Are Commerce stream students eligible to join Flying School and undergo CPL (Commercial Pilot License) training? Technically, to enroll at a Flying School and undergo the training process, passing 10+2 Science stream Schooling is mandatory. Unfortunately, in case of Commerce stream students, this criteria of Science stream schooling is not satisfied at all!
So, how can a Commerce student pursue his/her dream of acquiring a CPL and becoming a Commercial Pilot? Fortunately, most Flying Schools also offer flexible ‘Schooling’ program for such aspirants, who hail from a ‘non-Science’ schooling background.
Under such a program, the Commerce stream student is asked to enroll by the Flight School to a ‘Distance Education’ course conducted by NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling). Under this Distance Correspondence Course, the student will be able to carry on 10+2 Science stream schooling. Such course is Recognized by the Government also! Thus, educational requirements of non science group students can be satisfied by NIOS.
The guidelines are usually provided by the Flight School regarding such course. But you may also take things into your own hands and enroll for NIOS course yourself too!
Once the course of 10+2 Science stream is completed, you may join Flying School and go for CPL training!
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