Indian Air Force - Careers for Engineers - 2008-09
Indian Air Force invites applications from bright young engineers to join the
Technical Branch in the following Courses:
1. Qualified / Final Year Engineering Students For
i) 74 Aeronautical Engineers Course (AEC) Men
ii) 46 Short Service Commission Course (SSC) Men And Women (Courses Commencing
In JAN 2009)
2. Pre-Final Year Male Engineering Student For
University Entry Scheme (UES) - 2009 Men - Course Commencing in JULY 2009
LAST DATE OF APPLICATION FOR ALL ENTRIES : 08 MAR 2008
For Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands,
Assam,Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram
Last Date: 15 MAR 2008
For Aeronautical Engineers (Electronics):
BE / B.Tech in Electronics / Telecommunication / Electrical / Electrical
Communication / Electronics & Communication / Instrumentation / Information
Technology / Computer Science & Engineering or a combination of these
Diploma in Electronics of Madras Institute of Technology. OR
B Tech in Radio Physics and Electronics/ Optics and Opto Electronics. OR
MSc. Degree in Physics (With Electronics) / Electronics / Computer Science /
Computer Application / MCA with Maths, Physics and Electronics at graduation
level or MSc. Tech in Electronics and Radio Engineering. OR
Section A&B Examination of the Associate Membership Examination of the
Institute of Engineers (India) in Electricals, Electronics or Telecommunication
Graduate Membership Examination of the Institute of Electronic and
Telecommunication Engineers with subjects of Section A & full subjects of
section B by actual studies (Maths, Applied Electronics and Circuits. Principles
of Communication Engineering Transmission lines and Networks.
Division (60% & above)
AES & SSC born between 02 Jan 1981 and 01 Jan 1991
For Aeronautical Engineers (Mechanical):
BE / B.Tech in Aeronautical / Mechanical / Production / Industrial Production or
a combination of these subjects. Section A & B of Examination of
Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies in Avionics / Communication
Section A and B of Associate Membership Examination of Institution of
Engineering (India) with Mechanical / Aeronautical subjects by actual studies.
Section A and B of Associate Membership Examination of the Aeronautical Society
of India with Group I (Design and Production) or Group II (Maintenance, Repair
& Overhaul) subjects by actual studies.
Standard: First Division (60% & above)
Age: For UES born between 02 July 1981 and 01 July 1991
1. Should be an INDIAN CITIZEN.
2. The candidature for the course will be valid only if you secure first
division with an aggregate of 60% in your Degree and submit the Provisional
Certificate by 15 DEC 2008 to Air Headquarters. For UES 2009 -UNIVERSITY ENTRY
BONANZA SCHEME, Provisional Certificate is to be deposited by 15 JUN 2009.
Candidates who are currently in the third year of their BE / B.Tech only need to
apply for the UES 2009 Entry. Candidates should not have any backlog while
reporting for EKT / AFSB Testing (Securing First Division is the minimum
requirement Candidates, who are high on merit, would be given preference in the
3. Candidates scheduled to appear in final semester examination or have
qualified for BE/B.Tech are not eligible to apply for UES 2009.
4. Should be unmarried, if you are less than 25 years of age as on 01 JAN 2009
(01 JUL2009 for UES 2009 Entry). (Term unmarried excludes widower and divorcee
even though without encumbrances). Marriage is not permitted during training.
5. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply. But during
training period neither will you be provided married accommodation nor can you
live-out with family.
6. Should have minimum height 157.5 cms for Men and 152 cms for Women with
7. We are looking for the best talent. Selection would be based on demonstrated
8. Airmen and other Government Employees are to apply through Proper Channel.
IF YOU MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS, apply on plain A4 size paper (Typed or
Handwritten) in the format given and post the application to the suitable
address given below by ORDINARY POST to reach latest by 08 MAR 08 /15 MAR 08 (as
Please do not send applications through courier, registered post, speed
post, e-mail, etc. `Superscribe the envelope : 74 AEC (Men) / 46 SSC (Men) / 46
SSC (Women) / UES 2009 (MEN)
Application To be Forwarded to:
Command Education Officer, HQ Western Air
Command, IAF, Subroto Park, New Delhi -110 010. Tele: (011)- 25697551-55, Extn
Command Education Officer, HQ Central Air Command, IAF, Bamrauli,
Allahabad (U.P.) - 211 012 . Tele: (0532)-2233261, Extn-5406
Command Education Officer, HQ Eastern Air Command, IAF, Nong Lyer, Shillong
(Meghalaya) - 739 009. Tele : (0364) - 2223900-03, Extn - 2422
Command Education Officer, HQ Maintenance Command, IAF, Vayu Sena Nagar. Nagpur
(Maharashtra) - 440 007. Tele: (0712)-2526011-16, Extn-2253
Command Education Officer, HQ South Western Air Command, IAF, Sector 9,
Gandhinagar (Gujrat) - 382 009. Tele : (079) - 23242600 / 23236601-02, Extn ¨C
Command Education Officer. HQ Training Command, IAF JC Nagar P.O., Hebbal,
Bangalore (Karnataka) ¡ö 560 006. Tele: (080)-2341061. Extn-4335
Command Education Officer, HQ Southern Air Command, IAF, Thiruvananthapuram
(Kerala) - 695 031. Tele : (0471) - 2551361, Extn ¨C 304
SELECTION PROCEDURE :
1. Scrutiny of the Applications.
2. Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) at Centres allotted on 27 APR 08. Travel
will be at your own cost. For the EKT, mobile phones are not permitted.
Scientific calculator without flash / data storage facility is permitted.
3. Personality Tests for the qualifiers of EKT at Air Force Selection Boards at
Dehradun, Mysore or Varanasi for five days.
4. Stage I test consisting of Intelligence test, Picture Perception and
Discussion test on the first day. Candidates who fail to qualify in Stage I test
will be routed back on the same day from AFSB. Stage II test consists of
Psychological testing, Group testing and Interview.
5. Medical Examination at AFCME, New Delhi or IAM, Bangalore for those who
qualify AFSB testing.
6. Finalisation of Merit List based on performance during the AFSB test.
7. Issue of Joining Instructions to selected Candidates as per the order of
merit and vacancy available.
Indian Air Force
Publicity Cell, Air HQ, DISHA, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi- 110 106
Tel: 011-2301 0231
Fax: 011- 2301 7918