IndiGo affiliate opens aircraft engineering school

School for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers to offer a DGCA-approved three-year Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Course

InterGlobe Enterprises, through its group company InterGlobe Education Services Ltd (IGES),has launched the School for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (SAME) in Greater Noida, UP. School will offer a three-year Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Course in Mechanical and Avionics. The course has been approved by the DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, India.

SAME’s Objectives: 

1. Develop a talent pipeline for aviation industry

2. Provide aspiring Aircraft Maintenance engineers with requisite training and skills via:

a) Combination of rigorous class-room training

b) Impart practical knowledge

c) Provide on-the-job-training.


Market Potential 

Recently, the aviation industry in India has witnessed significant growth. India is the 9th largest aviation market in the world with a size of about US$ 16 billion. It is poised to become the 3rd largest market by 2020. With a growing economy and a larger number of people preferring air travel for business and personal requirements, the demand for high quality and well qualified aircraft maintenance engineers is expected to rise exponentially in coming years. InterGlobe is committed to supporting the continued growth and professionalization of India’s aviation sector. Thus it established SAME as a premier institute for ab-initio training.

Programme Structure, Eligibility & Job Placement

A)  Three-year course –six semesters with final & sixth semester devoted to on-the-job training

B) AME course prepares students obtain a license from the DGCA to undertake maintenance of civil aircraft registered in India

C) Students who have passed Class XII examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (from a recognized board or university or its equivalent) with a minimum aggregate of 50% are eligible to apply

D) Applications for the inaugural batch are now open

E) SAME’s Placement Cell will assist SAME students in being considered for training and employment with Indian and foreign airlines, including the IndiGo


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