Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and Bachelor of Aeronautics course at Pawan Hans

Are you searching for a combined course in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and Bachelor of Aeronautics course in India? This article provides complete information on the combined course of AME and the undergraduate course in aeronautics conducted by the Pawan Hans Helicopter Training Institute (PHTI) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. A general overview of the course, fees to be paid, and the application procedure have been given.

Pawan Hans Ltd. has announced admissions open for a combined course of Bachelor of Aeronautics and Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) for the academic session starting this year. The course will be conducted at the Pawan Hans Helicopter Training Institute (PHTI) in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

PHTI Mumbai admission notification banner
[Image source: Print advt. in Mumbai Mirror, 23rd June 2020.]

About the combined AME- Bachelor of Aeronautics course

The combined course is a full time one of three years' duration over a span of six semesters.

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) is a technical one that is approved by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Govt. of India. It combines academic classroom sessions with practicals that include hands-on training, thus equipping you with the required skills to do maintenance work on a helicopter. On successfully completing this course, you become a DGCA licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. The Bachelor of Aeronautics is an undergraduate program which is being conducted in collaboration with the Garware Institute of Career Education & Development (GICED), University of Mumbai. It covers multiple aspects of aviation, such as thermodynamics, aircraft materials and processes, flight systems, engines and airframes, etc. There are separate hostel facilities available for boys and girls but on a limited basis.

Career opportunities abound, with the scope to take up a job with a private airline carrier, a corporate firm that has its own fleet, an aircraft manufacturing unit, and even work with government space organizations or defence establishments as well.

Course fees

The table below shows the semester-wise fees, with taxes as applicable as per Govt. guidelines. Details of fees, namely admission fee, tuition fee, the separate fee towards hostel accommodation, etc can be checked at the official website.

PHTI AME and Bachelor of Aeronautics Course fees
[Table source: official website of PHTI]

Students are advised to refer to the official site for the institute's policies on the refund of the admission fee.

Eligibility requirements

You should have passed the Class 12 exam of a Government State Board or any recognized equivalent, with a score of at least 45% marks in aggregate (40% is acceptable for candidates applying through the reserved category). It is also mandatory to have taken up the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and English at the Class 12 level.

Also acceptable is completion of an AICTE-recognized Diploma course (10+3), or its equivalent that is Government-recognized, in any one of these engineering branches -mechanical, electronics, electrical or aeronautics.

How to apply

The application form and the Pawan Hans website is available online, in the section of 'Training and Skill Development' (tap on the + symbol next to PHTI and you will see the links to the brochure, fees' table, application form, etc). The admission brochure and application form is also available at the institute in Mumbai (see contact details below).

The last date to submit applications is not mentioned. This can be confirmed with the Training Manager at the contact numbers that are provided below.

Contact information

For more information contact the Training Manager, Pawan Hans Helicopter Training Institute
Juhu Aerodrome, S.V. Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai-400056.
Ph: 022-26261750/533/54, 022-26162665.
Learn about Aeronautical courses in India.

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