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How to apply for computer number?

Computer number is basically a unique identification number which you have to obtain from the DGCA in order to appear for Commercial pilot theoretical examinations and ATPL examinations in the future.

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However, please find below the summary of documents needed and the procedure for how to apply for computer number.

Documents needed:

  • Date of birth certificate:

10th Std. Certificate & Mark sheet of a recognized Board or the Birth Certificate issued by a Municipal Corporation / Committee shall be the documents acceptable as proof of age. Birth certificate issued in regional Language shall be bilingual (Hindi/English).

  • Educational Qualification:

A. 10th Std. Certificate & Mark List from a recognized Board (recognized by Council of Boards of Secondary Education, State Govt. Education Board) or its equivalent.

B. 10+2 Standard Mark List & Pass certificate (for CPL, ATPL, FDEG, FN and SFE category) as a proof of having passed 10+2 with Mathematics & Physics subjectsfrom a recognized Board/University {recognized by Council of Boards of School Education(COBSE), State Govt. Education Board} or its equivalent examination.

C. Board Verification Certificate (BVC) of 10th and 10+2 Standard (with Mathematics & Physics) mark lists obtained from the Board / University concerned

  • Proof of Address:

Self attested copies of one of the following:

A. Aadhaar Card;

B. Passport;

C. Voter ID;

D. License issued by DGCA;

E. Ration Card

F. Proof of address issued by State/Central Government.

Self Attested copy of an identification:

i) SPL issued by the CFI of approved Flying Training Institute

ii) FRTOL / PPL / CPL as the case may be issued by DGCA (India)

iii) Passport

iv) Airport entry card – issued by BCAS)


vi) Voter ID

vii) Defense Identity Card in the case of Defense Personnel

viii) Dependent Card issued by Defense Organization.

ix) Ration Card if, candidate’s Photograph is printed therein.

x) Pass certificate / Mark List of 10th, 10+2, Diploma, Degree issued by recognized Board / University wherein the photograph of the candidate printed and clearly visible.

xi) Central / State Govt. Health Cards with photograph of the candidate printed Therein.

Eligibility criteria for which documents required to be submitted by the applicant for obtaining Computer Number are as follows.


1. Printout of the ONLINE submitted application signed and duly completed in all respect.

2. Passed Class X/XII or an equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics, from a recognized Board/University.

3. In case of Candidate desire to apply Technical Paper and type aircraft is more than 5700Kgs. MTOW / twin engine Helicopters, Certificate for having successfully completed the ground training classes on technical specific / performance on the type aircraft from the DGCA approved training institute. It is also required to enclose an evidence to support the approval status of the training/institute to that effect in accordance with CAR, Section-7, Series-B, Part- I.

4. Hard copy of the application along with its enclosures (self-attested) must reach CEO within 10 days of submission of online application.

Once the above process is completed and documents accepted, you shall recieve a temporary computer number followed by a permanent on your email address which you can use to appear for flight crew examinations.

How to apply for computer number.


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