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    Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?
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    Exclamation Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

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    Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?
    Please give suggestion

    AFCAT - Air Force Common Admission Test


    This exam is held for candidates to join in Indian Air force in branches:

    Ground Duty Branch
    Flying Branch
    Technical Branch


    This exam is meant for both men and women and the eligibility for becoming a Technical Cadre in AFCAT are:

    Eligibility:

    ->You must be a citizen of India

    ->You must have a age limit of 18-28 years.

    ->You must have done a degree in Aeronautical Engineering with 60% aggregate.

    As you have done a degree in B.tech,you are not eligible for the exam as you need to have a studied about planes and its functions to become a technical cadre and for that you must have done a degree relating to it and if you have studied Aeronautical engineering,you would have known about it.




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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    YES you are eligible for AFCAT.
    The eligiblity criteria is different for different branches.
    AFCAT Eligibility Criteria for different branches are as follows;
    Ground Duty Branches Age should be between 20-27 years . Should have the PG or Bachelor degree in any subject with at least 60% aggregate marks.
    Flying Branch Age should be minimum of 19 years of age and maximum of 23 years. Must have the B.E / B.Tech degree or a Graduate in any discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks.
    Technical Branch For this, age should be of 18-28 years and should have done Aeronautical Engineering with minimum 60% marks.

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    can a B.TECH(ECE) graduate make his career in air force(pilot)?
    if yes, then how?

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Yes, you are eligible for the AFCAT. The minimum qualification is that you must have completed B.TECH with 60% and must be pass from +2 level. And you have secured 61+ so you are eligible for AFCAT. The notification for this exam will be released in the month of feb 2012 so apply on time for the exam.

    Also you are eligible for CDSE exam which is conducted after graduation and you should opt for air force entry. This is one of the most respectful entry so grab this opportunity.

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    My dear friend ,
    Yes my dear friend you can make your career in Air force .
    Eligibility criteria for ADCAT are as follows :-
    1]A candidate should have graduation in engineering .
    2]A candidate should have 60% in his graduation .
    3]A candidate should be physically fit .
    4]Age limit 18-28 years .
    So my friend you are eligible for AFCAT as you have scored
    61.22 % .
    Thank you .

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Dear friend,
    if you have 61.22 % in your degree throughout the whole course,means your aggregate should be more than 60%,thenonly you can apply for indian air force.
    you can apply for flying branch,technical branch or ground duty branch in air force.
    For flying branch you have to appear for CDS exam conducted by UPSC twice a year.
    For technical and ground duty you can directly give SSB after submiting the forms.
    Yes my friend you are applicable for AFCAT-2012.FOR more information you can visit this link:
    http://careerairforce.nic.in/AFCAT%2.../iaf_afcat.htm
    best of luck..

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Yes you can apply for the Air force through three ways and that are ::

    1.CDSE
    2.AFCAT
    3.UES

    CDS::This examination is done by the UPSC twice a year and the examination is done for the ARMY,NAVY ,AIR Force and the OTA.But since you only want to apply for the IAF which means that you can apply for the exam.

    Eligibility ::

    You must have done graduation in any streams and should have got Maths and Physics as a subject in class 12th .There is no percentage bar for the exam.
    You should not be more then 23 years and should not be less then 19 years of age .

    AFCAT::This examination is taken by the IAF.Through afcat you can apply for ::

    Ground duty branch
    Flying branch
    Technical branch

    Since you are interested about the Technical entry so you would be happy to know that you are eligible for the AFCAT exam in the technical entry.The eligibility criteria for the technical entry is ::

    You should not be less then 18 year and more then 28 years of age
    You should have done Engineering in the required streams and must have got minimum 60% marks in aggregate .

    University Entry Scheme ::This is direct entry and there is no entrance exam.If you have more then 60% marks throughout your engineering degree then you are eligible for this entry .To get a call for SSB you have to first apply for the UES in particular format .For this entry only mechanical and Electronics students are eligible

    You should have done Engineering in the required streams and must have got minimum 60% marks in aggregate .

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Friend,

    Yes friend you can join indian air force after scoring the percentage of marks which you specified in the question.You can also become Pilot from CDS exam.There is some eligibility croteria in AFCAT for various brances like

    1)Flying Branches
    2)Technical Branch
    3)Ground Duty Branches



    Eligibility for Flying Branches:


    Age: 19-23 Yrs.
    Academic Qualification:
    Graduates in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have passed Maths & Physics at 10+2 level OR BE/ B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.
    Physical Standards:
    Height & Weight: Minimum height: 162.5 cms with correlated weight and leg length in the range of 90 cms (Min) and 120 cms (Max). Vision: without Glasses: 6/6, 6/9. Myopia-Nil.

    Note: Candidates who failed in Pilot Aptitude Battery Test in an earlier attempt OR a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training of Air Force Academy will not be eligible to apply.

    Eligibility for Technical Branch:

    Age: 18-28 yrs
    Academic Qualification:
    i) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics): BE/ B.Tech with minimum 60% marks OR cleared Section A & B examination of AMIE by actual studies and must studied any eight subjects from the 18 subjects listed below.
    (L1 Physics/ Engineering Physics, L2 Mathematics/ Engg Mathematics L3 Engg Graphics/ Engg Drawing L4 Electrical Engg/ Technology L5 Control Engg, L6 Microprocessors, L7 Digital Electronics/ Basic Electronics L8 Computer Networks L9 Information Technology L10 Network Theory Design, L11 Telecommunication systems, L12 Electronic Circuit Design, L13 radar Theory, L14 Switching Theory, L15 Instrumentation, L16 Microwave Engg, L17 Antenna and Wave propagation, L18 Electronic Devices)

    ii) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics): BE/ B.Tech with minimum 60% marks OR cleared Section A & B examination of AMIE by actual studies and must studied any eight subjects from the 18 subjects listed below.
    (M1 Physics/ Engg physics, M2 Mathematics/ Engg Mathematics, M3 Engg Graphics/ Engg Drawing, M4 Automotive Engg/ Plant Engg/ Industrial Engg, M5 Engg mechanics/ Strengt of material, M6 Aerodynamics, M7 Thermodynamics and applications/ Heat Power Engg, M8 Heat and mass transfer, M9 Theory of machines (Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery), M10 Fluid Mechanics/ Turbo Machines, M11 Flight mechanics, M12 Machine Drawing/ Machine Design, M13 Mechatronics, M14 Material Science/ metallurgy, M15 Vibrations, M16 Workshop Technology/ Manufaturing Technology/ Production Engg, M17 Hydraulics and Pnematics, M18 Aircraft structures.

    Physical Standard:
    height & Weight: Minimum Height: 167.5 cms (Men), 152.0 cms (Women) with correlated weight.

    Eligibility for Ground Duty Branches:


    Administration & Logistics:
    Age: 20-23 Yrs.
    Academic Qualification: Graduate Degree in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or a Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

    Accounts:
    Age: 20-25 Yrs.
    Academic Qualification: BCom with minimum 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or MCom/ CA/ ICWA with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together .

    Meteorology:

    Age: 20-26 Yrs.

    Academic Qualification: MSc in any stream/ Maths/ Stati/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Sciences/ Applied Physics/ Ocenography/ Meterology/ Agricultural Meterology/ Ecology & Environment/ geo-Physics, Environmental Biology with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and physics were studied at Graduation level with minimum of 55% marks in both)

    Education:

    Age: 20-27 Yrs.
    Academic Qualification: Post Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together

    Physical Standard: height & Weight: Minimum Height: 167.5 cms (Men), 152.0 cms (Women) with correlated weight.

    GOOD LUCK.

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    hello dear

    yes. definitely you can make your career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%.

    to join in the AFCAT, you have to give UPSC exam.

    the criteria which is required to join as a technical branch AFCAT is given below

    1.minimum graduation in Engineering qualification from recognized college/university.

    2.minimum 60% marks in graduation.

    3.age limit 21-28.

    4.height minimum 165 cm.

    all the best.............

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

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    Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?
    Please give suggestion
    AFCAT Stands for Air Force Common Admission Test.


    The examination consist of Ground Duty Branch,Flying Branch and Technical Branch.

    Ground Duty Branch :-

    The candidate age should between 20 years and 27 years of age at the time of appearing.
    The candidate should have a bachelor degree or post graduate in any desire subject from any recognized university.
    The candidate must secure at least 60% marks in their examination.

    Flying Branch :-

    The candidate age should between 19 years to 23 years of age at the time of appearing.
    The candidate should have a graduate degree in Engineering/Technology from any recognized University.
    The candidate must secure at least 60% marks and Physics and Mathematics in 12th level examination.

    Technical Branch :-

    The candidate age should between 18 years to 28 years of age at the time of appearing.
    The candidate should have a graduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering from any recognized University.
    The candidate must secure at least 60% marks in their examination.

    Apart from that you can appear for C.D.S(Combined Defence Academy) examination.

    For this course,you should have a graduate degree in engineering from any recognized university or equivalent examination and those in the final year of examination can also apply for this examination.

    The candidate age should have a minimum 19 years and maximum 24 years of age at the time of appearing.

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Friend,




    Yes, you can join indian air force after scoring the marks which you have specified in the question.
    The different post for which the AFCAT conductes exam is:

    1)Flying Branches
    2)Technical Branch
    3)Ground Duty Branches

    And after clearing these you will be called for interviews and can become pilot or join in ground duty.

    For Flying Branches:

    Age: 19-23 Yrs.

    A candidate must be a Graduates in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate and have passed Maths & Physics at 12th standard.

    OR a candidate can be BE/ B.Tech with minimum 60% marks.

    Physical Fitness:

    A candidate should have a Minimum height of 162.5 cms.

    A candidate should have a Leg length in the range of 90 cms and 120 cms.

    A candidate should have a Vision of without Glasses: 6/6, 6/9. Myopia-Nil.

    Note: Candidates who failed in Pilot Aptitude Battery Test in an earlier attempt OR a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training of Air Force Academy will not be eligible to apply.

    For Technical Branch:

    Age: 18-28 yrs

    A candidate should be an Aeronautical Engineer(BE/ B.Tech) with minimum 60% marks.

    Physical Fitness:

    A candidate should have a Minimum Height of 167.5 cms and for women 152.0 cms.

    The book to refer is:



    GOOD LUCK.

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

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    Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?
    Please give suggestion

    "yes" your eligible for technical cadre . i provide the details for indian air force ,

    The air force examination is conducted by the upsc union public service commission of inda for every years through out india in various institution .

    In air force there branches there are flying branch , technical branch , and ground duty branch . the branch is depending upon your qualification .

    Education qualification for technical branch

    you should qualified in graduate in engineering course with good percentage of marks from recognized university

    Age limit fro technical branch :

    your age should be 18 years to 28 years

    you should have physical fitness ie : height , weight , and eye sight

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Yes, you are eligible for the AFCAT. The minimum qualification is that you must have completed B.TECH with 60% and must be pass from +2 level. And you have secured 61+ so you are eligible for AFCAT. The notification for this exam will be released in the month of feb 2012 so apply on time for the exam.

    Also you are eligible for CDSE exam which is conducted after graduation and you should opt for air force entry. This is one of the most respectful entry so grab this opportunity.

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    To be in indian air force, you must satisfy th following conditions:
    Age
    16 to 19 years*

    Nationality
    Indian

    Gender
    This is applicable only to men.

    Educational Qualifications
    You should have passed your 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics. Final year students can also apply.

    Best of luck

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    Can a finalyear student apply in afcat or cds or ues or any equvalent exam?

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    Re: Can I make my career in Indian Air force after having aggregate of B.Tech around 61.22%? Am I eligible for AFCAT(Technical Cadre)?

    yes you can make a career in Indian air force.
    to join in technical branch the percentage required is 60%.
    and as you have more than that % you are eligible for the exam

    A.F.C.A.T - Air Force Common Admission Test:
    The test is conducted for Short Service Commission SSC / Regular in Technical and Ground Duty Branches for Male & Female candidates.
    There are 3 different branches in A.F.C.A.T:

    Ground Duty Branches
    Flying Branch
    Technical branch.

    Ground Duty:

    The candidates must have a age limit of 20-27 years.

    He/she should have done PG or Bachelor degree in any subject with at least 60% aggregate marks.

    Flying Branch:

    The candidate must have 19-23 years of age.

    The candidate must have done B.E/B.tech in recognized universitywith 60% aggregate.

    Technical Branch:
    The candidate must have 18-28 years of age.

    For this branch the candidate must have done aeronautical engineering with 60% aggregate

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