Indian Air Force conducts the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) exam every year for the recruitment of Commissioned Officers in Flying And Ground Duty (Technical and Non – Technical) in Indian Air Force. What is AFCAT? It stands for Air Force Common Admission test (AFCAT) exam where the graduate candidates can apply to get a job in the Indian Air Force. Lakhs of aspirants register for this examination and appear every year for the examinations overcoming the stiff competition and getting into Indian Air Force. Know about all the details and get yourself informed about AFCAT 1 2020 Notification and apply online for the AFCAT 1 2020 Examination.
AFCAT 2020 Notification
The official Notification for AFCAT 1 2020 will be released by Indian Air Force Soon you can apply for AFCAT 1 2020 online from 1st December 2019 and candidates are given the opportunity to apply online till 30th December 2019. Download the official advertisement that is Released by Indian Air Force For AFCAT 1 2020 by clicking on the link given below:
AFCAT 1 2020 Important Dates
While applying for any major examination, it is important to get yourself acquainted with the notification date and exam dates. The below table showcases the dates for AFCAT 1 2020 Notification that candidates must be aware of.
|AFCAT 1 2020 : Important Dates|
|AFCAT 1 2020 Notification Release Date||23rd November 2019|
|Start Date to Apply For AFCAT 1 2020||1st December 2019|
|Last Date to Apply For AFCAT 1 2020||30th December 2019|
|Flying||209/21F/SSC/M & W||SSC – 60|
208/21T/SSC/M & W
|AE(L) : PC – 40, SSC – 26
AE(M) : PC – 23, SSC – 16
|Admin : PC – 24, SSC – 16
Accts : PC – 14, SSC – 10
Lgs ; PC- 12, SSC – 08
|10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out
of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.
AFCAT 1 2020 Eligibility Criteria :
- Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry: 20 to 24 years
- Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: 20 to 26 years
Note: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of course. Widows/Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.
AFCAT 1 2020 Exam Pattern :
|Name Of Exam||Time Duration||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Subjects|
|1. AFCAT 1 2020||2 Hours||100||300||Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude|
|2.EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test)||45 Minutes`||50||150||Technical|
Note: Candidates who are opting for Ground Duty (technical) branch have to pass both AFCAT & EKT.
AFCAT 1 2020 Training:
- Training is scheduled to commence in the first week of January 2021 for all courses.
- The approximate duration of training for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical) Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments.
- PAN Card, Aadhaar card and account in SBI/ Nationalised Bank is mandatory at the time of joining Air Force Academy (AFA).
AFCAT 1 2020 Application Fee:
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