The Indian Air Force conducts the Airforce Common Admission Test (AFCAT) exam first in February and then in August, i.e., twice a year. Clearing the AFCAT 2022 is the first step toward making an exciting and reputable career. Aspiring candidates must prepare well to clear this competitive exam and make it to the merit list.
After clearing the AFCAT, candidates get selected for Flying, Technical and ground duty posts. The AFCAT selection process also includes a personal interview (SSB) and medical examinations.
How Does the AFCAT 2022 Application Process Work?
Registration for AFCAT 2 (August session) will begin in June. The exam governing body will initiate the online application, i.e., the Indian Air Force. Candidates will need to visit the official website of the Indian Air Force to fill out the application form online. BYJU’s Exam Prep has specially curated the right platform for aspiring candidates to guide them through all stages of AFCAT. It is crucial to focus and prepare well. There is no need to lose hope and keep your confidence level high to achieve success.
This article covers all the steps required to register and apply for AFCAT. However, candidates must note and keep the following documents ready during the online application.
- Aadhaar card and other relevant personal IDs.
- Marksheets of qualifying exams, including Class 12 and graduation/diploma/PG
- Scanned copy of photograph, signature, and left thumb impression
- Credit/Debit cards/Net banking details for online fee payment.
Steps to Fill and Submit the AFCAT Application Form
Candidates applying for AFCAT 2022 must be aware of the eligibility criteria related to educational qualifications, age limit and other applicable relaxations. The below steps explain the detailed step-by-step procedure to apply for AFCAT 2022.
Step 1: Register for AFCAT 2022
Visit the official website of the Indian Air Force or click on the link shared at BYJU’S Exam Prep to apply online for the AFCAT 2 2022 exam. Fill up with mandatory details, including:
- Full Name
- Father’s/Mother’s Name
- Email ID and Mobile Number
- Secret Questions and Answers
- Alphanumeric Captcha
Click on Save Button; after successful registration, you will receive your registered email ID login details.
Step 2: Apply AFCAT 2022 Online
Visit the Indian Air Force official website’s AFCAT recruitment page and log in using the registration details received on the email ID. Read the instructions carefully before filling in the details to avoid any mistakes. Select the type of entry for the branch you want to appear. Click on Next to fill up the AFCAT online form based on your Official Document details as mentioned below:
- Personal Information (details provided during registration will be auto-filled)
- Educational qualifications such as academic level, qualification degree, course duration, name of college and university and marks obtained.
- Course preference (Flying, Ground Duty (Technical), Ground Duty (Non-Technical), candidates with engineering degrees need to appear for EKT.
- AFSB/SSB appeared candidates (provide details if they appeared for SSB interviews earlier along with the results)
- GATE scores
- List the source of Information where they came to know about the exams.
- Permanent and mailing address along with nearest railway station.
- Upload scanned documents such as scanned signature, left thumb impression and photograph. The size of scanned images shouldn’t exceed 50 KB, and they should be in JPEG format.
- Please select up to 5 cities of your choice in which you would like to appear for the exam.
Click the checkbox to agree with the “Candidate Declaration.”
Step 3: Make an online Fee Payment
Upon submitting the application details, you will be redirected to the payment gateway to submit AFCAT exam fees of Rs 250. You can make the payment via credit card, debit card or net banking. Upon successful payment, you will see transaction details on your screen. You will receive the AFCAT registration details in your registered email ID.
We hope this article clarifies your questions about AFCAT 2022 registration and online application. You can also follow BYJUS Exam Prep for AFCAT for any future updates and valuable information for your exam preparation. All the Best!