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The Indian Air Force administers the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT). The exam is administered twice a year, in February and August/September, to select Class-I Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical).

The Air Force Groups X and Y exams are divided into three phases, the first two of which are extremely demanding and need careful planning and preparation. Now we will go through the entire method for passing the Air Force Group “X” and “Y” Exams.

Name of the Group Subject & No. of Questions Exam Duration
Airmen Group
English: 20 Questions Reasoning & General Awareness: 30 Questions 45 minutes
Airmen Group
X & Y
English: 20 marks Physics: 25 Question Mathematics: 25 Questions Reasoning & General Awareness: 30 Questions 85 minutes

English Syllabus for Group X & Y

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

1. Comprehension

It will include a passage followed by 4 questions.

2. Grammar

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.)

1. Vocabulary

This section will include the following topics:

● One-word substitution

● Antonyms

● Synonyms

● Idioms and phrases

● Spelling errors

● Word appropriately fitting the sentence

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

Questions in the Physics section of Airmen 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

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 X & Y

General Awareness section comprises of following topics:

● History

● Geography

● Civics

● General Science

● Basic Computer Operations

● Current Affairs

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