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Indian Air Force invites application from UNMARRIED OUTSTANDING SPORTSMEN (only MALE Indian citizens) for selection as Airmen in Group ‘Y’ trades in following sports discipline:- (a) Athletics (b) Basketball (c) Boxing (d) Golf (e) Cricket (f) Cycling (g) Fencing (h) Football (j) Gymnastics (k) Hockey (l) Handball (m) Kabaddi (n) Lawn Tennis (o) Swimming (p) Volleyball (q) Water Polo (r) Wrestling (s) Weight Lifting (t) Squash. Total Vacancies are 19 and the last date to apply is 14-05-2018. (इंडियन वायुसेना ने खेल के अनुशासन में समूह 'वाई' व्यापार में एयरमेन के रूप में चयन के लिए अनधिकृत आउटस्टैंडिंग स्पोर्ट्समेन (केवल पुरुष भारतीय नागरिक) से आवेदन आमंत्रित किया: - (ए) एथलेटिक्स (बी) बास्केट बॉल (सी) बॉक्सिंग (डी) गोल्फ (ई) क्रिकेट (एफ) सायक्लिंग (जी) बाड़ लगाना (एच) फुटबॉल (जे) जिमनास्टिक (के) हॉकी (एल) हैंडबॉल (एम) कबड्डी (एन) लॉन टेनिस (ओ) तैरना (पी) वॉलीबॉल (क्यू) वॉटर पोलो (आर) कुश्ती वजन भारोत्तोलन (टी) स्क्वाश। कुल रिक्तियां 19 हैं और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 14-05-2018 है।)

Sports Achievements - 

The individual should have represented the country in Junior/Senior International meets in any of the above-mentioned sports disciplines. The current achievement would be given preference during selection trials.
The individual should have attained the minimum standard of fifth place in the Junior National Championship, represented the State/Units in Senior National Championships or Inter University Championship in above-mentioned sports discipline. The current achievement would be given preference during selection trials.
In team events, the individual should have represented the state in Junior National Championship and National School Tournament conducted by School Games Federation of India (SGFI) in above-mentioned sports discipline. The current achievement would be given preference during selection trials.

IAF_logoAbout Indian Air Force - The Indian Air Force is the air arm of the Indian armed forces. Its complement of personnel and aircraft assets ranks fourth amongst the air forces of the world. Its headquarters is in New Delhi. (भारतीय वायुसेना भारतीय सशस्त्र बलों की वायु सेना है। इसके कर्मियों और विमान संपत्तियों का पूरक दुनिया की वायु सेनाओं में चौथा स्थान है। इसका मुख्यालय नई दिल्ली में है।)




Rs. 14,600 - Rs. 26,900/- Per Month



Age Limit

Max 21 years (Age relaxation as per GOI)

Job Location

All India


Total - 19 Posts

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Hiring Organization

Indian Air Force

Educational Qualification

Passed 10+2 or Equivalent examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central/State Boards of education. Education Boards listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website as members, as on the last date of submission of application, will only be permitted.

Medical Standards:

Criteria Value
Height Minimum 152.5 cm.
Chest Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm.
Weight Proportionate to height and age.
Vision Minimum visual standard: Unaided 6/36, corrected to at least 6/9 for each eye with spectacles, Dioptectric power not exceeding + 3.5 Dioptres in any axis. Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) is not acceptable.
Hearing Candidates should have normal hearing i.e., able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.
Dental Should have healthy gums, a good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.
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.

The candidates are advised to get wax removed from their ears and tartar and stains removed from their teeth before appearing for selection trials.

Selection Process

Selection will be done on the basis of following Trails -

Selection trials will be conducted in following phases:-

(a) Physical Fitness Test (PFT):

(i) PFT I - PFT I consists of a 1.6 Km run to be completed within 6 minutes 30 seconds for the candidates up to 25 years of age. Candidates are advised to bring their sports kit/playing kit/sports shoes and shorts.

(ii) PFT II - Candidates who qualify PFT I test will undergo PFT II that comprises of the following: 

Test Maximum time period Remarks
10 Push Ups 01 Minute The test will be conducted after 10 minutes break on completion of PFT I
10 Sit Ups 01 Minute The test will be conducted after 02 minutes break on completion of Push Ups
20 Squats 01 Minute The test will be conducted after 02 minutes break on completion of sit-ups.

Candidates who qualify for PFT and selection trials for the game applied for will be called for medical fitness test conducted by the Air Force Medical team as IAF medical standards.

How to apply

1) Candidates need to download the application form from the below link.

2) The following documents are to be sent along with the application:-

(a) Three copies of unattested recent (not before 01 Feb 2018) passport size COLOUR PHOTOGRAPH (front portrait without headgear except for Sikhs), ONE of which is to be pasted on the application form and the other two are to be stapled to the top left corner of the application form. The Photograph is to be taken with candidate holding a black slate in front of his chest with his name, date of birth and date of photograph clearly written on it with white chalk in capital letters.

(b) Attested copies of Matriculation Certificate in support of Date of Birth. Attested copies of Marks Sheet & Certificate of Education Qualification along with attested copies of Sports achievement certificates.

(c) One unstamped self-addressed 24cm x 10 cm WHITE ENVELOPE of good quality, stapled/pinned with the application form.

3) Application duly completed in all respects must reach Air Force Sports Control Board by ordinary post before 14-05-2018.

4) The envelope containing the application form should be marked on top as OUTSTANDING SPORTSMEN FOR GROUP ‘Y’ TRADES SPORTS DISCIPLINE APPLIED FOR _________________ .


6) Candidates are to bring with them the following at the time of selection trail:-

(a) Four copies of photographs (same as submitted with the application).

(b) Original Matriculation passing certificate with four attested photocopies for verification of date of birth.

(c) Original Matriculation mark sheet with four attested copies.

(d) Original passing certificate and mark sheet of Intermediate/10 +2 with four attested photocopies.

(e) Original certificates regarding sports achievement with four attested photocopies.

(f) Character Certificate.

(g) Sports Kit.

 -> For candidates discharged from Indian Army/Indian Navy/any other Government organisation.

(i) Original and four self-attested photocopies of discharge certificates (as issued from Indian Army/Indian Navy/ Government organisation).

(ii) Original and four self-attested photocopies of NOC from the employer for candidates presently serving in any Government organisations (if applicable).

(iii) Original and four self-attested photocopies of NCC ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’ certificate (if applicable).



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