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Indian Air Force Commissioned Officers Recruitment Notification 2017


Indian Air Force notifies Commissioned Officers Recruit in Meteorology Branch 2017

Indian Air Force (IAF) has released a notification for the courses commencing in January 2018 for grant of Permanent Commission (PC)/Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branch

Eligible candidates can apply online using below given official link from 21st Jan to 17th Feb 2017. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, fee and how to apply are given below


Name of the Post: Commissioned Officer in Meteorology Branch

Courses Commencing in January 2018

Branch Name – Ground Duty (Nontechnical) 202/18G/PC/M 202/18G/SSC/M & W

Eligibility Conditions

Meteorology Branch – 202/18G/PC/M, 202/18G/SSC/M & W

Age Limit: 20-26 Years as on 01st Jan 2018 i.e. born in between 02nd Jan 1992 to 01st Jan 1998 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualifications: Candidates should have Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream / Mathematics/Statistics/Geography/Computer Applications/Environmental Science/Applied Physics /Oceanography/Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/Ecology & Environment/Geo-physics /Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level, with a minimum of 55% marks in both)

Physical Standards

Height and Weight: Minimum height Men – 157.5 Cms, Women – 152 Cms with correlated weight

All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final

Candidates appearing in final year/semester exams may also apply provided they fulfill the following conditions

  1. a) Candidates should not have any present backlog and should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in PG in aggregate in all papers put together up to the last semester/year for which results have been declared at the time of applying/AFSB testing
  2. b) Candidates should be able to provide provisional/original degree certificate latest by 15th Nov 2017

Selection Procedure

Candidates who are short-listed will be called for testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Varanasi or Kancharapara. The testing would consist of two stages as given below:

Stage-I: Test consisting of Intelligence Test along with other tests will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I Test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility for the Meteorology Branch

Stage-II: Testing consisting of Psychological Test, Group Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Five Days)

Pay and Allowances

Flying Officers will be entitled to pay in Pay Band of Rs 15,600 -39,100 per month along with Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Dearness Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, and Transport Allowances

On successful completion of Training, the newly Commissioned Flying Officers would be entitled to approximate gross monthly emoluments in Meteorology Branch, including Transport Allowance of major cities, of Rs 68,550/-

How to Apply

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

Candidates are to complete the application as per format given in the website www.careerairforce.nic.in, and forward the same to Post Bag No.001, Nirman Bhawan Post Office, New Delhi-110106 by ordinary post only

Candidates who are debarred by the Ministry of Defence from holding any type of commission in Defence Services shall not be eligible to apply and if admitted, their candidature will be cancelled; super scribe the envelope with Application for Meteorology Branch Courses Commencing in January 2018

For any query on induction at various stages contact on toll free No.: 1800-11-2448

Important Dates

Receipt of Application Form: 21st January 2017

Registration for Online Applications will close on 17th February 2017

Commencement of Course: January 2018

Training is scheduled to commence in the First week of January 2018

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