The selection as an Airman in the IAF is conducted through All India Selection Tests and Recruitment Rallies. All India Selection Tests are conducted at the Airmen Selection Centers (ASCs) located all over India as per schedule, whereas the Recruitment Rallies are conducted from time to time in selected areas/regions of particular States/Union Territories of the country.
Sequence of Examination: As per details given below-
a – Written Test-
(i) – Group ‘X’ (Technical/ तकनीकीशाखा) Trades: Candidates are tested in English, Physics and Mathematics. Duration of written test is 60 minutes.
(ii) – Group ‘X’ (Education Instructor/ एजुकेशनइंस्ट्रक्शन) Trades: There will be 2 papers – one Objective type and 2nd Descriptive type. The Objective type of paper would cover General English, General Awareness and Current Affairs. The Descriptive type of paper would aim to test the language comprehension and power of expression. Both of the question papers will be administered in one go with duration of 40 and 35 minutes for Objective and Descriptive papers respectively.
(iii) – Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical/ गैरतकनीकीशाखा) Trades: Candidates are tested in English and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA). Duration of written test will be 45 minutes.
(iv) – Group ‘Y’ (Musician) Trades: Candidates are tested in English dictation & proficiency to play the musical instrument applied for.
Written Test will be objective type and question paper will be bilingual (English & Hindi), except for English paper. Written test will be based on CBSE up to class XII syllabus. Candidates are to qualify in each paper/test separately. Result of written test is declared on the same day.
b – Physical Fitness Test (PFT) – Candidates passing the written test are to undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT). Passing the PFT is mandatory. The PFT for all trades [except IAF (Security)] consists of a 1.6 Km run to be completed within 8 minutes. The PFT for IAF (Security) trade includes a 2.4 Km run & 5 Km run to be completed in 15 minutes & 30 minutes respectively. Candidates above 27 years of age will be given relaxation in PFT timing as per existing norms (Applicable to serving NC (E) s only). Candidates completing PFT faster are awarded additional marks on a sliding scale.
c – Interview – Candidates passing PFT will be interviewed by a team of Officers & Warrant ranks. Interview is normally conducted in English. Working knowledge of English is thus essential.
d –Trade Allocation Test (TAT) – Candidates of Group ‘X’ (Technical) trades who qualify in interview are to undergo Trade Allocation Test for bifurcation into Mechanical and Electronics stream. Specific trade allotment within these streams will be carried out at Basic Training Institute (BTI), Air Force (Belgaum).
e – Medical Test – Candidates who have been recommended in the interview will be medically examined by the Recruitment Medical Team as per Indian Air Force Medical Standards.
All India Select List-Merit– (AISL) – Candidates who pass the Written Test, complete PFT within the given time, clear the interview and have undergone Medical Examination are arranged in the All India Select List (AISL). The inclusion of names of the candidates in the AISL depends upon the performance of the candidates in the Selection Test and number of vacancies to be filled. The candidates are enrolled in the Indian Air Force as per the existing vacancies.
NOTE: Interested candidates must watch out for our Advertisement for Selection Tests in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar and www.governmentdailyjobs.com
Required Age: (As on date of Enrollment) – 17 – 21 years.
Required Qualification: A Passed of Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English
A Passed of 3 years Diploma course in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology / Information Technology) from a Government recognized Polytechnic Institute with minimum 50% marks in overall aggregate and 50% marks in English in Diploma or in Intermediate / Matriculation if English is not a subject in Diploma.
Required Age: (As on date of Enrollment) – 20-25 years.
Required Qualification: A Passed of Graduate in Arts, Commerce or Science with B. Ed degree or 2 years teaching experience in a Government recognized University/ School/College with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in Graduation as well as B. Ed.
Required Age: (As on date of Enrollment) – 20-28 years.
Required Qualification: A Passed of MA English / M Sc in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science / MCA with B. Ed degree or 2 years teaching experience in a Government recognized School / College./
Required Age: (As on date of Enrollment) – 17-21 years.
Required Qualification: A Passed of Intermediate / 10+2 / or equivalent examination in any stream / subject approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Required Qualification: A Passed of 2 years vocational course affiliated / recognized by CBSE / State Education Boards / Councils duly recognized at par with 10+2 by AIU with minimum 50 % marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in Vocational Course or in Intermediate / Matriculation if English is not a subject in Vocational Course.
Required Age: (As on date of Enrollment) – 17-21 years.
Required Qualification: A Passed of 10+2 / Intermediate / or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Required Age: (As on date of Enrollment) – 17-25 years.
Required Qualification: A Passed of Matriculation / 10th class or equivalent with minimum pass marks from any Government recognized School/Boards and proficient in playing at least one of the following musical instruments-
Trumpet / Bass / Violin / Saxophone / Clarinet / Euphonium / Jazz-Drum / Piccolo / Bass Trombone / Key Board / Guitar / Sarod / Viola / Cello / Contra Bass (String Bass).