AFCAT 2022 - Exam Date, Recruitment, Notification

AFCAT 2022 - Exam Date, Recruitment, Notification

ByNaveen Singh  |  Updated on: May 23, 2022AFCAT 2022 Notification and Exam Dates will be released on 1st June 2022. The registration will begin on 1st June 2022 and will be closed on 30 June 2022. Get all the latest updates on AFCAT 2022 below.
AFCAT 2022 Notification and Exam Dates will be released on 1st June 2022. The registration will begin on 1st June 2022 and will be closed on 30 June 2022. Get all the latest updates on AFCAT 2022 below.
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AFCAT 2022 exam is conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) twice a year to recruit Class-1 Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duties for both Technical and Non-Technical Branches. The conducting authority will release the AFCAT 2022 Notification on 1st June 2022. The notification PDF comprises all details related to the exam such as the AFCAT exam date, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, vacancies, etc.

Being one of the most sought-after exams, millions of students appear for the AFCAT exam to enter a reputed Air Force Academy and receive a commission as an Indian Air Force Officer. However, only a few are able to ace it. If you are also planning to appear for the upcoming AFCAT 2022 exam, you must know everything about it to pass the exam with flying colors. Read this post to know everything about IAF AFCAT.

AFCAT 2 Latest Updates 2022

The AFCAT 2 notification PDF will be made available officially on 1st June by the concerned authorities of AFCAT. The pertinent details will be mentioned there.

AFCAT 1 result 2022 is officially out now! Candidates who appeared for the exam from 12th to 14th February 2022 can now download the AFCAT result pdf 2022. The direct link to download the AFCAT result is available on the official website of the Indian Air Force, as well as it has been provided below for your reference.

AFCAT 1 Result 2022, Check Result Status Here!

Candidates can now check out the AFCAT 1 exam analysis 2022 shared by the experts on the basis of feedback received by the candidates. As per the feedback, the overall level of the AFCAT 1 2022 exam was easy to moderate.

AFCAT 1 Exam Analysis 2022, Check Here!

As per the previous notice, women candidates can now apply for AFCAT 2022 exam in the non-technical branch. Below you can check out the AFCAT 2022 latest notice PDF released by the official authorities of the Indian Air Force.

AFCAT Latest Updates:

  • 1st June 2022: AFCAT Notification release date
  • 09th March 2022: AFCAT 1 result out.
  • 12th February 2022: AFCAT 1 2022 exam is conducted successfully on the first day.
  • 28th January 2022: AFCAT 1 2022 admit card out.

AFCAT 2 Notification 2022

AFCAT 2022 Notification PDF carries all the important details such as vacancies, exam dates, eligibility, syllabus, selection process, exam pattern, and many more. It will be released by the Indian Air Force on 1st June 2022. We will provide the direct link to download AFCAT Notification 2022 here once it is released.

AFCAT 2 2022 Notification PDF

AFCAT 1 2022 Notification PDF, Download Now!

What is the Full Form of AFCAT?

AFCAT is an acronym for Air Force Common Admission Test which is a national level examination for selection into Indian Air Force as a Grade A Officer. The AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year for recruiting Technical & Non-Technical branches of the Indian Air Force.

AFCAT is applicable for both Male & Female candidates who can be shortlisted for the following branches:

  • Technical Branch - Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science
  • Ground Duty - Logistics, Administration, Accounts

AFCAT is also invited for NCC special entry scheme (flying) and meteorology. Get updated with the AFCAT exam 2022 latest updates, study plan, and preparation material here.

AFCAT 2 Exam Dates 2022

AFCAT 2022 exam dates are yet to be rolled out. The Indian Air Force will release the AFCAT exam dates along with the release of the official recruitment notification. We will update all the important dates in the below table to help you strategize your preparation accordingly.

AFCAT 2 Exam Dates 2022 

Exam Events

Important Dates

AFCAT 2 2022  notification release

1st June 2022 

AFCAT application form start date

1st June 2022

Last date to apply online

30th June 2022 

AFCAT application form correction

To be notified 

Last date to edit AFCAT application form

To be notified 

AFCAT admit card 2022 date

To be notified 

AFCAT 2 exam date 2022

To be notified 

AFCAT 2 result 2022

-To be notified 

AFCAT Exam Highlights

Tabulated below are the key highlights of the AFCAT exam.

AFCAT Particulars

AFCAT Details

Name of the Exam

AFCAT

Conducted by

Indian Air Force

Exam level

National

Mode of Exam

Online (Computer Based Test)

Job Post

Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) and Gazetted Officers in Flying Branches

Exam Date

December 30, 2021

Result Date

February 12, 13 and 14, 2022

Mode of Exam

Online

Application/ Exam Fees

INR 250/-

Official Website

afcat.cdac.in

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

All the candidates are advised to check the AFCAT Eligibility 2022 before applying for the posts. The Indian Air Force has set different eligibility criteria for technical and non-technical posts. The candidates must ensure that they meet all the eligibility parameters, failing so, can disqualify their candidature at any stage of the examination. Check out the detailed AFCAT Eligibility below:

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 (as of 01.01.2023):

The age limit prescribed for AFCAT 2022 exam is 20 and 24 years. Relaxation in age limit is given to the candidates belonging to reserved categories. During this period, a candidate can attempt 16 times and can clear the AFCAT Exam.

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

All the candidates who wish to appear for AFCAT 2022 must hold a bachelor's degree in their respective discipline. The AFCAT educational qualification criteria varies from post to post. Take a look at the detailed criteria set by IAF for flying branch and ground duty below.

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.

OR

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

OR

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.

How to Apply Online for AFCAT 2 2022?

The candidates will be able to fill in the AFCAT 2 application form from 1st June 2022 and the closing date for online forms is 30th June 2022.

The applicants must be completely aware of all the steps that are to be followed to successfully submit the AFCAT 2 application form. The steps have been enlisted herewith. Ensure entering the right credentials and affixing the documents at the designated places. Failing this would lead to the cancellation of the candidature. 

Along with the release of the official recruitment notification of AFCAT 2022, the Indian Air Force will activate the apply online link on its website. The conducting authority will keep the AFCAT application window open for a few days. Therefore, candidates are requested to bookmark this page to not miss the last date and familiarize themselves with the step-by-step guide to apply online for AFCAT 2022 exam without any hassle.

How to Fill AFCAT Application Form 2022

  • Interested and eligible candidates must visit the official website of the Indian Air Force.
  • On the home page, click on the link that displays, “AFCAT 2022 Apply Online”.
  • Now, fill up the application form and upload all the scanned documents.
  • Pay the AFCAT application fee as per your category and submit the form.
  • Take a printout of your AFCAT application form for future references.

AFCAT 2022 Application Fee: Every candidate must pay an amount of Rs. 250/- as an application fee to successfully submit their form

AFCAT Application Form 2022: Important Documents 

The candidates must be in possession of the following documents to proceed to the filling up of the AFCAT application form 2022. The checklist of the documents is mentioned below. 

Essential documents for AFCAT application form 2022 

  • Photograph 
  • Signature 
  • Left-thumb impression 

AFCAT Application Fee

AFCAT application fee will be paid online either by Credit/Debit or Net Banking, etc. It is mandatory to submit the application fee to get clearance with the application form. Below we have shared the AFCAT application fee to be submitted at the end of the application form.

CategoryApplication Fee
All Categories₹250/-

AFCAT Apply Online- Points to remember 

  • Don’t procrastinate filling in the form till the last moment, it might lead to hassle. 
  • Ensure entering the accurate credentials as the wrongly filled information can lead to the cancellation of the candidature. 
  • The option of edit will not be validated after advancing to the payment tab or the select courses tab. 
  • In case of multiple applications submission, the latest would be considered, the rest will be forfeited. The fee submitted for the rest of the applications will be forfeited. 
  • Ensure fitting in the prescribed eligibility criteria before filling in the application form. 

AFCAT 2022 Selection Process

The selection process for AFCAT 2022 includes three stages which are a computer-based test, AFSB, and Medical Exam.

  • Computer Based Test: This is the first stage of the selection process. An online examination is conducted, and the candidates performing extremely well and meeting the cutoff will proceed to the subsequent stage of the selection process.
  • AFSB Test: The shortlisted applicants will be called for the interview or the personality test. This round will screen the candidates on their persona and intellect.
  • Medical Examination: The applicants must be medically fit to be eligible for the job.

The officials have further divided the AFSB, also known as the Air Force Selection Board, into two tiers which are mentioned below:

  • AFSB Testing Stage 1: Intelligence Test, Picture Perception and Discussion
  • AFSB Testing Stage 2: Psychological test, Group discussion, AFSB Interview, Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS) test

AFCAT Exam Pattern

Get in touch with the AFCAT paper pattern to fuel your preparations.  It is of paramount importance to be well versed with the AFCAT exam pattern 2022 to perform well in the exam. Jot down the duration, total marks and the subjects of the AFCAT online exam 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.

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

Exam

Type

Subject

Questions

Marks

Time

AFCAT

Compulsory

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

100

300

2 hr

EKT

If Applying for Technical Branch

  • Mechanical
  • Electronics
  • Computer Science

60

180

45 Min

AFCAT Syllabus 2022

Clearing the AFCAT exam is not at all a cakewalk. It requires continuous efforts and dedication to clear it, and the first thing that you must do is to acquaint yourself with AFCAT Syllabus to perform well in the exam. The IAF AFCAT syllabus consists of 4 subjects - General Knowledge, Mathematics, Reasoning & Military Aptitude, and English. The standard of questions of Numerical ability will be equivalent to matriculation level. The level of other subjects will be of graduation level. The detailed syllabus of AFCAT 2022 for each subject is as follows:

Subject

Syllabus

English

General Awareness

  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • General Science
  • Environment
  • Defence
  • Art & Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports

Numerical Ability

  • Decimal
  • Fractions
  • Time & Work
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • Speed, Time & Distance

Reasoning & Military Aptitude

  • Verbal Skills
  • Spatial Ability

Syllabus of EKT

The candidates who wish to appear for Ground Duty Technical Branch need to appear for EKT (Engineering Knowledge Test). Here you will find enclosed the details of the Engineering Knowledge Test [EKT]. The elucidated details of the important topics and subjects have been presented here. Ensure capturing all the topics that will aid in moulding the strategy for the exam. The syllabus of the EKT is elaborated herewith. 

Some topics are common for every branch, which includes Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Drawing & Physics.

The Detailed syllabus is shown below:

Engineering Mathematics: Matrix Algebra, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Partial derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Stokes, Theorems of integral calculus, Gauss and Green’s theorems. Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, First order differential equation (linear and nonlinear), Complex variables, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, Sampling theorems, Random variables, Mean, Median, Mode and Standard deviation, Discrete and Continuous Distributions, Fourier transform, Laplace transforms, Z-transform.

Engineering Physics: Description of Motion in One, Two and Three Dimensions, Units for measurement, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Electrostatics, Electric Current, Heat and Thermodynamics, Magnetic Effect of Currents, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents and Electromagnetic Waves, Magnetism, Ray Optics, and Optical Instruments, Laws of Motion

Engineering Drawing: Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting, Projection of straight line, planes and solids, Isometric Projection, Sectional Views of solids, Full section, Intersection of surfaces

The AFCAT syllabus for each branch is given below:

Branch

Subject

Computer Science Engineering

  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Electronic Devices
  • Computer Networks
    Network Theory Design
  • Switching Theory
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Control Engineering
  • Telecommunication Systems
  • Microwave Engineering
  • Antenna and Wave Propagation
  • Radar Theory
  • Instrumentation

Electronic Engineering

  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Devices
  • Control Engineering
  • Telecommunication Systems
  • Microwave Engineering
  • Antenna and Wave Propagation
  • Instrumentation
  • Computer Networks
  • Network Theory Design
  • Switching Theory
  • Information Technology

Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Theory of Machines,
  • Fluid mechanics/Hydraulic Machines
  • Manufacturing Science
  • Materials Science
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Flight Mechanics
  • Aerodynamics

Along with the knowledge of the syllabus, candidates are required to follow the detailed AFCAT Study Plan (Daily updated) and some important maths formulae for effective preparation.

Marking Scheme & Standard of AFCAT

The details of the AFCAT marking scheme are mentioned here.

  • For each correct answer, the candidate will be awarded 3 marks
  • For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • There are no negative marks for any unattempted questions.

AFCAT Salary & Job Profile 2022

The final year cadets will get a stipend of Rs. 56,100. Post completing the job training, the candidates will be paid based on pay level 10 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix which means their salary will range between Rs 56, 100 to Rs 1,10,700. In addition, the candidates will also be entitled to several allowances like TA, DA, Children Education Allowance, Ration Money Allowance, etc. Check out the post-wise AFCAT Salary structure here.

Below you can have a look at the detailed job profile and salary of Indian Air Officer under each branch allotted after clearing the AFCAT exam. Also get acquainted with the career growth of the Indian Air Force Officers. 

Job Profile of Indian Air Force Officer

Branch

Departments

Flying

  • Helicopter
  • Fighter
  • Transport

Ground Duty (Technical)

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical

Ground Duty (Non- Technical)

  • Administration
  • Logistics
  • Education
  • Meteorology
  • Accounts

Salary of Indian Air Force Officer

The lucrative salary and the plethora of perks are bestowed to the officers in the Indian Air Force. The handsome salary package and the highly reputable job profile attracts the aspirants towards the job. Get all the details of the AFCAT salary 2022, in-hand salary, pay scale. During training, a stipend of Rs. 52,600 will be paid to trainees of the Indian Air Force. The total duration of the training for AFCAT is 1 year.

This is the latest breakdown of AFCAT salary for a commissioned officer (Per Month)

  • Pay Band ( all Branches ) –₹ 56,100 Per Month
  • Level 10 in the Pay Matrix: VIIth CPC – 56,100-1,10,700
  • Military Service Pay:- ₹ 15,500 Per Month
  • Flying Branch: Rs. 11,250 per month
  • Technical Branch Officers: Rs. 2,500 per month
  • In addition to these, officers are also entitled to other allowances such as Transport Allowance, Children Education Allowance, etc

Other Benefits:

There are several benefits and allowances that the Air Force Officers are entitled to. The list of the benefits received along with the AFCAT salary 2022 is mentioned below. 

  • Accommodation
  • Leave travel concessions
  • Leave- An annual leave of 60 days & casual leave of 20 days per year
  • Secured camp life
  • Institute and Messes membership
  • School facilities
  • Recreational and sports facilities
  • Rail concessions
  • CSD facilities

In addition to this, there are various allowances:

  • Dearness Allowance
  • Ration Money
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Special Duty Allowance
  • Dress Allowance
  • Medical Allowance
  • Hardship Allowance

Ranks of Indian Army

Ranks of Indian Navy

Ranks of Indian Air Force

Lieutenant General GOC in C's Scale)

Vice Admiral (FOC-in-C's Scale)

Air Marshal (AOC-in-C's Scale)

Lieutenant General(HAG)

Vice Admiral(HAG)

Air Marshal(HAG)

Major General

Rear Admiral

Air Vice-Marshal

Brigadier

Commodore

Air Commodore

Colonel

Captain

Group Captain

Lieutenant Colonel

Commander

Wing Commander

Major

Lieutenant Commander

Squadron Leader

Captain

Lieutenant

Flight Lieutenant

AFCAT Career Growth

A career in the Indian Air Force is full of possibilities for defence aspirants as it includes both technical and non-technical branches. Trained in diverse areas and settings, you are prepared to meet all the difficulties you face in the fast-paced lives of the Air Force.

Being an Officer in the Indian Air Force, the sky is the limit for you. You start your career as a Flying Officer and can rise to the rank of Air Marshal.

The chosen one from the Flying Branch becomes the head of the family, i.e. The Chief of the Air Staff. Rank structure for commissioned officers are:

Junior Level:

  1. Flying Officer (FG OFFR): Flying Officer is the first rank in the Indian Air Force, which is worn after successful completion of training.
  2. Flight Lieutenant (FLT LT): Flight Lieutenant is the next rank in the Indian Air Force hierarchy, where you play an important role as a member of a cohesive team.

Executive Level:

  1. Squadron Leader (SQN LDR): The Squadron Leader undertakes many duties to take on greater duties under your wings. You are now a supervisor at the senior level.
  2. Wing Commander (WG CDR): The Wing Commander, the next greater rank, assumes extra duties for the greater grounds.
  3. Group Captain (GP CPT): Taking charge of men and management, you as a Group Captain may command a medium-sized Air Force Station or be an important link in the decision-making mechanism at various IAF formations.

Director Level:

  1. Air Commodore (AIR CMDE): An Air Commodore is the next rank and as a Principal Director, you may command a large Air Force Station, or hold Staff Appointments (Senior Level) at Air HQ/Command HQ.
  2. Air Vice-Marshal (AIR VICE MSHL): Only the daring few climb this high in the Air Force hierarchy. An Air Vice Marshal is responsible for taking strategic decisions.
  3. Air Marshal (AIR MSHL): It is one step below the top of the ladder, the Air Marshal commands a lot of power.

Cheif:

  1. Air Cheif Marshal: Being an Officer in the Indian Air Force, the sky is the limit for you. You start your career as a Flying Officer and can rise to the rank of Air Marshal. The chosen one from the Flying Branch becomes the head of the family, i.e. The Chief of the Air Staff.

AFCAT 2022 Vacancies

AFCAT vacancies 2022 will be disclosed along with the official notification on 1st June 2022. Till then, the applicants can check out the previous year’s AFCAT vacancy to get a fair understanding of the upcoming vacancy. In 2021, a total of 317 AFCAT vacancies were rolled out by the Indian Air Force under the AFCAT 1 notification PDF, and 334 vacancies for AFCAT 2.

EntryBranchVacancies* 
AFCATFlyingSSC - 77
Ground Duty (Technical)

AE(L) : PC –19, SSC - 78

AE(M) : PC - 07, SSC - 27

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

Admin : PC - 10, SSC - 41

Accts : PC - 04, SSC - 17

Lgs: PC - 08, SSC - 31

NCCFlying10% seats out of CDSE (Combined Defence Services Exam) vacancies for PC and10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC 
Total Vacancies317 (Vacancies)

AFCAT 2 2021 Vacancies

EntryBranchVacancies* 
AFCATFlyingSSC - 96
Ground Duty (Technical)

AE(L) : PC –20, SSC - 78

AE(M) : PC - 08, SSC - 31

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

Admin : PC - 10, SSC - 42

Edn: PC - 04, SSC - 17

NCCFlying10% seats out of CDSE (Combined Defence Services Exam) vacancies for PC and10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC 
Meteorology EntryMeteorology Met: PC - 06, SSC - 22
Total Vacancies334 (Vacancies)

How to Download AFCAT Admit Card 2022?

Indian Air Force releases AFCAT admit cards separately for each stage of the examination. It will be issued to only those candidates who have successfully submitted their application form. They can download their hall tickets by entering their registration number and password.

Steps to download to AFCAT Admit Card 2022

  • Visit the official website of the Indian Air Force.
  • On the home page itself, you will find AFCAT 2 Admit Card 2022.
  • Click on the link.
  • Now, enter the required credentials such as registration no. & password.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • A new tab will open, showing your AFCAT Admit Card 2022.
  • Save & download 2 copies of AFCAT Admit Card 2022.

AFCAT Admit Card 2022: Important details 

Here are the essential details centring on the AFCAT admit card 2022. Jot down the important points of the AFCAT admit card 2022. 

  • The AFCAT hall ticket will be issued at least 3 weeks prior to the exam. 
  • The hall tickets will be dropped on the registered mail ID of the candidates and they can also download them from the official website. 
  • The aspirants must possess essential credentials such as username and password for downloading the AFCAT admit cards 2022. 
  • The applicants without the hall tickets will be denied entry into the exam hall. 
  • Ensure the personal credentials mentioned in the call letter are accurate. In case of discrepancy, the concerned authorities are to be contacted and informed. 
  • Thoroughly get versed with the guidelines mentioned on the AFCAT hall ticket 2022. 

Documents to be carried at the time of exam 

Take a look at the documents and the items that must be possessed by the candidates to take the AFCAT exam 2022. These are essential documents without which the applicants will not be allowed to appear for the exam. 

Documents and items to be carried in the exam hall 

  • AFCAT Hall Ticket 
  • Aadhar Card 
  • Photo ID 
  • PAN card 
  • Passport 
  • Driving License 
  • Voter ID 
  • College ID 
  • 2 Passport size photographs [ same as affixed on the online application form] 
  • Black or blue ballpoint pen 

AFCAT Preparation 2022

Candidates required reliable preparation material and a study plan to clear the AFCAT exam. Below we are providing study material that you must follow:

AFCAT Books

The syllabus of AFCAT is vast, especially for those who are appearing for Ground Duty Technical Branch, as they have to appear for both AFCAT & EKT Here is a list of books for the AFCAT which will cover your syllabus and boost your preparation:

Subject

Books

Reasoning

Manohar Pandey, RS Aggarwal

General Science

Lucent

Political Science

Laxmikant

Modern History

Spectrum

Ancient History & Medival History

Old NCERT (Ancient History by RS Sharma; Medieval History -Satish Chandra)

Economics

Shankar Ganesh

Geography

New NCERT

English (for Paper-II)

Objective English - RS Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma

Current Affairs

Last 10 months

Apart from this for English, you need to practice at least one essay daily and check for grammatical errors, the relevance of the content, etc.

AFCAT Question Papers

To know the actual trend of the examination such as the types of questions asked along with the difficulty level, it is important to practice previous year's question papers. Thus, to score better in the upcoming AFCAT 2 2022 exam, you must practice the AFCAT previous year question papers and improve the chances of selection.

AFCAT Mock Test

To check your preparedness for the exam, it is important to practice the AFCAT mock test. Solving the AFCAT test series will help you work on your weak areas and improve them subsequently. Moreover, you will be able to improve your speed and accuracy level to beat the competition in the AFCAT 2022 exam.

AFCAT Online Coaching 

Preparing online with AFCAT coaching classes at BYJU'S Exam Prep will enable you to prepare in a structured manner for the upcoming AFCAT 2022 exam. The AFCAT Online Coaching Classes are taken by expert faculty members holding decades of experience.

You have the opportunity to get your doubts solved in real-time and practice 1000+ questions along with several mock tests and study material PDFs to prepare effectively and beat the competition.

Read here detailed AFCAT Preparation Tips 2022

AFCAT 2022 Preparation Tips

It is of paramount importance that the applicants must mould an apt strategy to ace the exam. Here are the preparation tips that are shared by the experts. They need to move in the right direction to achieve the desired results. 

  • Be conversant with the AFCAT syllabus and exam pattern. 
  • Analyze your strengths and weaknesses, hone your strengths and work on your weaknesses. 
  • Solve previous years’ question papers and test series. Try to solve the question papers in the defined time frame. This will aid you in getting acclimatised to the exam hall’s environment 
  • Don’t miss out on practising and revising the concepts. 
  • The concepts should be braced and the foundations ought to be built. 
  • Make sure you maintain the accuracy along with the pace to complete the exam well in time. 

AFCAT Result 2022

AFCAT Result 2022 will be released around a month later after the conduction of the AFCAT exam with the names of candidates shortlisted for the next round. The conducting authority releases the result for each tier separately along with the final cut-off and answer key.

AFCAT 1 Result 2022, Direct Link to Check AFCAT Result

Make sure you have the registration number and password to access the result page. We have avail you of the direct link to download the AFCAT result as available officially.

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AFCAT FAQs

  • AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. It is a national-level exam conducted by Indian Air Force to select eligible candidates as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty for both Technical and Non-Technical branches. The IAF conducts AFCAT 2022 exam twice a year as AFCAT 1 and AFCAT 2.

  • To successfully submit the AFCAT 2022 form online, the candidates must visit the official website of the Indian Airforce and click on the apply online link. Fill in the accurate details and upload the relevant scanned documents. Click on the tab stating submit and advance to transact the AFCAT application fees. Take the printout of the AFCAT application form.

  • The official notification for AFACT 2022 will be released on 1st June 2022. along with notification PDF conducting authority will also activate AFCAT 2022 apply online link on its website and the link will be deactivated on 30th June 2022.

  • AFCAT selection process 2022 is divided into three different stages by the officials of the Indian Air Force. The aspirants who want to pursue their career in the Indian Air Force must be aware of the AFCAT selection process 2022 and apply for it well before time. 

    • AFCAT Exam: This is the first stage of the selection process. An online examination is conducted and the candidates performing extremely well and meeting the cutoff will proceed to the subsequent stage of the selection process. 
    • SSB Interview/Personality Test: The shortlisted applicants will be called for the interview or the personality test. This round will screen the candidates on their persona and intellect. 
    • Medical Examination: The applicants must be medically fit to be eligible for the job. 
    • Final Merit List: The final merit list will be declared based on the cumulative scores obtained by the candidates in the written test and the interview.
  • AFCAT exam is conducted twice a year.

  • AFCAT 2022 exam is a tough exam, as the Indian Air force has marked several standards to pick the best. But as we know, if prepared well nothing can stop you from achieving your goals.

  • Cracking the AFCAT 2022 exam is not an easy task. Therefore, candidates need to work hard and study dedicatedly with a positive mindset. They must attempt AFCAT previous year paper and mock tests for the practice to brush up their skills and crack the AFCAT 2022 easily.

  • The AFCAT admit cards are released before 3 weeks of the exam. The candidates will have to download the hall tickets from the official site and the admit cards will be dropped at their mail address as well. 

  • You can apply through the official website of AFCAT.

  • After clearing the AFACT, a stipend of ₹ 52,600 is paid to the Indian Air Force trainees. However, after completing their training, their salary will be Rs 56, 100 to Rs 1,10,700 as per the 7th pay commission.

  • Scoring 180+ can be considered a good score in the AFCAT exam but you can always do better and achieve higher marks in AFCAT Exam.

  • Indian Air Force has divided the AFCAT Age Limit Criteria into two categories which are 20 to 24 years and 20 to 26 years. Candidates who are interested in the Flying branch must age between 20 to 24 years and 20 to 26 years for Ground Duty.

  • Yes, you are eligible for a flying branch in the AFCAT exam after Class 12.

  • Yes, females can also apply for AFCAT Exam. They can apply for both flying and ground duty, If they satisfy the eligibility parameters

  • There is no limit of attempts in the AFCAT exam, you can appear numerous times until the age limit is crossed.

  • To fulfill the eligibility criteria of AFCAT 2022, aspirants should have completed class 12th with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics and Physics. Candidates also must complete their 04 years of graduation or an integrated Post-graduation degree in Engineering with a minimum percentage of 60%. Furthermore, the candidates should fall under the prescribed age limit and fulfill Physical and Medical standards.

  • The full form of the AFCAT exam is Air Force Common Admission Test. It is a national-level exam conducted by Indian Air Force twice a year to fill vacancies of flying branch and ground duties for both technical and non-technical branches.

  • Indian Air Force has divided their AFCAT syllabus into 4 sections- General Awareness, English, Quantitative Ability, and Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test. The section-wise syllabus of AFCAT 2022 is mentioned below:

    • General Awareness: Current Affairs, History, Geography, Physics, Chemistry etc.
    • English: Error detection, cloze test, synonym and antonym, fill in the blanks, idioms and phrases etc.
    • Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test: Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Blood Relation, military aptitude etc.
  • Those candidates who have applied for the Flying Branch and aged between 20 to 24 years, can attempt IAF AFCAT exam 16 times which means 2 in a year.

  • Indian Air Force will disclose the AFCAT 2022 vacancy along with the release of the notification on 1st June 2022. However, there is a high chance that the number of vacancies will be higher than the previous year. You can check out the AFCAT Vacancy 2022 here.

  • Several AFCAT books are available for preparation in the market. However, Objective Arithmetic by S Chand for Mathematics, Lucent’s General Knowledge for General Awareness, Objective General Bakshi for English and Lucent Reasoning for General Intelligence are some of the books that candidates must refer to while preparing for the AFCAT exam.

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