AFCAT 2019 Exam Notification and Application Form

AFCAT 2019 Exam Notification and Application Form
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AFCAT 2019 Notification

Indian Airforce conducts an entrance exam called Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT). AFCAT Exam Application Form 2019 are released twice in a year February and September & notification always release in December and June, respectively. Candidates can submit application through online mode only at “”. For candidates with the dream of joining Indian Air Force as Commissioned Officer in Flying, Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical), this is a great opportunity. Candidates can get detailed information about AFCAT Application Form 2019 in the article below with steps to fill the application form.

The Indian Air Force recruits eligible candidates to its all three branches i.e. Flying Branch, Technical Branch, and Non-Technical Branch through AFCAT exam. AFCAT exam is held twice in a year i.e. AFCAT-I in the month of March and AFCAT-II in the month of October. Interested candidates who want to touch the sky and would like to join an adventurous career can go for AFCAT to become a part of the Indian Air Force. Those who want to apply for AFCAT 2019 must prepare themselves in respect to physical fitness, mental fitness, and academic qualification. Candidates must fulfil the basic minimum eligibility requirements before making application of AFCAT 2019.

AFCAT 2019 Notification

  • The notification for AFCAT 2019 for both AFCAT-I and AFCAT-II will be released online on the official website separately.
  • AFCAT-I 2019 exam will be held most probably in the month of February 2019.
  • The registration process is likely to start from the month of December 2018. Click here to check the registration process.
  • Aspirants are recommended to start the preparation well in advance.

AFCAT 2019 Exam

Exam Name                        AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test)

Level of Exam                    National Level

Competent Authority    Indian Air Force (IAF)

Name of Posts                  Commissioned officers in flying branch, Ground Duty (technical) and Ground Duty (Non-technical) branch


Exam Mode                        Online i.e. Computer Based Test

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

Availability of online application form  Will be updated later

Date of Exam                     Will be updated later

Eligibility Criteria            It differs from one branch to another

Selection Process            Written Exam, AFSB Interview, and Medical Test

AFCAT 2019 Exam : Important Dates

The notification for both the exams will be published separately as mentioned above. Interested candidates should apply online within the prescribed time frame. AFCAT 2019 official dates have not been announced yet. However, the candidates can check tentative dates in the table given below:


Respective Dates



Release of official notification of AFCAT 2019

December 2018

June 2019

Availability of online application form

December 2018

June 2019

Last date to application form

December 2018

July 2019

Admit Card availability

January 2019

August 2019

Entrance Exam date

February 2019

September 2019

Result declaration

March 2019

October 2019


AFCAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Everyone who aspires to appear in the AFCAT 2019, must meet the basic minimum eligibility requirements before applying online. The eligibility requirements may differ as per the branch. Please go through the following information in order to ensure your eligibility to appear in the exam:


Flying Branch

  • Aspirants must have completed graduation in any discipline with minimum 60% marks and they should have Physics and Mathematics subject at 10+2 level.
  • Candidate’s date of birth must be within 2nd January 1996 and 1st January 2000.
  • Those who have completed B.E./ B. Tech. can also apply.

Ground Duty (Technical)

  • One who has completed graduation in any stream with minimum 60% marks can apply but the candidate must have Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level.
  • Date of birth of the candidate should be within 2nd January 1994 and 1st January 2000.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

  • Candidates having graduation degree in any discipline with minimum 60% marks and also having 60% marks in Section A & B examination of Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).
  • Applicant’s date of birth should be within 2nd January 1994 and 1st January 2000.

Note: It is pertinent to mention here that apart from the above requirements, physical and mental fitness are also essential requirements.  Check AFCAT Eligibility Criteria in detail for complete information.

AFCAT 2019 Application Form

Aspirants who are complying with the above-mentioned eligibility requirements can go ahead for submitting the application form. Candidates can submit the application through online mode only. The applicants have to go through certain steps to complete the AFCAT application form. Check the following information with regard to the AFCAT registration:

  • Visit the official website of the AFCAT as the application form can be submitted through online mode only.
  • Go for the candidate’s login and complete the registration process.
  • Enter your name, e-mail ID and mobile number etc. in the registration form.
  • After successful registration, you will receive a registration ID and password.
  • Now login with the registration ID and password to complete the application form part.
  • Applicants need to fill personal as well as the academic qualification in the application form.
  • Be careful while entering the name, father name, qualification, address etc. details in the application form.
  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature as per the given specifications. The images must be in JPEG/JPG format with size between 10 KB to 50 KB.
  • After submission of application form, do not forget to take the printout of the confirmation page or submitted application form for future reference.

AFCAT Exam Pattern 2019

It is very important to know the exam pattern before appearing in the entrance test. AFCAT is a national level entrance test. Candidates have to qualify entrance test for attending further selection process. The applicants must obtain minimum qualifying marks in the exam for appearing in the further selection process. Check the following information in respect of AFCAT exam pattern:

  • The question paper will include General Awareness, Numerical Ability, Verbal Ability, Reasoning, and Military Aptitude.
  • All the questions will be multiple choice in nature having four choices where applicants have to choose the correct one.
  • The duration of the entrance test will 2.00 hours.
  • Paper will contain total 100 MCQ type questions.
  • The question paper will be of 300 marks where each question will carry 3 mark.
  • A penalty of the 1/3rd mark will be imposed for attempting the wrong answer.

AFCAT Syllabus 2019

We recommend aspirants to collect proper information regarding AFCAT syllabus as the information about the syllabus is very important for the preparation of the exam. AFCAT and EKT syllabus will be different from each other. Candidates should go through the official information brochure in detail also. However, candidates can check some of the important information regarding AFCAT syllabus as below:

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

Numerical Ability– Profit & Loss, Number Series, Average, Percentage, Simple Interest, Ratio, Simplification, Decimal Fraction etc.

Reasoning & Military Aptitude– Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

Verbal Ability in English– Error Finding, Fill in the blanks, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, English Comprehension, Jumbled Sentences, rearrangement of sentences etc.

AFCAT 2019 Exam Preparation Tips

The candidates should follow a preparation plan to crack the AFCAT exam. The AFCAT exam is quite tough hence proper strategy is required to tackle the difficulty level of the exam. AFCAT 2019 aspirants can check here some of the preparation tips which will be helpful during the exam:

  • The first and most important work is to collect complete information about exam pattern and syllabus.
  • You are also recommended to obtain official AFCAT 2019 bulletin for detailed information.
  • Candidates should focus on each and every section of the paper. Give sufficient time to each section.
  • Candidates should make a time schedule for routine study.
  • Collect relevant books and notes for preparation of exam.
  • Solving previous year question papers will also be helpful.
  • Time management is very important during the exam which you learn through practice only.
  • Apart from the above, candidates should also take care of health.

AFCAT 2019 Admit Card

The candidates can obtain the AFCAT admit card from the official website of the AFCAT. AFCAT-I 2019 admit card is likely to be available in the month of February 2019. Download the admit card from the official website and take the printout of the same for future reference. Candidates must be aware that the competent authority will not send the hard copy of the admit card to any individual. It is mandatory to carry admit card on the day exam otherwise you will be denied permission to enter in the exam centre. Also, carry photo identity

AFCAT 2019 Result

AFCAT result 2019 will be declared in the month of April 2019. Candidates will be able to check their result online on the official website of AFCAT. Those who will qualify the written exam will be invited to attend SSB/Interview. The final result will be prepared on the basis of candidates overall performance in written exam and interview etc. The selection of the candidates depends on candidate’s performance in the exam including physical fitness. Accordingly, the competent authority will declare the final result.

AFCAT 2019 Selection Process

  • candidates first need to appear in the written test.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for next round of selection as per their rank secured in the exam.
  • The competent authority on the basis of written exam performance will invite candidates for Screening Test i.e. Stage-I Testing.
  • The screening test consists of Officer Intelligence Rating Test and Picture Perception and Discussion Test.
  • After qualifying the Stage-I, candidates will be called for Stage-II Testing.
  • Stage II testing consists of Psychological Test, Group Test to check the candidate’s interactive ability, conversation skills etc.
  • Those who will qualify the SSB/Interview will be selected for medical examination before offering final letter of joining.
  • Selection will be made purely on the basis of merit prepared on the basis candidate’s performance throughout the exam.

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