AFCAT Syllabus 2022 - Download Topic Wise Syllabus PDF

AFCAT Syllabus 2022 - Download Topic Wise Syllabus PDF

ByAnand Pandey  |  Updated on: Dec 16, 2020
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AFCAT CS Syllabus 2021

AFCAT 2021 syllabus is an important tool to crack the AFCAT CS 2021 exam hassle-free. Since knowing each & every topic in detail will help you in building a smart strategy for the exam. Indian Air Force releases official AFCAT CS syllabus for the candidates to know all the topics to prepared for AFCAT 2021 exam.

AFCAT exam is conducted twice a year by the Indian Air Force to recruit personnel in various posts in the Air Force. The AFCAT examination is conducted in June as well as in December respectively. Thus, to grab this opportunity read here the subject-wise latest AFCAT CS syllabus 2021 in detail.

AFCAT Exam Syllabus

The subject-wise AFCAT CS syllabus is as follows.  

(a) General Awareness:

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

(b) Verbal Ability in English

  •  Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Sentence Completion
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms 
  • Testing of Vocabulary

(c) Numerical Ability  

  • Decimal Fraction
  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Profit & loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion 
  • Simple Interest 

(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test 

  • Verbal Skills  
  • Spatial Ability

EKT Syllabus for Computer Science Engineering

NOTE: Engineering Knowledge Test is particularly for candidates who have applied for Technical Duty. If a candidate has not applied for Technical duty, he/she does not have to study EKT Syllabus

Fundamental Engineering1. Engineering Mathematics.-

  • Matrix Algebra
  • Eigen values and Eigen vectors
  • Theorems of integral calculus
  • Partial derivatives
  • Maxima and minima
  • Multiple integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems
  • First-order differential equation (linear and nonlinear)
  • Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations
  • Complex variables
  • Taylor’s and Laurent’ series
  • Sampling theorems, Mean, Median, Mode and Standard deviation
  • Random variables
  • Discrete and Continuous Distributions
  • Fourier transform
  • Laplace transform
  • Z-transform.

2. Engineering Physics.-

  • Units for measurement
  • Description of Motion in One, Two and Three Dimensions
  • Laws of Motion, Work
  • Energy and Power
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Electric Current
  • Magnetic Effect of Currents
  • Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Ray Optics and Optical Instruments.

3. Engineering Drawing.-

  • Projection of straight line, planes and solids
  • Intersection of surfaces
  • Isometric Projection
  • Sectional Views of solids
  • Full section, Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting
  • Specialisation Branch Topics

4. Analog and Digital Electronics.-

  • Characteristics of diodes
  • Amplifiers – biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response
  • Oscillators and feedback amplifiers
  • Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications
  • Simple active filters
  • VCOs and timers
  • Combinational and sequential logic circuits
  • Multiplexer
  • Schmitt trigger
  • Multi-vibrators
  • Sample and hold circuits
  • A/D and D/A converters
  • 8-bit microprocessor basics, architecture, programming and interfacing.

5. Electronic Devices.-

  • Energy bands in Silicon
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic Silicon
  • Carrier transport in silicon – diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity
  • Generation and recombination of carriers, p-n junction diode
  • Zener diode
  • Tunnel diode
  • BJT, JFET, MOS capacitor, MOSFET, LED, PIN and avalanche photodiode
  • Basics of LASER.

6. Computer Networks.-

  • ISO/OSI stack
  • LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring)
  • Flow and error control techniques
  • Congestion control
  • TCP/UDP and sockets, IPv4
  • Application layer protocols (ICMP, DNS, SMTP, pop, FTP, HTTP)
  • Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and routers
  • Network security – basic concepts of the public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls
  • Basic concepts of client-server computing

7. Network Theory Design.-

  • Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Reciprocity, Superposition, Compensation, Miller’s, Tellegen’s and Maximum power transfer theorems.
  • Impulse, step, ramp and sinusoidal response analysis of first-order and second-order circuits
  • Two-port parameters and their interrelations
  • Application of Laplace transform and Fourier series in the context of network analysis
  • Network synthesis.

8. Switching Theory.-

  • Traffic definitions
  • Introduction to switching networks, classification of switching systems
  • Grade of Service and blocking probability
  • Basics of Circuit switching and packet switching
  • Network traffic load and parameters
  • Modelling of switching systems
  • Incoming traffic and service time characterisation
  • Blocking models and loss estimates
  • Delay systems - Markovian queuing model, M/M/1 model
  • Limited queue capacity
  • Multiple servers
  • Finite sources
  • Queue discipline.

9. Information Technology.-

  • Operating System
    • Processes, threads, interprocess communication
    • Concurrency
    • Synchronization
    • Deadlock
    • CPU scheduling
    • Memory management and virtual memory
    • File systems
    • I/O systems
    • Protection and security
    • ER-model, Relational model (relational algebra, tuple calculus)
    • Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms)
    • Query languages (SQL)
    • File structures (sequential files, indexing, B and B+ trees)
    • Transactions and concurrency control
  • Software engineering
    • Information gathering, requirement and feasibility analysis
    • Data flow diagrams
    • Process specifications
    • Input/output design
    • Process life cycle
    • Planning and managing the project
    • Design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance
    • Programming in C
    • Object Oriented Programming
    • Basics of computer graphics.

Allied Engineering

10. Electrical Engineering.-

  • Single-phase transformer
    • Equivalent circuit
    • Phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency
    • Auto-transformer
    • Energy conversion principles
  • DC machines
    • Types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation
    • Servo and stepper motors
    • Synchronous machines
  • Generators
    • Regulation and parallel operation.

11. Control Engineering.-

  • Application of open-loop and closed-loop systems
  • Principles of feedback
  • Determination of transfer function by block diagram reduction method
  • Time-domain analysis of first and second-order systems, transient and steady-state errors, damping and oscillations.

12. Telecommunication Systems.-

  • Analog communication
    • Amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems
    • Superheterodyne receivers, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
    • Fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem
  • Digital communication systems
    • Pulse Code Modulation (PCM)
    • Differential Pulse Code Modulation (DPCM)
    • Digital modulation schemes: amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK), Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA. Fundamentals of mobile communication. Fundamentals of optical fibre communication.

13. Microwave Engineering.-

  • Waveguides
  • Klystrons
  • Travelling Wave Tubes
  • Magnetron
  • Introduction to microstrip lines
  • Microwave semiconductor devices
  • Monolithic microwave integrated circuits

14. Antenna and Wave Propagation.-

  • Antenna parameters
  • Effective length and aperture, Gain, Beamwidth, Directivity, Radiation resistance, Efficiency, Polarization
  • Impedance and Directional characteristics of antenna, Reflection, refraction, interference and diffraction of radio waves
  • Fundamentals ground wave, space wave, sky wave and troposcatter propagation

15. Radar Theory.-

  • Radar range equation
  • Frequencies of operation
  • Fundamentals of Moving Target Indicator (MTI)
  • Pulse-Doppler Radar
  • Tracking radar

16. Instrumentation.-

  • Accuracy, precision and repeatability
  • Electronic instruments for measuring basic parameters
  • Theory of Oscilloscopes
  • Signal generators
  • Signal analyzers, Characteristics and construction of transducers.

AFCAT CS Syllabus FAQs

  • A total of 120 minutes will be given to complete the AFCAT CS 2020 exam and 45 minutes for EKT exam.

  • No, only Short Service Commission jobs are offered by AFCAT.

  • You can check the detailed AFCAT CS syllabus above.


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