School of Aviation (SOA)

NMIMS Deemed-to-be University's School of Aviation (SOA) offers a comprehensive B.Sc. Aviation program at its Mumbai and Shirpur campuses, with Shirpur located 60 km from Dhule, Maharashtra. The curriculum is meticulously designed to provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential for success in the aviation sector. This integrated approach equips students with critical decision-making abilities and hands-on expertise, preparing them to excel in diverse flight situations and meet the global aviation industry's demanding standards.

By combining academic rigor with practical experience, NMIMS School of Aviation cultivates the next generation of aviation leaders, providing them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to excel in this dynamic field.

About B.Sc. Aviation


The Bachelor of Science in Aviation at NMIMS, aligned with the latest NEP (National Education Policy) guidelines, is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with in-depth aviation industry knowledge. Offering multiple exit options, this DGCA-approved curriculum covers aircraft maintenance, air traffic control, airport and airline management, and flight operations.


The program provides the theoretical foundation for a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and insights into ATC, airport management, and airline operations. Combining academic rigor with industry-relevant training, the course prepares students for careers as line technicians, flight dispatchers, load planners, and flight attendants.


B. Sc. Degree in Aviation will be awarded to the student only after submitting verified Commercial Pilot License (obtained from DGCA / ICAO / FAA / JAR / CASA / TPT.CANADA).



  • 10+2 or equivalent/ Diploma Engineering with Physics & Mathematics
  • Students with CPL (Commercial Pilot License) or ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot License) can apply for the 2nd year directly

Program Highlights

Syllabus Overview

  • General Navigation
  • Maps and Charts
  • Flight Instruments
  • Magnetic Compass
  • Radio Aids
  • Fuel Planning and Load Factors
  • Flight Planning for Different Flights
  • Performance in Flight
  • Types of Aircraft- Structure and Materials
  • Aircraft Powerplant and Propulsion Systems
  • Principles of Flight
  • Engine Types and Configurations
  • Engine Performance and Efficiency
  • Avionics and Flight controls
  • Receive hands-on flight training with a certified flight instructor, covering pre-flight checks, takeoffs, landings, maneuvers, night flights, cross country and emergency procedures
  • Complete 200 hours of flying as practical which will meet Directorate General Civil Aviation requirements to acquire Commercial Pilot License
  • Analysis of historical case studies in aviation, including accidents, incidents, and successful operations
  • Examination of key factors contributing to aviation incidents and accidents
  • Discussion on safety measures, regulations, and best practices in the aviation industry
  • Exploration of human factors, technology and organizational issues in aviation safety
  • Air Traffic Services
  • ICAO Annexatures and Documents
  • Rules of Air and Communication Procedures
  • Types of Licenses and Requirements
  • Flight Plans
  • Separation Methods on the Ground and Airborne
  • Indian Aircraft Rules
  • Human Factors
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Crew Resource Management & Human Factors
  • Aviation Safety and Security Management
  • Air Traffic Control & Management
  • Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS)
  • Flight Safety

Career Opportunities

B.Sc. Aviation graduates are poised for diverse roles in the dynamic aviation industry, ranging from piloting aircraft to managing airport operations. This program equips students with the skills to excel in various capacities, ensuring safety and efficiency across all aspects of air travel.

Steps to Apply

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