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MBA in Aviation

MBA Aviation is a post graduate multi disciplinary management programme which deals with the management of aviation industries. MBA in Aviation enables students to enter the executive cadre in anyone of the segments of aviation which are: airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturing, maintenance and airport planning, etc.

It is a 2year course that is either divided into two or three semesters. It can also be pursued through distance mode. The maximum duration of the course is 4 years and executive MBA is also available for working professionals.

MBA in Aviation Management Course Overview
Course Level Post graduate
Duration 2 years
Eligibility Bachelors’ degree in any discipline/ Entrance based
Entrance Exams CAT/ XMAT/ SNAP/GMAT/CMAT, etc
Subjects Aviation Security Awareness, Airport Economics, E-Business, etc
Course fee 2 lacs-5 lacs
Job Profile Operation Analyst, Flight Dispatcher, Aviation Planners, Researcher, etc
Leading Recruiters Indigo, GMR, Royal Jordanian, Lufthansa, Emirates, etc
Salary Package 4-5 lacs

The course combines a broad summary of business theories with a detailed study of the airline and aerospace industries. It is designed to impart management skills and facilitates logical, critical and resourceful thinking leading to professional excellence and success.

What is the Program Outcome?

  • After completion of their studies graduates can move to managerial positions in Aviation & related industries or move up in career
  • They can work in Airlines, Airports, Logistics, event / sports management, IT companies, Oil & Gas cos. having aviation division
  • They can also work across multiple functions like operations, revenue management, planning, logistics, business development, etc.

MBA in Aviation Management Syllabus

MBA in Aviation Management Syllabus
International Business Management Airline Marketing Management
Entrepreneurship Development Human Resource Management
Aircraft Maintenance Management Airline Operating and Scheduling
Airline Economics Airline Finance
Airline Advertising and Sales Promotion Aviation Safety Management and Accident Investigations
Customer Relationship Management Strategic Management
Insurance and Risk Management Total Quality Management
E-business Research Methods in Business
Airline and Airport Management Accounting for Management
Data Analysis for Business Decisions Cross Culture Management
Organizational Behaviour Supply Chain Management
Business Application Software Economic Analysis for Business Decisions

Admission Criteria:

  • Graduation from any recognized University/Board
  • Minimum 50% marks in 10+2 ( minimum aggregate marks can be different for different colleges)
  • Students waiting for their final exams can also apply
  • Marks of entrance exams (for colleges that require entrance test)

Selection Process:

Students are selected based on the marks in the entrance test conducted by the respective colleges or the Common Entrance test. Those have cleared the cut-off marks in the exam are shortlisted for the next rounds- Group Discussion, Personal Interview. Selected candidates will be notified shortly.

For direct admission entrance test is not required. Previous qualification certificates are needed at the time of admission.

Ranking of MBA in Aviation Management

There are colleges that have good ranking and some not so well. But education imparted in all the Top Colleges for MBA in Aviation Management are good quality. These colleges are ranked by different private organizations as India Today, The Week, TOI, etc. Also they are government recognised institution which therefore has legal authenticity.

What are the top MBA Aviation Management Colleges in India?

Top MBA in Aviation Management Colleges in India

Rank College/University Annual Fees (INR)
01 HBS, Bangalore 1,50,000
02 SJES College of Management, Bangalore 1,98,000
03 UPES, Dehradun 2,40,750
04 Jain University, Bangalore 4,95,000
05 DY Patil University, Pune 4,20,000
06 HITS, Chennai 2,53,000
07 Srinivas College of Aviation Studies, Mangalore 1,18,000
08 Singhania University, Rajasthan 40,000
09 Jagannath University, Haryana 1,00,000
10 YBN University, Ranchi 50,000

Top MBA in Aviation Management Colleges in Delhi

Rank College/University Annual Fees (INR)
01 ILAM 2.5 lacs
02 TIM 70,000
03 ICRI 2,50,000
Top MBA in Aviation Management Colleges in Pune
Rank College/University Annual Fees (INR)
01 DY Patil University, Pune 4,20,000
02 ILAM 2.5 lacs

Top MBA in Aviation Management Colleges in Bangalore

Rank College/University Annual Fees (INR)
01 HBS, Bangalore 1,50,000
02 SJES College of Management, Bangalore 1,98,000
03 Jain University, Bangalore 4,95,000
04 Srinivas College of Management & Commerce 1,68,000

*Please note that the fees are subject to change. For further details please call us on 09743277777.

Scope of MBA Aviation Management

There is a wide range of rewarding careers across airlines, airport management, travel retail, tourism etc. in various functional areas both in India and Abroad. The functional opportunities include, business analysis, operations etc. Students may pursue this program while working or even as a Fresher.

In what roles can MBA Aviation students work? Graduates can work in different positions like:

Scope of MBA Aviation Management
Business Analysts Executive in International and National Food Chains
Consultants Business Analysts
Systems Analysts Consultants
Computer Support Specialists Systems Analysts
Database Administrators Computer Support Specialists
Computer Support Specialists Database Administrators
Deputy Managers in Resorts Spas. Network or Computer Systems Administrators
Web Developers Computer and Information Systems Managers
Sales and Advertising Supervisors in Facilities Management Service Providers
Marketing and Communications Webmasters
Customer Services Computer Sales Personnel
Passenger Handling Programmers
Manager Branch manager
Aviation Security Test manager (airline/airport)

Jobs are not limited in aviation industry only. There are different fields from which graduate can choose like:

  • Freight Forwarding
  • Government
  • Hotel & Hospitality
  • International Trade
  • Tourism (Health, Leisure, Medical, etc)
  • Transportation Courier & Mails
  • Food & Grocery
  • Forestry, etc...

MBA Aviation Management Placement

Almost all the B-Schools takes the initiatives to introduce MBA Aviation Management Placement and internship programme where students are required to get practical exposure by undertaking eight weeks (depends on the respective college) internship in an organization.

The top tier colleges have a strong alumni network that is very effective during placement drive. Also due to placement department’s network with the companies, many top recruiters visit the campus during campus recruitment. The department take the responsibility to groom the students through different placement processes like mock interview, workshops, communication, conferences and make them ethical professionals.

What are some of the companies to employ BBA Aviation graduates? Major companies to recruit students of are:

  • GMR
  • Lufthansa
  • British Airways
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Spice Jet
  • Indigo
  • Emirates
MBA Aviation Management Placement

MBA Aviation s certainly better because it is a wider field than airport management. Graduates get to choose from different field other than aviation industry.
In short MBA Aviation is a post graduate multi disciplinary management programme which deals with the management of aviation industries.
Fee ranges from 2 to 5 lacs PA
Yes, you can job after completing MBA as Purchase manager, Analyst, Webmasters, Senior Staff, Passenger Handling, Analyst, Flight Dispatcher, etc.

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