Junior First Officer-Air India

First Officer-Air India :

First OfficerApplications are invited from Indian Nationals for filling up of 180 posts  to be filled up from amongst Trainee Pilots (CPL Holder from IGRUA / Open Market), as under: –

Category                                                 Number of vacancies

SC    ST    OBC    GEN  Total

CPL Holders from IGRUA                  12     08      50       20     90

Other CPL Holders (Open Market) 12       07      50        21     90

Panels will also be formed for filling up of vacancies against the candidates who do not join from the normal panels.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for First Officer (AS ON 27.08.2015):

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: 10+2 from a recognized Board/University.

UPPER AGE LIMIT: 35 Years (40 Years for SC/ST & 38 Years for OBC Candidates). (Ex-Servicemen will be given age relaxation as per rules)

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS for First Officer: Candidates must be in possession of Indian:

a) Current CPL/ATPL

b) Current Flight Radio Telephone Operator’s Licence

c) Current C.O.P./R.T.R.

d) Current Class-I Medical

e) Valid ELP on CPL/ATPL

f) Multi-engine Endorsement: with a minimum of 25 hours on Multi-engine aircraft (10 hours can be completed on an approved multi-engine Simulator)

g) Instrument rating on Multi-engine aircraft

Note: Candidates should fulfill the above Eligibility Criteria with regard to age, qualification and should also be in possession of the technical qualifications as indicated at (a) to (e) above as “CURRENT” on the last date of receipt of application, at the time of verification of documents prior to Personal Interview as well as at the time of reporting for training.


All the eligible candidates will be required to undergo a Written Test comprising of an Aptitude Test and a Technical Knowledge Test. Candidates who qualify the same, will be subjected to a Psychometric Test. Candidates qualifying/declared Fit in Psychometric Test and falling in the applicable zone of consideration will be required to appear for Personal Interview.

Note: Due weightage will be given to the candidates having experience of 500 hours or more or having Jet/A-320 Endorsement during the Personal Interview.

HOW TO APPLY for First Officer: Interested candidates, who fulfill the above requirements, may apply ONLINE (ONLY). Candidates who wish to apply, are advised to log on to Career Page of our Website : www.airindia.in and fill in the Online Application Format.


IMPORTANT DATES for First Officer Exam: Start Date for submission of Online Application : 7th August 2015 Last Date for submission of Online Application : 27th August 2015


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