Indian Air Force Indian Air Force Recruitment 2013:For Airmen Post in Tamil Nadu:Indian Air Force invites applications for citizens of India for filling up the Airmen in Indian Air Force such other candidates declared eligibility by the Indian Air Force, Government of India to fill up the following  various posts.

Indian Air Force offers opportunities for UNMARRIED MALE INDIAN CITIZENS from the
designated Districts of State Tamil Nadu, Union Territories of Puducherry, Karaikal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands to become airmen. The Recruitment Test for Group ‘X’
(Technical) Trades will be held at Seethakathi Sethupathy Stadium, Collectorate
Campus, Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) from 18 October 2013 to 23 October 2013
as per the Selection Programme given below

Indian Air Force Recruitment Details:

Name of the Posts:Airmen

Eligibility: Diploma

Pay Scale:Rs.8550/-p.m.

Job Location:Tamil Nadu

Hiring Process : Written-Test

Last Date :18 Oct 2013

Job Detail:

Name of the Post:Airmen

Educational Qualification:

(a) Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physicsand English, with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
(b) Three years Diploma Course in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology /InformationTechnology) from a Government recognised Polytechnic Institute with minimum 50% marksin overall aggregate, and 50% marks in English in Diploma or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma.

Note : – Exact aggregate percentage of marks up to first place of decimal for all subjects asmentioned in the Marks Sheet of Intermediate or 10+2/equivalent (For example, 49.9% should NOT be rounded off to 50%).

Pay Scale: Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.8550/-p.m.

Age:Candidates maximum age limit for Airman post 21 years.

Age Relaxation: Upto a maximum of 5 years in respect of SC/ST candidates; Upto a maximum of 3 years in respect of OBC candidates; Upto a maximum of 10 years if the candidate is a physically handicapped person.

TENURE AND TRAINING: Enrolment is for an initial period of 20 years extendable upto the age of 57 years. Initially candidates will be sent for a Joint Basic Phase Training(JBPT) at Basic Training Institute, Belgaum (Karnataka). On successful completion ofJBPT, candidates will be allocated trades and sent for Trade Training of specified duration. Training is however liable to be terminated at any time if the trainee fails to achieve the required standards in academics, profession, physical fitness and discipline or is found to be medically unfit. After successful completion of training,
the airmen will be deployed on ground based jobs as per their allotted trades.

Selection Process : Written Test/ Physical Fitness Test/ Interview/ Medical Examination.

Physical Fitness Test : All candidates who pass the written test are to undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT) on the same or the next day. PFT consists of a 1.6 Km run to be completed within 8 minutes. Candidates completing the PFT in less than 7 minutes 30 seconds will be awarded additional marks on a sliding scale. Candidates are advised to bring their sports shoes and shorts.

How to Apply:Recruitment Test for Group ‘X’ (Technical) Trades will be held at Seethakathi Sethupathy Stadium, Collectorate Campus, Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) from 18th October 2013 to 23rd October 2013.

Date  Stream/Activities  Districts To Be Covered
18 October 2013 Written Test, Physical Fitness Test
(P F T) and Interview for Group
(X) (Technical) Trades.

Madurai, Salem, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, The Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Villuppuram, Theni, Dharmapuri, Vellore, Erode, Kancheepuram, Krishnagiri, Thiruvallur, Thiruvannamalai And Dindigul Districts Of State Of Tamil Nadu And Uts Of Puducherry, Karaikal And Andaman & Nicobar Islands

19 October 2013 Medical Examination for
candidates qualified in Interview
on 18 October 2013.
20 October 2013 Written Test, Physical Fitness Test
(P F T) and Interview for Group
(X) (Technical) Trades

Sivaganga, Kanniyakumari, Virudhunagar, Ariyalur, Karur, Namakkal, Pudukkottai, Thiruvarur, Ramanathapuram, Tiruchirappali, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Nagappattinam, Perambalur And Thanjavur Districts Of State Of Tamil Nadu

21 October 2013 Medical Examination for
candidates qualified in Interview
on 20 October 2013.
22 & 23
October 2013
Reserve Days


Last Date to submit applications: 18/10/2013

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About the Indian Air Force:

The Indian Air Force (IAF) today, having completed the Platinum Jubilee of dedicated service to the nation, is a modern, technology-intensive force distinguished by its commitment to excellence and professionalism. Keeping pace with the demands of contemporary advancements, the IAF continues to modernise in a phased manner and today it stands as a credible air power counted amongst the fore-most professional services in the world.

The primacy of Air Power will be a decisive factor in shaping the outcome of future conflicts. In line with this dictum, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has developed into a major ‘Component of National Power’, which can be applied quickly and decisively. The IAF has reoriented itself to a multi-role capability of platforms and equipment, along with multi-skill capability of personnel. The rapid economic growth of the country dictates the need to protect our security interests extending from the Persian Gulf to the Straits of Malacca. 

Over the years the IAF has grown from a tactical force to one with transoceanic reach. The strategic reach emerges from induction of Force Multipliers like Flight Refuelling Aircraft (FRA), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and credible strategic lift capabilities. There is emphasis on acquiring best of technology through acquisitions or upgradation, be it aircraft, systems, precision missiles or net centricity. The main inductions and acquisitions by Indian Air Force are given in the following paras.


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