The minimum AirAsia Cadet Pilot selections requirements for the selection of a Cadet Pilot are as follows:

  • Malaysian citizenship or permanent residency;
  • Aged over 17 years at the time of application with the maximum age of 28;
  • Minimum height of 163cm (5ft 4in);
  • Physically and mentally fit. A DCA class 1 Medical Certificate must be obtained;
  • Distant visual acuity with or without visual correction shall be 6/9 or better in each eye separately, and binocular visual acuity shall be 6/6 or better. Refractive error of not more than 5 diopters. Astigmatism of not more than 125D. Not colour blind. Final approval subject to Medical Doctor/Ophthalmologist Report;
  • Good command in English and Bahasa Malaysia both written and spoken;
  • Posses one of the following academic qualifications
    1. Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/Malaysian Certificate of Education or equivalent (recognized by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia) pre-requisites:
      • A grade of any “A” in English;
      • A grade of any “A” in Mathematics;
      • A grade of any “B” in Physics or any “A” in General Science;
      • A grade of any “B” in any other two subjects;
      • A Pass in Bahasa Malaysia and
      • Minimum of 5 SPM subjects.


    2. Diploma or Degree in Engineering/Science related discipline, pre-requisites:
      • GPA 3.0 and above;
      • SPM with a grade of “C” in any subjects, of which must include Mathematics, Science, and English; and
      • A pass in Bahasa Malaysia.

Applications will be closed on 20 April 2017