What does the air traffic control profile involve? What course can help in getting a job in air traffic control?

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    DISHA RANI | Guide-Level 13

    2 years ago
    Airport Authority of India selected candidate on the basis of: (a) Written test
    I. 50% questions on subjects relating to educational qualifications prescribed
    II. 50% on General Knowledge, General Intelligence, General Aptitude, English, etc. (b)Voice test (c)Personal Interview (d)Medical fitness as per ICAO Annex-1
    Standard reservation policy applies for SC/ST/OBC/Ex-Servicemen. Physically Handicapped candidates please excuse. All the best.
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    Capt Ankur Thakur Pilot with Air India | Guide-Level 13

    4 years ago
    Air traffic controllers ensure that aircraft fly safely and efficiently through their airspace. They guide and advise pilots at take-off, during the flight, as they approach the airport and when they land. They are sometimes called air traffic control officers (ATCOs).The WorkYou could be:Using radar to make sure all aircraft are a safe distance apart and following flight plans.Giving instructions and advice to pilots by radio.Getting position reports from pilots.Checking flight plans and making calculations on computer.Making decisions based on types of aircraft and weather conditions.Dealing with changes in flight plans due to bad weather c... view more
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    ABHISHEK K If you do not go to the end, why to start? | Scholar-Level 17

    2 years ago
    The eligibility criteria to become Air Traffic controller in India is as follows: (a)Engineering Degree in Electronics / Tele Communication / Radio engineering / Electrical with specialisation in Electronics with Ist class (60%) or M.Sc. Degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication, Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio engineering as a special subject. (b)Lower age limit is 21 years, while the upper age limit is 27 yearsAirport Authority of India selected candidate on the basis of: (a) Written testI. 50% questions on subjects relating to educational qualifications prescribedII. 50% on General Knowledge, General Intelligence, General Ap... view more
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    Sunil Soni Management & IT Consultant | Scholar-Level 18

    4 years ago
    Air traffic controllers are personnel responsible for the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic in the global air traffic control system. Usually stationed in air traffic control centers and control towers on the ground, they monitor the position, speed and altitude of aircraft in their assigned airspace visually and by radar, and give directions to the pilots by radio. The eligibility criteria to become Air Traffic controller in India is as follows:(a)Engineering Degree in Electronics / Tele Communication / Radio engineering / Electrical with specialization in Electronics with Ist class (60%) or M.Sc Degree or its equivalent wit... view more
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    konatham Abhishek HeLpINg HaNd FiRsT | Scholar-Level 16

    2 years ago
    They must be able to work under pressure without making any mistakes since they have a large number of lives in their hands. Air traffic controllers are part of an extensive network of technicians and equipment that are tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that all airplanes are safe, both in the skies and on the ground at airports. Their prime task is to coordinate the positions of different aircraft, so as to ensure that there are no collisions. However, their duties go well beyond just ensuring the safety of the plane. At busy airports all over the world, air traffic controllers are responsible for making sure that delays are minimiz... view more
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    varun Oza Pilot | Contributor-Level 6

    4 years ago
    Air Traffic Controllers need to be people who are extremely cautious and think before every action they take and along with that be very hardworking and be able to handle stressful situation with great mental alertness. They have to be very cautious of the decisions they make, since they have a large number of lives in their hands. Air traffic controllers must be able to solve problems on a typical day at work and they should be able to take initiative and must always need direction from their superiors. Air traffic controllers at busy international airports should be fluent in English and they must be able to work in a team. A good eye sight... view more
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    VISHNU AGARWAL | Contributor-Level 10

    4 years ago
    Air traffic controllers typically do the following:Issue landing and takeoff instructions to pilots.Monitor and direct the movement of aircraft on the ground and in the air, using radar, computers, or visual references.Control all ground traffic at airports, including baggage vehicles and airport workersManage communications by transferring control of departing flights to traffic control centers and accepting control of arriving flights.Provide information to pilots, such as weather updates, runway closures, and other critical information.Alert airport response staff, in the event of an aircraft emergency.The air traffic controllers primary c... view more
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    NITIN DESHMUKH Yard by yard its hard, but inch by inch its | Scholar-Level 17

    4 years ago
    Air Traffic Controllers need to be hardworking people who are extremely cautious and think of every action they take. They must be able to work under pressure without making any mistakes since they have a large number of lives in their hands. Air traffic controllers are part of an extensive network of technicians and equipment that are tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that all airplanes are safe, both in the skies and on the ground at airports. Their prime task is to coordinate the positions of different aircraft, so as to ensure that there are no collisions. However, their duties go well beyond just ensuring the safety of the plane... view more
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    Group Captain Vinayak Deodhar La vie est faite pour vivre pas pour stresser | Scholar-Level 18

    4 years ago
    Hello,This is that set of personnel who make the flying and lives safe of all passengers and crew of the aircraft during takeoff and landing of aircraft on the runway. ATC controls all traffic of Aircraft on ground on runway, it gives permission to start up and it gives permission to be in queue for takeoff and during landing. It keeps airplanes safely separated in the sky to avoid any accidents. It's the agency that can make or break the efficacy of the operations at any airport. Airports Authority of India conducts course for training in ATC. Basic eligibility is Bachelor. All other information is available on its webpage. There is no other... view more
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    Siddharth Bhardwaj Quantitative Analyst (Credit Risk) | Guide-Level 14

    4 years ago
    Dear,The profile involve for getting placed on Air Traffic Control is a really intricate. There is lot of work and expectations with lot of timely delivery. Hence, you need to be much more prepared to be in ATC. This is considered as most mentally challenging job in the world. The position of air traffic controller is one that requires highly specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities. Controllers apply 'separation rule' to keep aircraft at a safe distance from each other in their area of responsibility and move all aircraft safely and efficiently through their assigned sector of airspace, as well as on the ground. Because, controllers have... view more

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