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AFCAT 2 2020 New Exam Date Announced @afcat.cdac.in: Check IAF Admit Card and other Updates

Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the new exam dates for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT - 02/2020).  Now, AFCAT 2 Exam will be held on 03 October (Saturday) and 04 October 2020 (Sunday) and also on 05 October (Monday). 

Sep 10, 2020 12:37 IST
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AFCAT 02/2020 Exam Date and Admit Card
AFCAT 02/2020 Exam Date and Admit Card

AFCAT 2 2020 New Exam Date and Admit Card: Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the new exam dates for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT - 02/2020).  Now, AFCAT 2 Exam will be held on 03 October (Saturday) and 04 October 2020 (Sunday) and also on 05 October (Monday).  The candidates will be appear for IAF AFCAT Exam on one of these dates. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on 19 September and 20 September 2020.

The official website reads - AFCAT 02/2020 will now be conducted on 03rd, 04th and 05th Oct 2020. You may be slated on any one of these days.

IAF AFCAT 2 2020 Admit Card

In order to appear for AFCAT 2020, the candidates will be required to download the AFCAT 2 Admit Card from the official website of IAF AFCAT i.e. afcat.cdac.in using their Username and Password. The admit card is expected in the second or third week of September 2020.

The e- Admit Card will also be sent to the registered email IDs forall candidates who successfully submitted their online application. No Admit Card will be sent by post.

The candidates should carry their IAF AFCAT Admit Card along with Aadhaar Card, Another valid photo identity card such as PAN card/ passport/ driving licence/ voter identity card/ college identity card or any other valid photo identity proof, with details of name, father’s name, date of birth and a clear photograph and Two passport size colour photographs

AFCAT Exam Pattern:

All applicants whose applications are submitted by due date will appear for AFCAT at one of the examination centres on either 2nd Oct or 03rd Oct. It is mandatory for the candidates opting for Ground Duty (Technical) branch to appear in both AFCAT as well as Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) and Non-Technical candidates will appear for AFCAT only.

Exam

Subject

No. of Questions/ Marks

Total Marks

Duration

AFCAT

(For both Non-Technical & Technical Candidates)

General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

100

300 (3 marks for each question)

2 Hours

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT-For Technical Candidates)

Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics

50

150 (3 marks for each question)

45 Minutes

 

AFCAT and EKT will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both. One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. Questions will be based on the metric system of Weights & Measures wherever.

AFCAT Syllabus

  • English - Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases
  • General Awareness - History, Geography, Civics, Politics, CurrentvAffairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.
  • Numerical Ability - Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test - Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

IAF had invited applications to fill 256 vacancies for Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches in the month of July 2020.

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