44 SSC - Indian Air Force invites applications from women to join as commissioned officers in Meteorology branch

Written by Ashis Dubey on Jan 13, 2013

Want to join Indian air Force as an officer in Meteorology branch? Read on to know more about eligibility criteria and last date to apply for 44 SSC Meteorology branch course of Indian Air Force to become an officer.

 IAF has invited applications from women for Meteorology branch. 44 Short Service Commission course will start on January of 2014. 

  Indian Air Force has recently announced notification for AFCAT 01/2013 examination. In AFCAT 01/2013 exam, there were three courses offered in flying, technical and admin branches for women. Last date for AFCAT 01/2013 is over now.

If you have missed out the chance of registering for AFCAT exam online, IAF has released a fresh notification. No. 44 Short Service Commission (44 SSC) course is about to commence in January of 2014 for which Indian Air Force has invited applications from young and dynamic women.

Age and educational and other eligibility criteria for No. 44 SSC course

Age of women applicant for 44 SSC Meteorology course should be 20 to 25 years as on 01 January 2014. Age of Ph D doctorates are relaxed up to two years i.e., Ph D holders with 27 years of age as on 01 January 2014 are also eligible for applying.

In order to apply for 44 SSC course in Meteorology branch of Indian Air Force, candidates should have completed their post graduation in any one of the following streams.

  • Any Science stream
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Geography
  • Computer Applications
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Applied Physics
  • Oceanography
  • Meteorology
  • Agricultural Meteorology
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Geo - Physics
  • Environmental Biology

Candidate should have secured minimum 50 % in her post graduation. Also candidate should have studied Mathematics and Physics in her graduation and must have secured 55% marks in both subjects.

Height of the candidate applying for Meteorology branch of IAF should be minimum 152 Cms with appropriate weight.

Method of testing for women applying for 44 SSC Meteorology branch in IAF

Candidates eligible for No. 44 Short Service Commission (44 SSC) are exempted from AFCAT examination. There will be various screening tests viz., Intelligence tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT) in Stage - I of SSB interview. Short listed candidates in Stage - I exam will undergo various Psychology and Group Testing exams conducted by Services Selection Board officers. SSB exam will take five days total to declare results. Screening test will be conducted on first day of SSB interview and 80 percent of the candidates will be sent back after screening out. Screened in candidates will undergo further four days of SSB interview.

Last date to apply 44 SSC course of Meteorology branch

Last date to apply for 44 SSC Meteorology branch of IAF is 12 February 2013. For women sending their applications from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Minicoy islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram last date to apply is 19 February 2013.

If you are eligible, then go and apply for No. 44 Short Service Commission (44 SSC) Meteorology course of Indian Air Force now.

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