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Afcat 2 2024 Notification [eligibility, exam date and syllabus]

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AFCAT 2 2024 Notification

AFCAT (2) 2024 Notification. Indian Air Force will release the notification for the courses commencing in July 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). Submission of online application will remain open till 28th June 2024.

Eligibility Conditions:

(a) Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India.

(b) Age: (i) Flying Branch through AFCAT and NCC Special Entry: 20 to 24 years as on 01 July 2025 i.e. born between 02 July 2001 to 01 July 2005 (both dates inclusive). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 years i.e. born between 02 July 1999 to 01 July 2005 (both dates inclusive).

(ii) Ground Duty (Technical & Non-Technical) Branch: 20 to 26 years as on 01 July 2025 i.e. born between 02 July 1999 to 01 July 2005 (both dates inclusive).

(c) Marital Status: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried at the time of commencement of course. Widows/Widowers and divorcees (with or without encumbrances) below 25 years of age are also not eligible.

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Educational Qualifications:

(i) Flying Branch: Candidates should have mandatorily passed with a minimum of 50% marks each in Maths and Physics at 10+2 level and graduation with a minimum of 60% marks.

(ii) Ground Duty (Technical) Branch:

Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level and graduation with a minimum of 60% marks.

(iii) Ground Duty (Non-Technical) Branches:

Graduate Degre in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks.


Allotted vacancies for each branch are as follows

Exam Pattern:

The subjects, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows

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Exam Dates:

Online AFCAT examination will be conducted on 09 August 2024, 10 August 2024 and 11 August 2024. The AFCAT will be conducted in three days as per the following schedule


(a) English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases, Close test, Analogy, sentence rearranging, one word substitution.

(b) General Awareness: History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Economy, Environment & Ecology, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, Personalities etc.

(c) Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams), Area and Perimeter, Probability, Number System & Number Series, Mixture & Allegation Rules, Clocks.

(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.

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How To Prepare:

Candidates preapring for AFCAT exam must refer AFCAT – The first step book.

AFCAT – The First Step Book consists of 4 comprehensive sections with a lot of practice questions to make you competent enough for the exam.

The general awareness section covers 1000+ questions on Current Affairs, Sports, Defence, History, Geography, Polity, Science, Arts and Culture etc.

Solve your numerical questions with amazing tricks which helps you to approach all the variants so that you can answer them with ease.

The verbal ability section also covers logics, approach & practice set to be confident enough in English.

The reasoning and military aptitude section includes verbal and non-verbal reasoning, spatial ability, rotated blocks, hidden figures etc. and will help you know all variants of questions asked.

In addition, 11 out of 18 questions appeared from this book in GK section of AFCAT (1) 2024 exam.

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Reviews By The Candidates Who Referred AFCAT – The First Step Book

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Important Dates:

Beginning of submission of online application30 May 2024
Last date to submit online application28 June 2024
Admit card26th July 2024
Exam date9th, 10th, 11th August 2024
Result dateAugust 2024
Course commencement dateJuly 2025

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