Why study Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME)?

India is the third-largest aviation market in the world with a yearly growth of 20%. Also, the aviation sector is one of the most sought out sectors in the world and Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is the most obvious career option today. Our Aircraft Maintenance Engineering program helps to accomplish your goals and opens the gates of opportunities in India and abroad. Anyone who is interested in the field of aviation can opt the course as it provides an insightful area study. Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are employed by all Airlines and aviation organisations. Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is the right course to pursue, for those who are interested in being creative at their work and love taking up challenges. Aircraft Maintenance is a job profile with a great sense of responsibility and high dignity.




Highlights of the course

  • An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer(AME) is basically a licensed person who is authorized to certify the maintenance of Aircraft, Aircraft Engine, and its components.
  • All licensed aircraft maintenance engineers are assigned to conduct all the imperative tasks such as repair, maintenance, and overhaul for ensuring the safety of aircraft operation.
  • Aircraft is given permission to take off only if it gets the clearance certificate from a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Course is approved under CAR-147(Basic) and train engineers solely under the supervision of Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
  • The two-year course comprises basic knowledge training, basic knowledge examination, practical training, and practical assessment.


The candidate should have passed +2 in science subjects (PCM) or have a higher qualification in science from recognized Board/University.

Students applying for the course should have a 3-year diploma in any branch of engineering.

Why choose Sha-Shib Academy?

Sha-Shib Aviation Academy, Kochi (SAA) is one of the leading institutes under the banner of Sha-Shib group which is recognized as the largest Group in South Asia for imparting training in the field of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. SAA is approved in Mechanical stream[B1.1] & Avionics stream[B2] by Director General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India under CAR Section-2, Series E, Part-VIII & CAR-147. Located just opposite to the Cochin International Airport we provide all the facilities to ensure a conducive learning atmosphere for the students. Through the digital smart class, we aim to provide a better learning experience and enhanced comprehension. Compared to many states Kerala has 100% literacy rate which is a great remark for students receiving education here. We provide various workshops and working models related to aircraft systems i.e Airframe Shop, Engine Shop, Precision Shop, Welding Shop, Machine Shop, Fitting Shop, Instrument Shop, Radio Shop, Electrical Shop, etc. to ensure unparalleled training to AME students.

Scope of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME)

Currently, Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Professionals have great demand all over the world. Aircraft Maintenance engineering offers accountable and admired jobs and licenced aircraft maintenance engineers receive a respectable salary at the beginning which increases with the experiences. Apart from this, being an Aircraft licenced engineer earns you lots of benefits and perks in the aviation sector. With the coming of new airlines in the market and the increase in the FDI, there are better chances of getting employment by the top organizations for Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers in India. After being successful, the licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers can take up employment in national and international airlines.

A report by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) states that for every 100 jobs created in the aviation sector, an additional 610 new jobs are created in the local economy. To meet the growing demand and need for capacity addition, estimated to be 3.3 lakh by 2025 and MoCA has undertaken a variety of skilling initiatives to meet the demand.

Job Prospects

Successful candidates, after getting AME License are having wider opportunities for placement in various Govt./Private firms like International/Domestic Airline, MROs (Maintenance and Repair Organisation), CROs (Component repair organisation), AMO (Approved Maintenance Organisation), Flying Clubs, Training Institutes, Air Taxi Services, Cargo Operating Airlines etc.

Better job placements are available with

  • Air Works India Ltd
  • Blue Dart
  • Deccan Aviation Pvt. Ltd
  • Raymonds Ltd
  • Air Sahara
  • Saraya Aviation (P) Ltd
  • Taneja Aerospace & Aviation Ltd.
  • Trans Bharat Aviation
  • U.B. Air


  • Air Sahara
  • Jagson Airlines
  • Lufthansa Cargo India
  • Kingfisher Airlines
  • Spice Jet
  • Paramount Airlines
  • Air Deccan
  • Go Air
  • Indigo Air


  • Air India
  • Indian Airlines
  • Alliance Air
  • Pawan Hans Ltd


  • Reliance Industries Ltd
  • TISCO Ltd
  • SAIL
  • IMFA
  • MFA
  • Coal India Ltd


Want to become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?

Be part of one of the most sought out sectors in the world, fulfil your dream and climb the ladders of the aviation industry. Increase your chances of employability and choose a rewarding and satisfying career by studying Aircraft Maintenance Engineering at Sha-Shib Aviation Academy.

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