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Indian Air Force conducts Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) for candidates to recruit them to Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Officer Branches. It came into existence in the year 2011.
Graduates in all streams including B.E, B.Tech, B.Sc, M.Com, CA, ICWA are eligible to apply  for AFCAT 2019.
Entry - AFCAT Entry
Branch - Flying
PC/SSC - SSC for Men & Women
Course Number - 208/20F/SSC/M & W
Vacancies - SSC - 60
Branch - Ground Duty (Technical) {Aeronautical Engineer Electronics and Aeronautical Engineer Mechanical}
PC/SSC - PC for Men and SSC for Men & Women
Course Number - 
207/20T/SSC/M & W
Vacancies - 
PC- 28, SSC- 42
PC- 12, SSC- 20 
Branch - Ground Duty (NonTechnical) {Administration, Education}
PC/SSC - SSC for Men & Women
Course Number - PC for Men & SSC for Men & Women
Vacancies - 
207/20G/SSC/M & W
Entry - NCC Special Entry
Branch - Flying
PC/SSC - PC for Men & SSC for Men & Women
Course Number - 
208/20F/SSC/M & W
Vacancies - 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC
Entry - Meteorology Entry
Branch - Ground Duty (NonTechnical)
PC/SSC - PC for Men & SSC for Men & Women
Course Number - 
207/20G/SSC/M & W
Vacancies -
Meteorology: PC-10, SSC-14

AFCAT 02/2019 Eligibility

AFCAT Registration / Application Form

AFCAT 2019 Online Application Form/ Registration:-


Apply online at website - https://afcat.cdac.in from 1st June 2019 to 30th June 2019.
Aadhaar Card is mandatory for online registration. 
Upload Photo, Signature & Thumb Impression (size of each jpg/ jpeg file to be between 10 and 50 kb).
Examination fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for AFCAT entry (not applicable for NCC special entry and Meteorology) may be paid online.

AFCAT Online Application Form

AFCAT Exam Dates

AFCAT 2019 Date:-  

AFCAT 02/2019 Date (Online) -  24th August 2019 (Saturday) or 25th August 2019 (Sunday).

AFCAT 2019 Admit Card -

The eligible candidates shall be issued with an e-Admit Card three weeks before the date of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be sent to the registeredemail IDs and will be also available at the website www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in of all candidates who successfully submitted their online application. 




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AFCAT Sample Papers

AFCAT Syllabus

AFCAT 2019 Syllabus:-

English - Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.
General Awareness - History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.
Numerical Ability - Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test - Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.
The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).


Paper Pattern

AFCAT 2019 Pattern:-

It is mandatory for the candidates opting for Ground Duty (Technical) branch to appear in both AFCAT as well as Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT). 
Duration - 02 Hours
Subjects - General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
No. of Questions - 100 
Max Marks - 300
EKT [For Candidates with one of the choices as (Technical) Branch] -
Duration - 45 Minutes
Subjects - Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics
No. of Questions - 50
Max Marks - 150
Marking Scheme -
Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
No marks for unattempted questions.


AFCAT Preparation

AFCAT 2019 Preparation:- 


 An online Practice Test (for AFCAT & EKT) is available on the IAF website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in

AFCAT Notification

AFCAT 2019 Notification:-

AFCAT 02/2019 Notification - 

Apply online at website - https://afcat.cdac.in from 1st June 2019 to 30th June 2019.
Download Admit Card after 02nd August 2019
AFCAT 02/2019 Date - 24th August 2019 (Saturday) or 25th August 2019 (Sunday).


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