AFCAT 28 August Paper Analysis: Shift 1 AFCAT, EKT Questions, Answer Key and Strategy Shared

The candidates are allowed only to carry AFCAT admit cards and Identity cards at the examination centre. Here is the analysis of AFCAT August 28 shift 1 examination with the help of experts. The answer key will be shared in due course at afcat.cdac.in.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 28, 2021 12:00 IST
AFCAT 28 August Paper Analysis: Shift 1 AFCAT, EKT Questions, Answer Key and Strategy Shared
IAF AFCAT 2021 Answer Key; 28 August Shift 1 Analysis- Photo: SL/Files

Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT 2, 2021 examination for shift 1 on Saturday, August 28, 2021. The computer-based examination for the Morning shift is now over and analysis of the same is hereby shared. The candidates who appear for the examination or are scheduled in upcoming shifts can check August 28, shift 1 held AFCAT exam unofficial answer key and reviews shared by the experts.

According to the media reports, the AFCAT 1st shift exam on Saturday, August 28, 2021, is held successfully for the candidates. The exam is held following the social distancing and other COVID-19 related guidelines across all the exam centers.

As the reports from the exam centre are coming, candidates have been asked to report to the exam venue as per the reporting time indicated on the AFCAT admit card and a valid photo identification card. Whereas, candidates are strictly prohibited to carry or possess any textual material, stationery items, electronic devices including watches, mobile phones, calculators, etc.

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AFCAT 28 August Shift 1 Analysis:

The Air Force Common Aptitude Test (AFCAT) 02/2021 examination is held consisting of multiple-choice type questions from of General Aptitude, General Awareness (GK), Verbal Ability, Reasoning, and Military Aptitude. Whereas, in Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) questions were asked from Mechanical, Computer Science, and Electrical & Electronics subjects

AFCAT: A total of 100 questions are asked from General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test. Each question carries equal and 3 marks. The total number of marks is 300. The candidates were given a total of 120 minutes to attempt all the questions.

EKT: As many as 50 multiple-choice type questions, each carrying 3 marks is asked from Engineering subjects. The total marks that can be awarded are 150. The duration of the EKT was 45 minutes.

According to the feedback from the candidates who appeared in the shift 1 AFCAT exam, the questions in the first shift are moderate in level. The overall level of the AFCAT exam was moderate whereas, the level of EKT was easy.  

It should be noted that the official answer key of the AFCAT 2, 2021 exam will only be released once the AFCAT examination is over. IAF releases the AFCAT answer key on the official website and subsequently the AFCAT result. Only those who qualify in the exam by securing marks equal to or more than cut-off marks are to be decided by IAF. The qualified candidates will be further called to appear in the AFSB interviews.

Here is the video analysis of AFCAT 2, Shift 1 from the exam experts from GradeUp.

AFCAT computer-based examination is the qualifying criteria for candidates applied for Non-Technical category posts; while AFCAT+ EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test) is the criteria for Technical categories.

According to media reports, more than 2.5 lakh candidates apply for the AFCAT exam to compete to become Officers in the Technical and Non-Technical wings of the Indian Air Force.