Latest updates about IGRUA 2018 Exam: Important Dates, Application Process, Fee Structure, Examination Pattern, Admit Card, Result


IGRUA (Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi) CPL (Commercial Pilot License) 2018 Exam is around the corner, students who are appearing for the exam should understand the exam pattern and do preparation in accordance with the updated syllabus. It should be noted that IGRUA CPL is a different kind of exam which tests student’s pilot aptitude and his suitability for becoming a professional pilot. Besides general ability, it examines a student’s overall orientation towards flying. So, without a good understanding and preparation, it would be difficult for students to qualify for the exam.

With an aim to assist students, here are the complete details about IGRUA entrance examination 2018.

IGRUA Exam 2018 Important Dates

Here are the important dates for IGRUA 2018 exam events:

IGRUA Exam Events

Important Dates

Application Process begins

05 March 2018

Last date for form submission with offline payment mode

24 April 2018

Last date for form submission with online payment mode

01 May 2018

Availability of admit cards

On or after 05 May 2018

Online Written Test

12 May 2018 (Saturday) 14:30 Hrs

Interview and Viva Schedule Release

04 June 2018

Interview/Viva and Pilot Aptitude Test

From 02 July 2018

Final Result

24 July 2018

Last Date for paying Commitment Money

18 August 2018

Date of Joining First Batch

05 September 2018

IGRUA Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

IGRUA Exam 2018 Pattern

The selection procedure for the CPL course includes:

  • Online written test
  • Viva/Interview
  • Pilot Aptitude Test/Psychometric Test

The online written test has five sections:

  • English
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning

10+2 level objective type questions are asked from these sections. There is no negative marking.

Students who qualify the written exam are called for interview/viva round. At the time of the interview, candidates are required to carry the following documents in original along with one photocopy of each document:

  • Date of birth proof (class 10th certificate)
  • Mark sheet of class 10th
  • Mark sheet of class 12th
  • Admit Card of Written Test
  • Caste certificate by candidates belonging to reserve category
  • A certificate stating that the OBC candidate doesn’t belong to the creamy layer.

Further, those candidates who clear their interview as well are finally required to take up the pilot aptitude test. Successful candidates in Pilot Aptitude Test/Psychometric Test qualify for final selection. All the selected candidates are required to pay the commitment money of ₹ 2 Lacs (non-refundable but adjustable against the total course fee) by 18 August 2018.

IGRUA Exam 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus of the IGRUA CPL exam is based on the class 12th Science stream.

English language syllabus

  • Spelling Check
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Passages
  • Synonyms/Antonyms
  • Para Substitution
  • Para Jumble
  • Choosing the appropriate word
  • Sentence completion
  • Passage Completion
  • Grammar
  • Identification of Errors

Reasoning syllabus

  • Directions/Distance sense test
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Statement and Courses of Action
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Cause and Effect
  • Syllogism and Analogies
  • Input and Output Arrangement
  • Blood Relations & Odd One out
  • Number, Ranking, Time Sequence Test
  • Alphabet and Numbers
  • Series Test and Mathematical Operations
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Decision Making
  • Statement and conclusion

Mathematics syllabus

  • Ellipse
  • Sets, Relations & functions
  • Trigonometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Algebra
  • Probability
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Circles
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Calculus Integration, Differentiation
  • Trigonometry
  • Parabola

Physics Syllabus

  • Optics
  • Work & Energy
  • Sound
  • Circuits
  • Ray Optics And Optical Instruments
  • Wave Optics
  • Electric Charges And Fields
  • Electrostatic Potential And Capacitance
  • Current Electricity
  • Oscillations
  • Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices And Simple Circuits
  • Communication Systems
  • Mechanical Properties Of Solids
  • Mechanical Properties Of Fluids
  • Thermal Properties Of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Moving Charges And Magnetism
  • Magnetism And Matter
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Thermal Properties Of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory
  • Waves
  • Kinetics
  • Capacitors
  • Dual Nature Of Radiation And Matter
  • Atoms
  • Laws Of Motion
  • Work, Energy And Power
  • Systems Of Particles And Rotational Motion
  • Mechanical Effect
  • Rotatory Motion
  • Friction
  • Thermodynamics
  • Vectors
  • Waves
  • Electric Charges
  • Bohr’s Model
  • Magnetism
  • Units And Measurements
  • Motion In A Straight Line
  • Motion In A Plane
  • Gravitation

For general awareness section, students should read monthly competition magazines which provide information about latest developments in various fields like science and technology, economy, sports etc.

IGRUA Exam 2018 Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed minimum 10+2 level of education with English, Math and Physics subjects. The minimum aggregate marks in Math and Physics should be 55% for General category candidates and 50% for SC/ST/OBC candidates (non-creamy layer).
  • The minimum age of the candidate at the time of joining the course shall be 17 years.

Reservation of Seats

The seats for IGRUA CPL course are reserved as per the details provided below:


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IGRUA Exam 2018 Application Process

Candidates can apply online only through the official website. However, before applying for the exam, get the following ready:

  • Scanned image of the recent coloured photograph in JPEG/JPG format with maximum file size of 80 KB.
  • Scanned image of candidate’s signature (maximum file size – 80 KB)
  • Active mobile number
  • Valid email Id

Mobile number and email address should be accessible as important information will be conveyed through these.

Now, check out the steps given below to apply for the entrance exam:

  • Visit the official website;
  • Select a language.
  • You will be redirected to the ‘About Us’ page.
  • Scroll down and look for the ‘Notifications’ section at the right side.
  • In this section, click on the “Entrance 2018 Announced!” link.
  • Click on the ‘Sign in for Registration’ button and complete the registration process.
  • Once you receive the registration ID and Password, sign-in and complete the application form with image upload and fee payment steps.
  • Application Fee

    Category of candidate

    Application fee (₹)

    General or OBC


    SC or ST

    No fee

  • The application fee can be paid through net banking, credit card, debit card or bank e-challan at any branch of the State Bank of India (SBI).

Other Details

Admit Card

Candidates can download the admit card for the online written test from the official website of IGRUA on or after 05th May 2018. Admit cards are your entry tickets for the written test. Also, admit card is to be produced at the time of interview as a proof of identity. So, candidates are advised to preserve their admit cards till joining. The admit card will include the candidate’s basic details along with the information on the examination venue.

Course/Training Fee structure

The course for Commercial Pilot License is of minimum 18 months duration (which may be extended). The fee structure for the course is as follows:

  • The total fee for the training is ₹ 38,00,000 (approval is pending for revision of fee to 40 lacs). The fee amount can be paid in 4 quarterly instalments in a year.
  • An additional expense of approximately ₹ 1,50,000 can be estimated for uniform, study materials, headphones, navigation computer etc.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. When will the IGRUA 2018 Exam be conducted?

The exam will be conducted on 12th May 2018 (Saturday).

Q. From when one can avail the application form for the IGRUA 2018 Exam?

From 05 March 2018, the application form for the exam can be availed.

Q. What is the application fee for general category candidates for the exam?

The application fee for the general category candidates is ₹ 10,000.

Q. What is the application fee for the reserved category candidates for the exam?

No application fee is charged from the reserved category candidates for the exam.

Q. For how many seats the IGRUA 2018 Exam is conducted?

The IGRUA 2018 exam is conducted for 75 seats.

Q. What is the minimum age limit for the IGRUA 2018 Exam?

A candidate should not be of less than 17 years of age at the time of his admission.

Q. What should be the educational qualification to become eligible for the IGRUA 2018 Entrance Exam?

A general category candidate should have passed class 12th in Science stream with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks whereas applicants belonging to a reserved category should have done their class 12th in Science stream with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

 Q. How to get the admit card for the IGRUA 2018 Exam?

Admit cards can be downloaded from the official website.

 Q. What is the nature of questions in the exam?

There are objective type questions in the exam.

Q. Is there any scheme of negative marking in the exam?

No there is no scheme of negative marking in the exam.


Sahil kundu - June 30, 2019REPLY

Multi enjine ha IGRUA ma

Exams Planner - July 2, 2019REPLY

You can check out the official website for admission details.

Bhubaneswari Panda - June 6, 2019REPLY


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Zanil - May 26, 2019REPLY

What would be the fees if we pass th entrance examination

Exams Planner - May 31, 2019REPLY

The fee for becoming attaining a CPL would be around 50 Lakh.

Rwitam Das - May 6, 2019REPLY

What is the marks division for the alloted subjects in IGRUA entrance test ?

Exams Planner - May 7, 2019REPLY

There is no such information in the official notification. However, each section will have equal weightage.

Sandeep kumar - April 25, 2019REPLY

Total fees for sc student ??

Exams Planner - April 27, 2019REPLY

There is no application fee for SC student. For course fee details, visit the official website.

Atharv - March 13, 2019REPLY

Fee of IGRUA for cpl and type rating?

Exams Planner - March 14, 2019REPLY

38 lakhs to be paid in 4 quarterly instalments in a year.

Atharv - March 13, 2019REPLY


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Atharv - March 13, 2019REPLY

Is there any another written exam after passing out IGRU can there is only flying training..

Atharv - March 10, 2019REPLY

I am apply for exam of 12 in MARCH 2019 CAN I APPLY FOR THE IGRUA WHAT IS EXAM DATE OF 2019 WHAT IS CUT-OFF OF IGRua exam

Exams Planner - March 13, 2019REPLY

The candidates must have passed the class 12th examination. The application process will tentatively begin at the end of April month.

Mohammed Dilshab - February 18, 2019REPLY

I would like to know more about it

Indrajit Bhattacharjya - February 6, 2019REPLY

How many Marks I should have to do in physics out of 100? where 30 is in practical and 70 in theory. (70+30=100)

Exams Planner - February 13, 2019REPLY

Minimum aggregate marks in Math and Physics should be 55% for UR category and 50% for reserved categories.

Prince Kumar nishad - February 2, 2019REPLY

पायलट बनना चाहते हैं इसके लिए क्या करना पडेगा

Exams Planner - February 13, 2019REPLY

Please read the above article and visit the official website for complete information.

Muskan Singh - January 11, 2019REPLY

When is the enterance exam for 2019