Indian Air Force (IAF) invites application from male candidates for the post of Commissioned Officer Vacancies for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.
Starting Date for Online Registration: December 10, 2012
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: January 08, 2013
Date of AFCAT: February 24, 2013 (Sunday)
Name of Post: Commissioned Officer
Names of Branches:
- FLYING BRANCH
(a) No. 13 Short Service Commission (13 SSC) Course
- TECHNICAL BRANCH
(a) No. 84 Aeronautical Engineers (84 AEC) Course (Permanent Commission)
(b) No. 56 Short Service Commission (56 SSC) Course
- GROUND DUTY BRANCHES
(a) No. 135 Ground Duty Officers’ (135 GDOC) Course (Permanent Commission)
(b) No. 28 Short Service Commission (28 SSC) Course
Age Limit: As on January 01, 2014
- For Flying branch: Minimum 19 years and maximum 23 years
- For Technical Branch: Minimum 18 years and maximum 28 years
- For Ground Duty Branches: Minimum 20 years and maximum 27 years
Type of Commission: Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission
Pay and Allowances:
- Flying Branch: Rs 63,694/-
- Technical Branch: Rs 54,944/-
- Ground Duty Branches: Rs 52,444/
- For Flying branch:
Graduation (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline minimum 60% marks and have passed Math and Physics at 10+2 level OR BE / B Tech degree (Four year course) from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.
- For Technical Branch:
Aeronautical Engg ((Electronics and Mechanical) with a minimum of four year degree qualification from a recognized University or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies
- For Ground Duty branches:
Administration & Logistic Branch: Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or a Post Graduate Degree / equivalent Diploma in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks
Accounts Branch: Graduate Degree in Commerce (B Com)(Minimum three year degree course) with a minimum of 60% marks or Post Graduate Degree in Commerce (MCom) / CA/ ICWA with a minimum of 50% marks
Education Branch: Post Graduate Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.
Duration of Training:
- For Flying and Technical Branches: 74 weeks
- For Ground Duty Branches: 52 weeks
Selection process will be based on the performance in AFCAT followed by Stage- I Test including Intelligence Test and after that Stage – II testing including, Psychological Test, Group Test, and Interview conducted by Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs).
Note: For Flying Branch candidates must appear for Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) after Stage-II testing would be administered based on their choice of branch/eligibility.
Ambala, Adampur, Amritsar, Allahabad, Agra, Aizawl, Ahmedabad, Barnala, Bathinda, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Bagdogra, Bareilly, Chandigarh, Chabua, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Darbhanga, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Guwahati, Halwara, Hashimara, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jorhat, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Kalaikunda, Kochi, Leh, Lucknow, Mount Abu, Mumbai, Mohanbari, Mysore, Nal (Bikaner), Nagpur, Ojhar (Nasik), Pathankot, Patna, Pune, Port Blair, Srinagar, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Sarsawa, Shillong, Silchar, Sulur (Coimbatore), Thane, Tezpur, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Varanasi.
How to Apply:
Eligible candidates may apply through online mode through IAF career website www.careerairforce.nic.in from 10 December 2012 to 08 January 2013.
For more information on this recruitment, please refer to official advertisement from IAF here AFCAT 2013 Notification – Air Force Recruitment 2013