First published December 20, 2013 – Republished with updates on December 9, 2014
Air Force Common Admission Test, AFCAT 2015 Details Announced. AFCAT serves as the gateway for career in the Indian Air Force as commissioned officer in Technical, Ground Duty and Flying branches. All male Indian citizens (as per the Citizenship Act 1955) born between born between 02nd January 1992 to 01st January 1996 are qualified to sit in the exam provided they meet the minimum educational qualification.
Graduates (minimum 3 years degree course) who have secured 60 per cent aggregate marks (in all papers put together) in any discipline from a recognized university and passed the 10+2 (or equivalent) with Maths and Physics, are eligible to apply. Apart from that, all B.E/B.Tech degree holders from a recognized university with 60 per cent aggregate mark (in all papers put together), are eligible to apply.
Candidates who failed the Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) in an earlier attempt, or any Flight Cadet who has been suspended from flying training at the Air Force Academy, shall not be eligible to apply.
The upper age limit cap can be flexible to 25 years for those holding valid and current commercial Pilot license issued by the DGCA (Indian).
Interested candidates must apply online on the Indian Air Force career website www.careerairforce.nic.in Last date for submission of online application form is Last date for submission of Online Applications: 01st January 2015
The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) shall be conducted on February 22, 2015 (Sunday). Complete Notification >> See here
Candidates are strongly recommended to access their candidate login account for regular updates on AFCAT and AFSB testing. The entrance exam will be two hours in duration and shall contain questions (all multiple choice objective) on numerical ability, verbal ability, general awareness, reasoning as well as military aptitude.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for further testing at any of the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) at Mysore, Varanasi, Dehradun, or Gandhinagar.
For further details of the exam as well as sample question paper for AFCAT 2015, candidates are advised to visit the official Air Force career website: www.careerairforce.nic.in .