Introduction of General Duty Pilot
GDP means, General Duty Pilot in Pakistan Air Force. Basic role of GDP Officer in PAF is to work as a fighter pilot. Pilot has different roles as per capability and duties in the service.
Pilots fly different Aircraft like F16, JF-17 Thunder, F-7P, Mirage, Mushaq, C-130, Falcon Jet, and other transport Aircraft like IL-17 etc.
How to become a Pilot?. Now, It is quite easy to become a General Duty Pilot if you qualify the following tests.
Achieving 100% results in the following tests means that you are fully prepared but if your result comes less than 100% then you need a lot of practice here.
If you prepare all the tests as per given guidelines then it will your 100% success in the academic as well as in iSSB as well. General Syllabus of GDP Initial tests includes the following subjects:
Tests and Syllabus to Join PAF as General Duty Pilot (GDP)
There are three types of tests for General Duty Pilot (GDP) which includes Intelligence Tests, English Tests and Physics Tests. Test Pattern for GDP Tests is given below in detail:
- Intelligence Test (Verbal Intelligence Test + Non- Verbal Intelligence Test with 100 Total questions in 40 Minutes)
- English Test (Total 100 Questions of MCQs in 40 Min)
- Physics Tests (Total 75 MCQs in 35 Minutes)
GDP Past Papers (Part-1)
GDP Past Papers (Part-2)
Initial Tests of GDP (General Duty Pilot) in PAF
Following tests includes past experience of the students who appeared in the initial tests of GDP from different PAF Information and Selection Centres. All past papers have been included in the given tests.
100% securing marks means you are confident to pass the tests. Once the test ends then restart the same test for more new questions. keep on practice and Good Luck.
Basic procedure to become General Duty Pilot (GDP)
How can we join PAF as a General Duty Pilot?
After selection of basic tests, candidates have to appear in ISSB for qualifying their personality and physical tests. Pakistan Air Force provides high professional and academic training at PAF Academy Risalpur where a cadet learns all basic with advance training and starts his journey to fly above the sky.
Pakistan Air Force offers best opportunity to have a bright future, bright career and well experiences that help you to build a successful career. PAF Cadet who takes high positon in academic as well as in physical drill gets Sword of Honour at the day of passing our parade.
Basic selection criteria and educational qualification is given below. All academic tests syllabus and guidance are available in the below link. Notes are also available for each subjects after MCQs tests.
Pakistan Air Force offers multiple jobs in different branches as PAF Officers, PAF Airman / Airwoman, PAF Civilians. In officers’ branch, education qualifications required from FSc level to Master MS Level.
PAF jobs are available at matric level also as PAF Airman / Airwoman. In which males and females can also apply for their bright future. All equal facilities are given to the individuals like; Free accommodation, free messing, free married accommodation, medical facilities of self and family including parents.
- Check ranks of Officers at: PAF Officers Ranks
- Check ranks of Airman at : PAF Airman / Airwoman Ranks
If you are interested to apply in PAF as permanent commission and want to check current PAF Advertisement then see the detail below and then apply for online registration accordingly.
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Eligibility Criteria for Joining PAF as General Duty Pilot (GDP)
- Age : 16 to 22 Years
- Nationality : Male citizens of Pakistan
- Marital Status : Single
- Height : Male: 163 cm (Check your weight HERE)
- Candidate must be in possession of Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) or Computerized Form “B”.
- Candidates with dual nationality will have to surrender their foreign nationality before joining the course.
Educational Qualification for GDP (General Duty Pilot)
Online Qualifying Tests of General Duty Pilot
- Verbal Intelligence Tests
- Non-Verbal Intelligence Tests
- English Tests
- Physics Tests
- Initial Medical Tests
After qualifying initial tests, candidates have to appear in initial medical examination at the recruitment & selection centres. Those who qualifies medical tests appear in initial interview for further process of ISSB.
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Important Questions for Interview
ISSB Tests Preparation
Those students who qualify the initial tests can qualify ISSB tests easily. If you want to know about your personality before appearing in ISSB then do contact us so that you may perform in the most efficient way at ISSB Centres like Kohat, Gujranwala or Karachi.
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Last Date of PAF Registration as a General Duty Pilot (GDP)-2022
- Last date of registration for GD (P) is : 12 Aug, 2022
How to Apply for Online Registration of General Duty Pilot (GDP)?
If you qualify the above criteria to Join PAF as General Duty Pilot, and want to register yourself for appearing in the tests of GDP then click below and register yourself online before the last date of registration. Registration will be closed after due date.
Current PAF Job Advertisement for General Duty Pilot (GDP)-2022
Last date of online registration in General Duty Pilot is August 12, 2022
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In Pakistan, one type of a pilot is called General Duty Pilot (GDP) who always fly a fighter jet aircraft like F16, JF17 Thunder, Mirage, A5, J10c, F7-PG etc. These pilot remain always in front of the border to face the aerial attacks.
While other type of pilots are those who only fly transport aircraft like C130, T37, Falcon 20, Saab 2000, ZDK-03, IL78, CN 35, Y12, Air Bus A310, Boeing 707, Cesna Citation v, Gulf Stream IV, Phenom 100, K-8, MFi-17 etc.
Both male and female can apply to become general duty pilot. They must be citizen of Pakistan, must be unmarried, age must be between 16-22.
A fighter pilot salary in Pakistan is approximately above 200000/- in Pak Rupees.
Flying officer is the second rank of Pakistan Air Force (PAF). There are different branches of commissioning where any cadet is given this rank. For getting this rank one must apply in PAF as a commissioned officer.
In Pakistan Air Force, the head of PAF who commands this organization called Chief of Air Staff which is the highest rank and post of PAF.
In Pakistan Air Force, the lowest rank exists in three different categories like; at Commissioned level, the lowest rank is Pilot Officer, at Airman Level, the lowest rank is Leading Aircraft man, and at Civilian level, the lowest rank is class-IV who may be lascar or sanitary worker.