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HOW TO BECOME A PILOT

IN INDIAN AIRFORCE
Why and Benefits

The view is
Stunning

Prestige,
Honour, Respect
from Fellow
countrymen

Insurance, Loans,
Medical,
Handsome Accommodations,
pay of Concessions and
80,250/- pm Pension
Become a PILOT
National Defence Combined Defence Air Force Common
Academy(NDA) Service(CDS) Admission Test

12th Class Graduates any Graduates any
discipline with discipline with
passed or Physics & Maths
appearing with Physics &
in 10+2
Physics & Maths Maths in 10+2

Age: 16 ½-19 ½ Age: 19-24 Years Age: 20-24 Years

 Held twice every Year
 University Entry Scheme(UES) Pilot in Indian Navy
 Permanent Commission and Short Service
Commission
Women entry only Air Force Common Admission Test
Procedure
Written Examination
• Paper I: Maths 300 Marks
National Defence • Paper II: English & General ability 600
Exam(NDA) marks
• Duration 2 ½ hrs for each paper

• Paper I: English
Combined
• Paper II: General Knowledge
Defence Service
• Paper III: Maths
Exam(CDS) • Duration 2hrs& 100 marks for each paper

Air Force Common • One paper Aptitude, General
Admission Test Awareness, Maths
(AFCAT) • Duration 2hrs & 300 Marks

 All papers are Objective Type & Scoring 40-50% Aggregate marks
enough for Service Selection Board
Service Selection Board(SSB)
Day I: Screening Test
 Students who cleared Written exam will be called for
Service Selection Board via call letter
 On arriving at Service Selection Board candidates
Documents are verified
 Reasoning and Aptitude Test is held (Objective Type)
 Picture Perception and description test (PPDT) held
Write a story on picture shown via Projector also identify
characters
Group Discussion held on story written
Result for day I declared
Day 2-5: Stage 2

Interview
 Candidates called one by one from day 2 to 5 for
Interview
 Question related candidate and military, current
affairs
Day 2:Psychologist Test

1. 12 pictures shown & asked to write story on each
Thematic Apperception Test(TAT)
2. Last picture is blank, you have to imagine it
3. Word association test(WAT) 60 words shown &
write sentence on each word in 15 sec
4. Situation Reaction Test(SRT):60 different situations
given & write what will you do (Duration 1hr)
5. Self descriptive Test: comments of friends , teachers
and Parents about candidate
Group Task
• Group Discussion on two topics
• Group Planning exercise : Situation to whole group
given
• Lecture on given topic on the spot
• Group obstacle: half group task and full group task
• Whole group needs to pass obstacles using rope plank
• Command task: two other candidates give for
obstacle task
Pilot Aptitude battery test: Written and Practical on
machine (Compulsory)
•Conference: All evaluator sit together
•Candidate called one by one and result decided
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