Indian Air Force Recruitment 2017 – Apply Online Air Force Bharti

Indian Air Force is one of the main armed forces of our country. Indian Air Force remains ready for the security of the country and keeps the entire country proud by its exploits. Air Force Recruitment Board of India has recruited for various posts every year.

Today every young man of our country wants to join the Indian army and serve the country. Today, the choice of most youths in the country is Air Force. If your dream is to join Indian Air Force, today we will give you full information about Indian Air Force recruitment.

Before participating in the Indian Air Force recruitment, it is important to know what is the selection process of Air Force i.e. what is the Indian Air Force Career Option. If you know precisely about the selection process of Indian Air Force, you can choose the right Indian Air Force Career for yourself.

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2017

Most of our youth in this country are confused about how to join Indian Air Force and which career option is right for them. If you are also confused or can not choose the right Indian Air Force career, then this information is for you.

Today we will provide you with information on Indian Air Force Career Options on the basis of your qualification. So let us know the complete selection process of the Indian Air Force.


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Indian Air Force Recruitment Details

Mainly the candidates can Join Indian Air Force in three ways that are given below-

  1. Airmen (Group X & Group Y).
  2. Officier.
  3. Group D Post.

Indian Air Force Recruitment will publish the separate recruitment notice for the recruitment of these posts. The aspirants who want to Join Indian Air Force can apply their application for these posts on the basis of their qualifications. The educational qualification and other details for these posts are mentions here.

Indian Air Force Airmen Recruitment – Group X & Group Y

Air Force Group X Recruitment Details

There will be two types of posts in Group X-

  • Group X Trades (except education instructor).
  • Group X Education Instructor Trade.

Group X Trades (except education instructor) Details

Age Limit: The candidate’s age should be between 17 to 21 years for these posts.

Educational Qualification: The candidates should have completed their 12th with Mathematics, Physics, and English with minimum 50% marks. OR

Three years Diploma course in Engineering (Electrical/ Mechanical/ Electronics/ Automobile/ Information Technology/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation Technology) from an Govt. recognized Polytechnic Institute with 50% marks.

Group X Education Instructor Trade Details

Age Limit: The age of the candidates for these post should be between 20 to 25 years.

Educational Qualification: The aspirants who have completed their Graduate with B.Ed degree or two years teaching experience in a Govt recognized school/ college, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in graduation as well as B.Ed.


Age Limit: 20 to 28 years.

Educational Qualification: MA English/ MCA/ M.Sc. in Mathematics/ Physics/ Computer Science with B.Ed degree or 2 years teaching experience.

Indian Air Force Group Y Recruitment Details

There will be three types of posts in Air Force Group Y that are given below-

  • Group Y Trades (Except Med Asst and Musician).
  • Group Y Med. Asst. Trade.
  • Group Y Musician Trade.

The complete details for all these posts are mention in the table given below.

Post NameAge LimitEducational Qualification
Group Y Trades (Except Med Asst and Musician)17- 21 Years10+2 with stream approved by Central/ State Education Board with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Group Y Med. Asst. Trade17- 21 Years10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English with a minimum of 50% marks.
Group Y Musician Trade17 – 25 Years10th class or equivalent with minimum pass marks from any Government recognised School/Boards and should be 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).

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2017 – As an Officer

Indian Air Force has published various recruitment notices for the posts of an Officer in Air Force. The candidates can Join Indian Air Force as an Officier after 12th, Engineering, Graduation, and Post-Graduation. Education wise complete details of Indian Air Force Recruitment are following.

Indian Air Force Career Option After 12th

You can be a part of Indian Air Force Recruitment after the 12th examination through NDA. The candidates can join NDA after qualifying the examination conducted by UPSC. NDA application form will be released in the month of June and December by the UPSC.


  • Age Limit: The candidate’s age should be 16.½ to 19.½ years.
  • Educational Qualifications: The aspirants should have completed their 12th with Physics and Mathematics.

Indian Air Force Recruitment After Engineering

You can apply for all branches of Indian Air Force after completing your Engineering Degree.

Indian Air Force Career After Graduation

The candidates who want to Join Indian Air Force Recruitment can also apply for all three branches of Indian Air Force.

Join Air Force Post-Graduation

The candidates who have completed their post-graduation can apply for Ground Duty Branch only.

Indian Air Force Recruitment Branch wise details

There are three branches in Indian Air Force. The candidates can join Air Force for all these branches. The complete details for all branches of IAF are given here.

  • Flying Branch.
  • Ground Duty Branch.
  • Technical Branch or Aeronautical Engineering Branch.

Flying Branch

In this branch, you are trained as a Fighter Pilot or a Helicopter Pilot or a Transport Pilot. The women can apply only for Short Service Commission in Flying Branch. Selection details for Flying Branch are following-

  • Age Limit: 20 to 24 years.
  • Qualifications: Engineering/ Graduation.

Ground Duty Branch

Both Male and Female candidates can apply for Ground Duty Branch. The selection process of Ground Duty Branch is given here-

  • Age Limit: 20 to 26 years.
  • Qualification: Engineering/ Graduation/ Post-Graduation.

Technical Branch

Technical Branch is one of three branches of Indian Air Force. Both Male and Female can also apply for this branch. The eligibility details for this post is given below.

  • Age: 20 to 26 years.
  • Edu. Qualification: Engineer/ Graduation.

How to Apply for Indian Air Force

The candidates can apply for Indian Air Force Recruitment in only mode only. The candidates must have to visit the official website of Indian Air Force which is or to apply for Air Force recruitment. Indian Air Force Bharti notifications are given in the below table.

The candidates are suggested to stay tuned with this site or bookmark this page for all latest recruitment details of Indian Air Force.

Indian Air Force Recruitment Details

Post NameLast DateOfficial Notification
Airmen (sports)14/07/2017Click Here
Multi Tasking Staff (MTS)

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