Indian Air Force Airman Syllabus 2018 IAF Group X & Y Exam pattern pdf

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Indian Air Force Airman Syllabus 2018

If you are preparing for Indian Air Force Exam then you must have knowledge about Indian Air Force Airman Syllabus 2018. Candidates who are going to participate in the IAF Exam for Group X and Group Y may check IAF Exam Syllabus PDF, exam pattern etc from this page.

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Indian Air Force Airman Syllabus 2018

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Indian Air Force Group X & Y Syllabus for English

TopicDescription of topics added in Indian Air Force Syllabus
ComprehensionA small passage followed by questions.

To judge comprehension

Drawing of inferences included in Indian Air Force Syllabus

Use of vocabulary

CompositionAgreement of subject with verb

Pattern of verb and their use.

Sequence of tenses.

Transformation of sequences-Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative.


Word formation

Antonyms and Synonyms

One word substitution included in Indian Air Force Syllabus

Correct usage of articles

Correct usage of Prepositions

Correct usage of adjectives-degrees of comparison

Correct usage of conjunctions

Correct usage of Nouns and Pronouns

Correct usage of numbers (Singular-Plural)

Words, which are commonly getting confused

Word order

Correct usage of Adverbs

Idioms and PhrasesUse of simple idioms

Use of Common proverbs

Direct / Indirect sentences Narration changeChange of various types of sentences from direct to indirect form

Change of various types of sentences from indirect to direct form included in Indian Air Force Syllabus

Active and Passive VoicesChange of all types of sentences from active to passive form included in Indian Air Force Syllabus

Change of all types of sentences from passive to active form

Indian Air Force Group X Syllabus


Indian Air Force Group X Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Sets relations and functions
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Mathematical induction
  • Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates
  • Straight line
  • Family of lines
  • Circles and family of circles
  • Conic sections
  • Complex numbers included in Indian Air Force Syllabus
  • Quadratic equations and linear inequations
  • Sequences and series
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Binomial theorems
  • Exponential and logarithm series
  • Solutions of triangle
  • Inverse trigonometric functions
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Function, limit and continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Applications of derivatives
  • Indefinite integrals
  • Definite integrals
  • Differential equation
  • Probability
  • Logarithm
  • Statistics
  • Mathematical logic
  • Boolean Algebra


Indian Air Force Group X Syllabus for Physics

  • Physical world and measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of motion
  • Work, energy and power
  • Motion of system of particles &rigid body
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanics of solids and fluids
  • Heat and thermodynamics
  • Oscillation
  • Waves
  • Electrostatic
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetic effect of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Atomic nucleus
  • Solids and semiconductors devices
  • Principles of communication


IAF Group Y Exam Syllabus

Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)
Numerical Series

Distance and Direction Sense Test

Mathematical Operations (Assigning Value to Arithmetic Sign)

Number Ranking & Time Sequence Test

Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit

Inserting Correct Mathematical Digit

Human Relation

Coding and Decoding

Odd Man Out

Mutual Relation Problem

Tallest Youngest Relation

Dictionary Words


Non Verbal Reasoning

Number Coding

Number Puzzle

Ratio and proportion



Profit and Loss

Time, Distance and Speed


Simplification of Numbers


Area of Triangle, Square and Rectangle

Surface area and Volume of Cuboid, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere


Simple Trigonometry

General Awareness
General Science



Current Events


Basic Computer Operation

Indian Air Force Exam Pattern 2018

Written Exam Pattern for Air-Force X


Group X Technical Trade Exam

  • English, Physics, and Mathematics are among the key subjects from which questions are asked in IAF Exam.
  • Duration of Group X Technical Trades written exam paper is of 01 Hour.

Group X (Education Instructor) Trade Exam

Written Exam for Group X Non-Technical (Education Instructor) Trade comprises of two papers:

Paper 1

  • It comprise of Objective Type questions.
  • Time duration of Indian Air Force Exam is of 40 Minutes.
  • General English, General Awareness and Current Affairs are among the key subjects from which questions are asked.

Paper 2

  • It contains Descriptive Type questions to be completed in 35 Minutes.
  • It generally comprises of descriptive type questions to judge out language comprehension and power of expression of applicants.
SectionsSubjectsMaximum MarksDuration
IEnglish201 Hour
Total70 questions of 70 Marks


Indian Air Force Airman Syllabus 2018 PDFs

TitleSyllabus In Pdf Format
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Syllabus For Group ‘Y’ ExamDownload Here


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  1. kashyap January 8, 22:47

    sir i select the both x and y group please guide me what type of paper is given to me and what i do
    plese help me

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  2. rohit verma January 27, 13:55

    sir , if u can send me papers for preparation so plz send me x and y both group paper on my gmail… gmail is

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