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The Indian Air Force has released an official IAF Recruitment notification inviting applications from candidates for the selection test for Group C posts. The online application process for the IAF Recruitment 2021 will begin from 24th July and will close on 23rd August 2021. The candidates who wish to apply for the post and to secure a job at Indian Air Force can apply through offline methods by downloading the notification from the IAF website. Let’s discuss the details of the latest IAF notification in detail.
Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021: Overview
|Exam Conducting Authority||Indian Air Force (IAF)|
|Name of the Exam||IAF Group C Exam 2021|
|Date of Notification||24 July 2021|
|Date of Starting of Application||24 July 2021|
|Last Date for Application||23 August 2021|
|Admit Card Release Date||To be announced soon|
|Last Date to get Admit Card||To be announced soon|
|Indian Air Force Group C Exam Date||To be announced soon|
The online application process for the Indian Air Force Group C Recruitment 2021 is out. The application window will be open by July 23, 2021. Let’s go through the official notification in detail before starting your application procedure.
IAF 2021 Recruitment: Important Dates
- Starting Date to Apply Online: July 24, 2021
- Closing Date of Online application: August 23, 2021
IAF 2021 Vacancy Details
Indian Air Force has notified a total of 1515 vacancies under various commands for the Group C posts. Here is a list of command-wise vacancy lists for various job openings.
|Name of Post||
Number of Openings
|Western Command||Steno Gr-II||10|
|Southern Command||Housekeeping Staff (Safaiwala)||09|
|Civilian Mechanical Transport Driver||04|
|Training Command||Cook (OG)||51|
|Sr. Computer Operator||01|
|Maintenance Command||Supdt (Store)||29|
|CS & SMW||02|
|WOM (HS) Grade-II||01|
|Fire Engine Driver||04|
IAF Grade C Recruitment 2021: Job Profile
The Indian Air Force 2021 Recruitment for Grade C posts is done for varieties of vacancies. Here is the skill set to handle the responsibilities which every applicant must possess so as to qualify for the post.
|Multi-tasking staff||Maintenance of records
Assisting in routine office work
Upkeep of the office and other general work
Any other task assigned by superior authority
|Mess staff||Serve food to the officers and other staff members.
Maintenance of the kitchen area and kitchenware.
Disposition of garbage and trash.
|The civilian mechanical transport driver||Drive and operate various vehicles in the office.
Locate required addresses.
Drop and pick up goods and materials.
|Housekeeping staff||Cleanliness and upkeep of all the rooms.
Replenishing the supplies and refreshing the bedsheets.
|Laundryman||Ensure cleaning, washing, dry cleaning, drying of all clothing items.
Ensure repair and maintenance of washing machines.
|Vulcaniser||Vulcanise boles in vehicle tires and maintain them.
Trim and cut broken sections of the tire.
|Cook (Ordinary Grade)||Prepare food following the proper kitchen etiquette.
Manage other employees in the kitchen.
|Clerk Hindi Typist||Typing documents, reports, and correspondences as per requirement.
Meet deadlines and ensure proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
|Lower-division clerk||Maintain files and records in the office or department.
Sort, distribute, and manage incoming and outgoing mail.
|Storekeeper||Manage and record the sales and restock the store accordingly.
Make sure that the store is well-maintained and clean.
|Painter||Preparing and maintaining panting material for walls.
Ensuring upkeep of old paint and other holes, etc., in the walls.
|Stenographer Grade-II||Ensure accuracy during speech writing.
Attending conferences and recording the proceedings of the conference.
|Carpenter||Build and upkeep the doors, floors, cabinets, and other wooden fixtures in the department.
Utilize various woodworking tools and machines.
|Fireman||Extinguish fires and execute rescue in case of emergencies.
Prevent fires by conducting inspections.
IAF Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who are applying for the job under Indian Air Force must meet certain eligibility criteria that is been notified by the recruiting body through the official notification. Here let’s take a peek into the eligibility criteria that IAF has notified through the website for the Group C recruitment.
The age limit criteria for the candidates to apply for the post is that the candidate must have their age between 18 and 25. Certain age relaxation is provided to candidates who have reservations as per the government criteria. Here are the details regarding the age relaxation provided for the candidates.
|SC/ ST||10 years|
|Physically Handicapped||10 years|
Here is the educational qualification a candidate has to have in order to apply for Indian Air Force Group C Recruitment 2021.
|MTS/ Housekeeping Staff/ Mess Staff/ Laundryman/ Ayah/ Ward Sahayika/ Vulcaniser||Matriculation pass or equivalent qualification from a recognized University or Board.|
|Lower Division Clerk (LDC)||12th Class or equivalent qualification with A typing speed of 30 words per minute in English on a manual typewriter. OR A typing speed of 35 words per minute in English on a computer.|
|Cook (Ordinary Grade)||
|Clerk Hindi Typist||12th Class or equivalent And A typing speed of 25 words per minute in Hindi on a manual typewriter. OR A typing speed of 30 words per minute in Hindi on a computer.|
|Store Keeper||12th Class or equivalent.|
|Store (Superintendent)||Graduate of a recognized University or equivalent.|
Candidates who wish to apply for the post of Indian Air Force Group C posts must be a citizen of India. Candidates if applied and find any violation of this, the recruitment board has the power to cancel the application.
Indian Air Force doesn’t ask for any prior work experience to apply for the above-mentioned post. He/ She can apply for the Indian Air Force Group C posts after they have received the desired educational qualifications mentioned in the eligibility criteria.
Physical Eligibility Criterias
|Weight||Weight should be proportionate to height and age.|
|Chest||The minimum range of expansion: 5 cm|
|Hearing||Should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters by each ear separately.|
|Dental||Should have healthy gums, a good set of teeth, and a minimum of 14 dental points.|
|Health||Candidates should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from all communicable diseases & skin ailments. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.|
|Body Tattoo||Permanent body tattoos are not permitted, however tattoos only on the inner face of the forearms(inside of elbow to the wrist), back(dorsal) part of the hand/reverse side of the palm, and Tribals with tattoos which are as per custom Traditions of their tribes may be considered. However, the right to decide on the acceptability /unacceptability of the individual rests with the Selection Centre. Candidates with permanent body tattoos are to submit two photographs(close up and distinct view) with details of the size and type of the Tattoo.|
Indian Air Force Group C Selection Process 2021
- All applications that are received will be scrutinized in terms of age limit, minimum qualification, documents, nationality and certificates. Thereafter eligible candidates will be issued a call letter for the written test.
- The eligible candidates will be required to appear for the written test as the first stage of recruitment.
- The written test will be based on the minimum educational qualification.
- The written test will consist of:
(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning
(ii) Numerical Aptitude
(iii) General English
(iv) General Awareness
- The question cum answer paper will be in English and Hindi.
- The requisite number of candidates will be shortlisted and called for skill /practical/physical test wherever applicable based on merit/category in the written test.
- Shortlisted candidates are instructed to bring original certificates, copies of which were mentioned with the application.
Indian Air Force Online Application
Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for Grade C posts through the offline method, from July 24, 2021, onwards. If you are interested, follow the below-given steps to complete your Indian Air Force recruitment application.
- Download the Application form from the official website @indianairforce.nic.in.
- Fill in the application form as per the required post.
- Affix your latest passport size photograph.
- Attach all the required documents along with the application form.
- Candidates must then submit the application form to the required address mentioned in the application form.
- Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the application form for further use.
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