6 Best Ways To Join Indian Air Force In 2020

Defence aspirants who are looking forward to join the Indian Air Force as an officer can check this article where we are going to talk about the upcoming officer entries for the flying, technical and non-technical branches of the Indian Air Force. There are a few entries for the Indian Air force through which a candidate can join the IAF after 10+2 and graduation. We are going to talk about these entries in detail below.

NDA Cadets

NDA 1 2020 Notification

  • Aspirants can join the IAF through the NDA exam.
  • Only male candidates are eligible for the NDA Exam.
  • Candidates born not earlier than 02nd July 2001 and not later than 1st July 2004 are eligible.
  • For IAF – 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.
NDA 1 2020 EVENTSIMPORTANT DATES
Notification Release date08 January 2020
NDA 1 2020 Application Start08 January 2020
NDA 1 2020 Apply Last Date28 January 2020
Release of Admit card2 Weeks before Exam
NDA 1 2020 Exam date19 April 2020
Declaration of resultMarch 2020

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  • Watch 2000+ detailed topicwise video lectures for NDA Exam Maths and GAT
  • Read 2000+ detailed topicwise lesson plans which include MINDMAPS, Shortcuts, Tips & Tricks, Detailed Formulas & Theories
  • Learn to solve 3000+ NDA Exam Questions from Previous Years and 3000+ NDA Exam Sample Q&A
  • Take 4500+ quiz topicwise, with SMART analytics to improve your score in NDA exam
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  • Become proficient with NDA Maths/English/General Sciences/GK/Current Affairs topics
  • Crack NDA exam with greater ease, faster speed and with more accuracy
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NDA 2 2020 Notification

  • Aspirants can join the IAF through the NDA exam.
  • Only male candidates are eligible for the NDA Exam.
  • Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd Jan 2002 and not later than 1st Jan 2005 are eligible.
  • For IAF – 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.
NDA 2 2020 EVENTSIMPORTANT DATES
Notification Release date10 June 2020
NDA 2 2020 Application Start10 June 2020
NDA 2 2020 Apply Last Date30 June 2020
Release of Admit card2 Weeks before Exam
NDA 2 2020 Exam date06 Sep 2020
Declaration of resultOct 2020

Young Officers at Air Force Academy

AFCAT 1 2020 Notification

AFCAT EventsAFCAT 1 2020AFCAT 2 2020
AFCAT Notification Date1 December 2019June 2020
AFCAT Online Application Date1 December 2019June 2020
AFCAT Application Last date30 December 2019July 2020
AFCAT Admit Card dateJanuary 2020August 2020
AFCAT Exam date22 and 23 Feb 2020September 2020
AFCAT  Result date declarationMarch 2020October 2020

Age AFCAT 1 2020: (i) Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry: 20 to 24 years as on 01 January 2021 i.e. born between 02 January 1997 to 01 January 2001 (both dates inclusive).Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 July 2001 (both dates inclusive). (ii) Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2021 i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 January 2001 (both dates inclusive).

Age AFCAT 2 2020: (i) Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry: 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2021 i.e. born between 02 July 1997 to 01 July 2001 (both dates inclusive).Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 July 1995 to 01 Jan 2002 (both dates inclusive). (ii) Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2021 i.e. born between 02 July 1995 to 01 July 2001 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualifications:

Flying Branch: Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and (a) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR (b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR (c) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch: Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches:

(aa) Administration. Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. (ab) Logistics. Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. (ac) Accounts. Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in Commerce discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

What Will I Learn In AFCAT Online Course?

  • Watch 1500+ detailed topicwise video lectures for AFCAT Exam Numerical Ability, Reasoning & Military Aptitude, English and General Awareness
  • Read 1500+ detailed topicwise lesson plans which include MINDMAPS, Shortcuts, Tips & Tricks, Detailed Formulas & Theories
  • Learn to solve 1500+ AFCAT Exam Questions from Previous Years and 1500+ AFCAT Exam Sample Q&A
  • Take 5000+ quiz topicwise, with SMART analytics to improve your score in AFCAT exam
  • Take 500+ Q&A in 5 MOCK Tests, stritcly designed as per latest Exam syllabus and difficulty level of the AFCAT Exam
  • Take 1000+ Q&A in 10 AFCAT TEST SERIES that gives you realtime experience of AFCAT Exam
  • Become proficient with AFCAT Numerical Ability/Reasoning & Military Aptitude/English/General Sciences/GK/Current Affairs topics
  • Crack AFCAT exam with greater ease, faster speed and with more accuracy
  • Develop new ways to think and improve overall IQ & intelligence level
  • Improve your AFCAT score by 90%
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CDS 1 2020 Notification

  • Aspirants can join the IAF through the CDS exam.
  • Only male candidates are eligible for AFA through CDS Exam.
  • 20 to 24 years as on 1st January, 2021 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 1997 and not later than 1st January, 2001 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 1995 and not later than 1st January, 2001) only are eligible. Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.
EventsImportant Dates
CDS 1 2020 Notification Release Date30th October 2019
CDS 1 2020 Online Application Start Date30th October 2019
CDS 1 2020 Last date to Apply online19th November 2019
CDS 1 2020 Exam Date2nd February 2020
CDS 1 2020 ResultMarch 2020

What Will I Learn In CDS Exam Online Course?

  • Watch 1500+ detailed topicwise video lectures for CDS Exam Maths, English and General Awareness
  • Read 1500+ detailed topicwise lesson plans which include MINDMAPS, Shortcuts, Tips & Tricks, Detailed Formulas & Theories
  • Learn to solve 3500+ CDS Exam Questions from Previous Years and 5000+ CDS Exam Sample Q&A
  • Take 5000+ quiz topicwise, with SMART analytics to improve your score in CDS exam
  • Take 1700+ Q&A in 5 MOCK Tests, stritcly designed as per latest Exam syllabus and difficulty level of the CDS Exam
  • Take 3400+ Q&A in 10 CDS TEST SERIES that gives you realtime experience of CDS Exam
  • Become proficient with CDS Maths/English/General Sciences/GK/Current Affairs topics
  • Crack CDS exam with greater ease, faster speed and with more accuracy
  • Develop new ways to think and improve overall IQ & intelligence level
  • Improve your CDS score by 90%

CDS 2 2020 Notification

  • Aspirants can join the IAF through the CDS exam.
  • Only male candidates are eligible for AFA through CDS Exam.
  • 20 to 24 years as on 1st July, 2021 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2001 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2001) only are eligible. Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.
CDS 2 2020 EVENTSDATES
CDS 2 2020 Application Start Date05 Aug 2020
CDS 2 2020 Application Last Date25 Aug 2020
CDS 2 2020 Exam Date08 Nov 2020
CDS 2 2020 Admit Card Download DateBefore 3 weeks of exam
CDS 2 2020 Result Date (Expected)Dec 2020
Air Force Senior Officers

NCC SPECIAL ENTRY

NCC special entry is published along with the AFCAT entry. Aspirants with NCC C certificate can apply for this entry. With NCC Special entry you can only apply for the flying branch of the IAF. 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.

Eligibility: NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Dec 17 is mandatory. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2. Graduates with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent OR Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Candidates who apply for NCC Special Entry are called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres. The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB) and Varanasi (4 AFSB).

So we have seen the entries like NDA, CDS, AFCAT, NCC through which you can join the Indian Air Force as an officer. To prepare for these written exams, do not forget to download SSBCrackExams Learning App.

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