AFCAT 2019: Application form, Eligibility Criteria & Important Dates


Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) has released a notification for the recruitment of 163 Flying, Ground Duty (Tech) and Ground Duty (Non-tech) in various branches. Interested candidates may check the vacancy details and apply online from 01-12-2018 to 30-12-2018.

More details about AFCAT Recruitment (2019), including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important dates, are given below:

Vacancy Details (AFCAT Entry):

•Post Name: Flying
•No. of Vacancies: 25
•Pay Scale: Rs. 56,100-1,10,700

•Post Name: Ground Duty (Tech)
•No. of Vacancies: 80
•Pay Scale: Rs. 56,100-1,10,700

•Post Name: Ground Duty (Non-tech)
•No. of Vacancies: 58
•Pay Scale: Rs. 56,100-1,10,700


Vacancy Details (NCC Special Entry):

•Post Name: Flying
•No. of Vacancies: Not Mentioned
•Pay Scale: Rs. 56,100-1,10,700

Job Location: All India

Eligibility Criteria for AFCAT Flying and Ground Duty (Tech & Non-tech):

Educational Qualification:

For Flying: Candidates should have passed 10+2 with Maths and Physics with at least 60% marks in each subject and B.E./B.Tech. Degree from a recognised university.

For Ground Duty (Tech): Candidates must have 4-year Degree qualification and have cleared Sections A and B Examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with minimum 60% marks.

For Ground Duty (Non-tech): Candidates must have passed B.Com. with minimum 60% marks. For education posts, the candidates must have passed MBA/MCA or M.A./M.Sc. Degree in English/Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/Statistics/International Relations/International Studies/Defence Studies/Psychology/Computer Science/IT/Management/Mass Communication/Journalism/Public Relation with minimum of 50% marks and have scored minimum 60% marks in graduation.

Age Limit (as on 01-01-2020):

For Flying: Minimum 20 years and Maximum 24 years

For Ground Duty (Tech & Non-tech): Minimum 20 years and Maximum 26 years

Selection Process: Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Computer Based Online Test, Psychological Test, Group Tests and Personal Interview.

Application Fee: All candidates have to pay Rs. 250 through online mode using Net-banking/Credit or Debit Card. Candidates with Meteorology Entry and NCC Special Entry don’t have to pay any fee.

How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through AFCAT website – – from 01-12-2018 to 30-12-2018.

Important Dates:
• Starting Date of Online Application: 01-12-2018
• Last Date of Online Application: 30-12-2018
• Date of AFCAT Exam: 16-02-2019 and 17-02-2019