AFCAT Details

Name of Entrance Exam

AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test)

Category of Exam

Engineering Entrance Exam

About Exam

Indian Air Force conducts Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) for candidates to recruit them to Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Officer Branches. It came into existence in the year 2011.

 Graduates in all streams including B.E, B.Tech, B.Sc, M.Com, CA, ICWA are eligible to apply  for AFCAT 2018

 AFCAT 01/2018 COURSES COMMENCING IN JANUARY 2018 - 

 Flying Branch (203/18F/SSC/M &W ):- Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% marks or equivalent and have passed Maths & Physics at 10+2 level or BE / B Tech  degree (Four year course) or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks or  equivalent.

Eligibility

Flying Branch (203/18F/SSC/M &W ):- Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% marks or equivalent and have passed Maths & Physics at 10+2 level or BE / B Tech  degree (Four year course) or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks or  equivalent.

Exam pattern and syllabus

Administration - Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with 

60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of 

Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks  or equivalent.

 Logistics - Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with 

60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of 

Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks  or equivalent.

 Accounts - B. Com. degree (Minimum three year degree course) from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

 Education - 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 (both recognised by UGC / 

Competent Accreditation Authority).

 Age - 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jan 2018 i.e. Born  between 02 Jan 1992 to 01  Jan 1998 (both dates  inclusive). 

 Height - The minimum acceptable height for male candidates is 157.5  cms. For women candidates minimum  acceptable height is  152 cms.(For Gorkhas and individual  belonging to hills of  North-Eastern region of  India, Garhwali and  Kumaon, the minimu  acceptable height will  be 5 cms less. In case  of candidates from  Lakshadweep, the  minimum acceptable  height will be by 2 cms  less. Applicable to men  and women).

 Weight - Proportionate to the  height and age. 

Official Website & Contact Details:

http://www.careerairforce.nic.in/