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Airmen Selection Centre of Indian Airforce
1 Airmen Selection Centre
48, Mansfield road,
Ambala Cantt- 133 001
Tele : 0171- 2634980 Extn.4410
Email : 8 Airmen Selection Centre,
413 Air Force Station, Tambaram
Chennai-600 046
Tele : 044-22395553 Extn:3359
Email :
2 Airmen Selection Centre
Race Course Camp
New Delhi – 110 003
Tele: 011-23010231 Extn. 7652
Email : 9 Airmen Selection Centre,
Near Rajadhani College, Baramunda,
Tele: 0674-2561336
Email :
3 Airmen Selection centre
402 Air Force Station, Chakeri,
Kanpur – 208 008
Tele: 0512-2451730 Extn.4603
Email : 10 Airmen Selection Centre,
Air Force Station Bihta, Patna
Bihar – 801 103
Tele : 06115-253551-54 Extn. 4340
Email :
4 Airmen Selection Centre
(Near Palta Gate)
Air Force Station Barrackpore,
West Bengal – 743 122
Tele: 033-25921251 Extn.6391
Email : 11 Airmen Selection Centre
Guwahati- 781 015
Tele : 0361-2842720 Extn.333
Email :
5 Airmen Selection Centre
Old Pali Road
Jodhpur- 342 011
Tele: 0291-2511516 Extn. 2110
Email : 12 Airmen Selection Centre
404 Air Force Station, Bowenpally
Secunderabad-500 011
Tele : 040-27753551 Extn: 267
Email :
6 Airmen Selection Centre
411 Air Force Station, Cotton Green,
Mumbai-400 033
Tele: 022-23714963 Extn. 251
Email : 14 Airmen Selection Centre
VII/302-B, Vayu Sena Road,
Kakkanad, Kochi-682 030
Tele : 0484-2427010
Email :
7 Airmen Selection Centre
No.1 Cubbon road,
Bangalore-560 001
Tele : 080-25328199
Email :
15 Airmen Selection Centre
IInd Floor, Phase-II,
Rajiv Gandhi Parisar, 35 Shyamala Hills,
Bhopal - 462 002
Tele : 0755 - 2661955
Email :


Guest Author: Mahesh21 Feb 2010

Recruitment Rally: Lakshadweep - 24/02/10 to 28/02/10

Tuesday, 09 Feb, 2010






1. Indian Air Force offers opportunities for unmarried male Indian citizens from All Islands of Lakshadweep to become an airman. The Recruitment Test for Group X' (Technical) trades and Group ‘Y' {Except Auto Technician, Ground Training Instructor and Indian Air Force (Police)} trades will be held at Government Higher Secondary School, Kavaratti (Union Territories of Lakshadweep) from 24 February 2010 to 28 February 2010 as per the Selection Programme given below.

2. SELECTION PROGRAMME. The Recruitment Test will be conducted from 7 AM onwards every day as per the details given below. Candidates reporting up to 10 AM at the Rally Venue will only be permitted to appear in the Recruitment Test.


24 February 2010
Written Test, Physical Fitness Test (PFT), Interview, Trade Allocation Test (TAT) and Medical for Group ‘X' (Technical) trades


25 February 2010
Written Test, Physical Fitness Test (PFT), Interview and Medical for Group ‘Y' {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} trades

26 February 2010
Balance Medical Examination

27 February &

28 February 2010
Reserve days

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



(a) For Group ‘X' (Technical) Trades. Candidate should have passed Intermediate/ 10+2 with pass marks in Mathematics and Physics with a minimum of 50% marks in overall aggregate.


Should have passed a 3 year Diploma course in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science/ Instrumentation Technology/ Information Technology) with at least 50% marks in overall aggregate from a Govt. recognized Polytechnic Institute.

(b) For Group ‘Y' {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} Trades. Passed Intermediate/10+2/equivalent examination with Science, Arts, Commerce subjects with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and pass marks in each subject.

Note : - Exact aggregate percentage of marks up to first place of decimal for all subjects as mentioned in the Marks Sheet of Intermediate/10+2/equivalent (For example, 49.9% should NOT be rounded off to 50%). Vocational courses conducted by CBSE and Kerala Board recognised by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) are also eligible

4. AGE LIMIT. Candidate should be born between 01 January 1989 to 31 March 1993 (both days inclusive).

5. MEDICAL STANDARDS - (a) Height: Minimum acceptable height is 152.5 cm.
(b) Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm (c) Weight: Proportionate to height and age. (d) Vision: Minimum Visual Standard: Unaided 6/36 and correctable to at least 6/9 for each eye with spectacles, Diopteric power not exceeding + 3.5 Dioptres in any axis. Full field of vision and Defective safe colour vision CP-II/III. (Candidate should bring latest prescription and spectacles for corrected vision, if used). (e) Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) is not acceptable. (f) Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately. (g) Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points. (h) Health: Candidate should be free from medical or surgical deformity. He should be free from all communicable diseases and skin ailments. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.

6. Candidate declared permanently medically unfit during recruitment into the Armed Forces by an appeal Medical Board or discharged from the Armed Forces on any ground or dismissed from any Government Organisation for any reason earlier are NOT eligible to appear in the rally.

7. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED. Candidates are to bring the following documents along with them while coming for the examination:-

(a) Seven copies of recent (taken on or after 23 November 2009) passport-size colour photograph (front portrait, without headgear except for Sikhs). Photographs should be only on good quality “photo paper". (b) Two unstamped self addressed 24x10 cm white envelopes of good quality. (c) All original educational as well as NCC certificates (if applicable) and mark sheets with three photostat copies of each. (d) To be eligible to appear in the rally at Government Higher Secondary School, Kavaratti (Union Territories of Lakshadweep) the candidates must have passed the qualifying examination from the recognised Boards from the Islands of Lakshadweep or should fulfill the domicile requirements as applicable to the Islands of Lakshadweep (Domicile Certificate issued by Tehsildar/SDM/DM or any official authorized by the Government of Union Territories of Lakshadweep only will be accepted). (e) Sons of Serving/Retired/Discharged/ Deceased Air Force Personnel, irrespective of their domicile status may be permitted to appear in the rally subject to submission of Son of Air Force Personnel Certificate as a proof in the following categories: - (i) Father/Mother is presently serving in any Air Force Unit located in the Islands of Lakshadweep. (ii) Ex-IAF personnel/families of deceased personnel who are residing in the Islands of Lakshadweep (on production of proof of minimum stay of one year). (iii) Original and one Photostat copy of discharge book. (f) Those who are below 18 years of age are to get the consent form (given below) filled and signed by their parent/guardian. Candidates of 18 years of age and above can sign the consent form themselves. Candidates are to bring the “Consent Form" to the Examination Venue and submit the same before the Physical Fitness Test.



(Applicable in respect of candidates both above and below 18 years of age)

I,………………………………… son/father/guardian of …….…………………………… whose date of birth is …………………… do hereby give my consent for my self/son/ward to appear in the physical/medical tests, as prescribed for selection in the Indian Air Force, at my/his own risk. I am aware that no compensation in any form shall be claimed, in respect of injuries if any, sustained by my self/son/ward, during such test.


Name of candidate/parent/guardian…..….……

Relationship with the candidate………………

Date: Feb 2010



8. TENURE & TRAINING. Enrolment is for an initial period of 20 years extendable up to the age of 57 years. Initially candidates will be sent for a Joint Basic Phase Training (JBPT) for 12 weeks at Basic Training Institute, Belgaum (Karnataka). On successful completion of JBPT, candidates will be allocated trades and sent for trade training of specified durations. 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.

9. PAY & ALLOWANCES. During training, a stipend of Rs. 5,700/-pm will be paid.
On completion of training, starting gross emoluments at the minimum of scale of pay for Group ‘X' (Technical) trades will be Rs. 15,062/-pm (approximately) and Group ‘Y' {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} trades will be Rs. 13,284/-pm (approximately) which, in subsequent years, may rise up to Rs. 27,368/-pm (approximately) for Group ‘X' (Technical) trades and Rs. 25,590/-pm for Group ‘Y' {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} trades as per sixth pay commission depending upon the rank attained. In addition, perks such as Ration, Clothing, Medical Facilities, Accommodation, Leave Travel Concession (LTC) etc. are also provided as per the existing rules.

10. PROMOTION. Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Warrant Officer (MWO). Opportunities to become a Commissioned Officer also exist for those airmen who qualify the prescribed examinations, later during their service career.

11. VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY. Original Certificates/Mark Sheets and other required documents will be scrutinized and verified at the examination venue on the rally day before the commencement of the written test.


12. WRITTEN TEST. Written test will be objective type and question paper will be bilingual (English & Hindi) except English Paper. Duration of written test will be 60 minutes for Group ‘X' (Technical) trades and 45 minutes for Group ‘Y' {Except Auto Tech, GTI & IAF(P)} trades. Written test will be conducted in the following subjects:-

(a) For Group ‘X' (Technical) Trades : English, Physics & Mathematics as per CBSE syllabus for AISSCE

(b) For Group ‘Y' Trades {Except : English as per CBSE syllabus of AISSCE Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} and Reasoning & General Awareness (RGA).

CANDIDATES ARE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY. Results of the written test will be declared on the same day.

13. PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST (PFT). 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.

14. INTERVIEW. Candidates, who have passed the written test and PFT, will be interviewed. Working knowledge of English is a prerequisite.

15. TRADE ALLOCATION TEST (TAT). Candidates of Group ‘X' (Technical) trades who qualify in interview are to undergo Trade Allocation Test for bifurcation into Mechanical and Electronics stream. Specific trade allotment within these streams will be carried out at Basic Training Institute (BTI), Air Force (Belgaum).

16. MEDICAL EXAMINATION. Medical examination will be conducted as per IAF medical standards for recruitment as airmen by medical officers of the Armed Forces. Medical certificates/certificates of fitness from other doctors will not be admissible except for diopteric power as stated in Paragraph 5 (d).

17. PUBLISHING OF AISL. The All India Select List (AISL), will be displayed at No. 14 Airmen Selection Centre, Kochi on 30 April 2010. A copy of the Display List will be sent to District Magistrate Kavaratti (Union Territories of Lakshadweep) (through Airmen Selection Centre) and also will be available at Indian Air Force website The inclusion of names of the candidates in the AISL depends upon the performance of the candidates in the Selection Test.

NOTE : - Candidates are advised to get tartar & stains removed from their teeth before appearing for the written test. Ears should be free of wax. Candidates should be prepared to stay for the test for four to five days under their own arrangement. No TA/DA will be admissible.


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