AFCAT exam will be conducted on August 28 for recruitment to Indian Air Force. Candidates will be able to download admit cards at careerairforce.nic.in or  indianairforce.nic.in. As per the official notification AFCAT 2016 will be held  in 61 cities across the country. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in AFCAT and will be called for next round of selection procedure at one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSBs). AFCAT exam will be conducted in various centres which  are located atAmbala, Amritsar, Allahabad, Agra, Ahmedabad, Barnala, Bathinda, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Bagdogra, Bareilly, Chandigarh, Chabua, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Darbhanga, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Guwahati, Halwara, Hashimara, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jorhat, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kalaikunda (Kharagpur), Kochi, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Mohanbari, Mysore, Nal (Bikaner), Nagpur, Ojhar (Nasik), Pathankot, Patna, Pune, Port Blair, Salua (Kharagpur), Srinagar, Suratgarh, Sirsa, Saharanpur, Shillong, Silchar, Sulur (Coimbatore), Thane, Tezpur, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Varanasi among others.

Aspirants are required to note that the headquarters of the IAF is at New Delhi. For effective command and control the IAF has seven Commands, under whom are various stations and units located at varied locations across the Country. Candidates should not have any present backlog and should have secured a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together upto the last semester / year for which results have been declared at the time of online submission and at the time of SSB.Candidates must carry Admit Card and a valid photo identity card such as passport, driving licence, voter identity card, college identity card or any other valid photo identity proof while reporting for Air Force Common Admission Test and for SSB Interview at Air Force Selection Board.

The admit card which is attested at the AFCAT centre is to be carried for the SSB interview. Selection in the Indian Air Force is free, fair and merit based. Any attempt to influence the selection process detected at any stage is liable to lead to termination of candidature or service and legal action against the concerned individual will be initiated. Flying Officers will be entitled to Pay in Pay Band of ` 15,600 – 39,100 per month along with Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Dearness Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, Transport Allowance.