Indian Air Force invites applications for officers in flying and ground duty (technical and non-technical) branches.
Online registration for AFCAT will open on 01 jun 2021 and close on 30 jun 2021.
Online applications are invited for the courses commencing in July 2022 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and NonTechnical) Branches. Online applications are also invited for grant of PC/ SSC for NCC Special Entry Scheme (For flying branch) and for Meteorology Entry.
Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) – 02/2021/ Ncc Special Entry/ Meteorology Entry
For Courses Commencing In July 2022
|AFCAT Entry||Flying||212/22F/SSC/M & W||SSC – 96|
|Ground Duty (Technical)||211/22T/PC/101 AEC/ M
M & W
|AE(L) : PC – 20,SSC – 78
AE(M) : PC – 08 ,SSC – 31
|Ground Duty (Non- Technical)||211/22G/PC/M
211/22G/SSC/M & W
|Admin : PC -10,SSC – 42
Edn : PC – 04,SSC -17
|NCC Special Entry||Flying||212/22F/PC/M and
212/22F/SSC/M & W
|10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC|
211/22G/SSC/M & W
|Met : PC– 06,SSC– 22|
- Flying Branch : 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 year i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive).
- Ground Duty: (Technical/ Non-Technical) Branches. 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive)
You are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo the tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 mile (1.6 kms) in 10 minutes, do 10 push ups and 03 chin ups. Prospective candidates are also advised to keep themselves in good physical condition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running, swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/ conditioning in which they would undergo mandatory tests during training.
- The policy on permanent body tattoos is as follows:-
Permanent body tattoos are not permitted on any other body part either visible or non-visible part, except on the Inner face of forearms i.e. from Inside of the elbow to the wrist of both the hands and Reverse side of the palm / back (dorsal) side of both hands for which a candidate will be required to sign a Self-declaration Certificate. Small innocuous tattoos that are not prejudicial to good order and military discipline, are permitted e.g. religious symbols or names of near and dear ones.
- Tribes with tattoo marks on the face or body as per their existing customs and traditions will be permitted on a case to case basis.
AFCAT Registration Fee
Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) as examination fee. However, candidates registering for NCC Special entry and Meteorology are not required to pay’
Eligible candidates are to register online through separate tabs available for AFCAT Entry/ NCC Special Entry/Meteorology Entry. Candidates eligible for one/more entries are to register separately in each entry.
Registration Start : on 01 jun 2021
Last Date : 30 jun 2021
Official Website : https://afcat.cdac.in