Civil Aviation Scholarships of Govt. of India

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The Civil Aviation Scholarships of Govt. of India is a scheme for grant of financial assistance to deserving candidates of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe categories. The scholarships are provided for training courses in flying and assist the candidates in acquiring a Private Pilot's License from flying clubs or flying schools.

Eligibility Criteria for the Civil Aviation Scholarships of Govt. of India

In order to avail of the Civil Aviation Scholarship of the Govt. of India, candidates should fulfill the following conditions:

    * Candidates should have passed 10 + 2 with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects
    * Candidates should be aged between 17 to 20 years.
    * Candidates should be Indian nationals.
    * The family (parents/guardians) income should not be more than Rs.44, 500 per annum.

Duration of Scholarships:

Since it takes a total of 24 months to complete the training for obtaining the Private Pilot's License, the scholarship will be provided during this period, subject to the performance of the candidates.

Value of Scholarships:

    * The amount of financial assistance under the scholarship covers living expenses for an amount of Rs.350/- per month for male candidates and Rs.450/ per month for female candidates. This amount can be extended to 15 months at the most.
    * A yearly allowance of Rs.100/- towards purchase of books is provided under the scholarship.
    * Expenses incurred for obtaining the license and other medical examinations is paid by the Government.

    * Second class train fare is provided for the student while reporting for flying training.
    * An insurance premium up to Rs.10, 000/- will be covered under the scholarship during the period of training.

Application Procedure for the Civil Aviation Scholarships:
Applications for the scholarships, which are duly filled in the prescribed format, should be sent to the following address: Contact Details:

Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation
Technical Centre, Opposite Safdarjung Airport
New Delhi

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