IAF Common Admission AFCAT-1 2016 Notification,Form,Syllabus

IAF Common Admission AFCAT-1 2016 Notification,Form,Syllabus:

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) is looking forward to release the latest notification with respect to the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT-1) – 2016 at its official website very soon. The Indian Air Force will ask for the online application from the Male Candidates with regards to the posts of Flying Branch, Technical and Ground Duty Branches. Aspirants will be soon able to upload the notification at the official website and aspirant then will be able to fill the online application form.

IAF Common Admission Test  AFCAT-1 Online Form 2016

The Indian Air Force (IAF) which is also known as IAF will be going to issue the recruitment advertisement with respect to recruitment of energetic and eligible candidates in Flying Branch, Technical and Ground Duty Branches through the Air Force Common Admission Test and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) for the course commencing in the January 2017. Aspirants from so long are waiting for online application. We would like to submit hereby that the application form link will be mentioned and candidates will be able to apply online. In the month of December, 2015 the official notification with regards to the AFCAT shall be released at the official website of IAF.

Age Limits:

Branch Age Limits Relaxation
Flying Branch Age of the candidates must be in between 20 to 24 years as on 1st January, 2017
Technical Branch Age of the aspirant must be in between 20 to 26 years as on 1st January, 2017
Ground Duty Branches Same as above in Technical branch

Educational Qualification Required:

Branch Educational Qualification
Flying Branch Candidates must have Graduated in any stream from a recognized University and must have got at least 60% marks in aggregate (in all papers) and must have passed 10+2 with Maths and Physics or have done BE / B.Tech degree from a recognized University with min 60% marks in aggregate.
Technical Branch 1.      Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}: Applicants registering for AE (L) branch should have done 4 year degree from a recognized University.

2.      Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}: Candidates Selected AE (M) must have done a minimum of 4 years degree qualification from a recognised University

Ground Duty Branches Administration & Logistics

Candidates must have done Graduate Degree in any discipline with 60% marks or more marks or have done Post Graduate Degree or equivalent Diploma in any discipline with 50% or more marks.


Candidates should have graduated in Commerce with at least 60% or more marks aggregate or Post Graduate Degree in Commerce (M.Com) / CA / ICWA with a 50% or more aggregate marks.


Should have completed Post Graduate diploma with min 50% or more marks in aggregate marks.

Physical Standards Required:

Branch Physical Standards
Flying Branch Minimum height: 162.5 cm with correlated weight, Leg Length: Min – 99 cm. Max – 120 cm. Thigh Length: Max – 64 cm .Sitting Height: Min – 81.5 cm. Max – 96 cm.
Technical Branch Minimum Height: Men – 157.5 Cm with correlated weight
Ground Duty Branches Minimum Height: Men – 157.5 Cm with correlated weight.

How to apply:

  1. First of all the candidates would be required to visit official career website of AIF.
  2. Click on the “Candidate Login” and follow the instruction.
  3. Fill all the input fields and submit it to get the registration number.
  4. Carefully note down the provided Registration number for the future purposes.
  5. Now click on the link which says “Apply Online for the AFCAT 1/2016”.
  6. Enter all details with respect to the educational and personal asked by the online application.
  7. Pay the required fee and upload the scanned copy of recent passport size photograph of yourself and signature.
  8. Submit all the details.
  9. Take a print of application form which may be required in future.

Apply Online: Click Here


Selection Procedure of AFCAT 1/2016:

  1. Candidates who have met the eligibility criteria and submitted their online application carefully will be called for the AFCAT and EKT test (applicable only for Technical Branch) on the date which will be soon notified to the candidates.
  2. Candidates who will shortlisted on the basis of AFCAT marks will be called for the further testing at one of Air Force Selection Board (AFSB). The testing will be consist three stages.
  3. Candidates who have applied for the flying branch will have to give the Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT)

Exam Pattern and the Syllabus of AFCAT:

The Question paper of AFCAT will be objective type and carry 100 questions. Each question carries 3 marks for the correct answers and 1 marks will be deducted from the correct answer as a penalty for wrong answers. 2 hours will be available to the candidates to complete the examination of AFCAT.

Subjects Contents
General Awareness History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
Verbal Ability in English Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary
Numerical Ability Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

Click here to download the syllabus of Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT)

Previous Year Question Papers with Answer Keys:

AFCAT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series A

AFCAT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series B

AFCAT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series C

AFCAT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series D

EKT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series E

EKT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series F

EKT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series G

EKT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series H

EKT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series J

EKT 01/2015 Question Paper Booklet Series K

Answer Keys AFCAT 01/2015

Answer Keys EKT 01/2015

All the candidates who will going to apply for the AFCAT 1/ 2016 are hereby informed that the information related to the Notification, Application Form, Admit Cards, Exam Dates, Interview Schedule and Date and Result will be notified here time to time at http://edunewsportal.in/. SO the candidates are suggested to be regular so they don’t miss any updates.

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