AFCAT 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Updated Fri, 18 Dec 2020 05:23 PM IST

AFCAT 2021 exam will be conducted by UPSC in the month of February. Before preparing for the exam it is important to know the syllabus and pattern of the exam so that the aspiring candidates prepare accordingly. AFCAT 2021 syllabus consists of the list topics that the candidates should refer to while preparing for the exam because it is from these topics that questions are ususally asked in the exam. AFCAT-I 2021 exam pattern consists the details of the pattern of the exam and the marking scheme.

AFCAT 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of AFCAT 2021 exam comprises of questions from English, General Knowledge, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude.
  • ENGLISH: In english, the questions are asked from various range of topics such as Idioms and Phrases, Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms and Antonyms and Vocabulary.
  • GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: This includes questions from History, Geography, Current Affairs, Economics, Basic Science, Polity, Environment, Defence, Art and Culture, Sports etc.
  • NUMERICAL ABILITY: This consists of question sections such as Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Time and Work.
  • REASONING AND MILITARY APTITUDE: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

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Idioms and Phrases
3. Error Detection
4. Fill in the Blanks/Sentence Completeion
5.Synonyms and Antonyms
6. Vocabulary
1. History
2. Geography
3. Current Affairs
4. Basic Science
5. Polity
6. Environment
7. Defence
8. Art and Culture
9. Sports
10. Economics
1. Time and Distance
2. Profit and Loss
4. Ratio and Proportion
5. Simple Interest
6. Time and Work
1. Verbal Skills
2. Spatial Ability

EKT Syllabus
EKT is conducted for candidates who opt for Ground Duty branch. The syllabus is different for different categories.

EKT Syllabus for Computer Science Engineering
Fundamental Engineering Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, 
Engineering Drawing
Specialised Topics Switching Theory, Computer Networks,Information Technology, Electronic Devices
Allied Engineering Topics Radar Theory, Instrumentation, Microwave Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Control Engineering

EKT Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering
Fundamental Engineering Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, 
Engineering Drawing
Specialised Topics Thermodynamics, Machine Drawing, Manufacturing Science, Material Science, Enginering Mechanics
Allied Engineering Topics Aircraft Structures, Aerodynamics, Automotive Engineering, Industrial Engineering

EKT Syllabus for Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Fundamental Engineering Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, 
Engineering Drawing
Specialised Topics Analog and Digital Electronics, Telecommunication Systems, Microwave Engineering, Control Engineering
Allied Engineering Topics Switching Theory, Radar Theory, Network Theory Design, Instrumentation, Information Technology

AFCAT 2021 Exam Pattern

AFCAT 2021 Exam will be conducted for non-technical candidates while AFCAT 2021 and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT), both will be conducted for candidates applying for Ground Duty. AFCAT Exam consists of 100 questions while EKT consists of 50 questions.
Exam No. Of Questions Marks Duration
AFCAT for Technical
and Non-Techincal Candidates
100 300 2 Hours
EKT 50 150 45 Minutes

Both AFCAT And EKT Exams are conducted in English. 
AFCAT 2021 will be conducted online.
Each question carries about 3 marks and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

All the candidates who clear the written exam have to appear for the interview, AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) Interview to be finally selected for the Air Force.

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