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Diploma in Airport Management


To be forefront in the aviation field by contributing to the intellectual, social and economic development of the aviation industry and the citizens of our nation. It is served through precept, research fueled by the advanced curriculum to endeavour the highest standards to excel in their Aviation profession.


  • To empower and encourage the students with the knowledge and practical skills required in the field of Aviation and Aeronautical Science.
  • To impart quality education through the technologically advanced curriculum which would be delivered by the industry experts.
  • To train the students to have in-depth knowledge of the subjects in the field of aviation and groom them in soft skills & survival skills.

Diploma in Airport Management In VELS MH Cockpit is a specialized course that provides students with the skills and knowledge required to work in the aviation industry, particularly in airport management roles. The course curriculum includes subjects such as airport planning and management, airport security, airport ground handling, airport financial management, aviation marketing, customer service, and airline management. The course also provides hands-on training in various aspects of airport operations, such as ticketing, baggage handling, passenger check-in, and cargo management.

Program Highlights


Comprehensive Curriculum: A well-rounded curriculum covering various aspects of airport management, including airport operations, aviation regulations, safety, security, and customer service.

Industry-Relevant Courses: Specialized courses designed to meet the demands of the aviation industry, including airport planning, ground handling, air traffic management, and aviation law.

Practical Training: Hands-on training in real airport environments or simulation labs, providing practical insights into day-to-day operations and challenges.

Industry Experts as Instructors: Instruction by experienced professionals and experts in the field of airport management, offering valuable industry perspectives and insights.

Internship Opportunities: Opportunities for internships with airports, airlines, or related organizations, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings.

Soft Skills Development: Emphasis on developing essential soft skills such as communication, teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving, crucial for success in the dynamic aviation industry.

Communication and Grooming Training: Specialized modules focusing on effective communication strategies for aviation professionals, including customer interactions and inter-departmental communication. Grooming sessions to enhance professionalism and personal presentation.

Technology Integration: Integration of modern technologies used in airport management, including airport management software, RFID systems, and other industry-specific tools.

Regulatory Compliance Training: In-depth understanding of aviation regulations and compliance requirements, ensuring graduates are well-versed in industry standards and practices.

Networking Opportunities: Networking events, industry seminars, and guest lectures by professionals, fostering connections between students and the aviation community.

Career Guidance and Placement Support: Assistance with job placement, career counseling, and guidance in preparing for interviews, helping students transition smoothly into the workforce.

Global Perspective: Exposure to global aviation trends and best practices, preparing students for careers not only in their home country but also in the international aviation sector.

Project Work: Engaging project work that allows students to apply their knowledge to solve real-world challenges faced by airports and aviation organizations.

Focus on Customer Service Excellence: Specialized modules on customer service and passenger experience, recognizing the critical role customer satisfaction plays in the success of airport operations.

Emerging Trends and Innovations: Exploration of emerging trends and innovations in airport management, including sustainability practices, smart airport technologies, and digital transformation.

Continuous Learning Opportunities: Encouragement of continuous learning through workshops, seminars, and opportunities for further specialization or advanced certifications in specific areas of airport management.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


PEO 1: To produce candidates with a strong knowledge in aviation

PEO 2: To produce graduates who can meet the diversified needs of the aviation industry.

PEO 3: To produce graduates having the multidisciplinary knowledge to solve real-world problems with a high degree of professional etc.

Programme Outcomes (POs) & Programme Specific Outcomes(PSOs)


PO 1: Disciplinary knowledge Students will demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of airport management.

PO 2: Communication Skills Students can express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally, and also able to present complex information clearly and concisely to different groups.

PO 3: Critical thinking Students can apply analytic thought to a body of knowledge; analyse and evaluate evidence, arguments, claims, beliefs based on empirical evidence; identify relevant assumptions or implications; formulate coherent arguments; critically evaluate practices, policies and theories by following a scientific approach to knowledge development.

PO 4: Problem-solving Students can build the capacity to extrapolate from what one has learned and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems, rather than replicate curriculum content knowledge; and apply one’s learning to real-life situations.

PO 5: Analytical reasoning Students can evaluate the reliability and relevance of evidence; identify logical flaws and holes in the arguments of others; analyse and synthesize data from a variety of sources; draw valid conclusions and support them with evidence and examples, and addressing opposing viewpoints.

PO 6: Research-related skills Students can recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyse, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; the ability to plan, execute and report the results of an experiment or investigation.

PO 7: Cooperation/Team work Students can work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team.

PO 8: Scientific reasoning Students can analyse, interpret and draw conclusions from quantitative/qualitative data; and critically evaluate ideas, evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.

PO 9: Reflective thinking Students can develop Critical sensibility to lived experiences, with selfawareness and reflexivity of both self and society.

PO 10: Information/digital literacy Students can use ICT in a variety of learning situations, demonstrate the ability to access, evaluate, and use a variety of relevant information sources; and use appropriate software for analysis of data.

PO 11: Self-directed learning Students can work independently, identify appropriate resources required for a project, and manage a project through to completion.

PO 12: Multicultural competence Students can get knowledge of the values and beliefs of multiple cultures and a global perspective, and the capability to effectively engage in a multicultural society and interact respectfully with diverse groups.

PO 13: Moral and ethical awareness/reasoning Students can embrace moral/ethical values in conducting one’s life, formulate a position/argument about an ethical issue from multiple perspectives, and use ethical practices in all work. Capable of demonstrating the ability to identify ethical issues related to one’s work, avoid unethical behaviour such as fabrication, falsification or misrepresentation of data or committing plagiarism, not adhering to intellectual property rights; appreciating environmental and sustainability issues; and adopting an objective, unbiased and truthful actions in all aspects of work.

PO 14: Leadership readiness/qualities Students can develop the ability to mapping out the tasks of a team or an organization, and setting direction, formulating an inspiring vision, building a team that can help achieve the vision, motivating and inspiring team members to engage with that vision, and using management skills to guide people to the right destination, smoothly and efficiently.

PO 15: Lifelong learning Students can acquire knowledge and skills, including “learning how to learn‟, that is necessary for participating in learning activities throughout life.


PSO 1: Able to understand the various scientific principles and they can able to apply in the field of Aviation.

PSO 2: Able to achieve a full understanding of the topics specified in Airport Management.

PSO 3: Able to apply advanced level skills in academic and research pursuits relevant to aeronautical science and other interdisciplinary streams.

Curriculum & Syllabus



SEMESTER 1Hours/WeekMaximum Marks
Code No.CourseLectureTutorialPracticalCreditsCASEETotal
COREFundamentals of
COREAirline Operations40044060100
COREAirport Operations40044060100
COREAviation Security40044060100

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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Year)EligibilityCriteria for Merit
Diploma in Airport Management - 1 year1 Year (2 Semesters)Pass in (10+2), or Equivalent in any streamMerit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examinations

Career Prospects

  • Airport Manager
  • Airport Operations Manager
  • Airport Security Manager
  • Airport Customer Service Manager
  • Ground Handling Manager
  • Airline Station Manager
  • Aviation Marketing Executive
  • Passenger Services Manager
  • Baggage Handling Manager
  • Cargo Manager

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Fee Structure

Tuition Fee 2023 - 2024 (Per Sem)
Other Fee (Per Sem)
Total Fee (Per Sem)
60,000 9,000 69,000