AFCAT Syllabus 2019
Team Careers360, 27 May 2019, #IAF AFCAT

AFCAT Syllabus 2019 - Indian Air Force (IAF) prescribes the AFCAT 2019 syllabus for all aspiring candidates. Syllabus of AFCAT 2 2019 has been released by the authority along with the exam notification. AFCAT 2 2019 syllabus contains all the topics and the chapter from where the expected questions can be asked in the examination. AFCAT syllabus 2019 contains the topics from four sections – English, General Awareness, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test. It is important for the candidates to know the syllabus before they start preparing for AFCAT II 2019 exam.
AFCAT 2019 will be held onAugust 24 & 25 in online mode. The exam will be held in three stages - online test, AFSB Interview, and medical test to recruit the candidates at the Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC)/Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches.

Latest - AFCAT 2 Application Form 2019 Relaesed.!

AFCAT Syllabus 2019 (Online test)

As per AFCAT 2019 syllabus, the standard of questions asked in Numerical Ability are similar to Class 10 level while difficulty level of all other sections are of graduation level. The syllabus of AFCAT 2019 online test has been provided below.

AFCAT Syllabus 2019 of online test:





Error Detection

Sentence Completion/Filling in of the correct word


Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary

Idioms and Phrases

General Awareness





Current Affairs


Basic Science





Numerical Ability

Decimal Fraction

Time and Work


Profit & Loss


Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest

Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)

Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

Verbal Skills

Spatial Ability

AFCAT Syllabus 2019 for Engineering Knowledge Test

Candidates appearing for Ground Duty (Technical branch) must take an additional test – Engineering Knowledge Test. The aim of the test is to assess candidates’ knowledge in the field of engineering. EKT is held in the online mode. In the test, questions are asked from the following subjects.

AFCAT 2019 syllabus for Engineering Knowledge Test:

Name of Test


Engineering Knowledge Test


Computer Science

Electrical and Electronics

AFCAT Exam Pattern 2019

The online test is held for 300 marks while EKT is conducted for 150 marks. The exam pattern of AFCAT 2019 has been provided in the table below.

AFCAT 2019 exam pattern:


Number of questions

Total marks


AFCAT online test



120 minutes

Engineering Knowledge Test



45 minutes

Best Books to Prepare for AFCAT

Candidates can refer to the book provided below to prepare thoroughly for AFCAT

Name of Book

Author/Publishing house

AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test)

Arihant Publications

AFCAT Air Force Common Admission Test Practice Workbook

Kiran Publications

AFCAT: Air Force Common Admission Test

NK Natarajan

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Questions related to IAF AFCAT

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I want to join Indian Air Force in flying batch but I have confusion that how I can join

Rehan Alam Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

You can give AFCAT examination conducted twice a year for the Flying officer in Indian Air Force if you have a technical background that is BTECH/BE. The exam is conducted in August(AFCAT-2) and January(AFCAT-1). The form is available a month prior to the exam.

The AFCAT has GK, VERBAL, MATHEMATICS(QUANTITATIVE) and REASONING(LOGICAL). Students who clear the cutoff are required to clear the SSB.

You could read more about it here:

Hope this helps. Thank You.

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