GMRAA course

Post Graduate Diploma in Airport Operations (DIPLOMA from RGNAU)

The programme aims to groom participants into competent aviation professional managers. The PGDAO is spread over 18 months, each year consisting of three terms. While transiting from the first to the third term, the students also have a 6 months internship with GMR Group. The academic year begins in August and ends in December of the following year.

  • Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU), an institution established to facilitate and promote aviation studies and research and to produce quality human resources to cater to the needs of the aviation sector, offers an 18 months Post Graduate Diploma in Airport Operations in collaboration with GMR Aviation Academy.
  • The course shall include 12 months classroom training at the university campus and 6 months internship at GMR Airports.
  • Applications are invited for admission to this course for which the eligibility, selection criteria, and other details are available at the website of RGNAU (
  • Introduction to Airport Operations
  • Airport Information Management
  • Airport Engineering Systems-I
  • Security and Airport Safety Management
  • Cargo operations: Planning, Designing and Control
  • Managerial Communication-I
  • Fundamentals of organizational behavior
  • Financial management for Airport -I
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Mini Project
  • Airport familiarisation visit/short internship at Airport during the semester break

  • Airline Management Functions
  • Airport Information Management
  • Crisis and Disaster Management at Airport
  • Managerial Communication -II
  • Financial Management for Airport -II
  • People Management at Airport -II
  • Airport Service Operation
  • Transportation, Warehouse and Cargo-Management
  • Airport Service Quality
  • Mini Project
  • Airport Engineering & Systems

  • Internship at GMR Airports
  • Classroom training at RGNAU Campus
  • Visual Aids
  • Case studies
  • Graduates with 55% marks as aggregate (Relaxation of 5% applicable for SC/ST candidates)
  • Minimum 25 years of age as of 31 July 2021 and should able to produce graduation marksheets by 29 Oct 2021
  • Individuals who would like to expand their knowledge in airport operations
    Rs.4,54,970/- including boarding, lodging, caution money, etc.
  • Total Duration - 18 months
  • Classroom Training - 12 months and 6 months On-Job Training

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    Post Graduate Diploma in Airport Operations (DIPLOMA from RGNAU)