AFCAT 2021 Exam Pattern | Indian Defence Avionics
AFCAT 2021 Exam Pattern | Indian Defence Avionics

AFCAT 2021 Exam Pattern | Indian Defence Avionics

AFCAT 2021 is a great platform for both men and women who wants to serve the nation. It is conducted by the Indian Air Force. Hence, it’s held twice every year in February and August/ September. Thousands of student gives the AFCAT exam every year and to qualify for this exam, also your first step should be analyzing the exam pattern of this exam.

Moreover, candidates get selected on their performance in the online examination and interview conduct by the Air force Selection board. Candidates who want to get selected for ground duties are required to appear in both the AFCAT exam and Engineering knowledge test(EKT). Therefore it divides into four sections: General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and, Military Aptitude Test.


In the process of, course courses beginning in January 2022 Indian Air Force has out of a notice to Indian civilians (Men and women) to be part of their elite group as the Flying and Ground Duty Gazetted Officers of Group A. Therefore, the Indian Air Force holds the AFCAT 2021 exam, standing for the elite Air Force Common Entrance Test. Candidates who are eager as an officer to join the Indian Air Force will now submit it online.

Therefore, there are 100 questions in the examination. Also, around 300 marks have been allocated to this exam and the time duration of this exam is of 2 hours. Therefore, you will get rewarded with 3 marks for each correct attempt and minus 1 will be deducted for an incorrect attempt. the language of this exam will be English.

Basic Details:

Exam name – AFCAT
Mode Of Exam – Online Language
SECTIONS- General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude 
EKT – Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics
Maximum Marks- 300
Marking criteria – +3 for every correct attempt and -1 for every incorrect attempt.  
Time duration- 2 HOURS  


AFCAT- General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude
Total marks- 300
Total question- 100
Time duration- 120 minutes  
EKT ( Ground duty technical branch)- Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics
Total marks-150
Total questions- 50
Time Duration-45 minutes  


IT is necessary to know the marking criteria while giving the AFCAT exam 2021. Attempt only those question which you are sure about unless leave that question. Also, Exam total number of question no. for each correct answer Mark deduction for each incorrect answer Maximum marks.

Exam NameTotal No. of QuestionMark For Correct AttemptMark Deduction For Incorrect AttemptTime/Duration

Pay & Allowance

AFCAT 2021 applicants should also review the AFCAT Salaries & Allowance specifics here. The same laws and legislation are as follows:

  1. The Air Forces Officer is awarded a monthly payment of Rs. 56,100 even prior to the applicants who are qualified. However, only in the last year of instruction is the monthly payment available.
  2. Also, Flying Officers shall be given Rs 56,100 – 1,10,000 a month as a percentage allowance applicable. Pay is Rs 15.500 a month for Military Service.

Contact Details

Address: Director of Education, West Block – VI, Air HQs(RKP), RK Puram, New Delhi – 110066
Tele: 011 – 23010231 Extn:2112- 6245, 6246, 020 – 25503105 / 106
Tele: 020 – 25503105, 06
Toll-Free no. 1800-11-2448
E-Mail: [email protected], [email protected]

We all know the difficulty level of this exam but if you have good willpower focused mind, and better guidance, without any doubt you will qualify for the AFCAT. make a time table and after clearing the basic, give a mock test daily and solve the previous year questions paper. Hence, the mock test helps you in clearing your doubt and concept and previous year question paper helps you in understanding the level of question which comes in the exams.


It’s easier than CDS to get AFCAT. The extent of complexities posed by CDS in the issue is more complex than the AFCAT test. Therefore, Aligarh, Jabalpur, Guwahati, Jammu, Ambala, Hisar, Puducherry, Vadodara and several other AFCAT research centres are on its location here. There are about 94 test centres. Until hiring you, the board will not take the swimming exam. However, during the preparation time, you can learn to swim in order to complete compulsory courses. AFCAT is not particularly complicated. It is also advising on that candidates train well to break the test. EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test) together with AFCAT is required if the application is made for the technical entry.


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