Indian Airforce selects eligible candidates for the training of engineers in its technical branch. After the training, the candidates will be recruited as officers in the Ground Duty (Technical) Branch. These postings comes under central government jobs. Other important jobs recruited by Indian air force are Pilots and Ground duty officers.
- Aeronautical Engineering Course
- Aeronautical Engineering Electronics
- Aeronautical Engineering Mechanical
- Age Limit – 20 to 26 years and the candidates below the age of 25 years should be unmarried
- Nationality – Indian
Educational Qualification for Aeronautical Engineering Branch – Based on the stream of Engineering and candidates will be selected for the related sub-branches of the Ground Duty (Technical) branch. Other important Engineering government jobs notification are also given by RRB, Navy, UPSC (Indian Engineering service), etc. Candidates must have minimum of 60% marks in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and must have any of the below-listed qualifications.
- A four-year graduation / integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering or Technology from a recognised University (OR)
- Must have passed Section A & B examination conducted by Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) (OR)
- Must have passed Section A & B examination conducted by Aeronautical Society of India (OR)
- Must have qualified in Graduate membership examination conducted by Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers
- Minimum 60% marks or its equivalent in the following disciplines.
- (i) Communication Engineering
- (ii) Computer Engineering / Technology
- (iii) Computer Engineering & Application
- (iv) Computer Science and Engineering / Technology
- (v) Electrical and Computer Engineering
- (vi) Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- (vii) Electrical Engineering
- (viii) Electronics Engineering / Technology
- (ix) Electronics Science and Engineering
- (x) Electronics
- (xi) Electronics and Communication Engineering
- (xii) Electronics and Computer Science
- (xiii) Electronics and/ or Telecommunication Engineering
- (xiv) Electronics and / or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave)
- (xv) Electronics and computer Engineering
- (xvi) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering
- (xvii) Electronics Instrument & Control
- (xviii) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering
- (xix) Instrumentation & Control Engineering
- (xx) Instrument & Control Engineering
- (xxi) Information Technology
See the notification for details regarding relaxations and reservations.
How To Apply
- Step I
- Candidates can enter the course in three ways that are given below
- NDA and CDSE
- AFCAT – Air Force Common Admission Test.
- NCC entry
- Step 2 – SSB (Services Selection Board) Test
- Candidates who clear the step I needs to attend the tests conducted by the Services Selection Board.
- Step 3 – Conduct of Medical Examinations
- Step 4 – All India Merit List
Candidates need to qualify NDA or CDSE exam conducted by the UPSC or candidates need to qualify the Air Force Common Admission Test conducted by the India air force across INDIA twice a year. Candidates having Air Sqn NCC Senior division ‘C’ certificate can apply through DG NCC/ NCC Air Squadron for step 2.
STEP 2 – SSB (Services Selection Board) Test
This step consists of two stages
Stage I is a screening test and the candidates who qualify this test will be eligible to attend next stage of this step.
- Officer Intelligence Rating Test
- Picture Perception and Discussion Test
- Stage II Testing
This details of tests during this stage are listed below.
- Written Psychological Tests conducted by a Psychologist.
- Group Tests comprising interactive indoor and outdoor activities which will be a combination of mental and physical work.
- Interview with an Interviewing Officer.
These tests will be explained in detail to the candidates before they are conducted.
The schedule for OLQ Tests is given in the below table.
|Day 1||Phase I testing – Officers Intelligence Rating Test & Picture Perception and Discussion test|
|Day 2||CPSS followed by Psychological test|
|Day 3||Group Tests / Interview|
|Day 4||Group Tests / Interview|
|Day 5||Group Tests / Interview|
|Day 6||Group tests / Interview / Conference|
STEP 3 – Conduct of Medical Examinations
After successfully qualifying step II candidates will be sent for the medical examination at Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru or Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi.
STEP 4 – Preparing All India Merit List
Based on the performance in all the tests candidates will be selected and joining instructions will be issued to join at one of the Training establishments to the candidates.
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