FAQs

Ques: Whether IIAE is a private college or Govt college?
Ans: IIAE is a private college regulated by DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India.

Ques: How old is IIAE Sonepat & location ?
Ans: IIAE was approved by DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India in 1998. It is located at PMCE Campus, Kami Road, Sonipat, (Delhi-NCR), Haryana- 131001 nearest railway station Sandal Kalan Railway 2.5 Km from campus.

Ques: Whether AME program is degree or diploma?
Ans: No, AME is neither a degree nor a diploma. It is a specialized qualification mandated by Govt of India as per the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) norms and standard in which an individual earn AME License issued by DGCA. This program entitles an individual to work as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer globally. Only an AME appropriately licensed are responsible for the safety and security of an aircraft. In short like diploma and degree an AME License is also a qualification which is required to perform the duty and responsibilities of an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

Ques: What are an AME License and its importance?
Ans: The Aircraft maintenance and safety is assured by an appropriately licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, who are trained on ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) norms and regulated by DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India. No aircraft can fly without its safety certification by an appropriately licensed AME. The world over it is a normal practice to earn AME License to work as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. An Indian AME can also work in the foreign airlines.

Ques: Who gives AME License and how one can get the AME License?
Ans: In normal practices today an AME License is earned through an organized training program approved by DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India. Usually AME approved institute such as IIAE run an approved program by DGCA which entitles a student to earned required Aeronautical Experience and get adequate knowledge of an approved curriculum through intense campus learning through a systematic theoretical & practical program.

Ques: What is the difference between Basic and type rating License?
Ans: After compaction of 3 year of approved training program and passing of DCCA Examinations an individual is entitled to get an AME License in various categories depending on the various modular examinations of passed by the individual.

Ques: What is the fee structure of AME?
Ans: The total academic fee structure of AME Program is for 3 years .

First Year
Details For Boys For Girls
Admission fee Rs. 25,000/- (One time) Rs. 25,000/- (One time)
Library Charges Rs. 10,000/- (One time) Rs. 10,000/- (One time)
Uniform Charges Rs. 7,000/- (One time) Rs. 7,000/- (One time)
Tuition fee Rs. 1,25,000/- Rs. 1,06,250/-
Total at the time of admission Rs. 1,67,000/- Rs. 1,48,250/-
Second Year
Tuition fee Rs. 1,25,000/- Rs. 1,06,250/-
Third Year
Tuition fee Rs. 1,25,000/- Rs. 1,06,250/-
Total Course Fee for 3 Years Rs. 4,17,000/- Rs. 3,60,750/-
There is no fee charged for IVth year because as the student are getting stipend from the airlines where they shell be working in flying environment.

Ques: Do the every student gets the type rated license?
Ans: No, only students who have passed their DGCA Examination and acquired requisite aviation work experience are eligible for type rated license.

Ques: What are the opportunities for Indian AMEs in international market?
Ans: Considering the high growth aviation market in the Asian Continent including China and all gulf countries the need of AME is very high. The number of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer produced in India are very much welcome in the Gulf countries and other countries where cost of labour is very high. Since Indian engineers are willing to work at half the salary comparable to the their local salary because of the currency differences.

Ques: What is the normal salary package of an AME?
Ans: Student after completing 3 year academic program in IIAE will go to any aviating organization to gain skill and work in flying environment to have adequate aviation experience required for issue of an Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License. During 4th year of this training student get a stipend between 5,000 to 20,000 per month depending on Airlines policies. After accruing certification rights of an Aircraft an individual works as an fully fledged Aircraft Maintenance Engineer on a salary package beginning 6 to 10 Lakhs per annum . This amount goes multifulled after having gained experience on other aircraft available whit the organization he is working with.

Ques: Can one get Govt. job with this program?
Ans: Yes, both government and private jobs are available after becoming an AME.