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Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021

Indian Air Force Common admission Test 2021 for Men & Women 334 Posts

Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021: Indian Air Force has invited applications from unmarried male and female graduates for grant of Short Service Commissioned (SSC) and Permanent Commission (PC) through the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) to be conducted later this year.

According to the notification about the Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021 (AFCAT), there are 334 vacancies to be filled in the Air Force Flying Branch and the Ground Duty Branch (Technical & Non-Technical) for SSC and PC. This includes the number of candidates applying through the NCC Special Entry Scheme and the Meteorology Entry.

The date of the Online AFCAT will be notified in due course. The successful candidates in the Written Examination (AFCAT) and Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) Tests will have to join the AF Training Course in the First week of July 2022 at the Air Force Academy Dundigal, Hyderabad.

If eligible and interested, you may apply online in respect of the Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021 before 30-06-2021. We have highlighted the main points of the notification in the following paragraphs

Notification Overview of the Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021

Name of the OrganizationIndian Air Force
Name of the PostGroup A Gazetted Officers
(Flying & Ground Duty)
QualificationBasic -Graduates ( see details)
Age limitFlying – 20-24 years
Ground Duty 20-26 years
No. of Vacancies191
Nature of EmploymentPermanent
Place of PostingAnywhere in India
SalarySee Details Below
Selection ProcessWritten examination and SSB test
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application FeeRs.250/-
Commencement of Registration01-06-2021
Last Date of recieving the Application30-06-2021
AFCAT Admit CardWill be notified
AFCAT Exam DateWill be notified
Date if AF training CourseIn the first week of July 2021 (tentative)

Vacancy Details of Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021

EntryBranchNo. of Vacancies
AFCAT ENTRY
FlyingSSC -69
Ground Duty
(Technical)
AE(L) : PC – 20, SSC – 78
AE(M) : PC – 08, SSC – 31
Ground Duty
(NonTechnical)
Admin : PC-10, SSC – 42
Edn : PC – 04, SSC -17
NCC Special EntryFlying10% seats out of CDSEvacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCATvacancies for SSC
Meteorology
Entry
MeteorologyMet : PC– 06, SSC– 22

Here, 10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate holders in Ground Duty (Technical and Nontechnical) Branches.

Eligibility for Attending Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021

Age Limit

(As on 01-07-2022)

  • For Flying Branch: 20-24 years
  • For Ground Duty Branch: 20-26 years

Essential qualification

Only unmarried Male and unmarried Females are eligible to register in respect of Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021

I. Flying Branch
(a)10+2 in Maths & Physics with a minimum of 50% marks
Plus 03years-Graduation in any subject with a minimum of 60% marks.
OR
(b) BE/B Tech degree with a minimum of 60% marks
OR
(c) Candidates with Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) (Passed A&B Exams) or Aeronautical Society of India with a minimum of 60%marks)
II Ground Duty (Technical) Branch
(aa) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)

(a)10+2 (Maths & Physics) with a minimum of 50% marks Plus 04-year Graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology
OR
(b) Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) ( Passed A&B Exams) or Aeronautical Society of India with a minimum of 60%marks)
OR
(c) Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks
in any of the specified disciplines (see the details in the notification)
(ab) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}

(a) 10+2 (Maths & Physics) with a minimum of 50% marks Plus 04-year Graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology
OR
(b) Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) ( Passed A&B Exams) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60%marks in any of the specified disciplines (see the details in the notification)
III Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches
(aa) Administrator

(a) 10+2 and 03years-Graduation in any subject with a minimum of 60% marks.
OR
(b) Candidates with Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) (Passed A&B Exams) or Aeronautical Society of India with a minimum of 60%mark
(ab) Education

Passed 10+2 and Post-Graduation with 50% in any discipline
IV .Meteorology

Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
And
Must have studied and passed with a minimum of 55% marks in Maths and Physics for Graduation
  • See the detailed description of the educational qualification particularly the list disciplines in the original notification
  • Students in the Final year/ semester Degree course can also apply provided they don’t have any backlog and secured 60% or more marks in the previous semester. They need to submit the final year certificate by 15th June 2021
  • In the Ground duty (Non-Tech) branch, 02 seats are reserved for candidates with graduation in Law to be employed on legal duties of the IAF (after selection & commissioning).

Indian Air Force Common Admission 2021 Test and Selection Process

All applicants must appear in an online examination- AFCAT. The date will be announced later on

AFCAT Examination Centers for AFCAT 2021

Agartala, Agra, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Alwar, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Behrampur (Odisha), Belagavi, Bengaluru, Bhagalpur, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bikaner, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi and NCR, Dhanbad, Diu, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Faridabad, Ganganagar, Gaya, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Guntur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani, Hissar, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jalpaigudi, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kannur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kohima, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kurukshetra, Leh, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mathura, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Panaji, Pathankot, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Rajkot, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Srinagar, Thane, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal.

Candidates who are declared successful in the AFCAT will be called to one of the Air Force Selection Boards (AFSB) to participate in the next stage of the selection process.

Air Force Selection Boards (AFSB)

  1. AFSB Dehradun
  2. AFSB Mysuru
  3. AFSB Gandhinagar
  4. AFSB Varanasi

The successful candidates for NCC Special Entry/Meteorology will have to appear at the AFSB center in Dehradun. Similarly, candidates who applied for the Flying branch can only attend at Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi.

The selection process at the AFSB center will be conducted in following stages:

First of all, please note that there will be a series of tests in the selection process. To appear in such tests will be at your discretion and risk only. You have to sign an indemnity to this effect before taking part

The first stage of the selection process at the AFSB center is a screening test. This will consist of an Officer Intelligence Rating Test, Picture Perception, and Discussion test. Those who come successful in these tests will be called for document verification. Subsequently, there will be a Psychological test for these candidates.

The next stage features Group Tests and interviews. Normally, this will take place over a period of 05 days.

For Flying Branch: Candidates who are recommended for the Flying Branch will be subjected to a Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS).

A Final Merit List of candidates will be drawn, based on the marks scored in the written examination and the AFSB tests as fixed by the IAF. And the final selection will be made from this list. The recommended candidates will have to undergo medical tests by the appropriate medical establishments

Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021 and Document Verification

  • AFCAT Admit Card.
  • Matriculation/ Secondary School Certificate and Mark sheets
  • 10+2 Certificate & Marks Sheet
  • Degree /Post Graduate Degree certificates
  • Original/Provisional / Degree or Post Graduation Degree Certificates issued only by the University
  • Also Mark Sheet of each year/ semester issued by the University
  • NOC from employers for candidates working in Govt. Organizations
  • Original valid Commercial Pilots’ License, issued by DGCA, if applicable.
  • Twenty copies of recent passport size color Photographs
  • Photographs must be taken in light-colored clothes against a white background

Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021& Training in Hyderabad

The selected candidates must report at the Air Force Academy Dundigal, Hyderabad, for the training commencing in the first week of July 2022. The duration of the course will be 74 weeks for Flying and Ground Duty Technical Branches, and 52 weeks for Ground Duty Non-technical Branch.

Before joining the Academy please ensure that you have a PAN Card, Aadhaar card, and an account in SBI or any other Nationalized Bank. This is mandatory to attend the training at the Academy.

Physical Fitness


You are required to remain physically fit by following a regular schedule of diverse physical conditioning activities. This includes running, skipping, swimming, push-ups & sit ups rope climbing etc.

Emoluments

Name of the PostPay Scale
Flying OfficerLevel 10- Rs56,100 – 1,77,500
  • During the training period, the Flying cadets will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs.56,100/-
  • As a Flying Officer, you are also entitled to Military Service Pay (MSP) of Rs.15,500/- pm and other types of allowances.

How to Apply for Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021

Go through the notification and make sure that you fulfill the eligibility. The mode to apply for the posts is online at the official website of the Indian AirForce (https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in, or https://afcat.cdac.in)

Before applying, you must have a valid email ID and mobile number for the post-application communication. Itis mandatory

  • Visit the Indian Air Force Official website
  • Locate the Candidate Login tab on the navigation bar
  • Click on the link AFCAT- 01/2021
  • You need to register with your email ID
  • Use the generated password to log in and change your password
  • Click the instructions and follow the same
  • Fill in the requisite information
  • You can preview and edit the application
  • Upload recent Photo, Signature & Thumb Impression
  • Make the payment of the application fee
  • Click “PAYMENT STATUS” to view whether payment is successful
  • If the Registration Number is displayed, it implies that the payment is successful
  • After completing, you can submit the application

You may visit the website regularly for updates and the status of your application in respect of the Indian Air Force Common Admission Test 2021.

Important Links

Original NotificationCLICK HERE
Official WebsiteCLICK HERE
Apply OnlineCLICK HERE

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