1. Exam facility, contact details
The Szeged Exam Center
’s address is:
6722 Szeged, Londoni körút (avenue) 22., HUNGARY
Available for free at the nearby mall (Szeged Árkád
2. Exam dates and registration deadlines
Exam dates and registration deadlines can be discovered on the following website:
Registration deadline is 7 workdays
before the start of a session.
The organizer reserves the right to change or cancel dates!
3. ECQB 2020
All students who start their pilot examinations on or after 01.04.2021
will have to take them using the questions from ECQB 2020. Students who have already started their examinations before this date can still complete their set of exams until 31.01.2022
(as the last possible examination day) using the previous ECQB.
As of 01.02.2022
, only examinations based on the ECQB 2020 are generally possible for examinations already started and new examination entries. Candidates who have started under the current ECQB and have not completed their examinations by 31.01.2022
must continue their examinations under ECQB 2020 from 01.02.2022.
In general, candidates who have already started under the current ECQB will also be able to continue their examinations from 01.04.2021
based on the syllabus and question database of ECQB 2020, a change is possible at any time. Please note, however, that after a change to ECQB 2020 and its syllabus, a change to the old system / under the old syllabus is no longer possible.
Further information on the ECQB and the changeover to the new syllabuses can be found at: https://www.easa.europa.eu/domains/aircrew-and-medical/european-central-question-bank-ecqb
4. Defining exam sittings/sessions/days
- One sitting consists of two sessions within 10 consecutive days
- One session consists of two exam days (DAY1 and DAY2)
- On one sitting an examinee can only attempt to pass a subject once. If an examinee wants to retake the same subject within 10 consecutive days, it will be counted as a new sitting and will be deducted from the remaining pool.
Please make sure you have checked the exam dates; you can only have exams on the previously announced exam days (see exam dates and registration deadlines).
5. Subjects and attempts
- The examinee has 18 months to complete their subjects after the first exam.
Due to the pandemic the 18-month time gap has been extended for those students who have started their exams before the 2020. March. Those students who have started their exams before this date have 26 months
to complete their subjects.
Please note that this rule only applies if the examinee still had time to complete their subjects in 2020. March. For example, those students whose 18-month gap already expired by 2020 March, cannot continue their exams.
- The examinee has 6 sittings to complete their subjects.
- The examinee must pass 75% of a given subject to pass (rounded down).
- PPL examinees must take all their exams on one exam day (see defining exam sittings/sessions/days).
- If the examinee fails, a new attempt must be done. The earliest opportunity is the next exam session. If the next exam session is within 10 days, the examinee will automatically start a new sitting.
- Failing a subject for more than 3 times will cause the examinee to lose all previous examination progress. This means that the examinee must restart the whole examination process.
- If the examinee is unable to finish with the 14 subjects within the 18-month timeframe, will cause the examinee to lose all previous examination progress. This means that the examinee must restart the whole examination process.
6. Exam fees / Payments
- ATPL:................................... 65 EUR/subject
- IR:......................................... 60 EUR/subject
- CPL....................................... 60 EUR/subject
- PPL........................................ 25 EUR/subject
On the first day of each session the examinee shall pay for all chosen subjects within the session (all subjects the examinee previously registered for the session)
If a student registered for 4 subjects; 2 subjects for the “exam day1” and 2 subjects for the “exam day2”, they shall pay for all 4 subjects in advance on the first day.
Please note that the fees must be paid in euros (cash).
7. Registration / booking an exam / confirmation
Registering at Austro Control:
Every time the examinee starts a new sitting, an Austro Control Exam Application Form
must be filled in. This form must be signed and stamped by the ATO of the examinee. Partially filled in or incorrectly completed forms cannot be accepted.
The application form must be filled in digitally. No handwritten forms can be accepted.
The application form can be downloaded from the following site:
Booking exams at the Szeged Exam Centre:
To book subjects at the Szeged Exam Centre, the examinee must fill in the online booking from on the following site:
The booking form asks the examinee to upload the previously filled Austro Control Exam Application Form
After the booking has been done, the exam invigilators will process the application forms and send confirmation for the examinee. In this confirmation the examinee will find the booked exam subjects and the exam dates. If necessary, the exam coordinator contacts the examinee’s ATO requesting further information.
Details of the exam, starting dates, special rules will be sent in the second confirmation / reminder email.
Modifying booked exams:
The examinee has the right to add or delete subjects, postpone or cancel their exam bookings, until the registration deadline, by replying to the confirmation email or writing directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Second confirmation letter / reminder:
After the registration deadline, a second confirmation / reminder email is sent with the exact starting times for each examinee. This email is sent no later than 3 days prior the exam.
8. Skipping exams
If an examinee decides to not to take subjects, postpone, or cancel their bookings after the registration deadline, must pay 50 EUR fine
. The payment must be done on the very next sitting they appear.
9. Examination procedure
- Examinees must arrive on time, at least 15 minutes before the start of their sitting.
- Examinees must follow the instructions of the invigilators.
- Before the test, the examinee must put down their personal belongings into the designated area (bags, coats, etc.).
- Before the test, the examinee must switch off all their electronic devices (phones, smart devices) and put to the designated area.
- Only the allowed items can be brought to the exam room (see the allowed aids list).
- The invigilators are entitled to inspect the examination equipment and to exclude you from the examination in the event of attempts at deception and failure to follow instructions.
- Examinees must identify themselves with a valid ID or Passport.
- Exams are taken on iPads provided by the exam centre.
- Examinees must not communicate with each other during the exams.
- Examinees can only take break between subjects.
- The break time between subjects must not exceed 15 minutes.
- All questions are in English and have been meticulously checked for accuracy.
- Annexes are viewable on screen and printed if requested.
- Exam time is visible on screen and a colour coded warning is issued at 10 and 5 minutes.
- Examinees who want to appeal a question must do so before the end of the exam.
- Most appeals can be resolved on the spot (within reason).
- There is no charge for appeals.
10. Non – compliance with the examination procedure
Anyone who does not comply with the examination procedures will be excluded from the examination within all EASA member states for 12 months and all items passed so far will be assessed as "failed".
Attempts to deceive are among other things:
- Use of means other than those permitted,
- Any kind of communication with other students during the test,
- Taking examination documents with you from the examination room,
- Taking notes on the recording paper when the examination subject is not open,
- Use of any kind of electronic devices.
11. Exam application guide
The user guide for the exam application can be downloaded from the following site:
12. Allowed aids list
The following items can be brought into the exam room:
- Mechanical navigation computer
- Drafting compass
- Jeppesen Manual and charts
- CAA CAP’s
Use of digital flight computers has been suspended
from the 1st of December 2020.
Scratch paper will be provided by the exam centre.
- Exam results are available instantly.
- The passing score is 75% (rounded down).
- The exam centre is not sending any results for the examinees.
- If required, the exam centre can create exam report of the previous exams and results.
- Exam report can be requested by sending email to email@example.com
14. Finishing exams
If the examinee finishes all their subjects within the regulation, the Exam Centre requests the finishing certificate.
The certificate will be sent for the examinee’s email address in a pdf form (signed and stamped).
The hard copy of the certificate will arrive to the Exam Centre. The examinee can pick up the hard copy in person or by authorizing someone to do so.