Trivandrum Flying Club Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology Trivandrum

“Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology”, Thiruvananthapuram , originally established as the “Kerala Flying Club”, was registered under the Indian Companies Act 1956 on 14.07.1959. In 1980, the name“ Kerala Flying Club” was changed to Kerala Aviation Training Centre and later in 1981 the Government of Kerala brought the institution under its direct control. Subsequently with the approval of the Director General of Civil Aviation, KATC was renamed as Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology a Society under the title Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Act 1955. The new set up “Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology “ came into effect from 01.06.2006.

The Academy is functioning at the International Airport, Thiruvananthapuram. The Registered office of the Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology is functioning at KEF Complex, Enchakkal, Vallakkadu P.O. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology has been set by the Govt of Kerala to provide quality training to young aspirant pilots who wish to become future professionals in the booming aviation sector. It is mainly intended to create dynamic young talents in aviation field, to build our national strength by enhancing their skills and attitudes, and equipping them to serve the competitive aviation industry world wide.


ADMISSION PROCEDURE:

a) Admission is open to Indian Nationals having the qualification as laid down by the Director General of Civil Aviation, New Delhi, (Pass in Pre-Degree or 10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics for Commercial Pilot License and Pass S.S.L.C. or equivalent for Private Pilot License. Those who applied for 10+2 or equivalent examinations and awaited result may also apply for Commercial Pilot License . However; they have to produce the pass certificate before the commencement of flying). 16 years of age at the time of submission of application for admission. Preference with be give to Commercial Pilot License candidates. Those who have passed Director General of Civil Aviation Ground Subjects for Private Pilot License & Commercial Pilot License will be given preference in interview.

b) Prospectus and application forms are available in the office, on payment of Rs. 700/- by Demand Draft in favour of the Executive Director, Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (payable at Thiruvananthapuram). Both males and females are eligible for admission. The prescribed application form should be filled and sent to the Academy together with attested copies of all the documents specified in the application form.

c) On the basis of the applications received, there will be a written examination / Pilot Aptitude Test on the following subjects:

1. Mathematics
2. Physics
3. General Awareness
4. English
( All the questions will be objective type based on 10+2 standard)


Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 50% in the written test, will be called for interview.


Trainees of all categories up to the Private Pilot License standard are required to undergo Medical Examination by the doctors approved by Director General of Civil Aviation before the commencement of flying. Forms for the above purpose will be supplied to the successful candidates free of cost.

COURSES
Private Pilot License
Private Pilot License + Commercial Pilot License
Commercial Pilot License for PPL holders.

Phone Numbers
Flight Clerk : 0471-2571814
Hanger : 0471-2501733
Secretary: 0471-2465491

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