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.

Physical  Standards

  • 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  subjects  and  “A”  level passed in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry / Computer Studies / Computer Sciences in Grade A-C.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    • Candidates who have passed FSc in Computer Sciences can apply for Computer Software Engineering only.

    Ineligibility Conditions

    • 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    • Withdrawn from any Academy / Training Institution of Armed Forces on any ground.
    • Withdrawn from any bonded Armed Forces college / institution on disciplinary grounds.
    • Dismissed  /  removed  /  debarred  from  Govt  Services  including  Armed Forces.
    • 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.
      • Diploma Holders
      • 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/

    Closed Holidays)

    Preliminary Selection

    • 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

    Push Ups

    • 8 Minutes
    • 15 Repetitions in 2 Minutes



    Sit Ups

    Chin Ups

    • 20 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
    • 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

    Academic  Disciplines



    Institutions (NUST)


    Civil Engineering

    Military College of Engineering,



    Electrical Telecommunication


    Military College of Signals,



    Computer Software Engineering


    Electrical Engineering

    College  of  Electrical  &  Mechanical

    Engineering, Rawalpindi


    Mechanical Engineering


    Computer Systems Engineering


    Mechatronics Engineering


    Aeronautical Engineering

    College of Aeronautical Engineering,


    • 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 documents.
      • 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)



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