Airmen Selection In Indian Air Force

Airmen Selection In Indian Air Force Indian Defence Exams | Defence Services Exam Notification

Unmarried male Indian Citizens can join the Indian Air Force as Airmen.

Eligibility :

Education : Pass in SSLC / Matriculation or equivalent examination. Minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. With pass in English.

Age : 18 to 23 years.

Height : 152.5 Cms , Chest 77- 82 cms, Weight 50 kgs.

Pay and allowances : Pay and allowances During Training Rupee 2850/-. On completion of training Rupee 5900 per month will raise up to Rupee 12,300 depending upon the rank attained.

Selection Procedure :

Written test : English & Maths Objective type. On passing the candidates will be made to under go Physical Fitness tests: Run 1. 6 km in 8 minutes

On passing the Physical test, the candidate will be Interviews by the selection board. Passing in the interview is mandatory.

Medical Examination : all the candidates who are recommended after the Interview will be medically examined by the Air Force Medical Team.

Recruitment in the Air Force for Airmen :

The Indian Air force offers lucrative jobs for candidates who have passed 10th standard / Matriculation or equivalent examination with minimum of 50 % in aggregate. The student should have passed the min qualification with English as on of the subjects.

Age : Between 16 1/2 to 23 Years Should be unmarried.

Height : 152.5 cms Chest 77-82 weight min 50 kgs.

There are three types of Entry X, Y Z groups. X and Y are for Technical trades. Z for Non technical trades

Mode of selection : The candidates have to apply in the prescribed format. The applications will be called for during April and Oct. Kindly see Employment news during these months.

The Written will consist of English and General Mathematics and reasoning. The candidates who qualify the written test conducted in Aug / Jan would be required to undergo medical and oral interview. The selected candidates would be sent to Airman Training centres, located at Belgaum. Karnataka, for a period of 12 weeks joint basic phase training (JBPT) on successful completion the trainees will be allotted trades and sent for trade training at specified durations.

Technical trade training would be conducted At Bangalore, Chennai. Depending upon the trades they would be sent for further training.

The Airmen do get opportunities to become officers in the Air Force on qualifying department examinations.

Pay during the training Rupee 2,850 per month. On completion of training the minimum emoluments would be Rupee 5,900/- per month approximately. Which, in subsequent years , may rise up to Rupee 12,300 pm (approx) depending upon the rank attained.

Ranks in IAF Non Commissioned officers :

  1. Aircraftsman Class I
  2. Aircraftsman Class II
  3. Leading Aircraftsman
  4. Corporal
  5. Sergeant
  6. Junior Warrant Officer
  7. Warrant Officer
  8. Master Warrant Officer

The Airmen has to pass departmental examination with in stipulated time frame to get promoted to the next higher rank. Airmen are allowed to serve up to 57 years of age.

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Airmen Selection In Indian Air Force


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5 Responses to “Airmen Selection In Indian Air Force”

  1. Lalit Kumar February 2, 2012 at 10:08 pm # Reply

    I applied for airmen selection, but could not got call letter for written examination. I am 12th Ist class with 65% and B Sc IInd class. May I know the reason why i could not get call letter for entance exams.

  2. harish jyoti hazarika May 8, 2012 at 10:05 am # Reply

    my name is Harish Jyoti Hazarika, I m appearing 12th exams this year. Can i join Indian Airforce as a Pilot? my birth date is 26th may 1993. It was written in the NDA elligibility that one candidate must be not born before 2nd july 1993, so i didn’t apply the examination. this information was published in the Employment NEws of 9th april. can you please inform me?

  3. bala saheb September 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm # Reply

    sir please inform the IAF requirements.

  4. Panchal Mitesh Mahendrabhai September 12, 2013 at 8:18 am # Reply

    I Study In 12th Sci (2013-14) & I Want To Join In Air Force As Piolet.
    So Please Suggest the Way For Entrance Exam & More Condition.

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