IAF Recruitment AFCAT Commissioned Officer 2019 163 Posts

Start date

01-Dec-18

Last date

30-Dec-18

air_force_logoIndian Air Force or IAF Recruitment invites applications for Commissioned Officer (AFCAT) in Ground Duty & Flying Branch Posts for the recruitment 2019. Total Vacancies are 163 and the Last date to apply is 30-12-2018. Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online examination will be conducted on 16 Feb 19 and 17 Feb 19 for AFCAT exam. The Indian Air Force (IAF Recruitment) is the air arm of the Indian armed forces. Its complement of personnel and aircraft assets ranks fourth amongst the air forces of the world. Its primary mission is to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare during an armed conflict.

भारतीय वायुसेना या आईएएफ भर्ती भर्ती 201 9 के लिए ग्राउंड ड्यूटी और फ्लाइंग शाखा पदों में कमीशन अधिकारी (एएफसीएटी) के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित करती है। कुल रिक्तियां 163 हैं और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 30-12-2018 है। भारतीय वायु सेना ने भारतीय नागरिकों (पुरुषों और महिलाओं) को फ्लाइंग और ग्राउंड ड्यूटी (तकनीकी और गैर-तकनीकी) शाखाओं में ग्रुप ए राजपत्रित अधिकारी के रूप में इस अभिजात वर्ग का हिस्सा बनने के लिए आमंत्रित किया है। एएफसीएटी परीक्षा के लिए 16 फरवरी 1 9 और 17 फरवरी 1 9 को ऑनलाइन परीक्षा आयोजित की जाएगी। भारतीय वायुसेना (आईएएफ भर्ती) भारतीय सशस्त्र बलों की वायु सेना है। इसके कर्मियों और विमान संपत्तियों का पूरक दुनिया की वायु सेनाओं में चौथे स्थान पर है। इसका प्राथमिक मिशन भारतीय हवाई क्षेत्र को सुरक्षित करना और सशस्त्र संघर्ष के दौरान हवाई युद्ध करना है।

IAF Recruitment Post Details -
Entry Branch Vacancies
AFCAT Entry Flying SSC-25
  Ground Duty (Technical) {Aeronautical Engineer Electronics and Aeronautical Engineer Mechanical} AE(L) PC-24, SSC-32
AE(M) PC-10, SSC-14
  Ground Duty (NonTechnical) {Administration, Logistics, Accounts } Admin : PC-11, SSC-15
Logistics: PC-05,SSC-09
Accounts: PC-07,SSC11
NCC Special Entry Flying 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC
  Total 163

Role

Commissioned Officer

Salary

As Per Air Force Details

Degree/Education

Graduation/Post Graduation

Age Limit

As Per Air Force Details

Job Location

All India

Vacancies

Total - 163 Posts

Employment Type

FULL-TIME

Hiring Organization

IAF Indian Air Force

Educational Qualification

Name of Posts Qualification & Eligibility
(i) Flying Branch

Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and

(a) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR

(b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR

(c) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

(ii) Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

(a) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}. Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR

cleared Sections A and B examination 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 a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

(b) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}. Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology from recognised University OR

cleared Sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

(iii) Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branche

(a) Administration & Logistics. Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
(b) Accounts: B.Com Degree (Minimum three years degree course) from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
(c) Education : MBA/ MCA or MA/ MSc degree in English/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Chemistry/ Statistics/ International relations/ International Studies/ Defence Studies/ Psychology/ Computer Science/ IT/ Management/ Mass Communication/ Journalism/ Public Relation with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together in Post-Graduation (Minimum two years programme) and 60% marks in graduation, (both recognized by UGC/ Competent Accreditation Authority). For integrated courses (single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry), the minimum duration must be as per prevailing UGC guidelines with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

Physical Standard - 

Ground Duty Technical Branch-Minimum height 157.5 cm
Ground duty Non-Technical Branch-Height Male :- 157.5 cm
Female :- 152 cms

Physical Conditioning- Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training. Candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition by following the under mentioned routine:-

(i) Running: up to 4 Km. in 15 minutes.
(ii) Skipping.
(iii) Push-ups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each.
(iv) Chin ups: 08.
(v) Rope Climbing: 3 to 4 metres.
(vi) Swimming (25 m).

Selection Process

Selection will be Push-ups on the basis of Written Examination and SSB test.

For AFCAT entry, IAF shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT as fixed by the IAF in their discretion. Candidates who are declared successful in the Online AFCAT will be called at one of the Air Force Selection Boards. Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry and Meteorology Branch will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres. The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB) and Varanasi (4 AFSB). Candidates who opt for flying branch can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi. Candidates who have qualified in the written exam are required to choose AFSB date and venue by themselves on the website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in in order to generate call- up letter for AFSB interview.

The testing at AFSB would consist of three stages as given below:-

(i) Stage-I. Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception and discussion test will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All Stage-I qualified candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility for the branches applied for. Candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.

(ii) Stage-II. A psychological test will be conducted on Day 1(Afternoon) and the Group Tests and Interview would commence after document check for the next five days.

(iii) For Flying Branch. Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) would be administered to recommended candidates only. This is once in a lifetime test.

All applicants whose applications are submitted by due date will be called at one of the examination centres for AFCAT scheduled on either 16 February 2019 (Saturday) or 17 February 2019 (Sunday). It is mandatory for the candidates opting for Ground Duty (Technical) branch to appear in both AFCAT as well as Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

1) Exam Schedule - The AFCAT (and EKT) will be conducted in two days as per the following schedule:-

Activity 16 Feb 19 (Day1)
1st Shift (AFCAT)
16 Feb 19 (Day1)
2nd Shift (AFCAT+EKT)
17 Feb 19 (Day 2)
1st Shift (AFCAT)
17 Feb 19 (Day 2)
2nd Shift (AFCAT+EKT)
Candidate Reporting Time 08:00 Hrs 12:30 Hrs 08:00 Hrs 12:30 Hrs
Verification of Admit Card & ID Proof, Biometrics, Photo/ Thumb Impression/ Sign on Attendance Sheet & Candidate Seating in Exam Hall 08:00- 09:30 hrs 12:30- 14:00 hrs 08:00- 09:30 hrs 12:30- 14:00 Hrs
Reading of Instructions by Candidates 09:30- 09:45 hrs 14:00- 14:15 hrs 09:30- 09:45 hrs 14:00- 14:15 hrs
AFCAT 09:45- 11:45 hrs 14:15 -16:15 Hrs 09:45- 11:45 hrs 14:15 -16:15 Hrs
Reading of Instructions by Candidates for EKT - 16:15 -16:30 Hrs - 16:15 -16:30 Hrs
EKT - 16:30 -17:15 Hrs - 16:30 -17:15 Hrs

Candidates will not be permitted to enter the exam centre, under any circumstance, after the pre-exam verification process has commenced at 08:00 hrs for shift-I and 1230 hrs for shift-II.

2) Syllabus - The subjects, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:-

Exam Subject Duration No. of Questions Max Marks
AFCAT General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test 02 Hours 100 300
EKT [For Candidates with one of the choices as (Technical) Branch] Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics 45 Minutes 50 150

(i) The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT.

(ii) Marking Scheme is as follows:- (a) Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.

(b) One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

(c) No marks for unattempted questions.

(iii) Questions will be based on the metric system of Weights & Measures wherever applicable.

(iv) Candidates are required to appear for the Online AFCAT in person. Under no circumstance will any scribe or another candidate be allowed to appear/ assist in the exam.

3) Practice Test. An online Practice Test (for AFCAT & EKT) is available on the IAF website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in.

Exam Centres: Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Aligarh, Allahabad, Ambala, Amritsar, Bareilly, Behrampur (Odisha), Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bhagalpur, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhuj, Bikaner, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Darbhanga, Dehradun, Delhi and NCR, Dhanbad, Diu, Durgapur, Ganganagar, Gorakhpur, Guntur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani, Hissar, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jalpaigudi, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kakinada, Kannur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Kochi, Kohima, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kurukshetra, Leh, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Nizamabad, Pathankot, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Rourkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Solapur, Srinagar, Thane, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tinsukia, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Udaipur, Ujjain, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal.

How to apply

Application Fees - Candidates need to pay Rs 250/- as Examination Fees. Candidates registering for Meteorology entry and NCC Special entry are not required to pay.

Modes of Payment - Online Mode: Application Fees can be paid through Online mode - Debit card, Credit Card, Netbanking, Wallets or UPI.

How to Apply - 1) Candidates need to visit the Official Website of IAF - https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in OR https://afcat.cdac.in.

2) Aadhar Card is mandatory for online registration.

3) Candidates need to register and fill all the Details.

4) Candidates need to upload scanned image, signature and other required documents.

5) Submit and take the Printout of Application Form.

Documents for AFSB- Candidates are required to bring the following relevant documents, which will be checked during AFSB testing:-

(i) AFCAT Admit Card.

(ii) Original Matriculation/ Secondary School Certificate and Mark sheets issued by CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board. No other certificate will be accepted for verification of Date of Birth.

(iii) Original Marks Sheet & Certificate of 10+2 (issued by the relevant Board).

(iv) Original/ Provisional Graduation Degree/ Post Graduation Degree Certificates and Mark Sheet of each year/ semester issued by University - only for verification of educational qualifications to check eligibility for the course. Provisional Certificate issued by college Principal is not acceptable. However, Provisional Degree Certificate issued by the University is acceptable.

(v) In case of final year/ semester students, a Certificate from the College Principal, clearly mentioning the following aspects annotated with proper stamp and seal of the Institution is required:-

(a) Name of the College.
(b) Name of the University.
(c) Discipline in which Graduation/ Post Graduation obtained.
(d) Aggregate Percentage.
(e) Likely Date of Declaration of Final Result (in DD/MM/YYYY Format).

(vi) Two attested photocopies of each of the above mentioned certificates.

(vii) Original NCC Certificate (if applicable).

(viii) NOC from employers for candidates working in Central/ State Govt. or Public Sector Undertakings.

(ix) Original valid Commercial Pilots’ License, issued by DGCA, if applicable.

(x) Inbound Railway Ticket/ Bus Tickets. (For refund of Travelling Allowance).

(xi) Candidates are also advised to bring twenty copies of recent passport size colour photographs taken in light coloured clothes against a white background for documentation.

For any Query related to Conduct of Online Examination, registration process, admit cards, candidates may contact AFCAT Cell on 020-25503105 or 020-25503106. E-Mail queries may be addressed to afcatcell@cdac.in.

For all queries regarding Eligibility, allotment of AFSB centres, date of AFSB interview, merit list, Joining Instructions, and any other relevant information regarding the selection process, candidates may contact on 011-23010231 Extn: 7610 or visit website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in or Toll-free number 1800- 11-2448

Timings- Telephonic query timings are from 0930 hrs to 1300 hrs and 1400 hrs to 1700 hrs (Monday to Friday, except closed holidays).

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