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Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

It is projected that more than 33000 new aircraft will be inducted into service by 2030 – which by implication would create a requirement of 5 lakh new jobs for Licensed Aircraft Engineers (LAE) or Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) and other jobs which are directly or indirectly related to Aeronautics and the Aviation industry.

With the recent FDI policies favouring Civil Aviation, Skill Development initiatives and Make In India programmes, the opportunities in the Aviation sector has increased. It is also evident by the large orders of aircraft by Indigo, Go Air, Vistara and other airlines that have received their AOP recently. 

Aircraft Engineers or Aircraft Maintenance Engineers ensure that all Aircraft are maintained in full-serviceable condition otherwise known as “air-worthy” and its passengers or users are safe at all times. Aircraft Engineers must identify the problem and replace the problem by following the instructions in Aircraft Manuals and the Training he has undergone. All Scheduled or Unscheduled Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul can be carried out only by Aircraft Engineers and Technicians who have obtained their License.

To become an Aircraft Engineer or Technician one must obtain a License issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India. 

Hindustan Aviation Academy since 1986 is an approved DGCA CAR 147 (Basic) Maintenance Training Organisation offering the following niche programmes in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering in association with Airworks India Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Hosur Aerodrome (head-office in Gurgaon) >

Students have the advantage of completing their BSc. Aircraft Maintenance undergraduate degree during their License programme, as optional, enabling him/her to proceed with higher studies, if necessary. 


Anybody with a passion for Aeronautics and any of the below academic qualifications -

  • Pass 12th STD with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or
  • 3 years Diploma (any engineering stream approved by DTE & AICTE) or
  • it's equivalent to any of the above

Practical Training & Experience is offered on live Aircraft (such as Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Cessna, Bell, etc) for the full duration of any AME Programme. This is counted as certified work experience.  After completion of theoretical training in the campus, the Students are sent to Aviation organizations such as AirWorks India Engg Pvt Ltd., SpiceJet, etc. Hands-on experience on LIVE AIRCRAFT and training at other ancillary departments is recorded in a PERSONAL EXPERIENCE LOG BOOK signed and sealed by Authorised Quality Manager and Licensed Aircraft Engineers add to the Student’s total work experience. Students are required to observe and perform tasks prescribed by the DGCA under supervision of Nodal officers appointed by HAA & AWI.


All students of AME are immediately employable soon after their course with the experience gained from HAA. Those students who have exceptional academic and character record are offered “Contract of Employment” towards the end of their course.

Singapore Airlines has been conducting campus interviews at our Academy and successful candidates are being employed in Singapore from 2007 onwards.

Most of our students are already well placed in the public sector including Defense aviation and private sector of the Aviation Industry. For e.g., Indian Air Force, Indian Army, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Airworks India Engineering, Indigo, SpiceJet, GoAir, Vistara, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air, Saudia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysian Airlines, KLM, British Airways and some OEMs like Airbus, Boeing, Rockwell Collins, Thale, Pratt & Whitney, GE, Bombardier and all other Aviation related companies.

Above all, the student must be determined and motivated to take up any amount of challenges involved in the Aviation industry by grooming himself / herself to be a disciplined, well mannered and smart individual to be employed as a highly skilled / dedicated Licensed Aircraft Engineer. 



Documents Required for Admission:
  • 10th Grade Original Mark-sheets 

  • 12th Grade Original Mark-sheets or 

  •  Diploma or it's Equivalent - Original Mark-sheets,

  • Recent Stamp Size Colour Photograph in white-background – 10 nos,

  • Medical Certificate,

  • Transfer Certificate.

International Students must submit the above documents along with

  • Equivalence Certificate and

  • copies of Valid Passport and

  • Student Visa.

  If you have any further doubts, please feel free to contact our admission desk in-charge Mr P M Paul (+91) 8971404357 and Mr Benil Benjamin (+91) 9740037853 via Whatsapp 

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