AFCAT 2017 Notification Pdf Download -Exam pattern,Age,Syllabus

AFCAT 2017 Notification Pdf Download -Exam pattern,Age,Syllabus –Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 1 2017 Notification released, AFCAT February 2017 online application, Exam Details, Exam Date, Apply Online on or before 29.12.2016

  • The Indian Air Force (IAF) will conduct the AFCAT 1 2017 examination in February 2017 for which online applications are being accepted from 3rd December 2016 to 29th December 2016.
  • The official notification for AFCAT 01 2017 examination has been released now. Candidates, who are interested in the AFCAT examination, can check details below.
  • AFCAT 2017 Study Plan 

AFCAT 2017 Notification Pdf Download -Exam pattern,Age,Syllabus

About AFCAT-AFCAT 2017 Notification Pdf Download -Exam pattern,Age,Syllabus 

The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted by the Indian Air Force twice (usually in February and September) every year for selection of Officers in various branches of the force including

  • Flying Branch (Short Service Commission)
  • Technical Branch (Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission)
  • Ground Duty Branch (Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission)

Name of the Post: Commissioned Officers

Flying Branch

  • No. 201/17F/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

Technical Branch

  • No. 200/17T/PC/M (Permanent Commission for Men)
  • No. 200/17T/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

Ground Duty Branch

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  • No. 200/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for Men)
  • No. 200/17G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria-AFCAT 2017 Notification Pdf Download -Exam pattern,Age,Syllabus 

1) Flying Branch

Education: Graduation (min 3 years) in any discipline with min 60% marks and have passed Maths and Physics as subject at 10+2 level ORœ B.E/ B.Tech from a recognized University with min 60% marks.

Age Limit: 20 to 24 years as on 01.01.2018 (born between 02.01.1994 to 01.01.1998 including both dates). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and Current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxed up to 26 years i.e. born between 02.01.1992 to 01.01.1998 (both dates inclusive).

Min Height: 162.5 cms with correlated weight

Min Vision: 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other

2) Technical Branch

Education: Four year degree qualification and have cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with 60% marks

Age Limit: 20 to 26 years on 01.01.2018 (born between 02.01.1992 to 01.01.1998 including both dates)

Min Height: 157.5 cms with correlated weight, women – 152 cms

3) Ground Duty Branch

Education: Graduate degree (Min 3 years) in any discipline with min 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with a min of 60% marks or equivalent. for Administration and Logistics postsp

B.Com (Min 3 years) with min 60% marks for Accounts posts

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MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International studies / Defence studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT / Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate all paper put together in Post Graduation (Minimum two year programme) and 60% marks in graduation for Education posts

Age Limit: 20 to 26 years on 01.01.2018 (born between 02.01.1992 to 01.01.1998 including both dates)

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Min Height: 157.5 cms with correlated weight, women – 152 cms

* Candidates, who have failed the PABT test earlier, are not eligible for this exam.

* Final year students can also apply for AFCAT 2017 exam given that they have secured 60% marks in aggregate with no present backlog and must be able to provide provisional or original degree certificate before commencing the training.

AFCAT 1 2017 Selection Process

AFCAT selection process involves following steps

  1. Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT – only for Technical branch).

2-AFSB Interview

  1. Screening test
  2. Psychological test, Group test, Medical Test and Interview
  3. CPSS (Computerized Pilot Selection System) and/ or PABT only for Flying branch

AFCAT February 2017 Important Dates

  • Notification Date: 02nd December 2016
  • Starting date for Online Application: 03rd December 2016
  • Last date for Online Application: 29th December 2016
  • AFCAT 1 2017 Written Exam Date: February 2017
  • Commencing the training: January 2018

How to Apply?-AFCAT 2017 Notification Pdf Download -Exam pattern,Age,Syllabus 

Eligible and interested candidates can now apply online on the website careerairforce.nic.in or by following the steps given below

  • Click on ‘New Registration’ link below
  • Fill in your details in the Registration form and Submit
  • A User ID and password will be sent to your email.
  • Use the User ID and password to login by using the ‘Login to Apply Online’ link below
  • Fill in your application form, Upload recent color passport size photograph, signature and thumb impression
  • Complete the application and Take a print out
  • On successful completion of Application, candidates will receive Registration ID in their email

Changes/ Modification in Submitted Application

  • Many candidates are asking questions about whether it is possible to change or edit information once the application is submitted. Well, here is your answer
  • AFCAT doesn’t allow you to edit or change any details in your application once it is submitted (No further changes would be allowed after final submission of the form)
  • You cannot fill duplicate application with the same details (Name/ Email) as it will lead to rejection
  • For further assistance, you may contact AFCAT Cell on 011-26160286/011-26160289/011-26160459(Direct) or 011-23010231 Extn. 7905,6245 between 0900 to 1700 h on all working days.
  • E-mail support is available on afcatcell@gmail.com.

AFCAT 2017 Notification Pdf Download -Exam pattern,Age,Syllabus