Indian Air Force NCC Special Entry July 2018 Application, dates

IAF recruitment 2017  NCC special entry Permanent Commission (PC) for men/Short Service Commission (SSC) for men & women in Flying and Meteorology Branch.


Indian Air Force has released a notification for the courses commencing in July 2018 for grant of Permanent Commission (PC)for Men / Short Service Commission (SSC) for Men & Women Flying and Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Meteorology Branch


Eligible candidates can apply online from 05th August 2017 to 31st August 2017. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee and how to apply are given below.

Name of the Post: Commissioned Officer in Meteorology Branch

Courses Commencing in July 2018

Branch Name

i. Flying 204/18F/PC/M 204/18F/SSC/M & W

ii. Ground Duty (Non-technical) Meteorology 203/18G/PC/M 203/18G/SSC/M & W


Eligibility Criteria


a) NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 06th Aug 2015 is mandatory


b) Minimum of 60% marks each in Maths & Physics at 10+2 level and Graduate with minimum three year degree course in any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% marks or equivalent or minimum of 60% marks each in Maths & Physics at 10+2 level and BE/B.Tech degree (4 years course) with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B Exam of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks or equivalent are also eligible


Age Limit

20 to 24 years as on 01st July 2018 i.e. born between 02nd July 1994 to 01st July 1998 (Both dates inclusive)


Upper age limit for candidate holding valid and current commercial pilot licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02nd July 1992 to 01st July 1998 (Both dates inclusive)


Height & Weight (For Men & Women)

(a) Height: 162.5 cms,

Leg Length: Min – 99 cms, Max – 120 cms

Thigh Length: Max – 64 cms,

Sitting Height: Min – 81.5 cms & Max – 96 cms


(b)Weight: Proportionate to the height and age


Ground Duty (Non-technical) Meteorology

Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/Mathematics/Statistics/Geography/Computer Applications/Environmental Science/Applied Physics/Oceanography/Meteorology / Agricultural Meteorology/Ecology & Environment/Geo-physics/Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level with a minimum of 55% marks in both)


Age Limit

20 to 26 years as on 01st July 2018 i.e. born between 02nd July 1992 to 01st July 1998 (both dates inclusive)


Height & Weight (For Men & Women)

a) Height: The minimum acceptable height for male candidates is 157.5 cms. For women candidates minimum acceptable height is 152 cms (for Gorkhas and individual belonging to hills of North-Eastern region of India, Garhwali and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height will be 5 cms less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height will be by 2 cms less Applicable to men and women)


b) Weight: Proportionate to the height and age


Selection Procedure

All applicants whose applications are submitted by due date will be called for testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar or Varanasi. The testing would consist of three stages as given below:


(a) Stage-I: Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception and discussion test will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All Stage-I qualified candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility. Candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself


(b) Stage-II: Psychological test, Group Tests and Interview would commence after document check for the next five days


(c) For Flying Brach: Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) would be administered to recommended candidates only. This is once in a lifetime test. Candidates who have failed the CPSS/PABT in an earlier attempt or a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible to apply


Pay and Allowances

A Flying Officer will be entitled to Pay Level 10 in Pay Matrix of VIIth CPC and Military Service Pay. Dearness, Kit Maintenance & Transport Allowance. In addition, other allowances are applicable based on nature of duty/ place of posting and would include Flying, Field Area, Special Compensatory (Hill area), Special Force, Siachin, Island Special Duty, Area and Remote Locality


Application form

If you meet the eligibility criteria, please click on “CANDIDATE LOGIN” in the career website of IAF, further click on Meteorology Branch Entry or NCC Flying Branch Entry as per your eligibility and follow the instructions thereon


You are advised to note down registration number for future correspondence. Candidates are advised to read the notification and the detailed guidelines for filling up online application as given in the website prior to commencement of filling up online applications


While filling online application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily available, as details are to be filled as per matriculation and other educational certificates. Save your recent colour passport size photograph (size 10 to 50 KB) in the computer for uploading it with your online application form


Please note that utmost care needs to be taken while filling up the online application. In case any information is found to be incorrect, the candidature is likely to be cancelled at any stage of the selection process. Submission of more than one application will result in cancellation of candidature


Important Dates


Registration for Online Applications will open on 05th August 2017


Registration for Online Applications will close on 31st August 2017


Commencement of Course: July 2018



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