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Air India recruiting for 534 senior pilot trainee posts

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Air India Limited is inviting applications for the recruitment of 534 Senior Trainee Pilots posts. Candidates are required to apply by January 31, 2016. Selection will be based on Psychometric Test & Simulator Proficiency Assessment Check (SPAC). The airline has stated that interested candidates may apply in prescribed application form along with photocopies of testimonials, recent passport size photograph duly pasted and a Demand Draft send to General Manager(Personnel), Air India Limited, Headquarters Airlines House, 113, Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Road, NewDelhi-110001.

The airline faced recruitment challenges in 2015, when it was reported that no potential employees showed up to recruitment drives. “It’s a statement on the state of affairs at AI that a once sought-after job failed to attract a single applicant,” a senior pilot told the Hindustan Times.

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India and the third largest airline in India in terms of passengers carried, after IndiGo and Jet Airways. It is owned by Air India Limited, a Government of India enterprise and operates a fleet ofAirbus and Boeing aircraft serving various domestic and international destinations. Details of the current recruitment needs are as follows:

Job Details 

Post Name : Senior Trainee Pilots (P2)

  • No. of Vacancy : 534 Posts
  • Pay Scale : Rs.25,000/- (Per Month)

Categories wise Vacancies 

  1. General : 209 Posts
  2. SC : 74 Posts
  3. ST : 46 Posts
  4. OBC : 205 Posts

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification : 10+2 from a recognized Board/University.

Age Limit :

  • For UR Candidates : 35 years
  • For OBC Candidates : 38 years
  • For SC/ST Candidates: 40 years

Application Fee : UR & OBC Candidates have to pay Rs.3000/- through Demand Draft drawn in Favour of “Air India Limited” payable at Delhi. No fees for SC/ST Ex-Servicemen Candidates.

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