AFCAT Cut Off Marks
AFCAT Cut off 2021: 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. Previous year Cut Off marks has been an important criterion for strategising the preparation for the upcoming AFCAT exams.
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 basic engineering knowledge.
AFCAT 2 2021 Online Registration Begins on 01st June 2021, Click Here to Apply
How to check AFCAT Cut off 2021?
- Visit the official website @afcat.cdac.in
- Search for the ‘Candidate login cycle’ tab on the homepage
- Enter the login credentials and password
- The scorecard along with the cutoff marks will be displayed on the screen
- Download the cut off marks for future reference.
AFCAT Cut Off 2021
AFCAT 1 2021 was held from 20th to 22nd February 2021 and the cut off marks were released on 09th March 2021. AFCAT 2 Exam will be held from 28th to 30th August 2021 and the cut off marks will be updated here once released officially. AFCAT cutoff usually ranges from 120 to 160 marks
AFCAT Cut Off
EKAT Cut Off
|AFCAT 1 2021||165||30|
|AFCAT 2 2021||To be notified later||To be notified later|
AFCAT Previous Year Cut Off
The following table shows you the previous years’ cut-offs for the AFCAT exam and the EKT exam respectively. After analyzing this cut-off trend the aspirants can get an idea about the competition level. The candidates who have been preparing or looking forward to the AFCAT 2 2021 Exam can have a look at the previous year cut off marks provided in the below table.
AFCAT Cut Off
EKT Cut Off
|AFCAT 2 2020||155||40|
|AFCAT 1 2019||133||50|
|AFCAT 2 2018||140||55|
|AFCAT 1 2018||155||60|
|AFCAT 2 2017||160||60|
|AFCAT 1 2017||150||60|
|AFCAT 2 2016||148||60|
|AFCAT 1 2016||132||52|
|AFCAT 2 2015||144||52|
|AFCAT 1 2015||126||55|
|AFCAT 2 2014||123||45|
Factors determining AFCAT Cut off
The cut off of AFCAT is calculated based on the following factors.
- Difficulty of Exam
- Total marks of the exam
- Number of vacancies released by IAF
- The number of candidates who appeared in the exam
AFCAT 2 Exam Pattern
|Name Of Exam||Time Duration||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Subjects|
|AFCAT 2 2021||2 Hours||100||300||Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude|
|EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test)||45 minutes||50||150||Technical|
AFCAT Cut Off 2021: FAQs
Q. Is there a sectional cut off for AFCAT Exam?
Ans. There will be no sectional AFCAT cut off in the AFCAT exam. The total marks of the AFCAT exam are 300, out of which the candidates have to score above the cutoff marks released by IAF.
Q. How AFCAT cut-off marks are released?
Ans. AFCAT marks are declared on the basis of factors like difficulty level of exam, number of vacancies, and number of candidates appearing in the exam.
Q. Is it compulsory to clear EKT cutoff along with AFCAT cutoff, if applied for both?
Ans. Yes, the candidate has to score clear the cutoffs marks for EKT and AFCAT if applied for both.
Q. What is the average range of cut off marks for the AFCAT Exam?
Ans. AFCAT cutoff usually ranges from 120 to 160 marks.