AFCAT 2021 - Result (Declared), Scorecard, Cut Off, Selection Process
AFCAT 2021 - Indian Air Force (IAF) released the final merit list of AFCAT 1 2021 on December 21 on the official website afcat.cdac.in. AFCAT 2 2021 result has been in online mode on September 17, 2021. A separate AFCAT 1 merit list 2021 of candidates would be published depending upon the order of Merit, medical fitness, choice of branch of the candidate and vacancies available in each branch.
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The shortlisted candidates are eligible for an AFSB interview. The AFSB will be conducted in Varanasi, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Dehradun. The AFSB dates can be selected by candidates for their desired AFSB centre on a first come first serve basis.The AFCAT 2 2021 exam was conducted from August 28 - August 30, 2021. The shortlisted candidates in AFCAT 2021 written exam are eligible for the ASFW interview round. Candidates must prepare themselves for the ASFW interview round of AFCAT 2 2021 exam.
For more information on the AFCAT 2021 and other relevant details read the article below. The AFCAT July 2021 course at AFA, Dundigal commenced from September 13, 2021. The reporting date for all candidates featuring in the merit list was from September 5 to September 7, 2021. The reception counter would be set up at Hyderabad airport and Secunderabad railway station. for joining instructions . AFCAT 2 2021 application process ended on June 30. Candidates fulfilling the AFCAT 2021 eligibility criteria will be eligible to apply for AFCAT 02/2021 exam.
What is the AFCAT full form?
AFCAT full form is Air Force Common Admission Test. The AFCAT is conducted by Indian Air Force and there are two types of services under it - Flying Branch and Non-Technical Ground Duty. AFCAT is also accompanied with Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT). Candidates planning to appear for Ground Duty (Technical) branches are required to appear in both AFCAT and EKT.
AFCAT 2021 - Overview
Air Force Common Admission Test
Commonly known as
Exam Conducting Authority
IAF (Indian Air Force)
20 years - 24 years for Flying Branch
20 years - 26 years for Technical and Non-technical Branches
Stages of Exam
AFCAT: 2 hours
EKT: 45 minutes
AFCAT 01/2021 - 175
Ground Duty (Tech) Branch,
Ground Duty (Non-tech) Branch
The AFCAT 02/2021 exam dates were announced on May 27. Check other important AFCAT 2021 exam dates in the table below.
AFCAT 2021 Exam Dates
Exam Dates (AFCAT 1/2021)
Exam Dates (AFCAT 2/2021)
November 24, 2020
May 27, 2021
Online Application begins
December 01, 2020
June 1, 2021
Last day for application submission
December 30, 2020
June 30, 2021
|AFCAT 2021 application form correction window dates||January 18 to 21, 2021||July 26 to 28, 2021 till 5 PM|
Admit Card release date
February 05, 2021 (released)
August 20, 2021 (Released)
AFCAT exam date
February 20, 21 and 22, 2021
August 28, 29 and 30, 2021 (Over)
AFCAT result 2021 release date
March 09, 2021 (Declared)
September 17, 2021
Date for the release of cut off marks
March 09, 2021 (Released)
September 17, 2021
March 13, 2021 (Opened)
March 16, 2021 (Last date to choose dates and AFSB centre)
To be announced
|AFCAT final merit list 2021||December 21, 2021||To be announced|
AFSB interview dates
To be announced
To be announced
Declaration of final results
To be announced
To be announced
AFCAT 2021 - Posts
The AFCAT 2021 exam is held twice every year for recruitment of eligible candidates for different posts like Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC) in Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) Branches in the Indian Air Force. AFCAT is a three-stage recruitment process - online test, interview and a medical test, candidates clearing all the stages are recruited to one of the above-mentioned AFCAT posts.
The final AFCAT merit list has been released based on marks scored by the candidates in the AFCAT 1/ EKT online test and AFSB interview on December 21. The AFCAT result 2021 has been released in online mode by the Indian Air Force on September 17. IAF announces the AFCAT 2021 result separately for all the three stages of the AFCAT selection process - online test, AFSB Interview, and the final result in online mode on the IAF website. Candidates qualifying the AFCAT online test can access the AFSB interview date selection link from the IAF official website.
AFCAT cutoff is the minimum mark required by candidates to qualify a particular stage of the AFCAT exam and move on to the next stage. The AFCAT 2021 cutoff is released along with the AFCAT 2021 result on the IAF website. IAF releases the cutoff separately for every stage of the AFCAT exam for shortlisted candidates for the next stage. The final AFCAT 2021 cutoff will be released by the authorities after the medical exam to enrol candidates for various branches of AFCAT 2021.
AFCAT Selection Process 2021
The AFCAT 2021 selection process has three stages. Candidates qualifying all three stages are eligible for AFCAT recruitment 2021 to different posts released in the AFCAT notification. The three stages of the AFCAT selection process are:
IAF has released the AFCAT 2 2021 admit card on August 20, 2021 on the official website. The AFCAT admit card is released separately for the online test and AFSB interview. Candidates who have successfully submitted their AFCAT application online can download their AFCAT 2021 admit card from the IAF website using their login credentials like email ID and password. Various details mentioned on the AFCAT hall pass are the candidate’s name, roll number, registration number, photograph & signature, category, examination date & time, exam venue, etc. It is mandatory for candidates need to carry the AFCAT 2021 admit card to the examination centre along with a valid photo ID card else they won't be allowed to appear for the AFCAT 2 2021 exam.
The AFCAT exam pattern is prescribed by the IAF in the AFCAT notification. AFCAT 2 2021 aspirants have to appear for an online MCQ test of 300 marks with 100 questions asked from different subjects like general awareness, verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning and military aptitude. Candidate who applied for Ground Duty Technical Branch need to appear for the Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) which questions are asked from subjects like mechanical, computer science, electrical and electronics. EKT has 50 questions of 150 marks. For more AFCAT exam pattern 2021 check the table below.
AFCAT exam pattern
Number of Questions
Verbal Ability in English
Numerical Ability and Reasoning, Military Aptitude
EKT (For Ground Duty Technical Branch only)
Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics
The syllabus for AFCAT exam 2021 is prescribed by the Indian Air Force. The subjects and related topics asked in the AFCAT exam and EKT exam are mentioned in the AFCAT 2021 syllabus. According to the syllabus of AFACT 2021, the subjects of the AFCAT exam are as follows - general awareness, verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning and military aptitude. Whereas topics asked in the EKT exam are from subjects like mechanical, computer science, electrical and electronics. For more details on the AFCAT syllabus 2021 check the AFCAT 2021 notification.
Candidates can refer to the previous year AFCAT question papers to prepare well for their upcoming AFCAT 2021 exam. AFCAT 2021 question paper helps candidates to get an idea of the AFCAT exam pattern, level of difficulty of questions asked in the exam and more.
Indian Air Force provides the AFCAT mock test for the candidates appearing for the AFCAT online exam. Candidates can attempt these sample AFCAT mock test by visiting the official website. Attempting these mock tests can build up candidates' confidence level and accuracy. It helps candidates devise a strategy on how to attempt the AFCAT exam in the best possible way.
After the conclusion of the AFCAT 2021 exam, different eminent coaching institutes release the AFCAT exam analysis for the AFCAT exam. The AFCAT exam analysis is based on the feedbacks received from applicants who appeared for the AFCAT 2021 online exam. Candidates can check the AFCAT 02/2021 exam analysis done Careers360 team here, after the conclusion of the exam.
There is no official AFCAT answer key released by the Indian Air Force. But some eminent coaching institutes release the unofficial answer key of the AFCAT exam based on the candidate's memory of the questions asked in the AFCAT exam. So candidates can refer to the unofficial AFCAT 2021 answer key to evaluate their performance in the AFCAT exam, expected score and know their chances of qualifying for the AFCAT 2021 exam.
AFCAT 2 2021 application form correction window was closed on July 28, 2021. The AFCAT 02 2021 application form was released by the IAF on June 1, 2021. Last date to fill the form was June 30, 2021. Candidates meeting the AFCAT eligibility norms are eligible to fill the AFCAT form online on the IAF official website. For successful submission of the AFCAT 2021 application form candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs 250 irrespective of their category and gender.
How to fill the AFCAT application form 2021?
Step 1 - AFCAT Registration
Step 2 - Entry selection
Step 3 - Details filling
Step 4 - Uploading of photograph, signature and thumb impression
Step 5 - AFCAT exam centre selection
Step 6 - Declaration signing
Step 7 - Fee payment
Candidates applying for the AFCAT 2021 should fulfill the AFCAT eligibility norms as prescribed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) of nationality, age, educational qualification, etc. Candidates meeting the AFCAT 2021 eligibility criteria can apply for the AFCAT 2021 recruitment process. Check the table below for the AFCAT eligibility details.
Eligibility criteria of AFCAT 2021
20 years - 24 years for Flying Branch
20 years - 26 years for Technical and Non-technical Branches
For more detailed information on the AFCAT 2021 eligibility criteria, candidates can refer to the official AFCAT notification 2021.
AFCAT Exam Centres 2021
AFCAT 2021 is a national level examination. It is to be conducted in over 100 different cities spread all over the country. The number of centres in a particular city may vary depending on the number of candidates that have opted for that city. The AFCAT exam centre choice has to be filled by the candidates while filling the AFCAT 2021 application form.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AFCAT 2021 - Result (Declared), Scorecard, Cut Off, Selection Process
Question: Is the AFCAT exam conducted online or offline?
AFCAT exam is conducted in online mode.
Question: How many vacancies have been announced by IAF in the AFCAT 01/2021 notification?
A total of 175 vacancies had been released by IAF for the AFCAT 01/2021 exam.
Question: What is the AFCAT 01/2021 online exam date?
AFCAT 01/2021 online exam was held on February 20 and 21, 2021.
Question: What is the frequency of the AFCAT exam?
IAF holds the AFCAT exam twice every year.
Question: When is the AFCAT 02/2021 application process start?
AFCAT 02/2021 application process began on June 1, 2021
Question: Is the AFCAT exam difficult?
No, the online test is not that difficult. However, the AFSB and medical round is difficult to crack.
Question: When will the AFCAT 2 2021 notification be released?
AFCAT 2 2021 notification was released on May 27, 2021.
Question: What is the AFCAT 02/2021 exam dates?
AFCAT 02/2021 exam was conducted on August 28, 29 and 30, 2021.
Question: When will AFCAT 2 2021 admit card be released?
IAF released the AFCAT 2 2021 admit card on August 20, 2021.
Question: Can I appear in AFCAT mock test?
Yes, free AFCAT mock tests are available on the official website.
Question: When will AFCAT result be announced?
The AFCAT 2 2021 result has been announced on September 17, 2021.
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Questions related to AFCAT
Hi, my DOB 9 june 1997 Am i eligible for afcat 2 2022 for ground technical branch?
Hope you are doing absolutely great.
So with regard to your query, No you are not eligible for the AFCAT 2, 2022 exam, because as per the age criteria mentioned by the notification, you need to be born between 2 July 1999 to 1 July 2003, and both of these dates are inclusive of the eligibility criteria. So you need to be between the age gap of 20 to 24 years by 1 January 2022.
Checkout the following link for any information regarding the AFCAT exam: https://competition.careers360.com/articles/afcat-eligibility-criteria
Hope it helps you,
Good luck, Thank you.
sir/mam I am giving my second year exam of bsc and exam will be finished on 30th june then can i fill the form of afcat exam 2 2022
To appear for AFCAT 2 2022 you must have passed 3 year Bachelors Degree in any stream or 4 year B.E/B.Tech with minimum 60% aggregate marks from a recognized board. You must have studied Mathematics and Physics in 10+2 level with minimum 50% marks in each subject from a recognized board. Or Cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
Candidates who are appearing in the final year of the qualifying examination that is Bachelors Degree are also eligible to apply. But you are appearing for second Year B.Sc examination in this year so you are eligible to apply. You will be eligible to apply for AFCAT 1 2023 as you will be appearing in the final year examination in the year 2023. To check the details use the link below
I am graduate in BA English, my date of birth is 20 March 1998 . Do I have the opportunity for CDS or AFCAT?
Right now you are approx. 24+ years old and according to your age you are only eligible for OTA (Men's) /(Women's) through CDS 2022 courses so you can appear for CDS 2022 only for OTA (Men's)/(Women's) course and for your reference the age criteria for different courses is mentioned below :-
>> Indian Military Academy - 19 to 24 years
>> Indian Naval Academy - 19 to 24 years
>> Air Force Academy - 20 to 24 years
>> Officers' Training Academy (Men) - 19 to 25 years
>> Officers Training Academy (Women, Non-Technical) - 19 to 25 years
Apart from the age criteria there are some other parameters upon which your eligibility will be determined like your educational qualification which goes like :-
**Indian Military Academy - Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University or equivalent institute
**Indian Naval Academy - Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/ College
**Air Force Academy - Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor degree in engineering
**OTA (Men) - Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University or equivalent institute
**OTA (Women - Non-Technical) - Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University or equivalent institute
For detailed eligibility criteria kindly check out the link given below :-
Yes definitely you will be eligible for AFCAT 2022 but only for Ground Duty (Non-Technical). because otherwise the age limit is 20-24 years and for Ground Duty (Non-Technical). age limit is till 26 years.
>>>>>> Also apart from age criteria the candidate should be unmarried below the age of 25 years.
>>>>>> As you are only eligible for Ground Duty (Non-Technical) so you should have bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years from a recognized university in any discipline with minimum 60% or equivalent otherwise you should clear section A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India)/ Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized university with 60% or more Administration and Logistics department, B.Com. degree with minimum 60% for accounts department.
You can check out detailed eligibility criteria from the link given below :-
I hope this information helps you.
can a computer science engineer works in air force after afcat exam?????
To appear for AFCAT a candidate must have passed 3 year Bachelors Degree in any discipline or 4 year B.E/B.Tech with minimum 60% aggregate marks from a recognized board. In addition to it the candidate must have studied Mathematics and Physics in 10+2 level and must have scored minimum 50% marks individually in Mathematics and Physics. Candidates passing in the following examination are also eligible to apply
- Cleared Section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institute Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognised University with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent.
- Final Year/semester students are also eligible to apply, provided they do not have any present backlogs at the time of AFSB Testing and produce Degree certificate issued by the University as per the date stipulated in the advertisement.
- NCC Air Wing Senior Division ’C’ certificate and validity of the certificate would be two years before the date of advertisement.
So if you have passed B.E/B.Tech Computer Science Engineering and scored 60% marks then you are eligible to apply for AFCAT provided you must fulfill the age criteria as well. You can check eligibility criteria on the official website
what is the work of computer science engineer in Indian Air Force after afcat exam?????
AFCAT PROVIDES YOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE YOU IN INDIAN AIR FORCE THROUGH B.TECH OR BE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE PROVIDED IF YOU HAVE 60 PERCENT IN AGGREGATE
AFCAT IS CONDUCTED BY INDIAN AIR FORCE AND IS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED GRADUATION WITH 60 PERCENT.IT INCLUDES TECHNICAL BRANCH ,FLYING BRANCH AND GROUND DUTY NON TECHNICAL BRANCH
You can join as an AE (L) [Aeronautical Engineer Electronics] technical officer. Apart from Technical Entry, you could always go for Flying Branch or Ground Duty and join IAF.
Hope this helps,