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IAF HQ Western Air Command Recruitment 2017- 103 Storekeeper, MTS, LDC Jobs

IAF HQ Western Air Command Recruitment 2017: One of the latest employment notice released by Indian Air Force (IAF) reveals the need of 103 human resources for Driver, Clerk, Storekeeper, Painter, etc. category posts that are vacant at present in Western Air Command Headquarters. Candidates possessing Industrial Training Institute/ degree certificate or even a matric pass citizen can make an attempt for these government jobs. To apply for these civilian posts, even PH persons/ Ex-serviceman are also found eligible. Woman candidates will be given special benefits like maternity leave, accommodation, doing posting of husband & wife in office, etc. if employed under this IAF HQ Western Air Command Recruitment 2017. Go through the below given paragraphs to get some more idea about this placement drive.

Organization Indian Air Force (IAF) – Western Air Command
Positions Storekeeper, Mess Staff, etc.
Vacancy Nos 103 Last Date Within 30 days
Education Matric/ 12th/ ITI/ Degree
Job Nature Permanent
Location India

IAF HQ Western Air Command Recruitment 2017

Indian Air Force (IAF) comes under the armed forces of government. Providing security to Indian air space and conducting aerial warfare during conflicts are the major mottos of this force. The air force stations or units functioning beneath Western Air Command of IAF are currently searching for employees for following Group C level posts. Only candidates who are ready to anywhere in India as ordered by IAF are advised to submit applications for these jobs. Selection panel or Air Officer Commanding/ Station Commander/ Commanding Officer of relevant station will go through the applications submitted by enthusiastic citizens and shortlist/ call most fitting persons for test. But participants of this recruitment based test will not be given any travel fare from IAF. Highly experienced hands in relevant trades shall be given first priority, at the time of selection.

Post Wise Vacancy Details

S.No Post Name Post Nos   Age Limit   Pay Scale
1 Supdt (Store) 07 25 years Rs.20200/-
2 Store keeper 13
3 LDC 10
4 Mechanical Driver 01
5 Cook 04
6 Carpenter 02
7 Painter 03
8 Vulcaniser 01
9 MTS 34
10 Mess Staff 17
11 Dhobi 01
12 Safaiwala 10


Academic Requirements: Graduates are prescribed eligible to apply for the Superintendent posts that are vacant in IAF Western Air Command and individuals desiring to engage on other vacant posts must have completed ITI/ 10th/ 12th from recognized institution/ board.

  • For Supdt (Store) post: Bachelor Degree
  • Storekeeper/ LDC posts: 12th pass
  • Carpenter/ Painter jobs: 10th and ITI in relevant trades
  • Vulcaniser posts: Matric pass or ITI certificate in similar/ Akin trade
  • All other vacant posts: Matric pass

Any other equivalent qualification is also an acceptable one. Apart from this educational qualification, other skills required are typing skill (English/ Hindi) for LDC posts and light & heavy vehicles driving knowledge & licence for Mechanical Driver posts.

Requisite Experience: Practical knowledge in driving of motor vehicles is essential to indulge in Mechanical Transport Driver posts. For all other vacant positions if applier is an experienced candidate then they will be given more preference.

  • Mechanical Transport Driver post: 2 years
  • MTS/ Mess Staff/ Dhobi jobs: 1 year (desirable)
  • Other designations: desirable

Age Limits: Candidates who had attained 18 years of age can make an attempt for these jobs. But applicants should not have crossed the age of 25 years. So before beginning to apply, compute your ages using last date prescribed for application submission.

As per central government norms, reserved category aspirants who are applying shall be given relaxations in upper age as follows.

  • SC/ ST category: 5 years
  • OBC category: 3 years
  • PH persons: 10 years
  • Ex-Serviceman/ Departmental candidates: as per rules

Selection Criteria: Amongst the applicants deserving citizens would be called for written examination by giving intimation through Post, after doing initial screening. Questions of this test will be based on minimum educational qualification prescribed against each post/ trade. Finally by seeing the recruitment based exam marks of contestants, appointment would be done.

  • Initial Screening
  • Written Exam


Salary and Allowances: The salary that will be given to appointees of these Group C posts would in a standard of Pay Band-1. Besides, as ordered by government other applicable allowances will also be provided by IAF.

  • Salary Range: Rs.5200 – 20200/-
  • Grade pay Range: Rs.1800 – 2400/-

Applying Procedure of IAF HQ Western Air Command Recruitment 2017

On foolscap paper type an application in English/ Hindi, as per format indicated in official notice released for this recruitment. Filled-in application pasted with self attested photograph should be sent to concerned Air Force Stations/ Units of IAF. The address for sending application is given in official notice.

Other document copies (self signed) that should be enclosed together with completed application and forwarded are listed below. Also outside envelope “Application for the Post of __________ in ____________ Unit” superscription is mandatory.

  • Educational Qualification certificates & marksheets
  • Birth certificate
  • Experience certificate
  • Caste/ Category certificate
  • One self addressed stamped envelope of size 24 X 11 cms, etc.
Official Notification Click here

Important Date

  • Closing date for receipt of application – Within 30 days of advertisement

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Note: On above section, we have provided lot of details regarding some of the new job opportunities that are available in IAF HQ Western Air Command. To know about unit wise vacancies and reservation rules, job hunters can refer the official advertisement.

Updated: 29th April 2017 — 2:19 pm

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