PRESENTATION BY
AIR FORCE STATION
KASAULI
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
IN
INDIAN AIR FORCE
FOR
BRIGHT AND OUTSTANDING
YOUTH
HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
•

CENTENARY OF AVIATION

•

RAPIDLY ADVANCING FIELD

•

IAF FROM 1932 – TILL DATE

•

STRATEGIC IM...
PRIMARY TASK OF THE IAF
THE PRIMARY TASK OF THE INDIAN
AIR FORCE IS TO SAFEGUARD THE
NATION’S TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE
AT
ALL
...
WHY HAVE
AIR FORCE?
OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
FIGHTER OPERATIONS
AIR DEFENCE
OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS
TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS
-TRANSPORTAT...
OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
FIGHTER OPERATIONS
AIR DEFENCE
OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS

TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS
-TRANSPORTA...
OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
FIGHTER OPERATIONS
AIR DEFENCE
OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS
TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS
-TRANSPORTAT...
OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
FIGHTER OPERATIONS
AIR DEFENCE
OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS
TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS
-TRANSPORTAT...
“ WARS MAY BE FOUGHT
USING WEAPONS AND OTHER
EQUIPMENT BUT THEY ARE
WON BY THE MEN AND WOMEN
BEHIND THE MACHINES ”
KNOW YOUR RANKS IN IAF
FLYING OFFICER
FLIGHT LIEUTENANT
SQUADRON LEADER
WING COMMANDER
GROUP CAPTAIN
AIR COMMODORE
...
CLIMB THE LADDER FASTER
THAN EVER BEFORE
FG OFFR TO FLT LT

: 02 YEARS SERVICE

FLT LT TO SQN LDR

: 06 YEARS SERVICE

SQN...
KNOW YOUR FIRST PAY PACKET
IDEALLY A FLYING OFFICER ON COMMISSIONING
RECEIVES A PAY PACKET OF :- FLYING

- RS 69130/- (8.2...
ALLOWANCES
FIELD AREA ALLOWANCE
MODIFIED FIELD AREA ALLOWANCE
HIGH ALTITUDE AREA ALLOWANCE
COUNTER INSURGENCY OPERATION
AL...
BENEFITS AS A TRAINEE
•

STIPEND OF RS 21,000 PER MONTH
IN LAST YEAR OF TRAINING
IAF OFFERS YOU
•   FURNISHED ACCOMMODATION

• MEDICAL COVER FOR SELF & DEPENDENTS
• LIFE INSURANCE COVER
FLYING BRANCH

: ...
IAF OFFERS YOU
• LOAN FACILITIES
HOUSE BUILDING
PERSONAL CONVEYANCE

: 30 LAKH
: 07 LAKH

• 60 DAYS ANNUAL & 20 DAYS CASUA...
ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES
YOUR DREAM ………PASSION………COMES TRUE !!!

GET PAID TO FOLLOW YOUR HOBBY
AERO BASED
ACTIVITIES

LAND BAS...
 
QUALITY OF LIFE
•

DISCIPLINE… A WAY OF LIFE

•

LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP

•

STRUCTURED ORGANISATION

•

WORKING HOURS

•

...
QUALITY OF LIFE
• SCHOOLING
• LEAVE
• SECURED CAMP LIFE
• SOCIAL STATUS AS AN ARMED
FORCE OFFICER
• LIFE FULL OF CHALLENGE...
BRANCHES OF IAF
FLYING BRANCH
TECHNICAL BRANCH
GROUND DUTY BRANCH
BRANCHES OF IAF
FLYING BRANCH
- FIGHTER
- TRANSPORT
- HELICOPTER
BRANCHES OF IAF
FLYING BRANCH
- FIGHTER
- TRANSPORT
- HELICOPTER
BRANCHES OF IAF
FLYING BRANCH
- FIGHTER
- TRANSPORT
- HELICOPTER
BRANCHES OF IAF
FLYING BRANCH
- FIGHTER
- TRANSPORT
- HELICOPTER
BRANCHES OF IAF
TECHNICAL BRANCH
- ELECTRONICS
- MECHANICAL
BRANCHES OF IAF
GROUND DUTY BRANCH
- ADMINISTRATION
ATC
FC
PURE ADM
- LOGISTICS
- ACCOUNTS
- EDUCATION
- METEOROLOGY
TYPE OF COMMISSION
PERMANENT COMMISSION (PC)

SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION (SSC)
FLYING BRANCH
NDA
• QUALIFICATION

: 10+2 (PHYSICS &
MATHS)

• AGE

: 16 ½ TO 19 YEARS

• GENDER

: MALE

• TRAINING

: 3 ...
FLYING BRANCH
CDSE
QUALIFICATION: ANY GRADUATE HAVING
PHYSICS AND MATHS AT
10+2 OR BE/B.TECH
AGE

: 19 TO 23 YEARS

GENDER...
FLYING BRANCH
NCC SPECIAL ENTRY

QUALIFICATION : GRADUATE WITH MIN 60% MARKS
IN AGGREGATE AND HAVING COMPLETED
10+2 WITH P...
AIR FORCE COMMON
ADMISSION TEST – 01 / 2014
LAST DATES
ONLINE – 12 JAN 14
EXAM

– 23 FEB 14
FLYING BRANCH
SSC ENTRY{15 SSC(M) & 44 SSC(W)}
QUALIFICATION : GRADUATE WITH MIN 60%
MARKS IN AGGREGATE AND HAVING COMPLET...
GROUND DUTY BRANCH
137 GDOC PC(M)/30 SSC(M) & 46 SSC(W)
AGE

:

20 TO 23 YEARS FOR GRADUATES
(02 JAN 92 – 01 JAN 95)
20 TO...
GROUND DUTY BRANCH
QUALIFICATIONS
ADMINISTRATION : GRADUATION DEGREE IN
ANY & LOGISTICS DISCIPLINE WITH MIN 60%
MARKS IN A...
GROUND DUTY BRANCH
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION
:
PG
DEGREE
IN
ANY
DISCIPLINE WITH MIN 50% MARKS IN
AGGREGATE
GROUND DUTY BRANCH
QUALIFICATIONS
METEOROLOGY : PG DEGREE IN ANY SCIENCE /
MATHS/STATISTICS / GEOGRAPHY / COMPUTER
APPLICA...
TECHNICAL BRANCH
86 AEC PC(M)/58 SSC(M) & 58 SSC(W)
AGE

: 18 TO 28 YEARS
(02 JAN 87 TO 01 JAN 97)

GENDER

: MALE & FEMAL...
TECHNICAL BRANCH
(ELECTRONICS)
QUALIFICATIONS
FOUR YEAR DEGREE QUALIFICATION WITH MIN
60% MARKS HAVING STUDIED 08 SUBJECTS...
TECHNICAL BRANCH
(ELECTRONICS)
(9) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
(10) NETWORK THEORY DESIGN.
(11) TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS.
(12...
TECHNICAL BRANCH
(MECHANICAL)
QUALIFICATIONS
FOUR YEAR DEGREE QUALIFICATION WITH MIN
60% MARKS HAVING STUDIED 8 SUBJECTS O...
TECHNICAL BRANCH
(MECHANICAL)
(6) AERODYNAMICS.
(7) THERMODYNAMICS AND APPLICATIONS /
HEAT POWER ENGINEERING.
(8) HEAT AND...
TECHNICAL BRANCH
(MECHANICAL)
(13) MECHATRONICS.
(14) MATERIAL SCIENCE / METALLURGY.
(15) VIBRATIONS.
(16) WORKSHOP / MANU...
SCHEME OF SYLLABUS
QUESTION PAPER – 100 QUESTIONS
(100 X3 MARKS = 300 MARKS)
CORRECT ANSWER - 3 MARKS
WRONG ANSWER

- 1 (N...
SELECTION PROCEDURE
• AIMED AT ASSESSING AN INDIVIDUAL’S
“PERSONALITY”.
• SCIENTIFICALLY DESIGNED AND
TESTED PROCESS OF SE...
APPLICATION AND SELECTION
PROCESS
•

RESPONSE TO ADVERTISEMENTS

•

SHORT LISTING

•

ENTRANCE EXAM
- FLYING BRANCH

-

UP...
HOW WILL YOU SPEND
5/6 DAYS AT AFSB
SCHEDULE

FLYING
BRANCH

TECHNICAL
BRANCH

GROUND DUTY
BRANCH

DAY 1

PABT

PHASE I

P...
SELECTION PROCESS
AT AFSBs
PABT (ONLY FOR FLYING BRANCH)
PHASE – I : PP & DT & INTELLIGENCE TEST
PHASE – II : PSYCHOLOGY T...
PHASE - II
PERSONALITY TEST
THREE-PRONGED
SYSTEM
OF
PERSONALITY
BASED
SELECTION,
COMMON
FOR
MALE/FEMALE,
APPLICABLE TO ALL...
PERSONALITY
PERSONALITY IS A DYNAMIC
ORGANISATION
WITHIN
THE
INDIVIDUAL
OF
THOSE
PSYCHOPHYSICAL SYSTEMS THAT
DETERMINES
HI...
INTELLIGENCE
AN AGGREGATE OR GLOBAL CAPACITY
OF THE INDIVIDUAL
• TO THINK RATIONALLY
• TO ACT PURPOSEFULLY
• TO DEAL EFFEC...
PRINCIPLES OF SELECTION
• UTILISATION
OF
PRACTICAL
INTELLIGENCE
FOR
EVOLVING
SOLUTIONS
TO
PROBLEMS
OF
MODERATE COMPLEXITY....
PSYCHOLOGY TEST
•

THEMATIC APPRECIATION TEST

•

WORD ASSOCIATION TEST

•

SITUATION REACTION TEST

•

SELF DESCRIPTION
GROUP TESTING
GROUP DISCUSSION
GROUP PLANNING EXERCISE
PROGRESSIVE GROUP TASK
HALF GROUP TASK
COMMAND TASK
LECTURETTE
INDI...
INTERVIEW
A PERSONAL FACE-TO-FACE
MEETING AND CONVERSATION
WITH THE AIM OF GATHERING
INFORMATION
ABOUT
THE
CANDIDATE.
INTERVIEW
INTERVIEW IS DIVIDED INTO THREE
PARTS
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
-

ACADEMICS

-

INTEREST IN SPORTS, GAMES,
EXTRA C...
IN NUTSHELL
• THE EXERCISES ARE DESIGNED TO
REVEAL
A
WIDE
SPECTRUM
OF
PERSONAL QUALITIES.
• YOU MUST HAVE THE MENTAL AND
P...
BOARD CONFERENCE
• CONFERENCE IS HELD ON THE LAST
DAY OF YOUR STAY.
• TO TAKE A FINAL LOOK AT THE
CANDIDATE
BEFORE
DECIDIN...
TO SUM UP
•YOU WILL BE GUIDED THROUGH
EACH PART OF THE SELECTION
PROCESS.
•YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ASK
QUESTIONS TO CLEAR DOUB...
HAPPY LANDINGS !!!
‘ WORKING IN THE IAF MAKES YOU STRONG
ENOUGH & TEACHES YOU NOT TO SUBSTITUTE
WORDS FOR ACTION, NOT TO SEEK THE PATH OF
COM...
ANY QUESTIONS ?
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  • INDIAN AIR FORCE
    A CUT ABOVE
    Career opportunities in the Indian Air Force for bright and outstanding Engineers
  • Historical Perspective
    Centenary of Aviation
    Rapidly advancing fields
    IAF 1932 – till date
    Strategic Implications
    Air Power today, Aerospace Power tomorrow.
  • PRIMARY TASK OF THE IAF
    The raison d’etre of the Indian Air Force is to safeguard the Nations territorial airspace during peace and war, and to offensively use elements of Air Power in the pursuit of National Security objections.
  • OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
    Air Defence
    -Aircraft
    -SAGW and AD Arty
    Strike Operations
    Transport and Helicopter Operations
    -Airborne Assault
    -Air Landed Operations
    -Heavy Lift
    -Attack Helicopters
    Joint Operations with Army/ Navy
    Air Surveillance
    Induction of AAR and AWACS
  • OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
    Air Defence
    -Aircraft
    -SAGW and AD Arty
    Strike Operations
    Transport and Helicopter Operations
    -Airborne Assault
    -Air Landed Operations
    -Heavy Lift
    -Attack Helicopters
    Joint Operations with Army/ Navy
    Air Surveillance
    Induction of AAR and AWACS
  • OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
    Air Defence
    -Aircraft
    -SAGW and AD Arty
    Strike Operations
    Transport and Helicopter Operations
    -Airborne Assault
    -Air Landed Operations
    -Heavy Lift
    -Attack Helicopters
    Joint Operations with Army/ Navy
    Air Surveillance
    Induction of AAR and AWACS
  • OPERATIONS OF THE IAF
    Air Defence
    -Aircraft
    -SAGW and AD Arty
    Strike Operations
    Transport and Helicopter Operations
    -Airborne Assault
    -Air Landed Operations
    -Heavy Lift
    -Attack Helicopters
    Joint Operations with Army/ Navy
    Air Surveillance
    Induction of AAR and AWACS
  • Wars may be fought using weapons and other equipment but they are won by the men (and women) behind the machines.
  • KNOW YOUR FIRST PAY PACKET
     
    Ideally a Flying Officer on commissioning receives the pay packet of
     
    - Rs. 18,118/-pm 2,17,416/- pa for Flying BranchIncludes Basic Pay, DA,
    - Rs. 14,618/-pm 1,75,416/- pa for Technical BranchKMA, CCA & Flying/
    - Rs. 13,618/-pm 1,63,416/- pa for Ground Duty BranchTechnical Allowance
    where applicable.
     
    Other Allowances which are specific to place of posting are given over and above amount mentioned herein.
  • (i)Flying Allowance :Fg Offr: Rs 4500 pm
    Flt Lt : Rs 5500 pm
    Sqn Ldr to Gp Capt : Rs 7000 pm
     
    (ii)             Technical Allcs : Tier I Rs. 1000 pm Both admissible concurrently
    Tier II Rs. 1500 pm to officers who meet laid
    down criteria.
     
    Allowances based:(i)Transportation Allowance Rs.800 pm in A1 &
    on place of postingA cities, Rs. 400 in other cities.
  • Conditions of Service :
    -                     Free Rations as per scale is given to all officers.
    -                     HRA or HRR or Service Accommodation at Concessional rates.
    -                     Reimbursement of Tuition Fees or Children Education Allowance/ Hostel Subsidy for children as per existing rules.
    -                     Life Insurance Coverage for Rs. 10 Lakh at nominal rate of premium through Air Force Group Insurance Society.
    -                     Flying Allowance Linked Insurance for Rs. 2.83 Lakh for Aviators at nominal rate of premium in addition to Insurance mentioned above.
    -                     Leave Travel Concessions.
    -                     Composite Grant (upto one month’s pay) and Baggage Conveyance, Car Conveyance Allowance etc on every transfer including final retirement move.
  • Conditions of Service :
    -                     Free Rations as per scale is given to all officers.
    -                     HRA or HRR or Service Accommodation at Concessional rates.
    -                     Reimbursement of Tuition Fees or Children Education Allowance/ Hostel Subsidy for children as per existing rules.
    -                     Life Insurance Coverage for Rs. 10 Lakh at nominal rate of premium through Air Force Group Insurance Society.
    -                     Flying Allowance Linked Insurance for Rs. 2.83 Lakh for Aviators at nominal rate of premium in addition to Insurance mentioned above.
    -                     Leave Travel Concessions.
    -                     Composite Grant (upto one month’s pay) and Baggage Conveyance, Car Conveyance Allowance etc on every transfer including final retirement move.
  • Retirement Benefits:
    -                     Pension, Gratuity, Leave Encashment, Casual pensionary awards, etc as per rules in force.
    -                     Continuation of Medical facilities, Canteen Stores Department facilities, Officers’ Mess facilities as per rules in force.
    -                     Post retirement insurance cover upto Rs. 5 Lakh.
  • Retirement Benefits:
    -                     Pension, Gratuity, Leave Encashment, Casual pensionary awards, etc as per rules in force.
    -                     Continuation of Medical facilities, Canteen Stores Department facilities, Officers’ Mess facilities as per rules in force.
    -                     Post retirement insurance cover upto Rs. 5 Lakh.
  • BRANCHES OF IAF
    Flying Branch
    Aeronautical Branch
    Electronics
    Mechanical
    Op Support Group
    Amministration
    Logistics
    Accounts
    Meteorology
    education
  • BRANCHES OF IAF
    Flying Branch
    Aeronautical Branch
    Electronics
    Mechanical
    Op Support Group
    Amministration
    Logistics
    Accounts
    Meteorology
    education
  • BRANCHES OF IAF
    Flying Branch
    Aeronautical Branch
    Electronics
    Mechanical
    Op Support Group
    Amministration
    Logistics
    Accounts
    Meteorology
    education
  • BRANCHES OF IAF
    Flying Branch
    Aeronautical Branch
    Electronics
    Mechanical
    Op Support Group
    Amministration
    Logistics
    Accounts
    Meteorology
    education
  • BRANCHES OF IAF
    Flying Branch
    Aeronautical Branch
    Electronics
    Mechanical
    Op Support Group
    Amministration
    Logistics
    Accounts
    Meteorology
    education
  • FLYING BRANCH
    Entry through CDSE (Men only)
    Advertisements by UPSE Oct/Apr each year
    BE/ B Tech in any discipline
    Courses commence Jan/Jul
    Upper age limit 23 years
    6 months Pre Planning Training Course
    1 year of Flg Training
    Commission on completion
  • FLYING BRANCH
    Entry through CDSE (Men only)
    Advertisements by UPSE Oct/Apr each year
    BE/ B Tech in any discipline
    Courses commence Jan/Jul
    Upper age limit 23 years
    6 months Pre Planning Training Course
    1 year of Flg Training
    Commission on completion
  • FLYING BRANCH
    Entry through CDSE (Men only)
    Advertisements by UPSE Oct/Apr each year
    BE/ B Tech in any discipline
    Courses commence Jan/Jul
    Upper age limit 23 years
    6 months Pre Planning Training Course
    1 year of Flg Training
    Commission on completion
  • FLYING BRANCH
    Entry through CDSE (Men only)
    Advertisements by UPSE Oct/Apr each year
    BE/ B Tech in any discipline
    Courses commence Jan/Jul
    Upper age limit 23 years
    6 months Pre Planning Training Course
    1 year of Flg Training
    Commission on completion
  • OP SUPPORT GROUP
    Advertisement by IAF Apr/Oct each year
    Course commence Jan/Jul
    Upper age limit
    - 23 years for Graduates
    - 25 years for Post Graduates
    1 year of training including of joint training
    Commission on completion
  • ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
    Flying Branch
    Any BE/ B Tech
    Technical Branch
    Electronics Stream
    Mechanical Stream
    Ground Duty Branches
    BE/ B Tech may apply to join
    - Administration
    - Logistics
  • ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
    Flying Branch
    Any BE/ B Tech
    Technical Branch
    Electronics Stream
    Mechanical Stream
    Ground Duty Branches
    BE/ B Tech may apply to join
    - Administration
    - Logistics
  • ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
    Flying Branch
    Any BE/ B Tech
    Technical Branch
    Electronics Stream
    Mechanical Stream
    Ground Duty Branches
    BE/ B Tech may apply to join
    - Administration
    - Logistics
  • FLYING BRANCH
    Entry through CDSE (Men only)
    Advertisements by UPSE Oct/Apr each year
    BE/ B Tech in any discipline
    Courses commence Jan/Jul
    Upper age limit 23 years
    6 months Pre Planning Training Course
    1 year of Flg Training
    Commission on completion
  • SELECTION PROCEDURRE
    The selection procedure followed by Indian Air Force is the most scientific way to test one’s personality for Officer Like Qualities (OLQ). This three-prolonged system of personality based selection is conducted at either of the three Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) located at Dehradun, Mysore or Varanasi. The tests conducted at FASBs are :
  • APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
    Response to Advertisements
    Shortlisting
    Entrance Exam
    - Flying Branch-CDSE
    - Technical Branch-EKT
    - Ground Duties Branch-CET
    Interview at SSB
    Medical Exam
    Merit List
  • SELECTION PROCEDURE
  • PERSONALITY TEST
    Three-pronged system of personality based selection is common for Male/Female applying for ANY BRANCH. It covers
    PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST
    GROUP TESTS
    INTERVIEW
  • PERSONALITY
    Personality is a dynamic orgnisation within the individual of those psychophysical systems that determines his unique adjustments to his environments.
  • INTELLIGENCE
    An aggregate or global capacity of the individual to act purposely, to think rationally and to deal effectively with his environment.
  • PRINCIPLES OF SELECTION
    Utilisation of practical intelligence for evolving solutions to problems of moderate complexities.
    Nature and extent of social adaptability in group, co-operation and sense of responsibility.
    Effectiveness as a member and as a leader in group.
    Dynamic qualities.
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST
    Thematical Apperception Test
    Word Association Test
    Situation Reaction Test
    Self Description
  • GROUP TESTING
    Group Discussion
    Group Planning Exercise
    Progressive Group Task
    Half Group Tast
    Command Task
    Lecturette
    Individual Obstacles
    Final Group Task
  • INTERVIEW
    Personal face to face meeting and conversation with an object of gathering information about you.
  • Interview is divided into three parts
    Educational Background
    Academic Performance
    Interest in Sports, Games, Extra curricular activities
    Achievements
    Family Background
    Spare Time Interest and Hobbies
  • TO SUM UP
    The exercises are designed to reveal a wide spectrum of personal qualities.
    You must have the mental and physical aptitudes for the branch you have chosen.
    You must be capable of showing firmness with consideration for others – leadership is not just ordering people around.
    You will have to stand to stress; it is part of life in any fighting service.
  • CONFERENCE
    Conference is held on the last and final day.
    To take a final look at the candidate before deciding his result.
    After the conference is over the result is announced.
    You will be guided through each part of the selection process.
    You will be able to ask questions.
    Prepare thoroughly in advance.
    Be ready to demonstrate personal qualities.
  • You will be guided through each part of the selection process.
    You will be able to ask questions.
    Prepare thoroughly in advance.
    Be ready to demonstrate personal qualities.
  • HAPPY LANDING !!!
    THANK YOU
    ANY QUESTIONS ?
  • ANY QUESTIONS ?
  • Iaf presentation

    1. 1. PRESENTATION BY AIR FORCE STATION KASAULI
    2. 2. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN INDIAN AIR FORCE FOR BRIGHT AND OUTSTANDING YOUTH
    3. 3. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE • CENTENARY OF AVIATION • RAPIDLY ADVANCING FIELD • IAF FROM 1932 – TILL DATE • STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS • AIR POWER TODAY, AEROSPACE POWER TOMORROW
    4. 4. PRIMARY TASK OF THE IAF THE PRIMARY TASK OF THE INDIAN AIR FORCE IS TO SAFEGUARD THE NATION’S TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE AT ALL TIMES, AND TO OFFENSIVELY USE ELEMENTS OF AIR POWER IN THE PURSUIT OF NATIONAL SECURITY OBJECTIVES DURING WAR.
    5. 5. WHY HAVE AIR FORCE?
    6. 6. OPERATIONS OF THE IAF FIGHTER OPERATIONS AIR DEFENCE OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS -TRANSPORTATION OF MEN & MATERIAL -MILITARY LOGISTICS -ATTACK HELICOPTERS ELECTRONIC WARFARE JOINT OPERATIONS WITH ARMY/ NAVY AIR SURVEILLANCE R&D ACTIVITIES RESCUE OPERATIONS
    7. 7. OPERATIONS OF THE IAF FIGHTER OPERATIONS AIR DEFENCE OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS -TRANSPORTATION OF MEN & MATERIAL -MILITARY LOGISTICS -ATTACK HELICOPTERS ELECTRONIC WARFARE JOINT OPERATIONS WITH ARMY/ NAVY AIR SURVEILLANCE R&D ACTIVITIES RESCUE OPERATIONS
    8. 8. OPERATIONS OF THE IAF FIGHTER OPERATIONS AIR DEFENCE OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS -TRANSPORTATION OF MEN & MATERIAL -MILITARY LOGISTICS -ATTACK HELICOPTERS ELECTRONIC WARFARE JOINT OPERATIONS WITH ARMY/ NAVY AIR SURVEILLANCE R&D ACTIVITIES AID TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES
    9. 9. OPERATIONS OF THE IAF FIGHTER OPERATIONS AIR DEFENCE OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS TRANSPORT AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS -TRANSPORTATION OF MEN & MATERIAL -MILITARY LOGISTICS -ATTACK HELICOPTERS ELECTRONIC WARFARE JOINT OPERATIONS WITH ARMY/ NAVY AIR SURVEILLANCE R&D ACTIVITIES
    10. 10. “ WARS MAY BE FOUGHT USING WEAPONS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT BUT THEY ARE WON BY THE MEN AND WOMEN BEHIND THE MACHINES ”
    11. 11. KNOW YOUR RANKS IN IAF FLYING OFFICER FLIGHT LIEUTENANT SQUADRON LEADER WING COMMANDER GROUP CAPTAIN AIR COMMODORE AIR VICE MARSHAL AIR MARSHAL AIR CHIEF MARSHAL
    12. 12. CLIMB THE LADDER FASTER THAN EVER BEFORE FG OFFR TO FLT LT : 02 YEARS SERVICE FLT LT TO SQN LDR : 06 YEARS SERVICE SQN LDR TO WG CDR : 13 YEARS SERVICE ASSURED CAREER PROGRESSION : UPTO GP CAPT
    13. 13. KNOW YOUR FIRST PAY PACKET IDEALLY A FLYING OFFICER ON COMMISSIONING RECEIVES A PAY PACKET OF :- FLYING - RS 69130/- (8.29 L PA) - TECH - RS 60380/- (7.24 L PA) - GROUND DUTY - RS 57880/- (6.94 L PA) ALLOWANCES WHICH ARE SPECIFIC TO PLACE OF POSTING ARE GIVEN ADDITIONALLY
    14. 14. ALLOWANCES FIELD AREA ALLOWANCE MODIFIED FIELD AREA ALLOWANCE HIGH ALTITUDE AREA ALLOWANCE COUNTER INSURGENCY OPERATION ALLOWANCE DEPUTATION ALLOWANCE AND - - - MANY MORE - - - -
    15. 15. BENEFITS AS A TRAINEE • STIPEND OF RS 21,000 PER MONTH IN LAST YEAR OF TRAINING
    16. 16. IAF OFFERS YOU •   FURNISHED ACCOMMODATION • MEDICAL COVER FOR SELF & DEPENDENTS • LIFE INSURANCE COVER FLYING BRANCH : RS 53.50 LAKH OTHER BRANCHES : RS 50.00 LAKH • CSD FACILITIES • RATIONS • LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION  
    17. 17. IAF OFFERS YOU • LOAN FACILITIES HOUSE BUILDING PERSONAL CONVEYANCE : 30 LAKH : 07 LAKH • 60 DAYS ANNUAL & 20 DAYS CASUAL LEAVE IN A YEAR • STUDY LEAVE (UP TO 2 YEARS) FOR FURTHERANCE OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS • SPECIAL RAIL CONCESSION FOR SELF AND DEPENDENTS • AUTOMATIC MEMBERSHIP OF OFFICERS’ MESS / INSTITUTE •ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES •SPORTS FACILITIES
    18. 18. ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES YOUR DREAM ………PASSION………COMES TRUE !!! GET PAID TO FOLLOW YOUR HOBBY AERO BASED ACTIVITIES LAND BASED ACTIVITIES WATER BASED ACTIVITIES SKY DIVING MOUNTAINEERING RAFTING POWERED HANG GLIDING TREKKING KAYAKING & CANOEING MICRO LIGHT FLYING ADVENTURE CAMP WIND SURFING PARA GLIDING ROCK CLIMBING SAILING HOT AIR BALLOONING SKIING SCUBA DIVING AERO MODELING MOTOR CYCLE EXPEDITION PARA SAILING CYCLING EXPEDITION CAR RALLY
    19. 19.  
    20. 20. QUALITY OF LIFE • DISCIPLINE… A WAY OF LIFE • LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP • STRUCTURED ORGANISATION • WORKING HOURS • SOCIALISING • OFFICERS’ MESS FACILITIES AKIN TO CLUBS
    21. 21. QUALITY OF LIFE • SCHOOLING • LEAVE • SECURED CAMP LIFE • SOCIAL STATUS AS AN ARMED FORCE OFFICER • LIFE FULL OF CHALLENGES
    22. 22. BRANCHES OF IAF FLYING BRANCH TECHNICAL BRANCH GROUND DUTY BRANCH
    23. 23. BRANCHES OF IAF FLYING BRANCH - FIGHTER - TRANSPORT - HELICOPTER
    24. 24. BRANCHES OF IAF FLYING BRANCH - FIGHTER - TRANSPORT - HELICOPTER
    25. 25. BRANCHES OF IAF FLYING BRANCH - FIGHTER - TRANSPORT - HELICOPTER
    26. 26. BRANCHES OF IAF FLYING BRANCH - FIGHTER - TRANSPORT - HELICOPTER
    27. 27. BRANCHES OF IAF TECHNICAL BRANCH - ELECTRONICS - MECHANICAL
    28. 28. BRANCHES OF IAF GROUND DUTY BRANCH - ADMINISTRATION ATC FC PURE ADM - LOGISTICS - ACCOUNTS - EDUCATION - METEOROLOGY
    29. 29. TYPE OF COMMISSION PERMANENT COMMISSION (PC) SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION (SSC)
    30. 30. FLYING BRANCH NDA • QUALIFICATION : 10+2 (PHYSICS & MATHS) • AGE : 16 ½ TO 19 YEARS • GENDER : MALE • TRAINING : 3 YEARS AT NDA + 01 YEAR AT AFA • ADVERTISEMENT : MAR & OCT BY UPSC
    31. 31. FLYING BRANCH CDSE QUALIFICATION: ANY GRADUATE HAVING PHYSICS AND MATHS AT 10+2 OR BE/B.TECH AGE : 19 TO 23 YEARS GENDER : MALE TRAINING : 1 ½ YEARS AT AFA ADVERTISEMENT : APR & SEP BY UPSC
    32. 32. FLYING BRANCH NCC SPECIAL ENTRY QUALIFICATION : GRADUATE WITH MIN 60% MARKS IN AGGREGATE AND HAVING COMPLETED 10+2 WITH PHYSICS & MATHS OR BE / B.TECH DEGREE WITH MIN 60% MARKS IN AGGREGATE AND NCC AIR WING ‘C’ CERTIFICATE AGE : 19 TO 23 YEARS GENDER : MALE TRAINING : 1 ½ YEARS AT AFA APPLY THROUGH CO UNIT / DG NCC IN APR & OCT
    33. 33. AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST – 01 / 2014 LAST DATES ONLINE – 12 JAN 14 EXAM – 23 FEB 14
    34. 34. FLYING BRANCH SSC ENTRY{15 SSC(M) & 44 SSC(W)} QUALIFICATION : GRADUATE WITH MIN 60% MARKS IN AGGREGATE AND HAVING COMPLETED 10+2 WITH PHYSICS & MATHS OR BE / B.TECH DEGREE WITH MIN 60% MARKS IN AGGREGATE AGE : 19 TO 23 YEARS (02 JAN 92 – 01 JAN 96) GENDER : MALE & FEMALE TRAINING : 1 ½ YEARS AT AFA
    35. 35. GROUND DUTY BRANCH 137 GDOC PC(M)/30 SSC(M) & 46 SSC(W) AGE : 20 TO 23 YEARS FOR GRADUATES (02 JAN 92 – 01 JAN 95) 20 TO 25 YEARS FOR PG (02 JAN 90 – 01 JAN 95) 20 TO 26 YEARS FOR LLB (02 JAN 89 – 01 JAN 95) 20 TO 27 YEARS FOR MED/CA/ICWA GENDER : MALE & FEMALE TRAINING : 1 YEAR AT AFA
    36. 36. GROUND DUTY BRANCH QUALIFICATIONS ADMINISTRATION : GRADUATION DEGREE IN ANY & LOGISTICS DISCIPLINE WITH MIN 60% MARKS IN AGGREGATE OR PG DEGREE / EQUIVALENT DIPLOMA IN ANY DISCIPLINE WITH MIN 50% MARKS IN AGGREGATE ACCOUNTS : B.COM WITH MIN 60% MARKS IN AGGREGATE OR M COM / CA / ICWA WITH MIN 50% MARKS IN AGGREGATE
    37. 37. GROUND DUTY BRANCH QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION : PG DEGREE IN ANY DISCIPLINE WITH MIN 50% MARKS IN AGGREGATE
    38. 38. GROUND DUTY BRANCH QUALIFICATIONS METEOROLOGY : PG DEGREE IN ANY SCIENCE / MATHS/STATISTICS / GEOGRAPHY / COMPUTER APPLICATION / ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE / APPLIED PHYSICS/ OCEANOGRAPHY / AGRICULTURAL METEOROLOGY / ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT / GEOPHYSICS / ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY WITH MIN 50% MARKS (PROVIDED PHYSICS & MATHS WERE STUDIED AT GRADUATION LEVEL WITH MIN 55% MARKS IN BOTH)
    39. 39. TECHNICAL BRANCH 86 AEC PC(M)/58 SSC(M) & 58 SSC(W) AGE : 18 TO 28 YEARS (02 JAN 87 TO 01 JAN 97) GENDER : MALE & FEMALE TRAINING : 1 ½ YEARS (AFA & AFTC) PERCENTAGE: MIN 60% MARKS IN AGGREGATE
    40. 40. TECHNICAL BRANCH (ELECTRONICS) QUALIFICATIONS FOUR YEAR DEGREE QUALIFICATION WITH MIN 60% MARKS HAVING STUDIED 08 SUBJECTS OUT OF FOLLOWING 18 :(1) PHYSICS / ENGINEERING PHYSICS. (2) MATHEMATICS / ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS. (3) ENGINEERING GRAPHICS / ENGINEERING DRAWING. (4) ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING / ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY. (5) CONTROL ENGINEERING. (6) MICROPROCESSORS. (7) DIGITAL ELECTRONICS / BASIC ELECTRONICS. (8) COMPUTER NETWORKS.
    41. 41. TECHNICAL BRANCH (ELECTRONICS) (9) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. (10) NETWORK THEORY DESIGN. (11) TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. (12) ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN. (13) RADAR THEORY. (14) SWITCHING THEORY. (15) INSTRUMENTATION. (16) MICROWAVE ENGINEERING. (17) ANTENNA AND WAVE PROPAGATION. (18) ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
    42. 42. TECHNICAL BRANCH (MECHANICAL) QUALIFICATIONS FOUR YEAR DEGREE QUALIFICATION WITH MIN 60% MARKS HAVING STUDIED 8 SUBJECTS OUT OF FOLLOWING 18 :(1) PHYSICS / ENGINEERING PHYSICS. (2) ENGINEERING MATHS / MATHEMATICS. (3) ENGINEERING DRAWING / GRAPHICS. (4) AUTOMOTIVE / PLANT / INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING. (5)ENGINEERING MATERIAL. MECHANICS / STRENGTH OF
    43. 43. TECHNICAL BRANCH (MECHANICAL) (6) AERODYNAMICS. (7) THERMODYNAMICS AND APPLICATIONS / HEAT POWER ENGINEERING. (8) HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER. (9) THEORY OF MACHINES (KINEMATICS AND DYNAMICS OF MACHINERY). (10) FLUID MECHANICS / TURBO MACHINES. (11) FLIGHT MECHANICS. (12) MACHINE DRAWING / MACHINE DESIGN.
    44. 44. TECHNICAL BRANCH (MECHANICAL) (13) MECHATRONICS. (14) MATERIAL SCIENCE / METALLURGY. (15) VIBRATIONS. (16) WORKSHOP / MANUFACTURING / PRODUCTION ENGINEERING. (17) HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS. (18) AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES.
    45. 45. SCHEME OF SYLLABUS QUESTION PAPER – 100 QUESTIONS (100 X3 MARKS = 300 MARKS) CORRECT ANSWER - 3 MARKS WRONG ANSWER - 1 (NEGATIVE MARK) TOPICS FOR SYLLABUS GENERAL AWARENESS VERBAL ABILITY IN ENGLISH NUMERICAL ABILITY REASONING & MILITARY APTITUDE TEST
    46. 46. SELECTION PROCEDURE • AIMED AT ASSESSING AN INDIVIDUAL’S “PERSONALITY”. • SCIENTIFICALLY DESIGNED AND TESTED PROCESS OF SELECTION. • STANDARDS ARE THEM STRICTLY. TIME HIGH AND WE APPLY • EXPENSIVE TRAINING DEMANDING JOB. FOR A VERY • RESPONSIBILITY ENTRUSTED NOT ONLY FOR SOPHISTICATED EQUIPMENTS COSTING MILLIONS OF RUPEES, BUT ALSO FOR THE WELL BEING.
    47. 47. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS • RESPONSE TO ADVERTISEMENTS • SHORT LISTING • ENTRANCE EXAM - FLYING BRANCH - UPSC/AFCAT - TECHNICAL BRANCH - AFCAT - GROUND DUTY BRANCH - AFCAT • INTERVIEW AT AIR FORCE SELECTION BOARD(AFSB) • MEDICAL EXAM • MERIT LIST
    48. 48. HOW WILL YOU SPEND 5/6 DAYS AT AFSB SCHEDULE FLYING BRANCH TECHNICAL BRANCH GROUND DUTY BRANCH DAY 1 PABT PHASE I PHASE I DAY 2 PHASE I PSYCHOLOGY TEST PSYCHOLOGY TEST DAY 3 & DAY 4 PSYCHOLOGY GROUP TESTING TEST AND INTERVIEW GROUP TESTING AND INTERVIEW DAY 5 GROUP TESTING AND INTERVIEW CONFERENCE DAY 6 CONFERENCE CONFERENCE - -
    49. 49. SELECTION PROCESS AT AFSBs PABT (ONLY FOR FLYING BRANCH) PHASE – I : PP & DT & INTELLIGENCE TEST PHASE – II : PSYCHOLOGY TEST GROUP TESTING INTERVIEW BOARD CONFERENCE
    50. 50. PHASE - II PERSONALITY TEST THREE-PRONGED SYSTEM OF PERSONALITY BASED SELECTION, COMMON FOR MALE/FEMALE, APPLICABLE TO ALL BRANCHES. IT COVERS :• PSYCHOLOGY TEST • GROUP TESTS • INTERVIEW
    51. 51. PERSONALITY PERSONALITY IS A DYNAMIC ORGANISATION WITHIN THE INDIVIDUAL OF THOSE PSYCHOPHYSICAL SYSTEMS THAT DETERMINES HIS/HER UNIQUE ADJUSTMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
    52. 52. INTELLIGENCE AN AGGREGATE OR GLOBAL CAPACITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL • TO THINK RATIONALLY • TO ACT PURPOSEFULLY • TO DEAL EFFECTIVELY HIS/HER ENVIRONMENT WITH
    53. 53. PRINCIPLES OF SELECTION • UTILISATION OF PRACTICAL INTELLIGENCE FOR EVOLVING SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS OF MODERATE COMPLEXITY. • NATURE AND EXTENT OF SOCIAL ADAPTABILITY IN GROUP, COOPERATION AND SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY. • EFFECTIVENESS AS A MEMBER AND AS A LEADER IN GROUP. •
    54. 54. PSYCHOLOGY TEST • THEMATIC APPRECIATION TEST • WORD ASSOCIATION TEST • SITUATION REACTION TEST • SELF DESCRIPTION
    55. 55. GROUP TESTING GROUP DISCUSSION GROUP PLANNING EXERCISE PROGRESSIVE GROUP TASK HALF GROUP TASK COMMAND TASK LECTURETTE INDIVIDUAL OBSTACLES FINAL GROUP TASK
    56. 56. INTERVIEW A PERSONAL FACE-TO-FACE MEETING AND CONVERSATION WITH THE AIM OF GATHERING INFORMATION ABOUT THE CANDIDATE.
    57. 57. INTERVIEW INTERVIEW IS DIVIDED INTO THREE PARTS EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND - ACADEMICS - INTEREST IN SPORTS, GAMES, EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES - ACHIEVEMENTS FAMILY BACKGROUND SPARE TIME INTEREST AND HOBBIES
    58. 58. IN NUTSHELL • THE EXERCISES ARE DESIGNED TO REVEAL A WIDE SPECTRUM OF PERSONAL QUALITIES. • YOU MUST HAVE THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL APTITUDES FOR THE BRANCH YOU HAVE CHOSEN. • YOU MUST BE CAPABLE OF SHOWING FIRMNESS WITH CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS – LEADERSHIP IS NOT JUST ORDERING PEOPLE AROUND. • YOU WILL HAVE TO WITHSTAND STRESS;
    59. 59. BOARD CONFERENCE • CONFERENCE IS HELD ON THE LAST DAY OF YOUR STAY. • TO TAKE A FINAL LOOK AT THE CANDIDATE BEFORE DECIDING RESULT. • AFTER THE CONFERENCE IS OVER THE RESULTS ARE ANNOUNCED. • RECOMMENDED CANDIDATES ARE CALLED FOR MEDICAL EXAMINATION.
    60. 60. TO SUM UP •YOU WILL BE GUIDED THROUGH EACH PART OF THE SELECTION PROCESS. •YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ASK QUESTIONS TO CLEAR DOUBTS, IF ANY. • BE READY TO DEMONSTRATE PERSONAL QUALITIES.
    61. 61. HAPPY LANDINGS !!!
    62. 62. ‘ WORKING IN THE IAF MAKES YOU STRONG ENOUGH & TEACHES YOU NOT TO SUBSTITUTE WORDS FOR ACTION, NOT TO SEEK THE PATH OF COMFORT, BUT TO FACE THE STRESS & SPUR OF DIFFICULTY AND CHALLENGE, TO LEARN TO STAND UP IN THE STORM. IT GIVES YOU A TEMPER OF THE WILL, A QUALITY OF THE IMAGINATION, A VIGOUR OF THE EMOTIONS, A PRE DOMINANCE OF COURAGE & AN APPETITE FOR ADVENTURE OVER THE LOVE OF EASE.’ “ GUARDIANS OF THE SKY”
    63. 63. ANY QUESTIONS ?

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