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How to Apply for Air Force X and Y Group Exam

Here is an essential write up on how to mark your entry into Air Force X and Y group exam:


How many of you are aware of the professional trend of 21st era? Well the youth of current times want to diverge away from a go-to- comfort profession and experiment in new arenas of life.

Playing an intelligent move the young citizens of India have started opting for Air Force as their dream career, thus making Indian Air Force the 2nd largest Air Force of the world. Not only the uniform, the salary and allowance is tempting but also the adventure, experience and exuberance which Air Force injects in one’s life is thrilling.

To be apply for Air Force X and Y group exam first get handy of the following eligibility criteria:

AirForce X Group eligibility criteria:

Candidates must have passed intermediate with Physics, English and Maths as mandatory subject. The required percentage is 50%. An alternate option is that the candidate must have passed 3 year Diploma in Engineering with 50% marks.

AirForce Y Group Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have passed intermediate (10+2) level of education with 50% marks and should have scored 50% marks in English as well. Candidates could have also pursued Vocation course with 50% marks.

Apart from educational criteria, physical and medical criteria must also be fast checked:

AirForce X-Y Medical parameters:

  • Height- 152.5 cm
  • Chest- minimum expansion: 05 cm
  • Weight- minimum: 55 kg

AirForce X-Y Physical standards:

  • Squats- 20
  • Running- to be able to run 1.6 km in 6 km 30 second
  • Push- up: 10
  • Sit-up: 10

Ready for the pilgrim’s progress? Well the eligibility details given, its time to unearth the process:

To apply for Air Force X and Y group exam you must log in to the official website of Air Force, and must possess the following documents for application:

  • Class 10th passing certificate
  • Class 12th passing certificate and marksheet
  • Diploma marksheet
  • Passport size photograph
  • Thumb impression
  • Signature

The selection is a two- way process involving online test and physical examination.

Candidates need to pay a fee of Rs. 250 through online payment mode.

Talking about the test, Phase 1 involves English, physics and maths for X group for 60 minutes; English, reasoning and general awareness for Y group for 45 minutes and English, physics, maths, reasoning and general awareness for both X and Y group for 85 minutes.

Note, there will be a 0.25 negative marking.

The written exam is followed by Physical fitness test and Adaptability test 1 and Adaptability test 2. This is conducted to check the adaptability and adjustment power of the candidate in an Air Force environment. It is a written objective type test.

Now that you have deep insight into the process of filing your application+ exam pattern what are you waiting for? Get started with quick online registration and a thorough preparation. Good luck!

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