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Indian Air Force Height and Weight Chart

Indian Air Force Height and Weight Chart

They say “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” 

If you are the one who loves crossing the limits of resistance , if you dream of flying high then this article is tailor made for you.

Air force of India is one of the finest force in the World and all credit goes  the brave heroes of Air-force  for achieving unimaginable heights, but becoming one of them is an uphill task as Air-force recruit only the Finest and Fittest ones , Air force has very strict criteria for the selection process and you got to be fit in the Criteria for getting recruited, in this article we will look at the Height and weight Standards of air-force.

Air Force Height and Weight for Officers

For Flying Branch: The minimum acceptable height for men and women candidates in Flying Branch is 162.5cms, Leg Length: Min – 99 cms, Max -120 cms. Thigh Length: Max – 64 cms, Sitting Height: Min – 81.5 cms, Max – 96 cms (No concession for age/ sex/ region).

 For Ground Duty (Technical/Nontechnical) Branch: The minimum acceptable height for male candidates in Ground Duty (Technical/Nontechnical) Branch is 157.5 cms. For women candidates, the minimum acceptable height is 152 cms. (For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North-Eastern region of India, Garhwal and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height will be 5 cms less. In the case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height will be 2 cms less than what is applicable to men and women respectively).

Air force Height and Weight Standards for Males

The chart provided below are based on the BMI (Body Mass Index). The charts specify the minimum acceptable weight that candidates of a particular height must have.

Height (in cm)

Without Shoes

Age Range (in Years) / Weight (in Kgs)
15-17 18-22 23-27 28-32 years 33-37years
152 46 47R 50 54 54
153 47 47 51 55 55
154 47 48 51 56 56
155 48 49 52 56 56
156 48 49 53 57 57
157 49 50 54 58 58
158 49 50 54 58 58
159 50 51 55 59 59
160 51 52 56 59 60
161 51 52 56 60 60
162 52 53 57 61 61
163 52 54 58 61 62
164 53 54 59 62 63
165 53 55 59 63 63
166 54 56 60 63 64
167 54 56 61 64 65
168 55 57 61 65 65
169 55 57 62 65 66
170 56 58 63 66 67
171 56 59 64 66 68
172 57 59 64 67 68
173 58 60 65 68 69
174 58 61 66 68 70
175 59 61 66 69 71
176 59 62 67 70 71
177 60 62 68 70 72
178 60 63 69 71 73
179 61 64 69 72 73
180 61 64 70 72 74
181 62 65 71 73 75
182 62 66 72 74 76
183 63 66 72 74 76
184 64 67 73 75 77
185 64 68 74 75 78
186 65 68 74 76 78
187 65 69 75 77 79
188 66 69 76 77 80
189 66 70 77 78 81
190 67 71 77 79 81
191 67 71 78 79 82
192 68 72 79 80 82
193 68 73 79 81 83
+/- SD 6 6.3 7.1 6.6 6.9

 Air Force Height and Weight Standards for Female

Height (in cm) Without Shoes Age Range (in Years) / Weight (in Kgs)
20-25 Years 26-30 Years
148 43 46
149 44 47
150 45 48
151 45 48
152 46 49
153 47 50
154 47 50
155 48 51
156 49 52
157 49 53
158 50 53
159 51 54
160 51 55
161 52 55
162 52 56
163 53 57
164 54 57
165 54 58
166 55 59
167 56 60
168 56 60
169 57 61
170 58 62
171 58 62
172 59 63
173 59 64
174 60 64
175 61 65
176 61 66
177 62 67
178 63 67

Indian Air Force Height and Weight Chart: FAQs

Q1. What is the height and weight requirement for Indian Air Force?
Ans. Height and weight- minimum height must be 157.5 cms with correlative weight for men and 152 cms for women.
Q2. Does height matter NDA?
Ans. Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for the NDA exam.
Q3. Is the Air Force strict on weight?
Ans. The Air Force is very strict on weight requirements for basic training.

FAQs

What is the height and weight requirement for Indian Air Force?

Height and weight- minimum height must be 157.5 cms with correlative weight for men and 152 cms for women.

Does height matter NDA?

Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for the NDA exam.

Is the Air Force strict on weight?

The Air Force is very strict on weight requirements for basic training. 

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