AFCAT Cut Off
AFCAT Previous Years’ Cut Offs: Indian Air Force invites online applications for the grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. Online applications are also invited for grant of PC/ SSC for NCC Special Entry Scheme (For flying branch) and for Meteorology Entry.
AFCAT 2 Cut Off 2021
|Cut Off Marks||157||18|
AFCAT Previous Year Cut Off
The AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) examination is conducted twice a year in the month of February and November. The cut-off for any exam is the minimum qualifying mark that a candidate needs to secure in order to qualify for that particular exam.
Candidates applying for the technical entry through AFCAT also need to pass another test called EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test). EKT tests the basic engineering knowledge.
The following table shows you the previous years’ cut-offs for the AFCAT exam and the EKT exam respectively.
|Year||AFCAT cut-off||EKT cut-off|
|AFCAT 2 2021||157||18|
|AFCAT 1 2021||165||30|
|AFCAT 2 2020||155||40|
|AFCAT 1 2019||133||50|
|AFCAT 2 2018||140||55|
|AFCAT 1 2018||155||60|
|AFCAT 2 2017||160||60|
|AFCAT 1 2017||150||60|
|AFCAT (2) 2016||148||60|
|AFCAT (1) 2016||132||52|
|AFCAT (2) 2015||144||52|
|AFCAT (1) 2015||126||55|
|AFCAT (2) 2014||123||45|
After analyzing this cut-off trend the aspirants can get an idea about the competition level. Good luck with the upcoming AFCAT 2 2021 examination.
Factors Determining AFCAT Cut Off
Several factors determine the AFCAT cut off. A list of all such factors is given below.
- Number of available vacancies for the three respective positions
- Number of candidates appearing in the exam
- Previous year’s cut off
- Difficulty level of exam
- Number of candidates qualifying AFCAT 2021
AFCAT and EKT Exam Pattern
AFCAT 2021 Exam will be conducted in two phase. To be acceptable for the post one need to score minimum qualifying marks both in written test and AFSB test as prescribed by the Indian Air Force. Candidates will be selected in order of the marks secured by them in both written and SSB. Final Merit list would be updated in the official website of Indian Air Force after all SSB are conducted for AFCAT Entries.
Pattern of the Online Exam for AFCAT and EKT.
|Exam||Subject||Duration||No. of questions||Max. marks|
|AFCAT||General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test||02 Hours||100||300|
|EKT(for Ground Duty technical branch only)||Mechanical, computer science and electrical &electronics||45 Minutes||50||150|
NOTE: The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT.