AFCAT Notification 1/2017 careerairforce.nic.in IAF AFCAT Application form

AFCAT notification 1/2017 - IAF AFCAT 1 Application form - Indian Air Force (IAF) will release the notification via employment news and careerairforce.nic.in website for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) Feb 2017.
Applications are invited from enterprising & adventurous Indian Citizens ( as per Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches. These applications are for the courses commencing in January 2018. Eligible candidates can apply online from 03 December 2016.

AFCAT 1/2017 Notification Application form Apply Online careerairforce.nic.in

Details of AFCAT notification via careerairforce.nic.in
The notification for AFCAT 2017 had been released now. The written exam will be conducted in February 2017.
Important dates:
  • Starting date of applications: 03 December 2016
  • Last date: 29.12.2016
  • AFCAT Exam date: 26.02.2017
Applications are for filling up the seats for admission to courses.
Flying Branch
(a) No. 203/18F/SSC/M & W ( Short Service Commission for men & women)

Technical Branch
(a) No. 202/18T/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
(b) No. 202/18T/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)

Ground Duty Branches
(a) No. 202/18G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
(b) No. 202/18G/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women)

Eligibility Criteria -
Age should be between 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jan 2018.
For complete details on educational qualifications branch-wise, you have to download the notification.

Selection Process as per AFCAT Notification 1/2017

Applicants 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 in 26 Feb 2017 at various examination centres.
Candidates will be required to login to their candidate login accounts regularly for information on AFCAT, EKT (if applicable) and AFSB testing.
AFCAT 1017 will be of 2 hours duration and will contain multiple choice questions on verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning, general awareness and military aptitude. Sample question papers and syllabus of AFCAT/EKT 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/EKT) will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Varanasi or Kancharapara. 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) Stage-II testing consisting of Psychological test, Group Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Five Days).
(c) For Flying Branch: CPSS (Computerised Pilot Selection System) and or PABT would be administered to eligible candidates.

About Training :
The duration of training for Flying and Technical Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground
Duty Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments.

AFCAT Salary / Pay Scale for Various branches
(a) Flying Branch:- ` 82,050/-
(b) Technical Branch:- ` 71,550/-
(c) Ground Duty Branches :- ` 68,550/-

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