AFCAT Previous Year Exam Analysis


AFCAT Previous Year Exam Analysis 

AFCAT Previous Year Exam Analysis : Indian Air Force Recruiting authorities conducts AFCAT i.e Air Force Common Entrance Test two times in an year for the recruitment of Commissioned Officers in Flying And Ground Duty (Technical and Non – Technical) in Indian Air Force. Minimum 60% marks are necessary in graduation to appear for this test. Everyyear lakhs of defence aspirants appear for this examination and to crack this exam you need to do hardwork in smart manner. In this Article, we have provided you the In-Depth Analysis of the previous year AFCAT Exams.

Following is the Exam Pattern for the AFCAT 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 2019 Exam Analysis: Overall

The AFCAT 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
OverallModerate65-72


In Depth Analysis of AFCAT 2019

English Language

In AFCAT 2019 Exam, 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
Idioms/Phrases3Easy-Moderate
Reading Comprehension2Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym6Moderate
Cloze test5Moderate-Difficult
Total23Moderate


Numerical Ability

In AFCAT 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
Algebra2Easy-Moderate
Time and Work2Easy
Simplification3Easy
Speed and Distance2Easy
Average 2Easy-Moderate
Total18Easy


Reasoning and Military aptitude

In AFCAT 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.



Topic
No of Questions
Level
Non-Verbal (Image)
10
Moderate
Odd one out
5
Moderate
Analogy
5
Moderate
Venn diagram
4
Easy-Moderate
 Complete the pattern
5
Moderate
Miscellaneous
5
Easy-Moderate
Total
34
Moderate

General Awareness

In AFCAT 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
History5Easy-Moderate
Geography4Moderate
Science5Moderate-Difficult
Polity4Moderate-Difficult
Current Affairs and Economics7Moderate
Total25Moderate


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