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Air force X Group Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

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Posted on 15-June-2021 6:17:42 PM    0 Comments    1475 view(s)

Air force X Group Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

Indian air force invites applications to join as airmen in Group ‘X’ trades and Group ‘Y’ trade twice in a year. The notifications come in July and January. Written Exam for July notification held in September and for January notification held in March.




Written Exam Pattern Airforce X Group:









40 Min






20 Min



60 Min.






Physical Fitness Test: The shortlisted candidates who qualify the Online Test, will be called at Airmen Selection Centre for Physical Fitness Test (PFT) which would consist of:

  • 1.6 Km run in 06 min 30 sec
  • 10 Push-ups,
  • 10 Sit-ups and
  • 20 Squats

Adaptability Test-I: All candidates who pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) will have to undertake Adaptability Test-I (Objective Type Written Test) which is to assess suitability of a candidate for employment in the Indian Air Force which involves deployment in varied geographic terrain, weather and operational conditions.

Adaptability Test-II: All candidates who pass Adaptability Test-I will have to undertake Adaptability Test- II as per policy in vogue. Adaptability Test-II is to select candidates who can adapt to the environment of Indian Air Force and are able to adjust to the military way of life.


Candidates must check out the detailed Air force X group syllabus to know the topics to prepare for the exam. Knowing the topics in prior will help you in customizing the study plan accordingly. Below we have shared the detailed subject-wise Airmen syllabus for Group X post.


English Syllabus for AIRFORCE X Group:

Questions in the English section of Air force X Group exam will be asked from the following topics:

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 clauses

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


Maths Syllabus for AIRFORCE X Group:

Questions in the Maths section of Air force X Group exam will be asked from the following topics:

1. Sets, Relations and functions

2. Trigonometric Functions

3. Inverse Trigonometric Functions

4. Complex Number and Quadratic Equations

5. Linear Inequalities

6. Mathematical Induction

7. Permutations and Combinations

8. Binomial Theorem

9. Sequences and Series

10. Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates

11. Straight lines and family of lines

12. Circles and family of circles

13. Conic sections

14. Three-dimensional Geometry

15. Matrices and Determinants

16. Limit and Continuity

17. Differentiation

18. Applications of Derivatives

19. Indefinite integrals

20. Definite Integrals

21. Applications of the Integrals

22. Differential Equations

23. Mathematical Reasoning

24. Linear Programming

25. Vector

26. Probability

27. Statistics


Physics Syllabus for AIRFORCE X Group:

Questions in the Physics section of Air force X Group exam will be asked from the following topics:

1. Physical World and Measurement

2. Kinematics

3. Laws of Motion

4. Work, Energy and Power

5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body.

6. Gravitation

7. Properties of Bulk Matter

8. Thermodynamics

9. Behaviour of Perfect Gases and Kinetic Theory of Gases.

10. Oscillations and Waves

11. Electrostatics

12. Current Electricity

13. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

14. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

15. Electro Magnetic Waves

16. Optics

17. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

18. Atoms and Nuclei

19. Electronic Devices

20. Communication Systems


Air Force Group X Preparation Strategy

  • Candidates can refer to NCERT books to understand the basic concepts for all subjects.
  • Candidates can also solve the Air Force Group X model paper to get a pattern of the questions asked in this recruitment.
  • Mock tests, test series, exercises, etc. can be solved by candidates to self-evaluate themselves and ace their preparation.

Air Force Group X Books to Be Referred

Given below are some of the books that can be referred to by the candidates. To get section-wise recommended books by experts, do check Air Force Group X Books 2021.

Name of the Book


Wren & Martin’s High School English Grammar & Composition

S Chand Publishing


KD Publication

English for Airforce & Navy

RDA Publication

Pathfinder NDA/NA

Arihant Publication

Maths for Airforce & Navy

RDA Publication

Indian Air Force Airman Group 'X' PHYSICS Paperback

Arihant Publication

Physics for Airforce & Navy

RDA Publication


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