Indian Air Force Airmen Recruitment Special Forces Maharashtra 2018

Aspirants from Maharashtra who are looking forward to joining the Indian Air force as an airman in Group Y non-technical security branch (Special Forces) can apply for the Indian Air Force Recruitment rally in Maharastra 2018. Indian Air Force offers opportunities for UNMARRIED MALE INDIAN/NEPALESE CITIZENS from designated Districts of State of Maharashtra to join as Airmen. The Recruitment Test for Group Y (Non-Technical) Indian Air Force (Security) IAF(S) Trade will be held at Sainik School, Sadar Bazar, Satara, Maharashtra as per the Selection Programme given below.

The Recruitment Test shall be conducted from 6 AM onwards as per the details given below. Candidates (from designated districts of State of Maharashtra) fulfilling the domicile requirements and eligibility conditions reporting up to 10 AM on 14 May 2018 at Sainik School, Sadar Bazar, Satara, Maharashtra (Rally venue) shall only be permitted to appear in the Recruitment Test.

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

Indian Air Force Airmen Recruitment Dates

Indian Air Force Rally Maharashtra 2018

  • Indian Air Force Airmen Date of Birth Block. Candidates born between 13 January 1998 and 02 January 2002 (both days inclusive) are eligible to appear in the Recruitment Rally.
  • Indian Air Force Airmen Educational Qualification. Candidate should have passed Intermediate / 10+2 / Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
  • Note – 1: Education Boards listed in Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE) website as members, as on date of registration 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%).

Indian Air Force Airmen Domicile Requirement: To be eligible to appear in the rally at Sainik School, Sadar Bazar, Satara, Maharashtra, the candidates shall be required to
satisfy the following conditions:

  • The School / College / Institute from where candidates have passed the qualifying examination should be within the geographical/administrative limits of specified districts (as mentioned in paragraph 2 above) of State of Maharashtra. If the name of District is not mentioned with the name of Institution in the certificate / marks sheet of qualifying examination, the candidates shall produce „Domicile Certificate‟ issued by Revenue department, Tehsildar/SDM/DM or any official authorized by the State Government of Maharashtra.
  • Permanent Domicile of districts (as mentioned in paragraph 2 above) of State of Maharashtra who have passed the qualifying examination from anywhere in India shall produce the Domicile Certificate prior to commencement of examination from appropriate authority as given in sub-paragraph 5(a) above.
  • Sons of serving Air Force personnel {Officer/Airmen/NCs(E) and Unit cadre Civilians paid from Defence Estimates} whose father/mother is presently serving in any Air Force Unit/any other Organisation located in the designated districts of State of Maharashtra irrespective of their domicile status, shall be permitted to appear in the rally subject to production of latest SOAFP (Son of Air Force Personnel) Certificate (format available on AFNET CASB website).
  • Sons of Air Force personnel {Officers/Airmen/NCs(E) and Unit Cadre Civilians paid from Defence Estimates} whose father/mother is Retired/ Discharged/ Deceased and they are residing in the designated districts of State of Maharashtra shall be permitted to appear in the rally subject to production of proof of minimum stay of one year along with original and photocopy of Service Book/Discharge Book/Casualty Service Certificate/Service Particular Certificate (issued from DPO-3/DAV, as applicable) in case of Officers/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.

Indian Air Force Airmen Medical Standards: General Medical Standards shall be as follows: –

  • Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm
  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age.
  • Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) not acceptable.
  • Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.
  • Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points. (vi) 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.
  • Height, Leg Length, Visual Standards and Colour Vision are as follows:

Indian Air Force Airmen Body Tattoo: Permanent body tattoos shall not be permitted. However, tattoos only on inner face of the forearms (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.

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Only Sikh candidates, whose religion prohibits the cutting of the hair or shaving of the face of its member, shall be permitted to grow hair and/or retain beard and mustache. Accordingly, those Sikh candidates willing to retain the same as per laid down specification are to get their photographs with beard and mustache.

  • Pay & Allowances: During training, a stipend of Rs. 14,600/- per month will be paid. On completion of training the starting gross emoluments at the minimum of scale of pay including Military Service Pay (MSP) will be Rs. 26,900/- per month plus Dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.  Special Force (SF) Allowance {IAF(S)} @ Rs. 17,300/- per month on completion of training will be applicable to Indian Air Force (Security) Trade. 
  • Perks:  Perks such as Ration, Clothing, Medical facilities, Accommodation, CSD (Canteen) facilities, Leave (60 days Annual and 30 days Casual in a Calendar year as a privilege, subject to service exigencies), Recreational facilities, Transport for school going children and Leave Travel Concession (LTC) are also provided as per the existing rules. Group Insurance Cover of Rs. 37.5 Lakhs at a premium of Rs. 2300/- per month for all airmen and facility of Group Housing Scheme are also extended.

Indian Air Force Airmen Selection Procedure

  • 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.
  • 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.

Indian Air Force Airmen Group –  Y (Non-Technical) IAF(S) Trade

  • Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
    • 1.6 Km run – within 5 minutes 40 seconds: The Candidate is to run 1.6 Kms on a marked course, within timings.
    • Chin up – minimum 08: The Candidate is to hang from a bar with under-grip and pull his body upwards till the chin clears the bar. He is to lower the body until the elbows are completely straight and the body is in the ‘dead hanging’ position.
    • Push-up (plank type) – minimum 20 : The candidate is to place his palms flat on the ground directly underneath the shoulders with the elbows straight and locked. The body is to be straight and inclined to the ground with the body weight supported by the hands and the toes. The body is to be maintained straight when being lowered with only the elbows bent. The chest is to remain off the floor in the lowest position.
    • Bent Knee Sit Ups – minimum 20 : The candidate is to lie down flat on his back with fingers interlocked behind the head, with knees bent in a comfortable position. A partner is to stand on the candidate toes to prevent them from lifting. The candidate is to sit up to a vertical position touching the knees with his forehead and return to the starting position.
  • Written Test
    • All candidates who qualify PFT shall undertake Written Test on the same or subsequent day depending on the local conditions. The Written Test will be objective type and question paper shall be bilingual (English & Hindi) except for English paper.
    • Answers are to be annotated on OMR sheet. The detailed procedure shall be explained before conduct of the examination. Duration of the Written Test will be 45 minutes and shall comprise of English as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning and General Awareness (RAGA).
    • CANDIDATES ARE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY. Results of the Written Test shall be declared on the same day.
    • Adaptability Test-I. All candidates who pass the Written Test shall undertake Adaptability Test-I on the same or subsequent day depending on the local conditions. Adaptability Test – I is to assess the suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF which involves deployment in varied geographic terrain, weather and operational conditions.
    • Adaptability Test-II. All candidates who pass Adaptability Test-I will have to undertake Adaptability Test-II as per policy in vogue. Adaptability Test-II is to select candidates who can adapt to the environment of Indian Air Force and are able to adjust to the military way of life.
    • Dynamic Factor Test (DFT). All candidates who pass Adaptability Test-II will have to undertake Dynamic Factor Test to assess the
      required qualities to function as IAF(Security) in Indian Air Force.


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Note: Indian Air Force is the only organisation which recruits aspirants for Special Forces [GARUD Commandos] directly.

Indian Air Force Airmen Recruitment Special Forces Maharashtra 2018


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