IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024: 317 Commissioned Officer Posts, Apply Online

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IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024: IAF – Indian Air Force AFCAT 2024 (Indian Air Force AFCAT 2024) Online applications are invited for the courses commencing in January 2025 for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches. Online applications are also invited for NCC Special Entry Scheme (For flying branch).

IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024

The IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024 application period will begin on December 1, 2023, and end on December 30, 2023. In this article, we will provide you with all the essential information you need to know about this recruitment, including application dates, eligibility criteria, and how to apply online.

IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024 Details

Organization Indian Air Force
ExamAir Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)
Total Post 317
Post Name Commissioned Officer
Education 12th/BE/B.Tech/Degree/B.Com./BBA/BMS/BBS/CA/CMA/CS/CFA/B.Sc
Job CategoryGovernment Job
Start Date December 1, 2023
Last Date December 30, 2023
Job LocationIndia

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IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024 Post Details

The details of the vacancies are given below:

EntryBranchCourse NumberMen (SSC)Women (SSC) 
AFCAT EntryFlying217/25F/SSC/M&W2810
Ground Duty (Technical)216/25T/SSC/106AEC/M&WAE(L): 104AE(M): 45AE(L): 11AE(M): 5
Ground Duty (NonTechnical)216/25G/SSC/M&WWeapon Systems (WS) Branch: 15Admin: 44LGS: 11Accts: 11Edn: 5Met: 9Weapon Systems (WS) Branch: 2Admin: 6LGS: 2Accts: 2Edn: 2Met: 2
NCC Special EntryFlying217/25F/PC/M and217/25F/SSC/M&W10% seats out of CDSE vacancies for PC and 10% seats out of AFCAT vacancies for SSC

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Commissioned Officer Posts, candidates have to fulfill specific criteria, as mentioned below:

Educational Qualifications

To be eligible for the position, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  1. AFCAT Entry-Flying: 12th pass in Physics and Mathematics and a Graduation degree in any branch with 60% marks OR BE/B.Tech with 60% marks.
  2. AFCAT Entry – Ground Duty (Technical): (i) 12th Pass with 50% marks in Physics and Mathematics (ii) BE / B.Tech with 60% marks.
  3. AFCAT Entry- (Non-Technical): i) Graduation Degree in any branch with 60% marks ii)B.Com./BBA/BMS/BBS/CA/CMA/CS/CFA/B.Sc (Finance) with 60% marks.
  4. NCC Special Entry-Flying: NCC Air Wing Senior Division C Certificate.

For more specific qualifications and experience, please refer to the official notification.

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Age Limit

The IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024 age limit is mentioned below:

  1. Flying Branch: The age limit for candidates is between 20 and 24 years old.
  2. Ground Duty (Non-Technical / Technical): The age limit for candidates is between 20 and 26 years old.

Candidates in reserved categories are eligible for age relaxation under government regulations.

Selection Process for the IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024

The selection process is given below:

  • Written Test
  • Interview
  • Medical Examination


The selected candidates will get a monthly salary as per government rules.

  • Rs.56100/- to Rs.177500/-

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How to Apply for the IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024?

The IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024 will be conducted through an online process. To apply, follow these steps: 
Step 1: Visit the website.
Step 2: Follow the path, {Menu > Recruitment}, to apply online.
Step 3: Click on “Detailed advertisement.
Step 4: Click on “Click here to Apply Online.”
Step 5: Open the online application form.
Step 6: For new users, click on “New Registration” and provide personal information, including an email address and mobile number.
Step 7: After registration, click on ”Login.”
Step 8: Fill out the application form with accurate personal and educational information.
Step 9: Upload all required documents, such as photographs and signatures, in the specified format.
Step 10: Before submitting the application, review all the details carefully.
Step 11: Pay the application fee as per the instructions provided.
Step 12: After applying, download the hard copy for future reference.

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Application Fee

Here is the application fee for the IAF AFCAT Recruitment 2024.

AFCAT Entry₹550/-
NCC Special EntryNil

Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Application: December 1, 2023
  • Last Date of Online Application: December 30, 2023

Important Links

Apply Link: Click Here

Official Website: Link

Official Notification: Download 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Is there an age restriction for candidates in the reserved category?

A: The government provides age relaxation to candidates belonging to reserved categories.

Q: How many vacancies are available for the CRIS Recruitment 2023?

A: There are a total of 317 Vacancies.

Q: What is the selection process for CRIS Recruitment 2023?

A: Mentioned in this article.