Indian Army Eligibility Criteria 2019-2020 GD, Clerk, Tradesman, Tech, NA Age limit, Qualification Details

Indian Army Eligibility Criteria 2019-2020: Soldier GD,Clerk, Tradesman, NA, Tech Recruitment Process Eligibility, Age limit, Qualification, Selection Process details provided here. Indian Army the first line of defense for Indian territories have been in the service of the nation since 1sy April 1895 and has become not only the largest component of Indian Military but one of the largest in the world.

Among three integral Indian Military components, the Indian Army is a land-based armed force responsible for the protection and security of Indian borders to ensure national security and safety from any sort of aggressive threats.

Indian Army is comprised of different regiments with a total of 1,237, 117 active personnel and 960,00 reserved personnel in the line of duty. Other than in cases of national security the Indian Army has also been actively involved in numerous rescue and relief operations during natural calamities.

It is one of the highly decorated and respected armed forces of India and thus to join the Indian Army is a dream for many youngsters. Every year when Indian Army recruitment program is announced aspirants in massive numbers apply.

Indian Army Qualification 2019-2020 GD, Clerk, Tradesman, Tech, NA

Indian Army offers recruitment in different posts such as Soldier GD, Sol Clerk/SKT, Tradesman, Sol Technical, Nurse Assistant, and more. So, to apply for these post there are certain rules and regulations to be followed.

Following contents in this article covers the complete Indian Army open Bharti rally age limit, qualification, physical standards, PFT, medical test, written exam, etc. for candidates interested to apply for Indian Army Soldier Clerk, Sol tradesman, Sol technical, Nurse Assistant.

Therefore, before applying for any post in the upcoming Indian Army open Bharti 2019 we advise candidates to go through the following details to ensure their eligibility for the post they wish to apply.

Indian Army Eligibility Criteria 2019-2020 GD, Clerk Tradesman Tech & NA Post Age Limit & Qualification:

As per the official requirement to qualify for any Indian Army Bharti candidates must have certain qualification considered as Indian Army eligibility criteria by the recruiting organization. In most cases, applicants are aware of these criteria which must be fulfilled to apply for any post of the Indian Army during the recruitment.

However, to make sure that every interested individual applies for a post based on their eligibility we have mentioned the entire Indian Army age limit, educational qualification, nationality, marital status, etc. required as announced by the Indian Army.

Age Limit:

Indian Army age limit criteria in terms of Indian Army clerk, tradesman, soldier technical and NA does not vary so to be eligible applicants must be of the following age.

  • Soldier GD: 17 Years 6 Months to 21 Years
  • Soldier Clerk/Tradesman/Tech/NA: 17 years 6 months to 23 years (maximum).

Educational Qualification:

In case of Indian Army educational qualification for the above-mentioned posts candidates must have specific qualification as mentioned below.

Soldier Clerk: At-least 10+2 (any discipline) with 60% in aggregate and 50% in each subject and should have studied English, Maths, Accounts.


For applicants, without Maths and Accounts in graduation, they must have a minimum of 40% in English.

Soldier Tradesman: Minimum 10th pass/ITI from a recognized board OR 8th pass for House-keeper post.

Soldier Technical: Applicants must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths, and%  English with 40% in each subject and 50% in aggregate.

Nurse Assistant: 10+2 (Science stream) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English and 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each of the subjects.


Graduation in Biology, Zoology, Bio-Science, and English.


Indian citizen, Subject of Nepal or Bhutan OR Tibetan Refugee OR Refugees of Indian origin.

Marital Status: Unmarried.

Indian Army Soldier GD Clerk Tradesman Tech & NA Selection Process & Physical Qualification :

For concerned candidates, crucial information related to Indian Army selection process, physical measurement test, PFT, medical test, and written exam has been provided in the following contents.

Once the applicants have been shortlisted based on their eligibility they are notified to report for further selection process which is conducted in respective recruitment venue.

Basically, those individuals who wish to join the Indian Army should prepare for the phase of the selection process. In this stage of the recruitment participants are selected based on various factors, so check out the procedure below.

  • Physical Measurement Test:
  • Physical Fitness Test:
  • Medical Test:
  • Written Exam:
  • Merit List:

Physical Measurement Test:

When selected candidates report to the recruitment venue they are put through the physical measurement test. In this test, the selection is determined by the physical attributes of each individual measured by the board.

In fact, to pass this test the participants are required to possess the following Indian Army height, weight, and chest requirements. For physical relaxation details, candidates may check the latter Indian Army height, weight, chest chart.

  • Height: 169 cm. (According to state or district hight is different)
  • Weight: Minimum 50 kgs.
  • Chest: 77 cm with a minimum of 5 cm expansion (82 cm with expansion).

Relaxation in Physical Standards:

Physical Fitness Test:

Once the PMT is completed selected candidates are called for their physical fitness test to continue the shortlisting process. The objective of this test is to evaluate the fitness and endurance qualities of the youngsters.

Eventually, the selection of candidates depends upon the fitness standards, and to complete this test each participant has to complete the following task which is mandatory.

If failed to complete any of these tasks will result in disqualification and candidates must perform these tasks at their own risk, so physical fitness is key to passing the Indian Army physical fitness test.

1.1.6 Km Running :

2. Pull Ups :

3. Balance :Should qualify and no marks are awarded.

4. 9 Fit Ditch :Should qualify and no marks are awarded.

Medical Test:

Those participants who are considered to be physically would qualify for the medical test of the recruitment. So, the selection then continues with the overall medical examination of the aspirants.

Aspirants shortlisted for this test must prepare themselves for thorough medical checkup conducted by the Army Medical Corps (AMC) cadre to ensure that only those individuals are selected who are in proper medical conditions.

To clear this test candidates must have ideal medical or health conditions, mental status, including proper eye vision, hearing abilities, oral health, and desired physical development.

Written Exam:

Individuals declared to be medically fit will qualify for the final test of the selection process. Regarding the final test, we would like to notify the candidates that this is a written exam conducted by the board.

The most important factor related to the written exam is that candidates must know the distinct exam pattern and syllabus prescribed by the board for each trade, based on which the exam is conducted.

However, to pass which exam candidates appearing the exam for any trade has to score the minimum qualifying marks or Cut off which does vary for each trade when declared by the board.

Merit List:

Although, selection of the participants takes place in each of the tests mentioned above the final selection is completed by evaluating the overall performance of the candidates.

Therefore, in the end, the recruiting organization is known for releasing the final merit list prepared based on the performance of the participants. However, it takes 2 to 3 months for the list to be released.

So, candidates after appearing the exam must wait for a certain period of time until they receive a notification related to Indian Army merit list 2019.

Bonus Marks: 

Award Of Bonus Marks NCC/Sportsman/Computer Course Candidates For All Trades

Bonus Marks For Outstanding Sportsmen

Indian Army Bharti Rally Required Documents List:

At the recruitment venue candidates are called forward for the final eligibility screening round and to complete this round the documents of the participant will be crosschecked by the authority.

Hence, it is compulsory for the aspirants to produce these documents for verification to confirm their candidature. There are several documents that will be verified, so we advise candidates to carry the following documents required at the Indian Army open Bharti venue.

  1. Educational Qualification certificates (All).
  2. Official Birth Certificate.
  3. Residential/Domicile documents.
  4. Identity proof documents.
  5. Character Certificate.
  6. Caste Certificate.
  7. Relation Certificate (For Army relation Bharti).
  8. Sports certificate (If Any).
  9. NCC certificate (If Any).

More details about the Indian Army Eligibility Criteria 2019-2020 for solider GD, clerk, tradesman, technical and NA post, visit the official website of the Join Indian Army.

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