Indian Air Force Group X Y 2017: Indian Air Force (IAF) recently disclosed an official notification inviting online applications from unmarried male candidates, in order to join as Airmen in Group X and Y Trades. It is only applicable for Indians/ Nepalees, who get qualified in 10th/ 12th / Diploma. On the other hand, all the posts available under Indian Air Force Group X Y Recruitment 2017 are suitable only for those who found medically and physically fitted. Candidates those who are passionate to do your service in Indian Air Force (IAF) are asked to register in the concerned web portal. Furthermore information in regard of educational qualification, age, salary, selection, applying procedure etc is illustrated below.
|Indian Air Force Group X Y Recruitment 2017– Highlights|
|Designation||Airmen (Group X and Y Trades)||Vacancies||NA|
|Qualification||10th/ 12th/ Diploma||Application||Online|
|Selection Type||Online test, physical test etc.||Job Type||Permanent|
|Last Date||12-01-2018||Job Location||India|
Indian Air Force Group X Y 2017 Notification
Indian Air Force (IAF) is the air arm of the Indian armed forces. Its primary mission is to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare during armed conflict. In few days, vast number of intakes is going to be undertaken by this air force selection board, for hiring young and vibrant aspirants, as said below. Enrolment of the deserving candidates via IAF Group X Y Recruitment 2017 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 designated in allocated trades and sent for trade training in specified durations.
As per the notification, the hired Airmen are permitted to pursue higher educational qualification only after acquiring prescribed skill grade in their trade. Promotion exists up to the rank of Master Warrant Officer (MWO). Opportunities to become a Commissioned Officer also exist for those airmen who qualify in the prescribed examinations, later during their service career. More details about Indian Air Force Group X Y 2017 are found below,
Indian Air Force Group X Y Recruitment Vacancy Details
|Sl.No||Name of the Post||Vacancies|
|1||Airmen in Group X Trade (except Education Instructor)||Not mentioned|
|2||Airmen in Group Y Trade (except Automobile Technician, Ground Training Instructor, IAF (Police), IAF (Security) and Musician trades)|
Pay, Allowances & Perquisites: During the training period, a consolidated amount of stipend along with DA will be paid to the selectees. After that, all the candidates are appointed in regular service and offered with consolidated emolument along with DA.
- Stipend on Training: Rs.14600/- & dearness allowance (DA)
- Emolument after regular service: Rs.33100/- with DA (Group-X Trade)
- Emolument after regular service: Rs.26900/- with DA (Group-Y Trade)
In addition to that, all the engaged candidates will be paid with the following indicated allowances and perks.
- Transport Allowance
- Composite personal maintenance allowance
- Leave ration allowance
- High altitude allowance
- Medical Facilities
- Transport facility
- Group insurance etc.
In subsequent years, the appointee’s salary would be increased as per the career progression of the individuals.
Eligibility Requisites to Apply for Indian Air Force Group X Y 2017 Jobs
Academic Qualification: The below mentioned educational qualification or equivalent is required to apply for the Indian Air Force Group X Y Jobs. These qualifications should be in the respective streams as said in the notification.
- 10th or 12th Pass/ Diploma
Age Restriction: Appliers should have born between the dates of 13th January 1998 to 2nd January 2002 (Both dates inclusive). In case, a candidate clears all the stages of selection procedure, then the upper age limit on the date of enrollment must be 21 years.
- Minimum age – 18 years
- Maximum age – 21 years
Indian Air Force Group X Y Recruitment Selection Process
The selection for the concerned Indian Air Force Group X Y Recruitment would be carried out in the following basis. Finally a provisional selection list will be prepared after the completion of all these selection tests, which will be displayed on the concerned websites. And, at last enrollment is strictly in the order of merit subject to medical fitness, availability of vacancies etc.
Online Exam Phase-I: Eligible candidates will be sent provisional admit cards to their e-mail ID as well as in their web portal. A demo video on the conduct of online test is uploaded on the website.
- The first phase of online test will be of objective type and questions will be in bilingual except English paper.
- The duration of the online test will be differed in Group wise i.e. 60 minutes for Group ‘X’, 45 minutes for Group ‘Y’ and 85 minutes for Group ‘X & Y’.
Online Exam Phase-II: Very promptly after the declaration of result, admit cards will be released for Phase-II of Online Examination.
Verification of Eligibility: Prior to the commencement of phase-II of online examination, original certificates and mark sheets of the candidates would be verified to ascertain the eligibility of aspirants.
- Qualification certificates and mark sheets (Original & four self attested)
- Color print of admit card
- Color print of online application form
- Certificate of SOAFP’
- NCC ‘A’, ‘B’ & ‘C’ certificate (Original & four self attested)
- NOC (if applicable) etc.
Physical Fitness Test (PFT): Candidates who passed in the online test are shortlisted as per the merit and they will be called at the designated Airmen selection centre for Physical Fitness Test (PFT). In this PFT candidates would be subject to the following.
- 6 KM running within 6 minutes & 30 seconds
- 10 push-ups
- 10 sit ups
- 20 Squats
Adaptability Test-I: All candidates who pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) will have to undertake Adaptability Test-1 (objective type written test) which is to assess the suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF.
Adaptability Test-II: All the aspirants who pass Adaptability Test -1 will have to undertake Adaptability Test-2 as per policy in vogue. Adaptability Test-2 is to select candidates who can adapt to the environment of Indian Air Force and are able to adjust to the military way of life.
Mandatory Medical/ Physical Standards: None of the individuals will be considered for selection, if they are not possessing below indicated physical or medical standards.
- Height – 5 cms
- Weight – 55 Kg
- Chest expansion range – 5 cm
- Able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meter etc.
How to Apply for Indian Air Force Group X Y 2017 Exam
Examination Fee: The prescribed amount of exam fee should be paid by the applicants while registering for the online examination. The payment can be made by using debit cards/ credit cards/ internet banking through payment gateway. Also, you can remit the exam fee by challan payment at any of the axis bank branch.
- Exam Fee – Rs.250/-
- Fee payment mode – Online or Offline
Online Steps to Apply: Online applications are only accepted from the candidates who wish to apply for IAF Group X Y Recruitment 2017. The certain simple steps to do the online registration are given below,
- Log on the official website “www.indianairforce.nic.in”.
- Find the concerned “Indian Air Force Group X Y Recruitment 2017” link and read the official notification.
- Click on apply online link and get the application form.
- Fill the application form with all the details asked.
- Check all the filled in details for doing corrections.
- Upload the scanned images of all the documents.
- Finally submit the application form.
- Retain the hard copy of application form for future reference.
For any query contact the “ President, Central Airmen Selection Board, Brar Square, Delhi CANTT, New Delhi – 110010, Telephone no. 011- 25694209 /25699606 and E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org or log on to CASB Web Portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in under candidate’s log in. For queries pertaining to filling up of online application form, candidates may also contact on telephone no. 020-25503105/ 25503106.
Dates to Remember
|Indian Air Force Group X Y 2017 Exam – Dates|
|Online registration will be commenced from||15th December 2017|
|Online registration will ends on||12th January 2018|
|Selection test will be conducted on||10th & 11th March 2018|
|Provisional selection list will be displayed on||31st October 2018|
|List of candidates finally called for enrollment will be publicized on||10th December 2018|
Note: All the essential information in regard of IAF Group X Y Recruitment 2017 is updated elaborately in the above sections. If the applicants require more information, refer the official notification linked here.