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If flying is the career that you have chosen, you have taken right decision to land at AIIA.

If your aim in life is to become a pilot, your basic training and the school you are trained in, will play a vital role in fulfilment of your ambition. Selecting the right place is an important decision for you to make flying a career. At AIIA you will be given the knowledge about the flying procedure, including basic aerodynamics principles. As the airlines of the world fly more and more sophisticated aircraft, they will demand the best from their pilots. The training you receive in our institute will be evident not only in your note book but also in your skills and professional standard. So,

“Get Ready to Fly”


  Duration     4 months (for ground classes only)
  Qualification   (10 + 2) with Science (PM)
  Age    17 Years and above
  Medical Standards

  The candidates should be medically fit to meet the Required standards  

  according to the DGCA, as tested by Approved medical official.


  • Student appeared for 12th exams are also eligible.

  • Students passed in Arts/ Commerce will also be considered on their consent and agreeing to appear for two isolates i.e. Physics & Maths

  • Subject of the Physics and Maths exams to meet the requirements of the Govt. of India through the board or university

Examination Authority

PPL / CPL course is designed to meet the requirements of syllabus prescribed under rules 1937 of DGCA (Director General of Civil Aviation) Govt. of India. The CPL course is a package course and includes syllabus of licence examinations required to become a professional pilot Viz. i) Student pilot. ii) Private Pilot License iii) Commercial Pilot License IV) COP/RTR (A)/FRTOL.

Ground Subjects

Student will be given training for DGCA examination in the following subjects as required.

(1) Air regulations

  • Aerodrome search and rescue

  • Rules concerning Air-Transmission, Custom etc.

  • Knowledge of communication & navigational facilities.

  • Rules of the air, Airspace organization

  • Aerodromes and lighting.

(2) Air Navigation, General and Flight Planning.

  • Theoretical Navigation

  • Practical Navigation

(3) Air Meteorology

  • Basic Knowledge of aviation

  • Weather codes and plotting

  • Elementary synoptic meteorology excluding interpretation.

(4) Aircraft and Engine

  • General Principles.

  • Elementary Knowledge of design, construction & maintenance.

  • Operation of Aircraft, engine, instruments & installation equipment.

  • Basic knowledge of fuel lubricants.

  • Loading of Aircraft, Weight distribution and its effects on flight characteristics.

  • Radio Telephone (COP/RTR) including transmission and interpretation of Oral signals and operations of Radio telephonic apparatus on board the aircraft.

Examination procedure

The entire pilot training course is divided into two parts, both having equal importance.

  • Theoretical (Ground) Training.

  • Practical (Flight) Training.

It is required to pass a written examination in the above mentioned aeronautical /technical subjects to fulfill the requirement to undergo flying training either in India or abroad.

In order to qualify as a professional pilot a candidate is required to undergo training in two parts as explained earlier and obtain the different pilots’ licences, one after another as follows:-

  • Students pilots licence (SPL) (Theory Course) (in India only)

  • RTR (A) / FRTOL / COP

  • Private Pilots Licence (PPL) (Theory Course + 40 hours of flying experience)

  • Commercial Pilot’s Licence (CPL)(Theory Course + total of 200 hours of flying experience)

Job Opportunities

PPL holders with a FRTO licence can fly as pilots-in-command and carry passengers throughout India and abroad with proper permission. Further a PPL holder can undergo training for CPL to become a professional pilot and join as a pilot officer and work with on of the employer companies like Air India Airlines, Vayudoot, Coast Guard, ONGC agriculture aviation, Flight services of state governments and other major companies, Private airlines and of course hundreds of foreign airlines. A pilot can also find jobs of aerial photography, aerial display /advertisements etc, or become a test pilot, check pilot or a pilot instructor and ground executive like Airport manager etc. Throughout the aviation world by conservative predictions there will be more than 96% of employment available for the pilot licence holders in domestic as well as international airlines operating from India. Other avenues for pilot are with private / corporate aircraft owners, B.S.F and flight schools.

Expected Salaries

Pilots are highly paid professional when compared to employees in other sectors in India. Starting with a salary of INR 40,000 per month approximately up to 3.5 lakhs could be earned. In a short span of time, a pilot can be promoted as co- pilot and then to captain’s post where the salaries are in the range of 1.5 lakhs to 3.5 lakhs per month depending on the airlines.

Fee (Ground Theory)
    Registration Fee    INR 5,000 Extra
   One Time Payment    INR 90,000
   Installment Payment    1st- 50,000, 2nd- 25,000, 3rd- 25,000
   Total Fees Total Fees    INR 1,00000


Note:  Flying cost extra ( Rs 18-20 Lacs  or as per country norms). Flying training can be done in India or abroad (New Zealand, Philippines, USA & Canada etc. at students own risk)

After completion of course,  All India Institute of Aeronautics  will not have any more obligations towards any student  and  for any other financial transaction with any agency/institute in India/Abroad for further flying training or for any other purpose such as placement for job etc. shall be solely his responsibility.

Any payment made to any office bearer/staff of AIIA for which valid receipt has not been obtained will be regarded invalid and hence will be considered null and void.


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