AFCAT 1 2019 Indian Air Force – Apply Now. Indian Airforce has published the most awaited notification of AFCAT 1 2019 which is going to held on 16 and 17 Feb 2019. Airforce aspirants who want to join the flying, technical and non-technical branch of the Indian air force can apply for AFCAT 1 2019 now from the official IAF portal of AFCAT. Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online examination will be conducted on 16 Feb 19 and 17 Feb 19 for AFCAT exam. Candidates applying for AFCAT 1 2019 should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination viz. Written examination and SSB test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or AFSB Testing, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature will be cancelled by the IAF. Mere issue of Admit card/Call up letter to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally accepted by Indian Air Force. Entry, Branch, Course Number and Vacancies: AFCAT 1 2019 vacancies Disclaimer. Vacancies indicated are tentative and subject to change without notice. Actual intake would depend on organisational requirements, various cadre control mechanisms, availability of training slots and actual number of vacancies accruing in Jan 2020. No representation in this regard will be entertained. There are no intake conduct for Meteorology and Education branches for AFCAT 01/2019 for course commencing in January 2020. Type of Commission: Permanent Commission (PC) for Men. Candidates joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation in their respective branches as per their rank. Short Service Commission (SSC) for Men & Women. The engagement period for Flying Branch (Men and Women) SSC Officers is fourteen years from the date of Commissioning (Non extendable). The initial tenure for Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) SSC Officers would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to service requirements, availability of vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit.