Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y
The Central Airmen Selection Board is all set to conduct the recruitment examination for hiring candidates for Group ‘Y’ Trades [Except Indian Air Force (Security) And Musician Trades]. Candidates willing to get a job in Indian Air Force can apply online.
The online IAF Group Y registrations have already been started. It is necessary to fill up the IAF Exam application form before the last date ends. As per the Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Notification, the last date to apply is 07-02-2021. Additional information in regard to IAF Airmen eligibility, selection, applying process, etc. is given below. Have a look:
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Registration Date
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Application Date
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Admit Card
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Exam Date
12-07-2021 to 18-07-2021
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Result Date
Will Be Updated Soon.
Mode to Apply
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Online Link to Apply
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Notification
IAF Airmen Group Y Eligibility Criteria:-
Nationality: Candidates must be unmarried male citizens of India and Nepal
Age Limit: 16 to 21 years (Unmarried)
For Group Y (NonTechnical):- Intermediate/10+2 with any subject with at least 50% marks in English as well as 50% marks in aggregate. Or
Two years Vocational Course at par with 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in Intermediate/Matriculation 50% marks in English in Diploma, if English is not a subject in Vocational Course.
Applicants who are eligible for the Group X examination are eligible for Group Y as well. They are given the chance to appear in both the examinations.
Only Diploma Certificate holders are eligible for Group X.
Minimum Height except for IAF (P) and Auto Tech trades: 152.5 cm.
Minimum Height for IAF (P) and Auto Tech trades: For IAF(P) trade 165 Cms (For NE and Hill States) 175 Cms (For other States) For Auto Tech trade -162.5 Cms (For NE and Hill States) 165 Cms (For other States)
Chest Measurement of 75 cm and with a minimum range of 5 cm.
Vision: at least 6/12 in each eye without glasses or 6/6 in better eye and 6/36 in the worse eye without glasses, which should be correctable to 6/6 in each eye with glasses.
Hearing: Normal Hearing
Dental: Candidate should have healthy teeth and gums. He must have a good set of teeth along with a minimum of 14 dental points.
Weight: Corresponding to age and height. Minimum weight of 55 Kg required for Operations Assistant (ATS) Trade only
The candidate should be mentally and physically fit. Also, he must not be having any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or infection and skin ailments.
Permanent body tattoos shall not be permitted. However, custom or tribe tattoos may be considered (terms and conditions applied).
Must Note: Aspirants who have been discharged from Indian Air Force for any reason will not be considered eligible to appear in the selection test.
IAF Airmen Group Y Selection Procedure:- The selection procedure is divided into 3 phases-
Physical Ability Test
IAF Airmen Group Y Exam Pattern:
Online Test:- All questions are Objective (Multiple Choice types). The total no. of questions are 50 and the total no. of marks are 50. The time duration of 45 minutes. The given online system should be followed:
English, Physics & Mathematics
English, Reasoning & General Awareness
Group X and Y
English, Physics, Mathematics, Reasoning & General Awareness
Physical Ability Test:- The candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of the online test undergo the Physical Ability test consist of:
1.6 Km run to be completed in 6 and a half minutes.
Medical Examination:- Candidates have to beat the minimum IAF standards.
IAF Airmen Group Y Syllabus: The syllabus for the exam is as follows. Candidates can go through the syllabus for appropriate preparation:
Antonyms and Synonyms
One Word Substitution
Active and Passive Voice
Direct/ Indirect Narration
Idioms and Phrases
Parts of Speech
Sequences of Tense
Basic Computer Operations
Coding & Decoding
Number Series and Number Ranking
Alphabet Series and Non-Verbal Series
Clocks and Calendars
Simplification of Numbers
Time, Distance and Speed
Ratio and Proportion
Profit and Loss
Area of Triangle, Square, and Rectangle
Volume and Surface Area of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone, and Sphere
Ques 1. What is the age limit to appear in IAF as an Airmen?
Ans. The age limit is as follows:
Minimum: 17 years
Maximum: 21years (For Group X & Group Y); 25 to 28 years (Group X Education Instructor where 25 is maximum for Graduate candidates and 28 for Post Graduate candidates); 25 years (Musician).
Ques 2. What meant Group X and Group Y?
Ans. The Indian Air Force recruits candidates as Airmen in 2 fields: one is Group 'X' and Group 'Y'. Group 'X' personnel work on a technical duty and Group 'Y' work on non-technical duty.
Ques 3. What is the difference between STAR and RALLY?
Ans. RALLY & STARare the two selection tests conducted for the Airmen selection. https://airmenselection.cdac.in is the website to check the information regarding the same.
STAR (Scheduled Test for Airmen Recruitment):- In this test candidates from all over India apply through published advertisement or the IAF website. The test is conducted in two phases:
CDAC conducts an Online exam
Shortlisted candidates according to their merit are called to Airmen Selection Centres.
RALLY:- Also known as 'On the spot selection' for the candidates belonging to Under-Represented/ Remote areas. Advertisement is published on the website and in the newspaper as well for the selection.
Ques 4. Is the candidate eligible if they have done their 12th from Open University or as a Private candidate?
Ans. Yes, the candidate is eligible to provide their board or university falls under COBSE (Council of Board of School Education) list.
Ques 5. Is there any relaxation for candidates possessing NCC 'C' certificate in a written exam?
Ans. No, there is no such relaxation. The candidate has to appear in the examination and qualify.
Ques 6. I have 49.9% in 12th and 49.8 in English. Am I eligible for this exam?
Ans. No, only students having at least 50% in English and 50% aggregate in 12th are eligible to appear in this exam.
Ques 7. Is there any negative marking in the Air force X & Y Group exam?
Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking scheme in the Online Test of Indian Air-force Group X & Y recruitment. 0.25 marks get deducted for each incorrect answer.
Ques 8. Can airmen become officers?
Ans. After completing graduation, Airmen can apply for officers' vacancies, which are for Airmen only and are advertised in Air Force only. Airmen, who are graduates and below 28 years of age, are advised to appear for the SSB interview.
Ques 9. How to become a fighter pilot in Indian Air Force from Airman?
Ans. An airman can become a fighter pilot provided he/ she clears the Aptitude test as well as all other tests conducted by AFSB.
Ques 10. What are the posts in the Air Force Y group?
Ans. Group Y trade includes communication Technician, Auto Technician, Logistics, Air Force Police, and other trades that are not related to helicopters or any other planes. To apply for Airmen (Group Y) candidate must have passed class 12th or equivalent from any stream with more than 50%.
Ques 11. Can 12th appearing apply for airmen?
Ans. Yes, a candidate can apply for Air Force Airmen group however apply at the time of January or February so that he can appear in the exam after completing the Board exam, then go for the Airmen group test.
Ques 12. Can a girl join Indian Air Force after the 12th?
Ans. IAF has started commissioning female candidates as Fighter Pilots. When the course starts the age limit must be between 20 to 24 years of age.
Ques 13. Can Airmen apply for CDS?
Ans. Airmen are often considered for training/courses conducted within the country and abroad on the basis of their service requirements. IAF provides the opportunity to airmen to become a commissioned officer in IAF through Service Entry Commission and in the Indian Army through Army Cadet College Course
Ques 14. Can Airmen apply for ACC?
Ans. Yes, up to the age of 27yrs an Airman can apply for ACC entry.
Ques 15. Which is better X or Y group in Air Force?
Ans. Group X is more career-oriented even after completion of your services in the Air Force. The candidate gets technical allowances extra than group Y.
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Application Process:-
How to apply for the IAF Group X exam?
First of all visit https://airmenselection.cdac.in/.
From the homepage, select and hit on “Upcoming Opportunities” tab.
Click on the Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y notification link and read all the essential details.
Move back to the previous page and hit on the “register online” link to complete the Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y registration.
If you are already registered then enter the detail i.e. your email ID and password, If not then hit on 'New User? Register' tab.
Complete the Indian Air Force Airmen Group X sign-in process by providing your essential details.
After completing the IAF Airman Group Y registration form hit on the continue tab and then complete the rest IAF Application form Group Y.
Finally, pay the IAF Group Y application Fee (if any).
Complete the form and check each detail properly.
Finally, hit on submit tab and take a print-out of the IAF Group Y Application form and keep it safe for further usage.
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Fee:
The fee and payment details are given below:
General - Rs. 250/-
BC/OBC - Rs. 250/-
SC/ST - Rs. 250/-
Payment Mode - Online through Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking etc.
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Results:
Once the IAF Group Y exam 2021 is successfully conducted, the authorities will issue the IAF Airmen Group Y cut off. Based on the IAF Group Y cut off and IAF Group Y merit list candidates will be called for the document verification procedure. At the time of verification, candidates have to carry all the essential documents and other stuff as mentioned in the admit card and notification. You can check the previous year's IAF Group Y cut off to get a rough idea about the upcoming one.
Indian Air Force Batch 1/2020 Airmen Group X & Y Cut Off:
Phase 1 Minimum Cut Off (Official)
Phase 2 Cut Off (Official)
Final Cut Off (Official)
For ‘X’ Group
Indian Air Force Batch 02/2019 Official Final Cut Off:
Minimum Cut Off (Official)
For ‘X’ Group
42 (out of 70)
Indian Air Force Airman Cut Off Marks Group X & Y 2019:
Subject Minimum Pass Criteria
Minimum Pass Criteria
Indian Air Force Airmen Group Y Admit Card:
The IAF Group Y admit card will be issued at the official website before at least 10 days of the examination. candidates can directly visit the site and get their IAF Group X hall ticket downloaded. The process is also given below.
Steps to download the admit card:-
Open the official website.
Now, you will be asked to enter the given credentials i.e. your Email id, password, and press Sign in.
Then Download/ Print the admit card.
Must Remember: The IAF Group Y admit card for phase 1 and phase 2 will also be sent on the email ID of the registered candidates. In case you are not able to fetch the Indian Airforce Group Y admit card then you are suggested to check your mailbox. Also, check the spam folder as well.
This was all about the Indian Air Force Group X examination. If you are also willing to join the Indian Air force then don’t miss this opportunity. Every year, IAF conducts written exams in Offline mode. The written exam is OMR based. So, it is advised to the candidates to check the official website regularly. All the best for your exam.