Introduction:Aeroplane has been a craze of everyone and want to at least have a watch of the plane from near. It was a difficult task during the 90's but nowadays as the flying price has gone down, many can afford to at least travel by flight. Thus, an aviation profession is a magnificent choice to take up as a career option. A bachelor's degree in aviation is the choice for all aspirants who love aviation sector. It provides an overall platform which includes theory as well as practical training, flying hours, maintenance and complete data into the aviation industry.
B.Sc. Aviation is a three-years science stream undergraduate course that teaches the operations and flying of aeroplane, helicopters, gliders, etc. It covers the design, manufacturing, internal mechanism of an aircraft's, safety measures, maintenance, improvements and other precautionary measures to be taken while flying an aircraft. The graduate in aviation have knowledge and practical training in all the above area.
Course EligibilityThe candidates willing to have their career in the aviation sector need to have the following eligibility in order to get into the B.Sc. Aviation course.
Admission Procedure & Fees:- The admission for the course is a complete merit-based process. The application can be done via online or offline mode through the respective college or university website. Usually, the admission form is out in the month of May or June or as soon as the class XII std. or Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) results are out. Most of the well-known colleges have their own admission process that includes entrance tests and interview along with the class X and class XII marks/percentage of students. The final merit list is made accordingly. Some institutes also have quotas for the seats available.
The Fees for the course vary from college to college or university to university. The yearly fee for the course is between 3 Lakhs and even go up to 25 lakhs Indian Rupees per annum.
Course Duration As it is an undergraduate programme in science, the academic module is a 3-years full time course. The course is parted into 6 semesters of six months each, i.e. 2 semesters in each year. Some university can have it as a semester pattern while some have it as a yearly pattern.
Course Curriculum Some of the subjects present in the curriculum of the course are Navigation, Aircraft and engines, Meteorology, Air traffic control and Management, Air regulation, Aviation security, crew safety management and flying experience, etc.
Profession Opportunities and Salary As many don't know that job opportunities that a B.Sc. Aviation graduates have, I have just listed the high-flying jobs open for the candidates who have completed their graduations in Aviation.
Salary differs from company to company and even from freshers to experience. It also depends on the job profile, designation and company standard. A fresher can expect an average salary of 3.5 Lakhs P.A to 6 Lakhs P.A. It is best to get selection through campus as the standard salary for the direct campus selected candidates are much high than through normal selection process. As the aviation industry has a good boom and the experience of 1 -2 years will help to have a good jump in the salary slab. The job profile, position and company also play an important role in the salary.
Colleges or Universities to study:- There are many universities and colleges that provide B.Sc. in Aviation across India. Few of the best colleges for your reference is given below.
The article has been prepared as per the best information collected. Do have a final review of the colleges before joining any college for better career prospective.