AFCAT 2020 Notification Out


AFCAT examination is conducted twice every year in February and August by the Indian Air Force. The Air Force Common Admission Test recruitment notification for 2020 is out. Aspirants willing to select air force as their career and serve the country should register and start preparing for AFCAT 2020 examinations. Let’s take a look at all the AFCT 2020 important updates you should know before you apply for being a part of the Bhartiya Vayu Sena.


AFCAT 2020 Important Dates


Important Events


Application Date Start

1 December 2019

Application Date End

30 December 2019

Last Date for Fee Payment

30 December 2019

AFCAT Exam Date

To be announced


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AFCAT Eligibility Criteria


Age Limit (As on 1 January 2021)


Flying Branch


Minimum Age- 20 yrs


Maximum Age- 24 yrs


Ground Duty (Technical/ Non-Technical Branches)


Minimum Age- 20 yrs


Maximum Age- 26 yrs


Educational Qualification for Flying Branch:


Candidates must have passed with a minimum of 60% in Maths and Physics at Class 12 and

Graduation in any discipline with 60% or equivalent. 

The candidate can also be B.E/ BTech with 60% or equivalent. Or

Candidates have cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with 60% from a recognised University.


Educational Qualification for Ground Duty (Technical)


For Electronics candidates, 60% marks in 10+2 in Physics and Maths. Candidates should have a minimum of 4 yrs graduation/ integrated PG degree in Engineering. 


For Mechanical candidates, 60% marks in 10+2 in Physics and Maths with 4 yr degree in Mechanical/ Industrial/ Aeronautical or equivalent degree.


Educational Qualification for Ground Duty (Non- Technical) Graduation in any discipline with minimum 60%  or Post Graduation degree with 50%.


AFCAT 2020 Exam Pattern


100 objective questions will be asked in AFCAT examination with 300 marks. For EKT, the number of questions asked will be 50 with 150 marks allotted.


AFCAT 2020 Exam Syllabus


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


EKT examination: Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrial and Electronics.