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 by conducting Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) – 01/2014.
- Starting Date for Online Registration: December 14, 2013
- Last Date for Submission of Online Application: January 12, 2014
- Date of AFCAT: February 23, 2014 (Sunday)
- Commencement of Course: January, 2015
Name of Post: Commissioned Officer
Names of Branches:
- FLYING BRANCH
(a) No. 15 Short Service Commission (15 SSC) Course
- TECHNICAL BRANCH
(a) No. 86 Aeronautical Engineers (86 AEC) Course (Permanent Commission)
(b) No. 58 Short Service Commission (58 SSC) Course
- GROUND DUTY BRANCHES
(a) No. 137 Ground Duty Officers’ (137 GDOC) Course (Permanent Commission)
(b) No. 30 Short Service Commission (30 SSC) Course
Age Limit: As on 01 January 2015
- 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 23 years for Graduates, 25 years for Post Graduate/ LLB (5 years integrated course), 26 years for LLB (3 years course after graduation), and 27 years for M Ed/ Ph D/ CA/ ICWA.
Note: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried and marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply.
Type of Commission: Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission
- 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 Engineer ((Electronics/ 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. Candidates should also fulfill the essential subjects’ conditions for Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics/ Mechanical), as mentioned in official advertisement link mentioned below. Please refer the same.
- 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.
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.
Duration of Training:
- For Flying and Technical Branches: 74 weeks
- For Ground Duty Branches: 52 weeks
Gross Monthly Emoluments:
- Flying Branch: Rs 69, 130/- pm
- Technical Branch: Rs 60, 380/- pm
- Ground Duty Branches: Rs 57, 880/- pm
How to Apply: Apply Online Here
Eligible candidates may apply through online mode through Indian Air Force Career Website www.careerairforce.nic.in from 14 December 2013 to 12 January 2014.
For more information on this recruitment such as required physical standards, essential subjects for technical branches, please refer to official advertisement from IAF here www.careerairforce.nic.in/index2.asp?slid=328&sublinkid=205&lang=1