AFCAT 2 2022 Notification Out!

By Vivek Chauhan|Updated : May 20th, 2022

AFCAT 2 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. The AFCAT 2 Apply online 2022 link will be activated form 01 June 2022 AFCAT. 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 2 2022 important dates, eligibility, fee, vacancies, and registration links details here.

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AFCAT 2 2022 Notification Important Dates

AFCAT 2 2022 notification has been released by Indian Air Force on 19th May 2022 in the employment newspaper. The exam is expected to be conducted by Indian Air Force in second or third week of August 2022. 

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AFCAT 2 2022 Short Notification

19 May 2022

AFCAT 2 2022 Notification Release Date

01 June 2022

AFCAT 2 2022 Apply Online Start

01 June 2022

Last date of Online Application

30 June 2022 

AFCAT Admit Card (Expected)

July 2022

AFCAT Exam Date

August 2022

Fees of Exam

Rs. 250/- (NCC Entry Exempted)

AFCAT 2 2022 Vacancy Details: 

The number of vacancies for are for AFCAT 2 2022 exam expected to be released by Indian Air Force on 01 June 2022. In the following table we will mention the number of vacancies for Flying, Ground Duty (Technical) and Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branches.







Ground Duty (Technical)


Ground Duty (Non-Technical)




10% seats out of CDSE
vacancies for PC and
10% seats out of AFCAT
vacancies for SSC




Total Vacancies

To be notified soon 

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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 02 2022 

Step 1: Visit the official website-

Step 2: Go to Candidate Login & Click on AFCAT 02/2022

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

Click Here to Apply online for AFCAT 2 2022

Age Limit for AFCAT 2 2022

1. Flying Branch:

The age limit is 20 to 24 years as of 01 July 2023, i.e. between 02 July 1999 and 01 July 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 July 2023 i.e. born between 02 July 1997 to 01 July 2003 (both dates included).

Related: What is the PABT Test for Pilots?

Educational Qualification for AFCAT 2 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 2 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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