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Declared! Indian Air Force AFCAT Results 2017 out at careerairforce.nic.in: How to check

The results of the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 2017 conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) have been declared on the website, careerairforce.nic.in

The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT 2) was organised by the Indian Air Force on August 27, 2017. Candidates who could not appear for the August exam were given a chance via supplementary exam on September 17, as reported by News18.

How to check AFCAT Results 2017:

In order to check the same, all the candidates need to follow the below mentioned steps:

  • Go to the official website, careerairforce.nic.in
  • Click on “Results AFCAT 2017” under the ‘What new’ section
  • Click on the PDF file
  • Download the same and check your results

Note:  Candidates are advised to take print out of the same for future use.

Further, candidates can access the result till October 19.

Cut-offs:

  • AFCAT 2/2017: 160/ 300
  • EKT: 60/ 150

“The allotment of seats will be on first come first serve basis. Therefore, in order to get AFSB of your choice, you are advised to choose AFSB Centre as soon as possible and latest by 2359 hrs on 19 Oct 17 without fail,” read official notice.

SSB (Services Selection Board) testing:

  • All the candidates who have successfully cleared the AFCAT 2017 will now be called for SSB (Services Selection Board) testing
  • The testing will be held at one of the Air Force Selection Boards.

Paper pattern of AFCAT 2017:

The total duration of the examination was two hours.

Each question paper had questions from the following topics:

  • General Awareness: History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc
  • Verbal Ability in English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary
  • Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

Important date:

  • First batch of SSB: October 30 (tentative)

About examination:

AFCAT is conducted for both men and women to grant Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent/ Short Service Commission in Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches for the session commencing in January 2017. It is one of the steps involved in the entire selection process for getting selected as an officer in the IAF
[“Source-TimesofIndia”]