Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) Syllabus Exam Pattern Sample Question Papers Books Download 2013-2014
Candidates are advised to go though the AFCAT Exam Pattern/Syllabus/Sample Question Papers for better preparation of the Examination.
AFCAT Exam pattern: The test consists of 100 questions which should be answered in 2 hours. The forum test are as below:
Test of General Awareness
Test of English language.
Test of Numerical Ability.
Test of Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
General Awareness: History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
Verbal Ability in English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms & Vocabulary.
Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.
Sample Paper : Download AFCAT Sample papers here
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Books for AFCAT Exam: Candidates are advised to go though the books that are available in the market for better understanding of the AFCAT Examination
AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) Exam Guide By RPH Editorial Board
Hope the above information will help you prepare for the coming examination.
Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)
The AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) paper usually has 100 questions. All the questions have three marks each. To every right answer, applicant will obtain three marks and to every incorrect answer, one mark is deducted as negative marking. Total time given is two hours.
Every question paper has questions from following topics:
• General Awareness: History, Geography, Sports, Environment, Basic Science, Civics, Defense, Culture, Art, Politics, Current Affairs, etc.
• English Verbal Ability: Comprehension, Sentence Completion, Error Detection, Synonyms, Antonyms, Vocabulary Testing, etc.
• Numerical Ability: Simplification, Average, Decimal Fraction, Percentage, Profit & loss, Simple interest, and Ratio & Proportion.
• Reasoning with Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills with Spatial Ability.
AFCAT is the part of recently launched Unified Selection System for providing adequate opportunities to candidates, who are eligible for the multiple branches of IAF for applying through the single application. AFCAT is organized for following non-UPSC entries to induct into the Officers’ cadre in the IAF.
• Flying branch
• Ground Duty branches
• Permanent Commission (Men)
• Short Service Commission (for Men / Women)
• Technical branch
AFCAT is introduced with the effect from the courses starting every year. First AFCAT was organized on 27th Mar 2011. Previously, the candidate need to fill up detach applications for induction to Flying, Ground Duty, and Technical branches and take part in selection process through appearing in diverse tests. Using AFCAT, the candidates may apply for diverse branches by filling only one application form, according to the eligibility and selection. AFCAT is organized for all branches. AFCAT is a two-hour duration exam, having multiple option questions on numerical ability, verbal ability, reasoning, general aptitude and awareness. Candidates selected after the Phase II of the SSB interview are given admission to following branches through definite tests based on the eligibility / selection of branches:
• PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Test) for the Flying branch.
• KET (Engineering Knowledge Test)
Advertisement schedule for the AFCAT is December and Jun each year.
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