Your search for the Best AFCAT – (AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST) Coaching Institute in Chandigarh, India ends here. Yes, Major Kalshi Classes MKC provide the best AFCAT Coaching in Chandigarh, India.  We deliver the best Guidance for all Defence competitive Exams. We provide the best coaching for the preparation of various national & state level defence competitive exams. We, at Major Kalshi classes, hold a prestigious position in the number of selections in competitive exams like NDA, Air force, Navy, Army, Coast Guard etc.

The Airforce Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is led by the Indian Air Force IAF. The test is held every year in the month of February and August, solely, to recruit Class-I Officers in the Flying and Ground level Duties GD (Technical and Non-Technical group).



is a section for both male and female aspirants who want to join the Indian Air Force -IAF for both Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission/Short Service in Ground Duties (GD) for both the Technical and Non-Technical occupations. 

Candidates are selected based on their presence in the online test and the Air Force

Selection Board (AFSB) interview process. Newcomers settling on Ground Duty-GD

(Technical Group) branches are required to show up in the both AFCAT and Engineering Knowledge Test.

We, at Major Kalshi classes, have an excellent record of selections over the years. We conduct various Mock Tests before the exams to strengthen the skills & fill the gaps in the preparation, if any, of candidates and provide them to attend individual doubt sessions if required regarding the preparation of the Interview Phase.

Whether Indian Army, Navy or Air Force, we offer the best-in-class infrastructure and an experienced faculty that comprises Ex- Interviewers and Subject Matter Experts. Being a premier defence services coaching institute, we know that it is essential to notify candidates about the general information in the Examination being conducted by the Indian Armed Forces. This is a competitive exam through which, candidates are recruited as cadets in the Indian Air force (IAF). Learn about the AFCAT Exam Pattern, and selection criteria through this article by the experts present at Major Kalshi Classes (MKC) for Coaching, preparation and selection.

AFCAT Exam Overview

Exam Name


Conducting Body


Official Website

Exam Type

National Level

Mode of Application


Exam Mode


Educational Criteria:-

·         For Flying Branch: The candidates must be having any degree with  60% marks in

aggregate in all three graduations. He/she must probably score 60% and passed Physics and Maths in class twelfth. 

·         For Technical Branch: Candidates must be

either appearing or qualified for a 4-year degree and have finished Section

A and B Examinations of Associate Membership of the Indian Institute of

Engineers (IIE) or Aeronautical Society (AS) with at least 60% marks. 

·         For Ground Duty GD (Non-Technical):

B.Com Graduate with at least 60% marks. For training in the official post, the

applicants must have MBA/MCA or M.A./M.Sc Degree in one of the main subjects such as

English/ Physics/ International Studies/ Mathematics/ Chemistry/ Statistics/

International Relations IR / Defence Studies/ Psychology/ Computer Science/ Information

Technology/ Management/ Journalism/ Public Relation PR/ Mass Communication (Mass comm) with at least of 50% and have scored at least 60% in overall graduation.

Age criteria:-

  • Flying Branches – 20 To 24 Years (as of 1st July 2023)
  • Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical) – 20 to 26 Years (as of 1st July 2023)

Rest Age Relaxation as per govt. Rule.

AFCAT – Nationality & Marital Status

The candidate Applying for the AFCAT Exam must be a Citizen of the Indian Nation.

Candidates below the age of 25 Years must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course training schedule.

AFCAT Training Period

Training will be started in the first week of July of the following year for all courses at Air Force Academy(AFA) Dundigal, Hyderabad. The duration of the Training period for the Flying branch and Ground duty GD, Technical Branches is 74 week time period and that of Ground Duty GD Non-Technical Branches is for 52 weeks.

Documents Requirements to fill AFCAT Application form:- 

Candidates should keep the following documents ready to apply online for the AFCAT exam:

·         Aadhaar Card

·         Credit/Debit cards

·         Marksheets of Intermediate and graduation/diploma/integrated postgraduation etc. degrees.

·         Scanned images of passport-size photographs, signatures, and left thumb impressions of the candidates.

AFCAT Exam Pattern

AFCAT Exam will be in Online mode. Computer-based Multiple Choice Questions (objective type) carrying 3 Marks for each right answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Subjects –

 General Awareness & aptitude test, Verbal Ability in the English language, Numerical Ability (NA) and Reasoning aptitude and Military Aptitude Test(MAT).

Questions and Marks – 100 MCQ Questions having a total of 300 Marks.

Time Allowed – 2 Hours

Engineer knowledge test (EKT)

Subjects – Mechanical engineering, Computer Science and Electrical engineering  & Electronics.

Questions and Marks – 50 Questions, a total of 150 Marks.

Time Allotted – 45 Minutes.

Salary & other perks:-





Pay Scale (Per Month)

Stipend During Training



Flying officer/General Duty


Rs.56,100/- to Rs.1,77, 500/-

We, here, extensively train candidates for AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST at our Chandigarh centre by providing detailed insight till the Interview Process. Students from our coaching centre have secured selections into AFCAT, BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, SSB, NSG and AR.

           We have the most experienced team of officers including EX-interviewing Officers who ensure that candidates must get more than enough mental as well as psychological training for the defence exams through various ground-level training facilities which are present in our coaching.

We, here at MKC, provide infrastructure and atmosphere much & better aligned with your AFCAT -Airforce flying & general duty branch officer exam preparation till the interview stage. We provide a much-stimulated environment which supports & strengthens your whole personality as required for AFCAT BY IAF recruitment

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