AFCAT 2021 Paper Analysis Feb 20: 1st Shift Paper 1, EKT Review, Difficulty Level & Answer Key date

On Saturday, Feb 20 Indian Air Force starts the AFCAT 1/2021 examination consisting of two papers. After the examination is over, analysis of Paper 1 Common exam and EKT Paper 2 would be shared. The official Answer key will be released by the IAF on its website.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Feb 20, 2021 11:52 IST
AFCAT 2021 Paper Analysis Feb 20: 1st Shift Paper 1, EKT Review, Difficulty Level & Answer Key date
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AFCAT 2021 Analysis: Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday, February 20 conducts Air Force Common Admission Test or AFCAT 01/2021 exam. The examination is held consisting of two papers e.g Paper 1 (Common) and EKT. After the Morning shift examination is over for Paper 1 & 2 an analysis of the AFCAT common test and EKT will be provided here.

According to the schedule, AFCAT 1/2021 exam was started at 9:00 am and lasted at 11:00 am. The exam was conducted following the Social-distancing and other Covid19 tackling guidelines laid by the MHA. The duration of the examination was 2 hours. Whereas 1 hour was given to answer Paper 2 Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

As the analysis is provided by the experts on behalf of the review by the candidates, the overall difficulty level of the Paper 1 was 'Moderate' whereas the questions in Paper 2 EKT were a bit tricky and difficult.

Earlier, on Friday, IAF released the AFCAT 2021 Admit cards of the eligible candidates on its official website There was a delay in the publication of the admit cards.

Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 01/2021 is scheduled to be held on 20, 21, and 22 February 2021. The exam will be held in two shifts- the first shift from 9:45 AM to 11:45 Am and the second shift from 2:15 PM to 4:50 PM. The reporting time of the first shift exam is 8:00 AM whereas, the second shift exam from 12:30 pm.

Should read- IB ACIO 20 February Exam Analysis Review and Un-official Answer key

AFCAT Paper 1:  According to the reports, AFCAT paper 1 was common for all candidates has lasted at 11:45 AM with a time duration of 2 hours. The maximum marks in the AFCAT Paper 1 were 300. According to the experts, the overall difficulty level of the first shift Paper 1 & 2 examinations was 'Moderate'.

The examination consisted of 100 Multiple Choice Questions carrying a maximum of 300 marks. The candidates were to answer the Paper 1 exam in a time duration of 2 hours. In the AFCAT 1/2021 examination questions were asked from General Awareness, English Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test.

Paper 2 (EKT)- Questions were asked from Mechanical, Computer Science, and Electrical & Electronics. There were a total 50 questions that were asked in paper 2. Each question carried a maximum of 3 marks, with total of 150 marks as the maximum.

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Note- AFCAT paper analysis will start after the examination is over.

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