The following A.I.C. is issued for information guidance and compliance.
Addl. Secretary & Director General of Civil Aviation
CONVERSION OF FOREIGN LICENCES TO CORRESPONDING INDIAN LICENCES
With effect from 1st April, 1992, the pilots holding licences issued by the competent authorities of other countries shall meet the following requirements for coversion of their foreign licences to corresponding Indian licences :
- Pass written examination in the following subjects in accordance with the syllabus prescribed by the Director General of Civil Aviation :
- Air Regulation
- Navigation, Flight Planning and Meteorology (composite Paper)
- Pass Practical Test in Morse Code (Reception - Aural) at the rate of 8 words per minute for commercial Pilotís Licence, Instrument Rating and Senior Commercial Pilotís Licence/Airlines Transport Pilotís Licence.
- Shall be in possession of a current Certificate of Proficiency for operation of Radio Telephony apparatus on board an aircraft as issued by the Ministry of Transport and Communications under the Indian Wireless Telegraphy Rules, 1954.
- Shall demonstrate his competency to the satisfaction of the DGCA approved Examiner by undergoing a Skill Test by Day and Night. The candidate shall also undergo Oral Test with the Examiner in various aviation subjects including Navigation Meteorology, Aircraft & Engine and Instruments, and performance wherever applicable.