AFCAT Recruitment 2022 - Online Application, Vacancies

By Ajay | Updated on: Jun 03, 2022

  • Salary - 74000 - 85000
  • Vacancy - 283
  • Expected Exam Date - 27 August 22

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Highlights 2022

Indian Air Force is a part of the Indian Armed Forces and it takes care of the airspace. To become a part of the Indian Air Force is a matter of pride and a dream of many aspirants. Thousands of candidates apply for the AFCAT exam to become a part of this elite group of Gazetted A officers but only a handful of them can make it to the final merit list. AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) is a national level defence entrance examination conducted by the Indian Air force to recruit young aspiring candidates for various levels of posts such as Flying Officers, Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Gazetted Officers. The AFCAT exam is conducted two times a year and is named AFCAT-1 and AFCAT-2.  AFCAT 2 2022 official notification has been released on the official webiste.  The application window is now active and  the last date to apply is June 30, 2022. Lets get more insight into the AFCAT 2 notification 2022 from below.

AFCAT Exam 2022 Highlights

Conducting BodyIndian Air Force (IAF)
Official Website https://afcat.cdac.in
Name of the Posts
  • Flying Branch
  • Ground Duty Technical
    • Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics)
    • Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical)
  • Ground Duty (Non-Technical)
    • Administration
    • Logistics
    • Accounts
    • Education
Mode of Application Online
Stages of Exam Online Exam and SSB
No. of Question & Time duration
  • Online Exam- 100 questions, 2 hours
  • Online Exam (Engineering Knowledge Test)- 50 questions, 45 minutes
Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees / Intimation Charges June 01 to June 30, 2022
Online Examination August 26, 27 & 28, 2022
No. of Vacancies
  • Male Candidates - 248
  • Female Candidates - 35
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Notification 2022

AFCAT-2 notification 2022 has been finally released by the Indian AirForce. The application window is active from June 1, 2022 and will remain active till June 30, 2022. The recruitment will take place to fill 283 vacancies for the post of Flying Officers, Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Gazetted Officers. All the relevant information related to the AFCAT-2 application process and the number of AFCAT vacancies 2022 should be gathered before you start applying for the AFCAT 2 2022 exam. AFCAT exam admit card for Flying Officers, Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Gazetted Officers will be released a few days before the online exam. The AFCAT 02 exam is going to be held on August 26, 27 and 28, 2022. 

Exam Pattern 

To crack the AFCAT exam, the very first thing you must do after looking at the eligibility criteria is to analyze the AFCAT Exam pattern. This will give you a clear understanding of the AFCAT exam. With a clear idea about the AFCAT exam pattern 2022, you can make a strategy accordingly. AFCAT exam is a one-day exam followed by an SSB (Interview). The AFCAT exam consists of four sections and those are General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test. The candidates also need to be aware of the AFCAT exam marking scheme which will allow them to plan their practice accordingly.

Syllabus 2022

Before you start preparing for the AFCAT exam 2022, it is advised to go through the AFCAT 2 2022 syllabus first. AFCAT exam syllabus will give you an idea about the whole examination and also the sections/topics involved in it. The AFCAT 2 2022 exam syllabus consists of sections like General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test. If you are applying in the Technical branch, then you should be well acquainted with the subject domain for which you have applied. To help you fare well in the AFCAT 2 2022 exam, you should also know about the AFCAT books that will assist you in preparing well for the exam.

Exam Dates

The official notification of AFCAT- 02 exam 2022 has been released recently. The application window is now open and will close on June 30, 2022. You can start applying for the same after ensuring your eligibility. The AFCAT 02 2022 exam is going to be held on August 26, 27 and 28, 2022.  AFCAT is known for its punctuality, therefore, there are very few chances that the dates might change. Before starting your preparation, you should take note of the AFCAT exam dates properly.

AFCAT exam admit card for Flying Officers, Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Gazetted Officers will be out on the official website.

The conducting authority will also allot certain exam centres for the AFCAT exam, where the online exam will be conducted on all three days. The exam centres will be allotted all over the country and the candidates will have no option of changing their choice of centre.

Salary 2022

Being a part of the Indian Air Force is a matter of great pride as through this you have the chance to serve your nation directly. With pride, comes responsibility. A few of the reasons candidates aspire to serve the Indian Air Force are honour, personal courage and selfless service.  IAF gives a handsome salary to their commissioned officers along with various other allowances. The AFCAT in-hand salary is a decent amount that will increase with time and designation. Along with a good salary, there are several benefits & allowances provided by the Indian Air Force to its employees. Besides this, you also have some post-retirement benefits too.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for any post under the AFCAT recruitment 2022, you should first have to ensure your AFCAT eligibility for the respective post. The Indian Air Force is quite particular about the details and specifies certain criteria for the aspirants. You are advised to look into the AFCAT educational qualifications, and age criteria in detail to avoid any kind of errors in your application.

Previous Year Cut-off

To get an idea about the difficulty level and minimum qualifying marks, the previous year's cut-off helps a lot. AFCAT is one of the best opportunities for aspirants to join the armed forces. Knowing the AFCAT previous year cut-off is an important detail that gives a complete idea of what to expect in the exam and how much effort should you be putting in to reach close to that score.

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FAQs

Yes, if on any verification before or after the written exam or AFSB Testing, it is found that the candidate does not fulfil the eligibility criteria norms, his/her candidature will be cancelled.
No TA will not be admissible in such case. Travel allowance will be paid only to those who attend the AFSB for the first time.

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