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1. Applications are invited from enterprising & adventurous Indian Citizens (men and women) as per Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in July 2017 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.
(a) No. 202/17F/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)

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

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

2. Flying Branch – 202/17F/SSC/M & W
(a) Age: 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jul 2017 i.e. Born between 02 Jul 1993 to 01 Jul 1997 (Both Dates inclusive).(Upper age limit for Candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. Born between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1997 (Both dates inclusive).

(b) Educational Qualifications: Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognised University who have attained minimum 60% marks or equivalent have passed Maths and Physics at 10+2 level or BE / B Tech degree (Four year course) or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.

(c) Physical Standards
(i) Height and Weight: Minimum height: 162.5 cms with correlated weight, Leg Length: Min – 99 cms. Max – 120 cms. Thigh Length: Max – 64 cms. Sitting Height: Min – 81.5 cms. Max – 96 cms.
(ii) Vision: (a) Minimum Visual Acuity 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other, correctable to 6/6 only for hypermetropia. (b) Manifest Myopia – Nil. (c) LASIK Surgery for correction of vision is admissible in Transport and Helicopter streams of Short Service Commission (Flying Branch) if the following conditions are fulfilled at the time of Air Force medical examination:- (i) LASIK Surgery should not have been carried out before the age of 20 years. (ii) The axial length of the eye should not be more than 25.5 mm as measured by IOL master. (iii) At least twelve months should have lapsed post uncomplicate stable LASIK.No history or evidence of any complication. (iv) The post LASIK corneal thickness as measured by a corneal pachymeter should not be less than 450 microns. (v) Individuals with high refractive errors (>6D) prior to LASIK are to be excluded. Candidates must not suffer from colour or night blindness.
(iii) All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.

3. Technical Branch – 201/17T/PC/M, 201/17T/SSC/M & W
(a) Age: 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2017 i.e. Born between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1997 (both dates inclusive).
(b) Educational Qualifications:
(i) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}. Candidates with minimum 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four year graduation / integrated postgraduation qualification in Engineering / Technology from recognised 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 Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-
(a) Communication Engineering (b) Computer Engineering / Technology (c) Computer Engineering & Application (d) Computer Science and Engineering / Technology (e) Electrical and Computer Engineering (f) Electrical and Electronics Engineering (g) Electrical Engineering (h) Electronics Engineering / Technology (j) Electronics Science and Engineering (k) Electronics (l) Electronics and Communication Engineering (m) Electronics and Computer Science (n) Electronics and / or Telecommunication Engineering (o) Electronics and / or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave) (p) Electronics and Computer Engineering (q) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering (r) Electronics Instrument & Control (s) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering (t) Instrumentation & Control Engineering (u) Instrument & Control Engineering (v) Information Technology.

(ii) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}. Candidates with minimum 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four year graduation / integrated post graduation qualification in Engineering / Technology from recognised University or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the
following disciplines:-
(a) Aerospace Engineering (b) Aeronautical Engineering (c) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (d) Mechanical Engineering (e) Mechanical Engineering and Automation (f) Mechanical Engineering (Production) (g) Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance) (h) Mechatronics (j) Industrial Engineering.

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

4. Ground Duty Branches – 201/17G/PC/M, 201/17G/SSC/M & W
(a) Age: 20 to 26 year as on 01 July 2017 i.e. Born between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1997 (both dates inclusive).

(b) Educational Qualifications: –

(c) Physical Standards
(i) Height and Weight: Minimum height:- Men – 157.5 Cms, Women:- 152 Cms with correlated weight .
(ii) All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.
5. Candidates appearing in final year/semester examinations may apply for all courses commencing in July 2017 provided they fulfill the following conditions:-
(a) Candidates should not have any present backlog and should have secured a minimum of 60% marks up to the last semester / year for which results have been declared at the time of online submission and at the time of SSB.
(b) Candidates should be able to provide provisional / original degree certificate issued by University latest by 15 June 2017.







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  • -Estd. in 1967 , we have been providing AFCAT written coaching for over 5 decades, and not just a year or two ago as various other institutes. Please be aware of such institutes.
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  • -We see to it our students in the hostel study from 9 P.M. to 12 P.M. daily in the hostel with us keeping a check on them ( Separate study halls are provided in the hostel).
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  • -Our batches start 1st and 15 th of every month.The classes are held 8 hours daily with no holidays are observed even national holidays are working for us .


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6. Permanent Commission: Candidates joining as Permanent Commission (PC) officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation.
7. Short Service Commission:
(a)The Engagement period for SSC Flying Branch is Fourteen years from the date of Commissioning (Not extendable).
(b) The initial tenure for Short Service Commission officers in Technical and Ground Duty Branches would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to willingness, service requirements and availability of vacancies.

16. How to Apply
(a) If you meet the eligibility criteria, please click on “CANDIDATE LOGIN” in the career website of IAF www.careerairforce.nic.in and follow the instructions. You are advised to note down Registration number for future correspondence. Candidates are advised to read the notification for AFCAT 02 /2016 and the detailed guidelines for filling up online application as given in the website www.careerairforce.nic.in 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 & other educational certificates. Please save your recent color 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 then 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.

(b) Details of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) centres are appended below and would be allocated as per availability of seats at AFCAT centre.

Ambala, Amritsar, Allahabad, Agra, Ahmedabad, Barnala, Bathinda, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar,Bagdogra, Bareilly, Chandigarh, Chabua, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Darbhanga, Gorakhpur,Gwalior, Guwahati, Halwara, Hashimara, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jorhat, Jaipur,Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kalaikunda(Kharagpur), Kochi, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai,Mohanbari, Mysore, Nal (Bikaner), Nagpur, Ojhar (Nasik), Pathankot, Patna, Pune, Port Blair,Salua (Kharagpur), Srinagar, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Saharanpur, Shillong, Silchar, Sulur(Coimbatore), Thane, Tezpur, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Varanasi.
(c) Candidates will be allotted AFCAT centres as per their selection/choice subject to availability of vacancy at that centre.

17. Serving Airmen are required to apply online at par with other candidates. In addition, Airmen candidates would be required to apply as per the service format as given in AFO 11/ 2015 through service channel. Other government employees also need to apply online after obtaining necessary permission from their concerned departments and they are to produce NOC at the time of AFSB testing.

18. Training is scheduled to commence in the first week of July 2017 for all courses.
19. The duration of training for Flying and Technical Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground Duty Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments.

20. Pay and Allowances:- Flying Officers will be entitled to Pay in Pay Band of ` 15,600- 39,100per 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 Flying Allowance, Technical Allowance, Field Area Allowance, Special Compensatory (Hill area) Allowance, Special Force Allowance, Siachin Allowance, Island Special Duty Allowance, Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer 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 different branches including Transport Allowance of major cities as follows:-
(a) Flying Branch:- ` 82,050/-
(b) Technical Branch:- ` 71,550/-
(c) Ground Duty Branches :- ` 68,550/-

21. 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.

22. Insurance: – 50 Lakh Insurance Cover (on contribution) is applicable to serving officers. Additional cover of 10 Lakh (on contribution) is applicable to Flying Branch Officers.

23. TA: – Traveling Allowance by the shortest route for AC-III Tier Mail/ Express Trains to and fro for the journey from the place of Call Up or departure (whichever is nearer) is admissible. Change of address, if any, must be intimated to the Board well before your arrival. You shall furnish the railway ticket/ bus ticket (hard copy) to the Board, failing which no TA will be paid. For all other modes of travel, TA will be admissible as per the government authorized rules. No TA is admissible, if you have already appeared for the same type of entry at any of the Selection Boards.

24. In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGP to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the University from where they have obtained the degree. In case the University does not have any scheme for converting CGPA to percentage conversion certificate, CGPA will be converted into 10 points scale and multiplied by 10 to get equivalent percentage.
25. Candidates are required to maintain their unique E-Mail ID active throughout the selection process.
26. Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried (term unmarried excludes widower and divorcee even though without encumbrances). 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 out with family.
27. Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearm i.e. from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/ back (dorsal) side of hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable. Tribes with tattoo marks on the face or body as per their existing custom and traditions will be permitted on a case to case basis.
28. Candidate should not have been arrested, convicted or prosecuted on criminal charges.
29. Candidates must carry Admit Card and a valid photo identity card such as passport, driving license, voter identity card, college identity card or any other valid photo identity proof while reporting for Air Force Common Admission Test and for SSB Interview at Air Force Selection Board. The admit card which is attested at the AFCAT centre is to be carried for the SSB interview.
30. The candidature for the courses commencing in July 2017 will be valid only if the proof of meeting eligibility criteria is submitted latest by 15 June 2017.
31. Women candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply in response to this advertisement.
32. Candidates who have been withdrawn / suspended from Defence Training Establishments on grounds of discipline are not eligible to apply.
33. One year ante date seniority will be granted to the candidates joining Technical Branch Courses.
34. PAN Card is a mandatory requirement to join AFA.
35. Online modification of submitted applications may be carried out for name (spelling) and address only on 01 and 02 Jul 16. Please note that information filled up by the candidates in online application form will be considered final and no amendments will be allowed subsequently.
36. Use of mobile phone inside AFSBs is prohibited.
37. After admission to Air Force Academy, candidates will not be considered for any other commission.They will also not be permitted to appear for any interview or examination after they have been finally selected for training in the Air Force Academy.
38. Terms and conditions given in the advertisement are guidelines only and are subject to change without notice.
39. Physical Conditioning: Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training / conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training.
40. Disclaimer: Information given in the advertisement and on the website is guidelines only. In case of any ambiguity, the existing policies, rules and regulations of IAF / Govt. of India will be final.
41. Statutory Warning: Selection in the Indian Air Force is free, fair and merit based. Any attempt to influence the selection process detected at any stage is liable to lead to termination of candidature or service and legal action against the concerned individual will be initiated.



Er. HartaJ is one of the main Instructors and a part of the team At NCA. He himself has cleared the SSB process thrice, but as per his grandfather's Late Lt. Col H.S.Dhaliwal Wish he is continuing teaching and making officers. Been associated with New Careers Academy for the last 8 years, he also has been succefull in making Second and Third Generation Of officers. Once Taught by his Grandfather and Father Capt. Dhaliwal. He is know all across with students for the way he teaches and he is more of a role model for them .