1. #1
    Unregistered

    What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Good Evening
    What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?
    thanks





  2. Related:
  3. #2
    Rahul k
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Uttranchal,Rishikesh
    Posts
    1,943

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    You have not mentioned your Qualification in your question and it is not easy for me to guide you Properly, But Nice to see that you are Interested to Join Indian Air Force. You can Join Air force by these examinations :

    >> National Defence Academy (NDA)
    >> Combined Defence Academy (CDS)
    >> Air force Common Admission Test (AFCAT).

    If you have completed your 12Th examination with Maths and Physics as a compulsory Subjects then you are eligible to apply for NDA Examination, But for this your age should between 16.5 to 19 years. The Notification of NDA Examination will be published twice in a year in the employment Newspaper or in the UPSC Website.

    Eligible candidates may fill the application form Online only by visit the official website. The Notification of this year NDA (I) Examination was already Published and the Online Registration was already started, the last date of apply for NDA Examination 30/Jan/2012.

    If you have completed your Graduate degree course with Maths and Physics as a compulsory subjects, then you are eligible to apply for CDSE Examination. This examination is also conducted by UPSC, Twice in a year and to apply for Air force Wings, your age should between 19 to 23 Years. If you are Interested then please wait for CDS (II) Examination Notification because CDS (I) Examination Notification was already declared and last date of apply for this examination was already over.

    After completing your Graduate degree course you are also eligible to apply for AFCAT Examination.

    So, if you have completed your Graduate degree course and Study Maths and Physics as a compulsory Subjects in your 12Th examination then you are eligible for Flying Branch, For Flying Branch and to apply for this Branch your age should between 19 to 23 Years.

    For this year AFCAT Examination Last date was already Over on 13/Jan/2012, So you cant apply for this examination Now. So please wait for the Notification and then apply for this examination.

    So, please apply for these examinations as per your Eligibility, The Notification will be Published in Employment Newspaper after declaration.

    The selection is based on Written test, Personal Interview and Medical Test. So please prepare well for the examination and then fill the application form, If you need more Information about all these examination then please check official website :






    http://upsc.gov.in

    http://careerairforce.nic.in




  4. #3
    bichapoda
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Padmashali Colony,2nd venture,Kawadiguda,hyderabad.
    Posts
    1,170

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    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.

    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 /-

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

    ALLTHE BEST !!!

  5. #4
    Unregistered

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    HOW MUCH PERCENTAGE IS NECESSARY TO BE AN PILOT IN 10th STANDARD

  6. #5
    pyscho
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Pune
    Posts
    942

    Thumbs up Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Good Evening
    What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?
    thanks
    Hi Friend ,

    If you want to become a Air force Pilot in Indian Air Force, then you have to be a science student and you have a chance of becoming air force Pilot starts just after completing 12th Board Examination, So if you have Completed your 10+2 you can go For it . If not then wait and complete your 12th Examination with aggregate more than 70% , you would be Eligible for most of the Entrance Examination conducted in India and you will have more opportunities to Explore.You can also apply for the Entrance Examination given below if you have completed your Graduation.

    You cam opt for following Entrance Examination:

    NDA examination is conducted by the UPSC to select students for different fields like ARMY,NAVY and AIR FORCE.There is one single papers for all these fields and students can apply for all three according to his preferences

    Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE)

    You can take the Combined Defence Services Examination (written test conducted by
    UPSC) to join the Flying branch of the Indian Air Force.

    AFCAT Examination:

    You can take the Combined Defence Services Examination (written test conducted by
    UPSC) to join the Flying branch of the Indian Air Force.

    You can Appear for Direct SSB by applying For UES and TGC Entry Scheme


    Good Luck!!!

  7. #6
    medley
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    chennai
    Posts
    199

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    hii friend...
    you want to join INDIAN AIRFORCE as PILOT that's a good thought...
    YOU HAVE three exams conducted by UPSC every year...
    1)NDA
    2) CDS
    3) AFCAT

    the eligibilty for NDA exam is +2 and you should have maths , physics, chemistry as your subjects with 60% marks...
    you can appear NDA exam after +2 and based on your score you may get selection for INDIAN NAVY , INDIAN ARMY , INDIAN AIRFORCE...
    as you are interested in AIRFORCE you should work hard for getting selection in AIRFORCE....
    after selection you will be given training for that you have to join flying branch in AIRFORCE and you can become PILOT....

    the eligibilty for CDS exam is B.tech or any degree with 55% marks in any stream of yours...
    you can appear for CDS exam twice in a year and you can write this exam and if you get good score then you are eligible for joining in INDIAN ARMY...

    AFCAT( air force common admission test)..conducted by INDIAN AIRFORCE for recruiting candidates who have completed their DEGREE/B.tech with good percentage of marks...
    more information about exams conducted by UPSC can be shown in website ...www.upsc.gov.in
    all the best

  8. #7
    venkataprakash
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    chennai.
    Posts
    1,275

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    You have not mentioned Qualification in your question and it is very difficult to provide the exact answers for this examination.

    Flying(Pilot) Short Service Commission :-

    Both Men and Women candidates are eligible to apply for Short Service Commission in the Flying Branch.

    To apply for Air force examination then you have to satisfy the following eligibility criteria and then only you are eligible to apply for Indian Air force examination.

    Eligibility Criteria :-

    Nationality :- The candidate must be citizen of India.

    Marital Status :- Single (Unmarried candidates are eligible to apply for Indian Air force examination).

    Gender :- Both Men and Women candidates are eligible to apply for Indian Air force.

    Age :- The candidate must have attained the age of 19 years and must not have attained the age of 23 years and there is no relaxation for reserved categories.

    Education Qualification :-

    The candidate must be hold graduate degree with any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% aggregate marks in all the papers of graduation and have a physics and mathematics at 12th level examination OR the candidate must be hold B.E/B.Tech from a recognized University with minimum 60% aggregate marks in your examination.

    Those who are appearing in the final year of degree course may also eligible to apply for Indian Air force examination but the candidate must secure at least 60% marks in aggregate upto the previous years also and there is no arrears in the examination at the time of appearing for Air force exam.

  9. #8
    neetu garg
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    624

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    how to apply??

    the selection procedure in indian airforce steps below:-

    Step 1 – Receipt of Applications and Written Test
    Step 2 – Testing Officer Like Qualities
    Step 3 – Conducting of Medical Examinations
    Step 4 – Preparing All India Merit List

    Step 1 - Receipt of Applications and Written Test
    The selection procedure begins immediately after you send your application forms. All application forms are first checked for eligibility after which you will receive a call letter for written test.
    If you seek entry into the Flying Branch through the NDA or CDSE, your applications need to be sent to UPSC, New Delhi. UPSC conducts a written test twice a year in April & August (NDA) and April & September (CDSE). Advertisements for the examinations are released about six months in advance. Qualifying in these exams take you to step two.

    if you apply for Flying branch (SSC), Technical branch (PC/SSC) and Ground Duty branches (PC/SSC), you are required to send your application to Concerned Command HQs (as per details mentioned in the adveretisement) for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT). All applicants whose applications are received by due date are called for AFCAT at one of the examination centres.

    Step 2 - Testing Officer Like Qualities

    If you have successfully cleared Step 1, you will receive a call letter to report to any one of the Air Force Selection Boards located at Dehradun, Varanasi and Mysore. At the Air Force Selection Boards, you undergo a number of psychological tests, an interview and group tests, which are collectively called the Officer Like Qualities (OLQ) Tests. These tests are designed to gauge your potential and suitability as an officer in the Armed Forces.

    The Psychological Tests are written tests that are conducted by a Psychologist.
    The Group Tests are interactive indoor and outdoor tests. We expect active physical participation from you.
    The Interview involves a personal conversation with our Interviewing Officer.

    Step 3 - Conducting of Medical Examinations
    If you have applied for the Flying branch and are found suitable by the Selection Board, you would be sent to the Air Force Central Medical Establishment, New Delhi or the Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Bengaluru for a thorough medical examination.

    Step 4 - Preparing All India Merit List
    An All India Merit List is compiled on the basis of your performance at the AFSB and subject to being medically fit. Based on the vacancies available in various branches / sub branches, Air HQ would issue joining instructions to join Air Force Academy for the training.

  10. #9
    B.Garg24
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    pehowa
    Posts
    442

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    you not have to mention the your qualification...without knowing about your qualification its very difficult to say about these:

    the procedure to become pilot in indian airforce:
    1.first to give the upsc test
    2.after clear this exam you have to give the pilot aptitude battery test
    3.common selection procedure
    4.medical examination
    5.merit list
    6.nda
    7.flying traning establishment
    8.officer

  11. #10
    alankrita
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    214

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Hi,

    Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE)

    You can take the Combined Defence Services Examination (written test conducted by UPSC) to join the Flying branch of the Indian Air Force. Men can join the Air Force through this mode of entry and will be given a Permanent Commission.

    For applying through any of the entry points mentioned above, you must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

    Age
    19 to 23 years

    Marital Status
    Single

    Nationality
    Indian

    Gender
    for men only.

    Educational Qualifications
    1.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) .

    2.Final Year students can also apply, provided thay do not have any backlogs.

    3.No Percentage Bar for CDSE entry.

    Flying (Pilot) Short Service Commission (For Men & Women) with Term of Engagement of 14 Years with no further extension

    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.

    For applying through any of the entry points mentioned above, you must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

    Age
    19 to 23 years

    Marital Status
    Single

    Nationality
    Indian

    Gender
    This is applicable to both men and women.

    Educational Qualifications
    1.Graduate (Three Year Course) in any discipline from a recognised university who have attained minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level OR BE / B Tech (Four Year Course) from a recognised university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.

    2.Final Year students can also apply, provided thay do not have any backlog and should have min 60% marks in aggregate upto the previous year / semister.

    3.Upper age limit for Candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxed upto 25 yeras.

    All The Best..

  12. #11
    Punk
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Pune
    Posts
    1,279

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Hello friend,

    What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Good Evening
    What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?
    thanks

    You have to appear in these exams for Pilot in Indian Air Force . The detailed criteria for all these exams are given below and if you are fulfilling these criteria then you can appear in these exams . So , here is the required criteria for Pilot in Indian Air Force .....

    Here is the list of exams for Indian Air force ......

    NDA
    CDS
    AFCAT

    Ground Duty Branch Eligibility criteria through AFCAT Exam

    Students should apply for this should between 20 - 27 yrs for being eligible.
    Students should have the bachelor degree
    Students should have at least 60% marks .

    Flying Branch Eligibility criteria through AFCAT Exam

    Students apply should have a minimum 19 - 23 yrs.
    Students must have the B.E/B.Tech degree or graduate in any discipline
    Students should have minimum 60% Marks.

    Technical Branch Eligibility criteria through AFCAT Exam

    Students apply should have a minimum 18 - 28 years .
    Students must have have done Aeronautical Engineering .
    Students should have minimum 60% Marks.

    Criteria for NDA Exam is given below ....

    You have passed 10+2 are eligible for NDA Exam.
    You have appeared for 10+2 exam and waiting for result can also apply.
    You should have physics and maths as compulsory subject for navy and air force academy.


    Good Luck...!!

  13. #12
    pradeepdeshwal3626
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    1,720

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    FRIEND,



    If you wanted to become a Pilot in INDIA AIR FORCE then you can be a AIR FORCE through different entries and they are:

    1)NDA
    2)CDS
    3)AFCAT
    4)TECHNICAL ENTRY AFTER B.TECH

    For NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY:

    1)You should be a citizen of INDIA.

    2)You should have done your 12th class from a recognized board.

    3)A student appearing for the 12th class exams is also eligible to appear for the exams.

    4)Your age should be between 16.5 years to 19 years.

    5)You should be physically fit.

    6)You must be a male and unmarried candidate.

    7)If you wanted to join INDIAN NAVY or INDIA AIR FORCE then you can only apply for it if you have taken PHYSICS and MATHEMATICS as subjects in 11th and 12th class.

    FOR COMMON DEFENCE SERVICES:

    1)You must be a citizen of INDIA.
    2)You must be a graduate or in the Final year of graduation from any recognized University.
    3)Your age must be between:

    * For IMA (Indian Military Academy): Unmarried male candidates between 19-24 years on 1st January or 1st July of the examination year.
    * For Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates between 19-22 years on 1st January or 1st July of the examination year.
    * For Air Force Academy: Unmarried male candidates between 19-23 years on 1st January or 1st July of the examination year.
    * For Officers Training Academy(OTA): Male candidates (married or unmarried) between 19-25 years on 1st January or 1st July examination year.

    4)You must be physically fit.

    THE SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
    • English 100 marks
    • General Knowledge 100 Marks
    • Elementary Mathematics 100 Marks



    FOR AFCAT:

    1. Flying Branch:

    Educational Qualifications: You must have a Bachelor’s degree in any subject area with 60% Marks from a recognized University or B.E/B.Tech with 60% Marks.

    If you have done graduation other than in engineering then You must be passed 12th Examination with Maths and Physics

    Age Limit: Your age must be Between 19 and 23 years as on 01/01/2013.

    If you have CPL(Commercial Pilot Licence) issued by DGCA you will be given a relaxation of upto 25 years in age.

    2.Technical Branch

    Educational Qualifications: You must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized University for AE (L) and AE (M).

    Age: 18 to 28 years as on 01/07/2013

    3. Ground Duty Branches

    Educational Qualifications:You must have a Bachelor’s degree in any subject area with 60% Marks or PG Degree or equivalent diploma in any subject area with 50% Marks

    Age: Your age must be between 20 to 23, 20 to 25, 20 to 26 and 20 to 27 years as on 01/01/2013 as per Qualifications

    TECHNICAL ENTRY AFTER B.TECH

    Through this the INDIAN AIR FORCE will come into your colleges in Third year and they will conduct a small interview and if you are good then they will select you for the SSB in any centres.

    GOOD LUCK.

  14. #13
    oh my friend
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    1,580

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Good Evening
    What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?
    thanks
    Hello friend...



    *I appreciate you for choosing your career option to become pilot in Air force because it is one of the best career option

    *You should follow some procedure conditions to become pilot such as

    Eligibility

    *You must complete your 12Th examination with Maths and Physics as main Subjects

    Age eligibility

    *Your age should be between 16.5 years -- 19 years.

    Entrance Examination

    *You have to write some entrance examinations like

    -->National Defence Academy (NDA)

    -->Combined Defence Academy (CDS)



    Selection Procedure for Pilot

    *First You should qualify your Written test

    *Then you will have Group discussion followed by Personal Interview and Medical Test


    Good luck

    all the best

  15. #14
    4G Solutions
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    122

    Post Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Good Evening
    What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?
    thanks
    Dear Aspirant

    You can join Indian Air Force by giving recruitment exam for Indian Air Force. There are mainly exam for this aspect. These are as follows-

    NDA{National Defence Academy} entrance test

    CDSE{Combined Defence Service Examination}

    AFCAT{Air Force Common Entrance Test}



    :: NDA ::


    This Exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission of India twice in a year as NDA I & NDA II. Only Unmarried male candidates apply for this exam.


    Basic Eligibility criteria for NDA:
    • You should have passed 12th standard from State board or recognized school.
    • There is no percentage limit mentioned for this exam.
    • If you are appearing in 12th then you can also apply.
    • Your age must be between 16.5 to 19 year.
    • You must be citizen of India.


    Important dates for NDA 2012 exam:

    For NDA I
    • Notification Announced : 31/12/2011
    • Last date to apply : 30/01/2012
    • Examination date : 15/04/2012.


    For NDA II
    • Date of Notification : 05/05/2012
    • Last Date of Submission of Application form : 04/06/2012
    • Commencement of Examination : 19/08/2012



    ->You can apply for this exam through this link: http://www.upsconline.nic.in

    ->For more detail Click Here





    :: CDSE ::

    This Exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission of India twice in a year asCDS I & CDS II.



    Basic Eligibility criteria for CDS exam:
    • You should have the Graduation degree in Engineering from a recognized University with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level
    • Final year graduate candidates are also eligible for CDS Examination.
    • You Age should be between 19 to 23.
    • You must be an Indian Citizen



    -> CDS exam notification will release in the month of Oct and June every year & exam will held in the month of Feb and September every year respectively.


    -> You can apply for this exam through this link: http://www.upsconline.nic.in

    -> For any other detail visit official website:http://www.upsc.gov.in




    :: AFCAT ::


    AFCAT exam is conducted for the selection of candidates as an officer in Indian Air force for the various branches as follow-

    1.Flying Branch

    2.Ground Duty Branch

    3.Technical Branch



    Basic Eligibility criteria for AFCAT:
    • You must have complete your Graduation degree in any stream from recognized university with minimum of 60% marks(aggregate in all paper put together).
    • Your age must be in between 19-23(for Flying branch), 18-28(for Technical branch) & 20-23(for Ground duty post).



    -> For any other detail & future notification you can visit Official website: http://careerairforce.nic.in/






    Physical Requirements for Indian Air Force







  16. #15
    sagar R.
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    239

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    you can join AIR FORCE by three ways by joining with
    - NDA(national defence academy)
    -CDSE(combine defence service exam)
    -AFCAT(air force common admission test)

    NDA
    Age limit - 16.5 to 19 years.
    you must have compelete 12th standard in any descipline.

    CDSE
    Age limit - 19 to 23 years.
    must have complete graduation.

    AFCAT
    you must be passed B.tech degree with good aggregate and in the 12th physics and maths should be exist as a compalsory subjects and have to clear.

    After giving these exams and qualifying that,you are called for personal interview.you have to also passed in personal interview.

    best of luck................

  17. #16
    shilpi_4362@yahoo.co.in
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    348

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    HI

    NOW A DAYS THIS HAS BECOME THE DREAM OF EVERY YOUNGER PERSON FOR PILOT , BUT SOME OF THE LUKIEST PERSON CAN FULLFIL IT .
    THE OPPORTUNITY ONE OF THESE TWO YOU NEED TO AVAIL ONE FOR BECOMING THE AIR FORCE PILOT-

    1-- GO THROUGH NDA EXAM
    2--GO THROUGH COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAM

    PROCESSOR FOR BECOMING THE AIRFORCE PILOT--

    1-- SCRUTINY OF APPLICATION
    2--TESTING OFFICERS LIKE QUALITIES
    3--SHORT DESCRIPTION OF TEST
    PHYCOLOGICAL TEST
    GROUP TEST

    4-- CLEAR THE MEDICAL EXAMINATION
    5--PREPARING ALL INDIA MERIT LIST


    CAREER OPTION FOR INDIAN AIR FORCE PILOT--

    GO FOR FLYING OFFICE
    FLYING LIEUTENANT
    GROUP CAPTAIN

    THANKS

  18. #17
    pudhiyamanidha
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    493

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    Hi,

    Nice to see that you are interested in the aviation field. To get into the Air force you can opt for Either:

    NDA(National Defense Academy)
    CDS(Combined Defense Service)
    AFCAT(Air force Common Admission test)

    You can appear for the NDA(National Defense Academy) exam that is conducted twice a year in the month of April and September. You need to Complete your 10+2 with Maths and Science as your Discipline to appear for the exam. You must be a citizen of India. And you must have attained 16.2 years and must not be more than 19 years.

    You can even appear for the CDS(Combined Defense Service) exam after Completing your graduation. You will be selected for the next round, the Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT). The Scores are combined to make the final merit list.

    Even NCC 'C' Certificate Candidates with a graduate degree are eligible to apply for the Air force. These Candidates need not appear for the above exams but can directly appear for the interview Conducted by SSB.

    You need to Complete your Graduation from a recognized university in B-E/B-tech with a minimum of 60%. Even Final year students are eligible to apply for the exams. You must be physically fit. You need to have a good Eye sight(6/6). You need to have correct weight. There Should not be any past history of Diseases . You should have normal hearing sense.

    Good Luck

  19. #18
    ashok.ch
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    760

    Re: What is the procedure to become a Pilot in Indian Air Force?

    To become a Pilot in Indian Air Force,you should appear any one exam mentioned below.
    >>National Defense Service Exam
    >>Combined Defense Service Exam
    >>National Cadest corp Special Entry Exam
    >>Flying(pilot) short service commission Exam

    To appear for NDA (Indian Air Force) exam,you should have complete 12th class with PCM stream from a recognized university and your age should be between 16 1/2 to 19 years.
    NDA exam notification will releases on December and May month every year.And exam will held on April and August month every year respectively.

    To appear for CDS(Indian Air Force)/National cadest corp special entry /Flying short service commission exam,you should have complete graduation degree in Engineering from a recognized university.And your age should be between 19 to 22 years.
    CDS exam notification will release on October and June every year and exam will held on February and September every year respectively.
    National cadet corp special entry exam notification will release on April and October month every year.
    Flying short service commission exam notification will release on December and June month every year.

    Visit official website for more details.
    http://www.upsc.gov.in

+ Reply to Thread

Quick Reply Any Question?