AFCAT 2 2021 Notification: AFCAT 2 Recruitment 2021: Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the official notification for AFCAT 2, 2021 exam to recruit 334 vacancies at the flying branch and ground duties for both technical and non-technical posts. The online registration for AFCAT 2 will begin on 01st June 2021 and will last till 30th June 2021. To know more about AFCAT 2 2021 including eligibility, online application, vacancies, and other important aspects, read this article. The officer notification pdf is given below.

AFCAT Notification 2021: Overview

Name of Organization Indian Air Force
Exam name AFCAT-2
Vacancies 334
Advt No. 02/2021
Online Registration 01st June 2021
Last Date to Apply 30th June 2021
Application Mode Online
Recruitment For Courses Commencing July 2022
Official Website


AFCAT 2 Notification PDF

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AFCAT 2 Notification 2021: Important Dates

AFCAT 2 Events Dates
Online Application Start Date 01st  June 2021
Last Date to Apply Online for AFCAT 30th June 2021
Admit Card To Be Notified Soon
Exam Date To Be Notified Soon
Result To Be Notified Soon
Batch Commencement July 2022


AFCAT 2 Vacancy Details

The total number of vacancies for AFCAT 2, 2021 exam has been released along with it official notification. Check the course-wise tentative vacancies from here.

Entry Branch Course Number Vacancies
AFCAT Entry Flying 212/22F/SSC/M & W SSC: 96
Ground-Duty(Technical) 211/22T/PC/101 AEC/ 211/22T/SSC/ 101AEC/
M & W
AE(L): PC – 20, SSC – 78
AE(M): PC – 08, SSC – 31
Ground-Duty(Non-Technical) 211/22G/PC/M
211/22G/SSC/M & W
Admin: PC – 10, SSC – 42
Accts: PC – 04, SSC – 17
NCC Special Entry Flying 211/22F/PC/M
10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and


10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.

Meteorology Entry Meteorology 211/22F/PC/M
Met: PC- 06, SSC-22

AFCAT 2 2021 Notification Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • Minimum age limit: 20 years
  • Maximum age limit (For the Flying branch): 24 years
  • Maximum age limit (Ground duty): 26 years

Education Qualification

  • Graduation with a minimum of 3 years degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks is required.
  • For Flying Branch, a minimum of 60% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level is a must.

AFCAT 2 2021: Selection Process

The candidates will be selected on the basis of the following stages:

  • AFCAT Exam
  • AFSB interview

AFSB Testing Stage 1

It includes the following two tests:

  1. Officer Intelligence Rating Test.

  2. Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PP&DT)

Stage 1 is called screening test and candidates who do not clear it will be rejected and will not be called for AFSB Testing Stage 2.

AFSB Testing Stage 2

All Stage 1 qualified candidates will have to appear for AFSB Stage 2 and undergo the following tests:

  1. Psychological Tests: These are the written psychological tests and are conducted by professional psychologists.

  2. Group Tests: These tests involve mental and physical activities to examine the candidates’ on various mental and physical parameters.

  3. AFSB Interview: In this round, the interviewing officer takes a personal round of interview for the candidate.

  4. Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) Test: This test is mandatory for only those candidates who have applied for the Flying Branch.

  • Medical Examination

AFCAT 2021 Exam Pattern

In the Table Below, we have provided you the exam pattern of AFCAT 2021 Exam.

Name Of Exam Time Duration Number of Questions Maximum Marks Subjects
1. AFCAT 2 2021 2 Hours 100 300 Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude
2. EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test) 45 Minutes 15 100 Technical


AFCAT Exam (Multiple Choice Questions)

Time Duration: 2 hrs

No. of questions: 100

Max marks: 300

Subjects: Verbal ability, Numerical ability, Reasoning, General Awareness and Military Aptitude.

There is a negative marking 1/3 in all sections.

Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) would be for 45 minutes and conducted immediately after AFCAT.

No. of questions: 50

Max marks: 150

Note: Candidates who are opting for Ground Duty (technical) branch have to pass both AFCAT & EKT.

AFCAT 2 2021 Notification: Application Fee

The Application Fee for AFCAT 2 2021  as per the categories is given:

  • AFCAT Entry (For All Candidates) – Rs.250/-
  • NCC Special Entry & Metrology Entry – Exempted

Note: Payment will be made through Debit Card/Credit card/net Banking/Challan.  

How to apply for AFCAT 2 2021 Notification?

Link to Register For AFCAT 2 will be active on 01st June

Click Here to Download AFCAT 2 2021 Notification PDF

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