Ujjwal Kirti|Oct 20, 2021
AFCAT 2 2021 exam begins; All COVID-19 guidelines strictly followed
IAF is conducting the AFCAT 2/2021 exam today. The exam is being held across various exam centres in India. All COVID-19 guidelines followed strictly during the exam.
NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is conducting the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) exam today across various exam centres to recruit candidates for Flying Branch, Technical and Non-technical Branches in the Indian Air Force. The IAF is conducting the AFCAT 2, 2021 exam by ensuring that the COVID 19 protocol is strictly followed. Social distancing was maintained at the AFCAT test centre and sanitiser was placed at regular intervals. The AFCAT 2 exam 2021 is being held for the written stage which will be conducted in computer based online mode.
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Candidates who carried their AFCAT admit card along with a valid government-issued photo ID were eligible to enter into the exam centre.
IAF AFCAT 2/2021- Candidates adhere to the instructions
The guards at the AFCAT exam centre conducted a safety check for all aspirants who entered the exam centre.
The safety checks included thermal check, verifying documents and matching it with admit card. Candidates who failed to carry the admit card were denied permission into the exam centre.
During the security check for AFCAT 2 2021 exam, aspirants were prohibited to carry anything sparing ballpoint pens, sanitisers in transparent bottles and a water bottle.
Candidates were seen wearing masks, some even wore double masks, few aspirants were seen wearing hand gloves and face shields as well.
Outside the AFCAT exam centre, there were long queues where aspirants who had come with their guardians were waiting to enter into the exam centre.
At some of the exam centres, there were no locker facilities available, so aspirants handed over their valuables to their parents or accomplices. As the exam was in online mode, each aspirant was given a dedicated computer system to answer the questions.
The systems had general information displayed on their screen. After filling the attendance sheet, they were given permission to start answering the question.
After entering the exam hall, candidates were given 10-15 minutes to complete the formalities.
Earlier, IAF released the AFCAT 2/2021 application form on June 1, 2021. The online written test of AFCAT 2/2021 will be followed by AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) and medical test, subject to candidates qualification in each stage.