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    Can i apply in IAF as having commerce background?

    hello
    My name is sumit.....
    And i am doing bca from ignou.....and i'm from the comerce background.......can i apply in IAF for job...???

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    saurabh_8257 is offline Member
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    Re: Can i apply in IAF as having commerce background?

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    hello
    My name is sumit.....
    And i am doing bca from ignou.....and i'm from the comerce background.......can i apply in IAF for job...???
    Hello Dear,

    INDIAN AIR FORCE
    People First Mission Always
    After completing B.C.A from IGNOU ,you may apply for "Ground Duty Branch" only out of the following branches of the Indian Air Force for its day to day operations as you have mentioned that you belongs to commerce background which means that you did 12th from commerce stream.
    Flying Branch
    Technical Branch
    Ground Duty Branch


    Candidates from Science Stream with physics and maths taken at 10+2 level, can apply for Flying and Technical Branch.
    However you may apply for Following Sub Branches of the Ground Duty Branch through Air Force Common Admission Test(AFCAT).
    Administration
    Logistics


    Eligibility Criteria
    Age Limit :- 20 to 23 years
    Gender:- Both Male & Female Candidates can apply.
    Educational Qualification:- Graduate Degree(Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.
    Type of Commission:-Short Service Commission for both Female and Male Candidates and Permanent Commission only for Male Candidates.

    Physical Standards
    1)Height and Weight
    Minimum Height:-Men-157.5cms with correlated weight.
    Minimum Height:-Women-152cms with correlated weight.
    2)All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.

    Selection Process:-There will be an entrance test of two hours duration and will contain multiple choice questions on verbal ability,numerical ability,reasoning,general awareness and military aptitude.Qualified candidates will receive Services Selection Board(SSB) call letter for interview and physical test followed by Medical test.

    Refer attached notifications and syllabus of AFCAT.
    For more information visit this link for career in Indian Air Force.(http://careerairforce.nic.in)

    Hope the information helps you
    Best of Luck





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    sah.alok is offline Senior Member
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    Re: Can i apply in IAF as having commerce background?

    Hello

    YES YOU CAN APPLY AIR FORCE..

    Air Force have three branches 1)Flying branch 2)Technical branch 3)Ground duty branch.

    It is important that you have science background ,to appear for flying and technical branch,as you have commerce,you are applicable for ground duty branch.

    Ground duty branch has further 5 classifications,you are applicable four of them.You will have to appear for entrance exam like AFCAT(Air Force Common Admission Test).
    The entry in air force is possible through AFCAT,for you.
    You need to have completed your graduation with minimum 60% in order to apply for AFCAT.
    Age limit is 19 to 23 years(at the time of commencement of the course,but not at the time of applying).

    The AFCAT is conducted twice in a year,the notifications are released in the month of June and October,in the website of air force.
    www.careerairforce.nic.in

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