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Eligibilty Criteria

Provided below are the age criteria for the IAF Group C recruitment 2022. The candidates can check the upper and lower age limits for different categories here.

Name of Category Age Limit
General / EWS 18 to 25 Years
OBC 18 to 28 Years (3 Years Relaxation in Upper Age Limit)
SC / ST / PwD 18 to 35 Years (10 Years Relaxation in Upper Age Limit)

Indian Air Force Group C Educational Requirements

Candidates applying for the IAF Group C Recruitment 2022 must make sure that they fulfill the educational requirements for the post they are applying for. Provided below are the post-wise educational requirement criteria for the IAF Group C vacancies.

Name of the Posts Academic Qualifications
MTS/ Housekeeping Staff/ Mess Staff/ Laundryman/ Ayah/ Ward Sahayika/ Vulcaniser 10th Pass or Equivalent
Lower Division Clerk (LDC) 12th Pass or Equivalent + 30 WPM Manual Typing Speed on Typewriter or 35 WPM English Typing Speed on Computer
CMTD (OG) 10th Pass or Equivalent + Light & Heavy Motor Vehicle Driving Licence + 1 Year of Driving Experience
Cook (Ordinary Grade) 10th Pass with Certificate or Diploma in Catering + Experience in the Trade
Clerk Hindi Typist 12th Pass or Equivalent + 30 WPM Manual Hindi Typing Speed on Typewriter or 35 WPM Hindi Typing Speed on Computer
Store Keeper 12th Pass or Equivalent.
Painter 10th Pass or Equivalent + ITI in Appropriate Trade i.e. Painter OR Ex-Servicemen from Appropriate Trade viz. Painter.
Stenographer Grade-II 12th Pass or Equivalent Dictation – 10 minutes @ 80 WPM Transcription 50 Minutes English on the Computer)
Carpenter 10th Pass or Equivalent + ITI in Appropriate Trade i.e. Carpenter OR Ex-Servicemen from Appropriate Trade viz. Carpenter Rigger.
Store (Superintendent) Graduate in Any Discipline
Fireman 10th Pass or Equivalent + Training in Fire Fighting
Exam Pattern

After sending the applications, the candidates are shortlisted for the written examinations. Further, the candidates are shortlisted for the Practical / Skill Test on the basis of a written exam. The final selection of the candidates is done after document verification and medical examination.

IAF Group C Written Exam is conducted offline and contains a total of 100 multiple-choice questions. The candidates are provided a total time of 2 hours to complete the exam. Provided below is the complete exam pattern for the IAF Group C Recruitment Exam.

Sr. No. Name of the subject No. of questions Total Marks Duration
1. General Awareness 25 25 2 hours
2. Numerical Aptitude 25 25
3. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
4. General English 25 25
Total 100 100
  • There will be a total of 100 multiple-choice questions.
  • Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • 0.25 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Syllabus

IAF Group C Exam Paper is divided into four main sections - General Awareness, Numerical Aptitude, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General English. Section-wise syllabus of the IAF Group C Exam is provided below.

Subjects Topics
General Awareness Topics
  • Developmental Plans
  • Economic Development
  • Education and Culture
  • Events
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political and Administrative Setup
  • Social Reform Movements
  • Sports Entertainment
Numerical Aptitude Topics
  • Averages
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Discount
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Interest
  • Mensuration
  • Number Systems
  • Percentages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Ratio and Time
  • The relationship between Numbers
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
Reasoning Topics
  • Alphabet Series
  • Analogy
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Decision Making
  • Directions
  • Embedded Figures
  • Mirror Images
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Number Ranking
  • Number Series
General English Topics
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Grammar
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitutions
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence structure
  • Shuffling of sentence parts
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Synonyms
  • Unseen Passages
  • Vocabulary

Aspirants cover all the topics and make sure that no topic is left untouched before appearing for the IAF Group C Exam.

Admission Open 2023