AirForce XY Group Detail Syllabus

Indian Air Force Group X-Y Airman Syllabus 


  1. Written Test
  2. Document Verification
  3. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
  4. Group discussion
  5. Medical Examination
    Written Test 

    • The Exam would be Online.
    • Written test will be multiple choice objective type.
    • Question paper will be bilingual (English & Hindi) except for English paper.
    • The Time Duration For the Exam will be as Follows.
    Group Time Duration Subjects
    Group ‘X’ Trades 60 Minutes
    English, Physics and Mathematics
    Group ‘Y’ Trades 45 Minutes Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA)
    Both Group ‘X&Y’ Trades 85 Minutes
    English, Physics and Mathematics and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA)

    Airforce Group X Syllabus


    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, Circles, Parabola, Ellipse, Hyperbola
    11. Exponential Series
    12. Logarithmic Series
    13. Matrices
    14. Determinants
    15. Limit & Continuity
    16. Differentiation
    17. Application of Differentiation
    18. Indefinite Integrals
    19. Definite Integrals
    20. Application of Integration
    21. Deferential Equations
    22. Probability Statistics

    I. A short passage followed by four questions to test comprehension.
    The questions will be set :
    1. To judge understanding of the passage.
    2. To draw inference
    3. To judge understanding of vocabulary

    II. Grammar – 1
    1. Subject – verb concord
    2. Forms of verbs and errors in the use of verbs, etc.
    3. Sequence of tenses and errors in the use of tenses
    4. Transformation of sentences – Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative,
    Affirmative, Comparative degree, Positive degree, Superlative degree etc.

    III. Grammar – 2

    1. Formation of words – Nouns from verbs and adjectives, Adjectives from nouns
    and verbs, Adverbs from adjectives etc
    2. Determiners
    3. The Preposition
    4. Nouns and Pronouns
    5. The Adjective
    6. The Adverb
    7. The Conjunction
    8. The Modals
    9. Clauses – Noun clauses, Adverb clauses of condition and time and Relative
    IV. Vocabulary
    1. Synonyms and Synonyms in context
    2. Antonyms and Antonyms in context
    3. One word substitution
    4. Spelling pitfalls
    5. Simple Idioms/phrases
    6. Words often confused/Selecting the correct word fitting in a sentence
    V. Narration (Direct and Indirect)
    1. Commands and requests
    2. Statements (Various tenses)
    3. Questions (Various forms of questions, tenses, etc.)
    VI. Voice (Active and Passive)
    1. Changes required under each tense.
    2. Other conditions for transforming Active into Passive
    (a) The Preposition
    (b) Modal auxiliaries
    (c) Infinitive
    (d) Participles

    VII. Jumbled Sentences
    Arrangement of jumbled sentences into meaningful ones.


    1. Physical World & Measurement
    2. Kinematics
    3. Laws of Motion
    4. Work, Energy & Power
    5. Motion of System of particles & Rigid Body
    6. Gravitation
    7. Properties of Bulk Matter
    8. Thermodynamics
    9. Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory of gases
    10. Oscillations & Waves
    11. Electrostatics
    12. Current Electricity
    13. Magnetic effect of current & Magnetism
    14. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating current
    15. Electromagnetic Waves
    16. Optics
    17. Dual Nature of Matter
    18. Atoms and Nuclei
    19. Electronic Devices
    20. Communication Systems

    Airforce Group Y Syllabus

    Same as Group X.

    (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, Cone and Sphere
    11. Probability
    12. Simple Trigonometry
    (C) General Knowledge and Current Affairs
    1. General Science
    2. Civics
    3. Geography
    4. Current Events
    5. History
    6. Basic Computer Operation
    Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
    • 1.6 Km run to be completed in 6.5 minutes.
    • 10 Pushups
    • 10 Sit-ups
    • 20 Squats
    Medical Examination
    Medical Examination will be conducted by Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy in vogue on subject issue. Medical examination would also include Baseline Investigation of: –
    (a) Blood Haemogram – Hb, TLC, DLC
    (b) Urine RE/ME
    (c) Biochemistry (i) Blood Sugar Fasting & PP (ii) Serum Cholesterol (iii) Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine (iv) LFT — Serum Bilurubin, SGOT, SGPT
    (d) X – Ray chest (PA view)
    (e) ECG (R)

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