AFCAT 2019

Exam Date : 16th February 2019 To 17th February 2019
Result Date : 4th March 2019

AFCAT 2019 Application Form, Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, and Results

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AFCAT Exam will be on 16th February 2019 and 17th February 2019 !!!

AFCAT 2019 Introduction

  • About: Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is a National Level Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for admission into Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical Branch), Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch).

  • About Indian Air Force: The Indian Air Force took off as a tiny fleet with four Westland Wapiti army co-operative by-planes, six RAF trained officers and 19 Hawai Sepoys. Today, it is the fourth largest Air Force in the world with a highly technical and specialized fighting force that safeguards our skies against enemy invasions.

  • Conducting Authority: Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) every year in two sessions.

  • Frequency: The AFCAT will be held twice a year in the months of February and August.

  • Exam Pattern: AFCAT 2019 will be conducted in 3 stages:

    • Stage 1(Online Exam): Intelligence Test which consists of topics from General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning & Military Aptitude.

    • Stage 2: Psychological, Group Test and Interview which will be carried for 5 days.

    • Stage 3 (For Flying Branch): Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS)


AFCAT 2019 Highlights

Exam Name

Air Force Common Admission Test

Acronym

AFCAT

Conducting Body

Indian Air Force (IAF)

Frequency

Twice a Year (February & August)

AFCAT Exam Date

16th February 2019

Exam Centre

60 Cities in India

Mode

Online i.e. Computer-based Test

Question Type

Multiple Choice Question's (MCQ's)

No. of Question

100

Topics

General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning & Military Aptitude

Marks

+3 Marks for Correct Answers and -1 for Incorrect Answers

Total Marks

300

Duration

2 Hours i.e. 120 Minutes

Medium

English


AFCAT 2019 Important Dates (February Session) (Tentative)

  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. afcat.cdac.in from 17th December 2018 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 18th January 2019

  • Admit Card: The AFCAT 2019 Admit Card will be available online for candidates from 30th January 2019

  • Examination: AFCAT 2019 will be conducted through Online i.e. Computer-based Test and the AFCAT Exam date is on 16th February 2019 in 60 cities across India.

  • Results: Result will be declared on the official website for all the candidates on 4th March 2019.

  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the AFCAT 2019 will be called for the counselling/ selection process.

  • Get more information about the AFCAT 2019 Important Dates

AFCAT 2019 Eligibility

Flying Branch

  • Educational Qualification: The candidates must have passed a Bachelor's Degree (Arts & Science and Engineering) in any discipline with Physics and Mathematics as a mandatory subject in 10+2 level

  • Age Limit: The candidates must be 20 to 24 years (at the time of commencement of course post the AFCAT Exam date)

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male candidates only

Ground Duty (Technical Branch)

  • Educational Qualification: 

    • The candidates must have passed a Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent course with minimum 60% marks from any recognized university. 

    • Final year students are eligible to apply provided they do not have any present backlog at the time of SSB testing and they produce provisional/ original degree issued by the University as per the date

  • Age Limit: The candidates must be 20 to 26 years (at the time of commencement of course post the AFCAT Exam date) 

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male and Female candidates

Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch)

  • Educational Qualification: 
    • The candidates must have passed a Bachelor's Degree (Arts & Science and Engineering) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks.

    • Cleared Section A & B Examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Age Limit: The candidates must be 20 to 26 years (at the time of commencement of course post the AFCAT Exam date) 

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male and Female candidates

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Eligibility

AFCAT 2019 Syllabus

  • Syllabus: The below listed are the syllabus for AFCAT 2019 which has been released by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) in Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical Branch), Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch).

    • General Awareness - History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.

    • Verbal Ability in English - Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.

    • Numerical Ability - Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest. 

    • Reasoning & Military Aptitude - Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Syllabus

AFCAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: AFCAT 2019 will be conducted through Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)

  • Question Type: The question paper will be of Multiple Choice Question's (MCQ's)

  • Sections: There will be a total of 4 sections which includes General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning & Military Aptitude.

  • Duration: The time given to complete the examination will be 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.

  • Marks (Section Wise): General Awareness - 20, Verbal Ability in English - 20, Numerical Ability - 20, and Reasoning & Military Aptitude - 40.

  • Marking Scheme: +3 marks for the correct answers and -1 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

  • Medium: The question paper will be in English medium.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Exam Pattern

AFCAT 2019 Application Form

  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. afcat.cdac.in from 17th December 2018 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 18th January 2019

  • Registration Fee: Candidates have to pay the Registration Fee of INR 250 for General/ OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD category candidates through online mode of Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking or Challan Payment.

  • Registration Process: The registration process for AFCAT 2019 includes 5 different steps: Registration, Filling the Application Form, Graduation Information, Course Opted & Choice of Exam Centre, Personal Details, Upload of Documents (Photograph, Signature, Thumb Impression (Male - Left/ Female - Right)), Registration Fee Payment.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Application Form


AFCAT 2019 Coaching

  • Coaching Centre: Bangalore/ Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, and New Delhi are the major coaching centre for AFCAT 2019 in India.

    • Bangalore/ Bengaluru - Allen Career Institute/ No. 41, 6th Block, 17th Main, 100 Feet Road, Near Malabar Gold, Koramangala 

    • Chennai - Defence Academy Chennai/ No. 51, Cee Dee Yes Raceview Apartments, 600042, Five Furlong Rd, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 

    • Mumbai -  Tara Institute (Andheri Centre)/ No. 407/B, 4th Floor, Vertex Vikas, Near Railway Station, Behind Police Station, Andheri-East

    • New Delhi - Cadets Academy/ No. M-3, Mukherjee Tower, Dr. Mukherjee Nagar Near Batra Tower, Delhi.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Coaching


AFCAT 2019 Exam Centre

  • Exam Centre: The AFCAT 2019 is conducted in 60 cities across India on the AFCAT Exam date.

  • Choice: Applicant can choose the exam cities as exam centre while filling the Application Form.

  • Change of Centre: No request for change of centre would be considered under any circumstances.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Exam Centre


AFCAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Issue Date: The Admit Card will be available online for candidates and will be issued by the conducting authority on 30th January 2019

  • Details on Admit Card: The AFCAT Admit Card contains details such as Name, Roll Number, Exam Centre, Exam Date, Photograph, Signature.

  • Note: Candidates will not be allowed to appear for the Entrance Examination unless he/ she produces the hall ticket from the Indian Air Force website at the exam centres along with ID proof in original & a photocopy of the same.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Admit Card


AFCAT 2019 Results

  • Result Declaration: AFCAT 2019 Results will be released on 4th March 2019 on the official website of Indian Air Force (IAF)

  • Result List: The result will be published in the form of pdf where the students have to look for their registration number and name for the result.

  • Merit List: A separate merit list will be prepared based on the score secured by the candidates for the next selection process.

  • Selection Process: The candidates who clear the AFCAT 2019 will be called for the next step of the counselling/ selection process.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Results


AFCAT 2019 Counselling/ Selection Process

  • Counselling: The counselling/ selection process will happen after the declaration of the result.

  • Counselling/ Selection Process: 

    • Respond To Advertisement Followed by Written Test: Candidates have to appear for the AFCAT which is conducted twice a year in February and August.

    • AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) Testing: The candidate will receive a call letter regarding the AFSB Testing where they have to undergo for various testing in any one of the Air Force Selection Boards located at Dehradun, Varanasi, Gandhinagar and Mysuru.

    • Conduct of Medical Examination: If you are recommended by the Selection Board, you will be sent for the medical examination either at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi or Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru.

    • Preparation of All India Merit List: An All India Merit List is compiled on the basis of your performance in the written test and AFSB Interview, subject to being medically fit.

  • Get more information about AFCAT 2019 Counselling/ Selection Process

AFCAT Contact Details

Director of Education

Address: West Block - VI, Air HQ (RKP), RK Puram, New Delhi – 110066.

Phone Number: 011 – 26160458, 261

E-Mail: afcatcell@gmail.com

Timings: Monday to Friday - 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM & 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM


AFCAT 2019 FAQs:

Q: What is AFCAT?

The Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) twice every year. The two sessions in a year are held during the months of February and August. The posts that are open after clearing this exam are Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch), Ground Duty (Technical Branch) and Flying Branch.

Q: When will AFCAT 2019 be conducted?

AFCAT 2019 is scheduled to be held on 18th February 2019.

Q: What is the AFCAT 2019 Syllabus?

The areas to be covered while studying for AFCAT 2019 are Numerical Ability, Numerical Reasoning, General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English and Military Aptitude.

Q: Does AFCAT 2019 follow negative marking scheme?

Yes. -1 marks for every wrong answer and +3 for every right answer.

Q: What is the question paper pattern of AFCAT 2019?

AFCAT 2019 is a computer-based test with 100 Multiple Choice Questions. Total marks allotted for the examination is 300. Candidates have a duration of 120 minutes to answer all questions. The medium of question paper is in English.

Q: When will the AFCAT 2019 Application Form be released?

The Application Form will be made available on the IAF official website from 17th December 2018.

Q: When is the deadline for submitting the AFCAT 2019 Application Form?

The last date to submit completely filled AFCAT 2019 Application Form is 18th January 2019.

Q: Can I change my examination centre after submitting the Application Form?

No. After the submission of the Online Application Form, no changes in any of the fields are permitted.

Q: When will the results of AFCAT 2019 session I be announced?

The results of AFCAT 1 are expected to be declared on 4th March 2019.

Q: Is AFCAT 2019 open for Female candidates?

No. Only Male candidates are eligible to apply for the AFCAT 2019 Exam.

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Aravind
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2018
28 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I wrote AFCAT exam and got 49 cutoffs and choose this college. Basically, the typical cutoff would be minimum 45 to get into this college.



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B.sc(microbiology), batch of 2017
21 Jan 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
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