AFCAT (2) 2013 Syllabus, Best Book

posted 9 Dec 2012 22:56 by Bukwit Books   [ updated 9 Jun 2013 10:26 ]
Get to know complete up-to-date information on Air Force Common Admission Test AFCAT 2013 Notification cum advertisement, syllabus, and the best preparation AFCAT books
IAF Indian Air Force recruits candidates both male and female through Air Force Common Admission Test AFCAT (2) 2013 as Commissioned Officers in Flying Branch, Technical and Ground Duty branches.

Notification

Download the official Notification cum advertisement of AFCAT 2013

Important Dates

Candidates applying for AFCAT 2013 (Air Force Common Admission Test) must note down the following important dates:
Submission of Online Application starts on official website of Indian Air Force (www.careerairforce.nic.in) : 06 June 2013
Last date for the receipt of Application: 07 July 2013
AFCAT (2) 2013 Exam date : 25 August 2013. The exam date falls on Sunday.

Here is the snapshot of the AFCAT 2013 Notification with some important information 

AFCAT 2013 Eligibility

AFCAT 2013 lays down the following eligibility in relation to Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branches.

Flying Branch Eligibility - Men and Women

Here is the quick preview of the Eligibility condition (age, educational qualification, and physical standards) for both Male and Female applying for Flying Branch in AFCAT 2013 Recruitment Exam.

Eligibility
Flying Branch - Male
14 SSC Course
Flying Branch - Female
42 SSC Course
Age 19-23 years as on 01 July 2014 i.e., born between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1995
*upper age limit applicable
same as Men
Education Qualification Graduation with 60 % marks with Maths and Physics at 10+2 level
BE / B Tech (4-year degree course) with 60% 
same as Men
Physical Standards Min height: 162.5 cms
Leg length : min - 99 cms, max - 120 cms
Sitting height: min 81.5 cms, max - 96 cms
same as Men

Technical Branch Eligibility - Men and Women
Here is the Technical Branch eligibility in AFCAT 2013 for both Male and Female

Technical Branch - Men
85 AEC / 57 SSC Course 
Technical Branch - Men
UES - 2014 Entry
Technical Branch - Women
56 SSC Course
Age 18-28 years as on 01 July 2014 18-28 years as on 01 July 2014 same as Age for Men
Educational Qualification (i) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) [AEL]: Min 4-year degree qualification OR cleared Sections A and B exams of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) OR Aeronautical Society of India OR Graduate membership examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers. The candidats must have studied certain subjects. Read AFCAT 2013 Notification
(ii) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) [AEM]:  Min 4-year degree qualification OR cleared Sections A and B exams of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) OR Aeronautical Society of India
(i) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) [AEL]: Candidate would be eligible if they are presently in their Pre-final year of BE / Btech degree.
The candidats must have studied certain subjects. Read AFCAT 2013 Notification
(ii) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) [AEM]: Candidate would be eligible if they are presently in their Pre-final year of BE / Btech degree.
The candidats must have studied certain subjects. Read AFCAT 2013 Notification
same as Educational Qualification for Men
Physical Standards Min height: 157.5 cms Min height: 157.5 cms Min height: 152 cms

Ground Duty Branch Eligibility - Men and Women

Readers will find here the AFCAT 2013 eligibility for Ground Duty Branch in terms of age and educational qualification. 

Age - Male and Female

AFCAT 2013 Ground Duty age for both male and female
Column1 Ground Duty - Male
136 GDOC / 29 SSC Courses
Ground Duty - Female
135 GDOC / 28 SSC Courses
Age Age
For Graduates 20-23 years as on 01 July 2014 same as Male
For Post Graduates / LLB (5-year course)  20-25 years as on 01 July 2014 same as Male
For LLB (3 years after graduation 20-26 years as on 01 July 2014 same as Male
For M.Ed / PhD / CA / ICWA 20-27 years as on 01 July   2014 same as Male

Educational Qualification- Male and Female

AFCAT 2013 Ground Duty Educational Qualification eligibility for both male and female
Branch  Ground Duty - Male
136 GDOC / 29 SSC Courses
Ground Duty - Female
136 GDOC / 29 SSC Courses
Administration and Logistics Graduate in any discipline (60%)
OR
Post Graduate / equivalent Diploma with min 50 %
same as Male
Accounts Graduate Degree in Commerce B.Com with 60 %
OR
Post Graduate Degree in Commerce M.Com / ICWA /CA with 50 %
same as Male
Education  Post Graduate Degree in any discipline with 50 %  same as Male

AFCAT Syllabus 2013

The AFCAT exam will be conducted on 25 August 2013 will be 2-hour duration with multiple-type questions. Please note that the AFCAT exam is NOT the ultimate hurdle in the whole recruitment process. One can say, this is the first hurdle. that a candidate has to cross. 

Here is the syllabus of the AFCAT (2) 2013 Exam.

Papers Topics
General Awareness History, Sports, Geography, Environment,
Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc
Verbal Ability in English Comprehension, Error Detection, 
Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary. 
Numerical Ability Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit 
& loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test  Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.
Since three years, the AFCAT notification has released the selection procedure. Here it is: those candidates who are short-listed in the AFCAT Exam will be called in one of the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB in short) . The whole recruitment process consist of Stage I (consist of Intelligence test alongwith document checking; in summary, it is a screening test) and Stage II (Psychological Test, Group Tests, and Interview - total 4 days). 

How to prepare Paperwise?
General Awareness: 
  • Go through NIOS Class 12 Social Science books (you can download / if you find it difficult to download, order us we will send the PDF files)
  • Read 1/2 newspapers (preferably The Hindu/ The Indian Express)
  • Catch one of the General Awareness books available in the market
Verbal Ability in English:
  • Get in touch with any Grammar book available in your home. Brush up the grammar fundamentals. Then start practicing with previous years English question papers. You can start with any competitive examination English papers. 
  • If you don't find the Grammar book, get one English Grammar books from here.
Numerical Ability
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
Paperwise Cut Off Marks
Since there is no sectional cut off marks, try to fetch as many marks you can score at your best sections be it General Awareness, Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability or the Reasoning part. Give your best shot! 

AFCAT Books

Get complete, up-to-date list preparation book for AFCAT Exam in English and Hindi medium purely based on AFCAT Exam syllabus 2013 by Arihant and Ramesh Publishing House.
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AFCAT Arihant 9789350942314
 
AFCAT Air Force Common Admission Test for Flying and Technical Branch by Arihant Books
Medium: English
Publisher: Arihant Publication
Price: Rs 285
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Contents: 
Section-A: General Awareness; Section-B : Verbal Ability in English; Section-C: Numerical Ability; Section-D : Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test; Spatial Reasoning – Logical Reasoning;Model Paper
AFCAT book 9789350121412
 
R Gupta Popular Master Guide AFCAT - Air Force Common Admission Test - Flying and Technical Branch
Medium: English
Publisher: Ramesh Publishing House
Code / ISBN No.: R-1436/ 9789350121412
Price: Rs 315
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Comments Freezed

Priyanka TiwariJanuary 16, 2013

Thanks

No. 2RajeevJanuary 16, 2013

Is there any book for Ground Duty?

No. 3Bukwit.comJanuary 16, 2013

@ Rajeev, there is no book on Ground Duty as far as we know.

No. 4servesh tiwariJanuary 16, 2013

send me the pdf of afcat examination syllabus please

No. 5Bukwit.comJanuary 16, 2013

Dear Sarvesh,  The AFCAT exam syllabus could be found in this post.

No. 6SmitJanuary 24, 2013

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No. 7Bukwit.comJanuary 24, 2013

@Smit We will definitely work on your request.