AFCAT Recruitment 2018 Notification Released | Now AFCAT Exam will be held ONLINE!!

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Indian Air Force has released vacancies 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. through Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) – 01/ 2018.

Important Note: For the first time, online testing will be conducted for AFCAT entry in various AFCAT centers. This calls for a need to practice online, so all AFCAT Aspirants should adopt the latest mode for practice. You can practice with quizzes provided online on SSCadda and you can also avail Adda247's Test Series for Online AFCAT Exam and practice with the most relevant and latest study material.

Name of the Branch:
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

Last Date to Apply Online: 14th January 2018

AFCAT Exam (Multiple Choice Questions)
Time Duration: 2 hrs
Subjects: Verbal ability, Numerical ability, Reasoning, General Awareness and Military Aptitude.
There is a negative marking 1/3 in all sections.

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) would be for 45 minutes and conducted immediately after AFCAT. 
Note: Candidates who are opting for Ground Duty (technical) branch have to pass both AFCAT & EKT.

Age Limit :
Flying Branch: 

  • Minimum Age: 20 years 
  • maximum Age: 24 years
Age as on 01 January 2019 i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 January 1999. (both dates inclusive).
Ground Duty (Technical/Non-technical) Branches:

  • Minimum Age: 20 years 
  • maximum Age: 26 years
Age as on 01 January 2019 i.e. born between 02 January 1993 to 01 January 1999 (both dates inclusive).

Note: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course. Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also ineligible. 

Training:
  • Training is scheduled to commence in the first week of January 2019 for all courses .
  • The duration of training for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical) Branches is 74 weeks.
  • The duration 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).

Application Fee:
Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- as examination fee.
Note: Candidates registering for Meteorology entry and NCC Special entry are not required to pay any amount.


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