Airmen : A career with pride & glory

If you are passionate about the Air Force, you can choose to become an airman as a career. It provides you an opportunity to serve the nation and also to become a part of Indian Defence Services.

For the selection of airmen a board has been formed which is called CASD(Central Airmen Selection Board).It selects airmen through two procedures-

[I]All India Selection Tests & [II]Recruitment Rallies. Advertisements or notices about both procedures are published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar or different national/regional newspapers. There are two categories of Air Men- Group-”X” And Group-”Y”

The trades in these groups are as follows:

Group-‘’X’’ Group-‘’Y’’
Technical Non-technical Technical Non-Technical
Automobile Fitter Education Instructor

[Enrolled In the rank of Sergent(Under/Training)]

Auto Technician Adm Assistant
Electronics Fitter Accts Assistant
Electrical Fitter Medical Assistant
Mechanical Fitter Logistics Assistant
Mechanical System Fitter Environmental Support Services Assistant(ESSA)
Structure Fitter Communication Technitian Ops Assistant
Propulsion Fitter Meteorological Assistant
Workshop Fitter(Smith) Group Training Instructor
Workshop Fitter(Mechanical) Indian Air Force(Police)
Weapon Fitter Indian Air Force(Security)
Musician

General Information-

Group Age
(As on date of
Enrolment)
Educational Qualification
GROUP ‘X’
trades
(Except
Education
Instructor)
17 – 21 Years Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination withMathematics, Physics and English, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English

OR

Three years Diploma course in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology / Information Technology) from a Government recognised Polytechnic Institure with minimum 50% marks in overall aggregate, and 50% marks in English in Diploma or in Intermediate / Matriculation if English is not a subject in Diploma

Group ‘X’ :
Education

Instructor

Trade
20-25 Years Graduate in Arts, Commerce or Science with B. Ed degree ortwo years teaching experience in a Government recognised School/College, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in Graduation as well as B. Ed

OR

20-28 Years Passed MA English / M Sc in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science / MCA with B Ed degree or 2 Years teaching experience in a Government recognised School / College
Group ‘Y’
Trades
( Except Med

Asst and

Musician)
17-21 Years Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination in any stream / subject approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English

OR

Passed two years vocational course affiliated / recognised by CBSE / State Education Boards / Councils duly recognised at par with 10+2 by AIU with minimum 50 % marks in aggregate, and50% marks in English in Vocational Course or in Intermediate / Matriculation if English is not a subject in Vocational Course

Group ‘Y’ :
Med Asst

Trade
17-21 Years Passed 10+2 / Intermediate / equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English
Group ‘Y’ :
Musician

Trade
17-25 Years Passed Matriculation / 10th class or equivalent with minimum pass marks from any Government recognised School/Boards and proficient in playing at least one of the following musical instruments:
Trumpet / Bass / Violin / Saxophone / Clarinet / Euphonium / Jazz-Drum / Piccolo / Bass Trombone / Key Board / Guitar / Sarod / Viola / Cello / Contra Bass (String Bass).

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