AFCAT 1 2014 Notification and Exam Date

AFCAT 1 2014 Notification and Exam Date

AFCAT 1 2014 is scheduled to be held on 23 Feb 2014. Aspirants have enough time to prepare if they start preparing now for AFCAT. Considering the previous year’s AFCAT papers we can say that there is a gradual rise in the level of difficulty of the paper especially in the GK section. Hence cracking AFCAT is no more an affair of one month study, you need to study well before and know the exact things what may be asked. This article will cover the general information about AFCAT paper.

Important Dates for AFCAT 1 2014
  • Start of receipt of Online Application form: 10/12/2013  14 Dec 2013
  • Last date for applying application form online: 8/1/2014  12 Jan 2013
  • Examination date of AFCAT: 23/2/2014
AFCAT 1 2014 Notification and Exam Date

AFCAT 1 2014 Exam Pattern

The AFCAT paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions. Each question carries 3 marks. The questions are asked from the fields of Current Affairs, General Knowledge, and Mathematics of high school level, reasoning and English. For each correct answer 3 marks are avoided and for every wrong answer 1 mark is deducted. The time duration for the exam is two hours. Hence the Paper is of 300 marks. The cutoff for the previous AFCAT exam was 116 (AFCAT 2-2013) however of earlier AFCAT exams i.e. AFCAT1/2013, AFCAT2/2012 etc ranged around 143-144 marks.

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AFCAT 1 2014 Online Procedure of Form Filling

Once the candidate see’s the notification they can register themselves on the Candidate Login Section of the website After getting registered an email is sent to the email ID through which you got yourself registered, in the email a unique password is given. You can log in again on the websites candidate login section. Now you can fill you form here, submit it, change your password etc. Be very careful while filling the form and before submitting it, since once submitted no information can be altered.
The whole procedure of form filling in AFCAT is online. The admit card is generated online itself. After successfully submitting the application form, the admit card can be generated after some days. You can in the mean time log into your account at the careerairforce website and check your application status. Once the admit card is generated you can download it and get a printout of the admit card.
Important Notes: Make sure that you fulfill the eligibility criteria of the AFCAT. Sit with your mark sheets and fill in the correct percentage. Proper care should be taken by the engineering students since they have to fill in certain subjects in order to qualify for the Technical Branch Entry. Be ready with a photograph which must be following the standard of the Application. Have a scanned or digital size photograph you can edit it as per instructions to reduce/increase its size. Be careful while filling the exam center since the centers for Written exams are never changed (Except for some very very very rare cases).
Previous year papers and Syllabus: Everything such as previous year AFCAT papers and syllabus along with sample papers can be found on the official career website of IAF i.e.
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In case of any queries candidates can contact the AFCAT Cell on
Address: Post Bag No – 5
RK Puram (Main) P.O.
New Delhi – 110066
Tele: 011 – 26160286, 26160289
E – Mail:

Note: Online application of AFCAT 01/2014 (Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branches) is released. For eligibility and selection process check Employment News dated 14 Dec 13. Last date for submission of online application is 12 Jan 14.

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  • Santosh kumar

    sir i had an suregry on stomach for appendix at the age of 12years .. nw m 22years pursuing 4th year in mechanical stream .. is am eligible for afcat…

  • Aditya Chasta

    i opeened the airforce website. but there is no such link regarding the notification for afcat 1 2014 or its registration. will that be available on the website after the notification is released

  • mazrul hasan

    in one year afcat held two time or one time and 2014 what is afcat date plz kindly tell me

    • Shashank Kushwaha

      AFCAT held twice in a year, the date for upcoming AFCAT exam is mentioned above.

  • Oishik Chatterjee

    My date of birth is 11.11.1990. I will be 23 in 11th November this year.

    Am i eligible for AFCAT ?

    Please reply

    • Ravibhushan Phalkey

      it depends on ur qualification

      • savan

        sir am i eligible for AFCAT2014 my date of birth is 20sept2011

  • Dhamodaran Ragupathi

    Im in pre final year of my B.E Degree. Am i eligible for applying AFCAT this year?? plz guide me


      yes.. but for some post

      • Shailesh Yadav

        for b tech civil engg final yr too …?

  • Priya Maheshwari

    Can a girl give a test of afcat . what type of jobs in afcat for girls.

    • Pranay Kumar

      Yes u can ,,,,,,, for ground staff,,,

  • Priya Maheshwari

    I am final year student of B.Tech(IT). Can i elligible for a test of afcat



      • Ravibhushan Phalkey


  • Sonali Guha

    my DOB is 05-09-1990 can I eligible for afcat ??


      yeah.. you are

  • Sonali Guha

    how many job’s in defense for girl’s….???


      there are lots of opportunity for girls in defence.. like.. SSC(TECH), TGC, AFCAT, NAVY, etc

  • varaprasadreddy

    am studying in 2nd year from aeronautical can i eligible for afcat



  • Bijon

    MY DOB IS 16-10-1989…AM I ELIGIBLE FOR AFCAT 2014 ??

  • Ashwin murugan

    Is there any chance of increasing the age criteria for flying officer by one year this afcat? I heard they are going to! I am a B.Tech Biotechnologist. My DOB is 15-04-1991. If they increase it, I may get another golden chance.



  • kalpak

    Sir now I am final year student of BE COMPUTER SCIENCE so can I apply for afcat but there is notification only mech or electrical student apply

  • spandita jena

    sir,i m in final year of,electrical engg…can i appear for the upcoming afcat ???

  • sai sandhya

    sir , i am doing aeronautical engineering third year can i apply for upcoming exam in january 2014

  • harshita

    sir i have just completed my 12th my dob is 1996 m i elligible to give afcat??

    • Nitin Yadav

      No, you are not. As the minimum age criteria is either you should be of 18 or 19. But there is one more requirement that you should have completed your graduation or you should be in the final year of your graduation.

  • Vikas

    there is no notification yet.

  • Naresh Koorapati

    sir , i am doing aeronautical engineering third year second sem can i apply for upcoming exam in january 2014

  • harshita

    what is the minimum age for afcat n what qualification needed?? plzz tell

    • Nitin Yadav

      for flying & ground duties branch- 19 to 23
      for technical branch- 18 to 28

  • Nitin Yadav

    I want to apply for the AFCAT 1 2014. As showing on this page on your website that application forms will be available from 10/12/2013 but there is no link on from where I can apply for it. I even tried looking for it by clicking on the candidate login section and then on the new user but by clicking on that link shows “REGISTRATIONS HAVE BEEN CLOSED”. Please help me..
    I want to apply for it as soon as possible.

    • ram niwas singh

      Link not working for applying says login not allowed snf for fresh registeration says registration closed..any one else also facing same problem??anyone succeeded??

      • Nitin Yadav

        Do you know how to tackle this problem? As this is a serious drawback on the website’s part & on their image also. But how should I register myself as there is no other way for registration.

  • Ashish Upadhyay

    can a t.e biomedical student apply for afcat plz tell me..its urgent ? 🙂

  • anup

    i m btech passout in electrical and electronics i eligibie for afcat technical branch?

  • Vijay N

    sir i do not find the candidate login section on the website

  • Smritimay Debnath

    i have done B.C.A. in 2012. Am i eligible for AFCAT.

  • Shailesh Yadav

    i m civil engg final year student of b tech .. m i eligible for AFCAT.. my degree completion will b in 1july 2014

  • Sree

    Hi.. I’m studying 3rd year B.Tech ( Pre-final Year) Electronics, and I want to apply for AFCAT 1, 2014. Am I eligible for the exam with my present qualification?

    If I’m eligible, should I select qualifying education as ” Engineering Equivalant F ” or ” Graduate option B”..??

    Should I enter Qualification Duration in Application Part-2 as “3” (as this is my 3rd year) or “4”(likely to be spent to achieve Graduation).?


      Afcat 1 2014, is only for courses commencing from january 2015.So you are not eligible as you would be studying in your last semester when the courses commence.

  • saurav

    i dnt understand after selecting min of 8 sub in part 3 it stills showing not eligible.can anyone hlp me out here.

  • Sabari Ramakrishnan

    Im final year of my B.E Degree. Am i eligible for applying AFCAT this year?? plz guide me…

  • Rahul Singh

    I hv applied for afcat 02/2013 and cleared it. I have my afsb interview in march at mysore but I have not downloaded the call letter till now and login for this is not available now.. what should I do now.. plz help me.

  • sidddharth

    sir my right eye injured so i am eligible for afcat

  • Amol

    The last date for online submission is 12/1/2014?..Right?
    There’s a mistake..Its written 12/1/2013 there.

  • aman bains

    i am in pre final year from cs branch
    can i apply for afcat 1/2014

  • Sri Karthick

    hi when can we dowload afcat 2014 admit card guys?

  • Saakshi Sharma

    i missed the feb afcat xam form..
    what shud i do.. i mean
    when they vl b held agn

    • abhishek

      Saakshi u apply in june now nd exm will be held in July

  • santosh d kattimani

    why 4th page of afcat form is not opening .can anybody help me

    • chetan kanwal

      same problem dude

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  • preetham

    i am in 2nd year bca. am i eligible for applying afcat this year