Indian Air Force (IAF) is conducting AFCAT (2) 2018 online exam on August 18 and 19, to recruit candidates for Indian Air Force as Commissioned Officer in Flying, Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical branch) for grant of Permanent or Short Service Commission. AFCAT 2018 is being held across various exam centers available in 107 test cities.
AFCAT online exam is being conducted in two shifts on August 18. The first shift was held from 9:45 am to 11:45 am while the second shift will commence from 2:45 pm and will end by 4:45 pm.
The exam to be conducted on August 19 will be held in one shift from 9:45 am to 11:45 am. However, candidates who have opted for Ground Duty (Technical branch) will have to remain back after the exam for Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) which is scheduled to be held from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm.
On the day of exam, candidates must carry a copy of the admit card along with Aadhaar card, one valid ID proof containing the name of candidate, name of father, date of birth and clear photo such as PAN card, passport, driving license, voter card, college identity card, and two passports sized photograph similar to the one provided during registration. The Aadhaar card and ID proof of candidates have to bear the same name as that on the admit card of AFCAT 2018 without which the candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
Indian Air Force will not release any official answer key of AFCAT 2018. However, some coaching institutes may release memory-based answer key after the conduct of exam. The result of AFCAT 2018 online exam will be announced tentatively in the month of October on the basis of which candidates will be shortlisted for AFSB Interview.
Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted twice annually to recruit candidates for Indian Air Force as Commissioned Officer in Flying, Ground Duty (Technical Branch) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branch) for grant of Permanent or Short Service Commission.