Indian Army: Soldier Entries Route

Indian army also provides opportunity for young generations to join through various soldier entries. Various entries and required qualifications are given below:

Category Education Age (yrs)
Soldier(GD) SSLC/matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 32% in each Subject. No % required for higher qualification 17 – 23
Soldier (Technical) 10+2/ intermediates exam pass in science with PCM and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40%in each subject. 17½ – 23
Soldier Clerk/ Storekeeper (all arms) 10+2/ intermediates exam pass in any stream with 50% marks in aggregate And minimum 40% in each subject. Should have studied and passed English and Maths/accts/book keeping in class X or Class XII with 40% marks in each subject. In case of graduate with Maths and English as subject in Bsc, the stipulations of 40% in class X or class XII is waived off. In case of graduate without English and Maths /accts /book keeping, he should have scored more than 40% in English and maths /accts/books keepings at least once in class X or class XII. 17 – 23
Soldier (nursing assistant) AMC 10+2 /intermediates exam pass in science with physics chem, bio and English with min. 50% in aggregate and 40% in each subject, or in case the candidate has a Bsc degree with (botany/zoology/bio-science) and eng, the stipulation of % in class XII is waived off. However ,the candidate should have studied all the four specified subjects in class XII also. 17 – 23
Soldier Tradesman (all arms) 10th/ITI/(except for syce, house keeper& mess keeper who may be 8th pass) 17 – 23
Soldier GD 10th pass 17 – 21
Hav surveyor auto Catro(Engs) Ba/Bsc with Maths. Must have also passed class (10+2) or equivalent with Maths and science as main subjects 20 – 25
JCO(religious teacher) Graduate in any discipline .in addition ,requisite qualification in his own religious denomination 27 – 34
JCO (catering) 10+2 or equivalent exam & diploma/certificate course of a duration of one year or more in cookery / HM and catering technology from a recognized University/ food craft institute AICTE recognition is not mandatory 21 – 27
Hav Edu(AEC) Group X-MA/M.sc/MCA or BA/Bsc/BCA with B.Ed. Group Y- Bsc/BCA/BA (without B.Ed.) 20 – 25

How to apply:

All Recruitments are done through open rallies only. Rally schedule is published in leading vernacular and employment news. Report to rally site on the date announced along with all documents.