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SpiceJet Cadet
Pilot Programme

The world-class pilot training programme with India's favourite airline!

PILOT PROGRAMME

SpiceJet’s Cadet Pilot Programme is a perfect launchpad for those who want to fly high. It is a programme designed for young aspirants eyeing for a seat in the cockpit of an aircraft. And who better to train you to be a pilot, than India’s favourite airline, SpiceJet!

With 200 aircraft order in process, massive expansion plans under the regional connectivity scheme; SpiceJet is all set to change the face of air travel in India. And at the same time creating ample opportunities for those who are seeking for a high-flying career.

Cadet Pilot Programme aims at not only providing trained professionals to the aviation industry but also an assured job with SpiceJet, on completion of the course. What’s more? Students will be trained at best schools across the world, steering the course of career in the right direction.

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PILOT PROGRAMME

How does this work?

Register Online

Apply online and ensure all eligibility
requirements are met.

Steps

Complete the Selection

Complete an assessment process in
order to qualify for selection.

Steps

Become a Spice Star

Be a part of the ever-growing Spice Star
family and paint the skies red with us!

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility
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    Either an Indian National or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card holder.
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    Minimum height of 158 cm.
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    Age between 17 to 35 years at the time of filling application
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    10+2 with a minimum score of 60% in each of the subject – English, Physics and Mathematics

Selection Process

The Selection Process is completely transparent and is scientifically designed to determine the suitability of the candidate for the job of an Airline Pilot.

SELECTION PROCESS

The 'Testing Tools' used are:

  • Online COMPASS test software (Computerised Pilot Aptitude Screening System).
  • CCT (Complex Control Task)
  • Computer-based Psychometric Exam

Note: The candidate has to pay a screening cost of INR 20,000 before appearing in the screening round.

Assessment and selection process

  • A candidate will progress to the next Phase only on passing the first Phase
  • The first three Phases (1, 2 and 3) will be typically completed in a day
  • The fourth and final Phase will be conducted within a week after the first three Phases
  • First three Phases will be Computer-based-test
  • The fourth and final Phase will comprise of a personal interview
  • Candidates will not be allowed to use calculators or mobile phones during any of the Phases
  • Final results will be declared within a week from the fourth and final Phase
SELECTION PROCESS

Selection Process Phases

Phase 1

Description of Test

'Advanced COMPASS Test'(COMPASS = Computerized Pilot Aptitude Screening System)
  • Multiple-choice questions.
  • Results are announced one hour after the test.

Skills Tested

  • Short-term memory (MEMORY)
  • Mental arithmetic (MATHS)
  • Spatial Orientation (ORIENTATION)
  • Multi-tasking (TASK MANAGER)
Suggested site to practice COMPASS TRAINING, Please click here

Duration

80 Minutes
Phase 2

Description of Test

CCT (Complex Control Task) All candidates who pass Phase 1 will need to take this test. This module requires you to use a joystick and rudder pedal set connected to a computer. Result announced 1 hour after the test.

Skills Tested

  • Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination.
  • The ability to fly an aircraft smoothly and accurately as well as conducting other tasks.

Duration

10 Minutes
Phase 3

Description of Test

Psychometric Test

Skills Tested

Candidates' personality and psychological suitability for the job of an Airline Pilot.

Duration

60 Minutes
Phase 4

Description of Test

Interview

Skills Tested

Candidates' personality and psychological suitability for the job of an Airline Pilot.

Duration

10 Minutes
Phase 1

Description of Test

'Advanced COMPASS Test'(COMPASS = Computerized Pilot Aptitude Screening System)
  • Multiple-choice questions.
  • Results are announced one hour after the test.

Skills Tested

  • Short-term memory (MEMORY)
  • Mental arithmetic (MATHS)
  • Spatial Orientation (ORIENTATION)
  • Multi-tasking (TASK MANAGER)
Suggested site to practice COMPASS TRAINING, Please click here

Duration

80 Minutes
Phase 2

Description of Test

CCT (Complex Control Task) All candidates who pass Phase 1 will need to take this test. This module requires you to use a joystick and rudder pedal set connected to a computer. Result announced 1 hour after the test.

Skills Tested

  • Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination.
  • The ability to fly an aircraft smoothly and accurately as well as conducting other tasks.

Duration

10 Minutes
Phase 3

Description of Test

Psychometric Test

Skills Tested

Candidates' personality and psychological suitability for the job of an Airline Pilot.

Duration

60 Minutes
Phase 4

Description of Test

Interview

Skills Tested

Candidates' personality and psychological suitability for the job of an Airline Pilot.

Duration

10 Minutes

Courses we offer

Cadet Pilot Programme

Get an assured job with SpiceJet and give wings to your dreams! Train with the best in the industry and become the pilot of your dreams!

Cadet Pilot Programme + BBA

10+2 students have the added advantage of finishing their graduation along with, pursuing the Pilot Training programme. This customized programme comprises of an added BBA degree in affiliation with Amity University.

Cadet Pilot Programme + MBA

Graduates can also enroll for the Cadet Pilot Training Programme, with an added MBA degree in affliation with one of India’s leading institution, Amity University. This dual degree programme helps candidates expand their skill set and enhance their chances of transcending into a management role.

Fee Structure

Cadet Pilot Programme only

1.

1st Instalment

INR 40 Lac+Taxes On joining the CADET PILOT PROGRAMME

2.

2nd Instalment

INR 25 Lac+Taxes in 9th month of the CADET PILOT PROGRAMME.

3.

3rd Instalment

INR 24.50 Lac+Taxes in 12th month of the CADET PILOT PROGRAMME.


Cadet Pilot Programme + BBA / MBA

1.

1st Instalment

INR 42 Lac+Taxes On joining the CADET PILOT PROGRAMME + BBA / MBA

2.

2nd Instalment

INR 25 Lac+Taxes in 9th month of the CADET PILOT PROGRAMME + BBA / MBA

3.

3rd Instalment

INR 24.50 Lac+Taxes in 12th month of the CADET PILOT PROGRAMME + BBA / MBA

Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria

Category 1

95% and above aggregate marks in 10+2 examination in 3 subjects (Physics, Math & English) or JEE Rank 1 to 1500

Category 2

90% and above aggregate marks in 10+2 examination in 3 subjects (Physics, Math & English) or JEE Rank 1500 to 3000
Scholarship Amount

 

50% of 1st Installment i.e. INR 20 Lac and 40% of 2nd Installment i.e. INR 10 Lac Total Scholarship offered = INR 30 Lac

 

25% of 1st Installment i.e. INR 10 Lac and 20% of 2nd Installment i.e. INR 5 Lac Total Scholarship offered = INR 15 Lac
Scholarship Category 1

Criteria

95% and above aggregate marks in 10+2 examination in 3 subjects (Physics, Math & English) or JEE Rank 1 to 1500

Amount

50% of 1st Installment i.e. INR 20 Lac and 40% of 2nd Installment i.e. INR 10 Lac Total Scholarship offered = INR 30 Lac
Scholarship Category 2

Criteria

90% and above aggregate marks in 10+2 examination in 3 subjects (Physics, Math & English) or JEE Rank 1500 to 3000

Amount

25% of 1st Installment i.e. INR 10 Lac and 20% of 2nd Installment i.e. INR 5 Lac Total Scholarship offered = INR 15 Lac
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Key Feature

Key Features

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    The programme is managed entirely by SpiceJet to create ‘FIRST OFFICERS’ for its fleet of Q400 and B737
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    A candidate will graduate with a CPL (Indian DGCA) followed immediately by a ‘Type Rating’ on either a Q400 or a B737
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    When a candidate joins the programme, a ‘Letter of Intent’ will be handed out, offering a job as a ‘First Officer’ on either a Q400 or a B737 stating the aforementioned criteria of successful completion of the Cadet Pilot Programme

Curriculum

Phase1

CPL IR (Single Engine)

Note: SpiceJet does not require a Multi Engine Rating for induction into its Q400/B737 Fleet.

Duration

13 Months

Content

200 Hours of Single Engine Flight Time. Syllabus as given in:
  • DGCA CAR Sec 7, Ser B, Pt IV, Issue III dtd 16 Jun 2011
  • DGCA CAR Sec 7, Ser B, Pt VII, Issue I dtd 16 Aug 1999
Phase2

TYPE RATING (Q400 or B737)

Duration

03 Months

Content

Type rating Syllabus as given in:
  • DGCA CAR Sec 7, Ser B, Pt XIX, Issue II dtd 22 Mar 2012
Phase3

SPICEJET AIRLINE PILOT INDUCTION TRAINING

Duration

02 Months

Content

SPICEJET Company Operations Manual, Safety Equipment Procedures Training, Slide, Ditching and Fire Training, Dangerous Goods Training and Security Training.
Phase1

CPL IR (Single Engine)

Note: SpiceJet does not require a Multi Engine Rating for induction into its Q400/B737 Fleet.

Duration

13 Months

Content

200 Hours of Single Engine Flight Time. Syllabus as given in:
  • DGCA CAR Sec 7, Ser B, Pt IV, Issue III dtd 16 Jun 2011
  • DGCA CAR Sec 7, Ser B, Pt VII, Issue I dtd 16 Aug 1999
Phase2

TYPE RATING (Q400 or B737)

Duration

03 Months

Content

Type rating Syllabus as given in:
  • DGCA CAR Sec 7, Ser B, Pt XIX, Issue II dtd 22 Mar 2012
Phase3

SPICEJET AIRLINE PILOT INDUCTION TRAINING

Duration

02 Months

Content

SPICEJET Company Operations Manual, Safety Equipment Procedures Training, Slide, Ditching and Fire Training, Dangerous Goods Training and Security Training.
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Walk-in Queries

For technical queries or counseling sessions visit our facility between 02:30-03:30 PM on Monday and Thursday.

Faculty

DGCA-approved SpiceJet Ground School and Flight Instructors.

Infrastructure

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    Ground Training

    SpiceJet Aviation Training Academy,Gurgaon. DGCA-approved Training Academy with more than 10,000 square feet of fully equipped classroom facilities.
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    Flight Training

    SpiceJet-affiliated, DGCA-approved, Flying Training Schools with a fleet of 20 single-engine trainer aircraft.