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IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020
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IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Indian Air Force Airmen in Group Y 2020 or IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to Group Y Trades. IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 is conducted by Central Airmen Selection Board, Indian Air Force.

IAF Airmen (Group Y) for the year 2020 has been announced by Central Airmen Selection Board, Indian Air Force and will be held from 17/01/2020 to 19/01/2020. The exam is in written mode. The result date will be announced later.

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IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Conducting Body

Central Airmen Selection Board, Indian Air Force

IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Date of Birth Block:

Candidates born between 17 January 2000 and 30 December 2003 (both days inclusive) are eligible to appear in the recruitment rally. 

Educational Qualification:

For Group „Y‟ (Non-Technical) {Auto Tech & IAF(P) Trades) Candidate should have passed Intermediate / 10+2 / Class XII or Equivalent  Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate as well as in English in Class XII or equivalent examination.

Passed two years vocational course from Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in vocational course or in Intermediate/Matriculation if English is not a subject in Vocational Course.

Note - 1: Education Boards listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website as members, shall only be permitted.

Note - 2: Exact aggregate % of marks before decimal as written in the marks sheet of 10+2/Intermediate/Equivalent OR calculated as per the rules of concerned Education Board shall only be considered (For example 49.99% should be taken as 49% and not to be rounded off to 50%).

IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Important Dates

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IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 17/01/2020  to  19/01/2020
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    IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Prospectus

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    Note: The Recruitment Test is not for selection as Commissioned Officers/ Pilots/Navigators

    17 January 2020
    Physical Fitness Test
    & Written Test
    Adilabad, Nirmal, Kumaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Pedapalli, Jagitial, Nizamabad,
    Rajanna Sircilla, Warangal (R), Warangal (U), Bhadradri Kothagudaem, Mehbubabad,
    Khammam, Karimnagar, Jayashankar Bhoopalapally and Mulugu districts of state of
    Telangana and UT of Yanam.
    18 January 2020Auto Tech & IAF(PAdaptability Test - 1 & Adaptability Test - 2
    19 January 2020
    Physical Fitness Test & Written TestRangareddy, Hyderabad, Medchal, Jogulamba Gadwal, Sangareddy, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri,
    Vikarabad, Narayanpet, Jangaon, Suryapet, Siddipet, Medak, Nalgonda, Wanaparthy,
    Mehbubnagar, Kamareddy and Nagar Kurnool
    districts of the state of Telangana. 
    20 January 2020Auto Tech & IAF(PAdaptability Test -1 & Adaptability Test - 2
    21 January 2020

    Reserve Day


    Verification of Eligibility. Original Educational Certificates (10th passing Certificate and 12th passing Certificate & Marks Sheets) and other  required applicable original documents like NCC ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’ certificate, Son of serving Air Force Personnel (SOAFP) certificate (or) , Discharge Book, Service Book, Service Particular Certificate/Casualty Service Certificate (or) Discharge Certificate (if discharged from Army/Navy/Government organisation), Consent form (signed by parents if candidate below 18 years of age) and passport size colour photographs shall be required and scrutinized/verified at the examination venue prior to commencement of Physical Fitness Test to ascertain the eligibility prima-facie. Detailed verification will be carried out later in respect of candidates who pass Physical Fitness Test and subsequently the Written Test. Candidature of those who do not meet the laid down educational criteria shall be rejected during Initial verification of original certificates & mark sheets prior to conduct of Physical Fitness Test and also during detailed verification on clearing the Physical Fitness Test as well as Written Test or if found at subsequent stage.

    Note: The original Passing Certificates / Marks Sheets will not be retained by the Selection Centre. The same will be returned to the candidates on completion of detailed verification.

    Medical Standards:

    General Medical Standards shall be as follows: -

    (i) Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm (ii) Weight: Proportionate to height and age. (iii) Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) shall not be  acceptable. (iv) Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately. (v) Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points. (vi) General Health: Candidate should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or infection and skin ailments. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.

    (b) Height, Leg Length, Visual Standards and Colour Vision are as follows:

    TradesHeightLeg lengthVisual AcuityMaximum limits of Ref ErrorColour Vision
    165 cmMinimum leg length
    required is 99 cm
    6/12 each eye correctable to
    6/6 each eye
    Hypermetropia: +2.0D Myopia: -1D
    including + 0.50 Astigmatism
    IAF(P)175 cmNot applicable Unaided visual acuity of 6/6Not applicableCP-II

    Consumption of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS):

    Consumption of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances banned under  the NDPS Act 1985 shall be a reject criteria for selection into the IAF and Airmen found either in possession or storing or distributing or consuming such drugs and substances after enrolment shall be liable for disciplinary action including dismissal from the IAF.

    Body Tattoo:

    Permanent body tattoos shall not be permitted. However, tattoos only on inner face of the fore arms (inside of elbow to the wrist), back (dorsal) part of the hand/reverse side of palm and for Tribals tattoos which are as per custom and traditions of their tribes may be considered. However, right to decide on acceptability/unacceptability of the individual shall rest with the selection centre. Candidates with permanent body tattoos shall submit two photographs (close up and distant view) with details of size and type of the tattoo. 

    Only Sikh candidates:

    whose religion prohibits the cutting of the hair or shaving of face, shall be permitted to grow hair and retain beard and  moustache. Accordingly, those Sikh candidates willing to retain the same as per laid down specification are to get their photographs with beard and moustache. Such candidates shall not be permitted to grow/shave beard/moustache at later stages after enrolment.

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    IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    • Publishing of PSL:

    The Provisional Select List (PSL) will be displayed at 12 Airmen Selection Centre, Air Force Station Begumpet,  Bowenpally, Secunderabad Telangana - 500011 on 31 October 2020. Copies of the display list will also be sent to District Collector of Sangareddy (Telangana) (through Airmen Selection Centre) and will also be available at Central Airmen Selection Board webportal www.airmenselection.cdac.in. The inclusion of names of the candidates in the PSL depends upon the performance of the candidates in the rally. Inclusion of name in the PSL does not guarantee automatic enrolment. Enrolment is strictly in order of merit from the PSL subject to medical fitness, availability of vacancies, not exceeding the age of 21 years on date of enrolment and meeting other laid down eligibility criteria as and when called for enrolment. The validity of PSL shall be 06 months from the date of display and shall be applicable only for Intake No. 01/2021.

    Candidates figuring in the PSL published in respect of ibid Rally and also figuring in one or more PSLs published on the same date, shall becalled for enrolment only in any one Group/Trade as per the requirement of IAF. President CASB reserves the right to allocate any Group/Trade for candidates appearing in more than one PSL published on the same date.

    If any such candidate absents himself or expresses unwillingness to join IAF or his candidature gets cancelled due to any reason in the group/ trade in which he was called for enrolment, then the candidate shall be marked as absent/unwilling/candidature cancelled in all other PSLs published on the same date wherever his name figures 

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    Tenure & Training. Enrolment shall be for an initial period of 20 years (subject to condition) which may be extended upto the age of 57 years  (subject to service conditions). Initially, candidates shall be sent for a Joint Basic Phase Training (JBPT) at designated Basic Training Institutes located at various Air Force Stations. On successful completion of JBPT, candidates will be allocated trades and sent for trade training of specified durations which shall include Security training or any other training as per service requirements. 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 ALL STAGES OF TRAINING, THE AIRMEN SHALL BE DEPLOYED ON JOBS AS PER THEIR ALLOTTED TRADES. ALLOTTED TRADE SHALL NOT BE CHANGED ON CANDIDATE‟S REQUEST ON ANY GROUNDS. 

    IAF Airmen (Group Y) 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 17/01/2020  to  19/01/2020

    Examination Day Instructions

    Writing Material and Documents Required: Candidates are to bring the following

    • HB pencil, eraser, sharpener, glue stick, stapler and black/blue ball point pen for writing
    • Seven un-attested recent (taken not before December 2019) passport size colour photographs (front portrait in light background without head  gear except for Sikhs). The photograph is to be taken with candidate holding a black slate in front of his chest with his name and date of photograph taken, clearly written on it with white chalk in capital letters.
    • Original and four self-attested photocopies of matriculation passing certificate (required for date of birth verification).
    • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent Examination Passing Certificate and Marks Sheet
    • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Domicile Certificate (or) Original and four self-attested photocopies of duly filled Son of Air Force  Personnel (SOAFP) Certificate (format available on AFNET CASB webpage) for Sons of Serving Air Force Personnel (or) Original and four self-attested photocopies of Service Book/Discharge Book/Causality Service Certificate/Service Particular certificate (issued from DPO-3/DAV, as applicable) in case of Officer/Airmen/NCs(E) and a certificate duly signed by OIC Civil Admin and countersigned by CO/C Adm O of the last served unit, in case of civilians for sons of retired/deceased/discharged Air Force Personnel and proof of minimum stay of one year as per Para 5 (d) above
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