Indian Air Force Exam Date 2020 Group X and Group Y Exam Pattern

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Indian Air Force Exam Dates For Group “X” Trades & Group “Y” Trades are available now on the official website. According to the latest notification, the officials have released the revised Indian Air Force Exam Dates for Online Examinations from 4th November 2020 to 8th November 2020, as the exam was canceled postponed before due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The last date to submit the application form for the same was 20th January 2020. They will release the Admit Card a few days before the exam date. Students are advised to regularly check the official website for further updates. You can get the direct link of the official website from this article.

Indian Air Force Exam Date

Central Airmen Selection Board (CASB), Indian Air Force (IAF) has invited applications from Unmarried Male (Indian/Nepalese) applicants for the post of Airmen in Group ‘X’ Trades (except Education instructor trade) and Group ‘Y’ Trades {except automobile technician, Indian air force(police), Indian Air Force (security) and musician trades} on the official website from 02.01.2020.  The last date to submit the application form is on or before 20.01.2020. Earlier the online examination was scheduled to be conducted from 19th-23rd March 2020, but then due to the outbreak of COVID-19 the exam was postponed till further notice.

 According to the latest notification, the officials have released the revised Indian Air Force Exam Dates for Online Examinations from 4th November 2020 to 8th November 2020. The selection of the eligible candidates for the post will be done on the basis of three stages that is Online Written Test (Phase I), Document Verification and Physical Fitness Test (Phase 2), and Medical Examination (Phase III).  Read this article to know all the important details of the recruitment i.e Important Dates, Application Process, Exam Pattern, and etc.

Summary of Indian Air Force Exam Date

SummaryDetails
Recruiting OrganisationIndian Air Force
Notified PostIndian Air Force Group X and Group Y
IAF Notification DateJanuary 2020(Tentative)
Registration DateMid January- February 2020
Application ProcessOnline
QualificationThe candidate needs to have completed his Metric and Intermediate from a recognized state/private board.
Selection processPreliminary Exam
Physical Fitness Exam
Group discussion and Personal Interview
IAF Airmen Admit Card LinkAvailable soon
Result Link for Preliminary ExamAvailable soon
Official notificationAvailable
Official WebsiteClick here

Indian Air Force Exam Dates

You can refer to the important dates of the recruitment process from the table given below:

EventsDates
Online Registration Dates2 January 2020 to 20 January 2020
Indian Air Force Exam Dates4 November 2020 to 8 November 2020 (Reserve Day-9 November 2020)
Date of Publication of PSL30 April 2021
Date of Publishing of Enrolment List10 June 2021

Eligibility of IAF Airmen

The IAF Airmen for Group X and Y were released for the students who possess the basic eligibility as notified by the official notice. The eligibility of the students under the IAF Airmen notification is as follows:

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • The candidate must fall in the age group of 16-20 years.
  • A candidate is required to pass his 12th standard from a recognized State Board.

Exam Pattern of IAF Group X and Y

You can refer to the exam pattern of the online test from the table given below:

Name of the PostGroup ‘X’ Trades (except Education instructor trade)Group ‘Y’ Trades {except auto mobile technician, Indian air force(police), Indian Air Force (security) and musician trades}Both Group “X” Trades & Group “Y”
ModeOnlineOnlineOnline
Duration60 minutes45 minutes85 minutes
SubjectEnglish, Physics, and MathematicsEnglish, Reasoning and General Awareness (RAGA)English, Physics, Mathematics, and Reasoning and General Awareness (RAGA)
Negative Marking0.25 marks deducted for every wrong answer0.25 marks deducted for every wrong answer0.25 marks deducted for every wrong answer

IAF Written Examination

The exam pattern for both the courses announced by the Indian Air Force Group X and Group Y is as follows, however, there are certain rules for the exam pattern which are as follows.:

  • A candidate will earn 1 mark for each correct answer.
  • There will be a deduction of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.
  • No marks will be deducted for any answered question.

IAF Group X

SubjectNo of question Total marksDuration
Mathematics2525Composite time of 60 minutes
Physics2525
English2020

IAF Group Y

SubjectNo of questionTotal marksDuration
English2020Composite time of 50 minutes
Reasoning and General Awareness3030

IAF Group X and Y

SubjectNo of questionTotal marksDuration
Mathematics2525Composite time of 85 minutes
English2020
Physics2525
Reasoning and General Awareness3930

IAF Physical Fitness Test

The candidates who will be successful in the written exam will be called in for the physical fitness test, the requirement of physical fitness test are as follows:

  • The student will have to have a height of at least 152.5 cm.
  • The aspirant will also have a chest expansion of at least 5 cm.
  • The candidate must be able to do at least 10 pushups, 10 situps, and 20 squats at a go.
  • The candidate must have complete 1.6 Km within 06 minutes 30 seconds.

Indian Air Force Exam Syllabus

The notification of the Indian Air Force Group X and Y have also mentioned the official syllabus of the examination. The students must go through the syllabus of the both the groups and prepare their strategies accordingly:

SubjectSyllabus
MathsCartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates Differentiation        
Probability & Statistics Mensuration (Cylinder, Cone, Sphere)
Data Interpretation Sets,
Relations, and functions    
Mathematical Induction Permutation,
Combination,
Binomial Theorem 
Matrices and Determinants
Definite & Indefinite Integrals
Linear Programming and Vector Trigonometric Functions
EnglishActive and Passive Voice Idioms and Phrases Grammar     
Para jumbles Direct Indirect Speech     
Comprehension      
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting Fill in the blanks     
Vocabulary
Synonyms and Antonyms
Basic Grammar such as Preposition,
Conjunctions, etc           
Part of Speech
PhysicsKinematics   
Kinetic Theory of Gases
Behaviour of Perfect Gases
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current          
Thermodynamics
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism  
Communication system
Gravitation  
Work, Power and Energy
Reasoning and General AwarenessTallest, youngest relations,
Blood Relations Mutual relation problems
Analogy
Mathematical Operations
Distance and Direction sense Test.
Numerical series    
Number coding. Number Puzzle       
Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test.
Dictionary woods. 
Non- Verbal Reasoning.
Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test        
Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit.
Coding & Decoding           
Inserting Correct Mathematical sign.
Odd One Out          
Current Affairs

Indian Air Force Exam Dates: Document Verification

After the declaration of the result of Phase I (Online Examination), the shortlisted candidate will have to report for the next stage that is Phase – II at the designated Airmen Selection Centre along with the following documents

  • Colour print-out of Admit Card.
  • Colour Print out of duly filled application form.
  • Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent Exam Passing Certificate and Marks Sheet OR three years Diploma Course Passing Certificate and Marks Sheets of all semesters
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Matriculation Passing Certificate
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Matriculation Marks Sheet
  • HB Pencil, Eraser, Sharpener, Glue stick, Stapler and Black/Blue Ball Point Pen for writing
  • Recent passport size colour photographs the same as used for the online application registration.
  • Other Relevant Documents

Indian Air Force for X and Y Steps to Apply

The applicant should follow the steps given below to apply:

  • Visit the official website mentioned above
  • Click on the “Registration” for the concerned post available on the home page
  • Then enter the Personal details, Additional Details, Qualification Details, and upload scanned the necessary documents.
  • After that proceed to the payment and pay the application fee
  • Now Preview the application form and click on the “Submit” Button
  • You can download, save, and print copies of the application form for future reference.

IAF Salary and Pay-scale

The students selected for the Airmen Group X and Group Y will be given a stipend of Rs 14,500 during the training period. The students selected in different groups will be given different emolument post-selection:

Airmen Group X- The selected student must be given an emolument of Rs 33,000 per month plus Dearness Allowance as decided by the government.

Airmen Group Y- The selected student must be given an emolument of Rs 26,900 per month plus Dearness Allowance as decided by the government.

Apart from all of this, the aspirant must be given the additional allowance such as Transport Allowance, Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance (CPMA), Leave Ration Allowance (LRA), High Altitude Allowance, Field Area/Modified Field Area Allowance, HRA, Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy.

Frequently Asked Question

What was the last date to apply for the for the post of IAF Airmen?

The last date to submit the application form for the post was 20th January 2020.

What is Indian Air Force Exam Dates for the post of IAF Airmen?

According to the latest notification, the officials have released the revised Indian Air Force Exam Dates for Online Examinations from 4th November 2020 to 8th November 2020. Refer to the official notification for further updates on exam.

What is the selection process for the post of IAF Airmen?

The selection of the eligible candidates for the post will be done on the basis of three stages that are Online Written Test (Phase I), Document Verification and Physical Fitness Test (Phase 2), and Medical Examination (Phase III).

Is there any negative marking in the exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in the online examination. For the further information, refer to the section of “Exam Pattern” mentioned above in the article.

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