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AirForce 2020 X Group Syllabus

AirForce 2020 X Group Syllabus -:

Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts AF X & Y Exam for recruitment of Airmen posts in various branches in AF. It is conducted for X Group (Technical Branch) and Y Group (Non-Technical).

In this blog, we are going to provide you with the cumulative syllabus for Air Force X Group 2020 Exam. 


Air Force X Group Selection Process:-

Selection for the Air Force X Group is based on the three-phase examination which includes the following: –

Phase I- It includes written which is held at an allotted exam centre.

Phase II- It includes PFT (Physical Fitness Test), Adaptability Test- 1 (Situation Reaction Test) and Adaptability Test -2 (Group Discussion).

Phase III- It includes a Medical Fitness Test which is conducted Medical Centre of IAF.


AF X Group Exam Pattern:-

Test Paper for Group X Technical Trades consists of questions related to Physics, English and Mathematics. The duration of Group X Technical Trades Written Paper is 60 minutes (1 hour). 

There is a penalty of 1/4 marks on every wrong answer. Following is the subject wise marks allotment for Group X Exam:-

  • Physics – 25 Marks
  • Mathematics – 25 Marks
  • English – 20 Marks

Total Duration: 1 Hour (60 Minutes).

Group X (Education Instructor) Trade Exam:-

Group X (Education Instructor) Trade Written Exam consists of two papers:-

  • Paper I (Objective Type) – It basically comprises of questions related to objective type questions on General English, General Awareness and Current Affairs. Total duration is 45 minutes.
  •  Paper-II (Descriptive Type) – It mainly adjoins questions of the descriptive type which is used to test the language comprehension and expressiveness ability of the candidate. Total duration is 35 minutes.

Air Force X Group Syllabus:-

English Syllabus

  • Comprehension
  • To test the understanding of the text passage
  • To draw the conclusion of the given passage.
  • To examine vocabulary understanding.

Grammar 1 :-

  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Kinds Of Verbs, Errors in the use of Verbs etc
  • Tenses – Sequences and Errors in Tenses Usage.
  • Sentence Transformation- Types of Sentence- Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative, Comparative Degree, Superlative Degree etc.


Grammar 2:-

  • Words formation – Making Nouns from Verbs and Adjectives, Making Adjectives from Verbs and Nouns, etc.
  • Determiners-Usage and Error
  • Preposition
  • Nouns & Pronouns
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Conjunctions
  • Modals
  • Clauses



  • Synonyms and Antonyms 
  • Synonyms In Context
  • Antonyms In Context
  • One Word Substitution
  • Spelling Pitfalls
  • Simple Idioms/Phrases
  • Selecting The Correct Word In A Sentence


  • Commands and Requests
  • Questions (Different Types Of Questions, forms of tenses).
  • Statements (Different Tenses).


  • Changes Required Under Specific Tense
  • Conditions For Transforming Active Into Passive Voice (Preposition, Modal Auxiliaries, Infinitive, Participles).
  • Jumbled Sentences


Physics Syllabus:-

  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws Of Motion
  • Gravitation 
  • Motion Of System Of Particles and Rigid Body.
  • Bulk Matter Properties
  • Thermodynamics
  • Behaviour Of Perfect Gases
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electro-Magnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature Of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms And Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices 
  • Communication Systems


Mathematics Syllabus ( AirForce 2020 X Group Syllabus )


  • Sets- Relations and Functions
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Complex Number and Quadratic Equations
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Mathematical Induction 
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binominal Theorem
  • Sequence and Series
  • Cartesian System Of Rectangular Co-Ordinates
  • Circles and Family Of Circles
  • Conic Sections
  • Straight Lines and Family Of Lines.
  • 3D Geometry
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Limit and Continuity 
  • Differentiation
  • Applications Of Derivatives
  • Indefinite Integrals
  • Definite Integrals
  • Applications Of Integrals
  • Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Linear Programming
  • Vector
  • Probability
  • Statistics


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