AFCAT 2 2020 Notification

AFCAT 2 2020 Notification

Finally AFCAT 2 2020 Notification are Out now and Online applications are invited for the courses commencing in July 2021 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. Online applications are also invited for grant of PC/ SSC for NCC Special Entry Scheme (For flying branch) and for Meteorology Entry.

About AFCAT 2020 Exam

Exam nameAFCAT
Conducted byIndian Air Force
Exam levelNational
Exam frequencyTwice a year
Exam modeOnline
Exam syllabusAFCAT- General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude TestEKT – Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics
Exam patternThe question of AFCAT will have a total of 100 objective questions. Total marks allotted to the test are 300EKT will have a total of 50 questions. Maximum marks allotted to the test are 150
Exam LanguageEnglish
Exam FeesRs 250 for AFCAT entry
Exam purposeTo select Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches
Contact details020-25503105 or 020-25503106
Official Websiteafcat.cdac.in

Branches, Course Number and Vacancies For AFCAT 2 2020

Branch Vacancies 
Flying BranchSSC – 74
Ground Duty (Technical)AE(L):PC – 40, SSC – 26AE(M):PC-23, SSC – 16
Ground Duty (Non -Technical)Admin: PC -23, SSC -16Education :  PC-08,  SSC-08 
NCC Special Entry 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC 
Meteorology Entry Meteorology: 
PC-10  SSC-12 

*Disclaimer: The vacancies indicated are tentative and subject to change without notice. Actual intake would depend on organizational requirements, various cadre control mechanisms, availability of training slots and actual number of vacancies accruing in July  2021.  No  representation  in  this  regard    will    be    entertained.    Two     seats     are     reserved     from Ground Duty (Non-Tech) vacancies for Law qualified candidates.

AFCAT 2 2020 Important Dates

AFCAT 2020 EventsAFCAT 2020 DatesSalient Features
Release of notification 10-June-2020AFCAT 2 notification has been released in PDF form
Application form15-June-2020The application form of AFCAT 2 is available in online mode.
Last date to apply14-July-2020 The application form is available for 30 days.
Exam date19-Sept-2020 to 20-Sept-2020The exam is conducted online across various cities spread throughout the country.
Admit Card04-Sept-2020 The admit card will be made available for candidates who successfully register for the exam.

Educational Qualification

To be eligible for AFCAT exam 2020, candidates need to fulfil the following criteria:

Nationality: Candidates must be a citizen of India

Age limit: The age limits prescribed for the exam are different for different branches.

BranchesAge Limit
Flying branchCandidates should be between 20 to 24 years. The upper age limit for candidates having a Commercial Pilot License is relaxed up to 26 years.
Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) BranchThe age of candidates should be between 20 to 26 years.

Martial Status:

  • Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of course.
  • Widows/Widowers and divorcees below 25 years of age are also not eligible.
  • Candidates who marry to the date of his application though successful at SSB or medical will not be eligible for training.
  • Those who marry during the period of training will be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the government.
  • Married candidates above 25 years are eligible to apply but during their training period, they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family.

Educational Qualifications:

BranchEducational qualification
Flying branchCandidates must have passed with a minimum of 60% in Maths and Physics at Class 12 andGraduation in any disciplinewith 60% or equivalent. OrBE/BTech with 60% or equivalent. OrCandidates have cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with 60%.
Ground Duty Technical BranchAeronautical Engineer (Electronics):Passed Class 10+2 with 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics and four years degree Engineering/ TechnologyOrCleared Sections A and B of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with 60% in disciplines specified by the examination authority.Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical):  Candidates must have passed 10+2 with 60% in Physics and Mathematics and degree/integrated post-graduation in Engineering/Technology. OrCleared sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with minimum 60% marks or equivalent in certain disciplines specified by IAF.
Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branchesAdministration:Graduation in any discipline with minimum 60%OrCleared section A&B examination of  Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with 60%.
EducationCompleted MBA/MCA or MA/MSc in English/Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/ Statistics/ International relations/ International Studies/ Defence Studies/ Psychology/ Computer Science/ IT/ Management/ Mass Communication/ Journalism/ Public Relation with 50% and 60% in graduation.

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