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)