AFCAT Answer Key 2017: Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is a national level competitive exam being conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) to select Officers for all its branches, except for medical and dental cadres. More often this exam will be conducted twice a year on February and August months. This year, on 27th August 2017 i.e. on one fine Sunday IAF had conducted the AFCAT 2 exam. Lot of male and female candidates had participated and written this exam successfully. Candidates will be waiting now to know their results. But before announcing result, IAF will release the AFCAT 2 2017 Answer Key. Do you guys want to know about the importance and date for release of AFCAT 2017 Answer Key? Then go through the following paragraphs.
|AFCAT 2 Answer Key 2017 – Highlights|
|Exam Name||Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)||Exam Type||Written Exam|
|Material||Answer Key Download||Status||Updated Soon…|
|Exam Date||27th August 2017||Exam Category||Multiple Phase|
|Authority||Indian Air Force (IAF)||Official website||www.indianairforce.nic.in|
AFCAT Answer Key 2017
Male candidates had applied for Permanent as well as Short Service Commission posts and willing female aspirants are asked to apply for SSC positions in technical, flying and ground duty branches of IAF. Individuals who had thus submitted applications are given with admit cards to attend the AFCAT exam.
In addition to AFCAT exam, Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) has also been conducted for candidates who had submitted applications for Ground Duty (Technical) branches. As exam has been over, very soon IAF is going to release the AFCAT Answer Key 2017 pdf file. In that answer key pdf file, aspirants can see the correct answers for each question that are asked in AFCAT 2 and EKT exam.
- Separate answer keys will be released for AFCAT/ EKT 2017 exams.
- Using answer keys individuals can approximately judge their performance score in AFCAT/ EKT exams.
- Based on the answers given in AFCAT 2/ 2017 Answer Key only, AFCAT 2 Results will be announced.
AFCAT Selection Process 2017
AFCAT & EKT are the first phase of selection. Based on the marks going to be taken by aspirants in AFCAT/ EKT exams, aspirants will be next invited for following tests.
- Stage-I: Officer Intelligence Rating Test, Picture Perception & Discussion Test, Document Verification
- Stage-II: Psychological Test, Group Test and Interview
The Stage-I exam is just for screening unsuitable candidates. Individuals failing to qualify in state-1 exam will be sent back on the first day itself. Others will be subjected to Stage-II selection rounds further. For completion of all these State-I & II selection rounds, it will take 4 to 5 days.
For candidates who had applied for Flying branch, Computerised Pilot Selection System would be administered only to recommended candidates.
Depending upon availability of vacancies in various branches/ sub branches of IAF, candidates will be hired for PC/ SSC posts on merit basis after detailed medical examination. The course or training of respective Officer posts starts on July 2018.
AFCAT 2017 Question Pattern
Now AFCAT and EKT exams are over. Questions for AFCAT exam have been asked from verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning, general awareness and military aptitude areas. For Ground Duty (Technical) branch applied candidates, EKT exam has also been conducted immediately after completing AFCAT exam. Questions for EKT exam has been asked from General Engineering and Specialist paper of each engineering discipline.
- Both the exams are conducted in OMR answer sheets.
- Objective type questions are asked for AFCAT and EKT exams.
- AFCAT exam has been conducted for 2 hours and EKT exam for 45 minutes.
- About 100 questions have been asked for AFCAT exam and 50 for EKT exam.
About 4 to 5 sets of question papers have been set by IAF for AFCAT and EKT exams. So for each set of question paper, separate AFCAT EKT Answer Key 2017 will be released by IAF.
How to download AFCAT 2017 Answer Key PDF?
Aspirants can download the AFCAT 2 2017 EKT Answer Key from official website of Indian Air Force. Candidates should know the set of Question Paper (A/ B/ C/ D, etc.) which he/ she had written exam. Only then they can correctly do AFCAT 2017 Answer Key pdf download. The detailed guidelines are,
- Go to official website of Indian Air Force indianairforce.nic.in.
- Click the “Careers” option available on right side of homepage.
- The nic.in page will open.
- Under What’s New section, search for Answer Key of AFCAT 2 2017 or AFCAT 2017 Answer Key EKT (as you have written exam).
- Or, go to the Candidate Login -> AFCAT Entry Enter your email/ user name, password, notification and security code to find the relevant answer key.
- If available, click on the relevant answer key link.
- Save and download the page.
After downloading AFCAT Answer Key 2017, compare it with the answers that you have marked in OMR answer sheets. Then calculate your performance score approximately as per instructions given below.
- Put 3 marks for each question, if the answer marked by candidate in OMR sheet and the option given in AFCAT Answer Key is same.
- Reduce 1 mark if the option exercised by candidate and AFCAT Answer Key didn’t match.
- No need to reduce mark for questions that you have not attended.
- Finally count the total.
That is the approximate mark which aspirants will get in AFCAT exam. But based on the available number of vacancies, number of contestants, their average performance, etc only, IAF will fix minimum qualifying cut offs and call deserving ratio of qualified candidates for further selection rounds by merit.
For EKT exam also calculate your marks in the same manner. It is necessary for candidates to qualify with good cut off marks in both AFCAT & EKT exams, if they had applied for Ground Duty (Technical) branch.
|AFCAT 2/2017 Answer Key|
|AFCAT 2 Answer Key 2017- Set A||Download|
|AFCAT 2 Answer Key 2017- Set B||Download|
|AFCAT 2 Answer Key 2017- Set C||Download|
|AFCAT 2 Answer Key 2017- Set D||Download|
Dates to Remember:
|Notification released on||June 2017|
|Last date of application submission||29th June 2017|
|AFCAT/ EKT Exam Conducted Date||27th August 2017|
|AFCAT/ EKT Answer Key Releasing date||Will be released soon…|
|Official Site||Click here|
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