Indian Army Soldier Entry

Age Limit

Age should be between 17 1/2 to 21 years


10th Pass with 33% marks and each subject must contain 33% marks.

Stages Of Selection Process

  1. Written Exam
  2. Physical Test
  3. Medical Test
  4. Merit List

Physical Standards

  • Height - 167 cms, relaxable for certain regions.
  • Weight - 50 kg, relaxableforcertain regions
  • Chest - 77/82 cm.

Medical Standards

A candidate should have robust physique and good mental health. Chest should be well developed having minimum 5 cms expansion

Should have normal hearing with each ear and good binocular vision in both eyes. He should be able to read 6/6 in distant vision chart with each eye.

Color vision should be CP-III.

Should recognize red and green colours. Should have sufficient number of natural healthy gum and teeth i.e. minimum 14 dental points

Should not have disease like deformity of bones, hydrocele and varicocle or piles.

Syllabus Pattern

Subject Marks Pass Marks
General Knowledge 30
General Science 40 32
Maths 30


General Knowledge

  • Abbreviations -National and International.
  • Sports -National and International.
  • Awards & Prizes - National awards, Gallantry awards, Nobel Prizes.
  • History -Important dates & battles in Indian and World History and land marks of Indian History, national movement.
  • Geography -Solar System Space exploration, The earth principal peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest etc.
  • Terminology Terms -Geographical terms, Economic terms, Astronomical / terms, Legal terms and Misc.


  • Indian Armed Forces.
  • Indian Towns, States and Uts.
  • Institutions and Research Stations, International space Stations and Festivals of India and World.
  • Indian News Agencies and Dailies. Continents and Sub Continents. Inventions andDiscoveries. Environment. The Constitution of India.
  • Religious communities and Principal Languages. National and International Days.
  • International Organizations. Books and Authors. The world of Plants and animals. Current Affairs and Who's Who

General Science

  • Human Body - Food and nutrition, diseases and prevention, vitamins and their uses.
  • Question of General Science consisting of topic related to Physics, Chemistry and Biology. based on fundamentals and day to day activities.
  • Medical Terms.
  • Scientific Terms.
  • Scientific and Research Institutes in India.
  • IO / Numeral Ability
  • The questions will be based on the ability of the candidates of age group ranging between 16 & 20 years.


Arithmetic Consisting of numbers, HCF, LCM, Decimal fraction, square roots, percentage, Average, Ratio and proportion, partnership, profit & loss, unitary method, time work and distance, simple interest. Algebra Basic operations and factorization, HCF and LCM, Quadratic equations.


Lines and angles, triangles quadrilaterals, parallelograms and circles Mensuration Area and perimeters of Squares, rectangles parallelograms and circles, volume and surface area of cube, cuboids, cone, cylinders and sphere.

Note :

The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE.