AFCAT exam pattern of IAF

Written by Ashis Dubey on Jun 26, 2014

Looking for AFCAT examination pattern and sample questions asked? AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. Check out AFCAT question breakdown.

AFCAT examination pattern

Indian Air Force is one of the leading air forces in the world. To meet the day to day operations, IAF regularly conducts recruitment exams for officers posts. AFCAT is the common entrance exam held by IAF to induct commissioned officers.

Examination pattern

As AFCAT exam is compulsory to pass to become an officer of IAF. So let us see the AFCAT examination pattern here.

Question paper of Air Force Common Admission Test consists of 100 questions. Each AFCAT question carries three marks. There is negative marking also. So every wrong AFCAT answer will deduct one mark.

AFCAT General Awareness Topics

General awareness part of AFCAT exam consists questions related to Indian History, sports, geography, environment, civics, basic science, defence, art, culture, current affairs and politics.

Verbal ability in English for AFCAT examination

AFCAT exam consists of verbal ability questions on English. This part of the exam covers comprehension, error detection, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms and vocabulary.

Numerical ability question pattern

Numerical ability section of AFCAT consists of decimal fraction, simplification, average, profit and loss, percentage, ratio and proportion, and simple interest.

Reasoning and military aptitude test

This part of AFCAT examination does consists of verbal skills and spatial ability.   In order to pass AFCAT exam, one must concentrate equally on all aspects.    Also read

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