How to Join Pak Army Regular Commission


Broad Induction Criteria

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Eligibility Conditions

  • Education

    FSc (Pre Engineering) – Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/ Computer Studies/ Computer Sciences with minimum 65% marks or ‘O’ level passed (English being compulsory) in five subjects and ‘A’ level passed in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/ Computer Studies/ Computer Sciences in Grade A-C.
      Candidates possessing qualifications such as ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level etc will be required to obtain Equivalence Certificate and conversion of marks from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), Ministry of Education, Islamabad and attach it with application form along with ‘A’ level passed in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Studies/ Computer Sciences essentially in Grade A-C.
      Candidates who have passed FSc Part-I Examination with minimum 65% marks and appeared/ are appearing in FSc Part-II/ Final Examination can also apply on “HOPE Certificates” duly issued by Head of the institution. However, such candidates must submit their FSc Part-II roll no and name of Education Board along with photocopy of roll no slip to General Headquarters (GHQ), Personnel Administration (PA) Directorate (PA-3b), Rawalpindi. FSc final result cards/ mark sheets must be submitted within one week of the announcement of FSc Board results, otherwise candidates will not be considered in final merit.
      Candidates who have passed FSc in Computer Sciences can apply for Computer Software Engineering only.

  • In-Eligibility Conditions

    Twice rejected by Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB)/ General Headquarters (GHQ)/ Naval Headquarters (NHQ)/ Air Headquarters (AHQ) Selection Board or once rejected by Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) and once rejected by General Headquarters (GHQ)/ Naval Headquarters (NHQ)/ Air Headquarters (AHQ) Selection 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    Withdrawn from any Academy/ Training Institution of Armed Forces on any ground.
    Withdrawn from any bonded Armed Forces college/ institution on disciplinary grounds.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 Govt Services including Armed Forces.
    Convicted in a Court of Law for an offence involving moral turpitude.
    Permanently declared UNFIT by Appeal Medical Board (AMB).
    Declared medically unfit due to Hepatitis B & C (Such candidates cannot request for appearance in AMB).
    Declared medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital except those cleared by Appeal Medical Board.
    Diploma Holders.
    Those studying in any of the Armed Forces Institutions/ Academies or nominated against reserve defence quota seats/ studying as Paying Cadets in any of the Armed Forces Technical Colleges.
  • Registration and Preliminary Selection Procedure

    Candidates can either register through Internet or by visiting Army Selection and Recruitment Centres (AS&RCs). Following procedure will be adopted:-

      Registration through Internet. Candidates 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 will also bring along documents (as per the list mentioned in advertisement) and will pay prospectus fee on the day of test. 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 AS&RCs for registration/ allotment of roll no along with necessary documents(as per the list mentioned in advertisement) and the prospectus fee for completion of registration formalities. Candidates will bring these documents on the day of test as well.
    Preliminary Selection
      Intelligence/ Academic Tests. Candidates declared successful in intelligence test, will undergo academic test, based on multiple choice questions (MCQs) from English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Computer Studies/ Computer Sciences (Only for Computer Science students). Candidates declared successful in academic tests, will undergo physical tests at AS&RCs.
      Physical Tests. Candidates must qualify following physical tests:-
        ► 1.6 Km Run – 8 minutes
        ► Push Ups – 15 repetitions in 2 minutes
        ► Sit Ups – 20 repetitions in 2 minutes
        ► Chin Ups – 3 repetitions in 2 minutes
        ► Ditch Crossing – 7’.4” x 7’.4” and 4’ deep
    Preliminary Medical Test. Candidates will undergo initial medical test at AS&RCs.
  • Further Selection Procedure

    Only shortlisted candidates will be called for Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) tests through website as well as call up letters. Medical examination of Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) recommended candidates will be carried out at nearby CMHs. Final selection will be made at General Headquarters (GHQ) on the basis of candidate’s overall performance. Allocation of disciplines will be made on merit cum choice basis. Decision of General Headquarters (GHQ) in allotment of disciplines will be final and no representation or request for change in allotted discipline will be entertained.

  • Academic/ Military Training


    Academic Disciplines
        Disciplines Institutions (NUST)
      1. Civil Engineering Military College of Engineering, Risalpur
      2 Electrical Telecommunication Engineering Military College of Signals, Rawalpindi
      3 Computer Software Engineering
      4 Electrical Engineering College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Rawalpindi
      5 Mechanical Engineering
      6 Computer Systems Engineering
      7 Mechatronics Engineering
      8 Aeronautical Engineering College of Aeronautical Engineering, Risalpur
    Priority of Disciplines. Priority of choices of discipline written/ given by candidates in application forms will not be changed. Therefore, due deliberation must be given prior to endorsing priority of choices of discipline.
    Degree Programme. 4 Years degree programme.
    Military Training. After obtaining Bachelor of Engineering Degree, cadets will undergo one year military training at Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul.
  • Documents Required at AS&RCs

    Following documents/ certificates are required at the time of registration:-
      Original Certificate/ Detailed Mark Sheet of Matric/ FSc/ Equivalent certificate. In case of ‘O’ Level/ ’A’ Level, submission of Equivalence Certificate issued by IBCC is mandatory.
      Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) for 18 years and above or Computerized Form “B” along with CNIC of Father or Guardian for candidates less than 18 years of age.
      One set of attested photocopies of both sides of above mentioned documents.
      3 x Coloured photographs attested by Principal/ Class-1 Gazetted Officer (1 x front & 2 x back).
      Original as well as 3 x photocopies of Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) “NOT RECOMMENDED” letter are also required (for Repeater Candidates only).

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