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AFCAT Syllabus 2017 EKT/Flying/Technical/Ground Duty Branch Exam Pattern

AFCAT Syllabus

Here on this page we have provided updated AFCAT Syllabus. Aspirants who are going to appear in Air Force Common Admission Test which is going to be held on 26th Feb. 2017 (Sunday) can check latest AFCAT Syllabus 2017. Contenders can get complete AFCAT exam pattern and also download it in PDF format. Visitors who are looking for AFCAT EKT, Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branch Syllabus are advised to stay connect with this page and grab all the essential details.

Focal Points of this Page

  • AFCAT Syllabus
  • Air Force Common Admission Test Pattern
  • Rounds after qualifying AFCAT
  • AFCAT Exam Centers
  • Purpose of Exam
  • Important Note

Interested candidates are required to submit their online application form till the last date that is 29th Dec. 2016. Candidates who are preparing for Air Force Common Admission Test and looking for AFCAT latest syllabus can avail the complete details regarding same. Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts this AFCAT exam for the recruitment of officers in the following branches such as flying branch, Technical and Ground Duty Branches of Indian Air Force, so aspirants can take help of this page of which is well modified by our team members.

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AFCAT Syllabus

Air Force Common Admission Test contains the four sections i.e. General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test. Candidates must check the detailed syllabus which is clearly mentioned below. Note it, collect books according to these topics and start your preparation.

Verbal Ability (English) Topics

  • Spotting Error
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Selecting Words
  • Spellings
  • Sentence Formation
  • Ordering of Words
  • Sentence Correction
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Completing Statements
  • Ordering of Sentences
  • Paragraph Formation
  • Cloze Test
  • Comprehension
  • One Word Substitution
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Change of Voice
  • Change of Speech
  • Verbal Analogies

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Numerical Ability AFCAT EKT Syllabus

  • Number Systems
  • LCM and HCF
  • Percentage
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Averages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Linear Equation
  • Quadric Equation
  • Complex Numbers
  • logarithms
  • Progression (Sequences & Series)
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Surds and Indices
  • Inequalities
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Functions
  • Set theory
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration

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Reasoning  – AFCAT EKT Syllabi

  • Logical Sequences of Words
  • Blood Relation Test
  • Syllogism
  • Series Completion
  • Cause and Effects
  • Dice
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Cube and Cuboid
  • Analogy
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Character Puzzles
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Classification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Verification of Truth

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AFCAT EKT 2017 Exam Syllabus for General Awareness

  • Basic General Knowledge
  • Indian History
  • General Sciences
  • Famous Personalities
  • Indian Politics
  • Physics
  • World Geography
  • Indian Economy
  • Chemistry
  • Inventions
  • Indian Geography
  • Biology
  • Technology
  • Books and Authors
  • Indian Culture
  • Sports
  • World Organization

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AFCAT Exam Pattern:

To crack this exam, candidates must study according to updated syllabus and Pattern of AFCAT exam. With the help of Exam pattern, applicants can know about the number of question, which he/ she have to appear at time of exam.

  • Total 100 questions will be asked in AFCAT 2017 question paper.
  • All questions will be of three marks each.
  • So total marks for all questions will be 300.
  • There will be Multiply Choice Based Questions.
  • Exam duration will be 02:00 hours only.
  • No extra time will be given to any candidate in any case.
Sr. noSubjectsQuestions & MarksDuration of EKT 2017
1.Verbal Ability100 Questions of 300 Total MarksØ  45 Minutes for EKT & 02 Hours for AFCAT 2017

Ø  There will be negative marking of 01 mark for both as AFCAT & EKT

 Rounds after qualifying AFCAT?

  • Candidates who will qualify Air Force Common Admission Test have to appear for further process, which are given below.
  • Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) will be held for candidates applying for technical branch.
  • After this test, Stage 1 (intelligence test and other test), Stage 2 (Psychological Test, Group Tests and Interview) and Stage 3 (CPSS and PABT for Flying Branch) will be conducted.
  • At last Medical Examination will be conducted.

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Stage IPhase IIFor Flying Branch
  • Air Force Common Admission Test Syllabus is divided into three important stages
  • In Stage I, candidates will be appearing in screening process and those who qualifies the Phase I will undergo further Testing.
  • Qualified candidates in AFCAT Examination 2017 will be called for Document verification.
  • Stage I will comprise of Intelligence Test and other examination.
  • Stage II will comprise Psychological, Group Tests and Interview.
  • In Five Days, these tests will be organized by concerned authority.
  • On qualified candidates in Stage I will be eligible to appear in Stage II of Air Force Common Admission Test 2017 & EKT 2017 Examination.
  • Applied aspirants for AFCAT Commission Officer Jobs in Flying Branch will be tested on the basis of Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS).
  • You can appear ion Computerized Pilot Selection System test only once in your whole journey of Commission Officer (CO).
  • In CPSS/PABT test, candidates who have not qualified will be not be considered to be appointed as Flying Branch.

Attention Please:

AFCAT exam also contains the Negative Marking Scheme for every wrong answer. 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer whereas the unanswered questions do not contain any marking neither negative nor positive. So, candidates should be very careful while answering the questions.

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AFCAT 2017 Exam Centres:

AmritsarChennaiJorhadNal (Bikaner)Silchar
AllahabadDehradunJaipurNagpurSulur (Coimbatore)
Agra,DelhiJamnagarOjhar (Nashik)Thane
Bengaluru,GuwahatiKalaikunda (Kharagpur)Port BlairVadodara
Belgaum,HalwaraKochiSalua (Kharagpur)Varanasi



Do you know why AFCAT exam is conducted?

The Indian Air Force is one of the three Indian armed forces. It came into existence on 8 October 1932. Head quarter of this organization is situated at New Delhi. Air Force Common Admission Test abbreviated as AFCAT is the all India level Test Air Force Common Admission Test which is organized time to time in all the branches of IAF to appoint skilled aspirants for filling up vacancies of Commissioned Officers.

Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted by the Indian Air Force twice (usually in February and September) every year for selection of Officers in various branches of the force including Flying Branch, Technical Branch and Ground Duty Branch. Now AFCAT 1 is going to be conduct on the 26th Feb. 2017. Candidates who were applied for the AFCAT Notification can check the syllabus from here on this portal which is well mentioned above and study accordingly. Air Force Common Admission Test is very important for the candidates who have dream to work with this organization.

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Important Tips to Crack AFCAT:

  • Start preparation before 1 month to crack the AFCAT exam.
  • Use the rough paper given at the end by IAF to solve your maths or spatial ability part.
  • Always start will the easiest section of the question paper.
  • Double check your answers.
  • Start preparing for the exam by using the syllabus from the AFCAT exam books, AFCAT classroom coaching or your could also join AFCAT exam coaching.
  • Last year many candidates did wrong marking on their OMR sheet due to which their OMR sheet was marked as invalid, so make sure to stop doing silly mistake.
  • Reach on time.
  • Take more time in difficult part.

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