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A User Asked this 2 years, 5 months ago

At what age can I apply for the school of avaition?

At what age can I apply for school of aviation?
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Jayita Ekka Answer written 2 years, 4 months ago
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Dear student,

There are various career options in the field of Aviation. The most common one, of course, is Pilot Training. If you wish to become a Commercial Pilot, you will have to pass 3 basic license courses namley, Student pilot License, Private Pilot License and Commercial Pilot License. The eligibility for this is:

  • Higher Secondary pass (Class XII) in Science with Mathematics & Physics as core subjects
  • Minimum 16 years of age

Besides the above, you can enrol in the following courses:

Air Traffic Controller (ATC)

  • Eligibility: B-Tech in Electronics / Telecommunication or Radio Engineering with minimum first class  
  • Selection Process: Through ATC entrance examination, Voice test, Personal Interview, Medical fitness test and further training



  • B-Tech / B.E. in Aeronautical Engineering/ Aerospace Engineering/ B-Tech in Avionics 
  • Class 12 pass in Science with minimum 50% marks individually for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Entrance exams at national/ state/ institute level

Airworthiness Engineer

  • Eligibility: B-Tech in Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineering / Avionics or Electronics & Communication Engineering 

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME)

You need a B.E degree in AME (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering) or Diploma in AME with DGCA Approval


  • Class 12 pass in Science with Physics and Mathematics aggregate 50% marks or
  • Diploma in any branch of engineering with aggregate 50% marks

Other fields that can be covered under Aviation: 

  • IAIA / UFTAA Consultant
  • IATA/FIAIA Cargo Introductory
  • IAIA / FIAIA Cargo Rating
  • Diploma in International Air Cargo (DIAC)
  • Diploma in Computerised Reservation Systems
  • IATA Airline Customer Service
  • IATA Airport Customer Service
  • IATA Airline Call Centre Training
  • IATA Shipping Perishable Cargo
  • IATA-Live Animal Regulations
  • IATA Ground Operations Management
  • IATA Airport Operations
  • PG Diploma in Airline and Airport Handling Management
  • Diploma in Airport Operations Management
  • MBA in Aviation Management
  • Aircraft Fueller
  • Cabin Maintenance Mechanic
  • Meteorologist
  • Ramp Service Personnel
  • Station Manager
  • Baggage Handler
  • Ground Instructor
  • Ground and Station Attendant
  • Flight Dispatcher
  • Passenger Service Agent
  • Ramp Planner
  • Schedule Co-ordinator
  • Station Agent
  • Teletypist
  • District Sales Manager
  • Sales Personnel
  • Food Service Personnel
  • Reservation Sales Executive


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