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Join Pakistan air force as a fighter pilot

If you have these qualities, join Pakistan air force and they will guide and train you to achieve your goal of life.

If you have these qualities, join Pakistan air force and they will guide and train you to achieve your goal of life.

The profession of a fighter pilot in the Pakistan air force is challenging and thrilling. The young men they require must possess a high level of intelligence, sound judgment, awareness, alertness, strong nerves, self-confidence and relentless determination to become fighter pilots. If you have these qualities, join Pakistan air force and they will guide and train you to achieve your goal of life.

Remember that Pakistan air force fighter pilots are believed among the best combat pilot of the world and you could be one of them.

Pakistan air force enlarge your mental horizon by training you on the best of the equipment using the finest training aids. At the end you become a young combat pilot. You are also highly educated, having a B.Sc. Degree.

Selection Criteria


H.Sc./F.Sc. (Pre Engg./Pre Medical) with percentage as specified in the official advertisement.

Senior Cambridge in five subjects and should have passed Physics, Chemistry and Math or Biology in A level.

Intermediate with Physics and any two of Math, Statistics or Biology. The candidates having passed F.Sc. from foreign academic institutions will have to get equivalence certificate from their institutions.

Age limit

16 to 22 years for civilians and 18 to 23 years for serving Airmen on the date of commencement of course.

Marital Status

Unmarried male citizens of Pakistan


Twice rejected/screened Out by Inter Services Selection Board (ISSB).

Rejected by Air Force central Medical Board (CMB) or any Armed Forces Appeal Medical Board. The candidates declared unfit by CMB / CMH would remain ineligible unless they are declared fit by Appeal Medical Board.

Dismissed from any Government Service or withdrawn from any Service training institution.

Convicted by a court of law for any offence involving a crime and moral turpitude.

Selection Procedure

  • Intelligence Test, Interview and Preliminary Medical Examination at Selection Center followed by Academic Tests in Physics & English
  • Test / interview by ISSB and Medical Examination by central medical board (CMB).
  • Final selection is to be done in order of merit by Air Headquarters.
  • Training

Three years of studies (up to B.Sc.) and Basic flying training at Pakistan air force Academy, Risalpur..

General Duty Pilot ( GDP Branch )
NationalityMale / Female Citizen of Pakistan
Marital StatusUnmarried
Age16-22 years
Height 163 cm for both Male &Female
Training3 years at PAF Academy Risalpur leading to the award of BS in Aviation Sciences and Management from Air University Islamabad
Type of CommissionPermanent Commission (PC) – Male
Short Service Commission (SSC) – Female
Educational QualificationF.Sc with 60% marks in aggregate in any one of the following disciplines:-
Pre Engineering ,Pre Medical , Computer Sciences,

A Level with Physics, Math and Biology


On successful completion of training the aviation cadets are commissioned in the GDP ( general duty pilot) Branch of the Pakistan air force in the rank of pilot officer.

You can join PAF either after completing Intermediate (FA, F.Sc), Bachelors (BA, B.Sc, B.E, BS, BCS) and Masters (MA, M.Sc, MBA, M.Com, MCS) or as GD Pilot, Engineering and Medical Cadets program, SSC (Short Service Commission) and SPSCC (Special Purpose Short Service Commission).


Read the same article in Urdu here

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