Indian Army Eligibility, Age Limit, D.O.B, GD Clerk Tradesman Nursing Technical

Indian Army Eligibility: Indian Army is the 3rd largest army in the world and it provides wonderful opportunity for the candidates who want to join Indian Army and serve their nation. If you want to join Indian army as Soldier GD, Clerk, Tradesman, Nursing Technical etc. than you must know about the requirement and eligibility to join the Indian Army Force. In this article you will get the complete details about How you can join Indian army, Army eligibility like Age Limit, Height, Weight, Chest etc. After reading this article you can easily check that you are eligible for Indian army or not.

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Indian Army Eligibility

Every year, Indian Army invites eligible applicants for its open bharti (almost two) including relation bharti in each state, where thousands of candidates go for the rally to get job in Army of different trades. Now, a new rule is introduced by the Indian army i.e. you can’t attend bharti without the registration process and Join Indian Army is providing an online portal to fill application form and register for open bharti. So, if you are looking for the Army registration than you have to follow the Indian army eligibility criteria.

And if you are looking for the army registration than this link How To Do Indian Army Registration will help you with the complete details of registration. So if you are one of them who want to join Indian army, then this article will decide that you are eligible or not. You can also get the update of Indian Army All Trade Eligibility here only, stay tuned with us.

Have a look on the Minimum Educational Qualification and D.O.B(Date of Birth)Age Criteria.

Category Education Age Limit
Soldier GD
(General Duty)
SSLC / Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject. No percentage considered, in case candidate has passed with higher qualification i.e. 10+2 and above. 17 ½ – 21 Yrs
Soldier (Technical)

(Technical Arms, Artillery, Army Air Defence)

For Sol Tech: 10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in each subject.

For Sol Tech (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner): 10 +2 / Intermediate exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in each subject. OR 3 years Diploma in Engg (Mechanical /Electrical/ Automobiles/ Computer Science Mechanical Engg and Electronic & Instrumentation Engg) from a recognized Polytechnic Institute.

17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms) Should have secured 60% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in each subject in class XII.

Should have studied English and Maths/Accounts/ Book Keeping in Class X or XII and secured min 50% marks in each of these subjects, whether studied in Class X or XII.

If a candidate is a graduate or has a higher qualification, percentage marks scored in Class XII would be applicable towards his eligibility.

17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Nursing Assistant (Army Medical Corps) 10+2 / Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with Minimum 50% marks in aggregate and minimum 40% in each subject. OR if a candidate has a B.Sc Degree with (Botany / Zoology / Bio-Science) and English, the stipulation of percentage in Class-XII is waived off.

However, the candidate should have studied all the four specified subjects in Class XII also.

17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Tradesmen (All Arms except Syce, Mess Keeper and House Keeper ) 10th or ITI certificates required. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Tradesmen (Syce, Mess Keeper and House Keeper)  8th class pass required 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers) Must have passed 12th class (10+2) or equivalent with Maths and Science as main subjects and also, BA/BSc with Maths. 20-25 Yrs
Junior Commissioned Officer Religious Teacher (All Arms) Graduate in any stream and in addition, requisite qualification in his own religious denomination. 27-34 Yrs
Junior Commissioned Officer Catering (Army Service Corps) 10+2 or equivalent exam and Diploma or Certificate Course of one year duration or more in Cookery Hotel Management and Catering Technology from an authorized University/Food Craft Institute.

Note: AICTE recognition is not mandatory.

21-27 Yrs
Havildar Education (Army Education Corps) Group X – MA / MSc / MCA or BA / BSc / BCA / BSc (IT) with B Ed

Group Y – BSc/BA/BCA/B Sc (IT) (w/o B Ed.)

20-25 Yrs

Table Source :

यह भी देखें – Rank Wise Indian Army Basic Salary, Grade Pay, Total Salary Chart 2022

Height, Weight, Chest For Indian Army Bharti 2022

With the Education qualification and the age limit, you must also be physically fit to be a part of Indian army. In the table given below, you can check your region’s physical eligibility like Height, Chest & Weight. You must have these given minimum criteria standards to join Indian army.

See also: Upcoming Indian Army Recruitment in 2022

Here are the latest details regarding physical standards, region wise.

Regions States Height (Cms) Chest Weight
Soldier General Duty & Tradesmen Soldier Technical / Nursing Assistant Clerk / Store Keeper Technical  Cm  Kg
Western Himalayan Region Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East ofRoad Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand) 163 163 162 77 48
Eastern Himalayan Region Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts) 160 157 160 77 48
Western Plains Region Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh,Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 170 162 77 50
Eastern Plains Region Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa 169 169 162 77 50
Central Region Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 167 162 77 50
Southern Region Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry 166 165 162 77 50

Table Source :

यह भी देखें –  Download Indian Army GD Sample And Previous Year Papers – Hindi

Hope you all got the details that you wanted from here. So, if you are preparing for Indian army of any trade, you can apply after checking these eligibility. For more information about Indian army, you can freely comment in the comment box!


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  1. Hello sir meri DOB 28- 7- 1997 hai kya main ARMY GD main Ja sakta hu

    1. Sorry mukesh,
      the last age is 21 for army gd.

    2. sir meri age 1.1.99 hai sir me gd me apply kar sakta hu

      1. yes you can apply easily according to your age.

  2. Sir meri DOB 14-07-2001 hai kya me army GD ki post ke liye form dal sakta hu kya

    1. Hello akash yadav,
      yes your age is eligible for the GD bharti.

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