AFCAT Entrance Exam Details

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AFCAT Entrance Exam

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About Exam

AFCAT 2017 II Notification for Courses commencing July 2018

Indian Air Force has published notification for the recruitment Commissioned Officer vacancies for Grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying & Permanent Commission (PC)/Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches through Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) - 02/ 2017 - Courses Commencing in July 2018 

Eligible candidates may apply online from 03rd June to 29th June 2017. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process and how to apply are given below

AFCAT Vacancy Details

Name of the Post: Commissioned Officer 

Name of the Branch:

1. Flying (204/18F/SSC/M &W) 203/18T/PC/M 203/18T/SSC/M &W)

2. Ground Duty (Technical) 203/18T/PC/ M 203/18T/ SSC/M &W

a. Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics)

b. Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical)

3. Ground Duty (Non Technical) (203/18G/PC/M203/18G/SSC/M &W)

a. Administration

b. Logistics       

c. Accounts

d. Education 

Type of Commission

PC for Men

Candidates joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation 

SSC for Men & Women

 

Engagement period for SSC Flying Branch is 14 years from the date of Commissioning (Not extendable)Initial tenure for SSC officers in Ground Duty (Tech) and Ground Duty (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  

Eligibility

Age Limit

Candidates age limit should be between 20 - 24 years (i.e. candidates should be born between 02nd July 1994 to 01st July 1998, both dates inclusive) for Sl No. 01 & 20 - 26 years (i.e candidates should be born between 02nd July 1992 to 01st July 1998, both dates inclusive) for Sl No. 02 & 03 as on 01st July 2018

Flying (204/18F/SSC/M & W)

(a) Graduates with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent; (b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths & Physics at 10+2 level; (c) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty (Technical) 203/18T/PC/M 203/18T/ SSC/M & W

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}: Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognised University OR Cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines: (aa) Communication Engineering (ab) Computer Engineering/Technology (ac) Computer Engineering & Application (ad) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology (ae) Electrical and Computer Engineering (af) Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ag) Electrical Engineering (ah) Electronics Engineering/Technology (aj) Electronics Science and Engineering (ak) Electronics (al) Electronics and Communication Engineering (am) Electronics and Computer Science (an) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (ao) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave) (ap) Electronics and Computer Engineering (aq) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering (ar) Electronics Instrument & Control (as) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering (at) Instrumentation & Control Engineering (au) Instrument & Control Engineering (av) Information Technology

Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}: Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology from recognised University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines: (aa) Aerospace Engineering (ab) Aeronautical Engineering (ac) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (ad) Mechanical Engineering (ae) Mechanical Engineering and Automation (af) Mechanical Engineering (Production) (ag) Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance) (ah) Mechatronics (aj) Industrial Engineering

Administration: Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 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 years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 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 years 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/Mgt. / Mass Communication /Journalism / Public Relation with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate all papers put together in Post Graduation (Minimum two years programme) and 60% marks in graduation (both recognised by UGC/Competent Accreditation Authority) 

Important Dates

 

Official Website & Contact Details:

http://www.careerairforce.nic.in