Pilots, Indian Air Force


The Indian Air force is one of the elite wings of our country’s defence. It is a respected and supreme wing. The Indian Air Force has been safeguarding us from a very long time and it has been devoted for the safety and development of our nation.

Job profile: The pilots will be responsible for flying the most advanced air crafts in the Indian Air Force. They will be responsible for flying transport planes, choppers etc. They will be required to serve the country with full dedication, loyalty and enthusiasm.

Eligibility: A candidate must be between the age of 19 and 23 years. However, relaxation can be claimed as per the rules. A candidate must have a minimum height of 162.5 cms with a correlated weight and a leg length between 99 and 120 cms.

Educational Qualifications: A candidate must be a graduate in any discipline including B.E/B.TECH with a minimum of 60% from a recognized university/institute. A candidate must have passed physics and mathematics up to 12th standard. A candidate must not have any present backlogs.

No. of posts: There is no specified no. of posts but the selection is guaranteed for a deserving candidate.

Pay scale: The pilots will be given a pay scale of Rs15600-39100 plus a grade pay and other allowances as per the rules.

Selection process: The candidates will have to appear for the PABT test and the SSB test followed by a medical test (only for selected candidates) at the selection board of the Indian Air Force.

How to apply: The candidates are required to apply as per the format given on the website or in the advertisement. They have to send two self addressed envelopes with a stamp of Rs27 pasted on each envelope and two unattested photographs. The candidates must write the name of the course on the envelope. All the applications must be sent to Post Bag No. 001, Nirman Bhawan Post Office, New Delhi – 110106

The last date for the receipt of applications is 5th October 2009.

For details refer to employment news edition 5th September or visit www.careerairforce.nic.in



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  1. 238
    ranjith kumar:

    i m eee first year student .how can i become a pilot in indian air force

  2. 237
    bhau raju bhosale:

    hello sir my name is bhau bhosale i am passed diploma in mechnical branch . for my chance in pilot yes or no reply

  3. 236

    sir can i know the female canditates can also apply for this job

  4. 235
    Yugesh Nali:

    hello sir!MY self yugesh mali i am 12th passed my ambaition is indian air force of fighter pilot so please ask mi and completed my ambaition?so i joined in IAF Academy.and my age is 19… thankq sir! my responce is very fast please sir i am waiting your replay please

  5. 234

    sir, i have passed B.sc(physics) in 60% marks(major &allied papers).but all papers total 59.16% marks,if i able to for indian airforce(flying branch)

  6. 233
    samrat singh:

    How can i be fighter pilot in IAF…
    while i am a airman … and my qualification is 12th .. and age about 20..

  7. 232

    sir, i am very keen to join IAF as a pilot and i am currently in 5th sem of BE,so what i need to do for it?
    also can i appear in any exam conducted by IAF??

  8. 231
    sesu raja:


    I have completed diploma in EEE.i have join air force .j am 19 years old. plz must reply

  9. 230
    Anshika Pandey:

    I have just passed 10th standard…n I m taking biology in science stream.
    Also I wish to join Indian Air Force after completing my 12.
    But I have heard that it is essential to take maths in +2 to apply in IAF.
    So is it possible to apply for IAF without taking maths. Is there any provision or any post for Biology students too..?

    pls..Kindly Give Favorable Response…..

  10. 229

    I hv just paased out class 12……..so vat i should do now in order to sit for the IAF entrance exam

  11. 228

    sir,i have just completed my second year ,i wish to join Indian Air Force . can you suggest the exam i have to take up now to get through it

  12. 227

    I WANT TO JOIN INDIAN AIR FORCE , Now i am giving my 12th exam so please tell me what can i do now for joining the air force academy???…

  13. 226

    sir, i am a student of b.sc industrial microbiology nd passed my 12th with biology can i try for airforce…

  14. 225
    paramjeet saini:

    Sir, I’m b- tech student in electronics and telecommunication branch. So tell me the procedure relating IAF and how to get jobs in air force. Please send me an immediate feedback.

  15. 224
    shaifali choudhary:

    i have 59% marks in 10+2 can i ?

  16. 223
    bhavesh patel:

    sir, i am a B.E. 3^rd year student.
    How to attend for the exam of the air force?
    And what a condition for the exam?
    where is the place of the IAF?

  17. 222

    For a girl to join air force in flying branch (pilot) mini -height 162.5 cm is very strict rule? . Mine is 160.5 cm so can i join? . Or otherwise this height is for entire flying branch rank? . I have read about mini-height as 157.5cm also , is true or not. Please tell me

  18. 221
    Shikha Singh:

    my sister will join ‘PILOT , INDIAN AIR FORCE

  19. 220

    Who have marks between 55-60 in degree, Can not become pilote.

  20. 219
    Surendra yadav:

    Sir,my qualification is b.sc with 56%marks and i am defence person .i want to
    appear in airforce officers exam.please guide me.

  21. 218

    form for 2013 october nda exam

  22. 217

    sir mera 12science ka parinam aya aur usme maths me 33 or physics me 58 marks aye he to me air force me admiction le ne k kabil hu

  23. 216
    shubham prabhakar:

    I will joined“Pilots, Indian Air Force”

  24. 215
    sachin urs.M:

    I failed in 12th in maths,but finished my computer hardware and networking engineering course (60%) in jetking. I don’t want to write the 12th exam again. so please send me a information to a mail pleaseeeeeeee. my age is 20.

  25. 214

    sir i have cleared my AFACT 2012 and im intrested for flying branch…but i am currently in BECH 3rd year..that is i have another year of college left..so i do not have final marksheet which is needed..but age wise this is my last attempt..what should i do,..and also is UES and AFCAT same..because through UEs we can apply in pre-final too..plz reply ASAP as i have my ssb call for 30 april 2012..thanyou

  26. 213
    charu upadhyay:

    i have passed my 12 with 70% can i apply or to join for air force pilot officer….??

  27. 212
    Harshil Adodariya:

    i am form gujrat, muje pilote bane ka bahut shokh he, me 12th sci. Me pdhata hu, 12 bad mu pilote ban ne ke liye kon si exam ya kon education line me stdy karna chahiye?

  28. 211
    arun sharma:

    i have passed Bsc in electronics with 60% and my age is 22yrs & 3month. Am i able to apply for pilot in indian air force?

  29. 210
    vysakh ps:

    now i am a trainee pilot for cpl
    i did my class1 medical(fit)
    my age is 18
    i like to become an air force pilot .can i join in indian air force after completing my cpl course?
    and what are the conditions and procedures for this?

  30. 209
    Amit rathore:

    selection date & comps date,place information send to my mobile nomber 9752259555 full information

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  32. 207

    I am study B.Sc.lstyear may i apply this

  33. 206
    anirudh sharma:

    i am 9 class passed from CBSE and i want to join Indian air force school in rajasthan

  34. 205
    sonia parvin:

    hi myself Sonia. I had commerce in class 12 but I am a BCA graduate at the year of 2011. My birth year: 1990. Am I able to join air force? As I already survey with some reviews and I found their, that with my qualification I can join only in ground duty as an air force officer. Please let me know with commrece in12 and being a BCA graduate can I join IAF? What should be the procedure to join in IAF please let me know these too.

    Thanks a lot for your time. I am waiting for you reply eagerly.

  35. 204
    binu kannur:

    i am campleted +2 commerce do any chance for a jobe in indian airforce

  36. 203
    pradip bedse:

    hello sir my self pradip bedse i am pass hsc exam with 70 persent and with physics&maths sir i want to become a pilot so tel me how do applications for this…plz help me u can mail or msg on my no my no is 9545542196

  37. 202
    Mohit sachan:

    Sir y group 2012 ke form kab ayenge.Plese send the information of my id or my mobile no.My mobile no is

  38. 201
    Shyam yadav:

    Hello sir! I am in commerce stream without maths can i apply for pilot in IAF now if not then which cource after my HSC EXAM can help me to become a pilot in IAF. IF NOT then which job is eligable for me in IAF. PLEASE HELP…

  39. 200
    sri lakshmi:

    sir iam studing B.Tech final year may i apply this

  40. 199
    Shabbir hasan:

    How to apply for air force

  41. 198
    deepak paul:

    sir i m now in class 11. may i apply this

  42. 197
    umesh parmar:

    sir I have complete 10+2 withmaths field in 2011 and i want to apply in indian air force help me plzzzz.

  43. 196
    Abhishek Singh Chauhan:

    This is abhishek singh chauhan and i want to ask that while in the interview what types of indoor games are being played?

  44. 195

    sir I have complete 10+2 withmaths field in 2011 and i want to apply in indian air force help me plzzzz.

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  47. 192

    i pass my 10+2 with commerce can i apply in air force.now i am doing b.com1st year

  48. 191

    now i m pursuing BE mechanical engg 3rd year, i m very much interested in defence and want to serve the nation but i dont know how to get into indian airforce, can you guide me

  49. 190

    im studiying inter 2nd year,i would like to apply for fighter pilot in indian airforce,is this possible?how?

  50. 189

    sr,i’m pursuing MCA 5th semester student,will complete in june 2012,my DOB=18/11/1988
    Can i join IAF

  51. 188

    respected sir,
    hii iam ayush i read in 10th standerd(present) i want to know how can i became a pilot?, which stream i have to take(subjects)? & what the requirments?

  52. 187


  53. 186
    praveen kumar:

    i complete my B.tech on may-2012 then i want to join in airforce for that what i do.please send me job alertments to my mail.

  54. 185

    I am a student of 6th semester B.E.. I have no backlog. My date of birth is october 7 1989 and now I am 22 years old. Am I eligible for I.A.F.?

  55. 184
    abhijeet cool:

    what is a pay scale according 6th pay commision

  56. 183
    Gurdeep singh:

    Respected sir,
    i m gurdeep singh.i doing study in +2 class.i wanted to become a pilot but i belong to commerce stream.so please suggest me

  57. 182
    shikha shukla:

    hello sir i m a girl student of std 12 science stream with phy nd maths subject can i join the ias.

  58. 181

    Respected sir,
    I am an indian.I like to join the pilot in our country.Please tell me that how to join the pilot,indian air force.

  59. 180

    i have a 12th science in 62% and now i’m computer engg(B.E) and i have pass class(ATKT) in every year/semester so i’m able to IAF in flying branch(pilot) ????

  60. 179

    I am doing my diploma 3rd year in ECE branch in bangalore, in Indian Air Force except airmen for which job i can apply and please inform if any pilot exam is taken place after 6month

  61. 178

    respected sir,

    my name is rakesh.g . i am a diploma holder in ECE branch in govt polytechnical college warangal with 63.27 percentege .please say me the details about jobs available in air force and navy and when will be notificatons come……….

  62. 177

    Sir i am an indian.Please says that the how to join to the airforce and please says that when are you conduct the pilot exam date?

  63. 176

    Hai sir i am mahesh.I want to became a pilot.In my 10th class i got 563 marks and 93%.In my intermediate first year i got 82%.Please says the how to join the indian air force?

  64. 175

    My name is Mahesh.I want to become a pilot.In my 10th class i have got 563 marks and 93%.In my intermediate first year i have got 82%.please says that how to select the indian airforce?????????

  65. 174

    I want to become a pilot.In my 10th class i have got 563 marks and 93%.

  66. 173

    I am diploma third year student with spects can i apply for x group

  67. 172

    since2009 10 th exam.we can join to the airforce

  68. 171

    After 12 th exam we can write the airforce exam

  69. 170
    dinesh borana:


  70. 169

    I am 27 now,is relaxation og age possible?

  71. 168
    aman malik:


  72. 167

    sir i want to be a pilot
    in indian air force is there any written exam which month the notifications willbe generally held what are the books to refer now iam Btech third year we have to pay any amount sir plz send me reply to my email [email protected] thanking u

  73. 166

    Application to join in indian air force

  74. 165

    i’m going to join iaf as an airman(x-group).
    my age is 19 now. i may not be able to complete my graduation if i join iaf now..
    is there any provision to become a pilot if i join as an airman..?
    please reply

  75. 164

    i’m going to join iaf as an airman(x-group).
    my age is 19 now. i may not be able to complete my graduation if i join iaf now..
    is there any provision to become a pilot if i join as an airman..?

  76. 163
    maulik patel:

    i have completed mechanical engineering.how can i get any technical job in IAF ? plz give me information…..

  77. 162

    Can i apply to indian airforce to having complited diploma mechanical.

  78. 161

    hell sir,i am studing in 2 yr mechanical engineering i want to join in airforce,please give me some information

  79. 160
    bhupathi reddy:

    iam studing 12th class at present i want to join in air force whare will get the application form and what is last date ?when the app will be released? tq

  80. 159
    Panklaj Thokal:

    Sir I am Indian, I am doing BE Mechanical, I want to become Pilot, If I score more than 60% in BE, then is it necessary that I have to submit NCC ‘C’ Certificate?

  81. 158


  82. 157
    ankush bhagat:

    hlo sir how many marks required in 12th to join indian force ….nd wts the height requried to join it………

  83. 156
    avinash bhoi:

    hello sir I am indian I havejust passed 12 class PCB 65 marks 60% I want to apply in indian airforce

  84. 155

    what is the qualification for indian airforce job ?

  85. 154
    Yash choubey:

    Hello sir I am an INDIAN and I want to do some thing for my country. I have just passed my 10th class exam and opted for PCM breed in class 11th. How can I be a fighter pilot in INDIAN DEFENCE and work as a pilot on the great air craft career VIRAT. I am not a wresler but I am fit from body and live a normal civilian life. I want defeat every exotic enemy of my country and want to be proud of my people with my plane the one and only VIRAT

  86. 153
    sonu singh:

    sir i am class10th reading i reaqust sir any budy job

  87. 152

    i am complite deploma in electrical engg so pls give me a information who we can join indian air force

  88. 151

    Can i apply to indian airforce to having complited diploma mechanical.

  89. 150

    Sir in 2012 july my age will cross 23. Is there any exam for airforce or navy (flying pilots) where age limit is 24-25 years.

  90. 149

    i m joining the air force
    what height?
    what know the language
    what are 12th percentage you are required
    you inform me exam date

  91. 148
    Khushwant singh:

    What is age limit for to apply for pilot

  92. 147
    Pandya Snehal Y.:

    I complete Diploma Electronics & communication engeenering. Tell me how to become a pilot. I salute the Indian Air Force.

  93. 146
    tujpreet singh:

    i m 22 years old,. 2nd year PUNJABI HONR student,.. can i join any course in AIR FORCE,.. (flying,. ground duty,. etc ,. etc)

  94. 145
    anudesh shakya:

    i am graduate. i wanted air force job.please give to job.
    10+2 =55% (pcm) and B.sc 55%.

  95. 144
    sandeep kumar soni:

    sir, i have passed 12th exam with 90% marks. My subject was p.c.m.. I must make my future in airline. Plz guide me . Which kind of pilot will be make me. & how entrence exam for it. And which are the best academy for training ?

  96. 143

    Ihave not maths in 12th standard can i join air force or can i also join neavy without maths and how get i apply and get forms

  97. 142
    ankit pandey:

    sir i want to became a pilot please give me a mail on my email id that how i apply for the exam of pilot and on which date form of pilot wiil come

  98. 141

    how become a pilot,
    what education required and what process

  99. 140

    how i become a air force pilot?
    what qualificaton for phycal medical?

  100. 139

    sir iam studing be 2nd year how i become a pilot

  101. 138
    Pandya divy:

    I don’t know the date of entranc exam for the pilots so i want it.can you give me ?

  102. 137

    helllo sir
    i am nikhil gharia and i am passed in+2 std.with 63% in pcm and i want know how i can i apply in indian air force

  103. 136

    i m pinki goyal nd i m student of b.tech 3rd year.i want to become a pilot.plz tell me how can i join IAF???

  104. 135
    vicky yadav:

    sir plz inform me about thea all vacancies of airforce in my email id

  105. 134
    patel janhavi:

    i m studing the diploma IT i want to join the airforce.
    and my age is 22.
    can i join the airforce?
    plz reply must.

  106. 133
    rohit yadav:

    sir a am in final year in b.tech(c.s branch) and now i want join air force so plz tell me last date of submission of form of pilot.

  107. 132
    Deepak bisht:

    sir i am student of b.tech 1st year i want to become a fighter pilot in air force …………pla give me ur suggetion

  108. 131
    himani gupta:

    sir,i m student of bsc1styear,with math,phy n cs,i want to become a pilot,how can i join indian air force,pls help me out.

  109. 130

    sir please inform me about the all vacancies of AIRFORCE in my email id

  110. 129

    may i get a service in Air Force while i am appearing +2

  111. 128
    Niyaj ahmad:

    sir! I am student of 11th. I want to become a pilot, what should i do………

  112. 127

    I am going to write the indian air force entrance exam on march 27th 2011.Actually i wanted to know the syllabus for its preparation.I expect that you will give me the necessary details.I have a keen interest in joining our (air force) organisation.

  113. 126
    aashu patel:

    sir now doing BE(ELECTRONIC AND INSTRUMENTATION ) second year age 25 ,how to join indian airforce in my qualification for pilot

  114. 125

    sir now doing BE(ELECTRONIC AND INSTRUMENTATION ) final year ,how to join indian airforce in my qualification for pilot

  115. 124

    i am airman how would i become pilot in indian air force after 10+2 my age 21yrs and i am not able complete my graduation

  116. 123
    [email protected]:

    Sir, I’m abudahir, age is 24 and i did b.a. arabic lite(2010)

    i eager to join indian airforce as pilot.pls inform me any solution to join.

  117. 122

    sir im a am interested in indian air force and pilots please tell me what can i do

  118. 121

    sir i am completing diploma in electronics 2nd year can u pls tell me how can i become a pilot ,but i am after 10th

  119. 120
    aruna jain:

    sir, i am aruna.i am a stdent of ece engineering want to join air force. could you tell me proceure, books and how to prepare for this.

  120. 119

    hello sir good morning please tell me when entrance examination of the pilot and please send me the date and application form web site

  121. 118

    sir how can i join for pilot .what is the procedure .
    i am a student of class 10 . i will take PCM in 12 . my age is 15 yrs .
    height :- 5′2 inch

  122. 117

    sir, am interested to join as a pilot…..so please suggest me how to approach for thar

  123. 116

    i m in btech final yr pls tell me when these two test of cds will be held for 2011

  124. 115
    santosh kumar.k:

    sir i need to know when does the application form is published

  125. 114

    which books i need to refer for assistance??

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  127. 112
    jagmeet Singh Gill:

    Dear Sir
    I have keen interest in joining Indian air force
    I am 6 feet tall and my wt is 70 kg
    I am appearing in 12th Science Exam in 2011
    I have done my SSC from CBSE board
    i want to know can i join IAF and continue my studies side by side and also what more is required to join in IAF and when and where will i get application form

  128. 111
    varun attri:

    sir i am student of +2 and i want to know is there any exam after +2 for air force pilot

  129. 110

    Sir/mam, my self Mukesh and completed diploma in computer engg. Now i want to going in navy or air force as a pilot . So what i do now plz tell me. Thanks

  130. 109
    Anand vardhan:

    I am suffering from myopia. Can i join airforce? What is eligiblity for medical? My marks is above 70% in both exam.

  131. 108

    i am madhumeeta from raipur m doing engineering from electronics and telecommunication. i want to become fighter pilot in IAF. plz tell me how can i join IAF?

  132. 107
    Dave kishan:

    l am student of 12 science. My name is dave kishan.i am form gujarat.i wont to join IAF. Plz tell me how can i join iaf.

  133. 106

    i hava no idea to purchase form for iaf pilot…from where i can get an offline form……?? and when will the entrance will be held in 2011….plz advise me …..

  134. 105

    I am karan ,i want to become a fighter pilot in IAF .i am doing +2 commerce and i have certificate of freedom fighter

  135. 104
    nikhil r:

    sir,i am a b.com 1st year student.i want some privous model question pappers of IAF….plzzzzz………

  136. 103
    VISHNU 9785218714:

    i am doing B.tech. 3rd year in IT branch in RTU University of rajasthan & my heartly desior of the job in IAF.
    SO plz suggest me that now i want to procedure of the iaf joining————-THANX

  137. 102
    Rakesh Choudhari:

    sir,my brother is in XII at present and he wishes to join the indian airforce flying batch. pls can u give us a detailed format of the procedure to be followed for getting there. and also the dates for form for 2011 exams have passed escaping our notice can u pls suggest any option to save time?

  138. 101
    kartik kashyap:

    hello, sir/madam
    i am student of 12th arts standard belongs to cbse i wnt to know that after passing it can i join iaf i am physically fit & i can die for my country i love my country very much how much %age is required to get in it?

  139. 100

    hello sir/madam
    i am student of 5th sem B.C.A … i want to ask you that can i apply for the P.O exams now at final year……if not then plz guide me what to do after the final exams..

  140. 99

    sir,i m in x class and i want to be a good rank holder in indian airforce.
    can u tell me wat r d posts in airforce and wat r d pay scale of them and to achieve that post

  141. 98

    ANY entrance-exam apply with 12th class in air force

  142. 97

    hello sir,i m jiya and i m a student of class 12th sc with maths.how can i join indian air force.please help me out

  143. 96

    is there entrance exam for entering pilot.
    we can directly join for pilot study

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  145. 94
    0 cleared IAF Y group all selection procedure i want in what time i shall get my JOINING LETTER my aim is to be a PILOT from an AIRMAN MY qualification is 10+2 with PCM by having 78% my date of birth is 29/09/1991 plz sir tell me with detilness thanku:

    kapil kumar

  146. 93

    sir my question is what is the portion of PABT? is there is any book to refer or to prepare PABT? OR is there is any question papers regarding that PABT? please help me out?

  147. 92

    what is conditions to join navy and air force

  148. 91

    my name is sowmya. now i am studying b-tech first year in iiit.
    i want to become a pilot.i want to know which type of exams are write want to pilot.

  149. 90

    how to start prepration for pilot test in air force?

  150. 89
    fantus kumar:

    can i join indian air force i am in 12th commerce and i have studing after 12 th what % required for this job

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