AFCAT 2017: The abbreviation for AFCAT is Air Force Common Admission Test. The IAF (Indian Air Force) Recruitment Board which is important to the security of the country conducts these AFCAT Exams twice in every year i.e in February and August in order to recruit various aspirants across the country to made them join in serving the nation. The IAF Governing body releases notification conducts exams and recruits the aspirants across the country.
These AFCAT Exams will be conducted to recruit the aspirants mainly for the three branches namely Firstly, Flying Branch which consists of Fighters, Transports, and Helicopters, Secondly Technical Branch which includes all the Engg aspects like mechanical, computers and Thirdly Ground Duty branch which consists of Education, Administration and other posts in IAF in the defence department which exists across the India.
About IAF Board:
The Indian Air Force is one of the Defence branches which involved in the Security of the country. IAF was established in the year 1932. Its main branch is located in Delhi, India. The IAF Recruitment Board consists of key members that relate to the Indian Air Force which was introduced to recruit the candidates or staff into the various branches of the Indian Air Force across the India. The IAF Board is responsible for the conduction of the exams and interviews for recruiting the well-trained Candidates for the probationary Posts in Air Force of the country and its associated offices. Click here for Defence Latest Jobs Notifications.
Details of AFCAT Exams:
- Frequency in conduction of Exams: Twice an year i.e in February and August Months
- Level of Exam: Competitive Level
- Span of Exam: Across the Country
- Mode of Exam: CBT or Computer Based Test which will be conducted through Online mode.
- Exam Score Validity: For an year.
- Negative Marking: 1 for one wrong answer
- Stages of Conduction of Exams: 3 Stages which will be termed as Stage I, Stage II and Stage III.
The Stage-I Exam will be conducted through Online mode which will be Computer Based Test and there will be 100 objective questions which will be based on Reasoning Ability and Military Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness and English language, Stage-II Exam will be based on Psychological Test, Group Test and Interview will be conducted which takes 5 days of time and the last stage of Exam i.e., Stage-III will be based on the aspirant’s skills for the posts.
The Candidates who crossed Online Exam must attend Psychology Test, Group Test, Interview and who completes these tests must attend last stage exam of recruitment exam so that these 3 stages will be completed.
AFCAT ONLINE EXAM Pattern:
- English Language
- Reasoning Ability and Military Aptitude Test
- Numerical Aptitude
- General Awareness
- Total Questions– 100 MCQ’S (Multiple Choice Questions)
- Total Marks – 300 Marks
- Negative Marking – 1.00
- Duration of the Exam – 120 Minutes
AFCAT EXAM ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
- The Candidate must be an Indian Citizen.
- The Candidate should have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent for Flying Branch posts and Ground Staff Branch posts.
- The Candidate should complete their 4 Years Degree or Integrated PG or must clear Sections A and B exams of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India for Technical Branch posts.
- The Candidates who are appearing for the final year or final semester of Graduation can also apply for these Posts and they need to provide the proof that the candidate is completing the graduation exam.
- The Candidates should not have more than 24 years of age and less than 20 years as on July 2nd, that year of recruitment.
AFCAT EXAM CUTOFF:
There won’t be Sectional Cutoff in the AFCAT Exams and it will be of overall. This overall cutoff may differ from year to year based on various criteria like the candidates appear for the Exam and many criteria. There will be separate Cutoff for every section which is there in the entire recruitment process. The exam conducting body will release IAF cut off score of each stage at the time announcement of results. This Year, the cutoff will be going to be expected around 150 for a total of 300 marks.
AFCAT Admit Card 2017:
The IAF Recruitment Board will be going to provide the AFCAT 2017 admit card for any exam i.e Online Exam and Interview at least two weeks before the exam. The AFCAT Exam Admit card 2017 will be available through online mode only. AFCAT Exam 2017 admit card can be downloaded by going through with the application number/roll number and date of birth or password through the official link provided on this page below.
Latest AFCAT Recruitment:
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AFCAT 2017 EXAM RESULTS:
The results of IAF AFCAT will be declared by IAF Recruitment Board in three stages i.e Online Exam, Group Test, Psychological Tests, and Interview. The IAF AFCAT results for the online exam will be going to declare and qualified candidates will appear for the next recruitment process stages. The results of IAF AFCAT online exam will be released based on which the candidates will be called for further round i.e., interview. The AFCAT final results will be declared for only those candidates who will score sectional as well as overall cut off score as per their category in stages of examination.