(Notification) Indian Air Force: Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) - 01/2018

(Notification) Indian Air Force: Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) - 01/2018

1.   Online applications are invited for the courses commencing in January 2019 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) / Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical) Branches. Online applications are also invited for grant of  PC/SSC  for  Flying  Branch  through  NCC   Special  Entry  Scheme  and Meteorology Entry.

2.   Branches and Course  Number  .

Entry

Branch

Course Number

AFCAT Entry

Flying

205/19F/SSC/M & W

Ground Duty (Technical)

204/19T/PC/M

204/19T/SSC/M & W

Ground Duty (Non-technical)

204/19G/PC/M

NCC Special Entry

Flying

205/19F/PC/M

205/19F/SSC/M & W

Meteorology Branch

Ground Duty (Non-technical)

204/19G/PC/M

204/19G/SSC/M & W

Age:

(a) Flying Branch. 20 to 24 years as on 01 January 2019 i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 January 1999. (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 January 1993 to 01 January 1999 (both dates inclusive).

(b) Ground Duty (Technical/Non-technical) Branches. 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2019 i.e. born between 02 January 1993 to 01 January 1999 (both dates inclusive).

Physical Standards, Medical Standards, Educational Qualifications and Selection Procedure.

Details on physical standards, medical standards, educational qualifications and selection procedure are available in notification.

Training.

Training will commence in the first week of January 2019 for all courses at Air Force Academy Dundigal (Hyderabad). The duration of training for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical) Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments. PAN Card, Aadhaar card and account in SBI/ Nationalised Bank is mandatory at the time of joining Air Force Academy (AFA).

Fee Structure:

Conduct of Online Testing for AFCAT Examination and Fee Structure. For the first time, online testing will be conducted for AFCAT entry in various AFCAT 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 any amount. Details of conduct, examination centres and mode of payment are given in the notification.

Travel Allowance (TA).

To and fro travelling fare by the shortest route of AC-III Tier/AC Chair Car or actual normal bus fare to the candidates appearing in Air Force Selection Board for the first time will be reimbursed. For all other modes of travel, TA will be admissible as per the government authorized rules. No TA is admissible, if you have already appeared for the same type of entry at any of the Selection Boards.

Physical Conditioning.

You are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo the tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 mile(1.6 kms) in 10 mins, do 10 pushups and 03 chin ups. Prospective candidates are also advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/ conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training.

How to Apply :

Registration For Online Applications Through

https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in

Important Dates:

OPEN ON 16 DEC 17 AND CLOSE ON 14 JAN 18

Click Here for Official Notification

Courtesy: AFCAT


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