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AFCAT 1 2019 Exam Pattern, Duration (Topic Wise) No of Questions Marks

AFCAT Exam Pattern

To get recruited in Indian Air Force, you have to clear Air Force Common Admission Test, held on February 2019. Candidates can get prepare for test with help of AFCAT Exam Pattern, which is provided below.

The Pattern of AFCAT 1 2019, will assist you about the difficulty level of examination and further important information about exam as Duration (Topic Wise) No of Questions Marks etc. So you should go through this page to get entire details of AFCAT Exam Pattern 2019.

AFCAT 2019 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 2019, available on the beneath segment of this page, which is well tailored by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

AFCAT Exam Pattern

AFCAT is a recruitment examination, conducts by Indian Air Force (IAF) twice a year in the year of February and August. Now the examination will be conduct in February 2019. For AFCAT 01/2019 Online Registration for will commence on 01 December 2018 at 00:01 AM. So to get prepare for exam go through the pattern of exam mentioned below.

AFCAT 1 2019 will have 100 question, for each correct answer you will get 3 marks. The total number of marks for all questions will be 300. There will be negative marking, and for every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

There are two stages of AFCAT 2019 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 2019

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

  • Verbal Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Military Aptitude
  • AFCAT 2019 exam will be conducted in both English and Hindi languages.

Get here complete: AFCAT Syllabus

Scheme of Examination: AFCAT Exam Pattern 2019

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 2019 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 2019 placed above. Qualified candidates in all stages will get recruited on the respective posts.

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AFCAT 2019 Branches:

The upcoming examination will be held for the intake of candidates in the below said branches:

AFCAT EntryFlying
Ground Duty (Technical)
Ground Duty (Non-technical)
NCC Special EntryFlying

Important Dates of AFCAT 02 2019 (Tentative)

AFCAT 01/2019 Events Important Dates (Tentative)
Release of official
Notification for AFCAT 01 2019
Start date of filling the Application Form01-12-2018
Last date of filling the Application From30 -12-2018
AFCAT 01/2019 Admit Card01-02-2019
AFCAT 01/2019 Exam Date16-02-2019 and 17-02-2019
AFCAT 01/2019 Memory-Based Answer Key16-02-2019 and 17-02-2019
AFCAT 01/2019 Result DateTo be Announced
Release Date of Admit Card for AFSB TestTo be Announced
AFSB Test DateTo be Announced
AFSB Memory Based Answer KeyTo be Announced
AFSB Result DateTo be Announced

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