Indian Air Force Recruitment 2019 for Group X & Y – Direct Link to Apply!

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2019

Indian Air Force Recruitment: Are you looking for Air Force Job? We have awesome news for you. Indian Air Force has released the latest Recruitment Notification 2019 for the post of Airmen X & Y Trades. The IAF Application Procedure will begin on 1st July 2019.

Indian Air Force Recruitment

Air Force has invited unmarried and eligible candidates for the post-Indian Air Force Recruitment 2019. You have to go through the Indian Air Force official website to apply for the post.

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Indian Air Force Recruitment Vacancies

It is not mentioned in the number of vacancies in their official Indian Air Force recruitment notification.

Indian Air Force Eligibility Criteria 2019

Age Limit

Your age limit should be as given below.

  • Maximum Age Limit: 21 years. Age relaxation will be applicable as per government rule.

Educational Qualification

Group X (Except Education Instructor Trade)

  • You should have passed Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics, and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. OR
  • You have to pass three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream from a Government recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in diploma.

Group Y (Except Medical Assistant and Musician) Trades

  • You have to pass Intermediate (10+2) Level Exam with Minimum 50% marks & scored minimum 50% marks in English OR
  •  You have to pass two years Vocational Course done with 50% marks & scored minimum 50% marks in English will be considered for this post.

Group Y Medical Assistant Trade

  • You have to accomplish 10+2/Intermediate/ equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Medical Standards

Here you can check the Medical Standards for both Group ‘X’ (Except Education Instructor Trade) and Group ‘Y’ (Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician) Trades.



Medical Standard



152.5 cms



Your minimum Range of Expansion 5 Cms



Your proportionate to Height & Age (minimum weight of 55 Kg required for Operations Assistant (ATS)
Trade only)



You should able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately


Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK)

Not acceptable.



You Should have healthy gums, a good set of teeth and a minimum 14 dental points



You should be of normal anatomy without the loss of any appendages. You should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or infection and skin ailments. You will be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.

Indian Air Force Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The Exam has three phases.

Phase – IOnline Test (For both Group X Trades & Y Trade except Education Instructor and Musician Trade)





Group X (Except Education Instructor)

English, Physics
& Maths

60 Minutes


Group Y (Except IAF and Musician)

English, Reasoning
& General Awareness

45 Minutes

Group X & Y

English, Physics,
Maths, Reasoning
& General Awareness

85 Minutes

Marking pattern for Online Test:

  • You will get one mark for every correct answer.
  • No negative marking for unattempted questions.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks shall be deducted.
  • If you qualify the first round, you will receive a new admit card on your registered e-mail ID for the Phase – II test.

Phase – IIPhysical Fitness Test (PFT), will consist of:

  • 1.6 Km run to be completed in 06 minutes and 30 seconds.
  • 10 Pushups
  • 10 Sit-ups
  • 20 Squats

Adaptability Test- I (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades): After passing the Physical Fitness Test (PFT), you have to undertake Adaptability Test-I (objective type written test).

Adaptability Test- II (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades): After successfully passing the Adaptability Test – I, you have to undertake Adaptability Test- II as per policy in vogue.

Phase – IIIMedical Examination shall be conducted by the Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy. The medical exam will include the following tests.

  • Blood Haemogram – Hb, TLC, DLC
  • Urine RE/ME
  • Biochemistry
    • Blood Sugar Fasting & PP
    • Serum Cholesterol
    • Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine
    • LFT—Serum Bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT
  • X-Ray chest (PA view)
  • ECG (R)
  • Tests for Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substance Abuse

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2019 Application Fee

Application Fee: Rs. 250/-

IAF Salary Structure 2019

Pay & Allowances: During training, you will be paid a stipend of Rs. 14,600/- per month. After completion of training, you will get salary as per Military Service Pay (MSP) standard. Check the complete salary structure from the below.

(a) Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor Trade): Rs.33,100/- per month plus Dearness allowance.

(b) Group ‘Y’ {Except IAF(S) and Musician} Trades: Rs. 26,900/- per month plus Dearness allowance.

Other Allowances: In addition to the above, you will get various allowances such as

  • Transport Allowance,
  • Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance (CPMA),
  • Leave Ration Allowance (LRA),
  • High Altitude Allowance,
  • Field Area/Modified Field Area Allowance,
  • HRA,
  • Children Education Allowance/ Hostel Subsidy etc.

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 facility for school going children and Leave Travel Concession (LTC) shall also be provided as per the existing rules.

Also, Group Insurance Cover of Rs. 37.5 Lakhs at a premium of Rs. 2300/- per month for all airmen and facilities of the Group Housing Scheme are also extended.

Indian Air Force Recruitment Important Dates 2019

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online Application Starts

1st July 2019

Online Applications Ends

15th July 2019

Online Exam Date

21st Sep to 24th Sep 2019


How to Apply for IAF Recruitment for Group X & Y 2019

Follow the step by step guide as given below to apply for the Indian Air Force Job 2019

  1. Click here to apply for Indian Air Force Recruitment directly.
  2. You have to register yourself by providing the active email id and phone number.
  3. You should fill your personal details very carefully.
  4. Now you have to upload all the relevant documents.
  5. You have to click on submit.
  6. Now you should proceed for Payment.
  7. You should download the Application Form, keep a print out for future reference.

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