AFCAT 1 2023 Notification – Syllabus, Age Limits, Eligibility Criteria & Exam Date

Official Update: Online registration for AFCAT 1 2023 starts on 1st December 2022. For the upcoming AFCAT 1 2023 Exam, the IAF is adding the Weapons Systems Branch for the first time. Flying, technical, weapon systems, administration, logistics, accounts, education, meteorology, and NCC Special Entry Flying (NCC Air Wing ‘C’ certificate is required) are the entry branches for AFCAT 1 2023. Stay tuned for the official notification and announcement for more information.

Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group
‘A’ Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online
AFCAT examination will be conducted on 24 Feb 23, 25 Feb 23 and 26 Feb 23.

The illustrious division of Indian Defense Services is the Indian Air Force. It gives one immense honour to be a member of the IAF. The Indian Air Force administers the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT), a national exam, to choose applicants for Class-1 Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical). Two times a year, the exam is given.

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The AFCAT 1 2023 notification will be released by the Indian Air Force on 1st December 2022. The registration period for the AFCAT 1 2023 will open on December 1 and close on December 30, 2022. The AFCAT 1 2023 notice and exam date are keenly awaited by numerous Indian Air Force and AFCAT hopefuls who are geared up for the SSB interview and AFCAT 1 2023 written exam.

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Every year, almost 6-8 lakh people take the AFCAT exam. Only 10,000 of those applicants will be placed on the selection list. It simply indicates that the AFCAT is not a simple exam and that applicants need prepare well before taking the test.

Summary of Contents

S.NoAFCAT 1 2023 Exam Details
1AFCAT 1 2023 Notification
2AFCAT 1 2023 Tentative Exam Dates
3AFCAT 1 2023 Eligibility Criteria
4AFCAT 1 2023 Application Form
5AFCAT 1 2023 Application Fee
6AFCAT 1 2023 Branch And Course Number
7AFCAT 1 2023 Vacancies
8AFCAT 1 2023 Age Limits
9AFCAT 1 2023 Education Qualification
10AFCAT 1 2023 Selection Procedure
11AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Pattern
12AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Syllabus
13Standard of AFCAT 1 2023 Question Paper
14AFCAT 1 2023 Marking Scheme
15AFCAT 1 2023 Admit Card
16AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Centers
17AFACT 1 2023 Expected Cut-Off
18AFCAT 1 2023 Results
19AFCAT 1 2023 Salary Structure
20AFCAT Previous Year Question Paper
21How to prepare for AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Online
22AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Preparation Tips
23AFCAT 1 2023 AFSB/SSB Interview Centers
24How To Crack AFSB Interview Tips
25AFCAT 1 2023 Important Dates

AFCAT 1 2023 Notification

  • Indian citizens (men and women) are invited to join the Indian Air Force as Group A Gazetted Officers in the Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. The AFCAT 1 2023 online test will take place in February of that year.
  • The official notice of AFCAT 1 2023 will be released by the Indian Air Force in December 2022. Registrations for the AFCAT 1 2023 will open in December 2022.
  • Exams for the online AFCAT 1 2023 would possibly be given in the second week of February 2022. The AFCAT 1 2023 notice and exam date were keenly awaited by numerous Indian Air Force and AFCAT hopefuls who are preparing for the AFCAT 1 2023 written exam and SSB interview. We are aware that the Indian Air Force announces the Air Force Common Admission Test announcement twice a year.

AFCAT 1 2023 Tentative Exam Dates

Important DatesEvent
AFCAT 1 2023 Notification date1st December 2022
AFCAT 1 2023 Applications Start1st December 2022
AFCAT 1 2023 Applications Closes30th December 2022
AFCAT 1 2023 Admit Card Release2 weeks before the exam date
AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Date24, 25 and 26 February 2023
AFCAT 1 2023 Results DateMarch 2023
AFCAT 1 2023 AFSB Interview datesApril 2023 till August 2023
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AFCAT 1 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality. The candidate must be a citizen of India as per the Indian citizenship act, 1955.
  • For the courses starting in February 2024, online applications are being accepted for the award of Short Service Commissions (SSC) in the Flying Branch and Permanent Commissions (PC) and Short Service Commissions (SSC) in the Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. For the NCC Special Entry Scheme (For flying branch) and for Meteorology Entry, online applications are also being accepted for the issuance of PC/SSC.
  • Candidates should make sure they meet all requirements for admission to the exam before submitting an application. Their admittance at all examination stages, including the written exam and SSB test, will be solely provisional, pending their fulfillment of the necessary eligibility requirements. The IAF will revoke their candidacy if verification conducted at any point prior to or following the written exam or AFSB Testing reveals that they do not meet any of the eligibility requirements.
  • The mere issuance of an admit card or call-up letter does not signify that the Indian Air Force has officially approved the candidate’s application.
  • Only individuals who took their 12th-grade exams using the 10+2 format are eligible to apply for these courses.
  • In the Ground Duty (Non-Tech) branches, there are two seats earmarked for candidates who have a law degree; these candidates may be hired to perform legal tasks for the IAF (after commissioning).

AFCAT 1 2023 Application Form

  • IAF applicants must submit their applications online for AFCAT 1 2023 exam at https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in. The requirement for online registration is an Aadhaar Card.
  • Once the formal notification of AFCAT 1 2023 is released, specific instructions for completing the online application form will be made available.

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AFCAT 1 2023 Application Fee

  • The fee for the AFCAT 1 2023 Entry Exam. After filling out the online application form, the Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) exam fee for AFCAT entry (not applicable for NCC special entry and meteorology entry) can be paid online through the “Make Payment” step on the main menu of the online application. There will be no way to pay the exam fee with cash, a check, or a demand draught (DD). Through the payment gateway, you can pay the exam fee with a credit card, a debit card, or your bank account. Applicants are told to follow the steps or instructions on the payment gateway and to print or save the details of the transaction for their own records. After the bank confirms that the payment has been received, the “Payment Status” will show the “Registration Number,” which the candidate can write down for future communication. At the same time, the candidate will get a confirmation e-mail or text message. This will be followed by the admit card with the hall ticket number, which will be sent to the candidate’s registered email address and can also be downloaded from the candidate’s registered email address.

AFCAT 1 2023 Branch And Course Number

  • Flying Branch
  • Ground Duty Technical Branch
  • Ground Duty Non-Technical Branch
  • Meteorology Entry Branch
  • NCC Entry Branch

AFCAT 1 2023 Vacancies

BranchCourse NumberPost CodeMaleFemaleTotal
Flying215/24F/SSC/M & WFlying5510
Ground Duty Technical214/24T/SSC/104AEC/M & WAE (L)871097
Ground Duty Technical214/24T/SSC/104AEC/M & WAE (M)30333
Ground Duty Non Technical214/24G/SSC/M & WWeapon Systems15217
Ground Duty Non Technical214/24G/SSC/M & WAdmin43548
Ground Duty Non Technical214/24G/SSC/M & WLGS19221
Ground Duty Non Technical214/24G/SSC/M & WAccounts11213
Ground Duty Non Technical214/24G/SSC/M & WEducation8210
Ground Duty Non Technical214/24G/SSC/M & WMeteorology729
NCC Special Entry215/24F/PC/M and 215/24F/SSC/M & WFlying10%  seats  out  of  CDSE vacancies  for  PC 10%  seats  out  of  AFCAT  vacancies  for  SSC 258
All Branches    258
  • For Flying Men and Women – Men 5 and Female 5 – Total 10
  • For Ground Duty Tech (Aeronautical Engineer Electronics) – Men 87 and Female 10 – Total 97
  • For Ground Duty Tech (Aeronautical Engineer Mechanical) – Men 30 and Female 03 – Total 33
  • For Ground Duty Non-Tech PC (Weapon Systems) – Men 15 and Female 2 – Total 17
  • For Ground Duty Non-Tech PC (Admin) – Men 43 and Female 5 – Total 48
  • For Ground Duty Non-Tech PC (LGS) – Men 19 and Female 2 – Total 21
  • For Ground Duty Non-Tech PC (Accts) – Men 11 and Female 2 – Total 13
  • For Ground Duty Non-Tech PC (Edn) – Men 8 and Female 2 – Total 10
  • For Meteorology –  Men 7 and Female 2 – Total 9
  • For NCC Special Entry Flying PC Men and SSC for Men and Women – 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC
  • Total 258 Vacancies

*Disclaimer: Vacancies indicated are tentative and subject to change without notice. Actual intake would depend on organisational requirements, various cadre control mechanisms, availability of training slots and actual number of vacancies accruing in January 2024. No representation in this regard will be entertained.

AFCAT 1 2023 Age Limits

(a) Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years as of 01 Jan 2024 i.e. born between 02 Jan 2000 to 01 Jan 2004 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. born between 02 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2004 (both dates inclusive).

(b) Ground Duty Technical Branch: 20 to 26 years as of 01 Jan 2024 i.e. born between 02 Jan 1998 to 02 Jan 2004 both dates Inclusive).

(c) Ground Duty Non-Technical Branch: 20 to 26 years as of 01 Jan 2024 i.e. born between 02 Jan 1998 to 02 Jan 2004 both dates Inclusive).

BranchAFCAT 1 2023 Exam Age Limits
FlyingBorn between 02 Jan 2000 to 01 Jan 2004. (both dates inclusive)
Ground Duty TechnicalBorn between 02 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2004 (both dates inclusive)
Ground Duty Non-TechnicalBorn between 02 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2004 (both dates inclusive)

AFCAT 1 2023 Education Qualification

Flying Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and (aa) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR
  • (ab) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR
  • (ac) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty Technical Educational Qualification:

  • (aa) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}. Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines
  • (ab) Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}. Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-

Ground Duty Non-Technical Educational Qualification:

  • (aa) Weapon Systems (WS) Branch. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and (aaa) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR (aab) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • (ab) Administration & Logistics. Passed 10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
  • (ac) Accounts Branch. Passed 10+2 and done graduation in any of the following streams with 60 % marks or equivalent from a recognized university:- (aaa) B. Com Degree (Min three years course). (aab) Bachelor of Business Administration (with specialization in Finance)/ Bachelor of Management Studies (with specialization in Finance)/ Bachelor of Business Studies (with specialization in Finance) (aac) Qualified CA/ CMA/ CS/ CFA. (aad) B.Sc. with specialization in Finance.
  • (ad) Education. Passed 10+2 and Post-Graduation with 50% marks in any discipline including integrated courses offering PG (Single degree without permission to exit and lateral entry) and with 60% marks in Graduation in any discipline.
  • (ae) Meteorology. Passed 10+2 and B Sc with Physics and Mathematics with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or four year Graduation in Engineering/Technology discipline

NOTE:

  • Only those candidates who have given 12th standard in 10+2 pattern of examination are eligible to apply for these courses.
  • One seat is reserved for Law qualified candidates in Ground duty (Non-Tech) branches and these candidates may get employed on legal duties of the IAF (after commissioning).
BranchEducational Qualifications
FlyingA graduate candidate with minimum 60% marks and must have scored minimum 50%marks in Maths and Physics in 10+2 in 12th standard. B.Tech/ B.E candidates who have scored minimum 60% marks and have scored 60% marks in maths and physics in 10+2 in 12th standard are also eligible for it.
Ground Duty TechnicalThe candidate must have B.Tech/ B.E degree in notified streams as mentioned in the official notification of the IAF with minimum 60% marks and have scored minimum 50% marks in Physics and Maths in 10+2 standard are eligible for technical entry.
Ground Duty Non-Technical1. Weapon Systems (WS) – Graduation degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.
Administration and Logistics – Graduation degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.
2. Accounts – B.Com Degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.
3. 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.
4. Meteorology – B Sc with Physics and Mathematics with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or four year Graduation in Engineering/Technology discipline
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AFCAT 1 2023 Selection Procedure

  • AFCAT 1 2023 Online Test: The AFCAT online test will be given all over India at different test centres by the Indian air force. Around February 2023, the AFCAT 1 2023 online test will be given.
  • AFCAT 1 2023 Result: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will release the results of AFCAT 1 2023 in March 2023. Candidates can check their marks, cut-off marks, and other information on the official website, afcat.cdac.in.
  • AFCAT 1 2023 AFSB Dates Selection: Dates for AFSB interviews have to be chosen on the same website by those who have been chosen for an interview.
  • AFSB interview Stage 1: The first step of the AFSB interview is the screening test, which includes both verbal and nonverbal tests as well as a PPDT test. Those who are chosen will stay at the centres for more tests, while those who don’t make the cut will be let go on the same day.
  • AFSB interview Stage 2: The next step is a personal interview, followed by tests in psychology, GTO, and PABT (only for flying). On the last day, there will be a conference, and then the final result will be given. The chosen candidates are sent to a doctor for a checkup.

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AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Pattern

AFCAT EXAM OLD PATTERN

AFCAT 1 2023 EXAM NEW PATTERN

SubjectNumber of Questions EarlierNumber of Questions Now
English2530
Numerical Ability1820
Reasoning Ability3225
GK2525

AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Syllabus

(a) English. Comprehension, Detect Error in Sentence, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonym/ Antonym, Cloze Test or Fill in the Gaps in a paragraph, Idioms and Phrases, Analogy, Sentence Rearranging, Substitution in a Sentence/ One Word Substitution.

(b) General Awareness. History, Geography, Sports, National & International Organisations, Art & Culture, Personalities, Environment & Ecology, Indian Polity, Economy, Basic Science Based Knowledge, Science & Technology, Current Affairs (National & International), Defence.

(c) Numerical Ability. Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average/ Percentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Simple and Compound Interest, Time & Distance and Races (Trains/ Boats & Streams), Area and Perimeter, Probability, Number System & Number Series, Mixture & Allegation Rules, Clocks.

(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test. Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

Standard Of Questions. The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).

Standard of AFCAT 1 2023 Question Paper

Exam NameAFCAT – Air Force Common Admission TestEKT Engineering Knowledge Test
Exam ModeComputer-Based (Online)Computer-Based (Online)
Total Questions10050
Maximum Marks300150
Exam Duration2 hours (120 minutes)45 minutes
SubjectsGeneral Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning and Military Aptitude TestMechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics
Positive Marking3 marks3 marks
Negative Marking1 mark1 mark
  • The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level. The standard of questions in other subjects will be of graduation level (Indian University).
  • The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT

AFCAT 1 2023 Marking Scheme

  • Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • No marks for unattempted questions.
  • Questions will be based on the metric system of Weights & Measures wherever applicable. Candidates must appear for the Online AFCAT in person. Under no circumstance will any scribe or another candidate be allowed to appear/ assist in the exam. Air Force has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination.
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AFCAT 1 2023 Admit Card

AFCAT 1 2023 Admit Card will be realeased 2 weeks before actual exam date, and Instructions for e-Admit Card and AFCAT 1 2023 Written Examination are mentioned below:

  • The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the date of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be sent to the registered email IDs and will also be available at the website www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in for all candidates who successfully submitted their online application. No Admit Card will be sent by post.  To download the e-Admit  Card,  a  candidate should have his/her Username and Password. The candidate will be solely responsible for downloading his/ her e-Admit Card.
  • If the candidate does not receive his/her admit card in their registered email id or is not able to download the same from the mentioned website or if there is any error/discrepancy/anomaly in the e-admit card, he/she must inquire from AFCAT Query Cell at   C-DAC,   Pune immediately.   (Phone   Nos.   020-25503105   or   020-25503106). E-Mail queries may be addressed to afcatcell@cdac.in .  No candidate will be allowed to appear in the examination unless he/ she holds a downloaded e-Admit Card for the examination.
  • The courses to which the candidates are admitted will be according to their eligibility as per age and educational qualifications and the course preferences given by them. The candidates should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional, based on the information given by them in the Application Form. On verification, in case the IAF finds that the information disclosed by the candidate is not correct or is false, his or her candidature will be treated as canceled.
  • Candidates are to ensure that the personal information on the front side of the e-Admit card is as per the details provided by them during the registration process. They are also advised to read the instructions given at the rear of the e-Admit card beforehand.
  • The decision of the  IAF  shall be final with regard to the acceptance of a candidate’s application, based on the given information.

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AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Centers

Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Ajmer, Allahabad/ Prayagraj, Alwar, Ambala, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Bathinda, Belagavi, Bengaluru, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhagalpur, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhuj, Bikaner, Chandigarh, Chennai, Chapra, Coimbatore, Delhi and NCR, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Diu, Durgapur, Faridabad, Ganganagar, Gaya, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Guntur, Gurugram, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani,   Hissar,   Hyderabad,   Imphal,   Indore,   Itanagar,   Jabalpur,   Jaipur,   Jalandhar, Jalpaigudi, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kannur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kurukshetra, Leh, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Meerut, Mumbai, Muzzafarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Panaji, Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Rajahmundry, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rourkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Solapur, Srinagar, Thane, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal

AgartalaAjmerAhmedabadAizawl
AlwarAllahabadAmbalaAurangabad
BareillyBehrampurBathindaBelagavi
BengaluruBhagalpurBhilaiBhopal
BhubaneswarBhujBikanerChandigarh
ChennaiCoimbatoreWarangalDelhi
DhanbadDibrugarhFaridabadGaya
DiuDurgapurGanganagarGhaziabad
GorakhpurGunturGurugramGuwahati
GwaliorHaldwaniHissarHyderabad
ImphalIndoreItanagarJabalpur
JaipurJalandharJalpaiguriJammu
JamshedpurJhansiJodhpurJorhat
KannurKanpurKochiKakinada
KohimaKolhapurKolkataKota
KurukshetraLehLucknowLudhiana
MangaloreMeerutMumbaiMuzzafarpur
MysoreNagpurNasikChhapra
NizamabadNoidaPanajiPatiala
PatnaPort BlairePuducherryPune
RajkotRanchiRourkeeRourkela
SambalpurShillongShimlaSilchar
SrinagarSolapurSonipatThane
ThrissurThiruvananthapuramTirunelveliTirupati
UdaipurVadodaraVaranasiVellore
VijayawadaVisakhapatnam 

AFACT 1 2023 Expected Cut-Off

New Cut-Off, Marking & Normalisation Scheme For AFCAT 1 2023 Exam

1. The marking scheme is as follows:-
(a) Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
(b) One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
(c) No marks for unattempted questions.

2. In order to rationalise the marks scored by candidates appearing in different shifts in an objective manner through a statistical method, Normalisation Scheme is being implemented as per the following formula:-

3. The same normalisation formula is used by the Ministry of Personal, Public Grievance & Pensions as well as Staff Selection Commission and Railway Recruitment Board.

AFCAT Cut-Off Marks Of Previous Years

AFCATAFCAT Cut Off (Out of 300 Marks)EKT Cut Off (Out of 150 Marks)
AFCAT 2 202215715
AFCAT 1 202215718
AFCAT 2 202115718
AFCAT 1 202116530
AFCAT 2 202015540
AFCAT 1 202015340
AFCAT 2 201914250
AFCAT 1 201913350
AFCAT 2 201814055
AFCAT 1 201815560
AFCAT 2 201716060
AFCAT 1 201715060
AFCAT 2 201614860
AFCAT 1 201613252
AFCAT 2 201514452
AFCAT 1 201512655

AFCAT 1 2023 Results

  • The AFCAT 1 2023 results will be out in the month of March 2023. Registration for the AFSB interview dates will open for the selection of AFSB venues & dates on the first come first basis rest of the candidates who did select the system will automatically allocate randomly. Successful candidates can choose the appropriate AFSB date and location from the official website

How To Check AFCAT 1 2023 Result And Marks

  • Visit the official website AFCAT CDAC
  • Go to candidates login and select AFCAT 1 2023 Cycle
  • Enter your login details
  • Click on the result link
  • You will get your AFCAT 1 2023 scorecard.

AFCAT 1 2023 Salary Structure

AFCAT Salary:

1. Cadets in the final year of training will be given a stipend of Rs. 56,100.

2. After successful completion of training, level 10 in the Pay Matrix of the seventh Central Pay Commission will be allotted to the young Air Officers [56100-1,10,700]

3. Military Service Pay- 15,500 will also be included.

Additional Allowances

1. Flying Branch: Rs 11250 per month.

2. Technical Branch Officers: Rs 2500 per month.

In Addition to these officers are also entitled to other allowances such as TA, DA, Children Education Allowance, Ration Money Allowance etc.

AFCAT Roles:

The roles and responsibilities are different for all three posts. Candidates who are aiming for a specific post under IAF should know the job profile. The job profile of all three branches is discussed in detail below.

AFCAT Flying Branch Job Profile

  • Operate and look after fighter planes with combat.
  • Transportation of material and ammunition tasks
  • Air support and supplies.
  • Helicopters are in service for casual and emergencies.

AFCAT Ground Duty Technical Job Profile

  • Maintenance of all technical tools and equipment of aircraft.
  • Responsibility for managing the technicians who are already qualified.
  • Checking technicians are being provided with the required equipment and tools for the job consisting of RADAR, Aircraft, etc.
  • Must perform aeronautical engineering, weapons, communication systems, avionics, etc.
  • Handling of the aircraft service, technical processes, and management

AFCAT Ground Duty Non-Technical Job Profile

  • Administration of Air Traffic Controller and Fighter Controller.
  • Managing Accounts and Logistics of the department.
  • Managing the Education.

AFCAT Previous Year Question Paper

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  • Our AFCAT 1 & 2023 Online course covers the detailed syllabus for Numerical Ability, English, GK, Reasoning and Military Aptitude for the online exam. It also covers AFCAT mock tests for better practice.
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AFCAT 1 2023 Exam Preparation Tips

Here is the section analysis for AFCAT 1 2023 exam preparation.

Maths

Syllabus: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams). The questions are similar to those that we have done in our classes until intermediate and most of the generally formulate from the known topics mentioned in the syllabus. Nowadays the questions are calculative and formulas cannot be used in them. Your concept will get better and you can solve any question if you are good at calculations. check out the Numerical ability section within AFCAT 1 2023 online course for Important formulas, Short and Tricks, Previous years solved and lots of sample practice QA.

English

Syllabus: English. Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases. This portion includes sometimes a good difficulty level and only those who have followed the exam pattern, solved previous year questions and other appropriate study material will be able to score full marks in this section. This part includes a good portion of direct answers that should be on the tip of your finger.

Read all the rules of nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. for spotting errors and keep practising them. One must know that the weightage for vocabulary and idioms and phrases is very high. Start learning words, idioms, and phrases daily and keep revising them. It will hardly take 15 minutes every day. With this, you can really score well in the English section. To improve your English and to get an edge over other candidates, you should be reading new things to enhance your vocabulary as well as current affairs. check out the verbal ability section within AFCAT 1 2023 online course for Topic wise Concepts, Short and Tricks, Fully Solved Previous years, and lots of sample practice QA.

Reasoning

Syllabus: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability. It is a fairly easy and scoring portion but it also demands rigorous practice as even a minor mistake in analyzing the questions will land you in trouble. You can score full marks in this section if you will solve the questions with concentration and after a good practice. This part is divided into two parts, one is verbal which includes only text, and the other is the non-verbal portion which includes images. Syllabus: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams). The questions are similar to those that we have done in our classes until intermediate and most of them generally formulated from the known topics mentioned in the syllabus. Nowadays the questions are calculative and formulas cannot be used in them. Your concept will get better and you can solve any question if you are good at calculations. check out the Reasoning and Military Aptitude section within AFCAT 1 2023 online course for Topic wise verbal and Non Verbal Concepts, Short and Tricks, Previous years solved, and lots of sample practice QA.

General Awareness

Syllabus: History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc. General awareness or general knowledge part is basically divided into two parts and they are static and dynamic. Static does not change with time, this includes subjects like history, geography, civics, politics, basic science, art, culture, etc., As this is a static portion, you will have to make the notes just once which will be useful for upcoming attempts too. Another is dynamic, which changes with time like current affairs, awards, authors, books, etc. It is important to read about the latest awards, authors, etc. check out the Static GK section within AFCAT 1 2023 online course for 5000 plus Most expected MCQs, Concepts, Previous years solved, and lots of sample practice QA

  • Remember the syllabus for the AFCAT exam
  • Memorize the AFCAT Exam Pattern
  • Solve Previous year question papers
  • Attempt AFCAT mock tests
  • Make a realistic timetable
  • Go for standard books and Take online coaching
  • Find weak and strong areas
  • Be aware of Current Affairs
  • Revision is the key

AFCAT 1 2023 AFSB/SSB Interview Centers

Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) for AFCAT 1 2023 Exam

  • For AFCAT entry, IAF shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT as fixed by the IAF at their discretion. Candidates who are declared successful in the Online AFCAT will be called to one of the Air Force Selection Boards. Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centers.
  • The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB), Varanasi (4 AFSB), and Guwahati (5 AFSB).
  • Candidates who opt for the flying branches can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore, and Varanasi.
  • Candidates who have qualified  in  the  written  exam  are  required  to  choose  AFSB  date  and  venue  by themselves on the website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in in order to generate a call-up letter for an AFSB interview

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