AFCAT Syllabus 2016 PDF (Technical Branch/General Duty), Exam Pattern


AFCAT Syllabus

Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT written examination for Technical Branch/ General Duty and Flying Branch. Numbers of candidates apply for this exam and looking for AFCAT Syllabus 2016 and AFCAT Exam Pattern.

This Page includes:
  • Exam pattern
  • Syllabus for General Awareness
  • Syllabus for Numerical Ability
  • Syllabus for Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
Verbal Ability in English

Applicants if you are also looking for the same than you are at right place. Here we providing you complete AFCAT exam syllabus or you can also download in PDF Format. Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted to get admission in academies related to Air Force such as:
  • Technical Branch
  • Flying Branch
  • Ground Duty
AFCAT Exam Pattern 

To crack this exam, candidates must have study according to updated syllabus. With the help of Exam pattern, applicants can understand the proper format of exam and syllabus helps contenders in the better preparation of the test.

How to Prepare for AFCAT

AFCAT Sample Papers

Number of Question
Total Marks
Time Duration
General knowledge, English, Mathematics, Reasoning
100 x 3 = 300
2 Hours
  • AFCAT exam duration is of 2 hours and it is held separately for males and females.
  • For every wrong answer 01 mark would be deducted from the total.
  • There is no negative marking for the questions left unanswered.

AFCAT Syllabus 

Syllabus is the most important section by which sure success can be achieved by the aspirants. You can also collect your proper study material, guides, and books for the preparation of this test.

Among the four groups of test viz. Intelligence test, psychological test, a group discussion and medical test the syllabus for the Intelligence test had been provided below, read it carefully and prepare accordingly.

General Awareness:
  • History
  • Sports
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Civics
  • Basic Science
  • Defense
  • Art
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Politics
Verbal Ability in English:
  • Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Sentence Completion
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Testing of Vocabulary

Numerical Ability:
  • Decimal Fraction
  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Profit & loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple interest  
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test:
  • Verbal Skills
  • Spatial Ability
For practice this exam as per the syllabus, you can download the previous year papers through our web portal or you can also purchase it from the market. You can also subscribe our free email section to get the updated details about AFCAT.



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