Indian Army Soldiers Clerks Examination – Eligibility

Indian Army Soldiers Clerk Exam

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 Soldiers Clerks in 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 :

RegionStatesHeight (Cms)Weight (Kgs)Chest (Cms)
Western  Himalayan RegionJ&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 RegionNagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya , Assam , Arunachal Pradesh , Sikkim and Hill Region of West Bengal ( Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)160
Western Plains RegionPunjab, Haryana, Chandigarh , Delhi , Rajasthan and Western UP ( Meerut and Agra Division)1705077
Eastern Plains RegionEastern UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Orissa1695077
Central  RegionMadhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar-Haveli, Daman and Diu168
Southern  RegionAndhra Pradesh, Karnataka Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa And Pondicherry1655077

Special Physical Standards in Indian Army :
Region- States - categoryHeight (Cms)Weight (kgs)Chest  (Cms)
Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indians1604877
Andaman, Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy :
Tribals of recognized  areas1624877
Brigade of the Guards1735077
Med Arty1705077
Corps Military Police1735077
*Clerks GD / SKT1625077

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.
3. Balance.
4. 9 Feet Ditch.

Marking system is as follows :

(a) 1 Mile Run

5.40 Mins and below60 Mks
5.41 Mins to 5.5048 Mks
5.51 Mins to 6 0036 Mks
6.01 Mins to 6.1024 Mks

(b) Pull Ups :
10 and above40 Mks
932 Mks
828 Mks
721 Mks
616 Mks

(c) Balance & 9 Feet Ditch.

These are qualifying test and no marks are awarded.

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Indian Army Soldiers Clerks Examination – Eligibility


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  1. Rajan Kumar May 10, 2012 at 10:54 am # Reply

    Respected Sir, i want to know that i want to join army because i have gone for ssb interview two times but i rejected, so now i want to join army as soldier rank in clerk department. and for this the age of candidates should be 17 to 23 years but now my age is 24year so i want to know that can relaxations in age. or i also want to know that do you have any other solution that how can i join army. so please tell me sir. i shall be thankful to you for this. Rajan kumar is 7696788820

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