AFCAT 01 / 2017 Application form, Important Date, Eligibility Criteria  

Air Force Officers Entry Test AFCAT 01/2017 Course


Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts Air Force Common Admission Test, Basically known as AFCAT, twice every year. This test is conduct by Indian Air Force. The purpose of this recruitment to selects officers (both men and women) for three branches of Air Force namely Flying, Technical and Ground Duty. In this web page we are provide All essential details related to AFCAT 2017 like eligibility, Important Date selection procedure, online application form, syllabus, question papers etc

AFCAT 2017 Overview


Name of Conducted Body: – Indian Air Force

Exam Name:- AFCAT 01 / 2017

Name of the posts:- Various Posts

Official web portal:- www.careerairforce.nic.in.

Important Date


AFCAT 2017 application form available :- 3rd December 2016
Last date for AFCAT receipt of application form:- 29th December 2016
AFCAT 2017 written Examination:- February 2017
AFCAT 2017 Expected date of result:- April 2017
AFCAT 2017 Admit Card Announcement:- January 2017

 

Eligibility Criteria


Pay Scale – Rs 15600-39100 with other allowances

Age Limit (As on 01.01.2018)

For Flying Branch –

Minimum age:  20 years

Maximum age: 24 years

Candidate should be born after or on 02 Jan 1994 before or on 01 Jan 1998 (both days inclusive)

Ground Duty (Technical/ Non-technical) Branch –

Minimum age:  20 years

Maximum age: 26 years

Candidate should be born after or on 02 Jan 1992 before or on 01 Jan 1998 (both days inclusive)

Educational Qualification

Flying Branch – Graduate in any courses with minimum 60% aggregate Marks and have passed Maths & Physics at 10+2 standard or BE/ B.Tech degree (Four year Program)

Ground Duty (Technical) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics/Mechanical) –

 Passed 10+2 level with minimum 60% Marks along with Physics & Mathematics and 04 years Degree Graduation/ Integrated Post-Graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology

Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branch

Administration and Logistics – Graduate Degree in any course with minimum 60% Marks or equivalent qualification

Accounts – B.Com Degree with minimum 60% Marks or its equivalent qualification

 Application form


Once the read the eligibility criteria, Candidate go for fill application through online.  Please go to official website IAF www.careerairforce.nic.in and follow the instructions. Candidates are advised to note down Application number for future reference. While filling online application, Candidates keep ready the relevant documents. Candidate Save recent colour passport size scanned image (size 10 to 50 KB) in the computer for uploading along with your Online application form.

Syllabus and Exam Pattern


Written Exam Syllabus for AFCAT-1 st 2017

(1). General Awareness:- History, Environment, Basic Science, Art, Defense, Geography, Sports, Civics, Culture, Politics and Current Affairs.

(2). Verbal Ability in General English:- Error Detection, Synonyms, Sentence Completion, Antonyms ,Comprehension and Testing of Vocabulary.

(3). Numerical Ability: – Simplification, Percentage, Profit anf Loss, Decimal Fraction, Average,  Simple Interest and Ration & Proportion.

(4). Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test:- Spatial Ability and Verbal Skills.

Selection Procedures


  • After the application submission process applicants will be called for Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) on 26 February, 2017 at one of the examination centres.
  • Candidates selected on the basis of AFCAT/EKT will be called for State-1, Stage-2 & Flying Branch tests at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Varanasi or Kancharapara. Test will be conducted at AFCME, New Delhi or IAM Bengaluru.
  • Candidates who qualify in all stage will be selected by the final merit list which is depending upon available vacancies for training under above branches.

Admit Card


Candidates can download the AFCAT exam admit card 2017  from the official website. Go to the home page for more details. In this page we will keep updating about the call letter and related details.

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For More Details – http://careerairforce.nic.in/

Apply Online – from 03 Dec