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AFCAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria


AFCAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Air Force Common Admission Test 2018 Age Criteria  

Post

Age

 

Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry:

20 to 24 years as on 01 Jan 2020 i.e. born between 02 January 1996 to 01 January 2000 (both dates inclusive).Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 January 1994 to 01 January 2000 (both dates inclusive).

Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch

20 to 26 years as on 01 Jan 2020 i.e. born between 02 January 1994 to 01 January 2000 (both dates inclusive

  

Air Force Common Admission Test 2018 Educational Criteria  

Branch

Eligibility

Flying Branch

Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and

Graduation 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

NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch).

 

NCC Air Wing Senior Division C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Jan 17 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/Computer Applications/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

 

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch.

Eligibility

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 recognized University OR 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 -

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 OR cleared Sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks

 

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branch

 

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branch.

Eligibility

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

 

Visual Standards for Flying Branch

Candidates who habitually wear spectacles are not eligible for flying branch. In case they report for testing they will be tested for other branches (if applied for).

 

Visual Acuity Errors

Maximum Limits of Refractive Error

Minimum distant vision 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other correctable to 6/6 only for Hypermetropia

- Colour vision CP-1 - Hypermetropia : +2.0 d Sph - Manifest Myopia : Nil – RetinoscopicMyopia : –0.5 in any meridian permitted

Astigmatism : +0.75 D Cyl (with + 2.0 DMax)

Maddox Rod Test

(i) At 6 meters— Exo-6 prism D - Eso-6 prism D - Hyper-1 prism D - Hypo-1prism D (ii) At 33 cms— Exo-16 prism D - Eso-6 prism D - Hyper-1 prism D - 1Hypo-1 prism D

Hand held Stereoscope

—All of BSV Grades

Convergence

up to 10 cm

Cover test for distant and near

Latent divergence/convergence recovery rapid and complete. Binocular Vision - Must possess good binocular vision (fusion and stereopsis with good amplitude and depth).

Visual Standards for Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

 

Maximum Limits of Refractive Error

Visual Acuity Errors

Colour Vision

Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/9 in each  eye. Wearing of  glasses will  be compulsory when advised.

CP-II

 

Visual Standards for Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branch

 

Sub Branch

Maximum Limits of  Refractive Error

Visual Acuity Errors

Colour Vision

Administration

Hypermetropia: + 3.5 D Sph

Myopia: - 3.5 Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

in any meridian

Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 in each eye

CP-II

Logistics

Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph

Myopia: -3.50 D Sph

Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl

Corrected visual acuity should  be  6/6  in  the  better eye  and  6/18  in  the  worse eye. Wearing of glasses will be compulsory.

CP-III



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