IAF Airmen Group X ( Technical ) & Group Y ( Non Technical ) Recruitment 2016

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Indian Air Force invites applications from unmarried Male candidates for Selection Test in April – May 2016 to Join as Airmen in Group ‘X’ ( Technical ) or Group ‘Y’ ( Non – Technical ) { Except Automobile Technician, Ground Training Instructor, Indian Air Force ( Police ), Indian Air Force ( Security ) and Musician } or for Both Groups ‘X’ & ‘Y’ ( Technical / Non Technical ) Trades.

1. Indian Air Force invites Online application from Unmarried Male Indian Citizens ( citizens of Nepal are also eligible ) for selection test in April – May 2016 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 ). The selection test is not for Selection as Commissioned Officers / Pilots / Navigators.

Indian Air Force Group X Y Selection Test Eligibility Criteria 2016 :

2. IAF Group X, Y Educational Qualification 2016 :

(a) IAF Group ‘X’ ( Technical ) Qualification 2016 :

  1. Passed Intermediate / 10 + 2 / Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English ( or )
  2. Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering ( Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology / Information Technology ) 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.

(b) IAF Group ‘Y’ ( Non – Technical ) Qualification 2016 :

  1. 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. Or
  2. Passed Two years Vocational Course recognized by Association of Indian Universities ( CBSE / Board of Vocational Higher Secondary Education Kerala ) 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.
  3. 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’ and Group ‘Y’ or both i.e. if candidate passes in English and Reasoning and General Awareness ( RAGA ) then he will be considered pass in Group ‘Y’ and if he passes in English, Physics and Maths, he is considered pass in Group ‘X’ ). 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’.

Note 1 : Boards recognized / affiliated by Council of Boards for School Education ( COBSE ) and Association of Indian Universities ( AIU ) will only be permitted.

Note 2 : Exact aggregate % of marks before decimal as written in the marks sheet of 10 +2 / Intermediate / Equivalent / Two years Vocational Course / Three years Diploma Course or calculated as per the rules of concerned Education Board / Polytechnic Institute will only be considered ( For example 49.99% should be taken as 49% and not to be rounded off to 50% ).
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3. Date of Birth Block :

  1. Candidates born between 01st August, 1996 and 30th November, 1999 ( both days inclusive ) are eligible to apply.
  2. In case, a candidate clears the Selection Procedure then the upper age limit as on date of enrolment is 21 years.

4. President, Central Airmen Selection Board reserves the right to shortlist the applications on the basis of available vacancies and number of eligible applicants by applying cut off percentage.

5. Mandatory Medical Standards :

    1. General Medical Standards for both Group ‘X’ ( Technical ) Trades and Group ‘Y’ ( Non Technical ) Trades are as follows :
      1. Height : Minimum acceptable height is 152.5 cms.
      2. Chest : Minimum range of expansion : 5 cm
      3. Weight : Proportionate to height and age.
      4. Corneal Surgery ( PRK / LASIK ) not acceptable.
      5. Hearing : Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.
      6. Dental : Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.
      7. Health : Candidate should be free from medical or surgical deformity. 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.
      8. 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 size and type of the Tattoo.
  1. Colour Vision, Visual Standards and Leg Length for Group ‘X’ ( Technical ) Trades and Group ‘Y’ ( Non Technical ) Trades are as follows :
    TradesColour Vision Visual Acuity* Maximum limits of Ref Error*Leg Length
    Group ‘X' ( Technical ) Trades
    Workshop Fitter ( Mechanical ), Work Shop Fitter ( Smith ), Structure Fitter, Propulsion Fitter, Weapon Fitter, Electrical Fitter, Electronic Fitter, *Mechanical System Fitter and *Automobile Fitter CP - II 6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eye. Hypermetropia + 2.0 D Myopia 1 D including ± 0.50 astigmatism *Minimum leg length required for Mechanical System Fitter and Automobile Fitter is 99 cms.
    Group ‘Y' ( Non - Technical ) Trades
    Ops Assistant CP - II 6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eye. Hypermetropia + 2.0D Myopia -1D including ± 0.50 astigmatism Not applicable
    Admin Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Medical Assistant and Logistics Assistant CP - III 6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye Not exceeding ± 3.50D including astigmatism
    Meteorological Assistant, Environmental Support Services Assistant ( ESSA ) and Communication TechnicianCP - II

    Note : Candidates applying for both Groups ‘X’ & ‘Y’ in one sitting, should fulfil eligibility criteria as mentioned against each category.

6. Candidates discharged from Indian Army / Indian Navy / Any other Government Organisation may apply subject to their discharge with No Adverse Entries. Candidates discharged from Indian Air Force for any reason are not to apply.

Terms and Conditions :

7. Tenure & Training : Enrolment is for an initial period of 20 years extendable up to the age of 57 years ( subject to service conditions ). Initially candidates will be sent for a Joint Basic Phase Training ( JBPT ) at Basic Training Institute, Belagavi ( Karnataka ). On successful completion of JBPT, candidates will be allocated trades and sent for trade training of specified durations. Training is however liable to be terminated at any time if the trainee fails to achieve the required standards in academics, profession, physical fitness and discipline or is found to be medically unfit. After successful completion of training, the airmen will be deployed on ground based jobs as per their allotted trades. Allotted trade will not be changed on candidate’s request on any grounds.

8. IAF Group X, Y Job Specifications 2015 :

a. Group ‘X’ ( Technical ) Trades involve jobs like :

    1. Electronic Fitter : As an Electronic Fitter, you will operate and maintain Radar, Voice, Data transmission reception equipment mounted on latest airborne weapon delivery systems and ground based air defence systems. You will get trained in Digital Electronics, measuring instruments, radar technology, latest electronics devices and related trade fundamentals.
    2. Electrical Fitter : You will maintain power supply system of latest types of aircraft, airborne missiles and associated ground systems. You will also maintain photo equipment mounted on air borne weapon systems and operate ground based photo systems. You will get trained in electrical trade, operation and maintenance of digital devices, electronic devices etc.
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  1. Structure Fitter : You are responsible for the maintenance and servicing of airframes and their accessories, components and controls of an aircraft. Regular checks for the entire hydraulic and pneumatic system to ensure proper functioning against leaks are also part of your duties. You will also be assigned the responsibility of marshalling, parking, picketing and ground handling of aircraft.
  2. Propulsion Fitter : You will repair, maintain and prepare for use propulsion system of aircraft and other airborne weapon delivery system.
  3. Automobile Fitter : You are responsible for maintenance and repair of all type of light and heavy duty mechanical vehicles, cranes and loading equipment etc.
  4. Mechanical System Fitter : You will repair and maintain mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems of airborne missiles, engines, automobiles and aircraft fuelling equipment. Complete aircraft ground support equipment will also be repaired and maintained by you. You will be trained in handling and preparation of bombs and explosives, electrical system trade, workshop trade, mechanical trade and automobile mechanics.
  5. Weapon Fitter : You will prepare, maintain and service armaments, ammunition and safety equipment of aircraft, missiles and other weapon delivery systems. You will also operate and maintain small arms and bomb destruction equipment. You will be trained to handle bombs, explosives, arms and their installation on weapon delivery platforms.
  6. Workshop Fitter ( Smith ) : You will undertake major structural repairs of all aircraft at central repair facilities. You will be trained in workshop trades of materials treatment, welding, heat treatment, smithy and basic machine tools etc.
  7. Workshop Fitter ( Mechanical ) : You will undertake repair and maintenance work of mechanical nature. You will be trained in workshop trade and practices.

b. Group ‘Y’ ( Non – Technical ) Trades involve jobs like :

  1. Admin Assistant : As an Admin Assistant you will maintain and analyse records, files, information of personnel. You will also manage ration supplies, Cook Houses and Messes.
  2. Accounts Assistant : As an Accounts Assistant you will record and manage accounting of pay and allowances, equipment, logistics transactions, public fund and cash flow etc.
  3. Logistics Assistant : As a Logistic Assistant, you are involved in the procurement, storage and handling inventory control as well as accounting of Military Stores.
  4. Environmental Support Services Assistant ( ESSA ) : This job involves maintenance of the fire fighting section. It also requires that you ensure the upkeep of hygiene of Air Force Camps.
  5. Ops Assistant : As an Ops Assistant, you will operate various systems of Air Traffic Control Centre, Air Field and Air Defence System. You will be trained in operation of Radars, Display Units, reporting and tracking procedures of Airborne Weapon Systems etc.
  6. Communication Technician : As a Communication Technician you will operate, service and maintain all types of state of the art communication devices, telephone exchange and radio transmission equipment.
  7. Meteorological Assistant : If you are a Meteorological Assistant, you are trained to undertake weather observation and to maintain meteorological instruments. You are also responsible for plotting of charts, taking balloon observations and compilation of weather summaries.
  8. Medical Assistant : If you are a Medical Assistant, you are made familiar with Nursing and First aid. You are also involved in Management of Medical Stores, Dispensaries and Ward Supervision.
 

Note :

Group ‘X’ and Group ‘Y’ Airmen will also have to undertake any other tasks as assigned by superior authorities.

Pay and Allowances and Perquisites :

9. IAF Group X, Y Pay & Allowances : During IAF Group X, Y training, a stipend of Rupee11,400/- per month will be paid. On completion of training the starting gross emoluments at the minimum of scale of pay including Grade Pay, Military Service Pay ( MSP ), Group ‘X’ Pay { applicable for Group ‘X’ ( Technical ) Trades only } and Dearness Allowance ( DA ) will be as follows :

  1. IAF Group ‘X’ ( Technical ) Trades Pay Scale 2016 : Rupee24,900/- per month ( approximately ) which, in subsequent years, may rise up to Rupee43,940/- per month ( approximately ).
  2. IAF Group ‘Y’ ( Non Technical ) Trades Pay Scale 2016 : Rupee20,500/- per month ( approximately ) which, in subsequent years, may rise up to Rupee38,720/- per month ( approximately ).

10. IAF Group X, Y Allowances : In addition to the above, various allowances such as Transport Allowance, Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance ( CPMA ), Leave Ration Allowance ( LRA ), High Altitude Allowance, Field Area / Modified Field Area Allowance, Family Planning Allowance, HRA, Children Education Allowance / Hostel Subsidy etc. are also admissible from time to time as applicable.

Note : The above pay & allowances are under revision.

11. Perks : Perks such as Ration, Clothing, Medical facilities, Accommodation, CSD ( Canteen ) facilities, Leave ( 60 days Annual and 30 days Casual in a Calendar year as a privilege ), Recreational facilities, Transport facility for school going children and Leave Travel Concession ( LTC ) are also provided as per the existing rules. Notwithstanding the above, Group Insurance Cover of Rupee25,00,000/- at a premium of Rupee1,630/- per month is covered for all airmen and facility of Group Housing Scheme is also extended. Other facilities by Air Force Wives Welfare Association ( AFWWA ) are also extended to the family of airmen.

Career Progression and Post Retirement Benefits

12. Promotion : Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Warrant Officer ( MWO ). Opportunities to become a Commissioned Officer also exist for those airmen who qualify the prescribed examinations, later during their service career.

13. Post Retirement Benefits : Pension, Gratuity, Leave Encashment, Ex Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme ( ECHS ) and Canteen facilities comprise some of the post retirement benefits. Specialized Pre release Courses ( PRC ) are also arranged to enable airmen to take up post retirement careers. In addition, airmen also get relaxation in age and reservation in Government services as Ex servicemen.

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IAF Airmen Group X ( Technical ) & Group Y ( Non Technical ) Recruitment 2016

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One Response to “IAF Airmen Group X ( Technical ) & Group Y ( Non Technical ) Recruitment 2016”

  1. abhinav August 4, 2016 at 12:12 am # Reply

    Sir what was the cutoff for group y airmen

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