AFCAT Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022 - AFCAT Syllabus PDF Download

AFCAT Syllabus & Exam Pattern for AFCAT 2022 exam is discussed here. Indian Air Force conduct Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT), for recruitment of candidates into Flying (Short Service Commission only), Technical (Permanent and Short Service Commission) and Ground Duty (Permanent and Short Service Commission) Branches. The AFCAT Exam is usually conducted twice a year. The examination is designed to assess the understanding level of concepts and intelligence of the candidate. Candidates can check the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of AFCAT 2022 here.


AFCAT Syllabus 2022: General Overview


 

Name of the Exam


 

Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)

 

Conducting Body


 

Indian Air Force (IAF)

 

Language of the Exam


 

English

 

Occurrence


 

February and August

 

Mode of Exam 


 

Online


AFCAT Selection Process


The online exam is conducted by the Indian Air Force. The selection process of AFCAT Exam comprises the following stages:


1.AFCAT Written Exam is the only criteria for clearing first stage for the Non-Technical candidates; while AFCAT+ EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test) for the Technical candidates

2.Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) Interview

3.Medical Test


AFCAT Exam Pattern 2022


Mode of Exam - Online


No. of Questions - 100


Maximum Marks - 300


Duration of Exam - 2 hours (120 minutes)


Sections in Paper - General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test


Negative Marking - 1 mark


For all the candidates of the AFCAT, it is mandatory to appear in the written test. Also, the candidates who have applied for the technical posts need to appear in the Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).


Important Points:


Total Time Duration: 2 hours


Number of Questions: 100


Marking Criteria: +3 for each correct answer


Negative Marking: -1 for each incorrect answer


No marks for unattended questions.


AFCAT Syllabus 2022


AFCAT Syllabus: General Awareness


This section tests the general knowledge of the candidates. The questions are designed on the basis of ongoing, current events in various fields around the world. About 20 questions are asked in this section.


The major topics covered in this section are given below:


  1. History
  2. Sports
  3. Geography
  4. Art and Culture
  5. Current Affairs
  6. Politics
  7. Civics
  8. Environment
  9. Defense
  10. Basic Science


AFCAT Syllabus: English


This section tests the proficiency of student in English. The knowledge of language through comprehension is also a part of this section. Total number of questions asked from this section will be about 30.


The important topics for this section are:


  1. Comprehension
  2. Basic Grammar
  3. Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word
  4. Tenses
  5. Error Detection
  6. Sentence Completion
  7. Synonyms and Antonyms
  8. Testing of Vocabulary


AFCAT Syllabus: Numerical Ability


This section is to check the knowledge, speed and accuracy of the student in solving numerical problems.Basic Mathematical concepts are covered. The important topics of this section are as follows:


  1. Decimal and Fraction
  2. Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  3. Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)
  4. Percentage
  5. Ratio & Proportion
  6. Time and Work
  7. Average
  8. Profit & Loss


AFCAT Syllabus: Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test:


Practice with questions from the topics mentioned below to improve your Reasoning & Aptitude sections 


  1. Odd One Out
  2. Analogy
  3. Venn Diagram
  4. Pattern Completion
  5. Dot Situation Analysis
  6. Blood Relation
  7. Missing Figures
  8. Figure Classification
  9. Coding and Decoding
  10. Spotting the Embedded Figures
  11. Sequencing


AFCAT Syllabus: EKT Syllabus


AFCAT EKT is a 45 minute exam and is followed by AFCAT. Candidates are given half an hour window after which AFCAT EKT Exam takes place. The total duration for AFCAT exam is 2 hours and the mode of examination is online.


The AFCAT EKT Exam Syllabus has a General engineering part which is based on the common topics of multiple branches of engineering. Also, based on the degree of the candidate, there are questions from the specialized part. These involve the following:


AFCAT Syllabus Important Topics


AFCAT EKT Fundamental Engineering Syllabus


Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, and Engineering Drawing


AFCAT EKT Allied Engineering Topics Syllabus


Control Engineering, Telecommunication Systems, Electrical Engineering, Radar Theory, Instrumentation, Antenna, and Wave Propagation, and Microwave Engineering


AFCAT EKT Computer Science Engineering Syllabus 


Information Technology, Network Theory Design, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Computer Networks, Switching Theory, and Electronic Devices


AFCAT EKT Mechanical Engineering Syllabus


Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machines, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Science, and Machine Drawing


AFCAT EKT Electrical & Electronics Engineering Syllabus


Microwave Engineering, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Electronic Devices, Telecommunication Systems, Microwave Engineering, Control Engineering, and Electrical Engineering


AFCAT Syllabus 2022: FAQs


Q 1. I have completed my Class XII exam. Am I eligible for AFCAT?


Ans. No, Graduation is must for AFCAT.


Q 2. How many times AFCAT conducted in a year?


Ans. AFCAT is conducted twice a year.


Q 3. What is the time duration for AFCAT?


Ans. For Common exam the time is of 120 minutes and for EKT it is 45 minutes.


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