Indian Air Force (Y Group)
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Step 1 – Written Exam
- For NDA and CDSE: The advertisement for NDA is released twice a year in the months of May and December and for CDSE in the months of June and October by UPSC. Duly filled applications are to be sent to UPSC as given in advt. The written tests are conducted by UPSC only.
- AFCAT – Air Force Common Admission Test: For all entries other than NDA and CDSE and for all branches, candidates have to undergo the AFCAT. The test is conducted twice a year in February and September. Advertisements inviting applications for AFCAT are out in June and December. Candidates are to apply as per the advertisement. The test is conducted all across India by the Indian Air Force.
- NCC entry: Air Sequence NCC Senior division ‘C’ certificate holders are to apply through DG NCC/ respective NCC Air Squadron. They would then appear for AFCAT.
STEP 2 – SSB (Services Selection Board)
If you have successfully cleared Step 1, you will receive a Call letter to report to any one of the Air Force Selection Boards located at Dehradun, Varanasi, Gandhinagar and Mysore. At the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB), you undergo following tests in order to ascertain your suitability and gauge your potential as an Officer in the Indian Air Force. And in that case, Colonel’s Defence Academy is the best residential institution for air force coaching in kuchaman city.
Stage I Testing
- Officer Intelligence rating Test
- Picture perception and Discussion Test
Stage I is a screening test. Those who qualify Stage-I are eligible to undergo Stage II testing. Stage I disqualified candidates are routed back after announcement of results.
Stage II Testing
All Stage I qualified candidates undergo following tests as part of Stage II testing during next three to four days –
- Psychological Tests are written tests that are conducted by a Psychologist.
- Group Tests are interactive indoor and outdoor activities which are a combination of mental and physical work.
- Interview involves a personal conversation with an Interviewing Officer.
These tests will be explained to you in detail before they are conducted at the Selection Board.
The following is the schedule for OLQ Tests:
- Day 1: Phase I testing – Officers Intelligence Rating Test & Picture Perception and Discussion test
- Day 2: Group tests
- Day 3: Group tests
- Day 4: Interview
- Day 5: Conference
- Day 6: PABT – Pilot Aptitude Battery Test
PABT – Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) is a unique test. It is aimed at assessing a candidate’s aptitude to be trained as a pilot. PABT is being used as an independent selection device to induct potential officers into Flying Branch of Indian Air Force. PABT comprises three tests viz Instrument Battery Test (INSB), Sensory Motor Apparatus Test (SMA) and Control Velocity Test (CVT). Instrument Battery Test (INSB) is a paper pencil test and other two are machine tests. The Instruments Battery Test (INSB) comprises two parts. This test assesses assimilation of the briefing and the ability of an individual to read and interpret the dials of an instrument panel of an aircraft. The candidates who score the minimum laid down criteria are subjected to the machine test. The machine test includes Sensory Motor Apparatus Test (SMA) and Control Velocity Test (CVT). These tests measure the psychomotor co-ordination skill of the individual. These tests are conducted on a single day and administered only once in life time.
At the Conference held on the last day, all the Assessors i.e. the Psychologist, Ground Testing Officer and the Interviewing Officer, discuss your personality and decide on whether to recommend you or not. Those recommended by the AFSBs will be required to fill up certain documents at the Boards and subsequently move to the next step.
STEP 3 – Medical Examination
If you are recommended by the Selection Board, you will be sent for the medical examination either at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi or Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru.
STEP 4 – Merit List
An All India Merit List is compiled on the basis of your performance in the written test and AFSB interview, subject to being medically fit. Based on the vacancies available in various branches / sub branches, joining instructions are issued to join one of the Training establishments.
Posts available in Indian Air Force:
- GROUND DUTY
X and Y group:
X and Y are the two separated and a combined group as well. These are represented as X and Y because of there syllabus structure. In the Indian Air Force written examination, X and Y groups plays a major role because the categories of syllabus are separated using these two groups only. The syllabus can be clarified using the table given below:
|Group X||English, Physics & Mathematics|
|Group Y||English, Reasoning & General Awareness|
|Both Group X & Y||English, Physics, Mathematics, Reasoning & General Awareness|
After that, there are three phases by which a candidate appears in the exam. They are as defined below:
- Phase – I paper is objective test in different trades.
- Phase – II test is based on your Physical Fitness Ability.
- Phase – III is Medical Examination.
There comes a topic of a detailed syllabus. Hence, it is also illustrated below:
Indian Airforce Group X and Y Syllabus
The subjects in Indian Air Force Groups X and Y syllabus are as follows:
5. General Awareness
Indian Airforce Group X and Y Syllabus – English
A short passage followed by four questions to test comprehension (understanding of the passage, drawing inference, understanding of vocabulary)
2. Grammar I:
Verb concord, Forms of verbs and errors in the use of verbs, Sequence of tenses and errors in the use of tenses, Transformation of sentences – Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative,
Affirmative, Comparative degree, Positive degree, Superlative degree etc.
3. Grammar II:
a. Formation of words – Nouns from verbs and adjectives, Adjectives from nouns and verbs, Adverbs from adjectives
c. The Preposition
d. Nouns and Pronouns
e. The Adjective
f. The Adverb
g. The Conjunction
h. The Modals
i. Clauses – Noun clauses, Adverb clauses of condition and time and Relative clauses
a. Synonyms and Synonyms in context
b. Antonyms and Antonyms in context
c. One word substitution
d. Spelling pitfalls
e. Simple Idioms/phrases
f. Words often confused/Selecting the correct word fitting in a sentence
5. Narration (Direct and Indirect)
a. Commands and requests
b. Statements (Various tenses)
c. Questions (Various forms of questions, tenses, etc.)
6. Voice (Active and Passive)
a. Changes required under each tense.
b. Other conditions for transforming Active into Passive: The Preposition, Modal auxiliaries, Infinitive, Participles
7. Jumbled Sentences
Arrangement of jumbled sentences into meaningful ones.
Indian Airforce Group X and Y Syllabus – Physics
1. Physical World and Measurement
3. Laws of Motion
4. Work, Energy and Power
5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body.
7. Properties of Bulk Matter
9. Behaviour of Perfect Gases and Kinetic Theory of Gases.
10. Oscillations and Waves
12. Current Electricity
13. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
14. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
15. Electro Magnetic Waves
17. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
18. Atoms and Nuclei
19. Electronic Devices
20. Communication Systems
Indian Airforce Group X and Y Syllabus – Mathematics
1. Sets, Relations and functions
2. Trigonometric Functions
3. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
4. Complex Number and Quadratic Equations
5. Linear Inequalities
6. Mathematical Induction
7. Permutations and Combinations
8. Binomial Theorem
9. Sequences and Series
10. Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates
11. Straight lines and family of lines
12. Circles and family of circles
13. Conic sections
14. Three-dimensional Geometry
15. Matrices and Determinants
16. Limit and Continuity
18. Applications of Derivatives
19. Indefinite integrals
20. Definite Integrals
21. Applications of the Integrals
22. Differential Equations
23. Mathematical Reasoning
24. Linear Programming
Indian Airforce Group X and Y Syllabus – Reasoning
A. Reasoning (Verbal and Non- Verbal)
1. Numerical series.
2. Distance and Direction sense Test.
3. Mathematical Operations
4. Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test.
5. Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit.
6. Inserting Correct Mathematical sign.
7. Human relation.
8. Coding & Decoding
9. Odd man out.
10. Mutual relation problems.
11. Tallest, youngest relations.
12. Dictionary woods.
14. Non- Verbal reasoning.
15. Number coding.
16. Number Puzzle.
1. Ratio and Proportion.
3. LCM & HCF.
4. Profit and Loss.
5. Time, Distance and Speed.
7. Simplifications of Numbers.
9. Area of triangle, Square and Rectangle.
10. Surface Area and volume of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere.
12. Simple Trigonometry.
Indian Airforce Group X and Y Syllabus – General Awareness
1. General Science (biology of human body, organic chemistry, etc.)
2. Civics (polity, constitution of India, etc.)
3. Geography (lakes, river, waterfalls, irrigation and agriculture, etc.)
4. Current Events (days, events etc.)
5. History (Indian freedom struggle, viceroys, governors, dance, music and fairs, etc.)
6. Basic Computer Operations (computer and mobile technology)
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 3 hours
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 273
- Assessments Yes