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Indian Airforce: Recruitment 2020, Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for applying online

Indian Air Force usually announces vacancies for airmen for X and Y group in June and December (Twice in a year). The process of selection is followed by three Phases and at the end the final merit list of selected candidates is issued. A brief sketch of the whole procedure is following………

  1. Educational Qualification:
  2. Group ‘X’ (Except Educational Instructor Trade).
  3. Passed Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

OR

  1. Passed in three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream. The candidate should have completed the course from a Governmental recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in diploma(If he posses English subject).
  2. Group ‘Y’ (Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF(P), IAF(S) and Musician Trades).

 

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.

Group ‘Y’ Medical Assistant Trade Only. Passed Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent examination Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Note:- 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 from.

Age limit:

16 to 20 years.

Height:

152.5cms.

Chest:

minimum expansion should be 5cm.

Documents required to be uploaded while filling online form:

  • Class 10th/ matriculation passing certificate.
  • 10+2 mark sheet.
  • Passport size recent colour photograph of size 10KB to 50KB front portrait with light background (without head gear except for Sikhs). The photograph is to be taken with candidate holding a black slate in front of his chest with his Name and Date of Photograph taken clearly on it with white chalk in capital letters.
  • Candidate’s left hand thumb impression image (size 10KB to 50KB)
  • Candidate’s signature image (size 10KB to 50KB).
  • Candidate’s Parents’ signature image (if candidate is below 18 years on the date of filling the online application).
  • Candidate must have his valid E-mail ID and Mobile No.

Note:- Candidates are to reach at the examination Centre with colour print out of provisional admit card.

For more detail candidate should log in on www.airmenselection.cdac.in

Phase-I

Online Test: Eligible candidates will be sent Provisional Admit Cards for Phase-I of testing on their respective e-mail IDs.

  • Group ‘X’ Trades:Duration of the online test shall be 60 minutes {70 Questions (English-20, Physics-25 & Maths-25)} and shall comprise of English, Physics and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus.
  • Group ‘Y’ Trades:Duration of the online test shall be 45 minutes {50 Questions( English-20 & RAGA-30)} and shall comprise of English as per 10+2 CBSE Syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).
  • Both Group ‘X&Y’ Trade:Duration of the online test shall be 85 minutes {100 Questions (English-20, Physics-25,Maths-25 & RAGA-30) and shall comprise of English, Physics & Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).

Note: Marking Pattern and Online Test:- (i) One mark for every correct answer. (ii) Nil (0) marks for every unattempted question. (iii) 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

Note: CANDIDATES ATE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE GROUPS.

Phase-II

Soon after the declaration of the result of Phase-I test, all candidates shortlisted for Phase-II will be sent a new admit card on their registered e-mail ID for Phase-II. Candidate have to report at the stipulated date and time for Phase-II at the designated Airmen Selection Centre along with following documents:-

  • Colour printout of Admit Card for Phase-II
  • Colour Printout of duly filled application form downloaded on completion of online registration.
  • HB pencil, Eraser, Sharpener, Glue sick, Stapler and Black/Blue Ball Point Pen for writing.
  • Eight copies of un-attested recent(which were used for the online application registration) passport size colour photograph.
  • Original and four self attested photocopies of Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent Examination Passing Certificate and Marks Sheet.
  • Certificate of SOAF (Son of Air Force Personnel)-If applicable.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT) – Names of the shortlisted candidates who qualify the Online Test shall be called at designated Airmen Selection Centre for Physical Fitness Test which would consist of –

  • 6 Km run to be completed within 6 minutes 30 seconds.
  • 10 Push-ups
  • 10 Sit-ups
  • 20 Squat-ups

Note:- Candidates are advised to bring their sports shoes and shorts/Track pants.

Adaptability Test-I – All candidates who pass the Physical Fitness Test shall have to undertake Adaptability Test-I. This will be an MCQ Test of Psychology based on SRT (Situation Reaction Test)

Adaptability Test-II – All candidates who pass Adaptability Test-I shall have to undertake Adaptability Test-II. There will be a Group Discussion or Debate

 

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