The Indian Air Force has recently notified aspiring candidates, who want to join the adventurous world of Air Force, about the Air Force Common Admission Test 2016, through which the eligible candidates would be selected for Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branches. The selection of candidates would be made through the entrance test along with intelligence and personal interview round conducted by the concerned recruitment authority. Also Read - West Bengal MBBS Seats Increased to 4,000: CM Mamata Banerjee

The candidates, who have the eligibility to apply, can apply through the official website before 30 June, 2016. The candidates must undergo the official notification well before applying, so that they could become sure about the eligibility criteria and physical standards required to apply for the post. Read More: AFCAT 2016: Eligibility Criteria  Also Read - Will Convert All State-Run Madrasas Into a General School: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

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  • Flying Branch
  • Technical Branch
  • Ground Duty Branch


  • The Training for the various branches in the IAF would begin from the first week of July 2017.
  • Flying and Technical Branches students would have to undergo a training duration of 74 weeks. The Ground Duty Branch candidates would have to undergo a total training of 52 weeks at the various Air Force training establishments

Important Dates:

  • Beginning of submission of online application for the exam: 4 June, 2016
  • Last date for submission of online applications: 30 June, 2016

Pay and Allowances:

The candidates after selection in the various branches and post training would be posted into the different branches under the Indian Air Force. They would be allowed to have various pay perks along with their salary in the pay band of Rs. 15600- 39100 per month. The candidates would get Grade Pay, Military Service pay, Dearness Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. for the posts. The approximate gross monthly emoluments in different branches are given below: Flying Branch: Rs. 82050/- pm, Technical Branch: Rs. 71550/- pm, and Ground Duty Branches: Rs. 68550/- pm.