How to Prepare for Air Force X and Y Group?
As much as we are touching the new heights of novelty, the craze for defence forces among the youth stays just the same. Where young boys and girls are diverting towards different professions; love, respect, and prestige offered by the Indian Defence Forces are far more attractive and pleasing to the millennials. All the three wings of defence forces; Army, Navy, and Air Force are equally respected and offer a wide range of career options.
Indian Air Force Airman is one such post that gives a fair chance to all the interested candidates who want to serve the nation. Candidates are selected in the Airforce X and Y groups by the Central Airman Selection Board (CASB), the board further enrolls the Airmen to All India Selection Tests (AIST) and recruitment rallies. All the major information is available on CDAC’s official website https://airmenselection.cdac.in/CASB/ .
To crack this exam, dedication and hard work are the keys. IAF ‘X’ exam consists of English, Physics, and maths of 10+2 level, whereas IAF ‘Y’ exam consists of English, Reasoning, and General Awareness. To Prepare for Air Force X and Y Group, one needs to focus on some points.
Candidates opting for any of the exams must have a good command of English.
The questions usually come from Comprehension, Error Detection, Synonyms/ Antonyms, Jumbled Sentence, Active/ Passive Voice and Tense.
To score good marks in English make a habit of reading the English newspapers daily.
Solve previous year question papers, online mock test papers, and take part in quizzes to understand the language better.
Select books of good authors instead of going after the one-week series.
Candidates interested in the X group exam must have a good knowledge of both Theoretical and Numerical Physics.
Thermodynamics, SHM, Semiconductors, Electricity, and Electrostatics are some of the most frequently asked topics, regular practice of questions related to the mention topics should be done.
Maths plays an important role in the selection of a candidate in the X group of IAF. Special focus should be given to Coordinate Geometry, Complex Numbers, Trigonometry, Differentiation, Integration, Matrices and Determinants, Probability, Permutation, and combination.
To score well in this paper regular practice and time management are a must.
Solve all the examples of the topic and go through the previous year’s group x question papers.
IAF Y group exam has a paper on General Awareness & Reasoning.
To improve your general knowledge and current affairs, newspapers and monthly magazines can be read.
Lucent is a reliable book for the same.
Practice previous year group Y papers and mock tests to know the nature of the exam.
Negative marks play a vital role in the selection process as sometimes a deserving candidate loses by attempting more doubtful questions.
Distribute your time and solve the previous year questions accordingly, in this way you will get to know which section is more time consuming for you.
Solve numerous practice papers to be fast and quick at maths and reasoning section.
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