AFCAT 1 2023 Expected Cut off
Read about the AFCAT 1 2023 expected cut off and exam analysis. AFCAT 2023 was conducted from 24th to 26th February by the Indian Air Force across 104 exam centres in the country. The exam is conducted to select candidates for induction of Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty branches of the Indian Air Force.
According to the aspirants the level of AFCAT exam was easy to moderate. Military Aptitude section was moderate whereas General Knowledge was easy to moderate. On the other hand, questions asked in English and Mathematics section were moderate.
IAF determines the AFCAT 1 2023 cutoff on the basis of certain factors which are given here. The number of applicants has a direct bearing on the cutoffs dependent on the vacancies announced. Some other factors are:
- Total number of seats available
- Number of candidates appearing for the exam
- Difficulty level of exam
- Previous years cutoff trend
AFCAT Previous Year’s Cutoff:
The below table will give you an idea about the AFCAT cutoff trend in the past years. In addition, it also gives an insight on the difficulty levels of the exam and chances of selection for interview.
|YEAR OF EXAMINATION||AFCAT CUTOFF||EKT CUTOFF|
|AFCAT (2) 2017||160||60|
|AFCAT (1) 2018||155||60|
|AFCAT (2) 2018||140||55|
|AFCAT (1) 2019||133||50|
|AFCAT (2) 2019||142||50|
|AFCAT (1) 2020||153||50|
|AFCAT (2) 2020||155||40|
|AFCAT (1) 2021||165||30|
|AFCAT (2) 2021||157||18|
|AFCAT (1) 2022||157||18|
|AFCAT (2) 2022||157||15|
Considering the above cutoff trend it is expected that the Afcat 1 2023 cutoff will be :
|AFCAT (1) 2023 Cutoff||160|
Marking & Normalisation Scheme:
In order to rationalise the marks scored by candidates appearing in different shifts in an objective manner through a statistical method, Normalisation Scheme is being implemented as per the following formula
Selection Process Of AFCAT:
There are three stages for the final AFCAT selection. They are
Stage I: Online test for all candidates. EKT for Ground Duty Technical Branch only. – Candidates who appear and secure the cut off marks will be selected to appear in the next stage.
Stage II: AFSB Interview Process comprises three stages starting with Stage-I which is the Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception and discussion test. After that, screened in candidates will be subjected to second stage of the interview. Stage-II has the Psychological test followed by Group Tests and an Interview.
Note: Flying Branch aspirants have to undergo the Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) which is a once in a lifetime test.
Stage III: Medical examination – The last stage in the selection process is the medical examination. A candidate must undergo the tests specified. If they clear the same, they are eligible for selection.