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AFCAT 01/2023: Notification, Online Form, Eligibility, Vacancy Details, Exam Pattern, Etc.


AFCAT 01/2023: Indian Air Force has released the latest notification for the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) for the recruitment of commissioned officers in various branches including the Flying, Technical, Weapon Systems, Administration, Logistics, Accounts, Education, and Meteorology. AFCAT Exam is also conducted for the NCC Special Entry for Flying Branch. Eligible Indian Male and Female candidates can apply online for the Air Force AFCAT 2023 Exam from the website starting from December 1, 2022. All the details related to AFCAT 01/2023 are given below.

AFCAT 01/2023 Notification and Online Form

AFCAT 1_2023

AFCAT (1) 2023 Overview

Recruitment Organization Indian Air Force (IAF)
Post Name Commissioned Officers
Advt No. AFCAT 01/2023
Vacancies Around 300
Salary/ Pay Scale Rs. 56100-177500 (Level 10 in 7th CPC Pay Matrix)
Job Location All India
Last Date to Apply December 31, 2022
Mode of Apply Online
Category Air Force Recruitment 2022
Official Website

Application Fees

  • All Candidates: ₹ 250/-
  • Payment Mode: Online

Important Dates for AFCAT 2023

Event Date
Apply Start December 1, 2022
Last Date to Apply December 30, 2022
Exam Date Notify Later

Post Details, Eligibility & Qualification

Age Limit:

The age limit for AFCAT 01/2023 is 20-24 Years for Flying Branch and 20-26 Years for the Technical and Non-Technical Branches. The crucial date for the calculation of the age is 1.1.2024. The age Relaxation will be given as per the Rules of the Government.

Total Vacancy: Around 300

Post Name Qualification
Flying Branch 12th with 50% Marks each in Physics and Maths + Graduation (with 60% marks)
Ground Duty (Technical) 12th with 50% Marks each in Physics and Maths + B.Tech (with 60% marks)
Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Graduate (with 60% marks)

AFCAT Selection Process

The Selection Process of AFCAT Recruitment includes the following Stages:

  • Written Exam
  • Air Force Selection Board (AFSB)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

AFCAT Exam Pattern

It is compulsory for the candidates opting for the Ground Duty (Technical) branch to appear in both exams of AFCAT as well Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

Exam Subject Time Questions/ Marks
AFCAT GK, English, Maths, Reasoning, Military Aptitude 2 Hours 100/ 300
EKT Mechanical, Computer, Electrical, Electronics 45 Mins 50/ 150
  • English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct words, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms, and Phrases.
  • General Awareness: History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc.
  • Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams).
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

How to Apply for AFCAT Exam

Follow these steps to apply for the Air Force AFCAT Examination 2023

  • Check the eligibility from the AFCAT Notification 1/2023
  • Click on the Apply Online Link given below or visit the website
  • Fill out the application form
  • Upload the required documents
  • Pay Fees
  • Print the Application Form

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to apply for AFCAT Exam 2023?

Apply Online from the website

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