Indian Air Force Recruitment 2016 for Commissioned Officer in Meteorology Branch

21 June, 2016 |
Indian Air Force has published a Advertisement for below mentioned Posts 2016. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee and how to apply are given below.

COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2017

Posts : Commissioned Officer

Meteorology Branch :
(a) No. 201/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
(b) No. 201/17G/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)

Educational Qualification : 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).

Age Limit : 20-26 Years as on 01 July 2017 i.e born in between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1997.
(both dates inclusive).

Physical Standards :
(i) Height and Weight: Minimum height :- Men – 157.5 Cms, Women – 152 Cms with correlated weight .
(ii) All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.

Selection Process : Candidates who are shortlisted will be called for testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Varanasi or Kanchrapara. 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 Testing consisting of Psychological Test, Group Tests and Interview will be
conducted on subsequent days (Four Days).

How to Apply : Candidates are to complete the application as per format given in this advertisement, and forward the same to POST BAG NO. 001, NIRMAN BHAWAN POST OFFICE, NEW DELHI –
110106 by ordinary post only.

Note : 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.
Superscribe the envelope with ‘APPLICATION FOR METEOROLOGY BRANCH COURSES
COMMENCING IN JULY 2017’. Application must be accompanied with the following:-
(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.
No queries / correspondence will be entertained regarding late receipt / non receipt or incomplete /
non eligible / illegible applications.

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Important Dates :

  • Receipt of application from 18 June 2016 to 16 July 2016.
  • Last date for receipt of applications for the candidates who are sending their applications from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram : 23 July 2016.