Forgot Password?

New to Parikshacorner.com?
Register Here

AGNIVEER VAYU Syllabus and Exam pattern

Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Should be an Indian Citizen.
Age Criteria
  1. The minimum age limit for enrolment in IAF as an Agniveervayu is 17½ years as on date of enrolment and maximum age limit is 21 years as on date of enrolment. However, exact Date of Birth block as published in advertisement is to be followed.
  1. In case, a candidate clears all the stages of the Selection Procedure, then the upper age limit as on date of enrolment should be 21 years.
Only unmarried Indian male and female candidates are eligible for enrolment as Agniveervayu in IAF. And they shall undertake not to marry during the defined engagement period of four years. Keeping in view limited period of engagement of Agniveervayu inclusive of training, skill development activities, practical as well as formative assessment and organisational requirement of continued service of Agniveervayu during the engagement period, longer absence of Agniveervayu during the engagement period will adversely affect the operational efficiency of the Indian Air Force. Agniveervayu who marry during the said period shall be discharged from the service. Further, only unmarried Agniveervayu will be eligible for selection in regular cadre as Airman. Female candidates additionally shall be required to undertake not to get pregnant during the engagement period. Such women Agniveervayu on becoming Low Medical Category (LMC) due to pregnancy shall be liable to be discharged from service. Pregnancy will debar the women Agniveervayu for selection into Regular Cadre. At the time of enrolment, candidates shall require to sign a voluntary undertaking accepting above conditions”.
  1. Candidates should have passed Class 10+2/Intermediate/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.
  1. Should have 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).
  1. Should have passed two years Vocational course with non-vocational subject viz. Physics and Mathematics 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).
  1. Should have passed Intermediate/10+2/Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central/State Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
  1. Passed two years vocational course from Educational 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.
Candidate eligible for Science Subjects examination (Including Intermediate/10+2/three years’ diploma course in engineering or two years’, vocational course with non-vocational subjects of Physics and Maths) are also eligible for Other than Science Subjects and would be given an option of appearing in both Science Subjects and Other than Science Subjects examination in one sitting while filling up the online registration form.
Note-2: 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%).
Note-3: Education Boards listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website (www.cobse.org.in) as members, as on date of registration shall only be considered.
Note-4: Candidate must possess his/her unique valid e-mail ID and mobile number for filling of online application. All communication with candidate will be done on his/her registered e-mail ID only.
Note-5: Agniveervayu will not be permitted to marry during their entire tenure of four years in the IAF. A candidate may be dismissed from service if he / she marries during his / her tenure or is found to be already married inspite of giving certificate of being “unmarried”.
To get selected as an Agniveervayu, the candidate must be physically and mentally fit to perform duties in any part of the world, climate and terrain. Physical/ medical standards to become an Agniveervayu are as follows:-
HeightMinimum acceptable height is 152.5 cmsMinimum acceptable height is 152 cms. For candidates belonging to North East or hilly regions of Uttarakhand, a lower minimum height of 147 cms will be accepted. In case, candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum height will be 150 cms.
WeightWeight should be Proportionate to height and age.
ChestThe chest wall should be well proportioned with minimum range of expansion of 05 cms
HearingCandidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters by each ear separately.
DentalShould have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.
Visual standards
Visual AcuityMaximum limits of Refractive errorColour Vision
6/12 each eye, correctable to 6/6 each eyeHypermetropia:+2.0D Myopia: 1D including ± 0.50 D AstigmatismCP-II


  1. Candidates should bring prescription and spectacles for corrected vision, if used. The latest prescription should contain diopter measurement, Ophthalmologist’s registration number, stamp, signature and date of prescription should be within a month prior to appearing for medical examination.
General HealthCandidate should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He / She should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or communicable disease, 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.
To download syllabus click here...

Marital Status and Pregnancy

Education Criteria
Eligibility for Civilian Candidates
(a) Science Subjects :-

(b) Other than Science Subjects:-