The AFCAT selection process has been released along with the official notification of the AFCAT 2021 exam. The selection of the AFCAT candidates will be done in 4 stages such as Written Test, AFSB interview, Medical Exam, and Final Selection.
The primary stage i.e. the AFCAT Written Test going to be held on August 21-22, 2021. The admit card for the written test has been released on the official website of the AFCAT.
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The Indian Air Force prepares a list of candidates who secures the minimum qualifying marks in the online written test. Those candidates who apply for NCC Special Entry and Meteorology Branch will be directly called for AFSB testing.
There are three stages of the AFSB interview process:
This stage will only be held for the Flying Branch. Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS) Test is mandatory. Candidates who fail the CPSS/PABT in an earlier attempt or a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible.
After the personality tests, qualified candidates must go through a medical examination. Candidates must be mentally as well as physically fit while the selection process is going on. The medical exam will be scheduled by the conducting body to examine the physical and medical health of the candidate.
The final section will be made on the basis of the final merit list. The final merit list will be released in the month of January 2022. The list of recommended candidates will strictly be decided on the basis of their merit and availability of vacancies in different branches of the AFCAT.
The approx duration of the training will 74 weeks for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical) Branches and 52 weeks for Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches. As AFCAT Salary, candidates during the training period will receive an amount of INR 56, 100/-. .
Ques. Is Tattoo allowed in AFCAT 2021 exam?
Ans. Permanent Tattoos on the candidates’ body will only be permitted if it is on the interface of the forearm which means from the inside of the elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of the palm/ back (dorsal) side of the hand. Any sort of permanent tattoos is totally prohibited. A permanent tattoo can cause the cancellation of candidature.
Ques. Will the 12th marks affect the selection process of the AFCAT 2021 exam?
Ans. There is no specific percentage of Class 12 specified by the conducting body. However, if you wish to apply for Technical entry, 60% or above aggregate in physics and maths, as well as above 60% in your Graduation, is mandatory.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.