Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Objective of the Course

The Objective of an AME institute is to provide a student with necessary knowledge, experience and skill on aircraft maintenance techniques in order to pass the (AME) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering license examination conducted by (D.G.C.A) Director General of Civil Aviation 

About this course

It is a 3 year 6 semester course conducted under the direct supervision of Director General of Civil Aviation (D.G.C.A) Govt. of India. The course content and the system meet the international Civil Aviation Organization (I.C.A.O) norms and requirements. The course consists of general engineering, aircraft engineering and training on specific aircraft.


Aircraft Maintenance Engineering license examination is conducted by Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).


Air Law, Airworthiness Requirements & Human Factors. The students who have completed one year of approved training curriculum in this Institute can appear for this paper.


General Engineering & Maintenance Practices. The students, who have completed two years of approved training curriculum here, can appear for this paper.


Mechanical stream consisting of LA, PE, HA, JE. The students who have completed two and a half years of approved training curriculum, and those who have passed the paper I & II of the DGCA exam can appear for paper III (Mechanical stream).

Semester Examinations

At the end of every Semester Examinations will be conducted. On successful in the semester examination, a mark sheet giving details of the marks obtained in each subject will be issued to the students. On successful completion of the training, the Institute shall award a certificate.

Qualifying Marks

The pass mark in each subject is 70%. Candidates who are not successful in passing some subjects of a semester may be re-examined for those subject(s) until they pass the complete semester. AME examination conducted by DGCA can be written only after passing the required semester examinations.

Ojt - “On- Job- Practical Training”

On completion of Two and Half Years of AME Training and passing all five semester examinations the AME students of this Institute  shall be given On Job Training for a period of six months by the college in Mechanical stream. The Chief Instructor shall monitor the OJT provided to the students. Students shall maintain their personal practical training log book during the OJT and all practical work performed shall be verified and signed by chief instructor.

Eligibility For Admission

a. Indian Students

For an AME training course, the candidate should be have passed 10 +2 class in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or a 3 year or equivalent

b. Foreign Students

A certificate issued by the MINISTRY OF EDUCATION of the country of origin in respect of the student passing the higher secondary school examination (10 +2 or equivalent).

NOTE: The students should have passed 10 +2 class Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as in the case of Indian student, failing which, his case for admission would not be considered.

Medical Fitness

a. Indian Students

The student has to undergo a medical examination by a by a doctor, possessing at least an MBBS Degree and required to a produce a certificate to this effect. He will also have to subject himself to a medical examination for color vision by an eye specialist, in the prescribed format. The record of these medical examinations shall be submitted by the student at the time of his admission.

b. Foreign Students

Before admission the student should undergo a thorough medical checkup in any of the medical college located at Trivandrum, Thrissur, and Calicut. He should get the prescribed format from the college and also a report on ELISA TEST, signed by a competent authority of the medical college and submit the same.

Method of admission


Chargeable Fees

Tuition Fees for the course – Rs. 45,000/- per semester

Note: southern college of engineering & technology offers scholarship of Rs. 10000/- per year for eligible candidates. 

Scope Of Approval

Southern College of Engineering & Technology cover Ab-initio training in the field of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering to Cover Basic Licence in Mechanical Stream (Aero plane & Power Plant) comprising Light Aero plane (LA), Piston Engine(PE) , Heavy Aero plane (HA),Jet Engine (JE).

Southern college of Engineering & Technology
Luiz Nagar, Chalakudy,Kerala, South India-680 307
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