AFCAT 2 2019 Exam Analysis and Review, Shift 1: 24th August (Detailed)

AFCAT 2 2019 Exam Analysis and Review, Shift 1: 24th August (Detailed)

AFCAT 2 2019 Exam Analysis (Detailed)

Air Force recruiting authorities conducts Air Force Common Entrance Test (AFCAT) twice in a year and AFCAT 2 2019 Shift-1 was conducted on 24 August 2019 successfully. All defence aspirants, we at DefenceAdda247 value your preparation and efforts of taking bold step to join Indian Air Force and giving AFCAT examination. Hence we would be providing you in depth analysis which includes Difficulty level, good number of attempts, number of question asked from different section in AFCAT 2 2019 on 24th August 2019. AFCAT exam consist of four sections and EKT for (technical) branch.

If you have your exam scheduled on 25th August, then keep on reading and stay tuned to Defence Adda for all updates regarding AFCAT-2 Exam's level, questions asked and expected cut off. 

Following is the examination pattern of the Online AFCAT-2 2019 Exam:

ExamSubjectDurationNo. of questionsMax. marks
AFCATGeneral Awareness,verbal ability in english, Numerical ability and reasoning and military aptitude test02 Hours100300
EKT(for Ground Duty technical branch only)Mechanical, computer science and electrical &electronics45 Minutes50150

AFCAT 2 2019 Exam Analysis: Overall

The shift-1 of AFCAT-2 2019 is over and this exam was of a Moderate Level. Following are the good attempts on the basis of the review shared by various aspirants who have appeared for this exam:

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 English LanguageEasy15-18
Numerical Ability Moderate10-13
Test Of Reasoning Easy-Moderate22-25
General Knowledge Moderate15-16

In Depth Analysis of AFCAT 2 2019

English Language

In AFCAT 2 2019 Exam 2019, English Language section was Moderate. In AFCAT exam English section plays a vital role in clearing the exam as minimum of 25 questions are asked and by preparing section would increase your chances of clearing the written exam. Questions are asked from error detection, grammar usage, idiom and phrases vocabulary etc. In the table below we have provided the details of the questions asked

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Fill in the blacks 4Moderate
Error Detection3Moderate
Reading Comprehension2Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym6Moderate
Cloze test5Moderate-Difficult

Numerical Ability

In AFCAT 2 2019 Exam, Numerical Ability was of Moderate Level. Most of the questions were based directly on Formulas and some were calculative. The questions were asked from basic Mathematics and we have provided the detail analysis of the number of questions asked from each section.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Profit/Loss and Discount2Easy-Moderate
Ratio & Percentage3Easy-Moderate
Mixture & allegations2Moderate
Time and Work2Easy
Speed and Distance2Easy
Average 2Easy-Moderate

Reasoning and Military aptitude

In AFCAT 2 2019 Exam, Reasoning questions were of Moderate level. Majority of questions were asked from non verbal reasoning and military aptitude. The question pattern of this section remains the same and a well prepared candidate can attempt all the questions.

No of Questions
Non-Verbal (Image)
Odd one out
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General Awareness

In AFCAT 2 2019 Exam,  General Knowledge questions were asked from all sections. In the table below we have mentioned the number of question asked from various subjects. A candidate can score well in this section if he has basic knowledge of the General Knowledge subjects and have good hold on current affairs.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Current Affairs and Economics7Moderate

Some of the questions asked (Memory Based)

  • Who is the UEFA Winner 2019?
  • Tunnel that Connects Jammu to Kashmir path?
  • Writer of Life of Pie?
  • Who is considered the father of Indian revolutionary ideas?
  • Who was the First Governor General of free India?
  • Writer of Around the world in 80 days?
  • Asian Games Indian Women weight lifter winner?
  • Recent NASA satellite launched?
  • Choose the odd one out-- Pelican--Albatross--Penguin---Ostrich ?
  • Vocabulary-Altruism, Allegiance,Adroit, Vague, Skeptic.?
  • Idiom: 1- To strain every nerve 2- To bury hatchet, 3-  To run rampant ?
  • What is the special about MARS ROVER satellite that NASA will sent in year 2020?
  • How many power play overs in T20 cricket?
  • Which European league won UEFA 3 times in a row?
  • Who is the writer of Padmavat?
  • Which is the oldest veda?
  • Who is known as the Bradman of women cricket?
  • Number of overs in first powerplay?
  • Which lines passes from the Australian Sub-continent
  • Satyamev Jayte is taken from which Upanishad?
(Review is based on Candidates appeared for AFCAT 2 2019 Shift 1)

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