Air Force X-Y Group Sample Question Paper PDF

Air Force X-Y Group Sample Question Paper PDF
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    Aspirants for career in Indian Air Force as an Airman can join in either

  1. Technical trade (Group X)
  2. Non-Technical trade(Group Y)


As a Technical trade Airman the job description involves the maintenance and testing of aircraft and other various flying related equipment besides  maintaining and overhaul of ground equipment and armament. As a non technical airman:assistance and support to the various functions ranging from weather forecasting to maintenance of records and files of the various branches of IAF. As this job involved the security and integrity of the nation thus the personnel handling these jobs need to be hardworking, loyal to the nation and of impeccable integrity.



    The IAF has invited online applications for unmarried male citizens of India & Nepal. Candidates failing to fulfil the following Indian AirForce Group XY eligibility criteria 2021 will not be allowed to participate in the recruitment process.


Group X (Except Education Instructor Trade)

  • Passed 10+2/equivalent exam with Mathematics, Physics & English
  • He Must have 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English
  • Passed 3 years diploma course in Engineering in any stream with 50% marks aggregate & 50% marks in English

Group Y (Except IAF(S) and Musician Trades)

  • Passed 10+2/equivalent exam with Mathematics, Physics & English
  • He Must have 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English

Group Y (Medical Assistant Trade Only)

  • A 10+2/Intermediate / equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English
  • He must have an aggregate of 50% and an English mark of 50%


Indian and Nepal males only

Medical Standards

Proportionate BMI with no permanent tattoos on the body






Group X

General English, Physics & Mathematics (as per 10+2 CBSE Syllabus)

60 mins

Group Y

General English, Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA)

45 mins

Both XY Group Trades

General English, Reasoning & General Awareness, Physics & Mathematics

85 mins


Exam Type: Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions(CHECK THE ATTACHED MODEL PAPER[PDF])


English Syllabus for Airforce Group X & Y


The English paper of Airforce Group X and Y exam will comprise of following topics:


  • It will include a passage followed by 4 questions.


  • It will include the following sub-topics:
  • Word Formation (nouns from verb, adjectives etc.)
  • Preposition
  • Determiners
  • Noun & Pronoun
  • Conjunction
  • Adverb
  • Modals
  • Clauses (noun, adverb & relative clauses)
  • Subject-verb concord
  • Verb formation and error in their use
  • Sentence transformation (simple, negative, compound, complex etc.)



This section will include the following topics:

  • One-word substitution
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Spelling errors
  • Word appropriately fitting the sentence


Mathematics Syllabus for Airforce Group X & Y

Questions in the Mathematics paper will be asked from the following topics:

  • Trigonometric & Inverse Trigonometric functions
  • Linear Equations
  • Complex numbers
  • Sets, relations, and functions
  • Quadratic equations
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Mathematical induction
  • Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates
  • Sequence and series
  • Straight lines and family of lines
  • Conic sections
  • 3-Dimensional geometry
  • Circles and family of circles
  • Limit and continuity
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Application of derivatives
  • Differentiation
  • Differential equations
  • Definite and Indefinite integrals
  • Application of integrals
  • Linear programming
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Vector


Physics Syllabus for Airforce Group X & Y

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

  • Laws of motion
  • Kinematics
  • Physical-world and measurement
  • The motion of the system of particles and rigid body
  • Work, Power, and Energy
  • Gravitation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Bulk matter properties
  • The behaviour of perfect gases and the kinetic theory of gases
  • Electrostatics & Current Electricity
  • Waves and Oscillations
  • Magnetism and Magnetic effects of current
  • Electromagnetic induction and Alternating current
  • Optics
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Radiation and Dual nature of matter
  • Electronic devices
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Communication Systems



Reasoning Syllabus for Airforce Group X & Y

Following topics of the Reasoning section will be asked in the exam:

  • Distance and Direction
  • Number Series
  • Time sequence, Number and Ranking
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Inserting correct mathematical sign
  • Assigning artificial values to mathematical digit
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Odd one out
  • Youngest, tallest relation-based questions
  • Analogy
  • Dictionary words
  • Number Puzzle and coding
  • Non-verbal reasoning
  • Mutual relation problem
  • Average
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Number Simplification
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Fractions
  • Profit and loss
  • Percentage
  • Simple Trigonometry
  • Area of triangle, square and rectangle
  • Probability
  • Volume & Surface area of cone, cylinder, cuboid, and sphere



General Awareness Syllabus for Airforce Group X & Y

General Awareness section comprises of following topics:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • General Science
  • Basic Computer Operations
  • Current Affairs


Why Prepare with the Air Force Group X Model Papers?

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