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AFCAT (2) 2020 Registration till 14 July (Today) by IAF: Check Physical Standards, Height, Weight, Vision & Other Medical Standards to Join Indian Air Force

AFCAT (2) 2020 Registration till 14 July (Today) by IAF: AFCAT (2) 2020 Exam Registration will be conducted till 14th July 2020 at afcat.cdac.in. Check Physical Standards, Height, Weight, Vision & Other Medical Standards required for IAF AFCAT 2020 Selection.

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AFCAT (2) 2020 Registration till 14 July (Today) by IAF: Check Physical Standards, Height, Weight, Vision & Other Medical Standards to Join Indian Air Force
AFCAT (2) 2020 Registration till 14 July (Today) by IAF: Check Physical Standards, Height, Weight, Vision & Other Medical Standards to Join Indian Air Force

AFCAT (2) 2020 Registration till 14 July (Today) by IAF: AFCAT (2) 2020 Registration will end on 14th July 2020 at its official website - afcat.cdac.in. Indian Air force will be conducting AFCAT (2) 2020 Exam on 19th and 20th September 2020 for the recruitment of 256 vacancies for Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. The AFCAT 2020 Selection process consists of three phases – Online Exam/ EKT for Technical Candidates, AFSB Interview and Final Selection after Medical Test.

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Below are important dates for AFCAT 2020 Recruitment Process:

Important Dates for AFCAT (2) 2020 Exam

Issue of Notification

10th June 2020

Dates for submission of online applications

15th June 2020 to 14th July 2020

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AFCAT (2) 2020 Admit Card Download

4th September 2020

AFCAT (2) 2020 Exam

19 September 2020 and 20 September 2020

Course Commencement

July 2021

Check AFCAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have obtained the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT 2020 (2) Exam will be called at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSB) by the Indian Air Force. Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry and Meteorology Branch will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres. The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB) and Varanasi (4 AFSB). Candidates who opt for flying branch can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi.

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One cannot get selected in Indian Air Force if the candidate is not physically and medically fit. So, it is advisable for the candidates to not only study hard for the exams but also keep themselves physically and mentally fit through physical exercises to clear the physical and medical tests.

Physical Fitness

Candidates are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo various tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 mile (1.6 kms) in 10 minutes, 10 push ups and 3 chin ups.

Tattoos

Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearm (from inside of elbow to the wrist) and on the reverse side of palm/ back (dorsal) side of hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable. Tribes with tattoo marks on the face or body as per their existing customs and traditions will be permitted on a case to case basis.

Narcotics

Use/possession of narcotics is banned. Candidate may be tested for presence of drugs in the body during Medicals and subsequently  during training/ service career as an officer. If candidate is found to be using/ in possession of narcotics during any time of training/service career, candidate would be debarred from joining the Indian Air Force or be removed from service if already joined.

PHYSICAL STANDARDS

Let’s look at the Physical Standards for AFCAT (2) 2020 Recruitment

1. Height & weight

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

b) For Ground Duty (Technical/Nontechnical) Branch: The minimum acceptable height for male candidates in Ground Duty (Technical/Non-technical) Branch is 157.5 cms. For women candidates, the minimum acceptable height is 152 cms. (For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North-Eastern region of India, Garhwal and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height will be 5 cms less. In the case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height will be 2 cms less than what is applicable to men and women respectively).

Height and Weight standards for men and women are given below for Indian Air Force. Interpolation for weights against height not mentioned may be done.

Height and Weight Standards for Male

Height (in cm)

Without Shoes

Age Range (in Years) / Weight (in Kgs)

15-17

18-22

23-27

28-32 years

33-37years

152

46

47

50

54

54

153

47

47

51

55

55

154

47

48

51

56

56

155

48

49

52

56

56

156

48

49

53

57

57

157

49

50

54

58

58

158

49

50

54

58

58

159

50

51

55

59

59

160

51

52

56

59

60

161

51

52

56

60

60

162

52

53

57

61

61

163

52

54

58

61

62

164

53

54

59

62

63

165

53

55

59

63

63

166

54

56

60

63

64

167

54

56

61

64

65

168

55

57

61

65

65

169

55

57

62

65

66

170

56

58

63

66

67

171

56

59

64

66

68

172

57

59

64

67

68

173

58

60

65

68

69

174

58

61

66

68

70

175

59

61

66

69

71

176

59

62

67

70

71

177

60

62

68

70

72

178

60

63

69

71

73

179

61

64

69

72

73

180

61

64

70

72

74

181

62

65

71

73

75

182

62

66

72

74

76

183

63

66

72

74

76

184

64

67

73

75

77

185

64

68

74

75

78

186

65

68

74

76

78

187

65

69

75

77

79

188

66

69

76

77

80

189

66

70

77

78

81

190

67

71

77

79

81

191

67

71

78

79

82

192

68

72

79

80

82

193

68

73

79

81

83

+/- SD

6

6.3

7.1

6.6

6.9

Height and Weight standards for Female

Height (in cm) Without Shoes

Age Range (in Years) / Weight (in Kgs)

20-25 Years

26-30 Years

148

43

46

149

44

47

150

45

48

151

45

48

152

46

49

153

47

50

154

47

50

155

48

51

156

49

52

157

49

53

158

50

53

159

51

54

160

51

55

161

52

55

162

52

56

163

53

57

164

54

57

165

54

58

166

55

59

167

56

60

168

56

60

169

57

61

170

58

62

171

58

62

172

59

63

173

59

64

174

60

64

175

61

65

176

61

66

177

62

67

178

63

67

+/- SD

5

5

Also Read:

Practice AFCAT Mock Test-1 Here

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Practice AFCAT EKT Electronic Science Mock Test Here

2. Visual Standard

Below is the Visual Standards for Air Force Common Admission Online Test (AFCAT 01/2020) for Flying Branch and Ground Duties (Technical And Non-Technical)/ NCC Special Entry for Courses Commencing in January 2021 Candidates on Entry:

Branch

Maximum Limits of Refractive Error

Visual Acuity Errors

Colour Vision

F(P) including WSOs

Hypermetropia: + 2.0D Sph

Manifest Myopia: Nil

Retinoscopic myopia: - 0.5 in any meridian permitted

Astigmatism: + 0.75D Cyl (within + 2.0D Max)

6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other, correctable to

6/6 only for

Hypermetropia

CP-I

Aircrew other than F(P)

Hypermetropia: +3.5D Sph

Myopia: -2.0D Sph

Astigmatism: + 0.75D Cyl

6/24 in one eye and

6/36 in other,

correctable to 6/6 and 6/9

CP-I

Adm/ Adm (ATC)/Adm (FC)

Hypermetropia: + 3.5D Sph

Myopia: -3.5D Sph

Astigmatism: + 2.5D Cyl in any meridian

Corrected visual

acuity should be

6/9 in each eye.

CP-II

AE(M) AE(L)

Hypermetropia: + 3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: + 2.5D Cyl in any meridian

Corrected visual

acuity should be

6/9 in each eye.

Wearing of glasses

will be compulsory

when advised

CP-II

Met

Hypermetropia: + 3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: + 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual

acuity should be

6/6 in the better eye

and 6/18 in the worse

eye. Wearing of

Glasses will be

compulsory

CP-II

Accts/

Lgs/Edn

Hypermetropia: + 3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: + 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual

acuity should be

6/6 in the better eye

and 6/18 in the worse

eye. Wearing of

Glasses will be

compulsory

CP-III

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Physical Condition During Training Period

Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training. Candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition by following the under mentioned routine:-

(i) Running: up to 4 Km. in 15 minutes

(ii) Skipping

(iii) Push ups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each

(iv) Chin ups: 08

(v) Rope Climbing: 3 to 4 metres

(vi) Swimming (25 m)

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