To become a pilot, what branch of education, requirements, eligibility, training, expenses, job prospects etc.
Academically you need to have completed your 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics or BSc with Physics, Maths and Chemistry. You need to be: * A very intelligent person with excellent analytical and reasoning abilities * Excellent scientific reasoning and comfortable with scientific facts and figures * Alert in every situation * Able to maintain your cool in times of crisis and even otherwise * Quick at taking decisions * Excellent leadership qualities * Physically fit Pilot Training expenses range between Rs 12 Lakhs to Rs 14 Lakhs. You can look forward to joining * Government carriers like Indian Airlines; Air India or their subsidiaries like Alliance Air. * Domestic private airlines like Sahara India, Jet Airways, etc. * Foreign Airlines like British Airways, Delta Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United Air, Lufthansa, etc. * Corporate companies that own private jets like TISCO, Kirloskar, Reliance, Tata, Mahindra & Mahindra, etc. * Cargo companies that own fleets like DHL, UPS, etc. * You could also acquire a CPL and apply to the Air Force as a pilot on Short Service Commission for a period of five years