(Job) Airports Authority of India (AAI) : Graduate / Diploma Apprentices Recruitment 2021

(Job) Airports Authority of India (AAI) : Graduate / Diploma Apprentices Recruitment 2021

Airports Authority of India(AAI) a Schedule – “A” Mini Ratna Category-1 Public Sector Enterprise entrusted with the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing Civil Aviation infrastructure both on the ground and air space in the country.

Airports Authority of India, Regional Headquarters, Western  Region invites applications from the eligible and willing Diploma and Degree holders who are domicile of Maharashtra/ Gujarat/   Madhya   Pradesh/   Goa   meeting   the   following  educational    qualifications   for engagement as Apprentices under Apprentices Act 1961/2014 (as amended from time to time) and commensurate policies/rules of the organization. Reservation will be applicable as per the prescribed percentage for recruitment applicable to the state where Apprentices are engaged.

Post Details and Eligibility Cariteria:

Sr. No.

Category/ Discipline

Numb er of Seats

Duration of Training

Rate of Stipend per month (in Rs.)

Minimum qualification

Locations/Airports of Apprenticeship training at RHQ, Western Region Airports.


Graduate Apprentice (Mechanic/ Auto Engineering)


One Year


a) A Degree in Engineering or Technology (Mechanical/Automobile) granted by a   Statutory University.

b) A Degree in engineering or Technology (Mechanical /Automobile) granted by an  Institution empowered to grant such degree  by an Act of Parliament.

c)  Graduate Examination of Professional Bodies recognized by the Central Government as equivalent.

Mumbai, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Bhuj, Diu, Jalgaon, Jamnagar, Nagpur, Surat


Graduate Apprentice (Engineering- Civil)


One Year


Bachelor’s Degree in Engg./Tech. in Civil from a recognized Institution.

Mumbai, Bhopal, Bhuj, Juhu, Kolhapur


Graduate Apprentice (Communication Navigational Surveillance)


One Year


Bachelor’s Degree in Engg./Tech. in Electronics/Tele Communication from a recognized Institution.

Mumbai, Surat, Vadodara, Aurangabad, Goa


Graduate Apprentice (Information Technology/ Computer Science)


One Year


Bachelor’s Degree  in Engg./ Tech. in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/ IT

Vadodara, Bhopal, Nagpur


Diploma Apprentice (Mechanic/ Auto Engineering)


One Year


a) A Diploma in Engineering or Technology (Mechanical/ Auto - mobile) granted  by a State Council or Board of Technical Education established by a State Government.

(b)A Diploma in Engineering or Technology (Mechanical /Automobile) by a University.

(c) A Diploma in Engineering or Technology (Mechanical /Automobile) granted  by an Institute recognized by the State Government or Central Government as equivalent to a) and b) above.

Mumbai, Surat, Pune,  Indore, Jabalpur, Porbandar, Nagpur


Diploma Apprentice (Engineering- Civil)


One Year


Diploma          in          Civil


Mumbai, Surat, Bhavnagar, Vadodara, Aurangabad, Pune, Goa,

Jamnagar, Kandla, Diu, Gondia, Jalgaon, Solapur, Keshod, Nagpur


Diploma Apprentice (Communication Navigational Surveillance)


One Year


Diploma in Electronics/Tele Communication    from   a recognized Institution.

Mumbai, Akola, Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Bhopal, Shirdi, Porbandar,



Diploma Apprentice

(Information Technology/Co mputer Science)


One Year


Diploma in Engg./Technical in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/IT

Rajkot, Bhuj, Diu, Nanded, Porbandar,


Age Limit:

  • Age Limit for Apprentices will be minimum  18 years and  maximum  26 years as on 31.10.2021

Application Fee:

  • NO Application Fees.

General Instructions:

1.   Last Date of receipt of application is 30.11.2021(Tuesday).

2.   Candidates are advised to carefully read the entire advertisement for details of  educational qualification and other eligibility criteria before submission of application.

3.   Applications   without   supporting   documents/incomplete/not fulfilling the prescribed criteria in any respect shall be rejected.

4.   Candidates  applying  for  more  than  one  Discipline will not  be  considered   and  their application will be rejected.

5.   Candidates should register themselves in the concerned web portal (NATS/BOAT) prior to applying for apprenticeship training without fail. Correspondence/Communication in any other manner will not be entertained.

6.   Request for change  in mailing address/ category/ discipline/ qualification once  declared during registration on NATS/ AAI web portal will not be entertained.

7.   In case any candidate/ apprentice has already applied for apprenticeship training in AAI, RHQ/WR then their candidature will also be clubbed  with the new  applications to be received by way of this advertisement. However, selection shall be strictly on the basis of merit/rank and meeting all eligibility criteria.

8.   The number  of candidates  to be engaged  is indicative and may undergo  changes  as per requirement without any further notification.

9.   During  the   period   of  apprenticeship  training,  candidates   will  be  governed   by  the Apprentices Act, 1961 (as amended in 1973 and till date)  and  the  policies/rules of the organization.

10. Reservation for SC/ST and OBC as applicable will be followed. Candidates applying under OBC category are required to submit the NCL (Non-creamy Layer) certificate mentioning the validity of the  certificate  as  per  rules.  For claiming the  benefit  of OBC  category,  the candidate  should submit a latest  caste  certificate  in the  proforma  prescribed  by Govt. of India, which would, among others, specifically mention that the candidate does not belong to the persons/sections (creamy Layer) as mentioned in column 3 of the schedule  to the Department of Personnel & Training.

11. As per Government of India OM No.36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT) dated 08/09/1993, Candidates belonging to OBC category but falling in creamy layer are not entitled  for OBC reservation benefits.  Accordingly, such candidates  may choose to apply for the position, provided they meet the age criteria applicable to UR candidates  and indicate their category as “UR”.

12. At any stage of the selection process, if it is found that the candidate  has furnished false or incorrect  information,  then  the  candidature/engagement of the  candidate  is liable to be cancelled.

13. Airports Authority of India has no obligation to give regular employment  to Apprentices.

Candidates shall have no right to claim regular employment  from AAI on the basis of this apprenticeship training at any point of time. AAI management is not liable for any sort of employment/placement. However, apprentices who have successfully completed  one year of Apprenticeship Training in AAI, as per the  Apprentices Act, 1961 will be exempted for submitting  application  fees  required   for  future   direct  recruitment  in  AAI  subject  to fulfillment of other requirements stipulated in the respective recruitment advertisement.

14. The decision of AAI Management will be final and binding on all candidates  on all matters relating  to  eligibility, acceptance  or  rejection   of  the  application,  mode  of  selection, cancellation of the selection process either in part or full, etc.  No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.   Filling up of the  seats  is solely at  the  discretion  of the  AAI management based on suitability of candidates  and no claim will be entertained, if some of these seats are not filled due to unsuitability/insufficient number of candidates.

15. In case no application is received from suitable/ eligible candidates  by last date,  AAI shall take apprentices directly from NATS portal.

16. AAI Management is not answerable  to the candidate for non-selection.

17. It shall be the  sole responsibility of the  candidates  to get their  profile verified from the respective Regional BOAT PORTAL.


i. Candidates are first required  to register in the web portal of NATS/BOAT (National Apprenticeship  Training  Scheme)  using  the  link given  below  for  enrollment   / registration as apprentices. https://portal.mhrdnats.gov.in/boat/commonRedirect/registermenunew!registermenune w.action?tokenId=registermenunew&tokenStatus=open&token=AFDWY3RXGAHDDK2GCF GIOR9U4UE0FS67 Procedure  for student enrolment  as Apprentice  in NATS  Portal  may be  seen  at Annexure-I given along with this advertisement.

ii. After completing  enrollment  / registration  as Apprentice, the  candidates  have to apply to  AAI against  seats  notified  (ID No. / Registration Number  of AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF INDIA, Region-WESTERN REGION, District-Mumbai, State Maharashtra in NATS Portal is WMHMCC000058). Procedure  to apply for Apprenticeship training in AAI may be seen  at Annexure-II given along with this advertisement.

iii. In case of any issues / queries related to NATS portal, you may please contact Board of Apprenticeship Training  (BOAT) (Western Region), Mumbai, as the NATS portal is instituted  by BOAT.

iv. Applications received online through NATS Portal will only be considered.

v. After registering  themselves  on BOAT web portal,  candidate  documents shall be verified by BOAT, after which necessary steps have to be followed by the candidates for applying to AUTHORITY OF INDIA, Region-WESTERN REGION, District-Mumbai, State Maharashtra, ESTB. ID: WMHMCC000058.

Selection Methodology:

1.   Selection  for  engagement of Apprentices would  be  based  on  percentage (%) of marks  in the qualifying examination.

2.  The candidature of the  applicant  would be provisional. The Selection will be based  on Interview/verification  of  certificates/testimonials and  submission  of  CERTIFICATE  OF MEDICAL FITNESS (to be obtained only from a Gazetted  Government Medical Officer/Medical Officer of a Government Undertaking) at the time of joining.

3.   Police verification certificate to be obtained from local area of residence.

4.   The shortlisted  candidates  will be called for interview/Document verification through their registered  E-mail ID only.

Important Dates:

i. Commencement  of  Online  Application  through  BOAT/NATS  Portal:  01.11.2021 (Monday)
ii. Last Date of Online Application through NATS Portal: 30.11.2021 (Tuesday)

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Courtesy: AAI