Air Force Agniveer Vayu Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for Agniveer Vayu Intake of the Indian Air Force should possess any one of the following qualifications as per their streams.

Science Stream: 
  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
  • Passed Three years of Diploma Course in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Automobile/ Computer Science/Instrumentation Technology/ Information Technology) with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
  • Passed Two years of Vocational Course with non-vocational subjects viz. Physics and Maths with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.


Other Than Science Subjects:
  • Passed 10+2 examination in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
  • Passed two years vocational course from Education Boards listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.


Air Force Agniveer Adaptability Test

While Phase 1 of Air Force X- Y group selection involves a written exam, Phase 2 involves Adaptability test 1 (AT 1), Adaptability test 2 (AT 2) and Physical Fitness Test (PFT).



AT 1 involves a series of Situation Reaction Tests (SRTs) which assess the candidate’s adaptability to survive in various geographical, social and climatic conditions. Herein candidates get 40 SRT questions with 4 options in each. Time scheduled is 30 minutes. The situations are from daily life.



AT 2 on the other hand is a test of English proficiency. It involves Lecturette round and Group Discussion. AT2, as the name suggests, also tests your adaptability power but this time it’s a test of your adaptability to work, colleagues and employment. Communication skill, English spoken skills, confidence, and general knowledge are the main judging parameters. Herein the candidates are given a topic for which they have to prepare a speech within 5 minutes followed by its narration. Each candidate has to give a self introduction before starting the speech


Air force Agniveer Physical Fitness Test
  • A Running task of 1.6 Km which is to be completed in less than 8 minutes.
  • Bilingual test except English Paper.



Result of the test is declared on the same day. Then the medical examination starts. Candidates are given green cards which means they have successfully cleared all examinations. Now they wait till the final all India merit list is declared. Candidates who are issued red cards are required to appeal for remedial process in nearby AFH (Air Force Hospital) for review within stipulated time as prescribed in the given ‘red card’. Most candidates are declared passed during the re-medical process.



Minimum acceptable height 152.5 cm.


Medical Examination

After successful completion of PFT, there comes a small Medical Examination. It is conducted by Air Force Medical Team as per IAF medical standards and policy. Medical examination would include Baseline Investigation of:


  • Blood Haemogram – Hb, TLC, DLC
  • Urine RE/ME
  • Biochemistry: Blood Sugar Fasting & PP, Serum Cholesterol, Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine, 
  • LFT- Serum Bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT
  • X- Ray Chest (PA view)
  • ECG (R)


Sometimes candidates may be called for a random interview. The basic objective of this interview is to assess the power of expression and social adaptability factors in candidates. After completion of these tests, consolidated marks are declared. If a candidate is having an NCC ‘C’ certificate then he is awarded with additional marks. Then after, merit is declared.