Post Update:- 29/01/2022 || 06:05 PM
Short Information:- Indian Air Force (IAF) has been released Admit Card For The Recruitment Post Of Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 01/2022 / NCC Special Entry For Courses Commencing In January 2023.
- Application Start Date: 01-12-2021
- Application Last Date: 30-12-2021
- Application Fee: Rs.250/- (not applicable for NCC special entry & Meteorology)
- The Application Fee Can Be Paid Via Online Mode.
- Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years (Born between 02 January 1999 To 01 January 2003)
- Ground Duty: 20 to 26 years (Born between 02 January 1997 To 01 January 2003)
- (Both Dates Inclusive).
▶ Flying Branch :- Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and
(a) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR
(b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR
(c) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
▶ Ground Duty (Technical) Branch :- Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) OR (More Details Must See Notification.)
▶ Ground Duty Non Technical Branch :-
Administration- Passed 10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
Education- Passed 10+2 and Post-Graduation with 50% marks in any discipline including integrated courses offering PG (Single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry) and with 60% marks in Graduation in any disciple.
▶ Physical Fitness For All :- You are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo the tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 mile (1.6 kms) in 10 minutes, do 10 push ups and 03 chin ups. Prospective candidates are also advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/ conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training.
The minimum height for entry into ground duty branches will be 157.5 cm.
Minimum height for Flying Branch will be 162.5 cm.
Post Wise Vacancy Details
SSC – 77
Ground Duty (Technical)
AE(L) : PC-19, SSC-76
AE(M): PC-07, SSC-27
Ground Duty (Non Technical)
Admin: PC-10, SSC-41
Accts: PC-04, SSC-17
Logs: PC-08, SSC-31
NCC Special Entry
10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC
About Indian Air Force AFCAT
Indian Air Force Invites Invites Men And Women From Indian Citizens As Per Citizenship Act 1955 To Be A Part Of The Indian Air Force As Commissioned Officers In Flying And Ground Duty (Technical And Non-Technical) Branches. Registration For Online Applications Will Open On 01 Dec 2021 And Close On 30 Dec 2021 Through https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in OR https://afcat.cdac.in
Online applications are invited for the courses commencing in January 2023 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and NonTechnical) Branches. Online applications are also invited for grant of PC/ SSC for NCC Special Entry Scheme (For flying branch) and for Meteorology Entry.
Candidates applying for the examination 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
Indian Air Force AFCAT Selection Process:- To be acceptable, candidates should secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in written examination and AFSB test as fixed by the IAF. Candidates will be placed in the order of merit on the basis of the total marks secured by them in the written examination and in the AFSB tests
Indian Air Force AFCAT Training:- Training will commence in the first week of Jan 2023 for all courses at Air Force Academy Dundigal (Hyderabad). The duration of training for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical) Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments. PAN Card and account in SBI/ Nationalised Bank is mandatory at the time of joining Air Force Academy. Aadhaar Card is mandatory for registration.
Indian Air Force Allowances:- In addition to pay, allowances are applicable based on the nature of duty/ place of posting and it includes Flying, Technical, Field Area, Special Compensatory (Hill area), Special Force, Siachen, Island Special Duty, Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer, Area and Remote Locality Allowance.
Indian Air Force AFCAT Syllabus:-
AFCAT- General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test.
EKT [For Candidates with one of the choices as (Technical) Branch]- Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics.
AFCAT Contact Address:- Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi – 110106
AFCAT Contact Details:- Phone- 020-25503105 or 020-25503106 or 1800-11-2448 | Email- [email protected]
AFCAT Entry FAQs
1. What Is The Full Form Of AFCAT?
– AFCAT Stands For Air Force Common Admission Test.
2. What Is AFCAT 01/2022 Entry Application Form Last Date?
– Last Date of Application/ Registration Is 30.12.2021.
3. Who Can Apply For AFCAT?
– Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and Higher Qualification As Per Entry In Related Branch.
4. How Much Is AFCAT Application Fee?
– After Filling In The Online Application Form, The Examination Fee Of Rs. 250/- (Non-Refundable) For AFCAT Entry (Not Applicable For NCC Special Entry & Meteorology May Be Paid Online Through The ‘Make Payment’ Step On The Main Menu Of The Online Application
5. How Much Is AFCAT Entry Pay Scale/ Salary?
– The Pay Scale/ Salary For AFCAT Is Rs. 56100 – 177500/- (Level- 10, MSP- Rs.15500/-)
6. What Is AFCAT Entry Helpline/ Contact Number?
– Phone- 020-25503105 or 020-25503106 or 1800-11-2448 | Email- [email protected]