The AFCAT 02/2018 exam has been conducted and students are in a hurry to know how was the exam according to the experts. The AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) exam, conducted for the air arm of Indian forces was conducted on  18 Aug 2018 & 19 Aug 2018. On the exam day, the students seemed well prepared to tackle the exam. Following the standard exam pattern, first the 2 Hr exam was conducted and after a short break of 15 Mins, the exam resumed and later the EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test) was conducted for the candidates aiming to work in the Technical Branches in the Indian Air Force (IAF). Through this article, we shall help you out with the understanding of the exam analysis and will make sure you get all the insights of the AFCAT and the EKT exam.

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Before we move forward and discuss the exam analysis with you, our team would like to share the exam pattern of the AFCAT 02/2018 exam. With the help of the exam pattern, you will be able to easily understand the exam analysis.

AFCAT 02/18 Exam Analysis

As per the keen-eyes of the experts, the overall exam was not much difficult. It was seen that many questions were just like the last year. For most, if the questions, just some basic knowledge was required.

General Knowledge Section

Speaking of the General Knowledge section, it consisted of easy question and experts say that even if you will study from one or two books, you will be able to easily bag good marks. In the GK section, History related questions were asked, sports-related questions were also there. Some of the questions included the Jalian Wala Bagh Massacre, Questions on volleyball, the Macau Island, Shakespear Books, Vedas, Southern point of India. Further, questions on the space agency were also asked in this section. Experts say that it must be very easy for the students to get good marks in this section.

English Section

This section could be called not so difficult and not so easy. The difficulty level as per the experts was moderate. Questions included fill in the blanks, Synonyms/Antonyms, error Detection questions etc. Another important part of the English section was the Reading Comprehension. The reading comprehension included 3 paragraph based questions of 3 marks each.

Mathematics Section

Mathematics section could be called very easy as per the views of the experts. With simple understanding of some basic concepts, students can easily bag good marks. However, according to some students, this section was a little tough than the previous year. The questions asked in the mathematics section included Time and work-based questions, Ration and proportion, Profit and loss based questions, Time and distance questions and 1 or 2 questions were average based.

Reasoning Section

So here comes the most important section of the AFCAT 02/18 exam, the reasoning section. Speaking of this section, the experts realized that the section was also not very difficult but required the student’s concentration. Questions asked in this section included Venn diagram, Misclenious Questions, Odd one Out based questions, Analogy and Completing the Figures based questions. 32 questions were asked in this section. Each question carried 3 marks which make this section of 96 marks.

Students felt that the reasoning section to be not so difficult and not so bad but felt that some questions in the mathematics section were a little difficult as compared to the previous year. As per their discussions on the social media platforms, they felt that the reasoning section was a bit difficult than the yesteryear. Check their response below.

AFCAT 02/2018 Exam Pattern

Exam Number of Question Marks Duration
AFCAT 100 300 2 Hrs
15 Mins Break
EKT 50 150 45 Mins

Subjects in AFCAT Exam 

  • General Awareness,
  • Verbal Ability in
  • English,
  • Numerical Ability,
  • Reasoning and
  • Military Aptitude Test.

Subjects in the EKT exam

  • Mechanical,
  • Computer Science and
  • Electrical and
  • Electronics

The above analysis was as per the experts. Students who have appeared for the AFCAT 02/2018 exam can share their views and tell us if they felt the exam to be difficult or easy.

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