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How long is training in IAF?

After successful completion of three year training at NDA , cadets would go to Air Force Academy for Flying/Ground duty training of one year duration. On successful completion of training, they get commissioned as Permanent Commission Officers.

What is the training period of airmen?

6 months
Airmen in the Air Force Group Y are given basic training for a period of 6 months at Belagavi, Karnataka. During this period, you will receive a stipend of Rs. 14,600 from the IAF. Once the training period is completed, your performance will be evaluated.

Do IAF officers get salary during training?

Even before you are Commissioned as an Air Force Officer you start earning a monthly stipend of Rs. 56,100/- during last one year of your training period at any of the Air Force Training Institutions. Other allowances such as Transport allowance, Children Education Allowance, HRA etc. are also admissible to Officers.

Is mobile phone allowed in IAF training?

The IAF policy does not allow carriage and use of smartphones inside technical area, both at the Command HQs and at training centres, that includes flying bases. The IAF has permitted its personnel to carry a ‘basic mobile phone’ which is operated under an independent AF service pro-vider.

Is mobile phone allowed in Air Force Academy?

During the 7.5 weeks while your loved one is at BMT, he/she will be authorized to use his/her cell phone or pay phones to make outgoing calls to family members. Trainees are encouraged to maintain their cell phone service while at BMT and to bring a calling card.

Do IAF officers get house?

Once you become a part of the Indian Air Force family, you enjoy many facilities and benefits. From housing facilities to free ration, from medical facilities to schools for your children, IAF takes care of all your needs. You continue to avail some of these benefits even after your retirement.

What are advantages in joining Indian Air Force?


  • Accommodation.
  • Leave- Annual leave for 60 days and casual leave of 20 days per year.
  • Leave travel concessions.
  • Institute and Messes membership.

Do we get holidays in AFA?

Leave and Leave Travel Concession: Annual Leave – 60 days a year Casual Leave – 20 days a year.

Can a girl join Indian Air Force?

As an Air Wing Senior Division ‘C’ Certificate holder of the National Cadet Corps, candidates apply to the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force. Men & women can join the Air Force through this mode of entry. Permanent Commission offered for men and Short Service Commission for men and women.

What is the fees of Indian Air Force Academy?

Fee Structure

OFFICER Rs. 1898/- Rs. 2151/-
AIRMEN Rs. 1771/- Rs. 2024/-
NC’s(E) Rs. 1518/- Rs. 1645/-
NAF(CIVILIANS) Rs. 2277/- Rs. 2530/-

Which is the best training centre for Indian Air Force?

Indian Air Force Academy (AFA), the premier Coaching Centre of the Indian Air, is the cradle of coaching for pilots, ground duty and technical officers of IAF. This academy represents the culmination and fruition of a long-felt got to have coaching for officers of all branches in an exceedingly single institution.

How long is basic training in the Air Force?

6 months basic training is common for all the groups and trades. After completing basic training ‘X’ group trade training is for 16 months and ‘Y’ group trade training is for 12 months. You will get trades as per your respective group after completing basic training

Why is Indian Air Force Academy so important?

This academy represents the culmination and fruition of a long-felt got to have coaching for officers of all branches in an exceedingly single institution. The coaching at this academy is intended to foster the spirit of camaraderie and promote healthy interaction among officers of each branch.

How to keep fit in Indian Air Force?

You will be required to participate in athletics, cross country and games, so you should keep yourself fit to undertake physical exercise like sit-ups, push-ups, short and long distance running etc. If you have any sportswear/ equipment like football boots, tennis racquet or golf sets, please bring them along with you.