AFCAT 2 2022 Exam Timeline

By Vivek Chauhan|Updated : March 11th, 2022

AFCAT Exam 2022: The Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts the AFCAT exam twice a year, and millions of students attempt to pass it to enter a reputed Air Force Academy and receive a commission as an Indian Air Force Officer. AFCAT exam date is scheduled to take place in August/Sept 2022.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) conducts the AFCAT exam twice a year, and millions of students attempt to pass it to enter a reputed Air Force Academy and receive a commission as an Indian Air Force Officer.  This exam has opened up the potential of both male and female candidates working in an exciting profession, which is appropriate for the young brains and flexibility of this dynamic generation. 

The AFCAT 2 2022 Exam Notification has been released by the Indian Air  Force on 19 May. Application for the same will start from 1 June 2022.  We are sharing the expected timeline for AFCAT 2 2022 exam so that aspirants prepare themselves and come out with flying colors.

AFCAT 2 2022 Notification: Important Dates



AFCAT 2 2022 Notification 

19 May 2022

AFCAT Online Application Begins

1 June 2022

AFCAT Online Application Last Date

30 June 2022

Admit Card Release Date

One Week Before the Exam

AFCAT Exam Date

Last Week of August/ First Week of September 

 Quick Link : AFCAT 1 Result 2022: Announced, AFCAT Result Direct Link

AFCAT 2 Eligibility 2022

AFCAT eligibility 2022 varies for the technical and non-technical branches. Candidates must ensure that they satisfy the entire AFCAT eligibility criteria as stated by the officials of IAF. Failing to fulfill the AFCAT eligibility criteria will disqualify you to appear for the AFCAT 2022 examination. Thus, go through the detailed AFCAT eligibility criteria given below to meet the required AFCAT eligibility norms.

1) Nationality:

The candidate opting to apply for AFCAT 2 2022 exam must be a citizen of India as per the Indian citizenship act, 1955.

2) Age Limit Criteria 

CategoryMinimum AgeMaximum Age
Flying Branch through AFCAT & NCC Special Entry20 years24 years
Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch26 years

3) Marital Status: 

Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course. Widows/ Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.

4) Educational Qualification

CategoryEducational Qualification
Flying Branch

50% marks in each maths & physics of Class 12 along with a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university.


B. Tech degree from a recognized 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 recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty (Technical) BranchMinimum 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) Branches10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum 3 years degree course) in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks.

AFCAT 2 Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022

For all applicants applying for technical / non-technical posts, the Air Force Common Admission Test is mandatory. There will be 100 questions, each having 3 marks. So the total marks are 300. For each correct answer, the candidate will be awarded 3 marks while for the wrong response, 1 mark will be deducted.

AFCAT Exam Pattern:

Both Papers, AFCAT & EKT are of objective type. The details are shared below:









  • General Awareness
  • Verbal Ability
  • Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test
  • Numerical Ability



2 hr


If Applying for Technical Branch

  • Mechanical
  • Electronics
  • Computer Science



45 Min

Quick Link: AFCAT 2 2022 Online Coaching

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