AFCAT

Indian Air Force conducts a nationwide common entrance exam named as AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) for the induction of young active graduates and enthusiastic youth who wish to join the Indian Air Force as Commissioned Officers.The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is held by the Indian Air Force twice (usually in February and September) every year for the recruitment of serving officers in various branches of the Indian Force which covers-

• Flying Branch ( Short Service Commission)

• Technical Branch ( Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission)

• Ground Duty Branch ( Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission)

Broadly the Air Force has three branches with further sub-streams – 

• Flying Branch

Transports

Helicopters

• Technical Branch

Mechanical

Electronics

• Ground Duty Branch

Administration

Accounts

Logistics

Education

Meteorology