AFCAT 01 2024 Notification 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. Before apply online candidates must read the official notification to proceed further, you can download through given link as under:
Download AFCAT 01 2024 Notification PDF
Selection Process of AFCAT Entry 2024
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 2024 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: -
- Sitting height : 81.5 - 96.0 cm
- Leg Length : 99.0 - 120.0 cm
- 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:-
- Flying Branch - 162.5 cm
- 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 2024
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 2024
||No. of Questions
||General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only.
Marking Scheme is as follows:-
- Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
- One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
- No marks for unattempted questions.
Download AFCAT Syllabus 2024 PDF
AFCAT Admit Card 2023
On 10 Aug 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFCAT Salary, Pay and Allowances 2024
(a) Pay. Pay on Commissioning (as per 7th CPC)
||Pay as per Defence Matrix
||Rs. 56100 - 177500
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 2024
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:-
- Click “CANDIDATE LOGIN’’ on the Home page- leads to AFCAT Sign-in.
- In the next page, applicants to click “NOT YET REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE”.
- Sign Up: Creation of Log-in ID and applicant will receive a password in his/her registered email id.
- After successful registration, sign-in with registered email id and system generated password.
- Fresh Log-in.
- Selection of Entry: “AFCAT”; “NCC SPECIAL ENTRY FOR FLYING BRANCH”, “METEOROLOGY ENTRY”.
- Click “APPLICATION FORM FILLING”, Fill the all required details in the application form carefully
- Click “SAVE AND CONTINUE” to proceed to next stage
- Click “MAKE PAYMENT”- Online (applicable only for AFCAT)
- Click “PAYMENT STATUS” to view whether payment is successful. If Registration Number is displayed, it implies that the payment is successful.