As an air warrior in the Indian Air Force, you’re tasked with upholding the constitution and protecting India’s freedom. The responsibility is enormous, but its not only about work, its also about living well. Quality of life is an important attribute of Air Force life and has no parallel in the civil sector. The life offers you challenge, adventure, excitement, honour, prestige, self-respect, content family life, safety and security for self and family and not to forget the social status, respect and esteem of your countrymen
Commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a Pilot Officer in 1970. Then a Squadron Leader to embark on a historic mission in 1984 as a part of a joint space program between ISRO and the Soviet Intercosmos space program. He spent eight days in space aboard the Salyut 7 space station.
He was conferred with the honour of ‘Hero of Soviet Union’ upon his return from space.Read More
Commissioned in the Indian Air Force as an Air Traffic Control Officer on 30 June 2012, Squadron Leader Shikha Pandey is the first IAF officer to play for the Indian Women cricket team and made her international debut in the year 2014.
She has represented India in all 3 formats and has been part of 5 World Cups: 2014 (T20), 2016 (T20), 2017, 2020 (T20) and 2021.Read More
In 1999 during the Kargil War, the Indian Air Force was given a unique responsibility, to evict the enemy from high-altitude posts.
Group Captain Shreepad Tokekar was a pilot during the conflict. He was then a Flight Lieutenant and was flying the Mirage 2000.was pressed into action as it was the only aircraft that could deliver.Read More
A new branch Weapon Systems (WS) has been additionally introduced from 01/2023 AFCAT cycle. Registration opening from 01 Dec 22.
Registration for AFCAT 01/2023 opening on 01 Dec 22 and candidates can view notification and register online for AFCAT on https://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/