AFCAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

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The Air force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted by the Indian Air force twice every year for selection of officers in various branches of the force including

  • Flying Branch (Short service Commission)
  • Technical Branch (Short Service Commission and permanent Commission)
  • Ground Duty Branch (Short Service Commission and permanent Commission)

Flying Branch

Education

  • Graduation in any discipline with minimum 60 % marks.
  • Passed Math՚s and physics as subject at 10 + 2 level.
  • B. E/B. Tech from a recognized University with min 60 % marks.

Age Limit

  • 20 to 24 years as on 01.01. 2018 (born between 02.01. 1994 to 01.01. 1998) .
  • Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA is relaxed up to 26 years.

Minimum Height

  • 162.5 cms with correlated weight

Minimum Vision

  • 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other

Technical Branch

Education

  • Four year degree qualification and have cleared section A and B examination of associate membership of Institution of Engineers or Aeronautical Society of India with 60 % marks.

Age Limit

  • 20 to 26 years on 01.01. 2018

Minimum Height

  • 157.5 cms with correlated weight, women – 152 cms

Ground Duty Branch

Education

  • Graduate degree (Minimum 3 years) in any discipline with min 60 % marks or cleared section A and B examination of associate membership of Institution of Engineers or Aeronautical Society of India with 60 % marks for Administration and logistics posts.
  • B. Com with min 60 % marks for Accounts posts.
  • MBA/MCA or MA/MSc degree in English/Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/Statistics/International relations/International Studies/Defense studies/Psychology/Computer Science/IT/Management/Mass Communication/Journalism/Public Relation with minimum of 50 % marks in aggregate all paper put together in post-graduation and 60 % marks in graduation for Education posts

Age Limit

  • 20 to 26 years on 01.01. 2018 (born between 02.01. 1992 to 01.01. 1998)

Minimum Height

  • 157.5 cms with correlated weight, women – 152 cms

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