Statesman Academy provides the best AFCAT Coaching in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula. We have highly qualified, well experienced, dedicated and retired army officers for the prepration of this exam. We provide high quality training to our students to crack the exam.
Air Force Commission Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted twice a year by Indian Air Force. The aim behind conducting AFCAT exam is to recruit candidates for three branches namely: Flying, Technical and Ground duty. Candidates have to pass two rounds: Written and Interview round. SSB (Staff Selection Commission Board) organizes Interview round. The good news is both male and female candidates can apply for AFCAT exam. AFCAT 1 notification has been released.
AFCAT is the conducted twice a year.
AFCAT Selection Process 2016
Selection Process consists of three rounds:
- 1. Written
- 2. Interview
- 3. Medical
There are total number of five sections:
- 1. Verbal Ability
- 2. Numerical Ability
- 3. General Awareness
- 4. Reasoning
- 5. Military Ability
Scheme of Exam :
- General Awareness – History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
- Verbal Ability in English – Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.
- Numerical Ability – Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.
- Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability..
- Duration: Two hours
- Total marks: 300 (each question carries three marks)
- Total number of questions: 100
Note: For every wrong answer 1/3rd mark will be deducted.
Interview (Services Selection Board, SSB)
Students who clear first written round will be called for the next round by receiving call letter. You have to report any one of the Air Force Selection Boards located at Dehradun, Varanasi, Gandhinagar and Mysore. You have to pass through two stages at AFSB (Air Force Selection Board). Interview round is of six days.
a) Stage 1 testing:
- Officer Intelligence rating Test
- Picture perception and Discussion Test
Stage 1 is a screening test. This test is conducted on the very first day. The screening test consisting of verbal and non-verbal reasoning test and a picture perception and description test (PPDT). Students who qualify will be asked for their document verification eligible for the branches applied for. Disqualified students will be sent back on the very first day.
b) Stage 2 testing
- This stage consists of Psychological test, Group Test and Interview. This test will be conducted on subsequent days (Five Days)
- Psychological Tests are written tests that are conducted by a Psychologist.
- Group Tests are interactive indoor and outdoor activities which are a combination of mental and physical work.
(c) For Flying Branch only:
CPSS (Computerlist Piloty Selection System) and Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) would be administered to eligible candidates
Qualified students are sent for medical examination at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi or Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru. Candidates have to fulfill all the medical criteria.
The final merit list is prepared on the performance in the written test & AFSB interview.
Final candidates are selected on the availability of vacant seats.
* 10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing ‘C’ certificate holders in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.
AFCAT is conducted by Indian Air Force for the selection of officers in the three major branches such as
AFCAT 1 Age limit
Flying Branch –
- Age should be between 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jan 2017
- Born between from date 01 Jan 1993 to 01 Jan 1997
Technical Branch –
- Age should be between 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jan 2017
- Born between 02 Jan 1991 to 01 Jan 1997
Ground Duty Branches –
- Age should be between 20 to 26 year as on 01 Jan 2017
- Born between 02 Jan 1991 to 01 Jan 1997
These were the age limits for all of three branches now proceed to our second eligibility criteria
Educational Qualification for AFCAT 1 exam
1) Flying branch
Candidate must have passed graduation with 60% marks and essentially required maths, physics in class 10+2 or B.Tech/B.E. degree from a recognized university with minimum 60% qualification marks.
2) Technical Branch
Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) AE (M)
Candidates applying for AE (M) branch would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a recognized university or cleared Section A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies
Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) AE (L)
Candidates applying for AE (L) branch would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a recognized university or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate membership examination of the institute of electronics and telecommunication engineers by actual studies. All candidates applying for AE (L) branch should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together
3) Ground Duty Branch
Candidates should have graduation degree with minimum 60% marks or post graduate/ diploma with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all the papers.
Why Statesman Academy for AFCAT Coaching in Chandigarh?
- Coaching starting from very basic concepts
- Well organised notes and study material
- Special currents affairs classes
- Well experienced and highly qualified faculty
AFCAT Coaching Contact Information
Name: Statesman Academy
Address: SCO 54-55, Floor 2nd, Sector 34- A, Chandigarh
Phone Number: 9780040991, 09780097554