AFCAT 2 2021 Notification And Exam Date [Update]

Update: AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST (AFCAT- 02/2021) FOR FLYING BRANCH AND GROUND DUTY (TECHNICAL AND NON-TECHNICAL) BRANCHES/ NCC SPECIAL ENTRY/ METEOROLOGY ENTRY FOR COURSES COMMENCING IN JULY 2022 Date for submission of Online Applications: 01 JUN 2021 to 30 JUN 2021.

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 tentatively will be conducted on 28 Aug 21, 29 Aug 21 and 30 Aug 21.

Indian Air Force will conduct AFCAT 2 2021 exam on 28 Aug 21, 29 Aug 21 and 30 Aug 21 . The AFCAT 2 2021 online application will open in June 2021. You can check the complete AFCAT 2 2021 notification soon for flying, the technical and non-technical branch of the IAF. In this article, you can find a few important details regarding the upcoming AFCAT 2 2021 Notification. Candidates can join the Indian Air Force as an officer through AFCAT 2 2021.

Tentative Exam Dates:

AFCAT EventsAFCAT 2 2021AFCAT 1 2022
AFCAT Notification Date1 June 2021 December 2021
AFCAT Online Application Date1 June 2021 December 2021
AFCAT Application Last date30 June 2021 December 2021
AFCAT Admit Card dateAugust 2021 January 2022
AFCAT Exam date28 Aug 21, 29 Aug 21 and 30 Aug 21 February 2022
AFCAT  Result date declarationSeptember 2021 March 2022

How To Prepare For AFCAT Exam Online

  • Serious defence aspirants can join our full AFCAT online course, the course is specially designed for the AFCAT aspirants that will help them to score better marks in the AFCAT 2020 exam.
  • Our AFCAT 2021 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.

AFCAT 2 2021 Branch And Course Number

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

Note: There is no intake conducted for Accounts and Logistics branches for AFCAT 02/2021 for course commencing in July 2022.

AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Age Limits and Educational Qualifications:

AGE LIMIT

Flying

  • Age – Flying Branch. 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2002. (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive).

Ground Duty Technical

  • Age – 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive).

Ground Duty Non-Technical

  • Age – 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2022 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates inclusive).

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • Flying Branch: Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR Candidates who have 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.
  • Ground Duty (Technical) Branch: 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.
  • Ground Duty (Non-Technical) BranchesAdministration. Passed 10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised 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. 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 disciple.
  • Meteorology: Passed 10+2 and Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/ Ecology & Environment/ Geo-physics/ Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level with a minimum of 55% marks in each).

Note:

  • Only those candidates who have given 12th standard in 10+2 pattern of examination are eligible to apply for these courses.
  • Two seats are 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).

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 extendable). (ii) The initial tenure for Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) SSC Officers would be for a period of ten years. An extension of four years may be granted subject to service requirements, availability of vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit. (iii) Grant of Permanent Commission (PC) would be considered subject to service requirements, availability of vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit.

AFCAT 2 2021 Selection Procedure

  • Indian airforce will conduct the AFCAT online exam across the country at different test centers. AFCAT 2 2021 online exam will be conducted in August 2021.
  • IAF will publish the results of AFCAT 2 2021 in September 2021 and candidates will be able to check their marks, cut off marks etc on the official portal i.e. afcat.cdac.in
  • Selected candidates have to choose their AFSB interview venue and date on the same portal.
  • The screening test is the first stage of the interview, which consists of verbal, nonverbal tests and a PPDT test. The selected candidates will stay at the centres for further selection tests and those who could not qualify it, would be set free on the same day.
  • The next stage consists of a personal interview, Psychology and GTO tests, PABT (for flying only), on the last day conference will be conducted after which, the final result is announced. The selected candidates are sent for medical examination.

Syllabus of the AFCAT 2 2021

AFCAT Syllabus 2018 2019
  • English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/Filling in of correct word, 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

(a) General Awareness

  • History
  • Sports
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Civics
  • Basic Science
  • Defence
  • Art
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Politics

(b) Verbal Ability in English

  • Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Sentence Completion
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Testing of Vocabulary

(c) Numerical Ability  

  • Decimal Fraction
  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Profit & loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple Interest

(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test 

  • Verbal Skills
  • Spatial Ability

Standard of AFCAT 2 2021 Question Paper:

  • 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 2 2021 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.

AFCAT 2 2021 Important Dates

  • AFCAT 2 2021 online registrations are open from 1 June 2021
  • AFCAT 2 2021 online exam will be conducted on 28 Aug 21, 29 Aug 21 and 30 Aug 21.

Conclusion The candidates have significant time to prepare and compete for AFCAT 2 2021. Those who are appearing in their graduation course as mentioned above in the educational qualification criteria can target the exam. The exam comes with the moderate difficulty level and a strategical approach can bring marks over the cut-off.

You can prepare for AFCAT 2 2021 and AFCAT 1 2022 and other defence entrance exams such as CDS, CDS OTA, NDA, ACC, MNS, INET, and Airmen Group X and Y by taking Written Online courses as they will not only give you access to full-length quality lectures but will also provide the facility to take standardized mock tests for better study and strategic growth in the exam. You can take multiple quizzes after each lesson to ensure a full understanding of the subject along with creating your customized lesson plans. You can check out the course content along with other important specifics at SSBCrack exams.

You can also access them through the SSBCrack Exams app available in the google play store.

Jai Hind!

46 Comments

  1. nikita

    I am a medical student... M i eligible for Fcat2
  2. Shaurya tiwari

    My Birthdate is 25/01/1997 can anyone tell how many attempts are left for afcat for me.
  3. Kaigunlal

    Tell me sir
    1. nikita

      I am a medical student... May i eligible for Fcat2
  4. RAJU KUMAR

    My DOB is 25/05/1997 I am eligible for AFCAT 2 or not.
    1. Hemanth Kasturi

      Yes, you are.
    2. Kaigunlal

      Im 19years and i got physics in 40and Maths in 33 I pass 12 can i do this exam
  5. SAURAV SINGH

    I have only 52 marks in Maths in 12th standard,can I eligible for AFCAT-02/2021.
  6. PATHAK MAYANK

    My birthday is 27 may 1996 eligible for afcat ground duty non technical
    1. Tridev Kumar

      Yes you can
  7. Ashish

    i ll be completing my 3rd year btech exams in july but the results will be out in august. will i be eligible to apply for afcat 02 2021.
  8. Krutikaben Nayankumar Raval

    Graduation final year student can be apply afcat-2(ground duty non-technical )form please tell me .
    1. Rajan Chouhan

      Yes, final year students can apply for AFCAT 2 2021 but one should not have backlog. All the best.
    2. Kaigunlal

      Im 19years and i got 33in maths and42in physics and 3rd course bsc am i eligible fot AFCAT exam
      1. Kaigunlal

        Tell me sir
    3. Ram

      Yes you can...
  9. Nirbhay

    I have my eye power as -2. 75 . Am I fit for afcat exam.
  10. Ramcy

    I will complete my graduation only in july....can i apply for AFCAT 2.
    1. Rajan Chouhan

      of course you can
  11. Virendra Singh

    My D.O.B is 14/08/2002 And i will be graduating in april 2023? When i am eligible to give afcat and cds? Can i give the exams before completion of my graduation?
    1. Arpit

      Last year of ur graduation! Virendra Singh
  12. Anil

    There is no limit for attempt u can attempt many times if u fullfill the eligiblity criteria
  13. Ishant kaushik

    My DOB 01061999 My graduation will compete in July 2024 Can I apply f cat exam
    1. Anil

      U can apply after u completed ur graduation
  14. Apoorva Gurung

    Will girls be eligible for NTECH GD AFCAT 2 2021?
  15. Harsh Singh

    Can I Apply for AFCAT 2 2021 As I will get my final Semester marksheet in August 2022?...But I will Pass my degree in July 2022
    1. Jagga

      Yes, go for it
  16. Harsh

    My dob is 03/10/2001 how many attempt I have left for afcat?
  17. Gangadhar

    Jan 1997 is eligible to apply
    1. pratyush kashyap

      yes ,u can
  18. Zakir

    My dob is 11feb 1996 am I eligible for ground duty non technical??
  19. Niketan kumar

    If my marks are 59 in physics and 83 in maths on 10+2, should I be eligible for flying?
    1. Rohit

      I have scored 59 %can I apply for this
  20. shweta

    my birth date is April 1997 am I eligible for AFCAT 2 2021?
    1. Bablu Chaudhary

      Yes
      1. Riri

        Born in aug'01. In my second year. My last year will probably start in August or Sep. So am I eligible?
    2. Kajal

      Can 7th semester student apply for same.
    3. Kavita

      I have completed my graduation in B.com and I have scored 54% . Can I apply for Afcat ground duty non-technical ground? In
      1. Tejendra kumar sahu

        Mai B.A final year me hu aur maine 2nd year me 76% h to afcat me oodan k liye apply kr skte h kya
  21. Shruti ambulkar

    It is really helpful for me. Thank you.
    1. Sam

      If my marks are 59 in physics and 83 in maths, should I be eligible for flying?
      1. Sangharsh

        Graduation final year students can be apply afcat 2 form plz tell me
        1. Ashish

          yes you can apply if you are currently in your 7th or 8th semister
          1. Kavita

            I have completed my graduation in B.com and I have scored 54% . Can I apply for Afcat ground duty non-technical ground?
      2. Nitika Saini

        no

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