IAF Group C 2024: Notification(Out), Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

On its official website, the Indian Air Force is accepting online applications for the following positions: Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Cook, Carpenter, Mess Staff, Store Keeper, Steno Gd-II, and Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS). The IAF Group C recruitment exam is held by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to fill various positions in the Air Force headquarters and independent units.

The IAF Group C recruitment process for 2024 has been announced. The Mess Staff, Lower Divisional Clerk, MTS, Housekeeping Staff, Hindi Typist, storekeeper, Carpenter, Cook, Painter, and Civilian Mechanic Transport Driver are among the positions that will be filled.

Here are all the details about the Indian Air Force Group C Recruitment 2024, including the application process, available positions, important dates, syllabus, and exam pattern.

Indian Air Force Group C Recruitment Overview 2024

The highlights of Group C recruitment in the IAF are provided below for interested candidates.

Specific AspectsImportant Details
Recruitment ExaminationIndian Air Force Group C Recruitment
Recruiting AuthorityIndian Air Force
Vacancies Available197  Expected Vacancies
Application ModeOffline
Last Date to ApplySeptember 2024 (Tentative)
Selection ModeWritten Exam
Official Websitehttps://indianairforce.nic.in/

Eligibility for Indian Air Force Group C Recruitment 2024

Before applying for the Indian Air Force Group C recruitment 2024, candidates should check the notification for the required educational qualifications and eligibility criteria.

Eligibility for Age Requirement

The age requirements for IAF Group C recruitment in 2024 are listed below. The upper and lower age limits for different categories can be found here.

Category NameAge Criteria
General / EWS18 to 25 Years
OBC18 to 28 Years (3 Years Relaxation in Upper Age Limit)
SC / ST / PwD18 to 35 Years (10 Years Relaxation in Upper Age Limit)

Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for the IAF Group C Recruitment 2024 must ensure that they meet the educational requirements for the position. The educational requirements for the IAF Group C vacancies are listed below by post.

Post NameEducational Qualifications
MTS/ Housekeeping Staff/ Mess Staff/ Laundryman/ Ayah/ Ward Sahayika/ Vulcaniser10th 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 Typist12th Pass or Equivalent + 30 WPM Manual Hindi Typing Speed on Typewriter or 35 WPM Hindi Typing Speed on Computer
Store Keeper12th Pass or Equivalent.
Painter10th Pass or Equivalent + ITI in Appropriate Trade i.e. Painter OR Ex-Servicemen from Appropriate Trade viz. Painter.
Stenographer Grade-II12th Pass or Equivalent Dictation – 10 minutes @ 80 WPM Transcription 50 Minutes English on the Computer)
Carpenter10th 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
Fireman10th Pass or Equivalent + Training in Fire Fighting

IAF Group C Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

General Awareness, Numerical Aptitude, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General English are the four main sections of the IAF Group C exam paper. Below is a category-wise syllabus for the IAF Group C Exam.

Names of SubjectsNames of the Topics
General Awareness TopicsDevelopmental Plans
Economic Development
Social Reform Movements
Education and Culture
Sports Entertainment
Political and Administrative Setup
Numerical Aptitude TopicsDiscount
Decimals and Fractions
Time and Distance
Number Systems
Profit and Loss
Computation of Whole Numbers
Ratio and Time
Fundamental arithmetical operations
Use of Tables and Graphs
The relationship between Numbers
Ratio and Proportion
Time and Work
Reasoning TopicsBlood Relations
Decision Making
Embedded Figures
Number Ranking
Number Series
Arithmetical Reasoning
Clocks & Calendars
Non-Verbal Series
Cubes and Dice
Mirror Images
Alphabet Series
General English TopicsGrammar
One word substitutions
Sentence Rearrangement
Error Correction
Unseen Passages
Shuffling of sentence parts
Sentence structure
Fill in the Blanks
Subject-Verb Agreement
Idioms & Phrases

Indian Air Force Group C Vacancy 2024

The IAF Group C vacancies for 2024 have yet to be announced. According to the IAF’s previous notification, a total of 197 vacancies in various positions at various Air Force HQs and units were filled. The table below contains all of the information about the available positions.

Sl NoName of the Station or UnitTotal Vacancies Available
1HQ Maintenance Command
2HQ Eastern Air Command
3HQ South Western Air Command
4Independent Units

IAF Group C Recruitment 2024 Application Process

Candidates interested in participating in the recruitment process for the aforementioned positions must send their applications to the specified postal address. The application process is outlined below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and print the application form.
  • Step 2: Fill in all the details required in the application form.
  • Step 3: Paste your latest passport-size photograph.
  • Step 4: Attach all the required important documents along with the application form.
  • Step 5: Candidates must then submit the application form through speed post, registered post, or courier to the respective air force station.
  • Step 6: Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the application form for future reference.
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IAF Group C Recruitment Examination Schedule 2024

The table below contains tentative dates for the Indian Air Force Group C Recruitment 2024. The notification is expected to be published in the employment news in August 2024, and candidates must submit their offline applications within 30 days of the advertisement’s publication.

Key EventTentative Schedule
Release of NotificationAugust 2024
Starting Date of ApplicationAugust 2024
Last Date of ApplicationSeptember 2024
IAF Group C Exam 2024Yet to be Released

IAF Group C Recruitment: Process of Selection 2024

  • All applications are checked for age restrictions, minimum qualifications, documents, and certifications. Following that, eligible candidates will receive a written test call letter.
  • Candidates who meet the requirements will be required to take a written exam.
  • The written examination will be based on the minimum educational requirements.
  • I General Intelligence & Reasoning (ii) Numerical Aptitude (iii) General English (iv) General awareness will be included in the written exam.
  • There will be English and Hindi question and answer papers.
  • On the basis of merit/category in the written test, a sufficient number of candidates will be shortlisted and invited to participate in skill/practical/physical tests.
  • Original certificates, copies of which were annexed with the application, must be presented by shortlisted candidates.

IAF Group C Salary: 2024

The following is the salary structure for IAF Group C recruitment as stated in the Indian Air Force Group C notification. Along with their monthly salary, candidates will be eligible for a variety of perks and benefits.

Post Level

Pay Scale


Level 1

INR 18, 000

  • Dearness Allowance
  • Pension
  • HRA
  • Provident Fund

Level 2

INR 19, 900

IAF Group C Exam 2024: Preparation Plan

  • Candidates can improve their general awareness scores by referring to GK and Current Affairs for daily updates.
  • To improve your English vocabulary and fluency, read as many books as possible. This will aid the candidate’s performance in the descriptive test as well as in group discussions.
  • To determine the level of preparation required, take the free Indian Air Force Group C test.
  • Candidates who are called for the document verification round should gather all attested copies and original documents and place them in a waterproof folder.

IAF GROUP C: Important Book Recommendations

The following are some expert-recommended books to help you prepare for IAF Group C recruitment. Candidates will have easy access to these books.

Book NameSectionName of the PublisherName of the AuthorDescription of the Book
Indian Air Force C Group Recruitment Exam Complete GuideOverallShri KrishanRam Singh Yadav & Yajuvendra YadavThis book covers the entire syllabus for the Group C recruitment exam for the Indian Air Force.
Quick learning Objective General EnglishEnglishS Chand’sRS Aggarwal & Vikas AggarwalThis book explains the rules of grammar with simple examples.
NCERT IX & X Books(History, Civics, Geography)General AwarenessNCERT—-Candidates will benefit from NCERT books in the general awareness section.
A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-VerbalReasoning AbilityArihantB.S. Sijwali & Indu SijwaliThis book is a great help at verbal and non verbal reasoning concepts.
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations PaperbackQuantitative AptitudeS ChandRS AggarwalThis book was written with the goal of excelling in the quantitative aptitude section of competitive exams.

IAF Group C Admit Card 2024

One of the most important steps in the recruitment process is downloading the admit card. The release of the admit card will be notified via the registered contact information. Follow the steps below to obtain your admit card:

  • Step 1: Visit the link given on the official website of the Indian Air Force to download the admit card.
  • Step 2: Log in with your Registration Number/Roll Number, Password/DOB, and enter the captcha image carefully.
  • Step 3: Download and print your Indian Airforce Group C hall ticket.

IAF Group C Answer Key 2024

Within 2-3 weeks of the examination, the authorities should release the IAF Group C recruitment written exam answer key. Candidates can use the answer key to estimate their scores and gage their chances of being selected. 

IAF Group C Results 2024

Candidates can download the Indian Air Force Group C Result 2024 for the written examination by following the steps outlined below.

  • Step 1: Click on the link available on the official website of IAF
  • Step 2: Log in with your credentials.
  • Step 3: A list of selected candidates will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 4: Press Ctrl+F, and find your name.
  • Step 5: Print for future reference

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