Indian Air Force AFCAT Requrment 2021: Apply Online for 334 Vacancies for IAF Commissioned Officers Post

Indian Air Force AFCAT Requrment 2021:– Indian Air Force invites online applications from unmarried men and women candidates for the selection of Air Force Common Admission Test, AFCAT 01/2021 for Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches, NCC Special Entry and for Meteorology Entry Courses Commencing in July 2022. The last date for submission of the online application is 30.06.2021.

1. Entry Name:- AFCAT Entry
  • No of posts:- Total 306 Posts
  • Branch wise vacancy list
    1. Flying Branch: 96 posts
    2. Ground Duty (Technical) Flying Branch: 137 posts
    3. Ground Duty (Non- Technical): 73 posts
  • Age limit:- 20 to 24 years as of 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive). The 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 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive)
2. Entry Name:- NCC Special Entry
  • Flying Branch: 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.
  • Age limit:- 20 to 26 years as of 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive).
3. Entry Name:- Meteorology Entry
  • No of posts:- 28 posts
  • Age limit:- 20 to 26 years as of 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive).
Educational Qualification for Indian Air Force AFCAT 2021
1. For Flying Branch

Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR 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.

2. For Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

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:- (aaa) Communication Engineering. (aab) Computer Engineering/Technology. (aac) Computer Engineering & Application. (aad) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology. (aae) Electrical and Computer Engineering. (aaf) Electrical and Electronics Engineering. (aag) Electrical Engineering. (aah) Electronics Engineering/ Technology. 4 (aaj) Electronics Science and Engineering. (aak) Electronics. (aal) Electronics and Communication Engineering. (aam) Electronics and Computer Science. (aan) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering. (aao) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave). (aap) Electronics and Computer Engineering. (aaq) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering. (aar) Electronics Instrument & Control. (aas) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering. (aat) Instrumentation & Control Engineering. (aau) Instrument & Control Engineering. (aav) Information Technology. (aaw) Spacecraft Technology. (aax) Engineering Physics. (aay) Electric Power and Machinery Engineering. (aaz) Infotech Engineering. (aba) Cyber Security.

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:- (aaa) Aerospace Engineering. (aab) Aeronautical Engineering. (aac) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. (aad) Mechanical Engineering. (aae) Mechanical Engineering and Automation. (aaf) Mechanical Engineering (Production). (aag) Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance). (aah) Mechatronics. (aaj) Industrial Engineering. (aak) Manufacturing Engineering. (aal) Production and Industrial Engineering. (aam) Materials Science and Engineering. (aan) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. (aao) Aerospace and Applied Mechanics. (aap) Automotive Engineering. (aaq) Robotics (aar) Nanotechnology (aas) Rubber Technology and Rubber Engineering.

3. For Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches

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.

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.

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 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).

4. For NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch)

NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Jan 17 is mandatory. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2. Graduates with a minimum of three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent OR Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

5. For Meteorology Entry

Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/ Ecology & Environment /Geo-physics/ 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).

How to apply for Indian Air Force AFCAT 2021

Interested and eligible candidates can apply through the Indian Air Force recruitment web portal https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in OR https://afcat.cdac.in from 01.06.2021 to 30.06.2021.

1.Click “CANDIDATE LOGIN’’ on the Home page- leads to AFCAT Sign-in

2.In the next page, applicants to click “NOT YET REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE”.

3.Sign Up: Creation of Log-in ID and applicant will receive a password in his/her registered email id.

4.After successful registration, sign-in with registered email id and system generated password.

5.Reset Password- Log-Out (candidates must remember their login ID and password for future use during the examination process).

6.Fresh Log-in.

7.Selection of Entry: “AFCAT”; “NCC SPECIAL ENTRY FOR FLYING BRANCH”.

8.Click “INSTRUCTIONS”. Read Instructions carefully.

9.Acknowledgement of having read and understood instructions- Check box to proceed to next stage.

10.Click “APPLICATION FORM FILLING”

11.Click “MAKE PAYMENT”- Online (applicable only for AFCAT)

12.Click “PAYMENT STATUS” to view whether payment is successful. If Registration Number is displayed, it implies that the payment is successful.

Application Fee
  • Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) as examination fee. However, candidates registering for NCC Special entry are not required to pay.

Download Indian Air Force AFCAT 2021 official notification.