AFCAT 2016 Selection Process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

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AFCAT 2016 Exam Pattern, IAF AFCAT 2016 Syllabus, AFCAT Selection Process

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Here, we will discuss AFCAT Selection process, Written Exam syllabus and paper pattern in detail

AFCAT Selection Process and Exam Pattern

AFCAT Syllabus

IAF AFCAT 2015 syllabus

AFCAT 2016 Selection Process and Examination Pattern

IAF conducts a written examination as the first phase for the selection of Officers through AFCAT exam. The selection is done in three phases including




  1. Stage-I: Written Examination
  2. Stage-II: Document verification
  3. Stage-III: Interview

Stage-I: Entrance Test

The detailed exam pattern is as below

  • Test nature: Written
  • Total Duration: 2 hours
  • Questions type: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Total no. of Questions: 100
  • Total marks: 300 (each question worth 3 marks)
  • Negative marking: 1 mark for every wrong answer
  • Subjects if Written test
    1. Verbal Ability
    2. Numerical ability
    3. Reasoning
    4. General Awareness
    5. Military Aptitude

Stage-II




Only candidates, who clear the stage-I, will be promoted to stage-II where document verification will be done to ensure the eligibility of candidates.

Stage-III

Stage-III of the AFCAT selection process involves Psychological Test, Group Test and Interview

Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT)

PABT test will be conducted only for Flying branch applicants.

Also check, AFCAT Sample & Previous Question Papers

AFCAT 2016 Syllabus

AFCAT written examination will ask questions from following subjects and topics

  1. Verbal Ability English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Testing of Vocabulary, Sentence Completion etc.
  2. Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, and Simple Interest, Profit & Loss
  3. Reasoning & Military Aptitude: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability
  4. General Awareness: History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics, Civics, Basic Sciences, Defence, Art etc.

AFCAT EKT Syllabus

20 thoughts on “AFCAT 2016 Selection Process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  1. Ankush choudhary

    Sir I m passed out 56% number in b.com graduation so
    Am i eligible for join air force

    Reply
      1. Akash

        Sir i am 3 rd yr B. E student
        My 2 nd yr aggregate is below 60.
        If i done my 3 rd and 4 th yr in first class can i eligible for IAF
        PLEASE SIR I HUMBLE REQ U
        PLS GUIDE MEE

        Reply
  2. Raushan Kumar

    Sir Mai raushan kumar
    sir mai Inter me 75% marks Laya hue sir hum airforce me join karna chatee hai
    sir hame kya kya karna parega please batlau na sir hame bachpan se sapna hai ke mai airforce me jau

    Reply
  3. ashu

    Dear sir
    I have done B.Sc. with 62% marks as diffrent subject not as mentioned maths with physics ..so am i eligible for the post of Ground duty branch

    Reply
  4. Deepika

    Sir there is any age relaxation for obc candidate …plz tell me sir…regards

    Reply
    1. admin Post author

      AFCAT doesn’t allow you to edit or change any details in your application once it is submitted (No further changes would be allowed after final submission of the form)
      You cannot fill duplicate application with the same details (Name/ Email) as it will lead to rejection

      Reply
  5. rakesh kumar raushan

    Sir i passed from zoology honours. So i am eligible for afcat.

    Reply
  6. SHARUQ ALI

    SIR, I COMPLETED MY (POST GRADUATION) M.TECH IN BIOTECHNOLOGY WITH 80%,CAN I ELIGIBLE FOR AFCAT GROUND DUTY BRANCH EXAM.

    Reply

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