AFCAT Registration, AFCAT 2020 Syllabus Paper Pattern, Exam dates

AFCAT 2020 Syllabus Paper Pattern: Air Force Common Admission Online Test AFCAT 02/2021 has released a notification for 257 posts of Indian Air Force AFCAT 02/2021 Recruitment commissioned officers in Flying Officer and Ground Duty Technical and Non-Technical Posts. Those candidates having a graduate degree can apply for Technical, Non-technical, Flying Duty, and Ground Duty Posts. AFCAT Exam conducted twice a year over the country by Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021. The AFCAT Examination held in September and the selection of the candidate in Air Force AFCAT 2021 is based on the written examination and interview conducted by the AFCAT authority.

In this article, you can find all details about the Indian Air Force AFCAT 2 Syllabus & Paper Pattern, AFCAT Exam, AFCAT Recruitment, AFCAT vacancy details, etc. Students read the official notification before apply.

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AFCAT 2 2021

  1. Commissioned officers in flying branch
  2. Ground Duty (Technical branch)
  3. Ground Duty (Non-Technical branch)

AFCAT Exam Date 2021

AFCAT Examination Calendar– AFCAT exam conducted twice a year over the country by the Indian Air force. Candidates are also advised to (Apply Online) AFCAT 2 2021, AFCAT Notification

AFCAT NotificationJune/2021
Registration Begins1/June/2021
Last Date to Fill AFCAT 02/2021 application form30/June/2021
AFCAT Admit CardUpdate Soon
AFCAT Exam 2021Update Soon

AFCAT 2020 Syllabus Paper Pattern

Online Test

The AFCAT conducted the exam which consists of two papers:

  1. AFCAT exam for flying duty and ground duty (technical and non – technical)
  2. Engineering knowledge test (EKT) for ground duty (technical and non-technical)
AFCAT 2 2021
(For all branches)
1003002 HoursNumerical ability, English, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude, etc.
Engineering Knowledge Test(EKT)5015045 minutesFor the Technical branch only: Computer science, mechanical, electrical, electronics and communication, etc.  
AFCAT 2020 Syllabus Paper Pattern

AFCAT Syllabus

English Syllabus

  1. Error detection
  2. Sentence completion
  3. Reading comprehension
  4. Vocabulary
  5. Synonym/ antonym
  6. Idioms and phrases, etc.

Numerical Ability AFCAT Syllabus

  1. Percentage
  2. Average
  3. Decimal and fractions
  4. Profit & loss
  5. Ration and proportion
  6. Speed, time and distance, etc.

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

  1. Verbal and non-verbal reasoning

AFCAT General Awareness History Syllabus

  1. Current affairs
  2. History
  3. Geography
  4. Political science
  5. General science
  6. Environment science
  7. Defense
  8. Art and culture
  9. Sports, etc.

Air Force Military Aptitude Syllabus

  1. Special ability
  2. Defense

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Marks criteria for AFCAT Exam

For attempted questions, candidates gain 3 marks and for an incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

Engineering knowledge test (EKT), Ground Duty Technical Branch 2020 Syllabus & Paper Pattern

Engineering mathematics Syllabus

  1. Matrix algebra, 
  2. Eigen values and Eigenvectors,
  3. Theorems of integral calculus,
  4. Partial derivatives, 
  5. Maxima and minima,
  6. Partial derivatives,
  7. Multiple integrals,
  8. Stokes,
  9. Gauss and green’s theorem,
  10. Differential equations (linear and non-linear),
  11. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations,
  12. Complex variable,
  13. Taylor’s and Laurent series,
  14. Sampling theorem, mean,
  15. Medium, mode and standard deviation,
  16. Random variables,
  17. Discrete and continuous distribution,
  18. Fourier transform,
  19. Laplace transform,
  20. Z-transform

Engineering Physics AFCAT Syllabus

  1. Description Motion (1, 2, 3 Dimension),
  2. Units For Measurement,
  3. Work, Energy, And Power,
  4. Rotational Motion,
  5. Gravitation,
  6. Electrostatics,
  7. Electric Current,
  8. Heat And Thermodynamics,
  9. Magnetic Effect Of Current,
  10. Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents And Electromagnetic Waves,
  11. Magnetism,
  12. Ray Optics And Optical Instruments,
  13. Laws Of Motion

Engineering drawing Syllabus

  1. Introduction To Computer-Aided Drafting,
  2. Projection Of Straight Line,
  3. Planes And Solids,
  4. Isometric Projection,
  5. Sectional Views Of Solids,
  6. Isometric Projection,
  7. Sectional Views of Solids,
  8. Full Section,
  9. The intersection of Surfaces

 Computer Science Engineering AFCAT Syllabus

  1. Analog & Digital Electronics
  2. Electronics Devices
  3. Computer Network & Network Theory Design
  4. Switching Theory
  5. Information Technology
  6. Electrical Engineering
  7. Control Engineering
  8. Telecommunication Engineering
  9. Microwave Engineering
  10. Antenna & Wave Propagation
  11. Radar Theory
  12. Instrumentation

AFCAT Electronic Engineering Syllabus

  1. Analog & Digital Electronics
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Electronics Devices
  4. Control Engineering
  5. Telecommunication Systems
  6. Microwave Engineering
  7. Antenna & Wave Propagation
  8. Instrumentation
  9. Computer Networks
  10. Network Theory Design
  11. Switching Theory
  12. Information Technology

Mechanical Engineering syllabus

  1. Engineering Mechanics
  2. Thermodynamics
  3. Aircraft Structures
  4. Theory Of Machines
  5. Manufacturing Science
  6. Fluid Mechanics/ Hydraulic Machines
  7. Material Science
  8. Automotive Engineering
  9. Power Plant Engineering
  10. Industrial Engineering
  11. Flight Mechanics
  12. Aerodynamics

AFCAT Job Profile

AFCAT Flying Officer: Helicopter, Fighter Transporter

Ground Duty (Technical): Mechanical, Electrical

Ground Duty (Non-Technical): Administration, Logistics, Education Department, Meteorology Department, Accounts Department, etc.

AFCAT Salary and Other Accommodation

Training Stipend & Pay Scale

  1. Stipend for Final year Cadets: Rs. 56,100/-
  2. Pay scale: Rs.56, 100/- to Rs. 1, 10,700/-
  3. Military Service Pay: Rs. 15,500

Other Allowance

  1. Flying Branch: Rs. 11,250/-
  2. Technical Branch Officers: Rs. 2,500/-
  3. TA, DA, Children Education Allowance, Ration Money Allowance, etc.

AFCAT Preperation Recommended Books

For AFCAT 2020 Syllabus Paper Pattern Exam Preparation applicants can refer these books:

Reasoning: Manohar Pandey, R.S Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude: R.S Aggarwal, Arun Sharma

General Science: Lucent

Political Science: Laxmikant

Modern History:  Spectrum

Economics: Shankar Ganesh

Geography: NCERT

Ancient And Mediaeval History: R.S Sharma, Satish Chandra

English (Paper-II): R.S Aggarwal

Current Affairs: Last One Year

Note: candidates apart from this regularly solve the past papers of the AFCAT exam.


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