AFCAT 2019 Exam: Indian Air Force has started the process of filling the application form for the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test). The procedure of filling the application form started on 1st December 2018. All the candidates who want to apply for the exam can check the details in the official notification and then apply online. The last date to apply online for the exam is 30th December. The application fee for the AFCAT entry os Rs 250 for al category candidate. Below are the details regarding the examination schedule and scheme.
AFCAT 2019 Exam Schedule and Scheme
Indian Air Force will conduct the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) on 16th and 17th February 2019. There will be two shifts of the exam on each day. The reporting time of candidates at the examination centre is 8 am. The process of verification of Admit card, ID proof and all will be held from 8 am to 9:30 am. The reading of the instructions by the candidates is between 9:30 am to 9:45 and the AFCAT Exam will begin at 9:45 am and will conclude at 11:45 am.
In the second shift, the exam for the AFCAT+EKT will be conducted. The candidates reporting time for the shift is 12:30 pm. The verification process will be from 12:30 pm to 2 pm. The instructions reading process will be from 2:00 pm to 2:15 and the AFCAT Exam will begin at 2:15 pm and will end at 4:15 pm. After that EKT Exam will be held. The EKT exam will begin at 4:30 pm and end at 5:15 pm. On both days of the exam, the schedule will remain the same.
The duration of the AFCAT Exam will be 2 hours and in this time period candidates will have to attempt 100 questions of 300 marks. The questions in the exam will be from General Awareness, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, Military Aptitude Test and Verbal Ability in English. The duration of the EKT exam is 45 minutes and there will be 50 questions of 150 marks. The questions for the EKT (candidates with one of the choices as Technical Branch) will be from Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical and Electronics.
The marking scheme of the exam is as follows – For every correct answer candidates will be awarded 3 marks and for every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted. there is no marks for the unattempted questions