IAF AFCAT 2021 Recruitment: Applications process 334 posts to begin on June 1

IAF AFCAT 2021 Recruitment: Applications process 334 posts to begin on June 1

IAF AFCAT 2021 Recruitment: As per the AFCAT notification, a total of 334 vacancies for various posts is available in the Indian Air Force, which includes technical and non-technical posts and ground and flying duty posts. Interested candidates can take a look at the official IAF AFCAT notification mentioned below. The IAF AFCAT exam date has not been released yet, but will shortly be announced on the AFCAT website. The official notification, however, mentions a lot of important criteria for the selection of candidates. Candidates can apply for the posts on the official AFCAT website. It should be noted that candidates will have to use the ‘Candidate Login’ option on the homepage to apply. Read on to know the criteria and eligibility requirements for the IAF AFCAT posts.

Important Dates

SubjectImportant Date
Starting Date for AFCAT 2 Online Application01 June 2021
Last Date for AFCAT 2 Registration30 June 2021
AFCAT 2 2021 Admit Card Dateto be released
AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Dateto be released
AFCAT 2021 2 Course Commencementto be released

Vacancy details: IAF AFCAT 2021

Out of 334, 96 vacancies are for SSC in the flying branch, 137 PC/SSC vacancies are in the Ground Duty Technical branch, 73 PC/SSC vacancies in the Ground Duty non-technical branch, and 28 PC/SSC vacancies in the Meteorology branch. However, for NCC special entry, 10 percent of seats out of CDSE vacancies are for PC and 10 percent of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.

Educational qualification: 

Candidates applying for the flying branch position must have passed the class 12 exam with a minimum of 50 percent marks each in math and physics along with a 60 percent mark in graduation degree. For ground duty (Tech), a candidate should have a BTech/BE degree with a minimum of 60 percent marks.

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Age Limit

Flying Branch: Candidates age should be between 20 to 24 years as of July 1, 2022

The upper age limit for the candidate holding a valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable for up to 26 years.

Ground Duty ( Technical / Non-Technical) Branches: Candidates’ age should be between 20 to 26 years as of July 1, 2022.

Application fee

Candidates applying for AFCAT have to pay ₹250 as the examination fee.

Candidates registering for NCC special entry and Meteorology are exempted from the examination fee payment.

Selection Process for AFCAT 2 2021

The selection will be done on the basis of:

  1. AFCAT written examination
  2. Officers Intelligence Rating Test & Picture Perception and Discussion test, Psychological test
  3. Group tests / Interviews.


Flying Officer: Rs 56,100 -1,77,500 (Level -10)

Steps to apply: IAF AFCAT 2021

Step 1: Visit the official website  –afcat.cdac.in
Step 2: On the homepage, go to the candidates’ login tab and click on AFCAT 02/2021 link
Step 3: Click on ‘New registration’ on the page and fill in all the required details
Step 4: Submit the information and save the registered id and password
Step 5: Use the credentials to log in and fill in the application form
Step 6: Pay the fee and submit the form. Download a copy of the form for future reference

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IAF AFCAT 2021 Recruitment: Applications process 334 posts to begin on June 1

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