– AFCAT & STAR 2018 Online Application Form for Indian Air Force

December 19, 2017 | Last Modified: December 22, 2017 at 7:56 pm | Category: Central Government, Govt. Application Forms

Indian Air Force is inviting online to filling up the application form for the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) and STAR (Scheduled Test for Airmen Recruitment). The Unmarried candidates can join as airmen in group “X” and group “Y”. The interested and eligible candidate can complete the registration process by going the official website at

Indian Air Force is going to implement the online testing from January 2018 and the registration process will start from 15 December 2017 and will continue by the end of 12 January 2018. The candidate can fill the online application with carefully reading the detailed instructions to complete the registration process at and the same would also be available on

AFCAT & STAR 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Below given the details of eligibility, read carefully before applying for this exam.

  • The applicant must be born between 13 January 1998 and 02 January 2002 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.
  • In addition, if applicant clears all the stages of the Selection Procedure, then the upper age limit
    as on date of enrolment is 21 years.
  • Diploma holders candidates are eligible to appear for Group X trades only.
  • The applicant for Group X examination will also be eligible for Group Y and would be given an option of appearing in both group X and Group Y exam in one sitting while filling up the online registration form
  • Indian citizens and Nepal citizens are eligible for selection test.

How to Apply Online for AFCAT & STAR 2018

  • Visit the official website at or
  • Afterward, click on the “Officer” button at the end of the page to join as officer or “Airman” button to join as an airman.
  • Here Click on “Apply Online” tab.
  • Register with your valid details and click on “Register”.
  • Now Fill the application form with all the details and pay the applicable fee.
  • Thereafter, click on “Submit”.

AFCAT & STAR 2018 Educational Qualification

(a) Group “X” (Except Education Instructor Trade
(i) Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and
English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
(ii)The applicant must be passed with three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream, as mention in the apply online section under candidate‟s login at The applicant should have completed the course from a Government recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50 % marks in English in diploma or in Intermedidate/Marticulation, if English is no subject in Diploma Course.
(b) Group “Y” {Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades
The applicant must be passed with Intermediate / 10+2 / Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
(c) Group “Y” Medical Assistant Trade Only
The candidate must be passed with 10+2/Intermediate/ equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
(a) Education Boards listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website as members, as on date of registration will only be permitted.
(b)Exact aggregate Percentage of marks before decimal as written in the marks sheet of 10+2 / Intermediate /Equivalent Examination / Three years Diploma Course OR calculated as per the rules of concerned Education Board/Polytechnic Institute will only be considered (For example 49.99% should be taken as 49% and not to be rounded off to 50%).

Below given a screenshot of notification which is important to applying candidates.

AFCAT & STAR Notification

AFCAT & STAR Notification

The candidate can download the notification by going the official website at However, the candidate can download the notification clicking on the below link.

Scheduled Test Page-1 (PDF)
Scheduled Test Page-2 (PDF)

AFCAT STAR Exam Notification

AFCAT STAR Exam Notification

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