Apply for Indian Airforce AFCAT Exam, Last Date June 30, Read Full Details Here

By | August 11, 2019

Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online examination will be conducted on 24 Aug 19 and 25 Aug 19 for AFCAT exam.

COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2020

How to apply: Online
Starting Date: 01-06-2019
Closing Date: 30-06-2019
Dates for Online Examination: 24 and 25-08-2019

How to Apply for AFCAT Exam?

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 Exam

After filling in the online application form, the examination fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for AFCAT entry (not applicable for NCC special entry and Meteorology) may be paid online.

Age limit for AFCAT Exam

Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry: 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jul 2020 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2000 (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 1994 to 01 July 2000 (both dates inclusive).
Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jul 2020 i.e. born between 02 July 1994 to 01 July 2000 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualifications for AFCAT Exam

Flying Branch
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.

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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 in the following disciplines:-

  • (aaa) Communication Engineering.
  • (aab) Computer Engineering/Technology.
  • (aac) Computer Engineering & Application.
  • (aad) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology.
  • (aae) Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • (aaf) Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • (aag) Electrical Engineering.
  • (aah) Electronics Engineering/ Technology.
  • (aaj) Electronics Science and Engineering.
  • (aak) Electronics.
  • (aal) Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • (aam) Electronics and Computer Science.
  • (aan) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.
  • (aao) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave).
  • (aap) Electronics and Computer Engineering.
  • (aaq) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering.
  • (aar) Electronics Instrument & Control.
  • (aas) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering.
  • (aat) Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
  • (aau) Instrument & Control Engineering.
  • (aav) Information Technology.

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 in the following disciplines:-

  • (aaa) Communication Engineering.
  • (aab) Computer Engineering/Technology.
  • (aac) Computer Engineering & Application.
  • (aad) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology.
  • (aae) Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • (aaf) Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • (aag) Electrical Engineering.
  • (aah) Electronics Engineering/ Technology.
  • (aaj) Electronics Science and Engineering.
  • (aak) Electronics.
  • (aal) Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • (aam) Electronics and Computer Science.
  • (aan) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.
  • (aao) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave).
  • (aap) Electronics and Computer Engineering.
  • (aaq) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering.
  • (aar) Electronics Instrument & Control.
  • (aas) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering.
  • (aat) Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
  • (aau) Instrument & Control Engineering.
  • (aav) Information Technology.
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Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches.
(aa) Administration. 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) 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.

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

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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).

Locations for AFCAT Exam

Agartala, Agra, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Alwar, Aligarh, Allahabad, Ambala, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Behrampur (Odisha), Belagavi, Bengaluru, Bhagalpur, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhuj, Bikaner, Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Chhapra, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi and NCR, Dhanbad, Diu, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Faridabad, Ganganagar, Gaya, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Guntur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani, Hisar, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jalpaigudi, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kakinada, Kannur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kohima,Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kurukshetra, Leh, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mathura, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Nizamabad, Noida, Panaji,Pathankot, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Purnea, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Rourkee, Rourkela, Sagar, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Solapur, Sonipat,Srinagar, Thane, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tirunelveli,Tirupati, Udaipur, Ujjain, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal.

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