Army Technical - Exam Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus - 2021


Army Technical-2021, Eligibility Criteria, Selection procedure, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus

The defence services offer a dignified disciplined and prestigious life to the aspirants. Indian Army technical trade is the best gateway to join the Indian Army. Thousands of Candidates are recruited through an Open Rally system.

Army Technical - Exam Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus - 2021
Army Technical - Exam Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus - 2021

Eligibility criteria

Age: Candidates applying for Army Technical should be between 17½-23 years

Educational Qualification

Poat Educaational Qualification
Army Technical Passed 12th having Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English with 50% aggregate and 40% in each Subject. OR 3 Years diploma in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/Automobiles/Computer Science, Mechanical, Electronic and Instruments Engineering) from a Polytechnic institute.

Selection Procedure

Physical Fitness Test

PFT is considered an important part of the Indian Army because most of the candidates get eliminated in this round. PFT test carry 100 marks: -

The Procedure of the physical fitness test is given below: -

Document Verification: - candidate cannot participate if he did not have legal documents. So please check all the documents carefully to pass the physical fitness test (PFT).

Height Measurement: - Candidate has to fill the accurate height while filling the application form. if you fill the wrong height then during measurement you would be rejected for this rally.

Running (1600 meters): - This is the main event where most candidates are eliminated from the competition. The race is the most particular part of the rally.

In the race, candidates are divided into two groups (Group 1 and Group 2) to run, there will be no particular pattern to run so try to go for Group 1 and front row of the group.

Normally you will need to run 1600 meters 1.6 km in minimum of 6.20 minutes to go in the next round. Based on your performance, you will place in the group. Race criteria is as given below: - 

If you complete the race in 5 min 40 sec., you will get 60 marks (Group 1)

If your completer the race in 5 min 41 sec. to 6 min 20 sec., you will get 48 marks (Group 2)

If your completer the race in above 6 mins. 20 sec. you will fail.

Pull ups on the Beam: - After the race, pull up’s round will begin, this will check the candidate’s energy. This may be quite hard for the candidate.

Chest Measurement (5 cm increase after expansion): - In this round, the candidate must satisfy the given standards and his chest should be increased at least 5cm after expansion.

Zig- Zag Balancing: - you will ask to walk or run slowly on zig-zag rope or like stand. You should pass the round.

Feet Ditch: - In this round, candidates have to cross 9 feet deep ditch by jumping on it. It will be the final round of the PFT.

Physical Measurement

States Height (in cm) Chest (in cm) Weight (in kg)
Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttarakhand 163 77 48
Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) and Rajasthan 170 77 50
Bihar, Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal and Orissa 169 77 50
Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Goa 165 77 50
Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 167 77 50
Meghalaya, Sikkim, Assam, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling, Kalimpong District 157 77 48

Medical Test

Applicant must fulfil medical conditions to apply for the post of Army Technical.

Applicants must have a good physique and good mental health.

The chest should be well developed with a 05 cm increase after expansion.

The applicant must score at least 14 dental points in the medical test.

Applicant’s both ears should clean and well hearing condition.

Applicant’s binocular vision in each eye should be good and should be able to read 6/6 in a distant vision chart.

 He should be free from varicocele, piles, etc.

Written Exam

In the written exam, candidates should score maximum marks to get selected. Candidate must attempt 50 questions of 100 marks. Questions will come from General Knowledge, Maths, Physics, Chemistry. Each question carries 2 marks and there is a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer. Exam, is of 01 hour (60 minutes). Candidate must score minimum of 40 pass marks to clear the test.

Merit List

The merit list will be based on the physical test, medical test, and written test.


After the selection, candidates are called for the 09 months Training session. Candidates will be able to get a break after 06 months for 30 days and rest 03 months training will continue afterward.

Exam Pattern

Subjects Number of Questions Marks
General Knowledge 10 20
Mathematics 15 30
Physics 15 30
Chemistry 10 20
Total 50 100
Passing Marks 4

Army Technical Examination Syllabus

To clear the army technical written exam, Candidates have to prepare and focus to army technical syllabus, subjects, and topics. Candidates will get 2-3 months for the written exam preparation. We are going to share the exam syllabus to crack written exam.

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