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AFCAT Exam Pattern 2018-19 Topics, No Of Questions & Total Marks

AFCAT Exam Pattern

Candidates, preparing for Air Force Common Admission Test, can get AFCAT Exam Pattern from this page and start their preparation according to it. Here from this page you can get the entire details of AFCAT 2018 Exam Pattern in which you will find the details of exam such as Topics, No Of Questions & Total Marks etc.

AFCAT is a recruitment examination, conducts by Indian Air Force (IAF) twice a year in the months of February and August. Now the examination for August month is going to be held in Last week of August 2018.

AFCAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Those, who are declare qualify in this entrance test, will eligible to get recruited on the post of officer in 3 branches Air Force – Flying Branch (Short Service Commission only), Technical branch (Permanent & Short Service Commission) and Ground Duty Branch (Permanent & Short Service Commission).

So, to clear AFCAT, candidates have to prepare well for examination with the help of AFCAT Exam Pattern 2018-19, available on the beneath segment of this page, which is well tailored by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

AFCAT Exam Pattern

All those candidates, who had applied for AFCAT Exam 2018, must be looking for exam details, such as exam date, syllabus, pattern etc. go through this page and get exam structure details.

There are two stages of AFCAT 2018 Examination that are:

  1. Online AFCAT Test
  2. SSB
    a) STAGE – I
    b) STAGE – II
    c) STAGE – III
    d) STAGE – IV

1. AFCAT Exam Pattern 2018

Air Force Common Admission Test will comprises multiple choice questions based on:

  • Verbal Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Military Aptitude
  • AFCAT 2018 exam will be conducted in both English and Hindi languages.

Get here complete: AFCAT Syllabus

Scheme of Examination: AFCAT Exam Pattern 2018

of Qs
AFCATGeneral Awareness
Verbal Ability
in English,
Numerical Ability,
Military Reasoning
and Aptitude Test
120 Mins100300
EKT (Ground
Duty Technical
Branch only)
Science and
Electrical and
45 Mins50150

AFCAT 2018 Marking Scheme:

  • Three marks will be allotted for every correct answer.
  • One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • No marks will be deducted for un attempted questions.

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2. SSB

Those, who will declare qualify by AFCAT Online Test, will get eligibility for SSB, which is interview of 5 Days. ( How To Prepare For SSB Interview? )


  • Officer Intelligence rating Test.
  • Picture perception and Discussion Test


Qualified candidates by STAGE – I, will be called for STAGE-II interview, which would take 3 -4 days. In these interview days, candidates have to go through the following tests:

  • Psychological Tests (Written Test).
  • Group Tests (Interactive indoor and outdoor activities).
  • Personal Interview
  • Those, who had applied for flying branch then you will also have to undergo Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS) test.

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After qualifying Stage-II, candidates have to appear in STAGE – III, which must be Medical Examination either at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi or Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru.


  • The selection board of Air Force, would prepare an All India Merit List on the basis of candidates performance in the Written Test and AFSB Interview (Stage I + Stage II).
  • Those, whose name is mentioned in all India Merit List, will get joining instructions to join one of the Training establishments on the basis of available vacancies.

Candidates are required to prepare for examination as according to AFCAT Exam Pattern 2018 placed above. Qualified candidates in all stages will get recruited on the respective posts.

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Important Dates of AFCAT 02 2018 (Tentative)

EventsTentative Dates
Release of official
Notification for AFCAT 02 2018
1st week of June 2018
Submission of AFCAT 02 2018
Online Application
1st week – last week of June 2018
Publication of Admit CardsLast week of July 2018
Exam Date of AFCAT 02
Last week of August 2018
AFCAT 02 2018 Result
1st week of October 2018

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