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Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 notification regarding filling of X Group/ Y Group Job Vacancies. The Defence organization invites online applications from eligible candidates having 10th, 12th qualifications. These X Group/ Y Group Post are in Indian Air Force.

The job applications for Indian Air Force Jobs 2021 will be accepted online on or before 07 Feb 2021 05:00 PM.

Important Dates

Starting Date to Apply Online22 Jan 2021 10:00 AM
Closing Date to Apply Online07 Feb 2021 05:00 PM

Application Fee

Examination fee of ₹250/- is to be paid by the candidate while registering for the online examination. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards/ Credit Cards/Internet Banking through the payment gateway. The examination fee can also be paid by Challan payment at any Axis Bank Branch.

Age Limit

(a) Candidate born between 16 January 2001 and 29 December 2004 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply
(b) In case, a candidate clears all the stages of the Selection Procedure, then the upper age limit as of the date of enrolment is 21 years. 

Job Location

Across India

Qualification

Name of Post (Group)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.
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 course (or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma Course).
Group ‘Y’ [Except IAF(S) 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 a 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 Education Board listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Mandatory Medical Standards

(a) General Medical Standards for both Group ‘X’ (Except Education Instructor Trade) and Group ‘Y’ (Except IAF (S) and Musician Trades) are as follows: -
(i) Height: Minimum acceptable height is 152.5 cms except IAF (P) and Auto Tech trades. However, Minimum acceptable height for IAF (P) and Auto Tech trades are mentioned below:- For IAF(P) trade - 165 Cms (For NE and Hill States) 175 Cms (For other States) For Auto Tech trade -162.5 Cms (For NE and Hill States) 165 Cms (For other States)
(ii) Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm
(iii) Weight: Proportionate to height and age. However, minimum weight of 55 Kg required for Operations Assistant (ATS) Trade only.
(iv) Corneal Surgery (PRK/ LASIK) is not acceptable.
(v) Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.
(vi) Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.
(vii) 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.

Pay Scale

During training, a stipend of ₹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)
₹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 IAF(S) and Musician Trades]
₹26,900/- per month plus Dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.

Selection Process

1. Phase – I :
Online Test [For both Group ‘ X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor Trade)] & Group ‘Y’ [except IAF(S) and Musician Trades].
The result of Phase-I and the list of shortlisted candidates for Phase-II, based on their performance in the Phase-I Online test, will be uploaded on www.airmenselection.cdac.in within one month from the date of the online exam.
Marking pattern for online test:- 
(i) One mark for every correct answer. 
(ii) Nil (0) marks for unattempted question. 
(iii) 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer 
2. 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 IDs for phase - II test at a designated Airmen Selection Centre
3. Physical Fitness Test (PFT):
Names of the shortlisted candidates, who qualify for 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 center 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.
4. Adaptability Test- I (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades):
All candidates who pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) shall have to undertake Adaptability Test-I (objective type is written test) which is to assess the suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF which involves deployment in varied geographic terrain, weather, and operational conditions.
5. Adaptability Test- II (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades):
All candidates who pass Adaptability Test - I shall have to undertake Adaptability Test- II as per policy in vogue. Adaptability Test- II is to select candidates who can adapt to the environment of the Indian Air Force and are able to adjust to the military way of life.
6. Medical Examination:
Candidates who qualify for Adaptability Test-II shall be issued with a medical appointment letter at respective ASCs.
The medical examination shall be conducted by the Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy in vogue on subject issue. A medical examination would also include Baseline Investigation of:-
(a) Blood Haemogram - Hb, TLC, DLC
(b) Urine RE/ME (c) Biochemistry:-
(i) Blood Sugar Fasting & PP
(ii) Serum Cholesterol
(iii) Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine
(iv) LFT—Serum Bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT
(d) X-Ray chest (PA view)
(e) ECG (R)
(f) Tests for Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Abuse.
(g) Any other test necessary in the opinion of the Medical Officer.

How to Apply

Read the detailed notification pdf attached below before Apply Online. If you are interested and found yourself eligible for X Group/ Y Group, click on the apply online link given below. Then, find the appropriate option and fill-up the form. You can apply online from 22 Jan 2021 10:00 AM to 07 Feb 2021 05:00 PM.
Following documents are to be uploaded as applicable to respective candidates:-
(a) Class 10th /matriculation passing certificate.
(b) Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent mark sheet / marksheets (if applying on the basis of 12th/intermediate or equivalent educational qualifications).
OR 3 Yrs Engineering Diploma Final Year Marksheet (if applying on the basis of 3 Yrs Engineering Diploma from a Govt. recognized polytechnic in the prescribed stream).
(c) Passport size recent color photograph (taken not before December 2020) of size 10 KB to 50 KB (front portrait in light background without head gear except for Sikhs). The photograph is to be taken with the candidate holding a black slate in front of his chest with his name and date of photograph taken, clearly written on it with white chalk in capital letters.
(d) Candidate’s left-hand thumb impression image (Size 10 KB to 50 KB).
(e) Candidate’s signature image (Size 10 KB to 50 KB).
(f) Candidate’s parent’s (Father/ Mother)/ Guardian’s signature image (if the candidate is below 18 years on the date of filling the online application).
(g) The mark sheet indicating marks in English subject in diploma (if applying on the basis of 3 Yrs Engineering Diploma qualification) or in 12th/ 10th if English is not a subject in diploma.

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Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 - Apply online for X Group/ Y Group Post - FAQs

What is the Age Limit for X Group/ Y Group ?

(a) Candidate born between 16 January 2001 and 29 December 2004 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply
(b) In case, a candidate clears all the stages of the Selection Procedure, then the upper age limit as of the date of enrolment is 21 years. 

What is the Application Fee for X Group/ Y Group ?

Examination fee of ₹250/- is to be paid by the candidate while registering for the online examination. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards/ Credit Cards/Internet Banking through the payment gateway. The examination fee can also be paid by Challan payment at any Axis Bank Branch.

What is the Pay Scale for X Group/ Y Group ?

During training, a stipend of ₹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)
₹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 IAF(S) and Musician Trades]
₹26,900/- per month plus Dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.

After when I can apply for this job for posts of X Group/ Y Group ?

Application Start Date: 22 Jan 2021

When is the Last Date for applying for this job ?

Application Last Date: 07 Feb 2021