AFCAT 1 2022 Notification Out! Apply Online for 317 Vacancies from 1st December, Form Correction

By Dhruv Kumar|Updated : December 1st, 2021

AFCAT 1 2022 Notification has been released by the Indian Air Force. Air Force invites online applications from young men and women of the country 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 1 Apply online 2022 link has been activated form 01 December 2021 AFCAT 1 2022 will be conducted on 12,13,14 Feb 2022. 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 1 2022 important dates, eligibility, fee, vacancies, and registration links details here. AFCAT has also allowed to correct/edit AFCAT 1 2022 form. You can also check AFCAT 1 2022 form Correction here. 

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AFCAT 1 2022 Notification Important Dates

AFCAT 1 2022 notification is released by Indian Air Force on 27th November 2021 in the employment newspaper. The exam is expected to be conducted by Indian Air Force in second or third week of February 2022. 

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AFCAT 2 2021 Notification Release Date

01 December 2021

AFCAT 2 2021 Apply Online Start

01 December 2021

Last date of Online Application

30 December 2021 

AFCAT Admit Card (Expected)

February 2021

AFCAT Exam Date

12, 13, 14 February 2021

Fees of Exam

Rs. 250/- (NCC Entry Exempted)

AFCAT 1 2022 Application Form Correction 

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has started the process of AFCAT 1 2022 application form correction. Applicants who has made any mistake in during the form filling or want to alter it for further improvement, AFCAT has provided them an opportunity to fix the application form for AFCAT 1 2022. The last date to make corrections in the AFCAT 1 2022 form is 21 January, 2022

Steps to edit the AFCAT 2022 application form

Step 1: Go to the official website

Step 2: Login on

Step 3: Select AFCAT 2 2022 application form correction

Step 4: Edit the information and save your changes.

AFCAT 1 2022 Vacancy Details: 

A total of 317 vacancies are expected to be released by Indian Air Force for AFCAT 1 2022 exam. In the following table we have mentioned the number of vacancies for Flying, Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branches.






SSC- 77

Ground Duty (Technical)

AE(L) PC-19, SSC-76

AE(M) PC- 07, SSC-27

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

Admin- PC-10, SSC-41

Accts-PC- 04, SSC-17

Lgs- PC- 06, SSC-31




10% Seats for CDS vacancies for PC & 10% out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

Total Vacancies


Types of Commission through AFCAT Exam

1. PC for Men:

Aspirants joining Air Force as an 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 Indian Air Force of the Flying Branch is 14 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 the following factors-  service requirements, vacancies, willingness, suitability and merit, an extension of four years may be granted.

Steps to Apply Online for AFCAT 01 2022 

Step 1: Visit the official website-

Step 2: Go to Candidate Login & Click on AFCAT 01/2022

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

Step 4:  Enter your personal details with a Valid Email ID to Signup.

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

Step 6: Now you have to reset your password and log out.

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

Step 8: Click on Instruction, Read them carefully & Proceed

Step 9: Enter the personal details, qualification, course preference & upload documents

Step 10: Choose the Centre of examination

Step 11: Make Payment & Check Status

Step 12: Submit your application

Age Limit for AFCAT 1 2022

1. Flying Branch:

The age limit is 20 to 24 years as of 01 January 2023, i.e. between 02 January 1999 and 01 January 2003 (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.

2. Ground Duty:

The age limit is 20 to 26 years as of 01 January 2023 i.e. born between 02 January 1997 to 01 January 2003 (both dates included).

Related: What is the PABT Test for Pilots?

Educational Qualification for AFCAT 1 2022 


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.

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AFCAT Exam Pattern:

  • The AFCAT 1 2022 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) exam held on the same day after AFCAT for 45 minutes. Clearing the cutoff for both AFCAT & EKT is mandatory for candidates who opt for the ground duty (Technical) branch.

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Anand Kumar

Anand KumarNov 27, 2021

6 Nov 1998 Am I eligible?
Aarti Chauhan
D.O.B 10september1998 Am la eligible for Ground Duty

MridulNov 27, 2021

Can mca final year students apply for ground duty technical?
Susweta Konar
Age Limit for AFCAT 1 2022: Ground Duty: 20 to 26 years as of 01 January 2023 i.e., born between 02 January 1997 to 01 January 2003 (both dates inclusive).
Gohil Pravinsinh Narubhai
Sir production engineering (BE)apply kari sake

MungaDec 1, 2021

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  • Yes, AFCAT 1 2022 official notification has been released.

  • AFCAT 1 2022 exam application will start from 01 December 2021 and will end on 30 December 2021.

  • A total of 317 vacancies has been released for AFCAT 1 2022.

  • Visit the official website- to apply for AFCAT exam.

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