M'luru: Srinivas University acquires fleet of aircraft for Aviation Maintenance Engineering course

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Mangaluru, Sep 24: The airline industry has gone through a huge growth phase after World War 2. With the growth in airlines, this field has grown in many ways of making travel and tourism progress in every aspect. This industry is growing as per observation and careers in this stream have grown by 17.6% in the past few years and there have been many opportunities for undergraduates and graduates in this field.

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Indian domestic aviation market recorded the fastest full-year domestic growth rate for the fourth year in a row at 18.6%. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), India had 13.9 crore domestic air travellers in 2018 up by 18.6% from 11.7 crore in 2017. To cater to the rising air traffic, the Government of India has been working to increase the number of airports. As of March 2019, India had 103 operational airports.

The rising demand has pushed the requirement for airplanes as well. As of July 2018, there were nearly 620 aircrafts being operated by schedule airline operators in India. The number of airplanes is expected to grow to 1100 planes by 2027. Such robust growth has created increasing job opportunities in the aviation sector.

Srinivas University College of Aviation is a constituent of Srinivas University. A Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management/ B. Tech opens the door to career possibilities both flight and non-flight related. The college encourages the study of airlines, airports and business related to the aerospace industry. This also includes supervising routine operations undertaken by the ground staff of an airport or an organisation in the aviation sector. The following courses are currently offered by the Srinivas University.


Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Aviation management

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Aviation & Logistic management

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Aviation, Travel and Tourism Management

BSc Aeronautical Science

BSc Aircraft Maintenance Science

BTech Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Post Graduate

MBA in Aviation Management

Certificate and Diploma Programs

Pilot Training

Certificate/Diploma in Cabin Crew Training

Certificate/PG Diploma in Airport & Flight Operations Management

Diploma in Aviation, Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

PG Diploma in Aviation, Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

With Doctoral and Post-Doctoral studies.

MH Cockpit Aviation Academy is a private institute which was founded by highly experienced professionals in the aviation industry. It was established with an aim to offer short-term courses and undergraduate degree programme under aviation. These courses are offered in association with university partners in India. The institute also offers world-class pilot training courses in association with New Zealand Aviation Aotearoa (NZAA).

MH Cockpit Aviation Academy has tied up with Srinivas University and offers courses that are well structured and maintain the world-class standard. Excellent infrastructure and experienced faculty members offer one of the best learning platforms to help students excel in the aviation industry.

MH Cockpit Aviation Academy is the best institute in the nation for students who aspire to make a career in aviation. The courses offered at the institute help students develop a strong foundation to become successful professionals in the aviation sector.

The aviation sector of India is flourishing with the Indian domestic aviation growth rate of 18.6%, according to the International Air Transport Association. The Demand of aviation professionals is also high with the expansion of airports and services. To meet the needs of the industry, the demand for skilled professionals is exceptionally high. Students with interest in this field can choose one of the courses offered by Srinivas University and MH Cockpit Aviation Academy to inculcate industry-driven skills and get placed in the aviation sector. The programmes offered are standardised and designed to meet the expectations of the industry.

Srinivas University currently has taken charge of a Cessna, helicopter and a Learjet. The chancellor, CA A Raghavendra Rao and the pro-chancellor Dr A Srinivas Rao along with a host of officials of the university were present to accept the aircraft after the traditional pooja.

Srinivas University - Acquires first set of aeroplanes for the Aviation Maintenance Engineering course

The Srinivas University, Mangaluru becomes the first and only state private university in South Karnataka to acquire various types of aircraft to teach the students of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. It may be recalled that the University has launched aviation studies programmes under its College of Aviation Studies. The Cessna Aircraft and a helicopter has been already delivered to the campus while another 10-seater Learjet aircraft will be inducted soon.

Today the chancellor of the University CA A Raghavendra Rao along with the pro-chancellor, Dr A Srinivas Rao received the keys of the aircraft. CA A Raghavendra Rao announced that the University is committed to becoming a leading source of skilled manpower for the airlines industry which is bound to grow in the coming decades. He also said that a new flight simulator will also be installed in the campus to provide pilot licence training to the students who are interested in becoming pilots.

The University is offering programmes in

i. Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (BSc/BTech)

ii. Pilot training

In order to give good exposure to the students, the University has tied up with MH cockpit and also has the services of leading aircraft engineers who have put in more than three decades of service and are empanelled by DGCA.



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