There are many ways to join defence services after graduation. The following are good for engineering graduates.
Air Force Common Admission Test is an entrance examination for Defense Services. graduates in science and engineering are eligible to appear for this exam. The exam will be conducted two times a year. The test will be on c Numerical ability, Verbal ability, General awareness, Reasoning and Military aptitude. The candidates who are selected in the entrance test will be called for a Service Selection Board (SSB) interview. IT is a five-day interview process. The candidates will be assessed to see whether they Qualities to become an officer. The interview will carry out psychological assessments, intelligence test, group tasks, and a personal interview. The candidates who are selected will be sent for medical test. Once you clear the medical test, you will be offered a post.
If you want to be in the technical branch, you have to appear in the Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT)
Common Defense Service Examination is another entrance examination to enter defence services. Through CDSE, one can enter the Indian Military Academy or Officers Training Academy). The Syllabus of this will includes General Awareness, English and Mathematics.
3. NCC- If you were involved in National Cadet Cops and managed to secure at least B grade in their C level certificate then you are allowed to directly sit for SSB. NCC certificate also helps in reducing cut off marks in SSB.
Other eligibility criteria will be:
1. You are below 25 years
2. You are unmarried
3. You have scored at least 60% in your graduation
In addition to the above, you can also write NDA examination or you can apply for DRDO Scientist posts also.