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    vikas reddy
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    Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    I have completed mechanical engineering and am very much interested in joinin the Indian air force . . can u please guide me regarding this !!





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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    You can join the Indian Air force after completing the Mechanical engineering. You need to attend the CDS exam as part of it. You should be between the age group of 19-23 years. The candidates should be unmarried male candidates. The CDS exam is conducted by the UPSC twice in a year. The candidates have to attend the written examination. Those who qualify in the written examination have to attend the physical test also. If the candidate gets through the physical test, he can attend the personal interview. The final selection will be based on the performance in the personal interview.




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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    maition me date of exam shadule eligiblity after complete mechanical engineering

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    Hello Friend,




    There are three defense categories namely army, navy and air force.
    There are not many ways through which you can get access to Indian air force.
    You can either join air force as Officer or Airman.


    You can join under as a officer:

    >>The Flying branch

    >>The Technical branch

    >> The Ground Duties Branch

    If you join as an airman then you can join either in the technical trade or the non technical trade.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    *Educational Qualifications:

    >>Graduate (Three Year Course ) in any discipline from a recognised university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) / BE / B Tech (Four Year Course) .
    >>Final Year students can also apply, provided thay do not have any backlog.


    *Age Requirements:
    >>19 to 23 years

    *Marital Status
    >>Single

    *Nationality
    >>Indian

    *Gender
    >>For men only.

    *A career in the Indian Air Force is quite adventurous, very interesting and pretty secure.

    *But each job profile in the Air Force requires to be eligible in a few specific conditions.

    *But once in and you are part of the Indian Air Force, you donít have to turn back.

    *There is a very good scope in Air Force.You can get a good salary package.

    These are the few job profiles in Air Force:

    >>Fighter Pilot
    >>Transport Pilot
    >>Helicopter pilot
    >>Flying officer
    >>Flying Instructor
    >>Fighter Combat leader
    >>Flight Commander etc.


    All The Best...

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    Quote Originally Posted by vikas reddy View Post
    I have completed mechanical engineering and am very much interested in joinin the Indian air force . . can u please guide me regarding this !!
    Hello friend...


    *Indian Air force is one of the prestigious carrer option.You can have a nice future for that.

    *Its good to turn your carrer towards the air force.You can join in air force after completing your mechanical engineering.But you will have certain requirements to join in the air force.Some of them are


    Entrance exam

    -->CDS is the entrance conducted by the air force authority department for admissions and also by the UPSC .The selected candidates can join the air force and training will be given to them.

    Eligible Age

    -->Your age should be between 19-23 years.


    Marital status
    -->You should be Unmarried Male candidates

    Selection Process

    ==>CDS exam is conducted by the UPSC for two two times in a year.

    ==> It is a written exam and you have to attend the written examination

    ==> If you qualify in the written examination you have to attend the physical test.

    ==> If you pass the physical test you can attend the personal interview.

    ==> If your performance is good in the interview you will be selected.


    Specializations in air force

    *You can join as a 'officer' in

    -->The Flying branch
    --> The Technical branch
    -->The Ground Duties Branch

    *In these you can go for any branch.You can also choose the technical or non technical departments trades.


    If you go for Technical

    --> Radio Fitter

    -->Radar Fitter

    -->Instrument Fitter

    -->Electrical Fitter

    -->Airframe Fitter

    -->Engine Fitter

    -->Weapon Fitter

    If you go for Non Technical

    -->Education Instructor

    -->Ground Training Instructor

    -->Meteorological Assistants

    --> Air Field Safety Operator

    -->Equipment Assistant

    -->Clerk Pay Accounting

    -->Medical Assistants

    -->Mechanical Transport Drivers


    *This is a good oppertunity for you to mould your carrer to to a peek position with good packages.

    *You will have a different posts in the air force you can go for any one in which field you are interested in.

    *Prepare well work hard and and make your dreams true...

    good luck

    all the best

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    If you want to join the air force then you have to clear CDSE examination
    Eligiblity for CDSE
    AGE -21 TO 25
    QUALIFICATION-GRADUATION WITH 60% MARKS
    MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT ASKED BY THEM.

    jobs related to field time to time comes in general or employment newspaper
    keep reading them

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    Hello Friend

    As you are a Mechanical Engineering student you are having a chance to enter into Indian Air Force through different entrances all you have to do is to first you have to complete your Bachelor Degree in Engineering.

    Indian Air Force is one of the aspiring career that every aspirant wants to fly in Super Sonic Jets but you have to work very hard in order to achieve your goal as there is a heavy competition held in becoming an Air Force cadet.

    I. CDS ( Combined Defense Services ) :

    It is one of the government body that recruits young and aspiring cadets to any of the different wings of the Indian Defense services like

    1. Indian Military Academy ( I.M.A )
    2. Indian Air Force
    3. Indian Naval Academy
    4. Officers Training Academy ( O.T.A )

    UPSC ( Union Public Service Commission ) conducts the CDS exam every year for the young aspirants and in order to apply for the UPSC CDS exam you have to meet certain eligibility requirements like

    UNMARRIED MALE only eligible for Indian Air Force

    Education :

    Indian Air Force :

    you must have completed your Bachelor Degree in Engineering or completed Degree in Physics and Mathematics with minimum 60% marks.

    Age :

    you must have minimum 19 years and maximum 24 years of age.

    Nationality :

    you must be Indian, Nepali, Bhutan, or Tibetan refugee.

    After you have qualified in Written exam then you have to face the Physical and Medical Examination finally where you have an Interview after which you are selected, UPSC CDS exam will be conducted twice in every year for further exam details and notification you can go through the link
    www.upsc.gov.in

    II. Direct Entry Scheme :

    After your completion of Engineering you join the Technical branch through the Direct Entry Scheme you can service in the Air Craft maintenance

    UNMARRIED MALE & FEMALE are eligible for D.E.S

    Education :

    you must have completed your Bachelor Degree in Engineering with minimum 60% marks from any recognized college.

    Age :

    you must have minimum 19 years and maximum 28 years of age.

    Nationality :

    you must be Indian.

    III. University Entry Scheme ( U.E.S ) :

    If you are Pre Final or Final year of Engineering you can join the Indian Air Force through University Entry Scheme to join and serve as a Preventive and maintenance of the Air Craft.

    UNMARRIED MALE only eligible for U.E.S exam.

    Education :

    you must have completed your Bachelor Degree in Engineering with minimum 60% marks from any recognized college.

    Age :

    you must have minimum 19 years and maximum 28 years of age.

    Nationality :

    you must be Indian.

    for more information you can go through the link
    http://careerairforce.nic.in/print/c...ch_branch.html

    So dude these are the some of the entrance that you can join in Indian Air Force for any further information you can leave your message here.

    REGARDS.

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    FRIEND,

    You can join INDIAN AIR FORCE through three entries and they are:

    1)CDS
    2)TECHNICAL ENTRY OF AIR FORCE
    3)AFCAT

    And through these entries you can go in one of these branches:

    1)FLYING BRANCH
    2)TECHNICAL
    3)GROUND DUTY BRANCH

    FOR CDS(COMMON DEFENCE SERVICES):::

    It is conducted by UPSC Twice in a year and To be eligible for the CDS Examination you have to complete your Graduate degree course form a recognised University.

    Your age should be between 19 to 25 years and those who are eligible can apply for these Academy as per the eligibility :
    • IMA
    • OTA
    • NAVAL
    • AIR-FORCE Academy.

    * For IMA/OTA : You have to complete your Graduation in any discipline form a recognised Board.
    * For Naval and Air Force : You have to complete your Engineering degree or B.sc with Maths and Physics as a compulsory Subjects.

    Age Eligiblity for CDS Examination :

    * For IMA : 19 to 24 Years
    * For OTA : 19 to 25 years
    * For Naval : 19 to 22 years
    * For Air Force : 19 to 23 years.

    The IMPORTANT DATES OF THE EXAM ARE:

    C.D.S. EXAM.(I), 2012

    * Date of Notification:29.10.2011
    * Last date for receipt of applications: 28.11.2011
    * Date of Commencement of examination and its duration: 12.02.2012

    C.D.S. EXAM.(II), 2012

    * Date of Notification:02.06.2012.
    * Last date for receipt of applications: 02.07.2012
    * Date of Commencement of examination and its duration: 16.09.2012

    FOR TECHNICAL ENTRY OF AIR FORCE:::

    For this entry you have to fill up the form from the official website of Air force and the minimum aggregate required in this is 60% to become an Indian Air force Pilot.

    Your educational qualification must be a graduation in engineering from any recognized University.

    The maximum age allowed is 23 years.

    FOR AFCAT(AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST):::

    The form for this are out twice in a year and you will get the forms from the official website of INDIAN AIR FORCE and you have to appear in one Entrance examination.

    After clearing this entrance examination you will be called for SSB interviews.

    The minimum aggregate required in this is 60% to become an Indian Air force Pilot.

    Your educational qualification must be a graduation in engineering from any recognized University.

    The maximum age allowed is 23 years.

    GOOD LUCK.

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    Hello My Dear Friend,


    Yes,You can join in to Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering Course.
    For Indian Air Force you have to qualify in CDSE test for Indian Air force.you will be having chance to enter in another two different ways;

    1.NCC special Entry
    2.Flying Pilot Entry

    NCC Special Entry;

    If You want to apply for this test then you must be completed your graduation with Engineering Degree with at least 60% of marks from recognized university and Your age should be between 19 years to 23 years. Unmarried Male candidates are also eligible for this position.

    Flying Pilot Entry;

    If you want to apply for this test then should be completed your B.Tech/B.E with at least 60% of marks from recognized university.Your age should be between 19 years to 23 years.Unmarried Male and Female candidates are also eligible to apply for thsi examination.


    Eligibility Criteria for CDS Examination;

    >>You must be completed Degree with Mathematics and Physics or Engineering graduation from recognized university with any stream and Your age should be between 19 to 22 years.This exam will be conducted by UPSC twice in a year.

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?



    Yes,You can join in to Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering Course.
    For Indian Air Force you have to qualify in CDSE test for Indian Air force.you will be having chance to enter in another two different ways;

    1.NCC special Entry
    2.Flying Pilot Entry

    NCC Special Entry:-

    If You want to apply for this test then you must be completed your graduation with Engineering Degree with at least 60% of marks from recognized university and Your age should be between 19 years to 23 years. Unmarried Male candidates are also eligible for this position.

    Flying Pilot Entry:-

    If you want to apply for this test then should be completed your B.Tech/B.E with at least 60% of marks from recognized university.Your age should be between 19 years to 23 years.Unmarried Male and Female candidates are also eligible to apply for thsi examination.


    Eligibility Criteria for CDS Examination:-

    >>You must be completed Degree with Mathematics and Physics or Engineering graduation from recognized university with any stream and Your age should be between 19 to 22 years.This exam will be conducted by UPSC twice in a year.

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    Hi dude,

    To get in to INDIAN AIR FORCE you need to Apply for NDA exam.

    NDA stands for National Defence Acadamy.

    This exam is conducte twice every year .

    To apply for NDA exam you need to pass 10+2.

    You need to be physically fit in respect of eye sight etc...

    Your age need to be in between 19 to 23 years.

    To apply for this exam online visitthe official website :-www.upsconline.nic.in

    The application forms will be available inthe months of April and September.

    Test will be conducted in the month of August and November.

    If you want to apply offline then you can obtain the form from head office @ 20 RS /-

    ALLTHE BEST !!!

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    hi...
    As a Mechanical Engineering student you have chances to enter into Indian Air Force through different entries:
    these are
    1)CDS
    2)TECHNICAL ENTRY OF AIR FORCE
    3)AFCAT

    1) CDS(COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES)
    ELIGIBILITY::
    you have to complete your Graduate degree course form a recognised University.

    Your age should be between 19 to 25 years and those who are eligible can apply for these Academy as per the eligibility :
    IMA
    OTA
    NAVAL
    AIR-FORCE Academy.

    * For IMA/OTA : You have to complete your Graduation in any discipline form a recognised Board.
    * For Naval and Air Force : You have to complete your Engineering degree or B.sc with Maths and Physics as a compulsory Subjects.

    AGE CRITERIA::
    *For IMA : 19 to 24 Years
    * For OTA : 19 to 25 years
    * For Naval : 19 to 22 years
    * For Air Force : 19 to 23 years.

    2)TECHNICAL ENTRY

    ELIGIBILITY::
    you have to fill up the form from the official website of Air force and the minimum aggregate required in this is 60% to become an Indian Air force Pilot.

    Your educational qualification must be a graduation in engineering from any recognized University.

    The maximum age allowed is 23 years.

    3)AFCAT (AIRFORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST)

    ELIGIBILITY::
    The minimum aggregate required in this is 60% to become an Indian Air force Pilot.

    Your educational qualification must be a graduation in engineering from any recognized University.

    The maximum age allowed is 23 years.

    BEST OF LUCK...

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    Mechanical Engineering student you are having a chance to enter into Indian Air Force through different entrances all you have to do is to first you have to complete your Bachelor Degree in Engineering.
    Indian Air Force is one of the aspiring career that every aspirant wants to fly in Super Sonic Jets but you have to work very hard in order to achieve your goal as there is a heavy competition held in becoming an Air Force cadet.
    CDS ( Combined Defense Services ) :
    It is one of the government body that recruits young and aspiring cadets to any of the different wings of the Indian Defense services like
    Indian Military Academy ( I.M.A )
    Indian Air Force
    Indian Naval Academy
    Officers Training Academy ( O.T.A )
    UPSC ( Union Public Service Commission ) conducts the CDS exam every year for the young aspirants and in order to apply for the UPSC CDS exam you have to meet certain eligibility requirements like
    UNMARRIED MALE only eligible for Indian Air Force
    Education :
    Indian Air Force :
    you must have completed your Bachelor Degree in Engineering or completed Degree in Physics and Mathematics with minimum 60% marks.
    Age :
    you must have minimum 19 years and maximum 24 years of age.

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    Re: Guide me on how to join in Indian Air Force after completing Mechanical Engineering course?

    FRIEND,IF YOU WANT TO JOIN TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT IF INDIAN AIR FORCE...
    THEN YOU HAVE TO FILL THE FORM OF AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST.

    YOU CAN FIND NOTIFICATIONS ON AIR FORCE WEBSITE.....http://www.careerairforce.nic.in
    FORMS ARE RELEASED IN MONTH OF JULY AND JANUARY...

    YOU WILL HAVE YOUR AFCAT WRITTEN EXAM IN MONTH OF FEBRUARY AND AUGUST.
    afcat exam consists of..
    QUANTATIVE APTITUDE
    GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BASIC
    LOGICAL REASONING

    THEN AfTER CLEARING HE EXAM YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR SSB.
    SSB WILL START FROM MONTH OF NOVEMBER OR MARCH

    IN SSB YOU CAN CHOOSE FOR TECHNICAL BRANCH
    THERE YOU WILL HAVE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE TEST

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