Join Indian Air Force Academy – AFCAT 2 2023

Official Update: Indian Air Force has released the notification of AFCAT 2 2023 for flying, technical, weapon systems, administration, logistics, accounts, education, meteorology, and NCC Special Entry Flying (NCC Air Wing ‘C’ certificate is required) branches for 276 Vacancies in AFCAT 2 2023.

AIR FORCE COMMON ADMISSION TEST (AFCAT- 02/2023) FOR FLYING BRANCHES AND GROUND DUTY (TECHNICAL AND NON-TECHNICAL) BRANCHES/ NCC SPECIAL ENTRY/METEOROLOGY ENTRY FOR COURSES COMMENCING IN JUL 2024

AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Dates

Important DatesEvent
AFCAT 2 2023 Notification date01st June 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 Applications Start01st June 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 Applications Closes30th June 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 Admit Card Release2 weeks before the exam date
AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Date25th, 26th, 27th August 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 Results DateSeptember 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 AFSB Interview datesOctober 2023 to March 2024
AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Online CoachingEnroll Now
AFCAT 2 2023 Short Notification PDFAFCAT 2 2023 Notification
AFCAT 2023 Live Classes 2 2

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AFCAT 2 2023 Branch, Course Number, And Vacancies:

AFCAT 2 2023 BRANCH COURSES

AFCAT 2 2023 Age Limits

(a) Flying Branch: 20 to 24 years as of 01 Jul 2024 i.e. born between 02 Jul 2000 to 01 Jul 2004 (both dates inclusive). The 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 Jul 1998 to 01 Jul 2004 (both dates inclusive).

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

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

BranchAFCAT 2 2023 Exam Age Limits
FlyingBorn between 02 Jul 2000 to 01 Jul 2004. (both dates inclusive)
Ground Duty TechnicalBorn between 02 Jul 1998 to 01 Jul 2004 (both dates inclusive)
Ground Duty Non-TechnicalBorn between 02 Jul 1998 to 01 Jul 2004 (both dates inclusive)

AFCAT 2 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 a 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 recognized 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% mark 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 a 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% mark 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 a 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:-
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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 a 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 the 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 a minimum of 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 a minimum of 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 a B.Tech/ B.E degree in notified streams as mentioned in the official notification of the IAF with a minimum of 60% marks and have scored minimum 50% marks in Physics and Maths in 10+2 standard to be 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 – Postgraduate 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 2 2023 Selection Procedure

  • AFCAT 2 2023 Online Test: The AFCAT online test will be given all over India at different test centres by the Indian air force. Around August 2023, the AFCAT 2 2023 online test will be given.
  • AFCAT 2 2023 Result: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will release the results of AFCAT 2 2023 in September 2023. Candidates can check their marks, cut-off marks, and other information on the official website, afcat.cdac.in.
  • AFCAT 2 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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Syllabus Of The AFCAT 2 2023:

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(aa) English. Comprehension, Detecting Errors in Sentences, 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.

(ab) 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.

(ac) 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.

(ad) 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).

Conclusion

The candidates have significant time to prepare and compete for AFCAT 2 2023. Those who are appearing in their graduation course as mentioned above in the educational qualification criteria can target the exam. The exam comes with a moderate difficulty level and a strategic approach can bring marks over the cut-off.

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