Air Defence Course PAF MCQs

By Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil
Last modified on March 3rd, 2022

 Air Defence Course PAF Frequently Asked Questions

Age: 16-22 Years, on 10 April, 2022

Nationality: Male Citizen of Pakistan

Marital Status: Unmarried

Height: Minimum 5 fee and 4 inches / 163 cm

Training Period: 3 Years

Educational Qualification: A candidate must have passed with at least 60% marks in aggregate in any of the followings:

  • FSc (Pre-Engineering/Pre-Medical/Computer Science)
  • A’Level with Physics and Maths or Biology
  • FSc with Physics and any other two subjects i.e. Maths, Stat, Computer Science and Biology

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(Reference Books: Physics Book-I & II Published by Punjab Text Book Board)

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Question: Any waiver in height for GD (P) and CAE candidates in PAF?

Answer: The height criterion for male and female candidates of the GD (P) branch is 5 feet 4 inches (163cm) whereas for ground branches it is 5 feet 4 inches for males and 4 feet 10 inches for females.

Up to 17 years 4cm and up to 19 years 2.5 cm waiver in lower limit are granted. Beyond 19 years of age, no relaxation in lower height limit.

The upper height limit is 188cm. A waiver of 2.5cm is granted in the upper height limit. A waiver of 2.5cm is granted in the upper height limit.

Question: if someone has a total GPA of 3 or above which is more than 70%. but the person having D grade in one subject in a semester then he is eligible or not?
Answer: Yes, you can apply if you have no D grade in any degree means overall degree grade. It does not mean that if you have a D grade in one subject in your degree.
Question: If a student has MA in International Relations (IR),  then he can apply or not for For DSSC in the Political science discipline? Because IR is a branch of Political  Science and there is no option of IR in DSSC Ad.
Answer: Yes, you can apply because MA in International Relations (IR) is equivalent to MA in Political  Science.

Question: Can a candidate, who has passed his F.Sc part-I exam apply for commissioning in PAF?

Answer: Yes, he/she can, provided he submits a hope certificate from the head of an institution that he would achieve requisite marks in FSc or A level.

Question: What is the policy for ISSB twice rejected candidates?

Answer:  Third chance for ISSB is granted only to higher qualification courses where the requisite criterion is master in the relevant subject.

Question: Is there any ISSB tests for Air Defence   PAF?
Answer: Yes
Question: Is there any Flying Aptitude Test for Air Defence   PAF?
Answer:  No
Question: Girls/Females can apply for the Aeronautical Engineering branch in PAF?
Answer:  No
Question: My age is 28 years, can I apply for the Aeronautical Engineering branch in PAF?
Answer:  No (28 years, 29 years, 30 years, and greater age is not acceptable )
Question: My age is 15 years,  can I apply for the Aeronautical Engineering branch in PAF?
Answer:  No
Question: My height is less than 163cm,  can I apply for the Aeronautical Engineering branch in PAF?
Answer:  No (163cm, 162cm, 161cm, 160cm, 159cm, 158cm, 157cm, and less are not acceptable )

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