AFCAT Syllabus | AFCAT Syllabus pdf | AFCAT Syllabus and exam pattern 2021 | AFCAT & EKT Syllabus

 Dear AFCAT Aspirants , I’m feeling happy to say that Indian Air Force (AIF) recently issued the notification of AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) Recruitment 2021. You can go with the official site from bellow link for online registration. 

Official sitehttps://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/

We know that IAF conducts the exam of AFCAT & EKT twice in a year. First in Month of June and Second in month of December. 

In these examinations many many Condidates appear. 

In this case Examination candidates need to assimilate the latest exam pattern and AFCAT syllabus in order to succeed in the AFCAT exam. 

AFCAT Syllabus 2021 : AFCAT & EKT Syllabus and exam pattern 2021 –

In this important article , I will give you the complete SYLLABUS and EXAM PATTERN of AFCAT 2021 in detail. 

Pdf of the syllabus and exam pattern of AFCAT 2021 is mentioned in last. You can download from there. 


 AFCAT Syllabus and exam pattern pdf : (Download from Last)


This syllabus is set by indian air force (IAF). 

AFCAT Selection process : AFCAT Syllabus & Exam pattern 2021 –

Afcat’s recruitment process is completed in 4 stages or 4 sections – Described bellow 

1. AFCAT Online exam (for all candidates)

2. EKT (Engineering knowledge test) – For only technical condidates

3. Interview / AFSB Interview

4. Medical examination.

Then condidate Being selected. And will be posted for various posts in all over India. 

Let’s know the Syllabus and exam pattern of AFCAT and EKT. 

AFCAT Exam pattern : AFCAT exam pattern 2021 –

◆ AFCAT Exam will be in online mode and Objective type Questions asked in this examination. 

Means each questions have multiple options. Condidates had to Choose one of them the correct answer. 

AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) online exam is only for non technical candidates.

afcat exam covers following sections –

1. Verbal Ability

2. General Awareness.

3. Reasoning 

4. Numerical Ability and Military Aptitude Test.

◆ Examination will be only in English Medium. 

◆ Total 100 Questions of 300 marks will be asked in AFCAT Examination. Means each questions will be 3 marker.

◆ For this exam (100 questions) 2 hour time is given. 

EKT Exam pattern 2021 :

◆ EKT (Engineering knowledge test) is a test for engineer knowledge. This is only for technical candidates , who opt for Ground duty technical branch. 

◆ in this exam/test 50 questions of 150 marks is asked that’s for 45 minutes are given. 

◆ This exam will cover following portions/Sections

 Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics. 

Important notice 

◆ Each correct answer will carry 3 marks. 

◆ For wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted by negative marking system. Means 0.33% negative marking is .

◆ If condidate choose 2 options of a question. Then that will be considered as wrong ans and will be deducted 1 marks. 

◆ The Condidate , who will be in under cut off , Considered as qualified and will be go in next process (AFSB interview).

AFSB Interview :

◆ Indian Air force conducts AFSB Interview. Air force Selection Board will interview candidates. 

◆ This interview divided in 3 stages .

★ In first stage : This comprises the OIR – Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with PP&DT – Picture Perception and discussion test. 

– Candidates who qualify the screening test of stage (I) are subject to document verification and eligibility check for the branches they have applied to.

★ In second stage : Selection board will take  Psychological test and Group Test & Interview.

★ In third stage : This test is for Flying Branch. It consists of a test called the Computerised Pilot Selection System – CPSS. 

– This is a once in a lifetime test. Those who fail in this test are not eligible for Flying Training at all. 

Medical examination : 

After these processes the condidate , who secure minimum marks in AFCAT Exam and AFSB interview separately , will be called for medical examination. 

After qualifying medical exam the condidate will be considered as a selected condidate.

AFCAT and EKT Syllabus : 2021

Let’s know the topic wise detailed syllabus of AFCAT and EKT Exams of 2021. 

  Note : The Indian Air Force (IAF) reserves the right to set and make changes in the exam pattern and syllabus of AFCAT exam any time. 

AFCAT Exam Syllabus : AFCAT 2021 Syllabus –

Afcat exam syllabus is discussed below 👇

AFCAT Syllabus : Numerical Ability

In this section condidate is checked about  the knowledge , speed and accuracy in solving numerical problems.

Basic Mathematical concepts are covered. The important topics is described –

1. Decimal and Fraction

2. Simple Interest & Compound Interest

3. Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)

4. Percentage

5. Ratio & Proportion

6. Time and Work

7. Average

8. Profit & Loss

AFCAT Syllabus : English

The test of english access the knowledge and proficiency of condidates in english language. 

Topics : 

1. Comprehension

2. Basic Grammar

3. Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word

4. Tenses

5. Error Detection

6. Sentence Completion

7. Synonyms and Antonyms

8. Testing of Vocabulary

AFCAT syllabus : General awareness 

In this segment the general knowledge of following topics is examined from to condidates. 

1. History (Ancient history , Medieval history , Modern history)

2. Sports

3. Geography

4. Art and Culture

5. Current Affairs

6. Politics

7. Civics

8. Environment

9. Defense

10. Basic Science

AFCAT Syllabus : Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test:

Candidates are tested for their Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability in this section. The topics of this segment is discussed below.

1. Coding and Decoding

2. Blood relation

3. Odd One Out

4. Analogy

5. Venn Diagram

6. Pattern Completion

7. Dot Situation Analysis

8. Missing Figures

9. Figure Classification

10. Spotting the Embedded Figures

11. Sequencing

AFCAT Syllabus for ground duty – 

EKT Syllabus : EKT Syllabus 2021

As we know that EKT is an engineering knowledge test. This test is only for the condidate who opting for Ground Duty (Technical) branch. 

In this examination general engineering part which is based on the common topics of multiple branches of engineering is asked. 

The topics of this test is follows –

EKT Syllabus : Mechanical Engineering

Fundamental Engineering syllabus –

~ Engineering Physics

~ Engineering Mathematics

~ Engineering Drawing/ Engineering Graphics

Specialised Branch topics –

~ Thermodynamics

~ Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machines

~ Engineering Mechanics

~ Materials Science

~ Thermodynamics

~ Manufacturing Science

~ Machine Drawing

Allied Engineering Topics –

~ Aerodynamics

~ Flight Mechanics

~ Aircraft Structures

~ Power Plant Engineering.

~ Industrial Engineering

~ Automotive Engineering

EKT Syllabus : Computer Science Engineering

Fundamental Engineering–

~ Engineering Physics

~ Engineering Mathematics

~ Engineering Drawing

Specialised branch topics–

~ Information Technology

~ Network Theory Design

~ Analog and Digital Electronics

~ Computer Networks

~ Switching Theory

~ Electronic Devices

Allied Engineering Topics–

~ Control Engineering

~ Telecommunication Systems

~ Electrical Engineering

~ Radar Theory

~ Instrumentation

~ Antenna and Wave Propagation

~ Microwave Engineering

EKT Syllabus : Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Fundamental Engineering syllabus– 

~ Engineering Physics

~ Engineering Mathematics

~ Engineering Drawing

Specialised Branch topics–

~ Microwave Engineering

~ Analog and Digital Electronics

~ Electronic Devices

~ Telecommunication Systems

~ Microwave Engineering

~ Control Engineering

~ Electrical Engineering

Allied Engineering Topics–

~ Switching Theory

~ Computer Networks

~ Radar Theory

~ Network Theory Design

~ Instrumentation

~ Information Technology

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However , if candidates assimilate this syllabus or these topics then chances of success is increased. 

Condidates should see the syllabus and exam pattern of the exam that’s he preparing  daily and by heart that. 

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