WHAT IS AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING?
Reply from CAE: This is a three years licensing course and the approval authority is Director General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India, following the guidelines of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and European Aviation Safety Agency(EASA)(these two are the worlds Aviation regulatory authority constituted by all the country of the globe). It consist of both theoretical and practical training. It is basically deals with the maintenance of the aircraft and to continuously keep it in airworthy condition (fit to fly in air).

Just like a baby after birth is required to be maintained and continuously cured for his whole life by a doctor. Likewise, only an AME can work on an aircraft and no engineering graduate from any discipline even from IITís canít work and maintain an aircraft.

WHAT IS THE JOB PROSPECT IN AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING?
Reply from CAE: It is a totally job oriented course and it is the only course having on job training and practical exposure. AMEís are employed by Air India, Indigo, Goairways, Jetairways, Spicejet, and many other commercial operators. They also have various jobs in flying clubs and Maintenance and repair organizations and manufacturing units. Similar job opportunities are also available accross the world.

WHAT IS B.SC IN AERONAUTICS?
Reply from CAE : This is a three years degree course affiliated to Gauhati University. It consist of both theoretical and practical training. We are the lone institute providing B.Sc in Aeronautics course in entire Northeast.

WHAT IS FUTURE ASPECT IN B.SC AERONAUTICS?
Reply from CAE : After pursuing the degree he/she is eligible for appearing any kind of competitive examination conducted by State and Central Government or he/ she may go for Master degree or higher studies.

IS THIS COLLEGE GOVERNMENT? or IS THIS COLLEGE AICTE APPROVED?
Reply from CAE: The most expensive asset of the college is the Aircraft, Aero engine(cost approax >100 crores.)It has been given by the Ministry of Defence, Govt of India. Hence, it is an initiative of government of India run by Trust. The DGCA, Civil Aviation Ministry, Govt. of India approves AME course. AICTE or any other university or UGC canít approve this course because it is a very specialised course.

WHAT ARE THE PRACTICAL FACILITIES AVAILABLE?
Reply from CAE:  The AME course consists of 50% theory and 50% practicalís and deals with maintenance of the aircraft. The basic practicals are conducted in the aircraft at the college campus. And hi-tech and sensitive practicals are conducted at Guwahati airport, Assam Flying Club, Mc.leod Russel, Indian Air force etc.

COMPARED WITH OTHER PROFESSIONAL COURSES IS THERE ANY UN-EMPLOYMENT ?
Reply from CAE: As on today AME licence holders are in acute shortage. If anybody is unemployed, then there must be some personal lacuna, whereas in the other technical fields there are lot of unemployment. A good example is that our recent batch is absorbed by Tata group and the next batch is also in the process of getting recruited.

   
 
 

 

 

 
 
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