AFCAT 2 2016 Notification Application Form/Eligibility/Exam Date

By | June 14, 2016

AFCAT 2 2016 Notification 

Indian Air Force is going to conduct AFCAT 2/2016 exam in the month of August 2016. Recently, IAF released AFCAT 2 2016 Notification on its official website. This test is conducted for finding those candidates who want to make a career in the air force of India. The online application form filling process for Indian Air Force AFCAT started Now and end up on 30th June 2016. The exam occurs in 28.08.2016.

Career After 12th In Air Force

Candidates who have the dream to go to the Indian air force to serve the country can fill this online application form. It is the Recruitment examination organized twice in a year. Those who are interested and eligible must read this article.afcat 2

Latest Announcement: The application process for Indian Air Force AFCAT 2 Started now and the last date to apply online is 30th June 2016. The written examination is going to be held on 28th August 2016.

Indian Air Force AFCAT 2 Notification 2016

Department Conducting Examination Indian Air Force
Name of the Exam AFCAT 2
Name of the Post Commissioned Officers in IAF
Necessary Qualification Graduate in any Discipline
Last Date to apply 30th June 2016
Date of Examination 28th Augusut 2016

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Complete Details for AFCAT 2 Exam 2016    

Students are suggested to go through the following specifics

IAF AFCAT 2 Eligibility Criteria:

Posts to apply – Interested and eligible aspirants can apply based on their age and educational qualification for the post of commissioned officers in Flying, Ground Duty and Technical Branches of Indian Air Force.

Minimum Educational Qualification: The minimum qualification is Graduation (B.E. / B.Tech. for Flying / Technical branches). However, the qualification differs for different posts. Also, there are some height metrics.

Flying Branch:-

Education Qualification: – Graduation Degree minimum 3 years in any discipline subject with minimum 60% marks and have passed 10+2 class Math & Physics.

Age Limit in Flying Branch Officer: Candidate more than 20 years and less than 24 years as on 01-January-2016

Technical Branch:-

Education Qualification: – Bachelor of Engineering and B.Tech in relevant discipline of Engineering with minimum 60% marks

Age Limit in Technical Branch Officer: -Candidate more than 20 years and less than 26 years as on 01-January-2016

Ground Duty Branch:-

Education Qualification: Graduation degree Minimum 3 years in any equivalent discipline subject along minimum 60% marks for Administration &Logistics posts. Bachelor of Commerce with minimum 60% marks and Post-Graduation degree in Commerce for the post of Accounts.

Age Limit in Ground Duty Officer: – Applicant age more than 20 years and less than 26 years as on 01-January-2016

Note: – Those Applicants, who have disqualified the PABT test are not eligible for this exam.

Pay Scale –      Rs15600-39100 with several other benefits including 50 lakhs insurance.

Salary of IAF Officers –

  • Flying branch- Rs. 82,050
  • Technical branch -Rs 71,550
  • Ground Duty Branches – 68,550

Application Fee: Candidates are exempted from paying any application fee. It means they do not need to pay the application fee.

Selection Procedure: – 

AFCAT selection process involves following steps

  1. Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT – only for Technical branch).
  2. AFSB Interview
    1. Screening test
    2. Psychological test, Group test, Medical Test and Interview
    3. CPSS (Computerized Pilot Selection System) and/ or PABT only for Flying branch

Exam pattern:

  • AFCAT 2 written exam consists of General Knowledge, Math, English, and Reasoning. Maximum marks will be 300. Total 100 questions will be asked and time allowed for the exam is 2 hours. Every question carries 3 marks and there is 1/3 negative marking. For every wrong answer given by the aspirant, 1 mark will be deducted as penalty. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered.
  • Those candidates, who apply for the technical branch, will have to attend EKT exam which is conducted just after AFCAT.
  • It is mandatory for candidates applying for the technical branch. It consists of 50 questions with one mark for every correct answer.

Preparation Tips To Crack Exam

How to Apply for AFCAT 2 Online Application form:

  • Eligible and interested Applicants may apply online application form on the official website
  • Candidates click the link of online application AFCAT-2nd
  • Candidates fill up all personal details in application form.
  • Applicants upload scanned Photo and Signature in the online application form.
  • Candidate to take print of application form for future use.

AFCAT August 2016 Important Dates

  • Notification Date: 04.06.2016
  • Starting date for Online Application: 04.06.2016
  • Last date for Online Application: 30.06.2016
  • AFCAT 2 2016 Written Exam Date: 28.08.2016 (Sunday)
  • Commencing the training: July 2017

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