AFCAT 2013 Online Application Form, Syllabus and Exam Pattern – www.careerairforce.nic.in

by GoLaLaa Team on December 14, 2012

AFCAT 2013 Online Application Form, Syllabus and Exam Pattern – www.careerairforce.nic.in :

Indian Air Force(IAF) has announced AFCAT 2013 Notification and invites online application form by all eligible and talented candidates for the posts of commissioned officers on it’s official website at www.careerairforce.nic.in.

Indian Air Force has announced yet another job openings for the post of commissioned officers on it’s various branches like flying branch, technical branch and ground duty branch.

To work with Army is most of youngsters dream and Indian Air Force is one of Army’s hand whose primary responsibility is to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare during a conflict. It was officially established on 8 October 1932 as an auxiliary air force of the British Raj and the prefix Royal was added in 1945 in recognition of its services during World War II.

After India achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947, the Royal Indian Air Force served the Dominion of India, with the prefix being dropped when India became a republic in 1950. Defense of India and every part thereof including preparation for defense and all such acts as may be conducive in times of war to its prosecution and after its termination to effective demobilization.

If your dream is also to work under air force then this will be the golden opportunity that comes ones in a lifetime as right now IAF seeking talented, energetic, hard working candidates who can work as per their needs.

Now lets get some info about how can you enter in Indian Air Force ? IAF every year conducts Air Force Common Admission Test to choose qualified male as well as female prospect for ti’s various sector posts. This exam mostly conducted in the month of March and August every year.

This time for season 2013 1st AFCAT’s notification is out now which is gonna be organize on 24th February 2013 across all over India at various exam centre. All those candidates either male or female who fulfill their criteria can apply for this.

Brief information related to AFCAT Exam Pattern, Syllabus, exam date, notification, eligibility for Air Force Common Admission Test 2013  can be find out from article below and for full details it is advisable that you go through official advertisement.

Name of Post : Commissioned Officers.

There are total three branches which are flying branch, technical branch and ground duty branch in which IAF will recruit both male and female candidates who fulfill below requirements and also based on performance in AFCAT exam.

Flying Branch

  • Fighters
  • Transports
  • Helicopters

Technical Branch

  • Mechanical
  • Electronics

Ground Duty Branch

  • Administration
  • Accounts
  • Logistics
  • Education
  • Meteorology

1. Flying Branch (Both Male & Female) : 

For Male :
No. 13 Short Service Commission (13 SSC) Course – Commencing from January 2014

For Female :
No. 42 Short Service Commission (42 SSC) Course (Female) – Commencing from January 2014

Eligibility Criteria : 

Age Limit : Must be between 19 to 23 Years as on 1st January 2014. Age Relaxation up to 25 Years would be given to those candidates  who holding the valid Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA.

Education Qualification : Applied Candidates must holding bachelor’s degree in any manner with minimum 60% Marks covered from a recognized university or approved B.E/B.Tech Colleges situated across all over India.

Physical Standard :

Height : 162.5
Weight : Correlated
Leg Lenth : Min 99 CMs – Max 120 CMs.

Note : Candidates who have failed the Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) in an earlier attempt OR a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible to apply.

2. Technical Branch (Both Male & Female) :

For Male :

No. 84 Aeronautical Engineers (84 AEC) Course (Permanent Commission) – Commencing from January 2014.
No. 56 Short Service Commission (56 SSC) Course – Commencing from January 2014.
University Entry Scheme (UES – 2014) (Permanent Commission ) – Commencing from July 2014.

For Female :

No. 56 Short Service Commission (56 SSC) Course – Commencing from January 2014.

Eligibility Criteria : 

Age Limit : Min 18 to Max 28 years as on 1st January 2014.

Education Qualification :  Applied Candidates must have completed Aeronautical Engineering either in Electronics or in Mechanical. For more details please download advertisement for both men and women.

Physical Standard :

Height : 157.5 CMs (Men ) – 152 CMs (Women)
Weight : Correlated

3. Ground Duty Branches : 

For Male :
No. 135 Ground Duty Officers’(135 GDOC) Course (Permanent Commission) – Commencing from January 2014.
No. 28 Short Service Commission (28 SSC) Course – Commencing from January 2014.

For Female :
No. 44 Short Service Commission (44 SSC) Course

Age Limit : (For Both male (men) & female (women) Candidates).  

Course Age Limit Born between ( both dates inclusive)
For Graduates 20-23 02 January 1991 to 01 January 1994
For  Post  Graduates  /  LLB  (Five years integrated  course). 20-25 02 January 1989 to 01 January 1994
For  LLB  (Three  years course  after  Graduation) 20-26 02 January 1988 to 01 January 1994
For M Ed / Ph D /  CA  / ICWA 20-27 02 January 1987 to 01 January 1994
Education Qualification :  Applied Candidates must holding Bachelor’s degree in any subject area with 60% Marks or PG Degree or equivalent diploma in any subject area with 50% Marks.
Physical Standard :

Height : 157.5 CMs (Men ) – 152 CMs (Women)
Weight : Correlated.

Pay Scale :  Selected candidate while training will be going on he/she will be able to get  Rs 15,600  -  39,100 along with all other facilities and after successful completion of training IAF will pay as per below to commissioned officers.

(a) Flying Branch:- Rs 63,694/-
(b) Technical Branch:- Rs 54,944/-
(c) Ground Duty Branches :- Rs 52,444/-

Selection Procedure : All eligible candidates who applied successfully and fulfill eligibility conditions will be call for AFCAT on 24th February 2013 and 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).

AFCAT 2013 Exam Pattern : 

AFCAT Exam will contain total 100 MCQ type 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.

AFCAT 2013 Syllabus :

(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.

AFCAT 2013 Model/Question Paper

How to apply : 

Candidates who think that they fulfill eligibility and can work as per their needs can apply before the last date of apply through only method of application which can be done by filling an AFCAT 2013 Online Application Form as per instructions provide in notification below.

Click here : AFCAT 2013 Notification (Men)

Click here : AFCAT 2013 Notification (Women)

Click here : Online Application Form /Apply Online for AFCAT 2013

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