In this blog we will be talking about how to join Pak Army as Soldier and will be providing all the valuable information you need if you want to apply there. There are different ways to join Pak army and different programs that you can apply for as well but in this blog we will be focusing on the basic soldier way of seeking recruitment in Army.

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There are quite a lot of ways to recruit in Pak Army and we will be looking at them in summarizing style and will be listing them down below.

1) Join As Medical Cadet

2) Join As Technical Cadet 

3) Join As Officer through 146 PMA Course 

4) Join In AFNS General Nursing (Only for females) 

5) Join As Soldier (We will be discussing this in detail)

For added details and in depth information about all of these programs, you can click on the links where all these blogs have been uploaded on PrepareHOW.

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Join Pak Army As Soldier

This is the basic recruitment in the army, and you will join Pak Army as Soldier also known as sepoy in the common language. You can apply in many ways for this opportunity to serve your country while being foot soldiers as well, you can apply via internet by going to JoinPakArmy and you can also apply in person by visiting army recruitment centers as well.

The eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • Be in age group of (17 -25 years)
  • Be unmarried
  • Height must be minimum 5 feet and weight corresponding to BMI chart
  • Minimum Matric qualified
  • Be a Pakistani citizen

Written Tests. Written Test for entries of soldiers, matric and above is an important segment of induction process. Pattern of question paper will be on the following lines:-

(1) English (30 Marks). This part will consist of easy translation both English to Urdu and Urdu to English and simple singular/plurals.

(2) Urdu (20 Marks). This portion will include the corrections of sentences, simple singular/plurals and change of the gender.

(3) Mathematics (20 Marks). 5 questions framed from Factorization, Logarithm, Subtraction of Polynomials, Algebra and Variations will be given in this section.

(4) General Knowledge, Islamiyat and Geography (10 Marks each). In these segments 10 question each from all three subjects will be asked from the candidates in the form of fill in the blanks and multiple choice

There are physical and medical tests along with the final selection by ISSB. To join Pak Army as soldier all these steps will be followed.

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Dates to apply

To join Pak Army as Soldier, the application dates are usually from April-May and in 2020 they were 10 April till 10 May and in upcoming years it will be like that as well.


I hope you have fully understood all the information provided about how to join Pak Army as soldier along with eligibility criteria, registration etc. You can also read my blog about JOIN PAK ARMY – 5 IMPORTANT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW in which all the army programs are listed as well.

All the detailed information you need to know about the separate programs to apply for will be at the PrepareHOW site.

You can also visit JoinPakArmy for added program and test information as well and you will be applying from there as well. For Entry test preparation you can take assistance of PrepareHOW app.

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