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Q - what is basic qualification to become flying officer?

- Urmil

Answer:

One can join as flying officer in Indian Air Force :
- after Intermediate (10+2) by joining NDA through UPSC Exam or
- after graduation
through CDSE or Air Wing Senior division 'C' Certificate holder of NCCs under permanent commission (Men only) or
- under Short Service Commission after graduation(Men and Women) .

After Intermediate (10+2):
Join NDA by taking the exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Eligibility Criteria:
To join the NDA you need to fulfil the following requirements:
Age : 16 ½ to 19 years(At the time of commencement of training)
Nationality: Indian (Men only)
Educational Qualifications: 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics.


As a graduate or BE / B Tech. degree holder:
Join by taking the Combined Defence Services Examination (written test conducted by UPSC).
Eligibility Criteria:
Age : 19 to 23 years(At the time of commencement of training)
Marital Status: Single
Nationality: Indian (Men only)
Educational Qualifications:
Any Graduate ( Three Year Course )/ BE / B Tech( Four Year Course) with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level. No Percentage Bar for CDSE entry.


National Cadet Corps Special Entry ( Through CO NCC Unit / DG NCC ):
As a Air Wing Senior division 'C' Certificate holder of the National Cadet Corps
Eligibility criteria:
Age : 19 to 23 years(At the time of commencement of training)
Marital Status : Single
Nationality :Indian (Men only)
Educational Qualifications : Any Graduate Degree ( Three year Course)/ BE / B Tech ( Four Year Course) with minimum 60 % marks in Aggregate in all papers put together in Graduation with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level. NCC Air Wing Senior Division 'C' certificate.


Flying (Pilot) Short Service Commission (For Men & women):
Both men and women are eligible to apply for short service commission in the flying branch. ” Short Service Commission in Flying branch is for 14 years with no further extension.
Eligibility criteria:
Age:    19 to 23 years (At the time of commencement of training)
Marital Status:   Single
Nationality:     Indian (both men and women)
Educational Qualifications:
Any Graduate Degree ( Three year Course)/ BE / B Tech ( Four Year Course) with minimum 60 % marks in Aggregate in all papers put together in Graduation with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level.

For more details, please visit official website: http://careerairforce.nic.in

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