AFCAT Salary 2021 - Check Payscale, Service, Pay Band, Promotion, Benefits
AFCAT Salary 2021 - The Indian Air Force (IAF) provided the details about AFCAT 2021 salary in the official notification of AFCAT 2021. Based on the 7th pay commissioning, the AFACT salary 2021 will be Rs. 56,100-1,10,700. The salary of AFCAT 2021 varies as per the post. After getting shortlisted in the AFCAT recruitment process, the flight cadets will get fixed stiped of Rs. 56, 100 per month during one year of training. The shortlisted candidates will get other allowances along with the salary of AFCAT. To know more about AFCAT salary, read the full article.
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AFCAT Salary 2021 - Service and Pay Band
Pay in Pay Band (Common to all Branches) - Rs 56,100 Per Month (The officer will be placed in Level 10 in the Pay Matrix of VIIth CPC - 56,100-1,10,700).
Military Service Pay:- Rs 15,500 Per Month.
Newly Commissioned Officers in Flying and Technical Branches will also get:-
Flying Allowance to Flying Branch Officers
Technical Allowance to Technical Branch Officers
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AFCAT Salary 2021 Highlights:
Joining the Indian Air Force is one of the most toughest as well as challenging, hence, the handsome paycheque and endless benefits as well as facilities for the officer and their family is completely justified, here we will talk about all the AFCAT 2021 salary benefits:
AFCAT pay scale differs for each post.
Apart from basic salary, candidates also get Grade Pay, Dearness Allowance, Military Service Pay, Allowances for Kit Maintenance & Transport Allowance as well.
The Indian Air Force has a separate AFCAT pay scale for each branch like - Flying duty, Technical duty and Ground duty.
After joining the IAF candidates have the luxury of working for the best defence organisations in the world apart from the respect and honour.
As the officers rank and stature grows their income, responsibilities and other entitlements also increases.
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AFCAT Salary 2021 - Payscale
The Indian Air Force takes great care of the officers who get selected considering it is one of the most challenging jobs the recruits are offered the best pay packages. After qualifying AFCAT and completing the training period successfully, an officers starting salary is Rs. 56,100-1,10,700. Apart from the salary IAF also provides various other benefits and perks. In the following table, we have shared the branch-wise pay scale of AFCAT and the benefits.
AFCAT 2021 - Various Benefits
Air Force Personnel - Rs 75 lakhs
Air Force Personnel (Pilots) - Rs 85 lakhs
House Building Loan
Helping retired officers get a civil job matching their profile
All Air Force Officers, their families and dependents get access to free medical facilities.
Scholarships and Welfare
Grants from the Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA)
Promotions in Indian Air Force
The promotions in IAF are applicable on the basis of the timescale and experience for the first three ranks. For other posts, the promotions are done on the basis of selection which depends upon the frequency with which the job positions get vacant. Promotion after this stage becomes a bit abrupt due to the pyramidal promotional scene in the IAF.
Once an individual serves the Flying officers for complete 3 years, they get promoted to Flight lieutenants. They will have to qualify a department test to be eligible for Flight lieutenants.
The Indian Air Force is currently hiring Commissioned Officers as Flying Officers. So, Technical Officers who are actually engineers are provided seniority of 2 years for the purpose of pay and promotion as compared to Officers of IAF.
If a candidate completes 6 years of service in the Indian Airforce Force, they will be granted the rank of Squadron Leader.
To climb up in the hierarchy, all Officers are mandatory to clear the promotion exam ‘C’ (It is a Departmental exam).
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Rank Structure in IAF 2021
In the IAF as they say "sky's the limit" and if a candidate starts their career as a Flying Officer they can rise up to the rank of the Air Marshal as well. From the following table, aspirants can check the rank structure of the commissioned officers in the Indian Air Force:
Rank Structure in AFCAT 2021
Air Chief Marshal
AFCAT Job Profile
From the following table candidates can check the job, responsibilities that recruits will have to take care of:
AFCAT Flying Branch
AFCAT Ground Duty (Tech)
AFCAT Ground Duty (Non-Tech)
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AFCAT Salary 2021 - Check Payscale, Service, Pay Band, Promotion, Benefits
Question: What is the salary of AFCAT?
The pay scale of candidates joining through AFCAT exam is Rs 56,100.
Question: What is AFCAT exam eligibility?
Candidates willing to apply for the AFCAT exam must have passed Class 12 with 60% in Physics and Maths and have also completed four-year graduation/integrated post-graduation qualification in Engineering/Technology.
Question: How can I apply for AFCAT?
Candidates can apply for AFCAT by visiting the official website which is afcat.cdac.in. The application form is released twice a year and they can apply from there.
Question: What is the salary of an IAF pilot?
The in-hand salary of an IAF pilot ranges from Rs. 80000 to 100000 per month.
Question: Is it easy to crack AFCAT?
Yes it is easy to crack, but only if you have prepared well and are thorough with the AFCAT exam pattern and syllabus of AFCAT.
Question: What happens after qualifying AFCAT?
After qualifying the AFCAT exam, candidates have to go through the training process post which they are recruited at the vacant positions.
Question: What is a good score in AFCAT?
By going by the previous 2-3 year trends, scoring 150+ in AFCAT is always a safer score. While for EKT it is 70.
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Questions related to AFCAT
can a up board student with pcm in 10+2 start preparing for afcat exam?
Definitely you can start preparing for the AFCAT entrance at any age or class and there is no boundation of the board. Any student from any recognised board can give any entrance exam.
- Candidate age must be between 20 to 24 and only unmarried males and females are allowed.
- Minimum 60% in your 12th board with maths and physics as a compulsory subject.
- For the flying branch you need to complete your graduation in BE/B.tech course with minimum 60% course.
- And for ground duty you just need to complete your graduation from any stream with minimum 60% marks.
Moreover you can go through with this link to know each and every detail.
Good Luck :)
with 55%in graduation (B.sc),can i eligible for afcat in flying branch
AFCAT eligibility criteria are specified by the Indian Air Force in the detailed notification form. Eligibility are as follows:-
- Age limit :- 20 to 24 years
- Marital status:- Single
- Qualification:- 60% on boards and graduation
So , you are surely eligible for AFCAT and take a Flying branch.
Hope for the best .
if we have 12th percent under 60 then we apply for exam or not
Eligibility criteria for IAF AFCAT is as follows:
FOR A GRADUATE:
As a Graduate/ Engineer, you can enter the Flying branch through the Air Force Academy. The following are the three modes of entry for Graduates/ Engineers to join the Flying branch:
CDSE (COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION) (FOR MEN ONLY)
- Men can enter through this mode of entry and will get a Permanent Commission.
- Eligibility criteria:
- Age - 20 to 24 years (at the time of commencement of course)
- Nationality – Indian
- Marital Status - Single
- Gender - Men only.
- Educational Qualifications
- Graduate (Three Year Course) in any discipline from a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level)/BE/B Tech (Four Year Course).
- Final Year/semester students are also eligible to apply, provided they produce Degree certificate issued by the University as per the date stipulated in the advertisement.
- No Percentage Bar for CDSE entry.
- Advertisement Schedule: Advertisements are released by UPSC in the months of November and August.
FOR MEN AND WOMEN:
If you are an NCC Special Entry candidate then you require minimum of 50% in each Maths and Physics at 10+2 Examination level.
If you are a graduate and an SCC Candidate then the above criteria applies and you need to have 60% or equivalent marks at the time of graduation.
For more information, visit this website (https://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/CareerAsPerBranches.html) .
I have 10+ Diploma(3years)+B.sc. Can I appear for AFCAT Ground duty ?
Yes, you are for AFCAT Ground Duly (Non-local) if you have passed Bachelor's degree from a recognized board. In Ground Duty (Non-Technical) you are eligible to apply for ADMINISTRATION BRANCH and LOGISTICS BRANCH. The eligibility criteria is that you must have passed Bachelor's Degree (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognized university with 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. The age must be in between 20 to 26 Years for Graduates and Post Graduates (at the time of commencement of course). Candidates below the age of 25 years must be Unmarried.
I m biotechnology 3rd year student and I passed the 12th std in fishary science can I apply for the afcat entrance exam next year ?
To be eligible for AFCAT you must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics and Physics with minimum 50% aggregate marks in each subject from a recognized board. You must have also passed 3 year Bachelor's Degree or 4 year B.E/B.Tech with minimum 60% aggregate marks from a recognized board or University. You may not have studied Mathematics/Physics in 10+2 level so you will not be eligible to appear for AFCAT. If you have studied Mathematics and Physics in 10+2 level and score minimum 50% aggregate marks in Mathematics and Physics individually you are eligible to apply provided you must have passed Bio-Technology with minimum 60% aggregate marks.