The Indian Air Force has announced an exciting opportunity for aspiring candidates to join its respected ranks through the AFCAT 1/2024 Recruitment process. Through AFCAT 1 the Indian Air Force is going to fill up the 317 vacant positions.
Indian Air Force authorities released the official notification on 18th November 2023. The application process is set to commence on 1st December 2023. The Candidates aspiring to be part of the Flying Branch or Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) can apply till 30th December 2023. This recruitment drive is a chance for young, passionate individuals to contribute to the nation’s defense and embark on a career filled with honour and adventure.
The AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) is a gateway for young aspirants to join the Indian Air Force, a career path that offers huge pride and a sense of achievement. In this article, we provide comprehensive information about the AFCAT 1/2024 Recruitment process, from eligibility criteria to the application process.
indianairforce.nic.in AFCAT 1/2024 Notification
|Indian Air Force
|Air Force Common Admission Test
|Flying Branch or Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical)
|Last Date to Apply
|30 December 2023
|Written Exam, Document Verification, Medical Exam
The candidates who are going to apply for AFCAT 1/2024 are advised to read out the official notification and check all the instructions given on it before submitting their application form.
Required Educational Qualification for AFCAT 1/2024
- Flying Branch: Candidates must have completed their 12th standard with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics. Additionally, a graduation degree with 60% marks is mandatory.
- Ground Duty (Technical): Alongside the 12th standard with 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics, a B.Tech degree with 60% marks is required.
- Ground Duty (Non-Technical): A graduation degree with 60% marks fulfils the educational criteria for this category.
- Flying Branch: Candidates should be aged between 20-24 Years as of 01 January 2025.
- Ground Duty: The age limit for this branch is 20-26 Years as of 01 January 2025.
AFCAT Selection Process
The AFCAT 1/2024 selection process is designed to evaluate the overall aptitude and suitability of the candidates for a career in the Indian Air Force. The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of the following phases of selection-
- Written Examination: The first step is a written test assessing the candidate’s understanding and knowledge relevant to their chosen branch.
- Document Verification: Successful candidates are then required to undergo document verification to confirm their eligibility.
- Medical Examination: A comprehensive medical examination is conducted to ensure the candidate’s physical fitness and readiness for the demanding roles in the Air Force.
AFCAT 1/2024 Application Date
|AFCAT 1/2024 Notification Date
|18 November 2023
|Starting Date of Online Application
|1 December 2023
|Last Date to Submit Online Applications
|30 December 2023
AFCAT 1 Application Fee
The AFCAT 1/2024 application process includes a registration fee of ₹250/-. This fee is an essential part of the application process and is non-refundable. It covers the administrative costs of processing applications.
How to Apply AFCAT 1 Online Form?
The process of registration for Indian Air Force Recruitment will be completed through the official portal of the authorities. The candidates who are interested in this job role can follow the steps given below.
- Visit the Official Website of AFCAT i.e. afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/
- On the home page find and click on the link for the AFCAT 1/2024 Notification.
- Then select the link to Register or Apply Online.
- Complete the registration process by providing the necessary personal details.
- Then log in with the newly created credentials and accurately fill out the application form.
- Upload all required documents, including academic certificates, a recent photograph, and a signature.
- Pay the application fee of Rs. 250/- online.
- Carefully review all entered information before final submission.
- After submitting, ensure to take a printout
|Indian Air Force Official Website
|AFCAT 1/2024 Notification
|AFCAT 1 Application Form