8th May 2019, 04:35 PM
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Qualification required to become an Airline Pilot?

I want to become an Airplane Pilot. So, which course should I study for graduation and what are the physical and health fitness requirement? What is the minimum pay for Airplane Pilots?

21st June 2019, 11:11 AM
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Default Re: Qualification required to become an Airline Pilot?

To be eligible for pursuing Commercial Pilot training course, candidate should have passed 10+2 with PCM stream i.e. Physics, Chemistry and mathematics.

After passing 10+2, candidate can join Commercial Pilot training institutes to pursue graduation course.

Here is the list some of the popular Commercial Pilot training institutes.

Minimum pay for Commercial Pilot at entry level is around 1.5 lakhs. After gaining experience of 1-2 years, his/her salary raises upto 3-4 lakhs.

Following medical tests are taken before candidate is offered Commercial Pilot license in India.
  • If a close family member has Diabetes/Hypertension/IHD or there is a history suggestive of kidney stones in the candidate additional tests may be required
  • If the BMI is >25 Blood sugar fasting and 2-hrs after 75 gm glucose, Lipid Profile would be required
  • B.P. check at the venue
  • Complete body examination by on spot doctor
  • Blood group (ABO & Rh), Hb, TLC, DLC, Urine RE (with ME and Sp Gravity) from NABL/NABH accredited lab/hospital
  • X-Ray Chest PAECG-Resting
  • Audiometry and opinion of the ENT specialist
  • Eye check on the spot by specialist

22nd June 2019, 07:09 PM
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Default Re: Qualification required to become an Airline Pilot?

Qualifications to become a pilot:

For Indian Air Force

■ Minimum qualification: SSC or HSC

■ Minimum Age: 18 years.

■ Excellent English language skills.

■ Very high physical and mental fitness standards as defined by Indian Air Force.

■ You need to pass entrance exams to qualify for basic airman training with Indian Air Force.

For Private institutions

■ Minimum qualifications: SSC or HSC

■ Maximum age: 18 years.

■ Excellent English language skills.

■ Level-2 medical and mental fitness certificate.

■ Basic entrance exam at some private flying schools

Do you have any question? or have anything to say?

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