Indian Air Force - AFCAT-01/2019 Apply Online for Commissioned Officer Posts, Last Date - 30 Dec 2018 | HimExam.Net

Indian Air Force has invited Online applications for Flying Branch and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical)/NCC Special Entry for courses commencing in Jan 2020. Date for submission of Online Applications is  01 DEC 18 to 30 DEC 18. Online examination will be conducted on 16 Feb 19 and 17 Feb 19 for AFCAT exam. All Detail like name of the posts, qualification, age limits, how to apply etc are given below...

Name of the Post :   Commissioned Officer

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

Educational Qualifications :  Candidates should have 10+2, Any Degree, Post Graduate Degree or A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India.

Examination fee for AFCAT Entry : 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.

How to Apply :  Aspirants for IAF are required to apply online by using the link, or

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 as well as Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

Standard and Syllabus of the Examination:
(i) Syllabus :
English : Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.

General Awareness :  History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.

Numerical Ability :  Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).

Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test : Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

(ii) Standard :  The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).

Starting Date to Apply Online : 01 Dec 2018

Last Date for Apply Online : 30 Dec 2018


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