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Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility 2021

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Know Air Force Group X & Y Eligibility Criteria 2021. Get an idea of the Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Nationality, Age Relaxations and Number of Attempts here at Safalta.com.Are you aware of eligibility for Indian Air Force Group X and Y? Indian Air Force Group X and Y Eligibility Criteria 2021 is decided by Central Airmen Selection Board and candidates applying and appearing for Air Force Group X and Y Exam have to meet this eligibility criterion in order to be considered for the posts under Air Force Group X and Y Recruitment. The eligibility criteria for Group X and Y is extensive and covers various aspects such as Age Limit, Educational Qualifications, Physical/ Medical Standards and Visual Standards.

  1. The Candidates must have the least qualification of 10+ 2.
  2. The other qualification will be covered below.
  3. The Candidates must be of age 17 to 25 
  4. Age relaxation will be provided to the Reserved category candidates.

Indian Air Force Group X & Y Eligibility 2021: Candidates must be aware of all of these details because the candidature of those candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility criteria is liable to get rejected during the selection process. Read this article to know all about Indian Air Force Group X and Y Eligibility Criteria 2021. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility Criteria 2021

The various parameters along which the eligibility criteria for Air Force Group X and Y posts are discussed in this article are as follows:

  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Physical/Medical Standards
  • Visual Standards

Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

The age limit for various posts is different. The details are as follows:

PostAge Limit
GROUP ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor)17-21 years of age
GROUP ‘X’: Education Instructor Trade20-25 years of age or 20-28 years of age depending on the subjects of the candidates
GROUP ‘Y’ Trades (Except Med Asst and Musician)17-21 years of age
GROUP ‘Y: Med Asst Trade17-21 years of age
GROUP ‘Y’: Musician Trade17-25 years of age
Indian Air Force Group X & Y Eligibility 2021

Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualifications

Post-wise details of educational qualifications are as follows:

PostEducational Qualifications
GROUP ‘X’ Trades (Except Education Instructor)Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination with MathematicsPhysics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. passed 3 years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream, as shown below, from a Government recognized Polytechnic Institute with 50% marks in aggregate, and 50% marks in English in Diploma or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma Course. Free Study MaterialsStart Your Preparation with Free Courses and E-BooksFree Courses – Join Now! Free E-Books – Download Now! Free Mock Test – Attempt Now!
 Mechanical StreamMechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering (Design & Drafting)Mechanical Engineering (Foundry Technology)Mechanical Engineering (Machine Tool Maintenance and repairs)Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration & Air Conditioning)Mechanical Engineering (Tool & Die)Mechanical Engineering (Production)Mechanical Engineering (Fabrication Tech)Mechanical Engineering (CAD/CAM Design & Robotics)Mechanical (Advance Manufacturing Technology)Manufacturing Engineering/TechnologyProduction EngineeringAutomobile EngineeringAdvanced Diploma in Refrigeration & Air-conditioningMechatronicsElectrical/Electronics/IT StreamElectronicsApplied ElectronicsElectronics & Communication EngineeringElectronics (Microprocessor)Electronics and AvionicsElectronics (Fibre Optics)Electronics (Robotics)Electronics and Instrumentation EngineeringElectronics & Telecommunication EngineeringIndustrial ElectronicsElectrical EngineeringElectrical & Electronics EngineeringInstrumentation Engineering / TechnologyInstrumentation and Control EngineeringTelecommunication Engineering/TechnologyInformation TechnologyComputer EngineeringComputer Science & EngineeringComputer Science & Technology
GROUP ‘X’: Education Instructor Trade(i) BA with English as one of the subjects or B.Sc with Physics/ Psychology/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ IT / Computer Science/ Statistics as one of the subjects or BCA with minimum of 50% marks.
(ii) B.Ed degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a Government recognized institute.
(iii) Graduation and B.Ed programmes should be recognized by UGC/ NCTE/ Competent accreditation authority.

OR
(i) MA in English/ Psychology or M.Sc in Mathematics/ Physics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ IT or MCA with 50% marks.
(ii) B.Ed degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a government recognized institute.
(iii) Graduation, Post-Graduation and B.Ed programmes should be recognized by UGC/ NCTE/ Competent accreditation authority.
GROUP ‘Y’Trades (Except Med Asst and Musician)Should have passed Class 10 + 2/Intermediate/Equivalent exam from an education board / Institute listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website as members, in any stream/subjects with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English as per the mark sheet of Class 10 + 2 / Intermediate /Equivalent exam.
GROUP ‘Y: Med Asst TradePassed 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 TradePassed Matriculation /10th class or equivalent with minimum pass marks from any Government recognised School/Boards and should be 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).
Indian Air Force Group X & Y Eligibility 2021

Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility Criteria: Physical/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. Physical/Medical Standards to become an Airman are as follows:-

 Standards and HeightAs per the table given below.
WeightWeight should be proportionate to height and age.
ChestThe minimum range of expansion: 5 cm
HearingShould have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters by each ear separately.
DentalShould have healthy gums, a good set of teeth and a minimum of 14 dental points.
HealthCandidates should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from all communicable diseases & skin ailments. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.
Body TattooPermanent body tattoos are not permitted, however tattoos only on the inner face of the forearms(inside of elbow to the wrist), back(dorsal) part of the hand/reverse side of the palm and Tribals with tattoos which are as per custom Traditions of their tribes may be considered. However, the right to decide on the acceptability /unacceptability of the individual rests with the Selection Centre. Candidates with permanent body tattoos are to submit two photographs(close up and distinct view) with details of the size and type of the Tattoo.
Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility 2021

Note:a) The minimum height acceptable for recruitment will be 152.5 cms. For the following trades the minimum required height (determined at training centres) would be as indicated:-

Sl No.TradeCandidates from
  NE & Hill StatesOther States
(a)Auto Tech162.5cm165cm
(b)GTI and PJI162.5cm167cm
(c)IAF(P)175cm175cm
(d)Musician162cm162cm
Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility 2021

b) Candidates from NE and Hill states includes Gorkhas, Kumaonis, Garhwalis, Assamese and those belonging to the States of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Sikkim and hilly areas of Uttarakhand.

Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility Criteria: Visual Standards

Group X

TradeVisual AcuityMaximum limits of Ref ErrorColour VisionHeightLeg Length
Workshop Fitter (Mechanical),
Workshop Fitter (Smith),
Structure Fitter,
Propulsion Fitter,
Electronic Fitter,
Electrical Fitter,
Weapon Fitter,
*Automobile Fitter,
*Mechanical System Fitter
6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eyeHypermetropia +2.0D Myopia1D including +/- 0.50 astigmatismCP-II152.5 cmThe minimum leg length required for Mechanical System Fitter and Automobile Fitter is 99 cm.
Education Instructor6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye.Not exceeding +/-3.50D including astigmatismCP-III152.5 cmNA
Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility 2021

Group Y

TradeVisual AcuityMaximum limits of Ref ErrorColour VisionHeightLeg Length
Ops Assistant6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eyeHypermetropia +2.0D Myopia1D including +/- 0.50 astigmatismCP-II152.5 cmNA
Admin Assistant,
Accounts Assistant,
Medical Assistant,
Logistics Assistant
6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye.Not exceeding +/-3.50D including astigmatismCP-III152.5 cmNA
Environmental Support ServicesAssistant (ESSA),
Cryptographer, Met Assistant,
Communication Technician
6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eyeNot exceeding +/-3.50D including astigmatismCP-II152.5 cmNA
Auto Technician6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eyeHypermetropia +2.0D Myopia1D including +/- 0.50 astigmatismCP-II165 cm (162.5 cm for North East & Hill states)NA
Ground Training Instructor (GTI)6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eyeHypermetropia +2.0D Myopia1D including +/- 0.50 astigmatismCP-II167 cm (162.5 cm for North East & Hill states)NA
Indian Air Force (Police)[IAF(P)]Unaided Visual acuity of 6/6Not ApplicableCP-II175 cmNA
Indian Air Force (Security)[IAF(S)]Unaided Visual acuity of 6/6Not ApplicableCP-II152.5 cmNA
Musician6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye.Not exceeding +/-3.50D including astigmatismCP-III162 cmNA
Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility 2021

Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility Criteria: Number of Attempts

There is no official restriction on the number of attempts for the Air Force Group X and Y Exam. Candidates can appear for Air Force Group X and Y Exam as long as they satisfy the above-mentioned eligibility criteria.
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Indian Air Force Group X Y Eligibility Criteria FAQs

Q. What is the upper age limit to apply for Air Force Group Y Trades?

A. The upper age limit to apply for Air Force Group Y Trades is 21 years. 

Q. Does the upper age limit for Air Force Group X and Y Recruitment differ according to the posts?

A. Yes the upper age limit to apply for Air Force Group X and Y Recruitment differs according to the posts.

Q. Can a candidate who has passed class 12 apply for Air Force Group X Exam?

A. Yes, a candidate who has passed class 12 can apply for Air Force Group X Exam.

Q. Are there medical standards that must be met by candidates to be eligible for Air Force Group X and Y Exam?

A. Yes there are various medical standards that must be satisfied by candidates to be eligible for Air Force Group X and Y Exam.

Q. What is the upper age limit to apply for Air Force Group X Trades (Except Education Instructor)?

A. The upper age limit to apply for Air Force Group X Trades (Except Education Instructor) is 21 years.

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