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AIR FORCE GROUP – X & Y EXAM 2015

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:AIRMEN

AGE LIMIT AND EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

SELECTION PROCEDURE

SBP INSTITUTE is the best coaching institute for AIR FORCE GROUP X & Y. Fresh batches for AIR FORCE GROUP X & Y 2015 are going to start. SBP Coaching Institute is the well known coaching institute in Delhi-NCR that provides coaching for AIR FORCE GROUP X & Y entrance exams. At SBP Coaching Institute, we constantly strive to improve our teaching methodology, study material and classroom assignments. The Course Methodology is dynamic as it takes into account the changes that we notice in the pattern of the examination. SBP institute is a professionally managed and organized AIR FORCE GROUP X & Y coaching centre in Delhi, offering best coaching and preparing the job aspirants for the post of  AIR FORCE GROUP X & Y Examination.

(As on date of Enrolment)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

GROUP ‘X’ trades (Except Education Instructor)  17 – 21 Years  Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English

OR

Three years Diploma course in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology / Information Technology) from a Government recognised Polytechnic Institure with minimum 50% marks in overall aggregate, and 50% marks in English in Diploma or in Intermediate / Matriculation if English is not a subject in Diploma

 

The selection as an Airman in the IAF is conducted through All India Selection Tests and Recruitment Rallies. All India Selection Tests are conducted at the Airmen Selection Centres (ASCs) located all over India as per schedule, whereas the Recruitment Rallies are conducted from time to time in selected areas/regions of particular States/Union Territories of the country.

(a)      All India Selection Tests (STs)     Advertisements are published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar inviting the applications for All India Selection Tests (STs). In response to the advertisement, eligible male Indian Citizens (including the citizens of Nepal) are to forward application to the President, Central Airmen Selection Board, Post Box No. 11807, New Delhi 110 010. The Board sends admit cards to eligible and short-listed candidates to appear in the Selection Tests.

    (b)      Recruitment Rallies :     Advertisements for Rallies are published with the details of eligibility conditions, selection programme and rally venue in popular local/regional newspapers circulated in the region/area of the rally. For rally recruitment, eligible candidates are to report to the rally venue with the requisite documents. These documents will be scrutinized and verified by the Testing Team..

Written Test (a) Group ‘X’ (Technical) Trades    Candidates are tested in English, Physics and Mathematics. Duration of written test will be 60 minutes. (b)  Group ‘X’ (Education Instructor) Trades    There will be two papers  an Objective type and a Descriptive type. The Objective type of paper would cover General English, General Awareness and Current Affairs. The Descriptive type of paper would aim to test the language comprehension and power of expression. Both of the question papers will be administered in one go with duration of 40 and 35 minutes for Objective and Descriptive papers respectively.

Written Test will be objective type and question paper will be bilingual (English & Hindi), except for English paper. Written test will be based on CBSE up to class XII syllabus. Candidates are to qualify in each paper/test separately. Result of written test is declared on the same day.

 

Physical Fitness Test (PFT):      Candidates passing the written test are to undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT). Passing the PFT is mandatory. The PFT for all trades [except IAF (Security)] consists of a 1.6 Km run to be completed within 8 minutes. The PFT for IAF (Security) trade includes a 2.4 Km run & 5 Km run to be completed in 15 minutes & 30 minutes respectively. Candidates above 27 years of age will be given relaxation in PFT timing as per existing norms (Applicable to serving NC (E) s only). Candidates completing PFT faster are awarded additional marks on a sliding scale.

 

Interview:  Candidates passsing PFT will be interviewed by a team of Officers & Warrant ranks. Interview is normally conducted in English.  Working knowledge of English is thus essential.

 

Trade Allocation Test (TAT):  Candidates of Group ‘X’ (Technical) trades who qualify in interview are to undergo Trade Allocation Test for bifurcation into Mechanical and Electronics stream.  Specific trade allotment within these streams will be carried out at Basic Training Institute (BTI), Air Force (Belgaum).

 

Medical :  Candidates who have been recommended in the interview will be medically examined by the Recruitment Medical Team as per Indian Air Force Medical Standards.

 

All India Select List (AISL) :  Candidates who pass the Written Test, complete PFT within the given time, clear the interview and have undergone Medical Examination are arranged in the All India Select List (AISL). The inclusion of names of the candidates in the AISL depends upon the performance of the candidates in the Selection Test and number of vacancies to be filled. The candidates are enrolled in the Indian Air Force as per the existing vacancies.

PAY AND ALLOWANCES

 

PAY & ALLOWANCES.  During training a stipend of Rs. 8,550/-pm will be paid.  On completion of training, one is placed in the emoluments as under.   Promotion to next Pay Band is as per the policy in vogue.

 

The Pay Scale of airmen of various ranks is given below:

RANKS PAY BAND Grade Pay
Pay Band 1
Air Craftsman (AC) Rs. 5200 – 20200 Rs. 2000/-
Leading Air Craftsman (LAC) Rs. 5200 – 20200 Rs. 2000/-
Corporal (Cpl) Rs. 5200 – 20200 Rs. 2400/-
Sergeant (Sgt) Rs. 5200 – 20200 Rs. 2800/-
Pay Band 2
Junior Warrant Officer (JWO) Rs. 9300 – 34800 Rs. 4200/-
Warrant Officer (WO) Rs. 9300 – 34800 Rs. 4600/-
Master Warrant Officer(MWO) Rs. 9300 – 34800 Rs. 4800/-

 

PERKS

Allowances.     In addition to the above, Military Service Pay (MSP) of Rs.2,000/- per month is paid to all airmen. Various other allowances like Dearness Allowance (calculated on Pay Band + Grade Pay + MSP), Transport Allowance, Composite Personal Maintenance Allowance, Fly/Para Jumping Instructor Allowance, Leave Ration Allowance, Family planning Allowance, High Altitude Allowance, Field Area/Modified Field Area Allowance etc are also admissible as applicable from time to time.

Perquisites.        Perks such as Ration, Clothing, Medical facilities, Leave (60 days Annual and 30 days Casual in a Calendar year as a privilege), Accommodation, Educational concession to children, recreational facilities, free transport for school going children and Leave Travel Concession are also provided as per the existing rules. Post-retirement benefits include pension, gratuity and leave encashment. Notwithstanding the above, Group Insurance Cover of Rs. 25,00,000/- at a premium of Rs. 1,730/- per month, is covered for all airmen and facility of Group Housing Scheme is also extended. Other facilities by Air Force Wives Welfare Association are also extended for family of airmen.

 

  SYLLABUS FOR GROUP ‘X’ (TECHNICAL)

ENGLISH

  1. Comprehension

A small passage followed by questions.

  1. To judge comprehension
  2. Drawing of inferences
  3. Use of vocabulary

II Composition

  1. Agreement of subject with verb
  2. Pattern of verb and their use.
  3. Sequence of tenses.
  4. Transformation of sequences-Compound, Complex,

Simple, Negative,

Affirmative.

III Grammar

  1. Spellings
  2. Word formation
  3. Antonyms and Synonyms
  4. One word substitution
  5. Correct usage of articles
  6. Correct usage of Prepositions
  7. Correct usage of adjectives-degrees of comparis

on

  1. Correct usage of conjunctions
  2. Correct usage of Nouns and Pronouns
  3. Correct usage of numbers (Singular-Plural)
  4. Words, which are commonly getting confused
  5. Word order
  6. Correct usage of Adverbs
  7. Idioms and Phrases
  8. Use of simple idioms
  9. Use of Common proverbs
  10. Direct / Indirect sentences : Narration change
  11. Change of various types of sentences from direc

t to indirect form

  1. Change of various types of sentences from indir

ect to direct form

  1. Active and Passive Voices
  2. Change of all types of sentences from active to

passive form

  1. Change of all types of sentences from passive t

o active form

PHYSICS

  1. Physical World & Measurement
  2. Kinematics
  3. Laws of Motion
  4. Work, Energy & Power
  5. Motion of System of particles & Rigid

Body

  1. Gravitation
  2. Properties of Bulk Matter
  3. Thermodynamics
  4. Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic

Theory of gases

  1. Oscillations & Waves
  2. Electrostatics
  3. Current Electricity
  4. Magnetic effect of current &

Magnetism

  1. Electromagnetic Induction and

Alternating current

  1. Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Optics
  3. Dual Nature of Matter
  4. Atoms and Nuclei
  5. Electronic Devices
  6. Communication Systems

MATHEMATICS

  1. Sets, Relations, functions
  2. Trigonometric functions
  3. Inverse Trigonometric functions
  4. Complex Numbers
  5. Quadratic Equations
  6. Sequence & Series (AP & GP)
  7. Permutation
  8. Combination
  9. Binomial Theorem
  10. Coordinate geometry – Straight line
  11. Coordinate geometry – Circles
  12. Coordinate geometry – Parabola
  13. Coordinate geometry – Ellipse
  14. Coordinate geometry – Hyperbola
  15. Exponential Series
  16. Logarithmic Series
  17. Matrices
  18. Determinants
  19. Limit & Continuity
  20. Differentiation
  21. Application of Differentiation
  22. Indefinite Integrals
  23. Definite Integrals
  24. Application of Integration
  25. Deferential Equations
  26. Probability
  27. Statistics

 

AIR FORCE Group -Y EXAM

SBP INSTITUTE is the best coaching institute for AIR FORCE GROUP Y. Fresh batches for AIR FORCE GROUP Y 2015 are going to start. SBP Coaching Institute is the well known coaching institute in Delhi-NCR that provides coaching for AIR FORCE GROUP Y entrance exams. At SBP Coaching Institute, we constantly strive to improve our teaching methodology, study material and classroom assignments. The Course Methodology is dynamic as it takes into account the changes that we notice in the pattern of the examination. SBP institute is a professionally managed and organized AIR FORCE GROUP Y coaching centre in Delhi, offering best coaching and preparing the job aspirants for the post of  AIR FORCE GROUP Y Examination.

Indian Air Force (IAF) every year  invites applications   from unmarried male citizens from (Indian and Nepalese) for recruitment as Airmen in Group ‘Y trade.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

The selection as an Airman in the IAF is conducted through All India Selection Tests and Recruitment Rallies. All India Selection Tests are conducted at the Airmen Selection Centres (ASCs) located all over India as per schedule, whereas the Recruitment Rallies are conducted from time to time in selected areas/regions of particular States/Union Territories of the country.

     (a)      All India Selection Tests (STs) :     Advertisements are published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar inviting the applications for All India Selection Tests (STs). In response to the advertisement, eligible male Indian Citizens (including the citizens of Nepal) are to forward application to the President, Central Airmen Selection Board, Post Box No. 11807, New Delhi 110010. The Board sends admit cards to eligible and short-listed candidates to appear in the Selection Tests.

    (b)      Recruitment Rallies :     Advertisements for Rallies are published with the details of eligibility conditions, selection programme and rally venue in popular local/regional newspapers circulated in the region/area of the rally. For rally recruitment, eligible candidates are to report to the rally venue with the requisite documents. These documents will be scrutinized and verified by the Testing Team..                   

                                                                

SEQUENCE OF EXAMINATION

 

(a)  Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical) Trades     Candidates are tested in English and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA). Duration of written test will be 45 minutes.

(b)  Group ‘Y’ (Musician) Trades    Candidates are tested in English dictation and proficiency to play the musical instrument applied for.

 

Written Test will be objective type and question paper will be bilingual (English & Hindi), except for English paper. Written test will be based on CBSE up to class XII syllabus. Candidates are to qualify in each paper/test separately. Result of written test is declared on the same day.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT):      Candidates passing the written test are to undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT). Passing the PFT is mandatory. The PFT for all trades [except IAF (Security)] consists of a 1.6 Km run to be completed within 8 minutes. The PFT for IAF (Security) trade includes a 2.4 Km run & 5 Km run to be completed in 15 minutes & 30 minutes respectively. Candidates above 27 years of age will be given relaxation in PFT timing as per existing norms (Applicable to serving NC (E) s only). Candidates completing PFT faster are awarded additional marks on a sliding scale.

Interview:  Candidates passsing PFT will be interviewed by a team of Officers & Warrant ranks. Interview is normally conducted in English.  Working knowledge of English is thus essential.

Trade Allocation Test (TAT) :  Candidates of Group ‘X’ (Technical) trades who qualify in interview are to undergo Trade Allocation Test for bifurcation into Mechanical and Electronics stream.  Specific trade allotment within these streams will be carried out at Basic Training Institute (BTI), Air Force (Belgaum).

Medical :  Candidates who have been recommended in the interview will be medically examined by the Recruitment Medical Team as per Indian Air Force Medical Standards.

All India Select List (AISL) :  Candidates who pass the Written Test, complete PFT within the given time, clear the interview and have undergone Medical Examination are arranged in the All India Select List (AISL). The inclusion of names of the candidates in the AISL depends upon the performance of the candidates in the Selection Test and number of vacancies to be filled. The candidates are enrolled in the Indian Air Force as per the existing vacancies.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:AIRMEN

AGE LIMIT AND EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

Group ‘Y’
Trades
( Except Med
Asst and
Musician)
17-21 Years Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination in any stream / subject approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in EnglishOR

Passed two years vocational course affiliated / recognised by CBSE / State Education Boards / Councils duly recognised at par with 10+2 by AIU with minimum 50 % marks in aggregate, and 50% marks in English in Vocational Course or in Intermediate / Matriculation if English is not a subject in Vocational Course

 Group ‘Y’ :
Med Asst
Trade
17-21 Years 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
 Group ‘Y’ :
Musician
Trade
17-25 Years Passed Matriculation / 10th class or equivalent with minimum pass marks from any Government recognised School/Boards and proficient in playing at least one of the following musical instruments:
Trumpet / Bass / Violin / Saxophone / Clarinet / Euphonium / Jazz-Drum / Piccolo / Bass Trombone / Key Board / Guitar / Sarod / Viola / Cello / Contra Bass (String Bass).

 

                                            MEDICAL STANDARDS

To get selected as an Airman, the candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duties in any part of the world, climate and terrain.  Medical Standards to become an Airman are as follows:-

(a)   Visual Standards and Height  :     As per table given below.

(b)   Weight     :   Weight should be proportionate to height and age.

(c)   Chest       :    Minimum range of expansion                     :           5 cm

(d)   Hearing   :    Should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters by each ear separately.

(e)    Dental     :    Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.

(f)   Health     :    Should have no medical or surgical deformity and should be free from all communicable diseases & skin ailments.

Visual Standards, Height and Leg Length : (Specific to Trades)

 

GROUP ‘Y’

Ops Assistant ADSO, AFSO, GTI 6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eye Hypermetropia +2.0D
Myopia -1D
Including +0.50
Astigmatism
CP-II 152.5 cm Not Applicable
Adm Assistant– Clk GD, Cat Asst
Account Assistant, Clk EA/PA, Clk Accts.
Med Asst
Logistics Assistant
-Eqp Asst
6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye Not exceeding+3.50D including astigmatism CP-III 152.5 cm Not Applicable
Environmental Support Services Assistant (ESSA)– ACH/GD, SEW, Photo Tech, 
Cryptographer Met Assistant,
Communication Techinician
– Rdo Tech, RTO
6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye Not exceeding+3.50D including astigmatism CP-II 152.5 cm Not Applicable
Auto Technician– MT Tech, MTD 6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eye Hypermetropia +2.0D
Myopia – 1D including +0.50 Astigmatism
CP-II 165 Cms (162.5 cms for North East & Hill states) Minimum leg length required 99 cm
Ground Training Instructor (GTI) 6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eye. Hypermetropia +2.0D
Myopia -1D
Including +0.50
Astigmatism
CP-II 167 cm
(162.5 cm for North East & Hill states)
Not Applicable
Indian Air Force (Police) {IAF (P)}
PJI
Unaided visual acuity of 6/6 Not Applicable CP-II 175 cms Not Applicable
Indian Air Force (Security) {IAF (S)} Unaided visual acuity of 6/6 Not Applicable CP-II 172 cm(162 cm for North East & Hill states) Not Applicable
Musician 6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye Not exceeding+3.50D
including Astigmatism
CP-III 162 cms Not Applicable
NC(E) 6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 Not exceeding+3.50D
including Astigmatism
CP-III 152.5 cm Not Applicable

Note   :

(a)      Candidates should bring latest prescription and spectacle for corrected vision, if used. The prescription must bear the signature, stamp and registration number of Eye Specialist. Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) is not acceptable.

(b)      Candidates are advised to get tartar & stains removed from their teeth before appearing for the written test. Ears should be free of wax.

TRADES IN IAF

 

GROUP “Y”

 Technical  Non-Technical
 Auto Technician  Adm Assistant
 Communication Technician  Accts Assistant
 Medical Assistant
 Logistics Assistant
 Environmental Support
Services Assistant (ESSA)
  Ops Assistant
 Meteorological Assistant
 Ground Training Instructor
 Indian Air Force (Police)
 Indian Air Force (Security)
 Musician

 

GROUP ‘Y’ (NON-TECHNICAL) TRADES

 

Adm Assistant

As an Admin Assistant you will maintain and analyse records, files and information of personnel. You will also manage ration supplies, cook houses and messes.

Accts Assistant

As an Accounts Assistant you will record and manage accounting of pay and allowances, equipment, logistics transactions, public fund and cash flow etc.

Medical Assistant

You are made familiar with nursing and first-aid. You are also involved in management of medical stores, dispensaries and ward supervision.

Logistics Assistant

As a Logistics Assistant, you are involved in the procurement, storage and handling inventory control as well as accounting of military stores.

Environment Support Services Assistant (ESSA)

This job involves maintenance of the firefighting section. It also requires that you ensure the upkeep of hygiene of Air Force Campus.

Ops Assistant

As an Ops Assistant you will operate various systems of Air Traffic Control Centre, Air Field and Air Defence System. You will be trained in operation of Radars, Display Units, reporting and tracking procedures of airborne weapon systems etc.

Meteorological Assistant

If you are a Meteorological Assistant, you are trained to undertake weather observation and to maintain meteorological instruments. You are also responsible for plotting of charts, taking balloon observations and compilation of weather summaries.

Ground Training Instructor

As a Ground Training Instructor, you will train personnel on drill, parade, handling of arms and physical exercise. You are also responsible for organizing and conducting all games and sports activities.

Indian Air Force (Police)

In the position of Indian Air Force (Police) your responsibilities involve assuming police duties and investigation of offences. You are also in-charge of maintenance of security.

Indian Air Force (Security)

As an Indian Air Force (Security) tradesman, you are to undertake special operations and carry out high level security operations.

Musician

As a Musician you will become a part of the Air Force Band. You will be trained to play different musical instruments.

 

SYLLABUS     FOR   GROUP  ‘Y’   

  ENGLISH

I. Comprehension

A small passage followed by questions.

  1. To judge comprehension
  2. Drawing of inferences
  3. Use of vocabulary

 

II Composition

  1. Agreement of subject with verb
  2. Pattern of verb and their use.
  3. Sequence of tenses.
  4. Transformation of sequences-Compound, Complex,

Simple, Negative,

Affirmative.

 

III Grammar

  1. Spellings
  2. Word formation
  3. Antonyms and Synonyms
  4. One word substitution
  5. Correct usage of articles
  6. Correct usage of Prepositions
  7. Correct usage of adjectives-degrees of comparison
  8. Correct usage of conjunctions
  9. Correct usage of Nouns and Pronouns
  10. Correct usage of numbers (Singular-Plural)
  11. Words, which are commonly getting confused
  12. Word order
  13. Correct usage of Adverbs

 

IV. Idioms and Phrases

  1. Use of simple idioms
  2. Use of Common proverbs

V. Direct / Indirect sentences : Narration change

  1. Change of various types of sentences from direct to indirect form
  2. Change of various types of sentences from indirect to direct form

VI. Active and Passive Voices

  1. Change of all types of sentences from active to passive form
  2. Change of all types of sentences from passive to active form

REASONING AND GENERAL AWARENESS (RGA)

(A) Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)

  1. Numerical Series
  2. Distance and Direction Sense Test
  3. Mathematical Operations (Assigning Value to Arithmetic Sign)
  4. Number Ranking & Time Sequence Test
  5. Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit
  6. Inserting Correct Mathematical Digit
  7. Human Relation
  8. Coding and Decoding
  9. Odd Man Out
  10. Mutual Relation Problem
  11. Tallest Youngest Relation
  12. Dictionary Words
  13. Analogy
  14. Non Verbal Reasoning
  15. Number Coding
  16. Number Puzzle

 

(B) Mathematics

  1. Ratio and proportion
  2. Average
  3. LCM, HCF
  4. Profit and Loss
  5. Time, Distance and Speed
  6. Percentage
  7. Simplification of Numbers
  8. Fraction
  9. Area of Triangle, Square and Rectangle
  10. Surface area and Volume of Cuboid, Cylinder, Co

ne and Sphere

  1. Probability
  2. Simple Trigonometry

(C) GK and CA

  1. General Science
  2. Civics
  3. Geography
  4. Current Events
  5. History
  6. Basic Computer Operation