CAREER AS AN AIR FORCE OFFICER
FLAME INSTITUTE is a place of excellence and centre of learning. It has produced many successful candidates over a small period of 17 years and was founded by Mr. MUKESH KUMAR on 2002. With a vision to impart quality and excellent results, as well as to prepare students for their competitive needs to make careers so that they can serve their country to the best of their abilities.
We at FLAME INSTITUTE work hard to develop a medicine that can be swallowed by all young and mature minds without any hesitation and trauma. Training students for challenging and extraordinary jobs is always challenging. We at FLAME INSTITUTE work hard to prepare young mind for this coveted job. It is the only coaching institute which keeps in mind the best skills to be developed for the premiere job. Converting a cadet into an officer is no more a minimal task. It requires pre- training for the actual test to qualify for the written test .We groom aspirants for the hard work that one needs to perform.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority. To be able to lead and control, requires the ability to motivate yourself, inspire others and make tough decisions efficiently. When you join to become an Air Force Officer, we’ll help you develop your leadership and management skills, preparing you fully to take on the challenge of leading in real life situations. Lessons in team work, developing communication skills and confidence, honing strategic and dynamic thinking and preparing you to face pressures with ease are grilled into an Officer during his training. The Air Force teaches you all, not only making men and women of young boys and girls but making them leaders in life. An officer’s strength of character and strong moral compass make him/her stand out from the crowd at all times.
As an Officer in the Indian Air Force, you will inherit a glorious heritage and timeless traditions of the IAF, blended perfectly with the latest technology.
As an officer in the Indian Air Force you will strategies, lead and manage. Depending on your qualifications, you could join one of the various branches in the IAF. Broadly the Air Force has three branches with further sub-streams:
(a) Flying Branch
(b) Technical Branch
(c) Ground Duty Branch
Candidate’s age should be between 20-24 years for Flying Branch, 20-26 years for Technical Branch & Ground Duty Branch as on 01-01-2016. Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.
Candidates must possess Graduation in any discipline or B.E/ B.Tech with 60% marks for Flying Branch, Four year degree qualification or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with 60% marks for Technical Branch and Graduation with 60% marks/ P.G degree/ Diploma in any discipline/ C.A/ ICWA with 50% marks for Ground Duty Branches.
Candidates will be selected based on the performance in AFCAT & Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) ( for candidates applied for technical branch only) followed by Intelligence Test, Psychological Test, Group Test, Medical Test and Interview conducted by Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs). Candidates applying for Flying Branch must appear for Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT).
(a) AFCAT Exam Syllabus for General Awareness:
History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics , Civics, Basic Sciences, Defence, Art etc.
b) Verbal Ability in English:
Comprehension, Error Detection, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Testing of Vocabulary, Sentence Completion etc.
c) Numerical Ability:
Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, and Simple Interest, Profit & Loss
d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test section:
Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.