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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 the 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

Aviation Course Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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Popular Aviation UG Courses in India

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UG Courses

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Nasir Ali

2022-03-05 13:25:01

I want to become an air hostess. Can I use eye lenses?

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Aryaa mishra

Beginner-Level 3

3 days ago

Well, the answer is yes. Yes, you can become an air hostess with contact lenses but also keep in mind that your eyesight should be not very weak since in some cases if you are not wearing your contact lenses you can still see things.

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Faisal

2021-12-09 17:46:21

I want to know about the fee structure at IIPS Lucknow for BBA in Aviation Management?

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

5 days ago

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Shaheen Aziz khan

2021-12-11 19:47:23

I want to know about the fee structure at Dibrugarh University for BBA in Aviation, Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

5 days ago

https://www.shiksha.com/university/dibrugarh-university-31514
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Saheena

2022-01-04 13:35:14

I want to know about the fee structure at Avalon Academy, Bangalore for Bachelors in Business Administration - Aviation (BBA).

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

6 days ago

https://www.shiksha.com/college/avalon-academy-meerut-29385/courses
You will find all the true and authentic information about your college here

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Shruti Singh Rathor

2022-03-02 12:02:25

I want to know about the cabin crew fee structure?

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Divya vani

Contributor-Level 10

6 days ago

The course fee is between Rs 50,000 and Rs 1,50,000 depending on the course and the institute. But for becoming an air hostess, one has to work towards getting selected by an airline, they give free training with stipend making the course even more economical to learn. Please visit link: https://...The course fee is between Rs 50,000 and Rs 1,50,000 depending on the course and the institute. But for becoming an air hostess, one has to work towards getting selected by an airline, they give free training with stipend making the course even more economical to learn. Please visit link: https://www.shiksha.com/aviation/cabin-crew-air-hostess-chp.

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Monikabharathi

2022-02-27 17:23:58

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Diploma in Air Cabin Crew and Airport Ground handling at Fly Air Aviation Academy.

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Divya vani

Contributor-Level 10

6 days ago

The minimum qualification required to become a Flight Steward & Cabin Crew is Intermediate or graduation. There are various institutes in India offers diploma course after 12th in the field of Aviation. Some of the airlines also provide 3 to 6 month training.
Please check official website

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Priyanka chakraborty

2022-03-01 09:11:03

Am I eligible for airport ground services as I have a tattoo on my wrist?

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Rishav Verma

Beginner-Level 4

a week ago

There's no problem if you have tattoo on your wrist.

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Payal Kumari

Beginner-Level 3

a week ago

Yes, you are allowed but only for ground services.

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Shubham Goel

2022-01-27 09:42:29

Can I know which is the best institute for aviation management in Kolkata?

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Payal Kumari

Beginner-Level 3

a week ago

If you're searching for institute then you can join frankfinn institute of air hostess training.

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Sukhminder singh

2022-02-19 10:13:48

Which is the best college for aviation? Is there any job guarantee?

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Rishav Verma

Beginner-Level 4

a week ago

Galgotias University & Shoolini University are good for BBA in AVIATION but no college gives guarantee for job.

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Samarth Jain

2022-02-28 13:31:12

Which is the cheapest aviation college approved by dgca?

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Rishav Verma

Beginner-Level 4

a week ago

In my knowledge, Pune Institute of Aviation Technology is good and the cheapest for BBA/B.Sc Aviation.

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MAHENDRA SINGH

2022-02-26 16:13:05

Can I know what process of admission and how much fee of airport ground service course and this online certificate course?

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Payal Kumari

Beginner-Level 3

a week ago

You can join Frankfinn or other aviation institute. Every institute charge different fees for the course. Frankfinn charges 80 thousand for the group and hospitality courses.

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Kamakshi

2022-01-22 20:39:26

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for MBA in Aviation Management (Part Time) at EduKart.com.

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Nisha Mishra

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

Graduation with 50% from any recognized university.

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Avanthika

2022-01-27 21:59:00

I want to know when will the admission start for BBA aviation at Christ college Mysore.

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

a week ago

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Ambika Shah

2022-02-03 15:37:30

I want to know if I am not an Indian citizen, am eligible to apply as an air hostess in India.

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Payal Kumari

Beginner-Level 3

a week ago

Yes, you can apply.

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DHARAMVEER BANSAL

2022-02-18 23:20:04

I want to know about the fee structure at Frankfinn Institute Delhi for Certificate in Aviation, Hospitality and Travel Management.

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Payal Kumari

Beginner-Level 3

a week ago

It depends on your scholarship. How much they cost you after asking questions from you. Mine was 1 lakh 27thousand.

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neha rane

2022-02-20 13:12:17

I am 23 years old with 152 cm height, is my height acceptable for cabin crew international flights?

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Rishav Verma

Beginner-Level 4

a week ago

No, You can't because a Minimum of 155cm height is needed.

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

a week ago

No sorry dear correct height required is 155 cm so you are not eligible for it.

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Devyani Suryawanshi

2022-02-24 12:28:11

I want to know about the fee structure at The Bombay Flying Club's College of Aviation for Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL).

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Rishav Verma

Beginner-Level 4

a week ago

As per the information available on various websites, the CPL fee can be between 21-23 Lakh in The Bombay Flying Club's College of Aviation.

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

a week ago

The CPL course of Bombay Flying Club offers 200 hours of flying training this 8-10 months course offers dual/ solo, general flying, circuit & landing sorties. Instruments and cross country flights, skill tests, route checks, and night flying rating as per DGCA requirements. The candidate must be ...The CPL course of Bombay Flying Club offers 200 hours of flying training this 8-10 months course offers dual/ solo, general flying, circuit & landing sorties. Instruments and cross country flights, skill tests, route checks, and night flying rating as per DGCA requirements. The candidate must be 18 years old at the time of issue of his/her Commercial Pilot License with a minimum qualification of 10+2 ( Physics and Maths). As per the information available on various websites, the CPL fee can be between 21-23 Lakh.

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Shivani Batra

2022-02-27 12:50:15

I am a class 12th commerce student having commerce with Maths and want to become a commercial pilot.

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Pratibha Dubey

Contributor-Level 7

a week ago

Hi Shivani. It doesn't matter if you belong to a commerce stream or a Science stream. Firstly you can undergo a pilot training course once you have passed out of 12th. Another option you can go for is appearing for an NDA exam to get directly to the training of an air force pilot. Some training c...Hi Shivani. It doesn't matter if you belong to a commerce stream or a Science stream. Firstly you can undergo a pilot training course once you have passed out of 12th. Another option you can go for is appearing for an NDA exam to get directly to the training of an air force pilot. Some training centers allow students from commerce backgrounds. Minimum age limit: 17 years. One needs to provide a complete medical checkup Certificate. The candidate needs to be fit physically as well as mentally.

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Chinmayee Ashutosh Wadekar

2022-02-13 10:50:13

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for BBA in Aviation Management at Skybird Aviation, Hyderabad.

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Gaurav Kumawat

Contributor-Level 7

a week ago

https://www.shiksha.com/college/skybird-aviation-hyderabad-ameerpet-51986
You can go through this link for details of this college.

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Chinmayee Ashutosh Wadekar

2022-02-12 23:14:22

Which is best and most affordable college in Hyderabad for BBA in Aviation?

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

a week ago

Please tryout the following colleges in Hyderabad.
1. Skybird Aviation
2. Aimfill Aviation.

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Sumayya Attar

2022-02-18 19:02:51

What is the minimum height for aa female to do a CPL course ?

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

a week ago

There are no specific rules for height and varying in Airlines. However, 5 Feet and 1 Inch can be the most acceptable height in Airlines for Female candidates.

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Elumalai E

2022-02-22 23:49:38

Please let me know the eligibility criteria for AA course.

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

a week ago

Please write about the course name in detail for better response.

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Prijit Mansingh

Beginner-Level 1

a week ago

First you have to check colour blindness and physical checkup.

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Shama

2022-02-17 18:02:09

Can I know which is the better course, BBA aviation management or BBA aviation and logistics management?

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Shivam Sagar

Contributor-Level 6

2 weeks ago

Being a Commerce student straight from Intermediate you should go for a BBA General Course only and shouldn't choose any specific domain to start with as then you can easily relate to whatever is being taught, thereby improving your learning outcomes.

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Ishwarya Nanditha M

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

With an aviation management degree, you will be prepared to handle managerial responsibilities. Depending on your roles and designation your workflow will be related to checking that flight operations run smoothly, passengers receive quality service on time, etc. With an aviation logistics degree...With an aviation management degree, you will be prepared to handle managerial responsibilities. Depending on your roles and designation your workflow will be related to checking that flight operations run smoothly, passengers receive quality service on time, etc. With an aviation logistics degree, your work will mainly include managing and maintaining activities including purchasing, shipping and transportation, inventory, warehousing, and delivery. So, It entirely depends and your interest. With great interest, you can achieve anything. Good Luck. !

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Sujeet Kumar

2022-02-16 12:11:35

Please provide information about airline management course.

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rekha

Contributor-Level 8

2 weeks ago

Aviation Management deals with the study of airlines, airports and businesses related to the aerospace industry. Candidates pursuing aviation management courses aim at working at high-level positions where they can work for the security of the airport and air traffic control towers. Please visit ...Aviation Management deals with the study of airlines, airports and businesses related to the aerospace industry. Candidates pursuing aviation management courses aim at working at high-level positions where they can work for the security of the airport and air traffic control towers. Please visit the link for more: https://www.shiksha.com/aviation/articles/airport-management-course-blogId-30093
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Avanthika

2022-02-15 21:06:58

I want to know if BBA aviation is available in christ college Mysore?

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Divesh Sharma

Beginner-Level 4

2 weeks ago

Yes, it is available.

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Nirakar Khuntia

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

Yes, BBA Aviation IATA is an academic programme offered by Christ College Mysore.

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Waseem Pasha

2022-02-07 01:31:05

I want to know about the fee structure at PTC Aviation Academy, Bangalore for a Certificate in Commercial Pilot License.

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rekha

Contributor-Level 8

3 weeks ago

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pawanichakraborty

2022-02-02 14:44:44

Can I do CPL and B.Sc. in aviation simultaneously here?

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Nikita Sharma

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

You can either do B.Sc. Aviation with CPL. B.Sc. Aviation with CPL is an undergraduate programme that technically deals with the fundamentals of the aviation sector such as airport operations, air regulation, aviation weather, airport security and safety measures, dangerous goods, etc. Also, In a...You can either do B.Sc. Aviation with CPL. B.Sc. Aviation with CPL is an undergraduate programme that technically deals with the fundamentals of the aviation sector such as airport operations, air regulation, aviation weather, airport security and safety measures, dangerous goods, etc. Also, In a first-of-a-kind concession, some University offers CPL Holders admission directly to the second year of their B.Sc. Aviation degree programme.
Choose your best!
For further queries, you can reach out to me.
Thanks.

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Avanthika

2022-01-25 12:53:46

I want to know about the fee structure at Hindustan First Grade College for BBA in Aviation Management.

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Akshara Mukundhan

Beginner-Level 2

a month ago

Hello, Avanthika.
The fee structure for BBA in Aviation Management at Hindustan College (affiliated to University of Mysore) is around Rs.90,000 to 1,00,000 lakh per year.

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Dinesh upadhyay

Guide-Level 13

a month ago

One of the best institutes in India and South Asia for BBA in aviation management. The fees for complete courses is around 4 lakh.

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Gulshan Pal

2022-01-30 13:05:44

Which are the colleges for BBA aviation in Etawah, UP?

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pragya kumari

Beginner-Level 3

a month ago

The best colleges for BBA Aviation in and near Etawah, UP are:
1) Institute of Hotel & Tourism Management
2) Gautam Buddha Technical Institute
3) Swami Vivekanand University.

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Avanthika

2022-01-25 13:10:49

I want to know when will the admission start for BBA in aviation in Hindustan first-grade college Mysore.

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Dinesh upadhyay

Guide-Level 13

a month ago

One of the best institutes in India and South Asia for BBA in aviation management. Admission is based on merit and starts around April and closes around June.

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