AFCAT Notification 2022: Vacancy, Application Form, Eligibility -Embibe
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  • Last Modified 26-08-2022
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  • Last Modified 26-08-2022

AFCAT 2022 Notification: Vacancy, Application Form, Eligibility & More

AFCAT 2 Notification 2022: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has released important details for 283 vacancies in the Flying Branch and Ground Duties for both Technical and Non-Technical positions via AFCAT 2 2022 Notification on June 1, 2022. The AFCAT 2 Online Exam is scheduled for August 26, 27, and 28, 2022. Candidates appearing for this exam can download the AFCAT Notification PDF from this page.

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The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is an entrance examination held to hire candidates for the IAF branches of Flying Branch (Pilot), Ground Duty Technical (Electrical, Mechanical), and Ground Duty Non-Technical (Administration, Logistics). Read on to have complete details related to AFATC 2 2022 exam notification.

AFCAT 2 2022 Notification

The Indian Air Force (IAF) issued the detailed AFCAT 2 2022 notification on June 1, 2022, for Indian citizens (Men and Women) to join its elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty [Technical and Non-Technical] branches for the course beginning in July 2023. The official notification PDF link for AFCAT 2, 2022 is mentioned below:

AFCAT 2022 Exam Overview 

Check out the table below to get an overview of the AFCAT 2 2022 exam highlights: 

Exam Name Air Force Common Admission Test
Commonly known as AFCAT
Conducted byIndian Air Force (IAF) 
Level of Exam National Level 
Selection Process Online Test, AFSB Interview, Medical Test 
Frequency of Exam Twice a Year
Language of Exam English 
Recruitment Posts Flying Branch (AFCAT & NCC Entry)
Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical)
Mode of Exam Online Mode 

AFCAT 2022 Notification: Important Dates 

Find below the list of AFCAT 2022 dates and events: 

EventsAFCAT Exam Dates (AFCAT 1/2022 cycle)AFCAT Exam Dates (AFCAT 2/2022 cycle)
AFCAT Notification Release DateNovember 27, 2021June 1, 2022
Online Application BeginsDecember 1, 2021June 1, 2022
Last Date for Application SubmissionDecember 30, 2021June 30, 2022 – 5 P.M
AFCAT Admit Card Release DateJanuary 28, 2022August 10, 2022
AFCAT Exam DatesFebruary 12, 13 & 14, 2022August 26, 27, 28, 2022
Declaration of ResultsMarch 9, 2022Third week of September 2022
AFCAT Cut-off MarksTo be notifiedThird week of September 2022
Training for Final Results CandidatesFirst week of Jan 2023To Be Announced Later

AFCAT Notification 2022: Vacancies

The exam conducting body at the Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued various vacancies under the recruitment notification of AFCAT 2022. Find below the vacancies covered under the recruitment of AFCAT 2022 notification.

Branch Vacancies 
Flying BranchSSC – 12
Ground Duty (Technical)AE(L): PC – 23, SSC – 91
AE(M): PC – 07, SSC – 30
Ground Duty (Non-Technical)Admin: PC – 11, SSC – 45
Accounts: PC – 03, SSC – 13
LGS: PC – 05, SSC – 18
NCC Special Entry 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.
MeteorologyMET: PC – 03, SSC – 10

AFCAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

Below mentioned are the eligibility criteria to apply for the AFCAT exam 2022.

  • Candidate must have completed graduation from a recognised University in the relevant discipline. 
  • The AFCAT age limit to apply is 20 to 24 years of age.
  • To apply for the post of Technical and Non-Technical Branches, the candidate must be of 20 to 26 years of age. 

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AFCAT 2022 Application Process 

Candidates fulfilling the eligibility could fill out the application form for AFCAT 2022. They first have to register online with their basic details. The application form for AFCAT 2 2022 was released on the official website on June 01, 2022. It was mandatory for the appearing candidates to fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling out the AFCAT application form online.

Steps to Apply for AFCAT 2 2022 Examination

Check out the step-by-step process to fill out the AFCAT application form to clear your doubts.

1st Step: Visit the official website of Indian Air Force (IAF) –
2nd Step: Click on the official notification of AFCAT 2022.
3rd Step: Check out the post eligibility criteria.
4th Step: Fill in the basic details such as the Aadhaar Card Number, Name of the Candidate, Religion, Caste (General /SC /ST /OBC), Candidate’s Date of Birth, and the educational details as class 10th and 12th marks and grades, board name, school name, and address. 
5th Step: Enter your contact details like your mobile number, email ID, and address to create the registration ID and password as per the AFCAT 2022 notification.
6th Step: Now login with the same ID and password and fill out the application form of AFCAT 2022.
7th Step: Select the post you want to apply for and submit the application form.
8th Step: Now upload the scanned photo, thumb impression, and signature in the prescribed formats and select the exam centre.
9th Step: After completing the registration form for AFCAT 2022, mark all the declarations required by the authorities to complete the application process.
10th Step: Submit the fees of INR 250 online after completing the AFCAT 2022 application form using the Net Banking /Credit Card /Debit Card.
11th Step: After that, save the AFCAT 2022 application form and fee receipt, and take out the print of the application form for future reference.

AFCAT Application Fee 2022

The fee for all the category candidates (General /SC /ST /PWD ) is INR 250.

AFCAT Exam Pattern 2022

The question paper for AFCAT 2022 will be based on the exam pattern issued by the exam conducting body. As per the exam pattern, the paper will be in the format of the objective questions. Candidates appearing for the technical branch for ground duty have to appear in Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT).

The questions covered in the engineering section are from Electrical, Computer Science, Mechanical, and Electronics. Find below the table of the AFCAT 2022 exam pattern: 

Subjects General Awareness, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, Verbal Ability in English, Military Aptitude
Duration of Exam 120 minutes 
Maximum Marks 300 Marks 
Number of Questions 100 Questions 
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions 

AFCAT 2022 EKT Exam Pattern (For Technical Branch Ground Duty)

Subjects Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics
Duration of Exam 45 minutes 
Number of Questions 50 Questions 
Maximum Marks 150 Marks 
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions 

AFCAT Syllabus 2022

The syllabus of AFCAT 2022 covers the following topics as per the official notification:

General AwarenessSports, Politics, History, Geography, Environment, Economics, Current Events in India, Current Event in the World, Civics, Business, Basic Sciences, Art and Culture, Internet and Technology
English Vocabulary Testing, Tenses, Synonyms, Subject-Verb Agreement, Sentence Completion, Reading Comprehension, Idioms, and Phrases, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Basic Grammar, Antonyms, Analogy
Numerical AbilityArea and Volume, Average, Boats and Streams, Decimals and Fractions, HCF and LCM, Mixtures and Alligation, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportions, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Time and Distance, Time and Work
Military Aptitude and ReasoningBlood Relation, Coding and Decoding, Direction Sense, Missing Figure, Odd One Out, Pattern Completion, Puzzles, Sequence, Series, Spotting the Embedded Figure, Venn Diagram

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT)

We have provided below the topics of some engineering branches, which are covered under the syllabus of AFCAT 2022:

AFCAT EKT SyllabusTopics
AFCAT EKT Fundamental Engineering SyllabusEngineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, and Engineering Drawing
AFCAT EKT Allied Engineering Topics SyllabusControl Engineering, Telecommunication Systems, Electrical Engineering, Radar Theory, Instrumentation, Antenna and Wave Propagation, and Microwave Engineering
AFCAT EKT Computer Science Engineering SyllabusInformation Technology, Network Theory Design, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Computer Networks, Switching Theory, and Electronic Devices
AFCAT EKT Mechanical Engineering SyllabusThermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machines, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Science, and Machine Drawing
AFCAT EKT Electrical & Electronics Engineering SyllabusMicrowave Engineering, Analog, and Digital Electronics, Electronic Devices, Telecommunication Systems, Microwave Engineering, Control Engineering, and Electrical Engineering

AFCAT Admit Card 2022

The admit card of the AFCAT 2 2022 was released online on the official website on August 10, 2022. Candidates have to compulsorily carry the hard copy AFCAT 2022 hall ticket to the examination centre.

Details Mentioned on AFCAT Hall Ticket

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Examination Date
  • Exam Centre
  • Registration and Roll number
  • Candidate’s Address
  • Exam Centre Code
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Category of the candidate
  • Other Exam day guidelines.

In case of any mistake or error mentioned on the hall ticket of the AFCAT 2022, candidates should immediately reach out to the authority.

AFCAT 2022 Exam Centre

The AFCAT 2022 exam is conducted all over India across 104 cities. Candidates will get the option to choose the exam centre for AFCAT 2022 at the time of filling out the application form. They can fill a total of five exam centres at the time of filling the application form of AFCAT 2022 as per their preference.

The exam conducting body allots the final exam centre of AFCAT 2022 depending on the availability of seats. To check the name of the allotted exam centre of AFCAT 2022, candidates have to download the exam admit card.

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AFCAT Result 2022

The result of AFCAT 2 2022 will be released on the official website. In the AFCAT 2 Result, candidates can check their marks and compare them with the qualifying marks provided by the conducting body.

To download the AFCAT 2022 exam result, candidates must provide their registered application number, date of birth, and name. Below are the steps to download the AFCAT 2 2022 result from the official website.

Steps to Download the AFCAT 2022 Result 

1st Step: Visit the official website of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
2nd Step: Click on the career notification option from the home page.
3rd Step: Now click on the option “Result of AFCAT 2 2022.”
4th Step: You will be redirected to the AFCAT 2022 result page.
5th Step: Now, enter your registration number and date of birth in the given tabs and click “Submit”.
6th Step: Your AFCAT 2022 result will appear on the screen.
7th Step: Download and print the AFCAT 2022 result for future reference.

AFCAT Contact Details

To resolve any query related to the AFCAT 2022, candidates can contact the helpline numbers provided below: 

Email ID:
Ph. No: 020 – 25503105 or 020 – 25503106
Contact Timings: Monday to Friday – 09: 00 A.M to 01: 00 P.M & 02: 00 P.M to 05:00 P.M

You can also check –

AFCAT Application FormAFCAT Exam Pattern
AFCAT EligibilityAFCAT Syllabus
AFCAT BooksAFCAT Admit Card
AFCAT ScorecardAFCAT Cut off
AFCAT Mock TestAFCAT Login
AFCAT Previous Year PapersAFCAT Result

FAQs on AFCAT Notification 2022

Check out below some frequently asked questions related to the AFCAT 2022 notification.

Q.1: What is the fee to fill out the application form for AFCAT 2022?

Ans: The fee to fill out the application form for AFCAT 2022 is INR 250. The application fee can only be submitted through Net Banking /Credit Card /Debit Card.

Q.2: When is the AFCAT 2 2022 exam?

Ans: According to the AFCAT 2022 notification, the AFCAT 2 2022 examination will be conducted on August 26, 27, and 28, 2022.

Q.3: Which documents are required to fill the application form for AFCAT 2022? 

Ans: Candidates need to upload the scanned passport size photo, scanned signature, and thumb impression to fill out the application form for AFCAT 2022.

Q.4: Can a married candidate apply for the post of ground duty (Non-Technical Branch) as per the official notification of AFCAT 2022?

Ans: No. Candidates applying for the post of ground duty (Non-Technical Branch) must be single as per the notification of AFCAT 2022.

Q.5: What is the AFCAT age limit to apply for the examination?

Ans: Candidates need to be between the ages of 20 to 24 years to be eligible to apply for the AFCAT examination.

Q.6: What are the subjects covered in the syllabus of AFCAT 2022?

Ans: The subjects covered in the syllabus of AFCAT 2022 are General Awareness, English, Numerical Ability, and Military Aptitude and Reasoning.

Q.7: What is the AFCAT selection process?

Ans: The stages in the AFCAT selection process are the online Test, AFSB Interview, and Medical Test.

We hope this article on AFCAT Notification 2022 has provided you with all the information required to prepare for the examination. Stay tuned to for the latest news and updates on AFCAT Notification 2022.

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