AFCAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria

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Good news for all those people who wish to have wings!! AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test ) is a written exam conducted by Indian Air Force twice every year to recruit Officers in IAF.  The Written exam is trailed by Air Force Selection Board Interview for the short listed candidates.

Indian Air Force invites applications through for Indian Men & women for the Flying/ Technical/ Ground Duty Branches commencing in January 2017 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent/ Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches through Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) – 01/2016

Basically there are three branches for whom candidates can apply. They are as follows:

  1. Flying Branch
  2. Technical Branch
  3. Ground Duty Branch

Eligibility Criteria for AFCAT

The eligibility criteria remains the same for both Male as well as Female Candidates. Please have a look at the same.

Flying Branch:

Candidates willing to apply for Flying Branch, must have completed their Graduation in B.E/B.Tech in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate .

The age limit criteria for candidates applying for Flying Branch is between 19 to 23 years.

Height & Weight: Minimum height: 162.5 cms with correlated weight, Leg length: 99 cms, Max 120 cms. Thigh Length: Max 64 cms. Sitting Height: Min 81.5 cms, Max 96 cms.

Technical Branch:

Candidates willing to apply for Technical Branch, must have completed their Graduation in B.E/B.Tech in any discipline from a recognized University & cleared Section A & B of Examination.

The age limit criteria for candidates applying for Technical Branch is between 18 to 28 years.

Height & Weight: Height: 157.5 cms with correlated weight.

Ground Duty Branches:

For Administration & Logistics:
Candidates willing to apply for Ground Duty Branches must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate OR Candidates should have a Post Graduate Degree/equivalent Diploma in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in any discipline.

For Accounts:
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce discipline with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate of all papers OR Candidates should have a Post Graduate Degree/equvivalent Diploma in any discipline with a minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

For Education:
Candidates should have a Post Graduate Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

The Age Limit Criteria for Ground Duty Branches is as follows:
For Graduates: 20 to 23 years.
For Postgraduates: 20 to 25 years.
For LL.B: 20 to 26 years.
For M.ed /Ph.D / CA /ICWA: 20 to 27 years

Height & Weight: Height: 157.5 cms with correlated weight

After going through AFCAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria Please reach out to us for latest updates on AFCAT 2016 or directly visit their official website www.careerairforce.nic.in/

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