About Afcat exam

About Afcat exam

Airforce is the most respectable department of India. Many young students have dream to enter in Indian Airforce. For entering into this line, exam has to be given which is Air Force Common Admission Online Test (AFCAT). There are many branches in which you can enter by this exam. In this article we will tell you all important information about AFCAT exam.

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Branches – Meteorology entry, AFCAT (Flying), AFCAT entry (Ground duty), NCC special entry (Flying), etc.

Salary – Level 10 – Rs. 56100 and MSP – Rs. 15500.

Types of Commission – PC for men, SSC for women and men.


1. Nationality – The candidate should be Indian.

2. Age – 20 to 26 years of age. Candidates below 25 should be unmarried at the time of training. Widows below 25 years of age are not allowed to attend the exam.

3. Education Qualification – 10+12 level, B.tech degree of 4 years from recognised university with 60%. Candidates who have completed A&B exam of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers or Aeronautical Society of India from recognised university with minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

For Administration and logistic department you should have degree of three years or should have cleared A&B exam.

For Accounts department, commerce degree with 60% marks from recognised university is necessary. MBA students are preferred mostly for this position.

Selection Procedure – First the candidates have to appear for AFCAT exam. After clearing it on first day Officer Intelligence Rating Test is held. In the second stage psychological test, group tests and interview will be conducted with document verification process. For the flying branch physical fitness test is also done which includes running, swimming, pushups, sit-ups.

Application Process – Online form can be filled of AFCAT, when it is released.

Examination fees – The fees if free for AFCAT exam. The examination fees can be paid only by credit, debit cards, net banking through the payment gateway. No cash or demand draft is accepted.

Before applying for the exam do look the notifications clearly and choose the field which you want to pursue in Air force. This field needs a lot of dedication and hard work with regular practice. If you want to really go into this department make your body very fit as some people may clear the exam, but they get failed in physical fitness test. Staying fit is the most important aspect of Air force. You need to really have positive belief and confidence and at last love for your country and to serve the nation without any hesitation and doubt.