Applications are invited from Male & Female Indian Citizens as per Citizenship Act 1995 for the following courses commencing in January 2014 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent/Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.
AFCAT 2013 Important Dates:
i. Online/Offline applications will open on: 10 December 2012
ii. Last date for receipt of Online applications: 08 January 2013
iii. Date of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 01/2013: 24 February 2013
iv. Courses Commencing in January 2014
Selection Procedure:Eligible candidates who apply with proper details will be called for AFCAT 2013. Candidates who qualify in this test will be called for further test which will be done in three stages, Stage-I: Intelligence Test, Stage-II: Psychological Test, Group Test and Interview, Stage-III Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT).
Medical Exam: If you are recommended by 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.
All India Merit List: An All India Merit List is compiled on the basis of your performance in the written test and AFSB interview and subject to being medically fit. Based on the vacancies available in various branches / sub branches, joining instructions are issued to join one of the Training establishments.
AFCAT 2013 How to Apply:
Candidates are to apply only online on IAF career website www.careerairforce.nic.in from 10 December 2012 to 08 January 2013.
1. The AFCAT Question Paper will have 100 questions. All questions will be of three marks each. For every correct answer the candidate will get three marks and for every wrong answer one mark will be deducted under negative marking. The total time allotted for the paper is two hours.
2. Each Question Paper will have questions from the following topics:-
(a) General Awareness – History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
(b) Verbal Ability in English – Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.
(c) Numerical Ability – Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.