Opening for Trainee Pilots at Air India


NACIL-A(Air-India) invites applications for the post of Trainee Pilot from Indian Citizens (wherever domiciled) belonging to the General category and Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe / Other Backward Class Community fulfilling the following requirements to fill up the existing vacancies.
Number of Vacancies : 40 (GEN : 21 SC :06 ST :03 OBC :10)
Qualifications :
Academic : Minimum education of H.S.C. (10+2) or equivalent. (Graduates in Engineering or B.Sc. (Maths and Physics) / B.Sc. (Aviation) will be given due weightage.)
Technical : Commercial Pilot’s Licence, issued by Director General of Civil Aviation, Govt of India which should be current at the time of application. (Candidates with higher licences and endorsements can also apply.).
Upper Age Limit :
* 35 years for GEN & Abinitio CPL holders
* 40 years for SC/ST & 38 years for OBC candidates as on 01.02.2009.
* 45 years for Pilots holding either of the following : ALTP Licence, or;
A minimum total of 1500 hours in Command, on multi engine Turbo prop/ jet/fan, or fighter aircraft, or;)
A minimum total of 2000 hours as a First Officer in a recognized airline on multiengine turbo-prop/jet/fan aircraft.
Note: Ex Servicemen will be given age relaxation as per Govt. rules
Minimum Height Standard :
Minimum height requirement is 152.5cms.
Note: Candidates between heights of (152.5 cms) and (162.5 cms) will be accepted, subject to successful ergonomic assessment check on Simulator in the presence of Company Medical Officer.
Selection Procedure :
Eligible candidates will be required to appear for written test followed by Psychometric Evaluation and personal interview (all at Mumbai) at candidate’s own expenses. Candidates short-listed after personal interview will be required to undergo Simulator/Flight Proficiency Assessment Check. Cost of Simulator Check of Rs.10,000/- will be borne by the GEN/OBC candidates. This amount should be paid in the form of Demand Draft/Postal Order in favour of Air-India, Mumbai, prior to the Simulator Assessment Check. Short-listed (Selected) candidates will have to undergo Company Medical examination.
Cost of Training :
Candidates selected as Trainee Pilots are required to give post dated cheques of Rs.25 lakhs towards the training cost which will be encashed if he/she does not complete a period of 5 years of service in Air-India and will have to execute an Agreement/Surety Bond to satisfactorily complete the training and serve Air India Limited for a period of atleast 5 years on being absorbed as Co-Pilot. Selected candidates will also have to execute Performance Bond after completion of each subsequent training/endorsement as stated in the Agreement which he executes on appointment.
Remuneration :
Trainee Pilots will be paid a stipend of Rs.25,000/- per month during their training period. On successful completion of training and on obtaining endorsement on stipulated aircraft in the fleet of Air-India, they will be appointed as Co-Pilot in the pay scale of Rs.15200-275-16300-350-17000-400-19000 on completion of stipulated conditions.
How to Apply :
Candidates meeting the above requirements may apply on plain paper (typed) as per the prescribed format. Applications should be forwarded to the Executive Director Operations-II, Operations Department, Air-India, Old Airport, Santa Cruz (East), Mumbai-400 029. GEN and OBC candidates should submit a non-refundable fee of Rs. 500/- in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of Air-India, Mumbai payable at Mumbai alongwith their application. SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of this fee. Application should be accompanied with 2 recent passport size photographs (1 fixed on the format in the space provided).

Last date of receipt of application : 09.03.2009
Written Test is on March 20th.



~ by anand213 on March 2, 2009.

6 Responses to “Opening for Trainee Pilots at Air India”

  1. whwre did u get the written test date from ?

  2. Are you a CPL holder? I got it from Pilot Rumour Network..

  3. rumour hmmm…….
    after 9th th last date…20th writtens seems impossible for a gov firm …

  4. could we get bank loan by the help of air india.

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