AFCAT 2019 Exam: Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group A Gazetted officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online examination will be conducted on 16 Feb 19 and 17 Feb 19 for AFCAT exam.
2. Candidates are to ensure their eligibility for the examination, as follows:-
(a) Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination viz. Written examination and SSB test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or AFSB Testing, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature will be cancelled by the IAF.
(b) Mere issue of Admit card/Call up letter to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally accepted by Indian Air Force.
AFCAT 2019 Exam Educational Qualification:
AFCAT 2019 Exam Pattern:
The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT
(iv) Marking Scheme is as follows:-
(aa) Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
(ab) One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
(ac) No marks for unattempted questions.
(v) Questions will be based on the metric system of Weights & Measures wherever applicable.
(vi) Candidates are required to appear for the Online AFCAT in person. Under no circumstance will any scribe or another candidate be allowed to appear/ assist in the exam.
(vii) Air Force has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination.
(b) Standard and Syllabus of the Examination:
(aa) English. Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.
(ab) General Awareness. History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.
(ac) Numerical Ability. Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).
(ad) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test. Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.
(ii) Standard. The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).
(c) Practice Test. An online Practice Test (for AFCAT & EKT) is available on the IAF website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in.