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Joining Pakistan Army is one of the bravest decision students can make to give their life and become patriot by serving to their beloved country Pakistan. No matter, from which study background you come whether it be medical, engineering or commerce if you have decided to join Pak Army then there is not restrictions for the talented students to enrolled in exam for Pak Army. We keep updating this information and Pak Army jobs 2018 whenever department announce news.

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How and Where To Start Getting Registration Form:

So, you have decided to dive in the registration process? Okay, we have combine all Pak Army admission 2018 online forms and criteria to apply from official website of Pak Army which is “joinpakarmy.gov.pk”. You will need go through Pak Army Courses such as PMA Long Course, Lady Cadet Course, Direct Short Service Course, Short Service Course or Medical Cadet Course.  You will choose one course according to your desired post and then start studying hard to get yourself passing marks through this exam.

How Pak Army Select Candidates?

To join Pak Army or apply for job in specific position you are required to attempt ISSB written test in order to be eligible for join Pak Army – jobs. Pakistan Army department choose candidate after checking and determining his/her ability from all aspects including written, physical, mental and medical.

Induction To Pakistan Army:

  1. Regular Commission: Regular commission includes four courses and names are those courses mentioned below. 
  1. Short Service Regular Commission: See courses names mentioned below. 
  • GDMOs
  • Classified Specialists
  • AFNS – General Nursing 
  1. Direct Short Service Commission: View list of courses below. 
  • Lady Cadet Course
  • Psychologist
  • Signals – ICTOs
  • RV&FC 
  1. Soldiers Recruitment Commission: See course name give below. 
  • Soldiers

Eligibility Criteria In Different Courses of Pakistan Army

  1. PMA Long Course:


If you have passed intermediate or equivalent and 17-22 years old then you are eligible.

If you are graduates with two years graduation program and serving Pak Navy / Pakistan Air Force Personnel and 17-23 years old then you are eligible. Note: Relaxation for 3 months both in Lower and Upper age limit.

If you are graduates with four year graduation program in following subjects (BA (Hons), BBA / BS) and 17-24 years old then you can apply.

If you are serving army soldiers and your age between 17-25 years then you can also apply.


Only Male Candidates Can Apply.

Marital Status

Unmarried candidates can apply

Those who are serving personnel of the Armed Forces over 20 years of age and married can also apply.


Having a citizenship of Pakistan and domicile holders of Giligat Baltistan / Azad Kashmir. If candidate gets selected in final process then dual nationality to renunciation nationalities except Pakistan.

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Marks – FA / FSC

            In Intermediate and equivalent minimum 60% marks are required to apply.

If candidates have secured 60% or more in BBA / BPA, BA / BSC (Hons) and BA / BSC, with 50% marks in FA / FSC are qualified for PMA Long Course.

Relaxation of Marks – FA / FSC

There is relaxation of marks for FA / FSC passed candidates and having minimum 55% marks from specified areas with domicile. Area that are included are following:

  • Drawer Fort, Salamsar, Mojgarh and Dingarh of Punjab
  • District Neelum Azad Jammu Kashmir, District Kohistan, Chitral, Dir
  • Area incl Balolchistan, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Tehsil Umer Kot in Sind, District Rajanpur, Area of Cholistan Desert
  • Tehsil Bala Kot (Kaghan, Naran) of District Mansehra in KPK, Tharparker

Physical Standards

            Height Limit:  5’- 4” (162.5 cm)

            Weight Limit: As per the body mass

Verification of Marks Sheet and Certificates

Those candidates who have not possession of duplicate certificates and mark sheets of BA / BSc, Intermediate or Matric are required to get a Verification Certificate signed by their Boards’ Controller.

Hope Certificate

If candidates have secured over 60% marks in Part 1 exam of intermediate and appeared or appearing in final exam can apply on Hope Certificate.

Serving Army Soldiers

If candidates have passed with 50% marks in FA / FSC and equivalent can apply.

Most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) In Different Courses of Join Pak Army

PMA Long Course FAQs

Question 1: Is it allow for A/O level candidate to get admission for PMA Long Course?

Answer: Yes, A/O level candidate can apply for PMA Long Course but he/she is required to submit an equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairman, Islamabad.

Question 2: Another chance for the candidate who has been rejected twice in ISSB?

Answer: No, he/she is not eligible further.

Question 3: Is Pakistani nationality holder who lives in abroad eligible to apply?

Answer: Yes, he/she is can apply for via Embassy of Pakistan.

Question 4: Where to get Pak army jobs 2018 updates and when to join?

Answer: The course is announced via famous newspapers of Pakistan in May and November every year. (Note: You can also find Pak Army Jobs here)

Question 5: Is there any permission in age limit relaxation?

Answer: Yes, age contract of 3 months can be approved in lower & upper age limit.

Question 6: What is the age limitation for candidates who are graduated?

Answer: Those candidates who are graduate qualified can apply up to 23 age limit.

Question 7: Is there any relaxation given for candidates with domicile relaxation districts?

Answer: Yes, for those candidates relaxation is allowed who are from those specific districts and have been studying.

Question 8: Is there any waiver in height?

Answer: No, there is not any waiver in height.

Technical Cadet Course FAQs

Question 1: With which Colleges TCC is affiliated and arranged in?

Answer: Yes, Technical Cadet Course is NUST affiliated colleges and their names are following:

(1) College of Aeronautical Engineering, Risalpur (CAE)

(2) Military College of Signals, Rawalpindi (MCS)

(3) Military College of Engineering, Risalpur

(4) College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi (CEME)

Question 2: On which subjects test is conduct?

Answer: Entry test for Technical Cadet Course is based on given subjects:

(1) Chemistry

(2) Maths

(3) English

(4) Physics

(5) Computer Science.(Only for Computer Science students)

Question 3: In Technical Cadet Course, What disciplines are available?

Answer: Given disciplines are in TCC

(1) Aeronautical Engineering

(2) Mechanical Engineering

(3) Mechatronics Engineering

(4) Electrical Engineering

(5) Telecommunication Engineering

(6) Computer Systems Engineering

(7) Computer Software Engineering

(8) Civil Engineering

Question 4: What is the total duration of military training and academic studies?

Answer: Plebe will go through 1 year military training and 4 years academic studies at NUST affiliated colleges.

Question 5: How merit list is prepared?

Answer: Following things are considered while preparing merit list:

(1) ISSB Performance/Recommendation.

(2) Marks in Facutly of Science.

(3) Marks in Matriculation.

(4) Marks obtained in entry test.

Question 6: What is the type of commission for Technical Cadet Course?

Answer: Successful Cadets are awarded BE degree and regular commission in the Pakistan as Captain once they complete their military trainings and academic studies at Pakistan Military Academy Kakul.

Question 7: What is the criteria of allocation of disciplines?

Answer: Normally, allocation of candidates is on the order of merit list but candidates will also be given choice in this regards.

Question 8: Are candidates who have completed their studies in FSc CS eligible for TCC?

Answer: Those candidates who have studied in FSc computer science subject instead of chemistry can only apply for Computer Software Engineering.

Question 9: Is candidate who has cleared FSc part one exam apply?

Answer: If candidates have cleared exam of FSc part one and have secured minimum 65% marks can apply. (Limitations Apply See Here).

A M Cadet Course FAQs

Question 1: When Registration Dates for A M Cadet Course Announced?

Answer: There is no period of date announcement but when it is announced it is advertised through most famous newspapers of Pakistan.

Question 2: What is the total time period / duration of course?

Answer: Four years for BDS and five years for MBBS at A M College Rawalpindi

Question 3: Is it allow for A/O level candidate to get admission?

Answer: Yes, A/O level candidate can apply for A M Cadet Course but he/she is required to obtain an equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairman, Islamabad and then submit it while applying.

Question 4: What are height and age relaxation?

Answer: Normally 17 to 23 age limit, but in special case AG can grant relaxation for up to 3 months and also COAS allows 6 months.

Short Service Regular Commission FAQs

Question 1: What is the location and duration of BMT?

Answer: BMT Twenty Two weeks for Male at PMA Kakul and for female Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute (AFPGMI).

Question 2: Submitting a surety bond is required by candidates?

Answer: The new selected candidates will be commission in SSRC to serve for a fixed pd for five years. But, he/she can then be converted into permanent regular commission once he/she completes five years of service.

Question 3: What is the age relaxation for this Short Service Regular Commission?

Answer: Normally twenty eight years limit for GDMO but it can be at the will of the General Headquarter (GHQ) selection board up to thirty five years.

Question 4: Is house job important?

Answer: It is compulsory for BDS candidates to do one year house job but for MBBS candidates it is not important.

Question 5: Appeal Medical Board and Its Procedure?

Answer: After the announcement of medical result candidates can apply for Appeal Medical Board within 3 days of time period. If candidate found with disease B and C hepatitis then he/she has no rights to go for it.

AFNS (BSc Nursing) FAQs

Question 1: When dates are announced for registration?

Answer: For AFNS (BSc Nursing), registration dates are announced in famous newspaper of Pakistan.

Question 2: How much time or total duration of this course is?

Answer: Three years for Gen Nursing at various CMHS and four years for B.Sc Nursing at AFPGMI.

Question 3: What are the effects if candidate leave during training?

Answer: If any nursing candidate wishes to leave service or training then she will credit bond cash before termination.

Question 4: Is there any Height and Age Relaxation?

Answer: There is no relaxation given in height and age.

Question 5: What different between Permanent Regular Commission (PRC) and Short Service Regular Commission (SSRC)?

Answer: New selected