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AFCAT Notification 2021: Online Application, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancies

AFCAT Notification 2021: Indian Air Force has published recruitment notification today containing Advt. No. 01/2021 under CC SPECIAL ENTRY . Both male and females can be part of it. No gender boundation as such as Commissioned Officers in grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches for courses which are beginning from January 2022.

Interested candidates can apply for it from 01 December 2020. Last date of registration is 20 December 2020. In this web post we have explained everything in very user friendly manner.

Do continue reading article to know more about AFCAT Notification 2021. Below you’ll get to know in detail about Eligibility Criteria, Total Vacancies Available, much more. Official websites of AFCAT is www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in OR www.afcat.cdac.in.

For any future communication do refer only official site. If any applicant gets selected in the end then they will be get post of Commissioned Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Before applying themselves on web portal we request candidates to read the instructions in details which is uploaded under the 2021 Notification

Selected candidates in AFCAT 2021 will be placed as Commissioned Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Before registering, candidates should read important instructions available in the notification.

AFCAT Courses Starting in Jan 2022

EntryBranchCourse No.Vacancies Available
AFCAT EntryFlying211/22F/SSC/M & WSSC – 69
AFCAT EntryGround Duty (Technical)210/22T/PC/100 AEC/ M

210/22T/SSC/ 100AEC/
M & W
AE(L): PC –27 SSC – 40

AE(M): PC – 12,SSC – 17
AFCAT EntryGround Duty (Non- Technical)210/22G/PC/M

Admin : PC – 12,SSC – 19

Accts : PC – 06,SSC – 10

Lgs : PC- 09, SSC-14
NCC Special EntryFlying211/22F/PC/M

211/22F/SSC/M & W
10% seats from total CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

AFCAT Notification 2021 – Overview

Exam Organised by Indian Air Force (IAF)
Name of ExaminationAFCAT 2021
Course starting fromJanuary 2022
Apply Online From01 December – 30 December 2020
Exam DateFebruary 2021 (tentative)
Official Websitehttps://afcat.cdac.in

Click to Download AFCAT Official Notification 2021

Click here to Access Official Website of AFCAT 2021

Age Limit in Indian Air Force AFCAT 2021

For Post of Flying Branch – Applicant age must be 20 to 24 year on 01 January 2022. Maximum age limit for those who have valid Commercial Pilot License from DGCA can get relaxation of upto 26 years, which means that candidate should be of up to 26 year (born in 2 January to 01 January 2022. All the dates provided in this paragraph are inclusive.

For Post of Ground Duty Branch – Minimum age is 20 and Maximum capping is of 26 years old , born in between 02 January 1996 to 01 January 2002. All the dates provided in this paragraph are inclusive.

Pay and Allowances

RankPay (According to Defence Matrix)LevelMSP
Flying OfficerRs. 56,100 to 17,7500/-10 thRs. 15,500/-

Flight Cadets will get fixed stipend of amounting Rs. 56,100 every month in their 1 year long training process.

AFCAT Notification 2021 Important Dates

Apply online for AFCAT01 December 2020
Last Date to Apply30th December 2020
Admit Card Released Date Awaiting
Examination Date February 2021
Result will be announced onAwaiting
AFCAT 2021 Course CommencementJanuary 2022

AFCAT 2021 Commission Type

  • PC for Men – Those applicants who are joining as PC Officers must have to work till when they reach age of superannuation (differs from branch to branch and rank to rank)
  • SSC for Men & Women – Total work tenure of flying branch officers is of 14 years starting from date of Commissioning (Non extendable). The initial tenure for SSC officers in Ground Duty (Tech and Non-Tech) branches would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to service requirements, availability of vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit

AFCAT 2021 – Educational Qualification

Flying branch

Applicant is expected to be passed graduation with at least aggregate 60% in any subject. Only those candidates are eligible who have done 10+2 from physics and maths subjects or should holds BE / B Tech degree (4 year course) from any recognized Indian University

Technical branch (ground duty)

Candidate must have passed 4 year graduation course in engineering/technology department. 60% criteria is must for section A & B exams of Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers.

Non-technical (Ground duty)

Should have done graduation from any subject but must have score of at least 60% in it , in section A and B examination of aeronautical society India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers.

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