AFCAT 2 2021 Notification And Exam Date

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 21 Aug 2021 and 22 Aug 2021.

Indian Air Force will conduct AFCAT 2 2021 tentative dates on 21 Aug 2021 and 22 Aug 2021. 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 DateJune 2021 December 2021
AFCAT Online Application DateJune 2021 December 2021
AFCAT Application Last dateJuly 2021 December 2021
AFCAT Admit Card dateAugust 2021 January 2022
AFCAT Exam dateAugust 2021 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

AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Age Limits and Educational Qualifications:


  • 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).

Educational Qualification

  • A graduate candidate with minimum 60% marks and must have scored minimum 60%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 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 

  • The 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 60% marks in Physics and Maths in 10+2 standard are eligible for technical entry.

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

  • Administration and Logistics – Graduation degree with minimum 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 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.
  • 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 June 2021
  • AFCAT 2 2021 online exam will be conducted on August 2021

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!


  1. 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?
  2. Anil

    There is no limit for attempt u can attempt many times if u fullfill the eligiblity criteria
  3. 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
  4. Apoorva Gurung

    Will girls be eligible for NTECH GD AFCAT 2 2021?
  5. 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
  6. Harsh

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

    Jan 1997 is eligible to apply
    1. pratyush kashyap

      yes ,u can
  8. Zakir

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

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

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

      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.
  11. 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
      2. Nitika Saini


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