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DGCA and EASA Courses Offered by IIA Group

All the aspirants willing to commence their future career in the industry of aviation can opt for the AME course which offers a number of opportunities for the prospects.

The AME course in India offers wide opportunities to the aspirants willing to commence their career in the aviation industry. Basically, it is a technical training course of 3 years that aid the aspirants to avail an aircraft maintenance engineer license which is issued by the DGCA and EASA.

An overview of aircraft systems and maintenance processes, detail necessary for licensed engineer status, these all are what IIA group, an AME institute in India offer to its aspirants.

An IIA group is a pioneer institution in an AME or Aircraft Maintenance engineering in India having its institution in New Delhi and Patna.

Apart from the course required to become a successful aircraft engineer, IIA offers EASA Part 66 Training.

Basically, there are two AME or aircraft maintenance engineering training programs that an IIA group offers, that include BIA or Bharat institute of aeronautics.

They are-

1.     CAR 147 AME Training Program approved by DGCA, Govt of India

2.      EASA Part 147 AME Training approved by the European Union.


Let’s understand each of these one by one to get a clear view of the various course provided by the IIA group-

IIA Group’s DGCA-Approved Course

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Training conducted by the IIA group is followed as per the guidelines issued by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India. AME Colleges of the IIA Group has been supporting the Indian aviation industry with capable, qualified and dedicated Aircraft Maintenance Engineers for the last 38 years. 

Bharat Institute of Aeronautics, Patna is a part of the IIA group where the AME training courses are being conducted. To get admitted in the most sought out aviation course, the aspirant need to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and hence become eligible for the admission. After completing the formalities of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering admission process, the student will learn subjects relevant to,

1. Mechanical (Airplanes & Power Plants)

  • Light & Heavy Aircraft
  • Piston & Jet Engines
  • Helicopters

2. Avionics

  • Radio Navigation & Communication
  • Electrical Systems,
  • Instrumentation System

After completion of Basic AME Course (1 year for Cat A or 2 years for Cat B) successfully, the students have to undergo Actual Maintenance Experience (1 Year for Category A & 2 years for Category B) and are then awarded with license to work as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer by the DGCA, Government of India.

What Does The EASA Course Entail?

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is a European Aviation Regulatory Authority. It sets the guidelines for aviation design, safety, construction, and maintenance of an aircraft.

Among the various EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses, “the IIA Group offers training in Category B1.1 that is, Aeroplane fitted with Jet Engine, which corresponds to the Mechanical aspects of an aircraft. After successfully completing the 2 years of Basic Training & 2 years of Actual Maintenance experience on an operating aircraft, a student is qualified to maintain & certify an aeroplane.”

The IIA group has multiple tie-upswith various organisations in India and Europe. This set-up enables the students to acquire Aircraft Maintenance License and learn actual Maintenance experience, our national carrier & member of the Star Alliance, Air India limited are the major technical partners.

All the students who aspire to seek admission for this course should be at least of 15 years of age, have a school passing certificate, and possess a valid passport, medical fitness certificate and a good level of the English language. (Min IELTS Band score of 4.5).

The aviation industry related subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Jet Engine turbines Construction & Systems, Electronic systems, electrical systems, Materials & Hardware, Aero-dynamics, Digital Techniques in Aircraft Instrumentation & Systems, Propellers, Maintenance Practices, Aviation Regulations and Human Factors, arewhat an AME or aircraft maintenance engineering course includes.


Hence, from the above information, it can be concluded that any AME aspirant can reach to heights when studies from Bharat institute of Aeronautics (BIA), as the course is approved under DGCA license. Anyone who does the course under DGCA approved institution get the license of flying the aircraft. Hence, with a big responsibility comes the reputed title of an AME or aeronautics maintenance engineer.

Through this blog you can also get the idea of what career choices you have after entering into the aviation industry.

Starting with who owns the aviation industry, here are some key players of the same –

  ·      Air India

Pawan Hans

Helicopter Corporation of India

National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)

EASA Part 66

Defence Research & Development Laboratories

     Civil Aviation Department (Government of India)

     Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Also, it is a matter of fact that an IIA Group has the best placement college in india and you can get jobs with:


  • Aircraft manufacturing companies
  • Flying clubs or teaching clubs
  • Defence Research & Development Organization
  • Aircraft-parts manufacturing industries
  • Aircraft manufacturing industries
  • Private airlines
  • National airlines
  • International airlines

After going through the AME or aircraft maintenance engineering Admission process and passing the 3-year engineering course, the candidates are also eligible to do one of the EASA Part 66 Aviation Courses. 


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