The Indian Air Force marks a cut above the sky. The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted twice a year by the Indian Air Force to recruit deserving candidates. The exam is conducted every year in February and August/September, respectively, to recruit Class-I Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical) of the Air Force of India. AFCAT CDAC is a door of opportunities for the candidates who wish to serve in the Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission/Short Service Commission in Ground Duties both Technical and Non-Technical branches.
It needs a good strategy and preparation to achieve success in this exam. Exam for the recruit of Air Force officer is done by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC). The Air Force selects candidates based on their respective performances in the online exam and Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) interview. It is a national level exam. The candidates, both male and female ought to be the citizens of India to apply for AFCAT CDAC. The age limit prescribed by the Air Force varies with the branches. Candidates should be between 20 to 24 years to apply for flying branch. The upper age limit for candidates having a Commercial Pilot License is relaxed up to 26 years.
For ground duty (Technical & Non-Technical) branch, the age of a candidate should be between 20 to 26 years.
The Air Force has a set of rules for the marital status of the candidates. Candidates below 25 years of age need to be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course. Widows/Widowers and divorcees below 25 years of age are also not eligible for AFCAT CDAC. Candidates who marry to the date of his/her application through successful at SSB or medical will also not be eligible for training. Those who marry during the period of training will be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him/her by the government. Married candidates above 25 years are eligible to apply, but during their training period, they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family.
There are four options to apply for AFCAT CDAC, namely AFCAT Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical) in this branch Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) and Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) also fall, and Ground Duty (Non-Technical).
To pass the AFCAT CDAC exam a candidate must be mentally and physically fit. Apart from this, a candidate must be free from any disease or disability. The standard height and weight criteria for male and female candidates are different. For the physical fitness test, a candidate has to do 10 push-ups, a 1-mile run in 10 Minutes and 3 chin-ups.
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