Indian Air Force (IAF) has released an advertisement for the enrollment of Commissioned Officers in Meteorology Branch. IAF invites applications from eligible Indian citizens for various courses commencing in July 2016 for grant of Permanent / Short Service Commission in Meteorology Branch.
Courses Commencing in July 2016
a) No. 199/16G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men candidate)
b) No. 199/16G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission for men candidate)
c) No. 199/16G/SSC/W (Short Service Commission for women candidate)
Age limit ( as on 01 July 2016 ) : 20 – 26 yrs
Pay Scale : Rs 15,600 – 39,100/- per month
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).
Interested applicants who are meeting with the eligibility criteria are required to submit completed Application Form, filled in English, in the specified format. Application, superscribing on the envelope the “APPLICATION FOR METEOROLOGY BRANCH COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2016” in capital letters, should reach on or before 25 July 2015 to –
Post Bag No. 001,
Nirman Bhawan Post Office,
New Delhi – 110106
Documents Enclosure –
a) One self addressed envelope (size – 23 X 10 cm) with Rs 27/- postage stamp.
b) Two unattested recent colour photographs similar to the one pasted on the application form
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 –
(a) 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. Those candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I testing or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.
(b) Stage-II Test consisting of Psychological Test, Group Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Five Days)
Starting date of sending Applications : 27 June 2015
Last date of receiving Applications : 25 July 2015
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