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Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued online admit card for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) entry 2023 from eligible male and female candidates for Flying Branch And Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches/ NCC Special Entry for Courses Commencing in January 2024. Login to apply at afcat.cdac.in from 01 Dec 2022, before apply online must check your eligibility details carefully.

Interested candidates read the full notification carefully, before applying online.

Indian Air Force

Air Force Common Admission Test 01/2023

Important Dates

  • Application Start Date: 01-12-2022
  • Application Last Date: 30-12-2022
  • Admit Card Date: 08 Feb 2023 onwards
  • Online Exam Date: 24 Feb 23, 25 Feb 23 and 26 Feb 23.

Examination Fee

  • Examination Fee: Rs. 250/- (not applicable for NCC special entry & Meteorology)
  • The examination fee can be paid using credit/ debit cards/ net banking through the payment gateway.

Age Limitation

  • Age As On : 01.01.2024
  • Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years born between 02 Jan 2000 to 01 Jan 2004.
  • Ground Duty: 20 to 26 years born between 02 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2004
  • (Both dates inclusive)

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Eligibility Criteria For AFCAT Entry

Flying Branch:

Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and

  1. Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR
  2. BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR
  3. Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}. Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-

  1. Applied Electronics & Instrumentation.
  2. Communication Engineering.
  3. Computer Engineering/Technology.
  4. Computer Engineering & Application.
  5. Computer Science and Engineering/Technology.
  6. Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  7. Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  8. Electrical Engineering.
  9. Electronics Engineering/ Technology.
  10. Electronics Science and Engineering.
  11. Electronics.
  12. Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  13. Electronics and Computer Science.
  14. Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.
  15. Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave).
  16. Electronics and Computer Engineering.
  17. Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering.
  18. Electronics Instrument & Control.
  19. Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering.
  20. Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
  21. Instrument & Control Engineering.
  22. Information Technology.
  23. Spacecraft Technology.
  24. Engineering Physics.
  25. Electric Power and Machinery Engineering.
  26. Infotech Engineering.
  27. Cyber Security.

Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}.

Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology from recognised University OR cleared Sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-

  1. Aerospace Engineering.
  2. Aeronautical Engineering.
  3. Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.
  4. Mechanical Engineering.
  5. Mechanical Engineering and Automation.
  6. Mechanical Engineering (Production).
  7. Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance).
  8. Mechatronics.
  9. Industrial Engineering.
  10. Manufacturing Engineering.
  11. Production and Industrial Engineering.
  12. Materials Science and Engineering.
  13. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.
  14. Aerospace and Applied Mechanics.
  15. Automotive Engineering.
  16. Robotics
  17. Nanotechnology
  18. Rubber Technology and Rubber Engineering.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches

Weapon Systems (WS) Branch. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and

Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR

BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Administration & Logistics. Passed 10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Accounts Branch. Passed 10+2 and done graduation in any of the following streams with 60 % marks or equivalent from a recognized university:-

  1. B. Com Degree (Min three years course).
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration (with specialization in Finance)/ Bachelor of Management Studies (with specialization in Finance)/ Bachelor of Business Studies (with specialization in Finance).
  3. Qualified CA/ CMA/ CS/ CFA.
  4. B.Sc. with specialization in Finance.

Education. Passed 10+2 and Post-Graduation with 50% marks in any discipline including integrated courses offering PG (Single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry) and with 60%marks in Graduation in any disciple.

Meteorology. Passed 10+2 and B Sc with Physics and Mathematics with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or four year Graduation in Engineering/Technology discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following streams:-

  1. Communication Engineering.
  2. Computer Engineering/ Technology.
  3. Computer Engineering and Application
  4. Computer Science and Engineering/ Technology.
  5. Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  6. Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  7. Electronics Engineering/ Technology.
  8. Electronics Science and Engineering.
  9. Electronics.
  10. Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  11. Electronics and Computer Science.
  12. Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.
  13. Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave).
  14. Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering.
  15. Information Technology.
  16. Mechanical Engineering.

AFCAT 01/2023 Vacancy Details

Entry Branch Course Number Vacancies
Men (SSC) Women (SSC)
AFCAT Entry Flying 215/ 24F/ SSC/ M & W 05 05
Ground Duty (Technical) 214/ 24T/ SSC/ 104AEC/ M & W

AE(L) : 87

AE(M) : 30

AE(L) : 10

AE(M) : 03

Ground Duty (NonTechnical) 214/ 24G/ SSC/ M & W

Weapon Systems (WS) Branch: 15

Admin: 43

LGS: 19

Accts: 11

Edn: 08

Met: 07

Weapon Systems (WS) Branch : 02

Admin : 05

LGS : 02

Accts : 02

Edn : 02

Met : 02

NCC Special Entry Flying 215/ 24F/ PC/ M and 215/ 24F/ SSC/ M & W

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10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

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AFCAT Entry Notification 2022 PDF

Indian Air Force invites 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. Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Before apply online must read the official advertisement, you download through given link as under:

Download AFCAT Entry Notification 2022 PDF

AFCAT Examination Summary 2022

Recruitment Agency Indian Air Force
Test Name Air Force Common Admission Test
Test Year 2023
Advertisement No. 01/2023
Application Start Date 01 Dec 2022
Application Last Date 30 Dec 2022
Online AFCAT Exam Date 24 Feb 23, 25 Feb 23 and 26 Feb 23.
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Selection Process of AFCAT Entry

For AFCAT entry, IAF shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT as fixed by the IAF in their discretion. Candidates who are declared successful in the Online AFCAT will be called at one of the Air Force Selection Boards. Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres. The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB), Varanasi (4 AFSB) and Guwahati (5 AFSB). Candidates who opt for flying branch can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi. Candidates who have qualified in the written exam are required to choose AFSB date and venue by themselves on the website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in in order to generate call- up letter for AFSB interview

AFCAT Physical Standard Test

Height, Sitting Height, Leg Length and Thigh Length.

Minimum height for Flying Branch will be 162.5 cm. Acceptable measurements of leg length, thigh length and sitting height for such aircrew will be as under: -

  1. Sitting height : 81.5 - 96.0 cm
  2. Leg Length : 99.0 - 120.0 cm
  3. Thigh Length : Maximum - 64.0 cm

The minimum height for entry into ground duty branches will be 157.5 cm. For Gorkhas and individual belonging to North-Eastern regions of India and hilly regions of Uttarakhand, the minimum acceptable height will be 5 cm less (152.5 cm). In case of candidates from Lakshwadweep the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cm (155.5 cm).

Physical Standards (For Females)

The minimum height acceptable for various branches are as follows:-

  1. Flying Branch - 162.5 cm
  2. Other Branches - 152 cm

Note: For other branches only – For candidates belonging to the North East region or hilly regions of Uttarakhand, a lower minimum height of 147 cm will be accepted. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height will be 150 cm.

AFCAT Physical Fitness Test

Candidates are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo various tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 mile (1.6 kms) in 10 minutes, 10 push ups and 3 chin ups

AFCAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Exam Subject Duration No. of Questions Max Marks
AFCAT General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test 02 Hours 100 300

The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only.

Marking Scheme is as follows:-

  1. Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  2. One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  3. No marks for unattempted questions.

Download AFCAT Syllabus 2023 PDF

AFCAT Admit Card 2023

On 08 Feb 23 (1700 hrs) onwards click “DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARD” to download your Admit Card from the website https://afcat.cdac.in and you will also receive admit card on your registered email ID. If the candidate does not receive his/ her admit card in their registered email id or is not able to download the same from the mentioned website, he/ she is required to enquire from AFCAT Query Cell at C-DAC, Pune. (Phone Nos: 020-25503105 or 020- 25503106). E-Mail queries may be addressed to afcatcell@cdac.in.

AFCAT Salary, Pay and Allowances

(a) Pay. Pay on Commissioning (as per 7th CPC)

Rank Pay as per Defence Matrix Level MSP
Flying Officer Rs. 56100 - 177500 10 Rs. 15500

Note:- Flight Cadets shall receive a fixed stipend of Rs. 56,100/- per month during one year of training.

(b) Allowances. 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.

(c) Insurance. Rs. 1.10 crore Insurance Cover (on contribution) is applicable to serving officers. An additional cover of Rs. 15 Lakhs (on contribution) is applicable to Flying Branch Officers.

How To Apply Online For AFCAT Entry

Aspirants for IAF are required to apply online by using the link https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in, or https://afcat.cdac.in. Aadhaar Card is mandatory for online registration. Detailed instructions for filling in the online application form are appended below:-

  1. Click “CANDIDATE LOGIN’’ on the Home page- leads to AFCAT Sign-in.
  2. In the next page, applicants to click “NOT YET REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE”.
  3. Sign Up: Creation of Log-in ID and applicant will receive a password in his/her registered email id.
  4. After successful registration, sign-in with registered email id and system generated password.
  5. Fresh Log-in.
  6. Selection of Entry: “AFCAT”; “NCC SPECIAL ENTRY FOR FLYING BRANCH”, “METEOROLOGY ENTRY”.
  7. Click “APPLICATION FORM FILLING”, Fill the all required details in the application form carefully
  8. Click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to proceed to next stage
  9. Click “MAKE PAYMENT”- Online (applicable only for AFCAT)
  10. Click “PAYMENT STATUS” to view whether payment is successful. If Registration Number is displayed, it implies that the payment is successful.

AFCAT Contact Details

  • Telephone No. : 020-25503105 or 020-25503106
  • Email:- afcatcell@cdac.in

FAQs : AFCAT Exam 2023

  • Q.1. What is full form of AFCAT?
  • Ans:- The full form of AFCAT is Air Force Common Admission Test.
  • Q.2. What is AFCAT?
  • Ans:- The meaning of AFCAT is Air Force Common Admission Test. Indian Air Force invites 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. The recruitment selection will be done through Air Force Selection Board (AFSB).
  • Q.3. When will AFCAT 2023 admit card come?
  • Ans:- The online admit card will be released on or after 08 Feb 2023 at afcat.cdac.in.
  • Q.4. What is Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 2023 date?
  • Ans:- Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 2023 will be conducted from 24 Feb 23, 25 Feb 23 and 26 Feb 23.
  • Q.5. Is there any application fee for AFCAT exam?
  • Ans:- Yes, Rs.250/- except NCC special entry & Meteorology.
  • Q.6. What is AFCAT entry helpline number?
  • Ans:- Helpline Number: 020-25503105 or 020-25503106.
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