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Career in Armed Forces

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Career in Armed Forces

A Career in Navy Means Looking for Challenge Executive Officer Permanent Commission.

Sl.NoType of EntryEducation QualificationAge limit YearsUnmarried Men / Women
1Cadet Entry ( 10+2 ) Naval Academy, Goa ( Through UPSC )10+2 or equivalent with Physics & Maths16½ - 19Men
2Cadet Entry ( NDA ) Through ( UPSC )10+2 or equivalent with Physics & Maths16½ - 19Men
3Graduate Special Entry, Naval Academy, Goa Through ( CDSE )B.Sc. ( Physics & Maths ) or BE19 - 22Men
4NCC Special Entry Naval Academy, GoaB.Sc. ( Physics & Maths ) or BE, with Naval Wing Senior Div. NCC 'C' Certificate19 - 24Men
5Direct Entry Naval Armament Inspection CadreA degree in Electronics / Elect / Mech Engineering or Post Graduate Degree in Electronics or Physics19½ - 25Men
6Direct Entry Law CadreA Degree in Law qualifying for enrolment as an Advocate under the Advocates Act 1961 with minimum 55% marks22 - 27Men

 

Short Service Commission

Sl.NoType of EntryEducation QualificationAge limit YearsRemarks
1Law CadreA Degree in Law with minimum 55% marks22 - 27Men & Women
2Logistics CadreBA ( Economics ), B.Com, B.Sc. ( Physics & Maths, IT ), CA / ICWA, Catering Technology, BCA or MCA, B.Tech / BE in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Computer, IT, Architecture with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.19½ - 25Men & Women
3ATC ( Air Traffic Control )A first class science graduate with Physics and Maths or MSc with Physics or Maths securing minimum 55% marks19½ - 25Men & Women
4ATC ( Air Traffic Control )A Grad. with minimum 55% marks with Physics & Maths at 10 +2 level. Grade with Physics & Chemistry at 10 +2 level holding Naval Wing Division 'C' Certificate or BE / B.Tech with minimum 55% marks in any discipline19½ - 25Men
5Executive ( General Service )Same as Hydro Cadre19½ - 25Men

A Career in Indian Air Force

Branch / Type of EntryEducational QualificationAge limit YearsAdvertisement Scheduled
Flying Branch
a) National Defence Academy ( NDA ) ( for Men )10+2 with Physics & Maths16½ - 19March / October
b) Combined Defence Service Examination ( CDSE ) ( For Men )Grade with Physics & Maths at 10 +2 or BE19 - 23April / September
c) NCC Special Entry ( Through CO Unit. / DG NCC ) ( For Men )Any Grade with Physics & Maths at 10 +2 or BE & NCC Air Wing Sr. Div. 'C' Certificate19 - 23April / October
d) Short Service Commission ( For Women )Any Grad. with Physics & Maths at 10 +2 or BE19 - 23May / November
Technical Branch ( PC for Men / SSC for Women )**
( PC for Men / SSC for Women )**   
a) Aeronautical Engineering ( Electronics )First Class degree in Engineering18 - 28April / October
b) Aeronautical Engineering ( Mechanical )Electronics / Mechanical / Allied subject as per advertisement
SSC For Women
c) Same as aboveOctober
Ground Duties Branch ( PC for Men / SSC for Women )**
a) AdministrationFirst Class Grade or PG in subject as per advertisement20 - 23May / November
b) Logistics
c) Accounts 20 - 25
d) EducationPG in subject as per advertisement20 - 25

Women in the Indian Army / Indian Navy / Indian Air Force (Short Service Commission) for 14 years.

The three Armed Forces services have been recruiting women candidates for select branch for short service commission. Laterly they are being inducted through Armed Forces written test. Women can serve for a period of minimum five years extendable to fourteen years provided they are found suitable.

Ranks in Armed Forces, Structure and Emoluments

Sl.NoIndin ArmyIndian NavyIndian Air ForceBasic Pay
1GeneralAdmiralAir Chief MarshalRupee 30000/-
2Lieutenant GeneralVice AdmiralAir MarshalRupee 22400 - 525 - 22400/-
3Major GeneralRear AdmiralAir Vice MarshalRupee 18400 - 500 - 22400/-
4BrigadierCommodoreAir CommodoreRupee 16700 - 450 - 8050 + 2400/-
5ColonelCaptainGroup CaptainRupee 15100 - 450 - 17350 + 2000/-
6Lieutenant ColCommanderWing CommodoreRupee 13500 - 400 - 17100 + 1600/-
7MajorLieutenant commander Squadron LeaderRupee 11600 - 325 - 16050 + 1200/-
8CaptainLieutenantFlight LieutenantRupee 9600 - 300 - 11400 - 400/-
9LieutenantSub - LieutenantFlying OfficerRupee 8250 - 300 - 10050/-

Privileges & Perks for Armed Forces Jobs

  • 60 days Annual Leave and 20 days Casual Leaves per year.
  • Loans for Housing, Car, Motorcycle and Computer at Concessional rates.
  • Medical cover for self, family and dependants.
  • Special rail / air concessions for self and family.
  • Insurance cover.
  • Free transport for school – going children.
  • Study Leave up to 2 years with full pay and allowances.
  • Facility of Canteen, Mess and club at all stations of posting.
  • Group Housing Scheme on concessional rates.
  • Furnished Government accommodations at nominal rates.
  • Rapid promotion to higher ranks i.e. Captain / its equivalents in 2 years, Major / its equivalent in 6 years. Lt Col / its equivalent in 11 years, officers are assured of ranks of Col / its equivalent in the three services before retirement.
  • Free ration for self.

Allowances – Retirement Benefits for Armed Forces Careers

  • Kit Maintenance Allowance – Pension.
  • Dearness Allowance – Medical cover for self, wife and dependants.
  • House Rent Reimbursement – Canteen, mess and club facility.
  • City Compensation Allowance.
  • Transport Allowance.
  • High Altitude / Uncongenial Climate Allowance.
  • Counter Insurgency Operational Allowances.

Contact Address :

Indian ArmyIndian NavyIndian Air Force
The Additional Directorate - General of Recruiting,
West Block - 111,
R.K. Puram,
New Delhi - 110 066.
Directorate of Manpower Planning and Recruitment ( R & R ),
Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence ( Navy ) Sena Bhawan,
New Delhi - 110 011,
Phone No. : 011 - 23729233,
Website : http://www.nausena-bharti.nic.in.
Publicity Cell, Air HQs,
'Disha', Motilal Nehru Marg,
New Delhi - 110 011,
Phone No. : 011 - 2330101231, Extension : 7080,
Website : http://www.careerairforce.com.

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  • am I eligible for Cadet Entry? My DOB is 17 june 1994. I am in class 12 at the moment.
    By Samarth from New Delhi, Delhi on November 11, 2012 at 11:31 am
  • i wanna no hw cn i get d form for law officer
    By amit goyal from moga,punjab on May 30, 2012 at 7:27 pm
  • i have completed BAEnglish. i have great interest in indian airforce . in which area i can work in airforce and for that what i have to do plsss sir reply me
    By A.sofi from tamilnadu on May 12, 2012 at 4:03 pm