Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017

IAF Meteorology Branch Notification 2016 –  2017 | July 2017 Course.Indian Air Force (IAF) invites applications from enterprising & adventurous Indian Citizens (men and women) as per Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in July 2017 for grant of Permanent / Short Service Commission in Meteorology Branch. The last date for submission of applications is 16th July 2016.

COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2017

Branch

Courses

Age Limit

METEOROLOGY BRANCH

(a) No. 201/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
(b) No. 201/17G/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)

20-26 Years as on 01 July 2017 i.e born in between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1997. (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualifications: 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).

Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Pay and Allowances

  • Pay and Allowances:- Flying Officers will be entitled to Pay in Pay Band of Rs 15,600 – 39,100 per month along with Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Dearness Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, Transport Allowance. In addition, other allowances are applicable based on nature of duty / place of posting and would include , Field Area Allowance, Special Compensatory (Hill area) Allowance, Special Force Allowance, Siachin Allowance, Island Special Duty Allowance, Hard Area Allowance and Remote Locality Allowance. On successful completion of Training, the newly Commissioned Flying Officers would be entitled to approximate gross monthly emoluments in Meteorology Branch, including Transport Allowance of major cities, of Rss 66,738/–.
  • Benefits:- In addition to the Pay & Allowances, Officers are entitled to Furnished Accommodation, Comprehensive Medical Cover for self and dependants, Leave Travel Concession, Leave (60 days Annual and 20 days Casual) subject to service exigency, supply of entitled rations, canteen & Officers’ Mess facilities and many more.
  • Insurance: – Rs. 50 Lakh Insurance Cover (on contribution) is applicable to serving officers.

Physical Standards:

(a) Height and Weight: Minimum height: Men – 157.5 Cms, Women -152 Cms with correlated weight.
(b) All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.

Selection Process: Candidates who are short-listed will be called for testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Varanasi or Kancharapara. The testing would consist of two stages:-

(a) Stage-I Test consisting of Intelligence Test along with other tests will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I Test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility for the Meteorology Branch. Those candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I testing or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.
(b) Stage-II Testing consisting of Psychological Test, Group Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Four Days).

How to Apply: Eligible Candidates are to complete the application as per prescribed format and forward the same to POST BAG NO. 001, NIRMAN BHAWAN POST OFFICE, NEW DELHI -110106 by ordinary post only. The postal cover Super-scribe the envelope with ‘APPLICATION FOR METEOROLOGY BRANCH COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2017’.

Application must be accompanied with the following:-

(a) One self addressed envelope (size – 23 X 10 cm) with Rs 27/- postage stamp.
(b) Two unattested recent colour photographs similar to the one pasted on the application form.

The last date for receipt of application is 16/07/2016. The Last date for receipt of applications for the candidates who are sending their applications from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram – 23/07/2016.

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