Indian Air Force Recruitment 2018 for Short Service Commission & Permanent Commission

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Board: Indian Air Force
Post Name: SSC in Flying Branch and PC/SSC in Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical)
Description: Air Force Common Admission Test is commonly known as AFCAT. The AFCAT is an entrance test for the aspirants who want to join Indian Air Force as Commissioned Officer in Flying, Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical).
Qualification: Various
Last date of Apply: 15/07/2018
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Date of posting: 03/06/2018
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AFCAT Recruitment 2018

Indian Air Force published an official notification for the courses commencing in Jul 2019 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) / Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. Eligible candidates can apply for this recruitment. You can view more details about this recruitment including No. of posts, name of post, Educational qualification, Age limit, Selection process, How to apply etc... You can also view official notification and other important facts about this recruitment e.g. Important links and Important dates.

Job details

  • Name of posts:
    • AFCAT Entry
      • SSC: 42 Posts
      • AE (L): PC - 22 Posts, SSC - 30 Posts
      • AE (M): PC - 10 Posts, SSC - 14 Posts
      • Admin: PC - 8 Posts, SSC - 12 Posts
      • Logistics: PC - 1 Post, SSC - 4 Posts
      • Accounts: PC - 3 Posts, SSC - 5 Posts 
      • Education: PC - 3 Posts, SSC - 4 Posts
    • NCC Special Entry
    • Meteorology Branch
      • PC - 10 Posts
      • SSC - 14 Posts

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification

  • Details on physical/medical standards, educational qualifications and selection procedure are available in detailed notification on the website. 

Age limit

  • Flying Branch. 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jul 2019 i.e. born between 02 July 1995 to 01 July 1999 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence is- sued by DGCA (India) is relax able upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 July 1993 to 01 July 1999 (both dates inclusive).
  • Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical) Branches). 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2019 i.e. born between 02 July 1993 to 01 July 1999 (bothdates inclusive).

Application Fee

  • Online testing will be conducted for AFCAT entry at various centers. Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- as exami-nation fee. However, candidates registering for Meteorology entry and NCC Special entry are not required to pay. Details of conduct, examination centers and mode of payment are available in the notification.

Selection Process

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  • Stage: 1: Officer Intelligence Rating Test, Picture Perception & Discussion Test
  • Stage 2: Psychological Test, Group Test for Checking Interactive Ability & Personal Conversation with Interviewing Officer
  • Stage 3: Medical Test

AFCAT 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration 
  • General Awareness: 20 Questions & 60 Maximum Marks
  • Verbal Ability: 20 Questions & 60 Maximum Marks
  • Quantitative Ability: 20 Questions & 60 Maximum Marks
  • Logical Reasoning: 20 Questions & 60 Maximum Marks
  • Military Aptitude Test: 20 Questions & 60 Maximum Marks
  • Total: 100 Questions & 300 Maximum Marks
  • Time Duration: 2 Hours
  • EKT Test (For Technical Ground Duty only): 50 Questions & 150 Maximum Marks
  • Time Duration: 45 Minutes

AFCAT 2018 Syllabus

  • Candidates can check AFCAT 2 2018 exam syllabus section wise. Candidates are advised to check full syllabus before starting preparation. Here, we have mentioned the section wise topics. So, let’s have a look at AFCAT 2 2018 Syllabus.
    • General Awareness: History, Geography, Sports, Civics, Environment, Defence, Basic Sciences, Culture, Art, Politics, Current Affairs, etc.
    • Verbal Ability in English: English Comprehension, Vocabulary, Error Finding, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Jumbled Sentences, rearrangement of sentences etc.
    • Numerical Ability: Number Series, Simplification, Average, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Simple Interest, Decimal Fraction, Percentage etc.
    • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

How to Apply

  • Interested and Eligible Candidates can apply online by below mentioned link. 

Important Dates

  • Application start from: 16/06/2018
  • Last date for application: 15/07/2018

Important Links:

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