What Questions are asked in an AFCAT interview?

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Dec 30, 2020

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Sumit Agarwal

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AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) is a competitive test conducted by Indian Air Force for those enthusiastic to join Indian Air Force as a Ground Duty (Technical or Non- technical) department, Commissioned Officers in Flying.

We hope you are here because you are one of the lucky ones who cleared the examination successfully. Congratulations. After clearing the exams you have to go through an AFCAT interview which is a 5-6 days selection process with several rounds.

This must make you wonder about the questions that are asked in the interviews. If such is the case, then don't worry we have got your back. Here we have mentioned all the questions that are asked in an AFCAF interview with extra information.

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Overall Topics

Topics that are induced in AFCAT interview questions are basically related to your preferred field and the way you conquer it. Some of the tips are given below for gradual information

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Preparation Tips

AFSB interview is unlike any other normal interview, it requires an all-round preparation. You have to have complete knowledge about the domain that you are going to join

  • First and foremost is to know about the full procedure of the process of AFSB interview.
  • Once you are well known with the procedure, it's time to fill the form. Make sure you have filled the branches as per your choice. In case you are confused with the filling procedure, try to recollect your thoughts and take help from others.
  • You can also coach yourself by taking classes from the online coaching classes. Early registrations would give you enough time to execute things and prepare according to your choice.
  • If you have decided to appear for this stream it's important for you to start maintaining your physical fitness, as it is pretty time-consuming.
  • Current affairs are a general topic that comes in every competitive entry. So, start updating yourself with current affairs as soon as it is relevant for Group Discussion, interview, and lecturers. So grab your newspapers and start reading it daily.
  • It will be extra helpful if you start gathering information about aircraft and missiles of Indian AirForce.
  • If you are a part of a defence background, fold up your sleeves and be prepared to answer the questions related to the job of your family member who is in defence, etc.
  • Get to know the rankings of IAF and other major wars/operations in which IAF has contributed.
  • Be prepared for a psychological test. With the help of websites improve your writing speed and the way of writing efficiently.
  • Do not forget to prepare for the basic questions from your graduation and post-graduation background especially the technical entries.

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General Questions Asked In An AFSB Interview

Now that you have cleared the AFCAT exam, it's time for you to know the general questions that are asked during the interview. It is absolutely important for you to answer each question confidently. Your smart answers are very likely to impress the interviewers. Here are some of the general questions that are asked in an AFBS interview.

  • Tell me about the preparation techniques you applied for the AFCAT exam?
  • Why did you not choose CDS exams before AFCAT?
  • Why do you want to be part of the Indian Airforce Army?
  • What are your thoughts on the conduction of AFCAT by any other authorities or UPSC?
  • Tell me the reason behind choosing this specific stream in AFCAT?
  • Tell me the differentiation between AFCAT entries and others?
  • Is there any need for improvement in the AFCAT exams?
  • Which study materials you preferred to prepare for exams?
  • What are your thoughts on it? Should it be made online?
  • Tell me the differences of the SSB pattern of AFCAT and others?
  • Pour your words on the imperfections you found in this SSB centre till now.
  • How many hurdles did you cross while coming to this destination?
  • Tell me about your time management techniques in terms of interests, hobbies and preparation for your goal?
  • Being a starter, how did you attempt to prepare for your first time?
  • Tell me the counting of your friends you made here and in your opinion who performed well in the test?
  • Share some naughty things you have done in your childhood?
  • Tell me some good or bad qualities of yours and how you improve your bad qualities?
  • Pour some light on the social, educational and political importance of your district?

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Additional Information

Many of the candidates think that a certain centre is much better than the other ones. However, their assumptions are wrong as all of the centres provide the same procedure as the test process and interviews. Besides, they are all equally outstanding. An AFSB interview takes place in five different centres -

  • Dehradun
  • Mysore
  • Gandhinagar
  • Varanasi
  • Kanchrapara

Extra Questions Asked In An AFCAT Interview?

Apart from the questions mentioned above, there are some extras that could be asked during an AFSB interview. These are pretty basic which requires clear cut answers. Make sure to sound genuine whenever you answer these questions.

  • What did you learn here in previous days?
  • How will you rank your performance in this attempt?
  • What is the ranking of IAF in the world list?
  • Tell me any 5-6 major problems of India?
  • How do you plan to meet your friends before the conference?
  • How will you manage to organise several English competitions in your school or college?
  • Suggest some ways to improve your districts?

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