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Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 2018

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Air Force Common Admission Test 2018
Category : Engineering Admissions 2018
Published : On December 14, 2017 By Webindia123 Editor

Important Dates

Candidates has to apply online on IAF career website from 16 December 2017
Last date for submission of Online applications 14 January 2018
Air Force Common Admission Test February 2018

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.

Branches and Course Number

Entry : AFCAT Entry
Branch : Flying
Course Number : 205/19F/SSC/M & W

Entry : AFCAT Entry
Branch : Ground Duty (Technical)
Course Number : 204/19T/PC/M
204/19T/SSC/M & W

Entry : AFCAT Entry
Branch : Ground Duty (Non-technical)
Course Number : 204/19G/PC/M

Entry : NCC Special Entry
Branch : Flying
Course Number : 205/19F/PC/M
205/19F/SSC/M & W

Entry : Meteorology Branch
Branch : Ground Duty (Non-technical)
Course Number : 204/19G/PC/M
204/19G/SSC/M & W

Type of Commission.
(a) PC for Men.
Candidates joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation as per their branch and rank.

(b) SSC for Men & Women.
(i) The engagement period for Flying Branch SSC officers is fourteen years from the date of Commissioning (Not extendable). (ii) The initial tenure for SSC officers in Ground Duty (Tech and Non-tech) Branches would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to willingness, suitability, service requirements and availability of vacancies.


a) Flying Branch
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).

Notification. Detailed notification is available on website https:// or . Candidates are to ensure that they have read and understood the details available in the notification before registering.

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).

Allowances : In addition to pay, allowances are applicable based on nature of duty/ place of posting and includes Flying, Technical, Field Area, Special Compensatory (Hill area), Special Force, Siachen, Island Special Duty, Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer, Area and Remote Locality Allowance.

Privileges : Air Force Officers are entitled to furnished accommodation comprehensive medical cover for self and dependents, Canteen, Officers’ Mess facilities, loans at subsidised rates, LTC and leave (60 days annual and 20 days casual) subject to service exigencies.

Insurance : Rs.75 Lakhs Insurance Cover (on contribution) is applicable to serving officers. Additional cover of Rs.10 Lakhs (on contribution) is applicable to Flying Branch Officers.

Sports and Adventure : Indian Air Force provides state of the art facilities to play various sports. In addition to sports, officers have an opportunity to participate in various adventure sports such as sky diving, micro light flying, mountaineering, water rafting etc.

How to apply

Eligible candidates are to register online through separate Tabs available for AFCAT Entry/NCC Special Entry/MET Entry. Candidates eligible for one/more entries are to register separately in each entry.

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.

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.

Candidates are required to maintain their unique E-Mail ID active throughout the selection process.

Please note that information filled up by the candidates in online application form will be considered final and no amendments will be allowed subsequently. Candidates should exercise due care while entering their date of birth.

Candidates may contact AFCAT cell on Toll free no. 1800-11-2448 or Phone number 022-25503105 or 022-25503106 to resolve any query regarding registration and submission of online application procedure. Query timings are 0930 to 1700 hrs on all working days. E-mail queries may be addressed to

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.

Disclaimer Information given in the advertisement and on the website are guidelines only. In case of any ambiguity, the existing policies, rules and regulations of IAF/ Govt. of India will be final. Terms and conditions for selection given in the advertisement are guidelines only and are subject to change without notice.

For more details refer official website

Contact Details
 Address  : AFCAT CELL
Post Bag No – 5
RK Puram (Main) P.O.
New Delhi – 110066
 Phone  : 011 – 26160286, 26160289
 Fax  :  
 Mobile  :  
 E-mail  : Contact I
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