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Indian Air Force Career Notification | AFCAT 2 2021 Notification Out

AFCAT 2-2021 Notification: Hello, defence job aspirants good news for you. if you are ambitious about a challenging Indian air force career in the Government sector, the Afcat 2021 Exam is the best option.

Indian Air Force Career Afcat Exam Notification: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has recently released an official notification regarding AFCAT Exam 2/2021. Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Afcat Online examination will be conducted on tentatively Sep 21.

Indian Air Force Career - AFCAT 2/2021 Online

Employer Details: Indian Air Force (IAF)
Job Ref Code: AFCAT Exam 02/2021
Job Location: All over India
Nature of Job: PC/SSC Commissioned Officers Posts
No of Posts: 334 Posts
Qualification Required 12th pass/ Graduation with 60% mark
Application Fee: Rs 250/-
AFCAT Selection Process: Online Exam and Interview
Last Date to Apply 30/06/2021
AFCAT Official Notification Link Click Here AFCAT Online Registration
The selected aspirants will be appointed, with a designation Flying Officer, with salary pay of Rs.56,100 - Rs.1,10,700 per month. Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. 

Their admission at all the stages of examination viz. Written examination and SSB test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or AFSB Testing, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature will be cancelled by the IAF.

Eligibility Conditions for AFCAT 2021

Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India.

Educational Qualifications for AFCAT Exam

  • IAF Flying Branch: Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and Graduation/ BE/ B.Tech/ A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • Ground Duty (Technical) Branch: Candidates interested for the technical branch in Air force should have passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and BE/ B.Tech in ((Electronics/Mechanical branch) from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
Indian Air Force Career
Indian Air Force Career Notification
  • Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches: Any graduates with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent can apply for Indian Air Force Career (Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches).
  • NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch): NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 02 Jun 17 is mandatory. Candidates should have mandatory passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2.
  • Meteorology: Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/Ecology & Environment /Geo-physics/Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks.

Age Limit for Air Force AFCAT Exam: 

  • Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry: 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jul 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2002. Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years.
  • Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jul 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002.

Air Force Common Admission Test 2021 Important Dates
  • Opening Date to Apply Online: 01-06-2021
  • Closing Date to Apply Online: 30-06-2021
  • Dates for Online Exam: Tentatively Sep 21
  • Admit Card Availability: Announced Soon

Exam Fee for IAF AFCAT Exam 2021

Eligible candidates after filling in the online application form, the examination fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for AFCAT entry may be paid online through the ‘Make Payment’ step on the main menu of the online application. Whereas NCC special entry and Meteorology are exempted from this. The examination fee can be paid using credit/ debit cards/ net banking through the payment gateway.

How Can I Do Online Registration for Indian Air Force AFCAT Exam?

  • All eligible aspirants have to login IAF Career Portal through
  • Find out Candidate login tab, and then select AFCAT 02/2020
  • A new window will open a registration page for AFCAT Exam 2021.
  • Please fill up all details like (Full Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Email id, Nationality, Mobile Number, Secret Question, Secret Answer and CAPTCHA) to complete the registration process.
  • Then login AFCAT 02/2021 with new user id & Password.
  • Fill the application form in the prescribed format through online mode.
  • And take a print out of application for future use.

Indian Air Force AFCAT Exam Selection Process

The candidates seeking for Indian Air Force Career through AFCAT exam must face Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT. After clearing the online exam candidates will face SSB.
The testing at AFSB would consist of three stages as given below:-

  • (i) Stage-I: Officer Intelligence Rating Test along with Picture Perception and discussion test will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing. All Stage-I qualified candidates would be subjected to document check to ascertain their eligibility for the 19 branches applied for. Candidates who either do not qualify in Stage-I or do not meet the required eligibility criteria would be sent back on the first day itself.
  • (ii) Stage-II: The psychological test will be conducted on Day 1(Afternoon) and the Group Tests and Interview would commence after the document check for the next five days.
  • (iii) For Flying Branch: Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) would be administered to recommended candidates only. This is once in a lifetime test. Candidates who have failed the CPSS/PABT in an earlier attempt or a Flight Cadet suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy will not be eligible.

Admit Card For AFCAT Written Examination

The eligible aspirants shall be issued with an e-Admit Card three weeks before the date of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be sent to the registered email IDs and will also be available at the Air force career website ( for all candidates who successfully submitted their online application. For any Query regarding Afcat admit card contact on (Phone Nos. 020-25503105 or 020-25503106). E-Mail queries may be addressed to

Technical Support for AFCAT 2/2021 Aspirants

For queries/ clarifications regarding scheme & syllabus of AFCAT Exam 2021
For any Query related to Conduct of Online Examination, registration process, admit cards, candidates may contact AFCAT Cell on 020-25503105 or 020-25503106. E-Mail queries may be addressed to

For all queries regarding Eligibility, allotment of AFSB centres, date of AFSB interview, merit list, Joining Instructions, and any other relevant information regarding the selection process, candidates may contact on 011-23010231 Extn: 7610.
Toll-free number 1800-11-2448

Timings. Telephonic query timings are from 0930 hrs to 1300 hrs and 1400 hrs to 1700 hrs (Monday to Friday, except closed holidays).

Indian Air Force Career 2021

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority. To be able to lead and control requires the ability to motivate yourself, inspire others and make tough decisions efficiently.
When you join to become an Air Force Officer, we’ll help you develop your leadership and management skills, preparing you fully to take on the challenge of leading in real life situations. Lessons in teamwork, developing communication skills and confidence, honing strategic and dynamic thinking and preparing you to face pressures with ease are grilled into an Officer during his training. The Air Force teaches you all, not only making men and women of young boys and girls but making them leaders in life. An officer’s strength of character and strong moral compass make him/her stand out from the crowd at all times. As an Officer in the Indian Air Force, you will inherit a glorious heritage and timeless traditions of the IAF blended perfectly with the latest technology as well as you will strategies, lead and manage.

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