Pak Army Announces Jobs For Junior Commissioned Officer and Soldier

Pakistan Army has announced jobs for junior commissioned officer (Naib Khateeb) and soldier (Sipahi. Application process has started now and will be open from October 15 to November 15, 2019. Applications can be submitted online on Pakistan Army's recruitment website joinpakarmy.gov.pk

 However, for the post of soldier, online application is not necessary. Candidates can also register for Soldier (Sipahi) post by visiting nearest army employment center. Through this induction procedure, you can join pak army for the following posts: 

  • Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) Naib Khateeb
  • Sipahi
  • Military Police
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Sweeper / Sanitary Worker

Eligibility criteria to join Pak Army

Citizen of Pakistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan

Age and Height Requirements

Junior Commissioned Officer (Naib Khateeb)

  • Age between 20 to 28 years on April 01, 2020
  • Minimum height 5 ft 3 inches
  • Age limit for Candidates already in Army service is 22 to 35 years and their service should be between 1 to 16 years

Sipahi (Soldier)

  • The age of Candidate’s must be between 17 1/2 to 23 years. However the 1 year age relaxation is given to graduates and 2 years of age relaxation to the the relatives of martyrs, Injured in war, and those having a valid driving license.
  • 5 ft 6 inches height (167.5 cm)
  • Clerck and Cook 5ft 3 inches
  • Military Police 5 ft 8 inches
  • Sweeper 5 ft 3 inches

Ideal Height

  • Normal height Five feet 6 inches (167.5 cm)
  • Height of Clerk and Cook- Five feet three inches (160 cm)
  • Height of Military Police- Five feet eight inches (173 cm)
  • However the relaxation is given to the relatives of martyrs.

Academic Qualification to join Pak Army:

Junior Commissioned Officer (Naib Khateeb)

  • Dars-e-Nizami from a Deeni Madrassa, attested by Higher Education Commisison
  •  Minimum FA/FSc from any recognized board in Pakistan
  • Fluency in Arabic, Qira'at and Hiz-e-Quran shall be considered additional qualification.

Sipahi (Soldier )

  • Matric or Higher qualification
  • For Clerks (Intermediate or higher) Candidates having computer knowledge will be preferred.
  • For Cook: Middle or higher
  • Sweeper: Un-educated or Primary at the highest level
  • Special quota is available for minoritie