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  • Validity: Jan 31, 2021
  • 10 Tests for AFCAT in latest pattern.
  • Topic Tests for all AFCAT sections
  • Video Course Entire Full Syllabus
  • Lessons Covering Full Syllabus
  • Doubt Clearing Sessions with Top Faculty
  • Mock Strategy Discussion Sessions

AFCAT Complete Prep



  • Validity: Jan 31, 2021
  • 10 Tests for AFCAT in latest pattern.
  • 5 AFCAT EKT Tests each for Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Computer Science.
  • 10 OIR Tests
  • 5 PPDT Tests
  • 3 WAT, TAT, SRT and SD Tests
  • Topic Tests for all AFCAT sections
  • Video Course Entire Full Syllabus
  • Lessons Covering Full Syllabus
  • Doubt Clearing Sessions with Top Faculty
  • Mock Strategy Discussion Sessions

About AFCAT Exam

AFCAT is a national level competition conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to select officers for all its branches i.e. Flying Branch, Technical Branch and Ground Duty Branches. Air Force Common Admission Test is a written exam conducted by Indian Air Force twice every year to induct officers in the IAF. The written exam is followed by an Air Force Selection Board Interview for shortlisted candidates.

AFCAT Exam Notification & Important Dates

Indian Air Force releases the notification for the Air Force Common Aptitude Test (AFCAT) twice a year in the months of June and December. The recruitment is for  Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches.

AFCAT Exam Important Dates

StagesExam Dates
Application Begin15 Jun 2020
Last Date for Apply Online14 Jul 2020
Last Date To Pay Exam Fee14 Jul 2020
Exam Date19-20 Sep 2020
Admit Card Available

Sep 2020


AFCAT Exam Pattern

Name Of ExamTime DurationNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
AFCAT (Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude)2 Hours100300
Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) 45 Mins50150
  • Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/3 rd of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • No marks for unattempted questions.

AFCAT Exam Syllabus

Syllabus For AFCAT

English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms, and Phrases.
General Awareness: History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.
Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Time & Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test:  Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

Syllabus For EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test)

For detailed Technical Syllabus visit here

Age Criteria for AFCAT

Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2021 i.e. born between 02 July 1997 to 01 July 2001 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. born between 02 July 1995 to 01 July 2001 (both dates inclusive). 

Ground Duty (Technical/ Non-Technical) Branches:  20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2021 i.e. born between 02 July 1995 to 01 July 2001 (both dates Inclusive). 

Educational Qualifications for AFCAT

Flying Branch: Bachelor’s Degree in Any Stream with 60% in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 Level / B.E / B.Tech Course.

Ground Duty (Technical) Branches: 

  1. Aeronautical Engineering Electronics: 10+2 Intermediate Minimum 60% Marks in Physics and Math and Minimum 4 Year Graduation / Integrated PG Degree in Engineering / Technology.
  2. Aeronautical Engineering Mechanical: Candidates with Minimum 60% Marks Each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 Level and 4 Year Engineering / Technology Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or Equivalent Degree

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches: Graduation in any discipline with minimum 60% Or Cleared section A&B examination of  Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with 60%.

Note: For branch wise physical and educational qualifications please visit AFCAT official site (

AFCAT Application Process

The application process for the AFCAT 2020 recruitment has started from 15 June 2020 and will end on 14 June 2020.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

(Non Refundable)

  • AFCAT Entry Fee: 250/- for All Candidates
  • NCC Special Entry Fee: 0/-

You can pay the Examination Fee Through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, E Challan

Steps to Apply for AFCAT Exam

Step 1: Visit the AFCAT official site (

Step 2: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ on the home page of AFCAT for sign-in

Step 3: Candidates need to log in with their registered email ID and password

Step 4: Select the type of entry, AFCAT, NCC Special Entry for Flying Branch

Step 5: Read the instructions carefully

Step 6: Click ‘Application Form Filling’. Candidates in the application form are required to fill the following details such as Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Mobile No. Nationality, etc.

Step 7: After filling the AFCAT application form 2020, candidates need to pay Rs 250 as examination fees. Candidates need to click ‘Make Payment’ to pay the fees.

Step 8: After the payment of fees candidates will also receive the confirmation regarding fee payment on their registered email ID and mobile number.

AFCAT Exam Vacancy Details

The AFCAT 2020 Exam vacancies have been mentioned below for your reference.

EntryBranchCourse NoVacancies*
AFCAT EntryFlying210/21F/SSC/M & WSSC – 74
Ground Duty (Technical)209/21T/PC/99 AEC/MAE(L) : PC – 40, SSC – 26
209/21T/SSC/99 AEC/ M & WAE(M) : PC – 23, SSC – 16
Ground Duty (Non-Technical)209/21G/PC/MAdmin: PC – 23, SSC – 16
209/21G/SSC/M & WEdn: PC – 08, SSC – 08
NCC Entry SpecialFlying210/21F/PC/M and 210/21F/SSC/M & W10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC
Meteorology EntryMeteorology209/21G/PC/MMet : PC – 10, SSC – 12
209/21G/SSC/M & W

*Disclaimer: The vacancies indicated are tentative and subject to change without notice. The actual intake would depend on organizational requirements, various cadre control mechanisms, availability of training slots, and an actual number of vacancies accruing in July 2021. No representation in this regard will be entertained. Two seats are reserved from Ground Duty (Non-Tech) vacancies for Law qualified candidates.

AFCAT 2020 Mock Test Series

When we talk about acing an exam, the first thing that comes to mind is practice. The case is no different for AFCAT Exams. To help you with the exam preparations, Oliveboard has brought AFCAT 2020 Online Mock Test Series. Mock Tests are designed by experts based on the previous year’s papers and exam pattern.

AFCAT Mock Test - FAQs

Q. How Many Mock Tests do we get for AFCAT Exam?

Ans: You will get 15 full-length Mock Test for practice. Along with this, you will also get the sectional tests, topic tests, GK Tests & More.

Q. What are the special features of Oliveboard’s AFCAT Mock Test series?

Ans: AFCAT Mock Test series provides you with the following features:
a) The Mock Tests are designed as per the latest exam pattern.
b) You can attempt the mock test anytime, anywhere.
c) Mock Tests are created by expert faculty and toppers from across the country.
d) Covers complete Syllabus for the AFCAT exam.

Q. Can I Attempt a Mock Test more than once?

Ans: You will be able to attempt the mock test only once. Although, you can access the solutions as many times as you want (till validity expires).

Q. In how many languages are AFCAT mock tests available to access?

Ans: You can access the AFCAT Mock Test in 2 languages - English & Hindi.

Q. Do I get a free mock test for AFCAT?

Ans: Yes, the first mock test in the AFCAT Online mock test series is completely free. You just need to register with a valid email id and phone number.

Q. Can I Attempt the AFCAT Mock Test through mobile?

Ans: Yes, All the AFCAT Mock Tests are available on our mobile app (android) as well where you can attempt. You can also access these mock tests through our mobile website.

Q. What are the payment options available for the purchase of the AFCAT Online Mock Test Series?

Ans: Following are the available payment options through which payment can be made -:
1. Card- Debit or Credit
2. UPI
3. Online Banking - Any bank
4. Wallet- PhonePe, Paytm, Ola Money, FreeCharge, Oxigen, Airtel


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8)How long is the course valid?

Until Jan 31st 2021

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