(Exam Info) IAF Airman Non-Technical Trade Examination

IAF Airman Non-Technical Trade Examination

If you join the Air Force as an airman in non-technical trades, you will provide invaluable assistance and support to the various functions of the Indian Air Force. From weather forecasting to maintenance of records and files, your contribution is seminal to the effective functioning of the Air Force and all its branches. I.A.F. Airman (Non-Technical Trades) Exam is conducted for Indian male citizens. The selection process for this non-technical course commences twice a year: first from January to June and second from July to December.

For the courses commencing in the month of January, the exams are held in the month of August/September of the preceding year and for the courses commencing in July, exams are held in the month of April or May of the same year.

Eligibility Criteria :

Age: 16½ years to 19½ years on the first day of the month in which the course is commencing. Upper age limit is relaxable by two years in technical trades for those who have passed Intermediate/equivalent examination or completed 3 years diploma course in Engineering.

Educational Qualification: A candidate should have passed Matriculation or its equivalent examination with English as compulsory subject and minimum of 45 per cent marks in aggregate with pass marks in English. For Mechanical Transport Driver Trade there is no minimum percentage of marks.

Physical Standards:

i. Minimum Height: 152.5 cm.
ii. Chest Expanded chest measurement should not be less than 75 cm with minimum range of expansion of 5 cm.
iii. Weight: Corresponding to height and age.
iv. Vision: At least 6/ 12 in each eye without glasses or 6/6 in better eye and 6/36 in the worse eye without glasses, correctible to 6/6 in each eye with glasses.
v. Normal hearing.
vi. General Health: Free from all communicable diseases and cardiovascular, medical or surgical deformities or infection

Examination Pattern:

Eligible candidates will be called for written test in:

i) English
ii) Intelligence and General Knowledge.

Questions in these tests will be of Objective type and Bilingual, i.e., English and Hindi. The candidates will be required to qualify each part separately. Results will be declared on the same day and the successful candidates have to immediately appear in a Trade Allocation.

Application Forms:

Candidates should apply on plain foolscap paper in the prescribed format and to the address as mentioned in the advertisement issued by the recruiting authority. Candidates holding Senior Division Air Wing 'C' Certificate are to apply through respective Air Squadron or candidate can post their application to Headquarters SSC (W) F (P), Post Bag No.001, DHQ Post Office, New Delhi-110001 by the specified date.
The candidate can also visit the Indian Air force website www.careerairforce.nic.in

Candidates must submit their application on plain paper in the prescribed Proforma as published in the Employment News and send it by Post on or before the specified last date, to the President's Central Airmen Selection Board, Post Box No 11807, New Delhi-110010.

Airmen Selection Centers:

There are 13 Airmen Selection Centres spread over the country. Their addresses and locations are shown here. After selection the candidates is sent to Belgaum, Bangalore or Chennai depending on the trade for training.

1 Airmen Selection Centre 48, Mansfield Road, Ambala Cantt.–133001
2 Airmen Selection Centre Race Course Camp, New Delhi – 110003.
3 Airmen Selection Centre Air Force Station, Chakeri, Kanpur – 208008.
4 Airmen Selection Centre (Near Palta Gate) A F Station, Barrackpore West Bengal – 743122. Tele : 5601251. Extn-350
5 Airmen Selection Centre Old Pali Road, Jodhpur – 342011. Tele : 511516. Extn - 5728
6 Airmen Selection Centre A F Station, Cotton Green Mumbai – 400033
7 Airmen Selection Centre No. 1 Cubbon Road, Bangalore – 560001
8 Airmen Selection Centre Air Force Station, Tambaram, Chennai - 600046.
9 Airmen Selection Centre Near Aerodrome Gate, Bhubaneswar - 751020. Tele : 591736
10 Airmen Selection Centre Air Force Station, Bihta, Patna - 801103.
11 Airmen Selection Centre Borjhar, Tele : 840976. Extn : 333
12 Airmen Selection Centre Air Force Station Bowenpally, Secunderabad – 500011. Tele : 7753551. Extn-267
13 Airmen Selection Centre VII/302-B, Vayu Sena Road Kakkanad, Kochi - 682030 Tele : 427010

Contact Details :

Indian Air force
Air Headquarters
Vayu Bhawan, New Delhi - 110 011
Tel.: 23012579,
Fax: 23018981
Website: www.careerairforce.nic.in