AFCAT (II) 2023 Eligibility for Ground Duty Branches



What is the Eligibility for AFCAT ground duty branch?

Air Force Commission Admission Test (AFCAT) is an exam which can give you wings for all of you who have the dream of working between the sprawling jets can turn this dream into reality through this exam. Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is a written exam conducted by Indian Air Force twice every year to induct officers in the IAF. Indian air force invites applications for AFCAT for ground duty branches. About two lakh candidates appear for AFCAT for all branches, out of which a maximum of ten thousand get in through the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) procedures.

Exam pattern

In the AFCAT exam pattern – the paper will be consist of four sections reasoning general awareness, verbal ability, numerical ability, Military Aptitude Test the total number of marks for all questions will be 300. There will be negative marking, for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.


AFCAT eligibility for ground duty branches

  • Administration – Passed 10+2 and 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 exam 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.
  • Education – Passed 10+2 and Post-Graduation with 50% in any discipline including integrated courses offering PG (Single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry) and with 60% marks in Graduation in any discipline
  • Meteorology – Postgraduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/ Ecology & Environment/ Geophysics/ Environmental Biology with a 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).


Also See :

AFCAT (I) 2023 Notification, Eligibility, Exam Dates

FAQs on Air Force Common Admission Test AFCAT

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