Frequently Asked Questions About Becoming A Pilot

What is pilot exams e-test?

It is a platform where you can practice for your dgca exams for cpl/atpl.

Does this include e-books also?

No, It just a practice platform. whereas in future we will putting that also.

Do i get all subjects in one membership?

No, You have to buy different subject subscriptions according to your need.

What if i am not able to clear the DGCA exams in first attempt?

No worries, you can again appear for the exams. There is no such limit on giving DGCA attempts.

What are DGCA exams?

DGCA exams are the exams which a student needs to clear for getting your CPL.

When can i give my DGCA exams?

Any student who has passed the 12th std with physics and maths can appear for this exam with the help of computer number.

What is computer number?

It is like a reference number given to you by dgca which is valid for lifetime.

Who issues computer number and how?

Computer number is issued by dgca when a student applies on the portal of dgca which is www.pariksha.dgca.gov.in.

How much money is required to become a pilot?

There is no such fixed amount but approx 40-50l according to current scenarios.

Are there any scholarships available to become a pilot?

Yes there are different scholarships which are provided by state and central governments. one can check with department of social jusctice and empowerment.

Note: The scholarship amount is not sufficient to complete your pilot training.

What if i don’t have money to become a pilot?

You can work hard and earn sufficient amount of money over a period of time and then you can become a pilot.

Won’t i be too aged to be a pilot if i apply late?

According to government minimum age to become a pilot is 18 years and maximum is 65 years. so if you do your training in 25 or 30 years also you will have a lot more years to do the job.

Will the airline hire me?

There is no such fixed criteria of airlines of age but on an average till the age of 37 years airlines do hire freshers.

What are the other ways from which i can earn money by being in this industry only?

You have various options in aviation field like cabin crew or air hostess or flight attendant or flight steward, flight dispatcher, aircraft maintenance engineer, rostering manager, base manager, ground staff etc.

What are the requirements of becoming a cabing crew or air hostess?

Minimum 18 years of age and 12th pass in any stream.

Can a male also become cabin crew?

Yes a male can also become a cabin crew.