AFCAT Online Test – Indian Air Force has released the AFCAT 01/2019 Notification for AFCAT online test which includes selection of officers for its Flying Branch Ground Duty Technical Branch (Aeronautical Engineering Electronics and Mechanical stream) and Ground duty Non Technical branch (Administration & Logistics).

Last date to apply: 30th December 2018

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Exam Date – 16th Feb and 17th Feb 2019

Indian Air Force conducts Air Force Common Admission Test, which is popularly known as AFCAT, twice a year. The first notification is released in December and the exam is conducted in February. On the other hand, the second notification is released in June and the exam is conducted in August. Earlier, Indian Air Force used to issue separate notification for NCC Special Entry, Meteorology Department and Education Department. But now, it comes together.

Note: The entries in courses commencing in Jan 2020 for Meteorology Department and Education Department branches for AFCAT 01/2019 are no longer available.

To make career in this field, following fields are available:

AFCAT Entry – AFCAT Online Test 

  • Flying
  • Ground Duty (Technical)
  • Ground Duty (Non- Technical)
  • NCC Entry
  • Flying Branch

AGE – AFCAT Online Test 

Flying Branch (AFCAT & NCC Entry): Candidates should be aged between 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jan 2020. Upper age limit for Commercial Pilot License holders is up to 26 years.

Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: Candidates should be aged between 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jan 2020.


Flying BranchAFCAT Online Test Notification 2019

    • Candidates must be 10+2 passed with 60% marks each in Mathematics and Physics and
    • Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks
    • BE/B. Tech degree along with a minimum of 60% marks
    • Candidates who have successfully cleared Section A as well as Section B exam of AMIE or ASI with a minimum of 60% marks

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch – AFCAT Online Test

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics or mechanical):

  • Passed 10+2 with 60% marks each in Mathematics and Physics and
  • Four years engineering degree in the prescribed stream 60 % marks

Ground Duty (Non Technical) Branch – AFCAT Online Test Notification

Administration & Logistics:

Having a Graduate Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks will be advantageous.

NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch)

  • Passed 10+2 with 60% marks each in Mathematics and Physics and
  • NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Jan 17 and
  • Graduates with minimum 60% marks

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NCC C certificate holders are not required to sit in any written exam. They can directly appear in AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) Interview.

All other applicants will appear for a 2 hour AFCAT exam which contains multiple choice questions. This exam will have 100 questions and total marks will be 300.

Technical branch students are required to appear in an additional 45 minutes exam that is called EKT (Engineering Knowledge test). This exam will be held on the same day.

All the applicants who clear the written exam will be called for AFSB Interview on a later date.

SYLLABUS OF EXAM – AFCAT Online Test Notification

  • General Awareness
  • Verbal Ability in English
  • Numerical Ability and Reasoning
  • Military Aptitude Test

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The minimum acceptable height for men and women candidates in Flying Branch:  162.5 CM, Leg Length: Min – 99 CM, Max –120 CM. Thigh Length: Max – 64 CM, Sitting Height: Min – 81.5 CM, Max – 96 CM (No concession for age/ sex/ region).

The minimum acceptable height for male candidates in Ground Duty:  157.5 CM (For both Technical/Non-technical Branch). For women candidates, the minimum acceptable height is 152 CM. (For Gorkhas and hilly area residents, it is 5 CM and for Lakshadweep candidates, it is 2 CM relaxation.)

Visual Standards for Flying Branch – AFCAT Online Test Notification

Candidates who wear tested glasses or power glasses are not eligible for flying branch.

Minimum distant vision should be 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other correctable for Hypermetropia

  • Colour vision CP-I
  • Hypermetropia: +2.0 d Sph
  • Manifest Myopia: Nil
  • RetinoscopicMyopia: –0.5 in any meridian permitted
Visual Standards for Ground Duty Technical/ Non Technical Branches – AFCAT Online Test Notification
  • Hypermetropia: +3.5
  • Myopia: -3.5
  • Colour vision: CP-II
  • Visual Acuity: 6/9 in tech and 6/18 in non tech branches

Major Kalshi Classes wishes all the aspirants All the best for AFCAT 01/2019. This is an ultimate opportunity to become an officer in the Indian Air Force and earn not only attractive salary (close to a lakh every month) but also an adventurous and content life for yourself and for your family. It’s important that your preparation should be up to the mark. To beat your competitors, join Major Kalshi Classes. 

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