If you are diligent, thrive on a new challenge, believe in being part of a dynamic team and have boundless enthusiasm, you could be invited to join the program. Interested? If so, please review our minimum entry requirements below:


    Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the Indigo program:

    • Minimum Age: 18 Years on Last Date of Application
    • Maximum Age: 30 Years on Last Date of Application
    • Minimum Education Qualification: 10+2 with minimum score of 51% / Grade Point 6 / Grade C1 – Individually in each subject i.e. Physics / Mathematics / English or a Higher Degree in these subjects with minimum of 51%.*
    • Be of Indian nationality, or hold an Overseas Citizenship of India.
    • Possess a valid Indian Class 1 medical certificate** (No Limitations)
    • Be in good physical condition with appropriate weight and height;
    • Be fluent in English - both written and verbal
    • Have "Unique-I.D." number/ registration number (U-I.D.) at the time of admission

    * If an applicant has graduated in engineering with an aggregate score of 55 % or more, the eligibility criterion of 12th with 51% except in English can be overlooked.

    ** Candidates not possessing an Indian Class 1 medical can apply for the Indigo program with a Class II medical, however they must possess an Indian Class 1 medical prior to commencing on the program.

    Please note:

    • Existing CPL holders do not qualify for this program but are invited to apply for our Pilot Provisioning program.
    • Only those candidates who meet Indigo's entry requirements will be directly contacted by CAE following application.
    • Scanned copies of 10+2 mark sheets and medical certificate (FORM 35) are mandatory at the time of screening.
    • Applications with incomplete DATA/expired medicals will not be processed.
    • Applicants will be required to provide copies or proof of all documentation, certificates/mark sheets at Interview stage.

    If you meet the above minimum entry criteria, we would invite you to complete and submit an online application form to be considered for the Program.

    Selection Process

    Candidates who are successful through the application stage will be invited to attend our Assessment Session. Testing and final selection for the Indigo Programme is ongoing throughout the year. This process comprises four stages:

    • Stage 1 – Written test: evaluation of English/Physics/Math proficiency
    • Stage 2 – CAE Aircrew Selection System (CASS)
    • Stage 3 – Group Activity
    • Stage 4 – Personal Interview

    View important details about the selection process.

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