AFCAT 2018 Cut Off Marks [12th / Graduation]

We have received emails from candidates who are applying for AFCAT 2018 online and facing issues due to cut off marks. Below we have mentioned the cut off percentage you must have to apply for AFCAT 2018, NCC Entry and Meteorological branch entry. Note that few branch like Flying and technical also consider your 12th Maths and Physics percentage along with graduation percentage. If you are facing issue while applying but you are eligible as per the official notification, we suggest you to contact AFCAT cell regarding it.

 

AFCAT 2018 Cut Off Required

Flying Branch:

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

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch:

  • Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}: Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post- graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognised University
  • Cleared Sections A and B examination 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 a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:
  • (aaa) Communication Engineering
    (aab) Computer Engineering/Technology
    (aac) Computer Engineering & Application
    (aad) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology
    (aae) Electrical and Computer Engineering
    (aaf) Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    (aag) Electrical Engineering
    (aah) Electronics Engineering/Technology
    (aaj) Electronics Science and Engineering
    (aak) Electronics
    (aal) Electronics and Communication Engineering
    (aam)Electronics and Computer Science
    (aan) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering
    (aao) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave) (aap) Electronics and Computer Engineering
    (aaq) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering (aar) Electronics Instrument & Control
    (aas) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering
    (aat) Instrumentation & Control Engineering
    (aau) Instrument & Control Engineering
    (aav) Information Technology
  • Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}: Candidates with a minimum of 60% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology from recognised University
  • Cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-
  • (aaa) Aerospace Engineering
    (aab) Aeronautical Engineering
    (aac) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
    (aad) Mechanical Engineering
    (aae) Mechanical Engineering and Automation
    (aaf) Mechanical Engineering (Production)
    (aag) Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance) (aah) Mechatronics
    (aaj) Industrial Engineering

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches:

  • Administration & Logistics: Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised 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 recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Accounts: B. Com. Degree (Minimum three years degree course) from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Education: MBA / MCA or MA /MSc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International Studies / Defence Studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT / Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together in Post- Graduation (Minimum two years programme) and 60% marks in graduation, (both recognized by UGC/ Competent Accreditation Authority). For integrated courses (single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry), the minimum duration must be as per prevailing UGC guidelines with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together.

NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch):

  • NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 15 Dec 15 is mandatory. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2. Graduates with 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 recognised 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 recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Meteorology

  • Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream /Mathematics/Statistics /Geography/ComputerApplications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/Ecology & Environment /Geo-physics/Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level with a minimum of 55% marks in each).

Note:

  • LLB qualified candidates (after commissioning) may get an opportunity to be employed on legal duties of the IAF.
  • In case the candidates are awarded grades/ CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/ CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the University from where they have obtained the degree. In case the University does not have any scheme for converting CGPA to percentage conversion certificate, CGPA will be converted into 10 points scale and multiplied by 10 to get equivalent percentage.
  • Candidates who are studying in the final year/semester Degree course and are yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply provided candidate should not have any present backlog and should have secured a minimum of 60% marks upto the last semester/year for which results have been declared upto the time of submission of application. They are required to submit proof of passing the Degree Examination by 15 November 2018 and no request for extending this date will be entertained on the grounds of late conduct of basic qualifying University Examination, delay in declaration of results or any other ground whatsoever.
  • Candidates who have failed the Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS)/ Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) in an earlier attempt or a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible to apply in Flying Branch.

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