Indian Air Force
Application For Air Force Common Admission Test For Men & Women :
Applications are invited from Female Indian Citizens as per
Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in July 2014 for grant
of Short Service Commission in Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branches.
Courses Commencing In July 2014 For Men:
GROUND DUTY BRANCHES
Courses Commencing In July 2014 For Women:
GROUND DUTY BRANCHES
Pay and Allowances:-
Flying Officers will be entitled to Pay in Pay Band of Rs
15,600 - 39,100 per month along with Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Dearness
Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, Transport Allowance. In addition, other
allowances are applicable based on nature of duty / place of posting and would
include Flying Allowance, Technical Allowance, Field Area Allowance, Special
Compensatory (Hill area) Allowance, Special Force Allowance, Siachin Allowance,
Island Special Duty Allowance, Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer Allowance, Hard
Area Allowance and Remote Locality Allowance. On successful completion of
Training, the newly Commissioned Flying Officers would be entitled to
approximate gross monthly emoluments in different branches including Transport
Allowance of major cities as given below:-
Flying Branch:- Rs 66,110/-
Technical Branch:- Rs 57,360/-
Ground Duty Branches :- Rs 54,860/-
Age Limit: 19 to 23 years as on 01 July 2014 i.e. Born
between 02 July 1991 to 01 July 1995 (Both dates inclusive)
Education Qualification : Graduates (Minimum three year
degree course) in any discipline from a recognised University who have attained
minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have passed Maths
and Physics at 10+2 level OR BE / B Tech degree (Four year course) from a
recognised University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put
Height and Weight: Minimum height : 162.5 cms with
correlated weight, Leg Length : Min - 99 cms. Max - 120 cms. Thigh Length :
Max - 64 cms. Sitting Height : Min - 81.5 cms. Max - 96 cms.
Vision: (a) Minimum Visual Acuity 6/6 in one eye
and 6/9 in other, correctable to 6/6 only for hypermetropia. (b)
Manifest Myopia - Nil. (c) LASIK Surgery for correction of vision is
admissible in Transport and Helicopter streams of Short Service Commission
(Flying Branch) if the following conditions are fulfilled at the time of Air
Force medical examination:- (i) LASIK Surgery should not have been carried
out before the age of 20 years. (ii) The axial length of the eye should not
be more than 25.5 mm as measured by IOL master. (iii) At least twelve months
should have lapsed post uncomplicate stable LASIK. No history or
evidence of any complication. (iv) The post LASIK corneal thickness as
measured by a corneal pachymeter should not be less than 450 microns. (v)
Individuals with high refractive errors (>6D) prior to LASIK are to be
excluded. Candidates must not suffer from colour or night blindness.
All other medical criteria would be evaluated by the Air
Force Medical Authorities whose decision on the fitness would be final.
All applicants whose applications are submitted by due date
will be called for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) to be conducted on 25
August 2013 (Sunday)at one of the examination centres mentioned below.
Candidates will be required to login to their candidate login account regularly
for information on AFCAT and AFSB testing. The entrance test 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 is available on IAF career website
8. Candidates who are short-listed on the basis of (AFCAT)
will be called for further testing at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs)
at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar or Varanasi. The testing would consist of three
stages as given below.
(a) Stage-I Test consisting of Intelligence Test along with
other tests 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. Those candidates who either do not
qualify in Stage I testing or do not meet the required eligibility criteria
would be sent back on the first day itself.
(b) Stage-II testing consisting of Psychological test, Group
Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Four Days).
(c) For Flying Branch:Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT)
would be administered to eligible candidates.
9. Change of Interview Dates. Request for change of SSB
interview date should be avoided. However, as an exception, such change may be
considered based on the circumstances of the case. Request for such change
should be forwarded to the respective AFSB from where the call letter for SSB
interview has been received and not to Air Headquarters / AFCAT Cell. The AFSBs
may consider change of date at their discretion.
10. Medical Examination will be conducted at AFCME, New Delhi
or IAM Bengaluru based on the recommendations at AFSB.
11. Candidates recommended by the AFSBs and declared
medically fit will be detailed for training in the order of all India Merit list
depending on the number of vacancies available in various branches/ sub
12. No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury
sustained during the testing at AFSB.
13. 10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing 'C'
.14. Onus of meeting eligibility criteria rests with the
applicant. Merely undergoing / SSB testing would not constitute fulfilment of
How to Apply:
If you meet the eligibility criteria, please click on
“CANDIDATE LOGIN” in the career website of IAF
www.careerairforce.nic.in and follow the instructions. You
are advised to note down Registration number for future correspondence.
Candidates are advised to read the notification for AFCAT 02 / 2013 & the
detailed guidelines for filling up Online application as given in the
prior to commencement of filling up Online applications. While filling
Online application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily
available, as details are to be filled as per matriculation & other
educational certificates. Please save your recent colour passport size
photograph (size 10 to 250 KB) in the computer for attaching to your Online
application form. Please note that utmost care needs to be taken while
filling up the online application. In case any information is found to be
incorrect then the candidature is likely to be cancelled at any stage of the
Details of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)
Centres are appended below and would be allocated in order of submission of
applications. AFCAT centre once allotted would not be changed
under any circumstances.
Candidates are to apply only online on Indian Air Force career website
www.careerairforce.nic.in from 08 June
to 07 July 2013.
Last Date For Submission of Online Application:
Courtesy: Indian Air Force