After the final selection, aspirants will join as per vacant posts. The AFCAT salary and other details regarding allowances and job profile have been mentioned in the official notification as well as the official website afcat.cdac.in the Indian Air Force.
The pay scale of the candidates after joining will be paid an amount of INR 56,100/-. . The salary and the allowances will be equal for both men and women officers. In the following article, the AFCAT Salary, benefits & allowances are discussed in detail.
The amount of the stipend will be Rs 56,100/ per month (Starting pay in Level 10). This will be paid to men and women during the last year of your training period at any of the Air Force Training Institutions.
The duration of training will be 74 weeks for the flying and technical branch and 52 weeks in
The case of Non-Tech branches. The accommodation will be provided by the training authorities during the training period.
On the successful completion of the training period, the salary of AFA officers will be paid in the first cell of Level 10.
The salary will vary for every branch of the Indian Air Force. The Annual Package for each department, as per the 7th pay commission is enlisted below:
|Flying Branch||INR 8 - 10 Lakhs|
|Ground Duty (Tech)||INR 7-9 Lakhs|
|Ground Duty (Non-Tech)||INR 7-9 Lakhs|
The salary structure of the AFA officers will also be different as per the posts. Candidates can understand what is the sum amount they would receive while joining the Indian Air Force.
|Posts||Salary Per Month|
|Flying Branch||INR 85,372/-|
|Ground Duty (Tech)||INR 74,872/-|
|Ground Duty (Non-Tech)||INR 71,872/-|
Along with the salary, the Air Force Officers are entitled to various allowances as well. The allowances that IAF officers are entitled to are Flying Allowance to Flying Branch Officers, Technical Allowance to Technical Branch Officers. The allowances are variable due to the place of posting and nature of duty.
The allowances include Test Pilot & Flight Test Engineer, Field Area Allowance, Special Force, Siachen, Special Compensatory (Hill area), Island Special Duty, Area, and Remote Locality Allowance.
Here is a list of additional benefits other than the above-mentioned allowances.
|Placement cell||Helps to provide civil job to retired officers|
|Scholarships and Welfare||Grants from the Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA)|
The roles and responsibilities are different for all three posts. Candidates who are aiming for a specific post under IAF should know the job profile. The job profile of all three branches are discussed in detail below:
|Chief||Air Chief Marshal|
Ques. What is the salary of an IAF pilot?
Ans. The in-hand salary of an IAF pilot ranges from Rs. 80,000 to 1,00,000 per month
Ques. How many students appeared for the AFCAT 2020 Exam?
Ans. About two lakh appear for AFCAT for all branches in the AFCAT online computed based test 2020.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.