AFCAT 2024 Admit Card: AFCAT 2 Hall Ticket Link, Steps to Download

Air Force Common Admission Test 2024 ( AFCAT )

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Anangsha Patra

Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Apr 18, 2024 14:21 IST

AFCAT Admit Card 2024: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will release AFCAT 2 admit card 2024  in August 2024. AFCAT admit card download link will be provided on the official website. However, we have provided the direct link to download AFCAT admit card. Candidates need to enter email ID, password and captcha code in order to download the AFCAT admit card.

The admit card is an important document for the AFCAT exam as it carries information related to the candidate's name, roll number, date of birth, address of the exam centre, exam time, etc. Without the AFCAT admit card, candidates are not given entry to the exam centre. Along with the printed copy of AFCAT admit card, candidates need to carry the prescribed photo-identity proof and two passport-size photographs to the exam centre. 

AFCAT shift timings are 9.45 am to 11.45 am and 2.15 pm to 4.15 pm. The exam is conducted to recruit candidates for flying branch and ground duty (technical and non-technical branches). Read below for more details on AFCAT admit card 2024.

 

Q:   When AFCAT 2 admit card is released?

A:

AFCAT 2 admit card 2024 will be released in August 2024. The link to download the admit card will be made available on the official website. However, we will provide the direct link to download the admit card. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter the required credentials. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post.

 

Q:   How to correct errors in AFCAT admit card?

A:

If any candidate does not receive their admit card in their registered email ID or is unable to download it or there is any discrepancy, they should immediately contact AFCAT Query Cell at C-DAC, Pune. No candidates are allowed to appear in the exam without admit card. Therefore, candidates are advised to get it corrected as early as possible.

 

How to Download AFCAT Admit Card 2024?

 The steps to download the admit card are given below:

  • Candidates need to visit the official website
  • To download the admit card, click on 'Candidate's Login' 
  • The login page opens 
  • Enter username and password
  • The admit card appears on the screen
  • Download AFCAT admit card and take its printout

Details on AFCAT Admit Card

The following details are printed in AFCAT admit card:

Hall Ticket Number

Registration Number

Candidate Name

AFCAT exam centre

Fathers name

AFCAT exam day guidelines

Mothers name

AFCAT admit card important points

Date of birth

AFCAT exam timings

Communication details

Reporting time

Photograph and signature

Email Id

Identification Mark

Aadhar Number

Important Points Related to AFCAT Admit Card

Few important points related to the admit card are given below:

  • Candidates should adhere to the reporting time in order to complete the entry formalities, including the frisking and verification process (biometrics, identification, and inspection of admit card, ID proof, photograph, signature, etc.) before proceeding to the exam hall
  • Locate the AFCAT exam centre day before the exam to avoid any hassle on the exam day
  • Bring two passport-size colour photographs like the one uploaded during the online application
  • Carry a ballpoint Pen (Blue or Black) for signing on the attendance sheet and rough work

Q:   Where can I download AFCAT admit card?

A:
AFCAT admit card is released online on the official website of IAF. The direct link to download the admit card is also provided on this page. Candidates need to download their admit cards online as the hard copy of it is not sent to candidates by post. The steps to download AFCAT admit card are given below: 1) Visit the official website of IAF 2) Go to the Candidate Login section on the home 3) Candidates need to click on the AFCAT cycle for which they have submitted their application forms 4) AFCAT login page opens 5) In the login page, candidates need to enter their email IDs, password and captcha code 6) AFCAT admit card appears on the screen 7) Download AFCAT admit card and take its printout 8) Candidates should keep their admit cards safely till the completion of recruitment process.
 

Q:   What are the details mentioned in AFCAT admit card?

A:
AFCAT admit card is the important document as it serves as the entry ticket to the exam centre. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter email ID, password and captcha code. Candidates need to carry the admit card along with one photo-identity proof to the exam centre. After downloading the AFCAT admit card, candidates should check all the details carefully. In case of any discrepancy in details, candidates should contact the examination authority. The examination authority corrects the details and issues revised admit card. The details mentioned on AFCAT admit card are given below: Candidates' name Date of birth Gender Aadhaar number Email ID Mobile number Exam timings Address of exam centre Exam day guidelines.
 

Q:   What if there are discrepancies in AFCAT admit card?

A:

After downloading AFCAT admit card, candidates are required to check all the details carefully. In case of any discrepancies in the details, candidates need to report to the examination authority for corrections. The examination authority correct the details and issue fresh admit card to the candidates. AFCAT admit card is released online on the official website. Candidates can download their admit cards by logging with the required credentials. Candidates need to download their admit cards online because the hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. AFCAT admit card is an important document without which candidates are not allowed to appear for the exam.

 

AFCAT 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of AFCAT 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

May '24

AFCAT 2 Short Notification 2024

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

AFCAT 2 Application Form 2024

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

AFCAT 2 Detailed Notification 2024

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

01 Dec '23 -

30 Dec '23

AFCAT 1 Application Form 2024

18 Nov '23

AFCAT 1 short notification 2024

01 Nov '23

AFCAT 1 Detailed Notification 2024

AFCAT Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates can check below few exam day guidelines for the AFCAT exam:

Photo-Identity Proofs: For verification, candidates need to show any of the following photo-identity proofs:

  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voter Identity Card
  • College Identity Card (or any other valid photo identity proof that mentions - name, father’s name, date of birth, and a clear photograph)

Items Allowed and Banned Inside AFCAT Exam Centre

Candidates can find below the list of items that they should and should not carry to the exam centre.

Items permitted

Items not permitted

AFCAT admit card

Textual material

Aadhaar Card

Calculators

Photo-identity proof

Docupen

Two passport-size colour photographs

Slide rulers & log tables

Ballpoint Pen

Electronic watches

-

Mobile phones, Bluetooth, pager or any other electronic items

Malpractice: If any candidate resorts to unfair means during the exam, they are debarred from appearing in the exam. 

Exam Centres: The details of AFCAT exam centres are mentioned in the admit card. Candidates are required to appear for the exam in the centre allotted to them. 

Call Letter for AFSB Interview

Candidates qualifying for the online AFCAT exam are required to choose AFSB date and venue on the website in order to generate their call-up letter. Candidates require AFCAT admit card for appearing in AFSB Interview.

AFCAT Exam Timings 2024

The exam schedule of AFCAT exam is given below.

Activity  Shift 1 Shift 2
Reporting time 7.30 am 12.30 pm
Verification of admit card & ID Proof, Biometrics, Photo/ Thumb Impression/ Sign on Attendance Sheet & candidate seating in exam hall  7.30 am to 9.30 am 

12.30 am to 2 pm 

Reading of instructions by candidates

9.30 am to 9.45 am 

2 pm to 2.15 pm
AFCAT exam  9.45 am to 11.45 am 

2.15 pm to 4.15 pm 

Reading of instructions by candidates for EKT NA 4.15 pm to 4.30 pm 
EKT NA 4.30 pm to 5.15 pm 

Q:   What is the dress code for AFCAT exam?

A:
AFCAT is one of the most sought-after defence exam in the country. The exam is conducted to select eligible candidates as gazetted officers in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. As it is the important defence exam in the country, therefore, the examination authority prescribes dress for candidates appearing in the exam. The guidelines related to dress code are given below: Candidates need to wear slippers/sandals with flat heels Closed footwear such as shoes is not allowed in the exam centre Clothes with large buttons are not permitted. Candidates wearing attire for religious purpose will be thoroughly frisked Candidates colour photograph will be taken during verification process. Candidates are required to put the thumb impression on the admit card in advance (at home) before proceeding to the examination centre and to sign on the same in front of the invigilators Candidates will be allowed to leave the exam hall after completion of AFCAT/EKT For rough work, A4 size sheet will be kept at each candidate's desk. Additional sheets will be provided to candidates on demand. Candidates are required to write name and particulars on the rough sheets and drop the same in the drop box/handover to the staff before leaving the exam hall.
 

Q:   What are the dos for AFCAT exam day?

A:
Candidates need to follow the guidelines laid down by the examination authority on the day of AFCAT exam. The examination authority prescribes the exam day guidelines in terms of reporting time, shift-wise exam timings, items allowed inside the exam centre, items not allowed inside the exam centre, COVID-19 related guidelines, etc. There are dos that candidates need to follow on the day of AFCAT exam day, check below for more details: Candidates are required to report to the exam centre in batches from 07:30 am onwards (for first Shift) and 12:30 pm onwards (for second Shift) as per the time slot mentioned in the admit card Candidates are required to put only the thumb impression on the admit card in advance, before proceeding to the exam centre. Signatures on the admit card are to be endorsed in front of the invigilator Candidates should carry their admit cards along with one original photo-identity proof to the exam centre Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the location of the exam centre in advance and ensure that they report in time Candidates should take back-to-back printout of AFCAT admit card Candidates can carry ballpoint pen to the exam centre.
 

Q:   What are the don'ts for AFCAT exam day?

A:
Candidates are not allowed to carry certain items inside the exam centre. Candidates must follow the instructions provided in the AFCAT admit card. Candidates not following the guidelines are debarred from appearing in the exam. Following are the don'ts for AFCAT exam day. Candidates are not allowed to carry Bluetooth device, communication/ electronic/ digital/ wireless devices such as calculators, docupen, electronic watches with facilities of calculator, cellular phone, memory card/ stick, pager, organizer, personal digital assistant (PDA), concealed microphone or camera, earphones, radio, headset, walkman, recorder, translator, etc. Pencil-box, book, geometry box, paper, log tables, clip board, slide rule, etc. Are also not allowed inside the exam centre Personal items such as wristwatch/wristband, bracelets, handbags, ornaments, wallet, purse, head gear, scarf, goggles, jacket, eatables items, etc. Are not allowed Clothes with large buttons are not permitted Closed footwear such as shoes is not allowed in the exam centre Candidates wearing attire for religious purpose will be thoroughly frisked.
 

AFCAT Exam Centres 2024

AFCAT exam is conducted in the following cities. The details related to AFCAT exam centre are mentioned in the admit card. The request to change the exam centre is not entertained by IAF.

Exam City Exam City

Agartala

Ajmer

Ahmedabad

Aizawl

Alwar

Allahabad/Prayagraj

Ambala

Aurangabad

Bareilly

Behrampur (Odisha)

Bathinda

Belagavi

Bengaluru

Bhagalpur

Bhilai

Bhopal

Bhubaneswar

Bhuj

Bikaner

Chandigarh

Chennai

Coimbatore

Warangal

Delhi and NCR

Dhanbad

Diu

Dibrugarh

Durgapur

Faridabad

Ganganagar

Gaya

Ghaziabad

Gorakhpur

Guntur

Gurugram

Guwahati

Gwalior

Haldwani

Hissar

Hyderabad

Imphal

Indore

Itanagar

Jabalpur

Jaipur

Jalandhar

Jalpaiguri

Jammu

Jamshedpur

Jhansi

Jodhpur

 Jorhat

Kannur

Kanpur

Kakinada

Kochi

Kohima

Kolhapur

Kolkata

Kota

Kurukshetra

Leh

Lucknow

Ludhiana

Mangalore

Meerut

Mumbai

Muzzafarpur

Mysore

Nagpur

Nasik

Chhapra

Nizamabad

Noida

Panaji

Patiala

Patna

Port Blair

Puducherry

Pune

Rajkot

Ranchi

Rourkee

Rourkela

Sambalpur

Shillong

Shimla

Silchar

Srinagar

Solapur

Sonipat

Thane

Thrissur

Thiruvananthapuram

Tirunelveli

Tirupati

Udaipur

Vadodara

Varanasi

Vellore

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

Q:   Which are the cities where AFCAT exam is conducted?

A:
AFCAT exam cities are prescribed in the notification. Candidates are required to choose five test cities while filling the application form. The details regarding AFCAT exam centres are mentioned on the admit card. AFCAT exam is conducted in cities such as Agartala, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Alwar, Allahabad/Prayagraj, Ambala, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Behrampur (Odisha), Bathinda, Belagavi, Bengaluru, Bhagalpur, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhuj, Bikaner, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Warangal, Delhi and NCR, Dhanbad, Diu, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Faridabad, Ganganagar, Gaya, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Guntur, Gurugram, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani, Hisar, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jalpaiguri, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kannur, Kanpur, Kakinada, Kochi, Kohima, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kotak, Kurukshetra, Leh, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Bangalore, Meerut, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, Chhapra, Nizamabad, Noida, Panaji, Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rourkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Srinagar, Solapur, Sonipat, Thane, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.
 

Q:   Can I change the exam centre after AFCAT admit card is released?

A:
No. You cannot change the exam centre after AFCAT admit card has been issued. You cannot take the exam at any other centre other than the one mentioned in AFCAT admit card. Candidates should carefully think before selecting AFCAT admit card in the AFCAT application form. Select only those test cities which are convenient to travel. Candidates should choose the home city as the first test city. Candidates should not choose the test city that is far off from their home. The allotment of exam city depends on the examination authority. The examination authority try to allot test city as per their preferences. However, in case of unavailability of exam centres in the test city chosen by candidates, they are allotted to the different test city. There are cases where examination authority cancels the exam centres in case the number of applicants are less.
 

Q:   What are the items prohibited at the AFCAT exam centre?

A:
Candidates are not allowed to carry certain items inside AFCAT exam centre. The following items are prohibited inside the exam centre premises: Blue tooth device, communication/ electronic/ digital/ wireless devices such as calculators, docupen, electronic watches with facilities of calculator, cellular phone, memory card/ stick, pager, organizer, personal digital assistant (PDA), concealed microphone or camera, earphones, radio, headset, walkman, recorder, translator, etc. Pencil-box, book, geometry box, paper, log tables, clip board, slide rule, etc. Personal items such as wristwatch/wristband, bracelets, handbags, ornaments, wallet, purse, head gear, scarf, goggles, jacket, eatables items, etc. Candidates are frisked by the exam centre officials before they are given entry to the exam centre. Candidates carrying these barred items need to deposit those at the entry. They can carry those while exiting the exam centre.
 

AFCAT Admit Card 2024 FAQs

Candidates can check below AFCAT admit card FAQs to know how to download the hall ticket, exam day guidelines, shift timings, etc.

Q:   What is the time duration of AFCAT exam?

A:
AFCAT exam is conducted for two hours whereas EKT is held for 45 minutes. There is no sectional time limit in AFCAT exam. The candidates are allowed to leave the examination hall after the completion of the exam. AFCAT exam is conducted in two shifts. Shift 1 exam is conducted from 9.45 am to 11.45 am whereas Shift 2 is held from 2.15 pm to 4.15 pm. Candidates need to answer 100 questions in AFCAT exam within two hours. Candidates can divide time among the sections according to their convenience. Candidates can learn time management by practicing previous years' question papers and mock tests. The total marks allotted to AFCAT exam are 100.
 

Q:   How difficult is AFCAT exam?

A:
It is not that difficult to crack AFCAT if candidates follow the right strategy for preparation. Before beginning with the preparation, candidates must go through the AFCAT syllabus because it will help them to know the topics to be covered for the exam. After completing the syllabus, candidates must attempt the mock tests to analyse the level of their preparation. The tips and tricks to prepare for the exam are given below: Gain complete knowledge about the syllabus and exam pattern Candidates need to solve the previous years' question papers to know the types of questions asked in the exam Candidates should be thorough with the Current Affairs Candidates should attempt mock tests Candidates must make a proper strategy for the exam based on the topics given in the syllabus
 

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