Indian Army Soldier Technical Exam
The Indian Army is an excellent source of skilled man power. Every year Indian army recruits lakhs of young people to its different wings through different examination.
Indian Army Soldiers (Technical) M.E.R. Examination is one of them. Indian Army Soldiers Technical examination is held four times a year.
Eligibility for Indian Army Soldiers Technical Exam
Nationality : Unmarried Indian male citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.
Age : 17½-23 Years.
Educational Qualification : 10+2 / Intermediate exam passed in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English. No weightage for higher qualification.
|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|
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 :
(a) 1 Mile Run
(b) Pull Ups
(d) 9 Feet Ditch
Marking system is as follows :
(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.