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Parmanu Defence Academy provides the best AFCAT Coaching in Dehradun. Aspirants dreaming of getting jobs in Indian Air Force must apply for the AFCAT exam.
The AFCAT or Air Force Common Admission Test is conducted by the IAF every February and August/September to select Air Force Officers in Flying and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical). Indian unmarried male candidates from the age of 20 to 24 are eligible to apply AFCAT exam application. For the Technical and Ground Duty Branches, the age limit is 20 to 26 years. For SSC (Short Service Commission), unmarried Indian males and also women are eligible to the age 20 to 25.

AFCAT Coaching

Aspiring graduate candidates of any field can join this AFCAT coaching to get ready for flying branch, technical branch & ground duty branch. This is a complete classroom program of duration 3 to 4 months to develop problem-solving skills & aptitude in the candidates. 

To crack this AFCAT written exam the candidate has to prepare really well. Parmanu Defence offers you quality AFCAT coaching in Dehradun. This AFCAT coaching includes regular face-to-face classes, mock tests, free study material, notes & assignments along with unlimited doubt-removal sessions. We have expert faculties who train the candidates for the AFCAT written exam and also for interview preparation.

Course DescriptionAFCAT Written Exam includes lessons on History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics, Civics, Basic Sciences, Defence, Art
Comprehension, Error detection, Synonyms, Antonyms, Test of Vocabulary, Sentence Completion
Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Simple Interest and Profit & Loss
Verbal skills and spatial ability
Regular test will map the growth of the student learning the course
Individual copies of notes & study material will be provided to the students.
DurationApprox. 3-4 months
Features of the ProgramOn a first come first served basis
Who can join this ProgramOn first come first served basis
New BatchClick here for new batch & fees details

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Shivkumar SharmaShivkumar Sharma
12:26 19 Mar 24
I attribute my improved performance and the loss of 8 kilograms over 8 months to the invaluable tips, tricks, and dietary advice provided by Hari sir at Parmanu Defence Academy. I am deeply grateful for their guidance. JAI HIND!
We Are CrazyWe Are Crazy
12:16 19 Mar 24
Parmanu is an exceptional institution for aspiring candidates in the Defense sector. They offer top-notch facilities and boast experienced faculty members who provide outstanding support to students.
Anannya RajoriyaAnannya Rajoriya
11:28 19 Mar 24
One statement that can be used for this location is the most difficult. Such a tight schedule in nuclear defense. Exercise and running are very difficult. if anyone wants to go
Rinku KumarRinku Kumar
06:37 19 Mar 24
No 1 defence academy in Dehradun, I hope it has a good selection rate in India. I also joined this academy in best guidance of the Col.Singh (SSB EXPERT),Subodh sir (best maths Teacher ), Abhilash sir ( GS expert) with the short trick solve any question easily and Darpan sir perfect in physicsOverall one of the best defence institutes of India .
Neeraj VarshneyNeeraj Varshney
06:04 19 Mar 24
One statement that can be used for this place is Toughest of all. So so strict schedule at Parmanu Defence. Exercise and running is too rigrous. If someone wants to go please get some friends along with you. it's a nice place to improve your overall preparation though.but the discipline level is of high level at Parmanu Defence.
Reetika GoyalReetika Goyal
11:31 17 Mar 24
The academy's emphasis on practical training scenarios greatly enhances the learning experience and they provide a perfect environment for you to learn and grow.Thank you Parmanu Defence for the perfect training in defence exams.
Arun KumarArun Kumar
12:52 14 Mar 24
I highly recommend Parmanu Defence Academy to anyone seeking top-notch training for a career in defence. The instructors are not only highly knowledgeable but also dedicated to the success of each student. The academy's emphasis on practical training scenarios greatly enhances the learning experience and they provide a perfect environment for you to learn and grow.Thank you Parmanu Defence for the perfect training in defence exams.
Muskan VarshneyMuskan Varshney
15:21 05 Mar 24
Maths sir is the best teacher in dehradun for competitive exam . I feel, he is an inspiration for the young generation. I love his teaching skill. He is fantastic person . He is more like brother than teacher. He is friendly in attitude and strict in study. Please , take admission here for successful career at PARMANU DEFENCE
Boby MathurBoby Mathur
09:13 05 Mar 24
I would highly recommend this competition education institute to any student who is serious about excelling in defence competitive exam. The quality of coaching, study materials, and faculty is excellent, and the institute offers a range of program to suit the needs of different students. Overall a nice choice at Dehradun.
Dhruv VarshneyDhruv Varshney
07:24 04 Mar 24
The behavior of all teachers at Parmanu Defence are very good and friendly. They stand with us at any kind of problem. And physical training available here for any kind of defence exam. Hostels are also available for those who want to come from far away. Great institute overall .

What is AFCAT?

Air Force Common Admission Test popularly known as AFCAT is conducted by Indian Air Force that announces recruitment for men & women who are adventurous and want to join Indian Air Force. They invite eligible candidates to be posted in various branches of I.A.F as commissioned officers in flying department, technical branch and ground duty department.

Eligibility Criteria

Before joining AFCAT coaching & starting preparing for the AFCAT written exam, aspirants are advised to match their eligibility criteria for the AFCAT exam.

Age criteria For flying Branch: 20 to 24 years and candidates having a commercial pilot license issued by DGCA, are given relaxation in age up to 26 years.

For Technical Branch: 20 to 26 years

For ground duty Branch: 20 to 26 years

Educational Qualification

For Flying Branch: For Flying Branch, candidates must have passed 10+2 (Non-Medical) and a graduation degree in any field of a recognized university with a minimum of 60 % marks or have a degree of B.E or B. Tech from a recognized university for a minimum of 60% marks in all subjects. 

For Technical Branch: Technical Branch has two posts that candidates can apply for.
One is an Aeronautical engineer (electronics) and the second is an Aeronautical Engineer (mechanical). Those who are applying for the former are eligible only if they have a minimum four-year degree from a recognized university or they have cleared sections A & B of the Associate Membership Examination. 

For Ground Duty Branch: Graduated degree of a minimum of three years or a postgraduate degree/equivalent diploma for administration and logistics. Candidates who desire to get employed in accounts must have a graduate degree in commerce or post post-graduate degree in commerce/CA/ICWA.

Selection Procedure for AFCAT  

Stage 1

  • Written Test: The written exam for AFCAT is conducted online mode. This exam is divided into 4 subjects.
Exam SubjectsDuration No. of QuestionsMax MarksType of questionsLanguage 
AFCATGeneral Awareness, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Verbal Ability in English, Military Aptitude Test 120 Minutes100300Objective type questionsEnglish 

Stage 2

  • Officer Intelligence Rating: During the (OIR) test, the Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning Ability of the candidate are checked by the AFSB centre. 
  • Picture Perception and Discussion Test: This test is divided into two sections.
  1. Picture Perception Test: In this test, a picture is shown to the candidates and asked to recognize the main character and write a short story on it. 
  2. Discussion Test: After the Picture Perception Test, candidates have to discuss their story and conclude a group discussion on the story. 

Stage 3

  • Psychological Test: Psychological tests are conducted by a psychologist in written exam. 
  • Group Task: In this task, a tactical situation is given to the candidates and asked to find solutions by working together. 
  • Interview: At the AFSB centre, the personal interview is conducted with the interviewing officer. 
  • Computerized Pilot Selection Test (Only for Flying branch candidates): When the candidates pass the interview, the flying brand candidates are sent for CPSS (Computerized Pilot Selection Test).

Stage 4 

  • Medical Examination: After completing the stage 3 tasks, a medical exam is conducted for the passed candidates.

AFCAT Examination Pattern

The AFCAT exam pattern comprises of 100 questions and each question carries 3 marks. Besides, this exam has four sections as given below:

  1. General Awareness
  2. Verbal Ability
  3. Numerical Ability
  4. Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test

All questions are multiple-choice questions and there is negative marking in which 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

AFCAT Syllabus

This is very important to know the AFCAT syllabus before enrolling for AFCAT coaching.

  • General Awareness questions would cover History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Culture, Current Affairs, Politics, Civics, Basic Sciences, Defence, Art etc.
  • Verbal Ability in English questions would cover Comprehension, Error detection, Synonyms, Antonyms, Test of Vocabulary, Sentence Completion etc.
  • Numeric Ability questions would cover Decimal Fractions, Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Simple Interest and Profit & Loss
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test section would cover verbal skills and spatial ability

AFCAT exams are conducted under different air commands. These are:

  • Exam centres under Western Air Command include; Chandigarh, Saraswa, Delhi, Ambala, Dehradun, Jammu, Suratgarh, Nal (Bikaner), Srinagar, Bathinda, Sirsa and Pathankot
  • Exam centres under Eastern Air Command include; Jorhat, Chabua, Bagdogra, Kolkata, Tezpur, Silchar, Guwahati, Shillong, Hashimara and Kalaikunda
  • Exam centres under Central Air Command include; Lucknow, Bareilly, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Patna, Gwalior, Agra, Varanasi
  • Exam centers under South Western Air Command include; Jamnagar, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pune, Barmer, Mumbai
  • Exam centres under Southern Air Command include Sulur (Coimbatore), Thiruvananthapuram, Thanjavur and Kochi
  • Exam centers under Headquarters Maintenance Command Nagpur include; Nagpur and Ojhar (Nasik)
  • Exam centers under Headquarters Training Command, Karnataka include; Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Chennai and Hyderabad

Application Process

Candidates can apply for AFCAT exams either through online or offline mode. You can consult our career counselling team at the Parmanu Defence to guide you better. Consultation and Guidance are provided free who are searching for AFCAT coaching & going to apply for AFCAT written exam.

  • Online Process 
    1. Login to the Indian Airforce Website with your valid email ID 2. Upload the scanned copies of matriculation certificates and other educational certificates
    3. Attach a passport-size colour photograph in jpeg format (Size:10 to 250 kb)
    4. Submit the application form
  • Offline
    You can send your filled offline application form along with supporting documents and a recent passport-size photograph to “ AFCAT Cell”. These have to be posted to the Address: AFCAT Cell, Post bag No. 5, R K Puram Main P.O, New Delhi 110066

IAF Program for AFCAT Examination

Aspirants are advised to keep their eye on below mentioned month for the issuing of AFCAT notification by the Indian Air Force. They can join AFCAT coaching for AFCAT written exam preparation.

Start of submissionDec & Aug of Every Year
Last Date for submissionJan & Sept of Every Year
Exam DateFeb & Sept of Every Year
Results for AFCATIn the month of April & Oct
Official NotificationClick here
To apply online visitAFCAT Online Application Website

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