September 15, 2022

AFCAT Syllabus 2022 and exam pattern has been released by IAF for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the post of Flying Branch-Short Service Commission (SSC), Ground Duty – Permanent Commission, and Short Service Commission (PC & SSC). The AFCAT examination is conducted twice a year to assess a candidate’s conceptual understanding and intelligence. Candidates must read the AFCAT Syllabus 2022 thoroughly to qualify for the test.

**The written exam is divided into two sections:**

- AFCAT written test
- AFCAT EKT written test (Engineering Knowledge Test

The AFCAT written test is conducted for 2 hours that assesses the applicant’s basic aptitude in subjects such as English, General Awareness, and Numerical Ability. The test will also assess the candidate’s military aptitude which will include the most questions (100 in total).

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AFCAT is a government exam conducted by IAF to recruit flying officers and ground staff engineers. The AFCAT Syllabus for 2022 is divided into four sections namely, General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning and Military Aptitude. The AFCAT Question Paper consists of 100 questions with three marks for each correct answer and a deduction of one mark for every wrong answer.

*Total time allotted for the AFCAT Exam: 2 hours*

Particulars | AFCAT Exam | EKT Exam |

No. of Questions | 100 | 50 |

Duration | 2 hours | 45 minutes |

Total Marks | 300 | 150 |

Sections | English, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, Military Aptitude | Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics |

Marking Scheme | Negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer | Negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer |

3 marks for every correct answer | 3 marks for every correct answer | |

No marks for unattempted questions | No marks for unattempted questions |

AFCAT is an online computer-based test consisting of objective-type questions only. It is conducted for two Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical). For Technical, it consists of the EKT exam which consists of Engineering Subjects. The AFCAT Exam Pattern is detailed below:

- The exam will be in the English Language Only.
- AFCAT is bifurcated into Four Sections: Verbal Ability in English, General Awareness, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test.
- Whereas EKT is divided into three sections: Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical, and Electronics
- The time allotted to AFCAT is 2 hours and for EKT is 45 minutes.

AFCAT Exam Topic | AFCAT Exam Subjects |

General Awareness | History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, 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 & Military Aptitude | Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability |

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- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze Test
- Idioms/Phrases
- Elementary Statistics
- Bar Graph
- Error Detection
- Antonym/Synonym
- Fill in the Blanks
- Mensuration
- Tabulation
- Active & Passive
- Narration
- One Word Substitution

- Algebra
- Speed, Distance & Time
- Ratio & Proportion
- Percentage
- Average, Mixture & Allegations
- Time & Work
- Simplification
- Profit, Loss & Discount
- Interest
- Number System
- Mixture Problem

- History
- Geography
- Polity
- Science & technology
- Current Affairs
- Defense
- Art & Culture
- Economics
- Sports
- Physics
- Chemistry
- Biology
- Environment
- Famous places & People
- Awards & Honours
- Books & Authors
- Summits & Conferences
- Fairs & Festivals

- Coding-Decoding
- Venn Diagram
- Analogy
- Series
- Classification
- Mirror Image Syllogism
- Dot Situation Missing number
- Paper Cutting & Folding, Ordering & Ranking
- Pattern Completion Puzzle
- Non-Verbal Reasoning
- Embedded Figures
- Alphabet or Word Test

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AFCAT EKT is organized for candidates interested in joining Ground Duty Technical Branch. The questions for EKT include topics from Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and more. Candidates must answer 50 questions in 45 minutes. The article discusses Fundamental Engineering, Specialized Branch topics, and allied Engineering topics for each subject. The structure of the syllabus for EKT is following. Topics common for every engineering branch:

- Matrix Algebra, Eigen values and Eigen vectors, Theorems of integral calculus, Partial derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Stokes, Gauss, and Green’s theorems.
- First order differential equation (linear and nonlinear), Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Complex variables, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, Sampling theorems, Mean, Median, Mode and Standard deviation, Random variables, Discrete and Continuous distributions,

Fourier transform, Laplace transform, Z-transform.

- Units for measurement, Description of Motion in One, Two, and Three Dimensions, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Heat, and Thermodynamics.
- Electrostatics, Electric Current, Magnetic Effect of Currents, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, and Alternating Currents and Electromagnetic Waves, Ray Optics and Optical Instruments.

- Projection of straight lines, planes, and solids, Intersection of surfaces, Isometric Projection, Sectional Views of solids, Full section, Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting.

- Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET, JFET and MOSFET, Amplifiers – biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response, Oscillators, and feedback

amplifiers, Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, Simple active filters, VCOs and timers, Combinational and sequential logic circuits. - Multiplexer, Schmitt trigger, Multi-vibrators, Sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, 8-bit microprocessor basics, architecture,

programming and interfacing.

- Energy bands in Silicon, Intrinsic and extrinsic Silicon, Carrier transport in Silicon – diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity. Generation and recombination of carriers, p-n junction diode, Zener diode, tunnel diode, BJT, JFET, MOS capacitor, MOSFET, LED, PIN, and avalanche photo diode, Basics of LASER.

- ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control techniques, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IPv4, Application layer

protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http), Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and routers. - Network security – basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls. Basic concepts of client-server computing.

- Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Reciprocity, Superposition, Compensation, Miller’s, Tellegen’s, and Maximum power transfer theorems. Impulse, step, ramp and sinusoidal

response analysis of first order and second order circuits. - Two port parameters and their interrelations, Application of Laplace transform and Fourier series in the context of network

analysis, Network synthesis.

- Traffic definitions, Introduction to switching networks, classification of switching systems. Grade of Service and blocking probability, Basics of Circuit switching and

packet switching. - Network traffic load and parameters, Modelling of switching systems, Incoming traffic and service time characterisation, Blocking models and loss estimates, Delay systems –

Markovian queuing model, M/M/1 model, Limited queue capacity, Multiple servers, Finite sources, Queue discipline.

- Operating System – Processes, threads, interprocess communication, Concurrency, Synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management

and virtual memory, File systems, I/O systems, Protection, and security. RDBMS – ER-model, Relational model (relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms), Query languages (SQL), File structures (sequential files, indexing, B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control. - Software engineering – Information gathering, requirement, and feasibility analysis, data flow diagrams, process specifications, input/output design, process life cycle, planning and managing the project, design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance. Programming in C, Object Oriented Programming, basics of computer graphics.

- Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency, Auto-transformer, Energy conversion principles, DC machines – types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation; Servo and stepper motors, Synchronous machines, Generators –regulation and parallel operation.

- Application of open loop and closed loop systems, Principles of feedback, Determination of transfer function by block diagram reduction method, Time domain analysis of first and second order systems, transient and steady-state errors, damping and oscillations.

- Analog communication – amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, Superheterodyne receivers, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), Fundamentals

of information theory and channel capacity theorem. - Digital communication systems – Pulse Code Modulation (PCM), Differential Pulse Code Modulation (DPCM), Digital modulation schemes: amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK), Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA. Fundamentals of mobile communication. Fundamentals of optical fibre communication.

- Waveguides, Klystrons, Travelling Wave Tubes, Magnetron, Introduction to microstrip lines, Microwave semiconductor devices, Monolithic microwave

integrated circuits. - Antenna and Wave Propagation. Antenna parameters, Effective length and aperture, Gain, Beamwidth, Directivity, Radiation resistance, Efficiency, Polarization, Impedance and Directional characteristics of antenna, Reflection, refraction, interference and diffraction of radio waves. Fundamentals ground wave, space wave, sky wave, and troposcatter propagation.

- Radar range equation, Frequencies of operation, Fundamentals of Moving Target Indicator (MTI), Pulse Doppler Radar, Tracking radar.

- Accuracy, precision, and repeatability, Electronic instruments for measuring basic parameters, Theory of Oscilloscopes, Signal generators, Signal analyzers,

Characteristics and construction of transducers.

- Matrix Algebra, Eigen values and Eigen vectors, Theorems of integral calculus, Partial derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Stokes, Gauss and

Green’s theorems. - First order differential equation (linear and nonlinear), Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Complex variables, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, Sampling theorems, Mean, Median,

Mode and Standard deviation, Random variables, Discrete and Continuous distributions, Fourier transform, Laplace transform, Z-transform.

- Units for measurement, Description of Motion in One, Two, and Three Dimensions, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Heat

and Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Electric Current, Magnetic Effect of Currents, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, and Alternating Currents and Electromagnetic Waves, Ray Optics and Optical Instruments.

Projection of straight lines, planes, and solids, Intersection of surfaces, Isometric Projection, Sectional Views of solids, Full section, Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting.

- Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET, JFET and MOSFET, Amplifiers – biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response, Oscillators, and feedback amplifiers, Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, Simple active filters, VCOs and timers, Combinational and sequential logic circuits, Multiplexer, Schmitt trigger, Multi-vibrators, Sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, 8-bit microprocessor basics, architecture,

programming and interfacing.

- Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency, Three phase transformers – connections, parallel operation, Autotransformer; Energy conversion principles, DC machines – types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction, and commutation, starting and speed control of motors, Single phase and Three phase induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control, Starting motors, Servo and stepper motors, Synchronous machines Generators – performance, regulation, and parallel operation.

- Energy bands in Silicon, Intrinsic and extrinsic Silicon, Carrier transport in Silicon – diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity. Generation and

recombination of carriers, p-n junction diode, Zener diode, tunnel diode, BJT, JFET, MOS capacitor, MOSFET, LED, PIN, and avalanche photo diode, Basics of LASER. Device technology – integrated circuits fabrication process, oxidation, diffusion, ion implantation, photolithography, n-tub, p-tub, and twin-tub CMOS process.

- Application of open loop and closed loop systems, Principles of feedback, Determination of transfer function by block diagram reduction method, Time domain

analysis of first and second-order systems, transient and steady-state errors, damping and oscillations, Routh and Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, Root loci, Lag, lead and lead-lag compensation, State space model, State transition matrix, Controllability, and observability.

- Random signals and noise – probability, random variables, probability density function, autocorrelation, power spectral density. Analog

communication – amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, spectral analysis of these operations, superheterodyne receivers, elements of hardware, realizations of analog communication systems, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) calculations for AM and FM. - Fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem. Digital communication systems – Pulse Code Modulation (PCM), Differential Pulse Code Modulation (DPCM), Digital modulation schemes: amplitude, phase, and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK), Matched filter receivers, Bandwidth consideration, and probability of error calculations for these schemes. Basics of TDMA, FDMA, and CDMA. Fundamentals of mobile communication. Fundamentals of optical fiber communication.

- Waveguides, Waveguide components, Klystrons, Travelling Wave Tubes, Magnetron, Microwave measurements, Introduction to microstrip lines, Microwave

network analysis, Microwave semiconductor devices, Monolithic microwave integrated circuits.

- Antenna parameters, Radiation from a current element in free space, Reciprocity theorem, Resonant and non-resonant antenna, Effective length

and aperture, gain, beamwidth, directivity, radiation resistance, efficiency, polarization, impedance and directional characteristics of the antenna, and antenna temperature. Phased array antenna, Mechanism of radio wave propagation, Reflection, refraction, interference, and diffraction of radio waves. Theory of ground wave, space wave, sky wave, and troposcatter propagation.

- Accuracy, precision, and repeatability, Electronic instruments for measuring basic parameters, Theory of Oscilloscopes, Signal generators, Signal analyzers,

Characteristics and construction of transducers.

- ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control techniques, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IPv4, Application layer

protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http); Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and

routers.

- Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Reciprocity, Superposition, Compensation, Miller’s, Tellegen’s, and Maximum power transfer theorems. Impulse, step, ramp and sinusoidal

response analysis of first order and second order circuits. Two port parameters and their interrelations, Application of Laplace transform and Fourier series in the context of network analysis, Network synthesis.

- Traffic definitions, Introduction to switching networks, classification of switching systems. Grade of Service, Basics of Circuit switching and packet switching.

- Fundamentals of an operating system, RDBMS terminologies, Object Oriented Programming, Basics of computer graphics.

- Radar range equation, Frequencies of operation, fundamentals of Moving Target Indicator (MTI), Pulse Doppler Radar, Tracking radar.

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- Matrix Algebra, Eigen values and Eigen vectors, Theorems of integral calculus, Partial derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Stokes,

Gauss and Green’s theorems. - First order differential equation (linear and nonlinear), Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Complex variables, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, Sampling theorems, Mean,

Median, Mode and Standard deviation, Random variables, Discrete and Continuous distributions, Fourier transform, Laplace transform, Z-transform.

- Units for measurement, Description of Motion in One, Two and Three Dimensions, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Heat

and Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Electric Current, Magnetic Effect of Currents, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, and Alternating Currents and Electromagnetic Waves, Ray Optics and Optical Instruments.

- Principles of orthographic projections, projections of points, lines, planes, and solids, Section of solids, Isometric views, Auto-CAD.

- Equations of equilibrium in space and its application; first and second moments of area; simple problems on friction; kinematics of particles for plane motion;

elementary particle dynamics. Generalized Hooke’s law and its application; design problems on axial stress, shear stress, and bearing stress; material properties for dynamic loading; bending shear and stresses in beams; determination of principle stresses and strains – analytical and graphical; material behavior and design factors for dynamic load; design of circular shafts for bending and torsional load only; deflection of beam for statically determinate problems; theories of

failure.

- The basic concept of the First –law and second law of Thermodynamics; the concept of entropy and reversibility; availability and unavailability and irreversibility. Classification and properties of fluids; incompressible and compressible fluids flows; effect of Mach number and compressibility; continuity momentum and energy equations; normal and oblique shocks; one-dimensional isentropic flow; flow or fluids in duct with frictions that transfer.
- Flow through fans, blowers, and compressors; axial and centrifugal flow configuration; design of fans and compressors.

- Kinematic and dynamic analysis of plane mechanisms. Cams, Gears and epicyclic gear trains, flywheels, governors, balancing of rigid rotors, balancing of single

and multicylinder engines, linear vibration analysis of mechanical systems (single degree of freedom), Critical speeds, and whirling of shafts. flywheels, balancing of rotors and reciprocating machinery, balancing machines, governors, free and forced vibration of damped and undamped single degree of freedom systems, isolation, whirling of shafts, gyroscope.

- Fluid flow concepts – Transport theorem – Fluid kinematics – Potential flow – Governing equations of Fluid flow – Dimensional Analysis – Viscous

flow – Boundary Layer flows – Turbulence – Closed conduit flows – Hydrodynamic lubrication – Free surface flow – Compressible flows, Hydraulic Turbines: Impulse and Reaction Turbines – Centrifugal and Axial flow pumps.

- Foundry Technology, Melting furnaces, Special casting processes, Gating, and riser design, Casting defects, Arc welding, TIG, MIG, submerged arc,

resistance welding, Gas welding, Flash butt welding, Solid state welding, Welding metallurgy, Forming Technology, and Powder metallurgy.

- Basic concepts on structure of solids; common ferrous and nonferrous materials and their applications; heat-treatment of steels; non-metals- plastics, ceramics,

composite materials and nano-materials.

- Development and Intersection of surfaces, Conventional representation of machine elements, materials, surface finish, and tolerances – Sectional views and additional

views – Drawing of Screw threads, locking devices, Fasteners, Keys and Cotters, Knuckle joints, Riveted Joints, Shaft Couplings, and Bearings – Pipe Joints, Assembly, and production drawings.

- Introduction, power plant, fuel system, electrical system and other electrical fittings, lubricating system and cooling systems, chassis and transmission, axles,

clutches, propeller shafts, and differential, Condition for correct steering, steering gear mechanisms, automotive air conditioning, Tyres, effect of working parameters on knocking, reduction of knocking; Forms of the combustion chamber for SI and CI engines; rating of fuels; additives; emission.

- Steam power plants, steam boilers, steam condensers, cooling towers, cogeneration, and combined cycles, nuclear power plants, hydroelectric power plants, and power plant economics.

- System design: factory location- simple OR models; plant layout – methods based; applications of engineering economic analysis and break-even analysis for

product selection, process selection, and capacity planning; predetermined time standards. System planning; forecasting methods based on regression and decomposition, design and balancing of multi-model and stochastic assembly lines; inventory management – probabilistic inventory models for order time and order quantity determination; JIT systems; strategic sourcing; managing inter

plant logistics.

- Atmosphere: Properties, standard atmosphere. Classification of aircraft. Airplane (fixed wing aircraft) configuration and various parts. Airplane performance:

Pressure altitude; equivalent, calibrated, indicated air speeds; Primary flight instruments: Altimeter, ASI, VSI, Turn-bank indicator. - Drag polar; takeoff and landing; steady climb & descent,-absolute and service ceiling; cruise, cruise climb, endurance or loiter; load factor, turning flight, V-n diagram; Winds: head, tail & cross winds. Static stability: Angle of attack, sideslip; roll, pitch & yaw controls; longitudinal stick fixed & free stability, horizontal tail position, and size; directional stability.

- Stress and Strain: Equations of equilibrium, constitutive law, strain displacement relationship, compatibility equations, plane stress and strain, Airy’s stress function.

Flight Vehicle Structures: Characteristics of aircraft structures and materials, torsion, bending, and flexural shear. Flexural shear flow in thin-walled sections. Buckling. Failure theories. - Loads on aircraft. Structural Dynamics: Free and forced vibration of discrete systems. Damping and resonance. Dynamics of continuous systems.

- Basic Fluid Mechanics: Incompressible irrotational flow, Helmholtz and Kelvin theorem, singularities and superposition, viscous flows, boundary layer on a flat plate.

Airfoils and wings: Classification of airfoils, aerodynamic characteristics, high lift devices, Kutta Joukowski theorem; lift generation; thin airfoil theory; wing theory; induced drag; qualitative treatment of low aspect ratio wings. Viscous Flows Flow separation, introduction to turbulence, transition, the structure of a turbulent boundary layer. Compressible Flows: Dynamics and Thermodynamics of I-D flow, isentropic flow, normal shock, oblique shock.

All AFCAT candidates are required to take the written exam. Candidates who have applied for technical positions must also take the Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT). Candidates qualifying for the online exam of AFCAT by clearing the cut-off will be called for an Air Force Selection Board Interview or AFSB interview which comprises 3 stages.

Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception and Discussion Test is conducted on the first day. This is a screening test. And the candidates who qualify for this are called for further rounds. Then all those candidates who qualify in this round go through the document check to assess their eligibility.

After stage 1, the stage 2 interview is conducted which involves Psychological Test which will be conducted on Day 1 itself in the afternoon slot. After this Group Tests and Interviews are conducted which continue for five days.

This step is only for recommended candidates only. It is a Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS). It’s once in a lifetime test. Candidates who fail to qualify for CPSS will not be eligible.

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There are some important books that candidates should refer to. It will help them in their preparation. We will provide you with a subject-wise list of these books. There are sample practice papers at the back of these books which you can practice for your AFCAT Exam.

- Pearson’s Book
- Verbal Reasoning by Bhupendra Kumar Singh
- Objective General English by Dr. RS. Aggarwal
- Word Power Made Easy-For Improving Vocabulary

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning Book by Dr RS Aggarwal

- Objective Arithmetic- S Chand
- Quantitative Aptitude –Arun Sharma
- FastTrack Arithmetic Book (Rajesh Verma)-Arihant Publication
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Aggarwal

- Lucent’s General Knowledge
- Manorama Yearbook- Philip Mathew
- From Plinth to Paramount by Neetu Singh – KD Publication

Other than the above subject-wise books, Candidates can refer to other books for the overall preparation of AFCAT and especially those published for AFCAT preparation. These are the following:

Books | Author or Publication |

AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) Workbook-This book comprises previous year’s solved papers for practice and also many practice questions. | Kiran Publication |

AFCAT Solved Papers and Practice Sets | Arihant Experts |

SSB Interview: The Complete Guide | NK Natarajan |

AFCAT Exam Guide for Flying and Technical Branch | R. Gupta |

AFCAT for Technical, Flying & Ground Duty Branch with Solved Papers (English, Paperback) | Arihant Experts |

AFCAT- The First Step Book | Defense Direct Education |

High School English Grammar and Composition | Philip Mathew |

Word Power Made Easy | Norman Lewis |

- Always check the publishing year and buy the latest edition books.
- Purchase the book in the English language only for easy understanding with a systematic flow of the AFCAT syllabus.
- Buy books by known authors and publishers. Candidates can take the advice from their faculties or coaching centers or can refer to a website that suggests books for the best preparation for the AFCAT exam syllabus.
- Purchase a book with practice papers, and solved papers of previous and mock tests.

All the candidates should follow some tips to make themselves well-prepared for the AFCAT Exam. As the competition is quite high, so the candidates should start preparing for their exam as early as possible. Candidates have to be complete with all their basic concepts and understandings be confident while preparing for their exams.

Aspirants need to gain expertise in every subject they are preparing for with regular revision. Remember all the formulas in quant and revise short trick. In English; revise technical words, idioms, and phrases from your vocabulary. Keep yourself aware of the current affairs and revise the dates in History, and lists of important people from the General Awareness section.

If aspirants want to score well and clear the cut-off, then they need to practice a lot. Give the mock tests regularly and see where he/she stands. In this way, they will get to know their weak areas and focus on them. This will also increase your speed and accuracy level. To know about the standard of paper and difficulty level of the AFCAT Exam, it is a must to practice the previous year’s papers.

Don’t stick to one question for a longer time, if you are not able to find the solution, skip the question quickly and move on to the next one. Try to solve the easy and non-tricky questions first. This way you can prepare a strategy, plan better for the exam and solve the paper smartly.

For preparing well, take a break in between and do some physical activities, this will break the monotony while studying. And take a good sleep just before the exam as this will keep you fresh on the day of the exam.

To score well in the English section, inculcate the habit of reading good books and articles as this will improve your vocabulary and help with your reading comprehension in the AFCAT English syllabus section. Also, read the editorial sections in The Hindu, BBC, and Reader’s Digest.

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Ans. Candidates who are looking for the AFCAT syllabus pdf can get it from the link provided here. In the pdf, candidates will find detailed syllabuses for all subjects as well as the exam pattern for the AFCAT 2022 exam.

Ans. Candidates must be up to date on current events in order to pass the section. The main topics asked in this section are given below:

- History
- International Current Affairs
- Politics
- Sports
- Geography
- Environment
- Art and Culture
- Civics
- Basic Science
- Culture
- Defense

Ans. Yes, the AFCAT syllabus gets updated every year. Candidates can visit the official website to get the pdf of the current year syllabus of the AFCAT exam. The examination is held twice a year, in February and August. AFCAT application notices are published in June and December. Candidates must apply in accordance with the advertisement. The Indian Air Force conducts the test across the country.

Ans. General Aptitude, General Awareness (GK), Verbal Ability, Reasoning, and Military Aptitude are all part of the AFCAT exam. Candidates can view the AFCAT Exam Pattern in the table below. The major topics covered in these are History, current affairs, defense, civics, basic science, basic grammar, one-word substitution, error detection, tenses, time and distance, average, profit and loss, and so on. In the above article, the deep syllabus is already provided.

Ans. As Civil Engineering is not listed as an Educational Qualification for Technical Duty, candidates with this branch are exempt from taking the EKT Exam. But they can apply for AFCAT Exam whose syllabus is provided above in the article in brief. The AFCAT written test will assess the applicant’s basic aptitude in subjects such as English, General Awareness, and Numerical Ability. The test will also assess the candidate’s military aptitude. This section will include the most questions, 100 in total. This examination will last two hours.

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