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AFCAT 2 2023 Notification

AFCAT 2 2023 Notification: The Indian Air Force published the AFCAT 2 2023 Notification earlier this year on its official website @ AFCAT 2 2023 Notification was released with the aim to fill 276 vacancies. The commission has announced the results of the examinations held for the posts released under the AFCAT 2 2023 Notification. Read the article below to find the detailed information related to AFCAT 2 Notification.

What is AFCAT?

AFCAT, which stands for Air Force Common Admission Test, is conducted by the Indian Air Force to select Class-1 Gazetted Officers for Flying and Ground Duties (Technical and Non-Technical) positions. The AFCAT exam takes place twice a year and attracts a large number of candidates who aspire to join the prestigious Indian Air Force Academy and become officers in the Indian Air Force. AFCAT is a golden opportunity for both male and female candidates to serve in an exciting and adventurous field.

AFCAT 2 2023: Overview

The AFCAT 2 2023 Notification was released on 19th May 2023 for a total number of 276 vacancies. The detailed overview has been tabulated below for the ease of candidates, we have summarized the details below for AFCAT 2023.

AFCAT 2 2023
Recruitment Organization Indian Air Force (IAF)
Post Name Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) and Gazetted Officers in Flying Branches
Name of the Exam AFCAT-2 2023 Exam
Category Govt Job 2023
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Twice a year
Online Registration Dates 1st June to 30th June 2023
Total Vacancy 276
Selection Process Written test, AFSB Test, Medical Examination
Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based Test)
AFCAT 1 exam 24th, 25th and 26th February 2023
AFCAT 2 exam 25th, 26th and 27th August 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 Result
27 September 2023
Job Location All India
Official Website

AFCAT 2 2023 Notification

The official notification for AFCAT 2  is out on 19th May 2023 and the examination will be held on 25th, 26th, and 27th August 2023. The AFCAT 2 2023 course will commence in July 2024. To get the latest information about AFCAT 2 exam, candidates can read this article anytime in the future. Candidates can download the notification pdf from the below link.

Click here to download the AFCAT 2 2023

AFCAT 2 2023: Important Dates

Candidates must go through all the important dates provided and updated here.

Event Important Dates
AFCAT 2 2023 Notification 19th May 2023
Starting Date to Apply Online 1st June 2023
Last Date to Apply Online 30th June 2023
Admit Card August 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Date 25th to 27th August 2023
AFCAT 2 2023 Result 27th September 2023

AFCAT 2 2023 Vacancy

India Air Force has released 276 vacancies through AFCAT 2 2023. The detailed AFCAT 2 Vacancy 2023 distribution is mentioned below:

Post Name Total Vacancy
Flying Branch 11
Ground Duty (Technical) 151
Ground Duty (Non-Technical) 114
Total 276

AFCAT 2 2023 Notification Out, Exam Date, Application Form in Hindi

AFCAT 2 2023 Application Form

The online application process for  AFCAT 2  started on 01 June 2023 and concluded on 30th June 2023. Candidates can apply online for AFCAT 2023 through the direct link given below. Kindly note the link below is inactive now.

AFCAT 2 2023 Application Form (Link Inactive)

AFCAT 2 2023: Eligibility Criteria

Interested Candidates must check the eligibility criteria for the AFCAT 2 2023 Notification mentioned below. We have provided the Educational Qualification and Age Limit required to be eligible for AFCAT 2 2023.

AFCAT 2 2023 Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification required to apply for the various posts is tabulated below.

Post Name Qualification
Flying Branch 12th with 50% Marks each in Physics and Math + 3 Year Degree in Graduation (with 60% marks) OR a BE/BTech degree with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university.
Ground Duty Technical 12th with 50% Marks each in Physics and a degree in graduation/post-graduation in the field of engineering and technology from a recognized university.
Ground Duty (Non-Technical)
Graduate (with 60% marks)

AFCAT 2023 Age Limit

The age limit required to apply for AFCAT is provided below. Check post-wise age details below.

Post Age Limit 
Flying Branch 20 to 24 years. The upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable for up to 26 years. (born between 2 July 2000 to 1 July 2004)
Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical) Branches 20 To 26 Years  (born between 2 July 1998 to 1 July 2004)
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 not eligible.

AFCAT 2 2023 Selection Process

Candidates interested in the Indian Air Force through the AFCAT Exam must check the complete selection procedure here. The AFCAT Exam consists of three stages –

  • Written Examination
  • AFSB Interview
  • Document Verification

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AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Pattern

For the ease of candidates, we have summarized the AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Pattern along with the complete syllabus.

  • The AFCAT 2 Written Exam is an entry-level exam for candidates.
  • Candidates need to score the minimum qualifying marks (or the cut-off being announced by the Indian Air Force) in order to get the call letter for AFSB.
  • A candidate needs to clear both the Written Exam as well as AFSB Interview in order to get their names in the final merit list.
Subject No. of questions Max. Marks Duration
General Awareness, Verbal ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, and Military Aptitude Test 100 300 2 Hours

AFCAT 2 2023 Syllabus

The AFCAT Exam consists of 5 sections i.e. English, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude.

AFCAT 2 2023 Syllabus For English Comprehension

  • Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct words
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms, and Phrases

AFCAT 2 2023 Syllabus For General Awareness

  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • Politics
  • Current Affairs
  • Environment
  • Basic Science
  • Art, Culture,
  • Sports, etc.

AFCAT 2 2023 Syllabus For Numerical Ability

  • Decimal Fraction
  • Time and Work
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)

AFCAT 2 2023 Syllabus For Reasoning And Military Aptitude Test

  • Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

AFCAT 2 2023 Salary

As per the AFCAT 1 2023 Notification, the basic pay of a Flying Officer is Rs. 56,100. Candidates may have a look at the below AFCAT revised salary structure according to the 7th Pay Commission.

AFCAT 1 2023 Salary
Rank Level Pay Scale (in Rs.)
Flying Officer Level 10 Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500
Flight Lieutenant Level 10 B Rs. 6,13,00-1,93,900
Squadron Leader Level 11 Rs. 6,94,00 – 2,07,200
Wing Commander Level 12A Rs. 1,21,200 – 2,12400
Group Captain Level 13 Rs. 1,30,600-2, 15,900
Air Commodore Level 13A Rs. 1,39,600-2,17,600
Air Vice Marshal Level 14 Rs. 1,44,200-2,18,200
Air Marshal HAG Scale Level 15 Rs. 1, 82, 200-2,24,100
HAG+Scale Level 16 Rs. 2,05,400 – 2,24,400
VACS/Airforce Cdr/ Air Marshal (NFSG) Level 17 Rs. 2,25,000/-(fixed)
CAS Level 18 Rs. 2,50,000/-(fixed)

AFCAT 2 2023 Exam Date

Indian Air Force conducts the AFCAT exam twice a year. The AFCAT 2 2023 has been successfully conducted from 25th August to 27th August 2023.

AFCAT 2 2023 Result

The AFCAT 2 2023 Result has been announced on the official website of IAF on 27th September 2023. Applicants who participated in the examination can follow the link below to conveniently download their AFCAT 2 Result 2023.

AFCAT 2 2023 Result (Link Active)

AFCAT 2 Cut Off 2023

The AFCAT 2 2023 Cut Off marks have also been released along with the results on 27 September 2023. Candidates can check the previous year’s AFCAT Cut-Off here.

Exam AFCAT 1 Cut-Off  AFCAT 2 Cut-Off 
AFCAT 2023 155 151
AFCAT 2022 157 157
AFCAT 2021 165 157
AFCAT 2020 153 155
Check Related Links:
AFCAT Eligibility 2023 AFCAT 2 Result 2023
AFCAT Admit Card 2023


Is AFCAT 2 Result 2023 out?

Yes, AFCAT 2 Result 2023 is released on 27 September 2023.

What is the full form of AFCAT?

AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Entrance Test for admission in elite Air Force Academy.

For how many times AFCAT is conducted in a year?

AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year.