AFCAT 1 Exam Analysis and Review 2020, Shift 1: 22 February (Detailed)

AFCAT 1 Exam Analysis and Review 2020, Shift 1: 22 February (Detailed)

AFCAT 1 2020 Exam Analysis and Review, Shift 1: 22 February (Detailed): Air Force Common Entrance Test (AFCAT) is conducted by Air Force recruiting authorities twice in an year and AFCAT 1 2020 Shift-1 was conducted on 22 February 2020 successfully. We at DefenceAdda247 value your preparation and efforts of taking bold step to join Indian Air Force.. 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 1 2020 on 22 February 2020. AFCAT exam consist of four sections and EKT for (technical) branch.

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Examination pattern of the Online AFCAT-1 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 1 2020 Exam Analysis: Detailed

The shift-1 of AFCAT-1 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 1 2020

English Language

In AFCAT 2020 Exam, English Language section was Moderate. To clear this exam English section plays a important role 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
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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 of the questions asked (Memory Based)

  1. International civil aviation council headquarters.
  2. Numbers of players in one team in kabbadi.
  3. CK Naidu trophy is related to which sports?
  4. Antonym of naive
  5. Idiom 
  6. Between the devil and deep blue sea
  7. Get into the hot waters
  8. 1st Asian game held at
  9. Which sultan of Delhi sultanate won most territory
  10. Which state celebrated 25th satehood day 
  11. Himachal Pradesh
  12. Both RC and Cloze passage were asked with 3 questions in each
  13. 1st sultan of Delhi sultanate to issue coin...
  14. (Incomplete question)
  15. Which two rivers fall in Arabian sea.
  16. Half Nelson related to which sports
  17. Wrestler
  18. Brunei capital
  19. Who is the author of One Indian girl?
  20. Who presided 1938 congress session?
  21. Haripura session ka leader pucha tha
  22. Satellite apple launched date
  23. Atom:Electron ,curd:milk,sound:music (Analogy)
  24. G7 countries
  25. Silent killer gas
  26. Yasin Merchant is related to which sport? => Snooker
  27. When Bay of Bengal receive cyclone?
  28. Which latitude is known as greater circle? => Equator
  29. First man to take hat trick in test cricket? => Fred Spofforth
  30. Sanjukta Panigrahi is related to which dance? => Odishi
  31. Napolean of India? => Samudragupta
  32. Offshore oilfield of India? => Bombay High

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