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Indian Air Force AFCAT 2019 Notification

07 Dec 2018

Commissioned Officer


30 Dec 2018

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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 January 2020 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC)/Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical Branches) Branches. Online applications are invited for NCC Special Entry Scheme and Meteorology Branch.
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.


Entry, Branch, and No. of Vacancies

Entry Branch Vacancies
AFCAT Entry Flying SSC-25
Ground Duty (Technical) AE(L)
PC-24, SSC-32AE(M)
PC-10, SSC-14
Ground Duty (Non-technical) PC-11, SSC-15
Logistics: PC-05, SSC-09Accounts: PC-07, SSC-11
NCC Special Entry Flying 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

Note: There is no intake conduct for Meteorology and Education branches for AFCAT 01/2019 for course commencing in Jan 2020.

Important Notice:- Please Check the Official Notification given below for more details.

Age Limit

For Flying Branch- Min: 20Years           Max: 24Years

For Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical Branch) – Min: 20 Years          Max: 26Years

Note: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course. Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also ineligible.

Application Fees

  • Rs.250 for AFCAT Entry Candidate
  • Nil for NCC Special Entry & Meteorology Branch.

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 the technical branch). 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.  Or www.afcat.cdac.in. From 01 Dec 2018 to 30 Dec 2018. 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. PAN Card, Aadhaar card and account in SBI/ Nationalised Bank is mandatory at the time of joining Air Force Academy (AFA).

Important Dates

Starting Date to fill Online Application Form: 01 Dec 2018
Last date of receiving Applications: 30 Dec 2018

Important Links

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5 Responses to “Indian Air Force AFCAT 2019 Notification” (Submit your query)

  1. anjali bahuguna

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

  2. Dharmvir

    This is my aim And our family not joined to defence sir I thing I do our Indian family today i have not money for afcat coaching but sir I regular reading self study in the house only afcat

  3. Somesh Rawat

    From which subjects question are coming from technichal ground post. i am born in 22 september 1995 , and i am eligiable or not.

  4. deepak

    can civil engineering student also apply in afact?
    and what there work ?

  5. Shreya

    Sir, I am commerce student…can I eligible for dis form

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