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AFCAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria – Check Category Wise Eligibility Here

Latest Applications Open 2024:

Candidates can appear in Air Force Common Admission Test 01/2024 to get selected for Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches courses commencing in January 2024.

Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination viz. Written examination and SSB test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or AFSB Testing, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature will be canceled by the IAF.

AFCAT (I) Eligibility Criteria 2024

Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India.

Age: Those applicants are going to apply for the examination of the AFCAT (I) 2024 they must have to check their BranchFlying Branch. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and
(a) Graduation with a minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
(b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
(c) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. before applying. Only the eligible candidates can apply in this examination. The Ages and Branches of AFCAT (I) 2024 are given below

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BranchesAge Limits
Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special EntryThe Age of Candidates should be between 20 to 24 years as on 01st January 2024.
Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA  is relaxable upto 26 years
Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) BranchThe Age of Candidates should be between 20 to 26 years as on 01st January 2024.
Marital StatusCandidates 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.
A candidate who marries subsequent to the date of his application though successful at SSB or medical will not be eligible for training.
A candidate who marries during the period of training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the Government.
Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during the training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live out with family.

Educational Qualifications

Flying Branch

  • Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and
  • Graduation with a minimum of three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
    OR
  • BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
    OR
  • Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics):

  • Passed Class 10+2 with 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics and four years degree Engineering/ Technology
    OR
  • Cleared Sections A and B of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with 60% in disciplines specified by the examination authority.

Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical):

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  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 with 60% in Physics and Mathematics and degree/integrated post-graduation in Engineering/Technology.
    OR
  • Cleared sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with minimum 60% marks or equivalent in certain disciplines specified by IAF.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches

  • Administration: Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Logistics: Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Accounts: Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in Commerce discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch)

  • NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Dec 17 is mandatory. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2. Graduates with a minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
    OR
  • BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent OR Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Physical and Medical Standards

Guidelines with regard to physical and medical standards for candidates are as provided in Appendix ‘A’ to the notification.

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