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Airforce Common Admission Test

Students in this course will be thoroughly prepared for School / Board Exam, NDA & SSB as well as other psychology & English Spoken Class Exams.

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Airforce Common Admission Test

Duration: 2 year

Education Qualification

Flying branch: A must-have bachelor’s degree from a recognized university With 60 % & 12th Passed with 60% marks in Each Physics & Maths.

Ground Duty Technical: Degree from a recognized university With 60 % marks.

Ground Duty Non-Technical: Degree from a government recognized University with Physics, Mathematics, chemistry, statistic, International Relations, Defence studies, Psychology, computer science, IT, Management, Mass Communication etc. with a 50% marks in aggregate all papers put together in Post.

Exam Syllabus


AFCAT Written Exam

Subjects covered

General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

Mechanical, Computer
Science and Electrical & Electronics


No. of Ques.

Max. Marks

Time Duration

AFCAT exam written test (compulsory)
EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test)
(Only for Technical)





2 Hours 

45 Minutes

AFCAT Exam Marking Scheme-

  • 3 marks awarded for each correct answer
  • 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer

Age Limit

  • Flying Branch – 20 to 24 years
  • Ground Duty – 20 to 26 years

Physical Eligibility

  • Height : Flying Branch – 162.5 cm

  • Ground duty (Tech-Non tech) : Male -157.5 cm | Female -152 cm

Mode of Selection

  • Written Examination by UPSC + SSB Interview

Selection Process

  • Written Test + Interview+ Medical Test

Syllabus (AFCAT)


Idioms and Phrases, Analogy, Sentence Rearranging, Substitution in a Sentence/ One Word Substitution, Comprehension, Detect Error in Sentence, Sentence  Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonym/ Antonym, Cloze Test or Fill in the Gaps in a paragraph.

General Awareness:

Basic Science Based Knowledge, Science & Technology, Current Affairs (National & International), Defence, History, Geography, Sports, National & International Organisations, Art & Culture, Personalities, Environment & Ecology, Indian Polity and Economy.

Numerical Ability:

Time & Distance and Races (Trains/ Boats & Streams), Area and Perimeter, Probability, Number System & Number Series, Mixture & Allegation Rules, Clocks, Decimal Fraction, Time & Work, Average/ Percentage, Prot & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Simple & Compound Interest.

Logical Reasoning & Military Aptitude:

Verbal and Non- Verbal Reasoning. Questions from the numerical ability section will be matriculation level. It is class 10th level in the context of India. Questions from all other sections will be graduation level (as per the Indian universities), as prescribed in the AFCAT exam pattern.


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