Indian Army Soldier Clerk's Examination

This examination is held four times in a year, as advertised in, the Employment News and leading newspapers.

Eligibility Conditions: Unmarried male Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.

Essential Qualifications: 
Matric or its equivalent with English and Mathematics.

Age Limits: 16 to 23 years

Physical Standards:
Height: 167 cms, relaxable for certain regions
Weight: 50 kg, relaxable for certain regions 
Chest: 77/82 cm

Application Procedure: 
Blank application forms are available free of cost at local Recruitment Offices, District Collector's Office, Zila Parishads and Employment Exchanges. Candidates are at liberty to send their application on plain paper, handwritten/typed but as per format.

Selection Procedure:
Paper I (Time: 45 minutes Max. Marks: 100)
The eligible candidates are called for a written test in
(i)General Intelligence
(ii)Mathematical Aptitude
(iii)General Knowledge

Paper II (Time: 45 minutes Max. Marks: 100)
English (50 marks)

1. A Paragraph of about 15 sentences on one topic out of three or four topics. (20 marks)
2. Comprehension: A paragraph followed by 5 questions. (15 marks)
3. English Grammar: Common Errors. Narration, Voice, Articles, Propositions, Transformation of Sentences, etc. (15 marks)
4. Mathematics (50 marks)

There are 5 questions of 10 marks each. The questions are generally on Fractions, Percentage, Interest, Areas and Factorization.

Note: 
Questions in Paper I will be Objective Type and bilingual, i.e., Hindi and English. Paper II will be of Descriptive type. Only those fit will be called for Interview. Final selection will be on merit.

Other Benefits: Free ration, clothing, accommodation and allied services, medical treatment for self and family, group housing scheme benefits, building loan facilities, canteen facilities, etc.

Promotion: A candidate recruited through the Indian Army Soldiers Clerks Exam can become a Commissioned Officer subject to certain conditions. Numerous NCO / JCO posts have been created to improve career prospects and post retirement benefits.

Indian Army Soldier General Duty (N.E.R.) Examination

This examination is held four times a year generally as advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers. 

Eligibility Conditions: Unmarried male Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.

Essential Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent with Mathematics, English and Science.

Age Limits: 16 to 21 years

Physical Standards:
Height: 167 cms, relaxable for certain regions
Weight: 50 kg, relaxable for certain regions
Chest: 77/82 cm

Application Procedure: 
Blank application forms are available free of cost at local Recruitment Offices, District Collector's Office, Zila Parishads and Employment Exchanges. Candidates are at liberty to send their application on plain paper, handwritten/typed but as per format.

Selection Procedure: 
Eligible candidates will be required for a written test in 
(i) General Intelligence 
(ii) Mathematical Aptitude
(iii) General Knowledge

Questions in these tests will be Objective Type and bilingual, i.e., in Hindi and English. Time allowed is 45 minutes and maximum marks are 100. Only those found fit will be put through aptitude test and Interview. Final selection will be on Merit.

Promotion: A sepoy can become a Commissioned Officer subject to certain conditions. Numerous NCO/JCO posts have been created to improve career prospects and pensionary benefits.

 

Indian Army Soldier Technical (M.E.R.) Examination

This examination is held four times a year as advertised in the Employment News-and leading newspapers.

Eligibility Conditions: Unmarried male Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.

Essential Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent with Mathematics, English and Science.

Age Limits: 16 to 23 years. 

Physical Standards:
Height: 167 cms, relaxable for certain regions 
Weight: 50 kg, relaxable for certain regions
Chest: 77/82 cm

Application Procedure: 
Blank application forms are available free of cost at local Recruitment Offices, District Collector's Office, Zila Parishads and Employment Exchanges. Candidates are at liberty to send their application on plain paper, handwritten/typed but as per format.

Selection Procedure:
Paper I (Time: 45 minutes-Max. Marks: I00)

The eligible candidates are called for a written test in (i) General Intelligence; (ii) Mathematical Aptitude; and (iii) General Knowledge.

Paper II (Time: 45 minutes-Max. Marks: 100)
In this paper, there are questions of about 30 marks in Physics, 20 marks in Chemistry and 50 marks of Mensuration (Areas and Volumes), Algebra, Trigonometry and Arithmetic, etc.

Note:
Questions is these tests will be of the Objective type and bilingual, i.e., Hindi and English. Only those fit will be passed through Aptitude Test and Interview. Final selection will be on merit.

Promotion: A candidate recruited through the Indian Army Soldiers (Technical) M.E.R. Exam can become a Commissioned Officer subject to certain conditions. Numerous NCO / JCO posts have been created to improve career prospects and post retirement benefits.

 

Indian Army Soldier Nursing Assistants (M.E.R.) Examination

This examination is held four times a year as advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers.

Eligibility: Unmarried male Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.

Educational Qualifications: Matriculation or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology.

Age Limits: 16 to 23 years. 

Physical Standards:
Height: 167 cms, relaxable for certain regions
Weight: 50 kg, relaxable for certain regions 
Chest: 77/82 cm

Application Procedure: 
Blank application forms are available free of cost at local Recruitment Offices, District Collector's Office, Zila Parishads and Employment Exchanges. Candidates are at liberty to send their application on plain paper, handwritten/typed but as per format.

Selection Procedure:
Paper I (Time: 45 minutes-Max. Marks: 100)
The eligible candidates are called for a written test in
(i) General Intelligence 
(ii)Mathematical Aptitude
(iii)General Knowledge

Paper II (Time: 45 minutes Max. Marks: 100)
In this about 50 marks questions on Chemistry and Physics and 50 marks questions on Biology are asked. In Chemistry section, there is stress on equations and numerical problems.

Other Benefits: Free ration, clothing, accommodation and allied services, medical treatment for self and family, group housing scheme benefits, building loan facilities, canteen facilities, etc.

Promotion: A candidate recruited through the Indian Army Soldiers Nursing Assistants M.E.R Exam can become a Commissioned Officer subject to certain conditions. Numerous NCO / JCO posts have been created to improve career prospects and post retirement benefits.

 

Indian Navy Dock Yard Apprentices Examination

This examination is held twice a year generally in the months of July and December, as advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers.

Eligibility Conditions: Unmarried male Indian citizens are eligible.

Essential Qualification: Matric or equivalent preferably with Science.

Age Limits: 14 to 19 years (relaxable by 5 years for SC/ ST candidates).

Physical Standards: Weight-45 kg (Maximum). Height 150 cm (Minimum) and well-developed chest with minimum expansion of 5 cm.

Application Procedure: Candidates must submit their applications in the prescribed Performa published in the Employment News to the nearest Recruitment Zone by the prescribed date.

Selection Procedure: The subjects of the written examination, time allowed and the maximum marks for each paper will be as under: 

S.No.Subjects
Max. MarksTime Allowed 

l.Mathematics1002.5 hours 

2.General Knowledge1002 hours

Mathematics:
(a) Number system, Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and real numbers, Commutative, Associative and Distributive law, Fundamental operations-addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, Square root, Decimal fractions.
(b) Unitary method-application to simple and compound interest, time and distance, time and work, percentages, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, averages, areas and volumes.
(c) Factors, Problems and Equations of Algebra:

General Knowledge and General Science:

Abbreviations, Books and Authors, Facts about India and the World, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Everyday Science, short notes on various subjects in 100 words.

Interview:  Based on the performance of the candidates in the written examination, candidates will be called for interview at Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Bangalore. Based on the performance of the candidates in the final interview, the selected candidates will be sent to Naval Dockyard School, Mumbai for training. Period of training is three years for most trades.

 

Indian Navy Artificer Apprentices Examination

The examination is held twice a year generally in the months of June and December as advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers.

Eligibility Conditions: Unmarried Indian citizens are eligible.

Educational Qualifications: Matriculation or equivalent with Science and Mathematics with 60% or above marks in aggregate. Candidates with less than 60% marks in Matric may be recruited if they have secured 55% or more marks in aggregate in a higher board examination with Science and Math's.

Age Limits: 15 to 18 years.

Physical Standards: Weight correlated to height and proportionate chest with minimum expansion of 5 cms. Good medical and physical health, free from any disease/disability. No cardio-vascular, surgical deformities or infection of ear. No history of fits or psychiatric ailment. 

Minimum height: 157 cm
Minimum eye standard: Without glasses better eye 6/6 and worse 6/9
Color perception: CP II

Application Procedure: 
The eligible candidates may complete the application form as per format given in the Employment News on a plain paper either handwritten or typed. 

The application duly completed should be sent to the concerned Zonal Recruitment Offices by the prescribed date.

Selection Procedure: 
Eligible candidates will be called for the written examination in 
(i)Science
(ii)Mathematics
(iiiGeneral Knowledge
(iv)English

English: 
Comprehension, transformation of simple sentences, punctuation, tenses and parts of speech.

Science: 
State of Matter, Universe, Chemical bonding, Electricity, Gravitation, Newton's laws, Simple Harmonic Motion, Work and Energy, Heat, Light, Nuclear Energy, Metals and Nonmetals, Carbon and its compounds: Health and Nutrition, Physiology.

Mathematics: 
Algebraic identities, Surds, Linear and simultaneous equations, Basic Trigonometry and Geometry, Mensuration, Quadratic equations, Set theory, Polynomials and Exponents.

General Knowledge: 
Who's Who, Sports, Entertainment, Indian History and Geography, Discoveries and Inventions. Elementary Knowledge of Computers.

The question paper will be bilingual, and of objective-type of 75 minutes duration. The standard of the questions will be of matriculation level.

Physical Fitness Test (PPT): 
Qualifying in the Physical Fitness is mandatory for enrolment. The standard of PFT is as follows:
· One-mile (16 km) run to be completed in 7 minutes. 
· 20 squats (Uthak-Baithak).
· 10 push-ups.