AFCAT Syllabus 2021

AFCAT Syllabus 2021 - Latest AFCAT Exam Syllabus Download PDF

Are You Preparing for AFCAT 2021 exam? Before you start preparing for your examination, know your latest AFCAT & EKT syllabus. We have listed down all the topics that are coming 2021 (A.F.C.A.T.) Air Force Common Admission Test.

AFCAT Standard and Syllabus of the Examination- 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).

Below we have listed down the lastest syllabus for AFCAT 2021

AFCAT Syllabus: General Awareness

This section checks the general knowledge of the candidates. Around 20 questions are there in this section.

Current Affairs
Basic Science
AFCAT Syllabus: English

In this section, candidates are tested based on their proficiency in English. The total number of questions here is 30.

Error Detection
Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word
Synonyms and Antonyms
Testing of Vocabulary
Idioms and Phrases
Fill in the blanks with appropriate word
AFCAT Syllabus: Numerical Ability

In this section, candidates are tested on all basic mathematical concepts.

Decimal and Fraction
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)
Ratio & Proportion
Time and Work
Profit & Loss
AFCAT Syllabus: Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability
Odd One Out
Venn Diagram
Pattern Completion
Dot Situation Analysis
Blood Relation
Missing Figures
Figure Classification
Coding and Decoding
Spotting the Embedded Figures

EKT Syllabus

EKT Syllabus- The AFCAT-EKT exam syllabus is a general engineering part of AFCAT. It is based on common topics revolving around different branches of engineering. And based on the degree of the candidate, questions are there from their specialized part.

EKT Syllabus: Fundamental Engineering
Engineering Physics
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Drawing
EKT Syllabus: Allied Engineering Topics
Control Engineering
Telecommunication Systems
Electrical Engineering
Radar Theory
Antenna, and Wave Propagation
Microwave Engineering
EKT Syllabus: Computer Science Engineering
Information Technology
Network Theory Design
Analog and Digital Electronics
Computer Networks
Switching Theory and Electronic Devices
EKT Syllabus: Mechanical Engineering
Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machines
Engineering Mechanics
Materials Science
Manufacturing Science
Machine Drawing
EKT Syllabus: Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Microwave Engineering
Analog, and Digital Electronics
Electronic Devices
Telecommunication Systems
Microwave Engineering
Control Engineering
Electrical Engineering

About AFCAT - Air Force Common Admission Test

Indian Air Force(IAF) conducts the Air Force Common Admission Test which is popularly known as AFCAT, for recruiting candidates into flying, technical and ground duty branches. This exam is conducted twice a year. The modules of this examination are designed to test the understanding level of concepts and IQ level of the candidate. It is conducted in the month of February and August in online mode.

Candidates of AFCAT have to appear in the written test as it is a mandatory process. And the ones who had applied for any technical rank need to attempt in the Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

AFCAT & EKT Exam Pattern

AFCAT & EKT Exam Pattern- The subjects, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:

No. of Questions
Max Marks
AFCAT General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test 02 Hours 100 300
EKT [For Candidates with one of the choices as (Technical) Branch] Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics 45 Minutes 50 150

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: What is the Marking Scheme for AFCAT Exam?

Answer: AFCAT Exam Marking Scheme for the Year 2021 - Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer. One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. No marks for unattempted questions.

Question: What is the syllabus for AFCAT 2021?

Answer: AFCAT Syllabus is divided into four subjects that are - General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test.

Question: What is the exam pattern for AFCAT Exam?

Answer: Candidates give AFCAT online Exam for maximum marks of 300. The time duration for AFCAT is 2 hours, and the number of questions asked in the AFCAT exam is 100 questions MCQ based.

Question: What is the exam pattern for EKT Exam?

Answer: Candidates give EKT online Exam for maximum marks of 150. The time duration for EKT is 45 minutes, and the number of questions asked in the EKT exam is 50 questions MCQ based.

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