IGRUA (Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi) CPL (Commercial Pilot License) Exam is a tough one and those who are aspiring to become a Commercial Pilot should understand the exam pattern and do preparation with the updated syllabus in hand. It should be noted that IGRUA CPL is a different kind of exam which tests student’s aptitude and his suitability for becoming a professional pilot. Besides general ability, it examines student’s special aptitude for piloting and his overall orientation towards flying. So, without a good understanding, it would be difficult for students to qualify the exam.
In order to aid students, we are giving information about the overall exam pattern and syllabus.
IGRUA Exam Pattern
1- There are five sections in the exam which a student is required to answer. All sections are compulsory.
2- The five sections in the exam are -
- General Awareness
3- All sections have equal weightage in the exam.
4- There are objective type questions in the exam.
5- The total duration of the exam is 2 hours.
6- There is no negative marking in the exam.
7- The questions are usually based on class 12th standard
8- Those students who qualify the written exam are called for interview. Further, those candidates who clear their interview are finally required to take up the pilot aptitude test. Those candidates who pass through this stage also are declared finally selected in the exam.
Syllabus of IGRUA CPL Exam
The syllabus of the IGRUA CPL exam is based on the class 12th science stream.
English language syllabus
Choosing the appropriate word
Identification of Errors
Directions/Distance sense test
Assertion and Reason
Statement and Courses of Action
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
Statement and conclusion
Sets, Relations & functions
Calculus Integration, Differentiation
Work & Energy
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Electric Charges and Fields
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits
Mechanical Properties of Solids
Mechanical Properties of Fluids
Thermal Properties Of Matter
Moving Charges and Magnetism
Magnetism and Matter
Thermal Properties of Matter
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Systems of Particles and Rotational Motion
Units and Measurements
Motion in a Straight Line
Motion in a Plane
For general awareness section, students should read any monthly competition magazine which provides information about latest developments in various fields like science and technology, economy, sports etc.