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How to Join Indian Air Force After 12th

How to Join Indian Air Force After 12th

Many of us prefer a life less ordinary and those who do are truly commendable. In this article we will discuss the ways one can get inducted into air force after passing his 10+2 Examination.

NDA Examination

NDA is the most coveted and sought after exam in early teens who are eager to defend the nation

NDA Exam is conducted twice every year by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to select eligible candidates for admission to the elite National Defence Academy and Naval Academy.

The written examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for admission to the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of the NDA and Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC).
Name of Exam National Defence Academy 2021
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Periodicity Twice a year
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Rounds 3 Stages (Written + SSB + DV)
Job Location Across India
Official Website https://upsc.gov.in

NDA Exam Pattern

There will be objective-type questions on:
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Mathematics 2½ Hours 300
General Ability Test 2½ Hours 600
Total 900
SSB Test/Interview 900
  • The Mathematics & General Ability Test will be objective type.
  • The question papers of Mathematics and Part “B” of General Ability Test will be set in Hindi as well as English.

Candidates applying for Air Force Need to qualify the Pilot aptitude Battery Test (PABT)and Computerised Pilot Selection Test (CPSS).

Post

Educational Qualification

For Army Wing of National Defence

Academy

Candidates who wish to apply must be :

12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School

Education or equivalent examination

conducted by a State Education Board or

a University.

For Air Force and Naval Wings of

National Defence Academy and the

10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the

Indian Naval Academy

Candidates must be

12th Class pass with Physics, Chemistry,

and Mathematics of the 10+2 pattern of

School Education or equivalent conducted

by a State Education Board or a University.

Indian Air Force X, Y Group

Another way of getting inducted into Air Force is by X or Y group entry , Males within age group 16.5 to 19.5 apply for these posts , by this entry they get inducted as Airman in the Indian Air Force, below we are providing you details regarding the exam so you can have a better Idea.

Indian Air Force Group X, Y  Overview

Indian Air Force Group X, Y Recruitment 
Name Of The Organization Indian Air Force (IAF)
Name Of The Posts Airmen in Group X & Y Trades
Mode of Application Online
Applicants Unmarried Male Indian Citizens
Selection Process Online Exam- Document Verification-Medical Examination
Category Defence Jobs
Official Website www.airmenselection.cdac.in OR www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in

 

Indian Air Force X, Y Group Online Form Eligibility

Educational Criteria

The educational criteria for Group X and Group Y are as mentioned below.

Post Name Educational Qualification
Group X (Except Education Instructor Trades 
  • Passed Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
  • Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream from a Government recognized Polytechnic Institute with 50% marks
    in aggregate as per diploma final year mark sheet and 50% marks in English in diploma.
Group Y ’ (Except 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.
  • Passed two years vocational course with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in the vocational course.
Group Y Medical Assistant Trade
  • Passed 10+2/Intermediate/ equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Air Force X Y Group Exam Pattern

We have provided you the details of Exam pattern of the Airmen Group X & Y exam 2021:

Name of the Group Subject & No. of Questions Total Marks Exam Duration
Airmen Group X English:20 QuestionsMathematics:25 Questions

Physics: 25 Questions

70 marks 60 minutes
Airmen Group Y Reasoning & General Awareness:30QuestionsEnglish: 20 Questions 50 marks 45 minutes
Airmen Group X & Y Mathematics: 25 QuestionsEnglish:20 marks

Reasoning & General Awareness:30 Questions

Physics: 25 Questions

100 marks 85 minutes

Hope this article helped you in understanding the career scope in IAF after 10+2.

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