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Air Force Common Admission Test

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AFCAT 2021 Syllabus: Subject Wise Syllabus of EKT & AFCAT, Download Syllabus PDF

Updated On - February 08 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

AFCAT Syllabus 2021 is released by Indian Air Force. The AFCAT Exam will be conducted on 20 and 21 February 2021. The syllabus will remain the same as the previous year. Every year thousands of aspiring candidates appear in the paper to Join Indian Air Force. For the candidates to prepare better and smart, a synopsis of the AFCAT 2021 syllabus for the exam and chapter-wise weight is the most important step. Candidates can download AFCAT 2021 syllabus pdf in the below article.

AFCAT 2021 Syllabus

The candidate must know the AFCAT 2021 Syllabus to prepare for the exam. Given below the complete syllabus in details with topics.

For AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test)

In AFCAT there will be four subjects i.e. English, General Awareness, Numerical Ability, Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test. Given below the topics in each subject.


Given below are some important topics for AFCAT English syllabus:

  •  Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Sentence Completion/Filling in of the 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 & Work
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest
  • Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

AFCAT reasoning syllabus includes mainly questions from Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability topics.

For EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test)

Given below is the detailed topic wise EKT Syllabus for the different engineering stream. Contenders can prepare the following topics for practice and try to score best marks in the entrance exam.

Fundamental Engineering
1. Engineering Mathematics 
2. Engineering Physics
3. Engineering Drawing
4. Analog and Digital Electronics.
5. Electronic Devices
6. Computer Networks
7. Network Theory Design
8. Switching Theory
9. Information Technology
10. Electrical Engineering
11. Control Engineering
12. Telecommunication Systems
13. Microwave Engineering
14. Antenna and Wave Propagation
15. Radar Theory
16. Instrumentation

Fundamental Engineering
1. Engineering Mathematics
2. Engineering Physics
3. Engineering Drawing
Specialisation Branch Topics
4. Analog and Digital Electronics
5. Electrical Engineering
6. Electronic Devices
7. Control Engineering
8. Telecommunication Systems
9. Microwave Engineering
Allied Engineering Topics
10. Instrumentation
11. Computer Networks
12. Network Theory Design
13. Switching Theory
14. Information Technology
15. Radar Theory

Fundamental Engineering
1. Engineering Mathematics
2. Engineering Physics
3. Engineering Graphics/Engineering Drawing
Specialization Branch Topics
4. Engineering Mechanics
5. Thermodynamics
6. Theory of Machines
7. Fluid mechanics/Hydraulic Machines
8. Manufacturing Science
9. Materials Science
10. Machine Drawing
Allied Engineering
11. Automotive Engineering
12. Power Plant Engineering
13. Industrial Engineering
14. Flight Mechanics
15. Aircraft Structures
16. Aerodynamics

AFCAT 2021 Recommended Books

Given below are some books from which candidate can prepare to easily understand any concept. With the help of these books, candidate's can clear their doubts regarding any topic. 

The following table shows the names of the AFCAT books along with the author’s name:
AFCAT Preparation Books
Books NameAuthor or Publisher
AFCAT Exam Guide 1st edition for Flying and Technical BranchRamesh Publishing House
Lets Crack AFCATSSBCrack
AFCAT Topic-wise Solved paperDisha Experts
AFCAT Solved PaperArihant Publication
General KnowledgeArihant Publication
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsRS Aggarwal
A modern approach to Verbal ReasoningRS Aggarwal
Let's Crack EKT - Engineering Knowledge TestSSBCrack

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