Due to COVID19 almost all cadet pilot programs are closed right now till further notice. Cadet pilot aspirants may feel some hope as registration is going on for expressing your interest for the INDIGO CADET PILOT PROGRAM- INTERNATIONAL PATHWAY. You can register your interest, to get notified and updated when the Cadet Pilot Program resumes again after CPVID19.

Description :

CAE is pleased to band together with IndiGo in the conveyance of another pathway for the IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program – International Pathway. Chosen cadets will prepare across two of CAE's institutes in India and the USA. This self-supported International Pathway is mutually structured by CAE and IndiGo to empower you to prepare for a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and an Airbus A320 Type Rating with CAE before proceeding to fly as an A320 First Officer with IndiGo.


The one of a kind IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program – International Pathway is explicitly intended for people with no past flying experience who might want to set out on a vocation as a pilot.

The program involves two periods of preparing.

Stage 1: Ground Theory and Flight Training

This stage furnishes cadets with the preparation required to acquire a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) with a Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) and to finish the required Multi-Engine steering experience.

Cadets will accept at our foundation in Gondia to embrace the ground school preparing and hypothesis assessments. The visa documentation for the USA will be prepared quickly from the date of enlistment with the help of the CAE client administrations group.

Endless supply of ground school preparing and required assessment according to administrative, cadets will move to CAE's foundation in Phoenix, USA where they will attempt flight preparing for the CPL, MEIR and the Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT).

Endless supply of CPL/MEIR/UPRT at the particular preparing area, cadets come back to CAE's institute in Gondia for the DGCA permit transformation.

Stage 2: Type Rating

When the cadets have gotten their CPL, they proceed onward to the Type Rating (TR) preparing stage to qualify as a co-pilot on the Airbus A320 airplane. Type rating preparing will be directed at one of CAE's worldwide system of preparing focuses, for example, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid or Dubai.

The term of the CPL preparing is arranged at 17 months, which includes 12.5 months in the USA for flight school and UPRT preparing, 4 months of ground school in India for the hypothetical information preparing and a further fourteen days of permit change preparing at the Gondia grounds upon come back from the USA. The Airbus A320 type rating is arranged at an extra 2 months. In any case, DGCA permitting, booking, cadet execution, climate, and some other postpones will broaden the length of the cadet program.

Application check

CAE will audit applications and survey whether the qualification measures for the IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program has been met. Fruitful applicants will be welcome to the Gurgaon appraisal focus.

Stage 1: Online Assessment test – CAE Aircrew Selection System (CASS)

This evaluation day will cover: PC based testing
Pilot fitness, including hand/eye co-appointment engine aptitudes and spatial mindfulness
Scholarly, scientific and specialized limit
A different decision trial of specialized thinking
A dynamic perform various tasks test

Stage 2: Group action

Stage 3: Personal meeting


Candidates must meet the accompanying measures to be considered for the IndiGo program:

Least age: 18 years at the hour of the first endeavor

Greatest age: 32 years at the hour of the first endeavor

Least training capability: 10+2 with least score of 51%/Grade Point 6/Grade C1 – separately in each subject for example Material science/Mathematics/English or a further extent in these subjects with least of 51%.*

Be of Indian nationality, or hold an abroad citizenship of India
Be qualified to hold a visa for USA with the end goal of study
Have a substantial Indian Class 1 clinical declaration (No Limitations)**
Have a substantial Class 2/1 clinical declaration (FAA – USA)
Be in acceptable state of being with proper weight and tallness
Be conversant in English - both composed and verbal

* If a candidate has graduated in building with a total score of 51 % or more, the qualification measure of twelfth with 51% aside from in English can be ignored.

** Candidates not having an Indian Class 1 clinical can apply for the IndiGo Cadet Pilot program with a Class II clinical, anyway they should have an Indian Class 1 clinical preceding starting on the program.