Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT examination twice a year and candidates can register online for the examination via official Air Force Career website. Candidates who are applying for AFCAT exam in 2017 can find the complete syllabus of AFCAT for ground duty, technical and flying branch of Indian Air Force.

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AFCAT Paper Pattern

The AFCAT will be of two hours duration and will contain multiple choice questions on verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning general awareness and military aptitude. AFCAT examination paper has four sections:

  • General Awareness
  • Verbal Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test

There will be Multiple Choice Based Questions of 3 marks each. The candidates will be penalized in the form of deduction of 1 marks for every wrong answers attempted by them.

AFCAT EKT: Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) would be conducted for 45 minutes and conducted immediately after AFCAT. EKT is applicable only for candidates applying for technical branch. Candidates who have applied for EKT & have been registered as per their admit card, they are required to wait at their respective exam halls for further instructions.

AFCAT Detailed Syllabus With Subject & Number of Questions

GENERAL AWARENESS  ANALYSIS
Topics No of Questions
GENERAL HISTORY OF INDIA 3
COUNTRIES 1
GENERAL SCIENCE 3
WORLD ORGANISATIONS 1
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE – INDIAN CONTEXT 1
DEMOCRATIC POLITY (INDIA) 2
GENERAL GEOGRAPHY 4
PERSONS PLACES AWARDS AUTHORS 1
SPORTS CE 2014 1
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CE 1
FAMOUS PLACES (I) 1
FAMOUS PERSONALITIES (I) 1
PRIZES AND AWARDS(I) 1
BOOKS AND AUTHORS (INDIA) 1
TOTAL 22

 

NUMERICAL ABILITY ANALYSIS 
Topics No of Questions
PERCENTAGE 1
PROFIT AND LOSS 2
AVERAGE 3
NUMBER SYSTEM 2
TIME AND WORK 2
ALGEBRAIC EQUATIONS 2
SIMPLE INETREST 2
SIMPLIFICATION 1
TOTAL 15

 

ENGLISH  ANALYSIS 
Topics No of Questions
ENGLISH COMPREHENSION 4
SYNONYMS 2
ANTONYMS 3
ONE WORD SUBSITUTION 5
CORRECTLY SPELT WORDS 5
CLOZE TEST 6
TOTAL 25

 

REASONING & MILITARY APTITUDE TEST ANALYSIS 
Topics No of Questions
WORD (ODD MAN OUT) TEST 2
CHOOSE ANALOGUS PAIR 5
SPOTTING OUT THE EMBEDDED FIGURES 3
COMPLETION OF AN INCOMPLETE PATTERN 4
LETTER SERIES TEST 3
LETTER TO LETTER CODING 2
SIMPLE ANALOGY 3
SYLLOGISM 3
STATEMENTS ASSUMPTIONS 2
COMPLETE WORD ANALOGY 3
ANALOGY (NON VERBAL TESTS) 4
CLASSIFICATION (NON VERBAL TESTS) 4
TOTAL 38

 

GENERAL AWARENESS  ANALYSIS 
Topics No Of Questions
GENERAL HISTORY OF INDIA 3
GENERAL SCIENCE 6
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE – INDIAN CONTEXT 2
GENERAL GEOGRAPHY 2
PERSONS PLACES AWARDS AUTHORS CE 1
SPORTS CE 2014 2
FAMOUS PERSONALITIES (I) 1
BOOKS AND AUTHORS (INDIA) 1
SPORTS 1
DEFENCE 1
TOTAL 20

 

NUMERICAL ABILITY ANALYSIS
Topics No Of Questions
PERCENTAGE 4
PROFIT AND LOSS 1
AVERAGE 2
NUMBER SYSTEM 1
ALGEBRAIC EQUATIONS 4
SIMPLE INTEREST 3
SIMPLIFICATION 1
PIPES AND CISTERN 1
RATIO AND PROPORTION 1
COMPOUND INTEREST 1
MIXTURE AND ALLOCATIONS 1
TOTAL 20

 

ENGLISH ANALYSIS

Topics No Of Questions
ENGLISH COMPREHENSION 5
SYNONYMS 3
ANTONYMS 2
SPOTTING ERRORS 5
FILL IN THE BLANKS (SINGLE WORD) 5
TOTAL 20

 

REASONING & MILITARY APTITUDE TEST ANALYSIS
Topics No Of Questions
WORD (ODD MAN OUT) TEST 5
CHOOSE ANALOGUS PAIR 5
ANALOGY 10
SERIES (NON VERBAL TESTS) 5
GEOMETRICAL FIGURE 5
SPOTTING OUT THE EMBEDDED FIGURES 5
COMPLETION OF AN INCOMPLETE PATTERN 5
TOTAL 40

AFCAT Examination Centres

Given below is the complete list of AFCAT examination centers throughout pan India. Check out & locate the nearest examination center before filling out the AFCAT application form & figure out how to reach there.

Ambala, Amritsar, Allahabad, Agra, Ahmedabad, Barnala, Bathinda, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Bagdogra, Bareilly, Chandigarh, Chabua, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Darbhanga, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Guwahati, Halwara, Hashimara, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jorhat, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kalaikunda (Kharagpur), Kochi, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Mohanbari, Mysore, Nal (Bikaner), Nagpur, Ojhar (Nashik), Pathankot, Patna, Pune, Port Blair, Salua (Kharagpur), Srinagar, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Saharanpur, Shillong, Silchar, Sulur (Coimbatore), Thane, Tezpur, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Varanasi.

Source: Career Air Force