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Indian Air Force – AFCAT (01/2022) – Flying Branch and Ground Duty – Vacancies 317, Important Dates, Overview, Latest Jobs 2021

The Indian Air Force has issued an AFCAT (01/2022) recruitment notice for the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. For courses beginning in January 2023, NCC offers a special entry. Candidates who are interested in the details of the vacancy and have met all of the eligibility requirements can read the notification and apply online.

Important Dates:

  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 01-12-2021
  • Closing Date to Apply Online: 30-12-2021
  • Starting Date of Training: First Week of Jan 2023
  • Date of Online Examination: 12 to 14-02-2022

Application Fee:

  • For AFCAT entry: Rs. 250/-
  • For NCC Special Entry: Nil
  • Payment Mode: By using Debit, Credit, Net Banking, E Challan

Age Limit (as on 01-01-2023)

  • For Flying Branch:
  • Minimum Age: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age: 24 Years
  • Candidates born between 02-01-1999 to 01-01-2003 (both dates inclusive)
  • For Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch:
  • Minimum Age: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age: 26 Years
  • Candidates born between 02-01-1997 to 01-01-2003 (both dates inclusive).

Vacancy detail:

  • Total vacancy: 317
  • AFCATEntry:
  • Flying Branch: SSC- 77
  • Ground Duty (Technical)
  1. AE(L):PC-19, SSC-76
  2. AE(M):PC-07, SSC-27
  • Ground Duty (Non -Technical)
  1. Admin : PC-10, SSC-41
  2. Accts : PC- 04, SSC-17
  3. Lgs: PC – 08, SSC – 31
  • NCCSpecialEntry:
  • Flying:10% seats out of CDSE vacanciesfor PC and 10% seats out of AFCATvacancies for SSC


Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 50% in each of Math and Physics at the 10+2 level, as well as a Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) or a BE/B Tech degree, or have passed Section A and B of the Associate Membership of the Institution of Engineers (India) or the Aeronautical Society of India in relevant engineering disciplines (Relevant Subjects).

AFCAT Syllabus 2022

  • English – Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.
  • Numerical Ability – Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).
  • General Awareness – History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test – Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

Selection Procedure:

Candidates interested in joining the Indian Air Force through the AFCAT Exam should review the entire selection process here. There are three stages of the AFCAT Exam–

  • Written Examination
  • AFSB Interview
  • Document Verification

How to Apply?

  • On the Home page, click “CANDIDATE LOGIN” to get to AFCAT. Sign-in
  • Applicants should click “NOT YET REGISTERED?” on the next page. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.”
  • Become a member: Login ID will be created, and the applicant will get a password to his or her registered email address.
  • Sign in with your registered email address and a password provided by the system when you’ve completed the registration process.
  • Log-Out – Reset Password (candidates must remember their login ID and password for future use during the examination process).
  • Login for the first time.
  • Click “INSTRUCTIONS”. Read Instructions carefully.
  • Select “INSTRUCTIONS” from the drop-down menu. Pay close attention to the instructions.
  • Check the box to proceed to the next stage after acknowledging that you have read and understood the instructions.
  • SELECT “APPLICATION FORM FILLING” from the drop-down menu.
  • Make an online payment by clicking “MAKE PAYMENT” (applicable only for AFCAT)
  • To see if your payment was successful, click “PAYMENT STATUS.” The presence of a Registration Number indicates that the payment was successful.


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