AFCAT Syllabus Exam Pattern-2020 | Air Force Common Admission Test |


Indian Air Force AFCAT 2020  Exam is going to be conducted on Feb 2020 and here MKC is going to share some detail like AFCAT Syllabus Exam Pattern-2020 | Air Force Common Admission Test, AFCAT 1/2020 Syllabus, AFCAT 1/2020 Exam Pattern, etc. If you guys are preparing for the AFCAT 1/2020 Examination then you should know about the AFCAT Syllabus 2020, AFCAT Pattern 1/2020 and AFCAT 2020 Selection Process. AFCAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern will help you to prepare well.

AFCAT Syllabus Exam Pattern-2020 | Air Force Common Admission Test:-

This examination is conducted twice in a year, so this time the AFCAT Exam will be conducted in Feb2020. Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination viz. Written examination and SSB test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or AFSB Testing, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature will be cancelled by the IAF.

Online Test Series for AFCAT Examination

AFCAT 2020 Selection Process:-

  • Written Examination
  • EKT examination (For Ground Duty Technical)
  • AFSB Interview
  • Medical Examination

AFCAT Syllabus Exam Pattern-2020

AFCAT Written Examination Pattern:-

  1. Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  2. One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
Exams Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
AFCAT General Awareness, Verbal
Ability in English, Numerical
Ability and Reasoning and
Military Aptitude Test
100 300 2 Hr
EKT [For
with one of
the choices
as (Technical)
Mechanical, Computer
Science and Electrical &
50 150 45 Min
Total 150 450

It is mandatory for the candidates opting for Ground Duty (Technical) branch to appear in both AFCAT as well
as Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

AFCAT Syllabus 2020:-

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).

The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).

Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test:- Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

Air Force Selection Board (AFSB):-

For AFCAT entry, IAF shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT as fixed by the IAF in their discretion. Candidates who are declared successful in the Online AFCAT will be called at one of the Air Force Selection Boards. Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry and Meteorology
Branch will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres. The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB) and Varanasi (4 AFSB). Candidates who opt for a flying branch can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi. Candidates who have qualified in the written exam are required to choose AFSB date and venue by themselves on the website or in order to generate calls- up letter for AFSB interview.

AFCAT 1/2020 Notification, Eligibility, Age Limit, Education Qualification


Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception and discussion test will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All Stage-I qualified
candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility for the branches applied for. Candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.


The psychological test will be conducted on Day 1(Afternoon) and the Group Tests and Interview would commence after the document check for the next five days.

For Flying Branch:- Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) would be administered to recommended candidates only. This is once in a lifetime test. Candidates who have failed the CPSS/PABT in an earlier attempt or a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible.

Physical Fitness:- Candidates are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo various tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 miles (1.6 km) in 10 minutes, 10 push-ups and 3 chin-ups.

AFCAT Physical Conditioning:-

Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training. Candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition by following the under mentioned routine:-

(i) Running: up to 4 Km. in 15 minutes.
(ii) Skipping.
(iii) Push-ups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each.
(iv) Chin-ups: 08.
(v) Rope Climbing: 3 to 4 metres.
(vi) Swimming (25 m)

AFCAT Physical Standard 2020 and Medical Test Procedure

Note:- After admission to Air Force Academy, candidates will not be considered for any other commission. They will not be permitted to appear for an interview or examination after they have been finally selected for training in AFA.

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