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A Unique and top-rated Programme ..... only one of its kind in India/Asia

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad  the 'Number One' rank-rated University in India (A.C. Neilsen-ORG-MARG Survey, 2008) joined hands with Institute of Applied Aviation Management (IAAM), a Global Endeavour of international aviation experts with the object to impart world class aviation education with a global perspective, at an affordable cost.

NALSAR University of Law is the only university of its kind in India and one of the very few in the world offering Aviation Law courses. The University focuses on evolving and imparting comprehensive legal education, with an infrastructure to support and advance legal education. NALSAR has continually endeavored to further the detailed study of Air and Space Law. It is the only institution of its kind that offers Seminar courses in Air and Space Law and has trained many students in the last ten years to achieve excellence in this field. Few of our students have pursued LLM Course in Air and Space Law in leading universities like McGill, Canada and Leiden, Netherland with prestigious Scholarships / Fellowships and were well placed in a Aviation industry in India and abroad.

NALSAR has tie up with prestigious international universities around the globe which include Griffith University, Australia; University of Western Ontario, Canada; University of New South Wales, Australia; King's College, U.K; University of Warwick, UK; University of Oklahoma, USA; Santa Clara University, USA; University of Illinois, USA; Freiburg University, Germany; Maastricht University, The Netherlands and University of Lucerne, Switzerland.

IAAM has tie up with several leading International Universities / Management Institutions imparting aviation education including City University, USA/VSM Slovakia; Corporate Vision/Global Aviation Training Institute, UK/USA in partnership with Royal Rhodes University, Canada; Mega Trend University, Serbia; Aviation Consulting Group, USA; leading airports and airlines in the Europe and Middle East/UAE; thus providing a global acceptance of this programme which could help acquire coveted global placements in the aviation industry.

NALSAR-IAAM initiative institutionalises the academic - industry partnership in the domains of Air Transport Management and Aviation Law which makes it a unique qualification, for the first time in India and even in Asia. It is a rare opportunity to add value to your current qualifications and achieve the competitive edge to excel in the world of aviation.

Our primary focus is to ensure that participants will enrich with a strong foundation of practical knowledge.  Our perspective is one that looks ahead and provides participants with an environment in which they can obtain an understanding of current practices in the aviation industry while possessing sound knowledge, enabling them to face the challenges of the future.


Course Description

Post Gradute Diploma in Aviation Law and Air Transport Management (PGDALATM)

**‘A 'blended version' - a mix of 'Onsite' and 'Online' Modules, lasting one year (Two Semesters), consisting of Five Papers.


First Semester : Onesite Session - Five days from Web-Sun (0900 hrs - 1730 hrs).

  1. Paper One : Air Trasport Management (ATM Part-I) - focus on Advanced Airport Management and General Management Modules.
  2. Paper Two : Aviation Law (AL-Part-I) - focus on International Aviation Law

First Semester : Onesite Session - Five days from Wed-Sun (0900 hrs - 1730 hrs).

          3. Paper Three : Air Trasport Management (ATM Part-II) - focus on Advanced Airline Management and General Managemet Modules
          4. Paper Four : Aviation Law (AL Part - II) - focus on National Aviation Laws.
          5. Disertation (Research Paper) - Programme would conclude with a Disertation on a selected topic by each student, to be submitted by the end of Second Semester. It will have 100 Marks with a break up of 70 for written 30 for VIVA. There would be an onsite examination at the end of each Semester. Each Paper will hae 100 Marks (60 marks for the written examination, 30 marks - 15 Marks each fo the Project Assignments) and 10 Marks for Class attendance and participation.

Onesite Session would include Syndicate Exercises and Case study / Mock Exercises.

Onsite session will be followed by E-learning sessions including two project Assignments on ATM and AL to be uploaded in the dedicated web platform.

Relevant Course Material and one-to-one contact with the Subject experts would be through web Platform / Email.


Commencement of Course: June / July 2011 at Selected Centres

Proposed Centers : Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. (Centre - subject to minimum number of selected Candidates)


A Degree in any discipline from a recognised University.

Target Group

Aviation exectives (Airport/Airline/Aerospace), Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers, Defence Pesonnel, Aviation sector-related executives desirous to acquire a rare qualification to move up to higher placements.

Aviation exectives, Engineers, MBAs, Lawyers, Students pursuing final year Engg/MBA/Law and smart Graduates desirous to acquire a rare qualification to seek aviation jobs.


Award of Certificate

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad will conduct all the Examinations and award the PGDALATM Certificate to the qualified candidates.


Registration for Admission

Interested Candidates can Download the Application from the website ( http://www.iaam.ac.in/academic.htm or http://www.nalsar.ac.in/PGDALATM.html and along with a DD for Rs.500/- drawn in favour of Institute of Applied Aviation Management, payable at Calicut, Kerala and send it to IAAM, Malabar Gate, D-15, 3rd Floor, Ram Mohan Raod, Calicut - 673004, Kerala. or
To, Centre for Air and Space Law, NALSAR University of Law, Justice City, Shameerpet, Hyderbaad - 500078. A.P. India.


Last Date for receipt of filled in Applications : 25 May, 2011


Admission Criteria

Admission is subject to Group Discussion and Interview.

Date / time of Group Discussion / Interview would be intimated by Centre Coordinators.

Selected candidates will be intimated along with their Centre details and they have to register their admission along with the prescribed fee by DD in favou of Institute of Applied Aviation Management, Payable at Calicut, by the due date.

All Admissions are centrally administered by IAAM, Calicut.


Fee Structure :

A consolidated fee of Rs. 50,000/- to be paid in total by the due date or an option to pay in two installments of Rs. 30,000/- and
Rs. 20,000/- by the due date.



1. Aviation Law:

    Faculty comprises of leading International Aviation Law Experts and is led by Prof (Dr) V. Balakista Reddy, LL.M, M. Phil, Ph. D. in Air & Space Law, Prof of International Law and Head, Centre for Air and Space Law, NALSAR, a leading international aviation law expert with several text books to his credit and Visiting Faculty in Air and Space Law to various universities in India and abroad.

    Prof (Dr) S. Bhatt, Former Professor of International Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, and ICAO Consultant. He is also the Author of several books on Air Law, Space Law and Environmental Law. Prof. (Dr.) Sachadev, Visiting Professor, JNU and till recently a Legal Adviser to Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany, Mr. R. Tulsi Kesharvani, Senior Research Fellow, Air Transport, Asian Institute of Transport Development, New Delhi and ICAO Consultant and Mr. Shaik Nazim Ahmed Shafi LL.M. (Alig.) (Ph.D.), Faculty, NALSAR University of Law and Former Faculty Member to Haramaya University, the F.D.R. of Ethiopia, under auspices of UNDP.

2. Air Transport Management:

    Faculty comprises of International Aviation Experts and is led by Prof (Dr) P.C.K. Ravindran, B.E, M.Sc, MBA, MIPD (UK), Ph. D, a flier, aeronautical engineer, air law specialist and a leading International Aviation Expert; Air Transport Advisor to several countries in Africa / Europe / Middle East; Visiting Faculty / Adviser to several Universities / Management Institutions in the USA, UK Europe, Africa; Accredited Air Transport Expert, ICAO.

    Prof. (Dr.) A.P. Jayaraman, P.G.D.M.M., Ph. D., Professor of Technology Management, Griffth University Centre, Singapore; Vice-Chairman, National Centre for Science Communication, Asia – Pacific; he is a Visiting Professor to several Universities in Europe, USA, China, Brazil and Malaysia; he has authored twelve books and regularly contributes Research Papers on Science and Technology. Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Banerji, MB.Sc. (Engg.), Fellow (IIM-C) UNDP Fellow (Kellong School of Management): A well known internationally reputed management expert; Member of Board of Studies of Universities and Autonomous Management Institutes; Senior Member American Society for Quality (ASQ); Lead Assessor Certification from Victoria Group, UK; External Examiner for Ph.D., at IIT Kanpur, Sagar University, Master Programmes of School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi; Visiting Professor to several reputed Universities and Management Institutes including MDI, Gurgaon, IIM, Lucknow, IIM, Calicut and IMI, New Delhi.

    Prof (Dr.) Pious Thomas, MA , MBA, Ph. D: A leading Economist with over twenty years of teaching experience at reputed Institutions. Visiting Professor to several Universities and Management Institutes both in India and abroad, including MG University, Manipal University, Madurai Kamaraj University, Pondicherry University and Bangalore University, Author of several books on Managerial Economics.


International Expertise

Distinguished International aviation/air law experts at the ICAO/IATA/ACI and who have authored subject books with regional and global exposure; Management 'Gurus' from leading international universities/management institutions, and top level industry experts from the leading airports/airlines/aviation authorities from the UK, Europe, USA and India will provide the faculty backup.

Aviation Experts

Other Aviation experts include:

H.E Mohamed Ahli, Director General, Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai; CEO, Dubai Air Navigation Services; Former Chairman ACI, Asia

H.E Abdualwahab Al Roomi, Director General of Civil Aviation, DCA, Sharjah

H.E Mohammed Yahya Al Suweidi, Former Undersecretary, Civil Aviation, Government of the UAE, Abu Dhabi

Ahmed Al Haddabi, Senior Vice President, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), Abu Dhabi; former Dy Director General, General Civil Aviation Authority, UAE

Omar Bin Ghalib, Deputy Director General, General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), UAE

PGDALATM goes International

NALSAR-IAAM in association with the Government of Sharjah – UAE – Department of Civil Aviation has also launched Post Graduate Diploma in Aviation Law and Air Transport Management in the UAE/Middle East, with the first online session from 21-24 March 2010, at Sharjah International Airport. This is a rare programme, first of its kind in this part of the world.

Contact for Details :

Prof. (Dr.) V. Balakista Reddy
Professor of International Law &
Head, Centre for Air & Space Law,
NALSAR University of Law,
Justice City , Shameerpet,
Hyderabad - 500078.
Phone: 040-23498214 / 09948660916 / 09949699212
Email: balakista@gmail.com, pgdalatm@gmail.com
Website: www. nalsar.ac.in
Prof. (Dr.) P.C.K. Ravindran
Institute of Applied Aviation Management (IAAM)
Admin Office: Malabar Gate
III Floor, D-15, Ram Mohan Road,
Kerala ( India)
Phones: 0495-2723220 / 09447875164
Email : info@iaam.ac.in
Website: www.iaam.ac.in


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