AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check Age Limit, Qualification for Ground Duty and Flying Post

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AFCAT 2022 exam will be conducted in February 2022. The exact date will be announced at the official website- afcat.cdac.in. Know complete details and eligibility criteria, There are many vacancies available for candidates who want to make their career in Indian Air Force. In today’s article, we are giving you information about the eligibility for Air Force Common Aptitude Test (AFCAT Exam). AFCAT exam is conducted twice a year and the candidates who qualify in this exam are selected for Flying Branch and Ground Duty Branch. In today’s article, we will give you the AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022.

Type of Branches in Airforce:-

There are three types of entries in the AFCAT exam. After you qualify for your written test and other medical tests then you can join any branch of AFCAT as per your choice.

  1. Ground Duty Branch
  2. Flying Branch
  3. Technical

No special examinations are conducted for each of the above states. To qualify in the above-mentioned branches, you have to clear the written exam of AFCAT only. After which you have the option to work in any one branch of the Indian Air Force. To appear in the written examination of AFCAT, a candidate needs to meet the required eligibility criteria related to the application form.

Let us tell you that the eligibility criteria for the candidates opting for the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force are somewhat different from the other two eligibility criteria. Let us know what the eligibility criteria are for the Flying Branch of Indian Air Force AFCAT.

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022:-

Flying Branch

 


Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and

Max:- 24 years

 


Education

10+2 and Graduate with 60% marks

Ground Duty Branch (Non-Technical Branch)

Meteorology Branch


 

Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and Max:- 24 years

Education

10+2 and Graduate

Logistic Branch


 

Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and Max:- 26 years

Education

10+2 and Graduate

Education Branch


 

Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and Max:- 26 years

Education

10+2 and Graduate

Administration Branch


 

Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and Max:- 26 years

Education

10+2 and Graduate

Accounts Branch


 

Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and Max:- 26 years

Education

10+2 and Graduate

Ground Duty Branch (Non-Technical Branch)

Aeronautical (Electronic)


 

Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and Max:- 25 years

Education

10+2 and BE/B.Tech Engineering Degree in Electronics branch with 60% Marks

Aeronautical (Mechanical)


 

Age Limit

Min:- 19 years and Max:- 25 years

Education

10+2 and BE/B.Tech Engineering Degree in Mechanical branch with 60% Marks

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022 for Flying Branch :-

After passing the AFCAT exam, if you want to get selected in the flying branch, then you have to fulfil the following eligibility criteria. To become a fighter pilot or pilot in the Indian Air Force, you must fulfil the eligibility criteria sought in the application form.

  • The candidate must be complete a graduate to fill the application form.
  • Such candidates who are in the final year of the graduation examination can also fill this application form.
  • The candidate must have passed the 12th examination with Physics and Mathematics with 60% marks.
  • The minimum age of the candidate should be 19 years and a maximum of 24 years while filling the application form.

To join the Indian Armed Forces, candidates must be medically fit. To serve as a pilot in the Flying Branch, a candidate must be fit as per the eligibility criteria for the medical examinations given below.

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022 for Ground Duty Branch:

Here are some general eligibility criteria that one must have to apply for the AFACT Examination 2022:

  •  A candidate must have completed graduation to appear for the AFCAT examination.
  •  If the candidate studied in the final year or final semester of his graduation.They can also be eligible to apply for this Examination.
  •  Eligible candidate below the age of 25 years must be unmarried.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidate should be 19 years and a maximum of 26 years while filling the application form.
  •  The age should not be less than 19 years old while they apply this application.

Above we are Providing the general ability that one must have to apply for the Air force common Admission Test (AFCAT 2022). Now let’s see the education Qualification that is required for each ground duty (GD) Branches of the Indian Air Force.

Education Eligibility for AFCAT Ground Duty:-

You can apply for the GD Non-technical branch to join the ground duty branch of the Indian Air Force.

  • Meteorology Branch
  • Logistic Branch
  • Education Branch
  • Administration Branch
  • Accounts Branch

Let us, now inform you about the essential AFCAT Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022 in the above-mentioned branches.

Education Eligibility for meteorology Branch

  • A candidate must have completeda graduatecourse in science/ Statistics /geography/ Environmental/ Oceanography and any other branch related to Meteorology are eligible to apply for this.
  • All male candidates can get permanent commission and Short Service Commission (SSC) and female candidates can get only a short service commission (SSC).

Education Eligibility for Logistic Branch

  • A candidate must be graduated in any stream from any recognized Indian Institute or University with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • All male candidates can get permanent commission and Short Service Commission (SSC) and female candidates can get only a short service commission (SSC).

Education Eligibility for Education Branch

  • A candidate must be graduated in any stream from any recognized Indian Institute or University with a minimum of 50% marks.

Education Eligibility for Administration Branch

  • The Candidate must be Complete graduated in any stream from any Indian recognized University or Institute.
  • All male candidates can get permanent commission and Short Service Commission (SSC) and female candidates can get only a short service commission (SSC).

Education Eligibility for Account Branch

  • A candidate must be graduated in the commerce stream from any recognized Indian Institute or University with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • All male candidates can get permanent commission and Short Service Commission (SSC) and female candidates can get only a short service commission (SSC).

Education Eligibility for Indian Air Force Ground Duty:-

You can apply for the GD technical branch to join the ground duty branch of the Indian Air Force.

  • Aeronautical (Electronic)
  • Aeronautical (Mechanical)

Let us, now inform you about the essential AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022 in the above-mentioned branches.

Education Eligibility for Aeronautical (Mechanical) Branch

  • The Candidate must be Complete BE/B.Tech Engineering Degree in Mechanical branch from any Indian recognized University or Institute.
  • The candidate completes our BE/B.Tech Engineering Degree with such stream:-
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering and Automation
  • Mechanical Engineering in Production
  • Mechanical Engineering in Repair and Maintenance
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechatronics

Education Eligibility for Aeronautical (Electronic) Branch

  • The Candidate must be Complete BE/B.Tech Engineering Degree in Electronic branch from any Indian recognized University or Institute.
  • The candidate completes our BE/B.Tech Engineering Degree with such stream:-
  • Communication Engineering
  • Computer and Technology Engineering
  • Computer Application Engineering
  • Computer Science and Technology Engineering
  • Electric and Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Instrument and Control Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Criteria for Medical Examination in AFCAT Flying Branch.

The Flying State Medical Test of the Indian Air Force is slightly different from the medical test required in other branches of the Indian Air Force AFCAT. Below you are given complete details of the Flying Branch Medical Exam.

Standards of Vision Required:-

  • Your vision should not be worse than 6/12 if you wear glasses.
  • If you do not use glasses, your eyesight should be 6/6.
  • If there is myopia in the eyes, then the norm should be 0.75 diopters for hypermetropia and 1.5 diopters for hypermetropia.
  • A candidate with binocular vision should have standard 3 visions.
  • The candidate should not have the dilemma of night blindness or color blindness.

There is no surgery of any kind in the eye. Some exemptions for this entry for certain cases are as follows.

  • A candidate who has undergone surgery can get the surgery done only once.
  • If the candidate has undergone laser surgery, then that surgery should be done after 20 years. After surgery, your vision should be fine and your eyes should be healthy.
  • The number of all the teeth present in your mouth should be complete. Any deformity can put you out of the flying branch of the Indian Air Force.

Body Measurements in AFCAT:

  • During the physical measurement, your clothes are removed and tested by the examining doctors.
  • There must be a normal ratio between your weight and height.
  • There should not be any kind of deformity related to bones like arthritis, joint pain, joint knee, etc.
  • There must be at least 5 cm expansion in the chest.
  • In case of any fracture in the body, you will be out of the flying branch of the Indian Air Force.
  • During the medical checkup, the candidates are also given lung X-ray, kidney ultrasound, liver-related diseases, liver tests, and blood tests.
  • The height of the candidate should be a minimum of 157 cm. In which the length of the foot is 99 centimeters by 120 centimeters.
  • The height of the thigh should be 64 cms and the leg length should be a minimum of 81.5 cms and 96 cms after sitting.
  • The minimum height of the female candidate should be 152 cm.
  • If you are Temporarily Rejected in the above given medical fitness in any way. So you can retake this medical test between 45 to 90 days and a maximum of 160 days.

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