AFCAT Vacancy 2023: For Female and Male Candidates, Branch-Wise

AFCAT Vacancy 2023: For Female and Male Candidates, Branch-Wise

ByNaveen Singh  |  Updated on: Dec 1, 2022
Check out the total number of AFCAT 1 vacancy 2023 for the upcoming exam, which is set to happen from 24, 25, and 26 February 2023. Find out details about the AFCAT vacancy for female and male candidates, previous year vacancy trends, and more.
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AFCAT Vacancy 2023 was released on 27 November 2022 by the Indian Air Force, along with the notification on the official website. This year, the officials have rolled out 258 vacancies for male and female candidates for Flying and Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) branches. Candidates who wish to appear for the upcoming exam, which will be held on 24, 25, and 26 February 2023, must check the branch-wise AFCAT vacancy details provided here.

The IAF releases separate vacancies for AFCAT 1 & 2 every year. To know more about the branch-wise AFCAT 1 vacancy 2023, vacancy for female candidates and previous year trends, refer to the information provided here.

Latest: AFCAT Application Form 2023

AFCAT Vacancy 2023

AFACT Exam provides an astonishing opportunity for candidates who want to join the Indian Air Force and serve the nation. Every year, the IAF conducts two exams to recruit suitable candidates for the Flying, Ground Duty (Technical), and Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branches. AFCAT vacancy 2023 was released by the IAF in an official notification dated 27 November 2022.

Per the notification, the total number of vacancies offered is subject to change as per IAF's requirements. For 258 AFCAT vacancies, the official announcement for exam was released. Find below the details of the AFCAT vacancy 2023 for male and female candidates.

Entry

Branch

AFCAT Vacancies

Women

Men

AFCAT

Entry

Flying Branch

SSC - 05

SSC - 05

Ground Duty (Technical)

AE (L): 10

AE (M): 03

AE (L): 87

AE (M): 30

Ground Duty (Non - Technical)

Weapon Systems

(WS) Branch: 02

Admin: 05

LGS: 02

Accts: 02

Edn: 02

Met: 02

Weapon Systems

(WS) Branch: 15

Admin: 43

LGS: 19

Accts: 11

Edn: 08

Met: 07

NCC

Special

Entry

Flying

10% of PC seats from CDSE vacancies and 10% of SSC seats from AFCAT vacancies

AFCAT 2 2022 Vacancy: Branch-Wise

The official notification dated 01 June 2022 specifies the exact number of AFCAT vacancy across different branches of the IAF. We have summed up the information about the same below. To check out the number of vacancies for men and women for the flying, technical, and non-technical branches of the IAF, refer to the table provided here -

Entry

Commission (PC/SSC)

Branch

AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2022

AFCAT

SSC for Men & Women

Flying

Men: 10

Women: 02

Entry

PC for Men and SSC for Men & Women

Ground Duty - Technical

(Aeronautical Engineer Electronics and Aeronautical Engineer Mechanical)

Men -

AE(L): PC-23, SSC-80

AE(M): PC-07, SSC-26

Women -

AE(L): SSC-11

AE(M): SSC-04

 

PC for Men & SSC for Men & Women

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

Men -

Admin: PC-11,SSC-43

LGS: PC-05,SSC-16 Accts: PC-03,SSC-11 Edn: PC-02,SSC-08

Women -

Admin: SSC-02

LGS: SSC-02

Accts: SSC-02

Edn: SSC:02

Meteorology Entry

PC for Men & SSC for Men & Women

Meteorology

Men -

PC-03,SSC-08

Women -

SSC-02

NCC Special Entry

PC for Men & SSC for Men & Women

Flying

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

AFCAT Vacancy for Female

Interested female candidates can apply for the technical and non-technical positions in the Indian Air Force. IAF has released AFCAT vacancy for female candidates in official notification. We have summed up the details of the same in the pointers given below -

  • Flying Branch - 02 vacancies for female candidates.
  • Ground Duty (Technical) - 15 vacancies for females.
  • Ground Duty (Non-Technical) - 08 vacancies.
  • Meteorology - 02 vacancies.
  • NCC Special Entry - 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC for men & women combined.

AFCAT 1 Vacancy 2022

In AFACT 1 2022, a total number of 317 vacancies were released by IAF for the flying branch, technical and non-technical branch. Out of the total number of vacancies, 10% were reserved for candidates with an NCC background. We have provided the information about branch-wise AFCAT vacancy below -

Entry

Branch

AFCAT 1 Vacancy

AFCAT

Flying

SSC - 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

NCC

Flying

10% seats out of CDSE (Combined Defence Services Exam) vacancies for PC and10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

Total Vacancies

317

AFCAT Previous Year Vacancy

Candidates can check out the AFCAT previous year vacancy so that they can prepare for the competitive exam accordingly. Going through the total number of vacancies released year after year will give you an idea of the average number of candidates recruited per year in the IAF across technical and non-technical posts. We have provided the details for the previous year's AFCAT vacancy in the table given below -

Exam Details

Flying Branch

Ground Duty (Technical)

Ground Duty (Non-Technical)

Others (NCC/Meteorology)

Total Vacancies

AFCAT 2 2021

96

137

73

As applicable

334

AFCAT 1 2021

69

96

76

As applicable

241

AFCAT 2 2020

74

105

55

As applicable

234

AFCAT 1 2020

60

105

84

As applicable

249

Note that separate reservations for entry through NCC or Meteorology might be applicable for a limited number of candidates. The in-depth details for the same have been provided in the official notification of the AFCAT vacancy.

AFCAT Vacancy FAQs

  • The AFCAT vacancy 2023 was released on November 27, 2022, in an official notification by the Indian Air Force. The notification specifies the number of vacancies available across branches for male and female candidates in the IAF. In total, there are 258 vacancies available for males and females.

  • As per the official notification, the total number of AFCAT vacancy available is 258. In AFCAT 1 2023, the total number of vacancies for males is 225 and for females is 33. For more details, please refer to the official notification released by the IAF or the information provided above.

  • The official number of AFCAT vacancy was released on November 27, 2022. It was stated in the official notification that the number of vacancies stated was tentative and subject to change at the discretion of the Indian Air Force. In total, there are 258 vacancies available for male and female candidates.

  • Indian Air Force released the AFCAT vacancy for females in the official notification on November 27, 2022. The total number of vacancies for female candidates in AFCAT 1 2023 is 33. This number indicated the number of vacancies across different branches in the IAF. Note that the total number of vacancies may change at IAF’s discretion.

  • The IAF declared AFCAT vacancy 2023 on the official website. You can refer to the official notification on the website or the information and direct link to the notification provided here. To give you an overview, 258 vacancies are available for the IAF.

  • The Indian Air Force releases the AFCAT vacancy twice a year under AFCAT 1 and AFCAT 2 recruitment. For this year, the officials have already announced the AFCAT 1 Vacancy 2023 was released on November 27, 2022.

  • For AFCAT 1 2023, the total number of technical posts available is 117 for male candidates. Out of the total number of AFCAT vacancy for Ground Duty (Technical) posts, 13 are reserved only for female candidates. These numbers may change at the discretion of the IAF.

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