AFCAT Recruitment 2021: Apply Online

AFCAT Recruitment 2021: All Candidates are informed that Indian Air Force has released a notification (Advt.No. 01/2021) inviting Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of its elite force as Commissioned Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches for courses commencing in January 2022. The interested candidates should Apply for the recruitment from 01/12/2020 to 30/12/2020 for total 238 Post.

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Indian Airforce Recruitment 2021 AFCAT 01/2021 / NCC Special Entry

Career Indian Air Force (Bhartiya Vayu Sena)


AFCAT 01/2021 Short Details of Notification


AFCAT Notification 2021: Important Dates

Events Dates
Online Application Start Date 01st December 2020
Last Date to Apply Online for AFCAT 30th December 2020
Admit Card Available Soon
Exam Date February 2021
Result Available Soon
Batch will Commence From January 2022

Application Fee

  • AFCAT Entry : 250/- for All Candidates
  • NCC Special Entry : 0/-
  • Pay the Examination Fee Through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, E Challan

Age Limit as on 01/01/2022

  • Flying Batch : 20-24 Years.
  • Ground Duty: 20-26 Years.
  • NCC Entry : 20-24 Years.

Vacancy Details Total 238 Posts

Entry Branch Course Number Vacancies
AFCAT Entry Flying 211/22F/SSC/M & W SSC – 69
Ground-Duty(Technical) 210/22T/PC/100 AEC/ 210/22T/SSC/ 100AEC/
M & W
AE(L) : PC – 27, SSC – 40
AE(M) : PC – 12, SSC – 17
Ground-Duty(Non-Technical) 210/22G/PC/M
Admin : PC – 12, SSC – 19
Accts : PC – 06, SSC – 10
Lgs ; PC- 09, SSC – 14
NCC Special Entry Flying 211/22F/PC/M

10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and


10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.

AFCAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate fulfilling the criteria must only apply for the examination.

Nationality: The candidate should be the citizen of India

Educational Qualification

Flying branch

Candidate must have graduated from any recognized university with Physics and Mathematics at 10 + 2 level or BE / BTech degree (four year course) with 60% in any discipline.

Technical branch (ground duty)

Candidate should have done four year undergraduate course in Engineering / Technology.Should have secured 60% marks in the Section A and B examination of Aeronautical Society of India or Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India).

Non-technical (Ground duty)

The candidate must have done 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).

Physical Requirements

You are advised to be physically fit when you report for SSB in order to be able to undergo the tests at AFSB. You should aim to achieve an ability to run 01 mile (1.6 kms) in 10 minutes, do 10 push ups and 03 chin-ups. Prospective candidates are also advised to keep themselves in good physicalcondition to adapt to physical training at AFA which encompasses running,swimming, rope climbing and other forms of physical training/ conditioning in whichthey would undergo mandatory tests during training.


Ground Duty Technical Branch- Minimum height for both gender: 157.5 Cms
Ground duty Non-Technical Branch- Male-157.5 cms and Female-152 cms

AFCAT 2021 Selection Process

  1. Screening test:  For officer intelligence rating test, discussion test and picture perception test.
  2. Psychological Test: To test the interactive ability and personal conversation with the Interviewing Officer.
  3. Medical Examination
  4. Final Merit List

Pay on Commissioning (As per 7th CPC)

Rank Pay as per Defence Matrix CPC Level MSP
Flying Officer Rs. 56100- 177500` 7th 10 Rs. 15500

How to Apply for AFCAT 2021


  1. Click on the link provided below or visit the official website.
  2. A new page will appear. New Users will have to register first.
  3. Click on New User Register
  4. A new page will appear to enter your mobile no. and email to register yourself.
  5. An OTP will be sent on your mobile no. and email, fill and click on “Submit”.
  6. A Login Id and Password will be sent to your registered mobile no. and email id.


  1. Login using the Registration Number and Password. Select the post.
  2. Fill up other details such as educational qualifications etc. depending upon the educational qualification of the candidate.
  3. Pay examination fee as applicable, online using Credit/Debit Card or Internet Banking
  4. Candidates are required to upload their scanned colour photograph and Signature (in English or in Hindi) in JPEG format.
  5. Login with Registration Number and Password in the link for “UPLOAD” and thereafter, upload the file/scanned filled
  6.  Upload all the required certificates
  7.  Submit the application. Print out the acknowledgement for records.

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