Indian Army SGD Exam
Indian Army consist number of arms and services. The range of opportunity is very wide. Though there are hundreds of diverse activities in the defence services, but the real flavor lies with the soldiers who are on the general duty.
For the recruitment of soldier for general duty Indian Army conducts an exam namely Indian Army Soldier General Duty Examination.
This examination is generally held four times in a year and advertised in the Employment News and other leading dailies.
Indian Army SGD Exams – Eligibility
Eligibility for Indian Army Soldier General Duty SGD Exam :
Physical Standards for Indian Army Soldier :
Region wise minimum physical standards are as follows :
|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|
|Region||States||Height (Cms)||Weight||Chest (Cms)|
|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
|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|
*** Dispensation of physical standards as per the rules.
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.
Indian Army Soldier Physical Fitness Tests (PFT) :
To determine the Physical Fitness, the following tests carrying 100 marks are held :
* 1 MileRun
* Pull Ups
* 9 Feet Ditch
(a) 1 Mile Run
|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|
(b) Pull Ups
|10 and above||40 Mks|
(c) Balance & 9 Feet Ditch.
These are qualifying test and no marks are awarded.