AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Expected to be Released in June: Verify Your Eligibility

 Published On: 14-05-2024

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Expected in June, Check Eligibility

Introduction:

The Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts the AFCAT Exam twice every year for the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) branches. The AFCAT Notification 2024 for the AFCAT 2/2024 Exam will be officially released announcing huge vacancies for various posts. The candidates who pass the Air Force Common Admission Test-2024 (AFCAT 2 Exam 2024) will be shortlisted for courses that start in July 2025, and they will be granted Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) branches. The online registration for AFCAT 2/2024 will be conducted at www.afcat.cdac.in and the last date to submit the AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024 will be notified with the release of official notification. The selection of the candidates will be based on a written test, AFSB Test, and Medical Examination.

Table of Contents:

  1. AFCAT 2 Notification 2024
    • Release Date: Expected in June 2024
    • Website: www.afcat.cdac.in
    • Contents: Vacancy details, training period, selection process, and other pertinent information.
    • PDF Attachment: Official AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 PDF will be available on the website upon release.

AFCAT 2 2024 Exam Summary

Indian Air Force (IAF) will release the AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024 inviting eligible candidates for 317 vacancies for Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) Branches. The AFCAT Exam is conducted at the National Level two times in a year. Know more details about AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 from the below table.

AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024 - Overview

  • Conducted by: Indian Air Force (IAF)
  • Posts Name: Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) Branches
  • Exam Name: AFCAT 2/2024
  • Vacancies: To be notified
  • Exam Level: National
  • Frequency: Twice in a year
  • Category: Defence Jobs
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Exam Date: June 2024
  • Course: Course Commencing in July 2025
  • Salary: Rs. 56100- Rs. 177500 (Flying Officer)
  • Official Website: www.afcat.cdac.in

AFCAT 2 Online Registration 2024 - Important Dates

Along with the official AFCAT Notification 2024 for AFCAT 2/2024, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has also released the complete schedule for the online registration and course to commence. AFCAT 2 Online Form 2024 will be made available in June 2024 and will continue for a month period. AFACT 2 Exam 2024 will be conducted in August 2024. The below table depicts the important dates for AFACT-2 2024.

AFCAT 2 Exam 2024 - Important Dates

EventsDates
AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Release DateJune 2024
AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024 StartsJune 2024
Last Date to Fill AFCAT 2024 FormTo be notified
AFCAT 2 Admit Card 2024
AFCAT 2 Exam Date 2024August 2024
Course Commences FromJuly 2025


AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2024

For the courses commencing in July 2025, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will release vacancies for Flying Branches and Ground-Duty (Non-Technical) Branches. The complete AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2024 for all courses will be tabulated here when released with AFCAT 2 Notification 2024.

AFCAT 1 2024 Vacancy

EntryBranchCourse NumberVacancies (Men)Vacancies (Women)
AFCAT EntryFlying217/25F/SSC/M & WSSC- 28SSC – 10
 Ground-Duty(Technical)216/25T/SSC/106AEC/ M & WAE(L): 104AE(M): 45
   AE(L): 11AE(M): 05
 Ground-Duty(Non-Technical)216/25G/SSC/M & WWeapon System (WS) Branch: 15 
   Admin: 45 
   Accts: 11 
   Lgs: 11 
   Edn: 08 
   Met: 09 
   Weapon System (WS) Branch: 02 
   Admin: 06 
   Accts: 02 
   Lgs: 02 
   Edn: 02 
   Met: 02 
NCC Special EntryFlying217/25F/PC/M and10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC. 
  217/25F/SSC/M & W  

AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024

Along with the release of AFCAT 2 Notification 2024, the officials will also release AFCAT 2 Online Form 2024 for the candidates eligible to appear for the AFCAT 2 Exam. Candidates willing to apply for vacancies for Flying Branches and Ground-Duty (Non-Technical) Branches must submit their applications before the last date notified by the officials. The official AFCAT Registration Link to apply for the AFCAT 2 2024 exam will also be provided below after its release.

AFCAT 2 Application Fee 2024

The online examination fee of Rs. 550/- + GST (non-refundable) will be paid online for AFCAT entry (not applicable for NCC special entry) to register for AFCAT 2 Exam 2024. The examination fee can be paid using credit/debit cards/net banking through the payment gateway.

AFCAT Notification 2024 Eligibility

Candidates must fulfil the required Eligibility Criteria as mentioned in AFCAT 2 2024 Notification PDF. The education qualification and age limit for the Flying Branch & Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical) branches are discussed below.

AFCAT Notification 2024 Eligibility Criteria

ParametersEligibility Criteria
Education QualificationFlying Branch & Ground Duty (Non-technical) - The candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a three-year graduation degree OR a BE/BTech degree with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university. <br> Ground Duty (Technical) - i) Aeronautical engineering (Electronics)(AE(L)): The candidate must have scored a minimum of 60% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a degree in graduation/post-graduation in the field of engineering and technology from a recognized university.
Age Limit (as on 01/01/2025)Flying Branch - 20 to 24 years (Candidate must have born between 02/01/2001 to 01/01/2005) <br> Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) - 20 to 26 years (Candidate must have born between 02/01/1999 to 01/01/2005)
Martial StatusCandidates must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course, and marriage is not permitted during training.
NationalityCandidate must be a citizen of India as per Indian citizenship act, 1955.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Selection Process

Indian Air Force (IAF) will conduct the following three stages (Written Test- AFSB Interview- Medical Examination) to shortlist eligible candidates through the AFCAT 2 2024 Exam.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Selection Process

StagesDetails
Written Test- No. of Questions: 100 <br> - Maximum Marks: 300 <br> - Mode of Exam: Online <br> - Duration: 2 hours <br> - Negative Marking: 1 mark
AFSB InterviewAir Force Selection Board (AFSB) Interview Round for the candidates qualified in Online Test.
Medical ExaminationThe Indian Airforce has prescribed only two centres for Medical Examination which are the Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru and Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME).

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Exam Pattern

The AFCAT 2 2024 Exam will be conducted online for 100 questions for 3 marks each. There shall be a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Exam Pattern

ParametersDetails
Mode of ExamOnline
No. of Questions100
Maximum Marks300
Duration of Exam2 hours (120 minutes)
Sections in PaperGeneral Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test
Negative Marking1 mark

Frequently Asked Questions about AFCAT Recruitment

What is AFCAT?

 AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. It is an entrance exam conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for recruiting officers in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches.

Who is eligible to apply for AFCAT?

 Eligibility criteria vary depending on the branch. Generally, candidates must be Indian citizens, meet educational qualifications, and age requirements as specified by the IAF.

What are the different branches available for recruitment through AFCAT? 

AFCAT offers recruitment opportunities for the Flying Branch and Ground Duty branches, which include both Technical and Non-Technical roles.

What is the selection process for AFCAT recruitment? 

The selection process typically involves a written test, followed by an Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) interview and a medical examination.

What is the syllabus for the AFCAT written exam? 

The AFCAT written exam includes sections on General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test (for Technical branches).

Is there negative marking in the AFCAT exam? 

Yes, there is a negative marking system in the AFCAT exam. One mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.

How can I apply for AFCAT? 

Interested candidates can apply for AFCAT through the official website of the Indian Air Force (IAF) during the application period specified in the AFCAT notification.

What is the training period for selected candidates? 

The training period varies depending on the branch and course. Typically, training for selected candidates commences within a year of the selection process.

Is AFCAT conducted only once a year?

 No, AFCAT is conducted twice a year, usually in February and August, for courses commencing in January and July respectively.

Can female candidates apply for AFCAT? 

Yes, female candidates are eligible to apply for certain branches and courses within the AFCAT recruitment process, subject to meeting the specified eligibility criteria.

 


 

Official Notification of AFCAT Recruitment 2024 Click Here