AFCAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern PDF : Exam Dates and Admit Cards

AFCAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern PDF : Exam Dates and Admit Cards

Aspirants should check the AFCAT Syllabus and exam pattern to crack this exam. Check here Syllabus, admit card, exam pattern and schedule.

AFCAT Exam Pattern

The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT.

  • Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
  • No marks for unattempted questions.

The subjects, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:-

AFCAT Exam Pattern

AFCAT Syllabus

Syllabus for AFCAT exam is given below.


Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.

General Awareness

History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.

Numerical Ability

Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).

Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.


The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).

Practice Test

An online Practice Test (for AFCAT & EKT) is available on the IAF website or

AFCAT Exam Date or Schedule

Activity 22 Feb (Day 1) & 23rd Feb 2010 (Day 2)
1st Shift 2nd Shift
Candidate Reporting Time 08:00 hrs 12:30 hrs
Verification of Admit Card & ID Proof, Biometrics, Photo/ Thumb Impression/ Sign on Attendance Sheet & Candidate Seating in Exam Hall 08:00 – 09:30 hrs 12:30 – 14:00 hrs
Reading of Instructions by Candidates 09:30 – 09:45 hrs 14:00 – 14:15 hrs
AFCAT 09:45 – 11:45 hrs 14:15 – 16:15 hrs
Reading of Instructions by Candidates for EKT NA 16:15 – 16:30 hrs
EKT NA 16:30 – 17:15 hrs

Admit Card

AFCAT Hall Ticket will be downloaded before 10 days of exam.

Ground Duty Non Technical & NCC Special Entry Eligibility

AFCAT Recruitment 2019-20

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