AFCAT Cut Off 2021: Check AFCAT 2021 Important Dates, Cut Off, Eligibility Here

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Dec 17, 2020

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Indian Air Force (IAF) earlier released a notification stating the AFCAT Exam 2021 will be conducted on February 20 and 21, 2021 and the AFCAT cut off 2021 will be released tentatively in the end of March 2021 on the official website of AFCAT Candidates who are going to appear for the AFCAT 2021 exam can check the cutoff for the AFCAT exam by entering their email id and password on the login page.

IAF conducts the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) twice a year to recruit eligible candidates for the vacant posts of Flying Branch and Ground Duties (Technical & Non-Technical) branches in Indian Air Force. Post the AFCAT 2021 exam, IAF will release the AFCAT cutoff which will be decided by the IAF officials. Therefore, candidates must score a minimum mark to be eligible to appear for the next round of selection. Candidates who qualify for the AFCAT 2021 exam, will then be called for the interview and Medical test process.

Check: AFCAT 2021: Notification Released; Apply Online From December 1; Check Details Here

AFCAT 2021 Exam: Important Dates 

Events  Important dates 
Release of notification & start of online application  December 1, 2020 
Last date to submit  December 30, 2020 
Release of AFCAT 2021 admit card  February 5, 2021 
AFCAT 2021 Exam dates  February 20 and 21, 2021 
AFCAT 2021 cutoff  March 2021 (tentatively) 

Check: AFCAT/NDA/NCC/CDS 2020: Join Indian Air Force (IAF) and Make Career After Completing 12th, Graduation or Post Graduation

AFCAT 2021 Exam Cutoff: How to Download? 

Candidates can check the steps below to download the cutoff for the AFCAT 2021 examination. 

  • Visit the official AFCAT website 
  • Navigate to the latest updates tab 
  • Click on the download link of AFCAT cutoff 2021 available 
  • Enter your login details on the login page 
  • AFCAT 2021 Exam cutoff will be for AFCAT/EKT 
  • Preview the details and hit the download button and take a print out of the same 

Check: AFCAT 2020 Cut Off- Expected and Previous Years Cutoff 

AFCAT 2021 Exam: Cutoff Score for 2020 

In order to appear for the next round of selection process for the IAF recruitment posts, candidates are required to obtain a minimum score to qualify the same and clear the cutoff score. Check the last year's AFCAT and EKT 2020 cutoff given below. 

Name of the exam  AFCAT 2020 cutoff  EKT 2020 cutoff
AFCAT  155 40

Check: AFCAT 2021 Results 

AFCAT 2021 Exam: Factors determining the Cutoff Score 

Cutoff for both AFCAT and EKT is decided based on various factors such as, 

  • Total number of vacancies
  • Total numbers of candidates taking up the exam
  • Difficulty level of the exam 
  • Previous year's cutoff 

Check: IAF AFCAT 2021 Application Begins at, Check To Apply Here 

AFCAT 2021 Exam: Eligibility Criteria for AFSB & EKT 

 Candidates can check the table to know eligibility criteria to appear for the next round of selection process for AFCAT and EKT. 

Eligibility Criteria for AFSB Interview  Eligibility Criteria for EKT 
In order to qualify for the AFSB interview, candidates are required to take up the AFCAT 2021 exams that are conducted for 300 marks. Candidates are required to clear the cutoff score to be eligible to appear for the next round of AFSB interview process. In case, a candidate is unable to clear the cutoff score, he'll not be considered  Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) must be taken up by the candidates who aspire to join the technical posts of IAF. To be eligible for the next round of selection process, candidates have to clear the EKT cutoff score determined by the IAF officials 

Check: AFCAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria: Nationality, Age and Educational Qualification 

About AFCAT 2021 Vacancy Details 

IAF is recruiting eligible candidates for the AFCAT vacancies available for the post of Flying Officer and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) which are as follows, 

Branch  Name of the Posts  Total vacancies 
Flying  - 69
Ground Duty (Technical) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) PC- 27 SSC-40
Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) PC-12 SSC-17
Ground Duty (Non Technical) Administration, Logistics & Accounts Admin PC-12 SSC-19
Accts PC-06 SSC-10
LGS PC-09 SSC-14
Flying (NCC Special Entry) - 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

Check: AFCAT 2021 Exam Pattern (Subject Wise Pattern), Marking Scheme, Syllabus 

Check the Latest AFCAT Recruitment News Here 

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.