Indian Air Force Recruitment 2019 – IAF AFCAT / NCC Entry Course

Indian Air Force AFCAT Course 2019: Indian Air Force, Defence airline of Indian, Under Government of India has invited candidates to apply for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT). The courses commencing in January 2021 for grant short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. Eligible men and women can apply online through the official website of IAF which is or Registration for online Applications will open on 01 Dec 2019 and close ON 30 Dec 2019. Candidates who want to apply can read the details and see the official notification below. All details information about Indian Air Force Recruitment 2019 like Age limit, Selection Criteria, How to Apply, Application fee, etc are given through the paragraph below.


IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2019 – Apply Online

Organization Name: Indian Air Force
Official Website: or
Advertisement no.: 01/2020/NCC SPECIAL ENTRY
Course Name: Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)
AFCAT 2019 Vacancy Details
Advertisement No: 01/2020/ NCC Special Entry
• AFCAT (Flying)
• AFCAT Entry (Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical)
• NCC Special Entry (Flying)
• Starting on: January 2021
Age Limit: 20 – 24 years
Job Posting: All Over India
Job Category: Central Government Job


Eligibility Criteria for Indian Air Force AFCAT Recruitment 2019

Age limit:
Flying Branch– Applicant age limit should between 20 to 24 years as of 01/01/2021. In another way, candidates should born between 02 January 1997 to 01 January 2001.

Ground Duty (Technical/ Non-Technical) Branches: 20 to 26 years as on 01/01/2021. i.e. born between 02 January 1995 to 01 January 2001.

Educational Qualification:
Candidates should have mandatorily passed / BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) 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.

Physical / Medical Standard:
Details on physical/medical standards, educational qualifications, and selection procedures are available in detailed notification on the website.

How To Apply:
Candidates needs to register their name for the examination through the websites i.e or within 30/12/2019. The online application portal will open on 01/12/2019.

Selection Process:
Applicants whose applications are submitted by the due date will be called for AFCAT and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT). The AFCAT will be of two hours duration and will contain multiple-choice questions on verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning, general awareness, and military aptitude. Sample question papers and syllabus of AFCAT/EKT are available on the IAF career website EKT would be for 45 minutes and conducted immediately after AFCAT. It is mandatory for the candidates opting for ground duty (technical) branch to pass both AFCAT & EKT. Candidates who are short-listed on the basis of AFCAT/EKT will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs).

Physical Fitness Test:
Candidates will be required to complete 1.6km run in the stipulated time frame of 9 Min, 100 Meter run in 16 sec, furthermore 20 Pushup and Sit-ups in 1 minute, should be able to do 3 chin-ups and should be able to swim 25 meters.

Salary Scale:
Selected candidates will receive a fixed stipend of Rs 56,100/- per month during the last year of training with allowances that are applicable based on the nature of duty/place of posting.

Application Fee:
Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay the examination fee of Rs.250/- (not applicable for NCC special entry and Meteorology) to be paid online through the ‘Make Payment’ step on the main menu of the online application. No cash or cheque or demand draft (DD) will be accepted towards payment of examination fee. The examination fee can be paid using credit/ debit cards/ net banking through the payment gateway.

Important Date:
› Starting Date for Apply Online: 01/12/2019
› Closing date for receipt of online application: 30/12/2019

Important Link
Official Notification
Official Website

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