How to join IAF as an Officer after Intermediate 10+2?


The Indian Air Force is one of the 3 wings of the Indian defense services of the government of India. Not only can a career with the Air Force be challenging, but it is lucrative too.  Details on how to join the Indian Air Force subsequent to the completion of intermediary is provided below.

Branches Available For the Candidates to Join In the IAF

Candidates have the opportunity to join any of the given three branches. They are:

  • Flying Branch
  • Technical Branch
  • Ground Duty Branches

Training Institutes in India:

  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad.
  • Air Force Administrative College, Coimbatore.
  • Air force Training Technical College, Jalahali.
  • Airmen Training School (ATS)
  • College of Air warfare, Sikandrabad.
  • Communications Training Institute
  • Electronics Training Institute
  • Elementary Flying Training School, Beeder (AP).
  • Fighter Training Wing, Hakimpeth.
  • Flying Instructors School, Tambaram
  • Mechanical Transport Training Institute
  • Paratrooper Training School, Agra
  • The Administrative Training Institute
  • The Electrical And Instrument Training Institute
  • Workshop Training Institute

Qualification to Joining the Indian Air Force as Officer

To join the NDA, the candidates must be Indian citizens with no less then 16 ¬Ĺ and not more than 19 years of age. Only men can join after the pass of their intermediate exams. The qualification that is needed by a candidate to join the NDA is a pass in class 10+2 with Mathematics and Physics. Those who are studying in their last year are also eligible to apply.

Selection procedure of the IAF

To join the NDA, the candidates will have to appear for the written test that is performed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Aspirants who are shortlisted subsequent to the preliminary selection procedure will have to go through a meticulous training regime at the National Defence Academy.

Those who have cleared this exam will be shortlisted. The duration of this training period is 3 years. Following this, the candidates will be given specialized training at the Air Force Academy. Those who pass out of the academy successfully will be commissioned as officers and placed as pilots at any of the Stations of the Indian Air Force.



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247 Responses to “How to join IAF as an Officer after Intermediate 10+2?”

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  1. 247

    sir i want to join IFS as an officer ::i am 10 +2 with PCMB

  2. 246

    Sir, i have passed 10 2 with 93% in pcm but only 44%marks in english.
    Can i join air force x group?

  3. 245
    yashwanth .k:

    i am intrested to join IAF i completed my pu and now i am doing 2nd year b.e so please help me how to join IAF

  4. 244

    Sir iam studying12 after passing 12 can u tell me how to hoin air force

  5. 243
    nidhi kamate:

    Is there any IAF trainning institute in belgaum ,karnataka?

  6. 242
    vinay chandra:

    Sir My name is vinay chandra i have completed my intermediate M.E.C with 68% .now i joined in degree but i does n’t like to go through degree pls help me give me an suggestion to me as early as possible….
    how can i join in

  7. 241
    sumit kumar dubey:

    sir, my Question is can i face entrance exam without passing NDA exam but i passed the 10+2 ?

  8. 240
    saurav kaushik:

    sir i qualify 12th with (pcb/m)will i join iaf

  9. 239
    sahil yadav:

    Sir my first dream join to Indian air
    force and pls tell me how to join
    Indian air force ,I m passed to 10+2

  10. 238
    Ram kumar singh:

    i want say that i am study in class 11 my dream join the indian air force i am 16 year old

  11. 237

    i am a girl..can i join in the indian air force service after completing my +2 bio maths class.?

  12. 236
    saba khan:

    Sir my first dream join to Indian air
    force and pls tell me how to join
    Indian air force ,I m passed to 10+2
    with PCM pls sir tell me
    but i am 20 year old

  13. 235

    i want to join flying branch,,,,,where and how

  14. 234
    dinesh joshi:

    how to join non residential in indai

  15. 233
    ravi yadav:

    Sir my first dream join to Indian air force and pls tell me how to join Indian force ,I m passed to 10+2 with PCM pls pls pls sir tell me

  16. 232
    ajaya kumar behera:

    i am passed 10+2 i know about ndaa

  17. 231
    Raj sharma:

    Can nepali students join indian air force?

  18. 230
    Girraj sharma:

    sir airforce ki vacencies ke liye form kb niklte h.?
    I have paased 10+2 PCM. My date of birth 06/02/1995.

  19. 229

    Sir, I have passed higher secondary this year with 50% marks in pure science ,can I join indian air force group x?

  20. 228


  21. 227
    ankur bhatt:

    what qualifications are to join ifa for intermedeate student

  22. 226

    I am in std 11th,now what are the opportunities to join IAF?

  23. 225
    lovepreet singh:

    can i join air force as an officer/pilot after securing 79.33% pcm in 10+2

  24. 224
    Pawan kumar:

    Sir i have passed 10 2 in non medical with 60%
    My datd of birth - 29/11/1994

    Plz sir advise which post is best for me

  25. 223
    Pawan kumar:

    Sir i have passed 10 2 in non medical with 60%
    My datd of birth - 29/11/1994

    Plz sir advise me for which post we can apply……..!

  26. 222

    when the exam of iaf flying branch (2014)will be held

  27. 221

    dear sir i passed 12 th class with pcm & got 55% marks&my age -5/7/94,sir plz tell me which can of post can i apply

  28. 220

    Can I join indian airforce I pass 10+2 with physic and math I was born on october16 2013

  29. 219

    i have just finished 12th in tn board as maths biology as main subject i want to enter into officer training academy what is the procedure

  30. 218

    sir, i am rahul studing engg in bangaluru i want to join ifa pls help me sir .my email id [email protected]

  31. 217

    Apportunuties in ‘airforce’ for diploma fresher in computer engineering

  32. 216

    any good college i can join after 10th in order to give such compitative exams like IAS IFS and NDA.
    can i join NDA OR IFS after 10th?

  33. 215

    Dear sir
    Iam R.sai surya tej Iam 17 yrs old i want to join IAF college

    for engineerin courses pl guide me

    H NO 9-3-702
    MOB 98666 99884

  34. 214
    awanish chaubey:

    sir, i want to join iaf x -tech that can i appear in xam of iaf selection test in 2013 but i didn’t fill form and i passed 10+2 xam wid 58 percent so , plz tell me that when r the next selection test in 2013

  35. 213
    yadav rohit:

    how can i join the indian air force as an officer? myquallification is 10 2 pass with pass 45% and is raning. 0

  36. 212
    sukhraj singh:

    i was born in 26 sep 1993 … I can join nda or not?

  37. 211

    Respected Sir/ Mam
    I am THALIBUDHEEN from kerala, recently doing +2 Biology science. I like to join in IAF after +2. What I want to do after passing +2.
    Can you pls suggest me some ways sir. To join in IAF is my dream.

  38. 210

    Dear , sir / mam

    i complited my 10+2 with arts but i wont to face& join the IAF open bharti at my or other state so how to knoe about bhartis news .

    i bilong from rajasthan ( rajsmand 313331)
    mob 8469362009

  39. 209
    rajat sharma:

    hai sir my self rajat sharma & doing +2 (non-medical) what are opportunity for joining IAF

  40. 208
    Darshan kaverappa.B:

    Hi sir myself i am Darshan doing my 1st year. I have finished my (10+2) but in my P.U.C i hav taken commerce. So is their is any problem in joining IAF.

  41. 207

    can i fill the indian air force form after 12th with commerce with maths stream and plz tell me where to get the form and where to submit it and to whome plz becoz im 18 now

  42. 206
    arvind yadav:

    When will
    come airforce x y form
    And NDA result

  43. 205
    Rahul pradhan:

    fb-rahul pradhan g
    VILL+post-salarpur kalan, NTPC,DADRI,G.B.NAGAR,U.P,INDIA
    [email protected]
    i m stdy law in ipem gzb. I want joid iaf.

  44. 204
    md wahid:

    how to join indian air force

  45. 203
    Sharda Prasad Tiwari:

    How I can join as an officer in IAF after 10+2 and what are salary allownces for officers in IAF.

  46. 202
    Sourav Pradhan:

    Sir, i am sourav pradhan of Odisha studying in 2 science 1st year in Naidu science college.I have passed class10th in 2012. Am i eligible for joining IAF? please mail me what r the steps i can take to join IAF?
    my email id is- [email protected]
    nd phone no. is 7735382483

  47. 201
    Pawan baghel:

    I am in 11th so what i have to do for the preparation of this

  48. 200

    i like to join in indian air force how can i join please give me the way to join

  49. 199

    i got electronic trade in iaf based on 10+2 . but now i am studying engineering 3 rd year. is there is any possible chance to continue my last year

  50. 198

    sir it is better or not in joining in indian airforce. electronical trade is good or not i dont know sir. i got that trade so thats while i am asking u please reply me sir. because i am studying electrical engineering 3 rd year.

  51. 197

    sir i had selected indian airforce as a electronic trade. can u tell me about that. now i am doing my 3 rd year as electrical branch. is it is good to join or not?

  52. 196
    Imran khan:

    I want to become a sucessful pailot in Indian Air Force . So what i may do? And say what hight & cheast? Plez reply me..

  53. 195


  54. 194

    Is there any bharti of air force in nov december even on oct 2012

  55. 193

    sir I am 20 year old After completing 12th science I want to join Indian air force I want BE in mechanical but I have some finincial problems sir can I study after join IAF. sir please tell me I can join IAF age of 20

  56. 192

    i am doing computr science engineering ..i want to became a technicoal air force officer ..can u give. the sugesstion how to became this officer …

  57. 191

    I have complete 12th with 60.2% and my eyes are damagged ( -3.50 ) can i able to jion nevy?

  58. 190


  59. 189
    Akshay Gawali:

    hi sir, my 12th is complete…. but i can join navy force or air force, how to join …….?

  60. 188
    Bhobesh bora:

    how can i join the indian air force as an officer? my quallification is 10+2 pass with PCM secured 76%

  61. 187
    sahil nehra:

    i am currently in class 10 .which books should i study to crack nda and iaf exams?

  62. 186
    guramrit pal singh:

    i have done 10+2 last year in (non med) i am how to apply in iaf plz give me answer my question

  63. 185

    is there have any jobs to girls??after

  64. 184

    When will be next nda exam 2012

  65. 183
    kunal sothia:

    sir i have pass class12 for 65% have apply in indian air focre apa muja bata ki ma kasa apply karu i have given nda exmaa how many time i apply i become a pilote in aair force so give ans my que

  66. 182
    Amit Kumar Dixit:

    how can join iaf.

  67. 181
    deepak bisht:

    sir, i am in btec 1st yr …can i write the IAF age is 18+..?

  68. 180
    irfan shaikh:

    respected sir
    sir i have complete 2nd puc arts,and i am searching airforce jobs last few years, sir my age is now 24 please tell me how can i join airfore shall its possible or not sir
    sir airforce job is my lifes dream sir . plese tell me sir

  69. 179

    respected sir,
    please tell me, jobs for girls in air force, for ground officers, and more details air force for girls, sir i intrested in air force so please tell me, about this field….
    i highly obliged to u.
    thank u…

  70. 178
    pratik deshpande:

    Sir, I am living in village. My 10th result will be declared soon.Can i prepare for NDA without joining any class in pune?.. If necessary which is good institute?…what are the salary structure and work nature???/

    Pratik Deshpande

  71. 177
    Sagar khode:

    My DOB 14-8-1993. And in NDA my age eligibility does not fulfill so what can i do

  72. 176
    lukken mite:

    i have appeared 12th with physics, chemistry,biology and maths. I want to join IAF flying branch. Is there any exam or i have to go through NDA?
    or can i join IAF flyin branch after 12th?

  73. 175
    kamal saini:

    im in 11th and my dob is 10-3-1995 can i apply for nda inform me. my ph-9214669113

  74. 174
    kamal saini:

    im in 11 and my dob is 10-3-1995 can i apply for nda

  75. 173
    Harjinder Singh:

    how to join IAF as a officer after +2 with non med………… plz

  76. 172

    Sir,in +2 how much % is needed for join NDA OR IAF

  77. 171
    Adarsh kumar:

    i m adarsh kumar. I want 2 join indian airforce in x group..I m pas out 12th in 72%..Sir plz help me nd sugested me wht i do it…Any advice ask me my i.D.
    [email protected]
    Sir plz help me i m alone..No bdy help me.

  78. 170

    How to join IAF electronic training institution after diploma completion

  79. 169
    aman anand:

    sir,if i take biology after 10th can i fill a form of N.D.A entrance exam.

  80. 168
    aman anand:

    sir,if i take biology after 10th can i fill a form of N.D.A entrance exam

  81. 167
    Amar nath:

    sir what is the minimum marks (in %) of 12th for NDA and IAF ??

  82. 166

    how cost will be spent money on my course till i become a pilot after intermediate?

  83. 165
    manish chandaka:


    my DOB 047\1994

    can i able for submit NDA form 2012.

  84. 164

    please tell me the about technical and ground duty branches

  85. 163

    can appear for nda exam with +2 science with third division

  86. 162
    Ritikesh Pattanaik:

    sir, i want to join iaf as an technician what will I do ?

  87. 161
    krishna mishra:

    sir, i have just appeared for 12th with science. my DOB 15.01.94 am i eligible for IAF . i want to be a Squadron leader in IAF . what i have to do for it. THANKS………………………………………………..

  88. 160
    Krishna kr. mishra:

    sir,can ijoin iaf my DOB is 15.01. 94.i have appeared 12th in 2012 with science.I want to be a Sqarrdon leader in IAF.can I fulfill my dream in future.please tell me the procedure to reach my goal. THANKS.

  89. 159
    praveen kesri:

    in NDA at what percentage candidates are direct selected to SSB without writing entrance test?

  90. 158


  91. 157

    after giving which paper i become officer

  92. 156
    Deepak dey:

    I got 55% in 12th can i join IAF

  93. 155
    dipanjal saikia:

    How to join IAF in the technical course after 12 passin arts?

  94. 154
    hawaibam rajiv:

    i have passed 12th with 63.33% and i want to appear examination to join in airforce.

  95. 153
    abhishek anand:

    Can a boy wearing spectacles can apply for nda? And what are required with there height,weight and chest?

  96. 152
    Mohamad javeed:

    Sir/mam i am from kargil and i have passed my 2 exam with physics ,che ,and bio,,now im studying in ba 1st…my height is 5.10 inch .body weight 73 kg…how can i join the indian air force ?plzzzzz plzzz replay sir/mam

  97. 151
    Mohamad javeed:

    Sir/mam i am from kargil and i have passed my 2 exam with physics ,che ,and bio,,now im studying in ba 1st…how can i get entry in IAF?

  98. 150

    Can I apply for IAF after 10th+diploma in civil engg & age is 20 ?

  99. 149
    shobha gupta:

    How can join Indian air force(IAF) ? i’m 12th pass with scince (Math) now i’m in BBA 2nd year. how i can get entry in air force ? when i’ll be eligible for this ? tell me some specification about it.

  100. 148
    Nishal N:

    Respected sir/madam.I am now studying in 10 standard.what can i do to join INDIAN AIR FORCE as a helicopter pilot after completing 10?How much body weight is for male to join IAF?what is the fees to become a helicopter pilot in IAF?please give me proper instructions to join IAF.please reply sir/madam.

  101. 147

    Sir,i have passed 12th cls with 82.8% .i just want to know can i appear indian army force .how can get for appling this forum.plz give me ans as early as possibe.

  102. 146
    shaikh shabaaz dada:

    respected sir,
    im shabaaz shaikh i have given my 12th n now im student of bsc.cs and my age is 21 i just want to know can i appear for IAF officer.

  103. 145

    sir i’ve passed class12 with 82% marks and i want to join the indian air force but my age is 19 years and 4 months can i join the air force

  104. 144
    Manikandan Chinnasamy:

    I am from state of Karnataka.But i am studing in Tamilnadu.Where do i want t write my exams?

  105. 143
    Shwetank Singh:

    Respected person,
    Im a student in air force school aste banglore. Im in 7th class and i wanto be an IAF pilot .There are two questions-
    1. Im flat foot so is there any problem in medical fitness test?
    2. In my math and science exams im geting 62 to 70 per cent. can you tell me how much marks i should score in 10th and 12th class which will be a very good performance to join NDA?
    thank you i’ii waiting for your reply
    Jai Hind

  106. 142

    i am a 11th class student and a girl of 17 year born on 17 jan 1995, i want to join airforce academy for being a pilot ! please give the related details, and how can i appear for it and the qualifications needed?

  107. 141

    Sir,my father is in army as an ex jco so I’m applicable for this exam…(free of coast)

  108. 140
    Navdeep singh:

    My date of birth is 29/12/1993. Can i apply form for NDA?

  109. 139
    Ranjeet Prakash:

    Sir, i am Ranjeet .Please give me details about how to prepare for NDA exam.Thanks sir.

  110. 138
    yogesh prabhakar gosavi:


  111. 137

    sir Iam studying 10+2 B.I.PC group 51.1% I aiem INDIA AIR FORCE how to join the I A F pleass reaqest sir
    thanking sir

  112. 136

    wanted to know weathe any one can join NDA after 10 std…. My son is keen in it also wanted to know the fees structure .

  113. 135
    vishal pawar:

    Please give me the information about salary of IAF.

  114. 134
    Abhi Ram:

    sir my name is Abhi Ram. I want to become a piolet in indian indian air force . I have completed my 10+2 with 64% with mathematics and physics could you please send me a details . Thanking you sir .

  115. 133

    am i eligible for ground duty officer in air force if i scored 55% in graduation???

  116. 132

    I am in 12th standard . I am aspiring for NDA . So , When id the form releasing? Where will I get the form ? “Employment News”? & I have gone through a NDA form. There, it has been asked about “subject codes”, so where do we get it? & I want to go for Indian Air Force. Do we need to have full clear vision for it? Mine is 0.75 . Please! I need your suggestions. Will you ?

  117. 131
    Lokesh kumar:

    I am studying 11th class and my age is 17 can i able give NDA Paper.

  118. 130
    Vaibhav Tomar:

    I have passed intermediate exam in 2011 with 61% from up board & i want to join IAF as an officer.
    How should i apply?

  119. 129

    i m studying in 12th class ! i decided to join the NDA . i was looking for the form to be filled and i got to know that the last day of submisson of form is in november ! now do i have to wait till next year forms or what ?

  120. 128
    kameswara rao:

    we have a girl student studying 10th class. Is there any exam for her to join INDIAN AIR FORCE? If there is an exam what is the exam? what is the notification date???

  121. 127
    Ishfaq ahmad rather:

    I have passed 12th exams in 2010 with 88% marks.i want to join IAF as an officer,how should i apply?

  122. 126

    how to join IAF aafter 12th in math for mechanical engineering

  123. 125
    Naresh Kumar Barpagga:

    Hi have u sir/mam . I have done 12th with Maths and Economic non commerce group with a 60% .I get 72% marks in 10th .I can become to a Indian air force officer for account should apply for IAF

  124. 124
    khelavan prasad singh:

    I am compiliting in B tech(Civil)in 2014.My age 22. am i joint in air force in flying Branch.

  125. 123
    Amit kumar sharma:

    i am a diploma electrical engg.
    can i apply for any tech. branch and if yes then when such forms are published ???

  126. 122
    Kunal singh:

    My age is 16 can i appears to this exam

  127. 121
    Harjot singh:

    i want 2 join IAF bt i am now 19 yrs old n in class 12 .. sir am i eligible for joining d entrance examz

  128. 120
    Naveen singh kharayat:

    I am from uttrakhand,pithoragah
    And now i am studying in 9th class.
    And i want to join the IAF as a officer.
    give me some informations about the intrence exams
    i want to know ki jo paprer hota hai vo maths,physics se jyada related aata hai ya sabhi subject sea equal aata hai…nd thank’s for ur
    other informations..
    Thank you.

  129. 119
    pradipta sahoo:

    i am 18 years old men.How to applying the IAF form. I dont know its exam date.plz

  130. 118
    aryan saini:

    i have complete my diploma i mechanical engineering . please guide me to join IAF.
    aryan saini

  131. 117


    pls tell how can a girl go in IAF.

    please give full information.

  132. 116
    Ajay kumar:

    Sir i Apearing my +2 (non med.) , which entrance test i eligible & my age is 17 years

  133. 115

    sir i want to join air force but im in 1st year btech mechanical

  134. 114
    jack newmai:

    sir,i am a student of arts , taking optional sub. eco, hist, and pol science.can i opt for an IAF officer direct after my 12th exam.please tell me about this

  135. 113

    Sir,i am 10+2 pass with (maths,phys,chem.) 43%. I am join airforce

  136. 112

    Good morning sir/madam,my +2 class pass (pcm with 54.7% ) .And i want to joint indian air force as an in x-group or y-group .Plz reply me that when these formats will be opened now a days.My e-mail id is : [email protected] or ph. Is 9465020053. JAI HIND

  137. 111
    Ajay kumar:

    sir i m a student of hotelmangment 2nd year cn i apply for the cds in my finel year n passed 12th with physics n math with58.2% and apply for iaf many times but there is i m not get any time admit card why sir plz tell me sir

  138. 110
    anmol bhatia:

    i just wanted to know that without appearing for NDA enterence can i join IAF?…kindly tell me the ways for applying in air force beside the NDA option….
    I will be very thankfull to you…

  139. 109

    I am a cadet of NCC air wing can i join IAF after completing my 10+2 and i am a science student also.

  140. 108

    what should be height to join airforce

  141. 107

    how to become a pilot in the indian air force after 10+2 ?
    my age is19

  142. 106

    how to become a pilot in the indian air force after 10+2 ?

  143. 105

    how to fill up the admission form for iaf?

  144. 104
    vijay pandurang shelke:

    i am 10+2 age 20 can i join IAF

  145. 103

    sir i m a software engineer. can i join the IAF.
    because i just want to do something for my nation and to fly in the air is my passion.

  146. 102

    sir i am studyng in comerce 2nd puc. Can i join to IAF..? Plz ans me because my & our family ambition.. My ph.9035961434

  147. 101

    what all should be the preparation for entrance exam?

  148. 100

    i am comleted 10+12
    my age 21
    pls recurtment ralles send me

  149. 99

    Pls tell me How i cam apply for nda

    your’s obediently

  150. 98
    arham ali:

    i passed my 10+2 exam with just 49% marks only, i want to join indian air force, please guide me….

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