AFCAT 2 2018 Notification and Exam Date

The AFCAT 2 2018 will be the second opportunity served by the IAF to all the Air force aspirants. To get the maximum deserving candidates for the entries, the Airforce authorities have planned a selection eligibility criteria, which is different for the entries of the exam. The qualifying exam will be same for all the aspirants except the candidates, who had applied for the technical entry. They will have to clear an EKT test apart from the qualifying exam. The highlights of the AFCAT 2 2108 are:-

Branch And Course Number

Flying – (206/19F/SSC/M & W)

Ground Duty Technical – 205/19T/PC/ M and 205/19T/ SSC/M & W

Ground Duty Non-Technical – 205/19G/ PC/M and 205/19G/ SSC/M & W

Eligibility Criteria

Flying

Age – The eligible age for the flying entry is 20 – 24 years as on 01 Jul 2018 i.e. a candidate born between 02 Jul 1995 to 01 Jul 1999 (including both dates) is eligible to apply for the Flying entry.

Educational Qualification

–    A graduate candidate with minimum 60% marks and must have scored minimum 60%marks in Maths and Physics in 10+2 in 12th standard.

–    B.Tech/ B.E candidates who have scored minimum 60% marks and have scored 60% marks in maths and physics in 10+2 in 12th standard are also eligible for it.

Ground Duty Technical

Age – The age of the candidate must fall between 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jul 2018 i.e. a candidate born between 02 Jul 1993 to 01 Jul 1999 (including both dates) is eligible for Technical entry.

Educational Qualification – The candidate must have B.Tech/ B.E degree in notified streams as mentioned in the official notification of the IAF with minimum 60% marks and have scored minimum 60% marks in Physics and Maths in 10+2 standard are eligible for technical entry.

Ground Duty Non-Technical

Age – The age of the candidate must fall between 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jul 2018 i.e. a candidate born between 02 Jul 1993 to 01 Jul 1999 (including both dates) is eligible for Technical entry.

Educational Qualification –

  • Administration and Logistics – Graduation degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Accounts – B.Com Degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Education – Post graduate degree (MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International Studies / Defence Studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT /Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation) with minimum 50% marks, along with minimum 60% marks in graduation.

Selection Procedure

–    The AFCAT exam is the first stage of the selection procedure. After clearing the exam, the candidates can opt the date and selection centres as per their choice on the portal at careerairforce.

–    The screening test is the first stage of the interview, which consists of verbal, nonverbal tests and a PPDT test. The selected candidates will stay at the centres for further selection tests and those who could not qualify it, would be set free on the same day.

–    The next stage consists of a personal interview, Psychology and GTO tests, PABT (for flying only), on the last day conference will be conducted after which, the final result is announced. The selected candidates are sent for medical examination.

Important Dates

The process of form submission will remain open in the month of June 2018

The exam will be scheduled on the last Sunday of August i.e. 26th August 2018.

Conclusion – The candidates have significant time to prepare and compete for AFCAT 2 2018. Those who are appearing in their graduation course as mentioned above in the educational qualification criteria can target the exam. The exam comes with the moderate difficulty level and a strategically approach can bring marks over the cut-off.

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