Direct Short Service Commission How to Join Pak Army


Broad Induction Criteria

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Eligibility Conditions

  • Qualification/ Age

    Category/ Qualification
    (Each of the following Corps/ Education Disciplines may differ every time)
    1 Corps of Engineers (Engrs)
    BE/ MS in the following:-
    ► GIS&RS/ Geo Informatics Engg
    ► Architecture
    ► Architectural Engg
    ► Water Resource Engg Management
    2 Corps of Signals (Sigs)
    BE in the following:-
    ► Electrical Engg
    ► Telecom Engg
    ► Software Engg
    3 Army Services Corps (ASC)
    ► MBA Supply Chain Management
    ► POL Engg/ POL pipelines Instl
    ► MBA Management
    ► Chemical Engg
    4 Corps of Ordnance (Ord)
    ► MBA Supply Chain Management
    ► BE Electronics
    ► BE/ BSc Chemistry
    5 Corps of Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (EME)
    BE in the following:-
    ► Electrical Engg
    ► Electronics Engg
    ► Mechanical Engg
    ► Mechatronics Engg
    6 Remount Veterinary and Farms Corps (RV & FC)
    ► DVM degree Registered with PVMC
    7 Information & Computer Technology Officers (ICTO)
    BS/ BE in the following:-
    ► Software Engg
    ► Cyber Security
    ► Geo Informatics/ Geo Matics
    8 Direct Short Service Commission as Public Relation Officer (PRO)
    Masters or equivalent in following:-
    ► MS Mass Communication
    ► MA International Relations
    ► MSc TV & Film Production
    ► MSc TV & Cyber War
    9 Army Education Corps (AEC)
    MA/ MSc/ BS (4 Years) in following:-
    ► Education
    ► Pakistan Studies
    ► Statistics
    ► Computer Science
    10 Judge Advocate General Department
    Academic Prerequisites
    Minimum CGPA 2.5 out of 4 or Min 60% Marks in annual system.
    M.Phil/ MS will be given preference.
    No 3rd Division or Grade D and only one 2nd Division/ Grade C throughout the academic career.
    Candidates only graduated from HEC/PEC recognized universities.
    Candidates acquired education as private student are not eligible.
  • In-Eligibility Conditions

    A candidate attaining specific higher qualification is eligible even if she is twice rejected by Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) for Graduate Course or equivalent Naval/ Pakistan Air Force Courses.
    Candidate once rejected for Pakistan Military Academy (PMA)/ Equivalent courses and once rejected in Post Graduate entry can avail once more chance for Post Graduate courses only.
    Permanently declared UNFIT by Appeal Medical Board.
    Declared medically unfit due to Hepatitis B & C (Appeal Medical Board cannot be requested).
    Declared unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital except those cleared by Appeal Medical Board.
    Withdrawn from any Academy/ Training Institution of Armed Forces on any ground.
    Withdrawn from any bonded Armed Forces college/institution on disciplinary grounds.
    Dismissed/removed/debarred from Government Service including Armed Forces.
    Convicted in a Court of Law for an offence involving moral turpitude.
  • Registration and Preliminary Selection Procedure

    Candidates can register either through Internet or by visiting Army Selection and Recruitment Centres (AS&RCs). Following procedure will be adopted:-
    Registration through Internet. A candidate can register on website Date and time of test shall be intimated on internet for which the individual should have an e-mail account. Candidates will report on exact date and time given for preliminary test on computerized roll no slip. Date once given will not be changed. Candidates MUST attain working knowledge of computer as registration and tests will be conducted on computers.
    Registration at Army Selection and Recruitment Centres. Candidates may report at nearest Army Selection and Recruitment Centres for registration/ allotment of roll number along with necessary documents (mentioned in advertisement) and the prospectus fee for completion of registration formalities. Candidates will bring these on the day of test as well.
    Written/Intelligence Tests. Professional Written/ Intelligence tests based on multiple choice questions will be conducted at Army Selection and Recruitment Centres.
    Preliminary Medical Tests. Candidates will undergo initial medical test at Army Selection and Recruitment Centres.
    Physical Tests. Female candidates to qualify 1.6 KM run in 14 Minutes.
    Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) Tests. Shortlisted candidates will receive intimation for Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) tests through website as well as call up letters.
  • Further Selection Procedure

    Detailed medical examination of candidates recommended by Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) will be carried out at nearby Combined Military Hospitals (CMHs). Candidates who are recommended by Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) will be called for interview by General Headquarters (GHQ) Selection Board at Rawalpindi. Final selection will be made at General Headquarters (GHQ) on the basis of candidates overall performance.
  • Documents Required at Army Selection and Recruitment Centres

    Original certificates/ detailed mark sheets along with two attested photocopies of each educational certificate/ degree/ diploma.
    Candidates serving in government Institutions/ Departments will render No Objection Certificate of the concerned Establishment.
    Attested photo copy of domicile.
    Photocopies of computerized National Identity Card.
    6 x coloured photos duly attested (front & back).
    Crossed postal order of Rs, 100.00 in favour of Director General Personnel Administration (DGPA), General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi.
    Candidates must bring their degrees duly verified by HEC/PEC.
    Endorsement Application Forms. While filling the application forms given by Army Selection and Recruitment Centre to successful candidate must ensure that all available information asked be endorsed in the respective paragraphs/ columns etc.
    NOTE: Old National Identity Card will not be accepted.

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