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Air Force

Career In Indian Air Force

 

Type of Entry

Exam

Age

Qualification

Process

Notification

1.NDA (Flying Branch) Men Only

NDA(UPSC)

16 ½ -19 1/2yrs

10+2 with Physics & Maths

SSB Interview.

Jan & Jun

2.CDS(Flying Branch- Men Only

CDSE(UPSC)

20-24 yrs

Graduate in any discipline with Physics & Maths at 10+2 level.

SSB Interview.

Nov & August

3.AFCAT Entry

 

 

 

 

 

A. FLYING BRANCH-PC- Men Only, SSC- Men & Women

AFCAT Exam(Air Force)

20-24yrs

Min 60% marks in Maths & Physics at 10+2. Min 60% marks at Graduation level.

AFCAT exam followed by SSB interview

 

June & Dec

B. Ground Duty –Technical. PC-Men, SSC- Men & Women.

AFCAT Exam (Air Force)

20-26yrs

Min 60% marks in Maths & Physics at 10+2. Min 4 yrs BTech with min 60% marks.

AFCAT exam followed by SSB interview

June & Dec

C. Ground Duty- Logistics (Men & Women)

AFCAT Exam(AF)

20-26yrs

Graduation in any discipline with 60% marks.

AFCAT exam followed by SSB interview

June & Dec

D.Ground Duty – Administration(M&W)

AFCAT Exam(AF)

20-26yrs

Graduation in any discipline with 60% marks.

AFCAT exam followed by SSB interview

June & Dec

E.Ground Duty – Accounts(M&W)

AFCAT Exam(AF)

20-26yrs

B. Com. With 60% marks.

AFCAT exam followed by SSB interview

June & Dec

F.Ground Duty- Education Branch(M&W)

AFCAT Exam(AF)

20-26yrs

MA/MSc with 50% for PGs & 60% marks for Graduates in English/Physics/Chem/Maths/Stats/International Relations/International Studies/Defence Studies/Psychology/Computer Science/IT/Management/MBA/MCA/Mass Comm/Journalism/Public Relations.

AFCAT exam followed by SSB interview

June & Dec

G. Ground Duty-Meteorological Branch (M&W)

AFCAT Exam(AF)

20-26yrs

PG in Science stream/Maths/Stats/Geography/Computer Application/Environmental Science/Applied Physics/Oceanography/Agricultural Met/Ecology & Environment/Geophysics/Environmental Biology. Min 50% in PG. With Maths & Phys in Graduation with min 55% in both.

AFCAT exam followed by SSB interview

June & Dec

4.NCC Special Entry- Men Only

Apply through DG NCC/ respective NCC Air Squadron

20-24yrs

Air Sqn NCC Senior division ‘C’ certificate holders 

Apply through DG NCC/ respective NCC Air Squadron

 

                                                                         

                                                               AFCAT

AFCAT – Air Force Common Admission Test

  • The test is conducted twice a year in February and September
  • Advertisements inviting applications for AFCAT are out in June and December. Candidates are to apply as per the advertisement.
  • The test is conducted all across India by the Indian Air Force

SCHEME OF SYLLABUS

1. 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.

2. 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.


AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2012 for Men & Women

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2012 for Men & Women - The Indian Air Force has invited the candidates for the AFCAT 2012 i.e. Air Force Common Admission Test 2012. The candidates going to apply for the post must know the Eligibility criteria of the AFCAT 2012 for checking whether they are eligible or not. The Eligibility criteria is different for the separate gender. The candidates can check the eligibility below -.

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2012 for Men & Women - Details

Eligibility for FLYING BRANCH – 

Eligibility

Men

Women

Age Limit

19 to 23 years

Educational Qualifications

Graduates in any discipline or BE / B Tech degree from a recognised University with at least 60% marks aggregated

Min. height

162.5 cms

Weight

Correlated weight

Eligibility for TECHNICAL BRANCHES –

 (i) Educational Qualification -

(a) For Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}    The candidate has 4 years degree qualification from a recognized Institution or passed Sections A and B exam of AMIE India or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institute of Elec. and Telecomm. Engineers by actual studies.

(b) For Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}  The aspirants must have 4 years degree qualification from a recognized institution or passed Sections A and B examination of AMIE India or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies.

(ii) Physical Standards -

 

Men

Women

Height

157.5 Cms

152 Cms

Weight

correlated weight

correlated weight

Eligibility for GROUND DUTY BRANCHES – 

(a) Age Limit -

Qualification

Age Limit

For Graduate

20 to 23 Years

For Post Graduates / LLB (5 years  integrated course)

20 to 25 Years

For LLB (3 years course after Graduation)

20 to 26 Years

For M Ed / Ph D /  CA  / ICWA

20 to 27 Years

(b) Educational Qualifications -

Branch

Qualifications

Administration
& Logistics

Graduate Degree with at least 60% marks or a Post Graduate Degree / equivalent Diploma with at least of 50% marks aggregated in any discipline of all papers put together.

Accounts

Graduate Degree in Commerce (B Com) with a minimum of 60% marks or Post Graduate Degree in Commerce (M Com) / CA / ICWA with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

Education

Post Graduate Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

(c) Physical Standards

 

Men

Women

Height

157.5 Cms

152 Cms

Weight

correlated weight

correlated weight

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