AFCAT syllabus exam pattern previous papers and best books for preparation

Air force common admission test(AFCAT) is one of the admission test for the engineering  or any 3 years degree graduates of both male and female who are adventurous to take a career in flying, technical and ground duty branches in Indian air force. All final years and passed out candidates whose age below 23 years for graduates and 25 years for post graduates can eligible to take this test,every year they release notification in the month of November or December and exam will be in the month of February.check the more info regarding notification in
Syllabus is one of the basic thing to crack any competitive exam and to plan the preparation of any aspirants,here I am providing syllabus pattern to crack AFCAT.

The entrance test will be of 2 hours duration and it will contains multiple choice questions from 5 different areas.
1. verbal ability : Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary etc..
2. numerical ability: Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest etc.. 
3. Reasoning
4. general awareness: History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science,
Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc..
5. military aptitude 

There are many different books in the market,here I am  suggesting some best books based on the previous candidates experiences.
For first 3 areas i.e verbal ability,numerical ability,reasoning the best book which is available in the market and most of the aspirants are following is R.S.Agarwal books to know more about those books read my previous post of best quantitative books for competitive exams and also we have to concentrate more on the important areas in which most of the competitive exams asked in aptitude and reasoning.
we cant say particular book is better for general awareness because we need to know updates of current events like politics,sports etc.,so its your interest to read any general awareness books,but read the book which covers latest topics of last 1 year and read best English news paper daily.
Other alternative books specially AFCAT exam which contains all above five areas are:
1.AFCAT test book which covers entire syllabus according to afcat preparation: view more details

2.Afcat practice book which contains all practice papers of afcat, View more details about this book


2013:  paper 1
2012:  paper 1   paper 2
2011:  paper 1   paper 2


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