AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Released: 304 Vacancies for IAF Officers, PDF Available

Last date for applying: 28-06-24

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Out for 304 IAF Officers Posts, Official PDF

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 PDF has been released on 20th May 2024 at www.afcat.cdac.in for 304 vacancies for Flying Branch and Ground Duty branches. The AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024 will start from 30th May 2024 onwards.

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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 has been officially released on 20th May 2024, announcing 304 vacancies for various posts. Candidates who pass the Air Force Common Admission Test-2024 (AFCAT 2 Exam) 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.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Out

The AFCAT Notification PDF for AFCAT 2/2024 Course, which will commence in July 2025, has been released at the official website www.afcat.cdac.in on 20th May 2024. Candidates can check the details including vacancy, training period, selection process, and other information through the official notification PDF which is attached below.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 Out – Click to Download

The online registration for AFCAT 2/2024 will begin on 30th May 2024 at www.afcat.cdac.in, and candidates can submit their application forms by 28th June 2024. The selection of the candidates will be based on a written test, AFSB Test, and Medical Examination. Go through the article for detailed information regarding AFCAT 2 Exam 2024.

AFCAT 2 2024 Exam Summary

AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024 inviting eligible candidates for 304 vacancies for Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) Branches will begin on 30th May 2024. The AFCAT Exam is conducted at the National Level twice a year. Know more details about AFCAT 2 Notification 2024 from the table below.

AFCAT 2 2024 Exam Overview

Conducted byIndian Air Force (IAF)
Posts NameShort Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) Branches
Exam NameAFCAT 2/2024
Vacancies304
Exam LevelNational
FrequencyTwice a year
CategoryDefence Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Registration Dates30th May to 28th June 2024
CourseCourse Commencing in July 2025
SalaryRs. 56100- Rs. 177500 (Flying Officer)
Official Websitewww.afcat.cdac.in

 

AFCAT 2 Online Registration Dates 2024

Alongside the official AFCAT Notification 2024 for AFCAT 2/2024, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has also unveiled the complete schedule for online registration and course commencement. AFCAT 2 Online Form 2024 will be accessible from 30th May to 28th June 2024. AFCAT 2 Exam 2024 is scheduled for September 2024. The table below illustrates the crucial dates for AFCAT-2 2024.

  • AFCAT 2 Notification Release Date: 20th May 2024
  • AFCAT 2 Application Form Starts: 30th May 2024
  • Last Date to Fill Application Form: 28th June 2024
  • Exam Date: September 2024

AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2024

For the courses commencing in July 2025, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has announced a total of 304 vacancies for Flying Branches and Ground-Duty (Non-Technical) Branches. The complete AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2024 for all courses is tabulated below, as released with AFCAT 2 Notification 2024.

AFCAT 2 2024 Vacancy

EntryBranchCourse NumberVacancies (Men) (SSC)Vacancies (Women)
AFCAT EntryFlying218/25F/SSC/M & W1811
 Ground-Duty217/25T/SSC/  
(Technical) 107AEC/M & WAE(L): 88AE(L): 23
   AE(M): 36AE(M): 09
 Ground-Duty216/25G/SSC/M & WWeapon System (WS) Branch: 14Weapon System (WS) Branch: 14
 (Non-Technical) Admin: 43Admin: 03
   Accts: 10Accts: 11
   Lgs: 13Lgs: 14
   Edn: 07Edn: 02
   Met: 08Met: 02
NCC Special EntryFlying218/25F/PC/M and10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.-

AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024

AFCAT 2 Online Form 2024 for eligible candidates to appear for the AFCAT 2 Exam will commence on 30th May 2024. Candidates willing to apply for vacancies for Flying Branches and Ground-Duty (Non-Technical) Branches must submit their applications before the last registration date, which is 28th June 2024. 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) must 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.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the required Eligibility Criteria as mentioned in the 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 the 10+2 level and hold a three-year graduation degree OR a BE/BTech degree with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university.
 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 the 10+2 level and hold 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 been born between 02/01/2001 to 01/01/2005)
 Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) - 20 to 26 years (Candidate must have been born between 02/01/1999 to 01/01/2005)
Marital 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 the Indian citizenship act, 1955.

Selection Process for AFCAT 2 2024

The 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 - Maximum Marks: 300 - Mode of Exam: Online - Duration: 2 hours - Negative Marking: 1 mark
AFSB Interview- Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) Interview Round for the candidates qualified in the Online Test
Medical Examination- The Indian Air Force has prescribed only two centers for Medical Examination, which are the Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru, and Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME).

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.

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 (FAQ)

1. What is AFCAT?

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

2. When is AFCAT 2 2024 Notification released?

  • AFCAT 2 2024 Notification was released on 20th May 2024.

3. What is the eligibility criteria for AFCAT 2 2024?

  • The eligibility criteria vary for different branches. Generally, candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in physics and mathematics at the 10+2 level and a graduation degree or BE/BTech degree with specific percentages as mentioned in the notification. The age limit ranges from 20 to 26 years depending on the branch.

4. What is the selection process for AFCAT 2 2024?

  • The selection process includes a written test, AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) interview, and medical examination.

5. What is the exam pattern for AFCAT 2 2024?

  • The AFCAT 2 2024 exam consists of 100 questions for a total of 300 marks. The duration of the exam is 2 hours. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer. The exam covers sections such as General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test.

6. Where can I find more details about AFCAT 2 2024?

  • More details about AFCAT 2 2024, including eligibility criteria, vacancies, and exam pattern, can be found on the official website of AFCAT or through the official notification released by the Indian Air Force.

7. When will the AFCAT 2 2024 exam be conducted?

  • The AFCAT 2 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted in September 2024.

8. How can I apply for AFCAT 2 2024?

  • Candidates can apply for AFCAT 2 2024 by filling out the online application form available on the official website of AFCAT within the specified dates mentioned in the notification.

9. What is the application fee for AFCAT 2 2024?

  • The application fee for AFCAT 2 2024 is Rs. 550/- + GST (non-refundable), which can be paid online using credit/debit cards/net banking through the payment gateway.

10. Is there any age relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories? - Yes, age relaxation is provided as per government norms for candidates belonging to reserved categories. Please refer to the official notification for detailed information regarding age relaxation.

 

 

 

 

 


 

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