How To Join Indian Army: Posts, Medical Requirements and FAQs

The only reason that we the citizens of India are enjoying our lives without worrying about our security is all because of the Indian Army that is protecting us at the border. they are fighting terrorism and illegal immigration, risking their lives for us, they are on guard, night and day, come hail or storm. Apart from attractive pay and perks, the Indian Army also offers the best in Lifestyle. Social interaction, clubs, sports facilities, medical facilities and ample opportunities, the Army has it all. In fact, you are paid to lead a healthy life in a healthy environment in the Army.

The Indian Army provides personal as well as professional growth at all stages of the career. Candidates will get plenty of opportunities to excel through various courses that are abundant with opportunities to enhance your educational qualification by availing two years of paid study leave. The inherent adventure and extra-curricular activities that are provided by the Indian Army ensure all-round development of the soldier in today’s world.

Medical Requirements

  • Robust physique and good mental health.
  • A well-developed chest with a minimum expansion of 5 Cms.
  • The hearing and vision should be perfectly normal in both the ears and the eyes.  The candidate must be able to read 6/6 in the distant vision chart with each eye. The candidate must be able to perfectly recognize white, red and green colours as shown by Martin’s Lantern at 1.5 meters.
  • An adequate number of natural healthy gum and teeth
  • Should have no deformity of bones, hydrocele and varicocele or piles.
  • A soldier should have 6/6 eyesight.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria to join Indian Army has been given below

Rally recruitment category Educational qualification Age limit
Soldier Technical (Technical Arms, Artillery, Army Air Defence) (a) Sol Tech 10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% marks in each subject.   (b) Sol Tech (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner)10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% marks in each subject. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier General Duty (All Arms) Cl 10th /Matric pass with Min 45% mks in aggregate and Min 33% in each subject. 17 ½ – 21 Yrs
Soldier Nursing Assistant (Army Medical Corps) 10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% in each subject. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms) 10+2/Intermediate Examination Pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with min 60% marks in aggregate and min 50% in each subject. Securing 50% in English and Maths/Accounts/Bookkeeping in Class 12th is mandatory. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Sepoy Pharma (Army Medical Corps) 10+2 or equivalent exam passed with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English qualified in D Pharma with minimum 55% marks in aggregate and registered with State Pharmacy Council/Pharmacy Council of India. An individual qualified in B Pharma with minimum 50% marks and registered with State Pharmacy Council/Pharmacy Council of India will also be eligible. 19- 25 Yrs
Soldier Nursing Assistant Veterinary (Remount Veterinary Corps) 10+2 / Intermediate exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with Min 50% marks in aggregate and minimum 40% in each subject. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Tradesmen
(All Arms except Syce. Mess Keeper and House Keeper)
i) 10th Simple Pass.
ii) No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored min 33% in each subject.
17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Tradesmen
(Syce. Mess Keeper and House Keeper)
i) 8th Simple Pass.
ii) No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored min 33% in each subject.
17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers) BA / B Sc with Maths. Must have also passed 12th class (10+2) or equivalent with Maths and Science as main subjects 20-25 Yrs
Junior Commissioned Officer Religious Teacher (All Arms) As per the notification 25-34 Yrs
Junior Commissioned Officer Catering (Army Service Corps) Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology. 21-27 Yrs
Havildar Education(Army Education Corps) Group X – MA/M Sc/MCA or BA/B Sc/BCA/B Sc (IT) with BEd Group Y – B Sc / BA / BCA / B Sc (IT) (w/o B Ed) 20-25 Yrs

How To Apply

  1. Visit the official website of Join Indian Army @joinindianarmy.nic.in.
  2. Now click on “About Indian Army”
  3. Select “How to Join”.
  4. A list of details will be displayed.
  5. Carefully read all the instructions and apply for the post you are eligible for.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the maximum age limit to join the army?

Ans. The maximum age of the applying candidate must not be more than 35 years

Q. Can 10th pass apply for Army?

Ans. Yes, candidates who have cleared Class 10 or Equivalent can join the Army.

Q. Can you have tattoos in the army?

Ans. No tattoos must be visible on any part of the body of the soldier that is exposed while wearing any of the military uniforms. The army bans having a tattoo on the head, neck, and face.

Q. Can Arts students join the army?

A. Yes, Arts students can join the Indian Army.

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