Recruitment for D.Pharm at Indian Air Force

Recruitment for Diploma in Pharmacy at Indian Air Force

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The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932. Its first ac flight came into being on 01 Apr 1933. It possessed a strength of six RAF-trained officers and 19 Havai Sepoys (literally, air soldiers).

The aircraft inventory comprised of four Westland Wapiti IIA army co-operation biplanes at Drigh Road as the “A” Flight nucleus of the planned No.1 (Army Co- operation) Squadron.

Post : Group ‘Y’ / Med Assistant

Educational Qualification. 
Group ‘Y’ (Medical Assistant trade)
Candidate should have passed Intermediate /10+2/Class XII or Equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English approved by Central / State Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate as well as in English in Class XII or equivalent examination.

In addition, the candidate must possess the Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized civil institute and be registered with Pharmacy Council of India or any other Government recognized body.

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Date of Birth Block : Should be born between 17 January 2000 and 30 December 2003 (both days inclusive).

Domicile Requirement
To be eligible to appear in the rally at Manekshaw Parade Ground, 1 Cubbon Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka the candidates shall be required to satisfy the following conditions:

(a) The college / institute from where candidates have passed the qualifying examination should be within the geographical / administrative limits of districts of State of Karnataka. If the name of District is not mentioned with the name of Institution in the certificate / marks sheet of qualifying examination, the candidates shall produce ‘Domicile Certificate’ issued by any Gazetted Officer in Revenue Department or any other official authorized by the State Government of Karnataka.

(b) Permanent Domicile of the districts of State of Karnataka who has passed the qualifying examination from anywhere in India shall produce the Domicile Certificate prior to commencement of examination from appropriate authority as given in sub-paragraph 5(a) above.

(c) Sons of serving Air Force personnel {Officer/Airmen/NCs(E) and Unit cadre Civilians paid from Defence Estimates} whose father/mother is presently serving in any Air Force Unit/any other Organisation located in the districts of State of Karnataka irrespective of their domicile status, shall be permitted to appear in the rally subject to production of latest SOAFP (Son of Air Force Personnel) Certificate (format available at CASB site on AFNET).

(d) Sons of Air Force personnel {Officers/Airmen/NCs(E) and Unit Cadre Civilians paid from Defence Estimates} whose father/mother is Retired/ Discharged/ Deceased and they are residing in the districts of State of Karnataka shall be permitted to appear in the rally subject to production of proof of minimum stay of one year along with original and photocopy of Service Book/Discharge Book/Casualty Service Certificate/Service Particular Certificate (issued from DPO-3/DAV, as applicable) in case of Officers/Airmen/NCs(E) and a Certificate duly signed by OIC Civil Admin and countersigned by CO/ C Adm O of the last served unit, in case of Civilians.

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Medical Standards. 
(a) General Medical Standards shall be as follows: – (i) Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm (ii) Weight: Proportionate to height and age. (iii) Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) shall not be acceptable. (iv) Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.

(v) Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points. (vi) General Health: Candidate should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or infection and skin ailments. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.
(b) Height, Leg Length, Visual Standards and Colour Vision are as follows:

Height : 152.5 cm
Leg length : Not applicable
Visual Acuity : 6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye
Maximum limits of Ref Error : Not exceeding +3.50D including astigmatism
Colour Vision : CP-III

Pay & Allowances
During training, a stipend of Rs. 14,600/- per month shall be paid. On completion of training the starting gross emoluments at the minimum of scale of pay including Military Service Pay (MSP) are as follows. (a) Rs. 40,600/- per month (including Group X pay) for Education Instructor trade. (b) Rs. 26,900/- per month for Medical Assistant trade. In addition, dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.

Other allowances such as Transport Allowance, Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance (CPMA), Leave Ration Allowance (LRA), Children Education Allowance, HRA etc. shall also be admissible to airmen, as per relevant government instructions.

Higher Education. Airmen shall be permitted to pursue higher education qualification only after acquiring prescribed skill grade in their trade and prescribed years of service as stated in HRP.


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