Age Limit: 20 to 25 years.
Educational Qualifications: MSc in Physics/ Applied Physics/ Meteorology/
Geophysics with Meteorology and Oceanography / Oceanography with specialisation in Meteorology/
M.A/M.Sc. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics/M.tech. in Atmospheric Science from IIT Delhi with 50 per cent and above marks.
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Entrance: Written examination conducted by UPSC followed by a Services Selection Board interview for those who pass the written examination.
Candidates must be in accordance with the prescribed physical standards i.e. they should be physically fit and free from any disease or disability and excess fat. The minimum acceptable height for the Air Force is 162 cm.
(For Gurkhas and residents of north-eastern India, Garhwal and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height is 5 cm lower than the standard and for candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum height is lowered by 2 cm.)Candidates must have perfect eyesight (known as 6/6 vision).
Besides these general conditions, each training institute and examination has their own standards and requirements.