AFCAT 1 2023 Notification Out: PDF Download Link & Online Form

Air Force Common Admission Test 2023 ( AFCAT )

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Registrations: 1 Dec '22 - 30 Dec '22

Anangsha Patra

Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Nov 25, 2022 17:04 IST

AFCAT Notification 2023: Indian Air Force (IAF) has released AFCAT 1 short notification 2023 on November 25 to fill up a total of 256 vacancies. The detailed notification along with the application form will be released on December 1. The last date to fill the application form is December 30. AFCAT 1 notification 2023 PDF has been released to select candidates for Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches for courses commencing in January 2024. AFCAT 1 2023 exam will be conducted in February 2023.

AFCAT 2 notification 2023 is expected to be released in June 2023 for courses commencing in July 2024. AFCAT 2 exam will be conducted in August 2023. Along with AFCAT notification PDF, IAF also releases details related to the number of vacancies, exam dates, admit card date, eligibility and other details. Read below for more details on AFCAT notification.

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AFCAT 1 Notification 2023

AFCAT 1 2023 detailed notification has been released for the courses beginning in January 2024. The short notification is available now. The application form will be made available on December 1. Candidates can check below AFCAT 1 2023 short notification PDF.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2023

AFCAT 2 notification 2023 will be released to select male and female candidates as commissioned officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches for the courses commencing in July 2023. Candidates will be granted Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. The selection process comprises an online test and AFSB interview. Candidates can check below AFCAT 2 notification PDF of last year.

Download here AFCAT 2 Notification PDF

AFCAT Notification 2023 Dates 

The table below contains AFCAT (I) and (II) 2023 dates.

AFCAT 1 Notification Events 2023 AFCAT 1 Notification Dates 2023
AFCAT 1 detailed notification 2023 01-Dec-2022
AFCAT 1 application form 01-Dec-2022 to 30-Dec-2022
AFCAT 1 exam date 2023

February 2023

AFCAT 2 Notification Events 2023 AFCAT 2 Notification Dates 2023
AFCAT 2 short notification 2023

May 2023

AFCAT 2 notification 2023 June 2023
AFCAT 2 application form June 2023
AFCAT 2 exam date 2023

August 2023

Stay updated with AFCAT notification dates 2023 for details such as the release of the application form, admit card, exam date, etc.

AFCAT Application form

Candidates whofulfils the eligibility criteria are required to fill the AFCAT 2 application form 2023. The application fee can be paid online. The application fee is INR 250 for all categories. The steps to fill the application form are given below:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click the ‘Apply Now’ link on the home page
  • Register for the exam by entering the basic details
  • After registration, candidates need to fill in personal information, educational qualification, course preference, contact information, upload documents, sign the declaration, and select exam city
  • Candidates need to pay the application fees

AFCAT 2 Eligibility 2023

Candidates applying for the Flying Branch should be between 20 and 24 years as on January 1, 2024. The age limit of candidates applying to the Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical Branches) should be between 20 and 26 years as on January 1, 2024. The basic educational qualification is graduation, however, this varies as per the departments and branches.

Also Read: AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 

AFCAT Exam Pattern 2023

All registered candidates are required to appear for the online test AFCAT. It is mandatory for the candidates opting for Ground Duty (Technical) branch to appear in both AFCAT and Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT). AFCAT exam pattern is such that it comprises four sections, General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test. The duration of the test is two hours. The test comprises 100 questions and carries 300 marks. The EKT exam is conducted for 45 minutes. The test carries question from Mechanical, Computer Science, and Electrical & Electronics. The test paper carries 50 questions. The maximum marks allotted to the EKT are 150.

AFCAT Syllabus 2023

The level of Numerical Ability questions is of the Class 10 standard. The questions in other subjects are of graduation level. Candidates can check below the AFCAT syllabus:

English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms, and Phrases.

General Awareness: History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.

Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).

Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

Also Read: AFCAT Syllabus

AFCAT Selection Process 2023

AFCAT selection process comprises an online test and AFSB Interview. On the basis of the performance in the online test, candidates are called for AFSB Interview. The final selection of candidates is done based on the online test and AFSB interview.

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AFCAT Notification 2023 FAQs

Q: When will AFCAT (I) 2023 notification be released?

A: AFCAT (1) 2023 notification will be released on December 1, 2022. The short notice has been released on November 25, 2022.

Q: When AFCAT 2 2022 notification is expected to be released?

A: AFCAT 2 2023 notification will be released on June 2023. The short notification will be released in May 2023.

Q: I have completed BSc, can I apply for AFCAT exam?

A: Yes, you can apply for the AFCAT exam but it depends on the branch you are applying to. 

Q: How can I apply for AFCAT?

A: You need to fill AFCAT application form online. The application process comprises several steps that you need to complete successfully.

Q: When AFCAT admit card is released?

A: AFCAT admit card is released one week before the exam. Candidates can download their admit cards by logging with an email ID and password.

Q: Can a final year student apply for AFCAT?

A: Yes, a final year student can apply for AFCAT exam. They will be admitted provisionally, however, at the time of document verification, candidates need to provide proof of having passed graduation.

Q: How is the final selection done for AFCAT?

A: The final selection of candidates for AFCAT is done based on an online test and AFSB Interview.

Q: I am 24 years of age, can I apply for the AFCAT flying branch?

A: Yes, you can apply for the AFCAT flying branch provided you fulfil the educational qualification laid down for this branch.

Q: What are the minimum qualifying marks in graduation and Class 12 for applying to AFCAT exam?

A: The qualifying marks in graduation and Class 12 for applying to AFCAT exam is 60 per cent. 

Q: For which post the AFCAT recruitment is done?

A: AFCAT recruitment is done to select candidates for the post of Class-I Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical).

Q: What is the application fee for AFCAT exam?

A: The application fee for AFCAT exam is INR 250 for all categories.

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What is the eligibility criteria for the AFCAT exam?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 days ago

Eligibility criteria for the Air Force Common Admission Test AFCAT exam:Educational Qualification: Pass 10+2 with 60 percent in Maths and Physics. Physical Eligibility:For Flying Branch - 162.5 cm (for both men and female)For Ground duty (Tech-NON tech): Male -157.5 cm and Female -152cm. AFCAT Ag...Eligibility criteria for the Air Force Common Admission Test AFCAT exam:
Educational Qualification: Pass 10+2 with 60 percent in Maths and Physics. Physical Eligibility:
For Flying Branch - 162.5 cm (for both men and female)
For Ground duty (Tech-NON tech): Male -157.5 cm and Female -152cm. AFCAT Age Limit 2023: Minimum 20 years to Maximum 26 years. Marital Status: Unmarried. I hope this will help you.

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How many attempts are in AFCAT?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 weeks ago

There is no limit to the number of attempts in the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) exam. Age limit:Flying Branch: 20-24 years. Ground Duty (Technical )20-26 years. Ground Duty (non-technical): 20-26 years. The Air Force Common Admission Test exam is conducted twice every year by the IAF (...There is no limit to the number of attempts in the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) exam.
Age limit:
Flying Branch: 20-24 years. Ground Duty (Technical )20-26 years. Ground Duty (non-technical): 20-26 years. The Air Force Common Admission Test exam is conducted twice every year by the IAF (Indian Air Force) in the months of February and August. Advertisements inviting applications for the Air Force Common Admission Test are out in the months of June and December.

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Manav Kishore

Contributor-Level 7

3 weeks ago

There is no limit to the number of attempts the AFCAT exam. Candidates falling within the prescribed age limit can appear for the exam. As per AFCAT eligibility, applicants must be 20 to 24 years (at the time of commencement of course). The upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current...There is no limit to the number of attempts the AFCAT exam. Candidates falling within the prescribed age limit can appear for the exam. As per AFCAT eligibility, applicants must be 20 to 24 years (at the time of commencement of course). The upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxed up to 26 years (at the time of commencement of course).

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What is the eligibility criteria for AFCAT exam?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 weeks ago

Eligibility criteria for the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) exam:Educational Qualification: Pass 10+2 with 60 percent in Maths and Physics. AFCAT Age Limit 2023: Minimum 20 years to Maximum 26 years. Physical Eligibility: For Flying Branch - 162.5 cm (for both men and female)For Ground d...Eligibility criteria for the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) exam:
Educational Qualification: Pass 10+2 with 60 percent in Maths and Physics. AFCAT Age Limit 2023: Minimum 20 years to Maximum 26 years. Physical Eligibility:
For Flying Branch - 162.5 cm (for both men and female)
For Ground duty (Tech-NON tech): Male -157.5 cm and Female -152cm
Marital Status: Unmarried. I hope this will help you.

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Manav Kishore

Contributor-Level 7

3 weeks ago

The AFCAT exam will be held twice a year. The AFCAT 2023 eligibility criteria for Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical) & Non-Technical Ground Duty. If a candidate is found ineligible at any stage of the recruitment process, his/her candidature will be cancelled, and the application will...The AFCAT exam will be held twice a year. The AFCAT 2023 eligibility criteria for Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical) & Non-Technical Ground Duty. If a candidate is found ineligible at any stage of the recruitment process, his/her candidature will be cancelled, and the application will be forfeited. The AFCAT eligibility criteria 2023 are based on the following considerations:
Nationality & Marital Status
Educational Qualification
AFCAT Age Limit
Physical Standards
The AFCAT exam is released by the Indian Airforce and the age limit is 20-26 years. The physical eligibility is:
Flying Branch - 162.5cm
Ground duty (Tech - NON tech)
Male -157.5 cm
Female -152 cm
Minimum 60% marks is required in Maths and Physics (10+2). .

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