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AFCAT 2018-2019 Exam Date, How to Apply Air Force Common Admission Test

AFCAT 2018

To apply for Air Force Common Admission Test, check AFCAT 2018 Exam Date! AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year in February and August to join Indian Air Force. Here is detailed process about How to Apply Air Force Common Admission Test.

AFCAT 2018 is organized for appointing aspirants for 3 branches i.e. Flying Branch (Short Service Commission only), Technical branch (Permanent & Short Service Commission) and Ground Duty Branch (Permanent & Short Service Commission).

AFCAT 2018 Exam Date:

AFCAT 1 2018 Exam is scheduled to be held on 25.02.2018 while AFCAT 2 will be held in Last week of August 2018. Applicants may apply for AFCAT 2 Exam from 1st week of June 2018.

We the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com is listing all details about AFCAT 2018 including applying process for Air Force Common Admission Test 2018, eligibility norms, selection criteria, application fee & others.

AFCAT 2018

AFCAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Aspirants who want to appear in AFCAT 2018 must check basic minimum eligibility requirements prior applying. The eligibility requirements may differ as per the branch. We are listing AFCAT Eligibility norms here.

AFCAT 1 Eligibility 2018:

Flying Branch:

To apply against AFCAT 1 Notification, you must possess graduate degree in any discipline or B.E/B. Tech with at least 60% marks.

Ground Duty (Technical):

You may possess graduation degree in any discipline with Physics and Mathematics with at least 60% marks. OR 4 years graduation or integration Post graduation in Engineering/Technology or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers

Ground Duty (Non-Technical):

Aspirants must possess graduation degree in any discipline with minimum 60% marks and scored 60% marks in Section A & B examination of Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India)

AFCAT 2 Eligibility 2018:

Here is detailed Air Force Common Admission Test 2 Eligibility Norms. Go through it!

Flying Branch:

Aspirants applying for AFCAT 2 Exam may possess Graduation (Minimum three year degree course) or equivalent with minimum 60% marks in any discipline from a well recognized University. Also, he/ she must passed10+2 standard (Math and Physics) along with BE / B Tech degree from a recognized university or board.

Technical Branch:

You must pass Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level with at least 60% marks along with four year graduation / integrated post graduation qualification in Engineering / Technology from a recognized board/institute.

Ground Duty Branches:

Administration & Logistics:

Graduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) with minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in any discipline.


B.Com Degree (three year degree course) with minimum of 60% marks or equivalent from a well recognized university/institute.


 MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate all paper put together in Post Graduation.

Read in detailed way: AFCAT Eligibility Criteria

Age criteria for AFCAT 2018 Exam:

Those applying for AFCAT 1 Exam 2018/ AFCAT 2 Exam 2018  must check age norms as listed here. Here are age criteria for Flying Branch, Ground Duty Technical & Nontechnical Branch.

  • For Flying Branch – 20 to 24 Years
  • For Ground Duty Technical & Nontechnical Branch – 20-26 Years

Physical Standards for AFCAT 2018:

The physical appearance of contenders applying against AFCAT 1/2 Notification is well prescribed here.

For Flying Branch:

Minimum height162.5 cms,
Leg LengthMin – 99 cms, Max – 120 cms.
Thigh LengthMax – 64 cms
Sitting HeightMin – 81.5 cms. Max – 96 cms

For Ground Duty Technical & Nontechnical Branch:

Height(Male aspirants)157.5 cms
Height(Female aspirants)152 cms

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Fee Structure for AFCAT 2018 Examination:

Candidates registering for AFCAT entry are required to pay amount of Rs. 250/- as examination fee. However, those registering for Meteorology entry and NCC Special entry are not required to pay any amount of fee.

Remuneration details for AFCAT 1:

Those who get placed for India Air Force Recruitment 2018-19 will get Rs. 56100 – 110700/- as pay scale along with other allowances, Privileges, Insurance, Sports and Adventure.

Remuneration details for AFCAT 2:

Aspirants recruited for Flying Officer Positions will get impressive amount of pay scale of Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 per month in addition to Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Dearness, and Kit Maintenance & Transport Allowance. Have a look on table to know more about it.

CategoryPay Amount (including allowances)
Flying BranchRs. 85,372/-
Ground Duty (Tech) BranchRs.74,872/-
Ground Duty (Non-tech) BranchRs. 71,872/-

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AFCAT 2018 Selection Criteria:

For Ground Duty Technical & Nontechnical Branch:

  • Those who have submitted their AFCAT Online Application Form 2018 will be invited for AFCAT and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) i.e. Written Test.
  • It is compulsory for the aspirants applying for ground duty (technical) branch to pass both AFCAT & EKT.
  • Those who get shortlisted will be called for SSB interview having interview session for consecutive five days viz. Psychological, Group Tests and Interview

For Flying Branch Candidates:

  • For Flying Branch Computerized Pilot Selection System would be administered.
  • It is essential for contenders who are opting Flying Branch to pass (CPSS)/PABT in an earlier attempt, otherwise they will be suspended and not be eligible for it.

Download Here: AFCAT Previous Year Papers

AFCAT 2018 Syllabus:

Aspirants may refer AFCAT Syllabus 2018 for best preparation for AFCAT 1/AFCAT 2 Exam. As per Air Force Common Admission Test Syllabus, questions are asked from Verbal Ability (English), Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Awareness.

AFCAT Exam Pattern 2018:

  • As per AFCAT Exam Pattern, objective type questions are asked in paper. There will be a total of 150 questions in paper. Time duration of paper is of 2 hours. Each question will carry 3 marks for each correct answer.
  • There is a provision of negative marking in the exam. Candidates are advised to avoid making guess in exam.

AFCAT Exam Centers:

Amritsar Ambala
Bengaluru Bathinda
Bagdogra Bidar
Chandigarh Chennai
Dehradun Darbhanga
Gorakhpur Guwahati
Halwara Hyderabad
Imphal Jammu
 Jamnagar Jaipur
Kanpur Kalaikunda(Kharagpur)
Lucknow Leh
 Mohanbari Nagpur
Pathankot Ojhar (Nasik)
Pune Salua (Kharagpur)
 Allahabad Jorhat
 Barnala Kolkata
 Bareilly Mysore
 Chabua Thiruvananthapuram
 Delhi Varanasi
 Gwalior Vadodara
 Hashimara Varanasi
 MumbaiSulur (Coimbatore)
 Nal (Bikaner)Shillong
 Port BlairSuratgarh

How to Apply for Air Force Common Admission Test 2018?

In order to fill AFCAT Application Form, you may follow listed ways.

  • Visit official site of Indian Air Force that is www.indianairforce.nic.in
  • Hit on “CAREER” tab accessible right side of home page.
  • You will be moved to new page, you are required to scroll down under “Whats New” section.
  • Choose link concerning AFCAT 1 Notification/ AFCAT 2 Notification 2018-19.
  • After this, you may go through all details as listed in AFCAT 1 Notification or AFCAT 2 2018 Notification.
  • Applicants need to go back to the previous page and press on “Candidates Login” that is given at the top right corner.
  • Choose ‘AFCAT Entry’ from it.
  • Skip the video, enter details like email/user name, password, notification, security code.
  • Hit on ‘Proceed’ option.
  • After filling AFCAT 1 Registration/ AFCAT 2 Registration Form as per your preference, you may download AFCAT Online Application Form 2018.
  • Fill the online application form with correct details as asked.
  • Upload scanned copies of documents/ testimonials and recent passport size photograph as required.
  • Make payment of fee, take a preview of form & hit on “Submit” option for submission of form.
  • At last step, you may carry hard copy of the filled application form for future reference.

AFCAT Answer Key 2018:

Air Force Common Admission Test Answer Key comprises correct solutions of questions asked in paper. Those who will appear in AFCAT 1 Exam or AFCAT 2 Exam 2018 may get their AFCAT Answer Key from here.

AFCAT Admit Card 2018:

Candidates who will appear in Air Force Common Admission Test 2018 Exam may download their AFCAT Admit Card from here. With the help of roll number/registration number, you will be able to download AFCAT 1 Admit Card/ AFCAT 2 Admit Card 2018.

AFCAT Result 2018:

After successful organization of AFCAT Exam 2018, AFCAT Result will be announced. Those who get qualified in exam will be invited for next stage of selection. You may download your AFCAT Cut Off Marks as well as score card from here.

Press here for AFCAT 2018 Official Link

AFCAT 2018-2019 Dates:

AFCAT 1 2018 Dates:

AFCAT 01 2018 Admit Card31.01.2018
AFCAT 2018 (1) Exam Date25.02.2018
AFCAT 01 2018 Result Declaration1st week of April 2018

AFCAT 2 2018 Dates:

EventsTentative Dates
Release of official Notification for AFCAT 02 20181st week of June 2018
Submission of AFCAT 02 2018 Online Application1st week – last week of June 2018
Publication of Admit CardsLast week of July 2018
Exam Date of AFCAT 02 2018Last week of August 2018
AFCAT 02 2018 Result Declaration1st week of October 2018


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