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Ground Duty Officer | GDOC | Ground Duty Branch | IAF | Indian Air Force

Indian Air Force gives you a bright career with it’s Ground Duty branch, for each aircraft to fly a lot of work is done on ground. It will not be wrong to call the Ground Duty branch as the backbone of IAF. Here you can get details about Age, Educational Qualification and Physical Standards required by Male and Female candidate to Join Ground Duty Branch of IAF.

What is GDOC?

GDOC stands for Ground Duty Officers’ Course of IAF. Through this courses you can join the Ground Duty Branch of Indian Air Force.

Male/Female candidates can join the GDOC (Ground Duty Branch of Indian Air Force)  by AFCAT exam. More details about the exam you can get in our written exam section.

Age 20 to 26 Years
Nationality Indian
Gender Male and Female
Height & Weight The minimum acceptable height for male candidates is 157.5 cms. For women candidates minimum acceptable height is 152 cms.(For Gorkhas and individual belonging to hills of North-Eastern region of India, Garhwali and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height will be 5 cms less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height will be by 2 cms less. Applicable to men and women).

 

Branch Educational Qualification Visual Standards Visual Acuity Errors
Admin Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. Hypermetropia: +2.0 D Sph

Myopia: -0.5 D Sph

Astigmatism: +0.5 D Cyl

A minimum to 6/9 in each eye correctable to 6/6 in each eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory when visual acuity is below 6/6.
Logistics Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/18 in the worse eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory.
Accounts B. Com. degree (Minimum three year degree course) from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/18 in the worse eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory.
Education MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International studies / Defence studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate all paper put together in Post Graduation (Minimum two year programme) and 60% marks in graduation (both recognised by UGC / Competent Accreditation Authority). Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/18 in the worse eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory.

The colour vision requirement for Administration branch is CP-I while for Logistics, Accounts and Education branch is CP-III.

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8 comments

  1. When i applied for courses for afcat i could not apply for education branch because at that time i didinot had my MBA degree in hand.. Now can i apply for education after going for ssb?

    • No you can’t apply at ssb. Because the cut off date for educational certificates was also mentioned in the notification.

      • Cut off dates mean?
        I passed tge examination on 14/7/2016

        • There will be a date of educational qualification date mentioned in the notification by IAF. That means you must possess the educational qualification before that date.

  2. Sir.
    I am a graduate with 55.5% and had done pograduation DIPLOMA in computer applications with 70% can I apply for GDOC?
    REGARDS
    Pihu

  3. Sir.
    I am graduate with 55.5% and had done post graduation DIPLOMA in computer applications with 70% .Can I apply for GDOC?

  4. may i know when next recruitment is for ground duty officer women?

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