Indian Air Force (X-Group)

Young men can join as an Airman in either the Technical and Non-Technical trades of the Air force. The Airman cadre provides opportunities for men (only men)with matriculate or below, 10+2 /Intermediate, graduates, Diploma holders and postgraduates in either of the three combatant groups i.e ‘X’, ‘Y’ or ‘Z’ of the technical and the non-technical trades. Candidates short listed after the initial selection procedure, are allotted a suitable trade and go through a rigorous training regimen at one of the training institutes(doondefencecareer). Thereafter, they are inducted and posted as Airmen at any of the Air Force Stations.


 Job Description :

Indian Air Force (IAF) invites applications from unmarried male candidates for selection test to join as Airman in Group ‘X’ (Technical) Trades.


Qualification :

Candidates should have passed Intermediate/10+2/ with pass marks in Mathematics and Physics with a minimum of 50% marks in overall aggregate. OR Three years Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Automobile / Computer science / Instrumentation Technology) from a Government recognized Polytechnic / Institute with at least 50% marks.


Age :

17 to 21 Years.


Medical Standards :

Height :Minimum acceptable height : 152.5 cm, Chest : Minimum range of expansion : 5 cm, Vision : 6/36 each eye., Correctable with spectacles : at least 6/9 each eye., Diopteric power : not exceeding +3.5


Training :

Initial Joint Basic Phase Training (JBPT) will be provided at Airmen Training School, Belgaum (Karnataka) for 12 weeks. After it Trade Training will be provided.


Selection Procedure :

Written Test : Physical Fitness Test (PFT) : those who pass written test will undertake Physical Fitness Test. Interview : Those who pass both the written and PFT will be called for interview.