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Indian Air Force has published an official notification of recruitment rally for unmarried Indian male and female candidates from all the districts of all States and all Union Territories of India to join the IAF as Agniveervayu (Musician). 

Prospective candidates can apply for the posts by visiting the official website at

The registration process is likely to begin on May 22 and will conclude on June 5, 2024.

The recruitment rally is likely to be conducted between July 3 and July 12.

IAF Recruitment Details

Educational Qualification 

For being eluigible to apply candidates must have passed Class 10th or its equivalent from recognized University or Institution.

Regarding music ability, proficiency is required in various aspects including tempo, pitch accuracy, and the ability to sing a complete song. Candidates should demonstrate competence in interpreting different musical notations such as Staff notation, Tablature, Tonic Solfa, Hindustani, or Carnatic.

Additionally, they should be capable of tuning instruments if required and matching unknown notes both vocally and instrumentally. Proficiency in playing one instrument from either List A or List B is essential, with a preference for proficiency in playing two instruments, one from each list. 

Furthermore, candidates should possess relevant musical experience, demonstrated through certifications such as Grade 5th or above from recognized music institutes, diplomas in Hindustani or Carnatic Classical Music, or certificates of participation/awards in events, particularly showcasing skills with blowing instruments and staff notation proficiency as specified in the Educational Qualification Requirements.

Age Limit

Candidates who were born between January 2, 2004, and July 2, 2007 (inclusive of both dates) are eligible to participate in the Recruitment Rally.

Medical Standards

  • Height for Male candidates: Minimum acceptable height is 162 cms

  • Height for Female candidates: Minimum 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 of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum height will be 150 cms

  • Chest for Male candidates: The chest wall should be well proportioned and well developed. Minimum chest circumference should be 77 cms and the chest expansion should be at least 05 cms

  • Chest for Female candidates: The chest wall should be well proportioned and well developed with the minimum range of expansion of 05 cms

  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age as applicable for IAF

  • Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters by each ear separately.

  • Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.

  • Visual Standards: 6/12 each eye, correctable to 6/6 each eye

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Pay Scale

For more details, check the official notification.