4 August 2012

Pakistan Air Force Jobs

Twice in a year Pakistan Air Force Jobs are offered to talented youths of Pakistan in various branches of PAF.  Youths are advised to check the national newspapers for Pakistan Air Force Jobs.

General Duty Pilot in Pakistan Air Force

This is the most attractive branch for youth and a test to fly fighter air craft, flying in the heights of the sky and protect the aerial borders of the country. Two years academic qualification of B.Sc is provided to the selected candidate in PAF academy Risalpur.  Successfully completing the B.Sc course, the cadets are trained for one and a half years in the field of air flying.  At the end of this training period cadets are commissioned as pilot officer in Air Force giving them B.Sc (engineering) degree.

Aeronautical Engineer in Pakistan Air Force

To mobilize and activate the aircrafts and equipments of ground installations of the Pakistan Air Force are the duties of the aeronautical engineers. For this purpose, officers of such caliber are needed who can make the efficiency of aircrafts, machines and equipments more effective and useful. 3 ½ years training is provided to cadets in PAF College of aeronautical engineering.  Those who successfully complete the training are commissioned as flying officer in Air Force along with B.Sc (engineer) degree.

Eligibility criteria for commission  in PAF

Qualification: Intermediate science Pre-engineering in second   division

Age:                16 to 22 years

Youth are generally selected for the following two branches

  1. General Duty Pilot
  2. Aeronautical engineer

Selection procedure in Pakistan Air Force

The preliminary tests are conducted at selection centers which are consisted of

  • A written examination
  • Intelligence tests
  • Interview
  • Physical fitness/medical test   

The candidates who qualify the preliminary tests are sent to Inter Services Selection Board (ISSB) for further tests and a thorough final medical examination.  A final merit list of the successful candidate is arranged in the Air Head Quarters.

Special Purpose Short Service Commission (SPSSC)

1.  Engineering Branch

  •      Nationality:                                     Pakistani
  •      Age:                                               18 to 30 years
  •      Marital Status:                                Single/Married
  •      Rank:                                              Flying Officer
  •      Qualification:                                   BE/B.Sc   (2nd Division) in

  1.                                                             Avionics Engineering
  2.                                                             Electronics engineering
  3.                                                             Telecommunication Engineering

2.  Education Branch

  •      Nationality:                                    Pakistani
  •      Age:                                              18 to 30 years
  •      Marital Status:                               Single/Married
  •      Rank:                                            Flying Officer
  •      Qualification:                                 M.A/M.Sc   (2nd Division) in

  1.                                                          Psychology
  2.                                                          English
  3.                                                          Physics
  4.                                                          Mathematics
  5.                                                         Commerce

3.  Medical Branch (GDMO)

  •      Nationality:                                      Pakistani
  •      Age:                                                25 to 28 years
  •      Marital Status:                                Single/Married
  •      Rank:                                              Flight Lieutenant
  •      Qualification:                                   M.B.B.S   (2nd Division)

4.  Medical Branch (Specialists)

  •      Nationality:                                        Pakistani
  •      Age:                                                  25 to 45 years
  •      Marital Status:                                  Single/Married
  •      Rank:                                                Squadron Leader
  •      Qualification:                                    M.B.B.S   (2nd Division)

Selection Procedure for Special Service  Commission  in PAF

  • Registration at PAF information & Selection Centers
  • Intelligence Test followed by Academic Test in following categories:
  1.      Engineering:                                    General Proficiency Test
  2.      Education:                                       Academic Test in the relevant subjects
  3.      Medical:                                                                 ---do---

  • Initial Medical Examination and interview at I & S Centers.
  • Interview by AHQ Special Selection Board.
  • ISSB tests for Psychologists only.
  • Final medical examination at CMB, Karachi.

Air force is an important branch of the Defence system of Pakistan. The development that has been occurred so rapidly in the Defence system, the importance of air force in today’s modern world is increasing. The duty of air force is to defend the aerial boundaries of the country, check the aggression of the enemy.  During the war air force provides cover to the army.

For an officer in Pakistan Air Force, The fundamental duty is to maintain effectiveness of different branches of air force. Officers perform administrative duties according to their rank. Some officers are trained in special branch.  Officers of General Duty Branch are trained to fly air craft.  These officers are responsible for the flying of air craft and aerial operation.  Ground branch consists of air traffic controllers who are responsible for safe flying of air craft and guidance to air craft. Flight controllers keep an eye on the flying activities of the air craft. System officers perform the duty of aerial Defence and related jobs.  Photographic interpreter analyze the information received from the spy plane.  Officers from engineering branch look after and monitor the technical aspects of the air craft. Supply branch’s officers are responsible to provide necessary stuff, weapons and equipments.  Officers from administrative branch provide services of accounting, education, training, food and physical training. Security branch consists of police and air force security.    

Work environment

Officers in air force have to work together in a closely atmosphere. They can be posted anywhere in Pakistan or abroad for any period of time.  People related to administrative branch have to work in offices.  Air system engineers work in the hangers outside or inside. Communication electronics’ branch officers work in system control room.  Air traffic controller and fighter controller always work in dim light.  Pilots fly air craft.  

Personal characteristics

An air force officer must have administrative and leader ship qualities.
He must be alert, mobilize and the best anticipator of the situation.
Self confident, Courage and valor   are the requirements of the officers in air force.
Talented and dignified Youth having fervor of Working with team spirit can choose air force as career.  

Future prospects in Air Force

Talented and eligible youths are trained in PAF Academy.  After passing out they are inducted in air force as flying officer or aeronautical engineer.  After training recruits are commissioned as plight lieutenant.  One can be promoted to escorden leader, wing commander or group captain.    

PAF information and Selection Centers

Please contact the following PAF information and selection centers for further details:


310, Mansehra Road



10-A Extension Scheme Satellite Town



Fazal Shaheed Road,
D.I. Khan Cantt



Agriculture University Campus



49, Salahuddin Sarak



231-B, Dr.Daud Pota Road (Near Mehran Hotel)



TMA Rest House, Committee Chowk Balu Khel Road


14-Munir Road,Munir Chowk (Near PAF Cinema)



217, Sher Shah Road



9, The Mall Peshawar Cantt



61-A Chaman Housing Scheme



Near PAF Cinema Chaklala



Minara Road, Opposite Govt Islamia College



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