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AFCAT Written Exam Coaching

The AFCAT Cadets Point Defence Academy believes in providing excellent AFCAT coaching to help candidates bring out their best qualities. In this competitive world, where every field requires perfection, it is important to get good coaching. That is why we are here to offer superior coaching as well as guidance for defence exams like AFCAT. Our institute trains candidates to understand the basic concept and tackle all the challenges related to AFCAT written exam and SSB interview as well. In addition to this, we also provide training to help them successfully face the interview.

Why Choose CPDA?
  • Right guidance: We provide the right guidance to increase your selection chances.
  • High-quality study material and preparation books:  Using our study material and books, students can prepare in the best possible manner.
  • Experienced faculty: We have a group of experienced faculty to assist students individually.
  • Mock tests:  We organise mock tests regularly to check the performance of candidates.
  • Online test series: : We have designed online test series to help students understand their level of knowledge.

The better the coaching, the higher the chances of selection. Simply join our AFCAT coaching and qualify your written exam in the first attempt.

AFCAT 2020 Selection Process:-
  • Written Examination.
  • EKT examination (For Ground Duty Technical).
  • AFSB Interview.
  • Medical Examination.
AFCAT Written Examination Pattern:-
  • Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
Duration Course Name/Code Application Form Charge Course Fee* Total Payable Amount
AFCAT General Awareness,
Ability in English, Numerical
Ability and Reasoning and
Military Aptitude Test
100 300 2hr.
EKT [For
Candidates with one of
the choices
as (Technical)
Science and Electrical &
50 150 45 Min
Total 150 450

Examination Details

EXAM-AFCAT (I & II) Forms- Forms- December & June
Exam- Exam-February & August
Age Limit- Age Limit - 20 to 26 yrs
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION> FOR FLYING BRANCH : Degree from a recognized university With 60 % &
12th Passed with 60% marks in Each Physics & Maths
For Ground Duty Technical: Degree from a recognized
university With 60 % marks
For Ground Duty Non-Technical: Degree of a recognized
University with Physics , Mathematics, chemistry, statistic,
International Relation ,Defence studies, Psychology, computer science ,
IT, Management , Mass Communication etc. with a 50% marks in aggregate all papers
put together in Post
Graduation and 60% Marks in Graduation
MODE OF SELECTION ⦁ Online Written Examination conducted by Indian Air Force.
⦁ AFSB Interview by Air Force Selection Board(AFSB).

Examination Schedule

Paper Availability of Forms Date of Examination
AFCAT-I DECEMBER Last Week Of February
AFCAT-II June- July 2nd Week of August
AFCAT Syllabus 2020:-
  • English:-  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).
    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).

  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test:- Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability Air Force Selection Board (AFSB):-

    For AFCAT entry, IAF shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT as fixed by the IAF in their discretion. Candidates who are declared successful in the Online AFCAT will be called at one of the Air Force Selection Boards. Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry and Meteorology Branch will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres. The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB) and Varanasi (4 AFSB). Candidates who opt for a flying branch can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi. Candidates who have qualified in the written exam are required to choose AFSB date and venue by themselves on the website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in in order to generate calls- up letter for AFSB interview.

    AFCAT 1/2020 Notification, Eligibility, Age Limit, Education Qualification

    Stage-I:-  Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception and discussion test will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All Stage-I qualified candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility for the branches applied for. Candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.
    Stage-II:-  The psychological test will be conducted on Day 1(Afternoon) and the Group Tests and Interview would commence after the document check for the next five days.

    For Flying Branch:-   Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) would be administered to recommended candidates only. This is once in a lifetime test. Candidates who have failed the CPSS/PABT in an earlier attempt or a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible.

    Physical Fitness:-    Candidates are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo various tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 miles (1.6 km) in 10 minutes, 10 push-ups and 3 chin-ups.

    AFCAT Physical Conditioning:-

    Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training. Candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition by following the under mentioned routine:-
    1. Running: up to 4 Km. in 15 minutes
    2. Skipping.
    3. Push-ups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each.
    4. Chin-ups: 08.
    5. Rope Climbing: 3 to 4 metres.
    6. Swimming (25 m)

    AFCAT Physical Standard 2020 and Medical Test Procedure

    Note:-  After admission to Air Force Academy, candidates will not be considered for any other commission. They will not be permitted to appear for an interview or examination after they have been finally selected for training in AFA.


    Duration Course Name/Code Application Form Charge Course Fee* Total Payable Amount
    6 Months TEJAS 6 Rs.500/- Rs.30,000/- Rs.30,500/-
    3 Months TEJAS 3 Rs.500 /- Rs.15,000/- Rs.15,500/-