Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age, Qualifications, Selection Process, How to Apply

Indian Air Force to start registration the recruitment of eligible male and female candidates in the Agniveer Vayu Intake 01/2023 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023.

Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2023
Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2023

Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2023: Indian Air Force has announced to start registration for the recruitment of unmarried Male and Female Indian citizens in the Agniveer Vayu Intake STAR 01/2023 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023. Recently, the IAF successfully conducted the selection process for the recruitment of eligible male candidates in the Agniveer Vayu Intake 01/2022 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2022 where Agniveers will be recruited for 4 years.

Online registration is mandatory for Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2023 which is expected to begin from the first week of November 2022 for male and female candidates. The Online Written Test for IAF Agnipath Recruitment 2023 is expected to be held in mid-January 2023. More vacancy details for Agniveer Vayu are yet to be released.

Meanwhile, we have shared Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Educational Qualifications, Physical Standards, Height, Weight, and Selection Process.

What is Agnipath Scheme?

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14th June 2022 approved the transformative Agnipath scheme for the recruitment of youth in the Indian Armed Forces who after induction will be referred to as Agniveers. The Agnipath Scheme is a major defence policy reform in the Human Resource Policy of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.

Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2022 Calendar

Events

Dates 

Notification Release Date

October/November 2022

Online Registration Start Date

First Week of November 2022

Online Registration End Date

To Be Announced

Written Examination 

January 2023

Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment Eligibility 2023

AGNIVEER VAYU will be enrolled in the Indian Air Force under Air Force Act 1950, for a period of four years. Agniveer Vayu would form a distinct rank in the Indian Air Force, different from any other existing ranks. Indian Air Force is not obliged to retain Agniveer Vayu beyond the engagement period of 4 years.

Nationality

Unmarried Male Indian Citizens (citizens of Nepal are also eligible).

Age

17.5 to 21 Years

Educational Qualifications

(a) Science Subjects

Candidates should have passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English from an Education Board listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

OR

Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Automobile/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation Technology/ Information Technology) from a Government recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in diploma course (or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma Course).

OR

Passed Two years Vocational Course with non-vocational subject viz. Physics and Maths from State Education Boards/Councils which are listed in COBSE with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in vocational course (or in Intermediate/ Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Vocational Course).

(b) Other Than Science Subjects

Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / Equivalent Examination in any subject approved by Central / State Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

OR

Passed two years vocational course from Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in vocational course or in Intermediate/Matriculation if English is not a subject in Vocational Course.

Note 1: Candidate eligible for Science Subjects examination (on the basis of Intermediate/10+2) are also eligible for Other than Science subjects examination and would be given an option of appearing in both Science and Other than Science subjects examination in one sitting while filling up the online registration form.

Note 2: Education Boards listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website as members, as on date of registration shall only be considered.

Note 3: Exact aggregate Percentage of marks before decimal as written in the marks sheet of 10+2/Intermediate/Equivalent Examination/Three years Diploma Course/Two years Vocational Course OR calculated as per the rules of concerned Education Board/Polytechnic Institute shall only be considered (For example 49.99% should be taken as 49% and not to be rounded off to 50%).

Also Read: Agnipath Scheme 2022 to recruit 46,000 Agniveers in Armed Forces

IAF Agniveer Vayu Physical/Medical Standards

Height: Minimum acceptable height is 152.5 cms

Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm

Weight: Proportionate to height and age

Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.

Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points

General Health: Candidate should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or infection and skin ailments. Candidate shall be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.

Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) is not acceptable. Visual requirements as applicable as per Indian Air Force standards

Details of Medical standards will be available on CASB Web portal: https://agnipathvayu.cdac.in.

Tattoo

Permanent body tattoos shall not be permitted, however, tattoos only on inner face of the fore arms (inside of elbow to the wrist), back (dorsal) part of the hand/reverse side of palm and for Tribal tattoos which are as per custom and traditions of their tribes may be considered.

However, right to decide on acceptability/unacceptability of the individual shall rest with the selection centre. Candidates with permanent body tattoos shall submit two photographs (close up and distant view) with details of size and type of the Tattoo, during the second phase of Selection Test.

Hair/Beard Growth

Only Sikh candidates, whose religion prohibits cutting of the hair or shaving of face, shall be permitted to grow hair and/or retain beard and moustache. Accordingly, those Sikh candidates willing to retain the same as per laid down specification are to get their photographs with beard and moustache. Such candidates will not be permitted to grow/shave beard/moustache at later stage after enrolment.

Indian Air Force Agnipath Selection Process 2023

Candidates will be tested as stated below:

Phase-1 Online Test

Phase-2 Physical Fitness Test (PFT) -> Adaptability Test-I -> Adaptability Test-II

Phase-3 Medical Examination

Indian Air Force Agnipath Application Process 2023: How to Apply

Eligible Male and Female candidates will be able to apply online only for Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2023 through the official website (https://agnipathvayu.cdac.in) or the Indian Air Force Agnipath Application Form 2022 provided below. Indian Air Force has announced to start the online registration for the recruitment of unmarried Male and Female Indian citizens in the Agniveer Vayu Intake STAR 01/2023 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023 from the first week of November 2022. More detailed step-by-step application process to be updated soon.

Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF (To Be Released)

 

FAQ

Q1. Where can I find detailed eligibility criteria for IAF Agniveer Vayu 2023?

Read our article Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age, Qualifications, Selection Process, How to Apply on Jagran Josh.

Q2. When will registration for IAF Agniveer Vayu 2023 start?

In the first week of November 2022, registration will begin for the recruitment of unmarried Male and Female Indian citizens in the Agniveer Vayu Intake STAR 01/2023 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023.

Q3. When will IAF Agniveer Vayu 2023 Written Exam be held?

The Online Written Test for IAF Agnipath Recruitment 2023 is expected to be held in mid-January 2023. More vacancy details for Agniveer Vayu are yet to be released.

Q4. What is Agnipath Scheme?

The transformative Agnipath scheme was launched by the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on 14th June 2022 for the recruitment of youth in the Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy, IAF) as Agniveers for 4 years. Agniveers would form a distinct rank in the Armed Forces which is different from the existing ranks.

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