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AFCAT Notification 2019. Indian Air Force has released online application inviting Indian Citizens (Men and Women) to join Indian Air Force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying, Ground Duty ( Technical), Ground Duty (Non- Technical) branches. Candidates with a dream of joining this elite force & serving the nation can apply AFCAT Notification 2019 from 1/12/2018 to 30/12/2018. Online Examination for AFCAT 2019 will be held on 16 Feb 2019 and 17 Feb 2019. Go through the notification to know about Application pattern, Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility Criteria and many more important points regarding notification.


AFCAT 2019 Vacancy Details-

Type of Commission-

Serial Number Commision  About
01 Permanent Commission (PC) for Men Joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation in their respective branch according to their rank.
02 Short Service Commission (SSC) for Men & Women Engagement Period for Short Service Commission (SSC) Flying Branch (Men & Women) officers is 14 years from the date of Commissioning (Non-Extendable)

Initial Tenure for Short Service Commission (SSC) Ground Duty (Technical) & Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Officers would be 10 years.

An Extension of 4 years may be granted subject to suitability, willingness, availability of Vacancies, Service Requirement along with Merit.


Eligibility Criteria-

Educational Qualification –

For AFCAT Educational Qualifications Details CLICK HERE


Age Limit-

Serial Number Duty Age 
01 Flying Branch and NCC Special Entry 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jan 2020 i.e born between 02 Jan 1996 to 01 Jan 2000.

 Candidates holding a valid and current Commercial Pilot License Issued by DGCA (India), their upper age limit is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. born between 02/01/ 1994 to 01/01/ 2000.

Both dates are inclusive. 

02 Ground Duty (Technical ) & Ground Duty ( Non- Technical ) Branch  20 to 26 years as on 01 Jan 2020 i.e, born between 02 Jan 1994 to 01 Jan 2000.

Both Dates Inclusive


Vacancy Details-

Entry Branch Vacancies







Flying SSC- 25
Ground Duty  (Technical) AE (L) : PC -24 , SSC -32

AE (M) : PC- 10, SSC -14

Ground Duty (Non- Technical) ADMIN : PC- 11 , SSC- 15

Logistics:  PC- 05,  SSC- 09

Accounts: PC- 07, SSC-11

NCC  Special  Entry Flying 10 % seats out of CDSE Vacancies for PC

10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

Application Fees-

Serial Number Entry Fees (Rs.)
01 AFCAT Entry  250
02 NCC Special Entry No Fee

Exam Pattern-

Serial Number Exam Subject  Duration
01 AFCAT General Awareness, Verbal Ability (English), Reasoning & Numerical Ability & Military Aptitude Test. 2 Hours
02 Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) Mechanical, Computer science & Electrical & Electronics 45 minutes.

Note- It is Compulsory for the Candidates who are opting for Ground Duty (Technical ) Branch to appear in both AFCAT & Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

Syllabus Of AFCAT & EKT  CLICK HERE For Syllabus


Frequently Asked Questions CLICK HERE For FAQ

Important Dates-

AFCAT 2019 ONLINE Application Form filling Starting Date 01/12/2018
AFCAT 2019 Application Form Last Date 30/12/2018
AFCAT 2019 Admit Card 3 weeks before Exam
AFCAT 2019 Exam Date 16 -17 Feb 2019 (1st shift)
(AFCAT +EKT) 2019 Exam Date 16-17 Feb 2019 (2nd Shift)


Interested Candidates may go through official Notification Provided in the Link Below-

Important Links-

Official Notification Of AFCAT 2019 CLICK HERE to Download Official Notification
Apply Online  Link 1   Click Here

Link 2    Click Here

Official Website CLICK HERE
AFCAT Selection Process CLICK HERE


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