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Indian Army Bharti Screening Procedure for Recruitment Rally Posts

Every year Indian Army release the Open Bharti Rally posts and Officer Jobs Notification. Thousands of candidates participate in the Recruitment Rally, out of which some can get the job, but few didn't get the opportunity, because of less knowledge of screening procedure.

Indian Army Rally - How to Apply

All interested candidates who are seeking Indian Army Jobs after 10 through Recruitment Rally or who are joining Indian army as JCO/ OR are required to fill Online Application Form on joinindianarmy website. The Online Registration process is compulsory for all the candidates.

In this article, we are providing the eligibility criteria for Indian Army Recruitment Rally posts. First of all, we are discussing the age and qualification criteria for army rally posts.

1. Qualification and Age Criteria for Recruitment Rally Posts:

Post Name Qualification Age Details
Soldier General Duty (All Arms) Pass 10th standard with aggregate 45% marks, For 12th and above; No %age required. 17½-21 Years
Soldier (Technical) (Technical Arms, Artillery, Army Air Defense) Intermediate (12th standard) with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English subjects, with aggregate 45% marks and 40% marks in each subject. (Simple pass in 10+2 with requisite subjects is acceptable up-to 31st Mar 2015) 17½-23 Years
Soldier Clerk/ Store Keeper Technical (All Arms) Pass 12th standard in any discipline with aggregate 50% marks and 40% in each subject. The Candidates should have studied and passed English and Maths/ Accounts/ Book Keeping in Class X or Class XII with 40% marks in each subject.
In case of Graduate with Maths and English as a subject in BSc, the stipulation of 40% in Class X or Class XII is waived off. In case of graduate without English and Maths/ Accounts/Book Keeping, he should have scored more than 40% in English and Maths/ Accounts/ Book Keeping at least once in Class X or Class XII.
17½-23 Years
Soldier Tradesmen (All Arms) Pass 10th standard with ITI certificate (except Syce. Mess Keeper and House Keeper-who may be the 8th pass) 17½-23 Years
Soldier Nursing Assistant (Army Medical Corps) Pass Intermediate in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English with aggregate 50% marks and 40% in each subject.
In case the candidate has a B Sc Degree with (Botany/ Zoology/ Bio-Science) and English, the stipulation of percentage in Class XII is waived off. However, the candidate should have studied all the four specified subjects in Class XII also.
17½-23 Years

The first step of Recruitment Rally posts is Physical Measurement (height/ chest) and documents verification round, candidate brings all the original + photocopies of following documents which are mentioned in the post at the time of army rally which is held at a various army recruiting offices and centers of Indian Army.

2. Indian Army Height, Chest Required for Recruitment Rally Posts:

Region Name State Name Height (Cm) Chest Weight
    Soldier General Duty/ Tradesmen Soldier Technical Clerk/ Store Keeper Technical In Cm In Kg
Western Himalayan Region Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter-State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East of Road Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar, and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand) 166 163 162 77 48
Eastern Himalayan Region Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts) 160 157 160 77 48
Western Plains Region Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 170 162 77 50
Eastern Plains Region Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha 169 169 162 77 50
Central Region Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 167 162 *77 50
Southern Region Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry 166 165 162 77 50

The second step is Physical Fitness Test which carrying 100 marks and contains following test such as 1.6 km running, pull-ups, balance, and 9 feet ditch and after-that those candidates who are passed the fitness test, he will call for Medical and Written Examination.

3. Indian Army Physical Fitness Procedure for Recruitment Rally Posts:

A) 1.6 Km Running Marks :

Running Timings Group I/ II Maximum Marks
Up to 5 minutes 40 seconds  Group I 60 Marks
Up to 5.41 to 6.20 seconds  Group II 48 Marks
Above 6 minutes 20 seconds   Fail

B) Pull-Ups Marks :

No of Pull-Ups Marks
6 16
7 21
8 27
9 33
10 40

C) Balance Marks:
Candidate should qualify balance round but it has no marks.
D) 9 Feet Ditch Marks: Candidate should qualify 9 feet ditch round but it has no marks.

Third and Final Step for Recruitment Rally posts is Written Examination; Only those candidate will allow facing third round which qualifies Physical Fitness and Medical Test round. Indian Army sends Written Exam Call Letter for selected candidate and after-that those candidates who qualify the Written Exam, he will be selected as an officer in Indian Army after the training in various training centers of Indian Army which spread all over the country. Source: Join Indian Army

Documents Required at Indian Army Rally Site :

1. Original + Two Set
- photocopies of 10th/ 12th and other educational certificates
- photocopies of NCC certificate
- photocopies of Domicile certificate
- photocopies of Caste certificate
- photocopies of Sports certificate
- photocopies of Religion certificate
- photocopies of Character certificate
- photocopies of an Unmarried certificate (if candidate below 21 years)
- photocopies of Ward of Ex-Servicemen certificate
- photocopies of another relevant certificate
- minimum 20 latest passport size photograph

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