Admission Open 2024-25


90 Days (5 Days a week for 2 hours/day)

Batch Start From

10 JUNE 2024

Pre-Entry Requirement

A valid CPL.

Class I Medical Certificate from a designated DGCA medical examiner.

Adequate competency in the English Language.

Minimum of 18 years on the date of joining.

Course Overview

DGCA ATPL Ground Classes

The Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) is taken into consideration as one of the highest types of pilot license that permits you to fly an aircraft. If you need to be your future captain anywhere in the world, ATPL Ground Classes is the next step that offers you massive career blessings.

At Top Crew Aviation, we offer ATPL instruction guides that might be completely integrated with the DGCA CPL application. Our instructors will comply with the ATPL Ground Classes to put together you for the ATPL oral and theoretical exam.

Top Crew Aviation can help you achieve that goal with a specially designed Air Transport Pilot Training Program as per your needs.

Once you have completed your CPL, the next crucial step in your journey as a pilot, especially when flying as a first officer seated on the right side and aspiring to transition to the left seat, is obtaining your ATPL. This key qualification is essential for progressing to the role of an Airline Captain. Discover how to become a pilot and navigate the path toward achieving your ATPL, marking a significant milestone in your aviation career.

"Earn your Fourth Stripe with Top Crew Aviation"

Subjects For DGCA ATPL Ground Classes

Subjects Duration
Aviation Meteorology 40
Radio Aids 40
General Navigation 40
Viva 40

Subjects in DGCA ATPL Ground Classes

The best way to prepare for the ATPL training is to start your ground classes for all subjects (Aviation Meteorology, Radio Aids and Instruments, and General Navigation) to obtain Airline Transport Pilot License.

Aviation Meteorology

  • The Atmosphere
  • Wind
  • Thermodynamics
  • Pressure Systems
  • Climatology Flight Hazards
  • Meteorological Information.

Radio Aids

Radio navigation:

  • Radio aids
  • Basic radar principles
  • Area navigation system
  • Self-contained and external-referred navigation systems
  • Inertial navigation/reference system (INS/IRS)

Flight instruments:

  • Air data instruments
  • Gyroscopic instruments
  • Magnetic compass
  • Radio altimeter

Warning and recording equipment:

  • Warnings general
  • Altitude alert system
  • Ground proximity warning system (GPWS)
  • Traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS)
  • Over-speed warning
  • Stall warning
  • Flight data recorder (FDR)
  • Cockpit voice recorder (CVR)

Power Plant and System Monitoring instruments:

  • Pressure gauge
  • Temperature gauge
  • Rpm indicator
  • Consumption gauge
  • Fuel gauge
  • Torque meter
  • Flight hour meter
  • Vibration monitoring
  • Electronic displays
  • Basic radio propagation theory

General Navigation

Automatic flight control systems:

  • Flight director
  • Autopilot
  • Basic concepts of the following

General Navigation:

  • Basics of navigation
  • Magnetism and compasses
  • Charts

Mass & Balance:

  • Introduction to mass & balance
  • Loading
  • Center of gravity


  • Performance of single-engine airplanes
  • Performance of multi-engine airplanes

Flight Planning & monitoring:

  • Flight plans for cross-country flights
  • ICAO ATC flight plan
  • Practical flight planning
  • Practical completion of a flight plan (Flight Plan, Flight log, Nav log ATC plan, etc.)


  • Radio Aids and Instruments
  • General Navigation

We at Top Crew Aviation are committed to giving you the best solution to start your ATPL ground classes. The best way to prepare for the ATPL training is to start your ground classes for all subjects (Air Navigation, Aviation Meteorology, Radio Navigation) to become a successful Air Transport Pilot as soon as you are about to finish your flying hour’s requirements as per DGCA. So that you get your ATPL on time.


Let us help you to give a good start in Aviation with our experts.

We at Top Crew Aviation not only provide you with the best solution for airline transport pilot license ground classes but also guide you for everything which is required to become a successful Airline Pilot on the left seat of the aircraft.

What Top Crew provides in DGCA ATPL Ground Classes

  • One-time fees till the time you do not clear your DGCA ATPL exams. Hostel/PG facilities for boys and girls including meals
  • Weekly activities like group discussions, personality development sessions, communication improvement sessions, sports activities, get-togethers of aviation professionals, etc.
  • Offline and online DGCA Ground Classes. (Classes at the comfort of your own home) State-of-the-art facilities, including study and discussion rooms at the academy.
  • Other support services like CPL renewal, Medicals, eGCA support, etc. 100% student satisfaction is our top priority.
  • Student progress monitoring and support throughout your aviation journey. Concentration enhancement tips to optimize student performance.
  • Daily homework for revision and practice and weekly subject-wise online test at per DGCA ATPL standard. Viva preparation as per airline standards.
  • Our aim is to clear your DGCA exams in the very first attempt through India's best DGCA Ground Classes. We have a proven course structure & strategy to pass DGCA examinations in the very first attempt.
  • All printed study materials & notes are provided with enrolment. (CX-3 & scientific calculators are excluded.) A subject-wise DGCA exams question bank will be provided along with notes.
  • Best level of training is provided by exceptional instructors who guide you through all stages of the ATPL exams in the classroom. Most of the Instructors are airline captains who share their past events and experiences.
  • We do not teach only to clear your DGCA exams we teach the way so that you can teach others. Concepts are explained in detail by our experienced instructors. We try to explain with a Pictorial Presentation for better understanding and memory-aiding concepts.
  • Recorded lectures along with regular classes, to access the same class at any time whenever you miss any class or you want to reattend the classes.
  • Revision and doubt session before appearing in DGCA exams. The best level of training with professional & personal attention to each student.
  • Our highly trained and committed staff ensures that the environment and content of our courses exceed the expectations of our students, whether you are an airline cadet or a CPL holder student we have the course for you.
  • Specially designed best ATPL Ground Classes in the best possible small batches for candidates as per their flexible timings. Our motive is not just to provide ground training to the candidates but also to create well-trained pilots.
  • The best classes is provided by industry expert instructors who have more than 10+ years of rich experience in aviation.
  • Our prime responsibility is to create a vibrant aviation community around you, so we want you to enjoy your time at the academy and make the most of every minute.
  • Our instructors do not only focus on knowledge but also on building the skills, and attitude of the students including all phases of the ground training as a strategy to fulfil their dreams as airline Pilots.
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Top Crew Aviation?

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97% Exam Result

Our DGCA exam success rate speaks for itself at 97%. Join us and be part of our track record of excellence in pilot exams.

Lifetime Career Guidance

Benefit from lifetime career guidance, ensuring continuous support and advice as you need it in your aviation journey.

Experienced Instructors

Learn from experienced instructors who bring years of expertise to guide and mentor you through your pilot training.

Hostel Facility

For our offline students, we offer comfortable hostel/PG accommodations with meals included. Focus on your studies without worrying about living arrangements.

Customized Uniform

Our student pilots receive personalized uniforms tailored to their needs and preferences. Look and feel your best as you soar towards your aviation career goals with us.

Loan Facility

We assist student pilots in getting loans for their training, making it easier to pursue their dreams in aviation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About DGCA ATPL Ground Classes

How many times can you attempt ATPL exams?

Candidates who fail in all three attempts of the Oral Examination shall be required to reappear in the Theoretical Knowledge Examination of the respective subject regardless of the validity period of two years.

What is the difficulty level of the DGCA ATPL Exams?

DGCA ATPL exams are not tough but you will have to study well to get your fourth strip on the first attempt. A good ground school can make a big difference. You do not have to worry about the difficulty level of these exams, Top Crew Aviation is here to make it easy for you.

Do airlines consider ATPL results while recruitment?

The marks you get in the DGCA ATPL exams do not appear in your licence, or on any other documentation that the airline get to see. But in reality, the airlines are more interested in the fact that you have the licence and little more. That's not mean that you shouldn't try your hardest to do the best you can.

What happens if we fail in ATPL exams?

There is no issue if you fail in ATPL exams, you will have more chances to clear these exams. There are a lot of pilots who didn't clear their exams in first time.

After getting a DGCA CPL, can we get a Frozen ATPL?

Yes, it's definitely a good plan to pursue a Frozen ATPL after obtaining your DGCA CPL. When you've just earned your CPL, you're still in the mode of studying and learning. So, transitioning to ATPL exams shouldn't be too difficult because you're already in that mindset. You can certainly pass the exams with the knowledge fresh in your mind from your CPL studies. Then, it's just a matter of completing the required flight hours for the ATPL.

How many flying hours required to get ATPL?

To be eligible for an ATPL, you need to have a total of 1500 hours of flight time. This need specific experience requirements such as 250 hours of cross-country flying, 100 hours of night flying, and 75 hours of instrument flying. These hours are important for showcasing your proficiency and readiness for the responsibilities of an Airline Transport Pilot License.

What are the minimum marks required to clear DGCA ATPL Exams?

To pass the DGCA ATPL Exams, you need to score at least 70%. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, hold a valid Indian medical certificate and a CPL license, and have completed DGCA ATPL Ground Classes.

How can you manage to study for ATPL theory and pass the exams while working as a first officer and flying 90 hours a month?

Depending on how well you understand your Commercial Pilot License (CPL) material, studying for the Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) exams can vary. At Top Crew Aviation, our ground school training is intense, making the DGCA exams seem easier in comparison.

How many months does it take to clear DGCA ATPL exams?

Ans: Well, it’s completely depending on individual performance. At Top Crew Aviation you can clear all the DGCA ATPL exams in just 3 months.

Which are the best online classes for DGCA ATPL Exams preparation?

Aans: Top Crew Aviation’s online classes is the best classes in India to clear your DGCA ATPL exams. TCA also provide different batches for working professionals as per their availability. You will also get online recorded session to cover entire ATPL syllabus as per your pace and preference.

Which are the best DGCA ATPL ground classes?

Ans: Top Crew Aviation is the best DGCA ATPL ground classes in India. TCA provides best classes by industry expert instructors who has more than 16+ years of rich experience in aviation. They also provide recorded lectures as well apart from live classes.