To become a pilot in the Indian Air Force, it is necessary to be admitted to the flying branch. Air Force Flying Branch has the opportunity to serve the country as a fighter pilot, helicopter pilot or transport pilot. Recruitment procedures are conducted from time to time according to the different qualifications for entry to the Air Force Flying Branch.
Where the Combined Defense Services Examination (CDSE), National Cadet Corps (NCC) entry is conducted twice every year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at the undergraduate level and can join the flying branch through Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT or Fcat), while at the Senior Secondary / Higher Secondary / Intermediate level, the National Defense Academy (NDA) examination conducted twice a year by UPSC. Access is given through. Let us understand the qualification and selection process required for both these levels of entry.
Talking about graduating youth, then graduate candidates can get entry in Flying Branch through UPSC’s CDS Exam, NCC Special Entry and AFCAT Exam. Advertisement is carried out twice a year in August and November by the UPSC for the CDS exam.