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Indian Air Force AFCAT Recruitment 2023: 276 Vacancies, Apply Online Now

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The Indian Air Force has recently announced a remarkable employment opportunity through its AFCAT (02/2023) recruitment drive. This campaign aims to fill 276 vacancies across various branches, including the Flying Branch and Ground Duty Branches (both Technical and Non-Technical). Additionally, the NCC Special Entry is also open for those aspiring to join the Indian Air Force. If you have the passion and qualifications, this is your chance to soar high in your career. Interested candidates are invited to apply online and seize this incredible opportunity.

Exploring AFCAT (02/2023)

The AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) is a prestigious examination conducted by the Indian Air Force twice a year. It serves as a gateway for ambitious individuals to join the Flying Branch and Ground Duty Branches. The forthcoming AFCAT (02/2023) is set to commence in July 2024, allowing applicants ample time to prepare and submit their applications. This article provides an overview of the recruitment process and how eligible candidates can apply.

AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Summary
Name of the Exam AFCAT-2 2023 Exam
Conducted by Indian Air Force
Post Name Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) and Gazetted Officers in Flying Branches
Vacancies 276
Exam Level National
Frequency Twice in a year
Category Defence Jobs
Application Mode Online
Registration Dates 01st to 30th June 2023
Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based Test)
Total Number of Questions AFCAT: 100 & EKT: 50
Exam Language English
Selection Process Written test- AFSB Test- Medical Examination
Salary Rs 85000 (approx)
Official Website www.afcat.cdac.in
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Indian Air Force AFCAT Recruitment 2023

Name of posts:

1. AFCAT Entry

# Flying Branch:
 11 posts
# Ground Duty (Technical) Branch: 151 posts
# Ground Duty (Non- Technical): 114 posts

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2. NCC Special Entry# Flying Branch:

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

Eligibility Criteria of Indian Air Force Recruitment

Age Limit


# Flying Branch: 
20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2024 i.e. born between 02 July 2000 to 01 July 2004 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 year i.e. born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2004 (both dates inclusive).

# Ground Duty (Technical/ Non-Technical) Branches:
 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2024 i.e. born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2004 both dates Inclusive).
Marital Status
Candidates must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course and marriage is not permitted during training.
Educational Qualification

Flying Branch

Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and
(a) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
(b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
OR
(c) 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 with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}:  

Candidates with a minimum of 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 OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-
(aaa) Applied Electronics & Instrumentation.
(aab) Communication Engineering.
(aac) Computer Engineering/Technology.
(aad) Computer Engineering & Application.
(aae) Computer Science and Engineering/Technology.
(aaf) Electrical and Computer Engineering.
(aag) Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
(aah) Electrical Engineering.
(aaj) Electronics Engineering/ Technology.
(aak) Electronics Science and Engineering.
(aal) Electronics.
(aam) Electronics and Communication Engineering.
(aan) Electronics and Computer Science.
(aao) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering.
(aap) Electronics and/or Telecommunication Engineering (Microwave).
(aaq) Electronics and Computer Engineering.
(aar) Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Engineering.
(aas) Electronics Instrument & Control.
(aat) Electronics Instrument & Control Engineering.
(aau) Instrumentation & Control Engineering.
(aav) Instrument & Control Engineering.
(aaw) Information Technology.
(aax) Spacecraft Technology.
(aay) Engineering Physics.
(aaz) Electric Power and Machinery Engineering.
(aba) Infotech Engineering.
(abb) Cyber Security.Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical) {AE (M)}:
Candidates with a minimum of 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 recognised University OR cleared Sections A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent in the following disciplines:-
(aaa) Aerospace Engineering.
(aab) Aeronautical Engineering.
(aac) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.
(aad) Mechanical Engineering.
(aae) Mechanical Engineering and Automation.
(aaf) Mechanical Engineering (Production).
(aag) Mechanical Engineering (Repair and Maintenance).
(aah) Mechatronics.
(aaj) Industrial Engineering.
(aak) Manufacturing Engineering.
(aal) Production and Industrial Engineering.
(aam) Materials Science and Engineering.
(aan) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.
(aao) Aerospace and Applied Mechanics.
(aap) Automotive Engineering.
(aaq) Robotics
(aar) Nanotechnology
(aas) Rubber Technology and Rubber Engineering.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branch
 
(aa) Administration:

Passed 10+2 and Graduate Degree (Minimum three years degree course) in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.(ab) Accounts Branch
Passed 10+2 and done graduation in any of the following streams with 60 % marks or equivalent from a recognized university:-(aaa) B. Com Degree (Min three years course).
(aab) Bachelor of Business Administration (with specialization in Finance)/ Bachelor of Management Studies (with specialization in Finance)/ Bachelor of Business Studies (with specialization in Finance)
(aac) Qualified CA/ CMA/ CS/ CFA.
(aad) B.Sc. with specialization in Finance.

NCC Special Entry (Flying Branch)

NCC Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ certificate acquired on or after 01 Dec 17. Minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2. Graduates with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent OR BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 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 recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

How to Apply for Indian Air Force Recruitment?

If you are interested and meet the eligibility criteria for the Indian Air Force recruitment, you can apply online by following the steps provided below:

  1. Visit the official Recruitment Portal of the Indian Air Force.
  2. Scroll down and navigate to the “Important Web-Links” section.
  3. Click on the “Online Application Form” link to begin the registration process as a new user.
  4. Complete the registration process by entering the required information in the designated fields.
  5. After successful registration, proceed to the next stage by clicking on the “Online Application Form” link and logging in using your credentials.
  6. Fill in all the necessary personal and educational details as prompted in the application form.
  7. Ensure that you have all the required documents ready for upload, such as educational certificates, identification proof, and passport-sized photographs.
  8. Carefully upload the necessary documents in the specified formats.
  9. Double-check all the entered information to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  10. Proceed to make the payment of the application fee as per the instructions provided.
  11. After making the payment, submit the completed application form.
  12. It is advisable to take a printout of the submitted application form for future reference.
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Candidates are encouraged to refer to the official notification for detailed instructions and additional information regarding the application process.

Please note that the information provided here is a general guideline. It is always recommended to thoroughly review the official notification and follow the instructions provided by the Indian Air Force for the specific recruitment cycle.

Important Dates of Indian Air Force AFCAT Recruitment 2023

# Starting Date to Apply Online: 1st June 2023

# Closing Date to Apply Online: 30th June 2023

Important Web-Links of Indian Air Force AFCAT Vacancy

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FAQs: Indian Air Force AFCAT Recruitment 2023

Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the Indian Air Force AFCAT Recruitment 2023:

1. What is AFCAT?

AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. It is an entrance examination conducted by the Indian Air Force to select candidates for various branches of the Air Force, including the Flying Branch and Ground Duty Branches.

2. When will the AFCAT Recruitment 2023 process begin?

The AFCAT Recruitment 2023 process is scheduled to begin on 1st June 2023. This is the starting date for candidates to apply online.

3. What is the last date to apply for AFCAT Recruitment 2023?

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The closing date to apply for AFCAT Recruitment 2023 is set for 30th June 2023. Candidates must ensure they submit their applications before this date to be considered for the recruitment process.

4. What are the eligibility criteria for AFCAT Recruitment 2023?

The eligibility criteria for AFCAT Recruitment 2023 vary depending on the branch. Candidates must meet age requirements, possess specific educational qualifications, and fulfill marital status criteria as specified by the Indian Air Force. It is important to carefully review the official notification for detailed eligibility criteria.

5. How can I apply for AFCAT Recruitment 2023?

To apply for AFCAT Recruitment 2023, interested candidates can visit the official Recruitment Portal of the Indian Air Force. They need to complete the online application process, including registration, filling in personal and educational details, uploading necessary documents, and making the application fee payment. Detailed instructions and the application link will be available on the official portal.

6. Are there any application fees for AFCAT Recruitment 2023?

Yes, there is an application fee for AFCAT Recruitment 2023. The specific fee details will be mentioned in the official notification. Candidates must make the payment as per the instructions provided during the application process.

7. What is the selection process for AFCAT Recruitment 2023?

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The selection process for AFCAT Recruitment 2023 involves multiple stages, including the written examination (AFCAT), Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) testing, document verification, and medical examination. Candidates who qualify in these stages will be considered for final selection.

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