AFCAT Previous Years' Cut Offs: Check Here

AFCAT Previous Years' Cut Offs: Check Here


AFCAT Previous Years' Cut Offs: Indian Air Force invites Online applications for the courses commencing in JANUARY 2022 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. Online applications are also invited for grant of PC/ SSC for NCC Special Entry Scheme (For flying branch) and for Meteorology Entry.

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 The AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) examination is conducted twice a year in the month of February and November. The cut-off for any exam is the minimum qualifying mark that a candidate needs to secure in order to qualify for that particular exam. Candidates applying for the technical entry through AFCAT also need to pass another test called EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test). EKT tests the basic engineering knowledge.

The following table shows you the previous years' cut-offs for the AFCAT exam and the EKT exam respectively.


YearAFCAT cut-offEKT cut-off
AFCAT 1 202116530
AFCAT 2 202015540
AFCAT 1 201913350
AFCAT 2 201814055
AFCAT 1 201815560
AFCAT 2 201716060
AFCAT 1 201715060
AFCAT (2) 201614860
AFCAT (1) 201613252
AFCAT (2) 201514452
AFCAT (1) 201512655
AFCAT (2) 201412345

After analyzing this cut-off trend the aspirants can get an idea about the competition level. Good luck with the upcoming AFCAT 2 2021 examination.  


                   Click Here to download AFCAT 02 2021 Notification 


Factors Determining AFCAT Cut Off
Several factors determine the AFCAT cut off. A list of all such factors is given below.
  • Number of available vacancies for the three respective positions
  • Number of candidates appearing in the exam
  • Previous year’s cut off
  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Number of candidates qualifying AFCAT 2021
AFCAT and EKT Exam Pattern

AFCAT 2021 Exam will be conducted in two phase. To be acceptable for the post one need to score minimum qualifying marks both in written test and AFSB test as prescribed by the Indian Air Force. Candidates will be selected in order of the marks secured by them in both written and SSB. Final Merit list would be updated in the official website of Indian Air Force after all SSB are conducted for AFCAT Entries.

Pattern of the online exam for AFCAT and EKT.

ExamSubjectDurationNo. of questionsMax. marks
AFCATGeneral Awareness,verbal ability in english, Numerical ability and reasoning and military aptitude test02 Hours100300
EKT(for Ground Duty technical branch only)Mechanical, computer science and electrical &electronics45 Minutes50150


NOTE: The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in
English only for both AFCAT and EKT.

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