IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2021: 269 Vacancies, Check Eligibility & Exam Date

Indian Air Force has announced the IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2021 notification on 27/11/2021. Notification is out for 269 Vacancies for flying branch and ground duties for both technical and non-technical posts. Eligible candidates can apply online from 01/12/2021 to 30/12/2021. Candidates can visit the official website direct link to apply for the IAF AFCAT Recruitment here. Also read all the complete Vacancies, qualifications and salary details given below.

Name of the Post:  Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT), NCC Special Entry

Post Date: 27/11/2021

No of Vacancies: 269

Place: Across India

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Important Dates for IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2021:

Online applications are invited on the following dates for both Flying Branch and Ground Duty Branch. Candidates go through the below dates and apply as soon as possible before the last date.

Start Date to Submit Application01/12/2021
Last Date to Submit Application30/12/2021

Vacancy Details of IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2021:

IAF AFCAT notification is out for 269 Vacancies. The entry name, Branch name, course number and vacancy distribution are given in the below table. Candidates can go through the branch wise vacancies listed here and apply accordingly.

EntryBranchCourse NumberVacancies
AFCAT EntryFlying213/23F/SSC/M & WSSC: 77
Ground-Duty (Technical)212/23T/PC/102 AEC/ M 212/23T/SSC/102 AEC/
M & W
AE(L): PC – 19, SSC – 76
AE(M): PC – 07, SSC – 27
Ground-Duty (Non Technical)212/23G/PC/M
212/23G/SSC/M & W
Admin: PC – 10, SSC – 41 Accts: PC – 04, SSC – 17 Lgs: PC – 08, SSC – 31
NCC Special EntryFlying213/23F/PC/M
213/23F/SSC/M & W
10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.

Pay Scale:

A fixed stipend of 56,100/- per month will be given to the Flight Cadets during one year of training. Allowances are applicable as per the IAF rules.

RankPay as per Defence MatrixCPCLevelMSP
Flying Officer56100 – 1775007th1015500

Age limit:

Age Limit for the Flying Batch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branch is given below. Candidates applying for the post can check the following age eligibility before applying. Different age limits have been given for the posts.

  • Flying Batch: Candidates should have minimum 20 years to maximum 24 years as on 01/01/2023.
  • Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical): Should have minimum 20 years to maximum 26 years as on 01/01/2023.

Educational Qualification:

1. Flying branch

  • Candidates should have completed graduation with aggregate 60% in any discipline with physics and maths in 12th or BE / B Tech degree (Four-year course) from a recognized University.

2. Ground Duty (Technical branch)

  • Candidates should have completed a four-year graduation course in engineering / technology. Must obtain 60% marks in Section A & B examination of the Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).

3.  Ground Duty (Non-technical)

  • Candidates should have completed graduation in any discipline with 60% marks and in section A and B examination of aeronautical society India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on

  1. Online Exam

Application Fee:

Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay the application fee as given below. Candidates registering for NCC Special entry is not required to pay the application fee.

Entry NameAmount
IAF AFCAT Entry250/-
NCC Special EntryNil

How to Apply for IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2021:

  • Apply Online by visiting the official website www.indianairforce.nic.in
  • New users must register using their active email id and mobile number.
  • After registering, candidates must log in and apply using their registration number and password.
  • Fill in all the details asked in the application form correctly.
  • Upload a scanned copy of their photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • Pay the application fee online.
  • Print Application form for future reference.

Important Links for IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2021:

To Apply OnlineClick here (Active from 01/12/2021)
For Official NotificationClick here
For Official WebsiteClick here

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