Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is a written exam conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) twice a year (in the month of February and August) for selecting candidates for Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches of IAF. The advertisement for the same is published in the months of December and June respectively.
AFCAT is an objective questions-based examination (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers).
Marking Scheme of AFCAT Exam
|No. of Questions||Max Marks||Duration||Correct Answer||Incorrect Answer||Unattempted|
|100||300 Marks||2 Hours||3 Marks||(-) 1 Mark||No Marks
Syllabus of AFCAT Exam
The questions in the AFCAT Exam will be from the following topics:-
- English – Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.
- General Awareness – History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.
- Numerical Ability – Decimal Fraction, Time & Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).
- Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.