Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Avionics) - Course Overview




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    Bachelor of science in Avionics Colleges, Syllabus, Jobs and Salary

    Sakshi Gupta Sakshi Gupta
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    B.Sc. in Avionics is a 3- year long full- time course divided into 6 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. Avionics is concerned with flying aeroplanes, aviation deals with the design, development, production, operation and maintenance of heavier-than-air aircrafts.

    The discipline is categorised into 3 classes- Military, General and Commercial aviation. The general and commercial aviation are only made use of for the civilian population.

    Upon successful completion of the course is over, graduates are awarded with a B.Sc. degree along with a flying license. Along with flying, students are given theoretical training in Air Regulations, Navigation, Meteorology, Avionics and Aircraft & Engines.

    The final semester also includes project work on topics such as Crew Resources Management, Flight Safety, Aviation Medicine, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Security and Human Factor. It offers advanced insight to students regarding aircraft and helicopters, their engines, parameters, and limitations.

    The average annual course fee in India ranges between INR 36,000 and 4 lacs, depending upon the institute offering the course.

    The average annual starting salary offered in India to successful postgraduates of the course ranges between INR 2 and 12 lacs, depending upon the candidate’s expertise in the field.

    B.Sc. in Avionics: Course Highlights

    Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.

    Course LevelUnder Graduate
    Duration3 years
    Examination TypeSemester System
    Admission ProcessCounselling after taking entrance examination
    Course FeeINR 36,000 to 4 lacs
    Average Starting SalaryINR 2 to 12 lacs

    B.Sc. in Avionics: What is it About?

    The course is designed to train students in maintaining and certifying flight- worthiness of flight instruments. It focuses on developing talented Avionics Stream Personnel trained in new aviation technologies and related business management skills. The curriculum for the programme is structured as per the requirements of the aviation industry. The field of activity of qualified personnel involves maintenance of various flying instruments in the realm of Avionics. Students are taught existing technology as well as advanced Multi-Functional Display Systems.

    Eligibility for B.Sc. in Avionics

    For applying to the course, aspiring candidates need to have completed HSC or equivalent qualification recognized by the government with a minimum aggregate score of 45% (40% for Reserved Categories), with English, Physics and Mathematics as main subjects.

    B.Sc. in Avionics: Admission Process

    Reputed institutes follow a merit- based admission process. They evaluate candidates’ merit and performance through entrance tests, subsequent rounds of interview, and/ or performance in the Board exam.

    Top Institutes Offering B.Sc. in Avionics

    Some of the top institutes offering the course in the country with the corresponding locations and fees charged by the respective colleges are listed below.

    Pravara aviation instituteMumbaiINR 3,90,000
    University of MumbaiMumbaiINR 1,23,000
    NIMS universityJaipurINR 70,000
    Mangalayatan universityAligarhINR 1,00,000
    Vels universityChennaiINR 36,967

    B.Sc. in Avionics: Syllabus and Course Description

    A semester - wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below.


    Civil aviation legislation
    Electrical and electronical fundamentals
    Engineering drawing and communication skill
    General engineering
    Maintenance practices and hardware


    Theory of flight, hydraulics, and pneumatics
    Basic digital techniques and basic aircraft instruments
    Basics of aircraft electricity and basic electronics
    Civil aviation
    Environmental studies
    Workshop technology


    Aeronautical avionics practical 1
    Aeronautical avionics practical 2
    Aircraft electrical system
    Aircraft instrument system
    Aircraft radio communication
    Airframe and systems
    Digital electronics


    Aircraft electrical and electronics
    Theory of flight
    Oxygen system
    Fire protection system


    Aircraft fuel system
    Engine ignition system
    Digital electronics and computers


    Aircraft electricity snag analysis
    Digital electronics snag analysis

    B.Sc. in Avionics: Career Prospects

    The Aviation Industry is poised for substantial growth in India, given that the country has already witnessed the Open Skies Policy which led to significant increase in Air Services which in turn required parallel growth in infrastructure.

    As aerospace science involves design and manufacturing of very sophisticated machines and systems, the job requires qualities such as concentration, aptitude, mathematical skills and precision. Such professionals usually work in teams under the direct supervision of seniors. These professionals need to be fit and have patience and dedication to their work. The main of work involved in the field is related to the design and development of Space crafts, Aircrafts and Satellites.
    Some of the popular professional avenues open to such graduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

    Bachelor of science in Avionics
    PilotPilots are responsible for safely flying an airliner, but a pilot does much more than just flying. A typical day may start with the pilot using computer skills to check weather and flight plans. The plane must be pre-lighted and all aircraft logs reviewed. When ready, the pilot will oversee the push-back and then taxi to the runaway. While flying, in addition to monitoring aircraft systems, the pilot must communicate with the FAA and the company. Pilots may work long hours and strange shifts, often being away from home for several days.INR 12,00,000
    Air hostessAir Hostesses are responsible for thousands of people’s lives each week. Their responsibilities run from demonstrating safety procedures to serving meals and drinks. Some even help nervous passengers relax, such as when turbulence is high.INR 2,00,000
    Ticketing managerTicketing Managers are responsible for overseeing the operations of the Box Office Manager and all the staff concerned with ticketing. They are responsible to the venue owner and operator and may work for a theatrical organization, concert hall, sporting arena, or small live event spaces.INR 10,00,000
    Customer care officialCustomer Care Officials are responsible for attracting potential customers by answering product and service questions, suggesting information about other products and services. They open customer accounts by recording account information, and maintains customer records by updating account information.INR 2,22,000
    Aircraft maintenance officerAircraft Maintenance Officers are responsible for ensuring that everything is in perfect working order. More than just directing essential maintenance operations, they implement crucial aircraft inspections, deliver combat support and perform airdrops all around the world.INR 7,00,000

    Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Avionics) Fee Structure in India

    1.54 L (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES1.54 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.54 L (Average Fee)
    99 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES99 K (Maximum Fee)
    99 K (Average Fee)



    1 Comment
    Deepak yadav

    I am Deepak Yadav from chitrakoot my qualifications b Voc Food engineering last year I want do aviation courses

    17 Nov, 2019 11:36
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Deepak, kindly mention the college/university in which you want to take admission so that we can provide you its eligibility criteria and admission procedure.

    18 Nov, 2019 15:39

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