AFCAT EC Exam 2018

AFCAT EC Exam 2018

ByHimanshu Verma  |  Updated on: Jul 30, 2020
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AFCAT EC Latest Updates

AFCAT 2018 registrations are open now. AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) is a recruitment examination organized by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The examination is held twice a year in the months of February and August, applications to which are made available in December and June respectively.

AFCAT EC Notification

AFCAT 2018 Examination can be taken by both Male and Female Candidates who have completed their Graduation. AFCAT is officer recruitment gateway in 3 branches of Air Force – Flying Branch (Short Service Commission only), Technical branch (Permanent & Short Service Commission) and Ground Duty Branch (Permanent & Short Service Commission).

AFCAT EC Exam Dates

Below are the important dates to be known by the applicant applying for AFCAT Electronics & Communication (EC) 2018 examination:



Online Application begins

16th June 2018

Online Application end

15th July 2018

Date of Examination

To be announced

AFCAT EC Apply Online

AFCAT Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) has many Career Opportunities. Eligible Candidates can apply online for AFCAT recruitment 2018 through online mode until 15th July 2018.

AFCAT EC Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to be the part of the Indian Air Force can go through the AFCAT EC Eligibility Criteria to determine whether he/she is eligible or not.


Age Limit

Educational Qualification

Flying Branch

Minimum 20 years, Maximum 24 years.

Minimum of 60% marks each in Maths & Physics at 10+2 level.

2. Graduates (Three Year Course) in any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% marks or equivalent OR BE/B Tech (Four Year Course) from a recognized university or equivalent.

Ground Duty Branches (Non-Technical)

Minimum 20 years, Maximum 26 years.

Graduate Degree (Minimum three-year degree course) in any discipline from a recognized university with 60% marks.

Ground Duty Branches (Technical)

Minimum 20 years, Maximum 26 years.

Candidates with minimum 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four-year degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University.

AFCAT EC Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The AFCAT exam consists of 100 questions where each question will be of 3 marks and 1 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. You can go through the detailed syllabus of AFCAT & EKT EC Syllabus and exam pattern.




No. of Questions

Max Marks


General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

02 Hours



EKT(For Ground Duty Technical Branch only)

Electrical and Electronics Subjects

45 Minutes



AFCAT EC Preparation Tips

If you want to prepare for the exam properly, you should follow a good strategy and preparation tips. The competition is always tough. What makes winner different is his/her smart strategy. To help you in your preparation, we have shared the AFCAT EC 2018 exam Preparation Tips.

AFCAT EC Exam Analysis

We will share the analysis of the exam as soon as the exam ends, in order to make you aware of the overall pattern, and difficulty level asked in the exam. Till then you can go through AFCAT Previous year exam analysis.

AFCAT EC Admit Card

AFCAT 2018 Admit Card has been released just before 20 days of the examination on the official website of Indian Air Force. It is available on the official website.


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