Pilot Training (Commercial Pilot License)



If you belong to the sky, come to IGIA, the aviation specialist for more than 12 years for the Pilot courses that provide the wind to your wings and aspirations. The sky has just got wider with the opening up of national and international sky routes.

The demand for the pilot license holders is again growing stronger and the aspirants can now actually see their dreams flying to reality. IGIA, with its specialisation in aviation and extensive experience in national and international pilot training is among a selected few in India and is proving to be a perfect launch pad for pilots with its International associations for the best possible Pilot training.

The job of a pilot is a highly specialised one. It requires knowledge of air navigation, interpretation of meteorological reports, operating sophisticated electronic and mechanical controls, leading the aircraft under adverse circumstances, and being a leader to the flight crew and passengers under climatic and other emergency situations.

You will be responsible for the passengers, the crew and the aircraft. Hence you must have discipline, patience, responsibility, punctuality, commitment and self-confidence.

At IGIA aspiring pilots can expect to receive the best guidance for the pilot's License Conversion Examination conducted by DGCA, Govt. of India, at the lowest possible cost with the advantage of being taught by the professionals holding the licenses from DGCA who readily share their experiences with the students that enrich them and come handy in their overall performance.

Students who want to fly for recreation/hobby can do PPL (Private Pilot License) for which they need to be 10th Pass with at least 50 % marks.


1 Year (Approx.)


10+2 or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics and Physics. (If you don’t have Physics & Maths in 10+2 you have an option of doing these two subjects from the National Institute of Open Schooling’s On-Demand Examinations and can still start your Pilot training course. Visit www.nios.ac.in for details)

A Class II Medical (Indian) with a fitness certificate from a designated medical practitioner. Please note that the issue of CPL License Class I Medical would be necessary.

At least 16 years of age to start pilot training. Vision in one eye must be perfect. (6/6 eyesight) In the other eye, you could have an imperfection of 6/9, which must be correctable to 6/6. You must be free of any disease that can hamper normal function.


Pilot Training comprises two parts. Ground Training and Flying Training!

Ground Training covers the theory subjects of Air Regulations, Aviation Meteorology, Air Navigation, Aircraft Technical Subjects and RTR(A). (The detailed syllabus is mentioned in the Curriculum link above) These subjects are to be studied and the exams of the same conducted by DGCA are to be passed by the CPL candidates.

The Flying Training
The Candidate has to complete 200 Hours (Two hundred hours) of flight time to obtain the Commercial Pilot’s License. This flight time includes:

  • One hundred hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command.
  • Twenty hours of cross-country flight time as Pilot-in-Command.
  • Ten hours of instrument time.
  • Five hours of flight time by night.

We offer flying training at the best equipped and the best flying facilities in India where you can complete your Pilot Training in the most professional way within due time. To request information please an email to – info@igiaindia.in

We have also forged international associations with some of the best and most highly reputed flying clubs across the world to arrange Pilot Training abroad in the shortest possible time and at a reasonable cost. Our associations have been formed after due diligence with the sole aim of helping you chart out a plan specific to your situation and requirements.