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Best AFCAT Coaching in Lucknow 2021: Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT for the Recruitment of Flying Branch and Ground Duties for both technical & non-technical roles. The exam is conducted 2 times a year. AFCAT (1) was conducted on February 20 and 21 and the result was released on March 09, 2021. AFCAT (2) online application will tentatively start in the month of June and the exam will be conducted in the month of September/ October.

AFCAT is a gateway for both male & female candidates to join Indian Airforce. AFCAT Recruitment is for Flying Branch and Ground Duties for both technical & non-technical roles. In this article, we will provide you with all the details regarding AFCAT 2021 such as the application process, vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection process, exam center, preparation strategy, and all other details. Read on to find out!

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AFCAT 2021 Exam

Before getting into the details, let’s have an overview of AFCAT (2) 2021 exam from the table below:

Name of the Exam Air Force Common Admission Test
Conducting Body Indian Air Force (IAF)
Frequency Twice a Year
Language of the Exam English
Exam Level National Level
Duration of the Exam 2 Hours
Number of Questions 100
Maximum Marks 300
Marking Scheme+3 Marks for right answers-1 Mark for each wrong answer
Type of the Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Mode of Exam Online
Official Websiteafcat.cdac.in
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AFCAT LoginAFCAT Application Form
AFCAT SyllabusAFCAT Exam Pattern
AFCAT Previous Year PapersAFCAT Admit Card
AFCAT Answer KeyAFCAT Result
AFCAT Cutoff
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AFCAT (2) 2021 Important Dates

Before applying for any post it is important to know the dates so that you do not miss any event. Check the important dates from the table below:

EventsImportant Dates
Start of ApplicationJune 2021
Last Date to ApplyTo be announced
Release of AFCAT Admit CardTo be announced
AFCAT 2021 ExamSeptember 2021
Declaration of AFCAT ResultTo be announced
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AFCAT 2021 Vacancies

Indian Air Force will release the AFCAT (2) 2021 vacancies for Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC). The vacancies are released for Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) and for NCC special entry categories. The vacancies will be released with notification, till then you can check the vacancies for AFCAT (1).

Branch Vacancies 
Flying BranchSSC – 69
Ground Duty (Technical)AE(L): PC – 27, SSC – 40
AE(M): PC – 12, SSC – 17
Ground Duty (Non -Technical)Admin: PC -12, SSC – 21
Accounts:  PC – 06,  SSC – 12
Logistics: PC – 09. SSC – 16
NCC Special Entry 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC 
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AFCAT Eligibility Criteria

Qualified candidates of AFCAT will be hired in one of the three branches of India Airforce. Each branch has its own eligibility criteria, so take a look below to know more.

Nationality: Only Indian citizens are allowed to participate in the examination.

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Age Limit

Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry20 to 24 years as on 02 January 2022 i.e. born between 02 January 1998 to 01 January 2002 (both dates inclusive).
Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. born between 02 January 1996 to 01 January 2002 (both dates inclusive).
Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch20 to 26 years as on 01 January 2022 i.e. born between 02 January 1996 to 01 January 2002 (both dates inclusive).
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Marital Status

1. Candidates less than 25 years of age must be unmarried. Any less than 25 years old Widow, Widower or Divorcee candidates are not eligible for the exam. And, candidates cannot get married during the training. Candidates older than 25 years of age are allowed to attempt the exam only if they get selected. But those candidates, will not get any married accommodation or a place to live with the family during the training period.
2. The date of birth must be the same as per the matriculation certificate or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or a certificate issued by any Indian university.
3. In case, the matriculation or any other age proof document doesn’t have a birth date in it, candidates can submit a self-attested certificate issued by the principal or headmaster of the school they have studied in. The certificate must have the date of birth details in it.
4. Age mentioned in the Matriculation or Higher Secondary examination certificate will be considered as the correct birth date. Candidates must use the same at the time of filling the AFCAT Application form. After the submission of the form, no changes are entertained. Variation of details in any of the certificates will disqualify the candidature.
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Educational Qualifications

DepartmentEducational Qualifications
Flying Branch.Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level
AND
1. Graduation with a minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
2. BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
3. Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
Ground Duty (Technical) Branch.1. Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}: Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-
a) Communication Engineering.
b) Computer Engineering/Technology.
c) Computer Engineering & Application.
d) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology.
e) Electrical and Computer Engineering.
f) Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
g) Electrical Engineering.
h) Electronics Engineering/ Technology.
i) Electronics Science and Engineering. (aak) Electronics.
j) Electronics and Communication Engineering.
k) Electronics and Computer Science.
l) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.
m) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave).n) Electronics and Computer Engineering.
o) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering.
p) Electronics Instrument & Control.
q) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering.
r) Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
s) Instrument & Control Engineering.
t) Information Technology.
u) Spacecraft Technology.
v) Engineering Physics.
w) Electric Power and Machinery Engineering.
x) Infotech Engineering.
y) Cyber Security.
2. Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}: Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology from recognised University OR cleared Sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-
a) Aerospace Engineering.
b) Aeronautical Engineering.
c) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.
d) Mechanical Engineering.
e) Mechanical Engineering and Automation.
f) Mechanical Engineering (Production).
g) Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance).
h) Mechatronics.
i) Industrial Engineering.
j) Manufacturing Engineering.
k) Production and Industrial Engineering.
l) Materials Science and Engineering.
m) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.
n) Aerospace and Applied Mechanics.
o) Automotive Engineering.
p) Robotics
q) Nanotechnology
r) Rubber Technology and Rubber Engineering.
Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches.1. Administration: Passed 10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

2. Education: Passed 10+2 and Post-Graduation with 50% in any discipline including integrated courses offering PG (Single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry) and with 60% marks in Graduation in any discipline.

3. Meteorology: Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/ Ecology & Environment/ Geophysics/ Environmental Biology with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level with a minimum of 55% marks in each).
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AFCAT 2021 Physical & Medical Standards

Candidates applying for AFCAT exam 2021 must know about the Physical and Medical standards framed by Indian Air Force. Candidates will not be selected for the final recruitment without qualifying these standards, so go through the following: Best AFCAT Coaching in Lucknow

  • – For the flying branch, it is mandatory for men and women both candidates to have a minimum height of 162.5 cm, leg length of 99 cms (minimum) to 120 cms (maximum), and thigh length of 64 cms.
  • – For ground duty, the minimum acceptable height for men is 157.5 cms (Technical and Non-technical Candidates both). For women candidates, the minimum acceptable height is 152 cms.
  • – Candidates from Kumaun or Garhwal and hills of North East India will get 5 cms of the relaxation. If the candidate is a domicile of Lakshadweep, 2 cms of the height relaxation will be given.

A) Visual Standards for the Flying Branch

  • i) Candidates with the habit of wearing spectacles regularly are not eligible. They can apply for the testing process even if they want.
  • ii) Minimum vision must be 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other. Correctable to 6/6 only for hypermetropia.
    •                  a) Color Vision CP- 1
    •                  b) Hypermetropia- +2.0 d SPH
  • iii) Retinoscopicmyopia: -0.5 in any median permitted
  • iv) Astigmatism- +0.75 D Cyl (With + 2.0 DMax)
  • v) Maddox Rod Test
    •                  a) At 6 meters: Exo- 6 prism D, Eso- 6 prism D, Hyper- 1 Prism D, Hypo- 1 Prism D
    •                  b) At 33 cms: Exo- 16 Prism D, Eso- 6 Prism D, Hyper- 1 Prism D, 1 Hypo- 1 Prism D
  • vi) Handheld Stereoscope- All of BSV Grades
  • vii) Convergence- Up 10 cm
  • viii) Cover Test for distant and near- Latent Divergence/ convergence recovery rapid and complete.
  • ix) Binocular Vision- Candidate must have good binocular vision (fusion and stereopsis with good amplitude and depth.)

B) Visual Standards for Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

Maximum Limits of Refractive Error
Hypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph
Myopia: -3.50 D SpH
Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl
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Important Information: It is mandatory for the candidates to possess a visual acuity of 6/9 in each eye. Candidates will have to wear the glass when advised. Colour Vision is as per CP II standards.

C) Visual Standards for Ground Duty (Non- Technical) Branch

Sub Branch Maximum Limits of Refractive Errors Visual Acuity Errors Color Vision
AdministrationHypermetropia: +3.5 D Sph, Myopia: 3.5 SPH, Astigmatism: ± 2.50 D Cyl in any meridian Corrected visual acuity should be 6/6 In each eyeCP II
Logistics Hypermetropia:+3.5 D SphMyopia: -3.50 D SphAstigmatism: ±2.50 D CylCorrected Visual acuity should be 6/6 in the better eye and 6/18 in the worse eye. Wearing glasses will be compulsoryCP III
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AFCAT Application Process

Applications for AFCAT 2021 exam are over now. The application process was done online. Candidates had to visit any one of the website among careerindianairforce.cdac.in or afcat.cdac.in. to fill the online form. Go through the steps given here carefully to understand the application process of AFCAT.

  • – 1st Step: Go on the website careerindianairforce.cdac.in or afcat.cdac.in.
  • – 2nd Step: Click on the button Candidate Login.
  • – 3rd Step: You will land on a new page. Then, click on Not yet registered? Register here.
  • – 4th Step: Enter your Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Email ID, Password and other details. Click on ‘Sign Up’
  • – 5th Step: After successful registration, you will receive a login id and password.
  • – 6th Step: Use the login id and password to enter the portal.
  • – 7th Step: Reset the password and make sure that the new password you choose is easy to remember. Thereafter Log in again.
  • – 8th Step: Click on Instructions and read the instructions carefully.
  • – 9th Step: Click on the Application Form Filling to open the blank form.
  • – 10th Step: Upload your passport size picture and a scanned copy of the signature.
  • – 11th Step: After filling all the spaces, Cross-check and click on Save and Continue.
  • – 12th Step: Click Make Payment and choose your method of payment.
  • – 13th Step: Click on Payment Status to check the payment status to verify if the payment was successfully made.
  • – 14th Step: After the payment, the registration number will be generated.
  • – 15th Step: Note down the registration number for future references.
  • – 16th Step: Download and save the confirmation page for later use.

Details To Be Filled In AFCAT Application Form

A) Personal Information:

  1. Type of Entry- AFCAT/ NCC Special Entry for flying branch/ Meteorology Branch
  2. Candidate’s Name (As per the mark sheet of Class 10th)
  3. Father’s name (As per the mark sheet of class 10th)
  4. Mother’s Name (As per the mark sheet of Class 10th)
  5. E-Mail Address
  6. Alternate E-Mail Address
  7. Nationality
  8. Mobile Number
  9. Candidate’s Visible Identity Mark’
  10. CPSS/ PABT Batch Number (Choose Passed/ Failed/ Not appeared)- If passed, chose any value from I to iv.
  11. CPSS/ PABT Date of Passing, Chest No, Attended at which Air Force selection Board
  12. Do you currently have a valid commercial pilot license issued by DGCA?
  13. Are you serving Airman or IAF?
  14. Select rank in IAF
  15. Service Number
  16. Current Posted Unit
  17. Select Command
  18. Select Gender
  19. Select Marital Status
  20. Date of Birth
  21. Confirm your date of birth

B) Qualification Details

  1. Education Level
  2. Graduation Level
  3. Select Qualification Degree
  4. Course Degree (In years)
  5. Name of the College/ Institution
  6. Name of the University
  7. Date/ Expected Date of Obtaining the Graduation
  8. Enter Aggregate/ Gross Percentage scored
  9. Do you have a backlog?
  10. 10+2 aggregate or gross percentage
  11. Enter aggregate or gross physics percentage in 10+2
  12. Enter aggregate or gross mathematics percentage in 10+2

C) Course Preferences

  1. Courses- Flying Branch/ Ground Duty Technical/ Ground Duty Non- Technical
  2.  Source of AFCAT information 

D) Communication Details

  1. Full Permanent Address
  2. State or Union Territory
  3. Select City
  4. Fill Pin Code
  5. Nearest Railway Station
  6. Landline Number
  7. Aadhar Number
  8. Check if the permanent and current address is the same
  9. Correspondence Address

E) Upload Documents

The picture you upload must be of 10 KB minimum or 50 KB Maximum.

  1. Photograph
  2. Signature
  3. Thumb Impression
  4. Check on Declaration by the candidate
  5. Select Exam City

AFCAT Selection Process

The selection process will consist of a Written Test followed by SSB. Candidates who qualify the Written Test will be called for SSB at the selected location. Then SSB and Personal Interview (PI) will be held and a final merit list containing the name of selected candidates will be prepared.

Quick Note: To and fro traveling fare by the shortest route of AC-III Tier/AC Chair Car or actual normal bus fare will be reimbursed to the candidates appearing in AFSB for the first time.

 AFCAT Exam Pattern 2021

AFCAT Syllabus consists of 4 major parts. Check the subjects and marks distribution from the table below:

ExamChaptersDurationNo. of Questions
AFCATa. General Awareness,
b. Verbal Ability in English,
c. Numerical Ability and
d. Reasoning with Military Aptitude Test
 02 Hours 100
EKTMechanical, Computer Science and Electrical/ Electronics45 Minutes50
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AFCAT 2021 Marking Scheme

The AFCAT Marking Scheme for the exam is as under:

  1. You will get 4 marks for each right answer.
  2. There won’t be any deduction for unattempted questions.
  3. Negative Marking: In case of an incorrect attempt, 1 mark will be deducted from the total.

AFCAT Exam Schedule 2021 – Best AFCAT Coaching in Lucknow

Below is the schedule for the exam (shift wise):

Activity / Event Shift 1 – Feb 20Shift 2– Feb 20Shift 1– Feb 21Shift 2– Feb 21
Reporting Time08:00 AM12:30 PM08:00 AM12:30 PM
Verification of Admit Card, ID and Biometrics, Photo/ Thumb Impression/ Sign on the Attendance Sheet and Candidate Seating08:00 AM to 09: 30 AM12:30 PM to 02:00 PM08:00 AM to 09: 30 AM12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
Reading of Instructions09:30 AM to 09: 45 AM02:00 PM to 02:15 PM09:30 AM to 09: 45 AM02:00 PM to 02:15 PM
Written Exam09:45 AM to 11: 45 Am02: 15 PM to 04: 15 PM09:45 AM to 11: 45 Am02: 15 PM to 04: 15 PM
Reading of Instructions by Candidates for EKT04:15 PM to 04: 30 PM04:15 PM to 04: 30 PM
EKT Exam04:30 PM to 05: 15 PM04:30 PM to 05: 15 PM
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Air Force Selection Board (AFSB)

The testing at AFSB would consist of three stages as given below:

Stage IOfficer 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 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
Stage IIA 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.
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Important Information: 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.

AFCAT (1) 2021 Admit Card

AFCAT Admit Card has been released on February 5, 2021. The admit card is sent to the personal mail IDs of the candidates. To download the admit card, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Visit the website:careerindianairforce.cdac.in.
  2. Sign in with Username, Password, and the Captcha Code.
  3. Look for the tab written AFCAT Admit Card on it.
  4. Click on the PDF to open it.
  5. Download the PDF for later references.
  6. Carrying the hard copy of AFCAT Admit Card is mandatory. Do not forget to take a print out of the same.

Details on AFCAT Admit Card 2021

Verify the following details from the admit card:

  1. Name of the Candidate
  2. Father’s Name
  3. Registration Number
  4. Roll Number
  5. Name and Address of the Exam Center
  6. Date and Time of the Exam
  7. Instructions

AFCAT 2021 Exam Centers

The exam will be conducted at following centers:

AgartalaAgraAizawl
AjmerAhmedabadAlwar
AligarhAllahabadAmritsar
AurangabadBareillyBehrampur (Odisha)
BelagaviBengaluruBhagalpur
BhilaiBhopalBhubaneswar
BikanerChandigarhChennai
CoimbatoreDehradunDelhi and NCR
DhanbadDiuDibrugarh
DurgapurFaridabadGanganagar
GayaGhaziabadGorakhpur
GunturGuwahatiGwalior
HaldwaniHissarHyderabad
ImphalIndoreItanagar
JabalpurJaipurJalandhar
JalpaigudiJammuJamshedpur
JhansiJodhpurJorhat
KannurKanpurKochi
KohimaKolhapurKolkata
KotaKurukshetraLeh
LucknowMaduraiMangalore
MathuraMeerutMumbai
MysoreNagpurNasik
NoidaPanajiPathankot
PatnaPort BlairPuducherry
PuneRanchiRajkotShillong
ShimlaSilcharSrinagar
ThaneThiruvananthapuramThrissur
TirunelveliTirupatiUdaipur
VadodaraVaranasiVellore
VijayawadaVijayawadaVisakhapatnam
Warangal
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Exam centres will be allotted as per candidates’ preference and once selected can not be changed.

AFCAT Documents Required On Exam Day

Candidates must carry the following items to the exam center on the day of the exam:

  1. Printed Copy of the Admit Card.
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Another Valid Photo ID like PAN/ DL, etc.
  4. Two Passport Photographs
  5. Ballpoint Pen (Blue or Black)

AFCAT Results and Final Selections

Candidates who will successfully clear the AFCAT Cutoff released by the authorities for the written test will be called for interview at one of the AFSB – Air Force Selection Boards as per their preference. The final selection will be done based on the performance in AFSB testing and then the results will be declared on the official website in the form of a pdf containing the names of all the selected candidates.

FAQs On AFCAT (2) Exam 2021

Below we have provided some FAQs:

Q. How can I apply for 2021 Afcat?
A. You can apply for AFCAT 2021 by visiting the official website and following the above steps mentioned in this article.
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Q. What is Afcat eligibility?
A. You can check the detailed eligibility criteria of AFCAT in the article above.
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Q. When will I get AFCAT (2) 2021 Admit Card?
A. AFCAT (2) Admit Card release date has not yet notified.
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Q. What are the exam dates for AFCAT 2021?
A. AFCAT (2) 2021 will be conducted in September 2021.
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