#Update: AFCAT 2 2017 Result, AFCAT Result 2017 has been announced by the Indian Air Force and the candidates can now check their test results at the official website careerairforce.nic.in. The initial result declaration time was 12 noon, however, a delay of over 3 hours successfully tested the patience of aspirants. AFCAT 2 2017 cut off has reached 160, highest till date as mentioned below.
AFCAT Result 2017: The result of AFCAT 2 2017 exam is set to be announced on Friday. Indian Air Force (IAF) recently released a notice announcing AFCAT result date, the notice mentions that the AFCAT result 2017 will be announced at 12:00 hours on October 13. The applicants will be able to check the test result through the official website www.careerairforce.nic.in.
IAF had conducted Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT 02/ 2017) on August 27, followed by the supplementary test on September 17. The AFCAT result will be announced in the form of pdf file containing the roll numbers of qualified candidates. Those candidates scoring marks more than AFCAT cut off (to be announced by IAF) will be required to appear for further rounds of selection. The finally shortlisted candidates will be inducted in Flying, Technical and Ground Duty branches of Indian Air Force. AFCAT is conducted every year by IAF for the grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent/ Short Service Commission in Ground Duty (Non-technical branches).
The expected cut off for AFCAT 2 2017 exam should be 150 to 155 marks for AFCAT and 58 to 62 for EKT paper. While the cut off rose dramatically in two papers of 2015, the first paper of 2016 witnessed slight decrease. Remarkably, the cut off marks for AFCAT paper has been on the rise for past two papers. AFCAT cutoff marks will be based on candidates performances, Induction requirements of IAF, and statistics of reporting and success rate at AFSBs. The Selection will be based on AFCAT Result 2017 and air force selection board (AFSB) Rounds. Here’s a quick review of cut-off marks recorded in past 5 AFCAT papers & EKT papers:
AFCAT 2 result 2017 will be announced on October 13 and those candidates declared qualified in the written exam will have to choose their Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) for interview and SSB. Once the results are officially announced, the candidates should check the AFCAT result list. If you find your roll number in the list, log in to www.careerairforce.nic.in using email id & password to select the venue & date for further testing at one of the AFSBs. The window will remain open until October 19.
“The allotment of seats will be on first come first serve basis. Therefore, in order to get AFSB of your choice, you are advised to choose AFSB centre as soon as possible and latest by 2359 hrs on 19 October without fail. The first batch of SSB would be available from 30 October onwards,” IAF said in the notice of AFCAT result 2017. Such candidates will have to take the printout of Call Up Letter and associated forms from the official website and report to the selected venue with AFCAT admit card, call up letter, documents as listed in the call up letter and associated forms duly filled.
IAF will hold further testing for qualified candidates at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs) at Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar or Varanasi. For the candidates selecting the flying branch can opt for Dehradun, Mysore or Varanasi. The candidates will have to undergo document verification, Psychological, Group Tests and Interview. For Flying Branch, Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) would be administered at AFSB.
Candidates recommended by the AFSBs and declared medically fit will be detailed for training if the candidates qualify in the final merit list depending on the number of vacancies available in various branches/ sub-branches. IAF will hold the training in the first week of January 2018 for all courses. The duration of training for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical) Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground Duty (Non-technical) Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments.