Engineers in Air Force

Engineers in Air ForceIndian Defence Exams | Defence Services Exam Notification

To join the Indian Air Force as a Technical (Engineering Officer)

Education QualificationAgeMin MarksMode of EntryAdv to look out in
B.E / B.Tech18 to 28 Years55% in all semesters.EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test)January July In Employment News
Electronics / Mechanical Over all First ClassEKT +SSB Interview 
Telecommunications  Medical 
Electrical  Merit List
Electronics and Communications GATE score 70% EKT + SSB
Instrumentation  EKT + SSB 
Computer Science & Engineering  EKT + SSB
AMIE / MSc First ClassEKT + SSB 

The candidates will be called for Indian Air Force EKT Test, Only those candidates who qualify the EKT will be called for SSB Interview. In EKT ( part A- General English 40 Multiple Choice ?Questions + Part B Specialist Subjects 35 Multiple Choice Questions) .

Air Force Training for selected candidates will be given at Air Force Academy Hyderabad, and Air Force Technical College, Bangalore. Total period of training 72 weeks. As a Technical Branch Officer, you will use your technical knowledge. To deal not only with aircrafts but also its weapon systems, the communication network and other support systems.

You are also required to posses’ managerial skills of a very high degree to muster the resources in respect of the entire technical facilities of IAF right from ground to air. The IAF plans your career accordingly by offering you various courses and higher technical qualifications in India and abroad so that you are able to fulfill your aspirations as the best in the field.

University Entry Scheme: For male Candidate 18 to 28 years. Pre-final years, Final year Student. Either permanent or Short service Commission

Note : Candidates, who are finally selected to join the Technical Branch under this scheme, will be paid a stipend equivalent to the basic pay of a flying Officer during the period of your final year’s stay in the College. Candidates whom join the Short Service Commission Course also entitled to the stipend.

Women Eligible for Technical Branch : Should be unmarried if below 25 years of age. Age 18 to 28 Years.

Education : BE / B.Tech with 60 % and above.

Short Service Commission : For Women following IAF offer commission in the following branches

Flying BranchTechnical BranchAccountsAdministrative & LogisticsEducationMeteorological Branch
19 -2319 – 28 Years 20 to 23 Years20 to 23 years For Graduates In any discipline including Law20 to 25 years 20 to 25 years
B.Sc (Phy & Maths) Or B.EB.E In notified discipline60 % + in 50% + in M.Com (25 years)25 years for post Graduates.M.A., / M.Sc., With 50 % and above in Selected Subjects.M.Sc., in Physics/ Meteorology/Geography/ Oceanography MSc in Maths 50 %
25 in case of CPL Holders AICWA/CA 27 yearsFor Graduates 60%For M.Ed/ Ph.D- 27 Years.Three Stage Selection will be followed
   For PG 50 % +For B.L degree up to 28 Years. PABT, Personality Test , Intelligence Test, Picture Perception and Discussion test. Psychological Test, Group Testing and Interview- Medical- Merit List.

Candidates doing their Final year of Graduation Can apply.

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13 Responses to “Engineers in Air Force”

  1. POORNA CHANDRA January 10, 2012 at 11:29 am # Reply

    SIR,I am a student persuing my final year
    what are the opportunities that are available to me in defence services

  2. Rocky raj February 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm # Reply

    sir I am persuing in information technology. am I eligible to write cds exam.plz kindly try to give me details.

  3. Udit K. Babbar March 16, 2012 at 10:52 am # Reply


    I am a final year of EEE. I have applied for AFCAT. I shall be grateful if you could kindly send me the syllabus for this exams.

  4. geeta desai March 29, 2012 at 5:59 am # Reply

    sir,can deploma final year student (information science ) write any upsc exams? so pls could u suggest details regarding?

  5. shweta dixit April 26, 2012 at 10:51 pm # Reply

    is there any reservation of girls in air force engineering examination?

  6. laxman September 15, 2012 at 9:35 pm # Reply

    when i will apply for this examination

  7. Praveen November 15, 2012 at 10:45 pm # Reply

    I am 4th year engineer from ECE branch. What are options available for me to join defence like cds, or other thing. Please tell me all the available options.

  8. darshita gururani December 8, 2012 at 9:24 pm # Reply

    i m d student of in cse second year . plz tell me in which year i can give dis exam… n plz send syllabus for this exam.

  9. ankita singh June 2, 2013 at 6:38 am # Reply

    i want 2 know that iam student then which are the exam for defence in which iam eligible for . kindly suggest me

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