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AFCAT Exam Pattern 2019 (Flying/GD) Marking Scheme, Time, Weightage

AFCAT Exam Pattern

Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is going to be conducted 16-02-2019 and 17-12-2019, those who are planning to appear for same must go through AFCAT Exam Pattern 2019 to get all details of Flying/GD exam.

AFCAT Exam Format 2019

With the help of AFCAT Exam Pattern 2019, one will know about Marking Scheme, Time, Weightage, types / number of questions, mode of exam etc. One can also download AFCAT Flying/GD Exam Pattern through online mode

AFCAT Paper Pattern 2019

Indian Air Force conducts (AFCAT) to recruit eligible candidates for post of Class-I Gazetted Officers in Flying & Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical) branches. AFCAT is held twice a year in the months of February and August

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AFCAT Exam Pattern

All applicants whose applications are submitted by due date will be called at one of the examination centers for AFCAT scheduled on 16-02-2019 and 17-12-2019

It is mandatory for the candidates opting for Ground Duty (technical) branch to appear in both AFCAT as well as EKT. Engineering Knowledge Test will also be conducted along with the AFCAT.

AFCAT Exam Pattern for Technical Branch

Exam Schedule: The AFCAT (and EKT) will be conducted in two shifts as per the following schedule:-

Particulars First Shift Second Shift
Reporting for verification07:30 hrs12:15 hrs
Biometrics, Hall Ticket Verification Photo, Thumb Impression, Sign in attendance Sheet & seating in Exam Hall07:30- 08:45 hrs12:15-13:30 hrs
Reading of Instructions by Candidates08:45-09:00 hrs13:30-13:45 hrs
AFCAT Exam duration09:00 to 11:00 hrs13:45- 15:45 hrs
Exit time for Non EKT candidates11:00 to 11:30 hrs15:45-16:15 hrs
EKTExam duration11:30 to 12:15 hrs16:15 to 17:00 hrs

Also Check – AFCAT Eligibility Details

AFCAT Exam Pattern for Ground Duty

Exam nameAFCAT
Subject nameGeneral Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
Duration02 Hours
Number of Questions100
Maximum Marks300

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AFCAT Exam Pattern For Ground Duty Technical Branch only

Exam nameEKT (For Ground Duty Technical Branch only)
Subject nameMechanical, Computer Science and Electrical and Electronics
Duration45 Minutes
Number of Questions50
Maximum Marks150

Marking Scheme:

  • Three marks will be awarded for every correct attempt
  • One mark will be deducted for every incorrect attempt
  • No marks for unattempt questions

Important Information:

  • The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT
  • Questions will be based on the metric system of Weights & Measures wherever applicable.
  • Candidates must appear for the Online AFCAT in person. Under no circumstance will any scribe or another candidate be allowed to appear/ assist in the exam.
  • Air Force has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination

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Syllabus of the Examination:

  • 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 and 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

AFCAT 2019 Important Dates

AFCAT 01/2019 Events NameImportant Dates (expected)
The release date of Official Notification01-12-2018
Start date of filling the Application Form01-12-2018
Last date of filling the Application From30-12-2018
AFCAT 01/2019 Admit Card01-02-2019
AFCAT 01/2019 Exam Date16-02-2019 and 17-12-2019
AFCAT 01/2019 Memory-Based Answer Key16-02-2019 and 17-12-2019

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