Age: 19-23 Yrs as on 1st July, 2014. (DOB from 2nd July 1991 to 1st July 1995).
Academic Qualification: Graduates in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have passed Maths & Physics at 10+2 level OR BE/ B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.
Age: 18-28 yrs (DOB: 2nd July 1986 to 1st July 1996)
i) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics): BE/ B.Tech with minimum 60% marks OR cleared Section A & B examination of AMIE by actual studies and must studied any eight subjects from the 18 subjects listed below.
(L1 Physics/ Engineering Physics, L2 Mathematics/ Engg Mathematics L3 Engg Graphics/ Engg Drawing L4 Electrical Engg/ Technology L5 Control Engg, L6 Microprocessors, L7 Digital Electronics/ Basic Electronics L8 Computer Networks L9 Information Technology L10 Network Theory Design, L11 Telecommunication systems, L12 Electronic Circuit Design, L13 radar Theory, L14 Switching Theory, L15 Instrumentation, L16 Microwave Engg, L17 Antenna and Wave propagation, L18 Electronic Devices)
ii) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical): BE/ B.Tech with minimum 60% marks OR cleared Section A & B examination of AMIE by actual studies and must studied any eight subjects from the 18 subjects listed below.
(M1 Physics/ Engg physics, M2 Mathematics/ Engg Mathematics, M3 Engg Graphics/ Engg Drawing, M4 Automotive Engg/ Plant Engg/ Industrial Engg, M5 Engg mechanics/ Strengt of material, M6 Aerodynamics, M7 Thermodynamics and applications/ Heat Power Engg, M8 Heat and mass transfer, M9 Theory of machines (Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery), M10 Fluid Mechanics/ Turbo Machines, M11 Flight mechanics, M12 Machine Drawing/ Machine Design, M13 Mechatronics, M14 Material Science/ metallurgy, M15 Vibrations, M16 Workshop Technology/ Manufaturing Technology/ Production Engg, M17 Hydraulics and Pnematics, M18 Aircraft structures.
Ground Duty Branches:
For Graduates: 20-23 yrs (DOB: 2nd July 1991 to 1st July 1994)
For PG/LLB (5 years): 20-25 yrs (DOB: 2nd July 1989 to 1st July 1994)
For LLB (3 years after graduation): 20-26 yrs (DOB: 2nd July 1988 to 1st July 1994)
For M.Ed, Ph.D, CA, ICWA: 20-27 yrs (DOB: 2nd July 1987 to 1st July 1994)
Academic Qualification: Graduate Degree in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together or a Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.
Indian Air Force (IAF), New Delhi will be conducted Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT-2013) on 25th August, 2013. As per this notification, while the submission of online form has started from 8th June, 2013, the last date to apply for AFCAT 2013 is 7th July, 2013. AFCAT 2013 written exam would be conducted on 25th August, 2013. Both men and women can apply for this recruitment exam.
AFCAT is a common recruitment exam conducted twice every year by IAF (Indian Air Force) in the month of February/March & July/August, exam notification for which comes out in the months of December/January and June/July every year. While the February/March exam is called AFCAT-01 (as it is the first exam in the year), the July/August AFCAT exam is called AFCAT-02.
AFCAT training course duration is: for Flying & Technical branch 74 weeks (1 and 1/2 year) and for Ground Duty branch 52 weeks (1 year) in Air Force training establishments. AFCAT is conducted for SSC (Short Service Commission) in Flying Branch and both SSC as well as PSC (Permanent Service Commission) for Technical Branch and Ground Duty Branches. After successful completion of AFCAT courses, you are recruited as a Flying Officer in Indian Air Force.
Selection process for AFCAT: At first you have to appear in AFCAT exam to be conducted on 25th August, 2013 On being selected in AFCAT, you would be called for AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) Interview. On being selected in Stage-1 & 2 of AFSB Interview, if you had appeared for flying branch or technical branch you have to undergo one more written test- PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Test) for flying branch and EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test) for technical branch. There is no further written test for Ground Duty Branches after Stage-1 & 2 of AFSB Interview.
Salary: After successful completion of the training, you are commissioned as a Flying Officer with following approximate gross salaries:
Flying Branch: Rs. 63,694/-
Technical Branch: Rs. 54,944/-
Ground Duty Branch: Rs. 52,444/-