AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Online Test) 2019 for recruitment of Commissioned Officers in Technical and Non-Technical Posts:
Indian Air Force has released the notification for AFCAT 2019 examination for all aspirants who want to join Air Force. Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued the Air Force Common Admission Online Test- AFCAT 2019 Notification courses which are taking up from July 2020.
The notification has been revealed to fill the posts at the Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC)/Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. The aspirants can fill the online form in the official site i.e afcat.cdac.in or careerindianairforce.cdac.in.
AFCAT (II): Type of Commissions
- PC for Men
- Aspirants who joining as Permanent Commission (PC) officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation as per their branch and rank.
- SSC for Male and Females
- The Engagement period for SSC Flying Branch is 14 years from the date of Commissioning (Not extendable).
- The initial tenure for SSC officers in Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical) 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.
AFCAT (II) Eligibility Criteria:
|Flying branch and NCC special entry||20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2020 i.e. born between 02nd July 1996 to 01st July 2000 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. born between 02nd July 1994 to 01st July 2000 (both dates inclusive).|
|Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical)||20 to 26 years as on 01st July 2020 i.e. born between 02nd July 1994 to 01st July 2000 (both dates inclusive).|
AFCAT (II) Vacancies:
|Entry||Branch||No. of Vacancies|
|AFCAT Entry||Flying||SSC – 60|
|Ground Duty (Technical)||AE(L): PC–28, SSC-42
AE(M): PC-12, SSC-20
|Ground Duty (Non-technical)||Admin: PC-16, SSC-24
Education: PC-06, SSC-10
|Special Entry||Flying||10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC
10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC
|Meteorology Entry||Meteorology||Met: PC-10, SSC-14|
AFCAT (II) Exam Pattern:
|Exam||Subject||No of questions||Marks||Duration|
Reasoning and Military aptitude test
|EKT(for the technical branch)||Mechanical
Electrical and electronics
AFCAT (II) Syllabus:
Synonyms & Antonyms
Sentence completion/filling in of the correct word
Testing of word
|General Awareness|| History
Environment basic science
|Numerical Ability||Decimal fraction
Time and work
Profit and Logistics
Ratio and proportion
Time and distance(trains/boats and streams)
|Reasoning and military aptitude test||Verbal skill and spatial ability|
AFCAT (II) Exam Dates:
|Notification date||25th May 2019|
|Commencement of Online Application||1st June 2019|
|Last date to apply online||30th June 2019|
|Release of Admit Card||August 2019|
|Exam date||24th and 25th August|