Defence Recruitment

Indian Air Force Airman Recruitment

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Airman in Air force Technical branch

Eligibility for Airman in Air Force (Group ‘X’):

Age: Age required to apply for this job is 17 years minimum and maximum is 20 years.

Education:

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate/10+2 with Mathematics and Physics, English with a minimum 50 percent marks aggregate and 50% marks in English. OR
  • A candidate who passed 3 year Diploma course in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology / Information Technology with at least 50% marks from a Govt. recognized Polytechnic Institute and 50% marks in English in Diploma or Intermediate exam is eligible.

Selection Procedure for Airman:

A written test will be taken in Physics, Mathematics and English and based on CBSE 12th syllabus.

This written test is based on CBSE syllabus and objective type, question paper is bilingual (English & Hindi). However English paper is in English medium only.
Test Duration: 60 minutes

Physical Fitness Test :

  • 1.6 KM run in 8 minutes.
  • 10 push-ups
  • 10 sit-ups
  • 20 squats

Interview in Air Force :

Candidates who clear Fitness Test will be interviewed by a team of Officers.

Those who qualify interview will undergo Trade Allocation Test for bifurcation into Mechanical and Electronics stream. A medical fitness will be taken after this.

AirMen Technical Trades:

  • Workshop Fitter (Mechanical)
  • Workshop Fitter (Smith)
  • Structure Fitter and Propulsion Fitter
  • Weapon Fitter
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Electronic Fitter
  • Mechanical System Fitter
  • Automobile Fitter

Airforce Airman Musician Trade

Eligibility for Airman in Airforce Musician Trade (Group ‘Z’):

Age: 17 years minimum and maximum is 22 years.

Education:

  • Those candidates who are Matriculation/ 10th class passed or equivalent, should be between 17-25 years of age.
  • Candidate must be proficient in one of the following music instruments:- Trumpet /Bass/ Violin/ Saxophone/ Clarinet/ Euphonium /Jass-Drum/ Piccolo/Bass Trombone/ Key Board/ Guitar/ Sarod/  Viola/ Cello/ Contra Bass (String Bass).

Medical Standards:

  • Minimum Height: 162 cms
  • Weight: As per height and age.
  • Vision: Aided vision of at least 6/9 in each eye or unaided vision of 6/36.
  • Chest: Minimum range of expansion should be 5 cm.
  • Hearing: Candidate should be able to hear forced whisper at a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.
  • Dental: Candidate should have good set of teeth with at least 14 dental points.

Selection Procedure for Airman:

Candidates for Musician trade are tested in English dictation and proficiency to play the musical instrument. candidates have to pass in both tests separately.
For more details about physical test, medical examination and interview go to Air Force Airmen (Group ‘Y’).

Air Force Airman (Y Trade)

Eligibility for Airman in Group ‘Y’:

Age: 17 -20 Years
Nationality: Unmarried male Indian citizens (citizen of Nepal are also eligible)
Education: Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 50% marks in Science / Arts / Commerce and minimum 50% marks in English subject. OR
Passed 2 year Vocational course with minimum 50% marks
Medical Eligibility: same as for Airman in Group Z (Music Trade)

Selection Procedure for Airman:

Candidates are tested in English (based on CBSE Class Xllth Std.) Reasoning and General Awareness (RGA) for all Group ‘Y’ trades. Question papers are objective and bilingual (English and Hindi). Duration of Written Test is 85 minutes.

Physical Fitness Test :

  • 1.6 KM run in 8 minutes.
  • 10 push-ups
  • 10 sit-ups
  • 20 squats

Interview in Air Force :

Candidates who clear Fitness Test will be interviewed by a team of Officers and medical fitness test.
Those who qualify interview will undergo Trade Allocation Test for bifurcation into Mechanical and Electronics stream. A medical fitness will be taken after this.
Candidates who clear Written Test, Fitness Test and Interview will be medically examined.

Non-Technical Trades:

  • Ops Assistant
  • Admin Assistant
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Logistics Assistant
  • Meteorological Assistant
  • Environmental Support Services Assistant
  • Communication Technician

Air Force Airmen Exam Centres:

  • Ambala
  • New Delhi
  • Kanpur
  • Kolkata
  • Jodhpur
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Patna
  • Guwahati
  • Secunderabad
  • Kochi
  • Bhopal

How to apply for Airman in Airforce:

A candidate may apply in the prescribed format in response to the advertisement which appears in the Employment Newspaper and other prominent national Newspaper.

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