AFCAT 2018 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