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Air force X & Y Group

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Indian Air Force conducts examination to Recruit Candidates for their different trades divided as technical - needed to maintain various technical items or machines of Indian Air Force and Non- technical for providing support services to keep these machines well and active twice a year. The technical trade is also termed as ‘X’ group and Non-technical as ‘Y’ group. This X & Y group candidates are called as Airmen or PBOR i.e. Person below officer rank. Male candidates of Science stream in Class 12th i.e. Physics and Mathematics can apply for X group and Male candidates of any stream in 12th class can apply for Y group examination of Indian Air Force.

Examination Details

Availability of Forms December/January
Exam Schedule March/April
Age Limit, Gender & Marital Status 17 to 21 Years , Male & Unmarried
Educational Qualification Passed 10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Selection Procedure Stage-I Online Exam.
Stage-II Physical Fitness Test (PFT).
Stage-III Adaptability Test-I (Situation Reaction test).
Stage-IV Adaptability Test-II (Group Discussion).
Stage-V Dynamic Factor Test (DFT)
Stage-VI Medical Examination.
Stage-VII All India Merit List Announcement.
Note - All the above Tests are conducted by Central Airmen Selection Board (CASB).
Training Phase I- Joint Basic Phase Training (JBPT) at Basic Training Institute, Belagavi (Karnataka).
Phase II- Trade Training

Examination Calender 2021

Details Airforce X & Y Group 1 Airforce X & Y Group 2
Notification Release Date 22 January 2021 Notified Soon
Application Start 22 January 2021 Notified Soon
Application Last Date 7 February 2021 Notified Soon
Release of Admit Card 2 Weeks before Exam 2 Weeks before Exam
Exam Date 18 April to 22 April 2021 Notified Soon
Declaration of Result 31 October 2021 Notified Soon

Examination Pattern Phase-1 for X- Group

Subject Questions/ Duration Marking Pattern Maximum Marks
Mathematics, English, Physics 70/ 1 Hours +(1.0) / -(0.33) Marks 70

Examination Pattern Phase-1 for Y-Group

Subject Questions/ Duration Marking Pattern Maximum Marks
Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA), English 50/ 45 Minutes +(1.0) / -(0.33) Marks 50

Examination Pattern Phase-2

Physical Fitness Test (PFT) Adaptability Test-I Adaptability Test-II
1. 1.6 Km run to be completed in 6 minutes 30 seconds.
2. 20 squat ups (Uthak Baithak).
3. 10 sit ups.
4. 10 Push-ups.
Note- PFT will be qualifying only.
1. Situation Reaction test.
2. 45 objective type SRTs in 30 minutes.
3. SRTs will be bilingual.
Group Discussion (GD)

Airforce X & Y Group Courses @ Trishul

Duration Course Name Form Fee Course Fee Total Fee
1 Year JAGUAR/ TDAAF007 ₹ 550 ₹ 44500/-(GST Included)
6 Month HUNTER/ TDAAF006 ₹ 550 ₹ 28500/-(GST Included)

Air Force Group X is basically the Technical Jawan of Indian Air Force known as Technical Airmen. The technical trades associated with Air Force X Group includes Airframe Fitter, Propulsion Fitter, Weapon Fitter, Electrical Fitter, Electronic Fitter, Mec

Indian Air Force Jawans are known as Airmen which are basically two types- Airforce X Group known as Technical Jawans and Air Force Y Group known as Non-Technical jawans. Both are part of Indian Air Force and only difference between the two is in their jo

Age Limit 17 to 21 Years, Male & Unmarried Educational Qualification For X Group - Passed 10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Group X Technical Trade Exam Physics – 25 Marks Mathematics – 25 Marks English – 20 Marks Total Duration: 1 Hour (60 Minutes)

Group X (Education Instructor) Trade Written Exam consists of two papers:- Paper I (Objective Type) - It basically comprises of questions related to objective type questions on General English, General Awareness and Current Affairs. Total duration is 45 m

Stage-I Online Exam Stage-II Physical Fitness Test (PFT) Stage-III Adaptability Test-I (Situation Reaction Test) Stage-IV Adaptability Test-II (Group Discussion) Stage-V Dynamic Factor Test (DFT) Stage-VI Medical Examination Stage-VII All India Merit List

By Air Force Cut Off we mean the cut-off marks in written examination comprising of 70 questions (English- 20, Maths- 25 & Physics- 25 Questions). Sectional Cut Off For X Group- 55 % Student needs to score 55 % in each of the three sections.

Air Force X Group Syllabus includes the following subjects : - Physics Mathematics English For Detailed Syllabus Click On This Link- AirForce 2020 X Group Syllabus

A candidate must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Phase I- Joint Basic Phase Training (JBPT) at Basic Training Institute, Belagavi (Karnataka). Phase II- Trade Training

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