Applications are invited from Male / Female Indian Citizens as per Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in July 2014 for grant of Permanent / Short Service Commission in Meteorology Branch.
COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2014 – METEOROLOGY BRANCH
(a) No. 136 Ground Duty Officers (136 GDOC) Course (Permanent Commission)
(b) No. 29 Short Service Commission (29 SSC) Course
No. 45 Short Service Commission (45 SSC) Course
Last date for receipt of applications: 31 August 2013.
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: 07 September 2013.
136 GDOC / 29 SSC / 45 SSC COURSES
(a) Age: 20-25 Years as on 01 July 2014 i.e born in between 02 July 1989 to 01 July 1994. The upper age limit is relaxed upto 27 Years (i.e born in between 02 July 1987 to 01 July 1994) for candidates who have completed Ph.D. after completing following educational qualifications.
(b) 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).
(c) 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.
Candidates appearing in final year/semester examinations may also apply provided they fulfill the following conditions:-
(a) Candidates should not have any present backlog and should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Post Graduation in aggregate in all papers put together upto the last semester / year for which results have been declared at the time of applying /AFSB testing.
(b) Candidates should be able to provide provisional / original degree certificate latest by 15 June 2014.
Candidates who are short-listed will be called for testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar or Varanasi. The testing would consist of two stages as given below.
(c) 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. Applicants who qualify Stage-I testing would be required to fill up a detailed application form. Thereafter, 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.
(d) Stage-II Testing consisting of Psychological Test, Group Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Four Days).
How to Apply
(a) 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 Defence from holding any type of commission in Defence Services shall not be eligible to apply and if admitted, their candidature will be cancelled.
Superscribe the envelope with ‘APPLICATION FOR METEOROLOGY BRANCH COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2014‘. Application must be accompanied with the following:-
(a) One self addressed envelope (size-23X10 cm) with Rs 27/-postage stamp.
(b) Two unattested recent colour photographs similar to the one pasted on the application form.
No queries / correspondence will be entertained regarding late receipt / non receipt or incomplete / non eligible / illegible applications.
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