AFCAT Cut Off 2022: Check AFCAT and EKT Cut Off - Embibe
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  • Last Modified 17-08-2022
  • Written By Vibha_Gaur
  • Last Modified 17-08-2022

AFCAT Cut Off 2022: Check AFCAT and EKT Cut Off

AFCAT Cut Off 2022: The Indian Air Force (IAF) holds the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) twice a year to recruit qualified graduates for the flying branch and ground duties in technical and non-technical departments. The IAF will select candidates through written tests, psychological tests, group tests, interviews, and medical examinations. The written test is used to shortlist candidates for the next round of interviews.

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AFCAT Cut Off 2022 Dates

Before getting into the details of AFCAT Cutoff 2022, let us have a look at the important dates for AFCAT 2, 2022 from below:

Exam EventsImportant Dates
AFCAT 2 2022  notification releaseJune 1, 2022 
AFCAT application form start dateJune 1, 2022 
Last date to apply onlineJune 30, 2022
AFCAT application form correctionTo be notified 
Last date to edit AFCAT application formTo be notified 
AFCAT admit card 2022 dateAugust 10, 2022
AFCAT 2 exam date 2022August 26, 27, and 28, 2022
AFCAT 2 results 2022To be notified 

AFCAT 2 Cutoff 2022

The AFCAT 2 exam is yet to be conducted, and the cut-off will be released once the result for the AFCAT 2 is declared. Until then, candidates can check the AFCAT 1, 2022 cut-off from the table so that they can get an idea of how much they need to score.

ExamCutoff Value
AFCAT 2022157 (Out of 300 Marks)
EKT cutoff18 (Out of 150 Marks)

How to Check AFCAT Cutoff 2022?

After the declaration of the result, candidates can check the AFCAT/EKT Cut-off by following the steps given below:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website: afcat.cdac.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the link forAFCAT Cut Off 2022 (will be activated after its official announcement).
  • 3rd Step: AFCAT/ EKT Cutoff 2022 will appear on the screen in the form of a PDF.
  • 4th Step: View and download it for future reference.

AFCAT Previous Year Cutoff

The AFCAT Online Test is conducted for 300 marks, whereas Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) is conducted for 150 marks. Candidates can check the previous year’s AFCAT and AFCAT Cutoff for EKT from the table below:

AFCATAFCAT Cut Off EKT Cut Off 
AFCAT (02) 202115718
AFCAT (01) 202116530
AFCAT (02) 202015540
AFCAT (01) 202015340
AFCAT (02) 201914250
AFCAT (01) 201913350
AFCAT (02) 201814055
AFCAT (01) 201815560
AFCAT (02) 201716060
AFCAT (01) 201715060
AFCAT (02) 201614860
AFCAT (01) 201613252
AFCAT (02) 201514452
AFCAT (01) 201512655
AFCAT (02) 201412345

This will give candidates, a clear idea about what what marks they must score to qualify for the exam and appear for the next round.

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Factors Affecting Expected AFCAT Cutoff

The AFCAT expected cutoff is affected by a variety of factors. As a result, the cutoff score is never the same. It keeps changing, though the qualifying marks remain the same. The following are the factors affecting the cutoff:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Number of questions asked in the exam
  • Difficulty level of the exam

AFCAT Cut Off 2022: AFCAT Score

To qualify for AFSB Interview, candidates must appear for AFCAT 2022 (Online Test), which is conducted for a total of 300 marks and clear the cutoff score as determined by the official authorities. If the candidate is unable to clear the cutoff, he/she will not be called for the second round of the selection process i.e., the AFSB Interview.

AFCAT Cut Off 2022: EKT Score

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) is not mandatory for all candidates appearing for AFCAT. Candidates who aspire to join technical posts have to appear for EKT. These candidates must clear EKT Cut off scores to appear for the next round of the selection process.

AFCAT Selection Process 2022

The AFCAT is conducted twice a year to select candidates for Flying Branch and Ground Duties (Technical & Non-Technical) branches in Indian Air Force. The AFCAT selection process involves the following three stages:

  1. Online test (AFCAT/EKT)
  2. AFSB interview: Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception & discussion test. Psychological tests are followed by group tests and interviews.
  3. Medical Test.

AFCAT Vacancies 2022

AFCAT Vacancies 2022 was released along with the official notification on 1st June 2022. A total of 271 vacancies were announced under the AFCAT 2 notification. Candidates can check out the category-wise vacancy in the table below. 

AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2022

EntryBranchVacancy
AFCAT EntryFlyingSSC – 12
AFCAT EntryGround-Duty (Technical)AE(L): PC – 23, SSC – 91, AE(M): PC – 07, SSC – 30
AFCAT EntryGround-Duty (Non-Technical)Admin: PC – 11, SSC – 45, Accts: PC – 03, SSC – 13, LGS: PC – 05, SSC – 18
Meteorology EntryMeteorologyMET: PC- 03, SSC- 10
NCC Special EntryFlying10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.

Also Check,

AFCAT RecruitmentAFCAT Application Form
AFCAT Syllabus AFCAT Syllabus
AFCAT Exam Pattern AFCAT Previous Year Papers
AFCAT Admit Card AFCAT Answer Key
AFCAT Result

FAQs on AFCAT Previous Year Cutoff

The frequently asked questions on AFCAT cutoff and their answers are as below:

Q.1: When will the AFCAT 2022 Cutoff be released?
Ans: The officials usually release AFCAT cutoff marks along with the result. The cut-off marks are likely to be declared in the month of September 2022.

Q.2: How are AFCAT Cut off marks decided by the officials?
Ans: The AFCAT Cut off marks are decided based on the difficulty level of the exam, number of vacancies, number of candidates appearing for the exam, etc.

Q.3: What is AFCAT Cut off marks?
Ans: The AFCAT Cut off marks are the qualifying marks required to clear the exam in order to become eligible for the next round of the selection process.

Q.4: Is there any sectional cut off marks?
Ans: No, there are no sectional cut off marks in AFCAT.

Q.5: What is the cut off marks for AFCAT 1 2022?
Ans: The cut off marks for AFCAT 1 was 157 and for EKT was 18.

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