Indina iar Force conducts a recruitment Drive for Airmen X Post every Year. The Selection process Consists of 3 Stages Written test, Physically Fitness Ability & Medical Examination

Dates to Remember

Events Date
Online Application starts 3rd July 2018
Online Application Ends 24th July 2018
Admit Card August 2018
Exam Date 13th September 2018 to 16th September 2018
Merit List 30th April 2019



Airmen X vacancies are not Declared. Indian Air Force has not mentioned the vacancy in Official Recrutiment Notification.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit 

Maximum Age:- 21 Years

(If you are born between 14th July 1988 - 26 June 2002 ( Both days Inclusive) are only Eligible to apply)

Educational Qualification

Group X (Except Education Instructor Trade)
  • You must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics, Physics & English as subjects, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English OR
  • You must have passed 3 years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream, with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.OR 
  • You should be 10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th Pass plus ITI  from Institution recognized by NCVT/SCVT.

Medical Standards

General Medical Standards for both Group ‘X’ (Except Education Instructor Trade) and Group ‘Y’ (Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician) Trades is according to the Indian Air Force Standards

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The Selection Process of Indian Air Force consist of 3 Stages:-

  1. Online Written Exam
  2. Physical Ability
  3. Medical Examination

Online Written Exam

Trades Subjects Duration Syllabus
Group X English, Physics, & Math's 60 Minutes

10+2 (CBSE)

Both Group X & Y English, Physics, Math's & General Awareness 85 Minutes 10+2 (CBSE)

Physically Ability

1.6 Km run to be completed in 6.5 minutes
10 Pushups
10 Sit-ups
20 Squats
Medical Examination
The last phase of selection will be as per Indian Air Force Standards.​


A short passage followed by four questions to test comprehension (understanding of the passage, drawing the inference, understanding of vocabulary).
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.
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
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
Narration (Direct and Indirect)
a. Commands and requests
b. Statements (Various tenses)
c. Questions (Various forms of questions, tenses, etc.)
Voice (Active and Passive)
a. Changes required under each tense.
b. Other conditions for transforming Active into Passive: The Preposition, Modal auxiliaries, Infinitive, Participles
Jumbled Sentences
The arrangement of jumbled sentences into meaningful ones.
Physical World and Measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body.
Properties of Bulk Matter
Behaviour of Perfect Gases and Kinetic Theory of Gases.
Oscillations and Waves
Current Electricity
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
Electro Magnetic Waves
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Atoms and Nuclei
Electronic Devices
Communication Systems
Sets, Relations and functions
Trigonometric Functions
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Complex Number and Quadratic Equations
Linear Inequalities
Mathematical Induction
Permutations and Combinations
Binomial Theorem
Sequences and Series
Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates
Straight lines and family of lines
Circles and family of circles
Conic sections
Three-dimensional Geometry
Matrices and Determinants
Limit and Continuity
Applications of Derivatives
Indefinite integrals
Definite Integrals
Applications of the Integrals
Differential Equations
Mathematical Reasoning
Linear Programming
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.
Non- Verbal Reasoning.
Number coding.
Number Puzzle.
Ratio and Proportion.
Profit and Loss.
Time, Distance and Speed.
Simplifications of Numbers.
Area of triangle, Square and Rectangle.
Surface Area and volume of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere.
Simple Trigonometry.
General Awareness
General Science (biology of human body, organic chemistry, etc.)
Civics (polity, constitution of India, etc.)
Geography (lakes, river, waterfalls, irrigation and agriculture, etc.)
Current Events (days, events etc.)
History (Indian freedom struggle, viceroys, governors, dance, music and fairs, etc.)
Basic Computer Operations (computer and mobile technology

Preparation Tips

Understand the Indian Air Force X Exam Pattern 2018

Knowing the exam pattern is the first step to prepare for any competitive exam. Hence, you need to be completely aware of the Air Force X Exam Syllabus & nature of question papers from similar exams like AFCAT etc. before you start preparing. Since this exam is conducted by Indian Air Force, you should definitely take help from the pattern and difficulty level followed in its previous Defence exams.

Keep a Track of the Expected & Previous Years’ Air Force X Cut Off

You should be understanding the importance of knowing the benchmark you need to attain for cracking any exam. By going through the Air Force X previous year’s questions papers, you can estimate the expected level of this year’s exam and hence the expected cut-offs.  Also remember, when you solve Mock Tests for practicing, you can set the last year’s cut off as a qualifying line for yourself.

Practice Mock Test for Air Force X Exam

Practicing Mock Tests plays the most essential part of enhancing your preparation strategy. Regularly solve Online Mock Tests and sample question papers available on the Internet. It will boost your confidence when you will appear in the actual exam.

Application Process

Link to Apply for Air Force Group X:- Click here

  1. You can go to the CASB's Official website and Click on New registration.
  2. Enter the Required details and Complete your Registration process.
  3. The System will generate the registration ID and Password. Note the Details for  Future References.
  4. Now, complete the application process carefully and Click on Save & Next after Verifying details in each Section.
  5. Now, Upload your Scanned documents such as Photograph and signature.
  6. Submit the application form.
  7. Pay the application fee & take a printout of the e-receipt & and your Application Form for future reference. 

Official Notification

As you know all about the Air force Group X exam details, you can know all the Minute information off the Official Air Force Group X 2018 Official Notification. Read it to find all the information on Vacancies, Exam pattern, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus and More.

Air Force Group X 2018 Official Notification:- Click here

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