Indian Airforce AFCAT Batch Recruitment 2024, Apply Online for 277 Vacancies

Indian Airforce AFCAT Recruitment 2024

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has announced the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) Batch Recruitment 2024. This recruitment drive offers a fantastic opportunity for aspiring candidates to join the prestigious Air Force through various technical and non-technical roles.

  • The application process is open from May 30, 2024, to June 28, 2024.

Key Details

Application Start DateMay 30, 2024
Application End DateJune 28, 2024 (up to 11:30 PM)
Last Date for Fee PaymentJune 28, 2024
Exam DateTo be announced
Admit Card AvailabilityBefore the exam

Application Fees

Entry TypeFee
AFCAT Entry₹550
NCC Special & Meteorology Entry₹0

Age Limits (as on July 1, 2025)

Entry TypeAge Range
AFCAT Flying Batch20-24 Years
Ground Duty Technical/Non-Technical20-26 Years

The Indian Airforce AFCAT Batch Recruitment 2024 is a recruitment drive for various positions in the Indian Air Force through the AFCAT 02/2024 examination. The recruitment covers both technical and non-technical roles across multiple branches including Flying, Ground Duty Technical, Ground Duty Non-Technical, and NCC Special Entry.

Vacancy details for AFCAT 02/2024

The recruitment drive offers a total of 277 vacancies across different branches. Here is a detailed breakdown:

Ground Duty Technical
– AE (L)8823111
– AE (M)36945
Ground Duty Non-Technical
– Admin431154
– LGS13417
– Accounts10212
– Education729
– Weapon Systems (WS)14317
Meteorology Entry8210
NCC Special Entry10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

Eligibility criteria for Indian Airforce AFCAT 02/2024

Eligibility varies depending on the branch you are applying for:

  • Flying Branch: A bachelor’s degree in any stream with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or a B.E./B.Tech degree.
  • Ground Duty Technical: Specific degrees in Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics or Mechanical) with at least 60% marks.
  • Ground Duty Non-Technical: Bachelor’s degree in any stream with at least 60% marks for Administration and Logistics; B.Com with at least 60% marks for Accounts.
  • NCC Special Entry: NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate and other requirements as per the Flying Branch eligibility.
  • Meteorology Entry: Specific eligibility details as per the notification.

How can I apply for the Indian Airforce AFCAT 02/2024?

To apply for the AFCAT 02/2024, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website and read the notification carefully.
  2. Gather all necessary documents, including hand-written notes, ID proof, address details, and eligibility documents.
  3. Prepare scanned copies of your photo, signature, ID, thumb impression, etc.
  4. Complete the application form, ensuring all details are accurate.
  5. Submit the required application fee if applicable.
  6. Review the form carefully before final submission.
  7. Print out the final submitted form for future reference.

Selection process for Indian Airforce AFCAT 02/2024

The selection process for AFCAT 02/2024 includes the following stages:

  1. Written Examination: Candidates must appear for the AFCAT written test, which assesses knowledge and aptitude.
  2. SSB Interview: Shortlisted candidates will undergo an interview by the Services Selection Board (SSB), which includes various tests to assess personality, intelligence, and suitability.
  3. Medical Examination: Selected candidates will undergo a comprehensive medical examination to ensure they meet the health standards required for the Air Force.

Syllabus for the AFCAT written examination

The AFCAT written examination syllabus covers four main sections:

  1. General Awareness: Current affairs, history, sports, geography, environment, civics, basic science, defense, art, culture, politics, and economics.
  2. Verbal Ability in English: Comprehension, error detection, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, and testing of vocabulary.
  3. Numerical Ability: Decimal fraction, time and work, average, profit & loss, percentage, ratio & proportion, and simple interest.
  4. Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal skills and spatial ability.

Physical standards required for Indian Airforce AFCAT 02/2024

The physical standards for different branches are:

  • Height for Flying Branch: Male – 162.5 cm, Female – 162.5 cm
  • Height for Ground Duty: Male – 157.5 cm, Female – 152 cm
  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age
  • Vision: Specific standards as per the branch requirement