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Indian Air Force Officers (AFCAT) Recruitment, Apply Online for 317 Posts, Last Date Today

Indian Air Force Officers Recruitment 2023: 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. The last date for the submission of Online Applications is 30 December 2023. Direct link to apply for this recruitment drive is also provided in this article.

Important Dates
Candidates can check the important dates in the Indian Air Force Officers Recruitment Notification 2023 PDF.

Application Start Date: 01 December 2023
Last Date: 30 December 2023
Date for Online Examination: 16 Feb 24, 17 Feb 24 and 18 Feb 24 (tentatively).

Post Name:
Indian Air Force is looking for qualified candidates to fill up 300+ vacancies for the position given below in the list:

  • Officers (Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches)

    Total Posts: 317 Posts
Indian Air Force Officers Recruitment

Educational Qualification:

  • Flying Branch: Graduation in any discipline Or BE/B Tech degree Or AMIE.
  • Ground Duty (Technical) Branch:
    • Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics): Graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology in a related area/ AMIE.
    • Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical): Graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology in a related area/ AMIE.
  • Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches:
    • Weapon Systems (WS) Branch: Graduation in any discipline.
    • Administration & Logistics. Passed 10+2 and Graduate Degree.
    • Accounts Branch: B. Com Degree/Bachelor of Business Administration/ Bachelor of Management Studies/ Bachelor of Business Studies/ Qualified CA/ CMA/ CS/ CFA.
    • Meteorology. B Sc with Physics and Mathematics or equivalent or Graduation in Engineering/Technology in related disciplines.

For detailed educational qualifications, Check below given official notification.

Age Limit: The age limit is 20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2025 i.e. born between 02 January 1999 to 01 January 2005 (both dates inclusive).

Application Fee: Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 550/- as an examination fee. However, candidates registering for NCC Special entry are not required to pay.

Salary: Flying Officer: Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500/-.

In addition to pay, allowances are applicable based on the nature of duty/ place of posting and it includes Flying, Transport, Technical, Field Area, Special Compensatory (Hill area), Special Force, Siachen, Island Special Duty, Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer, Area and Remote Locality Allowance, etc.

How to Apply?
Below we have the steps to apply for Indian Air Force Officers Recruitment for the ease of candidates:

  1. Visit Indian Air Force career website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in.
  2. Register yourself and after successful registration, sign-in with your registered email id and system-generated password.
  3. Fill in the application form (Personal Details, Qualification Details, Course Preference, and Communication Details).
  4. Upload necessary documents.
  5. Pay the application fee.
  6. Submit the form and take a print of the final submitted form for future use.


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

Indian Air Force AFCAT Recruitment 2024

Selection Process:
The Indian Air Force Officers Recruitment 2023 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 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).

Indian Air Force Flying Officers Recruitment, Apply Online for 317 Posts


  • 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
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