Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 9 (ANI): A team of Indian Air Force (IAF) officers visited the Amity University campus here on Tuesday to promote the air force as a career option amongst graduate students.
The IAF organised the career awareness event along with the Corporate Resource Center (CRC) of Amity Law Schools.
The IAF's Induction Publicity Exhibition Vehicle (IPEV) provided hands on experience to students on Flight Simulator, Glasstron, Aircraft Models, display of flying clothing and other youth-oriented gadgets with the aim of showcasing facets of the IAF.
Group Captain M.Sabharwal, Director Personnel Officers-3, Air Headquarters, briefed the students about the fighter operations of IAF, including air defence and offensive operations.
He stressed on the fact that the IAF is the first to induct women in combat roles amongst the defence forces.
A detailed briefing was provided on various qualifying exams and eligibility criteria, including UPSC (NDA and CDSE), AFCAT, MET, NCC and SEC.
Students were informed about the three IAF branches where they could apply as per age, physical attributes, qualification, inclination and interests -- Flying, Technical and Ground Duties. Group Captain Sabharwal said selection for the IAF takes almost an year and advised aspiring candidates to have both patience and perseverance.
Group Captain Sabharwal was accompanied by Wing Commander Sangeeta and eight other team members. (ANI)