Best Books for AFCAT Exam: Check authors, publishers and more!

Safalta Expert Published by: Harshita Pathak Updated Wed, 30 Nov 2022 09:55 AM IST


This post regarding the AFCAT Books for the various subjects will assist you in gaining that competitive advantage. There are a plethora of books available on the market; identifying the proper ones among them is a time-consuming effort.

The AFCAT Notification for 2023 has been released on the official website, the exam will soon be held in the month of February. The candidates aspiring for the examination must be aware of the AFACT Best Books. As the AFACT Examination is very competitive with vast material available in the market, Th information on best books helps to ease the preparation pressure. The candidates must note that the list of best books has been recommended by the past year's toppers and expert faculty. AFCAT exam includes Lucent's General Knowledge and Objective Arithmetic by S Chand. It is also critical to review the AFCAT exam pattern before purchasing the best books and study materials. The space below has the detailed AFCAT Best Books along with other details related to the examination.
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Best Books for AFCAT
How to Choose the Best Books for the AFCAT 2023 Exam?
Exam Pattern for the AFCAT

Best Books for AFCAT

Below is the subject-wise list of best books for your AFCAT Exam preparation.

Subjects Title of the Book Author’s Name/Publication
General Awareness General Knowledge Lucent
Manorama Yearbook Malayala Manorama Group
From Plinth to Paramount KD Publication
Verbal Ability Objective General English Dr RS Aggarwal
Verbal Reasoning Bhupendra Kumar Singh
Numerical Ability Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations RS Aggarwal/ S Chand Publishing;
Objective Arithmetic S Chand
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Disha Publication
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude  S.

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Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams McGraw-Hill Education
AFCAT Overall Preparation Books AFCAT - For Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branch Arihant Experts
AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) Exam Guide: For Flying and Technical Branch (Popular Master Guide) R.Gupta
Let's Crack AFCAT - Air Force Common Admission Test SSBCrack
AFCAT Topic Wise Solved Papers(2011-2019) Disha Experts
AFCAT- The First Step Book Defence Direct Education

How to Choose the Best Books for the AFCAT 2023 Exam?

  1. Candidates should examine the publishing year of books because it is recommended that they select and read only the most recent and updated versions of the literature.
  2. The candidate should choose books that are simple to understand rather than those with complex language that will be incomprehensible to them.
  3. Aspirants should read books by well-known writers and publishers that have been recommended by their teachers or coaching centres.

Exam Pattern for the AFCAT

The exam is divided into two parts: AFCAT and EKT. Both papers are given on the same day. Candidates applying for the technical branch must take EKT in addition to AFCAT:
  • The AFCAT is an online test that is administered in two shifts.
  • The exam consists of 100 questions that students must answer in 120 minutes.
  • EKT tests a candidate's engineering knowledge and is worth a maximum of 300 points.
  • The test has a total score of 150.
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Exam Subject No. of Qs Max Marks Exam Duration
AFCAT General Awareness 100 300 2 Hours
Verbal Ability
Numerical Ability
Military Reasoning
Aptitude Test
EKT (Ground Duty Technical Branch only)  Mechanical/Computer Science/Electrical/Electronics  50 150 45 Minutes

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What is the full form of AFCAT?

The full form of AFCAT is Air Force Common Admission Test.

How many vacancies are there for the AFCAT 2022?

There is a total of 317 vacancies released by the Indian Air Force this year.

What is the age limit of AFCAT Exam?

The age limit for AFCAT Exam is 21 to 25 years for the flying branches and 26 for non- flying branches.

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