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Join Pakistan Army as Officer – 24th Technical Cadet Course

Registration for 24th Technical Cadet Course is starting from 28 February till 15 March 2012 (Including Satuday/Sunday).
The Preliminary Tests ‘ll be held from 19 March- 30 March 2012 (Except Satuday/Sunday/Close Holidays)
Eligibility Conditions are as follow:

17 – 21 years on 1st September 2012 (relaxable for three months both in upper and lower age limit)
Citizens of Pakistan, domiciles holders of Azad Kashmir / Gilgit Baltistan. Upon final selection candidates with dual nationality will have to surrender nationalities other than Pakistani.
(1) Minimum Height – 5’-4” (162.5 cm)
(2) Weight – As per Body Mass Index
FSc (Pre Engineering) Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry / Computer Studies / Computer Science 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 Science in Grade A-C.
(1) 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 of Chairmen Committee (IBCC), Ministry of Education, Islamabad and attach it with the application form.
(2) 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 the Head of the institutions.
(3) Candidates with Computer Science instead of Chemistry in FSc can apply for Computer Software Engineering only.

Ineligibility Conditions:

a.“Not Recommended” twice by ISSB / GHQ Selection Board.
b. Declared medically unfit by concerned CMH / Appeal Medical Board.
c. Enrolled cadets and recruits withdrawn/resigned/discharged/dismissed from Armed Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) training academies/institutions on grounds of discipline, character, medical, inefficiency, weak profile, or declared unsuitable.
d. An individual dismissed / removed from any other Government Service.
e. Diploma holders.
f. Convicted by a Court of Law for an offence involving moral turpitude.
g. Those studying in any of the Armed Forces Institutions/Academies or nominated against reserved defence quota seats / studying a Paying Cadet in any of the Armed Forces Technical Colleges.

Registration Process :
A candidate can register on Official Website of Pakistan Army. 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 mentioned in para 6 and will pay prospectus fee on the day of test. Candidates MUST attain working knowledge of computer.
Contact your nearest Army Selection and Recruitment Centre for Registration:

Candidates may report at nearest AS&RCs for registration / allotment of roll no along with necessary documents mentioned in para 6 and the prospectus fee for completion of registration formalities. Candidates will bring these documents on the day of test as well.
AS&RC Telephone AS&RC Telephone
(1) Peshawar 091-201-35885 (2) Rawalpindi 051-561-34137
(3) Lahore 042-6699-35885 (4) Multan 061-531-35885
(5) Hyderabad 0222-791-35885 (6) Karachi 021-560-35885
(7) Quetta 081-2490-35885 (8) Gilgit 05811-961-35885

If you are calling from Mobile, call from WARID on these given numbers.
Written Test:
Written test will be based on multiple choice questions from English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry / Computer Studies / Computer Science (Only for CS students). The candidates declared successful in written test, will undergo physical tests at AS&RCs.
Physical Test:

Candidates are required to qualify following physical tests as under:-
(a) 1.6 km Run 8 1/2 Minutes
(b) Push Ups 15 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
(c) Sit Ups 15 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
(d) Chin Ups 3 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
(e) Ditch Crossing 7’4” x 7’4” with a depth of 4’
Preliminary Medical Tests:
Candidates will undergo initial medical test at AS&RCs.
Further Selection:
Short listed candidates will receive notice for ISSB tests through website as well as call up letters. Medical examination of ISSB recommended candidates will be carried out at nearby CMHs. Final selection will be made at GHQ on the basis of candidate’s overall performance. Allocation of disciplines will be made due considration to merit, choice and service requirements. Allotment of discipline/decision of GHQ will be final and no representation in this regard or request for change in discipline allotted will be entertained.
S/No. Discipline Duration 4 years at
(1) Civil Engineering Military College of Engineering Risalpur (NUST)
(2) Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering M­ilitary College of Signals Rawalpindi (NUST)
(3) Computer Software Engineering
(4) Electrical Engineering College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi (NUST)
(5) Mechanical Engineering
(6) Computer Systems Engineering
(7) Mechatronics Engineering
(8) Aeronautical Engineering College of Aeronautical Engineering, Risalpur (NUST)
Military Training:
One year military training at PMA Kakul, after obtaining Bachelor of Engineering (BE) Degree.
Documents Required at Army Selection Centres
1. Original Certificate / detailed Marks Sheet of Matric/FSc/Equivalent certificate. In case of ‘O’ Level / ’A’ Level, submission of Equivalence Certificate issued by IBCC is mandatory.
2. Computerized National Identity Card for 18 years and above or Computerized Form “B” along with Guardian’s Computerized National Identity Card (Father or Mother) for candidates less than 18 years of age.
3. One set of attested photocopies of above mentioned documents.
4. 6 x Colour Photos (duly attested front and back) by Principal/Class-1 Gazetted Officer.
5. Original as well as 3 x photocopies of ISSB “NOT RECOMMENDED” letter are also required for Repeater Candidates.
Important NOTE.
Old National Identity Card and Form “B” will not be accepted.

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