Hey people, if you are the one who wants to join Indian Airforce then Airmen Group X and Y is great opportunity for you. In this article, I am going to share with you All Details about Airmen Group X and Y.
|Nationality||Indian and Nepalese|
|Age Limit|| 16 years to 20 years|
(17 Jan 2000 to 30 Dec 2003)
|Online registration Starting date||2 Jan 2020|
|Pay Scale|| Rs.33,100/|
14,600 per month Stipend(During Training Period)
|Official Notification||Click Here|
|Chest||The minimum range of expansion: 5 cm|
|Weight||minimum weight of 55 Kg|
|Dental||minimum of 14 dental points|
|Last date||20 Jan 2020|
|Application Form||Apply Here|
(a) Group X (Except Education Instructor Trade)
(i) Passed Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. OR (ii) Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream. The candidate should have completed the course from a Government recognised Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in a diploma or in Intermediate/Matriculation if English is not a subject in Diploma Course.
(b) Group Y (Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician Trades)
Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central/State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
(c) Group Y (Medical Assistant Trade Only)
Passed 10+2/Intermediate/equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Airmen Group X and Y: Exam Pattern
If you want to qualify any of these two exam Airmen X or Y you have to qualify 3 phases of this Exam.
Phase-I (Online Exam)
Eligible candidates will be sent Provisional Admit Cards for Phase-I on their respective e-mail which they will download & take colour printout & will carry the same to the examination centre on the day of online test as indicated on their respective Admit Card. Details of the Online Exam are as follows:
(a) Group X Trades (Except Education Instructor): Duration of the online test shall be 60 minutes and shall comprise English, Physics and Mathematics.
(b) Group Y Trades (except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician): Duration of the online test shall be 45 minutes and shall comprise English, Reasoning & General Awareness.
(c) Both Group X & Y Trades: Duration of the online test shall be 85 minutes and shall comprise English, Physics, Mathematics, and Reasoning & General Awareness.
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Marking pattern for Online Test :-(i) One mark for every correct answer.(ii)Nil (0) marks for unattempted question. (iii) 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
CANDIDATES ARE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE GROUPS– The result of Phase-I and the list of shortlisted candidates for Phase-II, based on their performance in Phase-I Online test, will be uploaded on Official Website. In after 25 days from the date of online exam.
Phase-II (Physical Fitness Test)
Physical Fitness Test (PFT) would consist of the following:
- 1.6 Km run to be completed within 06 minutes 30 seconds.
- Candidates shall also have to complete 10 Pushups, 10 Sit-ups and 20 Squats within the stipulated time to qualify in the Physical Fitness Test.
Note: Candidates are advised to bring their sports shoes and shorts/Track pants. Candidates shall sign a consent form prior to appearing in Physical Fitness Test/Medical Test for selection in IAF. He shall appear in these tests on his own risk and shall not be paid any compensation by the IAF for injury/casualty, if any, sustained by him during such tests. The Consent Form shall be signed by Parents/Guardian of candidates below 18 years of age.
Adaptability Test-I (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades)-All candidates who pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) shall have to undertake Adaptability Test-I (objective type written test) which is to assess suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF which involves deployment in varied geographic terrain, weather and operational conditions.23. Adaptability Test-II (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades)– All candidates who pass Adaptability Test -I shall have to undertake Adaptability Test-II as per policy in vogue. Adaptability Test-II is to select candidates who can adapt to the environment of the Indian Air Force and are able to adjust to the military way of life.
Phase-III (Medical Examination)
Candidates who qualify Adaptability Test-II shall be issued with medical appointment letter at respective ASCs. It can also be downloaded under candidates login on CASB web portal Here.infor their medical examination at designated Medical Boarding Centre (MBC) on the specified date. Medical Examination shall be conducted by the Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy in vogue on subject issue. Medical examination would also include Baseline Investigation of:-(a) Blood Haemogram -Hb, TLC, DLC (b) Urine RE/ME (c) Biochemistry (i)Blood Sugar Fasting & PP (ii) Serum Cholesterol (iii) Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine (iv) LFT—Serum Bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT (d) X-Ray chest (PA view) (e) ECG (R)(f) Tests for Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substance AbuseNote.
Candidates are advised to get tartar and stains removed from their teeth before appearing for the Medical Examination. Ears should be free of wax. Candidates should be prepared to stay for the medical test for four to five days under their own arrangement. No TA/DA shall be admissible. Candi-dates using corrective glasses must be in possession of prescription from ophthalmologist bearing stamp and registration number and it should not be more than one month old. Passing in the medical examination is not a guarantee for employment in the Indian Air Force.
Syllabus of Airmen X and Y Group
Airmen Group X and Y Syllabus: English
- English Comprehension
- Subject-Verb Agreement
- Sequence of Tenses
- Transformation of Sentences: Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative Sentences
- Spelling & Word Formation
- Antonyms and Synonyms
- One Word Substitution
- Correct usage of Articles
- Parts of Speech
- Commonly Confused Words and their Usages
- Idioms and Phrases
- Direct/Indirect Narration
- Active and Passive Voice
Airmen Group Y Syllabus: Reasoning
- Number Series
- Non-Verbal Series
- Direction Test
- Number Ranking
- Alphabet Series
- Arithmetical Reasoning
- Decision Making
- Blood Relations
- Clocks & Calendars
- Mirror Images
- Cubes and Dice
- Embedded Figures
Airmen Group Y Syllabus: General Awareness
- General Science (biology of the human body, organic chemistry, etc.)
- Civics (polity, the constitution of India, etc.)
- Geography (lakes, river, waterfalls, irrigation and agriculture, etc.)
- Current Events (days, events etc.)
- History (Indian freedom struggle, viceroys, governors, dance, music and fairs, etc.)
- Basic Computer Operations (computer and mobile technology)
Airmen Group Y Syllabus: Mathematics
- Ratio and Proportion
- LCM, HCF
- Profit and Loss
- Time, Distance and Speed
- Simplification of Numbers
- Area of Triangle, Square and Rectangle
- Surface Area and Volume of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere
- Simple Trigonometry
Airmen Group X Syllabus: Physics
- Principles of Communication
- Work, Energy and Power
- Heat and Thermodynamics
- Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism
- Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
- Physical Quantities and Measurement
- The motion of the System of Particles & Rigid Body
- Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
- Current Electricity
- Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
- Atomic Nucleus
- Laws of Motion
- Electromagnetic Waves
- Solids and Semiconductors Devices
Airmen Group X Syllabus: Mathematics
- Sets and Functions
- Trigonometric Functions
- Mathematical Induction
- Cartesian System of Coordinates
- Straight Line
- Conic Sections
- Complex Numbers
- Quadratic Equations and Linear Equations
- Sequences and Series
- Permutations and Combinations
- Binomial Theorems
- Exponential and Logarithm Series
- Solutions of Triangle
- Inverse Trigonometric Functions
- Matrices and Determinants
- Function, Limit and Continuity
- Applications of Derivatives
- Indefinite Integrals
- Definite Integrals
- Differential Equation
- Mathematical Logic
- Boolean Algebra
The syllabus given above is of 10+2 level of the CBSE. If the candidates have good command over the subjects then they can easily crack the exam.
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