The Air Force Common Admission Test is organized by the Indian Air Force twice in a year; February and September for the selection of officers in various disciplines. The section Numerical Ability consists of basic mathematics questions and with through exercise, you can master Math problems easily. Check More Details About AFCAT 2018.
This section has basic elementary knowledge of the concepts.
The first step is to check all the important topics that have been asked in the earlier years. The section comprises topics like Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, and Simple Interest, Profit & Loss. But before that, let’s take a look at AFCAT 2018 exam format.
The AFCAT will be of two hours period and will contain multiple choice questions on verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning, general awareness and military aptitude. There will be no penalty for the question is left unresponded. For every wrong response. There is one-third negative marking in AFCAT 2018. 1 mark will be deducted as penalty. AFCAT consists of 100 questions and each question will be of three marks.
There will be multiple choice-based questions of 3 marks each. The aspirants will be penalized in the form of deduction of 1 mark for every wrong response. The cutoff depends on how tough the paper is.
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Verbal Ability||30 (Approximately)||90 (approximately)|
|Numerical Ability||15 (approximately)||45(approximately)|
|Reasoning & Military Aptitude||35 (approximately)||105(approximately)|
|General Awareness||35 (approximately)||60 (approximately)|
Stage 1- It is a screening test and those who qualify for the subsequent tests will be called for the further screening procedure. The aspirant who qualifies in Stage 1 will be subjected to document check to see if they are applicable to the disciplines that they have applied for. Aspirants who do not qualify in Stage 1 of testing and do not meet the eligibility standards will be sent home on Day 1 and their candidature will be canceled beyond this.
Stage 2- consists of Psychological Test, Group Test, and Interview which is organized for a duration of 5 days.
Stage 3- For Flying Discipline: Pilot Aptitude Battery Test would be organized for applicable aspirants who are studying Flying Discipline.
|Level||Topics||Number of Questions Distributed|
|Easy||Simplification||1 - 2|
|Easy||Interest||1 - 2|
|Easy||Ratio and Proportion||1 - 2|
Books are the best source of any examination preparation and series of exercise will complete the aspirants’ doubts and help in planning accordingly.
Following table shows the books name along with their authors name for the preparation of AFCAT Numerical Ability Test:
|Book’s Name||Author’s Name|
|AFCAT||Arihant Along With Solved Paper (English) 3rd Edition|
|AFCAT Earlier Year’s Papers & Exercise Test Papers|
|AFCAT Guide||Disha Publication|
|AFCAT Self Study Guide Cum Exercise Work Book||Kiran Publication|