Exam Detail

I.A.S.G.D ExamIndian Army Soldiers General Duty (NER) Exam

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:1 Hours
  • Stream-: Civil Services
  • Medium-: Multiple
  • Examination Mode-: Offline
  • Total Questions-: 100

Indian Army Soldiers General Duty N.E.R Exam is conducted four times in a year for recruiting personnel to the Indian Army as Sepoy/Soldier. The short listed candidates are imparted the required training to become fully capable of dedicating themselves to the honorable task of serving their country on various fronts throughout their carrier.

Indian Army Soldiers General Duty Exam Eligibility  

Educational Qualification

Aspiring candidates who have passed the Matriculation / equivalent examination preferably with Science and English as the main are eligible to apply for the Indian Army Soldiers General Duty exam.

Age

Male candidates belonging to the age group of 16 to 21 years are eligible

Nationality

A candidate must either be:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Certificate of eligibility will not, however, be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

Marital Status

Unmarried Indian male citizens are eligible.

Physical Standard

  • Minimum Height of the candidates must be 167 cm, which can be relaxed for candidates belonging to certain regions.
  • Chest Measurement: On expansion, the candidate's chest measurement should not be less than 77 cm with minimum range of expansion of 5 cm.
  • Minimum Weight of the candidates must be 50 kilograms, which can be relaxed for candidates belonging to certain regions.
  • General Health: The candidate must be free of all communicable diseases and cardiovascular, medical or surgical deformities or infection.

Exam Application Procedure

The applications for the said exam are invited through advertisements published in the Employment News and other leading newspapers. Interested candidates may collect blank application forms that are available, free of cost, at local Recruitment Offices, District Collector's Office, Zila Parishads and Employment Exchanges. However aspiring candidates can send their applications on plain paper, handwritten / typed but as per the given format.

Exam Pattern

Selections for the Indian Army Soldiers General Duty Exam is made on the basis of a written test followed by Physical fitness test.

Only the successful candidates in written test will be put through the aptitude test and interview. Final selection will be on basis of overall merit attained in all the test. 

Physical Fitness Test

Physical Fitness Test carries 100 marks and the test are as follows

  • 1 mile run

S.no

Timmings

Marks

1 6.06 Mins to 6.20 24 marks
2 5.51 Mins to 6 .05 36 marks
3 5.41 Mins to 5.5 48 marks
4 5.40 Mins and below 60 marks
  • Pull ups

S.No

Numbers

Marks

1 6 16
2 7 21
3 8 27
4 9 33
5 10 and above 40
  • Balance
  • 9 feet ditch

Application Procedure:

Blank application forms are available, free of cost, at local Recruitment Offices, District Collector's Office, Zila Parishads and Employment Exchanges. Candidates are at liberty to send their application on plain paper, handwritten/typed but as per format.

 

Exam Syllabus

Indian Army Soldiers General Duty (NER) Exam Consists of questions from

  • General Intelligence,
  • Mathematical Aptitude and
  • General Knowledge.  in Priliminary exam and 
  • Physics, Chemistry and Biology in mains exam
  • For English S.P. Bakshi
  • For Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
  • For G.K. The Lucent and The Arihant
  • For Current Affars The Hindu
  • For Maths R.S. Aggarwal and Rajesh Verma

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