The Air Force is known for its class and prestige, that gives wings of glory to every man serving in it. The Air Force of India conducts the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) twice a year, in February and August. Through this exam, many deserving candidates get a chance of becoming an officer in the Indian Air Force. AFCAT recruits candidates for Flying (Short Service Commission only), Technical (Permanent and Short Service Commission) and Ground Duty (Permanent and Short Service Commission) Branches. The AFCAT 2020 exam analysis will give a peek into its pattern.
The AFCAT exam takes place in three stages: Written Exam, Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) Interview and Medical Test. The non-technical branch candidates have to take the AFCAT exam while the technical branch candidates have to take AFCAT+ EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test). It is very important to know the AFCAT pattern to crack this exam.
The detailed analysis of the AFCAT 2020 exam will help students to crack the upcoming AFCAT exam. The AFCAT 2020 exam took place on October 3, 4 and 5 amid COVID-19 pandemic. The Verbal English section of this exam had 25 questions, the Numerical Ability section had 18 questions, Reasoning section had 32 questions, and General knowledge section had 25 questions.
Each section of the AFCAT 2020 exam had some easy, moderate and difficult questions. The English section had 3 easy questions from Idioms/Phrases. 4 questions from Fill in the blanks, 3 questions from Error Detection, 5 from Reading Comprehension, 6 from Antonym/ Synonym. The level of these questions was moderate. 5 questions from the Cloze test, which were difficult.
The Numerical Ability section had 2 questions each from Time and Work, and Speed and Distance, 3 questions from Simplification. These were easy. 2 questions from Profit/Loss and Discount, 3 questions from Ratio & Percentage, 2 from Mixture & allegations, 2 questions from Algebra, 2 from Average. They were all moderate.
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test of the AFCAT 2020 exam, 4 questions from the Venn diagram, 5 questions from Miscellaneous, which were easy. 10 questions from Non-Verbal (Image), 5 questions each from Odd one out, Analogy and Complete the pattern, which was moderate.
The General Awareness section had 5 questions from History, which were easy. 4 from Geography and 7 from Current Affairs and Economics, which were moderate. 5 questions from Science and 5 questions from Polity, which were difficult.
The detailed analysis of the AFCAT 2020 exam proves that the exam was moderate. But, the blind guess game could have gone wrong for many candidates. The AFCAT exam needs precision and confidence as the negative marking can pull a candidate’s score down. The Shaurya Bharat App prepares its students according to the negative marking. The highly experienced team of teachers ensures the clarity of concepts to the students. The regular mock tests give students the real feel of the examination hall so they can manage their time and the pressure accordingly. The teachers also discuss previous years’ question papers to give students a clear idea of the AFCAT exam pattern.