ABOUT AFCAT & EKT TEST

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) is a test for the engineering graduates those who apply for the Technical Branches in the Indian Air Force (IAF). Engineering Knowledge Test is a test carried out by Indian Air Force, along with the AFCAT exam to test the basic knowledge of engineering graduates applying for Technical Entries through AFCAT.

What does EKT means?

EKT is abbreviation form for Engineering Knowledge Test. Carried out by Air Force Common Admission Test this is a simple test to check the basic knowledge related to engineering.

Who can give Engineering Knowledge Test?

The applicants those who are applying for the Technical Entries through the AFCAT exam can give this exam along with the normal AFCAT exam. It is compulsory for engineering graduates who are appearing for technical entry in the Air Force, they have to pass this test along with the normal written test.

What does Engineering Knowledge Test contains and what is the time duration?

Engineering Knowledge Test consist of objective type multiple choice questions related to the basic concepts of engineering. The questions will generally be dealing with the basic concepts as well as a thorough understanding and clarity of your basics will help you solve this test easily. The time duration for EKT is half an hour i.e. 30 minutes.

When does Engineering Knowledge Test takes place?

The EKT takes place immediately after the AFCAT paper that is as soon as the two hours of normal test paper gets over. The normal test papers will be followed by EKT for the engineering graduates who are applying for technical branch entry through AFCAT.

Since you apply for or as an engineer in IAF for the technical branch, it is important for you to clear this Engineering Knowledge Test which is a part of AFCAT exam and to get a call for SSB interview.

For all entries other than NDA and CDSE and for all branches, candidates have to undergo the AFCAT.

The test is conducted twice a year in February and August

Advertisements inviting applications for AFCAT are out in June and December. Candidates are to apply as per the advertisement.

The test is conducted all across India by the Indian Air Force

Dear aspirants/ candidates,

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