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Air Force Group Y Syllabus 2021: Download subject-wise free syllabus PDF here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 22 Sep 2021 03:19 PM IST


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Central Airmen Selection Board conducts Air Force Group Y Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to the post of Airmen. Air Force Group Y Recruitment comprises of three stages, namely- Online Test, Physical Fitness Test and Medical Examination. The Online Test is the first stage of the seleciton process and candidates have to qualify this in order to appear for the next stages of the examination. For more details, visit the official website of Central Airmen Selection Board. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for Air Force Group Y Exam should be familiar with the Air Force Group Y Syllabus in order to understand the range of topics and subjects they have to study to crack the exam. Along with this, candidates should also know about Air Force Group Y Exam Pattern to strategise their preparation efficienctly. Read this article to know all about Air Force Group Y Syllabus and Exam Pattern.  If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now.

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Air Force Group Y Syllabus 2021

The Online Test is the first stage of the selection process and a total of 50 questions in the exam. The questions are multiple choice type and are asked from English, Reasoning and General Awareness. The detailed syllabus for each of these subjects is as follows:

Air Force Group Y Syllabus: English

A total of 20 questions are asked from this section. The range of topics from which questions are asked in this section are as follows:
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
  1. Verb
  2. Tenses
  3. Transformation of Sentences: Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative, Comparative degree, Positive degree, Superlative degree etc
  4. Formation of words - Nouns from verbs and adjectives, Adjectives from nouns and verbs, Adverbs from adjectives etc
  5. Determiners
  6. Prepositions
  7. Nouns
  8. Adverb
  9. Adjective
  10. Conjunction
  11. Modals
  12. Clauses - Noun clauses, Adverb clauses of condition and time and Relative clauses
  • Vocabulary
  1. Synonyms and Synonyms in context
  2. Antonyms and Antonyms in context
  3. One word substitution
  4. Spelling pitfalls
  5. Simple Idioms/phrases
  6. Words often confused/Selecting the correct word fitting in a sentence
  • Narration
  1. Commands and requests
  2. Statements (Various tenses)
  3. Questions (Various forms of questions, tenses, etc.)
  • Voice (Active and Passive)
  1. Changes required under each tense
  2. Other conditions for transforming Active into Passive
                    (a) The Preposition

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                    (b) Modal auxiliaries
                    (c) Infinitive
                    (d) Participles

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Air Force Group Y Syllabus: Reasoning and General Awareness

A total of 30 questions are asked from this section. The list of topics from which questions are asked in this section are as follows:
Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)
  • Numerical series
  • Distance and Direction sense Test
  • Mathematical Operations 
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test
  • Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit
  • Inserting Correct Mathematical sign
  • Human relation
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Odd man out.
  • Mutual relation problems
  • Tallest, youngest relations
  • Dictionary woods
  • Analogy
  • Non- Verbal reasoning
  • Number coding
  • Number Puzzle

  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • LCM & HCF
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Percentage
  • Simplifications of Numbers.
  • Fractions
  • Area of triangle, Square and Rectangle
  • Surface Area and volume of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere
  • Probability
  • Simple Trigonometry

General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • General Science
  • Civics
  • Geography
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Basic Computer Operations

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Air Force Group Y Exam Pattern 2021

Air Force Group Y Recruitment comprises of three stages:
  • Online Test
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Medical Examination
The pattern for each of these stages is as follows:

Air Force Group Y Exam Pattern: Online Test


No. of Questions






45 minutes

Reasoning and General Awareness 







Note: There is negative marking in the online test and 0.25 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

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Air Force Group Y Exam Pattern: Physical Fitness Test

Candidates who qualify the online test have to appear for the Physical Fitness Test which is conducted at Airmen Selection Centre (ASC). The details of Physical Fitness Test are as follows:
  • 1.6 Km run to be completed within 06 minutes 30 seconds.

  • Candidates shall also have to complete 10 Pushups, 10 Sit-ups and 20 Squats within the stipulated time to qualify in the Physical Fitness Test.


Air Force Group Y Exam Pattern: Medical Examination

Candidates who qualify the Physical Fitness Test are issued a medical appointment letter for their medical examination at the designated Medical Boarding Centre (MBC) on a specified date. Medical Examination shall be conducted by the Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy. Medical examination would include Baseline Investigation of:

(a) Blood Haemogram - Hb, TLC, DLC

(b) Urine RE/ME

(c) Biochemistry: Blood Sugar Fasting & PP, Serum Cholesterol, Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine, LFT- Serum Bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT

(d) X-Ray Chest (PA view)

(e) ECG (R)

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