Air Force Common Entrance Examination Test (AFCAT 02/2018)

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Air Force Common Entrance Examination Test (AFCAT 02/2018)


Indian Air Force (IAF) has released a notification for the exam Air Force Common Entrance Examination Test (AFCAT 02/2018). AFCAT Application (02/2018) has been started from June 16 to July 15, 2018. Other details like Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Application Fee are given below.

Conducted by: Indian Air Force (IAF)
Name of Exam: Air Force Common Entrance Examination Test (AFCAT 02/2018)
Application Fee: Rs. 200

Important Dates
Notification Date 30 May 2018
Application Form Start Date 16 Jun 2018
Application Form Last Date 15 Jul 2018
AFCAT Exam Date 18 & 19 Aug 2018
Result Date Notified Soon
Branches, Course Number and Vacancies.

 Air Force Common Entrance Examination Test (AFCAT 02/2018)


 AFCAT Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria

AFCAT Application Form 2018 Educational Qualification:

  • For Flying Branch:Candidates should have completed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% marks and have passed Maths & Physics at 10+2 level OR BE/B.Tech degree Or cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineer (India) OR Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Technical Branch:Candidates should have possessed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics and a minimum of four-year degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University/Institute OR cleared sections A and B exam of Associate Membership of Institute of Engineers.
  • Ground Branch:Graduation Degree/ B.Com Degree/ MBA/MCA or MA/M.Sc Degree from a recognized University/ Institution.

Note: Candidates are advised to refer official notification for detailed information on eligibility criteria.

AFCAT Exam 2018 Age Limit


Age Limit ·         20 to 24 Yrs as on 01.01.2018 (Flying Branch)

·         20 to 26 Yrs as on 01.01.2018 (Ground Duty)

Physical Standards


Branch Height Weight
Flying 162. 5 cms

Leg Length- Min: 99 cms, Max: 120 cms

Thigh Length- Max: 64 cms

Sitting Height – Min: 81.5 cms, Max: 96 cms

Proportionate to the height and age
Ground (Technical & Non-technical)         Male : 157 cms

Female: 152 cms

Proportionate to the height and age

AFCAT 2 Exam Selection Process

Subject No. of questions Total marks Duration
General Knowledge, Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Military Aptitude and Reasoning 100 100 X 3 = 300 2 Hours

EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test): The EKT will be conducted immediately after AFCAT. It would be for 45 minutes. Those candidates who are opting Ground Duty (technical) branch, it is mandatory for them to pass both AFCAT & EKT.

Candidates who qualify AFCAT/ EKT will be called for Further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards at Mysore, Gandhinagar, Dehradun or Varanasi. Those who opt for Flying branch can opt for Dehradun, Varanasi & Mysore only.

The Testing will consist the following stage –

  • Stage – I:Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with picture Perception and discussion test
  • Stage – II:Psychological Test, Group Test and Interview

For Flying Branch: Computerized Pilot Selection System

Result: Name of selected candidates will be uploaded to the official website of Indian Air Force.


Official Notification of AFCAT II >> Check Here 

Apply Online AFCAT 2018 Application Form >> Click Here (Started)


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