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AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Analysis

Updated on 14 October 2020
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Updated on 14 October 2020

Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is held two times every year with the aim of recruiting candidates for the post of Flying Branch and Ground Duty (both technical and non-technical). It is a national level exam that witnesses lakhs of aspirants each year from all over India. Indian Air Force conducts this exam to recruit candidates that possess top skills. In this article, we have covered the complete AFCAT 2 2020 analysis of the exam that will help candidates get a better understanding of the paper. 


 AFCAT 2 Exam 2020 Highlights:


  1. AFCAT 2 Exam was conducted from 3 to 5 October 2020.
  2. The paper was conducted in two shifts each day i.e. Shift 1 and Shift 2. 
  3. Candidates were supposed to bring their admit cards, photograph and original identification proof for the exam. 
  4. Along with this, candidates should have an Aarogya Setu App installed on their mobile phones.  
  5. It was observed that some of the exam centers did not follow the necessary safety guidelines while the majority of the centers followed the same. 


DAY 1: AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Analysis


As mentioned above, AFCAT Exam 2 was conducted in two shifts each day. On Day 1 i.e. on 3 October 2020, shift 1 was conducted from 9.45 am to 11.45 am in an online mode. A total of 100 questions were asked in the exam. Candidates are rewarded with 3 marks for each correct answer while one mark is deducted for each wrong answer. 


According to candidates, the paper was moderate. Let’s take a look at the detailed section-wise difficulty level below:



Sections 

Number of Questions 

Difficulty Level 

General Awareness

25

Moderate 

Verbal Ability in English 

25

Moderate 

Numerical Ability 

18

Moderate to Difficult

Reasoning and Military Aptitude test  

32

Moderate 


In the General Awareness Section, the difficulty level was moderate and candidates could answer 16-19 questions. 


In the Verbal Ability Section, the difficulty level was moderate and candidates could answer 16-18 questions.  


In the Numerical Ability Section, the difficulty level was moderate to difficult and candidates could answer 8-10 questions.


In the Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test Section, the difficulty level was moderate and candidates could answer 20-24 questions. 


DAY 1, Shift 2:


Shift 2 was conducted from 2.25 pm to 4.15 pm. Look at the section-wise difficulty level below:



Sections

Number of Questions 

Difficulty level 

General Awareness

25

Moderate

Verbal Ability in English

25

Moderate 

Numerical Ability 

18

Easy to Moderate 

Reasoning and Military Aptitude test

32

Easy to Moderate 


In the General Awareness Section, the difficulty level was moderate. Candidates could attempt 17-19 questions. A majority of the candidates found this section easy. However, those who focused more on the Static GK found this section to be moderate. This is because only 2-3 questions were asked from current affairs. 


In the Verbal Ability Section, the difficulty level was moderate. A majority of the candidate found this section to be scoring and easy. Questions related to cloze test, RC, Error Detection, Idioms & phrases, etc were asked in the AFCAT exam 2. 


In the Numerical Ability Section, the difficulty level varied from moderate to difficult. Candidates found this section to be a mixture of easy and hard questions. Topics related to Time & Work, Average, Mixture & Allegations, Loss & Discount, profit, etc were asked. 


In the Reasoning and Military Aptitude section, the difficulty level was easy to moderate. The maximum number of questions were asked from verbal reasoning. Candidates could easily attempt 25-27 questions. Topics related to Analogy, Out one out, Pattern Completion, etc were asked in this section. 


DAY 2: AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Analysis:


The AFCAT Exam 2 for Day 2 was conducted on 4 October 2020. The timing of the paper (Shift 1) was from 9.45 am to 11.45 am respectively. According to candidates, the difficulty level was moderate and the questions were somewhat similar to the previous day’s paper. 


Let’s take a look at the detailed section-wise difficulty level below:



Sections 

Number of Questions 

Difficulty level

General Awareness

25

Moderate to Difficult

Verbal Ability in English 

25

Easy

Numerical Ability

18

Moderate 

Reasoning and Military Aptitude

32

Easy to Moderate 


In the General Awareness Section, the difficulty level was moderate to difficult. Candidates could attempt 10-15 questions here. 


In the Verbal Ability Section, the level was easy and candidates could easily answer 18-20 questions here. 


In the Numerical Ability Section, the level of difficulty was moderate. Candidates could attempt 14-16 questions easily. 


In the Reasoning and Military Section, the level of difficulty was easy to moderate leaning more towards the easy side. Candidates could attempt 25-28 questions here. 


DAY2, Shift 2: 


Shift 2 was conducted from 2.25 pm to 4.15 pm. According to candidates, some of the questions were similar to the previous shifts like Averages, Time Speed and Distance, Venn Diagram, etc. The General knowledge section was filled with questions related to static GK, sports and news.


Let’s take a look at the section-wise difficulty level below:




Sections 

Number of Questions 

Difficulty level

General Awareness

25

Moderate to difficult 

Verbal Ability in English 

25

Moderate 


Numerical Ability

18

Moderate

Reasoning and Military Aptitude

32

Easy to Moderate


In the General Awareness Section, the level of difficulty was moderate to difficult. Candidates could attempt 15-17 questions here. 


In the Verbal Ability Section, the level of difficulty was moderate. Candidates could attempt 14-16 questions here.


In the Numerical Ability Section, the level of difficulty was moderate. Candidates could attempt 12-14 questions here. 


In the Reasoning and Military Section, the level of difficulty was easy to moderate. Candidates could attempt 25-18 questions here. 


DAY 3: AFCAT 2 2020 Exam Analysis:


AFCAT 2 exam for Day 3 was conducted on 5 October 2020. The timing of the exam (Shift 1) was from 9.45 am to 11.45 am. The level of difficulty of Day 3 was moderate to difficult leaning more towards the difficult side. The Numerical aptitude was considered to be a bit difficult as some of the questions were tricky and had lengthy calculations.


Let’s take a look at the detailed section-wise difficulty level for Shift 1 below:



Sections 

Number of Questions 

Difficulty level

General Awareness

25

Moderate 

Verbal Ability in English 

25

Easy to Moderate 

Numerical Ability

18

Moderate to Hard

Reasoning and Military Aptitude

32

Easy to moderate 


In the General Awareness Section, the level of difficulty was moderate. Candidates could attempt 17-18 questions here. 


In the Verbal Ability Section, the level of difficulty was easy to moderate. Candidates could attempt 16-20 questions here. 


In the Numerical Section, the level of difficulty was moderate to difficult. Candidates could attempt 10-12 questions here. 


In the Reasoning and Military Aptitude Section, the level of difficulty was easy to moderate. Candidates could attempt 26-28 questions here. 


DAY 3, Shift 2:


AFCAT 2 Exam for Day 3 was conducted from 2.25 pm to 4.15 pm. The overall difficulty level was moderate. Let’s take a look at the detailed section-wise difficulty level below:



Sections 

Number of Questions 

Difficulty level

General Awareness

25

Easy to Moderate 

Verbal Ability in English 

25

Easy 

Numerical Ability

18

Moderate 

Reasoning and Military Aptitude

32

Moderate 


In the General Awareness Section, the level of difficulty level was easy to moderate. Candidates could easily attempt 16-17 questions here. 


In the Verbal Ability Section, the level of difficulty was easy. Candidates could attempt 15-16 questions here. 


In the Numerical Ability Section, the level of difficulty was moderate. Candidates could attempt 28-30 questions here. 


This was all about the AFCAT 2 2020 analysis of the exam. This analysis will help all the aspiring candidates to get a better understanding of the AFCAT paper. Candidates are supposed to prepare thoroughly for the exam as the level of difficulty is moderate here. Good luck to all the aspirants for the upcoming AFCAT examination!


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