IGRUA Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Course: Admission, Eligibility, & More

Shreya Sareen

Updated On: February 20, 2024 11:45 am IST | IGRUA

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA), under the Civil Aviation Ministry, Government of India has announced admission to the CPL course.  This article has all the details regarding the eligibility criteria, application process, and admission for IGRUA 2024.

IGRUA Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Course: Admission, Eligibility, & More

IGRUA Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Course: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) is a top-notch flying training institute in India. Located in Fursatganj Airfield, Amethi, UP under the Civil Aviation Ministry, Government of India, it is equipped with the best training facilities. IGRUA offers admission to an Ab-initio to Commercial Pilot License (CPL) course every year. 

The selection of the candidates is based on an online entrance test, Pilot Aptitude test and Viva or Interview round. Only shortlisted candidates in the Pilot Aptitude test are called for the viva or interview. There are a total of 125 seats available which comprises 50 seats for General, 13 seats for EWS, 19 seats for SC, 9 seats for ST and 34 seats for OBC. Interested students can apply for the IGRUA Commerical Pilot License (CPL) course but before that, they must check out the eligibility criteria, application process, selection process and more.

IGRUA Important Dates 2024

Given below are the important dates for IGRUA 2024 as per past year dates: 


Dates (Tentative)

Last Date of filling IGRUA application via online mode

April 2024

IGRUA Admit Card

May 2024

IGRUA 2024 Exam

May 2024

Viva Schedule on Website/ IGRUA 2024 Interview/ Emails/ SMS for Successful Candidates Written Test

May 2024 

Viva & Pilot Aptitude Test begins/ IGRUA 2024 Interview

June 2024

IGRUA Final Result

July 2024

Last Date of paying Admission Charges

July 2024

Date of Joining IGRUA 2024 First Batch

August 2024

IGRUA CPL Eligibility Criteria 2024

The eligibility criteria for IGRUA CPL is that candidates should have passed in Mathematics, Physics, English in 10+2 with minimum 55% aggregate in Physics and Mathematics. For SC/ST and OBC candidates, the minimum aggregate is 50%. The maximum age for applying for an admission is 17 years. Candidates will be selected on the basis of an online test, interview/viva, and Pilot aptitude test. The online exam will take place at the allotted centres. Candidates can find more details on the official website.

IGRUA CPL Application Process 2024

The IGRUA CPL application process involves submitting the application online on the official website. The application fee is Rs.10, 000 for general, EWS and OBC candidates. It can be paid through net banking, credit/debit cards or through bank challan payable at any SBI branch. 

IGRUA CPL 2024 Seats

Check the seat distribution of IGRUA 2024 in the table provided below





Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Other Backwards Classes






IGRUA CPL Entrance Exam 2024

Candidates have to appear in the IGRUA CPL entrance exam as part of the admission process. They can select a total of three exam centres' preferences. 

The syllabus for this online entrance exam includes:

  • Reasoning & Current Affairs
  • General English 
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics 

As per the prescribed exam pattern, the questions will be of 10+2 level and objective type. There is no negative marking in this entrance exam. Moreover, candidates who belong to EWS/OBS/ST/SC will have 5% fewer cutoff marks scored by the last candidate belonging to the General category.

IGRUA CPL Admit Card 2024

Students can download the IGRUA CPL admit card from the official website. They have to showcase the admit card as a valid identity for appearing in the written entrance exam, interview and aptitude test. Also, candidates applying for admission must keep the admit card safe until the final joining.

Documents Required for IGRUA CPL Admission 2024

The candidates who are shortlisted after the CPL entrance exam will have to show the originals with the photocopies at the time of the interview. Listed below are the documents required for CPL admission.

  • Date of birth proof (Class 10th certificate)
  • Caste certificate for ST/SC and OBC
  • 10th mark sheet
  • 12th mark sheet
  • Certificate from the authority that the OBC candidate doesn’t belong to the creamy layer
  • Certificate from an officer who’s not below the rank of Tehsildar that the candidate falls under the EWS category
  • Admit card

IGRUA CPL Cut-Off 2024

The CPL cut-off marks will be fixed for the general category of candidates qualifying the online test. The SC/ST/OBC categories will get a 5 per cent relaxation in the written test.

    IGRUA CPL Selection Process 2024

    The IGRUA CPL selection process is based on the merit of three rounds:

    • Online Entrance Examination 
    • Pilot Aptitude Test 
    • Interview 

    All the students who qualify for the psychometric/pilot aptitude test are shortlisted for the final selection process for CPL at IGRUA. There are no relaxations provided for ST/SC/OBC/EWS categories. All the selected candidates have to pay the admission charges and commitment money, which are as mentioned below:
    Admission Fee: INR 50,000
    Commitment Money: INR 2,00,000

    The seat will be secured on a first come first served basis. The admission charges and commitment fee are non-refundable. Also, the reservation quota of the total available seats is decided as mentioned above according to the GOI guidelines.

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    How can I get admission to IGRUA?

    Candidates can get admission to IGRUA by following the admission process. They have to fill out the online application form available on the official website of the institute and pay the application fee. After which they have to appear for the entrance exam, pilot aptitude test and interview rounds.

    What is the cost of CPL in IGRUA?

    The cost of CPL training in IGRUA is INR 45,00,000. Candidates are required to pay this amount in four quarterly instalments in a year. Apart from this course fee, they also have to pay for boarding and lodging.

    How many seats are there in IGRUA?

    There are 125 seats in IGRUA which are reserved for different categories. For general students, 50 seats are reserved, 13 seats for EWS, 34 seats for OBC, 9 seats for ST and 19 seats for SC.

    How much will it cost to get CPL?

    The cost to get a commercial pilot license (CPL) in India is somewhere between INR 6 Lakh and  INR 10 Lakh.

    How much does CPL training cost in India?

    CPL training costs around INR 20 lakh - 50 lakh in India. However, this training cost will vary according to the institute, college, and university.

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