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AFCAT 2016 Notification – Apply Online for Commissioned Officer Posts: Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued notification for the recruitment of Commissioned Officer vacancies in Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branches through Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) – 01/ 2016. Eligible candidates (Both Male & Female) can apply online from 05-12-2015 to 31-12-2015. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, how to apply are given below…

AFCAT Vacancy Details:
Name of the Post: Commissioned Officers
Name of the Branch:
1. Flying Branch:
a. No. 201/17F/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)
2. Technical Branch:
a. No. 200/17T/PC/M (Permanent Commission for Men)
b. No. 200/17T/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)
3. Ground Duty Branch:
a. No. 200/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for Men)
b. No. 200/17G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 20-24 years for Flying Branch, 20-26 years for Technical Branch & Ground Duty Branch as on 01-07-2017. Age relaxation is applicable upto 26 years of age for Flying Branch as per rules.

Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess Graduation in any discipline or B.E/ B.Tech with 60% marks for Flying Branch, Four year degree qualification or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with 60% marks for Technical Branch and Graduation with 60% marks/ Graduation Degree in Commerce/ Post Graduation Degree/ Diploma in any discipline/ C.A/ ICWA with 50% marks for Ground Duty Branch.

Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on the performance in AFCAT & Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) (for candidates applied for technical branch only) followed by Intelligence Test, Psychological Test, Group Test, Medical Test and Interview conducted by Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs). Candidates applying for Flying Branch must appear for CPSS (Computerised Pilot Selection System), Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT).

How to Apply: Eligible candidates can apply online through the IAF career website from 05-12-2015 to 31-12-2015.

Instructions to Apply Online:
1. Log on to the website
2. Click on “Candidate Login”.
3. Click on “New Candidate” to start the Online Application process.
4. Fill all the five parts of online applications carefully including part 5 where you need to upload photograph, signature and thumb impression.
5. Submit the application and retain User Name and Password for future use.

Important Dates:

Starting Date to Apply Online 05-12-2015
Last Date to Apply Online 31-12-2015
Date of AFCAT & EKT Exam 21-02-2016 (Sunday)
Date of Course Commencing January 2017

For more details like physical standards, pay & allowances, type of commission and other information click on the link given below…

AFCAT – 01/ 2016 More information
AFCAT – 01/ 2016 Notification Get Details
Online Application Click here
AFCAT Eligibility Details Get Details
AFCAT Selection Process Get Details
AFCAT Syllabus Get Details
AFCAT – EKT Syllabus Get Details


323 Responses to “AFCAT 2016 Notification – Apply Online for Commissioned Officer Posts”

  • sumit says:

    I have completed my Graduation with 60% marks in B.Sc. Can i apply for Technical branch or not?

  • deeksha mishra says:

    Sir, i am doing BBA LLB final year. Please send me all job alerts.

  • khyati sharma says:

    I have completed my 10+2 in PCM and right now i am 3rd year B.Tech student. Am i eligible to apply for this post?

    • Tanya says:

      @khyati sharma
      As per the notification there are no posts related to your profile in AFCAT.
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  • Bharat says:

    Sir, i have completed 10+2 in PCM and Degree in BA. Can i apply for Ground Duty post?

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