TECHNICAL CADET COURSE (SEPTEMBER 2015 ENTRY)
1. Eligibility Conditions
Age - 17 – 21 years on 1st September 2015 (relaxable for three months both in upper and lower age limit)
Gender - Male
Marital Status - Unmarried
Nationality. Citizen of Pakistan. Upon final selection candidates with dual nationality will have to surrender nationalities other than Pakistani.
Minimum Height - 5‟- 4” (162.5 cm)
Weight - As per Body Mass Index (BMI)
Education. FSc (Pre Engineering) - Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry /
Computer Studies / Computer Sciences with minimum 65% marks or „O‟
level passed (English being compulsory) in five subj ects and „A‟ level
passed in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry / Computer Studies /
Computer Sciences in Grade A-C.
1.Candidates possessing qualifications such as „O‟ level and „A‟ level etc will be required to obtain Equivalence Certificate and conversion of
marks from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), Ministry of
Education, Islamabad and attach it with application form.
2.Candidates who have passed FSc Part-I Examination with minimum
65% marks and appeared / are appearing in FSc Part-II / Final
Examination can also apply on “HOPE Certificates” duly issued by
Head of the institution. However, such candidates must submit their
FSc Part-II roll no and name of Education Board along with photocopy
of roll no slip to GHQ, PA Directorate (PA-3b), Rawalpindi. FSc final
result cards / mark sheets must be submitted within one week of the
announcement of FSc Board results, otherwise candidates will not be
considered in final merit.
3.Candidates who have passed FSc in Computer Sciences can apply for
Computer Software Engineering only.
Twice rejected by ISSB / GHQ / NHQ / AHQ Selection Board or once
rejected by ISSB and once rejected by GHQ / NHQ / AHQ Selection Board.
Withdrawn from any Academy / Training Institution of Armed Forces on any
Withdrawn from any bonded Armed Forces college / institution on
Dismissed / removed / debarred from Govt Services including Armed
Convicted in a Court of Law for an offence involving moral turpitude.
Permanently declared UNFIT by Appeal Medical Board (AMB).
Declared medically unfit due to Hepatitis B & C (Such candidates cannot
request for appearance in AMB).
Declared medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital except those
cleared by Appeal Medical Board.
Those studying in any of the Armed Forces Institutions / Academies or
nominated against reserve defence quota seats / studying as Paying Cadets
in any of the Armed Forces Technical Colleges.
Registration and Preliminary Selection Procedure. Candidates can either
register through Internet or by visiting Army Selection and Recruitment Centres (AS&RCs).
Following procedure will be adopted:-
Registration through Internet. Candidates can register on website
www.joinpakarmy.gov.pk. Date and time of test shall be intimated on
internet, for which the individual should have an e-mail account. Candidates
will report on exact date and time given for preliminary test on computerized
roll no slip. Date once given will not be changed. Candidates will also bring
along documents mentioned in para 6 and will pay prospectus fee on the day
of test. Candidates MUST attain working knowledge of computer as
registration and tests will be conducted on computers.
Registration at AS&RCs. Candidates may report at nearest AS& RCs for
registration / allotment of roll no along with necessary documents mentioned
in para 6 and the prospectus fee for completion of registration formalities.
Candidates will bring these documents on the day of test as well.
Schedule of Registration / Preliminary Tests. Registration and preliminary
test will be held as per following schedule:-
Registration 23 Feb - 22 Mar 2015 (Including Saturday / Sunday)
Preliminary Test 26 Mar - 17 April 2015 (Except Saturday/Sunday/
intelligence / Academic Tests. Candidates declared successful in
intelligence test, will undergo academic test, based on multiple choice
questions (MCQs) from English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry /
Computer Studies / Computer Sciences (Only for CS students).
Candidates declared successful in academic tests, will undergo physical
tests at AS&RCs.
Physical Tests. Candidates must qualify following physical tests:- 1.6 Km Run - 8 Minutes
Push Ups - 15 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
Sit Ups - 20 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
Chin Ups - 3 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
Ditch Crossing - 7‟4” x 7‟4” with a Depth of 4‟
Preliminary Medical Test. Candidates will undergo initial medical test at AS&RCs.
Further Selection. Only short listed candidates will be called for ISSB tests
through website as well as call up letters. Medical examination of ISSB recommended
candidates will be carried out at nearby CMHs. Final selection will be made at GHQ on
the basis of candidate‟s overall performance . Allocation of disciplines will be made on
merit cum choice basis. Decision of GHQ in allotment of disciplines will be final and no
representation or request for change in allotted discipline will be entertained.
Academic / Military Training
Discipline Institutions (NUST)
Civil Engineering Military College of Engineering, Risalpur
Electrical Telecommunication EngineeringMilitary College of Signals, Rawalpindi
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Rawalpindi
Computer Systems Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering College of Aeronautical Engineering, Risalpur
Priority of Disciplines. Priority of choices of discipline written / given by
candidates in application forms will not be changed. Therefore, due
deliberation must be given prior to endorsing priority of choices of discipline.
Degree Programme. 4 Years degree programme
Military Training. After obtaining Bachelor of Engineering Degree, cadets
will undergo one year military training at PMA Kakul.
Documents Required at AS&RCs. Following documents / certificates
are required at the time of registration:-Original Certificate / Detailed Mark Sheet of Matric / FSc / Equivalent
certificate. In case of „O‟ Level / ‟A‟ Level, submission of Equivalence
Certificate issued by IBCC is mandatory.
Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) for 18 years and above or
Computerized Form “B” along with CNIC of Father or Guardian for
candidates less than 18 years of age.
One set of attested photocopies of both sides of above mentioned
3 x Coloured photographs attested by Principal / Class-1 Gazetted Officer (1
x front & 2 x back).
Original as well as 3 x photocopies of ISSB “NOT RECOMMENDED” letter
are also required (for Repeater Candidates only).
Bond. Cadets are required to sign surety bond in duplicate, to serve the
Army for minimum13 years on a stamp paper worth Rs.100/- duly countersigned by
Magistrate / Notary Public / Oath Commissioner.
Note: - ISSB recommended candidates who are not finally selected for current entry, may
be considered for parallel PMA Long Course entry subject to willingness and
fulfillment of eligibility conditions / merit of candidates. Therefore, desirous
candidates to submit Willingness Certificate while submitting Application Forms.
Telephone No of AS&RCs
Gilgit (05811-920535) Rawalpindi (051-5125026)
Peshawar (091-9211747) Lahore (042-99221052)
Multan (061-4504566) Hyderabad (022-2787258)
Karachi (021-32790919) Quetta (081-2836626)
Faisalabad (041-9200363) Muzaffarabad (05822-920598)
DI Khan (0966-9280155) Pano Aqil (071-5805599)
For further details visit
www.joinpakarmy.gov.pk PA-3B Tel: 051- 56132094
Nearest Army Selection & Recruitment Centre
Email your queries on:
firstname.lastname@example.org For ISSB call up notices visit www.issb.com.pk