(Through NCC Air Squadrons / DG NCC)

  • As an Air Wing Senior Division ’C’ Certificate holder of the National Cadet Corps, you can apply to the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force. Men & women can join the Air Force through this mode of entry. Permanent Commission offered for men  and Short Service Commission for men and women.
  • Eligibility criteria:
  • Age –20 to 24 years (at the time of commencement of course). Upper age limit for Candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxed up to 26 years(at the time of commencement of course). 
  • Nationality - Indian
  • Marital Status - Single
  • Gender - Men only.
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Graduate (Three Year Course) in any discipline from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks or equivalent and have passed Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level 


  • BE/B Tech (Four Year Course) from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks or equivalent


  • Cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. 
  • Final Year/semester students are also eligible to apply, provided they do not have any present backlogs at the time of AFSB Testing and produce Degree certificate issued by the University as per the date stipulated in the advertisement.
  • NCC Air Wing Senior Division ’C’ certificate and validity of the certificate would be two years before the date of commencement of the course.
  • Advertisement Schedule: Advertisement for NCC Special Entry is released by the IAF in the months of June and December.