AFCAT 2 Notification 2021
AFCAT 2 Notification 2021: Indian Air Force has released the detailed official notification for Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of its elite force as Commissioned Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches for courses commencing in July 2022. A total of 334 vacancies has been announced through a notification that is circulating over the internet. The online registration for AFCAT 2 has begun on 01st June 2021 and will last till 30th June 2021. The interested candidates should read further to go through the article below for eligibility criteria, vacancy, selection process, exam pattern, and other necessary details.
AFCAT Notification 2021: Exam Dates, Vacancies
|Organization||Indian Air Force|
|Online Registration||01st June 2021|
|Last Date to Apply||30th June 2021|
|Recruitment For Courses Commencing||July 2022|
AFCAT 2 Notification 2021: Important Dates
|AFCAT 2 2021 Events||Dates|
|Notification Release Date||01st June 2021|
|Online Application Start Date||01st June 2021|
|Last Date to Apply Online for AFCAT||30th June 2021|
|Admit Card||09th August 2021|
|Exam Date||28th, 29th, 30th August 2021|
|Result||To Be Notified Soon|
|Batch Commencement||July 2022|
AFCAT 2 Notification PDF : Download Detailed Advertisements
The detailed notification for AFCAT-2 for the course to be commenced in July 2022 has been released on 01st June 2021 on its official website @afcat.cdac.in. The candidates who are interested in the posts of Commissioned Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) must read the detailed notification carefully. Download the detailed advertisement from the below link and check the eligibility, exam dates, selection process, and more.
AFCAT 2 Vacancy Details
A total of 334 vacancies have been announced by the Indian Air Force for grant of PC/SSC for the NCC Special Entry Scheme (for the flying branch) and For Meteorology Entry for July 2022. Check the course-wise tentative vacancies from here.
|AFCAT Entry||Flying||212/22F/SSC/M & W||SSC: 96|
|Ground-Duty(Technical)||211/22T/PC/101 AEC/ 211/22T/SSC/ 101AEC/
M & W
|AE(L): PC – 20, SSC – 78
AE(M): PC – 08, SSC – 31
211/22G/SSC/M & W
|Admin: PC – 10, SSC – 42
Accts: PC – 04, SSC – 17
|NCC Special Entry||Flying||211/22F/PC/M
|10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and
10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.
|Met: PC- 06, SSC-22|
AFCAT 2 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidate fulfilling the eligibility criteria as set by the authorities must only apply for the examination. The candidate should be a citizen of India
AFCAT 2021 Educational Qualification
The candidate must have done graduation with an aggregate of 60% in any discipline with physics and maths in 10+2 level or BE / B Tech degree (Four-year course) from a recognized University
Technical branch (ground duty)
The candidate must have done a four-year graduation course in engineering/technology. The candidate must obtain 60% marks in Section A & B examination of the Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).
Non-technical (Ground duty)
The candidate must have done graduation in any discipline with 60% marks and in section A and B examination of aeronautical society India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).
AFCAT Exam 2021 Age Limit
|Branch||Age Limit (as on 01 July 2022)|
|Flying Branch||20-24 years (Candidate with a commercial pilate licence can apply till the age of 26 years)|
|Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical)||20-26 years|
The candidates are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo the tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 miles (1.6 km) in 10 minutes, do 10 push-ups and 03 chin-ups. Prospective candidates are also advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/ conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training.
Ground Duty Technical Branch- Minimum height for both gender: 157.5 Cms
Ground duty Non-Technical Branch- Male-157.5 cms and Female-152 cms
AFCAT 2021 Selection Process
- Screening test: For officer intelligence rating test, discussion test and picture perception test.
- Psychological Test: To test the interactive ability and personal conversation with the Interviewing Officer.
- Medical Examination
- Final Merit List
AFCAT 2 2021: Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Check the exam pattern and marking scheme for AFCAT 2 from here and begin with your preparation from now onwards.
|Name Of Exam||Time Duration||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Subjects|
|AFCAT 2 2021||2 Hours||100||300||Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude|
|EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test)||45 minutes||50||150||Technical|
Marking Scheme For AFCAT 2021
- All the questions will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT.
- All the Questions will be objective in nature.
- Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
- One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
- No marks for unattempted questions
Prepare with AFCAT Model Question Paper
AFCAT 2 Syllabus
Below are the topics that would be covered in AFCAT 2 Exam, the candidate must prepare according to the syllabus and pattern set by the defence authority.
AFCAT 2 Syllabus Topics
|General Awareness||History, Sports, Geography, Art and Culture, International Current Affairs, Politics, Civics, Environment, Defence, Basic Science|
|Verbal Ability||Comprehension, Basic Grammar, Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word, Tenses, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms and Antonyms, Testing of Vocabulary|
|Numerical Ability||Decimal and Fraction, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams), Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss|
|Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test||Odd One Out, Analogy, Venn Diagram, Pattern Completion, Dot Situation Analysis, Blood Relation, Missing Figures, Figure Classification, Coding and Decoding, Spotting the Embedded Figures, Sequencing|
AFCAT 2 Syllabus EKT Topics
|AFCAT EKT Fundamental Engineering Syllabus||Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, and Engineering Drawing|
|AFCAT EKT Allied Engineering Topics Syllabus||Control Engineering, Telecommunication Systems, Electrical Engineering, Radar Theory, Instrumentation, Antenna, and Wave Propagation, and Microwave Engineering|
|AFCAT EKT Computer Science Engineering Syllabus||Information Technology, Network Theory Design, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Computer Networks, Switching Theory, and Electronic Devices|
|AFCAT EKT Mechanical Engineering Syllabus||Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machines, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Science, and Machine Drawing|
|AFCAT EKT Electrical & Electronics Engineering Syllabus||Microwave Engineering, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Electronic Devices, Telecommunication Systems, Microwave Engineering, Control Engineering, and Electrical Engineering|
Steps to Apply for AFCAT 2 2021
Registration Process for AFCAT 2 to apply online
- Click on the link provided below or visit the official website.
- A new page will appear. New Users will have to register first.
- Click on New User Register
- A new page will appear to enter your mobile no. and email to register yourself.
- An OTP will be sent on your mobile no. and email, fill and click on “Submit”.
- A Login Id and Password will be sent to your registered mobile no. and email id.
- Login using the Registration Number and Password. Select the post.
- Fill up other details such as educational qualifications etc. depending upon the educational qualification of the candidate.
- Pay examination fee as applicable, online using Credit/Debit Card or Internet Banking
- Candidates are required to upload their scanned colour photograph and Signature (in English or in Hindi) in JPEG format.
- Login with Registration Number and Password in the link for “UPLOAD” and thereafter, upload the file/scanned filled
- Upload all the required certificates
- Submit the application. Print out the acknowledgement for records.
AFCAT 2 Application fee 2021
The application fee for AFCAT is going to be Rs. 250/- and can be non-refundable.
Candidates can make payment of the application fee online using credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
AFCAT 2 Online Form 2021
The online application process for AFCAT-2 2021 will be commenced from 01st June 2021 to 30th June 2021 on its official website @afcat.cdac.in. The candidates who are interested in Defence Jobs can fill their registration form from the below link.
AFCAT 2 2021 Training
Training will commence in the first week of July 2022 for all courses at Air Force Academy Dundigal (Hyderabad). The duration of training for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical) Branches is 74 weeks and that of Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches is 52 weeks at Air Force Training Establishments. PAN Card and account in SBI/ Nationalised Bank is mandatory at the time of joining Air Force Academy. Aadhaar Card is mandatory for registration.
Pay on Commissioning
Indian Air Force will be offering
|Rank||Pay as per Defence Matrix||CPC||Level||MSP|
|Flying Officer||Rs. 56100- 177500`||7th||10||Rs. 15500|
A fixed stipend of Rs 56,100/- per month to the Flight Cadets during one year of training.
In addition, to pay/stipend, various allowances are applicable based on the nature of duty/ place of posting and it includes Flying, Technical, Field Area, Special Compensatory (Hill area), Special Force, Siachen, Island Special Duty, Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer, Area and Remote Locality Allowance.
AFCAT-2 2021 Admit Card
- The AFCAT 2021 admit card will be issued on 09th August 2021 as mentioned in the notification.
- The AFACT admit card 2021 to the aspirants will not be sent via post.
- To download the admit card, the aspirants should submit the application number, date of birth/password.
- Do not forget to carry an admit card to the examination hall along with the ID Proof.
- The aspirants are suggested to keep the AFCAT-2 2021 admit card safe with them for future reference.
AFCAT 2 2021 Result
To know the result, the aspirants are requested to be tuned to the official website or stay tuned with us till the end. For checking the result, the aspirants will need to provide their registration id and password. Those, who will pass the exam and shortlisted after the written test, will have to appear for the SSB processor for the interview round. The selection of the final round will be decided according to the written test and interview. Physical fitness tests of the aspirants have a strong influence on their selection process. Based on the performance, the competent authority will take the final decision and will declare the final result of AFCAT 2021.
AFCAT 2 Notification 2021: FAQs
Q. What is the last date for online registration for AFCAT 2 2021?
Ans. The last date for AFCAT 2 online registration is 30th June 2021.
Q. How many times AFCAT is conducted in a year?
Ans. AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year for Flying Duty & Ground Duty officer posts.
Q. Who is eligible for AFCAT 2 Exam in 2021?
Ans. The candidates with a graduate degree with 60% minimum marks and of age group 20-24 years for Flying Branch and 20-26 years for Ground Duty Officers are eligible to apply for AFCAT 2 Exam.
Q. How the candidates are selected for training after AFCAT 2 Exam?
Ans. The candidates will be shortlisted through a merit list prepared through online examination, psychological test, and medical examination.