AFCAT 01, 2024EXAMINATION
AFCAT – 1, 2024 Exam: Air Force Common Admission Test commonly known as AFCAT is an entrance examination conducted by Indian Air Force to select eligible and desirable candidates for multiple posts in Flying and Ground Duty [Technical and Non-Technical]. Serving in such a commendable and respected field is an honour in itself. Indian Air Force (IAF) has announced the complete details for 317 vacant posts at the flying branch and ground duties for both technical and non-technical posts through AFCAT 1 Notification 2024. The AFCAT 01 Online Form 2024 will be released on 01st December 2023 at www.afcat.cdac.in. Interested pattern, and other necessary details for AFCAT 01 Exam 2024.
AFCAT – 01, 2024 EXAM SUMMARY
|Conducted by||Indian Air force|
Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) and Gazetted Officers in Flying Branches
|Frequency||Twice in a year|
|Online Registration Date||01st Dec to 30th Dec 2023|
|Mode of Exam||Online (Computer Based Test)|
|Total Number of Questions||AFCAT : 100 & EKT : 50|
|Selection Process||Written Test – AFSB Test – Medical Exam|
AFCAT – 01, 2024 VACANCY
India Air Force has announced 317 vacancies to be filled through AFCAT 01 2024 Exam for the course commencing in January 2025 for Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical branches).
AFCAT – 01, 2024 VACANCIES
|Entry||Branch||Course Number||Vacancies (Men)||Vacancies (Women)|
|AFCAT Entry||Flying||217/25F/SSC/M & W||SSC – 28||SSC – 10|
|Ground – Duty (Technical)||
AE(L) : 104
AE(M) : 45
AE(L) : 11
AE(M) : 05
|Ground – Duty (Non – Technical)||
216/25G/SSC/M & W
Weapon System (WS)
ADMIN : 45
ACCTS : 11
LGS : 11
Edn : 08
Met : 09
Weapon System (WS)
ADMIN : 06
ACCTS : 02
LGS : 02
Edn : 02
Met : 02
|NCC Special Entry||Flying||217/25F/PC/M and 217/25F/SSC/M & W||10% Seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.|
AFCAT 01, 2024 Exam Educational Qualifications
Flying Educational Qualification
A graduate with minimum 60% marks and having a score of minimum 50% marks in Maths and Physics in 10+2 in 12th standard.
B.Tech/ B.E candidates who have scored a minimum of 60% marks and have scored 60% marks in Maths and Physics in 10+2 in 12th standard are also eligible for it.
Ground Duty Technical Educational Qualification
- The candidate must have B.Tech/ B.E degree in notified streams as mentioned in the official notification of the IAF with a minimum of 60% marks and have scored a minimum of 50% marks in Physics and Maths in 10+2 standard are eligible for technical entry.
Ground Duty Non-Technical Educational Qualification
Administration and Logistics – Graduation degree with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
Accounts – B.Com Degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.
Education – Post graduate degree (MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International Studies / Defence Studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT /Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation) with minimum 50% marks, along with minimum 60% marks in graduation.
AFCAT 01, 2024 Exam Age Limits
(a) Flying Branch : 20 to 24 years as on 01 Jan 2025 i.e. born between 02 Jan 2001 to 01 Jan 2005 (both dates inclusive).
(b) Ground Duty (Technical/ Non-Technical) Branches : 20 to 26 years as on 01 Jan 2025 i.e. born between 02 Jan 1999 to 01 Jan 2005 (both dates inclusive).
Examination fee for AFCAT Entry
Conduct of Online Testing for AFCAT Examination and Fee Structure : Online testing will be conducted for AFCAT entry at various centers. Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) as examination fee. However, candidates registering for NCC Special entry are not required to pay. Details of conduct of exam, examination centers and mode of payment are available in the notification.
AFCAT 01, 2024 Entry Type of Commission
- Permanent Commission (PC) for Men: Candidates joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation in their respective branches as per their rank.
- Short Service Commission (SSC) for Men & Women: (i) The engagement period for Flying Branch (Men and Women) SSC officers is fourteen years from the date of Commissioning (Non expendable). (ii) The initial tenure for Ground Duty (Technical & Non Technical) branches would be for a period often years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to service requirements, availability of vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit. (iii) SSC Officers presently are not eligible for grant of pensionary benefits.
AFCAT 01, 2024 Scheme of Online Examination
In the Table Below, we have provided you with the exam pattern of the AFCAT 01, 2024 Exam.
|Exam||Duration||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Subject|
|AFCAT 1, 2024||2 Hours||100||300||
Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness and Military Aptitude Test
Note : (i) 03 marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
(ii) There is a negative marking of 01 mark in all sections.