AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST (AFCAT) – 02 / 2012, Indian Air Force Recruitment

Indian Air force invites application from eligible candidates for following courses starting in July 2012 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branch.

AFCAT Exam Date – 26 August 2012 (Sunday)


(a) No. 12 Short Service Commission  (12 SSC) Course

Age – 19 to 23 years


Graduation in any discipline ( Maths and Physics at 10+2 level)


Engineering Degree


(a) No. 83 Aeronautical Engineers  (83 AEC) Course (Permanent Commission)
(b) No. 55 Short Service Commission (55 SSC)Course

Age – 18 to 28 years

Educational Qualification

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}


Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}


(a) No. 134 Ground Duty Officers’ (134 GDOC) Course (Permanent Commission)
(b) No. 27 Short Service Commission (27 SSC) Course

Age -

Graduates – 20 to 23 Years

Post Graduates – 20 to 25 years

LLB – 20 to 26 Years

M Ed / Ph D / CA / ICWA – 20 to 27 Years

Educational Qualification

Administration & Logistics – Graduation with 60% marks or Post graduation with 50% marks

Accounts – B Com with 60% marks

Education – Post Graduation


Selection Procedure

All applicants whose applications have been received by due date will be called for Air Force Common
Admission Test (AFCAT) to be conducted on 26 August 2012 (Sunday) at one of the examination centres  mentioned below.  All the selection related communication on Admit Card, SSB Call letter etc would be sent to the eligible candidates only through E-Mail at their registered E-Mail IDs. The entrance test will be of two hours duration and will contain multiple choice questions on verbal ability, numerical ability,   reasoning, general awareness and military aptitude. Sample question paper and syllabus of AFCAT is available on IAF career website


Last Date to apply – 09/07/2012

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AFCAT Centres

Ambala, Amritsar, Allahabad, Agra, Aizawl, Ahmedabad, Bathinda, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Bagdogra, Bareilly,  Chandigarh,  Chabua,  Chennai,  Dehradun,  Delhi,  Darbhanga,  Gorakhpur,  Gwalior,  Guwahati,   Hashimara, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jorhat, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Kalaikunda,   Kochi, Leh, Lucknow, Mount Abu, Mumbai, Mohanbari, Mysore, Nal (Bikaner), Nagpur, Ojhar (Nasik), Pathankot, Patna, Pune, Port Blair, Srinagar, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Sarsawa, Shillong, Silchar,   Sulur (Coimbatore),  Thane,  Tezpur,  Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara , Varanasi .



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