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Air Force Common Admission Online Test 2018, AFCAT 2018

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Exam State Exam Date Last Date
All India 18 Aug 2018 15 Jul 2018

Exam Details:

AFCAT Details:

AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION ONLINE TEST (AFCAT-02/2018) FOR FLYING BRANCH AND GROUND DUTIES (TECHNICAL AND NON-TECHNICAL)/ NCC SPECIAL ENTRY/ METEOROLOGY ENTRY FOR COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2019

Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (male and women) to be part of this elite force as Class 1 Gazetted Officers in Flying, Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online examination will be conducted on 18 Aug 2018 and 19 Aug 2018 for AFCAT exam.

Candidates are to ensure their eligibility for the examination, as follows: Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination viz. written examination and SSB test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or AFSB Testing, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature will be cancelled by the IAF.

Type of Commission.

(a)  Permanent Commission (PC) for Male. Candidates joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation in their respective branches as per their rank.

(b) Short Service Commission (SSC) for Male& Women.

(i)     The engagement period for Flying Branch (Male and Women) SSC Officers is fourteen years from the date of Commissioning (Non extendable).

(ii)   The initial tenure for Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) SSC Officers would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to service requirements, availability of vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit.

Eligibility:

Eligibility:

(a) Nationality. Candidate must be a citizen of India.

(b) Age.

(i) Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry. 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2019 i.e., born between 02 July 1995 to 01 July 1999 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 July 1993 to 01 July 1999 (both dates inclusive).

(ii) Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch. 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2019 i.e., born between 02 July 1993 to 01 July 1999 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualifications.

(i) Flying Branch. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and Graduation 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.

(ii) Ground Duty (Technical) Branch.

(aa) 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.

(ab) 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 recognized University OR cleared Sections A and 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.

(iii) GroundDuty (Non-Technical) Branches.

(aa) 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.

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

(ac) 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, (both 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 of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

(iv) NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch). NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 02 Jun 16 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.

(v) Meteorology. Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/Geography/Computer Applications/Environmental Science/Applied Physics/ Oceanography/Meteorology/Agricultural Meteorology/Ecology & Environment /Geophysics/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).

How To Apply:

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

·         Eligible candidates are to register online through separate tabs available for AFCAT Entry/NCC Special Entry/MET Entry. Candidates eligible for one/more entries are to register separately in each entry.

·         Conduct of Online Testing for AFCAT Examination and Fee Structure. Online testing will be conducted for AFCAT entry at various centers. Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- as examination fee. However, candidates registering for Meteorology entry and NCC Special entry are not required to pay. Details of conduct, examination centers and mode of payment are available in the notification.

·         Marital Status. Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course. Widows/Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.

·         Candidates are required to maintain their unique registered E-Mail ID and mobile phone number active throughout the selection process.

·         Please note that information filled up by the candidates in online application form will be considered final and no amendments will be allowed subsequently. Candidates should exercise due care while entering their date of birth.

Important Dates:

Date for submission of Online Applications: 16th June 2018 to 15th July 2018

Online examination will be conducted on: 18th August 2018 and 19th August 2018

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