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  • The best faculties around ( check out youtube channel), as each of us has cleared numerous all India level exams.

  • We have a better understanding of competition and what is required to mentor a candidate.

  • Well researched study material and mocks .

  • We wont quit until all your doubts are resolved.

  • Recorded lectures and online support

  • We complete the syllabus according to the official syllabus.

  • Access to library and wifi, where all your doubts are resolved by visiting teachers.

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Course Details

AFCAT is a quite popular examination among defence aspirants. But it is not easy to crack AFCAT especially in absence of decent guidance and that is where we come in. we will give your preparation wings. Join Dehradun Defence Academy and consider half the battle won.
We back our claims with micro level coverage of entire syllabus, hell like sessions of Mock tests, chapter wise solution of previous year questions and a great team of seasoned mentors.

Numerous students over years have earned their wings under our mentorship. Our students proudly serve Indian Airforce in ground duty , flying branch and in technical branch. Visit our youtube channel and choose wisely as your future depends on whether you choose a good academy or not.



Qualification = Graduated Candidates
Minimum Total Marks % = 60%
Age = 20-24 Years


Total Fees: 27,500 for 6 months
40 thousand for one year .
No installment policy , the entire fees is to be paid at the time of admission.
Cheques are not acceptable .


  • Registration date for new batch is announced on our website and our other online platforms.
  • Registration form is available online on our website.
  • If you face any problem while filling the form or locating the form feel free to call our counselors at 9557320811 or 7060588935.
  • Registration fees is 500 which is to be paid online.
  • The registration fees is non refundable.
  • Admission is deemed final only after submission of total fees.


AFCAT Age Limit

The upper age limits vary with the post and the caste category of the candidates. The table demonstrated below gives a brief idea of the various AFCAT age limit for different posts.

Branch NameAge Limit
Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) Branch20 – 26 years for the Unreserved category.
Flying Branch
  • Candidates having a Commercial Pilot License is relaxed up to 26 years as its upper age limit.
  • Candidates should be between 20 and 24 years.

AFCAT Educational Qualifications

Candidates who are willing to apply for the AFCAT vacancies must be a citizen of India. The Educational Qualification required for various posts is different. IAF set the educational criteria for the different branches. Check the AFCAT educational qualifications required below in the table:

BranchSub-BranchEducational Qualification
Ground Duty Technical BranchAeronautical Engineer (Mechanical)

Candidates must have a 10+2-degree certificate with an aggregate of 60% marks in Physics and Mathematics and an integrated post-graduation/degree in Technology/Engineering. OR

Cleared sections A & B examination of Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies or Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) with minimum aggregate marks of 60 % or equivalent in certain disciplines as prescribed by IAF.

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics)

Passed 10+2 degrees with an aggregate of 60 per cent each in Mathematics and Physics and four years’ degree in Technology/Engineering. OR

Cleared Sections A and B of Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Telecommunication Engineers or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics with 60% in disciplines specified by the authority of the examination.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branches

Administration: Cleared section A&B examination of Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) from a recognized university with an aggregate of 60 % OR

Graduation in any discipline with a minimum of 60%.

Marital Status for AFCAT 2022

  1. At the time of commencement of the application, the Candidate’s age should be below 25 years of age and he/she must be unmarried.
  2. Divorcees and Widows/Widowers below 25 years are also not eligible to appear in this examination.
  3. Married candidates above 25 years of age, during their training period, are not allowed to live with family.

AFCAT Physical and Medical Standards

Candidates should be physically and medically fit to carry out their responsibilities and duties properly.

Type of Commission:

  1. Permanent Commission (PC) for Men: The elected candidates will have to serve till superannuation in the particular branch that they are allowed in accordance to their rank when they join as a PC officer.
  2. Short Service Commission (SSC) for Men & Women:
    • The period of engagement for Flying Branch (Men and Women) SSC Officers is 14 years from the date of Commissioning (Non-extendable).
    • A period of 10 years is the Tenure for Ground Duty (Non- technical and Technical) SSC Officers. However, an extension of four years may be given based on suitability, availability of vacancies, willingness, service requirements and merit.
    • Permanent Commission (PC) Grant would be taken into consideration based on suitability, merit, availability of vacancies and willingness service requirements.
EnglishComprehension, Error Detection, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms
General KnowledgeHistory, Civics, Geography, Politics, Art, Culture, Sports, Defence, Basic Science, Environment, Current Affairs
Reasoning and Military AptitudeSpatial Ability, Verbal Ability, Simple Interest Time and Distance, Ratio and Proportion, etc.
Numerical AbilityTime and Work, Decimal Fraction, Profit and Loss, Percentage, etc.
  • ParticularsDetails
    Mode of ExamOnline
    Type of QuestionsMCQs
    No. of Questions100
    Duration120 minutes
    Negative Marking1 mark was deducted for each incorrect/wrong answer
    Total Weightage300

AFCAT CBT exam qualified candidates are called for the AFSB Interview. The Interview comprises 3 stages:

Stage I: Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Discussion Test and Picture Perception Test is conducted on the first day.

Stage II: Selected Candidates are then allowed to proceed with the Psychological Tests on Day 1 (Afternoon) and the Group Tests and Interview begins after the document verification for the next five days.

For Flying Branch: Those who have applied for the Flying Branch must appear for the Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS).


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Any Questions?

One can apply for CDSE/OTA in the final year of graduation and after completing graduation.

⦁ Your mentor must have served in one of the SSB boards.
⦁ He must have served in the SSB board for at least 2 to 3 years.
⦁ Have a look at his past year results.
⦁ He must have a good GTO ground at his disposal.
⦁ He must be genuinely interested in teaching

Yes we provide this facility to our students. But why don’t you visit our campus and find out?

Yes, Dehradun Defence Academy organise tournaments of sports namely volleyball, football, arm wrestling,cricket and chess. You can verify it by visiting our youtube channel. Or play the following links. Most of the events are held in the campus. For students of after 12th we organise 2 tournaments as they have to focus more on studies due to lack of time

Dehradun the best city for Defence exam  preparation. With some of the best known expert faculties of Defence exam and wonderful weather, safe environment no city is as ideal as Dehradun.




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