IAF AFCAT Question Paper Pattern

Sruthi | May 11, 2020


Name of the Organization
 Indian Air Force
Exam Name
Air Force Common Admission Test 2020 (AFCAT 2020)
Name of the Posts
Advertisement No01/2020/NCC Special Entry
Job TypeAir Force Jobs
Selection Process
Online Exam and SSB Interview
Total Vacant Posts
249 posts
Official website
 https://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/ or http://careerairforce.nic.in/
Work Location
 Pan India
Name of the Category

Air Force Common Admission Test Pattern 2020

Indian Air Force has announced an advertisement for taking admissions into the organization. Aspirants who have applied for AFCAT February 2020 can get the complete details about the exam pattern on this page. The AFCAT 2020 Question Paper Pattern gives useful data such as type of questions in the exam, names of the subjects, total number of questions, maximum marks, and exam period. By knowing the AFCAT Exam Pattern 2020, individuals can get clarity on what to prepare for the written examination.

Job seekers can collect the selection process, subjects and subtopics of the exam, paper pattern details from this article. Here, we offer the names of the topics from which questions are asked in the IAF Air Force Common Admission Test 2020 for the guidance of participants. Hence, go through this complete page and start preparation as soon as possible.

Indian Air Force AFCAT Selection Procedure

To hire young, talented and intelligent candidates, the Indian Air Force recruitment board is conducting the following selection rounds. The shortlisted aspirants after the selection process will get a job.

  • AFCAT Online Written Examination
  • Picture Perception and Discussion Test
  • Officers Intelligence Rating Test
  • Psychological Test
  • Group Test
  • Interview
  • Along with the above selection procedure rounds, job hunters who are applying for the Ground Duty (Technical Branch) posts have to attend another round named Engineering Knowledge Test.
  • Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT)

AFCAT Exam Pattern 2020

Indian Air Force AFCAT Feb 2020 Paper Pattern details are presented here. Applicants can analyze the exam marking strategy, questions weightage, test structure, etc from Air Force Common Admission Test Pattern. The detailed question pattern for Engineering Knowledge Test, AFCAT exam is given here.

Indian Air Force IAF Paper Pattern

The written exam question paper contains objective type multiple choice questions

  • The exam is an online Computer Based Test
  • The subjects included in the exam are General Awareness, Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, and Aptitude Test
  • The total number of questions in the exam are 100
  • Each question carries 3 marks
  • Maximum marks are 300
  • As per the negative marking scheme, 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer
  • The total exam period is 120 minutes

AFCAT EKT Question Pattern

  • The online computer-based test has multiple-choice questions
  • The questions in the exam are asked from Mechanical (for mechanical stream candidates), Computer Science (for Computer Science stream candidates) and Electrical and Electronics (for Electrical and Electronics stream candidates)
    • The total number of questions in the examination is 50
    • The total marks are 150
    • Each question have 3 marks
    • The total exam period is 45 minutes
    • The negative marking is 1 for incorrect answers

AFCAT Notification 2019

Indian Air Force Air Force Common Admission Test is conducted twice a year. AFCAT February 2020 Notification is out for the recruitment of Class-I/Commissioned Gazetted Officer in Flying, Ground Duty Posts in Technical and Non – Technical Branches and Short Service Commission/Meteorology Entry for Grant of Permanent posts. A total of 249 vacancies are going to be filled through advertisement 01/2020/NCC Special Entry. The contenders who have the required eligibility can apply online for AFCAT Posts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is there any negative marking in AFCAT Exam?

Ans. Yes, 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.

Q. What is the Full Form of AFCAT ?

Ans. The Full Form of AFCAT is "Air Force Common Admission Test".

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