AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION ONLINE TEST (AFCAT) – 02/2019 syllabus and exam pattern, old papers 2019

exam pattern

STEP 1 – WRITTEN TEST

STEP 2 – AFSB (AIR FORCE SELECTION BOARD) TESTING

STEP 3 – CONDUCT OF MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

STEP 4 – PREPARING ALL INDIA MERIT LIST

STEP 1 – WRITTEN TEST

TIME ALLOTTED – 2HRS

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

1. Total Number of Questions-100. Each Question is of three marks.

2. One mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

3. No mark will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

4. Do not write on the Question Paper or make any mark on it.

detail syllabus and old papers —click here

STEP 2 – AFSB (AIR FORCE SELECTION BOARD) TESTING

If you have successfully cleared Step 1, you will receive a Call letter to report to any one of the Air Force Selection Boards located at Dehradun, Varanasi, Gandhinagar, and Mysuru. At the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB), you undergo the following tests in order to ascertain your suitability and gauge your potential as an Officer in the Indian Air Force.

1. STAGE I TESTING

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

STAGE-I is a screening test. Those who qualify STAGE-I are eligible to undergo STAGE-II testing. STAGE-I disqualified candidates are routed back after the announcement of results.

2. STAGE II TESTING

All STAGE-I qualified candidates undergo following tests as part of STAGE-II testing during next four to five days. Fifth day is for CPSS testing (Flying branch).

  • Psychological Tests are written tests that are conducted by a Psychologist.
  • Group Tests are interactive indoor and outdoor activities which are a combination of mental and physical work.
  • Interview involves a personal conversation with an Interviewing Officer.
  • Candidates who have applied for flying branch and have been recommended, will also have to undergo Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) test .

These tests will be explained to you in detail before they are conducted at the Selection Board.

STEP 3 – CONDUCT OF MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

If you are recommended by the Selection Board, you will be sent for the medical examination either at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi or Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru.

STEP 4 – PREPARING ALL INDIA MERIT LIST

An All India Merit List is compiled on the basis of your performance in the written test and AFSB interview, subject to being medically fit. Based on the vacancies available in various branches / sub-branches, joining instructions are issued to join one of the Training establishments.

official notification –click here

apply online — click here

books – written exam,ssb

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