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SCHEME FOR AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIP/STIPEND TO THE CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR FLYING TRAINING UPTO PRIVATE PILOT'S LICENCE (PPL) STANDARD IN VARIOUS FLYING CLUBS/INSTITUTES/SCHOOLS

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CIVIL AVIATION

SCHEME FOR AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIP/STIPEND TO THE CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR FLYING TRAINING UPTO PRIVATE PILOT’S LICENCE (PPL) STANDARD IN VARIOUS FLYING CLUBS/INSTITUTES/SCHOOLS

 

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Applications are invited from eligible candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes under the above Scheme so as to reach the Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation (Training Section), Technical Centre, Opposite Safdarjung Airport , New Delhi , by the specified date in the month of April.

Eligibility:

  • Minimum Educational Qualifications: 10+2 or equivalent with Mathematics and Physics as subjects.
  • Income: Parents/Guardians’ income not exceeding Rs. 44,500 per annum.
  • Age: Between 17 to 20 years as on the date mentioned on the application form.
  • Nationality: Indian.
  • Training Charges: Flying charges approved by DGCA upto PPL or 60 flying hours, whichever is earlier, will be met by the Government.
  • Living Expenses: Rs. 350 per month for male candidates and Rs. 450 p.m. for female candidates restricted to a maximum period of 15 months.
  • Books: Rs. 100 per annum will be paid for the purchase of books.
  • Licence and Medical Examination Fees: Expenditure will be borne by the Government.
  • Travelling Expenses: One single second class train fare at the time of reporting for flying training.
  • Number of Scholarships: 40.
  • Insurance Premium: Upto the policy value of Rs. 10,000 will be borne by Government during the training period off one year.
  • Period of Scholarships: The total period of training will be 24 months (from the date of joining) or the period actually spent to obtain a Private Pilot’s Licence o whichever is earlier. The continuance of the Scholarships during the periods of training will depend upon the satisfactory progress made by the trainees.
  • Training Institution: One of the approved Flying Clubs/Institutes to be selected by the Director General of Civil Aviation. A choice may be given by the candidates.
  • Agreements: Selected candidates shall have to execute an Indemnity Bond Indemnifying the training Institution as well as the Government for all possible injuries/accidents/damages or death during the period of training.
  • Selection: Initial selection of the candidates will be on the basis of their performance in written test to be conducted at the specified Centres in: English, General Knowledge, Maths, Physics & Chemistry.
  • Centres of Examination: 1. Guwahati, 2. Ahmedabad, 3. Chennai, 4. Kolkata, 5. Mumbai, 6. Bhopal, 7. Bhubaneswar, 8. Patna, 9. Raipur, 10. Lucknow , 11. Nagpur , 12. Jamshedpur , 13. Delhi , 14. Hyderabad , 15. Jammu , 16.Amritsar, 17. Bangalore , 18. Jaipur, 19. Thiruvananthapuram, 20. Itanagar, 21. Aizawal, 22. Port Blair.
  • Travel & Living Expenses for Examination: No traveling or living allowance will be paid for appearing in the written examination. The decision of Director General of Civil Aviation for selection of candidates selected during the initial 10 hours of flying shall be final.
  • Incomplete Applications: Incomplete applications will not be entertained and will be rejected summarily without any claim on the part of the applicants and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

Applications on plain paper containing the following particulars typed or written in block letters should reach the Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation, (Training Section), Technical Centre, Opposite Safdarjung Airport , New Delhi- 110003 by the prescribed date positively and applications received after that date will not be entertained.

Format of application and general conditions are published along with the advertisement.

Notifications are issued in March.