IAF Airmen Salary, Promotions and Job Profile for X and Y Group

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IAF Airmen Salary, Promotions and Job Profile for X and Y Group:-

Every year so many students appeared in this examination for joining India Air Force as and Airmen, As you know the educational eligibility criteria for this examination is 10+2 exam passed with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. This is great opportunity for the students who wanted to join IAF at an early age. So let’s discuss IAF Airmen Salary, Promotions and Job Profile for X and Y Group.

IAF Airmen Salary:-

Salary of IAF X-Group (Technical Trade):- Rs. 33,100/- per month (approximately) plus DA (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.

Salary of IAF Y Group (Non-Technical Trade):- Rs. 26,900/- per month (approximately) plus DA (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual

Educational Instructor Trade Salary:-  Rs. 40,600/- per month (approximately) plus DA (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.

Indian Air Force X and Y Group Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

IAF Airmen Promotions:-

Promotion of Airmen X and Y group is the same and the detailed promotion list is given below-

  • Air Craftsman (AC)- You will join at this position
  • Leading Air Craftsman (LAC)
  • Corporal (CPL)
  • Sergeant (SGT)
  • Junior Warrant Officer (JWO)
  • Warrant Officer (WO)
  • Master Warrant Officer (MWO)

Indian Air Force Job Profile for X and Y group:-

On the basis of the performance in the Joint Basic Phase Training (JBPT) at Basic Training Institute, Belgaum specific trades are allotted to the successful candidates. Basic combatant training is imparted to all the recruits, which includes basic discipline and manners, educational training, weapon training etc. After successful completion of basic training, you will be trained in specific trades. PT, Parade and games are an integral part of the training and service life. Succeeding paragraphs give an idea of the nature of the job an airman is expected to perform in different trades. However, depending on service requirement, an airman may be assigned other jobs as required by his superior authorities and exigencies of service.

Trade of X- Group and Job Profile:-

Automobile Fitter:

In this trade, you are responsible for maintenance and repair of all types of light and heavy-duty mechanical vehicles, cranes and loading equipment etc.

Electronics Fitter:

As an Electronics Fitter, you operate and maintain Radar, Voice and Data transmission and reception equipment mounted on latest airborne weapon delivery systems and ground-based air defence systems. You will get trained in Digital Electronics, measuring instruments, radar technology, latest electronic devices and related trade fundamentals.

Electrical Fitter:

You will maintain the power supply system of the latest types of aircraft, airborne missiles and associated ground systems. You will also maintain photo equipment mounted on airborne weapon systems and operate ground-based photosystems. You will get trained in the electrical trade, operation and maintenance of digital devices, electronic devices etc.

Mechanical System Fitter:

You will repair and maintain mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems of airborne missiles, engines, automobiles and aircraft fuelling equipment. Complete aircraft ground support equipment will also be repaired and maintained by you. You will be trained in handling and preparation of bombs and explosives and in the electrical system, workshop and mechanical trades as well as automobile mechanics.

Structures Fitter:

As Structure Fitter, you are responsible for the maintenance and servicing of airframes and their accessories, components and controls of aircraft. Regular checks for the entire hydraulic and pneumatic system to ensure proper functioning against leaks are also part of your duties. You will also be assigned the responsibility of marshalling, parking, picketing and ground handling of aircraft.

Propulsion Fitter:

In this trade, you will repair, maintain and prepare for use the propulsion system of aircraft and other airborne weapon delivery system.

Workshop Fitter(Smith):

You will undertake major structural repairs of all aircraft at central repair facilities. You will also be trained in workshop trade for material treatment, welding, heat treatment, smithy and basic machine tools etc.

Workshop Fitter (Mechanical):

You will undertake repair and maintenance work of mechanical nature. You will be trained in workshop trade and practices.

Weapon Fitter:

In this trade, you will prepare, maintain and service armaments, ammunition and safety equipment of aircraft, missiles and other weapon delivery systems. You will also operate and maintain small arms and bomb destruction equipment. You will be trained to handle bombs, explosives, arms and their installation on weapon delivery platforms.

Education Instructor:

As an Education Instructor, you will run a training programme at instructional schools and improve the education level of Air Force Personnel.

Trades of Y- Group and Job Profile:-

Communication Technician:

As a Communication Technician, you will operate, service and maintain all types of state of the art communication devices, telephone exchange and radio equipment

Automobile Technician:

As an Automobile Technician you will drive all types of light, medium and heavy automobiles, load carriers and specialist vehicles like cranes, towing tractors, fork lifters etc. subject to service exigencies. As a technician, you will also carry out minor repairs, day to day maintenance and basic level servicing of the common user vehicles and specialist vehicles in the Indian Air Force inventory.

Admin Assistant:

As an Admin Assistant, you will maintain and analyse records, files and information of personnel. You will also manage ration supplies, cookhouses and messes.

Accts Assistant:

As an Accounts Assistant, you will record and manage the accounting of pay and allowances, equipment, logistics transactions, public fund and cash flow etc

Medical Assistant:

You are made familiar with nursing and first-aid. You are also involved in the management of medical stores, dispensaries and ward supervision.

Logistics Assistant:

As a Logistics Assistant, you are involved in the procurement, storage and handling inventory control as well as accounting of military stores.

Environment Support Services Assistant (ESSA):

This job involves maintenance of the firefighting section. It also requires that you ensure the upkeep of hygiene of Air Force Campus.

Ops Assistant:

As an Ops Assistant, you will operate various systems of Air Traffic Control Centre, Air Field and Air Defence System. You will be trained in the operation of Radars, Display Units, reporting and tracking procedures of airborne weapon systems etc

Meteorological Assistant:

If you are a Meteorological Assistant, you are trained to undertake weather observation and to maintain meteorological instruments. You are also responsible for plotting of charts, taking balloon observations and compilation of weather summaries.

Ground Training Assistant:

As a Ground Training Instructor, you will train personnel on drill, parade, handling of arms and physical exercise. You are also responsible for organizing and conducting all games and sports activities.

Indian Air Force (Police):

In the position of the Indian Air Force (Police), your responsibilities involve assuming police duties and investigation of offences. You are also in-charge of maintenance of security.

Indian Air Force (Security):

As an Indian Air Force (Security) tradesman, you are to undertake special operations and carry out high-level security operations.


As a Musician, you will become a part of the Air Force Band. You will be trained to play different musical instruments.

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