AFCAT 1 2017 Notification, Exam Date, Syllabus, Question Paper, Cut Off

AFCAT 1 2017 Notification and Exam Date

  • Online Registration Starts on: 03 DEC 2016
  • Online Registration Closes on: 29 DEC 2016
  • AFCAT Written Exam on: 26 February 2017
  • Last date to provide provisional / original degree certificate: 15 November 2017
  • Result Declaration of AFCAt 1 2017 Written Exam: To be updated

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AFCAT Syllabus 2017

(a) AFCAT 2017 Exam Syllabus for General Awareness:

History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics , Civics, Basic Sciences, Defence, Art etc.

b) Verbal Ability in English:

Comprehension, Error Detection, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Testing of Vocabulary, Sentence Completion etc.

c) Numerical Ability:

Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, and Simple Interest, Profit & Loss

d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test section:

Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

AFCAT 2017 Exam Pattern:

The Air Force Common Admission Test will consist of 100 questions and each question will be of three marks. So total marks for all questions will be 300. As far as negative marking is concerned, there is one-third negative marking in AFCAT 2017 exam. For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted as penalty.

The AFCAT 2017 paper will consist of four sections:

  1. General Awareness
  1. Verbal Ability
  1. Numerical Ability
  1. Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test

There will be Multiply Choice Based Questions of 3 marks each. The candidates will be penalized in the form of deduction of 1 marks for every wrong answers attempted by them.

The duration of AFCAT 2017 Exam will be 2 Hours.

AFCAT Cut Off Marks Till 2015

afcat cut off 2015


  1. Deepanjali

    i fail in maths but pass in physics in 12th .now i am persuing BCA .am i eligible for AFCAT ?
  2. shubham

    By what date the ssb dates will be declared.. to the selected candidates..
    1. ashutosh

      AFSB interview dates have to be selected online it has started. The last date for selection of AFSB venue and date is 18 Oct 15.
  3. aditya singh

    Dear Sir, i have completed my 25 years on july 2015. am i eligible for afcat 1 2016??
    1. ashutosh

      Yes, for Technical and GDOC branch in AFCAT entry
  4. Nishi

    there is a news of afcat2 2015 exam cancellation due to paper leak. is that news is true?
  5. rohit

    My score in afcat 2 2015 is 161. Do i.have any chances.of clearing afcat or the cut off expected this time is.very.....also in our center all who are appearing for afternoon shift had already seen the paper before entering as the paper is.same for both shift. Does this.thing happens.every year in afcat exam?
    1. ashutosh

      paper for afternoon and morning are different, 161 marks are enough to clear the written exam

    1. rohit

      Yes you are eligible for flying or ground duty branch.
    2. ashutosh

      Yes, if you clear AFCAT
  7. renu bala

    my exam was in aftrrnoon on 13 sept.... the examiner said that there is no EKT candidate in our room according to the list but we are 6 candidate who applied for technical we could not attend the exam...and in afcat exam my marks are 213...tell me whether i am eligble or not for ground duty....
    1. ashutosh

      Very good chances that you have cleared AFCAT.
  8. Shivm

    what will be the timing of EKT exam after the AfCAT exam ? As the AFCAT is 9AM -11 AM..?
  9. Sooraj

    I have applied for afcat 2 2015. I had given Flying branch as my first preference, technical branch as second preference. Will i have EKT exam? No specific time or date is mentioned in the hall ticket. Is there any separate Hall ticket for EKT?
    1. ashutosh

      Since you have opted for technical branch, you are eligible for EKT and its the same admit card that is used for AFCAT and EKT exams

    I am an applicant for afcat technical branch, when will i get technical questions (EKT) same day or any other?
    1. ashutosh

      Same day when the AFCAT is conducted
  11. Jatin Bhatia

    I am an applicant for afcat technical branch, will i too get these aptitude questions or only technical questions (EKT) ?
    1. ashutosh

      For technical branch, You will have to attempt two papers, one is AFCAT containing questions from aptitude, current affair, Gk, Maths etc and second paper is EKT your core engineering branch.
  12. Shubhada

    If I presume that the cut off for AFCAT 2 2015 will be '129' then I have to conduct minimum 60 questions correctly from 100 after summing up the negative marking. Is that so?
    1. ashutosh

      Well based on previous Cutt off, you can say 60 correct answer is a minimum number to clear AFCAT

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