Certificate with minimum ‘B’ grading and 50 per cent marks in graduation are inducted in Navy
      and Air Force as Regular Commissioned Officers by way of selection through the Service
      Selection Boards. For Flying Branch Cadets should have Maths and Physics as main subjects in
      10+2 level.
      (f) Recruitment of Personnel Below officers Rank (PBORs): The selection of candidates for
      Personnel below officers Rank (PBORs) is carried out through a centralized selection system on
      all India basis in which Central Airmen Selection Board (CASB) assisted by 14 Airmen
      Selection Centres (ASCs) located at different parts of the country, carries out the recruitment.
      Training
           A large number of training institutions in the Defence Sector work in coordination with one
      another. While some institutions train personnel from all the 3 services viz. Army, Navy and Air
      Force, some cater to the training needs of the individual services.
      Training of Tri-Services
      National Defence College
           The National Defence College is a premier training institution of the Ministry of Defence
      which has established a name for itself as a centre of excellence on matters pertaining to National
      Security and Strategic Studies. Selected Armed forces officers of the rank of
      Brigadier/equivalent from Indian and Foreign Armed Forces and Civil Services officers of
      equivalent status of director and above are nominated for training at the college. The officers
      undergo an eleven months programme with focus on national Security, covering all dimensions
      of domestic, regional and international issues to equip future policy makers with background
      necessary to get a broad understanding of the multifarious economic, political, military scientific
      and organizational aspects that are essential for planning of national strategy.
      Relevant Website: www.ndc.nic.in
      College of Defence Management
           The College of Defence Management (CDM) is the only tri-service training institution in
      the country which imparts defence management education to senior officers of the three services,
      para military forces, officers of the Ministry of Defence and international participants at the
      conceptual, directional and the functional levels. The College also hosts a number of civilian and
      foreign delegations on defence management training. To meet the requirements of ‘Higher
      Defence Management’ education in the Indian Armed Forces, necessitated by the ‘Revolution in
      Military Affairs’, CDM has optimised its existing training infrastructure and yearly trains
      approximately 500 officers annually. CDM has also developed tailor made capsule courses/
      Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for management education at all levels in the
      Indian Armed Forces. These MDPs are also subscribed by large number of Friendly Foreign
      countries.
      Relevant Website: www.cdm.ap.nic.in
      Defence Services Staff College
           Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) is an Armed Forces Training Institute (AFTI),