IAF's 136 GDOC and 29 SSC meteorology branch courses notification

Written by Ashis Dubey on Jul 23, 2013

Want to become meteorology officer in Indian Air Force and looking for 136 GDOC and 29 SSC courses notification?

 Meteorology branch 29 SSC course and 136 GDOC is for men candidates only. Check out IAF 136 Ground Duty Officers Course and 29 Short Service Commission meteorology branch course notification, eligibility criteria, how to apply and last date to apply.
Indian Air Force is one of the finest Air Forces in world. Working in IAF is not an easy job. Meteorology branch is one of the many branches of Indian Air Force. IAF's meteorology branch deals with weather forecasting so that it will enhance the safety of aircraft and trained aircrew.

Eligibility criteria of 136 GDOC & 29 SSC Meteorology course

In order to apply for Indian Air Force's 136 GDOC & 29 SSC course of meteorology branch, candidate should fulfill the following eligibility criteria.

  • 136 GDOC & 29 SSC meteorology branch course is open for female candidates only.
  • Applicant must be Indian citizen.
  • Applicant of 136 GDOC & 29 SSC course should be post graduate with any science stream / Mathematics / Statistics / Geography / Computer Applications / Environmental Science / Applied Physics / Oceanography / Meteorology / Agricultural Meteorology / Ecology & Environment / Geo-physics / Environmental Biology. Applicant should have scored 50% in post graduation and similarly should have scored 55% in Maths & Physics papers at graduation level.
  • Applicant should be minimum 157.5 Cms tall with correlated weight.
  • Also applicant should be physically and mentally fit.

Type of commission awarded to 136 GDOC and 29 SSC course officers

Candidates who will be selected for 136 GDOC & 29 SSC course and successfully completes their training, will become Short Service Commissioned officers of Indian Air Force. Initial engagement of SSC officers is 10 years. After completing ten years, SSC officers of IAF may seek for another four years of extension. Thus maximum term of engagement is 14 years for a Short Service Commissioned officer. After completion of 14 years of service, candidates may work in private companies or just relax after retirement.

Selection procedure of 136 GDOC and 29 SSC Meteorology branch course officers of IAF

Applications received by IAF for 136 GDOC & 29 SSC course will be scrutinized and forms which are correctly filled up will be sorted according to the percentage scored in post graduation. Shortlisted candidates will get call letters for SSB interviews. These SSB interviews will be held at Allahabad, Mysore, Gandhinagar and Varanasi Air Force Selection Boards of IAF. Medical examination will be held for those who are recommended by AFSBs at IAM Bangalore or AFCME New Delhi.

How to apply for IAF's 136 GDOC and 29 SSC course

Download 136 GDOC & 29 SSC Meteorology course application form. Fill up the application and send the filled applications to POST BAG NO. 001, NIRMAN BHAWAN POST OFFICE, NEW DELHI - 110106. Applications should be sent through ordinary post only. On top of the envelope applicants should write down "Application for Meteorology Branch Course Commencing from July 2014'. Along with application, applicants should attach one self addresses envelope of size 23X10 Cms with 27 rupees postage stamps. and two unattested passport size colour photographs.

last date to apply for 136 GDOC and 29 SSC course of meteorology branch

Applications received at the mentioned address up to 31 August 2013 will be considered for further selection process. For candidates belonging to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram, last date is 07 September 2013. Thus it is recommended that applicants should fill up and send the applications of 136 GDOC & 29 SSC Meteorology course as soon as possible to avoid rejection of applications due to late receipt.

Also check out 45 SSC course of Indian Air Force.

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