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    Types of entries available in Air Force?

    type of entry in airforce.............so I am here to know all the required details and that also at it's earliest...........!

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    mayankdevills is offline Senior Member mayankdevills is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    There are so many entries available to join indian air force in various branches.These entries are varies according to your age and qualifications::

    1.NDA-NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY

    2.AFCAT-AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST

    3.CDSE-COMBINE DEFENCE SERVICE

    4.FTS-FAST TRACK SELECTION


    NDA is conducted for all 12 th passed students to join air force as pilot.It is conducted by UPSC twice in ayear.

    The age limit for NDA is 16.5-19 years at the time of course commencement and candidate should have passed 12th from a recognized board with SCIENCE STREAM.

    Only un married candidates can apply for NDA entry and they should have good height and eye vison.APPEARING students can also apply for NDA but they have to produce marksheet at the time of training.


    CDSE entry is also conducted by UPSC twice in a year.GRADUATE candidates can apply for CDSE exam those have degree in any discipline from a recognized university.The age limit for air force academy is 19-23 years.The student should have PCM in 12th standard and 6/6 eye vision.

    You can fill the form on their website whenever the notification will released.the min heigh for air force exam is 158 cm



    AFCAT entry is conducted by air force headquaters twice in ayear to select candidates for various branches such as::

    1.TECHNICAL ENTRY--19:27 years

    2.FLYING BRANCH-19:23 years

    3.GROUND DUTY STAFF-19:23 years

    PRE-FINAL engg students can also apply for AFCAT through UES entry but they will consider for technical entry only.The final year students can apply for all the above branches.


    FAST TRACK SELECTION is made by air force for all the branches.The notification date is not fixed for this entry it depends on number of vacancies available in the IAF.You have to be updated on their website to know the latest info about FTS.

    PHYSICAL CRITERIA::


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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    Air force is divided into three major parts


    1.TECHNICAL ENTRY--19----27 years


    2.FLYING BRANCH-19----23 years


    3.GROUND DUTY STAFF-19----23 years


    PRE-FINAL engg students can also apply for AFCAT through UES entry but they will consider for technical entry only.The final year students can apply for all the above branches.
    Qualification Require For All The Above Recruitments Is Minimum Graduate.

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    Dear

    The Following are The Different Entries To Join in Indian Air Force.
    NDA----National Defence Academy
    CDS------Combined Defence Service.
    AFCAT------Air force Common Admission Test.

    About The NDA :-
    NDA Means National Defence Academy.This NDA Exam Is Conducting by The Union Public Service Commission Two Times in a Every Year.For This NDA Exam Only Males of Indians Are Eligible and Should be Done Intermediate From The Discipline Board and age Should be between 16.5-19 Years.

    About The CDS Exam:-
    CDS Means Combined Defence Service.This CDS Exam is Conducting by The Union Public Service Commission Two times in a Every Year.For This Examination All ,males and Females of Indians and Should be Unmarried and Should be Done graduation from The Any Discipline University with 60% Marks and age Should be between 19-23 Years.

    About The AFCAT:-
    AFCAT Means Air force Common Admission test.For This Exam Also All Males and Females are Eligible and Should be Graduation from The Any Discipline University with the 60% Marks and This Exam Includes Three Branches and The following are The Age Limits.
    For Technical Branch:-18-28 Years.
    For Ground Duty Branch:-20-25 Years.
    For Flying Branch:-19-23 Years

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    hi

    dear ,

    i think you can go in air force by three tests:-

    1. NDA

    2. cds.

    3. FTS

    thank u..

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    These are some most famous entries available to Join Indian Air force and you have to apply these entries as per your Eligibility. The notification published in the employment newspaper every year also in the Indian Air force website.

    => National Defence Academy examination: This entry is only for those who have completed his Intermediate examination with Maths and Physics as a compulsory Subjects OR pursuing Intermediate examination. Only Unmarried male candidates may apply for this examination and age should between 16.5 to 19 years. Notification published twice by UPSC, you have to cracked the written test first, only then you are eligible for SSB for final selection, the Next year examination notification is going to be Published soon in the month of December.

    => Combined Defence Services examination: This entry is for Graduates and after graduation you are eligible to apply for CDS, the examination is also conducted by UPSC, two times in a year and your age should between 19 to 23 years to apply for CDS. Selection procedure same, first written test will be there after that you have to appear for the SSB and Medical test. You have to complete your graduation from a recognised university and must have completed Maths and Physics in your Intermediate examination.

    => Air Force Common Admission test: This entry is for those candidates who scored more than 60% marks in his graduation course, Both Male and female candidates are eligible for this entry, age should between 19 to 23 years for flying Branch. For technical Branch age should between 18 to 28 years and for Ground duty Branch age should between 20 to 23 years. The selection is based on written test and the test is objective with negative marking, there are total 4 sections and you have to pass in each one of the section Individually.

    => NCC SPECIAL ENTRY: For this you have to complete graduation with Maths and Physics as a subject in +2 Level,Or BE & NCC Air wing Certificate "C" Certificate.

    You can also check the official website of Indian Air force for more information about IAF Examinations.

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    There are various kind of enteries to join the Indian Air force. They are stated below.
    • National defence academy (NDA) Examination
    • This examination is conducted for those who have minimum qualification of Intermediate with Pcm as compulsory subjects.
    • The age limit for the exam is 16.5-19 years..
    • Only male and unmarried student can apply for this Examination.
    • Common defence services (CDS) Examination.
    • This Examination is for those who have minimum qualification of graduation.
    • You must have the Pcm as an compulsory subjects in the class 12th.
    • Age limit to join Indian air force academy is 19 years to 23 years.
    • Only unmarried students can appear in this Examination.
    • Air Force Common Admission test (AFCAT)
    • For this test you must have completed the graduation with minimum 60%.
    • This test is conducted for various branches and the age limit is according to that.
    • For flying Branch the age limit is 19 years to 23 years.
    • For technical Branch age limit is 18 years to 28 years.
    • Ground duty Branch age limit is 20 years to 23 years.

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    Hi Aspirant

    Nice to see your passion to join air force and serve your country. You can apply for the Air force job with most prominent entry exam at Intermediate level or graduation level.

    At Intermediate Level

    NDA

    At Graduation Level

    CDS

    AFCAT

    ** NDA stand for Nation Defense Academy exam and is conducted two times in a year for the recruitment of three wings of Defense. You can apply for NDA exam through UPSC and this exam is planned at all India level.

    To apply for NDA exam you should be Intermediate passed from valid board. You should be math and physics as compulsory subject in order to join navy and Air force. Age must be 16.5 to 19 years and only unmarried candidates can apply for NDA exam.

    **CDS stands for Combined Defense Service exam. This exam is also conducted by UPSC and twice in a year. To apply for CDS exam you must have bachelor degree in any discipline from recognized university or its equivalent. In order to navy and air force you must have math and physics in intermediate. Age should be between 19 to 25 years. You must be Indian. Candidates should be mentally and physically fit in all aspect.

    **AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. This exam is conducted directly by Air force. You can apply for AFCAT exam at all India level. To apply for Air force exam you should have graduation degree in any branch from valid university. You must have minimum 60 % marks in graduation. There are three branch of Air force
    Ground Duty : age limit 20 to 23 years
    Technical Duty: age limit 18 to 28 years
    Flying branch: age limit 19 to 23 years

    You must be the citizen of India and you should be mentally or physically fit in all aspect. For more information visit http://upsc.gov.in


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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    Dear..

    If you want to go for AIR FORCE then here are few option that you have with you. You have not mentioned here your qualification so i am posting here all possible option :-

    1. NDA :- Exam conducted twice in a year by UPSC.
    All Indian candidate who are unmarried.
    12th passed or appearing in any stream (science for Navy and Air force)
    Physically and medically fit.
    Age limit 16.5-19 years.

    2. CDS :- CDS stands for combined defence services and being a graduate in engineering you have to give this exam to make a career in defence. The eligibility is as mentioned below :-
    a) You have to be a graduate.
    b) Age limit is 19-24
    c) You must be a unmarried person.
    D) You must be medically and physically fit
    e) You must hold citizenship of India.
    F) You must not have any kind of disability and your height and eye sight should be good.

    3. AFCAT :- A entrance exam specially for the candidates who want to go for AIR FORCE.
    Graduation with 60% marks is essential and age limit is 19-23 years.

    Hope it will help you

    Cheers...!!!

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    how entry can be possible after b.tech in cse?

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    There are different types of entries those are available to go to Air Force.
    Those are as follows:-
    1) National Defense Academy (N.D.A.)
    2) Combined Defense Service Examination (C.D.S.E.)
    3) Air Force Common Admission test (A.F.C.A.T.)
    4) Fast Track Selection (F.T.S.)
    5) N.C.C. Special Entry

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    hi,upsc conduct the CDS exam which is held two times in a year.

    through CDS exam you enter the indian army, indian navy, indian air force, and

    officer training academy.

    age limit is:-

    21 to 24 years. there is no relaxation,.

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    The types of entries available in Air Force are-
    1)NDA (National Defence Academy).
    2)CDS (Combined Defence Service).
    3)UES (University Entry Scheme).
    4)AFCAT (Air force Common Admission Test).
    5)Technical Entry.

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    Re: Types of entries available in Air Force?

    Hello Dude.....

    There are Mainly 4 types of Exams conducted for Entry of Air Force.

    1.AFCAT(Air Force Common Admission Test).

    2.CDS(Combined Defence Services).

    3.NDA(National Defence Academy).

    4.FTS(Fast Track Selection).


    All the Best.........

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