Top aviation courses in India

Published On: 08 May 2012

 | Last Updated On: 07 Jul 2012

People have been amazed with the skies even before the first airplane was built. As the world progressed and advances were made in science and technology, the manufacture, purchase and use of airplanes grew rapidly giving rise to a large industry that caters to and connects people across the world.

The aviation industry in India too has grown in leaps and bounds. From the days when Air India and Indian Airlines were the only caterers for airline transportation services in India, to today’s scenario of low cost airlines competing to keep customers happy by offering lower airfares. The aviation industry in India is only going to keep growing as more and more people are able to afford air travel, and with new airports opening at smaller towns and cities.

The aviation industry is a very large one, and involves thousands of people working in order to get people from one place to another, safely and comfortably. In order to be a part of this industry, one must be well informed about procedures and ways in which things work in this industry. With the demand for more people in the industry increasing every day, some universities are offering courses related to the field through well structured distance learning programs.  The courses listed below are some of the programs available in India, that will enable individuals to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills that are required to grow in this industry.

Aviation Courses available in India:

Distance Learning Courses

1)B.Sc (Aviation studies):

The course acknowledges the theoretical, flying skills gained by the Commercial Pilot License holder by transferring credits gained to the university grading system. It aims to combine quality business management along with in depth education regarding flying specific topics through distance learning and contact initiative.

The pilot specific program aims to impart out-of-cockpit knowledge in order assume senior management positions in the aviation industry.

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun offers a  Distance learning course in B.Sc( Aviation studies)  

2) BBA (Aviation Operations):

The course aims to focus on the overall development of candidates in the area of airport handling, travel& tourism, travel agency operations, cargo handling and other aviation related operations. Candidates having minimum 50 % marks in class 12 examination in any discipline with Mathematics and proficiency in English can apply for the program. The course spans over a minimum of 3 years, divided into six semesters.

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun offers a Distance learning course in BBA(Aviation Operations)

3) MBA (Aviation Management):

The course aims to combine core business administration skills with aviation related topics, issues and processes. Graduation with minimum 50% marks in any discipline (preferably Commerce or Economics background with Math), minimum two years of work experience in aviation or related field.

Duration: The course spans over a minimum of 3 years, divided into six semesters.

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun offers a Distance learning course in MBA (Aviation management)

On-Campus courses:

4) Lateral entry B.Sc (Aircraft Maintenance) for AME

All Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (as issued by the DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India) are eligible to enroll into this program. The program is conducted through limited residency mode, and is well supported by the study centre at Dehradun.

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun offers a course in B.Sc( Aircraft Maintenance) for AME.

5) BBA(Aviation Operations)

The main aim of the program is to hone skilled professionals for the aviation industry and related fields of travel and tourism. Not less than 50% marks in Higher and Secondary school examinations (10th and 12th). The program is for a period of 3 year on campus at Dehradun.

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun offers a course in BBA(Aviation operations).

6) B.Tech (Aerospace Engineering)

The program is designed to produce professionals ready for the industry, by training them on various topics and issues. These include Analysis and manufacturing of Airplanes, rockets, space launch vehicles, UAVs etc. The candidate should have scored not less than 60% marks in 10th and 12th examinations. The candidate should have scored not less than 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at Senior Secondary level.The course is a 4 year program on-campus at Dehradun.

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun offers a course in B.Tech (Aerospace engineering)

7)B.Tech( Aerospace Engineering) with specialization in Avionics engineering

The program is meant to develop professionals in the areas of aerospace and avionics. The program encompasses both disciplines, and incorporates important concepts and techniques from the field of electronics, Instrumentation and aeronautics. Candidates should be 10+2 with a minimum of 60% marks.

One year Intensive courses:

8) Diploma in Airport Operations Management:

The course aims to help students understand the world of airports management. It trains them in personality development, Airport handling, domestic and international cargo.careers ug aviation ugcourses aviationcareer After12

The course is offered by Speedwings Aviation  Academy.

9) PG Diploma in Airport Station Management

The PG diploma trains students in how to management, planning and implementation of effective quality ground handling with international standards of safety and security.

The field of aviation is a vast field and offers a wide array of opportunities. However, choosing the right course is very important.

The program is offered by Speedwings Aviation academy.

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