1st time in Indian Air Force, Special NCC selection for Women in Flying Branch (SSC)

This is a good news for all the women aspirants who were desperate to join Indian Air Force as Flying Officer. The time has come when women empowerment can be easily predicted by the recent notification of

Indian Air Force. The IAF has notified that the existing process of direct induction for men and women was through AFCAT.

Also, NCC special entry for “C” Certificate holder was only for the male candidates. Now for the first time in the IAF, special entry for women (NCC Cadets) in Flying branch (SSC) has been initiated. Indian Airforce has initiated the online processing of applications for men and women cadets of NCC having Air Wing Senior division ‘C’ certificate. All the candidates who have cleared NCC ‘C’ certificate exam but not in possession of ‘C’ certificate to obtain the bonafied certificate from CO of respective NCC Air Wing and upload the same during online registration.

IAF stated that officers through NCC special entry for male cadets would be given Permanent commission (PC) & Short Service Commission (SSC) and women cadets would be for SSC in flying branch.

Important Dates For NCC Entry:

  • Online Application will stat from 20 May 17.
  • Registration will be closed on 15 Jun 17.

Eligibility Criteria:

Age: 19 to 23 years the time when course commences
Nationality: Indian
Gender: Male/Women
Marital Status: Single
Educational Qualifications:

  • Graduate (Three Year Course) in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have passed Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level.
  • BE / B Tech (Four Year Course) from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.
  • NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate.
  • Final Year/semester students are also eligible to apply, provided they do not have any present backlogs at the time of SSB Testing and produce Degree certificate issued by the University as per the date stipulated in the advt.
Here is the tweet made by the Indian Air Force:
#WOMEN IN IAF: For the 1st time in IAF, Special NCC selection for Women in FlyingBranch(SSC)https://t.co/n9GJH5G9Qihttps://t.co/YH81V8Ex0I pic.twitter.com/kfnins3pZz

— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) 2 May 2017

NOTE: The detailed information about the notification will be published in Employment News dated 20 May 17.


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