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AFCAT syllabus and Exam Pattern 2017 with Sample paper example

AFCAT syllabus and Exam Pattern 2017 and pdf download: We have covered the AFCAT 2016 selection process for flying branch, technical branch and ground duty branch and AFCAT eligibility Criteria 2017 in series of articles for AFCAT 2017.

Air Force Common Admission Test is a written exam conducted by Indian Air Force twice every year (AFCAT 1 and AFCAT 2) to induct officers in the IAF. This year Afcat 1 will be in month of feb.

AFCAT syllabus and Exam Pattern

It is being said “Before Anything Else, Preparation is Key to Success” so prior to actual AFCAT exam, it is a smart move to know the AFCAT syllabus and Exam Pattern. In this article, first of all we will discuss about AFCAT syllabus and then enlist everything about AFCAT Exam Pattern 2017 with the previous year sample paper.

AFCAT 2017 Syllabus:

Each question paper will have the following sections. AFCAT 2017 syllabus has been divided in three parts four parts, Which consist of

  1. AFCAT syllabus – General Awareness
  2. AFCAT syllabus – Verbal ability in English
  3. AFCAT syllabus – Numerical Ability
  4. AFCAT syllabus – Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test section

AFCAT General Awareness Syllabus 2017:

  • History
  • Sports
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Politics
  • Civics
  • Basic Sciences
  • Defence
  • Art etc.

Examples from previous year papers (History)

Which country will host the XXXI Olympic Games in 2016?

(a) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil           (b) Chicago, USA   (c) Tokyo, Japan   (d) Doha, Qatar

AFCAT Verbal ability in English Syllabus 2017:

  • Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Testing of Vocabulary
  • Sentence Completion etc.

Verbal ability Examples from previous year papers

Sadist : Injury :: ?:?
(a) Opportunist : Generosity              (b) Priest : Church
(c) Dentist : Teeth                                 (d) Thief : Robbery

AFCAT Numerical Ability Syllabus 2017:

  • Decimal Fraction
  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • And Profit & Loss

Numerical Ability examples from previous year papers

When simplified (2.43 x 2.43 + 2.43 x7.57 x 2 + 7.57 x 7.57) is equal to-
(a) 10       (b) 100            (c) 101.89            (d) 200.59

AFCAT Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test Syllabus 2017:

  • Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

AFCAT Exam pattern 2017:

The AFCAT Question Paper will have 100 questions. Each question will carry 3 marks for correct answer and 1 mark negative for wrong answer.

Total time allotted for AFCAT 2017: 120 Mins ( 2 Hours)

Negative Marking in AFCAT 2017: Yes ( 1 mark for each wrong answer)

Mode of Paper : Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

AFCAT exam is multiple choice questions based. Total number of questions are 100, making it of total 300 marks paper. Each incorrect answer will mark down by 1 in score card.

AFCAT 2017 exam paper has of four sections:

  1. AFCAT syllabus – General Awareness
  2. AFCAT syllabus – Verbal ability in English
  3. AFCAT syllabus – Numerical Ability
  4. AFCAT syllabus – Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test section

AFCAT EKT Exam pattern and Syllabus 2017

  • EKT Exam is being conducted just after the AFCAT.
  • EKT duration will of 45 mins where AFCAT is of 2 Hrs exam
  • EKT is applicable only for those candidates, who has applied for technical branch.
  • All applicants whose online applications have been successfully submitted will be called for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).
  • (applicable only for candidates applying for technical branch).

All the candidates who are eligible for AFCAT exam and submitted the application form successfully will be called for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) which is being conducted twice in a year.

Candidates who clear the written exams (AFCAT and EKT) successfully and get short listed for next round (SSB) will be called at Air Force Selection Boards (AFSCs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar or Varanasi for further testing.

Read here the AFCAT selection process and eligibility criteria 2017

Selection procedure for AFCAT STEP wise 2017 detail

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2017

We have covered the AFCAT syllabus and Exam Pattern 2017, still if you have any doubts please drop your concern in comment box, Our team will be more than happy to assist you.

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