Air Force, apart from flying jobs, offers another attractive career option called as Airman. An Airman is the part of the staff which stays on ground and looks after the ground activities being carried out in Indian Air force.
There are mainly two trades in which you can join Air Force as an Airman
1. Technical Trade
2. Non-Technical Trade
Technical Trade: This job profile involves maintenance and testing of aircraft and various equipments being used by the Indian Air Force. The job also includes maintaining, storage, organising and overhaul of other equipment, arms and ammunition present in the inventories.
Non-Technical Trade: As a non technical airman, the job profile includes assistance and support to the various functions on the ground. These tasks range from weather forecasting to maintenance of records and files of the various branches of IAF. Clerical work and paper work is also done by the non-technical airmen.
There are several advantages of the post of Airman as a career:
• Handsome amount of Salary
• A chance to serve the nation in a prestigious sect of the Defence Services.
• Similar allowances that are enjoyed by other defence professionals.
Why Centurion is the top and best choice for Airman Examination
Air Force jobs these days are not at all easy to secure. This is due to the scarcity of jobs and the ever rising competition in the field. At Centurion Defence Academy, We train aspirants with utmost dedication and the right methodologies for Air Force Group X and Group Y Exam training in Lucknow. The faculty involved with the training of Airmen is well sorted with the exam patterns and they provide the best coaching so that the aspirant can make a successful career as an Airman. Our study material is of top-level quality and there are several sample tests such that the student gets right idea of the test.
AIRMAN EXAM PATTERN:
The Indian Air Force selection process divides applicants into two groups namely Group-X and Group-Y. These groups are categorized on basis of educational qualification.
Type of paper
(a) Passed Intermediate/10+2 with Maths, Physics & English
3 Yrs Diploma in Engineering from Recognized institute
(b) 50% marks in overall aggregate Maths, Physics and English based on CBSE Syllabus of 10+2 standard
Maths, Physics, English based on CBSE Syllabus of 10+2 standard
Type of paper
(a) Passed Intermediate/10+2 with Science, Arts or Commerce
(b) 50% marks in overall aggregateEnglish as per CBSE syllabus of AISSCE and Reasoning and General Awareness (RGA)
SCHEDULE FOR SSR, AA, DE (DH) EXAMINATION:
AVAILABILITY OF FORMS
DATE OF EXAMINATION
Both groups ‘X & Y’ (Eligible for both Technical and Non Technical) – Candidates possessing educational qualification as stipulated above.
Candidates are examined for Group ‘X’ and Group ‘Y’ subjects in one sitting and can qualify for Group ‘X’ and Group ‘Y’ or both i.e., if candidate passes in English and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA), then he will be considered pass in Group ‘Y’ and if he passes in English, Physics and Maths, he is considered pass in Group ‘X’.
If a candidate clears all the four subjects, he will be considered pass in Group ‘X’ and Group ‘Y’. After written test, psychological test based on reasoning is conducted. Then group discussion session comes.
Sometimes candidate may be called for random interview. The basic objective of this interview is to assess the power of expression and social adaptability factors in candidate. After completion of these tests, consolidated marks are declared. If candidate is having NCC 'C' certificate then he is awarded with additional marks. Then after, merit is declared.
PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST
• A Running task of 1.6 Km which is to be completed in less than 8 minutes.
• Bilingual test except English Paper.
REMARKS: Result of test is declared on the same day. Then medical examination starts. Candidates if given green card which means they have successfully cleared all examinations. Now they wait till final all India merit list is declared. Candidates those who are issued red card are required to appeal for remedial process in nearby AFH (Air Force Hospital) for reviewing within stipulated time as prescribed in the given 'red card'. Mostly candidates are declared passed during re-medical process.