Admission Priority. The admission priorities are to be strictly followed as per the sequence given in the following sub-Paras and sub-sub-Paras. In case of number of children being more than the vacancy, draw of lots should be carried out strictly in the order of priority and as per the sequence listed below and following the procedure listed at Para 1 (f) above. For example admission to a child belonging to sub-Para (b) (iii) will only be considered for draw of lots after considering admission to all cases given in Para (a), Para (b) & Para (b) (ii). Under no circumstances a child with low priority is to be given preference over a child with higher priority in the priority order list.
(a) Priority - I. Children of serving and deceased (whilst on active service) IAF
Officers, Airmen and NCs(E)
(b) Priority - II.
(i) Children of serving Air Force School staff [whose spouse is not a serving Air Force Officer, Airman or NC (E)].
(ii) Children of serving Armed Forces personnel posted to MES at that AF Station.
(iii) Children of serving DSC personnel posted to Air Force units.
(iv) Children of serving civilian staff of Air Force units paid out of Defence Services Estimates.
(v) Children of serving NPF employees.
(vi) Children of serving civilian MES personnel.
(c) Priority - III.
(i) Children of Air Force Officers, Airmen and NCs(E) who have superannuated from service and children of serving Army personnel.
(ii) Children of Air Force Officers, Airmen and NCs(E) who have left service on Premature Separation from Service (PSS) or on completion of period of Regular Engagement (RE), before the age of superannuation.
(d) Priority - IV.
(i) Biological/legal grand-children of serving and retired (both superannuated as well as those who have gone out on PSS/completion of RE) Air Force Officers, Airmen and NCs(E).
(iii) Children of serving Navy, Military Forces personnel, GREF and TA.
(e) Priority - V. All other children, including children of foreign nationals/NRIs.
Age Limit. The minimum/maximum age limit of the child as on 31 March are mentioned below:-
Minimum/maximum age at the time of admission to other classes will accordingly be calculated as per the above stipulation. No age waiver will be granted. The maximum age limit can be relaxed by two years in case of Differently abled children.
Proof of Age. Any of the following documents are to be accepted in original as proof of age:-
(a) Birth certificate issued by Military/Civil Hospitals as well as by Municipalities/ Village Panchayats.
(b) In case of Defence personnel, POR extract duly signed by Unit Adjutant is also required.