Air Force X and Y Group Notification 2021
The notification for the recruitment of Airmen in Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor Trade) and Group ‘Y’ (Except Indian Air Force (Security) and Musician) Trades will be released soon by Indian Air Force.
The recruitment is being for selection of Airmen in Group X (Except Education Instructor Trade) and Airmen Group Y [(Except Automobile Technician, Ground Training Instructor, Indian Air Force (Police), Indian Air Force (Security) And Musician Trades}] for 02/2022 Intake.
Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply online.
Air Force X and Y Group Notification 2021: Important Dates
IAF Group X and Y Notification
Expected in November
Closing Date to Apply Online:
to be released soon
Dates for Online Exam
to be updated soon
Dates for Admit Card ( Phase-I Exam)
to be updated soon
Air Force X and Y Group Notification 2021: Eligibility Criteria
The detailed eligibility criteria is given below for Indian Air Force Group X and Y separately. Students who wish to apply can check from below.
- The candidate should be born between 16th January 2002 and 29th December 2005 inclusive of both the days.
(a) Group ‘X’ (Except Education Instructor Trade)
Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English from an Education Board listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. OR Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream, as mentioned in the drop-down menu of the apply online section under candidate’s login on the CASB web portal www. airmen selection.cdac.in. The candidate should have completed the course from a Government recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in diploma course (or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma Course).
(b) Group ‘Y’ [Except IAF(S) and Musician Trades].
Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central / State Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. OR Passed two years vocational course from Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in the vocational course or in Intermediate/Matriculation if English is not a subject in Vocational Course.
(c) Group ‘Y’ Medical Assistant Trade Only.
Passed 10+2/Intermediate/ equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English from an Education Board listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Note–1: Candidate eligible for Group ‘X’ examination (based on intermediate/10+2) are also eligible for Group ‘Y’ and would be given an option of appearing in both Group ‘X’ and Group ‘Y’ exam in one sitting while filling up the online registration form.
Note – 2: Diploma holders are eligible to appear for Group X trades only.
Airforce X and Y Group Salary
Airforce X and Y Group Salary: 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), Group ‘X’ Pay (applicable for Group ‘X’ Trades only), and Dearness Allowance (DA) will be as follows:-
- Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor Trade): Rs.33,100/- per month plus Dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.
- Group ‘Y’ [Except IAF(S) and Musician Trades]: Rs. 26,900/- per month plus Dearness allowance (as applicable) which, in subsequent years, may rise as per the career progression of the individual.
Airforce X and Y Group Salary: Perks
Perks such as ration, clothing, medical facilities, accommodation, CSD (Canteen) facilities, leave (60 days annual and 30 days casual or as per the terms and condition at the time of enrolment in a calendar year as a privilege, subject to service exigencies), Recreational facilities, Transport facility for school going children and Leave Travel Concession (LTC) shall also be provided as per the existing rules. Also, Group Insurance Cover of Rs. 50 Lakhs at a premium of Rs. 3200/- per month for all airmen.
Airforce X and Y Group Salary: Other Allowances
Various allowances such as Transport Allowance, Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance (CPMA), Leave Ration Allowance (LRA), High Altitude Allowance, Field Area/ Modified Field Area Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Children Education Allowance/ Hostel Subsidy, etc., shall also be admissible from time to time as applicable.
Airforce X and Y Group Selection Process
Phase I: Online Test
Online Test [For both Group ‘ X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor Trade)] & Group ‘Y’ [except IAF(S) and Musician Trades]. Details of the test are as follows: –
(a) Group ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor) Total duration of the online test shall be 60 minutes and shall comprise English, Physics, and Mathematics as per the 10+2 CBSE syllabus.
(b) Group ‘Y’ Trades [Except IAF(S) and Musician]. The total duration of the online test shall be 45 minutes and shall comprise English as per the 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).
(c) Both Group ‘X’ & ‘Y’ Trades. The total duration of the online test shall be 85 minutes and shall comprise of English, Physics, and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).
(d) Marking pattern for online test:-
(i) One mark for every correct answer.
(ii) No marks for unattempted questions.
(iii) 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answers.
Note: 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 the Phase-I Online test, will be uploaded on www. airmen selection. cdac. within one month from the date of the online exam.
Phase II: Physical Fitness Test
Physical Fitness Test (PFT): Names of the shortlisted candidates, who qualify for the online test, shall be displayed on the CASB Web Portal www. airmen selection.cdac.in and on a stipulated date shall be called at designated airmen selection center for Physical Fitness Test (PFT) which would consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed within 06 minutes 30 seconds. Candidates shall also have to complete 10 Push-ups, 10 Sit-ups and 20 Squats within the stipulated time to qualify in the Physical Fitness Test.
- 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 the suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF which involves deployment in varied geographic terrain, weather and operational conditions.
- 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 can adjust to the military way of life.
Phase – III: Medical Examination
Medical Examination – Candidates who qualify for Adaptability Test-II shall be issued with a medical appointment letter at respective ASCs. It can also be downloaded under candidates login on CASB web portal www. airmen selection.cdac.in for their medical examination at designated Medical Boarding Centre (MBC) on the specified date. The medical examination shall be conducted by the Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy in vogue on subject issue.
How to Apply for Airforce X and Y Group?
- Online registration for the Selection Test will be notified soon on www.airmenselection.cdac.in.
- Detailed instructions on how to register/ fill-up application forms are available on the web portal.
- The fees required for the registration is Rs. 250
Air Force X and Y Group Notification 2021: FAQs
Q1. When the IAF Group X and Y Notification will be out?
Ans. Indian Air Force will soon release the Group X and Y Notification. It is expected to be released in November.
Q2. Has IAF declared the Group X and Y result for 01/2022 batch?
Ans. The final result for IAF Group X and Y for 10/2022 batch can be released anytime soon. Check the details here.