Pakistan air force’s primary mandate and mission is to defend homeland, means it provides in synergy with other other wings of forces. So in this connection its prime responsibility is the most efficient aerial defence of Pakistan. Since the establishment of Pakistan air force, during many wars, it has been involved in various combat operations, providing aerial support to Inter Services’s operations and national relief efforts as well. Most of young people dream to be a fighter pilot of Pakistan air force. But remember if you couldn’t fulfill the eligibility criteria for the selection as a fighter pilot , you have many more chances to get a job in other departments and professions of Pakistan air force.
Pakistan air force’s defence Training School is situated at PAF Academy, Risalpur. This is the basic training institution for the Air Defence Controllers. Assimilation of Air defence in the main stream as an important corps, right at the onset of the training, has brought inter-branch harmony in Pakistan air force.
The foundation of this premier institution as laid in 1975 since then it has trained large number of controllers including those from friendly countries.
Here is the qualification / eligibility criteria for the selection for a permanent commission in air defence branch
QUALIFICATION/ ELIGIBILITY FOR AIR DEFENCE PERMANENT COURSE
|Male Citizen of Pakistan|
|Age||16 – 22 years|
|Height||163 cm ( 5 feet 4 inches )|
|Training||3 years at PAF Academy Risalpur leading to the award of BS in Aviation Sciences and Management from Air University Islamabad|
|Type of Commission||Permanent Commission|
|Educational Qualification||F.Sc with 60% marks in aggregate in any of the following degree / subjects|
|Subjects||Pre Engineering, Comp Sciences|
|OR||:||A Level with Physics, Math and Biology|
Training at Air Defence Training School
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