AFCAT Exam 2025 Check Notification, Application Form

AFCAT Exam 2025 Check Notification, Application Form

The Indian Air Force will conduct the AFCAT Exam 2025 in February for both male and female candidates. This is a national-level exam conducted twice a year.

A bunch of Ground Duty (Non-Technical and Technical) and Gazetted Officers in Flying Branch vacancies are going to be released by the Indian Air Force to recruit talented and skilled candidates.

So, interested candidates need to follow the detailed information regarding the AFCAT Exam 2025, which is mentioned below.



Exam Name AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test)
Conducted by Indian Air Force
Name of Vacancies To be released
Level of Exam National
Frequency Twice in a year
Application Mode Online
Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based Test)
Total Number of Questions 100
Exam Language English
Selection Process Written test- AFSB Test- Medical Examination
Official Website


Important Dates

Dates for the AFCAT 1 2024 exam have been featured on this page, so if you are willing to participate in this exam, the listed table surely plays a vital role in knowing important dates and details. Remember that if you wish to complete online forms for the Indian Air Force, fill them out before the last date.

Events AFCAT 1 AFCAT 2
The application form will be released 1st week of December 2024 1st week of June 2024
Last date to apply for the exam last week of December 2024 July 2024
Releasing the admit card February 2024 August 2024
Announcement of the exam date February 2024 September 2024
Result March 2024 October 2024




General Awareness English Numerical Ability Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test
History Synonyms & Antonyms Decimal and Fraction Analogy
Sports Fill in the blanks with correct word Time and Work Venn Diagram
Geography Basic Grammar Average Pattern Completion
Current Affairs Sentence Completion Profit & Loss Dot Situation Analysis
Politics Comprehension Simple Interest & Compound Interest Odd One Out
Environment Tenses Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams) Blood Relation
Defense Error Detection Percentage Coding and Decoding
Basic Science Testing of Vocabulary Ratio & Proportion Spotting the Embedded Figures
Art & Culture Sequencing
Civics Missing Figures
Figure Classification


Exam Pattern

The listed below table will provide you with information about the exam pattern of the AFCAT Exam 2025:

Name of Exam Duration Total Questions Maximum Marks Subjects
AFCAT 2 Hours 100 300 Verbal Ability, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Military Aptitude

Basic Guidelines

  • Questions will be asked from the General Awareness, Numerical Ability, Verbal Ability, Reasoning, and Military Aptitude sections.
  • The duration of Air Force Common Entrance Test 1 will be 2 hours.
  • A total of 100 objective-type questions will be asked in the AFCAT exam.
  • The question paper for AFCAT 1 will be worth 300 marks, where each question will be worth 1 mark.
  • 3 mark for each correct answer.

Eligibility Criteria

Those applying for the AFCAT Exam 2025 must fulfil qualification and age criteria, which we have featured in the section below.


Posts Age Limit Qualification Martial Status
Flying Branch Minimum 20 years and Maximum 24 years

Those with commercial pilot license can give exam up to 26 years.

·       One must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks.

·       Candidates must have passed Class 12th with a (50% marks in Maths and Physics).

·       B.E./B. Tech with minimum 60% marks.

·       Should have secured 60% marks in Section A and B examination of Associate Membership of the Aeronautical Society of India or Institute of Engineers (India).

For each posts of IAF, a candidate must be unmarried. In case of marriage during the training, the candidature will be cancelled.
Ground Duty (Technical) Age criteria is between 20 to 26 years as on Jan 1, 2025.


For 10+2: Candidates require a 50% marks in Physics and Maths.

For Graduation: Minimum 4 years degree in Engineering and Technology is required.

Or, Should have secured 60% marks in Section A and B examination of Associate Membership of the Aeronautical Society of India or Institute of Engineers (India).


How to Fill AFCAT Online Form 2025?

To fill out the form, Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned procedure:

Step: 1

  1. Visit
  2. Click “Candidate Login” tab
  3. Choose “Not yet Registered? Register Here”
  4. Creation of Login ID, students will get a password on their registered email.

Step: 2

  1. Use the login credentials to login
  2. Select the type of entry, AFCAT, NCC Special Entry
  3. Tap “Instructions” tab
  4. Tap the checkbox to acknowledge Read and understood instructions carefully.
  5. Hit “Application Form Filling”
  6. Here, type your name, parent’s name, nationality, courses, and many more
  7. After that, upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, Thumb Impression
  8. Then, pay the examination fee i.e., Rs. 550 +GST.
  9. Finally, hit the “Submit” button to submit your application form.

Exam Fee Structure

If you are going to fill out the online application form for AFCAT 1 2025, then you have to pay its application fee, which is Rs. 550/- as an examination fee. The payment will be accepted through credit/debit cards, net banking and through valid payment gateways.

Note: No cash, cheque or demand draft will be accepted.


Entry Branch CourseNumber Vacancies
Men(SSC) Women(SSC)


Flying 217/25F/SSC/M&W 28 10
Ground Duty




AE(L): 104



AE(L): 11



Ground Duty(Non- Technical) 216/25G/SSC/M&W WeaponSystems WeaponSystems  


Lgs: 11

Accts: 11



(WS)Branch:02 Admin : 06

Lgs: 02



Met: 02


Special Entry

Flying 217/25F/PC/Mand




Disclaimer: Vacancies indicated are tentative and subject to change without notice. Actual intake would depend on various cadre control mechanisms, availability of training slots, organisational requirements, and actual number of vacancies accruing in January 2025.

Examination Cities

Examination Cities for AFCAT 01/2024 Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Aizawl, Amritsar, Alwar, Ambala, Bareilly, Bathinda, Belagavi, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhagalpur, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhuj, Bikaner, Chandigarh/ Mohali, Chennai, Chapra, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi and NCR, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Diu, Durgapur, Faridabad, Ganganagar, Gangtok, Gaya, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Guntur, Gurugram, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani, Hissar, Hubli, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalpaigudi, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, 20 Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kangra/ Hamirpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kurukshetra, Leh, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai, Muzzafarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Panaji, Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Prayagraj, Puducherry, Pune, Rajahmundry, Rajkot, Ranchi, Roorkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Solapur, Srinagar, Thane, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vellore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I apply for AFCAT 2025?

To complete the AFCAT 2025 exam application, candidates will have to visit the official site of AFCAT and fill out the registration form.


  1. Who can apply for AFCAT 2025?

To apply for AFCAT 2025, aspirants must have Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or B.E./B. Tech with minimum 60% marks. Additionally, you must be Indian citizen and he/she should posses 20 to 24 years of age as on 01 January 2025.


  1. What is the date of AFCAT exam 2025?

AFCAT exam date 2025 will be released in February. Generally, the date for AFCAT comes out in this month. You should be ready to fill the form as the notification comes out.


  1. Is AFCAT 2025 postponed?

So far, we have not received any information regarding the exam postponement. Exams will happen as per the schedule released by the official sources.

The Final Thoughts

We hope that the information featured in this section regarding the AFCAT Exam 2025 is helpful for you and that candidates willing to apply for these vacancies can get accurate information immediately. If you have any questions while reading this page, comment below so the team can help you in every possible way.


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