AFCAT Syllabus 2020 (History, Reasoning, GA, Maths) – Subject Wise Syllabus EKT, Ground Duty
AFCAT Syllabus 2020 - Indian Air Force (IAF) prescribes the syllabus of AFCAT 2020 along with the notification. AFCAT 2020 syllabus contains all the important topics and chapters from where the questions are asked in the exam. Candidate preparing for AFCAT should strictly follow the AFCAT syllabus 2020 and exam pattern to form a solid approach towards the exam. AFCAT 2020 syllabus is divided into four sections - English, General Awareness, Numerical Ability & Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test. AFCAT 2020 is scheduled to be held on September 19, and 20, 2020. Candidates should know about all these sections in detail before approaching the exam.
Latest: AFCAT 2 2020 applications started from June 15. Solve the AFCAT question papers to know the syllabus
AFCAT Syllabus 2020 – Subject Wise Syllabus EKT, Ground Duty
The questions in numerical ability will be based on matriculation level whereas the questions from the rest of the subjects will be based on graduation level. Check the subject-wise AFCAT 2020 syllabus
AFCAT Exam Syllabus 2020- Subject-wise
AFCAT English Syllabus 2020
AFCAT General Awareness Syllabus 2020
AFCAT Numerical Ability Syllabus 2020
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability
AFCAT Syllabus 2020 - EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test)
Below the banch-wise AFCAT exam syllabus 2020 for Ground duty
AFCAT EKT Syllabus 2020 for Computer Science Engineering
Specialized Branch topics
AFCAT EKT Syllabus 2020 for Mechanical Engineering
Fundamental Engineering syllabus
Specialized Branch topics
Allied Engineering Topics
AFCAT EKT Syllabus 2020 for Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Fundamental Engineering syllabus
Specialised Branch topics
Allied Engineering Topics
Number of Questions
Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics
AFCAT 2020 Marking Scheme
- 03 marks will be given for every correct answer.
- 01 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
Best Books for AFCAT 2020
Candidates should read the AFCAT syllabus 2020 and follow it rigorously to prepare for the exam. To prepare well, candidates should also refer to the right books and study materials. These books will guide you towards successfully qualifying the AFCAT 2020 exam. In the below table we have shared a few books which will help you in preparing for the exam.
Best Books to prepare for AFCAT 2020
Name of Books
AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test)
AFCAT Air Force Common Admission Test Practice Workbook
AFCAT: Air Force Common Admission Test
IAF doesn't release AFCAT question papers anymore, however, candidates can practice using the previous years’ question papers which is available for both AFCAT written exam as well as EKT. By practising question papers candidates will get to know enough about the AFCAT syllabus 2020 including the subjects, topics, marking scheme and duration of the exam. This will also help candidates increase their accuracy and efficiency.
Candidates can check the memory-based answer key of AFCAT 2020 which is released for all sets after the completion of the exam. These answer keys are published by various leading coaching centers. The answer key is published in PDF format. The AFCAT answer key contains the correct answers to the questions asked in AFCAT exam candidates can check their expected score based on the number of correct and incorrect answers with the help of these AFCAT answer keys.
IAF declares the result of AFCAT in 2 stages; written exam and AFSB interview. IAF has released AFCAT 2020 result in online mode on March 17 at its official website. Candidates who appeared in the written exam can check their result by using their email ID and password. AFCAT 2020 result contains registration number, name and qualifying status of the candidates. Candidates securing more than or equal to the cut off of AFCAT will be shortlisted for the next round which will be the AFSB interview.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AFCAT Syllabus 2020 (History, Reasoning, GA, Maths) – Subject Wise Syllabus EKT, Ground Duty
Question: How many papers are in AFCAT?
There is one paper in AFCAT exam and the question paper will have 100 questions of 300 marks with 2 hours of time duration. The questions will be based on General Ability, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test.
Question: How difficult is AFCAT?
AFCAT is one of the toughest exams in India. IAF (Indian Air Force) set very high standards for candidates and analyses them physically and mentality.
Question: Is there any negative marking in AFCAT?
Yes, all the questions in AFCAT question papers will be of three marks each. For every correct answer, you will get three marks and for every wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
Question: Can girls apply for AFCAT?
Yes, girls can apply for AFCAT exam. Although, they have to meet the eligibility criteria in order to appear for the exam.
Question: Is AFCAT interview tough?
Yes, AFCAT interview which is also known as AFSB is quite difficult to crack. After qualifying the written exam, candidates are selected for AFSB. Prepare well with your current affairs and be aware of your surroundings.
Question: Is there reservation in AFCAT exam?
No. There is no reservation in AFCAT exam, you have to qualify each and every level in order to get recruited by IAF.
Question: How many times can a candidate appear in the AFCAT exam?
The minimum and maximum age limit to appear in AFCAT are mentioned, so until you don't surpass the age you can apply for the AFCAT.
- Flying Branch - 20 to 24 years
- Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch
- - 20 to 26 years
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Questions related to AFCAT
I have completed 3years of diploma after 10th and bachelors of engineering in IT but not completed 12th. Am I eligible for AFCAT flying branch?
The basic eligibility is passing 12th with maths,physics and chemistry subjects...and ground level jobs also demands bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering. So, better you can try for some other exams...There are lot of opportunities for IT based students.
Hope this finds helpful...ALL THE BEST!!!
what is the actual eligibility for AFCAT for non technical job?
General eligibility criteria for ground duty ( non technical ) branches, for AFCAT
1. Age should be 20-26 years.fir graduates and postgraduates ( At the time of commonencement of the course)
Martial status- the candidate below the age of 35 years must be unmarried .
Nationality - Indian
Im a 5 March 1997 born can i apply for CDS Air Force or AFCAT?
As per the latest eligibility criteria of CDS 2020, the candidates between 20 to 24 years are eligible to give this exam.
You are 23 now and you are going to be of 24 years on 5 March 2021, so you are eligible for the respective exam in each and every course ranging from IMA to OTA.
Refer here for more info - https://competition.careers360.com/articles/cds-exam#CDS-2020-I--II-Eligibility-Criteria
Feel free to ask doubts in the Comment Section.
I hope this information helps you.
i am b.sc second year student for which post i cam apply in afcat
Hey Gauri, Of course, you will be eligible for afcat but after your bsc graduation. Because any undergraduate degree will do. But make sure you do not have any backlogs at the time of your application and also you have an aggregate mark of minimum 60%. Only then you will be eligible.
I hope this will helps to you and thank you !!!
I have got 59% in total of my 12th PCM and I got 50% in Mathematics and Physics so am i eligible for AFCAT Flying Branch Examination?
The minimum education qualification required to be eligible for AFCAT is that a candidate must have passed 3 year bachelor's degree or 4 year B.E/B.tech or cleared section A&B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers or Aeronautical Society of India with minimum 60% marks from a recognized board or university. Also you must have scored minimum 60% marks in each Mathematics and Physics in 10+2 level. You have not clearly mentioned if you have scored 50% individually in Maths and Physics or taken together. Check if individual score in Maths and Physics, if you have 60% marks each in Maths and Physics you are eligible provided you must have passed in bachelor's degree with 60% marks.