National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) ,
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology
for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management(CAAST - CSAWM)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar 413 722


DGCA Authorised RPTO,

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MPKV, Rahuri introduces Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS/Drones) course for small category RPAS/Drone in Rahuri, Maharashtra which is a DGCA authorized Remote Pilot Training Organization enabling pilots to apply for remote pilot certification and become government certified RPAS/Drone pilots.
We offer a 5 days training program

  • 2 days of theory lectures
  • 1 day on simulator and Lab session
  • 2 days of practical flying sessions

**Additionally we have included an exclusive 2 days agricultural drone flying experience and training that is the first and one of its kind in India.

The applicants will be trained on a small category quadcopter, multirotor for Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) training. We will provide training on DGCA approved drones and hence the applicants do not need their own drones.

Course Locations

Class Address
(Theory, Simulator and
Laboratory session)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri,
Ahmednagar, Maharashtra 413722. India 
MPKV Chas Station
(Practical Flying)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Agricultural
Research Station, Chas, Ahmednagar,
Maharashtra – 414005, India. 



Course Batch Details

Sr.No Batch duration  Last Date to apply Brochure
1. Dec 06 to 12, 2022 Dec 04, 2022
2. Jan 14 to 20, 2023 Jan 13, 2023



Facilities and Infrastructure
•    Highly skilled and experienced Instructors
•    State of art drone laboratory with assembly and dismantling kit 
•    Latest flight simulator, Smart class rooms and lecture hall
•    DGCA approved small category drones 
•    On-campus Lodging and boarding facility

•    10th /SSC pass 
•    18-65 years of age
•    Valid Indian Passport

Documents required
•    10th /SSC class certificate and higher qualification certificate self-attested. 
•    Passport self-attested. 
•    Aadhar card self-attested which is linked with email and mobile number.
•    Medical certificate. 
•    Four passport size pictures white background and one stamp size photo


Course Fees 
The course fee is Rs.60,000 (Sixty thausands only) per candidate including training, license, lodging and boarding facility.


How to Register  
One can register by either "Online Payment" or "RTGS/NEFT/IMPS" methods.

1. Online Payment 
The participants need to click on the "Pay Online Here" button given below.  It will direct you to the SBI portal (SB Collect) for the Registration Form and Payment of the Fees. 

Please ensure successful Registration and Payment of the Fees by completing the following steps:

  • Click Checkbox to accept 'Terms & conditions'.
  • Then click on 'Proceed'.
  • Select the "Course Fees" option in the "Select Payment Category"  dropdown menu on the form.
  • Enter all the required information and click on the "Submit" button. 
  • Check whether all the information is accurate and then click on the "Confirm" button.
  • You will then be redirected to "STATE BANK COLLECT MULTI OPTION PAYMENT SYSTEM" page to make the payment of Registration or Course Fee.
  • Check the charges/commission applicable for selected 'Mode of Payment'.

Pay 'online' using any one of the methods i.e. SBI and Other bank's Net Banking/ UPI/ NEFT/RTGS /Credit card/ Rupay Card and print the receipt for your record.






To register throgh RTGS/NEFT/IMPS, participant can transfer Rs. 60,000/- on following bank account. The participant should send the scanned copy of reciept for this bank transaction to

Account Name : Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth
Account No : 40676336896
MICR CODE : 413002672
Bank : State Bank of India
Branch : MPKV, Rahuri

Kindly note: No refund of the fees shall be made in case of withdrawal of admission by the candidate for any reason.

All original documents and photographs are to be carried while reporting for training.

Mail the following documents to
   1. Filled Admission form. (Click here to download)
   2. Medical certificate. (Click here to download)
   3. Class 10th mark sheet self-attested.
   4. Aadhar card self-attested.
   5. Passport self-attested. (No Admission without a valid Indian passport)
   6. Payment receipt generated.
   7. Four passport size pictures white background.

Training Participants