Best Tips to Prepare for Indian Air Force Airmen Group X & Y Exam

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 11th, 2023

The Indian Air Force conducts the Exam for Group X & Y for the selection of airmen. It is a national-level examination that is conducted twice a year. Indian Air Force Group X & Y are the personnel below officer rank in the Indian Air Force; they are also known as Airmen. The Exam is conducted for young undergraduates who are looking for an opportunity to join the Indian Air Force. Let’s discuss the best tips to prepare for the Indian Air Force Airmen Group X & Y exam.

Tips to Prepare Indian Air Force Group X & Y 2022 Exam

In the following article we will share the best preparation tips for Indian Air Force Group X & Y exam. But first let’s check the exam pattern of Indian Air Force Group X & Y exam.

Indian Air force X & Y Exam Pattern 2022

Best Tips to Prepare for Indian Air Force Airmen Group X & Y Exam

Stage 1 of IAF Airmen Group X & Y Selection Process: Online Test




Group X

Physics, Maths & English

60 Minutes

Group Y

Reasoning, English & General Awareness

45 Minutes

Both X & Y

Physics, English, Maths, Reasoning & General Awareness

85 Minutes

Stage 2 of IAF Airmen Group X & Y Selection Process: Physical Fitness Ability

After clearing the written exam of Indian Air Force Group X & Y aspirants will be called for physical fitness ability test of Indian Air Force Group X & Y. Here are the test which are conducted in stage 2 of Indian Airmen Group X & Y exam.

  • 1.6 Km run within 6.5 minutes
  • 10 Push-ups
  • 10 Sit-ups
  • 20 Squats

Stage 3 of IAF Airmen Group X & Y Selection Process- Medical Examination

Click here to know Medical Standards

Effective Tips to Prepare for Airmen Group X & Y 2022 Exam

Know the Syllabus: A battle can be won only if you are aware of the Battlefield and surroundings. In any competition, the Exam is your Battlefied and the syllabus is your map to crack the examination. It is very important to remember the entire syllabus. 

Previous year Questions: An aspirant must be aware of the type of questions asked in the examination. It helps the aspirant to understand what to read and what not to read. Most of the students neglect this part but make sure you keep these points before starting preparations.

Prepare a Study Plan: It is essential to prepare a study plan to cover the entire syllabus in a competitive examination. Prepare a study plan, including all important topics related to the examination.

Choice of Study Material: If you go to the market, you will find out many books or study material related to the examination. Candidates generally confused to select the study material, end up in a confused state. They either have study material with an excess of information, not relevant from the exam point of view or with less information, not sufficient to crack the Exam. You have to choose the right study material for you. For this, you can take the help of anyone who has cleared this Exam or a faculty who helps the students in preparation. If you do not have any of these resources, you can go to the internet and check the toppers strategy and the study material required for this examination.

Maintain Consistency in Studies: The reason behind the failure of students to crack any competitive exams is a lack of consistency. The students start their preparation with a lot of enthusiasm. Still, over a while, they lose interest in studies and stop taking the Exam seriously leading to failure to crack the Exam. To maintain consistency, candidates need to follow their study plan religiously as well as they have to find out ways to motivate themselves. The motivation could come from toppers’ blogs, inspirational videos, success stories, etc.

Regular Revision and Practice Mocks: It is the key to crack this examination. The regular revision will help you to remember the concepts for a longer time and mocks will help you to find out your weaknesses.

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