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Recruitment Rally at Barrackpore - 02.12.10 to 09.12.10

Tuesday, 05 Oct, 2010

JOIN INDIAN AIR FORCE – BECOME AN AIRMAN

 

RECRUITMENT RALLY FOR GROUP ‘X’ (TECHNICAL) TRADES AND GROUP ‘Y’     {EXCEPT AUTO TECH, GTI AND IAF (P)} TRADES AT 4 AIRMEN SELECTION CENTRE, AIR FORCE STATION BARRACKPORE (NEAR PALTA GATE), BARRACKPORE (WEST BENGAL) FROM 02 DECEMBER 2010 TO 09 DECEMBER 2010

                                                                                  

1.         Indian Air Force offers opportunities for unmarried male Indian citizens from the designated Districts of the State of West Bengal 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 4 Airmen Selection Centre, Air Force Station Barrackpore (Near Palta Gate), Barrackpore (West Bengal) from 02 December 2010 to 09 December 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.

 

           

DATE

STREAM / ACTIVITIES

DISTRICTS ELIGIBLE

02 December 2010

Written Test and Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for Group ‘X’ (Technical) trades.

24 PARGANAS (NORTH),                   24 PARGANAS (SOUTH), MEDINIPUR (EAST), MEDINIPUR (WEST) AND PURULIA DISTRICTS OF STATE OF WEST BENGAL

03 December 2010

Interview of candidates passed written test and PFT on 02 December 2010.  Trade Allocation Test (TAT) and Medical for candidates qualified in Interview. 

04 December 2010

Written Test and Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for Group ‘Y’ {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} trades.

24 PARGANAS (SOUTH), MEDINIPUR (EAST) AND MEDINIPUR (WEST) DISTRICTS OF STATE OF WEST BENGAL

05 December 2010

Interview and Medical of candidates passed written test and PFT on 04 December 2010.  

06 December 2010

Written Test and Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for Group ‘Y’ {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} trades.

24 PARGANAS (NORTH) AND PURULIA DISTRICTS OF STATE OF WEST BENGAL

07 December 2010

Interview and Medical of candidates passed written test and PFT on 06 December 2010.  

08 & 09 December 2010

RESERVE DAYS

 

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

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

 

3.         EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

(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.

OR

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 Government. recognized Polytechnic Institute.

 

(b)        For Group ‘Y’ {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} Trades.   Passed Intermediate/10+2/equivalent examination with Science, Arts or Commerce subjects with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and pass in each subject OR 03 years Diploma in any stream of Engineering from a Government recognised Polytechnic Institute shall be permitted to appear for Group ‘Y’ (Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} trades in IAF.

 

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 1990 and 31 March 1994 (both days inclusive).

 

5.         MEDICAL STANDARDS   :- 

 

(a) Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm

 

(b)  Weight:  Proportionate to height and age.

 

(c)  Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) is not acceptable.

 

(d)  Hearing: Candidates should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.  \

 

(e)  Dental:  Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.  (f)  Health:  Candidates should be free from medical or surgical deformity. He should be free from all communicable diseases and skin ailments.  Candidates must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.

 

6.    Candidate 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) HB Pencil, Eraser, Sharpener and Black/Blue Ball Point Pen for writing.

 

(b)  Seven copies of recent (taken on or after 02 September 2010) passport-size colour photograph (front portrait, without headgear except for Sikhs).  Photographs should be only on good quality “photo paper”. 

 

(c) Two unstamped self addressed 24x10 cm white envelopes of good quality.

 

(d)  All original educational as well as NCC certificates (if applicable) and mark sheets with three Photostat copies of each.

 

(e) To be eligible to appear in the rally at 4 Airmen Selection Centre, Air Force Station Barrackpore (Near Palta Gate), Barrackpore (West Bengal) the candidates must have passed the qualifying examination from the recognized Boards from the State of West Bengal or should fulfill the domicile requirements as applicable to the State of West Bengal (from Districts as designated in Paragraph 2) (Domicile Certificate issued by District Magistrate or any other official authorized by the State Government of West Bengal only will be accepted).

 

(f)  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 State of West Bengal  

(ii)  Ex-IAF personnel/families of deceased personnel who are residing in the State of West Bengal (on production of proof of minimum stay of one year).  

(iii) Original and one Photostat copy of discharge book. 

 

(g)  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.

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‘CONSENT FORM’

 

(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.

 

                                                                        Signature.………………………….……………..….…

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

                                                                        Relationship with the candidate………………….….

                                                                        Date:   

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

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 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.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

 

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.

SEQUENCE OF EXAMINATION

 

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 and 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’ {Except Auto Tech, GTI and IAF (P)} Trades  :   English as per CBSE syllabus of

                                                                                         AISSCE and Reasoning & General Awareness (Raga).

                                                                             

 

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.

 

17.        PUBLISHING OF AISL  The All India Select List (AISL) will be displayed at  No. 4 Airmen Selection Centre, Air Force Station Barrackpore (Near Palta Gate), Barrackpore  (West Bengal) on ______________.  A copy of the Display List will be sent to District Magistrate of Barrackpore (through Airmen Selection Centre) and also will be available at Indian Air Force website www.indianairforce.nic.in.  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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