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AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST(AFCAT) Exam Details

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AFCAT 2019 Admit card has been released .
The Indian Air Force has released the AFCAT Admit cards on 30th January 2019.
Candidates can download Admit Card from below mentioned Link.
Download AFCAT Call Letter

Date of online Examination (Tentative) : 16.02.2019 & 17.02.2019
Start date for Online Application : 1.12. 2018
Last date for Online Application : 30.12. 2018

AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. This test is conducted by the Indian Air Force for selection of officers in all branches of the IAF (except medical and dental) viz. Flying Branch (Short Service Commission only), Technical Branch (Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission) and Ground Duty Branch (Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission). AFCAT is conducted twice a year (in the month of February and August). The advertisement for the same is published in the months of December and June respectively.

Applications are invited from Male and Female from Indian citizens as per Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in January 2020 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent/Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty branches

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IAF Vacancy Details  :

AFCAT ENTRY :

Name of Branch :

1. Flying Branch :

a) No 207/20F/SSC/M&W (Short Service Commission For men and Women) - SSC-25

2. Ground Duty (Technical Branch) : {Aeronautical Engineer Electronics and Aeronautical Engineer Mechanical}

a) No 206/20T/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men) - AE(L) PC - 24, SSC - 32

b) No 206/20T/SSC/M&W(Short Service Commission For men and Women) -

AE(M) PC - 10, SSC - 14

3. Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch) : {Administration, Logistics, Accounts and Education}

a) No 206/20G/PC/M (Permanent Commission For men)

b) No 206/20G/SSC/M & W

vacancies : Admin : PC-11, SSC-15
Logistics: PC-5, SSC-9
Accounts: PC-7, SSC-11

NCC SPECIAL ENTRY :

Name of Branch :

Flying Branch :

a) No 207/20F/PC/M  (PC for Men) 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC
b) No 207/20F/SSC/M & W (SSC for Men & Women) 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

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Eligibility Criteria :

Nationality : Candidate must be a citizen of India.

Marital Status :

  • Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of course.
  • Widows/Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.
  • A candidate who marries subsequent to the date of his application though successful at SSB or medical will not be eligible for training.
  • A candidate who marries during the period of training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the Government.
  • Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live out with family.

Age & Educational Qualifications :

1) Flying Branch ( through AFCAT & NCC Special Entry)

Age: 20 to 24 years as on 01st January, 2020 (born between 02nd
January, 1996 to 01st January, 2000) both dates inclusive.
Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (Indian) is relaxable upto 26 years (born between 02nd
January, 1994 to 01st January, 2000) both dates inclusive

Educational Qualifications :
Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and
(a) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
(b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
(c) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

2) Ground Duty (Technical Branch)

Age: 20 to 26 years as on 01st
January 2020 (born between 02nd January 1994 to 01st January, 2000) both dates inclusive

Educational Qualifications :

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)} : Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines :-
Communication Engineering.
Computer Engineering/Technology.
Computer Engineering & Application.
Computer Science and Engineering/Technology.
Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical Engineering.
Electronics Engineering/ Technology.
Electronics Science and Engineering.
Electronics.
Electronics and Communication Engineering.
Electronics and Computer Science.
Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.
Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave). (aap) Electronics and Computer Engineering.
Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering. (aar) Electronics Instrument & Control.
Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering.
Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
Instrument & Control Engineering.
Information Technology.

Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)} : Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology from recognised University OR cleared Sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-
Aerospace Engineering.
Aeronautical Engineering.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical Engineering and Automation.
Mechanical Engineering (Production).
Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance).
Mechatronics.
Industrial Engineering.

3) Ground Duty Branch
(Non Technical Branch)

Age : 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2020 i.e. (born between 02nd
January 1994 to 01st January, 2000) both dates inclusive

Educational Qualifications :
Administration & Logistics : Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Accounts : B.Com Degree (Minimum three years degree course) from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Education : MBA / MCA or MA /MSc degree in English / Physics/ Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International Studies / Defence Studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together in Post-Graduation (Minimum two years programme) and 60% marks in graduation, recognized by UGC/ Competent Accreditation Authority). For integrated courses (single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry), the minimum duration must be as per prevailing UGC guidelines with a minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch) : NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Jan 17 is mandatory. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2. Graduates with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent OR Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
Meteorology : Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/Geography/Computer Applications/Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/Meteorology/Agricultural Meteorology/Ecology & Environment /Geo-physics/Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level with a minimum of 55% marks in each).

Physical and Medical Standards : Please refer to below link for Guidelines with regard to physical and medical standards for candidates

https://www.testbag.com/form/AFCAT 01-2019 Notification.pdf

Scheme of Online Examination : All applicants whose applications are submitted by due date will be called at one of the examination centres for AFCAT scheduled on either 16 February 2019 (Saturday) or 17 February 2019 (Sunday)

It is mandatory for the candidates opting for Ground Duty Technical branch to appear in both AFCAT and EKT ( Engineering Knowledge Test).

Exam Schedule :

16 FEBRUARY 2019   17 FEBRUARY 2019
 1st Shift (AFCAT)  2nd Shift (AFCAT + EKT) 1st Shift (AFCAT)  2nd Shift (AFCAT + EKT)
 9.45 AM to 11.45 AM  AFCAT : 14.15 PM to 16.15 PM 9.45 AM to 11.45 AM AFCAT : 14.15 PM to 16.15 PM
  EKT : 16.30 PM to 17.15 PM   EKT : 16.30 PM to 17.15 PM

 

Admit card (for AFCAT Candidates Only ) : After 01 Feb 2019 click "DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARD" to download your Admit Card from the website https://afcat.cdac.in and you will also receive admit card on your registered email ID. If the candidate does not receive his/her admit card in their registered email id or is not able to download the same from the mentioned website, he/she is required to enquire from AFCAT Query Cell at C-DAC, Pune. (Phone Nos 020-25503105 or 020-25503106). E-Mail queries may be addressed to afcatcell@cdac.in. 



How to apply :
Aspirants for IAF are required to apply online by using the link https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in, or https://afcat.cdac.in.

Aadhaar Card is mandatory for online registration.

Examination fee for AFCAT : 

After filling in the online application form, the examination fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for AFCAT entry (not applicable for meteorology and NCC special entry) paid online through the Make Payment step on the main menu of the online application.
No cash or cheque or demand draft (DD) will be accepted towards payment of examination fee. The examination fee can be paid using credit/debit cards/ net banking through the payment gateway. Applicants are advised to follow the instructions/ steps given on the payment gateway, and also print/keep the transaction details for their records. After confirmation from bank that the payment is received, the Payment Status will display Registration Number which the candidate may note down for future correspondence. Simultaneously, the candidate will receive a confirmatory sms/ email. This will be followed by Admit Card (with the Hall Ticket Number)  which a candidate will receive on his/her registered email ID.

Candidates are to apply only online on IAF career website www.careerairforce.nic.in from 1st DECEMBER 2018 to 30th DECEMBER 2018

For more details visit :

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https://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/ 

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