocean Atmospheric Science & Technology and Environment Sciences & Health to name a few. The IPR Cell of the University is highly active in promoting ‘patenting culture’ among faculty, students, and research scholars. The research ecosystem of the University is strongly supported by over 100 most high-tech laboratories and a Central Instrument Research Facility which provide a central facility of latest and advanced analytical instruments for promoting interdisciplinary research. Amity Innovation Incubation at University is providing an ideal support platform to researchers and innovators to extend their research into a viable products and services.

World-Class Facilities


50,000 study pathways through advanced Flexible Credit System


1,500-seater Auditorium


Tie-ups with IBM, Oracle, Sun Microsystems for skills development


200 hi tech labs & learning studios


1000 distinguished faculty, scientists and staff


20 Acre Sports Complex


1,000 MBPS wi-fi Campus


Modern library with 50,000 books, 20,000 journals & 2,500 publications


3000-seater on-campus hostel


31 States and UTs represented by students


Air-Conditioned academic block with amphi-theatre style classrooms


IP-Camera surveillance and Biometric-enabled intelligence

Phenomenal growth of Amity University Gurugram since 2010 (year of inception)

Need for Defence Technology Engineers

  • Lack of engineering education related to Defence and security applications.
  • Need of professionals with necessary theoretical & experimental knowledge, skill & aptitude in various defence technologies to carry out R&D in Defence.
  • Need of exposure & knowledge for various state of art Defence systems and contemporary technologies.
  • Need of collaborative effort of DRDO, AICTE and Industries to provide required knowledge to the students.
  • To create job opportunities to realize Govt of India vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Aligned with national aim of “ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT” targetting

  • 70% Self reliance in defence weaponry by year 2027.
  • Defence export target of Rs 50,000 Cr by year 2025.
  • Defence production target of USD 25 billion by year 2025.

Huge employment potential due to

  • Two dedicated Defence industry corridors for establishing Defence industries
  • Over 300 newly licenced firms & 12,000 MSMEs in defence sector
  • Firms allowed 100% Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) through Govt route & 74% FDI through automatic route
  • Record number of 451 MoUs signed during Def Expo 2022, worth 1,53,000 cr
  • Large number of Joint Ventures & Start ups in Defence sector
  • Enhanced R & D funds earmarked for Defence sector & semi-conductor manufacturing
  • Dedicated Rs 4 trillion budget for domestic Defence industry under long term perspective plan 2012-27 and Rs 85,000 Cr for domestic Defence industry for year 2022-23.

Defence Manufacturing Sector in India

Govt of India has laid down target of 70% self reliance in Defence weaponry by year 2027 and target of defence exports of Rs 50,000 Cr by year 2025. Defence exports have shot up to Rs 12,814.52 cr in year 2021-22. As on 15 Jan 2023, India is now exporting defence products to over 80 countries. Defence exports in the country witnessed strong growth in last two years.

India’s defence manufacturing sector has been witnessing a phenomenal growth. The Indian government has set the defence production target at US$25.00 billion by year 2025 from US$ 11 billion in 2019. Defence production has shot up to Rs 84,644 cr.

To increase defence manufacturing in India and make the country a reliable weapon supplier to friendly countries, Indian government has relaxed FDI limits in September 2020 and is promoting participation from start-ups and micro, small & medium enterprises (MSMEs) for achieving the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ goal. Over 12,000 MSMEs have entered Defence sector. The country plans to spend US$ 130 billion on military modernisation in the next five years.

M.Tech in Defence Technology

MTech Defence Technology programme was launched in year 2021 jointly by AICTE and DRDO to cater to the needs of Defence industry. These students will have the theoretical & experimental knowledge an in-depth skills in various defence technologies, which will enable them to carry out R&D in Defence industry. They will have the knowledge and exposure of various state of the art Defence systems and contemporary technologies. These students have gained from the collaborative effort of DRDO, Defence industries and Amity university domain experts. The MTech Defence Technology programme includes one year of project work at DRDO lab/Defence industry. The programme is in line with the Govt of India vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat in Defence and Aerospace sector. 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.

Specialisations Offered

  • Combat Vehicle Engineering
  • Aerospace Technology
  • Communication Systems & Sensors
  • High Energy Materials Technology

Program Structure MTech Defence Technology


Common Courses

Semester - 2

Specialisation Courses

Semester - 3 & 4

Dissertation and industrial training

Program Objectives

  • To develop young aspiring engineers who have the necessary theoretical & experimental knowledge, skill and aptitude in defence 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

Program Outcome

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

Unique Features of the Program

  • 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 learning
  • 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 in fast expanding Defence Research and Manufacturing sector (DRDO, DPSUs, Private Defence Industries & Ordinance Factories)

Experience a Campus Life That'll Inspire you to Dream Big

  • Extensive Industry Interaction with Over 1500 Corporate Leaders, Management Gurus & Distinguished International Speakers
  • Eminent Scientists and Professors imbibing a Strong Culture of Research & Innovation
  • Well Stocked Libraries with latest Books, Journals, Periodicals, References & Online Resources
  • Amphitheatre Style Air-Conditioned Classrooms
  • Wi-Fi enabled Campus with 1Gbps broadband connectivity
  • Hi-Tech Labs equipped with latest infrastructure
  • Secure Campus with latest IP enabled 24X7 CCTV Surveillance
  • 20 Acres Sports Complex with latest amenities.
  • On-Campus Departmental Store, Salon, ATM, Laundry Service, Gym & Food Courts like Café Coffee Day, Dosa Plaza etc.
  • The University Provides 100% & 50% Scholarship to Meritorious Students.

For more info log on to: www.amity.edu/scholarships

Event & Media

Indo-US Joint Technical group “Human machine teaming”
workshop held on 15 Dec 22

Mr Arun T Ramchandani, Executive VP and Head L& T Defence, addressing the participants during webinar on “Career opportunities in Defence” held on 10 Nov 22.

Visit of M Tech Defence Technology students to Solid state Physics Lab of DRDO on 28 Oct 22

11th Oct 2022 : Trends and opportunities in Defence, Guest speaker Mr Rudra B Jadeja, MD & CEO Kalyani Rafael addressed the students.

28th Nov 2022 : Workshop on "Transition from Campus to Corporate"

10th Nov 2022 Webinar on "Career opportunities in Defence"

For more details, contact

Maj Gen (Dr) J S Dhull, VSM (Retd), Program Director
Tel 9650126313 | Email: jsdhull@ggn.amity.edu

Amity University Haryana Admission Office, Amity Education Valley, Gurugram (Manesar), Haryana - 122 413
Amity Helpline numbers: 0124-2337016/15, 8826698200/1/2/3 | Email: admissions@ggn.amity.edu