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Indian Air Force AFCAT 2016 Notification

Published Date : 04 Jun 2016
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Indian Air Force has invited applications from Indian citizen candidates to join Indian Air Force as Commissioned Officers for different courses commencing in July 2016 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent/Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.

The Indian Air Force is the air arm of the Indian armed forces. Its primary responsibility is to secure Indian airspace and to conduct Aerial warfare during a conflict. It was officially established on 8 October 1932 as an auxiliary air force of the British Empire and the prefix Royal was added in 1945 in recognition of its services during World War II.

Commissioned Officers Recruitment through AFCAT-2

Branch Age limit Pay Scale Educational Qualification
Flying Branch 20 to 24 yrs Rs. 78,426 /- Graduate OR BE/ B.Tech with 60% marks.
Technical Branch 20 to 26 yrs Rs. 67,926/- BE/ B.Tech with 60% marks.
Ground Duty Branches 20 to 26 yrs Rs. 64,926/- Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree with a minimum of 50% marks.

Selection Procedure

All applicants whose applications are submitted by due date will be called for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) (applicable only for candidates applying for technical branch) to be conducted on 28 Aug 2016 (Sunday). The AFCAT will be of two hours duration and will contain multiple choice questions on verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning, general awareness and military aptitude. Candidates who are short-listed on the basis of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT/EKT) will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs).

How to Apply

Desirous candidates can apply online through official website www.careerairforce.nic.in from 04 June 2016 to 30 June 2016. Submission of more than one application will result in cancellation of candidature. The duration of training for Flying and Technical Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground Duty Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments.

Important Dates

Starting Date to fill Online Application Form : 04 June 2016

Last date of receiving Applications : 30 June 2016

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anjali bahuguna
1 year 6 months ago

the exam fee is not mentioned in the given advertisement..please inform about the exam fee also

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