Hello Naushad,Being a pilot is one of the finest, toughest and best careers across the globe.Every year, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) will conduct pilot license examination in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Patna, Guwahati, Bhopal, IGRUA, Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Bangalore, & Kochi. If anyone is interfered to join for Indian Air Force (IAF), they need to clear the NDA examination.
Requirements: Candidates who are applying for pilot training license, must undergo a medical test. Candidates should meet the requirements set by the DGCA. There is no need to be in perfect health to be a commercial pilot, but to get a job as an army pilot and other public sector pilots, perfect health is mandatory. Who can become pilot: Candidates whose age is above 18 years. Candidates who have passed 10+2 in science discipline with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Candidates who have passed diploma in any engineering discipline. Candidates who have passed bachelor’s degree in science with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
The training cost in India is approx 15-20 lakhs.
There are two ways to become a pilot and obtain an education in the same:
(i) NDA Entry: 10 + 2 male students with Mathematics and Physics as their subjects can apply provided they are between 16 1/2 Yrs -19 Yrs of age and are unmarried. NDA Advertisements are released by UPSC in March and September every year. Aspirants must remember that UPSC releases advertisements 15 months in advance for courses commencing January and July every year. This is for permanent commission into the Flying Branch of the IAF.
(ii) CDSE Entry: A qualified graduate or a final-year B.E/B. Tech in any discipline with Physics and Mathematics at 10 +2 level can apply through CDSE if he/she is unmarried and between 19-23 Yrs of age. Candidates have to apply in response to the Flying Branch Advertisements given during Apr and Oct by UPSC. Aspirants must remember that UPSC releases advertisements 15 months in advance for courses commencing January and July every year. This is for permanent commission into the Flying Branch of the IAF.
All the best 🙂