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    Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    i m completing my graduation with first class. i m now 19 years old.,so what will be next process for coli fine for the air force...,
    plz give me the full detail about this..like fitness,exam, coli fine age, more gidelines
    my email id is patel.krunal11392@gmail.com
    i m waiting for ur guideline thank u..

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    The next step after graduation to join the air force is to write the CDS exam which is conducted by the UPSC board, 2 times in a year. To join in the air force your age must be between 19 to 23. your qualification must be graduation to appear the CDS exam. Your height must be 160 cm and weight must be in proportion to the height.

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    After graduation you can apply for cds to become pilot for cds exam candidate's lies between 19 to 25 well about physical fitness height more than 158cm chest thanks

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    After graduation you can appear in CDS exam. CDS exam is held 2 time in a year by UPSC. your age must between 19 to 25. and hight is minimum 160 cm. and minimum chest expression is 5 cm. ....Thanks, and have a good luck...

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    Hello guest
    after completing your graduation,you can apply for the CDS exam which is conducted by the UPSC twice in the year.
    Age limit is 19 to 25 years in CDS exam.
    Minimum height required is 157.5cm and wieght according to the height.
    The exam contains the written exam and the interview.
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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    Hello my dear Friend


    Now you have Ample of Opportunities after completion of the Graduation to get in to the Indian Air force

    There are So many Entrance exams like listed below

    a) CDS

    b) AFCAT

    c) UES


    All the Exams Requires Minimum Graduation as the barrier

    But one thing you did not mention your Graduation from the B.E/B.Tech or General


    If you Completes the Graduation in the Engineering grade then you are able to apply for All the Examinations

    Other wise you have a Restriction to apply for the AFCAT and UES


    For CDS you are completely Eligible and The Age should be 19-23 years


    Final years Students can also apply for this Examination


    That is all


    Good luck

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    Hello Dear

    You can write CDSE exam conducted twice a year for which your age limit has to be 19-25 years , qualification is a graduate from recognized university, Indian Citizen.

    Firstly you need to clear the written exam and you will be called for ssb and then medical after that merit list and if you get merited then only you will be selected in any of your field choice.

    AS per the physical standards you should be 157.5 cm tall , this is the minimum height required to join IMA or OTA with correlated weight.

    Hope the information is helpful . Please feel free to ask further

    Thank you

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    Friend,After the Graduation If you want to apply for the Indian Air force then you have to apply for the AFCAT exam. For this exam you have to full fill the special requirements of the Indian Air force ( Physical Fitness and medical)** Leg Length Min 99 cm and Max 120 cm** Sitting Height Min 81.5 cm and Max 96 cm** Height It has to be minimum 162.5 cm and weight should be correlated with height** Thigh Length 64 cm=> Minimum Visual Acuity in one eye 6/9 in other eye 6/6=> The candidates should not under go for the LASIK surgery before the age of 20 yearsSelection process>> Written Examination>> Interview>> Medical and Physical Examination.# Education QualificationThe candidates have to clear Graduation in any discipline from the recognized college or University. And also the candidates have to hold the minimum aggregate of the 60% in the Graduation.# Age Limit19-23 yearsThe candidates who have all these requirements then such candidates can apply for the AFCAT examThank You

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?


    Hai Friend........

    There are two popular entrance exams to enter in Air Force Academy.you can crack those exams after your graduation.they are,

    !.CDSE.

    !!.AFCAT.

    CDSE-Combined Defence Service Examination.

    AFCAT-Air Force Common Admission Test.

    CDSE has Four Wings Such as

    1.IMA(Indian Military Academy).

    2.IAF(Indian Air Force Aacdemy).

    3.INA(Indian Navial Academy).

    4.OTA(Officer Training Academy).

    AFCAT has under 3 branches such as,

    1.Flying Branch.

    2.Technical Branch.

    3.Ground Duty Branch.

    Eligibility Criteria For CDSE::
    ----------------------------

    -The Candidate should complete the graduation from recognized university with out any back logs.

    -The Final year candiadtes also eligible to apply.

    -the candidate should be Indian.

    -Age Limit::
    ``````````
    **For IMA:19-24years.

    **ForIAF:19-23years.

    **For INA:19-22years.

    **For OTA:19-25years.

    Gender::
    ```````
    -Male and Female both are eligible to CDSE.

    -the candiadte should be unmarried.

    Physical Standards::
    ````````````````

    For Women:
    ------------

    Height/Weight Standards for Female Candidates
    Height (in cm)
    Weight (in kg)
    20 years
    25 years
    30 years
    150
    39
    41
    43
    153
    40
    47.2
    43.5
    155
    43
    44
    46
    158
    45
    46
    48
    160
    46
    47
    49
    163
    47
    49
    51
    165
    49
    51
    53
    168
    50
    52
    54


    For Men:
    --------

    Height/Weight Standards for Male Candidates
    Height (in cm)
    Weight (in kg)
    18 years
    20 years
    22 years
    152
    44 (45 navy)
    46
    47
    155
    46
    48 (47 navy)
    49
    157
    47
    49
    50
    160
    48
    50
    51
    162
    50
    52
    52
    165
    52
    53
    55
    168
    53
    55
    57
    170
    55
    57
    58
    173
    57
    59
    60
    175
    59
    61
    62
    178
    60
    62
    63
    180
    63
    64
    65
    183
    65
    67
    67
    185
    67
    69
    70
    188
    70
    71
    72
    190
    72
    73
    74
    193
    74
    76
    77


    I hope this information will help to you,,,,,,,

    All the best...............

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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    After qualifying Graduation you can join Indian Air Force through CDS exam and also through AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test).

    You must fulfill all the other eligibility criteria like age , nationality and physical requirements to become eligible for Indian Air Force.

    Age Limit for CDS Exam:

    For Indian Air Force Academy age should be between 19-23 years. There will no age relaxation of any nature in Defense exams.

    AFCAT:

    This exam is conducted for three branches of Air Force i.e Flying Branch, Technical Branch and Ground Duty Branch.The age limit varies for these branches.

    For Flying branch age required is 19-23 years.

    For Technical branch age limit is 20-27 years

    For Ground Duty branch age limit is 20-23 years for Graduates and 20-25 years for Post Graduates.

    Selection Procedure:

    The selection is based on the total number of marks score in the following stages.

    -Written Examination

    -SSB Interview

    -Medical Examination

    For more information visit http://www.upsc.gov.in


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    Re: Next step after graduation to qualify for Air Force? Details of fitness, exam and qualifying age?

    See , as a Graduation candidate , you can apply for different entrance exams to join in Airforce . Among them , CDS and AFCAT are two important ones.

    You can also apply for the different posts in Airforce as per your Course in your Graduation .

    AFCAT exam details :-

    AFCAT - Airforce Common Admission Test

    The exam consists of 3 branches like ,

    1) Technical branch

    2) Flying branch

    3) Ground duty branch



    For the Technical branch , the candidates who have completed Aeronautical Engineering in either Electronics or in Mechanical .
    Age shouldbe in between 18-28 years only


    Physical standard : -
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    For Men , 157.5cms
    For Women , 152Cms



    For the Flying branch your age shouldbe in between 19-23 years only , which includes ,

    * Fighters
    * Helicopters
    * Transports



    For the Ground duty branch , age shouldbe in between 20-23 years only . It has ,

    * Administration
    * Logistics
    * Meterology
    * Education
    * Accounts




    ~~~ If you want to join AIRFORCE through CDS exam , then your age shouldbe in between 19-23 years . You shouldbe an Unmarried candidate . You should have completed Graduation from a Recognised University .


    *** If you are in B.tech Final year , then also , you can apply for these exams in your Final year itself . As per the Rules , the candidates who are in Final year of B.tech are eligible to apply for these exams .



    All the best

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