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AFCAT 1 Application Form 2017 Feb Exam Eligibility

AFCAT 1 Application Form

Indian Air Force has invited AFCAT 1 Application Form from for the courses commencing in January 2018 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) / Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches.

AFCAT 1 Application Form

Interested applicants who are going to participate in Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) which will be held in February 2017 need to fill online application form from 3rd December 2016 to 29th December 2016. You may get complete details through this page about AFCAT 1 Application Form 2017.

AFCAT is an entrance exam which is also known as Air Force Common Admission Test. Aspirants who are willing to fill up Application Form for Air Force Common Admission Test they may fill AFCAT Online Application Form on or before the last date.

Candidates who are interested to apply they may attain more details about AFCAT Application Form  such as eligibility criteria, last date, and procedure to apply etc. are well described below on this page by the team of the

AFCAT 1 Application Form

Name of OrganizationIndian Air Force
Name of ExamAir Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)
Last Date To Apply Online Application29th December 2016

Name of Courses:

  • Short Service Commission (SSC)
  • Permanent Commission (PC)

Name of the Post:

  • Commissioned Officers

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Name & No. of Branches:

     I.       Flying Branch:

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

   II.        Technical Branch:

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

  III.        Ground Duty Branch:

  • No. 200/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for Men)
  • No. 200/17G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria:

Qualification Required:

Branch Name DisciplineQualification Required
Flying Branch————-Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline
Ground Duty (Technical)Aeronautical Engineer


Candidates with minimum 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of

four year degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology

Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical)


Ground Duty


AdministrationGraduate Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline
AccountsB. Com. degree
EducationMBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International studies / Defence studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT /Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation with minimum of 50% marks i

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Age Limitation & Physical Appearance Details:

Name of Branch Age Limit (as on 01st January 2018)Physical Standard
Flying Branch20 to 24 yearsMin Height: 162.5 cms with correlated weight
Min Vision: 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other
Ground Duty (Technical)20 to 26 years


Min Height: 157.5 cms with correlated weight, women – 152 cms
Ground Duty (Nontechnical)

Salary Offered:

Those who will be selected for against AFCAT Notification they will be offered good amount of pay scale:

  • Flying Branch: Rs.82,050/-
  • Ground Duty (Tech) Branch :  Rs.71,550/-
  • Ground Duty (Non-tech) Branch : Rs.68,550/-

Age limit:

  • Flying Branch:  Between 20 to 24 years
  • Ground Duty (Tech) Branch:  :  Between 20 to 26 years

Selection Process:

  • These are the phases of AFCAT Selection Procedure for admission of candidates-
  • Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT – only for Technical branch)
  • AFSB Interview:
    • AFSB Interview
    • Screening test
    • Psychological test, Group Test, Medical Test and Interview
    • CPSS (Computerized Pilot Selection System) and/ or Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT)

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Paper Pattern & Syllabus:

  • Question paper consist 100 questions.
  • Each question will carry 3 marks for correct answers.
  • There is a Negative Marking For Wrong Answer, one mark will be deducted.
  • The total time for the paper is 120 Minutes. There are four topics covered under the head AFCAT 1 Examination that are follows under:
Name of SubjectNames of Topics
General AwarenessHistory, Sports, Art, Culture, Geography, Environment, Civics, Current Affairs, Defence, Basic Science, Politics, etc
Verbal Ability in EnglishSynonyms, Antonyms, Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion and Testing of Vocabulary.
Numerical AbilityAverage, Profit & loss, Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Percentage.
Reasoning & Military Aptitude TestVerbal Skills and Spatial Ability

AFCAT 1 Application Form: Official Notification

How to fill AFCAT Application Form?

  • Firstly, you need to visit official website that is
  • On the home page you need to go through “What’s New” section.
  • Applicant need to select “Advertisement AFCAT01/2017” link.
  • Read the complete advertisement carefully.
  • Then, register yourself by entering some basic details and get user id and password for further process to fill application form.
  • After registration login with details and Fill Online Application Form with all required details.
  • Applicants need to upload their recent passport size photograph.
  • Recheck it after completion and hit on “submit” button.
  • Lastly, take a printout for future use.

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Important Dates:

  • Last Date To Apply Online: 29th December 2016
  • AFCAT Exam Date: 26th February 2017


Candidates may check above Official Notification for more details regarding AFCAT 1 Application Form 2017.

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