Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017 - 2018


Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017 - 2018

Candidates looking for Indian Air Force recruitment can apply for the post of Meteorology 2017-2018 Posts. Applications are invited for Short Service Commission (SSC) Officer in Air Force in Meteorological Branch for the Courses commencing  2018.

Indian Air Force invites applications from Male and Female candidates to join in the Air Force for grant of Short Service Commission / Permanent Service Commission in Meteorological Branch for the course commencing  2018.Feel free to ask questions below in comments. Applications are invited from enterprising & adventurous Indian Citizens ( as per
Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in July 2017 for grant of Permanent /
Short Service Commission in Meteorology Branch. Eligible and Interested candidates apply for the post on or before  2017. Read the complete article and download official notification from the link provided below.

Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017 - 2018

Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017 - 2018



(a) No. 203/19G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
(b) No. 203/19G/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women) 


 Permanent Commission :

Candidates joining as Permanent Commission (PC) Officers in
Meteorology Branch would continue to serve till the age of superannuation.
Short Service Commission :

Short Service Commission :

The initial tenure for Short Service Commission O Meteorology be for a period
of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to willingness, service requirements and availability of vacancies.

Age limit: Candidates having age between 20-26 Years as on 01 January 2017 i.e born in between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1997
(both dates inclusive). 

Educational Qualifications: Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream / Mathematics / Statistics / Geography / Computer Applications / Environmental Science / Applied Physics / Oceanography / Meteorology / Agricultural Meteorology / Ecology & Environment / Geo-physics / Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level, with a minimum of 55% marks in both).

Pay and Allowances:  Flying Officers will be entitled to Pay in Pay Band of Rs 15,600 - 39,100
per month along with Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Dearness Allowance, Kit Maintenance
Allowance, Transport Allowance. In addition, other allowances are applicable based on nature of duty place of posting and would include , Field Area Allowance, Special Compensatory (Hill area) Allowance, Special Force Allowance, Siachin Allowance, Island Special Duty Allowance, Hard Area Allowance and Remote Locality Allowance. On successful completion of Training, the newly Commissioned Flying Officers would be entitled to approximate gross monthly emoluments in Meteorology Branch, including Transport Allowance of major cities,of Rs 66,738/-.

 Benefits: In addition to the Pay & Allowances, Officers are entitled to Furnished Accommodation,
Comprehensive Medical Cover for self and dependants, Leave Travel Concession, Leave (60 days Annual and 20 days Casual) subject to service exigency, supply of entitled rations, canteen & Officers’ Mess facilities and many more.

 Insurance: Rs. 50 Lakh Insurance Cover (on contribution) is applicable to serving officers.

 TA: Traveling Allowance by the shortest route for AC-III Tier Mail/ Express Trains to and fro for the journey from the place of Call Up or departure (whichever is nearer) is admissible. Change of address, if any, must be intimated to the Board well before your arrival. You shall furnish the railway ticket/ bus ticket (hard copy) to the Board, failing which no TA will be paid. For all other modes of travel, TA will be admissible as per the government authorized rules. No TA is admissible, if you have already appeared for the same type of entry at any of the Selection Boards.

 Physical Standards:

 (i) Height and Weight: Minimum height :- Men - 157.5 Cms, Women - 152 Cms with correlated weight .
 (ii) All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on
the fitness would be final.

Selection Procedure Meteorology Branch :

Candidates who are short-listed will be called for testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards
(AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Varanasi or Kancharapara. The testing would consist
of two stages as given below.
(a) Stage-I Test consisting of Intelligence Test along with other tests will be conducted on the
first day. Stage-I Test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo
subsequent testing. All candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their
eligibility for the Meteorology Branch. Those candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I
testing or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.
(b) Stage-II Testing consisting of Psychological Test, Group Tests and Interview will be
conducted on subsequent days (Five Days). 

Request for change of SSB interview date should be avoided.

However, as an exception, such change may be considered based on the circumstances of the
case. Request for such change should be forwarded to the respective AFSB from where the call
letter for SSB interview has been received and not to Air Headquarters. The AFSBs may
consider change of date at their discretion.

Medical Examination

It will be conducted at AFCME, New Delhi or IAM, Bengaluru based on the recommendations at AFSB.

Candidates recommended by the AFSBs and declared medically fit will be detailed for training in the order of all India Merit list depending on the number of vacancies available. Grant of PC / SSC would be based on number of vacancies, performance in the selection process and the choice given by the candidate.

No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained during the testing at AFSB. 10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing ‘C’ certificate holders
Onus of meeting eligibility criteria rests with the applicant. Merely undergoing AFSB testing would not constitute fulfillment of eligibility requirements.

Important dates:

Receipt of application from:-  June 2017 

Last Date for application Form:-   July 2017

Last date for receipt of applications for the candidates who are sending their applications from
Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur,
Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram :  2017. 

How to Apply:  

Candidates are to complete the application as per format given in this advertisement, and forward the same to POST BAG NO. 001, NIRMAN BHAWAN POST OFFICE, NEW DELHI – 110106 by Ordinary post only. 

NOTE: Candidates who are debarred by the Ministry of Defense from holding any type of commission in Defense Services shall not be eligible to apply and if admitted, their candidature will be cancelled.

Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017 - 2018


Application must be accompanied with the following:

(a) One self addressed envelope (size – 23 X 10 cm) with Rs 27/- postage stamp. 
(b) Two unattested recent color photographs similar to the one pasted on the application form.

Serving Air Warrior candidates would be required to apply as per the service format as given in AFO 11 / 2015 through service channel. Other government employees need to apply through proper channel and are to produce NOC at the time of AFSB testing.

Official Website:

This was all about Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017 - 2018. Candidates apply online by reading the official notification link given below and apply online from the steps given. For further any details regarding Indian Air Force Meteorology Branch Recruitment 2017 - 2018 comment below.


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