AFCAT Recruitment 2023 Ground Duty Flying Branch Apply

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AFCAT Notification 2023: Air Force Common Admission AFCAT has released a recruitment notification for Ground Duty and Flying Officer posts in the Air Force department. The AFCAT is to be conducted twice a year, the first notification as released. Those who are waiting for the AFCAT 01/2023 can apply online on or before the last date.

For AFCAT Recruitment 2023, Those who are interested in joining Bhartiya Vayu Sena can apply online before the last date. Also, check the AFCAT eligibility, AFCAT Syllabus, AFCAT Selection Procedure, AFCAT Important Dates, AFCAT Exam Scheme, AFCAT Application Fee, AFCAT Cutoff Marks, AFCAT Previous Papers, and AFCAT Model Papers.

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AFCAT Notification No: 01/2023.

Air Force Common Adm Test (AFCAT) is an examination was it managed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for the most eligible and bright candidates from all over India and same the salary will be in the high range. The minimum stipend will be paid at least Rs. 50,000/- per month for these jobs and the exact salary/payscale and stipend details are given below. The candidates check the complete payment process details and AFCAT Roles and Responsibilities.

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AFCAT Recruitment 2023

Name of the AuthorityAir Force Comm Admission Test (AFCAT)
Name of the PostsGround Duty, Flying Officers Posts
Number of Posts241 Vacancies
Age Limit20 to 24 years
Last Date to Apply Online30.12.2022
Selection ProcedureWritten &  Medical Fitness Tests
AFCAT Recruitment 2023

AFCAT Exam Date

  • Name of the Organisation: Indin Air Force.
  • Name of the Examination: AFCAT
  • Post Name: Commissioned Officers (Flying and Ground Duty)
  • Number of Posts: 241 Vacancies (as per 01/2023 Notification).
  • Selection Process: Merit-Based Examination.
  • AFCAT Examination Mode: Computer Based Test (CBT Online)

AFCAT Vacancy 2023

Total 241 vacancies were announced for the 2023-24 year by AFCAT to complete a national level, the AFCAT examination was conducted from the national level. those who are interested to work with IAF can apply on or before the last date.

  • Flying Branch – 10 Posts
  • Ground Duty Technical – 130 Posts
  • Ground Duty Non Technical – 118 Posts
EntryBranchNo. of VacanciesTotal
AFCAT EntryFlying10
Ground Duty (Technical)AE (L) -42
AE(M) – 20
AE (L) – 28
AE (M) – 12
Ground Duty (Non -Technical)Admin – 24
Education – 10
Admin – 16
Education – 06
NCC Special EntryFlying10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for Flying branch
AFCAT Recruitment 2023

Above table vacancies abbreviation:

  • AFCAT: Air Force Common Admission Test
  • SSC: Short Service Commission
  • PC: Permanent Commission
  • AE (M): Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical)
  • AE (L): Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics)

AFCAT Age Limit

Flying Branch: Candidates must have 20 years to 24 Years as of (01.01.2023). And the candidate must be born between 02 January 1996 to 01 January 2000 and there will be age relaxation in the Flying branch for 2 years as per the candidate’s reservation criteria.

Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical Branches): Candidates must have 20 years to 26 Years as of (01.01.2023). And the candidate must be born between 02 January 1994 to 01 January 2000. No age relaxation as applicable.

Indian Air Force Salary

The selected candidates are eligible to receive salary or stipend payment, which is as shown below; refer to the complete AFCAT IAF salary details.

  • Flight Cadet (Stipend) – Fixed Rs. 56,100/- per month during Training
  • Flying Officer – from Rs. 56,000 to 1,10,700 /- 

AFCAT Eligibility

Flying Branch: Candidates must have a B.E/B.Tech in any discipline with  (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) and not percentage cutoff marks and final year students are also eligible for Flying Branch Post.

Ground Duty (Technical Branches): Candidate must be a Graduate (Minimum 3 years Degree Course) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized University. And must have cleared Section A & B Examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum 60% marks.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branches): Candidates have cleared Section 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.

AFCAT Physical Fitness and Medical Records

  • For male candidates, height should not be less than 157.5 cm
  • For female candidates, height should not be less than 152 cm
  • However, in case of candidates that fall under the category of Gorkhas, Nepalese, Assamese and Garhwalis (or belonging to the North East and other hilly areas), the height will be relaxed by 5 cm.

AFCAT Vision Standards 

Executive Branch

NCC (Spl)/
Corrected Vision6/6,6/66/6,6/66/6,6/126/6,6/126/6,6/6
Limits of Myopia-.75-1.5-3.5-3.5-0.75
Limits of
Limits of Colour

Technical Branch

CRITERIACommon Entry
10+2 (INAC)
Graduate Entry
Vision without
Corrected Vision
with glasses
Limits of
Limits of
Binocular VisionIIIIIIIII
Limits of Colour PerceptionIIIII

AFCAT Important Dates

  • Opening Date of Online Application Forms: 01.12.2022 onwards
  • Closing Date of Online Application Forms: 30.12.2022
  • AFCAT Exam Date 2023: Intimated Later
  • AFCAT Admit Cards will be available 2 weeks before the examination

AFCAT Syllabus

ExamSubjectNo. of QsMax MarksExam Duration
AFCATGeneral Awareness1003002 Hours
Verbal Ability
Numerical Ability
Military Reasoning
Aptitude Test
EKT (Ground Duty Technical Branch only)Mechanical5015045 Minutes
AFCAT Recruitment
  • The online examination was done under the IAF Observation and Administration
  • There will be a negative mark in the AFCAT exam, each wrong answer will deduct 1 mark and the correct answer will be credited to 3 marks.
  • AFCAT exam will be Objective only and the language is English.

AFCAT Apply Online

  • Those who are eligible for AFCAT Recruitment Drive in both posts can Apply Online
  • Click on the Candidates Login and Selection the AFCAT 01/2023 Option
  • New Window will appear, then click on Register here option.
  • Fill in the complete details and click on the signup button.
  • After that Verification of Email, Mobile Number, and other candidates required information, Now you can pay Online AFCAT Examination Fee Rs.250/- by using an Online debit/credit/Internet banking card.
  • After submission of the online application, take the printout copy for future reference.

Afcat official website

Afcat official website is

AFCAT 01/2023 Notification 2023 pdf

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