The AFCAT 2/2019 Registration has started from June 01, 2019, till June 30, 2019. The registration can be done from careerindianairforce.cdac.in or afcat.cdac.in websites. Indian Air Force invites Indian citizen (Men and Women) to be a part of it as Commissioned Officers in Flying and Ground duty (Technical and Non-technical) branches on the behalf of an Online Admission Test i.e. Air Force Common Admission Online Test (AFCAT). Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the notification for Air Force Common Admission Online Test (AFCAT) 02/2019 at afcat.cdac.in.Scroll down for more information.

Latest: The application form AFCAT 2/2019 is out now. Click here to apply.

AFCAT 2/2019

Online applications are invited for the courses commencing in July 2020 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. For more details regarding the AFCAT 2/2019 candidates can go through the below-mentioned schedule-

AFCAT 02/2019 Events Name Important Dates
Start date of filling the Application Form 01 Jun 2019
Last date of filling the Application Form 30 Jun 2019
AFCAT 02/2019 Admit Card to be announced!
AFCAT 02/2019 Exam Date 24 & 25 Aug 2019
AFCAT 02/2019 Memory-Based Answer Key to be announced!
AFCAT 02/2019 Result Date to be announced!

AFCAT 2/2019 Branches

The upcoming examination will be held for the intake of candidates in the following branches:

Entry Branch Course Number Vacancies*
AFCAT Entry Flying 208/20F/SSC/M & W SSC – 60
Ground Duty (Technical) 207/20T/PC/M 207/20T/SSC/M & W AE(L) : PC – 28, SSC – 42
AE(M) : PC – 12 SSC – 20
Ground Duty (Non-technical) 207/20G/PC/M 207/20G/SSC/M & W Admin : PC – 16, SSC – 24
Education :PC – 06, SSC – 10
NCC Special Entry Flying 208/20F/PC/M 208/20F/SSC/M & W 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.
Meteorology Entry Meteorology 207/20G/PC/M 207/20G/SSC/M & W Met : PC – 10, SSC – 14

AFCAT 2/2019 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the AFCAT application form candidate should go through the eligibility criteria first as if the candidate will be founded ineligible at any further stages than that candidate will be disqualified from the further process. Candidate can go through the eligibility criteria mentioned below-

Nationality: Candidate should hold Indian Citizenship.

Age:

  • Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2020 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 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 02 July 1994 to 01 July 2000 (both dates inclusive).
  • Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical) Branches: 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2020 i.e. born between 02 July 1994 to 01 Jul 2000 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualifications for Flying Branch

  • Candidate should have passed 12th standard by scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
  • Candidate should be graduated (3 years course, 04years BE/B. Tech)by scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
  • A candidate who has cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Candidates appearing in Final Year are also eligible to apply but they do not have any backlog at the time of AFSB Testing and should have Degree certificate issued by the University as per the date specified in the official notification.

Educational Qualifications for Technical Branch (Electronics and Mechanical Engineering)

  • Candidate should have passed 12th standard by scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in each of the mentioned subjects (Physics and Mathematics).
  • Candidate should have passed graduation/post graduation level in Engineering/ Technology by scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
  • Candidates appearing in Final Year are also eligible to apply but they do not have any backlog at the time of AFSB Testing and should have Degree certificate issued by the University as per the date specified in the official notification.
  • A candidate who has cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
Equivalent Fields for Electronic Equivalent Fields for Electronic Equivalent Fields for Mechanical
Computer Engineering/Technology Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering Aerospace Engineering
Computer Engineering & Application Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave) Aeronautical Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering/Technology Electronics and Computer Engineering Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Electronics Instrument & Control Mechanical Engineering and Automation
Electrical Engineering Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering Mechanical Engineering (Production)
Electronics Engineering/Technology Instrumentation & Control Engineering Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance)
Electronics Science and Engineering Instrument & Control Engineering Mechatronics
Electronics and Communication Engineering Information Technology Industrial Engineering
Electronics and Computer Science

Educational Qualifications for Non-Technical Branches

For Administration & Logistics:

  • Candidate should be graduated in any field (3 years course, 04years BE/B. Tech)by scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
  • A candidate who has cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
      For Accounts
  • Candidate should have B. Com. Degree from recognized university with minimum aggregate of 60% marks.

For Education

  • Post Graduation degree in English/Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/Statistics/International Relations/International Studies/Defence Studies/Psychology/Computer Science/IT/Management/MBA/MCA/ Mass Communication/Journalism/Public Relations with minimum 50 % marks in aggregate in all papers put together (minimum two years programme) and 60% marks in Graduation (both recognised by UGC/Competent Accreditation Authority).

Eligibility for NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch)

  • NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 15 Dec 15 will be mandatory.
  • Candidate should have passed 12th standard by scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
  • Candidate should be graduated (3 years course, 04years BE/B. Tech)by scoring a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.
  • A candidate who has cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

AFCAT 2/2019 Application Form

In the application, form candidates were needed to fill the Personal Details, Educational Details, Communication Details, Other Details. The candidates who have submitted the form before the last date those forms have been accepted only.

  • Application Form Fee for AFCAT: Rs 250/- (non-refundable)

Payment: Application Fee were paid by using online mode (Credit Card, Debit Card, Internet Banking).

AFCAT 2/2019 Admit Card

The AFCAT 2/2019 Admit Card contains details of the candidate and exam, like- name, date, timing, an address of the exam center, a name of the exam, etc. Candidate needs to bring the one valid ID proof (Pan Card, Adhar Card, Voter ID Card, Passport, etc) and a hard copy of AFCAT Admit Card on the day of the examination. 

AFCAT 2019 Examination Center List

Candidate can check the examination center list from below. The below-mentioned examination center list is based on last year data.

Aligarh Coimbatore Guwahati Kanpur Shimla
Allahabad Darbhanga Gwalior Kharagpur Silchar
Aizawl Darjeeling Haldwani Kochi Solapur
Ambala Dehradun Hisar Kohima Sonipat
Amritsar Delhi Hyderabad Kolhapur Srinagar
Andaman Dhanbad Imphal Kolkata Thane
Bareilly Diu Indore Kota Thiruvananthapuram
Behrampura Durgapur Itanagar Kurukshetra Thrissur
Belgaum Faridabad Jabalpur Leh Tinsukia
Bengaluru Ganganagar Jaipur Lucknow Tirunelveli
Bahadurgarh Gautam Budh Nagar Jaisalmer Madurai Tirupathi
Bhagalpur Ghaziabad Jalandhar Mangalore Udaipur
Bhawanipatna Gorakhpur Jalpaigudi Meerut Ujjain
Bhilai Greater Jammu Midnapore Vadodara
Bhopal Rohtak Jamshedpur Mumbai Varanasi
Bhuj Rourkee Jhansi Mysore Vellore
Bhubaneshwar Ranchi Jodhpur Nagpur Vijayawada
Patna Puducherry Pune Nasik Vishakapatnam
Nizamabad Pathankot Rajkot Warangal           —

AFCAT 2019 Exam Pattern

For the preparation of the examination, a candidate should go through the exam pattern first. By going through the exam pattern candidate will get an estimate about the marking criteria.

  • Time Duration: 02 hours
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Marking Criteria: +3 for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: -1 for each incorrect answer
  • Number of Sections: 4 (English, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, and Reasoning and Military Aptitude)
  • Mode of Examination: Online
Exam Name  Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
AFCAT 100 300 02 Hours
EKT (For Technical Branches) 50 150 45 Minutes

AFCAT 2019 Preparation Tips

For the preparation of the exam, a candidate should go through the exam pattern and syllabus first. Candidate should start the preparation for that subject in which the candidate is having an interest. Candidate preparing for AFCAT 2019 can refer to the below-mentioned preparation tips-

  • Candidate should make their own timetable for proper time management.
  • Candidate should make the topics proper notes by referring to the AFCAT preparation books.
  • Candidate should give the mock tests because by giving mock tests candidate can estimate that which section of the exam is time taking and in which section candidate need to prepare more.
  • Candidate should go through the previous year question paper and do the revision on a daily basis.

AFCAT 2019 Important Books

Candidate can refer to the below-mentioned books for the preparation of AFCAT 2019.

Books Name Author Name Link to Buy
The new AFCAT Guide with 14 Year-wise Past Papers (2011 -2018) Disha Experts Click Here
AFCAT (Flying Technical & Ground Duty Branch) 2018 Disha Experts  Click Here
Let’s Crack AFCAT – Air Force Common Admission Test [Free eBook Inside]  SSBCrack  Click Here
AFCAT – The First Step Book DDE-DEFENCE DIRECT EDUCATION (Author), No One Can
Stop You From Flying High (Preface)
Click Here
High School English Grammar and Composition Book (Regular Edition) Wren and Martin Click Here

AFCAT 2019 Answer Key (Memory Based Answer Key)

The candidates who will appear in AFCAT 02/2019 examination can check the answer key from the official website careerindianairforce.cdac.in or afcat.cdac.in. With the help of AFCAT 02/2019 answer key (Memory Based Answer Key), a candidate can predict their chance of qualifying the examination. Answer Key will be released after the exams.

AFCAT 2/2019 Result

Indian Air Force will release the result of AFCAT and EKT, for the candidates who will appear in the examination. The result will available at the official website at afcat.cdac.in in candidate login section. The result is based on the marks scored by the candidates. Candidates who will be short-listed on the basis of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT / EKT) that candidate will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs).

Official website: afcat.cdac.in

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1 COMMENT

  1. Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
    Is this compulsory with the graduation

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