Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is an international program approved by Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Govt of India. An AME is responsible for safety, security and maintenance of an aircraft. No aircraft can fly without its safety certification by an appropriately License holder AME. Thus an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer shoulders the responsibility of aircraft safety and the personnel onboard on behalf of Govt. of India.
To be eligible for issuing Flight Release Certificate (fit to fly), an engineer required to possess a valid AME License issued by the DGCA, Govt. of India.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is a 4 years license program in which candidate has to undergo 2 years regular academic program conducted by the DGCA approved AME institutes and 2 year training in Airline or MRO Industries. In the academic program student has to complete their module papers conducted by DGCA.
After completion of modules and required experience student will get AME License and On the basis of AME License student can do job as Aircraft Maintenance Engineer in government sector as well as private sector worldwide.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is divided in following streams.
|1||Admission Fee||INR 25,000/-||-||-||-|
|2||Tuition Fee||INR 70,000/-||INR 70,000/-||INR 70,000/-||INR 70,000/-|
Candidates seeking admission in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) in Alpine Institute of Aeronautics Dehradun should appear in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Common Entrance Test (AME CET 2018). 60% seats will be filled by AME CET counselling.
25% seats will be filled on the basis their merit in management quota. Candidate can avail this opportunity to get admission on the basis of their merit.
An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring an aircraft operates properly and safely. A maintenance engineer may make repairs, troubleshoot problems, conduct inspections and make upgrades to aircrafts. Daily duties may include keeping records of and performing scheduled maintenance, making emergency repairs or preparing for DGCA inspections.
An AME works with specialized aviation and power tools, computers, diagnostic equipment and x-ray machines. While working, he or she may climb ladders or stand on scaffolds, manage other maintenance staff or spend long hours on emergency repairs. Maintenance engineers must carefully observe all DGCA rules and regulations when performing any job duty.
According to payscale.com, in May 2016 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) earned a median annual salary of $62,620/-, in Indian currency it is approx INR 40 Lakhs per year.