Monday, March 26, 2012

IAF Airman Technical Trade

This examination is held twice a year as advertised in the Employment News and other leading newspapers.

Eligibility: Unmarried male Indian citizens (subjects of Nepal also) are eligible.
Essential Qualifications: Intermediate/ 10+ 2 / equivalent exam with English, Physics and Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate.
Three-year Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology) from a recognized Polytechnic or Institute.

Age Limits: 16 to 21 years in the year of examination.

Physical Standards:
1.     Minimum Height 152.5 cm;
2.     Chest Expanded chest measurement should not be less than 75 cm with minimum range of expansion of 5 cm;
3.     Vision: At least 6/ 12 in each eye without glasses, correctible to 6/6 in each eye;
4.     Colour Vision: Normal/Defective Safe CF2/CP3;
5.     Weight: Corresponding to height and age.
6.     General Health: Free from all communicable diseases and no medical or surgical deformities. Should have no history of Fits or Psychiatric ailment. Candidate must be physically and mentally fit for duty anywhere in the world, in any climate or terrain.

Selection Procedure:
Eligible candidates will be called for a written test in:
(i) English;
(ii) Intelligence and General Awareness;
(iii) Mathematics; and
(iv) Science.
Questions in these tests will be of Objective Type and bilingual, i.e., in Hindi and English. Candidates are required to qualify in each part. Results will be declared on the same day and successful candidates will have to immediately appear for the Trade Allocation Test.

The Technical Trades have been grouped under the following Combatant Groups:
Radio Fitter

Radar Fitter
Missile Fitter (E)
Missile Fitter (L)
Missile Fitter (M)
Workshop Fitter (B)
Workshop Fitter (C)
Instrument Fitter
Electrical Fitter
Airframe Fitter
Plant Maintenance Fitter (E)
Plant Maintenance Fitter (M)
Engine Fitter
Weapon Fitter
Photo Technician
Safety Equipment Worker
Mechanical Transport Technician
Air Defence System Operator
Radio Technician
Meteorological Assistant

Application Procedure: Application should be sent to the President, Central Airmen Selection Board, Post Box No. 3004, New Delhi-110003.