Integrated CPL/MEIR.

IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program

IndiGo is the foremost low-cost airline operating out of India and is working with L3 Airline Academy to bring you this Cadet Pilot Program.


Selected by IndiGo from day one, you will embark upon a unique route of training. Successful completion of training and the final checks by IndiGo will take you directly to the role of Junior First Officer on the Airbus A320 aircraft, flying IndiGo domestic and international routes.

The next selection event will be on the 12th August in Bangalore.

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  • Status: Full-time
  • Duration: 21 months, subject to scheduling
  • Type: Integrated CPL/MEIR
  • Required experience: Little or none
  • Employment: Airline Pilot preparation
  • Location: Florida / India
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Key features
  • L3 / IndiGo Cadet Pilot program
  • Dual license-USA FAA and DGCA CPL/MEIR
  • IndiGo employment if successful
  • Latest-generation aircraft and simulators
  • Professional training environment
Cost & funding

The funding required for the IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program comprises:

  • Online test and assessment fee
  • USA FAA License training– USD86,000 inclusive of taxes
  • Indian DGCA License conversion – USD 10,000 inclusive of taxes(approximately INR 6,50,000 depending upon exchange rate)
  • A320 type rating – USD 39,000, inclusive of taxes.
    Location – Bangkok
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What’s included?

  • All L3 Airline Academy training, equipment, uniform and airfield fees
  • Accommodation for the duration of training with L3 Airline Academy
  • Regulatory exam and skills test fees*
  • Initial USA FAA and Indian DGCA conversion CPL/MEIR License issue fee

*fees only cover first attempt. If you need to retake you will have to pay for any further attempts

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Entry criteria

To apply for this airline cadet pilot program, you must meet the following requirements:


Must be between 18 and 32 years of age at time of application

Education and English language

Fluent in English (verbal and written)


Able to obtain and maintain Indian DGCA and FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate


Have a valid passport and the unrestricted right to live and work in India, with the ability to travel unrestricted worldwide

Background and selection

Able to produce a Criminal Record Check (CRC) Basic Disclosure Certificate and pass all IndiGo referencing checks

Pass a selection process


Must have access to the full funding required for this course