Airforce AFCAT (1) 2016 Online Application/ Notice/ Exam on 22nd Feb 2016

Good News: Indian AirForce AFCAT Jan-Feb 2016 also refer as AFCAT (01) 2016 Online Forms is now available. Register for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT-2016) for Vacancies in Airforce as Officers ie. Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service  Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches. We also upload Admit Card/ Book for AFCAT 2016 Exam for preparation/ old year solved question papers for practice etc.

The Graduate/ Engineering B.Tech/ B.E/ ITI Diploma candidate can check eligibility criteria to apply for AFCAT 2016 Online application form. This is very good opportunity to be part of Indian Air Force as an Officer Rank. The SSB Centers/ Result & Merit List shall be available at Exam Free Job Alert.com. Now, the eligible candidate can fill AFCAT 2016 online from 5th Dec to 31st Dec 2015.

AFCAT 01/2016 Result Declared – AFSB – SSB Interview Centers

AirForce AFCAT 2016 Officers Salary for Flying/ Technical/ Ground Duty Officers

TYPE OF COMMISSION in AFCAT 2016

Permanent Commission : Candidates joining as Permanent Commission (PC) officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation.

Short Service Commission : (a)The Engagement period for SSC Flying Branch is Fourteen years from the date of Commissioning (Not extendable).

(b) The initial tenure for Short Service Commission officers in Technical and Ground Duty Branches would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to willingness, service requirements and availability of vacancies.

Candidates appearing in final year/semester examinations may apply for all courses commencing in January 2017 provided they fulfil the following conditions:­

  • Candidates should not have any present backlog and should have secured a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together upto the last semester / year for which results have been declared at the time of online submission and at the time of SSB.
  • Candidates should be able to provide provisional / original degree certificate issued by University latest 15 December 2016.

AFCAT 2016 Recruitment Notice & Post Details.

FLYING BRANCH: 

  • No. 201/17F/SSC/M & W  ( Short Service Commission for men & women)

TECHNICAL BRANCH: 

  • No. 200/17T/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
  • No. 200/17T/SSC/M & W  (Short Service Commission for men & women)

GROUND DUTY BRANCHES:

  • No. 200/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for men)
  • No. 200/17G/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for men & women).

SELECTION PROCESS.

The selection method in AFCAT 2016 is given below.

All applicants whose applications are  submitted by due date 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 on 21 February 2016 (Sunday) at one of the examination centres mentioned at para 17 (b). Candidates will be required to login to their candidate login accounts regularly for information on AFCAT, EKT (if applicable) and AFSB testing. The AFCAT will be of two 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 Air Force Common Admission Test(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 (Computerized Pilot Selection System) and or PABT would be  administered to eligible candidates.

AFCAT EXAM CENTERS.

If you are applying for AFCAT 2016. Please note down the AFCAT 01 2016 Exam Centers for STAGE-I written examination.

Ambala, Amritsar, Allahabad, Agra, Ahmedabad, Barnala, Bathinda, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Bagdogra, Bareilly, Chandigarh, Chabua, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Darbhanga, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Guwahati,  Halwara, Hashimara, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jorhat, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kalaikunda(Kharagpur),  Kochi, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Mohanbari, Mysore, Nal (Bikaner), Nagpur, Ojhar (Nasik), Pathankot, Patna, Pune, Port Blair, Salua (Kharagpur), Srinagar, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Saharanpur, Shillong, Silchar, Sulur (Coimbatore), Thane, Tezpur,  Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Varanasi.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT.

Flying Branch -201/17F/SSC/M & W

(a) Age: 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jan 2017 i.e. Born between 02 Jan 1993 to 01 Jan 1997 (Both Dates inclusive).(Upper age limit for Candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence  issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. Born between  02 Jan 1991  to  01 Jan 1997 (Both dates inclusive).

(b) Educational Qualifications: Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognised University who have attained minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and  have passed Maths and Physics at 10+2 level OR  BE / B Tech degree (Four year course) from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.

(c) Physical Standards

(i)  Height and Weight: Minimum height : 162.5 cms with correlated weight,  Leg Length : Min – 99 cms. Max – 120 cms. Thigh Length : Max – 64 cms. Sitting Height : Min – 81.5 cms. Max – 96 cms.

(ii)  Vision: (a) Minimum Visual Acuity 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in  other, correctable to 6/6 only for hypermetropia. (b) Manifest Myopia – Nil. (c) LASIK Surgery for correction of vision is admissible in Transport and Helicopter streams of Short Service Commission (Flying Branch) if the following conditions are fulfilled at the time of Air Force medical examination:-  (i) LASIK Surgery should not have been carried out before the age of 20 years. (ii) The axial length of the eye should not be more than 25.5 mm as measured by IOL master. (iii) At least twelve months should have lapsed post uncomplicate stable LASIK. No history or evidence of any complication. (iv) The post LASIK corneal thickness as measured by a corneal pachymeter should not be less than 450 microns. (v) Individuals with high refractive errors (>6D) prior to LASIK are to be excluded. Candidates must not suffer from colour or night blindness.

(iii)   All other  medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.

Technical Branch – 200/17T/PC/M, 200/17T/SSC/M & W

(a)  Age: 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jan 2017 i.e. Born between 02 Jan 1991 to 01 Jan 1997 (both dates inclusive).

(b) Educational Qualifications:

(i) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)} Candidates applying for AE (L) branch  would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a recognised 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 Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies.

(ii) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)} Candidates applying for AE (M) branch  would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a recognised University or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies. Candidates should also fulfil conditions given in Para 4 (b).

Essential Subjects for Technical Branch:

(a) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}.  All candidates applying for AE(L) branch should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and studied at least eight subjects out of the  eighteen subjects listed below  in their qualifying exam:-

(L1) Physics / Engineering Physics (L2) Mathematics / Engineering Mathematics (L3) Engineering Graphics / Engineering Drawing (L4) Electrical Engineering / Electrical Technology (L5) Control Engineering (L6) Microprocessors (L7) Digital Electronics / Basic Electronics (L8) Computer Networks (L9) Information Technology (L10) Network Theory Design (L11) Telecommunication Systems   (L12) Electronic Circuit Design (L13) Radar Theory       (L14) Switching Theory (L15) Instrumentation (L16)  Microwave  Engineering (L17) Antenna  and  Wave  Propagation (L18)
Electronic Devices.

(b) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}. All candidates applying for AE(M) branch should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and studied at least eight subjects out of the  eighteen subjects listed below  in their qualifying exam:-(M1) Physics / Engineering Physics (M2) Engineering Maths / Mathematics (M3) Engineering Drawing / Graphics (M4) Automotive Engineering / Plant Engineering / Industrial Engineering(M5) Engineering Mechanics / Strength of Material (M6) Aerodynamics (M7) Thermodynamics and Applications / Heat Power Engineering (M8) Heat and Mass Transfer (M9) Theory of Machines (Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery) (M10) Fluid Mechanics / Turbo Machines (M11) Flight
Mechanics (M12) Machine Drawing / Machine Design (M13) Mechatronics (M14) Material Science / Metallurgy (M15) Vibrations (M16) Workshop Technology / Manufacturing Technology / Production Engineering (M17) Hydraulics and Pneumatics (M18) Aircraft Structures.

(c) Physical Standards

(i)  Height and Weight: Minimum height :- Men – 157.5 Cms, Women:- 152 Cms with correlated weight .

(ii)  All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the  fitness would be final.

Ground Duty Branches – 200/17G/PC/M, 200/17G/SSC/M & W

(a) Age: 20 to 26 year as on  01 Jan 2017 i.e. Born between 02 Jan 1991 to 01 Jan 1997 (both dates inclusive).

(b) Educational Qualifications:

Branch Qualification
Administration & Logistics Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or a Post Graduate Degree / equivalent Diploma in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.
Accounts Graduate Degree in Commerce (B Com)(Minimum three year degree course) with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or Post Graduate Degree in Commerce (MCom) / CA / ICWA with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.
Education Post Graduate Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

(c) Physical Standards

(i)  Height and Weight: Minimum height :- Men – 157.5 Cms, Women:- 152 Cms  with correlated weight .

(ii)  All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.

HOW TO APPLY.

If you meet the eligibility criteria, please click on “CANDIDATE LOGIN” in the career website of IAF career air force.nic.in and follow the instructions. You are advised to note down Registration number for future correspondence. Candidates are advised to read the notification for AFCAT 01 / 2016 and the detailed guidelines for filling up Online application as given in the website www.careerairforce.nic.in prior to commencement of filling up Online applications. While filling Online application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily available, as details are to be filled as per matriculation & other educational certificates. Please save your recent colour passport size photograph (size 10 to 50 KB) in the computer for uploading it with your Online application form. Please note that utmost care needs to be taken while filling up the Online application. In case any information is found to be incorrect then the candidature is likely to be cancelled at any stage of the selection process. Submission of more than one application will result in cancellation of candidature.

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM of AFCAT 2016

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