3 Best Ways To Join Indian Air Force In 2019
The Indian Air Force is the dream organization of many armed forces aspirants. The IAF provides many opportunities to the candidates in order to induct maximum talent and requisite personalities in the organization. The opportunities provided by IAF starts just after a candidate pass his 12th class and ends up to the age of 26 years.
Indian airforce aspirants who are looking forward to applying and joining the Indian Airforce as an officer in 2019 can refer to this article because here we are going to discuss about all ways (entries) through which you can join the flying, technical and non-technical branch of the Indian airforce as an officer, both male and female candidates can apply for these entries.
There are three ways to join the IAF as an officer and they are NDA, CDS, and AFCAT. In this post, we are share details about NDA 1 2019, NDA 2 2019, AFCAT 1 2019, AFCAT 2 2019, CDS 1 2019 and CDS 2 2019 notification, exam date, age limit, education qualification and how to apply.
1)NDA 2019 :
Through NDA exam which is conducted by UPSC, only male candidates can apply for the IAF and join the flying branch by joining the National Defence Academy after 10+2.
Age – 16 ½ – 19 ½ years
Educational Qualification – The aspirants must have passed or must be appearing in 12th standard or equivalent and have studied mathematics and physics (as compulsory subjects) in 10+2 standard.
NDA 1 2019 – Date of notification – January, 2019 – February 2019; Exam Date – April, 2019
NDA 2 2019 – Date of notification – June, 2019 – 02 July, 2019; Exam Date – September, 2019
2)CDS 2019 :
Through CDS exam which is conducted by UPSC, only male candidates can apply for the IAF and join the flying branch.
Age – 20- 24 years.
Educational Qualification – The candidate must have a graduation degree or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics studied in10+2 or must have a B.Tech Degree.
CDS 1 2019 – Date of notification – November, 2018 to December, 2018; Exam Date – February, 2019.
CDS 2 2019 – Date of notification – august, 2019 to October, 2019; Exam Date – November, 2019.
3)AFCAT 2019 :
Through AFCAT exam both male and female candidates can apply for the Indian airforce and join the flying, GDOC and technical branch of the Indian airforce.
Age – For flying – 20-24 years; for Ground duty (Tech and non tech) 20 – 26 year
Educational Qualification –
Flying – The candidates who have completed graduation with minimum 60% marks and have scored minimum 60% marks in mathematics and physics individually in 10+2 OR have BTech/ B.E degree with minimum 60% marks and have scored minimum 60% marks in mathematics and physics individually in 10+2 OR have cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks or equivalent are eligible for the entry.
Ground Duty (Technical) – Candidates who have passed B.Tech with minimum 60% marks in specified fields as mentioned in the official notification are eligible for technical entry of AFCAT.
Ground Duty (Non-Technical) – For Administrative and Logistics – Graduation degree with minimum 60% marks; for Accounts – B.com degree with minimum 60% marks; for Education – Minimum 50% marks in MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International Studies / Defence Studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT /Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation and minimum 60% marks in graduation.
Important Dates –
AFCAT 1 2019 – Date of Notification – December 2018 – , Exam Date – February, 2019.
AFCAT 2 2019 – Date of Notification – June 2019 – , Exam Date – August, 2019.