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AFCAT 2020 Eligibility

Exam Date : September 19, 2020 To September 20, 2020
Result Date : October 10, 2020

Eligibility Criteria of AFCAT 2020 as per Qualification

10+2 Qualification

  • Educational Qualification: The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as a mandatory subject. Candidates appearing for final examination are also eligible to apply.

  • Age Limit: The candidates must be 161/2 to 191/2 years (at the time of commencement of course)

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Gender: Male candidates only


Graduate Qualification:

AFCAT 2020 Flying Branch Eligibility

CDSE (Combined Defence Service Examination)

  • 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)

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male candidates only

NCC Special Entry

  • Educational Qualification:

    • The candidates must have passed a Bachelor's Degree (Arts & Science and Engineering) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in graduation level with Physics and Mathematics as a mandatory subject in 10+2 level.

    • Cleared Section A & B Examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Age Limit:

    • The candidates must be 20 to 24 years (at the time of commencement of course)

    • Upper age limit for Candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxed up to 26 years(at the time of commencement of course.

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male and Female candidates

SSC (Short Service Commission)

  • Educational Qualification:

    • The candidates must have passed a Bachelor's Degree (Arts & Science and Engineering) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in graduation level with Physics and Mathematics as a mandatory subject in 10+2 level 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 recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Age Limit:

    • The candidates must be 20 to 24 years (at the time of commencement of course)

    • Upper age limit for Candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxed up to 26 years(at the time of commencement of course.

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male and Female candidates


AFCAT 2020 Ground Duty (Technical Branch) Eligibility

  • Educational Qualification:

    • The candidates must have passed a Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent course with a minimum of 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)

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male and Female candidates


AFCAT 2020 Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch) Eligibility

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

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male and Female candidates

  • Educational Qualification:

    • Administration Branch:

      • 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 recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
    • Accounts Branch: The candidates must have passed B.Com with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university.

    • Logistics Branch:

      • 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 recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

    • Education Branch: The candidates must have passed MA/ M.Sc degree in English/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Chemistry/ Statistics/ International Relations/ International Studies/ Defence Studies/ Psychology/ Computer Science/ IT/ Management/ MBA/ MCA/ Mass Communication/ Journalism/ Public Relations with minimum 50% marks in all papers put together in Post-Graduation (minimum two years programme) and 60% marks in Graduation (both recognised by UGC/ Competent Accreditation Authority).

    • Meteorology Branch: The candidate must have passed Post Graduation Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Agricultural Meteorology/ Ecology & Environment/ Geophysics/ Environmental Biology. All candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in all papers of Post Graduation put together (provided Maths & Physics were studied at Graduation level with a minimum of 55% marks in both).


Postgraduate Qualification

AFCAT 2020 Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch) Eligibility (PG)

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

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen

  • Marital Status: Single

  • Gender: Male and Female candidates

  • Educational Qualification:

    • Educational Branch: The candidates must have passed Master's Degree in MA/M.Sc degree in English/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Chemistry/ Statistics/ International Relations/ International Studies/ Defence Studies/ Psychology/ Computer Science/ IT/ Management/ MBA/ MCA/ Mass Communication/ Journalism/ Public Relations with minimum 50% marks in all papers put together in Postgraduation (minimum two years programme) and 60% marks in Graduation (both recognised by UGC/ Competent Accreditation Authority).

    • Meteorology Branch: The candidates must have passed Master's Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Agricultural Meteorology/ Ecology & Environment/ Geophysics/ Environmental Biology. All candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in all papers of Post Graduation put together (provided Mathematics & Physics were studied at Graduation level with a minimum of 55% marks in both).


Height and Weight Standards for Men

Height (cm) Weight Age Wise (Kg)
15-17 18-22 23-27 28-32 33-37
152 46 47 50 54 54
153 47 47 51 55 55
154 47 48 51 56 56
155 48 49 52 56 56
156 48 49 53 57 57
157 49 50 54 58 58
158 49 50 54 58 58
159 50 51 55 59 59
160 51 52 56 59 60
161 51 52 56 60 60
162 52 53 57 61 61
163 52 54 58 61 62
164 53 54 59 62 63
165 53 55 59 63 63
166 54 56 60 63 63
167 54 56 61 64 65
168 55 57 61 65 65
169 55 57 62 65 66
170 56 58 63 66 67
171 56 59 64 66 68
172 57 59 64 67 68
173 58 60 65 68 70
174 58 61 66 68 70
175 59 61 66 69 71
176 59 62 67 70 71
177 60 62 68 70 72
178 60 63 69 71 73
179 61 64 69 72 73
180 61 64 70 72 74
181 62 65 71 73 75
182 62 66 72 74 76
183 63 66 72 74 76
184 64 67 73 75 77
185 64 68 74 75 78
186 65 68 74 76 78
187 65 69 75 77 79
188 66 69 76 77 80
189 66 70 77 78 81
190 67 71 77 79 81
191 67 71 78 79 82
192 68 72 79 80 82
193 98 73 79 81 83
SD 6 6.3 7.1 6.6 6.9

Height and Weight Standards for Women

Height (cm) Weight Age Wise (Kg)
20-25 years 26-30 years
148 43 46
149 44 47
150 45 48
151 45 48
152 46 49
153 47 50
154 47 50
155 48 51
156 49 52
157 49 53
158 50 53
159 51 54
160 51 55
161 52 55
162 52 56
163 53 57
164 54 57
165 54 58
166 55 59
167 56 60
168 56 60
169 57 61
170 58 62
171 58 62
172 59 63
173 59 64
174 60 64
175 61 65
176 61 66
177 62 67
178 63 67
SD 5 5

Visual Standards

Visual Standards for Flying Branch

  • Candidates who habitually wear spectacles are not eligible for the flying branch. In case they report for testing they will be tested for other branches (if applied for).

  • Minimum distant vision 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other correctable to 6/6 only for Hypermetropia

    • Colour vision CP-1

    • Hypermetropia : +2.0 d Sph

    • Manifest Myopia: Nil

    • Retinoscopic Myopia: –0.5 in any meridian permitted

    • Astigmatism : +0.75 D Cyl (with + 2.0 DMax)

  • Maddox Rod Test

    • At 6 meters— Exo-6 prism D

    • Eso-6 prism D

    • Hyper-1 prism D

    • Hypo-1prism D

  • At 33 cms— Exo-16 prism D

    • Eso-6 prism D

    • Hyper-1 prism D

    • 1Hypo-1 prism D

  • Handheld Stereoscope—All of BSV Grades

  • Convergence—up to 10 cm

  • Cover test for distant and near - Lateral divergence/convergence recovery rapid and complete. Binocular Vision - Must possess good binocular vision (fusion and stereopsis with good amplitude and depth).

Visual Standard Ground Duty (Technical Branch)

Maximum Limits of Refractive Error

Visual Acuity Errors

Colour Vision

Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/9 in each eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory when advised.

CP-II

Visual Standard Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch)

Sub Branch

Maximum Limits of Refractive Error

Visual Acuity Errors

Colour Vision

Administration

Hypermetropia: + 3.5 D Sph

Myopia: - 3.5 Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl in any meridian

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in each eye

CP-II

Logistics

Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/18 in the worse eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory.

CP-III

Accounts & Education

Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/18 in the worse eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory.

CP-III

Meteorology

Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/18 in the worse eye. Wearing glasses will be compulsory.

CP-II

Discussion Forum



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Education Qualification

I had completed 10+2 and present i am Doing B.tech (1st Year) And my birth day is 8May 2001 Present i am 19yers old can i join for flying branch...

Asked By: A.MANISH,


Q
Am I eligible if I dont have 60% in 10+2

I am not having 60% in 10+2 but have 80% in degree

Asked By: Tejas ,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Tejas,

Candidate must have a minimum of 60% in Physics and Maths in 10+2 to be eligible to apply for the exam. Know more about AFCAT Eligibility here.



Q
Civil engineer is eligible for AFCAT?

I am pursuing final year civil engineering, i wish to know civil engineer is eligible for technical duty?

Asked By: SATHYAMOORTHI P,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Sathyamoorthi

To be eligible for AFCAT (Technical), you must be graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering or equivalent course with a minimum of 60% marks from any recognized university. 

Click here to know about the AFCAT eligibility criteria


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