AFCAT 2 2017 Cut Off Marks [Official]

List of Candidates shortlisted from AFCAT 2/ 2017 held on 27 Aug 17 & 17 Sep 17 for the next phase of testing at Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) is annexed. Based on the induction requirements of the IAF, performance of candidates in AFCAT as well as statistics of reporting and success rates at AFSBs, the cut off marks for AFCAT 2/ 2017 is 160/ 300 for AFCAT and 60/ 150 for EKT. Only those candidates who have cleared both AFCAT and EKT will be considered for Technical Branch. All candidates may login to their account to view their individual AFCAT/ EKT Marks.

Candidates whose AFCAT Numbers figure in the list are required to login to their account and select the venue and date for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs). The last date for selection of AFSB venue and date is 19 Oct 17. The call letter is under revision. Candidates are required to print the Call up Letter and associated forms from the website on or after 17 Oct 17 and report to their selected venue along with AFCAT Admit Card, Call Up letter, documents as listed in the Call Up letter & associated forms duly filled.

 

AFCAT 2 2017 Cut Off Marks [Official]

Exam YearCut Off Marks
AFCAT 1 201185
AFCAT 2 201188
AFCAT 1 2012135
AFCAT 2 2012143
AFCAT 1 2013144
AFCAT 2 2013116
AFCAT 1 2014128
AFCAT 2 2014123
AFCAT 1 2015126
AFCAT 2 2015144
AFCAT 1 2016132
AFCAT 2 2016148
AFCAT 1 2017150
AFCAT 2 2017160

 

Below is the latest syllabus of AFCAT 2017 exam which has four main sections with topics as mentioned below: AFCAT 2 2017 Syllabus

  1. General Awareness – History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
  2. Verbal Ability in English – Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.
  3. Numerical Ability – Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
  4. Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

With time the level of AFCAT exam has increased, the last AFCAT 1 2017 cut off was 150 marks out of 300 which was one of the top cut off AFCAT ever had. So we suggest candidates to at least attempt 50 questions and more correctly without any negative marking. Candidates can plan accordingly as to how and which part they are going to attempt in AFCAT 2 2017 question paper.

Why AFCAT Cut Off Marks Increasing?

SInce 2011 when the first AFCAT was conducted, it was very easy to clear the exam as the question paper toughness was average, now in 2017, we have a huge number of candidates applying for AFCAT and many aspirants are choosing Indian Air Force over any other service. The AFCAT question paper toughness has increased but still with a good preparation many can crack it easily. Over lakhs of candidates write the AFCAT and EKT exam every year. AFSB can entertain around 10,000 candidates only for final AFSB interview, this is the reason AFCAT has high cut off and increasing with every exam they conduct. 

AFCAT 2 2017 Syllabus

Below is the latest syllabus of AFCAT exam which has four main sections with topics as mentioned below:

  1. General Awareness – History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
  2. Verbal Ability in English – Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.
  3. Numerical Ability – Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
  4. Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

AFCAT 2 2017 Important Dates

  • Date of Exam: 27 Aug 2017
  • Date of AFCAT 2 2017 Result: 1 Week of Oct 2017
  • Date of AFSB Interview: Nov 2017 Onwards

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