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DETAILS OF ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND ADVERTISEMENT SCHEDULE FOR BRANCHWISE

Branch/Type of Entry

Educational Qualification

Age* Limits (Yrs)

Advertisement Schedule

FLYING BRANCH

(A) National Defence Academy (NDA)

(For Men Only)

10+2 with Physics & Maths

16 ½ - 19

Mar / Oct

(B) Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE) (for men only)

Any Grad. with Physics & Maths at 10+2 or BE

19 – 23

Apr / Sep

(C) NCC Special Entry (Through CO Unit/DG NCC) (for men only)

Any Grad. with Physics & Maths at 10+2 or BE & NCC Air Wing Sr. Div ‘C’ Certificate

19 - 23

May / Nov

(D) Short Service Commission          (For men & women)

Any Grad. with Physics & Maths at 10+2 or BE

19 – 23**

May / Nov

TECHNICAL BRANCH (PC/SSC for men & SSC for women)

(A) Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics)

(B) Aeronautical Engineering

(Mechanical)

First class (Min 60%) degree in Engineering in Electronics/ Mechanical/ Allied subjects as per advertisement

18 - 28

Apr / Oct

(C) UES (PC for men)

Pre-final year of BE / B Tech as per advertisement

18 – 28

Oct

GROUND DUTY BRANCHES (PC/SSC for men & SSC for women)

(A) Administration

(B) Logistics

(C) Accounts

First class (Min 60%) graduate or  second class PG in subjects as per advertisement

20 – 23

(For graduates)

20  25

(For PG)

May / Nov

(D) Education

(E) Meteorology

Second class (Min 50%) in subjects as per advertisement

20 - 25

* Age on the date of commencement of training

** Upper age limit relaxed to 25 years for holders of Commercial Pilots’ License (CPL)

 

     
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