Air India Recruitment 2016 for Senior Trainee Pilots: 415 Vacancies

Post: Senior Trainee Pilots
Qualification: 12th
Location: Anywhere in India
Last Date: 01-08-2016

Age Limit: 40 years
*Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC / ST & 3 years for OBC.
Hiring Process:  Psychometric Test, Simulator Proficiency Assessment Check (SPAC)
Application Fee: Rs 3000/-
How to apply: Offline in prescribe format

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Number of vacancies: 415 (General-116, SC-63, ST-45 & OBC-191)

Technical / Licence Qualifications
Candidates should be in possession of Indian:-
(a) Current Class-I Medical Fitness Certificate issued by DGCA, India.
(b) Current CPL/ATPL issued by DGCA, India.
(c) Current FRTO issued by DGCA, India.
(d) Instrument rating on A320 aircraft on Indian CPL/ALTP, issued by DGCA, India.
(e) Current RTR (A) or RTR(P) or RTR(C) issued by WPC, Ministry of Communication, India.
(f) Valid A-320 Endorsement on Indian CPL/ATPL.
(g) Valid ELP on CPL/ATPL

  • Candidates may send their typed and signed applications in the prescribed application format available on Career Page of our Website:, along with a recent passport size photograph duly pasted and a Demand Draft of Rs.3000/- (Rupees Three Thousand only – not applicable for SC/ST & Ex. SM candidates) in favour of AIR INDIA LIMITED, payable at DELHI, so as to reach the following address ON OR BEFORE 1 st August 2016:- 

General Manager (Personnel), AirIndia Limited, Headquarters Airlines House, 113, Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Road, NewDelhi-110001 

  • Candidates will also be required to attach photocopies of testimonials, duly attested along with the Application Form in support of their:
i) Date of birth
ii) Academic/Technical Qualification/s
iii) Experience
iv) One set of photocopies of above Licences/Endorsements, Updated Flying Logbook
v) Applicable for SC/ST/OBC Candidates ONLY: Caste Certificate in the prescribed proforma issued by the appropriate authority. Candidates belonging to OBC Category will be required to attach the Caste Certificate in the proforma meant for Central Government employment and the validity of “Non-Creamy layer” Certificate should not be older than 6 months from the date of eligibility criteria.

  • The envelope must be super-scribed “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF SENIOR TRAINEE PILOT (P2) WITH A-320 ENDORSEMENT”. Incomplete applications are liable to be rejected. 
After scrutiny of applications, candidates who fulfil the above eligibility criteria will be required to appear for a Psychometric Test, which will be a Qualifying Process. The Psychometric Test will be held at Delhi and/or Mumbai or any other place as decided by Air India Limited. Candidates, who qualify in the Psychometric Test, will be required to appear for Simulator Proficiency Assessment Check (SPAC) on A-320 Simulator at Central Training Establishment, Air India Limited, Hyderabad. The Cost of Simulator Check (Rs.25,000/-) will be payable by the candidate and a Demand Draft payable to Air India Limited, Hyderabad will be required to be submitted before the Simulator Check. Candidates, who qualify the SPAC, will be placed on the Panel as per merit on the basis of marks obtained by them in SPAC.