AFCAT Answer Key 2019 – Candidates can check and AFCAT 1 Answer Key 2019 from this page. IAF conducted AFCAT 01/2019 on February 16, 2019, and we have added the memory based questions and answers in this page. The question with AFCAT answer key is available for both the shift. Official answer key for AFCTA is not released. However, candidates can use memory based AFCAT question and answers to calculate marks in the exam. Check it below and add 3 marks for correct answer and deduct 1 marks for an incorrect answer. Know more details about AFCAT Answer Key 2019 from this page.

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AFCAT Answer Key 2019

Candidates appearing for AFCAT 01/2019 on February 17 can check the questions and answers below to get an idea about how the level of exam will be.

AFCAT Answer Key 2019 for February 16, 2019 (Shift 1)

AFCAT 2019 General Awareness Question

Q: In 4×100 m race, which nation holds the record?
Ans: Jamaica

Q: Which Continent has the largest coastline?
Ans: Asia

Q: Which game is Geet Sethi associated with?
Ans: Billiards

Q: Who is the founder of Independent Awad?
Ans: Saadat Khan Buruhanual Mulk

Q: In which state of India “Than Ta Dance” is related?
Ans: Manipur

Q: Which sustains does not contain Silver?
Ans: German Silver / Nickel Silver

Q: When our Consitution was adopted?
Ans: 26 November 1949

Q: How many bouncers are allowed in T20 cricket match?
Ans: One

Q: The Hardest substance on the Earth?
Ans: Diamond

Q: The language of Ashoka’s Inscription?
Ans: Prakrit, Greek, and Aramaic

Q: Who was awarded first Bharat Ratana?
Ans: C. Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, C. V. Raman were awarded the Bharat Ratana Award in the year 1954, after the effect of the constitution.

Q: First three lady fighter pilot of India?
Ans: Bhawana Kanth, Mohana Singh, and Avani Chaturvedi

Q: The first Modern Olympic held where and which city?
Ans: In 1896, the first modern Olympic was played in Athens, Greece.

Q: Oldest Mountain range in India?
Ans: Aravali

Q: Numer of Players in Basket Ball?
Ans: 5 players in each team

Q: Who won the golden ball in FIFA 2018?
Ans: Luka Modric won the Ball for the “Best Player in Entire Competition”.

Q: Shuddhi Movement was run by?
Ans: Arya Samaj

Q: Capital of Nigeria?
Ans: Abuja

Q: Who was the Maldives President at the time of  Emergency in 2018?
Ans: Abdulla Yameen

Q: ISRO’s Satish Bahwan Space Center is located at which place?
Ans: Shriharikota, Andhra Pradesh

Q: The Author of the book “The Golden Threshold”?
Ans: Sarojini Naidu

Q: The founder of Stavahana Dynasty?
Ans: Simuka

Q: Who is the Father of the Indian Space Program?
Ans: Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

AFCAT 2019 Reasoning Question

Q: A question on venn diagram was asked – Music, Singer, Woman
Q: Another question on Venn diagram Uncle Man Father
Q: Flower, Clothes, Whites

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How To Calculate Marks with AFCAT Answer Key 2019?

From this AFCAT Answer key 2019 page, a candidate can check their answers that whether the question which he/she has answered in the exam is correct or not and from this procedure candidate can get the estimate of qualifying the examination. But while calculating the marks please follow the marking criteria then only the candidate can estimate the correct result.

Marking Scheme of AFCAT and EKT

Marking Criteria: +3 for each correct answer
Negative Marking: -1 for each incorrect answer

Exam Name  Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
AFCAT 100 300 2 Hours
EKT (For technical branches) 50 150 45 Minutes

Calculate Marks with AFCAT Answer Key 2019

  • For each correct answers, 3 marks will be given.
  • For each incorrect answers, 1 marks will be deducted
  • If the candidate will select multiple answers (for MCQ type Questions) then 1 marks will be deducted,
  • If the candidate will not answer the question, no negative marking will be there.

Why AFCAT Answer Key 2019 Is Memory-Based?

The Indian Air Force never provides the answer key of AFCAT and EKT. So many educational institutes provided the AFCAT Answer Key and question paper on the basis of the exam analysis provided by the candidates who appear in the exam.

On the basis of the memory based answer key, a candidate can easily estimate their marks by doing the calculation. On the basis of AFCAT Paper Analysis, AFCAT Answer Key is being released. The memory-based Answer key has been released after solving and checking the solutions of the questions from various sources then after that memory based answer key for AFCAT 2019 will release.

AFCAT 2019 Result

The result of AFCAT 2019 will be based on the marks scored by the candidates in the entrance tests. The result will be declared online at the AFCAT official site at in the month of April 2019. This could be estimated after seeing the result declaration pattern of the last few years. Candidates who are short-listed on the basis of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT / EKT) that candidate will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs).


Candidate can see the All Year’s Cut off marks of AFCAT from the below-mentioned table-

AFCAT AFCAT Cut Off (out of 300) EKT Cut Off (out of 150)
AFCAT 01/2018 155 60
AFCAT 02/2017 160 60
AFCAT 01/2017 150 60
AFCAT 02/2016 148 60
AFCAT 01/2016 132 52 / 150
AFCAT 02/2015 144 52 / 150
AFCAT 01/2015 126 55 / 150
AFCAT 02/2014 123 45 / 150
AFCAT 01/2014 127
AFCAT 02/2013 116
AFCAT 01/2013 144

After AFCAT 2019 Exam

After conduction of the AFACT, the qualifiers of the examination will have to appear for the AFSB i.e Air Force Selection Board Testing. This is an interview process of all qualifiers of AFCAT, the IAF will call the candidates at the AFSB centers, there are four centers in India

  • Dehradun (1 AFSB)
  • Mysore (2 AFSB)
  • Gandhinagar (3 AFSB)
  • Varanasi (4 AFSB)

The candidates who have applied for the flying branch will be needed to choose for any one center among four, but the rest of the candidates will be assigned the centers. But all the selected candidates will need to choose the venue and date for AFSB in order to generate the Call-up Letter for the AFSB.


Air Force Common Admission Test is also abbreviated as AFCAT. The examination is conducted by Indian Air Force, to give the entry to graduates (Technical and Non -Technical backgrounds) in Flying Barch and Non- Flying Branch AKA Ground duty  Technical and Non – technical. The candidates get the entry in Short Service Commission.

There are three entries, AFCAT Entry, NCC Special Entry, and Metrology Entry. The IAF releases the notification twice a year in June and December. The candidates respond to it. The candidates have to appear in the online examination AFCAT and Engineering Knowledge Test (only for candidates who have completed engineering). Later all the qualifiers have to appear for the Air Force Selection Board interview, which is a five-day long process. The interview call letter is issued to the qualified candidates.

FAQ’s on AFCAT & AFCAT Answer Key

 Ques: May I be Officer In IAF after qualifying AFCAT?

Ans. IAF conducts the AFCAT only to screen candidates for the next round i.e.Air Force Selection Board (AFSB). This is the first stage in the selection process to get an entry in IAF as Officer or any other post. However, being an officer in IAF is subject to qualification in AFCAT, AFSB, and medical fitness.

Ques: Is a Science Gradute Eligible for the AFCAT?

Ans. Any candidates who have completed their graduation with minimum 60% marks in aggregate, in all paper is eligible for the exam. But they should have studied the PCM in 10+2 level.

Ques: What is the Cut Off marks of AFCAT 2019?

Ans. There is no standard cut-off. IAF decides the cut off marks of each AFCAT exam conducted by itself.

Ques: Can a female apply for the AFCAT?

Ans. IAf grants the entry to female candidates as well, however one must ensure his/her eligibility before applying.

AFCAT Answer Key 2019 Dates

On the day of the exam after examination, the answer key will be uploaded here.

AFCAT Answer Key 2019 Important Dates 
AFCAT 01/2019 Exam Date 16, 17 Feb 2019
AFCAT 01/2019 Memory-Based Answer Key 16, 17 Feb 2019
AFCAT 01/2019 Result To be Announced
AFSB test date To be Announced

Bell Time of AFCAT 2019 Examination

16 Feb 2019
Shift I 09:45 AM to 11:45 AM —-
Shift II 02:15 PM to 04:15 AM 04:30 PM to 05:15 PM
17 Feb 2019
Shift I 09:45 AM to 11:45 AM —-
Shift II 02:15 PM to 04:15 AM 04:30 PM to 05:15 PM

AFCAT Answer Key Archive

Q: Where is Indira Point?
A: Nicobar

Q: Long Jump record of Mike Powel?
A: 8.95 meters (29 ft 4 14 in)

Q: When Goa Became part of India?
A: December 19, 1961

Q: Southern Part of India?
A: Indira Point

Q: Number of timeouts in Volleyball?
A: A team can take maximum 2 timeouts.

Q: Indian hockey captain in 1928
A: Jaipal Singh Munda

Q: What is biome?
A: A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat, e.g. forest or tundra.

Q: Mike Powell long jump record in meters?
A: Mike Powell 8.95 m (29 ft 4 14 in) (1991)

Q: First ever women PM in the world?
A: Sirimavo Bandaranaike became the first women PM in the world. She became the PM of Sri Lanka (then Ceylon).

Q: What is the Radcliffe Line?
A: The Radcliffe Line was the boundary demarcation line between the Indian and Pakistani portions of the Punjab and Bengal provinces of British India. It was named after its architect, Sir Cyril Radcliffe, who, as the joint chairman of the two boundary commissions for the two provinces, received the responsibility to equitably divide 175,000 square miles (450,000 km2) of territory with 88 million people.

Q: Who was the first posthumous recipient of Bharat Ratna?
A: Lal Bahadur Shastri

Q: In which year Goa is taken by India?
A: The Annexation of Goa was the process in which the Republic of India annexed the former Portuguese Indian territories of Goa, Daman, and Diu, starting with the “armed action” carried out by the Indian Armed Forces in December 1961.

Q: Baltic cup related to?
A: The Baltic Cup is an international football competition contested by the national teams of the Baltic states – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Also Finland has participated as a guest twice.

Q: Hook pass is related to which game?
A: Basketball

Q: Hindu Sanskrit Book Natya Shastra is written by?
A: Bharata Muni was an ancient Indian theatrologist and musicologist who wrote the Natya Shastra, a theoretical treatise on ancient Indian dramaturgy and histrionics, especially Sanskrit theatre. Bharata is considered the father of Indian theatrical art forms.

Q: How many timeouts can a team take in volleyball?
A: Maximum of 2 timeouts per game for a team is Qallowed. Time out lasts 30 seconds. In official international competitions, two 60 seconds technical time-out are used when the leading team reaches the 8 or 16 point mark.

Q: What caused the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?
A: The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919 when a crowd of nonviolent protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab, were fired upon by troops of the British Indian Army under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer.

Q: What is Daksh Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)?
A: Daksh is an electrically powered Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) designed and developed besearch and Development Establishment (Engineers), Pune, India.

Q: What was the term used for measurement of land in the Delhi Sultanate period?
A: Masahat

Q: Riga is the capital of which country?
A: Latvia, with Riga as its capital city, thus declared its independence on 18 November 1918. Between World War I and World War II (1918–1940), Riga and Latvia shifted their focus from Russia to the countries of Western Europe.

Q: Who was the founder of Brahmo Samaj?
A: Raja Rammohan Roy founded Brahmo Samaj in Calcutta on 20 August 1828. It was more of a reformist movement of Hinduism which later got divided into adi Brahmo samaj and sadharan Brahmo samaj.

Q: Where is Indira Point located?
A: Indira Point is a village in the Nicobar district at Great Nicobar Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. It is located in the Great Nicobar tehsil. It is the location of the southernmost point of India’s territory.

Q: JAXA is an aerospace agency of which country?
A: Japan

Q: When did India became a member of Asian Development Bank?
India became a member of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a founding member in 1966. The Bank is engaged in promoting economic and social progress of its developing member countries (DMCs) in the Asia Pacific Region.

Q: Vitamin which is responsible for blood clotting?
A: Vitamin K affects the clotting mechanism by being essential for the production of four distinct clotting factors: prothrombin, factors VII, IX and X.

Q: Oldest Veda?
A: The Rigveda is the oldest work, which Witzel states are probably from the period of 1900 to 1100 BCE. Witzel, also notes that it is the Vedic period itself, where incipient lists divide the Vedic texts into three (trayī) or four branches: Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva.

Q: Which act is known as the Black Act
A: The Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act of 1919, popularly known as the Rowlatt Act and also known as the Black Act, was a legislative act passed by the Imperial Legislative Council in Delhi on March 18, 1919, indefinitely extending the emergency measures of preventive indefinite detention, incarceration without trial and judicial review enacted in the Defence of India Act 1915 during the First World War. It was enacted in light of a perceived threat from revolutionary nationalist organisations of re-engaging in similar conspiracies as during the war which the Government felt the lapse of the DIRA regulations would enable.

Q: Jallianwala bagh massacre happened due to which act?
A: Rowlatt Act

Q: Taseometer used to measure?
A: Taseometer is an instrument to measure strains.

Q: Characteristics of coal
A: Coal is a black, inhomogeneous, organic fuel, formed largely from partially decomposed and metamorphosed plant materials. Formation has occurred over long time periods, often under high pressures of overburden and at elevated temperatures.

Q: Mont Blanc is situated in?
A: Mont Blanc, Italian Monte Bianco, mountain massif and highest peak (15,771 feet [4,807 metres]) in Europe. Located in the Alps, the massif lies along the French-Italian border and reaches into Switzerland.

Q: Ten cities will have hosted the Olympic Games more than once
A: Athens (1896 and 2004 Summer Olympics), Paris (1900, 1924 and 2024 Summer Olympics), London (1908, 1948 and 2012 Summer Olympics), St. Moritz (1928 and 1948 WinterOlympics), Lake Placid (1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics), Los Angeles (1932, 1984 and 2028).

Q: Island between Russia and Japan ?
A: The Kuril Islands dispute, also known as the Northern Territories dispute, is a disagreement between Japan and Russia and also some individuals of the Ainu people over sovereignty of the South Kuril Islands.

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