AFCAT 2 2021 Expected Exam Date & Eligibility Criteria, Age limit, education qualification,

By Naveen Singh|Updated : December 23rd, 2020

AFCAT 2 2021 Notification is expected to release in the month of June 2021! The Indian Air Force invites online applications from Indian Citizens to be a part of the Indian Air Force as a Commissioned Officer in Flying (Pilot), Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) branches. In addition to this, applications are also invited for NCC Special Entry Scheme (flying).


The AFCAT Apply online 2021 link will be activated in the month of June 2021. Candidates who want to be a part of the Indian Air Force can register themselves for various posts under AFCAT through the official site or by

Check the AFCAT 2021 important dates, eligibility, fee, vacancies, and registration links details here.

AFCAT 2 2021 Notification: Important Date



AFCAT 2 2021 Notification Release Date

June 2021

AFCAT 2 2021 Apply Online Start

June 2021

Last date of Online Application

June 2021


AFCAT Admit Card

August 2021

AFCAT Exam Date

August 2021

Fees of Exam

Rs. 250/- (NCC Entry Exempted)

AFCAT 2 2021 Vacancy Details: 

 Below is the number of vacancies for Flying, Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branches.






To be Updated Soon

Ground Duty (Technical)

To be Updated Soon

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

To be Updated Soon



To be Updated Soon

Total Vacancies

To be Updated Soon

Types of Commission:

1. PC for Men:

Candidates joining as officers of the PC would continue to serve their branch and rank until the age of retirement.

2. SSC for Men & Women:

The commitment period for SSC officers of the Flying Branch is fourteen years from the commissioning date (Non-extendable).

The initial tenure in Ground Duty (Tech and Non-Tech) branches for SSC officers would be for a ten-year period. Subject to service requirements, vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit, an extension of four years may be granted.

How to Apply Online for AFCAT 02/2021?

Step 1: Visit the official website-

Step 2: Go to Candidate Login & Click on AFCAT 02/2021

Step 3: Click on "Not Yet Registered? Register Here"

Step 4:  Sign up by entering your personal details with a Valid Email ID.

Step 5: Check your username & password in the Email ID

Step 6: Reset your password and Log Out.

Step 7: Login again by selecting your entry: AFCAT; NCC Spl Entry for Flying Branch

Step 8: Click on Instruction & Proceed

Step 9: Enter all your details - personal details, qualification, course preference & upload documents

Step 10: Choose the Centre of examination

Step 11: Make Payment & Check Payment Status

Step 12: Submit your application

AFCAT 02/2021 Eligibility Criteria

1. Flying Branch:

The age limit is 20 to 24 years as of 01 July 2022, i.e. between 02 July 1998 and 01 July 2002 (including both dates). The upper age limit for applicants holding a valid and current DGCA (India) Commercial Pilot License is relaxed up to 26 years, i.e. born between 02 January 1996 and 01 January 2002 (both dates included).

2. Ground Duty:

The age limit is 20 to 26 years as of 01 July 2021 i.e. born between 02 July 1996 to 01 July 2002 (both dates included).

Related: What is the PABT Test for Pilots?

AFCAT Educational Qualification


Educational Qualification

Flying Branch

Candidate must have scored 50% marks in both maths & physics in Class 12 along with a graduation degree (minimum 3 years) in any discipline from a recognised university with min. 60% marks.


B. Tech degree from a recognised university with 60% marks or equivalent.


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 also, have scored a min. of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

Candidate must have scored a minimum 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) Branches

Candidate must have completed his/her 10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum 3 years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks.

Check also: Boost your Prep for AFCAT 02/2021, Check Here!

AFCAT Exam Pattern:

  • The AFCAT 2 2021 will be for two hours and will include questions of multiple choices on verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning, general awareness, and military ability.
  • Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) would be carried out after AFCAT for 45 minutes. Passing both AFCAT & EKT is mandatory for candidates who opt for the ground duty (Technical) branch.

For Guidelines to fill the Applications check the FAQ:

AFCAT 02/2021 Frequently Asked Questions PDF

Also check:

Crack AFCAT 02/2021: AFCAT Study Material

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Naveen SinghNaveen SinghMember since Jan 2019
Recommended twice for Indian Army in 2011 & 2017. Cleared NDA, CDSE, AFCAT, CAPF Exams.
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Dnyaneshwari gaikwad
Sir,is entc branch eligible  for ekt test?
Rachi Khobragade
Sir, I'm pursuing civil engineering. Can i apply for EKT?
Vijay Kumar Yadav Sintu
@Naveen Singh  sir Maine apna graduation distance University se complete Kiya hu Kya Mai is post ke liye eligible hu please help me
Prachi Rai

Prachi RaiDec 1, 2020

Sir i am in third year B.Sc...there is lot of confusion...can u please make me clear about that I can apply or not

AyushDec 1, 2020

Sir mera 12th me 74% & bsc me 52% hai can u pls make me clear about that I can apply or not for non technical sir pls told me
Niraj Kumar
Sir I got 56% in 12th but not 50% in physics so I'm eligible in non-tech branch ya not??and also I'm studying 7 Sem in b-tech.
Mahima Singh Yadav
Sir can a girl apply for afcat non tachnical ground duty I have scored 70% in bsc with biology.
I'm.little confused plz helo
Manish Negi
@Naveen Singh sir i have filled this form successfully but I didn't get any email or msg from there why?
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@Naveen Singh  sir november and december monthly Current Affairs pdf for defence exams
Vishwadeepak Singh
Hello sir , I'm preparing for capf . Will I able to crack afcat by following the syllabus of capf..please tell

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