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IAF Syllabus Group X and Y (Indian Air Force)

IAF Syllabus Group X and Y with Exam Pattern

IAF Syllabus: Indian Air Force which is known for its glorious and an excellent services for the nation. There are various technical and non-technical trade entries to get into IAF as an airman. The selection is made on the basis of 1) All India Selection Tests and 2) Recruitment Rallies. You can get thoroughly details regarding Airman Entries in Indian Air Force below. We have beautifully explained all the details like eligibility criteria, age limit, selection procedure and educational criteria.

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Before jumping to IAF Syllabus, let’s have a look at its exam pattern

IAF Exam Pattern Group X and Y

1) IAF Exam Pattern Group X

  • Group X examination time duration is 60 minutes.
  • Group X questions will be asking from English, Physics and Mathematics.

2) IAF Exam Pattern Group Y

  • Group Y examination time duration is 40 minutes.
  • Group Y questions will be asking from English, Reasoning and General Awareness

IAF Syllabus Group X and Group Y

We will separately update the IAF Syllabus for Group X and Group Y

IAF Syllabus Group X

1) Physics

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

2) English

I. Comprehension A small passage followed by questions

  • To judge comprehension
  • Use of vocabulary
  • Drawing of inferences

II Composition

  • Agreement of subject with verb
  • Sequence of tenses
  • Patterns of verb and their use
  • Transformation of sentences-Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative

III Grammar

  • Spellings
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • One word substitution
  • Word formation
  • Correct usage of articles
  • Correct usage of adjectives-degrees of comparison
  • Correct usage of prepositions
  • Correct usage of Nouns and Pronouns
  • Correct of conjunctions
  • Correct usage of numbers (Singular-Plural)
  • Correct usage of Adverbs
  • Word order

IV. Idioms and Phrases

  • Use of Common proverbs
  • Use of simple idioms

V. Direct/Indirect sentences; Narration change

  • Change of various types of sentences from direct to indirect form and vice-versa.

VI. Active and Passive Voices

  • Change of all types of sentences from active to passive form and vice-versa

3) Mathematics

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

IAF Syllabus Group Y

1) General Awareness

  • Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)
  • Numerical Series
  • Mathematical Operations (Assigning Value to Arithmetic Sign)
  • Distance and Direction Sense Test
  • Number Ranking & Time Sequence Test
  • Inserting Correct Mathematical Sign
  • Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit
  • Human Relation
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mutual Relation Problem
  • Odd Man Out
  • Tallest, Youngest Relation
  • Non Verbal Reasoning
  • Dictionary Words
  • Analogy
  • Number Coding
  • Number Puzzle

2. Mathematics

  • Ratio &Proportion
  • LCM, HCF
  • Average
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage
  • Fractions
  • Simplification of Numbers
  • Area of Triangle, Square and Rectangle
  • Probability
  • Surface area and volume of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere
  • Simple Trigonometry

3. General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • General Science
  • Civics
  • Current Events
  • Geography
  • History
  • Basic Computer Operation

4. English 

  • Same as of Group X

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