Indian Army offer dignified, discipline and prestigious career. There are literally hundreds of diverse activities in the Indian Army. Accordingly, the nature of responsibilities also varies. The Indian Army consist various arms divisions and services.
Among these clerk service is one. For the recruitment of clerks Indian Army conducts an exam namely Indian Army Soldier Clerk Exam. The Indian Army Soldiers Clerk examination is held four times a year and is advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers.
Eligibility for Indian Army Soldiers Clerk Exam
Nationality : Unmarried Indian male citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.
Age : 17½-23 Years.
Educational Qualification for Indian Army Soldiers Clerk : 10+2 / Intermediate exam passed in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English. No weightage for higher qualification.
Physical Standards for Indian Army Soldiers :
|Region||States||Height (Cms)||Weight (Kgs)||Chest (Cms)|
|Western Himalayan Region||J&K,HP, Punjab Hills (Area South & West of the Inter state Border between HP & Punjab and North and east of road of Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garhshankar, Ropar ) Garhwal & Kumaon regions of Uttranchal.||166
|Eastern Himalayan Region||Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya , Assam , Arunachal Pradesh , Sikkim and Hill Region of West Bengal ( Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)||160
|Western Plains Region||Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh , Delhi , Rajasthan and Western UP ( Meerut and Agra Division)||170||50||77|
|Eastern Plains Region||Eastern UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Orissa||169||50||77|
|Central Region||Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar-Haveli, Daman and Diu||168
|Southern Region||Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa And Pondicherry||165||50||77|
Special Physical Standards :
|Region- States – category||Height (Cms)||Weight (kgs)||Chest (Cms)|
|Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indians||160||48||77|
|Andaman, Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy :|
|Tribals of recognized areas||162||48||77|
|Brigade of the Guards||173||50||77|
|Corps Military Police||173||50||77|
|*Clerks GD / SKT||162||50||77|
Indian Army Medical Standards :
A candidate should have robust physique and good mental health. Chest should be well developed having minimum 5 Cms expansion. Should have normal hearing with each ear and good binocular vision in both eyes.
He should be able to read 6/6 in distant vision chart with each eye. Colour vision should be CP-III. Should recognize red and green colours.
Should have sufficient number of natural healthy gum and teeth i.e. minimum 14 dental points. Should not have disease like deformity of bones, hydrocele and varicocle or piles.
Physical Fitness Tests (PFT) :
To determine the Physical Fitness, the following tests carrying 100 marks are held :
1. 1 Mile Run.
2. Pull Ups.
4. 9 Feet Ditch.
Marking system is as follows :
|5.40 Mins and below||60 Mks|
|5.41 Mins to 5.50||48 Mks|
|5.51 Mins to 6 00||36 Mks|
|6.01 Mins to 6.10||24 Mks|
|10 and above||40 Mks|
(c) Balance & 9 Feet Ditch.
These are qualifying test and no marks are awarded.
Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a Indian Army Soldiers Clerks written test. Common Entrance Examination (CEE) is conducted on 4th Sunday of Jan, Mar, May, Jul. Sep & Nov. for recruitment of Soldiers. It comprises of following two papers :
Paper – l : It generally comprises of questions on IQ, Numerical ability general knowledge and current affairs. Duration of papers is 60 minutes.
Total marks : 100 Pass Marks 32.
Paper – II : It generally comprises of Maths & English (Language Proficiency).Duration – 30 minutes.
Total Marks : 50
Pass Marks : 16.
In addition to paper 1 Soldier Clerk (Sol Clk) has to qualify in their respective paper.
Indian Army Soldiers Clerk Exam – Recruitment Procedure
- Checking of documents.
- Physical measurements.
- Physical fitness test.
- Medical examination.
- Written examination.
- Preparation of merit list.
- Enrolment and Dispatch of selected candidates in order of merit to Centres.
Indian Army Soldiers Clerk Exam – Contact Details
The Director – Recruiting (Officer Selection)
Addl. Directorate General of Recruiting
West Block III, R.K.Puram
New Delhi – 110 066
Tele Phone No : +91-11-6196220
Fax No : +91-11-6196205
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : www.joinindianarmy.nic.in