AFCAT Answer Key 2020 – Candidates can get the AFCAT 2 2020 answer key from the official website, afcat.cdac.in. Several coaching institutes and study centre releases memory based answer key for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT). Candidates can use it to predict the score for the exam. To do so, add (+) 3 marks for each correct answer and deduct (-) 1 marks for each incorrect answer. IAF also uploads the official question paper after concluding the selection process. Know how to download AFCAT answer key 2020, the status of official answer key, how to calculate marks, and more details form this page.
AFCAT Answer Key 2020
Candidates can check all the important dates for AFCAT 2020 answer key, exam, and result from below.
|Event||AFCAT 02/2020||AFCAT 01/2020|
|Date of AFCAT||22, 23 Feb 2020|
|Date of release of unofficial answer key||Few hours after the exam||Few hours after the exam|
|Date of release of official answer key||to be announced||to be announced|
|Announcement of result||to be announced||17 Mar 2020|
AFCAT 01/2020 Answer Key – Shift wise
Memory-based answer key for AFCAT 2020 exam is the answer key which is prepared on the basis of questions provided by the candidates who appeared for the exam. It has been released by coaching institutes and experts, who have knowledge of the exam. Candidates can check it from the link below.
|AFCAT Answer key 2020||Links|
|22 Feb 2020 – Shift 1||Click here – Available|
|22 Feb 2020 – Shift 2||Click Here -Availalble|
|23 Feb 2020 – Shift 1||Click Here -Availalble|
|23 Feb 2020 – Shift 2||Click Here -Availalble|
AFCAT 01/2020 Analysis
AFCAT 2020 examination is now over. As per the candidates, the examination was of moderate to difficult level. The questions were asked within the syllabus. English section was mainly based on the vocabulary part. Questions were also asked from tenses and its application. Reasoning questions were asked from dot figures, the odd one out, Venn diagram, and picture depiction. There was not any notable change in the Quant and GK section. The difficulty level of the Quant section was of moderate to tough. General awareness questions were asked from current affairs and one-liners. Refer to AFCAT 01/2020 exam analysis below.
- AFCAT 2020 Analysis of 22nd Feb, Shift 1
- AFCAT 2020 Analysis of 22nd Feb, Shift 2
- AFCAT 2020 Analysis of 23rd Feb, Shift 1
How To Calculate Marks Using AFCAT Answer Key 2020?
To predict AFCAT 2020 score from the answer key 2020, the candidates need to follow the steps below:
Step 1 – Get the questions and answer key for your AFCAT or EKT paper.
Step 2 – Start matching answers in the answer key with what is selected in the exam.
Step 3 – As per the marking scheme, add and deduct marks.
Marking Scheme of AFCAT
+3 marks for correct response
-1 for an incorrect response
Step 4 – When marks for all the questions are added or deducted, candidates get their probable score.
Formula for calculating AFCAT Score
AFCAT score = (Number of correct answer x 3 marks) – (Number of incorrect answer x 1 mark)
While calculating marks from the answer key, do make sure that you are doing it as per the distribution of questions in the exam. It is as follows:
|Exam Name||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
AFCAT 2020 Year Cutoff
Candidates are termed qualified for AFCAT on the basis of their score in the exam and cut off. The cut off is the minimum qualified marks which are determined by IAF. Candidates can check the previous year from the table below.
AFCAT previous year cut off
|AFCAT 01 / 2017||150|
|AFCAT 02 / 2016||148|
|AFCAT 01 / 2016||132|
|AFCAT 02 / 2015||144|
|AFCAT 01 / 2015||126|
|AFCAT 02 / 2014||123|
|AFCAT 02 / 2014||127|
|AFCAT 02 / 2013||116|
|AFCAT 01 / 2013||144|
|AFCAT 02 / 2012||143|
|AFCAT 01 / 2012||135|
|AFCAT 02 / 2011||88|
|AFCAT 01 / 2011||85|
AFCAT Answer Key 2020 – Memory Based and Official
A memory-based answer key for AFCAT is prepared on the basis of the question provided by candidates who appear for the exam. It is released online, as pdf or videos. Since it is provided by various sources we gather information from all and provide it at one place for the candidates.
On the other hand, official AFCAT answer key is released by Indian Air Force. However since 2015 it has not released the answer key for the exam. If it is released this year, we will provide it on this page. In the advertisement it is mentioned that question paper for AFAT 2020 will be released but when the entire selection process is over.
Official answer key question paper: Candidates can download the IAF AFCAT 2020 answer key question paper as per schedule at afcat.cdac.in.
How to Download AFCAT Answer Key 2020?
Here, we have explained how to download unofficial answer official answer key and memory-based answer key for AFCAT.
- To download the AFCAT memory based answer key, the candidates just need to click on the link provided above. It leads to a shift wise page and from there, candidates can check questions and answers.
The steps to download official AFCAT answer key 2020 is as follows: (applicable if it is released)
1st step: Visit afcat.cdac.in.
2nd step: Click on the link for download AFCAT 2020 answer key.
- Ensure that aspirants are clicking on the answer key link correct shift.
3rd step: Following the steps above, a pdf opens.
4th step: Download the pdf and use the AFCAT answer key for matching answers.
AFCAT 2020 Result
The result of AFCAT 1 2020 releases on the official website afcat.cdac.in, in the AFCAT candidate login. The candidates have to use their email ID and password. The result is declared in the form of a scorecard that has the cutoff marks and the marks secured by the candidates. The scorecard also has the status of qualification for the next stage. Via the scorecard candidates can also check their AFSB venue and date selection schedule.
Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted to fill short service commission seats in flying, ground duty, ground duty (NonTechnical), etc. branches. The exam is held twice a year. The first exam is called as AFCAT 1 and the second one is called as AFCAT 2. Eligible candidates can apply for both the attempts. It is held in online mode, for those candidates posses graduation degree.
AFCAT 2020 Answer Key Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : No, Short Service Commission is provided through AFCAT for Flying Branch?
Ans : Yes, but the eligibility is for Short Service Commission and not for Permanent Commission.
Ans : Candidates having the degree recognized by DEC/ Ministry of HRD/ AICTE/ UGC, can apply.
Ans : We are not sure whether the official Answer key of AFCAT 2020 will be released or not, but the commission will release the AFCAT question papers, after the entire process of selection is over, including the medical exam and AFSB testing.