Male/Female Pak Army: PMA Long Courses Requirements, Eligibility, Qualification
REGULAR COMMISSION IN PAKISTAN ARMY THROUGH PMA LONG COURSE
(MAY and NOV ENTRY)
Induction is open to all eligible Pakistanis irrespective of caste, creed, religion and region.
Male citizens of Pakistan or Azad Kashmir domicile holders and State Class-1 Citizens.
As ON 01 NOV/01 MAY EACH YEAR
1. Intermediate or Equivalent 17 - 22 Years
2. Graduates (2 years graduation) and Serving PN / PAF Personnel 17 - 23 Years
3. Graduates with 4 years graduation programme (BS / BA (Hon) / BBA) 17 - 24 Years
4. Serving Army Soldiers 17 - 25 Years
Relaxable for three months both in upper and lower age limit under special circumstances
Unmarried (serving personnel of the Armed Forces over 20 years of age are eligible, even if married).
2 years at PMA
Marks - FA / FSc Minimum 60% marks in FA/FSc and equivalent.
Relaxation of Marks - FA / FSc. 55% marks for the candidates from specified area with domicile. Area include Balolchistan, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan, District Neelum Azad Jammu Kashmir, District Kohistan, Chitral, Dir, Tehsil Bala Kot (Kaghan, Naran) of District Mansehra in KPK, Tharparker and Tehsil Umer Kot in Sind, District Rajanpur, Area of Cholistan Desert, Drawer Fort, Salamsar, Mojgarh and Dingarh of Punjab, who have been actually studying in same areas.
Serving Army Soldiers. 50 % marks in FA/FSc and equivalent.
Graduate Candidates. Candidates having minimum 50% marks in intermediate but having minimum 60% marks and above in (BA/BSc/BBA/BS) are eligible
Candidates who have passed part-1 of Intermediate examination with minimum 60% marks and have appeared/appearing in Supplementary of part-II/final examination and whose result will be announced can also apply subject to provision of original part-1 marks sheets alongwith “Hope Certificate” by the head of College/University that they have good chance of passing the finals examination with minimum 60% marks. Such candidates will deposit their original Part-II certificate/mark sheets alongwith 4 x attested copies to GHQ PA Dte. PA-3(a) within the stipulated time otherwise their selection will not be processed further.
Candidates not issued with matric certificates or in possession of duplicate / revised mark sheets / certificates of Matric/ Intermediate (BA/BSc/BBA/BS) MUST get a verification certificate signed by Secretary/Controller Examination of concerned Board/University.
In case a candidate fails to report for ISSB on any ground, ISSB is not obliged to recall the candidates.
MINIMUM HEIGHT - 5’-4” (162.5cm)
Distance Vision - With glasses 6/9, 6/12
Near Vision - J2, J7 or N8, N12 with or without glasses. - 5’-4” (162.5cm)
WEIGHT -As per body mass index
The candidates will have to qualify the following physical standards at the time of preliminary selection:-
1.6 KM Run - 7 ½ Minutes
Push Ups - 15 repetitions in 2 Minutes
Sit Ups - 15 repetitions in 2 Minutes
Chin Ups - 3 repetitions in 2 Minutes
Ditch Crossing - 7’.4” x 7’.4” with a depth of 4’
REGISTRATION AND PRELIMINARY SELECTION
Candidates can either register through Internet or by visiting AS&RCs:-
REGISTRATION AT AS&RCS.
Candidates will be required to report along with necessary documents at following Army Selection and Recruitment Centres for registration/allotment of Roll No and date/time of written test etcetera:-
AS&RC Telephone AS&RC Telephone
(1) Peshawar 201-5885
(2) Rawalpindi 561-34137
(3) Lahore 6699-5855
(4) Multan 531-5885
(5) Hyderabad; 791-5885
(6) Karachi 560-5885
(7) Quetta 081-2490-5885
(8) Gilgit 05811-961-5887
REGISTRATION THROUGH INTERNET
A candidate can register himself through internet for preliminary test. Date and time of test shall be intimated through internet for which the individual should have an E-mail account. Candidates MUST attain working knowledge of computer as registration and tests will be conducted on computers. Candidate registered through internet will bring Rs.150/- for fresh and Rs.100/- for repeaters as registration fee on the day of test along with original certificate.
WRITTEN / INTELLIGENCE TEST
Written/Intelligence test will be based on multiple choice questions from English, Math, Pak Studies, Islamiat and General Knowledge.
SCHEDULE OF REGISTRATION / TESTS
Registration and Tests will be held as per following schedule:-
Registration : May and October
Tests : December and Jun onwards
DOCUMENT REQUIRED AT AS&RCS.
Following Certificates alongwith one set of photocopies are required at the time of registration:-
Matric Certificate and Matric Detailed Marks Sheet (Both compulsory). In case of ‘O’ lvl/’A’ lvl, submission of Equivalence Certificate issued by IBCC is mandatory.
Certificate/Detailed Marks Sheet of FA/FSc/Equivalent.
Computerized National Identity Card for 18 years and above or Computerized Form “B” alongwith Guardian’s Computerized National Identity Card (Father or Mother) for less than 18 years old.
6 x Coloured Photos duly attested (front and back) by Principal/class 1 Gazetted Officer.
One set of attested photocopies of above mentioned documents.
Old National Identity Card and Form “B” will not be accepted. Original as well as three photocopies of “NOT RECOMMENDED” letter by Inter Services Selection Board is also required for “Repeater” Candidates.
The candidates declared successful in written/intelligence tests will undergo physical/medical tests and preliminary interview at AS&RCs. However, repeater candidates will only be required to undergo medical/physical tests and not the written/intelligence tests.
FURTHER SELECTION. Candidates qualifying preliminary selection will be sent to ISSB for further tests. Medical examination of ISSB recommended candidates will be carried out at nearby CMHs The final selection will be made at GHQ on the basis of candidate’s overall performance.
Screened out twice by ISSB.
“Not Recommended” twice by ISSB/GHQ Selection & Review Board
Declared medically unfit by an Appeal Medical Board(Army).
Enrolled Cadets and recruits withdrawn/resigned/discharged/dismissed from Armed Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) training academies/institutions on the grounds of discipline. Character, medical, inefficiency, weak profile, or declared unsuitable.
An individual dismissed/removed from any other Government service.
Convicted by a Court of Law for an offence involving moral turpitude.
PAKISTAN NATIONALS RESIDING ABROAD
Eligible candidates residing abroad are exempted from Preliminary Selection. However, Defence Attaches are requested to ascertain their overall suitability, physical deformity and stammering aspects. The candidates are advised to approach Pakistani Embassies (Military/Defence Attaches) in the country where residing or Personnel Administration Directorate PA-3(a), GHQ Rawalpindi, for issuance of application forms only. They will submit their application forms alongwith connected documents through Pakistani Embassies. A postal order of Rs. 100/- and a bank draft of Rs. 500/- in the name of Director Personnel Administration-1., Personnel Administration Directorate, GHQ Rawalpindi will be attached with the application form. Postal address in Pakistan should also be indicated in the application forms so that call up notice for ISSB Tests/Interview and further correspondence to eligible candidates can be made on the given Pakistani address. No traveling allowance will be admissible. Upon final selection candidates with dual nationality will have to surrender nationalities other than Pakistani.
PRIVATE COACHING CENTRES FOR ISSB TESTS
According to existing rules of Armed Forces, Pre-ISSB training cannot be imparted by any individual or private coaching centre. GHQ Personnel Administration Directorate denies any link with such illegal & unethical training establishments throughout the country. Any candidate found trained/coached in any private coaching centre will be liable to be not recommended.
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