Qualification : Candidates should have Passed Intermediate/10 + 2/Equivalent examination with Science, Arts or Commerce subjects with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and pass in each subject or 3 years Diploma in any stream of Engineering from a Government recognized Polytechnic/Institute shall be permitted to appear for Group ‘Y’ (Except for Auto Tech, GTI & IAF/P Trades) in Indian Air Force.
Medical Standards : (a) Minimum Height : 152.5 cm (b)
Chest : Minimum range of expansion : 5 cm (c) Weight : Proportionate to height and age. (d) Vision : Minimum Visual Standard : Unaided 6/36, corrected to at least 6/9 for each eye with spectacles, Dioptectric power not exceeding ± 3.5 Dioptres in any axis. Full field of vision and defective safe colour vision CP-II/III. (Candidates should bring latest prescription and spectacles for corrected vision, if used), (e) Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) is not acceptable, (f) Hearing : Able to hear forced whisper at 6 metres with each ear separately (ears should be free of wax). (g) Dental : Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points. (h) Health : The candidate should be free from all communicable diseases and skill ailments. There should be no Medical or Major Surgical deformity. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.
Written Test : Eligible candidates will be sent Admit Cards by the Central Airmen Selection Board for appearing in a written test. Candidates will be tested in English as per CBSE syllabus of AISSCE and Reasoning and General Awareness (RGA). All the papers will be objective type with multiple choice answers. Duration of written test will be 45 minutes. Candidates are to qualify in each paper separately. Results of the written test will be declared on the same day.
Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
All candidates who pass the written test Physical Fitness Test (PFT) on the same or the next day. PET consists of a 1.6 km run to be completed within 8 minutes. Those completing the PFT in less than 7 minutes 30 seconds will be awarded additional marks on a sliding scale. Candidates should bring sports shoes and shorts.
Candidates who qualify in the interview will be medically examined. Medical Examination will be conducted by Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards. Candidates declared Temporary Medically Unfit will be required to report to the respective Airmen Selection Centre within a maximum period of 42 days for review from the date of Recruiting Medical Examination. Candidates declared Medically Unfit can avail the option for Appeal Medical Board (AMB) against their Unfitness by depositing Rs. 40/- in a Government Treasury/RBI/SBI through Military Receivable Order (MRO). The application for AMB alongwith original copy of MRO, Xerox copy of Unfitness Certificate and Postal Stamp worth Rs. 25/- affixed on a self addressed envelope are to be submitted to respective ASC for processing within 07 working days from the date of issue of Medical Certificate.
NoteCandidates are advised to get tartar & stains removed from their teeth before appearing for the written test. Ears should be free of wax.
Ambala, New Delhi, Kanpur, Barrackpore (Kolkata), Jodhpur, Mumbai, Bhopal, Bangalore, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Bihta (Patna), Guwahati, Secunderabad and Kochi (Kerala) are likely to be activated depending upon the response of candidates and testing capacity.