AFCAT Selection Process: The selection process of AFCAT 2021 consists of 2 stages such as the AFCAT written test, and the Personality test.
Stage 1: AFCAT Written Test
● The intellectual test consists of objective type questions conducted in 104 locations.
● IAF will prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT as fixed by the IAF at their discretion.
● Candidates who are declared successful in the Online AFCAT will be called at one of the Air Force Selection Boards.
● Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry and Meteorology Branch will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres.
Stage 2: AFSB interview
● In this stage, candidates must be mentally as well as physically fit as per the specified standards of authorities. The interview continues for 5 days.
● AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB), and Varanasi (4 AFSB).
● Candidates who opt for the flying branch can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore, and Varanasi.
● Candidates are required to choose the AFSB date and venue by themselves on the official website of AFCAT. or https://afcat.cdac.in in order to generate calls- up letter for AFSB interview.
● Candidates should secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in written examination and AFSB test as fixed by the IAF.
● The qualifiers’ names will be placed in the order of merit on the basis of the total marks secured by them in the written examination and in the AFSB tests.
● The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual candidates will be decided by the IAF at their discretion.
● 10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing Senior Division 'C' certificate holders in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical) Branches.
● Allotment of PC/ SSC in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical) Branches would be based on a number of vacancies, performance in the selection process, and the choice given by the candidates.
● The minimum height requirement for flying branches is 162.5 cm, with leg lengths ranging from 99 to 120 cm. Candidates must not be colourblind or wear glasses.
● Visual acuity is a term used to describe the ability to see clearly (min) Vision from afar (corrected) better eye 6/6, worse eye 6/18, myopia of less than minus 5.5 D including astigmatism
● A candidate must be in good physical and mental health, and free of any disability that would interfere with the efficient performance of duty, in order to be passed as fit.