AFCAT 1 2024 Notification: Apply online for 317 posts


The Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the AFCAT 1 2024 notification, inviting applications for Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch and Ground Duty (Technical and Non-Technical) branches for courses commencing in January 2025.

Key Highlights

  • Number of Vacancies: 317
  • Age Limit: Flying Branch: 20 to 22 years, Ground Duty: 20 to 26 years
  • Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Application Start Date: December 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: December 30, 2023

Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Flying Branch:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university
  • For candidates with Physics and Chemistry as subjects at the 12th level, a minimum of 50% marks in Physics and Chemistry and 60% marks in Mathematics is required.
  • For candidates with B.E./B.Tech. degree, a minimum of 60% marks in Mathematics and Physics is required.

Ground Duty (Technical):

  • 12th passed with Physics and Mathematics as subjects with a minimum of 60% marks in each subject.
  • Minimum 4-year graduation degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized university or institute.

Ground Duty (Non-Technical):

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks.

Physical Eligibility

  • Male candidates: Minimum height of 157.5 cm
  • Female candidates: Minimum height of 152 cm

Salary Details

Rank: Flying Officer Salary: ₹56,100 to ₹1,77,500

Application Process

  1. Registration: Visit the official AFCAT website and register yourself.
  2. Online Application: Fill out the online application form carefully, uploading all required documents.
  3. Application Fee: Pay the application fee of ₹250 for all applicants.
  4. Submission: Submit the application form and obtain a receipt.
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Important Dates

  • Online Application Starts: December 1, 2023
  • Online Application Last Date: December 30, 2023
  • Exam Date: February 16-18, 2024

Quick Links

Online Application Process for AFCAT 1 2024:

Step 1: Registration

  1. Visit the official AFCAT website:
  2. Click on the “New Registration” link.
  3. Enter your personal details, such as name, email address, and phone number.
  4. Create a password and confirm it.
  5. Click on the “Register” button.

Step 2: Online Application

AFCAT 1 2024 Application Form

  1. Log in to your account using your registered email address and password.
  2. Click on the “Apply Online” link.
  3. Fill out the online application form carefully, providing all required information.
  4. Upload scanned copies of your educational documents, passport-sized photograph, and signature.
  5. Click on the “Submit” button.

Step 3: Application Fee Payment

  1. Click on the “Pay Application Fee” link.
  2. Select your payment mode (credit card/debit card/net banking).
  3. Enter your payment details and make the payment of ₹250.
  4. Click on the “Confirm Payment” button.

Step 4: Submission

  1. Download and save the application receipt for your records.
  2. Your application will be reviewed, and you will receive a confirmation email if your application is accepted.

Important Note:

  • The online application window for AFCAT 1 2024 will be open from December 1, 2023, to December 30, 2023.
  • Make sure you have all the required documents scanned and ready before you start the application process.
  • Keep your application receipt safe for future reference.


The AFCAT 1 2024 notification offers a golden opportunity for aspiring individuals to join the Indian Air Force and embark on a fulfilling career. With careful preparation and a thorough understanding of the eligibility criteria, application process, and exam pattern, candidates can increase their chances of success.

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