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AFCAT 2017 Notification – Apply Online for Commissioned Officer Posts

Indian Air Force (IAF) has published a notification for the recruitment of Commissioned Officer vacancies for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying & Permanent Commission (PC)/ Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches through Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) – 01/ 2017. Eligible candidates can apply online from 03/12/2016 to 29/12/2016. Other parameters like age limit, educational qualification, selection process & how to apply are given below:

AFCAT 2017 Notification Details:

Name of the Post: Commissioned Officer

Name of the Branch:

1. Flying (203/18F/SSC/M &W)
2. Ground Duty (Technical) (202/18T/PC/ M, 202/18T/ SSC/M &W)
a. Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}
b. Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}
3. Ground Duty (Non-technical) (202/18G/ PC/M, 202/18G/ SSC/M &W)
a. Administration
b. Logistics
c. Accounts
d. Education

Educational Qualification: Candidates must possess Graduation in any discipline OR B.E/B.Tech with 60%b marks for Flying Branch; Four year degree OR cleared Sections A & B Examination of Associate Membership of Institute of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with 60% marks for Technical Branch; and Graduation with 60% marks / PG Degree / Diploma in relevant discipline / CA/ICWA with 50% marks for General Duty Branches.

Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 20-24 years (i.e Born between 02/01/1994 to 01/01/1998 both dates inclusive) for S.No-1, 20-26 years (i.e Born between 02/01/1992 to 01/01/1998 both dates inclusive) for S.No-2 & 3 as on 01/01/2018. Upper age limit for Candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. Born between 02/01/1992 to 01/01/1998 (Both dates inclusive) for S.No-1.

Selection Methodology: Selection will be based on the performance in AFCAT & Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) (For candidates applying for Technical Branch only) followed by Intelligence Test, Psychological Test, Group Test, Medical Test & Interview conducted by Air Force Selection Board (AFSB). Candidates applying for Flying Branch must appear for Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT).

How to Apply: Eligible candidates may apply online through the website from 03/12/2016 to 29/12/2016.

Instructions for Applying Online:

(i) Log on to the website
(ii) Click on “Candidate Login”
(iii) Click on “New Candidate” to start the Online Application process.
(iv) Fill all the five parts of online applications carefully including part 5 where you need to upload photograph, signature and thumb impression.
(v) Submit the application and retain User Name and Password for future use.

Important Dates Schedule:

➤ Starting Date for Online Application – 03/12/2016

 Last Date for Online Application – 29/12/2016

 Downloading of Admit Card – January 2017

 Date of AFCAT & EKT Exam – 26/02/2017 (Sunday)

 Date of Course Commencing - January 2018

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