Aerospace Engineering course is available at four I.I.T. colleges in India. Admission to the I.I.T. is a very tough job. Gujarati students are being badly affected due to lack of awareness about entrance test and that is the reason why ranking at top in IIT entrance has yet remained a dream for students of Gujarat.
There is alternative to get admission in Aeronautical Engineering. Doors of reputed engineering colleges are open for top rankers of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
Aeronautical Engineers are in great demand worldwide. There is no need to get disappointed if you cannot secure direct admission to Aeronautical Engineering course after Standard 12 due to lower percentages. By joining Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course of 3 years, one can comfortably get job with salary of Rs.35,000/- to Rs.40,000/- per month.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) Course is of very much importance in Aviation industry.
The job of AME is to certify about air-worthiness of any aircraft ready for take off. No aircraft can take off without permission of AME. For the course of AME, there is expenditure of Rs.3 lakhs for three years. Standard-12 pass student with mathematics, physics and chemistry subjects with minimum 50% marks is essential for getting admission to this course. Names of institutes for admission to the AME course is listed on the next page.
In routine course, advertisements are being released in the month of February every year for admission tot eh Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course. Form can be obtained by forwarding Demand Draft for Rs.1500/- favoring Indian Institute of Aeronautical Payable at Delhi or on payment in cash in person. The students appearing for Standard-12 examination during the current year can also apply for admission. Entrance examination is being conducted in the month of May and admission is granted to those who succeed in the entrance test.
Due to increasing number of passengers, airline companies and number of flights, scopes are ever-growing for infotech engineers, aerospace engineers and aircraft maintenance engineers in aerospace industry or aircraft building industry. Even there is increasing demand for Pilots. Flying training is imparted at Orient Flight School, Chennai.
Increasing number of aircraft creates demand for pilots. Growing demand for skilled engineers for aircraft maintenance is also obvious. If we talk about only Boeing company, Boeing aircrafts are being sold today in about 145 countries and annual turnover of the company is Rs,27,67,500 crores and profit is more than 100 billion. This company has employed 1,55,398 employees. Degree of Aeronautical Engineer or Mechanical Aviation Engineering in your portfolio ensures job with salary of Rs.1.50 lakh to 2 lakhs in America.