Welcome to Regional Institute of Aviation

Regional Institute of Aviation, Thiruvananthapuram (RIA-T) was established in the year 2008. This institute has been approved by Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Govt. of India, New Delhi vide letter no. DAW/ TRG/ 2008/ 1218 dated 10/09/2008 under category ‘G’ Training School, to impart ab-initio training in the field of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering leading to Basic Licence in Mechanical Stream [Heavy Aeroplane, Light Aeroplane, Jet Engine and Piston Engine]. Within a short period of time, this institute has received a combined approval from DGCA for Mechanical as well as Avionics stream [Electrical system, Instrument system and Radio Navigation system] vide letter no. DAW/ TRG/ 2008/ 1218 dated 18/09/2009.


Mr. Girish Kumar A R

Accountable Manager

What is AME?

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) is 4 years License program regulated by DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer are responsible for safety and security of the Aircrafts, Helicopters and other flying machines.

Career Opportunity

AME has got tremendous career opportunity in Airlines, General Aviation industry, manufacturing industry and defence sectors due to all round strong growth in Aviation Industry. The latest aviation policy of Govt. of India also highlights this fact and projects

Why RIA?

Aviation industry in India, requires a large number of trained professionals to keep the ever expanding fleet of aircraft in the operational field. This makes the aircraft maintenance engineering a lucrative and one of the most job oriented courses in modern times.

Campus life

Life as a RIA-Trivandrum student is about more than just world-class academic offerings. Offices across the Institute support and assist students from their first moments on campus until their last steps at Commencement.Upon course completion, students


Our institute is one of the reputed institutes in South India. Our Campus has been developed


Faculties at RIA-Trivandrum offers a learning experience, which seeks to develop


100% placement assurance will be available for students those who are passing DGCA


It presents a harmony in modern architecture, & natural beauty which inspires students,

Student Testimonials

One of the best aircraft maintenance institute that gives you uncountable number of opportunities to develop your skills. The classrooms are just perfect with all the amenities and the labs are well equipped.

Susheel Kumar

Aviation Stream

“Regional Institute of Aviation (RIA-T) is the best AME institution South India. The course they provide is very demanding as well as valuable. Placement opportunities are very good.”

Geevarghese Saju

Aviation Stream

Regional Institute of Aviation is the only institute in India that offers a forum for AME aspirants to get the Industry Interface training which helps them to develop into high-end professional Engineers.

Ann Thomas

Mechanical Stream