Indian air force (IAF) released online written exam admit card for Air force common admission test AFCAT 2021: Young candidates who applied for AFCAT 01/2021 cycle this year can download AFCAT Admit Card 2021 from 5th February 2021 onwards. The Indian Air Force conducts Air Force Common Admission Test on 21st (Saturday) & 22nd February 2021 (Sunday). For those waiting for the recent update on IAF AFCAT 1 Exam Date, the exam dates are out and final. Also, note that the written test will be held at the prescribed centers only.

About IAF AFCAT 01/2021 CycleAFCAT Admit card 2021

Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT 1 and 2 every year to recruit airmen for technical and non-technical duties. The Air Force Common Admission Test is held every year in February and September. This national-level exam is conducted to select Class-I Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical). This exam is highly reputed because thousands of students join the Short Service/Permanent Commission organization. The selection process consists of a selection test and interview.

AFCAT 2021 Admit Card, Exam Date, Exam Patter -Latest Updates

As per official updates, IAF AFCAT Admit Card 2021 shall be available to download from 5th February 2021, and the Common Admission Test will be held on the 20th and 21st of February 2021, respectively. Candidates who appear in AFCAT 1 for the February cycle must retain this entry ticket to enter the examination hall.  

News Regarding AFCAT Admit Card 2021
Exam Name Air Force Common Admission Test
Conducting Body Indian Air Force, Ministry of Defence
Cycle of Exam Cycle 1 (January-February)
Branches Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical), and Flying Branch
Exam mode Online
Selection Process AFCAT, EKT, AFSB Interview
IAF AFCAT 1 Exam Date 21-02-2021 and 21-02-2021
Exam Timing Shift I (09:45 am to 11:45 am) and Shift II (02:15 pm to 4:15pm)
Medium of Language English Only
IAF AFCAT Status 85th February Onwards
Official Website

IAF AFCAT 1 Admit Card

As the authority conducts these exams for technical and non-technical branches, science scholars participate in this test at over 100 organized exam centres. Both male and female participants take part in the selection process for which IAF AFCAT 1 Exam Admit Card is an essential document to carry.

Note: Contestants applying for Technical Branches will have to appear in three tests namely, AFCAT 1, Engineering Knowledge Test, and AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) interview.

AFCAT 1 Exam Date and Pattern (All Branches)

  • The online test is divided into 5 sections namely, General Awareness, Verbal Ability (English), Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, an Military Aptitude Test.
  • The reporting time for Shift I is 8:00 am while for the Shift II is 12:30 pm.
  • Kindly refer to AFCAT Hall Ticket to check your AFCAT 1 Exam Date and exam timing.
Subject Total Questions Marks Time
General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test 100 300 (3 marks per questions) 2 hours


AFCAT Exam Pattern for EKT (Technical Branch Only)

Subject Total Questions Marks Duration
Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics 50 150 (3 marks per questions) 45 minutes


  • Medium of Exam: English
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

AFCAT 1 2021 Exam Syllabus


  • Antonyms/Synonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Completion/Filling correct word
  • Synonyms
  • Vocabulary

General Awareness

  • Art
  • Basic Science
  • Civics
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Defense
  • Environment
  • Geography
  • History
  • Politics
  • Sports

Numerical Ability

  • Decimal Fraction
  • Time and Work
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)


  • Psychometric Ability
  • Image orientation
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning

Military Aptitude Test

Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

AFSB Interview

Qualifiers of AFCAT 1 2021 will be called for Stages I and II of AFSB interview.

Stage I:

  • Officer Intelligence Rating Test
  • Picture Perception
  • Discussion Test

Stage II:

  • Psychological Tests
  • Group Tests
  • Interview
  • Document Verification

For Flying Branch:

Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS).

Guidelines for AFCAT Exam 2021 

Examinees are allowed to carry:

  • Admit Card
  • Ballpoint Pen (Blue or Black)
  • Aadhaar Card
  • PAN card/ passport/ voter identity card/ college identity card
  • 2 recent passport-sized colour photographs

How to Download AFCAT Admit Card 2021  

  • Key details are uploaded to the mainstream portal which is, “”
  • Find the section AFCAT 01/2021 after landing on the homepage.
  • Reach the candidate’s login page and enter your login details.
  • Press the submit/print button.
  • Avail a copy of your hall ticket and print its multiple copies.
  • Prepare for your upcoming exam and save a separate copy of this card for future processes.

Link to Note: Download IAF AFCAT Hall Ticket from here.