Indian Army consist number of arms and services. The range of opportunity is very wide but the Army Soldier Tradesman category is a special one. It is divided into two categories â€“ General Duties (GD) and Specified Duties (SD).
For the recruitment of Army Soldier Tradesman Indian Army conducts an exam namely Indian Army Soldier Tradesman examination. This examination is generally held four times in a year and advertised in the Employment News and other leading dailies.
Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 17 1/2 to 21 years for Soldiers General Duty as on the date of rally. For other posts age should be between 17 1/2 to 23 years.
Educational Qualification: Candidates are required to have minimum Graduate, 12th, 10th, 8th, Relevant Degree/ Diploma in relevant trades.
â€¢ Paper pattern
Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a written test. Common Entrance Examination (CEE) is conducted on 4th Sunday of Jan, Mar, May, Jul. Sep & Nov. for recruitment of Soldiers. It comprises of following paper:
Paper â€“ I: It generally comprises of questions on IQ, Numerical ability general knowledge and current affairs. Duration of papers is 60 minutes.
Total Marks: 100
Pass Marks: 32
â€¢ How to apply?
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.
Kindly, visit: www.indianarmy.nic.in
Medical Dates: 16 Oct & 17 Oct 2014 (Dehradun)
Written Test Date: 25 Jan 2015 (Lansdowne)