Indian Army Female GD Eligibility – Age Limit, Height, Chest, Weight

Indian Army GD (General Duty) eligibility for female candidates (Women Military Police): Age limit, Physical Fitness Test (Height, Chest, Weight), physical qualification (Race or Running, Long Jump, High Jump), Educational qualification, Medical fitness test (Gender, health, Pregnancy), & Written test via CEE.

If you are planning to apply in Indian army for female GD post then you should know all the eligibility criteria such as physical qualification & measurements, educational qualification etc.

Each year thousands of female candidates from all over the country apply for women military police, and the competition is just overwhelming. When vacancies are just in 100’s and applications are in tens & thousands then it just normal to have so much of compition. The chances of success in such compition are very slim, and one can not afford to make a single mistake.

Before you go on to apply online for women MP on, you must first make sure that you fulfill all the eligibility criteria so that you don’t face any problems in future, after all you wouldn’t want to be rejected just because you were unaware of some silly eligibility criteria.

In this article, we will discuss in detail about army female GD qualification & eligibility criteria, the selection process/recruitment process of the Indian army Female GD Bharti.

The written exam for female GD will be conducted on 25th July 2021.

Indian Army Female GD Eligibility – Age Limit, Height, Chest, Weight

If the female candidates meet all the eligibility criteria such as Age limit, Educational, Medical, & Physical qualification then only they will be able to get select for Women Military Force. Let’s discuss in details each one of these qualifications.

Army female GD women military police

Here is the official notification for GD eligibility for females and important notes on the selection process in the PDF format Indian Army GD Eligibility & Selection process For Female candidates.

#1. Educational Qualifications of Army GD for Female

To fulfil educational qualifications, one must have all the following:

  • The applicant must be minimum 10th/metric pass or equivalent from a recognized board.
  • The applicant must have scored minimum 33% marks in each subject in class 10th.
  • The applicant’s minimum overall percentage in 10th should be 45%.

Note: Though, anyone who satisfies the above educational qualifications can apply, but, due to shortage of vacancies only the shortlisted candidates are called for physical test. Keep on reading to know how are applicants shortlisted for PFT.

# 2. Age Limit of Army GD for Female

The Age limit for female candidates in the Indian army GD is 17½  to 21 years, as per the documents. As per recruitment notification of 2021, only those candidates who’s date of birth lies between 01 Oct 2000 to 01 Apr 2004 can apply.

Note: There is no age relaxation for any group, category or cast. However, the female candidates who are widows of defense personnel who have died in harness are given the age relaxation, they can apply till 30 years.

# 3. Nationality For Indian Army GD For Female Candidates

The applicant must be a citizen of India or Gorkhas (Nepalese & Indian).

# 4. Marital Status For Women Military Police in the Indian Army

Candidates with different marital status can apply for army female GD MP under the following conditions:

  1. Unmarried: The unmarried candidate should have the unmarried certificate with photograph issued within the last six months.
  2. Married: Married female candidates who are widowed, divorced, or legally separated but do not have any children can also apply.
  3. Women who are widows of defense personnel (who have died in harness) and have children but not remarried are also eligible to apply.

# 5. Physical Qualification & Eligibility Criteria For Army GD For Female

For physical qualification, height, chest, & weight are the major criteria. The physical qualifications for these criteria are as follows.

Height For Army GD For Female

For some reasons the height criterion always confuses the applicants. So, let’s put an end to this confusion. The rule for height is simple if you do not fall under any of the height relaxation category, then your height must be 152 cms (around 4.9 feet).

Candidates who fall under the following categories are eligible for relaxation in height:

Relaxation in height & weight for army female GD military police
Category Height (in cm) Weight (in cm)
Daughter of Servicemen (DOS) 2 2
Daughter of Ex-Servicemen (DOEX)
Daughter of War Widow (DOWW)
Daughter of Widow of Ex-Servicemen (DOW)
Adopted Daughter/Daughter-in-law of a War Widow, if she has a daughter/legally adopted daughter of serving Soldier/Ex-Servicemen 2 2
Widows of Defence Personnel who have died in harness 2 2
Candidates belonging to north eastern region (Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Assam), Garhwali & Gorkhas 4

Weight required for women military police

There is no specific weight measurement. However, weight should be according to the candidate’s height and age as per the Indian army medical standards. Relaxation in height is given in the above table.

# 6. Medical Standards for Army GD for Female

  • Candidate should undergo medical exam & physical test on their own, before joining the recruitment rally. And candidate should also check that they don’t have a flat foot, poor vision, any deformities.
  • Fitness: A candidate must be physically healthy and free from any disease.
  • Gender: For Women Military Police (Army GD), the candidate should be female. Any candidate having masculine characteristics on the external physical exam will be rejected as UNFIT.
  • Pregnancy: The candidate should not be pregnant. If any female candidate is found pregnant, she will be marked as UNFIT or get rejected.

Beside these medical criteria, there are various other factor for which a candidates is tested, like eye test, wax in ears etc. Overall the purpose of medical exam is to make sure that the candidate is free from any kind of diseases, has good mental health and each and every organ is working fine.

So this sums up the eligibility criteria needed for women military police. Feel free to comment if you still have any doubt. Now let’s move on to the selection process of Indian army female GD or women military police.

Indian Army Female GD Selection Process – Registration, Physical, Medical, & Written Test

Let’s take a look at the selection process of the Indian Army GD Bharti for females in detail. The different stages in the selection process for Female GD in the Indian army are as follows:

  1. Registration & Form Filling
  2. Short listing for PFT
  3. Physical Measurement & Fitness Test
  4. Medical Test
  5. Written Exam (CEE)
  6. Document Verification
  7. Final Merit List
  8. Enrollment for army training centers

Female candidates who are interested or who have applied for army GD (Women military Police) should know the selection or recruitment process. Now let’s discuss these stages of the recruitment process in detail.

#1 Registration & form filling

The recruitment notification for female GD is mostly released in the month of June by the Indian army via or ARO (Army recruitment office). One should stay in touch with the official website or this website or employment news papers and websites to make sure not to miss the notification.

Once the notification is released, then the first thing the interested candidates should do is to make a one time registration on official website (if not done already). Though it’s better if you register yourself before the notification is out. In order to apply for any Bharti rally or recruitment, the candidate must have the online registration on the official website ( within the given period. If the candidate is eligible for the post, then she can fill the online application form and submit it.

See our article Indian army online registration to know the online registration process.

#2 Short listing for PFT

The female recruitment in general duty trade is a new addition to Indian army due to which there are very few vacancies for this post. For the year 2021 there are only 100 vacancies, but the applications are received from all over the country. So, to make the selection process easy and to filter the candidates, not everyone who apply is send the admit card.

First a cutoff based on class 10th percentage is released, then only those candidates who are within the cutoff are considered. Still, if there are too many applicant left, more filtering methods are used, and finally the selected applicants are send the admit card on their registered email id (alternatively, the admit card can also be downloaded from the official website by logging in to your profile).

Note: The cutoff goes really high for admit card. For the year 2020 it was 85%.

Admit Cards for the recruitment rally will be sent through registered e-mail. The candidate should download the Admit Card & print its hard copy. The Time (Date) & venue (Location) of the recruitment rally is mentioned in the Admit Card.

#3 Physical Measurement & Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

The first stage of the selection process in the recruitment rally is PFT (Physical Measurement & Fitness Test). In the Measurement test, Height, Weight, Chest will be examined by the army recruiters. And next is the physical fitness test. The major tests of physical fitness test (PFT) are Running, Long Jump, & High Jump.

⇒1.6 Km Running

Running is the most important & hardest physical test that candidates face. To pass this test one need to finish the 1.6 Km (1600 meters) race within the given time. Here are the time constrains for different groups:

Group – I: candidates who will finish the race within 7 min 30 sec will be placed in group I.

Group – II: Finishing the race between 7.30 to 8 min will lead in group II.

Note: Time taken more than 8 min will result in disqualification. The compition is always high for army bharti, therefore, everyone comes fully prepared and try to finish the race as soon as possible. The sooner the first person will finish the race, the smaller the chances will be for people finishing late. So, keep yourself well prepared for race and do not rely on 7.30 min, the sooner your complete the race, the better your chances.

Provision for extra time for race in hilly terrain: If the recruitment rally is located at the following height then extra time will be given for race.

  • Between 5000 Feet to 9000 Feet – Add 30 seconds in overall timings
  • Between 9000 feet to 12000 Feet – Add 120 seconds in overall timings.


In order to qualify for the physical test, one need to qualify for the long jump of 10 feet. Candidates will be given 3 attempts to qualify for long jump.


To proceed further in physical test, the participants nee to qualify the high jump of 3 feet. Candidates will be given 3 attempts to clear this test.

To proceed to next stage of selection process, one need to clear all of these physical test (running, long, & high jump).

#4 Medical Test (Medical Standards)

Participants who will clear the physical test will then undergo the medical test. Medical test is usually conducted on the same or next day of rally.

Candidates undergoing the medical test should be in good physical & mental health condition. they should be free from any disease & disability and capable of doing duty/work (Military task) in all situations (all weather and across all terrains).

  • Fitness: Good fitness (Physical & Mental) is essential for the Indian army. Good physical fitness with good vision (eyes) clean and wax free ears, clean nose, etc.
  • Gender: On external physical exam, If any candidate has masculine characteristics, will be marked as UNFIT and rejected. Because this is the Army GD category (Women Military Police) for Female. And the candidates who have done gender reassignment surgery, are not eligible for the Army GD female Bharti.
  • Pregnancy: Pregnant candidates will be disqualified. And candidates have to bring the medical certificate of No Pregnant Status from a Government Medical Doctor on reporting for the recruitment rally. And again a fresh medical certificate of NO pregnant status when reporting to the Training center.
  • Amenorrhoea or Menorrhagia:  In the medical examination, all candidates should bring a medical certificate that they do not suffer from primary or secondary amenorrhoea or menorrhagia.

The UNFIT candidates will be referred to the MH (Military Hospital)/CH/BH for medical test & review. Candidates who are referred for medical review should present themselves to the hospital within 14 days of referral and also report back to ARO (Army recruiting office)  for the issue of admit card for written exam, in case the candidate declared as medically FIT.

It is advised for all the candidates from the Indian army that they should have done their medical exam on their own before coming for the recruitment rally.

#5 Written Test Via Common Entrance Exam (CEE)

All medically fit candidates are given the admit card for CEE or written exam on the same day of medical test. In the admit card all the details like exam venue, time and date of examination are given. Usually the written exam is conducted with 1 month or so after the medical test.

Here are some important details about the written exam of women military police:

The written exam will be of 100 Marks and the minimum passing marks for the exam is 35 marks. Candidates having NCC ‘C’ certificate, will be waived off from the written exam i.e., they will not have to give the written exam.

Exam Pattern for the Written exam

The exam  pattern for male and female GD is same. There will be four sections/subjects in the written exam as mentioned below.

  1. General Knowledge – 15 Questions (30 Marks)
  2. General Science – 15 Questions (20 Marks)
  3. Mathematics – 15 Questions (30 Marks)
  4. Logical Reasoning – 05 Questions (10 Marks)

Negative Marking in the Written Exam of Army GD for Female

  • The Negative Marking Scheme would be applicable in the written exam (CEE) of Army GD for females.
  • 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer or 1 mark will be deducted for every two wrong answers.

The result of the written exam will be declared on the official website of the army i.e., That means no additional letter of the result will be sent to the candidate. So, this is the responsibility of the candidate to check the result and report to ARO for documentation (document & certificate verification). Alternatively, you can also stay in touch of our ‘Indian army result‘ article where we keep on updating all the new results as released by army.

Bonus Marks in the Written Exam (CEE)

For Bonus marks, there are particular categories in the written exam of women military police. These particulars and categories are mentioned below in the table.

Extra Marks in the Written Exam
Particulars/Categories Marks
Daughter of Servicemen (DOS), Daughter of Ex-Servicemen (DoEX), Daughter of War Widow (DoWW), Daughter of Widow of Ex-Servicemen (DoW). 20 Marks
Widows of Defence Personnel who have died in harness 20 Marks
NCC Certificate Holders
NCC ‘A’ Certificate 5 Marks
NCC ‘B’ Certificate 10 Marks
NCC ‘C’ Certificate Exempted from Written Exam
  • Only one bonus/relaxation mentioned above can be availed of by the candidate
  • Bonus marks will be applied on qualifying the Written exam
  • Only one daughter of Service/Ex-Servicemen/War widow/widow of Ex-servicemen can avail the bonus marks in the written test. original certificates of abo
  • The candidate should bring the original certificate of the above-mentioned categories to the rally site to get the bonus marks.

Document Verification

Candidates while going to attend the recruitment rally are required to bring all the necessary documents and certificates in the original form with at least two attested photocopies of each document. The required documents are as follows:

  1. Admit Card
  2. Photograph
  3. Education Certificates
  4. Nativity/Domicile Certificate
  5. Class/Caste Certificate
  6. Religion Certificate
  7. School/College Character Certificate
  8. Character Certificate
  9. NCC Certificate
  10. Relationship Certificate
  11. Unmarried Certificate
  12. Married Certificate
  13. Single Bank A/C, PAN Card, & AADHAR Card
  14. Affidavit

Tattoo Policies in the Indian army recruitment for Female

Indian army permits tattoo only in some cases. Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on the inner face of the forearms. This means tattoos are permitted from inside of the elbow to the wrist and on the other (Opposite) side of the palm/backside of the hand.

While permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body will not be acceptable and such candidates will be rejected from the further selection process in the Indian army.

So, these are the detailed and brief explanations of Indian army GD eligibility for females and the selection process. If you have any doubt or have any questions related to the selection process of eligibility then you can ask us in the comment section given below.

Add a Comment
  1. Only 100 vacancy are available over all India?

    1. Yes, this year 100 vacancies were released for all over India. Last year it was 99. Female GD is a new recruitment, therefore it will take some time to create more vacancies. Hopefully they will do it as soon as possible.

  2. Good evening sir,
    Sir aur agar left eye tedha ho tab bhi army try kr sakthe kyah?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      crooked eye is not allowed in army, even if it is little bit.

  3. Sir, I am studying in ten. What subject should I pay more attention to? I hope you will reply to me as soon as possible.

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      General math & general science are the two most important subjects to prepare for army GD because they are worth 60 marks.

  4. Sir agr hatho mei Kate hue nisan hai toh kya select ho jynge?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      If the cut marks are not due to operation then there will be no problem. Your cut marks will be treated as general injury marks.

  5. Are their any special coaching centers for training of physical fitness and exam conducted?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Since female gd is a new addition in army, therefore, i doubt if there will be any special coaching center for this. Though there are many for male gd.

  6. Next year same notification will come or not for girls gd post?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Yes, the notification for female soldier GD will come next year also.

  7. Varsha ravindra kadam

    Which language is preferred for CEE exam?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      The papers will be bilingual, i.e English & Hindi.

  8. Sir Eye vision 6 by 6 ka hi hona chahiye ya thoda kam ho sakta hai

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      According to the instruction released by army, the vision should be 6/6. Any weakness in eyesight may cause rejection.

  9. Once I clear all criteria and after joining in Indian army can I continue my further studies? Because my family’s financial condition is not good but I want to join Indian Air force without graduation. Can I do it after joining Indian army gd?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Yes, you can continue your studies. But, you can not go for regular classes, you will need to apply for distant education.

  10. How percentage is calculated for 10th? Is it of top 5 subjects or main 5 subjects? because for main 5 subjects my percentage is 84.6 and for top 5t subjects it is 89.4.

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Best 5 subjects are considered while calculating the percentage.

  11. can commerce stream students apply for Indian army?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      In army there are various trade for which a candidate can apply, and each trade need different set of educational eligibility. But, they are mostly for male candidates. For female candidates there is just one trade for which they can apply, and it’s GD (general duty) or women military police. Anyone who has passed at least class 10th with certain percentage criteria can apply for this post.

      So, it does not matter what stream you had in 12th, you are eligible to apply for this job.

  12. Sir agr hmare haath me taake ho to, medical me bahar to nhi hogye?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      If the stiches are fully healed and are not causing any kind of problem, then there should be no problem.

  13. Sir can someone join after removal of tattoo

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      After removal of tattoo if through by surgery and it leaves no marks on your body then you are good to go.

  14. Hello sir it’s me Smita I wanna ask you that as you have told earlier that having knock knees no one can join the armed force it’s my humble request that can you please suggest some exercise to overcome knock knees?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      We suggest you, consult a doctor for the proper treatment of the knock knees.

  15. sir, I am in 11th std and I want to join the army but my parents told me to join after 12th.
    Can I join after the 12th?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes, you can join after class 12th, but you should have passed Matric or SSLC or 10th passed or any equivalent exam with a recognized board. With 45% marks overall in the class 10th and a minimum of 33% marks in each subject of Class 10th/Matric.

  16. Sir hum arts leke padh rahe hai to hamen written exam me koi problem nahi hoga na?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      No, you don’t face any problem if your basics are strong enough. Follow our article “Indian Army Female GD Sample Papers” to know about the paper pattern & for papers as well.

  17. Sir,
    At first, which of these will be conducted?
    Long jump, high jump, or running?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      First, there will be running.

  18. Hello sir, I just want to ask that I haven’t joined NCC so are we able to join the woman military without joining Ncc?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes, if you fulfill the eligibility criteria then you can join the Female GD, & no NCC is not compulsory for joining but if you have the certificate you can get extra marks in the written exam.

  19. Sir, I am an ex-serviceman’s daughter. While reading the article I have found that there is some relaxation for ex-serviceman’s daughters, actually I am short, my height is 149cm only. Since there is some relaxation, am I eligible for this recruitment?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      According to your height & relaxation given by the army, it seems you are not eligible but you can try for it, there is a chance that you can sail through the height eligibility.

  20. Can a person join the Indian Army without doing graduation after class 12th? Or he/she has to be a graduate?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      To apply for the Indian Army you don’t necessarily have to be a graduate.
      But you only have to be passed Matric or SSLC or 10th passed or any equivalent exam with a recognized board. With 45% marks overall in the class 10th and a minimum of 33% marks in each subject of Class 10th/Matric.

  21. Is lasic surgery allowed in army gd??
    Jai Hind.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Chandni,
      YES, Undergoing LASIK surgery is allowed in the Indian Army, Indian Navy, IAF, and para-military forces provided:
      1.The individual must be older than 20 years before undergoing LASIK.
      2.It is done at least 1 year before your medical examination (if it is fresh, they get to know it during the medical examination).
      3.Residual Corneal Thickness after the procedure cannot be less than 450 microns.
      4.Colorblind and night blind individuals are disqualified.
      5.You are required to fill an additional form and enter the details about it.

  22. Hello sir
    I just join to India army but I can’t understand how to apply

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Sushma,
      Please follow our article “Join Indian Army Registration 2021”. We provided step by step procedure for the registration process.

  23. Sir
    I am shahwa can I join the army at the age and is it allowed for Muslim girls by dressing hijab

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Shahwa,
      Yes, you can join the army if you qualify the age & educational qualifications.
      Also under the army law, one cannot wear anything which depicts or hints towards the actual religion of personas by the uniform he is supposed to be secular, So it may be possible that you are not allowed to wear hijab in the Indian army. You can confirm the specifics from the nearest army personal.

  24. Hello sir
    My self Palvi
    I want to ask that are girls eligible for technical other than GD

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Palvi,
      Yes, girls are eligible for the technical post i.e.
      The SSC Tech entry is a direct entry for women which means that there will be no written exam.
      Any unmarried engineering graduate between the ages of 21-27 is eligible to apply for this post.
      The cut-off for merit varies from year to year.

  25. Good evening sir
    1.Sir my question is that you are saying minimum age for girls to apply is 17and half but on other hand girls can only apply after graduation that means at the age of 20 they will be done with graduation.
    2.sir than we will be only left with one year and what if we won’t be able to clear all our exams for first time and wants to apply next year..??

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Nishu,
      For Indian Army GD, the age limit is 17½ years to 21 years, as for the educational qualification, you should have passed Matric or SSLC or 10th passed or any equivalent exam with recognized board. With 45% marks overall in the class 10th and a minimum of 33% marks in each subject of Class 10th/Matric.

  26. Sir mere pair me gokhru h pr mujhe chalne done me koi problem nhi h so m l eligible for this

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Manisha,
      If you can cure your disease then you can sail through the medical test, by operation, it should be 6 months old with no scars left, or by any other remedy.

  27. Which book to refer for Study and for Girls which age is
    Section plz till me???

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Shraddha,
      You can refer to our blog “best books for Indian army”.
      For girl’s age in the Indian army female GD is 17½ years to 21 years.

  28. Jagrati Chourasiya

    Hi sir
    I am jagrati
    Please tell me can i join the Indian army after passing class 10

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hi Jagrati,
      Yes, you can apply for the Indian army after passing class 10th the requirement is you should have passed Matric or SSLC or 10th passed or any equivalent exam with recognized board. With 45% marks overall in the class 10th and a minimum of 33% marks in each subject of Class 10th/Matric.

  29. For how many years are women trained in the Indian Army?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Smruti,
      Till now women could not serve beyond 14 years, however, there were some who continued on extensions but were still not given a permanent commission.
      There are over 300 women officers who are serving for more than 14 years on an extension.

  30. Sir without an NCC certificate is eligible or ineligible?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Vaishnavi,
      For applying for Indian Army Female GD it is not compulsory that you possess an NCC certificate if you clear all the other requirements then you are eligible for it.

  31. Hello sir I am 18 complete and my qualifications is 10+2 .i am eligible for female gd

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Vaishnavi,
      You should have passed Matric or SSLC or 10th passed or any equivalent exam with recognized board. With 45% marks overall in the class 10th and a minimum of 33% marks in each subject of Class 10th/Matric.

  32. Is it necessary for a person to join any armed forces after passing the SSB exam? Or he/she can join by some other medium?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Smruti,
      You can also join the Indian army by open Bharti (rally). If you want to be updated about any rally of the Indian army then stay tuned to our website.

  33. Hi sir ,
    I will complete 10th in the year 2021-22. I am 14 years now. Can i join army as a soldier after 10th or after 12th.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Krupa,
      You will be able to fill the form after the 12th.

  34. Sir ,I am from Arunachal Pradesh and my date of birth is 11/08/1999.Am I eligible for women Army gd

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Yami,
      According to your age, you are not eligible for the post. However, the age relaxation of 30 years of age will be given to the female candidates who are widows of defense personnel who have died in harness.

  35. Sir, I have an NCC certificate so, not important to give an entrance test?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Mala,
      If you have NCC ‘C’ certificate then you don’t have to give a written exam.

  36. I’m a B.Com student D.O.B 15-08-2003 am I eligible for the army I’m a girl?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Kajal,
      According to your D.O.B right now you are not eligible.

  37. Hello
    I’m Shraddha Sahu I’m pursuing B.SC 2nd year my DOB is 09-05-2001 am I eligible for joining the Indian army. May I know the procedure, syllabus, and exam pattern for this?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Shraddha,
      According to your age, you are eligible for the post as for your educational qualification if you scored 45% in 10th & 33% in each subject then you are also eligible according to your qualification.

  38. Sir!
    I am Kalyani of class 11th I had chosen commerce subject and my DOB is 30 November 2004 so I am eligible of joining the Indian army or not….

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Kalyani,
      It’s good to know that you are thinking about joining the Indian army at this age.
      But unfortunately, right now you are not eligible, as the age to qualify for the Indian army is 17½ years to 21 years.

  39. Hi, sir my name is Vaishnavi. I am from Solapur. I am in 12th my height is 153cm. My percentage of 10th is 86.80%. sir, I am eligible to apply in the Indian army.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Vaishnavi,
      If in class 10th you scored 33% in each subject. Then you are eligible for the Indian army.

  40. Hello, sir I am Resham. My dob is 7-1-2002. sir, I am eligible for the army. I read in BCom- 2nd-year sir I am eligible or not?
    If I eligible please tell me what can I do for joining the army?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      hello, Resham
      According to your D.O.B yes you are eligible for the army.
      You have to pass 10th with 45% overall & 33% in all the subjects.
      If you follow above all the criteria then just wait for the recruitment & maintain your all the documents up to date.

  41. Sir !
    I have a tatto on my left hand wrist. Can I eligible for the army.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Shirisha,
      There are many rules & regulations regarding tattoos in the Indian army.
      Tattoos are permitted from inside of elbow to wrist & on the backside of the palm.
      If the tattoo is religious it also can be accepted.
      While permanent tattoos on the other part of the body will not be accepted.

  42. Sir, mere pass koi certificate nhi h or meri dob 20.07.1994 h or Hight 152 hai kya m join kr skti hu?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Parul,
      Sorry according to your D.O.B you are not eligible for Female GD, but you can check any other post on our website which is a perfect fit according to your age and qualification.

  43. Sir, I am Payal, can I join the army after the age of 21, and I am unmarried

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Payal,
      Sorry to inform you that you are not eligible for Indian army GD after the age of 21.

  44. Namaste Sir/Ma’am,

    If I am a student that lives in another country but I have Indian citizenship, can I present the equivalent exam of the country such as the SAT?


  45. Sir, if i pass the physical test but my vision level is bit less than 6/6, then will it cause any problem? will I be rejected?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If your vision is less than required vision, then you will be rejected. But if the defect is too little, then you may still make it to through the medical test.

  46. Army ke form kab nikale gei ab girls ke liye

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The next recruitment for female gd will be held next year now.

  47. Sir I’m shortlisted for women GD soldiers at cut off percentage 85% but sir my height is only 151 cms but i have NCC A certificate as well as NCC national games certificate. Will i get any relaxation?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes, you will get relaxation of 2cm if you have national level sports certificate.

  48. Hi sir gangotree here is now i m in 10 class nd my age is 15 nd it will take 2 year for me to apply for army gd but what is the age for female to army to be in job?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The minimum age to join army in any post is 17½ years, you can not join army before you turn 17½.

  49. Can I join women military police after 6 natural teeth removal?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Removing 6 teeth will definitely result in disqualification in medical test.

  50. Sir, how many category are there in Indian army for female?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      For now, the opening for female is only in women military police which comes under GD.

  51. Sir I am 15 years old and I am in class 10 and I have my all sports certificate can I join after passing this year

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Next year you will be 16 years which is less than the minimum required age (which is 17½ years) in army GD. So, you can not apply for at least 2 years.

  52. Sir agar height and weight me kuch kam jada ho to kya selection nhi ho Sakta and exactly jinta hona chahiye utna hi hoo

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The weight of a candidate should be in proportion to his/her height. The weight given in the recruitment notification is according to the minimum height required. So, they don’t need the exact weight, your weight must be according to your height.

  53. I also have spectacles so can I do operation & remove my number permanently? than can i join India army?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      You are talking about LASIK operation. LASIK is allowed in army, but there are some conditions for it.

  54. Hello Sir,

    Do we have any merit for recent army openings, because my cousin got rejected in merit. It has got closed for 85%. I really don’t understand why this criteria is there, she has 71%. I haven’t seen this type of merit list before for women army. Could you please help us.

    Thank you.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The reason why they introduced merit criteria for female recruitment is because there are only 99 vacancies, and application were invited from all over India, therefore, you can understand how many application they must have got. Entertaining each application would take a lot of time, and this is why they bought the percentage criteria. Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do about it.

  55. Sir I m neha and I have Marks of cuts on my wrist so can I apply for GD

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes you are eligible to apply.

  56. Is it necessary to have some sports certificate to join Indian army?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      No, it is not at all necessary to have the sports certificate to join Indian army.

  57. Sir i am in 12th now so can i join after my 12th exam. I am an Athlete of discuss throw. And i have junior national certificate and in east zone I was the bronze medalist in the hammer throw so will it help me in this. Is there some benefit in sports kota

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      You will get benifits of having a sport certificate…all the information is given in the job notification given in the above article.

  58. Jai hind sir. 1. i am daughter of servicemen and an athlete and i have played state level mini football championship so do i have to attach all my certificates and achievents with other documents?
    2.but my height is 147 cms will i get rejected?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      For those who want to avail benifits of sports will have to attach there sports certificate along with other documents. The minim height required is 152cm , since, you are jut 147cm, therefore you are not eligible.

  59. Sir, i have put my height wrong in the online registration. Can i change the height?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Don’t worry, your height will be measured on rally day, so they will determine your actual height. You don’t need to do anything.

  60. Hello sir
    My bachelors will be completed next year and my age would be 21 years.. Am i eligible to apply after completing my bachelors degree?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      You if remain within the age limit criteria then you can apply. If you think that you will be overage by then, then it’s better you apply this time only.

  61. Sir with a operation mark in knee is allowed or not?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      It depends, like for what reason was the operation performed, does it cause any problem etc.

  62. Namste sir
    Mera 10th me 85%h or mere pass ek district level ka 1st rank certificate h
    Or Maine gd ka form bhi daal deiya hai. To sir is certificate se mujhe Kuch no ki choot mil jayegi?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes, you can get bonus marks for having a sports certificate. Check the official notification for female recruitment 2020 to get more details. Look for the link “Indian Army GD Eligibility & Selection process For Female candidates”.

  63. Is there any age relaxation for candidates belonging to OBC candidates?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      There is no age relaxation in age or any other eligibility criterion based on category (SC/ST/OBC)

  64. Sir ,
    I am from Kerala I have completed +2 recently and got 89% in science stream. I am a karate student and I received black belt from 10th class. Will this certificate be of any help?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Having a sports certificate is not mandatory to apply. Though if you do have a sport certificate then you can get many benefits of it.

  65. I want to become commando, how can i do it? I also have spectacles so can I do operation & remove my number permanently?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      First of all there are no direct entry to become a commando in army. Once you enter the force then based on your physical and mental ability and your performance you may get selected for commando training. As for the eye operation (LASIK operation), there are various conditions (look on internet) only satisfying which you will be able to get through medical tests if you get your eyes operated.

  66. As a girl and passing 10th class can I join Indian army as a soldier or an officer?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If you are applying on 10th basis then you will have to join as soldier. If you want to become officer, then you have to complete you graduation.

  67. Sir,
    1. can girls apply for Army clerk too?
    2. Sir as 80% girls have the problem of knock knees so they get any type of relaxation for it as compare to boys?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      1. Currently, the vacancies for girls are only available as women military police. For now, girls can not participate in clerk or other trades.
      2. Be it male or female, knock knees are not at all allowed in army.

  68. Sir, i am Bhadra i have 2 questions

    1. if I get selected in recruitment then what is next?

    2. I am from Kerala, when i am registering online it is showing venues like Pune, Punjab etc. So, do i have to go to these states to give the participate in the recruitment? Also, where is the training mostly done?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      1. After getting selected, you will go for 9 months of training. After completing the training, you will be assigned to a regiment and posted somewhere in the country to perform your duties.

      2. You do not need to go anywhere, the recruitment will be conducted for your state (even for your district), when it happens then you can participate in it. If you do not have any prof of residence for other state, then you can not participate in that particular sates or district rally.

      As for training, it is not fixed where your training will be held.

  69. Three years ago my left leg was fractured. Can i apply for army? will my leg be a problem in medical test?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If your leg is healed completely, and if it do not cause any pain or any other problem to you, then you are fit for medical test and you can apply for army.

  70. Sir! Is their any relaxation for vision or it must be 6/6?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The candidates must have 6/6 vision without any eye lenses or glasses, no relaxation is given.

  71. Hello sir,I’m 15 years old I’m in 10std and I’m also a commerce student I don’t have any physical problems but is there chance for me to join the combat force inspite of being a commerce student?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Candidates from any stream can join Indian army Female GD. You just need to fit in the eligibility criteria.

  72. Sir what is the last day for online registration.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Registration army website can be done anytime, there is no last date. However, if you are willing to participate in any of the upcoming recruitment, then you need to register yourself before the last date as mentioned in the recruitment notification.

  73. Sir will state level sports certificate will be useful ?? as I am an athlete and want to join Indian army

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If you have valid documents to prove that you have played on state level, then you will get some relaxation in height & weight, also, 20 bonus marks in written exam.

  74. Sir I have tattoo in wrist. But I have done the surgery of that tattoo, and removed it. Now am i fit for army medical or not?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If your surgery is at least 6 months old and you do not face any problem due to it, then you are good.

  75. Sir, After 11th exam can i join the Indian army? and i am a Maharashtraian (Mumbai).

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes you can join army after 11th. you will have to apply for solider GD.

  76. Hi sir, I am willing to join the army/navy, but my left hand has a fracture/got cracked on wrist. And I can’t work that good by my left hand. Is this a disability? can i get rejected due to this?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      It is not a disability, but chances are that you will be rejected in the medical test.

  77. hello sir i want to become Indian army ant its my biggest dream but now i am 16 year old and i am student of 11th class and i know about yoga so i will achieve Indian army post?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      To get recruited in Indian army you will need to pass the physical and written exam. People have national or state level certificate in sports get some benifits, but knowing about yoga will not benefit.

  78. Does national level certificate also carries bonus marks ???

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      yes national level sports certificate also carry bonus marks.

  79. I am already married, but i do not have any children. I am interested in joining Indian army. Can i apply?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Only unmarried females or those who are divorced or widowed can apply for army gd. Since you are married (assuming that you are still in the marriage), therefore, you can not apply.

  80. Can i join army after my 10th?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes, you can join army right after class 10th if you satisfy other eligibility criteria.

  81. I gave my class 12 exam recently. And I will be 18 years in the moth of June, but I don’t have NCC certificate. Can I join the Indian army?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      It is not at all compulsory to have NCC certificate, if you have it, then you will get some extra benifits, and if you don’t have it, then it is completely fine.

  82. Degree students can apply GD army post?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If you are eligible age wise and satisfy other eligibility criteria, then you can apply.

  83. I am now in class 11th, and I am 16 years old. I scored 61% in class 10th, and i want to join Indian army. My height is 5 feet. Can i join the army?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      You are to young to join Indian army right now. The minimum age limit to join army is 17½ years, so you can not join until you come of age.

  84. I have a very raging aim to join indian army but i have knock knees and also I am a commerce student. Is there any chance for me to get into military?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Being from commerce background is not a problem, students from any stream can join Indian army. But, the problem is your knock knees, as people with knock knees can not join Indian army.

  85. Sir, after 10th exam can I join the indian army.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes you can join Indian army after passing class 10th.

  86. Are only science stream students eligible to apply? or other stream students can also apply?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Any stream students can apply for Indian army female GD bharti.

  87. Im the daughter of ex army serviceman. Will I get extra marks? In year 2020 gd women military form will come?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If you have a relationship certificate then you will get extra marks in written exam.

  88. I got married shall I compete?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      No, married women are can not participate in Indian army female GD recruitment. Female candidates who are widowed, divorced or legally separated but they do not have any children. In this case, female candidates are eligible for recruitment.

  89. Is there age relaxation for ncc cadets or ex army man daughter in gd women army

    1. Hello Deepika,
      Age relaxation in women army gd is given only to the widows of Defence personnel who have died in harness. No other candidate is given age relaxation. Though there are other benifits like extra marks in written exam and relaxation in height etc. for NCC cadets and ex army man daughters.

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