What is AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test)

AFCAT Exam is conducted by Indian Air force for selection of officer in the three major branches : Flying branch, Technical branch, Ground duty branch. It is conducted in twice in year (December/February and June/august).

Duration of exam is 2 hours and 100 objective types questions. Each question contain 3 marks & negative marking for wrong question if -1.

Eligibility Criteria for AFCAT Exam


There is different eligibility criteria for each branch as explained below:

Education Qualification: Graduates from recognized University from 60% marks and have Passed Maths and Physics at 10+2.
Age limit: 19-23 years.
Height: 162.5 cms


Education Qualification: Electronics & Mechanical candidates are minimum of 4 year degree qualification or cleared section A and B examination of Associate Membership of(India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.
Age limit: 18-28 years.
Height: 157.5 cms (men) and 152 cms (women).


Administration & Logistics: Graduates with 60% markss and Post Graduates/equivalent Diploma from recognized University from 50% marks.
Accounts: Graduates(B.Com) with 60% marks and Post Graduates(M.com)/CA/ICWA Diploma with 50% marks.
Education Qualification: Post Graduates from recognized University from 50% Marks.
Age limit: 20-23 years for graduates and 20-25 Years for post graduates & 20-27 Years for M.ed/PH.D/CA/ICWA.
Height: 157.5 cms (men) and 152 cms (women).

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The exam is conducted in various centers for the Air Force Common Admission Test are listed below:

AFCAT Exam Syllabus

The AFCAT is a paper having duration of 2 hours. Consisting of the following syllabus:

  • General Awareness: History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defense, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
  • Verbal Ability in English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms (meanings of English words), Antonyms (opposite meanings of English words) and Vocabulary evaluation.
  • Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

Notification/Advertisement for AFCAT Exam

The AFCAT paper occurs twice a year generally in February and August every year. Now the next question which comes in the mind of the candidate is as to when to apply for the AFCAT Written examination.

You can apply for the AFCAT examination; the Advertisement for AFCAT comes every year during the months of December and June. This AFCAT is common for both males/females.

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