AFCAT Notification 2024: Check Eligibility and Exam Date 

The Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) twice a year, and the AFCAT Notification 2024 for the AFCAT 1/2024 Exam has been released for 317 vacancies on November 18, 2023. This notification provides aspiring candidates with the opportunity to join the IAF for the grant of the Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) branches. In this article, we will provide you with all the important information about the AFCAT Notification 2024 pdf, including important dates, eligibility criteria, the selection process, and more.

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AFCAT Notification 2024 Overview

The AFCAT 1 Notification 2024 pdf has been released by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and announces 317 vacancies for Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) branches. The AFCAT Exam 2024 is conducted at the national level twice a year, and the course for AFCAT 1/2024 will commence in January 2025.

Conducted By:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Name of post:Non-technical and technical (flying and ground duty) branches
Name of Exam:AFCAT 1/2024: 
Number of vacancies:317
Application Mode:Online 
Exam Level: National 
Exam DateFebruary 2024

AFCAT Notification 2024: Important Dates

AFCAT 1 Notification 2024 Release DateNovember 18, 2023
AFCAT 1 Application Form StartsDecember 1, 2023 (11 am)
Last Date to Fill Out the AFCAT 2024 FormDecember 30, 2023 (5 pm)
AFCAT 1 Admit Card 2024To be announced
AFCAT 1 Exam Date: 2024February 2024
Course Commences FromJanuary 2025

AFCAT 1 Vacancy 2024

For the courses commencing in January 2025, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has released a total of 317 vacancies for the Flying Branch and Ground-Duty (Non-Technical) Branches.

AFCAT Notification 2024: Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

  • Flying Branch & Ground Duty (Non-Technical): Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% marks each in physics and mathematics at the 10+2 level and possess a three-year graduation degree or a BE/BTech degree with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university.
  • Ground Duty (Technical)—Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) (AE(L)): Candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks each in physics and mathematics at the 10+2 level and hold a degree in graduation or post-graduation in the field of engineering and technology from a recognized university.

Age Limit (as of January 1, 2025)

  • Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years old (Candidates must have been born between January 2, 2001, and January 1, 2005)
  • Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical): 20 to 26 years (Candidates must have been born between 02/01/1999 to 01/01/2005)

Selection Process

  • Written Test: The written test will comprise 100 questions with a maximum of 300 marks. The mode of the exam will be online, and the duration of the test will be 2 hours. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.
  • AFSB Interview: Candidates who qualify for the written test will be called for the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) interview round. The AFSB Interview is a comprehensive assessment that evaluates the candidate’s aptitude, intelligence, and personality.
  • Medical Examination: The candidates who clear the AFSB interview will undergo a medical examination at either the Institute of Aviation Medicine in Bengaluru or the Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME).

AFCAT Exam 2024 Application Process

The application process for the AFCAT Exam 2024 is as follows:

  • First, Visit the official website of AFCAT: 
  • Download the official notification and read it carefully
  • Fill out the Application form and upload all the document 
  • Pay the examination fee online or offline.
  • Before the final submission, check all the document 
  • Submit the application and take a printout for further processing.
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