Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 | Common Admission Test (AFCAT) | Apply Online Application For Commissioned Officers in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty Branch | Know Other Details

Indian Air Force Recruitment Application Form 2021 : 

Applications for the recruitment taken out by the Indian Air Force have started from June 01. According to the official notification, under this Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT), candidates will be selected as commissioned officers in the Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branch. According to the official notification, candidates will be selected through Air Force Joint Entrance Examination 2021 for a total of 334 posts for this course starting in July 2022.

The application process for this exam has started. Under the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT), the exam is conducted twice a year, with the first exam conducted in February and the second in August.

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 Overview in Points :

1. Organization Name : Indian Air Force (IAF).

2. Advt No.: 02/2021

3. No. of Posts : 334 Posts.

4. Exam name : AFCAT-2

5. Location: Across India

6. Starting Date: 01st June 2021.

7. Closing Date: 30th June 2021.

8. Mode of Application: Online.

9. Official Website :

 IAF Vacancy 2021 Important Dates :

1. Notification Release Date : 01st June 2021.

2. Online Application Start Date : 01st June 2021.

3. Online Application Last Date : 30th June 2021.

4. Admit Card Release Date : 09th August 2021.

5. Exam Date : 28th, 29th, 30th August 2021.

6. Result Declaration : To Be Notified Soon.

7. Batch Commencement : July 2022.

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 Vacancy Details :

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

IAF Jobs 2021 Eligibility Criteria :

(i). Educational Qualification required for IAF Recruitment 2021 :

  • Flying Branch

Candidates must have compulsorily passed with minimum 50% marks in Mathematics and Physics at 10+2 level and Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks or equivalent  OR BE/B.Tech degree (four year course) from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks or equivalent.

  • Ground Duty (Technical) Branch

Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) {AE(L)} – Candidates with minimum 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and minimum four years degree in Engineering/Technology from recognized University with Graduation/ Integrated Post Graduate qualification  needed.

  • Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches

Administration – Candidates should have 10+2 with Graduation from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks.

(ii). Age Limit required for Indian Air Force Vacancy 2021 :

> AFCAT Entry- 20 Years to 26 Years

> AFCAT Entry Flying Branch – 20 Years to 24 Years

> NCC Special Entry – 20 years to 24 years

> Metrology Entry – 20 Years to 26 Years.

(iii). Physical Requirements : 

(A). Ground Duty Technical Branch- Minimum height for both gender: 157.5 Cms.

(B). Ground duty Non-Technical Branch- Male-157.5 cms and Female-152 Cms.

IAF AFCAT 2 2021: Exam Pattern & Syllabus :

Name Of Exam Time Duration Number of Questions Maximum Marks Subjects
AFCAT 2 2021 2 Hours 100 300 Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude
EKT( Engineering Knowledge Test) 45 minutes 50 150 Technical
  1. Marking Scheme For AFCAT 2021
  2. All the questions will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT.
  3. All the Questions will be objective in nature.
  4. Three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  5. One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  6. No marks for un attempted questions

AFCAT 2 Syllabus :

Below are the topics that would be covered in AFCAT 2 Exam, the candidate must prepare according to the syllabus and pattern set by the defence authority.

1. AFCAT 2 Syllabus Topics :

Syllabus Topics
General Awareness History, Sports, Geography, Art and Culture, International Current Affairs, Politics, Civics, Environment, Defence, Basic Science
Verbal Ability Comprehension, Basic Grammar, Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate word, Tenses, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms and Antonyms, Testing of Vocabulary
Numerical Ability Decimal and Fraction, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams), Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss
Reasoning & Military Aptitude Test Odd One Out, Analogy, Venn Diagram, Pattern Completion, Dot Situation Analysis, Blood Relation, Missing Figures, Figure Classification, Coding and Decoding, Spotting the Embedded Figures, Sequencing

2. AFCAT 2 Syllabus EKT Topics :

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

IAF Jobs 2021 Selection Process :

Eligible candidates will be selected on four basis as follows:

  • Screening test
  • Psychological Test
  • Medical Examination
  • Final Merit List

Interested and eligible candidates can apply by visiting the official website

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 Apply Online :

  1. Visit the official website:
  2. A new tab will be opened.
  3. If you are a new user then you have to register first.
  4. After registering, go to the recruitment section.
  5. Look for the latest recruitments.
  6. Click on Apply Online.
  7. Fill all the required details.
  8. Click on submit.
  9. Pay the application fees and you are done.

Indian Air Force Vacancies 2021 Application Fees :

> For AFCAT Entry- Rs.250

> For NCC Special Entry – No Application Fee

> For Metrology Entry – No Application Fee

Pay the examination fee through Online Mode by your Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking.

IAF Recruitment 2021 Salary Structure :

Salary will be available as per Central Pay Scale Level-10. The starting pay scale will be Rs 56,100 per month, which will go up to Rs 1.77 lakh per month as per your rank. This is basic pay. Along with this, full salary will be available along with many other allowances..

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  :

FAQ1: What is the last date for submitting the application for IAF Recruitment 2021?

Answer: You can submit the application till 30th June 2021.

FAQ2: What is the age limit for Indian Air Force Jobs 2021 ?

Answer: Candidates aged between 20 to 26 Years can apply for these posts.

FAQ3: How many posts are being recruited in Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021?

Answer: A total of 334 posts are vacant for the recruitment in IAF.


Disclaimer:  Dear Job Aspirants, we took utmost care while posting the latest 2021 vacancies, however, we suggest you go through the official website and read the full official advertisement notification carefully before applying online.

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