PROMOTION

OFFICERS

Promotion policy is governed by Personnel Branch, Air Headquarters and may be revised from time to time after approval by the CAS. Suitability of officers for promotion is based on the following guidelines:-
  • Overall performance during service
  • Clearance of respective promotion examination
  • Experience of command appointments
  • Staff and Command Course reports
  • Disciplinary disposals
  • Medical Fitness
  • Security Clearance

JCOs / AIRMEN

Initial rank granted to airmen on passing out from training institutions LAC/SAC depending upon the training tenure. General procedure for further promotion is made under the following guidelines:-
  • Service tenure
  • Clearance of respective promotion examinations
  • Overall performance during service
  • Disciplinary disposals
  • Medical Fitness

CIVILIANS

Promotion of PAF civilians is carried out on seniority-cum-fitness basis and subject to availability of vacancies and recommendation of Departmental Promotion Committee. Guidelines of Ministry of Defence and rules contained in Establishment Code are followed while conducting Departmental Promotion Committee Meetings. Those who are found fit for promotion in all respects, are promoted to next higher grades and deemed on probation for a stipulated period of time.  After clearing probation satisfactorily, the incumbents are absorbed on regular basis.