Again the biggest Air Force Officer entry through AFCAT 2022 is now OUT at afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT. Thereafter the application begins TODAY and the final date to fill the AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form is 30th Dec 2021. Thus the eligible candidates are thus required to fill the form in time. To not miss the important opportunity of joining the Indian Air Force.
Moreover this entry invites both Male and Female candidates who are currently in the final year of their graduation. Or if they have completed the same are thus eligible to apply here. However we will be checking out the entire eligibility of the AFCAT 01/22 form later in this article. Thus you must now finish the entire now to know about all the entries here, along with the date of exam. Application fees and finally the format of the AFCAT exam below.
Finally let us know if you still have any doubts left regarding the exam or if you are facing any issues in filling the form. Then let us know in the comments.
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AFCAT 2022 Application Form
So the AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form has begun TODAY. And thus this time we have the invitations for 300 vacancies for various entries in the Air Force Academy. Hence all the graduate who are thus fulfilling the age and other educational criteria’s can thus fill the form. As the form is out twice in a year, hence candidates have good opportunity to clear the SSB rounds and finally join the AFA academy. Also in the latest notification, the date of the AFCAT exam is also out . The exam will be conducted on 12th, 13th and 14th Feb 2022.
So the different entries through the AFCAT form is for Flying branch, Technical and finally the Ground Duty. And in case of the Technical entry, the candidates have to given EKT paper along with the AFCAT paper. And only the candidates who are pursuing B.Tech degree or diploma in Engineering can thus opt for Technical entries. Let us here check the vacancies against different entries for both Men and Women candidates:
|A. Name of Paper||Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 01/22|
|B. AFCAT Notification out on||27th Nov 2021|
|C. Filling of AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form||01st Dec 2021 (Wednesday)|
|D. Last date to fill AFCAT 01/22 Form||30th Dec 2021 (Thursday)|
|E. AFCAT 01/22 Exam dates||12th, 13th and 14th Feb 2022|
|F. Release of Admit Card||In 1st week of Feb 2022|
AFCAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Now after the form is out, you must be curious to check the required eligibility for filling the AFCAT form 2022. Thus here you must check these points as given here to see if you meet these requirements and then you can start filling the form afterwards.
- Nationality : Here the applying candidates must be a citizen of India. For detailed information, you can thus check Indian Citizenship act (ICA) 1955.
- Age Limit : Here the age parameters are different for various entries. So you can check and fill the form against such entries after checking your age limit. Also the date of Birth will thus be verified through their Class 10th marksheet.
- For AFCAT/ NCC Flying Branch Entry: 20 yrs to 24 yrs by 01st Jan 2023. The inclusive dates are 02nd Jan 1999 to 01st Jan 2003. Moreover all the applicants who are holding their Commercial Pilot License (CPL) must have age from 20 yrs to 26 yrs. Here the inclusive dates are 02nd Jan 1997 to 01st Jan 2003.
- For Technical / Ground Duty Entry : Here the age limit is 20 yrs to 26 yrs. Thereafter the inclusive dates are 02nd Jan 1997 to 01st Jan 2003.
- Marital Status: Here all the applicants who are under the age 25 yrs must be unmarried until the course commences. However for the widowers or divorcees under 25 yrs without encumbrances are thus not eligible here.
- Again the candidates has to meet the requirements of the particular branch entry they are thus opting for. You can check it here:
- For Flying : Here the candidates must have a mandatory 50% mrks in their 12th Boards in Physics and Maths. Along with this they must have either done graduation of 03 yrs or 04 yrs with 60% mrks.
- For Technical Ground Duty : Here you must have done your B Tech from either Mechanical Discipline, Electrical or Electronics and Communication Engg. Also the Aeronautical Engg., Computer Science/ IT / Cyber Security branches are allowed here. Please check the complete list of the applicable branches from the pdf which I will be sharing next here.
- Non Tech Ground Duty : Now here you can thus apply for both Logistics or Accounts department, based upon your graduation subject. For instance in case of Accounts, you must have degree in BSc in Finance or BCom or BA etc.
AFCAT 2022 Exam Pattern
Now after checking the eligibility before filling the AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form. Here we will now check the AFCAT paper pattern 2022, which you will give in 2nd week of Feb 2022. Therefore you must start from now onwards preparing for the exam, to clear the cut off.
|Name of Exam||Section Name||No. of Questions||Marks Allotted||Total Duration|
|A. AFCAT||1. General Awareness (GA)|
2. Verbal Ability (VA)
3. Numerical Ability (NA)
4. Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
|100 ques||300 mrks||02 hrs.|
|B. EKT (Only for Technical Entry)||Mechanical Engg|
Computer Science Engg
Electronics & Comm. Engg
|50 ques||150 mrks||45 mins.|
- The whole exam is objective in nature.
- For every right answer both in AFCAT and in EKT, you will get +3 mrks.
- And for the wrong attempts -1 mrks will be deducted.
Steps to Fill AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form
So here are the steps using which you can also fill your AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form from today till 30th Dec 2021:
- Firstly you will have to check the AFCAT CDAC site with this link afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT.
- Secondly now as you reach the home page, there under the “candidate login” you will have to proceed with AFCAT 01/2022 cycle.
- Afterwards you will find the login/ Sign in page. Now if you have registered earlier on this site then kindly use the same details to login. However in case you are appearing for the first time. Then you will have to first register yourself at AFCAT CDAC.
- For this, firstly start new registration. Thereafter enter your full name and then add your parents name there. Then put your email id and the mobile no. there. Then add the secret question, that you can use in case you forget your password in future.
- Finally after this your account at AFCAT CDAC will be created. Next is to then re login with same details.
- Lastly, choose the entry you wish to fill the form for. Then add all the personal and educational details as asked there. Also keep your latest photograph and signature ready along with the thumb impression to submit there. Then you will have to select your exam city and then pay the fees of Rs. 250/- via any online payment mode that you use.
- Upon submitting these details, your form will be accepted and thus you can check AFCAT form filling and payment received notification both on your mail id and on the mobile no. thus provided there.
|Check AFCAT 01/22 Notification||Check Here|
|AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form||Apply Here|
FAQs Related To AFCAT 01/2022 Application Form
Yes, the application link is active from TODAY that is 01st Dec 2021. Fill it here.
The exam will be carried out in 2 shifts on 12th, 13th and 14th Feb respectively.
The detailed eligibility requirements against various AFCAT entries are given here. Check now.
The last date is 30th Dec 2021.