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AFCAT 1 2024 - Result (Out), Cutoff, Selection process

AFCAT 1 2024 - Result (Out), Cutoff, Selection process

Edited By Vishnukumar | Updated on May 02, 2024 05:17 PM IST | #AFCAT

Indian Air Force declared the AFCAT 1 2024 result on March 8, 2024. The AFCAT 1 result 2024 was released at afcat.cdac.in. The IAF Cut off 2024 is 137. IAF successfully conducted the AFCAT 2024 exam from February 16 to 18, 2024. AFCAT 1 2024 exam was conducted in Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. IAF released the AFCAT 1 2024 admit card in online mode on January 30, 2024.

The AFCAT 1 admit card 2024 was issued on the official website at afcat.cdac.in. The AFCAT 1 2024 application form correction window facility was provided from January 8 to 9, 2024 on the official website. The AFCAT 1 2024 application form was closed on December 30, 2023. AFCAT 1 2024 registration link has been activated in online mode only. The last date to apply for AFCAT 1 2024 was December 30, 2023.

A total of 317 vacancies have been announced for AFCAT 1 2024 exam. Graduate applicants between 20 to 26 years of age will be eligible to apply for AFCAT 1 recruitment 2024. Applicants will have to check AFCAT 1 eligibility before filling up the application form.

Applicants can also make corrections to their application form of AFCAT 2024 within the prescribed time limit by paying correction fees. Those who submit their applications successfully will be issued AFCAT 1 admit card 2024. Candidates can check their qualifying status with AFCAT 1 result 2024 after the exam.

AFCAT 1 2024 - Overview

Candidates can check details about the AFCAT exam 2024 from the below table.

Particulars

Details

Full Exam Name

Air Force Common Admission Test

Short Exam Name

AFCAT

Exam Conducting Authority

Indian Air Force

Frequency of Conduct

Two Times A Year

Languages

English

Mode of Application

Online

Application Fee (General)

Rs 250 (Online)

Mode of Exam

Online

Mode of Counselling

Online/Offline

Exam Duration

  • AFCAT - 2 Hours 27 Minutes

  • EKT - 45 Minutes

Exam Level

National

Educational Qualification

Graduation

AFCAT Age Limit

  • 20 to 24 years - Flying Branch

  • 20 to 26 years - Technical and Non-Technical Branches

Exam Stages

  • Online Test

  • AFSB Interview

  • Medical Test

Total Vacancies

AFCAT 1 2024 - 317

AFCAT 1 Posts

  • Flying Branch

  • Ground Duty (Tech) Branch

  • Ground Duty (Non-Tech) Branch

AFCAT 1 Important Dates 2024

The exam conducting authority release important dates of AFCAT 2024 on the official website. Candidates must check AFCAT 1 2024 exam dates and other dates given in the table below so that they won’t miss any major events.

AFCAT 1 Dates 2024

Events

AFCAT 1 Dates 2024

AFCAT 1 short notification

November 18, 2023

Application form release date of AFCAT 1 2024

December 1, 2023

The last date to submit the AFCAT 1 application form

December 30, 2023

AFCAT 1 application form and correction window

January 8 to 9, 2024

AFCAT 1 2024 admit card release date

January 30, 2024

AFCAT 1 exam date 2024

February 16, 17 & 18, 2024

AFCAT 1 result dates 2024

March 8, 2024

AFCAT 1 cut-off date

March 8, 2024

AFSB 2024 notification release date

To be announced

Final merit list of AFCAT 1 2024

To be announced

AFSB Interview dates 2024

To be announced

Declaration of final results

To be announced

AFCAT 1 Eligibility Criteria 2024

Indian Air Force prescribed AFCAT 1 2024 eligibility criteria in the official notification. Before applying for AFCAT 1 2024 exam, candidates must go through the age limit, nationality and educational qualifications carefully detailed below.

Nationality - Aspirants must be a citizen of India as per Indian Citizenship Act, 1955.

AFCAT Age Limit - 1) Flying Branch - 20-24 years as of July 1, 2024 i.e., born between July 2, 2000 to July 1, 2004. The upper age limit for aspirants holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA is given relaxation up to 26 years.

2) Ground Duty (Technical/Non-Technical) branches - 20 to 26 years as of July 1, 2024 i.e., born between July 2, 2000 to July 1, 2004.

Educational Qualifications

Branch

Sub-Branch

Educational Qualification

Ground Duty Technical Branch

Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical)

Must have a minimum 50% of aggregate marks in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a four-year degree in Graduation in Engineering and Technology from a recognized University.

Or

Those who have passed the Associate membership institution of Engineers (India) exam in both A & B sections) with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in certain subjects as prescribed by the Indian Air Force.


Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics)

Must have a minimum 50% of aggregate marks in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and a four-year degree in Graduation in Engineering and Technology from a recognized University.

Or

Those who have passed the Associate membership institution of Engineers (India) exam in both A & B sections) with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in certain subjects as prescribed by the Indian Air Force.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical Branches)

Administration

Must have passed Graduation with 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University or should have cleared A & B examination with 60% aggregate marks.


Weapon System Branch

Must have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks in Maths and Physics

Or

Must have passed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University with 60% aggregate marks.

Or Must have B.Tech. degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University.

AFCAT 1 Application Form 2024

Indian Air Force provided the AFCAT 1 2024 application form correction facility in online mode from January 8 to 9, 2024. IAF closed AFCAT 1 2024 application form online on December 30, 2023 at afcat.cdac.in. Candidates who meet eligibility criteria could fill up for AFCAT 1 application form 2024. To submit the application form of AFCAT 1 2024 successfully, candidates needed to pay an application fee irrespective of gender and category.

How to Fill Up AFCAT 1 Application Form 2024?

Step 1: Registration Process

  • Tap on the link provided below.

  • A new window will appear. New users need to register first.

  • Tap on the New User Register.

  • A new page will be displayed to enter your mobile number and email to register yourself.

  • An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number and email, enter and tap on Submit.

  • An AFCAT login ID and password will be sent to your registered mobile number and email address.

AFCAT Question/Sample papers
Candidates can download AFCAT question papers along with answers from here.
Free Download

Step 2: Login Process to fill up the Application Form

  • Log in by using the Registration number and password. Choose the post.

  • Enter other information like educational information depending upon the educational qualification of the candidate.

  • Pay the examination fee as applicable by using an online Debit/Credit card or Internet Banking.

  • Aspirants are needed to upload their scanned colour photograph and signature in (English or Hindi) in JPEG format.

  • Tap on the link “Upload” and then, upload scanned files.

  • Then, you need to upload all required certificates.

  • Submit the application.

  • Before submission, candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs 250.

  • Download and take two or three prints out of the acknowledgement form for future reference.

AFCAT 1 Exam Pattern 2024

Indian Air Force provided the AFCAT 1 2024 exam pattern in the official notification. Candidates need to appear first on the AFCAT 1 2024 written exam conducted in computer-based mode. The AFCAT 1 written exam pattern 2024 will consist of 100 MCQ questions with 300 marks asked from various subjects such as General Awareness, Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning and Military Aptitude.

Aspirants who have applied for Ground Duty Technical Branch posts must appear in the Engineering Knowledge Test (EKT) in which 50 questions of 150 marks will be asked from subjects like Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics. To know more about AFCAT 1 exam pattern 2024, check the table given below.

AFCAT 1 2024 Exam Pattern

Exam

Subject

Duration

Number of Questions

Marks

AFCAT

General Awareness, Verbal Ability in English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning, Military Aptitude

120 minutes

100

300

EKT (for Ground Duty Technical Branch Only)

Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics

45 minutes

50

150

AFSB Stage 1 Testing

AFSB stage 1 test includes two sub-exams to pass which are Officer Intelligence Rating Test (OIT) and Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PPDT). The AFCAT State 1 exam is called the Screening test. Those who don’t clear it will be rejected and won’t be called for AFSB stage 2 testing. However, Stage 2 aspirants have to clear a few tests like psychological tests, group tests, AFSB interviews, and computerised pilot selection system (CPSS) tests.

AFCAT 1 Syllabus 2024

Indian Air Force prescribed AFCAT 1 2024 syllabus in the official notification. The related topics and subjects from which questions will be asked in the AFCAT 1 exam and EKT exam are provided in the AFCAT 1 syllabus PDF 2024. For the AFCAT 1 syllabus 2024, go through the table given below.

AFCAT 1 2024 Syllabus for Online Written Exam

Subjects

Topics

AFCAT English Syllabus

  • Error detection

  • Comprehension

  • Synonyms

  • Sentence Completion/filling up of the correct word

  • Antonyms and Vocabulary testing

  • Synonyms

  • Phrases and Idioms

AFCAT General Awareness Syllabus

  • Geography

  • History

  • Politics

  • Civics

  • Environment

  • Current Affairs

  • Defence

  • Basic Science

  • Art

  • Culture

  • Sports, etc.

AFCAT Numerical Ability Syllabus

  • Time and Work

  • Decimal and Fraction

  • Profit and Loss

  • Average

  • Percentage

  • Ratio and Proportion and Simple Interest

  • Time and Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)

Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test

Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

AFCAT 1 Syllabus 2024 for EKT

Subjects

Topics

Computer Science Engineering

  • Engineering Drawing

  • Information Technology

  • Network Theory Design

  • Analog and Digital Electronics

  • Telecommunications

  • Microwave

Mechanical Engineering

  • Thermodynamics

  • Material Science

  • Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulic Machine

  • Manufacturing Science

  • Machine Drawing

  • Aerodynamics

  • Flight Mechanics

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Analog and Digital Electronics

  • Antenna and Wave Propagation

  • Telecommunication

  • Control Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics Engineering

  • Network Theory

  • Radar Theory

  • Instrumentation

  • Information Technology

AFCAT 1 Exam Centres 2024

The Indian Air Force also provided the list of AFCAT 1 2024 exam centres in the official notification. AFCAT 1 2024 exam is being conducted in almost 100 different cities all over the country. The number of centres in any particular city may change based on the number of candidates’ choices for that city. Aspirants will have to enter their choice exam centre on the AFCAT 1 application form 2024 while filling it.

AFCAT 1 Admit Card 2024

The exam conducting authority issued the AFCAT 1 2024 admit card from today, January 30, 2024 onwards on the official website. The AFCAT 1 admit card 2024 is released separately for the online MCQ test and AFSB interview. Aspirants who successfully submit their application forms can download AFCAT 1 2024 hall ticket by using their login credentials like registration number and password. The important details mentioned in the admit card of AFCAT 1 2024 are roll number, candidate’s name, registration number, photograph and signature, category, examination date and time, exam venue, etc. It is compulsory for candidates to take the AFCAT 1 hall ticket 2024 along with a valid photo identity card otherwise they won’t be allowed to enter the examination hall.

AFCAT 1 Exam Analysis 2024

Different coaching institutes will release the AFCAT 1 2024 exam analysis here after the conclusion of the exam. AFCAT 1 exam analysis 2024 will be prepared by coaching institutes experts based on aspirants’ feedback who will appear in the exam. Candidates will be able to check the types of questions asked, difficulty level, good attempts, etc. with the help of AFCAT 1 2024 paper analysis. Aspirants will be able to check AFCAT 1 paper analysis 2024 prepared by the Careers360 team here after the conclusion of the exam.

AFCAT 1 Answer Key 2024

Some eminent coaching institutes will release unofficial AFCAT 1 2024 answer key and memory-based questions here after the exam. So, aspirants can refer to the unofficial AFCAT 1 answer key 2024 to evaluate their performance, calculate their expected score and know their chances of qualifying for the AFCAT 1 2024 exam.

AFCAT 1 Question Papers 2024

Candidates can boost their preparations with the help of previous years' AFCAT 1 question papers to clear the online test on the first attempt. AFCAT 1 questions papers 2024 will help aspirants to get an idea about the types of questions asked, difficulty level, marking scheme, pattern, etc. Candidates can also improve their time management skills by practising with AFCAT 1 previous years' papers.

AFCAT 1 Result 2024

Indian Air Force declared the AFCAT 1 2024 result in online mode on March 8 at afcat.cdac.in. AFCAT 1 results are announced separately for each stage - AFCAT 1 online test and the AFSB interview. However, the final result will be released after the completion of all stages. Candidates who qualify for the AFCAT 1 2024 online test will be able to access the AFSB interview link from IAF’s official website.

AFCAT 1 Cut-Off 2024

AFCAT 1 cut-off is the minimum mark required by aspirants to qualify for a particular stage of the AFCAT 1 2024 exam. The cut-off will also be released along with the AFCAT 1 2024 result. The exam conducting authority will release the AFCAT 1 2024 cut-off separately for each stage of the exam for shortlisting candidates to the next stage. The final AFCAT 1 cut-off will be released by the exam conducting authority after the medical exam to enroll candidates for different branches of AFCAT 1 2024.

AFCAT 1 2024 Selection Process

The Indian Air Force provides AFCAT 1 selection process 2024 online on the official website. The selection process of AFCAT 1 2024 will have three stages. Aspirants who qualify for all stages will be selected for the applied AFCAT 1 posts detailed in the official notification. The three stages of the AFCAT 1 selection process are

  • Online Test

  • AFSB Interview

  • Medical Test

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. When will AFCAT 1 2024 application form release?

AFCAT 1 application form 2024 was released by Indian Air Force online on December 1, 2023 at afcat.cdac.in.

2. Is AFCAT 1 exam 2024 conducted online or offline?

AFCAT 1 2024 exam was conducted in online mode at various exam centres across the country.

3. How many vacancies announced on the official AFCAT 1 2024 notification?

As per the notice, a total of 317 vacancies have been announced for AFCAT 1 2024.

4. What is the AFCAT 1 2024 online exam date?

AFCAT 1 exam 2024 date is February 16, 17 and 18, 2023.

5. What is the frequency of the AFCAT 1 exam 2024?

Indian Air Force conducts AFCAT 1 2024 exam twice a year.

6. What is the salary of flight cadets selected in the AFCAT 1 2024 recruitment process?

As per the 7th Pay Commission, the salary of AFCAT 1 2024 selected flight cadets will range from Rs 56,100 to Rs 1,77,500.

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Questions related to AFCAT

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Yes, you are eligible to sit for the Combined Defence Services (CDS) and Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) exams provided you meet certain criteria. For CDS, you need a degree from a recognized university for Indian Military Academy (IMA) and Officers' Training Academy (OTA), and for the Air Force Academy (AFA), you need a degree with Physics and Mathematics at the 10+2 level or a Bachelor of Engineering. The age limits for CDS are 19–24 years for IMA and INA, 19–24 years for AFA, and 19–25 years for OTA. For AFCAT, you need a graduation degree with at least 60% marks and Physics and Mathematics at the 10+2 level for the Flying Branch, or a B.E./B.Tech degree for Ground Duty (Technical), and a three-year graduation degree with 60% marks for Ground Duty (Non-Technical).


The age limits for AFCAT are 20–24 years for the Flying Branch and 20–26 years for Ground Duty. Since you are pursuing a B.P.Ed and have completed 10+2 with science, you meet the basic educational qualifications, provided you also meet the age and other specific criteria.


Hope this helps,


Thank you

Dear aspirant !

Hope you are doing good !

Candidates between 19 to 25 years of age are eligible to apply for CDS recruitment 2024. Before filling up the application form, aspirants must check UPSC CDS eligibility criteria carefully. CDS exam 2024 for both sessions will be conducted on April 21, 2024 and September 1, 2024.

From now you will get 4-5 attempts of both so don't worry about attempt.give your best in preparation only .

Hope it helps you !!

Thanking you


Dear aspirant !

Hope you are doing well ! No don't take risk with e pan card it can cost you your paper . Better to go with original one

Admit card . This crucial document contains essential information such as your name, roll number, exam date and time, and exam centre details. Download it from the official AFCAT website. - Valid Photo ID Proof: Carry a recognized photo ID like an Aadhaar card, PAN card, driver's license, or passport .

Hope it helps you !

Carry aadhar instead of pan

Hello,

No, You do not necessarily need to choose an engineering stream in college to be eligible for CDS or AFCAT exams. As long as you meet the eligibility criteria specified by the exams, you can pursue your desired field of study in college and still appear for these exams. So go ahead and prepare for CDS and AFCAT with your chosen stream.

Hope this helps you,

Thank you

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Hello aspirant,

Applicants who intend to take the exam should consult the AFCAT question paper pdf to understand the exam's difficulty level, question kinds, and format. The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is administered twice a year by the Indian Air Force.

To download the previous year question papers, you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

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