Indian Air Force Recruitment 2018 – Important details

IAF Syllabus 2018

A vacancy notification by Defence Ministry of India was released recently for the IAF Recruitment 2018 of Unmarried Male Indian candidates at Group X / Y Posts. Online applications have started from 3rd July and and today is the last date of submitting applications online. Exam will be conducted from 13th to 16th September 2018.

 

Important details regarding IAF Recruitment 2018

Name of the Examination Indian Air Force Recruitment 2018
Organised by Indian Air Force
Name of posts Group X / Y Posts
Application mode Online
Official Website indianairforce.nic.in
IAF Starting date to apply 3rd July 2018
IAF Last date to apply 24th July 2018
Indian Air Force Group X & Y 2018 Exam Date 13th to 16th September 2018

 

 

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: Group X – 12th / Intermediate Passed (Mathematics, English and Physics) with 50% Aggregate Marks.

Group Y – 12th / Intermediate Passed from Any Stream with 50% Aggregate Marks.

Age Limit: Candidate must have born between 14 July 1998 to 26 June 2002

 

 

Syllabus of Indian Air Force Recruitment Exam

The subjects in Indian Air Force Groups X and Y syllabus are as follows:
1. English
2. Physics
3. Mathematics
4. Reasoning
5. General Awareness

English Syllabus

1. Passage:

A short passage followed by four questions to test comprehension (understanding of the passage, drawing inference, understanding of vocabulary).

2. Grammar I: 

Verb concord, Forms of verbs and errors in the use of verbs, Sequence of tenses and errors in the use of tenses, Transformation of sentences – Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative,
Affirmative, Comparative degree, Positive degree, Superlative degree etc.

3. Grammar II

a. Formation of words – Nouns from verbs and adjectives, Adjectives from nouns and verbs, Adverbs from adjectives
b. Determiners
c. The Preposition
d. Nouns and Pronouns
e. The Adjective
f. The Adverb
g. The Conjunction
h. The Modals
i. Clauses – Noun clauses, Adverb clauses of condition and time and Relative clauses

4. Vocabulary

a. Synonyms and Synonyms in context
b. Antonyms and Antonyms in context
c. One word substitution
d. Spelling pitfalls
e. Simple Idioms/phrases
f. Words often confused/Selecting the correct word fitting in a sentence

5. Narration (Direct and Indirect)

a. Commands and requests
b. Statements (Various tenses)
c. Questions (Various forms of questions, tenses, etc.)

6. Voice (Active and Passive)

a. Changes required under each tense.
b. Other conditions for transforming Active into Passive: The Preposition, Modal auxiliaries, Infinitive, Participles

7. Jumbled Sentences

Arrangement of jumbled sentences into meaningful ones.

Physics Syllabus 

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

Mathematics Syllabus

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

Reasoning Syllabus

A. Reasoning (Verbal and Non- Verbal)

1. Numerical series.
2. Distance and Direction sense Test.
3. Mathematical Operations
4. Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test.
5. Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit.
6. Inserting Correct Mathematical sign.
7. Human relation.
8. Coding & Decoding
9. Odd man out.
10. Mutual relation problems.
11. Tallest, youngest relations.
12. Dictionary woods.
13. Analogy.
14. Non- Verbal reasoning.
15. Number coding.
16. Number Puzzle.

B. Mathematics

1. Ratio and Proportion.
2. Average.
3. LCM & HCF.
4. Profit and Loss.
5. Time, Distance and Speed.
6. Percentage.
7. Simplifications of Numbers.
8. Fractions.
9. Area of triangle, Square and Rectangle.
10. Surface Area and volume of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere.
11. Probability.
12. Simple Trigonometry.

General Awareness Syllabus

1. General Science (biology of human body, organic chemistry, etc.)
2. Civics (polity, constitution of India, etc.)
3. Geography (lakes, river, waterfalls, irrigation and agriculture, etc.)
4. Current Events (days, events etc.)
5. History (Indian freedom struggle, viceroys, governors, dance, music and fairs, etc.)
6. Basic Computer Operations (computer and mobile technology)

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