AFCAT Exam 2022: Indian Air Force (IAF) has announced important details for 283 vacancies at the flying branch and ground duties for both technical and non-technical posts through AFCAT 2 2022 Notification has been released on 01st June 2022. AFCAT 2 Online Exam has been scheduled for 26th, 27th, and 28th August 2022. Air Force Common Admission Test commonly known as AFCAT is an entrance examination conducted by Indian Air Force to select eligible and desirable candidates for multiple posts in Flying and Ground Duty [Technical and Non-Technical. Serving in such a commendable and respected field is an honour in itself. The interested candidates should read further to go through the article below for eligibility criteria, vacancy, selection process, exam pattern, and other necessary details for AFCAT 2 2022 Exam.

AFCAT 2 2022 Exam

AFCAT exam is conducted twice every year by Indian Air Force (IAF) and millions of students appear to ace this exam and join reputable Air Force Academy and get a commission as an Indian Air Force Officer. This exam has brought out the possibility of serving in an adventurous field for both male and female candidates which is befitting to the Young minds and flexibility of this dynamic generation. To crack the exam with good marks, aspirants must be well-versed with the AFCAT 2022 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process. 

AFCAT 2 2022 Exam Summary

Indian Air Force has announced to conduct AFCAT 2 Exam for Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) and Gazetted Officers in Flying Branches vacancies to be recruited for the course commencing in July 2023. 

AFCAT 2 2022 Exam Summary
Name of the ExamAFCAT 2 2022
Conducted byIndian Air Force
Post NameGround Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) and Gazetted Officers in Flying Branches
Exam levelNational
FrequencyTwice in a year
CategoryDefence Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Exam Date26th, 27th, 28th August 2022
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer Based Test)
Total Number of Questions AFCAT: 100 & EKT: 50
Exam LanguageEnglish
Selection ProcessWritten test- AFSB Test- Medical Examination
SalaryRs 85000 (approx)

AFCAT 2 Exam Date 2022

Indian Air Force has announced AFCAT 2 Online Registration 2022 along with its AFCAT 2 Notification. AFCAT 2 Online Exam has been scheduled for 26th, 27th, and 28th August 2022. The important dates related to the Indian Air Force AFCAT 2022 exam for the course commencing in July 2023 are tabulated below:

AFCAT 02 2022: Important Dates
AFCAT 2 Notification 2022 19th May 2022
AFCAT 2 Notification 2022 (Official)01st June 2022
Commencement of Application Form01st June 2022 [11 am]
Last Date to Apply Online30th June 2022 [5 pm]
AFCAT 2 Admit Card 2022 10th August 2022 
AFCAT 2 2022 Exam Date26th, 27th, 28th August 2022
AFCAT 2 2022 Result23rd September 2022
AFCAT 2 2022 Cut Off23rd September 2022

AFCAT 2 Result 2022 Out

AFCAT 2 2022 results and cut-off marks are announced by IAF on 23rd September 2022. The candidates can check their AFCAT 2 result 2022 by clicking the below link and submitting their registration number & password. 

AFCAT 2 Result 2022 Out- Click to Check

AFCAT 2 Cut-Off 2022 Out- Click to Check

AFCAT 2 2022 Vacancy

India Air Force has announced the AFCAT 2 2022 vacancies along with its Indian Air Force AFCAT 2 2022 notification on 01st June 2022. For AFCAT-2, the total number of vacancies for the AFCAT 2022 exam is 283 and you can check the entry-wise vacancy distribution for the July 2023 Courses.

AFCAT 2 2022 Vacancy
EntryBranchCourse NumberVacancies (Men)- 248Vacancies (Women)- 35
AFCAT EntryFlying214/23F/SSC/M & WSSC- 02SSC - 10
Ground-Duty(Technical)213/23T/PC/103 AEC/ M
213/23T/SSC/ 103AEC/ M & W
AE(L): PC – 23, SSC – 80
AE(M): PC – 07, SSC – 26
AE(L): SSC – 11
AE(M): SSC – 04
Admin: PC – 11, SSC – 43
Accts: PC – 05, SSC – 16
Lgs: PC – 03, SSC –11
Edn: PC- 02, SSC - 08
Admin: SSC – 02
Accts: SSC – 02
Lgs:  SSC – 02
Edn: SSC - 02
Meterology Entry Meterology213/23G/PC/M 
213/23G/SSC/M & W
Met: PC - 03, SSC - 08Met: SSC - 02
NCC Special EntryFlying214/23F/PC/M and 
10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC.

AFCAT 2 2022 Notification 

Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the detailed AFCAT 2 2022 Notification on 01st June 2022 for the Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of its elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty [Technical and Non-Technical] branches for course commencing in July 2023. The official notification PDF link for AFCAT 2, 2022 with complete details has been uploaded on the official website. Check the short notice released from the below link.

AFCAT 2 2022 Notification PDF- Click to Download

AFCAT 2 2022 Application Form

AFCAT 2 2022 Application for AFCAT-2 Exam will begin on 01st June 2022 at 11 am and ends on 30th June 2022 at 5 pm on the official websites OR The applicants interested for AFCAT 2 2022 can apply by directly clicking the below link, it will redirect you to AFCAT 2 2022 Application Form official page as the online application has been started now. 

AFCAT 2 2022 Application Form Link [Active]

Steps to Apply for AFCAT 2 2022

Step 1- Registration Process

  1. Click on the link provided below or visit the official website.
  2. A new page will appear. New Users will have to register first.
  3. Click on New User Register
  4. A new page will appear to enter your mobile no. and email to register yourself.
  5. An OTP will be sent on your mobile no. and email, fill and click on “Submit”.
  6. A Login Id and Password will be sent to your registered mobile no. and email id.

Step 2- Login

  1. Login using the Registration Number and Password. Select the post.
  2. Fill up other details such as educational qualifications etc. depending upon the educational qualification of the candidate.
  3. Pay examination fee as applicable, online using Credit/Debit Card or Internet Banking
  4. Candidates are required to upload their scanned colour photograph and Signature (in English or in Hindi) in JPEG format.
  5. Login with Registration Number and Password in the link for “UPLOAD” and thereafter, upload the file/scanned filled
  6. Upload all the required certificates
  7. Submit the application. Print out the acknowledgement for records.

AFCAT 2 2022 Application Fee

Candidates registering for AFCAT entry will have to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- as examination fee.

AFCAT 2 Eligibility Criteria

AFCAT 2, 2022 eligibility criteria for Ground Duty and Flying Branch posts are given below.

(A) AFCAT Age Limit

(i) Flying Branch: Applicant age should be at least 20 years and the upper age is capped at 24 years for flying branch. Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years.

(ii)Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical) Branches: For ground duty, the minimum age is 20 years and the upper age limit is capped at 26 years

Note: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of the course. Widows/Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.

(B) AFCAT Educational Qualification

Flying branch: Minimum 50% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a three-year degree in graduation OR a BE/BTech degree with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university.

AFCAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria for Ground duty(Technical)Branch:

(i)Aeronautical engineering (Electronics)(AE(L)): Minimum 60% marks each in physics and mathematics at 10+2 level and a degree in graduation/post-graduation in the field of engineering and technology from a recognized university.

Click Here to Check AFCAT Eligibility Criteria in Details

AFCAT 2 2022 Selection Process

Indian Air Force will send call letters to all the candidates who clear the AFCAT/EKT 2022 to appear for the second stage of selection i.e AFSB Testing.

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 the 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:

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

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

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

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

Medical Examination

Recommended candidates will be called for the medical examination. The Indian Airforce has prescribed only two centres for Medical Examination which are the Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru and Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME). After the medical examination, a final merit list would be prepared on the basis of the marks scored by the candidate in written and AFSB interviews. All the shortlisted candidates would be given the joining letter of the respective training academies they have applied to.

AFCAT 2 2022 Exam Pattern

In the Table Below, we have provided you with the exam pattern of the AFCAT 2 2022 Exam.

Name of ExamTime DurationNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksSubjects
1. AFCAT 20222 Hours100300Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude
2. EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test)45 Minutes15100Technical


Type of Questions: 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 of 1/3rd mark 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 2022 Syllabus

The candidates preparing for Air Force Common Admission Test must begin with their preparation with the latest AFCAT Syllabus for scoring good marks in the entrance test. 

Syllabus for English Section:

This section of the AFCAT Exam consists of at least 20 questions and the level is from moderate to difficult. Questions would be asked from comprehension, cloze test, synonym and antonym, idioms and phrases, Error spotting.

Syllabus for General Knowledge:

This section consists of questions from Indian History, Polity, Economics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Current Affairs. The level of difficulty of this section is from easy to moderate.

Syllabus for Reasoning Section:

Questions would be asked from Series, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Non Verbal questions, Verbal reasoning, military aptitude etc.

Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude Section:

The questions that are asked in the Mathematics sections of AFCAT are of Easy to Moderate level and questions would be asked from Number system, HCF and LCM, Time, Distance and Speed, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Average, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Pipes And Cistern etc.

Click Here To View AFCAT Detailed Syllabus 2022

AFCAT Previous Year Question Paper 

Here, we are providing the AFCAT Previous Year Question Papers which will help you for better exam preparation for the upcoming Indian Air Force AFCAT 2022 exam. All the candidates preparing for AFCAT 2 2022 can download AFCAT Previous Year Question Paper PDFs by clicking on the link given below.

Click Here to Download AFCAT Previous Year Question Paper 

AFCAT 2 2022 Salary 

1. Cadets in the final year of training will be given a stipend of Rs. 56,100.

2. After successful completion of training, level 10 in the Pay Matrix of the seventh Central Pay Commission will be allotted to the young Air Officers [56100-1,10,700]

3. Military Service Pay- 15,500 will also be included.

Additional Allowances

1. Flying Branch- Rs 11250 per month.

2. Technical Branch Officers: Rs 2500 per month.

In Addition to these officers are also entitled to other allowances such as TA, DA, Children Education Allowance, Ration Money Allowance etc.

AFCAT 2 2022 Admit Card 

Indian Air Force releases admit card/call letter for each stage of the Air Force Common Admission Test. The candidates have to download their admit cards and carry a printout along with them to the exam hall.  

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AFCAT 2 2022 Result 

AFCAT 2022 Exam will be conducted in two shifts each day in August 2022, AFCAT 2 Result will be released around a month later the exam date. The candidates who have appeared in the written exam held can check their results and cut off marks once released officially. 

AFCAT 2 2022 Result Details

AFCAT 1 2022 Cut Off Out- Click to Check

AFCAT 2 2022: FAQs

Ans. AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year.

Ans. AFCAT 2 2022 Exam is to be held from 26th to 28th August 2022.

Ans. After Successful training a young Air Officer get a salary of Appx Rs 85000 in hand along with other allowances and perks.

Ans. You should be disciplined and sincere with your preparation and shall study at least 3 hours a day for one month to clear the written Exam. You may solve online test series available at

Ans. In the article above we have provided you the detailed eligibility criteria for AFCAT Exam 2022.

Ans. Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT examination which stands for Air Force Common Entrance Test for admission in elite Air Force Academy.

Ans. Yes, AFCAT 2 2022 official notification has been released on 01st June 2022.

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