Online Registration For AFCAT 2020 Will Close Today At 06 PM

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Last date for candidates who wants to join Air Force Academy. Online application for AFCAT 1 2020 will close today i.e 30 Dec 2019 at 1800 hrs. Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online examination will be conducted on 22 Feb 20 and 23 Feb 20 for AFCAT exam.

Eligibility Conditions:

(a) Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India.

(b) Age: (i) Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry: 20 to 24 years as on 01 January 2021 i.e. born between 02 January 1997 to 01 January 2001 (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 1995 to 01 July 2001 (both dates inclusive).

(ii) Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2021 i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 January 2001 (both dates inclusive).

(c) Marital Status: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of course. Widows/Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.

Educational Qualifications:

(i) Flying Branch: Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and

(a) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

OR

(b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

OR

(c) Candidates who have 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.

(ii) Ground Duty (Technical) Branch: (a) 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 recognized 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 Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-

(a) Communication Engineering.

(b) Computer Engineering/Technology.

(c) Computer Engineering & Application.

(d) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology.

(e) Electrical and Computer Engineering.

(f) Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

(g) Electrical Engineering.

(h) Electronics Engineering/ Technology.

(i) Electronics Science and Engineering.

(j) Electronics.

(k) Electronics and Communication Engineering.

(l) Electronics and Computer Science.

(m) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.

(n) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave).

(o) Electronics and Computer Engineering.

(p) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering.

(q) Electronics Instrument & Control.

(r) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering.

(s) Instrumentation & Control Engineering.

(t) Instrument & Control Engineering.

(u) Information Technology.

(b) 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 & 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:-

(a) Aerospace Engineering.

(b) Aeronautical Engineering.

(c) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.

(d) Mechanical Engineering.

(e) Mechanical Engineering and Automation.

(f) Mechanical Engineering (Production).

(g) Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance).

(h) Mechatronics.

(j) Industrial Engineering.

(iii) Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches:

(a) 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.

(b) 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.

(c) Accounts: Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in Commerce discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

(iv) NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch): NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Dec 17 is mandatory. Candidates shoul`d have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2. Graduates with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent OR Candidates who have 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.

Entry, Branch, Course Number and Vacancies:

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Note: There is no intake conducted for Education and Meteorology branches for AFCAT 01/2020 for course commencing in January 2021.


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Type of Commission:

(a) Permanent Commission (PC) for Men: Candidates joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation in their respective branches as per their rank.

(b) Short Service Commission (SSC) for Men & Women:

(i) The engagement period for Flying Branch (Men and Women) SSC Officers is fourteen years from the date of Commissioning (Non extendable).

(ii) The initial tenure for Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) SSC Officers would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to service requirements, availability of vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit.

How to Apply:

Aspirants for IAF are required to apply online by using the link https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in, or https://afcat.cdac.in. Aadhaar Card is mandatory for online registration. Detailed instructions for filling in the online application form are appended below:-

(a) Applicants need to exercise utmost care while filling in the online application. In case any information is found to be incorrect, the candidature is liable to be cancelled at any stage of the selection process. Please verify the correctness of information entered in all the fields before proceeding with the “Make Payment” option. Applicants will not be able to edit the previous details entered after the selection of “Course Preferences” step and after the “Make Payment” step.

(b) If an applicant has submitted more than one application, only the latest submitted application form against a particular Aadhaar Number, will be considered for issue of Admit Card. However, the fee deposited while filling additional applications will not be refundable.

(c) Applicants will be required to complete the process of Online Application form which will have the following sequences. Details in tabular form are given in Para 7 (h) below:-

(i) Click “CANDIDATE LOGIN’’ on the Home page- leads to AFCAT Sign-in.
(ii) In the next page, applicants to click “NOT YET REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE”.
(iii) Sign Up: Creation of Log-in ID and applicant will receive a password in his/her registered email id.
(iv) After successful registration, sign-in with registered email id and system generated password.
(v) Reset Password- Log-Out (candidates must remember their login ID and password for future use during the examination process).
(vi) Fresh Log-in.
(vii) Selection of Entry: “AFCAT”; “NCC SPECIAL ENTRY FOR FLYING BRANCH”.
(viii) Click “INSTRUCTIONS”. Read Instructions carefully.
(ix) Acknowledgement of having read and understood instructions- Check box to proceed to next stage.

(x) Click “APPLICATION FORM FILLING”

(a) Personal Information. Fill in details. Click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to proceed to next stage

(b) Qualification Details. Fill in details. Click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to proceed to next stage

(c) Course Preference. Fill in details. Click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to proceed to next stage

(d) Communication Details. Fill in details. Click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to proceed to next stage

(e) Upload Documents. Upload Photo, Signature & Thumb Impression (size of each jpg/ jpeg file to be between 10 and 50 kb). Application with inappropriate images will be considered invalid and the candidature will be rejected along with other counterfeit entries, whenever detected at any stage of the selection process.

(f) Exam City Selection. Select from drop-down menu

(ag) Declaration Click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to proceed to next stage
(xi) Click “MAKE PAYMENT”- Online (applicable only for AFCAT) (xii) Click “PAYMENT STATUS” to view whether payment is successful. If Registration Number is displayed, it implies that the payment is successful.

(xiii) For AFCAT Candidates Only: After 03 Feb 2020 click “DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARD” to download your Admit Card from the website https://afcat.cdac.in and you will also receive admit card on your registered email ID.

(d) While filling in the online application, the applicant must ensure that he/ she meets all the eligibility conditions including the educational qualification which must conform to the guidelines/ norms of the relevant educational board/ UGC, as reviewed and updated from time to time. With regard to Integrated degree programmes, the following are the prevailing UGC guidelines:

(i) Integrated/ Dual Degree. As per the guiding principles laid down by UGC, if the Integrated/ Dual Degree Programmes intend to offer two separate degrees with an option for interim exit or lateral entry, the duration of the Integrated/ Dual Degree Programme must not be less than the duration equal to the sum total of the prescribed duration of the two degrees that are being combined in the programme. All such programmes should carry the nomenclature of Integrated/ Dual Degree (Name of the first degree) – (Name of the final degree); both the degrees awarded under the programme should be individually and separately recognised as equivalent to corresponding degrees and not as one single integrated degree).

(ii) Integrated Single Degree. If the Integrated Programme intends to offer a single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry, the programme duration may be relaxed by not more than 25% of the sum total of the prescribed duration of the two degrees that are being combined to make the single integrated degree.

(f) While filling in the online application form, applicants are required to click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to complete the process of each part. If the mandatory fields (marked by a red asterisk (*)) are not filled, the “SUBMIT” button would not be enabled for the applicants to click and proceed to the next part of the application form.

(g) Once the “Course Preference” stage is saved, applicants will not be able to edit/ modify previous data in the “Personal Information” and “Qualification details” pages. Only the “Communication Details” page can be edited, if an applicant wishes to do so. After the “Make Payment” step, applicants will be able to check the “Payment Status” as well as “Preview Application”. However, no further changes or correction is possible in the online application form.

(h) Examination fee for AFCAT Entry. After filling in the online application form, the examination fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for AFCAT entry (not applicable for NCC special entry) may be paid online through the ‘Make Payment’ step on the main menu of the online application.


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Exam Schedule:

The AFCAT (and EKT) will be conducted in two days as per the following schedule:-

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Syllabus:

The subjects, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows

afcat syllabus

Standard and Syllabus of the Examination:

(i) Syllabus.

(a) English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.

(b) General Awareness: History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.

(c) Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).

(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

(ii) Standard: The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).

How To Prepare:

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The general awareness section covers 1000+ questions on Current Affairs, Sports, Defence, History, Geography, Polity, Science, Arts and Culture etc.

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