AFCAT Exam Analysis 2020, Shift (1) 23 February: Question Asked (Memory Based)

AFCAT Exam Analysis 2020, Shift (1) 23 February: Question Asked (Memory Based)

AFCAT Exam Analysis 2020: Shift 1 23 February: Air Force recruiting authorities conducts Air Force Common Entrance Test (AFCAT) twice in a year and AFCAT 2020 Shift-1 was conducted on 23 February successfully. We at DefenceAdda247 value your preparation and efforts of taking bold step to join Indian Air Force and giving AFCAT examination. Hence we are providing you in depth analysis which includes Difficulty level, good number of attempts, number of question asked from different section in AFCAT 2020 Exam. AFCAT exam consist of four sections and EKT for (technical) branch.

AFCAT Exam Pattern

Following is the examination pattern of the Online AFCAT 2020 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 2020 Exam Shift 1, 23 February: Overall

The shift-2 of AFCAT-2020 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 2020 Exam

English Language

In AFCAT 2020 , 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 2020 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 2020 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
Venn diagram
 Complete the pattern

General Awareness

In AFCAT 2020 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 Memory Based Questions:
1. Equator passes through which continent
2. Buland darwaza was built for win in which city 
3. Which sport isn’t in Olympics -Cricket
4. Where is UNIDP HQ
5. Ms subbalakshmi belongs which type music 
6. Anirban Lahiri Associated with?
7. Question Asked from venn Diagram
8. Ryder cup Associated which sport 
9. Navy operation in 1971 war
10. Age question was asked. (Easy question)
11. Average: Visitors for the week was given and for some days. Visitors for particular day were asked
12.Time and distance: two person moving in same direction with speed x and y. Distance after 7.5 hours. ( x and y were given)
13. Ben Jhonson athlete belongs to which country 

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