AFCAT 2020 Application Process - Graduation Options, Course Preference, How to fill AFCAT form

Exam Date : September 19, 2020 To September 20, 2020
Result Date : October 10, 2020
  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. from June 15, 2020 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on July 14, 2020

  • 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 2020 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.

The following steps will guide you on how to fill AFCAT form.

AFCAT 2020 Application Process Part 1

  • Website: For registration, candidates have to visit the AFCAT official website.

AFCAT Application Process

  • New Candidate: For registration of AFCAT click on the 'Candidate Login' button. A new page will appear where candidates have to register themselves as a New Candidate. 

  • Details: While doing AFCAT Registration, candidates need to enter their basic information. Candidates should be careful while mentioning the details.

  • User ID & Password: After the successful registration of AFCAT, candidates will receive their User ID and Password on the registered Email ID.

  • Application: Candidates have to log in with their User ID and Password to fill the AFCAT Application Form.


  • Forgot Password: If in case candidates do not remember their login ID and Password then candidates need to click on the “Forgot Password” link. Here candidates can generate their new password by providing their email ID.

AFCAT Forget Password

AFCAT 2020 Application Process Part 2

In part 2 of AFCAT Online Application Process, candidates have to mention their Educational Qualifications. 

  • Qualification Level: Candidates have to specify their Education Level from the drop-down. 

  • Graduation Discipline: Next, candidates should select the Qualifying Education from Graduate Option A, B, C and D. The detail about the graduation option is given in below table.

  • Program Duration: Candidates need to mention their exact qualification along with the duration of the program such as B.E/B.Tech 4 years/B.Com 3 years etc.

  • Required Details: Candidates have to mention the following other details in Part 2 of AFCAT online application process:
    • College/ Institute Name

    • Name of University

    • Date/ Expected date of obtaining the Graduation

    • Graduation and 10+2 Percentage

    • Percentage secured in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 separately

    • Number of Backlogs 

    • Candidates have to recheck the given information and should click on ‘Continue to Part 3’ button.
AFCAT Application Process Part 2

AFCAT 2020 Graduation Options Table

  • Following are the accepted graduation degrees which are accepted for AFCAT:

Graduate Option


Graduate Option A

Aerospace Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering and Automation

Mechanical Engineering (Production)

Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance)


Industrial Engineering

Graduate Option B

Communication Engineering

Computer Engineering/Technology

Computer Engineering and Application

Computer Science and Engineering/Technology

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics Engineering/Technology

Electronics Science and Engineering


Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics and Computer Science Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering

Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave)

Electronics and Computer Engineering

Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering

Electronics Instrument and Control

Electronics Instrument and Control Engineering

Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Instrument and Control Engineering

Information Technology

Graduate Option C

B. Com

Graduate Option D

Any other Graduate along with BE/B.Tech/AMIE

AFCAT 2020 Application Process Part 3

  • In Part 3 of AFCAT 2020 Online Application Process, candidates have to tick mark the subjects as shown below which they have studied in their graduation.

  • Candidates also have to enter other necessary details and then click on 'Continue to Part 4' button to proceed to the next stage of AFCAT 2020 Application Process.

AFCAT Application Process Part 3

AFCAT 2020 Application Process Part 4

  • AFCAT Course Preference: To complete the AFCAT application process part 4, candidates have to select the course and Exam Center as per their preference.

  • Candidates should be aware that they can choose only those courses which they are eligible for and the courses will be displayed in the course preference box based on the candidate’s previous information that they have mentioned in the application form.

  • Candidates can visit the AFCAT 2020 Exam centre section below for more details.

AFCAT Application Process Part 4

AFCAT 2020 Application Process Part 5

  • To complete the AFCAT application process part 5, Here candidates have to mention their Personal Details which include:

  • Father's Name, Mother's Name, Alternate Email ID, Aadhar Number, Identification Mark, Married/Unmarried, GATE (Appeared, Year and Marks), Postal Address, State, Pin Code, Nearest Railway Station, Permanent Address etc.

AFCAT Application Process Part 5

AFCAT 2020 Photograph, signature and Thumb Impressions Details

  • Photograph, Thumb Impression & Signature: Candidates applying for AFCAT 2020 should upload their Passport Size Photograph, Thumb Impression, and Signature in the respective column.

  • Verify the details: Once candidates are done filling all the information of AFCAT 2020. Candidates should click on 'Save and Preview Application' Button to recheck the given information because after the submission of application form no changes can be made.

  • The candidate has to click on the 'Submit' to complete the application process. After the successful submission of AFCAT 2020 Application Form candidates will receive the pop-up on the screen that 'Application Submitted to the Indian Airforce'.

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