Air Force Common Admission Test, AFCAT 2014

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  1. Indian Air Force (IAF)

    Indian Air Force (IAF) has announced the exam dates for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT 2014), which will be conducted in August 2014. The AFCAT will be held on Sunday, August 31, 2014.

    AFCAT is conducted for male candidates for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying branch and Permanent/Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty branches and for female candidates for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying, Technical and Ground Duty branches for the session commencing in July 2015.

    IAF Vacancy Details

    Name of Post: Commissioned Officers

    Name of Branch:

    ·Flying Branch:

    ·No 198/15F/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)

    ·Technical Branch:

    ·No 197/15T/PC/M (Permanent Commission)

    ·No 197/15T/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)

    ·Ground Duty Branch:

    ·No 197/15G/PC/M (Permanent Commission)

    No 197/15G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)
    Eligibility:
    ·Flying Branch (198 15/SSC/M)

    Age: 19 to 23 years as on 01st July, 2014 (born between 02nd July, 1992 to 01st July, 1996) both dates inclusive

    Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (Indian) is relaxable upto 25 years (born between 02nd July, 1990 to 01st July, 1996) both dates inclusive

    Educational Qualifications: Graduates (minimum 3 years degree course) in any discipline from a recognized 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 B.E./B.Tech degree (4 year course) from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together

    Candidates who have failed the Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) in an earlier attempt or a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible to apply

    ·Technical Branch (197/15T/ SSC/M Courses)

    Age: 18 to 28 years as on 01st July, 2015 (born between 02nd July, 1987 to 01st July, 1997) both dates inclusive

    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 recognized university or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate membership examination of the institute of electronics and telecommunication engineers by actual studies

    All candidates applying for AE (L) branch should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together

    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 recognized university or cleared Section A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies

    All candidates applying for AE (M) branch should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together

    ·Ground Duty Branch (197/15G/PCM and 197/15G/SSC/M Courses)

    Age: (As on 01st July 2015)

    For Graduate: 20 to 23 years (age limit); 02nd July 1992 to 01st July 1995; Born between (both dates inclusive)

    For Post Graduate/LLB (Five years integrated course): 20 to 25 years (age limit); 02nd July 1990 to 01st July 1995; born between (both dates inclusive)

    For LLB (Three years course after Graduation): 20 to 26 years (age limit); 02nd July 1889 to 01st July 1995; Born between (both dates inclusive)

    Administration and Logistics: Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or a Pass Graduate Degree / equivalent Diploma in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers

    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 (M.Com) / 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

    Selection Procedure:

    All applicants whose application have been submitted by due date will be called for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) to be conducted on 31st August 2014 (Sunday) at one of the examination centres mentioned below

    Candidates will be required to login to their candidates login account regularly for information on AFCAT and AFSB testing. The entrance test 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 paper and syllabus of AFCAT is available on IAF career website.

    Candidates who are short-listed on the basis of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Board (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagaror Varanasi

    The testing would consist of three stages as given below:

    ·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 State-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 State-I testing or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself

    ·State-II: Testing consisting of Psychological test, Group Test and Interview will

    be conducted on subsequent days (Five Days)

    ·For Flying Branch: Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) would be administered to eligible candidates

    Change of Interview Dates: Request for change of SSB interview date should be avoided. However, as an exception, such change may be considered based on the circumstances of the case. Request for such change should be forwarded to the respective AFSB from where the call letter for SSB Interview has been received and not to Air Headquarters/AFCAT Cell. The AFSBs may consider change of date at the their discretion

    Medical Examination will be conducted at AFCME, New Delhi or IAM Bengaluru based on the recommendations at AFSB

    Candidates recommended by the AFSBs and declared medically fit will be detailed for training in the order of all India Merit list depending the number of vacancies available in various branches/sub branches. Grant of PC/SSC in Technical and Ground Duty Branches would be based on number of vacancies, performance in the selection process and the choice given by the candidate/Airmen

    No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained during the testing at AFSB

    10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing ‘C’ certificate holders in Technical and Ground Duty Branches

    Onus of meeting the eligibility criteria rest with the applicant

    Merely undergoing Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)/SSB testing would not constitute fulfillment of eligibility requirements
    How To Apply:
    Candidates are advised to read the notification for AFCAT 02/2014 and the detailed guidelines for filling up online application as given in the website 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 and other educational certificates. Please save your recent colour passport size photograph (size 10 to 250 kb) in the computer for attaching to your online application form
    Please note that utmost care needs to be taken while filing up the online application. In case any information is found to be incorrect then the candidates is likely to be cancelled at any stage of the selection process

    Details of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) Centres are appended below and would be allocated as per availability of seats. AFCAT centre once allotted would not be changed under any circumstances.

    Candidates are to apply only online on IAF career website from 07th June 2014 to 03rd July 2014

    Important Dates:
    Starting date for Submission of Online Applications: 07th June 2014
    Last date for Submission of Online Application:
    03rd July 2014
    Date of AFCAT and EKT Exam: 31st August 2014

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