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Air Traffic Control Officer

Air Traffic Control Officer

 

DESCRIPTION of Air Traffic Control Officer:

 

Air Traffic Controllers monitor and direct the movement of air traffic in and around airports and enroute on specified paths directing the planes to stay safe distances from each other.

 

job responsibility of Air Traffic Control Officer

 

- Are responsible for coordinating the safe arrival, departure and transit of all aircrafts flying in the airspace of an airport.
- They use radar and hi-tech communication equipment to direct the pilots for safety during landing , takeoff and taxiing.
- Issue weather, wind, visibility and speed information to pilots required for take off, landing and en-route weather conditions.
- Monitor and conduct the air traffic on the ground at airports.
- Issue landing and takeoff instructions to pilots following ground traffic management procedure.
- ATCs are trained to monitor the aircraft on radar, to maintain pilot communication and to guide the aircraft out of the airport airspace.
- Air traffic is guided and monitored by en-route control centers manned by ATCs.
- ATCs alert rescue and response teams during any kind of aircraft emergency.

 

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How to become Air Traffic Control Officer?


 

Path 1:


Std XII
Stream : Science PCM
Graduation
B.Tech Telecom/ Electronics/Radio Engg
Selection Test
AAI*/ IAF**/ Indian Navy***
Training
Training****
Goal
Manager Air Traffic Contol

Path 2:


Std XII
Stream : Science PCM
Professional Exam
Instt of Engg min 60% in Electronics/Telec...
Selection Test
AAI */ IAF**/Indian Navy***
Training
Training ****
Goal
Manager Air Traffic Control

Path 3:


Std XII
Stream: Science PCM
Membership
IETE Graduate membership(1st class)
Selection Test
AAI*/ IAF**/ Indian Navy***
Training
Training ****
Goal
Manager Air Traffic Control

Path 4:


Std XII
Stream : Science PCM
Graduation/ Membership
Phy/Maths/ A&B exam of ASI*
Selection Test
AAI*/ IAF**/ Indian Navy***
Goal
Superintendent ATC

Path 5:


Std XII
Stream : Science PCM
Diploma/ Degree
Electronic Engg/Phy & Maths60%
Selection Test
AAI*/ IAF**/ Indian Navy***
Goal
Superintendent ATC

*Airports Authority of India conducts the selection of Managers ATC and Superintendants ATC through a written test, interview, voice test , medical exam. Maximum age is 28 years. 

** Indian Air Force (Administrative Branch) selects ATC officers through Service Selection Board 

***Indian Navy selects ATC officers though Service Selection Board (SSB) 

**** Training: After selection air traffic controllers have to undergo training at Civil Aviation Training Centres. On completion of the training they appear before a rating board and qualify to work with control tower/radar/aircraft control/flight information centers.

 

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Median Pay Scale / salary of Air Traffic Control Officer :


The pay scale for junior executive is Rs 16,400- Rs 40,500 a month plus allowances, especially a rating allowance and a stress allowance which can be Rs 6,000 to Rs 24,000. At the highest post as executive director (air traffic management), the salary is Rs 62,000-Rs 80,000 a month

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