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JOIN INDIAN AIR FORCE GROUP X AND Y AS AIRMEN AFTER 10+2

INDIAN AIR FORCE  invites unmarried male to join the force through Group X and Y .

The exception post for this recruitment for Group X is Education Instructor Trade .

The exception for Group Y is Automobile Technician , IAF (Police) , IAF (Security) and Musician Trades .

These are the follwing process for Group X and Y Recruitment :-

  1. ELIGIBILITY FOR GROUP X AND Y
  2. PATTERN OF EXAM
  3. SYLLABUS FOR GROUP X AND Y EXAM
  4. HOW TO APPLY FOR GROUP X AND Y
  5. PROVISIONAL ADMIT CARD (Phase-I)
  6. DECLARATION OF RESULT (Phase-I)
  7. PROVISIONAL ADMIT CARD (Phase-II)
  8. VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY
  9. PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST (PFT)
  10. ADAPTABILITY TEST-1
  11. ADAPTABILITY TEST-2
  12. MEDICAL TEST
  13. ENROLLMENT LIST
  14. TRAINING
  15. INITIAL ENGAGEMENT
  16. PAY & ALLOWANCES
  17. CONCLUSION
  18. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ELIGIBILITY FOR GROUP X AND Y

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Age for Group X and Y

The age of candiadtes must be between 17 to 20 years .

Height

The Min. height required is 152.5 cms .

Educational Qualification ( Group X and Y )

GROUP X (Except Education Instructor Trade )

Must have passed 12th or Equivalent  in Science .

They must have Math , Physics & English .

Must have min. 50 % of marks in aggregate .

Also have 50 % of marks in English .

OR

Must have passed three years of Diploma in Engineering in any stream .

They must have min. 50 % of marks in aggregate .

Also have 50 % of marks in English in Diploma .

( 50 % Marks of English in 12th or 10th is considered if English is not a subject in Diploma )  .

GROUP Y (Except Automobile Tech. , IAF (Police) , IAF (Security) , Medical Assistant &  Musician Trades )

Must have passed 12th or Equivalent in any stream .

They must have min. 50 % of marks in aggregate .

Also have 50 % of marks in English .

OR

Must have passed two years Vocational course  .

They must have min 50 % of marks in aggregate .

They also have 50 % of marks in English in Vocational course  .

( 50 % Marks of English in 12th or 10th is considered if English is not a subject in Vocational course ) .

GROUP Y ( Medical Assistant Trade )

Must have passed 12th or Equivalent  in Science .

They must have Physics , Chemistry , Biology and English with min. 50 % of marks in aggregate .

They also have 50% of marks in English .

Note :-

Candidate eligible for both Group X and Y will be given an option of appearing in both the exam .

For appearing in both the exam , there will be only one sitting .

They will get the option while filling up the online form .

PATTERN OF EXAM

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TRADES  PAPERDURATION OF EXAM
Group X
( EXCEPT EDUCATION INSTRUCTER )  
English .
Physics .
Math .
60 min. .
Group Y
( EXCEPT EDUCATION INSTRUCTER )  
English and Reasoning .
General Awareness (RAGA) .
45 min. .
Both Group X and YEnglish , Physics , Math and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA) .85 min. .

The question paper for Group X and Y will be multiple choice type .

The language of question paper will be in Hindi & English except for English paper.

Each question carries  01 mark .

The candidates must qualify in each paper separately . 

There is a Penalty for Wrong Answer.

For each wrong answer , one fourth (0.25) of the marks will be deducted as penalty.

SYLLABUS FOR GROUP X AND Y EXAM

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REASONING AND GENERAL AWARENESS (RAGA) [ FOR GROUP ‘Y’]

Reasoning (Verbal and Non- Verbal )

  • Numerical series
  • Distance and Direction sense Test
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test
  • Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit
  • Inserting Correct Mathematical sign
  • Human relation
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Odd man out .
  • Mutual relation problems
  • Tallest & youngest relations
  • Dictionary woods
  • Analogy
  • Non- Verbal reasoning
  • Number coding
  • Number Puzzle

Mathematics

  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • LCM & HCF
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time , Distance and Speed
  • Percentage
  • Simplifications of Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Area of triangle
  • Square and Rectangle
  • Surface Area and volume ( Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere )
  • Probability
  • Simple Trigonometry

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • General Science
  • Civics
  • Geography
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Basic Computer Operations

PHYSICS [ FOR GROUP ‘X’ (TECHNICAL TRADES) ]

  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work & Energy and Power
  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Behavior of Perfect Gases
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electro Magnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems

MATHEMATICS [ FOR GROUP ‘X’ (TECHNICAL TRADES) ]

  • Sets, Relations and functions
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Complex Number
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sequences and Series
  • Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates
  • Straight lines and family of lines
  • Circles and family of circles
  • Conic sections
  • Three-dimensional Geometry
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Limit and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Indefinite integrals
  • Definite Integrals
  • Applications of the Integrals
  • Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Linear Programming
  • Vector
  • Probability
  • Statistics
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ENGLISH [ FOR BOTH GROUP X and Y ]

Short Passage

A short passage is given to test the comprehension .

Grammar – 1

Subject
  • Verb agreements & Forms of verbs and errors in the use of verbs, etc.
  • Sequence of tenses and errors in the use of tense
Transformation of sentences
  • Compound
  • Complex
  • Simple
  • Negative
  • Affirmative
  • Comparative degree
  • Positive degree
  • Superlative degree etc.

Grammar – 2

  • Formation of words – Nouns from verbs and adjectives, Adjectives from nouns and verbs, Adverbs from adjectives etc.
  • Determiners
  • The Preposition
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • The Adjective
  • The Adverb
  • The Conjunction
  • The Modals
  • Noun clauses
  • Adverb clauses of condition and time
  • Relative Clauses

Vocabulary

  • Synonyms
  • Synonyms in context
  • Antonyms
  • Antonyms in context
  • One word substitution
  • Spelling pitfalls
  • Simple Idioms/phrases
  • Words often confused/Selecting the correct word fitting in a sentence

Narration (Direct and Indirect)

  • Commands and requests
  • Statements (Various tenses)
  • Questions (Various forms of questions, tenses, etc.)

Voice (Active and Passive)

  • Changes required under each tense
  • Other conditions for transforming Active into Passive 
  • The Preposition
  • Modal auxiliaries
  • Infinitive
  • Participles
  • JUMBLED SENTENCES

HOW TO APPLY FOR GROUP X AND Y

Interested candidates for Group X and Y can apply online through official website .

Before submit , Candidate should make sure that all the details given by him are true & correct .

They must check that all documents are scanned in original & uploaded properly .

They are required to pay a fee of Rs. 250/- in online mode through net banking or by using Credit/ Debit Card or UPI .

They can also pay in offline mode by challan payment at any axis bank branch .

Candidates must select five choices of exam centre and three choices of Airmen Selection Centers ( ASC ) in order of preference while filling up the online form.

They are advised to note their e-mail ID and password used while online registration as the same would be used in the future .

PROVISIONAL ADMIT CARD (Phase-I)

Provisional Admit Card will be issued for the selected candidates  .

It will be sent on their respected e-mail address or can be downloaded from the CASB portal by the candidate .

The candidate must take a colour print out of the Admit card which he must carry with him on the day of Phase-I online test and also carry a Valid ID proof .

The date , time & center details of online exam will be mentioned in the Admit card .

DECLARATION OF  RESULT  (Phase-I)

The Results of the online exam will be announced on the official website within a period of 30 days from the date of online test for both Group X and Y .

If marks scored by the candidate comes under the cut off mark fixed by CASB , he will be shortlisted for Phase-II test .

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PROVISIONAL ADMIT CARD (Phase-II)

A new Admit card will be issued for the shortlisted of Phase-I which will be sent on their respected e-mail id .

It can also be downloaded from the CASB portal .

VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY

Candidate will go with a document verification before of Phase-II .

The process is to ascertain the eligibility .

Candidates must carry the following documents given below with them while reporting for Phase-II exam .

The documents are :–

  • Colour print out of Admit for Phase-II .
  • Colour print out of application form which is downloaded on completion of online form .
  • 8 copies of unattested recent passport size photograph .
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of 10th Certificate .
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of 10th Marks Sheet . (only applicable for three years Diploma Course holders when English is not a subject in Diploma Course) .
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of 10+2 Exam Certificate and Marks Sheet .
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of three years Diploma Course Passing Certificate and Marks Sheets of all semesters . (for diploma holders only)
  • Certificate for SOAFP (Son of Air Force Personnel) . ( If applicable )

PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST (PFT)

After the completion of document verification , Candidates will go for Physical fitness test (PFT)  .

The Physical fitness test (PFT) consists of ( for both Group X and Y ) :-

  • 1.6 Km run . (To be completed in 6 minutes 30 seconds)
  • 10 Sit-ups .
  • 20 Squats ( Uthak Baithak ) .
  • 10 Push-ups .

Candidates are advised to bring their Sports shoes & shorts / track pants .

Note :-

Candidates will do Physical Fitness Test ( PFT ) at their own risk .

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ADAPTABILITY TEST-1 

Selected candidates in Physical Fitness Test (PFT) will be followed by Adaptability Test-1 .

It is a multiple type written test for both Group X and Y trades .

The aim of the test is to assess suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF .

The test involves deployment in varied geographic terrain , weather and operational conditions .

ADAPTABILITY TEST-2

Test-2 is conducted for those who qualifies in Test-1 .

The test is also for both Group X and Y trades .

Through this test , the aim is to select those who can adapt to the environment of Indian Air Force .

Also to check candidares are able to adjust to the military way of life .

MEDICAL TEST

Passed Candidates in Test-2  will be issued Medical Appointment Letter at respective ASCs .

The letter can also be downloaded from CASB website .

One must reach at Medical Boarding Centre (MBC) on the specific date .

The date is mentioned in the medical appointment letter .

The Medical exam will be conducted by a team of Air Force doctors .

Medical will be conducted as per the IAF medical standards .

Note :-

Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned .

Also tartar removed from teeth prior to medical exam .

ENROLLMENT LIST

The Selection in enrollment list is based on the result in All the Tests and Exams .  

Those in the enrollment list will get a separate call letters to join training .

TRAINING

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Candidates will go through a Joint Basic Phase Training ( JBDT ) .

After JBDT, All trainees are given their Branch / Trade as per the requirement of Service .

Given trade shall not be changed on trainee’s request on any grounds .

After basic training , trainees will go through trade training with respect to their trades .

The trade training shall include security training or any other training as per service requirements .

INITIAL ENGAGEMENT

After all training, The AIRMEN will be appointed on jobs as per their allotted trades.

Initial Enrolment of an AIRMEN is for a  period of 20 years which can be extended .

PAY & ALLOWANCES

During training period, a stipend of Rs 14,600/- per month will be given.

But after completion of training,  Rs 33,100/- per month with Dearness Allowances (DA) as applicable) & other allowances for Group “X” .

Similarly Rs 26,900/- per month plus DA (as applicable) & other allowances for Group “Y” .

The amount may rise as per the career progression .

Note:- 

The amount of stipend , pay matrix & all other allowances will be increased every time with respect to the updated pay band .

CONCLUSION

In the above blog , YOU get the complete details about various stages of aimen selection for the post of Group X and Y by INDIAN AIR FORCE .

Joining through Group X and Y is one of best way to be a part of world’s fourth largest air arm INDIAN AIR FORCE .

‘ Touch the sky with glory ‘

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. Can Girl apply for Group X and Y post ?

No , Girl can not apply for this Group X and Y exam though they are not eligible.

2. What is the age limit for exam ?

The age limit for this exam is 17 to 20 Years .

3. Is math is a paper in Group Y exam ?

No , Math is not a paper in Group y exam . However those attending for Group X or for both Group X and Y , Math is a paper for them .

4. Can a candidate apply for both Group X and Y if he eligible for both ?

Yes Of course , Those who are eligible for both can select both the exam which is a option in online form .

5. For appearing in both the exam , will there be only one sitting or different 5. sitting for each exam ?

For appearing in both the exam , there will be only one sitting .

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