Join Indian Air Force Group X And Y Airman Notification 2020

Indian Air Force invites ONLINE application from UNMARRIED MALE INDIAN CITIZENS (citizens of Nepal are also eligible) for selection test from 19 March 2020 to 23 March 2020 to join as Airmen in Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor Trade) and Group ‘Y’ {Except Auto Tech, IAF(P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades.

Note :- THE SELECTION TEST IS NOT FOR SELECTION AS COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ PILOTS/ NAVIGATORS.

Eligibility Criteria :-

Date of Birth :-

  • Candidate born between 17 January 2000 and 30 December 2003 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.
  • In case, a candidate clears all the stages of the selection procedure, then the upper age limit as on date of enrolment is 21 years.

Educational Qualification :-

Group ‘X’ (Except Education Instructor trade) :-

Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English from an Education Board listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English OR Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream, as mentioned in the drop down menu of apply online section under candidate’s login on the CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in. The candidate should have completed the course from a Government recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in diploma (or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma Course).

Group ‘Y’ {Except Automobile Technician, Indian Air Force (Police), Indian Air Force (Security), Medical Assistant and Musician} Trades.

Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central / State Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English OR Passed two years vocational course from Education Boards listed as COBSE member 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.

Group ‘Y’ Medical Assistant Trade Only.

Passed 10+2/Intermediate/ equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English from an Educational Board listed as COBSE member with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Note–1: Candidate eligible for Group ‘X’ examination (on the basis of intermediate/10+2) are also eligible for Group Y and would be given an option of appearing in both group X and Group Y exam in one sitting while filling up the online registration form.

Note – 2: Diploma holders are eligible to appear for Group X trades only.

Mandatory Medical Standards :-

General Medical Standards for both Group ‘X’ (Except Education Instructor Trade) and Group ‘Y’ {Except Auto Tech, IAF(P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades are as follows: –

  • Height: Minimum acceptable height shall be 152.5 cms.
  • Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm
  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age. However, minimum weight of 55 Kg required for Operations Assistant (ATS) Trade only.
  • Corneal Surgery (PRK/ LASIK) shall not be acceptable.
  • Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to  hear  forced  whisper  from  a  distance  of  6  meters  with  each  ear  separately.
  • Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.
  • General Health: Candidate should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or infection and skin ailments. Candidate shall be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.

Details of medical standards for various Groups/Trades are available on CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in

Consumption of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS). Consumption of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances banned under the NDPS Act 1985 shall be reject criteria for selection into the IAF and Airmen found either in possession or storing or distributing or consuming such drugs and substances after enrolment shall be liable for disciplinary action including dismissal from the IAF.

Body Tattoo. Permanent body tattoos shall not be permitted, however, tattoos only on inner face of the fore arms (inside of elbow to the wrist), back (dorsal) part of the hand/reverse side of palm and for Tribals tattoos which are as per custom and traditions of their tribes may be considered. However, right to decide on acceptability/unacceptability of the individual shall rest with the Selection Centre. Candidates with permanent body tattoos shall submit two photographs (close up and distant view) with details of size and type of the tattoo, during the second phase of Selection Test.

Only Sikh candidates, whose religion prohibits cutting of the hair or shaving of face, shall be permitted to grow hair and/or retain beard and moustache. Accordingly, those Sikh candidates willing to retain the same as per laid down specifications are to get their photographs with beard and moustache. Such candidates shall not be permitted to grow/shave beard/moustache at later stage after enrolment

Candidates discharged from Indian Army/Indian Navy/any other government organisation are also eligible subject to their discharge with NO ADVERSE ENTRIES. Such candidate has to declare at the time of applying that he is an ex-employee of the organisation discharged from and produce original ‘Discharge Certificate’ at the time of appearing for Phase-II Examination. In case of serving individuals they must be in possession of NOC from their employer at the time of appearing for Phase-II examination. If any candidate does not disclose the fact of being employed or that of being an ex-employee, his candidature shall be cancelled at any stage during the selection process or at any.

Pay & Allowances And Perquisites :-

Pay & Allowances. During training, a stipend of Rs. 14,600/- per month shall be paid. On completion of training the starting gross emoluments at the minimum of scale of pay including Military Service Pay (MSP), Group ‘X’ Pay {applicable for Group ‘X’ trades only} and Dearness Allowance (DA) will be as follows.

  • Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor Trade). Rs.33,100/- per month plus Dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.
  •  Group ‘Y’ {Except Auto Tech, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades. Rs. 26,900/- per month plus Dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.

Other 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, HRA, Children Education Allowance/ Hostel Subsidy etc., shall also be admissible from time to time as applicable.

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, subject to service exigencies), Recreational facilities, Transport facility for school going children and Leave Travel Concession (LTC) shall also be provided as per the existing rules. Also, Group Insurance Cover of Rs. 37.5 Lakhs at a premium of Rs. 2300/- per month for all airmen and facility of Group Housing Scheme are also extended.

Career Progression And Post Retirement Benefits:-

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.

Higher Education – Airmen will be permitted to pursue higher education qualification only after acquiring prescribed skill grade in their trade.

Sequence Of Examination :-

Phase – I

Adaptability Test- 2 (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades). All candidates who pass Adaptability Test – 1 shall have to undertake Adaptability Test- 2 as per policy in vogue. Adaptability Online Test { For both Group ‘X’ Trades ( except Education Instructor Trade) } & Group ‘Y’ {except Auto Tech, IAF(P), IAF(S) and Musician Trades}. Eligible candidates will be sent Provisional Admit Cards for Phase – I of testing on their respective e-mail IDs during the month of February 2020 (which they will download & take colour printout & will carry the same to the examination centre on the day of online test as indicated on their respective Admit Cards) to appear in the Selection Test at the examination centres allotted to them. This provisional admit card can also be downloaded by the candidate under candidates login on CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in. All candidates in possession of provisional admit card will undertake Online Test as per their respective Group applied for, at Centres designated/allotted as per their admit card. Online test will be objective type and questions will be bilingual (English & Hindi) except for English paper. Online test for candidates opting for both Group X&Y shall be conducted in one sitting, on the same system. Candidates are to bring one blue/black pen and original valid ID proof along with them for Phase – I testing. A demonstration video on the conduct of online test is uploaded on the CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in. Details of the Test are as follows: –

  • Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor): Duration of the online test shall be
  • 60 minutes and shall comprise of English, Physics and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus.
  • Group ‘Y’ Trades {Except Auto Tech, IAF(P), IAF(S) and Musician}: Duration of the online test shall be 45 minutes and shall comprise of English as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).
  • Both Group ‘X & Y’ Trades: Duration of the online test shall be 85 minutes and shall comprise of English, Physics, and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).

Marking pattern for Online Test:-

  • One mark for every correct answer. (ii) Nil (0) marks for unattempted question.
  • 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • CANDIDATES ARE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE GROUPS. The result of Phase-I and the list of shortlisted candidates for Phase-II, based on their performance in Phase-I Online test, will be uploaded on www.airmenselection.cdac.in within one month from the date of online exam.
  • Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor): Duration of the online test shall be
  • 60 minutes and shall comprise of English, Physics and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus.
  • Group ‘Y’ Trades {Except Auto Tech, IAF(P), IAF(S) and Musician}: Duration of the online test shall be 45 minutes and shall comprise of English as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).
  • Both Group ‘X & Y’ Trades: Duration of the online test shall be 85 minutes and shall comprise of English, Physics, and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).

Marking pattern for Online Test:-

  • One mark for every correct answer. (ii) Nil (0) marks for unattempted question.
  • 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • CANDIDATES ARE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE GROUPS. The result of Phase-I and the list of shortlisted candidates for Phase-II, based on their performance in Phase-I Online test, will be uploaded on www.airmenselection.cdac.in within one month from the date of online exam.
  • CANDIDATES ARE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE GROUPS. The result of Phase-I and the list of shortlisted candidates for Phase-II, based on their performance in Phase-I Online test, will be uploaded on www.airmenselection.cdac.in within one month from the date of online exam.

Phase – II

Soon after the declaration of the result of Phase-I (Online) Test, a cut off will be applied based on the marks scored by the candidates in the Phase I Test and SHORTLISTED candidates will be sent a new admit card on their Registered e-mail ID for phase – II test at an Airmen Selection Centre. This admit card for phase – II exam can also be downloaded online under candidate’s login on CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in. Candidates have to report at the stipulated date and time for Phase – II at the designated Airmen Selection Centre along with following documents:-

  • Colour print out of Admit Card for phase – II.
  • Colour Print out of duly filled application form downloaded on completion of online registration.
  • HB Pencil, Eraser, Sharpener, Glue stick, Stapler and Black/Blue Ball Point Pen for writing.
  • Eight copies of un-attested recent (which was used for the online application registration)
  • passport size colour photographs.
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Matriculation Passing Certificate (required for verification of Candidate’s Name, Father’s Name and his Date of Birth).
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Matriculation Marks Sheet (only applicable for three years Diploma Course holders when English is not a subject in Diploma Course).
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent Examination Passing Certificate and Marks Sheet OR Original and four self-attested photocopies of three years Diploma Course Passing Certificate and Marks Sheets of all semesters.
  • Certificate for SOAFP (Son of Air Force Personnel), certificate for sons of serving/retired/ deceased Air Force civilian employees paid out of defence estimates are to be downloaded as the case may be, from the download section of CASB web portal and brought along while reporting for phase –II of the examination.
  • For Candidates discharged from Indian Army/Indian Navy/Any other Government Organisation: Original and four Self-attested photocopies of Discharge Certificate (as issued from Indian Army/Indian Navy/Government Organisation).
  • Original Phase – I admit card used during Phase – I test bearing Air Force seal and invigilator’s signature.
  • NOC in original and 4 self-attested photocopies from the employer for candidates presently serving in any government organization (if applicable).
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of NCC ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’ certificate (if applicable).

Note: Candidates discharged from the IAF for any reason are not eligible to appear in the selection test.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT) Names of the shortlisted candidates, who qualify the Online Test, shall be displayed on the CASB Web Portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in and on a stipulated date shall be called at designated Airmen Selection Centre for Physical Fitness Test (PFT) which would consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed within 06 minutes 30 seconds. Candidates shall also have to complete 10 Push-ups, 10 Sit-ups and 20 Squats within the stipulated time to qualify in the Physical Fitness Test. Note: Candidates are advised to bring their sports shoes and shorts/track pants.

Candidates shall sign a consent form prior to appearing in Physical Fitness Test/Medical Test for selection in IAF. He shall appear in these tests at his own risk and shall not be paid any compensation by IAF for injury/casualty if any, sustained by him during such tests. The consent form shall be signed by Parents/Guardian of candidates below 18 years of age.

Adaptability Test- 1 (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades) All candidates who pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) shall have to undertake Adaptability Test-1 (objective type written test) which is to assess suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF which involves deployment in varied geographic terrain, weather and operational conditions.

Adaptability Test- 2 (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades). All candidates who pass Adaptability Test – 1 shall 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.Note: Candidates who qualify the Selection Tests of more than one Group/Trade in Scheduled Test and Rallies held during the cycle January to June 2020 and whose names appear in more than one PSLs published on the same date i.e, 31 October 2020 shall be called for enrolment in only one Group/Trade as per the requirement of IAF. President CASB reserves the right to allocate any Group/Trade to a candidate whose name figures in more than one PSL published on same date. If a candidate absents or expresses unwillingness to join IAF for the Trade/Group in which he is called for enrolment, his candidature shall get automatically cancelled for all existing PSLs

Medical Examination. Candidates who qualify Adaptability Test-2 shall be issued with medical appointment letter at respective ASCs. It can also be downloaded under candidates login on CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in for their medical examination at designated Medical Boarding Centre (MBC) on specified date. Medical Examination shall be conducted by Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy in vogue on subject issue. Medical examination would also include baseline investigation of:-

  • Blood Haemogram – Hb, TLC, DLC        (b)                   Urine RE/ME
  • Biochemistry :- (i) Blood Sugar Fasting & PP (ii) Serum Cholesterol (iii) Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine (iv) LFT—Serum Bilurubin, SGOT, SGPT
  • X- Ray chest (PA view) (e) ECG (R) (f) Tests for Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substance Abuse. (g) Any other test necessary in the opinion of the Medical Officer.

The recruiting Medical Officer and the specialist doctors of Armed Forces are the final authorities on declaring a candidate fit or unfit during initial medical examination, appeal medical board and medical examination prior to enrolment. The candidate shall be governed by Armed Forces standards which may be at variance from civil standards. There is no provision for representation or review after the appeal medical board.Note. Candidates are advised to get tartar and stains removed from their teeth before appearing for the medical examination. Ears should be free of wax. Candidates should be prepared to stay for the medical test for four to five days under their own arrangement. No TA/DA shall be admissible. Candidates using corrective glasses must be in possession of prescription from ophthalmologist bearing stamp and registration number and it should not be more than one month old. Passing in the medical examination is not a guarantee for employment in Indian Air Force

How To Apply :-

Online registration for the Selection Test will be available from 02 January 2020 on www.airmenselection.cdac.in and will close on 20 January 2020 . Detailed instructions on how to register/fill-up application form is available on the webportal. Candidates are to strictly follow the given instructions.

PROVISIONAL SELECT LIST (PSL). The PSL (merit-wise) will be prepared after the completion of selection test and the same will be displayed at all the airmen selection centres (ASCs) and also on webportal www.airmenselection.cdac.in on 31 October 2020. Inclusion of names of candidates in the PSL depends upon the performance of the candidates in the selection test and the same is determined by application of cut off marks vis-à-vis number of qualified candidates in Phase-II testing and anticipated vacancy. Inclusion of name in provisional select list (PSL) does not guarantee automatic enrolment. Enrolment is strictly in order of merit subject to medical fitness, availability of vacancies, not exceeding the age of 21 years on date of enrolment and meeting all the laid down eligibility criteria as and when called for enrolment. The validity of the PSL shall be 06 months from the date of display and shall be applicable only for intake/entry 01/2021.

ENROLMENT LIST – List of candidates finally called for enrolment in intake 01/2021 will be published on 10 December 2020. Separate call letters shall be sent to the candidates called for enrolment.

ONLINE REGISTRATION BY UNMARRIED MALE CANDIDATES FOR SELECTION AS AIRMEN IN INDIAN AIR FORCE

Eligible candidates to log on to www.airmenselection.cdac.in or www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in for online registration and guidelines for filling up the form online between 02 January 2020 to

20 January 2020 (both days inclusive). FOR ANY QUERY CONTACT, PRESIDENT, CENTRAL AIRMEN SELECTION BOARD, BRAR SQUARE, DELHI CANTT, NEW DELHI – 110010, TELEPHONE NO. 011- 25694209 /25699606 AND E-MAIL: [email protected] 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.

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