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Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2015

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AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST (AFCAT) 2015

Important Dates

Candidates has to apply online on IAF career website from
:
06 December 2014 to 01 January 2015
Last date for submission of Online applications
:
1st January 2015
Air Force Common Admission Test
:
22nd February 2015

Indian Air Force invites enterprising and adventurous men to join the Indian Air Force as Commissioned Officers in Flying, Technical and Ground Duty branches
Applications are invited from Male Indian Citizens as per Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in January 2016 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.

Indian Air Force 

Male
Flying Branch
a) No. 199/16F/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)
Technical  Branch
a) No. 198/16T/PC/M (Permanent Commission)
b) No. 198/16T/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)
Ground Duty Branches
a) No. 198/16G/PC/M (Permanent Commission)
b) No. 198/16G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)

Female
Flying Branch
No. 44 Short Service Commission (44 SSC) Course
Technical Branch
No. 58 Short Service Commission (58 SSC) Course
Ground Duty Branches
No. 137 Ground Duty Officers (137 GDOC) Course (Permanent Commission)
No. 46 Short Service Commission (46 SSC) Course


Eligibility Criteria
Flying Branch 199/16F/SSC/M
Age: 20 to 24 years as on 01 January 2016 i.e. Born between 02 January 1992 to 01 January 1996 (both dates inclusive). (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and Current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 January 1990 to 01 January 1996 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualifications: Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognised University who have attained minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have passed Maths and Physics at 10+2 level or BE / B Tech degree (Four year course) from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.

Technical Branch 198/16T/PC/M & 198/16T/SSC/M
Age: 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2016 i.e. born between 02 January 1990 to 01 January 1996 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualifications:
Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) AE (L): Candidates applying for AE (L) branch would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a 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. Candidates should also fulfil conditions given in Para 4 (a).

Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) AE (M): Candidates applying for AE (M) branch would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a 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. Candidates should also fulfil conditions given in Para 4 (b).
Ground Duty Branch 198/16G/PC/M & 198/16G/SSC/M
Age: 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2016 i.e. born between 02 January 1990 to 01 January 1996 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualifications:
Administration and Logistics: Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or a Post Graduate Degree / equivalent Diploma in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together
Accounts: Graduate Degree in Commerce (B Com)(Minimum three year degree course) with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or Post Graduate Degree in Commerce (MCom) / CA/ ICWA with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

Education: Post Graduate Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers
put together
For Physical Standards and other qualifications, refer http://careerairforce.nic.in/
AFCAT 2015 Selection Procedure

All applicants whose online applications have been successfully submitted will be called for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) (applicable only for candidates applying for technical branch) to be conducted on 22 February 2015 (Sunday) at one of the examination centres mentioned below. Candidates will be required to login to their candidate login accounts regularly for information on AFCAT, EKT(if applicable) and AFSB testing. 

The AFCAT will be of two hours duration and will contain multiple choice questions on verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning, general awareness and military aptitude. Sample question paper and syllabus of AFCAT is available on IAF career website www.careerairforce.nic.in. EKT would be for 45 minutes and conducted immediately after AFCAT.

Candidates who are short-listed on the basis of (AFCAT) will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar or Varanasi.


The testing would consist of three stages as given below:
(a) Stage-I: Test consisting of Intelligence Test along with other tests will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All Stage-I qualified candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility for the branches applied for. Those candidates who either do not qualify in Stage I testing or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.

(b) State-II: testing consisting of Psychological test, Group Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Five Days).

(c) For Flying Branch: Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) would be administered to eligible candidates

Change of Interview Dates: Request for change of SSB interview date should be avoided. However, as an exception, such change may be considered based on the circumstances of the case. Request for such change should be forwarded to the respective AFSB from where the call letter for SSB interview has been received and not to Air Headquarters / AFCAT Cell. The AFSBs may consider change of date at their discretion.

Medical Examination will be conducted at AFCME, New Delhi or IAM Bengaluru based on the recommendations at AFSB. Non reporting of candidates on allotted date for medicals could lead to cancellation of candidature.

Candidates recommended by the AFSBs and declared medically fit will be detailed for training in the order of all India Merit list depending on the number of vacancies available in various branches/ sub branches. Grant of PC / SSC in Technical and Ground Duty Branches would be based on number of vacancies, performance in the selection process and the choice given by the candidates / Airmen.

No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained during the testing at AFSB
10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing ‘C’ certificate holders in Technical and Ground Duty Branches

Onus of meeting the eligibility criteria rest with the applicant.

Merely undergoing Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)/SSB testing would not constitute fulfillment of eligibility requirements.

How to apply for AFCAT 2015
To apply click on “Candidates Login” in the career website of IAF www.careerairforce.nic.in

Candidates are advised to read the notification for AFCAT 01/2015 and the detailed guidelines for filling up online application as given in the website www.careerairforce.nic.in prior to commencement of filling up online applications.
While filling online application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily available, as details are to be filled as per matriculation and other educational certificates. 
Please save your recent colour passport size photograph (size 10 to 250 kb) in the computer for attaching to your online application form.

Please note that utmost care needs to be taken while filing up the online application. In case any information is found to be incorrect then the candidates is likely to be cancelled at any stage of the selection process.

Details of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) Centres are appended below and would be allocated as per availability of seats. AFCAT centre once allotted would not be changed under any circumstances

For more details refer official website



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