Indian Air Force AFCAT 2 Notification 2024: Eligibility, Exam Dates, and Application Details

 AFCAT 2 Notification for 2024

Millions of students seem to ace the twice-yearly AFCAT exam, join a reputed Air Force Academy, and receive a commission as Indian Air Force Officers. The Indian Air Force (IAF) administers the AFCAT exam. Because of this exam, candidates—male and female—have the opportunity to work in an exciting area that suits the youthful energy and adaptability of this vibrant generation. Aspirants must be familiar with the AFCAT 2 2024 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, and Selection Process in order to pass the exam with high marks.

The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 2/2024 Notification has been made public by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in order to fill commissions in the flying and ground duty (technical and non-technical) branches. The online application form registration will be open from May 30 to June 28, 2024, and the AFCAT 2 2024 Notification will be published in the employment publication on May 25–31, 2024. This webpage of the Govt Jobs Portal website contains all the information regarding the AFCAT Exam 2024, including the Notification PDF, Registration Link, Eligibility, Age Requirement, Qualification, Syllabus, and Exam Pattern. You have to read the full recruitment news carefully before applying online for the AFCAT Exam 2024.

Indian Air Force AFCAT 2 Notification 2024: Eligibility, Exam Dates, and Application Details

Basic Information about this Indian Air Force Recruitment 2024

To fill positions for Gazetted Officers in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical), the Indian Air Force will hold the AFCAT 2 Exam. The exam will take place in July 2025. To be hired for various positions in flying and ground duty, candidates must pass the written test, the AFSB interview, and the medical examination.

Recruiting Organization: Indian Air Force (IAF).

Designation: Commissioned Officers.

Vacancies: 304 Posts.

Pay Scale: Rs. 56100- 177500/- (Level-10).


Eligibility Criteria for AFCAT 2 Exam 2024

Age Limit: The age criteria for the Flying Branch and Ground duty staff are different. Check the information below related to the age criteria for different branches:

·      For Flying Branch and NCC Special Entry: 20–24 Years on July 1, 2025 (born, inclusive, between July 2, 2001, and July 1, 2005).

·      For Ground Duty (Tech/Non-Tech): 20–24 Years on July 1, 2025 (birth, inclusive, between July 2, 1999, and July 1, 2005)


Education Criteria: The education criteria for applying to the AFCAT Examination have been explained below in the table according to the different designations. The educational criteria for different branches are as follows:



Flying Branch

Applicants who have completed their 12th class with 50% Marks each in Physics and Maths + Graduation with 60% marks can apply for this designation.

Ground Duty (Technical)

Candidates who have passed their 12th class with 50% Marks each in Physics and Maths after completing their B.Tech degree with 60% marks can apply for these posts.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

Candidates who have completed their Graduation degree in any stream with 60% marks can apply.

NCC Special Entry

Applicants who have completed their Graduation degree and also have an NCC ‘C’ Certificate can apply for these posts.



How much is the Application free for applying this AFCAT Exam 2024?

·      All the applicants have to pay a Rs.550 application fee amount for applying.

·      While the application fee for Special Entry for NCC: Rs. 0/-.

Mode of Payment: You have to pay the application fee using Online Payment Methods. You can use your Credit/Debit cards, internet banking, and UPI for the payment of the application fee.


The 2024 AFCAT 2 Selection Procedure

The written exam is waived for NCC Special Entry Candidates. They'll receive a direct call regarding the AFSB. The following steps are part of the AFCAT 2 2024 selection process:

Stage 1: Candidates will go through the Written Test/Assessment.

Stage 2: Those who passed in the first stage of the AFCAT selection process will go through interview rounds conducted by the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB).

All candidates who meet the requirements for Stage 1 must show up for AFSB Stage 2 and take the following tests:

1.    Psychological Tests: Professional psychologists administer these written psychological tests.

2.    Group Tests: These assessments use both cognitive and motor skills to assess candidates on a range of mental and physical characteristics.

3.    AFSB Interview: During this phase, the candidate is interviewed one-on-one by the interviewing officer.

4.    Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS) Test: Only applicants to the Flying Branch are required to take this test.

Stage 3: Medical Evaluation: Those who are recommended will be contacted for the physical exam. The Institute of Aviation Medicine in Bengaluru and the Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME) are the only two medical examination centers recommended by the Indian Air Force. Following the medical examination, a final merit list would be created using the candidate's written and AFSB interview scores. The acceptance letter from each of the training schools to which they have applied will be sent to each shortlisted applicant.


Online Application Form 2024 for AFCAT 2

On May 30, 2024, the AFCAT 2 online registration procedure will open on the official website, OR To prevent last-minute technological issues, candidates should apply online for the AFCAT 2 Exam well in advance of the deadline for registration. The link for the online AFCAT application will be available until June 28, 2024.


Crucial Dates Related to this AFCAT Exam 2024

The online applications will open on May 30, 2024, at 11:00 AM.

The online application deadline is June 28, 2024, at 11:00 PM.


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