Indian Air Force has issued notifications for the AFCAT 2018, for recruitment to the post of Commissioned Officers in flying and ground duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches.
Candidates qualifying AFCAT 2018 will be inducted to courses commencing in January 2019 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) / Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical) Branches. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through the prescribed format on or before 14 January 2018.
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Last Date of Online Application: 14 January 2018.
Indian Air Force Course Details:
- AFCAT Entry (Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical))
- NCC Special Entry (Flying)
- Meteorology Branch (Ground Duty (Non-technical)
Eligibility Criteria for NCC Special Entry and AFCAT 2018
Educational/Technical Qualification & Experience:
Technical Branch: candidates should have passed a 4 year degree program in engineering or equivalent, for detailed qualification refer to the notification below.
Flying Branch: Graduates in any discipline from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate and should have passed Mathematics and Physics at 10+2 level, Alternatively should have BE / B Tech degree (with minimum 60% marks .
- Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years
- Ground Duty (Technical/Non-technical) Branches : 20 to 26 years
Physical Fitness Test:
Candidates will be required to complete 1.6km run in stipulated time frame of 9 Min, 100 Meter run in 16 sec, furthermore 20 Pushup and Sit-ups in 1 minute, should be able to do 3 chin-ups and should be able to swim 25 meter.
Selection Process for NCC Special Entry and AFCAT 2018
Candidates will be selected on the basis of written examination, Officers Intelligence Rating Test & Picture Perception and Discussion test, Psychological test and Group tests / Interview.
How to Apply for NCC Special Entry and AFCAT 2018
Online applications will be accepted through the official recruitment websites of Indian Air force ‘careerindianairforce.cdac.in or afcat.cdac.in’. The last date of application is 14 January 2018.