AFCAT 2020: AFCAT 02 Exam Date Rescheduled, Notification

AFCAT 2020: AFCAT 02 Exam Date Rescheduled, Notification

AFCAT 2020: AFCAT 02 Exam Date Rescheduled, Notification:Career Indian Air Force Are Recently Uploaded New Examination Dates for the Recruitment / Admission Under Air Force Common Admission Test AFCAT 02/2020 Batch Those Candidates Are Enrolled with AFCAT Recruitment Can Check the New Revised Exam Dates.

Indian Air Force has released new exam date for AFCAT 2, 2020 exam. AFCAT 02/2020 has been rescheduled to 03rd and 04th October 2020. Indian Air Force has released exam schedule to Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of its elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers for courses commencing in July 2021. To crack the exam with good marks, aspirants must be well-versed with the AFCAT 2020 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process. This exam has brought out the possibility of serving in an adventurous field for both male and female candidates which are befitting to the Young minds and flexibility of this dynamic generation. Serving in such a commendable and respected field is an honor in itself.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2020

Indian Air Force was released the notification for Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of its elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty [Technical and Non-Technical] branches for courses commencing in July 2021. Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT 2020 examination which stands for Air Force Common Entrance Test for admission in elite Air Force Academy. Candidate who are willing to join Indian Air Force as an officer can now apply online for the same.


AFCAT 2, 2020 Exam Date

The new exam date for AFCAT 2 2020 exam has been released by Indian Air Force on 3rd September. As per the latest notice of AFCAT, the AFCAT 2 2020 Exam will be conducted on 3rd and 4th October 2020 earlier it was scheduled on 19th and 20th September 2020. AFCAT 2020 Exam important dates are tabulated below:

Events Dates
AFCAT 2 Notification 2020 Date 09th June 2020
Commencement of Application Form 15th June 2020
Last Date to Apply Online 14th July 2020
Release of Admit Card September 2020
AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Date 3rd and 4th October 2020
AFCAT 2 2020 Result ———

AFCAT 2020 Online Application Form

AFCAT 2020 Notification for AFCAT 2 has been released by Indian Air Force on 9th June 2020. The Online application of AFCAT 2, 2020 exam has started on 15th June 2020. The last date of AFCAT Apply Online 2020 is 14th July 2020. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply online by clicking on the link mentioned below:

AFCAT 2 2020 Application Form Link [Click Here for Registration]

AFCAT 2020 Application Fee

Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- as examination fee.

AFCAT Salary 2020

  • Cadet in the final year of training will be given a stipend of Rs. 56,100.
  • After successful completion of training, level 10 in the Pay Matrix of seventh central Pay commission will be allotted to the young Air Officers [56100-1,10,700]
  • Military Service Pay- 15,500 will also be included.

Additional Allowances

  • Flying Branch- Rs 11250 per month.
  • Technical Branch Officers: Rs 2500 per month.
  • In Addition to these officers are also entitled to other allowances such as TA, DA, Children Education Allowance, Ration Money Allowance etc.

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AFCAT 2020 Exam Pattern

In the Table Below, we have provided you the exam pattern of AFCAT 2020 Exam.

Name Of Exam Time Duration Number of Questions Maximum Marks Subjects
1. AFCAT 2 2020 2 Hours 100 300 Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude
2. EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test) 45 Minutes 15 100 Technical

AFCAT Exam (Multiple Choice Questions)

Time Duration: 2 hrs

No. of questions: 100

Max marks: 300

Subjects: Verbal ability, Numerical ability, Reasoning, General Awareness and Military Aptitude.

There is a negative marking 1/3 in all sections.

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) would be for 45 minutes and conducted immediately after AFCAT.

No. of questions: 50

Max marks: 150

Note: Candidates who are opting for Ground Duty (technical) branch have to pass both AFCAT & EKT.

AFCAT 2020 Syllabus

Syllabus for English Section:

This section of AFCAT Exam consist of at least 20 questions and level is from moderate to difficult. Questions would be asked from comprehension, cloze test, synonym and antonym, idioms and phrases, Error spotting.

Syllabus for General Knowledge:

This section consist of questions from Indian History, Polity, Economics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Current Affairs. The level of difficulty of this section is from easy to moderate.

Syllabus for Reasoning Section:

Questions would be asked from Series, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Non Verbal questions, Verbal reasoning, military aptitude etc.

Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude Section:

The questions that are asked in the Mathematics sections of AFCAT are of Easy to Moderate level and questions would be asked from Number system, HCF and LCM, Time, Distance and Speed, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Average, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Pipes And Cistern etc.


AFCAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

AFCAT 2020 eligibility criteria for Ground Duty and Flying Branch.

(A) Age criteria:?

(i) Flying Branch. 20 to 24 years as on 01 January 2021 i.e. born between 02 January 1997 to 01 January 2001 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 January 2001 (both dates inclusive).

(ii)Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical) Branches. 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2021 i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 January 2001 (both dates Inclusive).

Note: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of course. Widows/Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.

(B) Educational Qualification:

  1. Flying branch: Minimum 60% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a three-year degree in graduation OR a BE/BTECH degree with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university.
  2. AFCAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Ground duty(Technical)Branch:

(i)Aeronautical engineering (Electronics)(AE(L)): Minimum 60% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a degree in graduation/post-graduation in the field of engineering and technology from a recognized university.

AFCAT 2020 Selection Process

Indian Air Force will send call letters to all the candidates who clear the AFCAT/EKT 2020 to appear for the second stage of selection i.e AFSB Testing.

AFSB Testing Stage 1

It includes the following two tests:

  1. Officer Intelligence Rating Test.
  2. Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PP&DT)

Stage 1 is called screening test and candidates who do not clear it will be rejected and will not be called for AFSB Testing Stage 2.

AFSB Testing Stage 2

All Stage 1 qualified candidates will have to appear for AFSB Stage 2 and undergo the following tests:

  1. Psychological Tests: These are the written psychological tests and are conducted by professional psychologists.
  2. Group Tests: These tests involve mental and physical activities to examine the candidates’ on various mental and physical parameters.
  3. AFSB Interview: In this round, the interviewing officer takes a personal round of interview for the candidate.
  4. Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) Test: This test is mandatory for only those candidates who have applied for the Flying Branch.

Medical Examination

Recommended candidates will be called for the medical examination. The Indian Airforce has prescribed only two centres for Medical Examination which are Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru and Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME). After the medical examination, a final merit list would be prepared on the basis of the marks scored by the candidate in written and AFSB Interview. All the shortlisted candidates would be given the joining letter of the respective training academies they have applied.


1. How many times AFCAT is conducted in a year?

AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year in February and September.

2. What is the last date to apply online for AFCAT 2, 2020 Exam?

The Last Date to Apply Online for AFCAT 2, 2020 Exam is 14 July 2020.

3. What is the salary of AFCAT?

After Successful training a young Air Officer get a salary of Appx Rs 85000 in hand along with other allowances and perks.

4. How can I prepare for AFCAT 2020?

You should be disciplined and sincere with your preparation and shall study at least 3 hours a day for one month to clear the written Exam. You may solve online test series available at

5. What is eligibility criteria for AFCAT?

In the article above we have provided you the detailed eligibility criteria for AFCAT Exam 2020.

6. When should I apply for AFCAT?

Indian Air Force Releases the notification of the AFCAT 2 in the month of June/July and AFCAT 2 in the Month of Nov/DEC. The test is conducted twice a year in February and August.

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