AFCAT 2 2016 Notification and Exam Date

Indian Air Force conducts Air Force Common Admission Test, popularly known as AFCAT, twice every year. As the name suggests this test is conduct for and by Indian Air Force. The purpose of this test is to recruit officers (both men and women) for three branches (and their sub-branches) of Air Force namely Flying, Technical and Ground Duty. Let us see in detail what are the major information related to this test AFCAT 2 of 2016. Please note that all the dates are tentative. Please be in touch with our website to keep yourself updated.:

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AFCAT 2 2016 Notification and Exam Date

  • Date of Notification: 4th June 2016
  • Start of receipt of applications: 4th June 2016
  • Last date for the receipt of applications: 30th July 2016
  • Date of Exam:  28th Aug  2016
  • Expected date of result: 28th Sep 2016


How to Apply: Online only, from the career website of IAF (

What Posts you can apply for: You can apply based on your age and educational qualification for the post of commissioned officers in the Flying, Ground Duty and Technical Branches of Indian Air Force.

Minimum Educational Qualification: However the qualification differs for different posts yet the minimum qualification is Graduation.

Age: Starting from 20, the upper limit varies for different branches.

Exam Pattern: One common test of 100 questions, to be solved by all candidates in 2 hours. Technical Branch candidates have an addition test of EKT, both tests are objective. Successful candidates get a chance to appear for AFSB, and recommended candidates can be called for training based on their rank in the merit list and subject to medical fitness.

Syllabus: The questions asked in the common test contain basic Mathematics, English, Science, Geography, History, Current Affairs and Reasoning. EKT has basics of engineering. You can download the previous year’s question papers from the career website of IAF.

Exam Date: Last Sunday of 28th Aug 2016.

Results: The results for AFCAT 2 2016 can be expected by end of Sep 2016.

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