Join Indian Air Force after Graduation
Have you missed out on the chance to Join Indian Air Force after 10+2, you have plenty of opportunities to join IAF after graduation. UPSC conducts CDSE and NCC Special entry scheme examination for the Graduate aspirants, for detailed information see below.
â€¢ CDS Examination
CDS exam is conducted by UPSC twice every year. The short listed candidates are trained at the specialised flying training establishment. Indian/ outside India candidates from neighboring countries who are settled in India. The upper age limit varies for the different institutes and categories but the minimum age limit is 19 years. Female candidates are eligible for OTA only. Women candidates of age 19 to 25 years (as per notified in the advertisement) can apply for this entry. Married candidates can apply only for Air Force Academy (AFA) and OTA. For IMA/INA/AFA, B.Tech degree is acceptable while degree in any discipline is accepted in OTA.
â€¢ NCC Special Entry
Aspirants aiming to join the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force and possessing the Air Wing Senior Division â€™Câ€™ Certificate of the National Cadet Corps are eligible to apply for NCC Special Entry.
Join Indian Air Force after Engineering
If you are an engineering graduate aspiring to join the Indian Air force, you have the option to join IAF Technical branch, which is engaged in the maintenance and upkeep of those state of the art machinery. Aspirants can join the IAF after completing their Degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification recognised by the UPSC through the below-mentioned entry schemes.
â€¢ UES Entry
University Entry Scheme (UES) is conducted for pre final year engineering students, for the induction into the technical branch of IAF. The initial training of candidates is conducted at the AFA, and later they are required to join Air Force Technical College in Bangalore for further enhancement of their technical knowledge.
â€¢ AFCAT Entry
AFCAT is the largest equipment exercise conducted by the Indian Air Force, and AFCAT is held for the recruitment of Officers (Male/female) for all the three branches of IAF, i.e. Flying, Technical, and Ground Duty. It especially includes the EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test) for Technical branch aspirants.