Indian Air Force invites applications from enterprising & adventurous Indian citizens (men and women) to join the Indian air force as commissioned officers in flying, technical and ground duty branches. Registration for online applications will open on 04 June 2016 and will close on 30 June 2016. Courses Commencing In July 2017 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.
IAF Website: www.indianairforce.nic.in
Indian Air Force careers page: www.careerairforce.nic.in
AFCAT Notification Details
(a) No. 202/17F/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)
(a) No. 201/17T/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
(b) No. 201/17T/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)
Ground Duty Branches
(a) No. 201/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
(b) No. 201/17G/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)
Essential Qualification Requirement (EQR):
|Flying Branch||Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% marks or equivalent have passed Math and Physics at 10+2 level or BE / B Tech degree.||20 to 24 years|
|Technical Branch||Minimum 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four year graduation / integrated post graduation Qualification in Engineering / Technology.||20 to 26 year|
|Ground Duty Branches||Administration
|Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline with 60% marks or equivalent|
|Accounts||B. Com. degree (Minimum three year degree course) with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent|
|Education||MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in relevant fields with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate all paper put together in Post Graduation.|
Selection Process: AFCAT and / Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT)
AFCAT Exam pattern 2016
The AFCAT Question Paper will have 100 questions. All questions will be of three marks each. For every correct answer the candidate will get three marks and for every wrong answer one mark will be deducted under negative marking. The total time allotted for the paper is two hours.
AFCAT 2016 Syllabus
Each Question Paper will have questions from the following topics:-
(a) General Awareness – History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
(b) Verbal Ability in English – Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.
(c) Numerical Ability – Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.
How to apply: Candidate need to click on “CANDIDATE LOGIN” in the career website of IAF www.careerairforce.nic.in and follow the instructions. Candidate advised to note down Registration number for future correspondence.
Helpdesk: For Any Query on Induction at Various Stages Contact on Toll Free No. 1800-11-2448
Opening date for submission of online applications: 04.06.2016
Closing date for submission of online application: 30.06.2016
AFCAT Exam Date: on 28 August 2016
More details regarding AFCAT 2016, Age Limit, Educational Qualification, AFCAT Syllabus, Scheme of Exam, Selection Process, Application Fee, AFCAT application Form, Pay Scale, Physical standards etc., refer AFCAT Notification given.