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Aviation as a course and career profile is only for those who are passionate about this field. Apart from acquiring in-depth knowledge of machines, aviation requires people in its workforce to have considerable knowledge of the work profile of individuals working in other departments of the industry as well. In the aviation industry aspirants have a plethora of job opportunities available to them ranging from ground staff, engineers, cabin crew to becoming a pilot.

Aviation Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates can check basic eligibility criteria for Aviation admissions. However, the eligibility may differ for various colleges. 

UG Level

For undergraduate-level admissions, the students should have passed the 12th standard (or equivalent) examination from a recognized board. The students should also have secured minimum required scores in any stream (arts/science/commerce)

PG Level

For postgraduate-level admissions, the students should have an undergraduate degree related to Aviation (or equivalent). The degree should have been obtained from a recognized board or University with the minimum required scores. 

Aviation Skill Sets

Aviation at the core requires each and every member to work as one team. Thus, being a team player is not a requirement it is mandatory in this field as a slight lapse on an individual’s part and the lives of many others are at stake. Thus, some key skills that students need to possess in order to perform well in the aviation industry are:

Skillset for Aviation Courses 

Team worker

Level headed

Reliable

Presence of mind

Determination

Language skills

Clear speech and voice

Good written English/Hindi

Good health & physical fitness

Confidence

Technical skills & understanding

Pleasant & friendly personality

Agility & good sense of balance

Patience

Polite

Punctuality

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Aviation Syllabus

The syllabus of Aviation may differ as per the colleges and level of courses that the students will apply for. However, the basic units and topics can be checked in the table below.

Navigation
  • Air Navigation
  • Variometer (Glider Pilots)
  • Flight Navigation
  • Radio Aids and Instruments
  • Magnetic Compass and Instruments
  • Aeronautical Maps and Charts
  • Radio- Aids (Non- Glider Pilots)
  • Time
  • Flight Planning
Air Regulation 
  • Flight Plans/ Distress and Urgency Communication
  • Air Traffic Services & Procedures
  • Miscellaneous
Meteorology 
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Aviation Meteorology
Aircraft and Engines (General and Specific)
  • Helicopters
  • Aeroplanes
  • Performance
  • Specific Aircrafts
Flying/ Project Work
  • Aviation Medicine
  • Air Traffic Control and Management
  • Crew Resource Management and Flight Safety
  • Flight Safety and Human Factors
  • Aviation Security and The Human Profile
  • Aviation and First Aid

Aviation Job Profiles

A career in the Aviation industry is such that students would not have fixed work hours/shifts. While the first profession that comes to mind when thinking of a career in the aviation industry is that of a Pilot but it is worth knowing that there are a plethora of other career profiles that candidates can pursue in this field. Some of the popular job profiles that candidates can hope to pursue in this field are as mentioned below:

Types of Aviation Jobs 

Aircraft Electrical Installer or Technician

Aircraft Manufacturing Engineer

Pilot

Airport Operations Manager

Air Traffic Controller

Aviation Maintenance Technician

Quality Control Personnel

Flight Steward/Stewardess (Airhostess)

Ground Staff

Air Ticketing Staff

Aviation Top Recruiters

Listed below are some of the top recruiters in the Aviation industry

  • Air India
  • Vistara
  • Spice Jet
  • Air Asia
  • Go Air
  • Yatra
  • Airbnb
  • Airport Authority of India

FAQs on Aviation Course

Q. What is Aviation?

A. Aviation is the study of an aircraft and the industry surrounding the various aspects of it.

Q. Is Aviation a good course?

A. If the students are interested in the aviation industry and have great communication skills, then they will be able to excel in the field. 

Q. What is the salary range for Aviation students?

A. The starting salary for Aviation students will range from INR 2 to 6 Lakhs.

Q. Do I have to qualify for an entrance examination for Aviation admissions?

A. While most of the Aviation admissions are based on 12th standard merit, there may be a few institutes that will conduct entrance exams. 

Q. What are the top job profiles for Aviation students?

A. Some of the top job profiles for Aviation students are - Pilot, Flight Test Engineer, Steward, Service Maintenance Engineering. 

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