Air Force Common Admission Test , AFCAT


Indian Air Force 

Air Force Common Admission Test 01/2012 Dec 2011 

Indian Air Force is going to organize a  Air Force Common Admission Test 01/2012  for the admission in various courses, after qualifying which applicants will be appointed as Commissioned Officer in Flying , Technical and Ground Duty branches. In this concern, Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for appearing in Test for admission. Applicants who will hold its requisite educational qualification and fulfill terms and condition may apply in prescribed format that was published on official website of Air Force. Application will be submitted on or before 13 January 2012 along with all requisite qualification certificates . Remaining details of this Admission Test are explained in below some paragraphs.

AFCAT Details: – 

Total Vacancies – 306

1. Course NameShort Service Commission 

Name of Branch – Flying

No. of Vacancies – 11

Salary – Rs. 59,466/- per month

Educational Qualification: – Applicants should have bachelor degree in any discipline from any recognized university having secured at least 60% marks in aggregate and qualified Intermediate with Mathematics and Physics having at least 60% marks from recognized board OR BE/B.Tech. from any recognized university having at least 60% marks.

Physical Standard – Height – 162.5 Cm ,Weight – As per Height ,Length of leg – 99 Cm – 120 Cm,Thigh length – Maximum 64 Cm ,Sitting Height – 81.5 Cm – 96 Cm

Age limit – Applicants’ age should be between 19 years and 23 years as on 1st January 2013.

2. Name of Course – Short Service Commission 

Branch Name – Technical

No. of Vacancies – 136

Stipend – Rs. 50, 716 per month

Educational Qualification – 

i. Aeronautical Engineer ( Electronics ) ( AE(L)) : – Candidates must have completed four years degree  in engineering  from any recognized university having secured at least 60% marks or cleared section A and B examination of Associate Member ship of Institution of Engineers etc.

ii. Aeronautical Engineer ( Mechanical) ( AE(M)): – Four years engineering degree from any recognized universality having at least 60% marks OR cleared Section A and B of Institute of Engineers / Member ship of Aeronautic Society of India.

Physical Standard – Height – 157.5 Cm, Weight – As per Height, other same to above

Age limit – Applicants’ age should not be above than 28 years and less than 19 years as on 1st January 2013

3. Course Name – Short Service Commission 

Branch Name – Ground Duty

No. of vacancies– 159

Remuneration – Rs. 48, 216/- per month

Educational Qualification: – i. Administration and Logistics – Bachelor degree in any subject having obtained at least 60% marks or Master degree in any discipline having obtained at least 50% marks from any recognized university.

ii. Accounts – Bachelor of Commerce with at least 60% marks or Master of Commerce with at least 50% marks from recognized university

iii. Meteorology – Master degree with minimum 50% marks in any one subject of mathematics / Statistics / Geography / Weather Science / Agriculture Weather Science / etc along with Bachelor degree with Physics and Mathematics with at least 55% marks from recognized university

iv. Education – Master degree in any discipline having secured at least 50% marks from any recognized university

Physical Standard : – Height – 157.5 Cm , Weight – Proportional to height, others same as above

Age limit as on 1st January 2013

i. Graduate – Age should be between 20 and 23 years

ii. Post Graduate / LLB ( five years course ) – Age should be between 20 and 25 years

iii. Graduate / LLB ( Three years course ) – between 20 and 26 years

iv. M.Ed. / Ph.D. / CA / ICWDI – 20 years to 27 years

Selection Procedure: – Applicants whose applications will be received within due date will called for appearing in Air Force Common Admission Test. Test will be conducted on 26 February 2011. Test will contains multiple choice questions from verbal ability, numerical  ability, reasoning, general awareness and aptitude for which two hours time will be given. Applicants as per obtained marks in test will be called for further stages and who will qualify all stages will be got admission.

How to apply: – 

1. Prescribed format of application can be downloaded from official website of Indian Air force or from below given web link ” Recruitment details”. Application should be furnished in own handwriting in capital letter with black pen in which all details related to candidates should be filled.

2. Application must be enclosed within a superscribed envelope with word ” Application for Air Force Common Admission Test: 26 February 2012″ and should be accompanied by  one self addressed envelope with Rs. 27/- postage stamp, One self addressed envelope with Rs. 5/- postage stamps and two unattested recent colour photographs.

3. Applicants can forward application at any address of various as per choice on or before 13/01/1012, one of which is given below

Address: – AFCAT Cell, HQ Western Air Command, IAF, Subroto, Park, New Delhi – 110 010

Applicants can obtain more information about this Test and download prescribed format of application for AFCAT from web link ” Recruitment Details”

Official website of Indian Air Force –


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  1. Sir I have completed MBA. I am 24 years old………….Am i eligible for AFCAT????? If yes….so which branch…?????

  2. sir i have completed class 12th with 59.9% marks but in b tech 69% marks aggrigate……..i am eligible forAFCAT????

  3. sir i have completead my diploma in medical laboratorey technology. i have four years experiance in this field. so if any jobs in air force hospitals pleace send a mail to my mail id. than king you. with your regards.

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