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 direct entry Officer as Regular 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 Age as at 01 st January 2024.
Research Officer
Should not be more than 40 Years All other branches
Not less than 18 years and not more than 33 years.
Civil Status Married or Unmarried (Direct Entry)
Height Male
165 cm (5’ 5”) and above
160 cm (5’3”) and above
Weight Male: 17 < BMI < 26
Female: 17 < BMI < 25
Chest Male: 32” (Minimum)
Colour Vision Standard CP2
Visual Acuity Left eye 6/6 and right eye 6/6 (Without spectacles / Contact Lens).

  • 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 and above for Sinhala / Tamil language in one sitting (additional and optional subjects are not considered).
  • Minimum of three simple (S) passes at the GCE (A/L) examination and passes may be from any stream in one sitting.
  • Pearson / Edexcel / International Ordinary / Advance Level, GCSE, GCE and Cambridge exam qualification may be considered subjected to a confirmation obtained from the Department of Examination, Sri Lanka to effect that it is equivalent to above basic educational qualifications.


Bachelor?s Engineering Degree in Computer or IT related stream / Bachelor?s Degree in Computer or IT related stream / Bachelor?s Degree in Physical Science with Computer Science or IT as a main subject / Higher National Diploma in IT (HNDIT) / Diploma in IT / Associate member in IESL (Computer) / Associate Member of British Computer Society / Associate Member of Australian Computer Society. Specialized knowledge and experience in strong development skills and proficiency in programming language, having experience in Java, C# or C/C++, enterprise technologies (such as Web services, APIs, XML, JSON, SSO, JMS), experience in cloud technologies and container technologies (such as AWS, Azure and Docker), micro services, enterprise integration and API management will be an added advantage.


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