AFCAT Notification 2021 :

Indian Air Force has released (Air force common admission test) AFCAT Notification 2021 to invite Indian citizens for Men and Women in its official website. IAF AFCAT 2021 online registration process has been started from 01st December 2020. A total of 235 vacancies have been announced by the Indian Air Force. The interested candidates can apply to the AFCAT 2021 application form. Aspirants must check the Eligibility Criteria, Vacancy, Selection Process, Exam Pattern, How to apply, and other necessary details before filling the application form

AFCAT Notification 2021: Important dates

Exam name

AFCAT 2021

Exam Conducting Body

Indian Air Force (IAF)

Total Vacancies


Recruitment For Courses Commencing

January 2022

Online Registration start date


Online Registration end date


Admit card

First week of February

Exam Dates (online mode)

February 20 and 21, 2021

Official Website

AFCAT Notification 2021: Vacancy Details:

AFCAT Notification 2021 exam is conducted twice every year to recruit the candidates. After qualifying AFCAT exam and SSB interview, candidates will be commissioned as Ground Duty (Technical), Ground Duty (Non-Technical) and Flying branch of IAF.






SSC: 69

Ground-Duty(Technical) {Aeronautical Engineer Electronics and Aeronautical Engineer Mechanical}

AE(L): PC – 27, SSC – 40
AE(M): PC – 12, SSC – 17

Ground-Duty(Non-Technical) {Administration, Logistics & Accounts)

Admin: PC – 12, SSC – 19
Accts: PC – 06, SSC – 10
Lgs: PC- 09, SSC – 14

NCC Special Entry


10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and

10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.


AFCAT Notification 2021: Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Name Of Exam

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Duration


1. AFCAT 1 2020



2 Hours

Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude test

2.EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test)



45 Minutes`

Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics

Marking Scheme:-

Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer

One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

No marks for unattempt questions.

AFCAT Notification 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Must be Indian citizen.



Age Limit (as on 01 January 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

AFCAT Notification 2021 Educational qualification:

Flying branch

Candidate should passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Math’s and Physics at 10+2 level

Graduation with three years degree holding aggregate 60% in any discipline or BE / B Tech degree (Four-year course) from a recognized University.

Technical branch (ground duty)

Candidates must have minimum 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

Candidates with a minimum 60% marks in Section A & B examination of the Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).

Non-technical (Ground duty)

Candidates must have minimum 60% marks at 10+2 level and a minimum of three years degree graduation in any disciple from a recognized University. Or

Cleared section A and B examination of aeronautical society India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).

AFCAT Notification 2021 Application fee:

The examination fee for AFCAT is Rs. 250/- and can be non-refundable.
Candidates can make payment of the application fee online using credit card/ debit card/ net banking.

AFCAT Notification 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

How to Fill AFCAT Notification 2021 Application Form

Visit the official website and click candidate login.

In next page, applicants need to click on the button REGISTER HERE”.

Complete the IAF AFCAT 2021 registration process, you will get the login ID and password.

Start Fresh Log-in with generated ID and password.


Fill all the required details and upload documents (photo, Signature & thumb impression, size between 10 – 50 kb) in AFCAT 2021 application form

Preview and submit the AFCAT Notification 2021 application form.