AFCAT 2020: A chance to become an officer in the Airforce, exams to be held in February; Here is the whole schedule -
AFCAT 2020: A chance to become an officer in the Airforce, exams to be held in February; Here is the whole schedule
Posted 05 Dec 2019 04:32 PM

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New Delhi Notification for Air Force Common Admission Test (FCAT) for Group A Gazetted Officer posts in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Nontechnical) Branch has been issued. This exam will be held on 22 and 23 February 2020. In such a situation, there are useful tips for women and male candidates who are preparing for this exam

AfCat consists of 100 questions from four subjects in the form of English, GS, Maths and Reasoning. Each candidate gets 120 minutes to solve these questions. Each question in the paper is 3–3 marks. There is also a provision for negative marking in the exam i.e. if you answer any question incorrectly, 1 mark will be deducted from your correct mark. Let us know how to properly prepare all subjects with the correct strategy.


In this exam, more difficult questions are not asked from maths. If you look at the paper pattern of the past years, 12 to 15 questions are asked under this topic. You can get good marks in this subject, just for this, you have to practice some topics well, such as LCM and HCF, percentage, profit and loss, ratio, average, mixture and eligibility, time and work, pipe and Cistern, time and distance and boat and stream, etc. All these are from the 10th level chapters, by preparing well, you can get 35 to 45 marks comfortably.


There are about 25 to 30 questions in this paper from an English subject. If you prepare for some major chapters such as Unseen Passage, Close Test, Common Errors, Words Powers, etc., then 75 to 90 marks can be achieved in it

General knowledge

About 20 to 25 questions are asked from General Knowledge, in which most of the questions are from Current Affairs, History, Geography, Political Science and General Science. For this, prepare well the current affairs of the last six months. Try to revise the questions of GK and Current Affairs at least 3 to 4 times till the exam. By holding on to it, you can get from 60 to 75 points.


This subject is considered very scoring in all examinations. In the last year's papers of Afcat, most questions have also been asked from this subject. In this paper, questions are asked in two parts under Reasoning. The first part is of Verbal Reasoning which brings about 30 to 35 questions, while the second part is of Non-Verbal Reasoning. Verbal Reasoning has important topics like Analogy, Classification, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Statements and Agreements, Statements and Ajmapsan, Blood Relations and Sitting Arrangements. There are about 18 to 20 questions from Part 2.

Important Dates

First date of online application: 01 December 2019

Last date for online application: December 30, 2019

Online exam date: 22 and 23 February 2020


Educational Qualification

The minimum qualification is 12th. For detailed information according to the post, see the notification on the official website.

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