If we talk about the number of military personnel, then the Indian Army is the second largest army in the world and serving in the Indian Army is a matter of great pride in itself. In the Indian Army, initial appointment is made mainly on 2 posts – (1). As a commissioned officer in the rank of Lieutenant; And (2). In the rank of constable a non-commissioned employee. Here in this article, we will give you complete information related to the eligibility and process of becoming a Sepoy or Soldier in the Indian Army. So let us know how to become a soldier in the Army.

If you want to get appointed as a commissioned officer in the Indian Army, then for this you will have to pass the NDA exam or CDS exam conducted by UPSC as per your qualification and after that, you will also have to pass the SSB interview. Must pass.

What is the qualification to become a soldier in the Army?

Candidates wishing to become Constable (General Duty) in the Indian Army should have the following qualifications:-

educational qualification :

• Passed 10th class with a minimum of 45% marks from a recognized education board in India.

• There is no requirement of a minimum of 45% marks in the 10th class for Gorkha candidates.

Age Range :

• Candidates’ age should be between seventeen and a half years (17 years and 6 months) to 21 years.

Height :

• The minimum height requirement to become a constable (General Duty) in the Indian Army depends on the place of residence of the candidate.

• The minimum height of candidates from the Western Plains region of India should be 170 cm and the minimum height of candidates from the Eastern Himalayan region should be 160 cm.

• In this way, India has been divided into many regions and the minimum height requirement for the candidates of the respective region is different.

• But this variation in minimum height is within the range of 157 cm to 170 cm. Therefore, before applying, candidates should meet the minimum height of their area. Be sure to check the limits.

How is the final selection for the post of constable (general duty) in the Army?

The final appointment to the post of Constable (General Duty) in the Army is based on the merit list prepared based on total marks obtained in both the examinations of the candidates who have qualified for the above two written examinations (Physical Fitness Test + Common Entrance Examination). However, the selected candidates also have to pass the relevant medical examination.

How to apply for the post of constable in the Army :

To apply for the post of constable in the Army, candidates can apply online by visiting the link https://joinindianarmy.nic.in/BR AVOApplicantEligibility.htm and filling in the general information. In India, recruitment of army constables continues almost throughout the year in various fields. Therefore, by selecting the concerned state and filling in the other information required on the above link, you can click on the “Check Eligibility” link and check whether there is going to be any recruitment for the post of constable as per your qualification at this time or not. If yes, then you can apply online by going to the relevant “Apply” link.

It is necessary to mention here that the 10th :

Class Mere is the minimum essential qualification for the post of Constable (General Duty). Apart from the post of Constable (General Duty), there are many other posts of Constable in the Indian Army such as Constable (Technical), Constable (Clerk), Constable (Nursing Assistant) etc. for which the educational qualification is 12th class. Therefore, if you have passed the 12th class with relevant subjects and minimum prescribed marks, then you can apply for the above posts also through the process written above. Can apply online only.

How and to what post is an army soldier promoted?

After being appointed to the post of Sepoy in the Indian Army, candidates can reach the post of Subedar Major through promotion. The post of Subedar Major in the Army is the post of a junior commissioned officer. In the Indian Army, from Sepoy to Subedar Major, all the posts based on seniority are as follows:-

• Subedar Major

• Subedar

• Naib Subedar

• sergeant

• naik

• Lance Naik

• soldier

Therefore, a soldier gets promoted to the rank of Lance Naik after about 5 years of service. After that, after approximately every 5 years of service, one can get sequential promotion to the post of Naik, Havildar, Naib Subedar, Subedar and Subedar Major. Out of all the posts mentioned above, the posts of Naib Subedar, Subedar and Subedar Major are the posts of junior commissioned officers.