AFCAT 1 2018 Supplementary Exam To Be Held on 24 – 25 March 2018

Note: If you have received the admit card but you have attempted your exam successfully earlier, contact AFCAT cell and CDAC to clarify if you need to attempt the exam again or not.

New Exam Schedule for AFCAT 1 2018 (Supplementary) will be conducted on 24 & 25 Mar 2018 for candidates of the centres, where either both or any single shift of AFCAT and/or EKT paper of AFCAT 01/2018 (Main) was cancelled on 25 Feb 2018, and also for candidates who were individually affected due to technical breakdown at their exam centre(s).

Candidates from different AFCAT centres witnessed the exam got cancelled, due to some unforeseen technical issues in the system. This was the first time the online exam was getting conducted for AFCAT and aspirant had a very bad experience, this was the first time AFCAT had a fee of 250 INR. Earlier, AFCAT was conducted by the Indian Air Force offline successfully 14 times free of cost.

An official statement soon released a notice saying that few exam centres have been cancelled due to technical reasons. Candidates of these centres now got revised admit card and the new date of exam is communicated to them.

For the candidates who will be writing their AFCAT on 24 & 25 March, marks obtained in AFCAT and/ or EKT paper of AFCAT 01/2018 (Supplementary) which they would appear in, only will be considered while preparing the final results. This means that if your system broke down while giving the test, you will have to write the test again and only the marks of this supplementary attempt will be considered. The previous marks will not have any impact on the present evaluation of the exam.

Request for change of venue (exam centre) or date will not be entertained. The candidates are to strictly adhere to the time of reporting (8 AM) in order to complete the verification process including biometrics, admit card, ID proof, photograph etc before proceeding to the exam hall. Late reporting, only under exceptional circumstances beyond a candidate’s control, may be permitted, but not after 08:30 AM.

The timetable for the exam is:



Candidate Reporting Time

0800 hrs

Verification of Admit Card & ID Proof, Biometrics, Photo/ Thumb Impression/ Sign on Attendance Sheet & Candidate Seating in Exam Hall

0800- 0945 hrs

Reading of Instructions by candidates

0945-1000 hrs


1000 to 1200 hrs

Exit time for Non-EKT candidates

1200 to 1230 hrs


1230 to 1315 hrs

Candidates for only EKT Exam need to report at 10:30 AM.

Candidates are to bring the following documents/ items to the examination centre or they will not be permitted to appear in the examination:

  1. Admit Card for AFCAT 01/2018
  2. Candidate’s Aadhaar Card
  3. Another valid photo identity card such as PAN card/ passport/ driving licence/ voter identity card/ college identity card or any other valid photo identity proof, with details of name, father’s name and date of birth
  4. Two passport size colour photographs- same as the photo uploaded during online application
  5. Ballpoint Pen (Blue or Black) for signing on the attendance sheet and rough work

After logging in for the examination, the onus of filling the correct information in relevant fields, as per the instructions given by the invigilator, is solely on the candidates.

Candidates must ensure that on the attendance sheet, they paste a passport size colour photograph, give their thumb impression (right for women and left for men) and sign (before exam) and write the Session ID number (auto-generated after logging in for examination), and again sign to mark their attendance (during exam). Similarly, candidates are required to sign and give their thumb impression on the admit card also.

Candidates will not be allowed to leave the exam hall before completion of the AFCAT/ EKT (as applicable). 12. In the event of any uncertainty due to reasons of security, natural disaster or technical breakdown beyond control, IAF reserves the right to delay or postpone the examination at a single or multiple exam centre(s). Candidates are requested to bear with the inconvenience and cooperate.

Download your Admit Card from the website and you will also receive admit card on your registered email ID. If the candidate does not receive his/her admit card in their registered email id or is not able to download the same from the mentioned website, he/she is required to enquire from AFCAT Query Cell. (Phone Nos 020-25503105 or 020-25503106). E-Mail queries may be addressed to

Candidates appearing for AFCAT 01/2018 (Supplementary), may post their queries/ complaints, if any, pertaining to the examination within 48 hrs of completion of the examination. No further query/ complaint will be entertained thereafter.

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