Army Soldier (GENERAL DUTY)

We provide Coaching for ARMY Soldier (General Duty). ATULYA Academy is the best coaching center for Indian Army. Indian ARMY Soldier (General Duty) selection procedure followed by Indian Army has been detailed below.

Indian Army Soldier (General Duty) are the backbone of the army and consist mainly of fighting troops apart from other trades. You could be enrolled into Arms or Services. The duties will be as under

Arms. In Arms you could join the Infantry, Artillery, Armoured Corps, Engineers or Army Air Defence (AAD) as fighting troops, drivers, operators, gunners etc and many other General Duties.

Services. In Services you could be enrolled into Army Service Corps (ASC), Ordnance, Army Medical Corps (AMC) on General Duties, operators, drivers etc.

Every year Indian Army recruits thousands of young boys as Soldier GD. Indian Army conducts Soldier General Duty (Army-GD) recruitment through open rallies. Open rallies are organized by Zonal/Army Recruiting Office (ZRO/ARO/IRO) and UHQ quota. AROs are located in various places which covers few districts in its jurisdictions. Generally every ARO has 4-6 Districts under its jurisdiction. ARO organizes open rally to recruit the volunteer male candidates as soldier GD. Generally every ARO conducts two rallies in a year. First of all publicity about rallies is been carried out via different methods like, newspaper, employment newspaper and by printed materials. Rally schedule (Bharti programme) is also published before rally.

The same way under UHQ quota, regimental centers organize rally for the dependents of army personnel. Regimental centers also organize recruitment rally twice a year.Dependents and brothers of serving soldier may participate in recruitment process.

Eligibility Criteria - ARMY Soldier (GENERAL DUTY)

Age 17 ½ – 21 Yrs.

Education Qualification Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 32% in each subject.

Documents Required

Education Certificate

Domicile Certificate

Caste Certificate

Character Certificate

Ration Card

Voter ID

Chest Minimum 77 cm & 5 cm expansion

Height 170 cm

Step-I
PFT ( Physical Fitness Test) - ARMY Soldier (GENERAL DUTY)

1600 meters running

60 Marks

Candidates need to complete 1600 meters running in given time and will be awarded marks as below:

Ist Group     : 60 Marks

IInd Group  : 48 Marks

10 Pull Ups (Beem)

40 Marks

Candidates need to do 6-10 Pull Ups and will be awarded marks as below:

Pull Ups :

10 and above  : 40 Marks.

9                        : 33 Marks
8                        : 27 Marks
7                         : 21 Marks
6                         : 16 Marks

9 feet Ditch

Candidates need to jump over 9 feet Ditch in one attempt and it will be qualifying only.

Zig-Zag walk for Balancing

Candidates need to clear Zig-Zag walk for Balancing round and it will be qualifying only.

Step-II
Medical Test

Medical Test standards for ARMY Soldier (GENERAL DUTY).

  • A candidate should have robust physique and good mental health.
  • Chest should be well developed having minimum 5 cm expansion.
  • Should have normal hearing with each ear and good binocular vision in both eyes. He should be able to read 6/6 in distant vision chart with each eye. Colour vision should be CP.
  • III ( able to recognize white, signal red and signal green colours correctly as shown by Martin’s Lantern at 1.5 mtrs)
  • Should have sufficient number of natural healthy gum and teeth i.e. minimum 14 dental points.
  • Should not have disease like deformity of bones, hydrocele and varicocle or piles.
  • Soldier (GD) for Infantry will have 6/6 eye sight.
  • HIV Screening during recruitment stage is being considered keeping in mind the angles of human rights & legal aspects.

Step-III
Written Test

Subject Marks
GK 30
Science 40
Math’s 30
Total 100

Note: Final merit list will be consist of PFT (100 Marks) + Written Test (100 Marks) = 200 Marks.

SYLLABUS FOR SOLDIER GENERAL DUTY

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Abbreviations – National and International
Sports – National and International.
Awards & Prizes -National awards, Gallantry awards, Nobel Prizes.
History – Important dates & battles in Indian and World, History and land marks of Indian History, national movement.
Geography -Solar System Space exploration, The earth principal peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest etc.
Terminology – Geographical terms, Economic terms, Astronomical terms, Legal terms and Misc terms.

GENERAL SCIENCE

Human Body – Food and nutrition, diseases and prevention, vitamins and their uses.
Question of General Science consisting of topic related to Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
based on fundamentals and day to day activities.
Medical Terms.
Scientific Terms.
Scientific and Research Institutes in India.
IO/Numeral Ability – The questions will be based on the ability of the candidates of age
group ranging between 16 & 20 years

MATHEMATICS

Arithmetic – Consisting of numbers, HCF, LCM, Decimal fraction, square root, percentage, Average, Ratio  and proportion, partnership, profit  &  loss, unitary  method,  time  work  and  distance, simple interest.
Algebra – Basic operations and factorization, HCF and LCM, quadratic equations.
Geometry – Lines and angles, triangles quadrilaterals, parallelograms and circles Mensuration Area  and  perimeters  of  Squares,  rectangles  parallelograms  and  circles,  volume  and surface area of cube, cuboids, cone, cylinders and sphere.
Note : The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the  subject.    At  times  questions  may  be  asked  other  than  the  above  topics  but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE.

At ATULYA Academy we provides

(A) Physical Test Coaching (By Professional Coaches)
(B) Medical Test (By Retd Army Doctors)
(C) Hostel Facilities (including Lodging & Dinning)
(D) Written Coaching:

  • Daily Classes
  • Study material & Notes provide by academy
  • Daily Test papers on OMR Sheet with Negative marking effect
  • Course duration till exam dates
  • Coaching Fees – 15000/- till Exam
  • Hostel Fees – 200/- per day

Recruitment Locations

PUNJAB , JAMMU AND KASHMIR

HQ Rtg office Jalandhar

Distts of Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur & Kapurthal

HQ Rtg Zone, Jalandhar Cantt - 144 005
Tel : 80-6918

HARYANA, HIMACHAL PRADESH AND CHANDIGARH

HQ Rtg office Ambala

Distts of Ambala, Karnal, Kurukshetra , UT of Chandigarh and yamunanagar.

HQ Rtg Zone, Chandrasekhar Marg, Ambala Cantt-133 001
Tel: 6995

UTTAR PRADESH AND UTTRANCHAL

HQ Rtg office Lucknow

Distts of Lucknow , Gonda, Unnao, Bahraich, Barabanki, Kanpur Barabanki, Kanpur , Fatehpur, Hamirpur, Basti and Banda.

HQ Rtg Zone, 236 Mahatma Gandhi Road , Lucknow Cantt. - 226002
Tel :292836

WEST BENGAL AND ORISSA

HQ Rtg Office Calcutta

Distts of 24 Parganas(South), Kolkata, Midnapur (both East and West) and Hawrah.

HQ Rtg Zone, 1 Gokhale Road, Calcutta-700 020
Tel : 2222321-6195

BIHAR AND JHARKHAND

HQ Rtg Office Danpur

Distts of Patna , Bhojpur, Vaishali, Saran, Gopalganj and Buxer

HQ Rtg Zone, Danapur
Cantt-801 503
Tel : 4272777-387

MADHYA PRADESH AND CHATTISGARH

HQ Rtg Office Jabalpur

Distts of Jabalpur , Shahdol, Mandla, Balghat, Rewa, Satna, Narsinghpur, Seoni, Damoh, Sidhi and Panna

HQ Rtg Zone, T-23, Ridge Road, Jabalpur-482 001 (MP)
Tel :76-762246

ASSAM , MEGHALAYA, ARUNACHAL PRADESH, NAGALAND, MANIPUR, TRIPURA AND MIZORAM

HQ Rtg Office Shillong

Distts of Morigaon, Nagaon, East & West Khasi Hill East & West Garo Hills and Jaintia Hills.

HQ Rtg Zone, Shillong - 788025
Tel : 224300-6932

MAHARASHTRA AND GUJARAT

HQ Rtg Office Pune

Distts of Pune, Ahmednagar, Sholapur and Osmanabad.

HQ Rtg Zone, 3, Rajendra Singhji Road
Pune-411 001
Tel:6360849

KARNATAKA AND KERALA

HQ Rtg Zone Bangalore

Distts of Bangalore , Kolar, Mandya, Mysore , Tumkur, Chitradurga and Bellary

HQ Rtg Zone, 148, Field Marshal KM Kariappa Road, Bangalore-560025
Tel: 5591999
5096264

TAMILNADU AND ANDHRA PRADESH

HQ Rtg Zone Chennai

Distts of Chennai, Chingalpur, Dharampuri, North & South Arcot, UT of Pondicherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Chittoor Distt of Andhra Pradesh.

HQ Rtg Zone, Fort Saint George, Chennai-600 009
Tel:5312608

INDEPENDENT RTG OFFICE

IRO Delhi Cantt

State of Delhi and Distts of Gurgaon and Faridabad of Haryana

Independent Rtg Office,
Delhi Cantt-110 011
Tel:566660