Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL) has recently released 961 vacancies for the post of Aircraft Technician.

This is certainly a great opportunity for Mechanical Engineers owing to the lucrative salary. This article will cast light on the important details such as the important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure, selection procedure and other details.


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AIESL Recruitment 2016: Distribution of Vacancies


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AIESL has released the notification for recruitment to 961 posts of Aircraft Technician on a fixed term employment basis.

Here is a category-wise distribution of vacancies:


Number  of Vacancies










AIESL Recruitment 2016: Age Limit



Upper Age Limit

General (UR)

28 years as on 1st July 2016


31 years as on 1st July 2016


33 years as on 1st July 2016


Upper Age limit of 28 years is relaxed


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AIESL Recruitment 2016: Eligibility Details

The eligibility details for the AIESL Recruitment have been listed in the table below:

S. NO.

Eligibility Criteria


AME Diploma/Certificate in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering with Minimum 60% Marks for General Category Candidates and Minimum 55% marks for OBC/SC/ST Candidates




4 years course or Diploma in Aircraft/Electrical/Instrument/Radio Artificer Training conducted by Indian Navy




3 Years Engineering Diploma/4 years degree  in Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation/Electronics &Telecommunication/Radio Engineering with Minimum 60% Marks for General category candidates and 55% marks forOBC/SC/ST


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AIESL Recruitment 2016: Application Procedure


Important Event


Starting Date of Online Registration

20th August 2016

Closing Date of Online Registration

30th September 2016

Last Date for Receipt of Hard Copy of the Application with other Testimonials

31st October 2016



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After filling the online application form, candidates are required to send the hard copy of the application with the other testimonials such as the ID Proof, Original Bank challan and other documents to the address listed below:


Post-Box no. 12006, Cossipore Post Office,

Kolkata – 700002 


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Application Fee


  • General and OBC Candidates: Rs. 1000/- through online SBI Bank Challan
  • SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman - No Application Fees



The emoluments for the Aircraft Technician post have been listed below:

Training Period of 1 Year

Rs. 15000/- per month

(under revision)

After Successful Completion of Training

Rs. 17,680/- per month

(under revision)


Contract Period

An initial 5-year contract period extendable up to 5 years period at a time depending on the requirements of the AIESL and the performance of the employee.


Selection Procedure

Eligible candidates are required to appear in a written test for the post to be conducted in Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kolkata.

The result of the Recruitment would be declared in the last week of January, 2017 (tentatively) on the official website.


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