AFCAT Exam Pattern 2021
The AFCAT exam consists of
- General Aptitude
- General Awareness
- Verbal Ability
Candidates can check the Exam Pattern of AFCAT in the table below.
|Exam||AFCAT||EKT (only for technical)|
|Mode of Exam||Online||Online|
|No. of Questions||100||50|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours (120 minutes)||45 minutes|
|Sections in Paper||General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test||Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics|
|Negative Marking||1 mark||1 mark|
For all the candidates of the AFCAT,
It is mandatory to appear in the written test.
Also, the candidates who have applied for the technical posts need to appear in the Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).
AFCAT Syllabus 2021
AFCAT Syllabus: General Awareness
This section tests the general knowledge of the candidates. About 20 questions are asked in this section.
The major topics covered in this section are given below:
- Art and Culture
- Current Affairs
- Basic Science
AFCAT Syllabus: English
This section tests the proficiency of student in English. Total number of questions asked from this section will be about 30.
The important topics for this section are:
- Basic Grammar
- Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word
- Error Detection
- Sentence Completion
- Synonyms and Antonyms
- Testing of Vocabulary
AFCAT Syllabus: Numerical Ability
The important topics of this section are as follows:
- Decimal and Fraction
- Simple Interest & Compound Interest
- Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)
- Ratio & Proportion
- Time and Work
- Profit & Loss
AFCAT Syllabus: Reasoning and Aptitude Test:
- Odd One Out
- Venn Diagram
- Pattern Completion
- Dot Situation Analysis
- Blood Relation
- Missing Figures
- Figure Classification
- Coding and Decoding
- Spotting the Embedded Figures
AFCAT Syllabus: EKT Syllabus
AFCAT EKT is a 45 minute exam and is followed by AFCAT.
Candidates are given half an hour window after which AFCAT EKT Exam takes place.
The total duration for AFCAT exam is 2 hours and the mode of examination is online.
The AFCAT EKT Exam Syllabus has a General engineering part which is based on the common topics of multiple branches of engineering.
Also, based on the degree of the candidate, there are questions from the specialized part. These involve the following:
AFCAT Syllabus Topics
|AFCAT EKT Fundamental Engineering Syllabus||Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, and Engineering Drawing|
|AFCAT EKT Allied Engineering Topics Syllabus||Control Engineering, Telecommunication Systems, Electrical Engineering, Radar Theory, Instrumentation, Antenna, and Wave Propagation, and Microwave Engineering|
|AFCAT EKT Computer Science Engineering Syllabus||Information Technology, Network Theory Design, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Computer Networks, Switching Theory, and Electronic Devices|
|AFCAT EKT Mechanical Engineering Syllabus||Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machines, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Science, and Machine Drawing|
|AFCAT EKT Electrical & Electronics Engineering Syllabus||Microwave Engineering, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Electronic Devices, Telecommunication Systems, Microwave Engineering, Control Engineering, and Electrical Engineering|