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Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022 Apply Online AFCAT Entry vacancy 2022 online application form available at - News
Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022 Apply Online AFCAT Entry vacancy 2022 online application form available at - News

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022 Notification Overview

Company Name Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022
Post Name AFCAT Entry Jobs
No of Posts 283 Posts
Job Location Guwahati Jobs, Gandhinagar Jobs, Varanasi Jobs, Dehradun Jobs
Last Date to Apply 21/05/2021
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Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Details

Air Force Common Admission Test (Afcat- 02/2022) For Flying Branch And Ground Duty (Technical And Non-technical) Branches/ NCC Special Entry/ Meteorology Entry For Courses Commencing In July 2023

Indian Air Force invites Indian citizens (Men and Women) to be part of this elite force as Group A Gazetted Officers in Flying and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches. Online AFCAT examination will be conducted on 26 Aug 22, 27 Aug 22 and 28 Aug 22.

1. Entry: AFCAT Entry

2. No of Vacancies: 270

3. Educational Qualifications:

i. Flying Branch. Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and

(a) Graduation with minimum three years degree course in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR

(b) BE/B Tech degree (Four years course) from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. OR

(c) Candidates who have cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.

ii. Ground Duty (Technical) Branch:

Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a minimum of four years degree graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/ Technology from recognized University OR cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers


1. Entry: Meteorology Entry

2. No of Vacancies: 13

3. Educational Qualifications:

Passed 10+2 and Post Graduate Degree in any Science stream/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography/ Computer Applications/ Environmental Science/ Applied Physics/ Oceanography/ Meteorology/ Agricultural Meteorology/ Ecology & Environment/ Geo-physics/ Environmental Biology with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all papers put together (Provided Maths and Physics were studied at Graduation Level with a minimum of 55% marks in each).


1. Entry: NCC Special Entry

2. No of Vacancies: 10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

3. Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India as per Indian citizenship act, 1955.

4. Permanent Commission (PC) for Men: Candidates joining as PC officers would continue to serve till the age of superannuation in their respective branches as per their rank.

5. Kindly refer to the Official Notification

Age Limit
20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2023
Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022 Application Fees
After filling in the online application form, the examination fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for AFCAT entry (not applicable for NCC special entry & Meteorology entry) may be paid online

General Instructions

1. In this section, standardized guidelines for the physical assessment of candidates for commissioning through AFCAT into flying branch and ground duty Technical and Non-Technical branches/NCC Special Entry/ Meteorology Entry in the IAF are elaborated.

2. The purpose of these guidelines is to lay down uniform physical standards and to ensure that the candidates are free of health conditions that may hamper or limit their performance in the respective branch. The guidelines enumerated in this section are meant to be applied in conjunction with the standard methods of clinical examination.

3. All candidates during their induction should meet the basic physical fitness standards which will enable them to proficiently undergo the training and the subsequent service in varied climatic and work environments.

4. A candidate will not be assessed physically fit unless the complete examination shows that he/ she is physically and mentally capable of withstanding the severe physical and mental strain for prolonged periods.

5. The requirements of medical fitness are essentially the same for all branches, except for aircrew in whom the parameters for visual acuity, anthropometry and certain other physical standards are more stringent

6. The results of initial examination are recorded on AFMSF – 2. The complete medical examination consists of:-

(a) A questionnaire, which is to be carefully and truthfully completed by the candidate and countersigned by the examining medical officer.

(b) A complete medical and surgical examination including dental examination and gynecological examination in women. 

(c) An ophthalmic examination. 

(d) An examination of the ear, nose and throat.

7. The medical standards spelt out pertain to initial entry medical standards. Continuation of medical fitness during training will be assessed during the periodic medical examinations held at AFA prior to commissioning

8. Every candidate, to be fit for the Air Force, must conform to the minimum standards laid down in the succeeding paragraphs. The physical parameters should fall within the acceptable ranges and should be proportionate.

9. Cranio-facial Deformities. Asymmetry of the face and head or uncorrected deformities of skull, face or mandible which will interfere with proper fitting of oxygen mask, helmet or military headgear will be considered unfit. Major deformities even after corrective surgery will be considered unfit.

10. History relating to Operations. A candidate who has undergone an abdominal operation involving extensive surgical intervention or partial/ total excision of any organ is, as a rule, unfit for service . Operation involving the cranial vault with any residual bony defect will be unfit. Major thoracic operations will make the candidate unfit.

Selection Process for Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022

1. For AFCAT entry, IAF shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Online AFCAT as fixed by the IAF in their discretion.

2. Candidates who are declared successful in the Online AFCAT will be called at one of the Air Force Selection Boards.

3. Candidates who have applied for NCC Special Entry will be directly called for AFSB testing at one of the AFSB centres.

4. The AFSB centres are at Dehradun (1 AFSB), Mysuru (2 AFSB), Gandhinagar (3 AFSB), Varanasi (4 AFSB) and Guwahati (5 AFSB). Candidates who opt for flying branch can only opt for Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi.

5. Candidates who have qualified in the written exam are required to choose AFSB date and venue by themselves on the website or in order to generate call- up letter for AFSB interview

6. Final Merit List: To be acceptable, candidates should secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in written examination and AFSB test as fixed by the IAF.

7. Candidates will be placed in the order of merit on the basis of the total marks secured by them in the written examination and in the AFSB tests.

8. The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual candidates shall be decided by the IAF in their discretion.10% of the vacancies are reserved for NCC Air Wing Senior Division 'C' certificate holders in Ground Duty (Technical and Nontechnical) Branches.

9. Allotment of PC/ SSC in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-technical) Branches would be based on number of vacancies, performance in the selection process and the choice given by the candidates.

How to Apply Indian Air Force Recruitment 2022 at

1. Date for submission of Online Applications: 01 JUN 2022 to 30 JUN 2022

2. Aspirants for IAF are required to apply online by using the link, or

3. Aadhaar Card is mandatory for online registration. Detailed instructions for filling in the online application form are appended below:-

4. Applicants need to exercise utmost care while filling in the online application. In case any information is found to be incorrect, the candidature is liable to be cancelled at any stage of the selection process.

5. Please verify the correctness of information entered in all the fields before proceeding with the “Make Payment” option. Applicants will not be able to edit the previous details entered after the selection of “Course Preferences” step and after the “Make Payment” step.

6. If an applicant has submitted more than one application, only the latest submitted application form against a particular Aadhaar Number, will be considered for issue of Admit Card. However, the fee deposited while filling additional applications will not be refundable.

7. Applicants will be required to complete the process of Online Application form which will have the following sequences. Details in tabular form are given

(i) Click “CANDIDATE LOGIN’’ on the Home page- leads to AFCAT Sign-in.

(ii) In the next page, applicants to click “NOT YET REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE”. 

(iii) Sign Up: Creation of Log-in ID and applicant will receive a password in his/her registered email id. 

(iv) After successful registration, sign-in with registered email id and system generated password.

(v) Reset Password- Log-Out (candidates must remember their login ID and password for future use during the examination process).

(vi) Fresh Log-in.

(vii) Selection of Entry: “AFCAT”; “NCC Special Entry For Flying Branch”, “meteorology Entry”.

(viii) Click “INSTRUCTIONS”. Read Instructions carefully.

(ix) Acknowledgement of having read and understood instructions- Check box to proceed to next stage.

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