Commissioned Officers are recruited to the Sri Lanka Air Force to perform as leaders of this prestigious organization. They will perform in roles such Flying Operations, Aeronautical and General Engineering Duties, Avionics, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Information Technology Engineering, Air Traffic Controlling, Force Protection, Logistical Administration, Human Resource Administration, Civil Engineering and Aviation Medicine.
The recruitment of Officer Cadets and Direct Entry Officers as Regular or Volunteer to fulfill Officer vacancies is done twice a year unless otherwise decided by the Commander of the Air Force. The Command Recruiting Officer will ascertain from respective Directors after submitting the number of vacancies available in the respective Branch and thereafter deciding on the number and types of branch vacancies which require to be fulfilled.
|Nationality||Must be a citizen of Sri Lanka|
|Age||18 to 22 years (Officer Cadet)
18 to 33 years (Direct Entry)
|Civil Status||Unmarried for Officer Cadet
Married or Unmarried (Direct Entry)
167.5cm (5’ 6") and above
165.0cm (5’ 5") and above for Medical and Dental Branch
162.5cm (5’ 4") and above
160.0cm (5’ 3") and above for Medical and Dental Branch
Male: 17 < BMI < 26
Female: 17 < BMI < 25
|Chest||Male: 32” (Minimum)|
|Colour Vision Standard||Left eye 6/6 and right eye 6/6 (Without spectacles / Contact Lens)|
|Visual Acuity||Left eye 6/6 and right eye 6/6 (Without spectacles / Contact Lens).
Medical / Dental Branches 6/18 in each eye (corrected visual acuity with spectacle should be 6/6 in each eye.
Minimum of six Credit (C) passes at the GCE (O/L) examination with compulsory Credit (C) passes for English language, Science, Mathematics and a Simple (S) pass or above for Sinhala / Tamil language in one sitting.