Veerendra Kolla

I want to join indian air force as a pilot.

I'm presently pursuing my final year B.E in the stream of Electronics And Communication Engineering. I need some information about entrance exam for indian air force. And also want to know how to prepare physically and technically for clearing the entrance test

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RE: I want to join indian air force as a pilot.

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Veerendra,
Welcome to Mera career guide!!! and thanks for proposing your query here.
Becoming a Pilot in Indian Air Force has been always a dream of many of thestudents since from their school. Working in Indian Air Force is one of themost prestigious career considered. Its one of the Central Government Job andthe most respected job in our text. While everyone aspires to get into IndianAir Force but don't have the proper information how to get into it.
One can get into Indian Air Force right after 12th Science or on completing thegraduation. But the nature of work changes depending through which channel youare coming.

As you have mentioned you have been in engineering final year and want to getinto Indian Air Force for PILOT. Here are details of it-

You can apply to the Flying Branch through Short Service Commission through AirForce Common Admission Test (AFCAT).

Eligibility Criteria-
The Candidates should be between 19 and 23 years.

Educational Qualification-
The candidates should be graduates in any discipline from a recogniseduniversity.The candidates should have obtained at least 60 % marks in thesame.Also,the candidates should have had mathematics and physics at 10+2. Orthe candidates should possess a four year BE/B.tech degree from a recogniseduniversity with minimum 60 Per cent.

Physical Standards-

Height and Weight-
minimum height: 162.5cm with correlated weight, Leg length :min-99cms.
Max-120 cms,Thigh Length Max-64 cms. Sitting Height Min-81.5CMS,Max- 96 cms.

Vision
Minimum Visua Acuity 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in the other ,correctable to 6/6only for hypermetropia.
Manifest Myopia - Nil.

Note- 1. Short Service commission in Flying branch is for 14 years with noextension.
2.Upper age limit is relaxed to 25 years for holders of valid and currentCommercial Pilot's license (CPL) issued by DGCA(INDIA) for SSC.
3. Final year student can also apply provided they dnt have any backlog andshould have secured minimum 60% marks in aggregrate in all papers put togetherupto last semester.

You can visit to www.careerairforce.nic.in for more information.

Hope you find this information helpful and useful.

Feel free to get in touch again.

Wish you Good Luck

Warm regards
Prathamesh K.

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