Sep 6, 2016

Indian Air Force Airmen Group-X and Group-Y Recruitment 2016

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Indian Air Force invites ONLINE application from UNMARRIED MALE INDIAN CITIZENS (citizens of Nepal are also eligible) for selection test in January - February 2017 to join as Airmen in Group ‘X’ (Technical) Trades or Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical) {Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades or in both Groups ‘X&Y’ (Technical/Non-Technical in single sitting). You can view official notification by following link.

Name of posts & Educational qualification:
  • Group ‘X’ (Technical):
    • Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. OR
    • Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream, as shown below, from a Government recognized Polytechnic Institute with 50% marks in overall aggregate, and 50% marks in English in Diploma or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma Course.
  • Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical) {Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades.:
    • Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. 
  • Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical) Medical Assistant Trade:
    • Passed 10+2/ Intermediate / equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
  • Groups ‘X&Y’ (Eligible for both Technical and Non-Technical).:
    • Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. Candidates will take the examination for Group ‘X’ and Group ‘Y’ subjects in one sitting and can qualify for Group ‘X’ or Group ‘Y’ or both i.e. if candidate passes in English, Physics and Mathematics, he is considered pass in Group ‘X’ and if he passes in English and Reasoning and General Awareness (RAGA) then he will be considered pass in Group ‘Y’. If a candidate clears in all the four subjects, he will be considered pass in Group ‘X’ and Group ‘Y’. Diploma holders are eligible to appear only for Group ‘X’.

Age limit: Candidates born between 07 July 1997 and 20 December 2000 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply

Selection Procedure: Selection will be based on Written Test and Adaptability Test & Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and Interview.

Written exam syllabus: 
  • Group ‘X’ (Technical) Trades: Duration of the written test will be 60 minutes and will comprise of English, Physics and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus.
  • Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical): Duration of the written test will be 45 minutes and will comprise of English as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning And General Awareness (RAGA).
  • Both Groups ‘X&Y’ Trades: Duration of the written test will be 85 minutes and will comprise of English,  Physics, and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning And General Awareness (RAGA). 

Medical Standard: 
  • Chest: Minimum range of expansion- 5 cm 
  • Height: Minimum height required is 152.5 cm.
  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age. 
  • Corneal Surgery: (PRK/LASIK) not acceptable. 
  • Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately. 
  • Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points. 
  • Health: Candidate should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from all communicable diseases and skin ailments. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain. 
  • Body Tattoo: Permanent body tattoos on inner face of the fore arms (inside of elbow to the wrist), Back (dorsal) part of the hand/reverse side of palm and Tribals with tattoos which are as per custom and traditions of their tribes only are permitted. However, right to decide on acceptability/ unacceptability of the individual rests with the Selection Centre. Candidates with permanent body tattoos are to submit a photograph of the tattoo with details of size and type of the Tattoo.

How to apply: Online registration for the Selection Test will be available from 15 September 2016 on www.airmenselection.gov.in and will close on 29 September 2016. After successful registration, the duly filled colour printout of online application along with all required attachments (as applicable) is required to be sent to Central Airmen Selection Board (CASB) by ordinary post only, so as to reach CASB latest by 13 October 2016. Detailed instructions on how to register/fill-up/dispatch of application are available on the website. Candidates are to strictly follow the given instructions. Indian Air Force will not be responsible for any postal delay/loss of any document during transit.

Important dates:
  • Online application start from: 15/09/2016
  • Last date for online application: 29/09/2016
  • After successful Online Registration, a colour
  • printout of duly filled application on A4 size paper along with all applicable attachments is also required to be sent to CASB, so as to reach CASB: 13/10/2016

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