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AFCAT 2024 Exam-Overview

The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is a significant examination organized by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to recruit Class 1 Gazetted Officers for Technical and Non-Technical roles in Flying and Ground Duty. Many candidates aim to pass the AFCAT exam due to its importance and the opportunity to serve the nation. Below is an overview table of the AFCAT 2 2024 Exam.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2024
Exam Name Air Force Common Admission Test(AFCAT)
Periodicity Twice a year
Exam Level National
Vacancies 304
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Total Number of Questions 100 Questions
Total Marks 300 Marks
Exam Rounds 3 Stages (Written + AFSB + DV)
Expected Candidates 2 lakhs approx.
Job Location Across India
Official Website afcat.cdac.in

AFCAT 2 2024 Notification

The AFCAT 2/2024 Notification PDF for the course starting in July 2025 is now available on the official website www.afcat.cdac. This notification contains details regarding vacancies, training duration, selection procedure, and other relevant information. The official PDF can be accessed by clicking on the provided link.

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AFCAT 2 2024 Application Form

The Indian Air Force will soon open the AFCAT 2 online application process from 30th May 2024. Candidates can access the form on careerindianairforce.cdac.in or afcat.cdac.in. The direct link to apply online for AFCAT 2 exam will be activated here once it is officially released on the official website. Once the application starts, we will give you the link to use it.

AFCAT 2 2024 Application Form (Opens 30 May)

Steps To Apply For AFCAT 2 2024

  1. Visit the official website or click on the link provided.
  2. On the new page that appears, click on “New User Register” if you are a first-time user.
  3. Enter your mobile number and email address to register.
  4. An OTP (One-Time Password) will be sent to your mobile number and email. Fill in the OTP and click on “Submit.”
  5. You will receive your Login ID and Password via SMS and email.

The second step is the login process that need the following steps to be followed:

  1. Log in using your Registration Number and Password.
  2. Select the post you are applying for.
  3. Fill in the required details, including educational qualifications.
  4. Pay the examination fee online using a Credit/Debit Card or Internet Banking.
  5. Upload scanned copies of your photograph and signature.
  6. Upload all the required certificates.
  7. Submit the application.
  8. Print out the acknowledgment for records.

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AFCAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must fulfil the following two criteria to be eligible for the AFCAT 2 2024 Exam:

(a) Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India as per the Indian citizenship act, 1955.
(b) Age: Given below is the age criteria for the multiple posts:

  • Flying Branch. 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2025 i.e. born between 02 July 2001 to 01 July 2005(both dates inclusive). The upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. born between 02 July 1999 to 01 July 2005 (both dates inclusive).
  • Ground Duty (Technical/ Non-Technical) Branches. 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2025 i.e. born between 02 July1999 to 01 July 2005 (both dates inclusive).

c) Educational Qualifications:

Branch Sub Branch Educational Qualification
Ground Duty Technical Branch Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) Minimum 50% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a four-year degree in graduation/integrated or post-graduation in the field of engineering and technology from a recognized university.
Those who have cleared the examination of associate membership of the institution of engineers (India) in both A and B sections, with a minimum of 60% in certain disciples as prescribed by IAF.
Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) Minimum 50% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a degree in graduation/post-graduation in the field of engineering and technology from a recognized university.
Those who have cleared the examination of associate membership of the institution of engineers (India) in both A and B sections, with a minimum of 60% in certain disciples as prescribed by IAF.
Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branches Administration Graduate degree with a minimum of 60% marks with a three-year degree course from a recognized university OR should have cleared section A & B examination with a minimum of 60%
Weapon System Branch Must have cleared 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics.
Must have graduated from a recognized university with:
Graduation with a minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
(BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

AFCAT 2 Application Fee

Applicants for AFCAT entry need to pay an examination fee of Rs. 550/- plus GST, which is non-refundable. This fee does not apply to NCC special entry candidates.

Category Examination Fee
All Candidates Rs. 550/-
NCC Special Entry Rs. 0/-
Mode of Payment Online

AFCAT 2 2024 Notification Vacancy

The Indian Air Force has announced vacancies for the AFCAT 2024 Exam for the course starting in July 2025. Positions are available for Short Service Commission in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty branches (Technical & Non-Technical). See the AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2024 in the table below.

AFCAT 2 Notification Vacancy
Entry Branch Course Number Vacancies
Men SSC Women SSC
AFCAT Entry Flying 218/25F/SSC M&W 18 11
Ground Duty (Technical) 217/25T/SSC/107AEC/M&W AE(L):88
Ground Duty (Non-Technical) 217/25T/SSC/107AEC/M&W Weapons Systems(WS) Branch:14
Weapons Systems(WS) Branch:03
NCC Special Entry Flying 218/25F/PC/M and
218/25F/SSC/M & W
10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.


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AFCAT 2024 Selection Process

After clearing AFCAT 2 2024, the Indian Air Force will issue call letters to successful candidates for the second stage of selection, known as AFSB Testing.

AFSB Stage 1 Testing

It consists of two stages:

  1. Officer Intelligence Rating Test.
  2. Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PP&DT).

Stage 1 is a screening test, and candidates failing to pass it will be rejected and not called for Stage 2.

AFSB Stage 2 Testing

  1. Psychological Tests: Written tests conducted by professional psychologists.
  2. Group Tests: Activities to assess candidates mentally and physically.
  3. AFSB Interview: Personal interviews with interviewing officers.
  4. Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS) Test: Mandatory for Flying Branch applicants.

Medical Test

Candidates who are recommended after the AFSB Testing will undergo a medical examination. The Indian Air Force conducts this medical examination at two specific centers: the Institute of Aviation Medicine in Bengaluru and the Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME).

Following the medical examination, a final merit list will be prepared based on the candidate’s scores in the written exam and AFSB interviews. All shortlisted candidates will receive joining letters for the respective training academies they applied to.

AFCAT 2024 Exam Pattern

The AFCAT exam pattern for the exam is given below.

  • Exam Name: AFCAT Exam
  • Question Type: Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Total Questions: 100
  • Maximum Marks: 300
  • Subjects: Verbal ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude
  • Marking Scheme: +3 marks for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: -1 mark for each incorrect answer
Exam Time Duration Number of Questions Maximum Marks Subjects
AFCAT 2 2024 2 Hours 100 300 Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude

AFCAT 2024 Syllabus

Understanding the AFCAT Syllabus topics will help candidates prepare effectively for the AFCAT exam.

  • The English section includes around 20 questions of moderate to difficult level. It covers topics like comprehension, cloze test, synonyms and antonyms, idioms and phrases, and error spotting.
  • The General Knowledge section includes questions on Indian History, Polity, Economics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Current Affairs. The difficulty level ranges from easy to moderate.
  • The Reasoning section covers questions on series, Venn diagrams, syllogism, blood relations, non-verbal and verbal reasoning, and military aptitude.
  • The Quantitative Aptitude section contains questions of easy to moderate difficulty. It covers topics like number system, HCF and LCM, time, distance and speed, time and work, ratio and proportion, percentage, average, simple interest and compound interest, and pipes and cistern.


When will the AFCAT 2 2024 Notification released?

AFCAT 2 2024 Notification is released on 20thMay for the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical)

When is the AFCAT 2 2024 Exam to be conducted?

The AFCAT exam is going to be conducted soon.

What is the full form of AFCAT exam?

AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT exam for recruiting Gazetted Officers twice every year. This is the most prestigious exam in defense category examinations.

Is there Negative Marking in AFCAT Exam?

Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answer in the AFCAT Written Exam. One mark is deducted for marking a wrong answer.

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