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Indian Air Force – Career Prospectus
|Branch / Type of Entry||Educational Qualification||Age Limit (Years)||Advertisement Schedule|
|National Defence Academy (NDA)(PC for Men only)||10+2 with Physics & Maths||16 & frac12; - 19||March - October|
|Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE) (PC for Men only)||Any Graduate degree / BE / B.Tech degree having passed Physics & Maths at 10+2||19 - 23||April / September|
|CC Special Entry (Through Co Unit / DG NCC) (PC for Men only)||Any Graduate degree / BE / B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks, having passed Physics and Maths at 10+2 and NCC Air Wing Senior Division 'C' Certificate||19 - 23||April / September|
|Short Service Commission (For Men & Women)||Any Graduate degree / BE / B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks, having passed Physics and Maths at 10+2 level, final (appearing / semester / year students can also apply)||19 - 23||March / September|
|Technical Branch (PC / SSC for Men and SSC for Women)|
|Engineering degree with min 60% marks in the subjects as per advertisement.Final semester / year students can also apply||18 - 28||February / August|
|University Entry Scheme (UES) (PC for Men only)||Pre-final year of Engineering, as per advertisement (on completion of degree min 60% marks mandatory)||18 - 28||February|
|Ground Duty Branches (PC / SSC for Men and SSC for Women)|
|Graduate degree with minimum 60% marks or Post Graduate degree with min 50% marks in subject as per advertisement.||18 - 23 # (For Graduates)||March / September|
|Post Graduate degree with minimum 50% marks in subjects as per advertisement (final semester / year students can also apply)||20 - 25 # (For Post Graduates)||March / September|
Age as on first day of month in which training commences Upper age limit relaxed to 25 years for holders of Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL).
Upper age limit relaxed upto 26 years for Law Graduates (3 Years Course), up to 27 years for CA/ ICWA/ MED / Ph D.
- For purpose of calculation of percentage of marks it will be the aggregate of all papers of the curriculum put together.
- PC-Permananent Commission and SSC – Short Service Commission.
For Career Details Contact:
Air Head Quarters(VB), ‘DISHA’,
Motilal Nehru Marg,
New Delhi – 110 106.
Phone No: 011-23010231,
Tele Fax: 011-23017918,