AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

AFCAT 2 2021 is set to be conducted in online mode on 28th, 29th & 30th August 2021. This examination will be conducted by C-DAC, IAF (Indian Air Force) for the recruitment of Group  A Gazetted officers in Flying & Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branches.

In this informative blog, we are providing important details such as Exam Pattern & Detailed Syllabus so that before appearing for the examination, AFCAT aspirants are prepared overall.

AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Pattern

AFCAT 2 2021 exam will be held as per the following three phases : –

  • Online Exam/ EKT for Technical Candidates

  • AFSB Interview

  • Medical Test

AFCAT 2 2021 Written Exam Pattern 

The AFCAT Online Exam and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) will be held in online mode consisting of objective type questions. AFCAT Online Exam will be conducted for Non-Technical Candidates. For Technical Candidates, both AFCAT Online Exam and EKT Exam will be conducted by the C-DAC, Indian Air Force.



No. of Questions




(For both Non-Technical & Technical Candidates)

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



2 Hours

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT-For Technical


Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics



45 Minutes


Officer Like Qualities A Defence Aspirant Must Have

AFCAT 2 2021 Marking Scheme 

1. Both AFCAT Written and EKT Exam will be conducted in English Medium only.

2. Each question will consist of 3 marks both in AFCAT written and EKT Exam

3. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

4. Questions will be based on the metric system of Weights & Measures wherever applicable.

5. Air Force has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination.

AFCAT 2021 Written Exam Syllabus

The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).

AFCAT 2021 Written Exam Syllabus




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, Current Affairs, 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

AFCAT 2 Eligibility Criteria

Education – Graduation with 50% marks in any subject including 10 + 2 class pass and post-graduation in any discipline and 60% marks in any discipline.

Marital Status

Candidates under the age of 25 should be unmarried at the time of starting the course. Widows/widows below 25 years of age and divorced (with or without encumbrance) are also not eligible.

How to apply for AFCAT 2 2021 Exam ?

Eligible candidates can apply online for IAF AFCAT 2 2021 from 01 June to 30 June through  or


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