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AFCAT 2020

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AFCAT Official Notice:

Name of the exam

AFCAT

Conducts

C-DAC

Language

English

Selection Procedure

Preliminary, Mains and GD/PI

Syllabus

Verbal ability, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and

Reasoning and Military aptitude

Exam Level

National

Mode of application

Online

Mode of Exam

Online

Official Website

https://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/

AFCAT Exam Date:

It is a tentative date released by the AFCAT-2020. The following has 2 exam dates that has been mentioned below.

Event

AFCAT I Dates

AFCAT II Dates

Publishing of AFCAT 2020 notification

November 23, 2019

June 1, 2020

AFCAT 2020 Registration

December 1 – December 30, 2019

June 30, 2020

Issue of AFCAT Admit card

February 3, 2020 

Last week of July 2020

AFCAT 2020 exam date

February 22 - 23, 2020

August 24 and 25, 2020

AFCAT Result

March 17, 2020 (Released)

September 2020

 

AFCAT Vacancies:

The following vacancies for AFCAT 2020 has been mentioned below for AFCAT & NCC Special entry:

Entry

Branch

PS/SSC

Course Number

Vacancies

AFCAT Entry

Flying

SSC for Men & Women

209/21F/SSC/M & W

SSC- 60

Ground entry (Technical) {Aeronautical Engineer Electronics and Aeronautical Engineer Mechanical}

PC for Men & SSC for Men and Women

208/21T/PC/M

208/21T/SSC/M & W

AE (L): PC 40, SSC 26

AE (M): PC 23, SSC 16

Ground entry (Non-Technical) {Administration, Accts and LGS}

PC for Men & SSC for Men and Women

208/21G/PC/M

208/21G/SSC/M & W

Admin: PC 24 , SSC 16

Accts: PC 14, SSC 10

LGS: PC 12, SSC 08

NCC Special Entry

Flying

PC for Men & SSC for Men and Women

209/21F/PC/M

209/21F/SSC/M & W

 

AFCAT Eligibility:

Candidates who are willing to take AFCAT 2020 must check, whether they fulfill the following eligibility criteria or not. The brief eligibility criterion for different branches/courses is mentioned below for your reference. 

Nationality: Candidates must be a citizen of India.

Age Limit: It varies as per the branch viz.

  • Flying Branch (AFCAT & NCC Entry): 20 – 24 years as on January 1, 2021.
  • Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical): 20 – 26 years as on January  1, 2021.
  • The DOB accepted by the IAF is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University.

Marital Status:

  • Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course.
  • Widows/ Widowers and divorcees below 25 years are also not eligible. 

Education Qualification:

  • Flying Branch: minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level.
  •  Graduation with a minimum of 3 years degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks.

AFCAT Application Fees:

The application fee for AFCAT 2020 is mentioned below. The mode of payment is online mode and the applicants can payment through Debit/Credit/Internet Banking/UPI method.

Category

Charges

Amount 

SC /ST/ PWD

Application fee including intimation charges

INR 250

GEN/ OBC/ EWS

Application fee including intimation charges

INR 250/-

AFCAT Exam Pattern:

Exams 

Subjects

No. of Questions 

Marks

Time 

AFCAT

General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical

Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

100

300

 

02 Hours (120 minutes)

EKT(Ground Duty Technical branch)

 

Mechanical / Computer Science / Electrical & Electronics

50

150

45 minutes

 

  • The total number of question is 100.
  • The exam mode is Online mode.
  • The language of exam is English.
  • The exam time is 2 hour.
  • The total mark is 300.
  • The mark for each question carries 3 marks.
  • The negative mark for each question is 1 marks.  

AFCAT Syllabus:

English

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning

General Awareness

Grammar

Mensuration

Puzzles

Banking & Financial Awareness

Vocabulary

Time and Work

Seating Arrangement

Monetary Policies

Error Spotting

Average, Ratio, Percentages

Directions and Distance

Economic Terms

Comprehension

Speed, Distance and Time

Data Sufficiency

Current Affairs

Passage Making

Mixture and Allegations

Blood Relations

Financial & Economics News

Jumble Words

Permutation and Combination

Syllogism

Static GK

Fill in the Blanks

Data Interpretation

Coding Decoding

Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals

Sentence Framing

Probability

Inequality

Banking terms, rates, processes

AFCAT Apply Online:

The mode of applying in AFCAT 2020 is online. Therefore, the candidates need to filled up the details with following steps:

  • Go to the official career website of Indian Air force.
  • Click on Candidates login section.
  • A new web page will appear. Fill in the registration details asked for new users like the name; e-mail ID, mobile number, etc.
  • Click on submit. A new registration ID and password would be sent to the registered E-mail address.

AFCAT Admit Card:

The admit card of AFCAT 2020 will be released in the official website of AFCAT.

  • Visit the official website of Indian Air force, go to the career section.
  • Click on the Candidate Login section.
  • Type your E-mail ID and Password to log in and download the admit card.
  • A window showing the admit card will appear.
  • Click on download admit card.
  • After downloading the admit card take a printout of the same.

AFCAT Exam Center:

State/UTs

Exam Centers

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Guntur, Narasaraopet, Hyderabad, Rangareddy-Kodada, Karimnagar, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chittoor, Vijaywada, Kanchikacherla, Gudlavalleru, Eluru, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Naharlagun city

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar

Bihar

Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chattisgarh

Raipur, Bhilai

Daman & Diu

Jamnagar

Goa

Varna

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Haryana

Hissar, Karnal, Rohtak

Himachal Pradesh

Dharamsala, Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu

Jharkhand

Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Chikaballapur, Kolar, Tumkur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Hubli, Dharwad, Haliyal, Gadag, Mangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Udipi

Kerala

Kannur, Kasargod, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Nagarcoil

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur

Maharashtra

Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Solapur

Manipur

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima

New Delhi

Delhi –NCR

Orissa

Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur

Puducherry

Cuddalore, Villupuram

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur

Sikkim

Gangtok, Bardang City

Tamilnadu

Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Erode, Thirupur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Thiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tirunelvelli, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin

Tripura

Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee City

West Bengal

Berhampore (WB), Durgapur, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

AFCAT Result:

The official result for AFCAT 2020 has been released on March 17, 2020. The candidates who have appeared for the AFCAT exam 2020 can access the results of the same by visiting the official website, i.e., www.afcat.cdac.in. Candidates will have to enter their username and password to check their results. The result will appear on the screen in pdf format, candidates may download to pdf format or print out the result for future reference.

AFCAT Cutoffs:

The following table will provide the details of AFCAT cut-offs for previous years.

Year

Exam

Cut Off Score

EKT

2019

AFCAT 1

AFCAT 2

160

180

-

-

2018

AFCAT 1

AFCAT 2

155

140

60

55

2017

AFCAT 1

AFCAT 2

150 

160

60

60

2016

AFCAT 1

AFCAT 2

132

148

60

60

2015

AFCAT 1

AFCAT 2

126

144

55

52

2014

AFCAT 1

AFCAT 2

127

123

-

45

2013

AFCAT 1

AFCAT 2

144

116

-

-