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What is the qualification to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

what are the qualifications for being pilot in indian airforce ?

22nd April 2013, 08:30 PM
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The qualification for Indian Airforce is 12th standard and Graduation i.e after 12th standard the applicant should be eligible for NDA exam and after graduation the applicant should be eligible for CDS exam. These two exams are conducted by the UPSC.

Details about NDA:-

Applicant should be complete 12th standard from a recognised board.

Percentage is not required for NDA exam.

For Indian Navy and Indian Airforce you must have to complete 12th standard with PCM subjects, and no need for Indian Army.

Only unmarried and male candidates should be eligible.

Girls are not eligible for NDA exam.

The age limits are 16.5 years to 19 years. Upper age relaxation is not available for Reservation and for any applicants.

CDS exam eligibility details:-

Candidate should be complete graduation in any stream from a recognised university.

Final year appearing candidaes are also eligible.

Percentage is not important to appear this exam.

You must be a citizen of of Indian.

Male and Female both are eligible for this exam.

The age limits for Indian naval academy are 19 to 22 years,

The age limits for Indian airforce academy are 19 to 23 years,

The age limits for Indian military academy are 19to 24 years,

The age limits for Officer training academy are 19 to 25 years.

Selection process:-

Written exam,

Physical test,

Medical test.

More details please Click Here

Best of luck.

1st May 2013, 01:47 AM
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Default Re: What is the qualification to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

If you want to become a pilot first you need to crack the NDA exam this exam is conducted by the UPSC twice year and required qualification for this exam is 12th standard from a recognized university of india


12th standard from a recognized university

age limit for this exam is 16.5 to 19 years

physically fit for candidate

Only unmarried male candidates are eligible

Candidate should be a citizen of india


Written exam

Medical test


for more information please visit www.upsc.gov.in


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