What are the exams for pilot?

The Akademi conducts IGRUA entrance examination every year to select the eligible candidates for the course of CPL (Commercial Pilot License). The admission to the course is given on the basis of Online Written Test followed by the interview round and the Pilot Aptitude Test/ Psychometric Test.

How many days do pilots have off?

Pilots at both majors and regionals typically get twelve days off per month when they are new to the airline and until they build some seniority. There is not set amount of days off per week, but it usually varies from two to three days off weekly.

Is becoming a pilot worth the cost?

Here’s the answer – if you still can’t wait to get out of bed, get to the aircraft and jump in the plane by the time you’ve finished your PPL, flying is probably something you’re intensely passionate about – all of the hard work and expense will be worth it for you once you get to co-pilot and see the fruits of your …

Is there any scholarship for pilot training?

Some Institutions grant scholarships to selected candidates for their pilot training. The IGRUA (Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi) is responsible for administering the scholarship grant amount to deserving candidates.

Why do student pilots quit?

Other reasons students quit include: Picking the wrong school for training. Problems getting a medical certificate. Learning to fly for the wrong reason(s).

How do I become a pilot with no experience?

The first step towards becoming a pilot with no experience is to get a private pilot license. Private pilots go to a flight school to undergo training, which includes 40 hours of flight time. A commercial pilot needs 250 hours of flight time, so you need to spend some time flying for free to reach that goal.

Is 35 too old to become a pilot?

35 years of age is definitely not too late to become a pilot. It is possible, but be prepared to see people in their early 20’s earning much more and at higher positions than you. Pilot training is roughly 3-ish years, give or take a year. So you should be done before turning 40.

Which country is best for pilot job?

Nine Leading Countries for Aviation Studies

  • Greece.
  • The Philippines.
  • Spain.
  • The Netherlands.
  • Kenya.
  • USA.
  • The Maldives.
  • Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s only flying school which offers approved multi-engine rating training, the Asian Aviation Centre (formerly CDE Aviation) is situated at the largest hangar at the Ratmalana Airport just inside the city of Colombo.

How do you get a scholarship for flight school?


  1. Indian Airlines scholarships. Two scholarships of Rs 4,00,000, each given on merit-cum-means basis per batch.
  2. Air India scholarships. Two scholarships of Rs 4,00,000, each given on merit-cum-means basis per batch.
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.
  4. Scholarships for SC/ST candidates.
  5. JRD Tata Memorial scholarships.

Do airlines pay for pilot training?

Will airlines pay for flight schools? Not every airline has a tuition reimbursing program for enthusiastic pilot trainees. You cannot merely select a flight school and enroll there with the money airline provided. Airlines they partner with specific flight schools to train pilots to hire them in their airlines.

What disqualifies you from being a pilot?

What Might Prevent You From Becoming A Commercial Airline Pilot

  • Age. In the USA, according to the FAA, you must be at least 23 years of age before obtaining your commercial pilot license.
  • Flight Hours.
  • Medical Problems.
  • Color Blindness.
  • Mental Health.
  • Criminal Background.
  • Drug Tests.

Can an average student become a pilot?

Can someone who is an average student in studies but who is interested in planes become a pilot? Absolutely yes. The only educational requirement that I’m aware of to receive a pilot’s license is to be able to speak and read English. Not even a high-school education is required.

Do pilots work long hours?

Many pilots work an average duty day of 13 hours. The maximum duty day for a pilot can’t exceed 16 hours according to the FAA’s current rules. The duty time is the time a pilot is on the job and available to fly. The typical day of an airline pilot will usually start the night before.

Can you get sponsored to become a pilot?

West Atlantic usually run a fully sponsored cadet program approximately once a year. If you have a PPL, they offer to cover the costs of all of your flight training to obtain a frozen Air Transport Licence before going on to fly one of their aircraft. Private Pilots Licence (which can be sponsored through GAPAN)