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IAF AFCAT 02/2024 Apply Now at afcat.cdac.in, Direct link available, Apply Now for 304 Posts

IAF AFCAT 02/2024 Registration: The Indian Air Force has invited online applications for the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT 02/2024). The application process for the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 2024 begins and the deadline for the submission of the application form is June 28. Candidates can apply online through the official website at afcat.cdac.in.s. The Indian Air Force selects suitable candidates for different positions in both Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) through this examination.

The Indian Air Force has invited online applications from 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. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the Official Website of IAF i.e, afcat.cdac.in.

To achieve high exam scores, aspirants must thoroughly understand the AFCAT 2 2024 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, and Selection Process. Interested and eligible candidates can read this article to prepare themselves for the upcoming exam. Below, we discuss additional details including eligibility criteria, selection process, Syllabus, exam pattern, and other pertinent information for the AFCAT 2 exam in 2024.

Registration Start Date: 30 May 2024 (11:00 AM)
Registration Last Date: 28 June 2024 (11:30 PM)
Courses Commencement: July 2025

AFCAT 2 Vacancy Details: The Indian Air Force will be recruiting for vacancies in Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) as well as for Gazetted Officers in the Flying Branch. The Indian Air Force provides the vacancy details along with the comprehensive official notification.

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Name of Post:
1) Flying Officer (Flying Branch)
2) Ground Duty Officer (Technical Branch)
3) Ground Duty Officer (Non-Technical Branch)
4) Special Flying Entry (Flying Branch)

EntryBranchCourse No.Vacancies (Men)Vacancies (Women)
AFCAT EntryFlying218/25F/SSC/M & WSSC- 18SSC – 11
Ground Duty (Technical)217/25T/SSC/107AEC/ M&WAE(L): 88
AE(M): 36
AFL): 23
AE(M): 09
Ground Duty (Non- Technical)217/25G/SSC/M & WWeapon Systems WS) Branch: 14
Admin: 43
LGS: 13
Accts: 10
Edn: 07
Met: 0
10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC
NCC Special EntryFlying218/25F/PC/M and 218/25F/SSC/M & W10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT va cancies for SSC

Eligibility Criteria for AFCAT 2 2024: The AFCAT 2 2024 recruitment offers positions for Commissioned Officers in the Indian Air Force with varying educational requirements and age limits.

Name of PostQualificationAge Limit
Flying OfficerGraduation (any discipline) with 60% marks and Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level OR B.E/B.Tech20 to 24 years
Ground Duty OfficerAeronautical Engineer (Electronics): B.E/B.Tech in Electronics/Telecommunication/Electrical etc.20 to 26 years
(Technical Branch)Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical): B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical/Industrial/Production etc.20 to 26 years
Ground Duty OfficerAdministration: Graduation (any discipline) with 60% marks20 to 26 years
(Non-Technical Branch)Logistics: Graduation (any discipline) with 60% marks20 to 26 years
Accounts: B.Com with 60% marks20 to 26 years
Education: MBA/MCA or MA/M.Sc in English/Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/Statistics/International Relations or other specified subjects with 50% marks20 to 26 years
Special Flying EntryNCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate holders and other conditions as per Flying Branch20 to 24 years

Application Fee: Candidates applying for AFCAT entry need to pay Rs. 550/- + GST (non-refundable). This fee is not applicable for NCC special entry.

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Salary Structure:

RankLevelPay Scale (in Rs.)
Flying Officer10Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500
Flight Lieutenant10 BRs. 6,13,00 – 1,93,900
Squadron Leader11Rs. 6,94,00 – 2,07,200
Wing Commander12ARs. 1,21,200 – 2,12,400
Group Captain13Rs. 1,30,600 – 2,15,900
Air Commodore13ARs. 1,39,600 – 2,17,600
Air Vice Marshal14Rs. 1,44,200 – 2,18,200
Air Marshal HAG Scale15Rs. 1,82,200 – 2,24,100
HAG+Scale16Rs. 2,05,400 – 2,24,400
VACS/Airforce Cdr/ Air Marshal (NFSG)17Rs. 2,25,000/-
CAS18Rs. 2,50,000/-

AFCAT 2 Application Process: Candidates can apply online through the official websites “https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in” or “https://afcat.cdac.in” once the detailed notification is released by the Indian Air Force. Below is the step-by-step process for application.

Step 1

  • Visit the official website or click on the provided link.
  • New users must register first by clicking on “New User Register”.
  • Enter your mobile number and email to register.
  • Fill in the OTP sent to your mobile number and email, then click “Submit”.
  • Receive your Login ID and Password via SMS and email.

Step 2

  • Log in using your Registration Number and Password.
  • Select the post.
  • Fill in other details, including educational qualifications.
  • Pay the examination fee online via Credit/Debit Card or Internet Banking.
  • Upload a scanned color photograph and Signature in JPEG format.
  • Upload all required certificates.
  • Apply and print the acknowledgment for records.

Official Notification ➠➠➠ DOWNLOAD PDF
Apply Online ➠➠➠ APPLY LINK
Official Website: www.afcat.cdac.in

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Selection Process:
The Indian Air Force AFCAT 2 Recruitment 2024 selection will be done in the following posts. 

  1. Online AFCAT Test
  2. AFSB Testing (Including SSB Interview)
  3. Medical Examination

Exam Pattern for Indian Air Force Officers AFCAT 2024 Recruitment:

The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).

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  • English: Comprehension, Detect Error in Sentence, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonym/ Antonym, Cloze Test or Fill in the gaps in a paragraph, Idioms and Phrases, Analogy, Sentence Rearranging, Substitution in a Sentence/ One Word Substitution.
  • General Awareness: History, Geography, Sports, National and international Organisations, Art and culture, Personalities, Environment and ecology, Indian Polity, Economy, Basic Science Based Knowledge, Science and Technology, Current Affairs (National and international), Defence.
  • Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average/Percentage, Profit and loss, Ratio and proportion, Simple and Compound Interest, Time and distance and Races (Trains/ Boats and streams), Area and Perimeter, Probability, Number System & Number Series, Mixture & Allegation Rules, Clocks.
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

For queries related to the conduct of online examinations, registration process and admit cards contact 020-25503105 or 020-25503106 or E-Mail afcatcell@cdac.in .
For queries regarding eligibility, allotment of AFSB centres, date of AFSB interview, merit list and Joining Instructions contact 011-23010231 Extn 7610 or Toll-free number 1800-11-2448