Student pilot license eligibility : Atleast 10th and 16 yrs, theory papers to be cleared from flying schools and medical fitness test every month to be cleared. Private Pilot license eligibility : Atleast 12th with Maths and physics. Theory papers, flying hours and medic test to be cleared. Commercial Pilot license : Atleast 12th with Maths and physics. PPL license. Theory papers, flying hours and medic test to be cleared.
Replied on - 22 Oct 2019
A commercial pilot license (CPL) is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot in command of a single pilot aircraft, or as co-pilot of a multi-pilot aircraft and be paid for his/her work. Commercial Pilot courses are integrated and detailed which involves both grounds and flying lessons i.e. theory and practical.
To become a commercial pilot, students need to follow a step by step process: Secure admission to a flying school which is approved by the DGCA. The minimum eligibility is 12th pass with minimum 50% marks in Mathematics and Physics. Students also need to clear a pilot entrance test which consists of class 12 level Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and General Knowledge. Students need to clear prescribed medical tests at various levels to get a Private Pilot License (PPL). This is accompanied by gaining 60 hours of flying experience. Within 3 years of getting a PPL, students need to complete 250 hours of flying along with medical tests clearance to get a Commercial Pilot License (CPL). This will pave way to become a Trainee co-pilot and finally a pilot in any commercial airlines.
Students can obtain a license from any pilot training institute in the world and if they want to work as a pilot in India, they have to seek DGCA's approval to convert the foreign license to Indian CPL.
Some of the popular flying schools in India are :- -Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Academy,
Uttar Pradesh -Flying Training Institute, Behala, Calcutta
-Government Aviation Training Institute, Civil Aerodrome,
-Bhubaneswar Karnal Aviation Club, Kunjpura Road, Karnal, -Haryana Government Flying Club, Aerodrome,
School of Aviation Science and Technology,
-Delhi Flying Club Ltd,
New Delhi State Civil Aviation,
-UP Govt Flying Training Center Kanpur, and Varanasi
-Rajasthan State Flying School, Sanganer Airport,
-Jaipur Govt Flying Training School Jakkur Aerodrome,
Bangalore Andhra Pradesh
-Flying Club Hyderabad Airport, Hyderabad.