Indian Air Force has conducted the last shift of the AFCAT (1) 2022 examination today, February 14, 2022. With this, the force has completed the selection process that was commenced on February 12, 2022. AFCAT examination is held annually to hire candidates for technical and non-technical posts. The examination is held for a duration of 2 hours in the computer-based test mode with at least 100 questions. Earlier today, the first shift of the AFCAT exam was held in the morning from 09.45 to 11.45 am.
Coming to the paper structure of AFCAT (1), the examination had 100 questions from Verbal Ability, Reasoning, Numerical Ability General Awareness, and Military Aptitude. The candidates quoted that the level of the questions asked in the exam was easy to moderate. Amongst all the five subjects, General Awareness and Reasoning was the trickiest and most difficult amongst all the subjects. However, those who have practised well earlier and prioritised their revision were able to attempt at least 65 to 70 questions in the exam.
As per AFCAT second shift analysis, the maximum number of questions in the examination were from Reasoning and Military Aptitude subject. Whereas, Numerical Ability accounted for the least number of questions. The 30 questions in the Verbal Ability were from Fill in the blanks, Reading Comprehension, Idioms/Phrases, Spotting the Error, Antonym/Synonym, Reading Comprehension, and Cloze Test. Whereas, in the Reasoning section, 30 questions were from Pattern Completion, Syllogism, Inference & Assumption, Non-Verbal reasoning, Analogy, Odd-One Out, Embedded Figures, Classification and Letter Series & Codes.
Coming to the General Awareness section, 25 questions were asked from Sports, Books & Author, History, Geography, Polity, Science & Tech, Awards, and Current Affairs. For the last section, i.e. Numerical Ability 15 questions were from Discount, Mixture & Allegations, Time & Work, Algebra, Profit & Loss, Percentage,Simplification, Averages, Time Speed & Distance.
Candidates who clear the AFCAT (1) 2022 examination in the technical or non-technical courses on the Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground duty. Those who clear the written examination will be called to appear in the SSB interview round conducted by the Air Force. The candidates shall be appointed as Indian Air Force Officer in any of the departments of IAF.