What are the educational requirements to become a pilot?

The basic educational requirement to become a Pilot is to be a high school graduate. This applies from Private Pilot to succeeding Pilot licenses.

Some countries and flight schools may require you to have taken specific subjects like Maths and Physics (India is one example) but even these requirements can be solved by learning the required Math and Physics knowledge before doing the pilot license exam (learning it either before joining the flight school or during flight training).

Additionally, some countries and airlines might have an additional educational requirement to become a pilot i.e. of having a bachelor’s degree in order to work for the airline. Best to check directly with the airline that you are planning to apply to see what are their pilot hiring requirements are!

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