AFCAT Exam Dates: Air Force Common Admission Test or AFCAT-2 2020 Exam Dates have been released by the Indian Airforce and the exam will take place on 19 and 20 September 2020. The last day to apply online for AFCAT-2 is 14 July, so if you have been waiting to apply for this recruitment then apply online via direct link as soon as possible. The AFCAT-2 Exam will be conducted for recruitment in flying, the technical and non-technical branch of the IAF and the notification was published on the official website afcat.cadc.in on 9 June Details related to AFCAT-2 Exam Date and Syllabus are given below.
AFCAT Exam Dates
The following are the important dates for AFCAT 2 recruitment this year-
- AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Date: 19 and 20 Sept 2020
- Start Date to Apply Online: 15 June 2020
- Last Date to Apply Online: 14 July 2020
AFCAT Admit Card
The online application process ends on 14 July and next the AFCAT Admit Cards will be released. All the candidates who have applied for the recruitment process by Indian Air Force will have to download their AFCAT Admit Card to appear for the examination. You’ll be able to download your AFCAT Call Letter from the direct link that shall be provided below:
AFCAT Admit Card Download 2020 [ Link will be active once provided on the official website ]
AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Pattern
Given below is the exam pattern of AFCAT 2 & the Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT.
|AFCAT||General Awareness, Verbal
Ability in English, Numerical
Ability and Reasoning and
Military Aptitude Test
with one of
Science and Electrical &
*EKT stands for Engineering Knowledge Test
AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Marking Scheme
- There is a provision of awarding three marks for every correct answer.
- There is a provision of negative marking and hence one mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
- No marks for unattempted questions
AFCAT Syllabus: General Awareness
General awareness section is one of the most important section of this exam and tests the general knowledge of the candidate. Static as well as current affairs both make the composition of this section. There are around 20 questions which are asked in this section.
Given below are the major topics covered in this section:
- Art and Culture
- Current Affairs
- Basic Science
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AFCAT Syllabus: English
This is another important section which consist of 30 questions. No sectional timing is there. This section aims to tests the proficiency of student in English.
Given below are the important topics for this section are:
- Basic Grammar
- Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word
- Error Detection
- Sentence Completion
- Synonyms and Antonyms
- Testing of Vocabulary
AFCAT Syllabus: Numerical Ability
You will find this section in every competitive exam and here to you will see this as it aims to check the knowledge, speed and accuracy of the student in solving numerical problems.
Given below are the important topics of this section:
- 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
This is the last section of this exam and it aims to tests the basic reasoning ability of a students.
Given below are some of the important topics which are asked in this exam:
- Odd One Out
- Venn Diagram
- Pattern Completion
- Dot Situation Analysis
- Blood Relation
- Missing Figures
- Figure Classification
- Coding and Decoding
- Spotting the Embedded Figures
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AFCAT Syllabus: EKT Syllabus
AFCAT EKT is a 45 minute exam which is followed by AFCAT. After the completion of AFCAT, Candidates are given half an hour window after which AFCAT EKT Exam takes place. The total duration for AFCAT exam is 2 hours and the mode of examination is online.
The AFCAT EKT Exam Syllabus consist of a General engineering part which is based on the common topics of multiple branches of engineering. Also, based on the degree of the candidate, questions are asked from their respective specializations.
AFCAT Syllabus Topics
|AFCAT EKT Fundamental Engineering Syllabus||Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, and Engineering Drawing|
|AFCAT EKT Allied Engineering Topics Syllabus||Control Engineering, Telecommunication Systems, Electrical Engineering, Radar Theory, Instrumentation, Antenna, and Wave Propagation, and Microwave Engineering|
|AFCAT EKT Computer Science Engineering Syllabus||Information Technology, Network Theory Design, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Computer Networks, Switching Theory, and Electronic Devices|
|AFCAT EKT Mechanical Engineering Syllabus||Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machines, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Science, and Machine Drawing|
|AFCAT EKT Electrical & Electronics Engineering Syllabus||Microwave Engineering, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Electronic Devices, Telecommunication Systems, Microwave Engineering, Control Engineering, and Electrical Engineering|