Indian Army Relation Bharti 2021 Dates – UHQ Quota Relation Recruitment

Every year Indian Army conducts a special recruitment drive for the dependent of Army personnel which is popularly known as Unit Headquarters (UHQ) Quota recruitment or Indian Army relation Bharti recruitment. UHQ vacancies are strictly reserved for the sons of Army personnel. The candidates should belong to the Sons of War Widow (SOWW), Sons of Widow (SOW), Sons of Serving Soldier (SOS), Sons of Ex-Servicemen (SOEX), and Brother Of Serving Personnel (BOSM).

The enrollment of candidates for UHQ recruitment is done on the basis of priority. The recruiting committee of the army had classified priority into five priority levels and so candidates are given the priority according to the priority level to which they belong to. The recruitment process consists of documentation, a written exam, a physical test, and a final medical test. After selection, the candidates are subjected to a training period at any of the training centers of the army across the country. On successful completion of the training period, the candidates are included in the main Army for performing services.

The Relation Bharti Recruitment includes various military posts which open the doors for interesting candidates to enter the Army world. So, recruitment is considered a golden opportunity for all those candidates who belong to an army family and want to keep alive the tradition of serving the motherland in their generation by joining the army. That’s why every year a lot of army dependents candidates dream to join the military through this special scheme.

Indian Army Relation Bharti 2021 Dates – UHQ Quota Relation Recruitment

Indian Army has released the notification for Unit Headquarters (UHQ) Quota recruitment. As per the notification, the recruitment will be conducted for the post of Soldier GD (Driver/ Multitasking), Soldier GD (ASH), Soldier Tradesmen (Musician), Soldier Tradesmen Support Staff and Soldier Tradesman (Chef), Soldier tradesmen Staff (ER). Candidates who are waiting for UHQ (Unit Headquarters Quota) and army relation recruitment can grab this opportunity to become a part of one of the most prestigious defense forces in the world known as the “Indian Army”.

Indian Army Relation Bharti information is one of the important demands of the candidates who are truly dedicated to joining the Indian Army. In order to fulfill the keen demand of all such army aspirants, we are again in your service to provide you with all the relevant information regarding the recruitment process. In this article, we are going to highlight the important points of the UHQ relation recruitment such as Indian Army Relation Bharti recruitment date, UHQ quota priority list, conditions for participating in the rally, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, exam date, place of recruitment, necessary documents required, etc.

latest Indian Army Relation Bharti 2021 Datasheet

As per the latest notification, the Army Relation Bharti will be conducted very soon. Interested Candidates are advised to report at the recruitment center as per schedule along with the required documents. The recruitment will involve various events starting with a Preliminary document check followed by a Physical Fitness Test (PFT) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT), a Medical Exam, and at last conducting of written exam. The step-wise schedule/Datasheet regarding every event of the rally is given below:

S.No. Test/Event Date


1. Documentation
  • Compulsory for All Candidates.
  • The candidate must poses all original documents.
2. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

  • Compulsory for All Candidates.
3. Medical Exam and Appeal
  • Appeal (only for unfit candidates) at command Hospital (Air force).
4. Aptitude Test
  • Only for Soldier Tradesman (Musician).
5. Issuing of Admit Card
  • Only for Medically fit Candidates.
6. Written Test [Common Entrance Exam (CCE)]
  • The final stage of the Recruitment Process.

Eligibility Criteria and Requirements

The eligibility criteria mentioned in the official notification of Unit Headquarters (UHQ) Quota recruitment rally 2021 consist of some essential requirements. All candidates should meet these eligibility criteria at any cost as these are needed mandatory to take participate in rallies. Those mandatory eligibility criteria are a category of candidate, essential educational qualification, age limit, necessary documents. Therefore before participating in the recruitment rally candidates should ensure that whether they satisfy the necessary requirements of participation or not. Here, given below is the detailed list of mandatory eligibility required for participating in the Unit Headquarters (UHQ) Quota recruitment rally 2021.

  • Category of Candidates.  
  1. The candidate should be the son of the war of widow/ Battle casualty (ASC persons only).
  2. The candidate should be the son of the widow of servicemen/Ex-servicemen (ASC persons only).
  3. The candidate should be the son of Service/Ex-servicemen (ASC persons only).
  4. The candidate should be the own brother of Servicemen (ASC persons only).
  5. Open category only for soldier tradesmen (ASC person only).
  • Educational Qualification: The required educational qualification for all posts is Metric/SSLC /class 10th pass. But some posts required class 10th pass along with aggregate marks of 45% and should have a score of at least 33% in each subject.


Educational Qualification


1. Soldier GD (MT)


10th/Metric/SSLC 45% marks in aggregate with at least 33% in each subject.
2. Soldier General Duty (ASH) 10th/Metric/SSLC 45% marks in aggregate with at least 33% in each subject.
3. Soldier Tradesmen (Chef) 10th/Metric/SSLC Simple Pass.
4. Soldier Tradesmen Staff (ER) 10th/Metric/SSLC Simple Pass.
5. Soldier Tradesmen (Musician) 10th/Metric/SSLC Simple Pass.
  • Age Criteria: The age of candidates varies from post to post starting from 17.5 – 21 years up to a maximum age of 21 and 23. The age should not be more or less than the prescribed age limit for each post. Refer to the age criteria given below:
S.No. Post

Age Limit (In Years)

1. Soldier GD (MT) 17.5 to 21
2. Soldier General Duty (ASH) 17.5 to 21
3. Soldier Tradesmen (Chef) 17.5 to 23
4. Soldier Tradesmen Staff (ER) 17.5 to 23
5. Soldier Tradesmen (Musician) 17.5 to 23
  • Relation Certificate: A relation certificate is one of the most important proofs which a candidate is needed for participating in the rally. Candidates’ relation certificate must be issued by the army record office and should be duly signed by the issuing army officer containing the details of the issuing officer clearly. Any candidate appearing in the recruitment without a relation certificate will not be permitted to participate in the rally.
  • Other Certificates: Candidates should hold all necessary documents in support of their eligibility with them. The documents are Class 10th & 12th certificate and mark-sheet, Nativity/Permanent residence certificate, Character certificate, Unmarried Certificate, NCC certificate (If claimed), ID Card, Police clearance certificate, etc.

Priority For Registration

As hinted above the registration of candidates for participating in Army relation Bharti 2021 will be done on the priority basis pattern. This means candidates will be enrolled for rally according to their level of priority. The detailed list of Priority is given below:

Priority 1: (Own Regt/Crops) (Battle Casualty/Liberalized Family Pension).

  1. One son of war widow in receipt of liberalized family pension and legally adopted son.
  2. The candidate should be the real brother of a battle casualty who marries the widow of the battle causality.
  3.  One son in law of a battle casualty person having no son. The candidate should be the legal husband of the daughter of a battle casualty.
  4. One real brother of unmarried battle casualty.

Priority 2: (Own Regt/Corps) (Disability Pension/ Special Family Pensioners)

  1. Servicemen who died in harness, one son/ one legally adopted son or one real brother (if the serviceman is unmarried) where the widow / NOK is in receipt of especially family pension.
  2. One son/one legally adopted son of ex-serviceman or one real brother of (If the ex-serviceman is unmarried) in receipt of disability pension of 20% or more as revised with enforcement from February 2018 and the disability is attributed to/aggravated by military service.

Priority 3:  (Own Regt/Corps) (Serving/Ex-Serviceman)

  1. One son of a serviceman who died in harness to include legally adopted son whose death is not attributed to military service.
  2. One son of serviceman/ex-serviceman to include a legally adopted son.
  3. One real brother of serviceman/ex-serviceman.


This was the latest information regarding the Indian Army Relation Bharti 2021 Dates/UHQ Quota Relation Recruitment 2021. For more detail please refer with the official notification through the link provided above. We will keep on uploading more content in concern with this recruitment in order to make you updated with the recruitment process time to time. So, you are requested to be connected with us regularly.

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  1. Namaste sir, my father is an ex army man. Relation ka kya koi benefit hoga?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      One of the biggest advantages of having relation certificate is that you can participate in relation bharti where competition is way less than the normal bharti. Also, if you participate in normal bharti then you will get relaxation in physical standards and also will get bonus marks in written exam.

  2. Sir what if the soilder has twin sons, so can both of them can give relation bharti?, and the soilder has died on duety due to natural cause. Plz reply or gmail the answer.

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Only one member of the family can get benefit of relation certificate of a soldier.

  3. Sir , I am in navy
    I want join my brother in India arm through relation bharti …
    Would this happen.
    If happen then how..
    Sir… Plzz reply me on my email ..

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Ajay,
      There are 3 ways to join the Indian army after joining the Indian navy:-
      1.Join Navy as a sailor, crack the SSB for the army and join the army
      2.After retiring from the navy, join the territorial army (commissioned officers)
      3.Very few doctors of armed forces are changed their service based on governments order.

  4. Sir , mere relation certificate me D. O. B -5/1/1999 h or 10th mark sheet me 15/01/1999 date of birth h to kya sir m bharti dekh sakta hu

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Amit,
      You should your father to change the D.O.B in your relation certificate as it might get you into trouble later.

  5. Sir, Agar mujhe relation bharti me jana hai to kya mujhe uske liye phele online Registration karna hoga . Ya fir me direct bharti me chale jaun.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      No matter which rally you want to participate, you will need to first register yourself on official army website to participate in that rally. So yes, you will first have to register even if you are going to participate in relation bharti.

  6. Mere Dad ex service men rank EMI hai to mai kaunsi relation bharti de paunga EMI ki sirf ya sabhi? I asked my dad about it, but he don’t know about new system.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If you have a relation certificate then you can apply for any post relation bharti.

  7. सर मेरे पिताजी इंडियन आर्मी में थे और ड्यूटी पीरियड में एक accident में शहीद हो गए सर डिपेंडेंट पर मुझे नौकरी मिल जाएगी?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      You will have to go through the selection process in order to get the job. With the relation certificate you can participate in relation bharti, but like other candidates you will have to pass all the test first.

  8. Can other regiment ex service persons son take part in this relation bharti?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If your father served in army (in any regiment), and if you have the relation certificate than you can participate.

  9. Sir my father is a tradesman in Indian army. Can I apply for soldier GD relation bharti on basis of my fathers relation certificate?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes you can apply on your fathers realtion certificate.

  10. Suraj Singh bisht

    Sir my nana was in the Indian army can I get a relationship certificate?? Plz sir tell me

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Relation certificate can only be given to the direct descendants of a personnel. So no, you can not get relationship certificate.

  11. sir,

  12. Sir my sister husband (my brother in law) is in army
    Can I bharti as relation bharti is it possible or not…plz tell

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      No, you can not participate in relation bharti based on relationship of brother in law.

  13. My father is present serviceman in Indian army .
    I m doing undergraduate in engineering in Nepal
    Do I get some possibilities in joining indian army officers as engineer in technical quota.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      You can apply as normal candidate, but you won’t get any benefit of your relation certificate in Officers entry exam. However, if you try for JCO posts, then you can avail some benifits.

  14. other relation center barti mai sir form online krana hota hai kya

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      yes, one need to apply online to participate in any recruitment rally of Indian army.

  15. Hello sir my relation bharti is in April month and my birthday is 3 April after birthday my age is 21 year old so can apply for GD post my date of birth is 3-4-1999.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The age of candidate must be under 21. If he is even a day older than 21, then he will be disqualified. The age is calculated till the date of joining.

  16. Sir i have done 10th from open board. Am i eligible to apply for army?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Yes, any recognized board is allowed in army.

  17. Relation rally mein bhi online application karna hai Kya sir?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Online application is mandatory for all the recruitment for army.

  18. I am a service man and i want to make relationship certificate for my brother. With the relation certificate can my brother join any regiment?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      With relation certificate one can join any regiment. But let me tell you this, that participants with relationship certificate of father are given preference.

  19. Ihad applied online from siliguri but I have been selected from Darjeeling GRD. so I have to Change ARO from Siliguri to West Bengal (Gorkha council) in my application.what I have to Do for this.

  20. I have complitaed in chemistry and want to apply for soldier nursing assistant.
    i have seen above information there is nothing mestioned about nursing assistant in relation bharti.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      If the NA recruitment is not mentioned in the notification, then the recruitment is not open for NA. You have to wait until next recruitment notification.

  21. Sir, mere relation certificate pe mera DOB 1998 hai aur 10 waale marksheet pe 1999 hai lekin sir relation certificate ke hisaab se meri age 21 ho gai hai par 10 waale marksheet k hisaab se abhi meri age 20 huuii hai to sir mai relation bharti dekh sakta huu

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      You can not participate in relation bharti as your date of birth is not same which will ultimately lead to your disqualification. Your best chance is to try in normal army rally.

  22. Sir 2020 mein kaha kaha Bharti hai sir relation ka or Madras regiment ka Bharti kab hai sir

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      all the updates regarding relation bharti or recruitment are updated on this page. So, try to be in touch of this page. You can bookmark this page to make it easy for yourself.

  23. Sir kya relationship certificate se age me chut milti hai? Is there any relaxation in age for candidates having relation certificate?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      No, there is no relaxation in age for anyone.

  24. Sir mere papa ke recard me mere date of barth 1999 hai mere document me 2001 h kya kren sir?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Deepak, you can ask your dad to change the DOB in his document. It can be done by his side, there are ways through which it can be done.

  25. Musicians ke liye hight kitni honi chahiye?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Bheem, since musician comes under tradesman category, therefore, the same eligibility criteria are applied. The height standards for tradesman are different for different states. Please visit the official Indian army website and check the height standards for your state or district.

  26. Please tell me I will play national championship game by youth sports development foundation and the federation will be International school sport federation so they are valid or not

  27. Sir, musician ke liye bhi relation hona jaruri hai kya?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Dharmendra, if you are participating in the relation bharti, then you must have the relation certificate no matter whatever trade or post you are applying for.

  28. Sir mere papa ka center banglore hai sir mera jo relation card bana hai usme mere village ka name wrong hai aur mere mark sheet me sahi hai to uske liye hume kiya karna padega koi problem to nahi hai na

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Shubham, any mistake in any document can cause problem. So, to be on safe side, you should get the name of your village corrected. If it’s just the spelling mistake then it won’t be of any problem, but different names can create difficulties. If possible ask your father to get it corrected for you.

  29. Hello sir mere father army me jco hai Mene relation Bharti lgani hai kya aap bta skte hai ki gd ki post ke liye height state ke hisab se milti hai ya zyada dete hai Jese me Himachal se hu to yha pr 163cm milti hai to kya wha pr bhi itni hi milegi ki jyada.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Avinaw, the height standards in army are set according to different states. If your it is mentioned 163 cm for your state in official website then it is the required height. But, in some occasion when competition is high, then they may set the standards high. Like if there are 10 candidates participating and 6 of them are above 170, then they can set the standard height as 170 instead of 163.

  30. Mere Dad ex service men rank ASH hai to mai kaunsi relation bharti de paunga ASH ki sirf ya sabhi? I asked my dad about it, but he don’t know about new system.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Siddhant, if you have a relation certificate, then you can participate for any post and trade.

  31. Sir realtion bharti me running ke liye kitna time milta hai?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Ankit,
      The time to complete the race is same for relation and non relation recruitment which is 5.45 sec max.

  32. Hi sir, my father expired on duty and i have the relation certificate as widow, not war widow. Then, what are the benifits that i will get. Please tell sir.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Gyanesh,
      the benifits in relation bharti are same for all the candidates because everyone participating in the rally has the relation certificate.

  33. Sir next relation bharti kaha par hogi aap batayege sir

  34. Sir where is the next relation bharti and when?

    1. Hello Abhishek,
      All the updates regarding relation bharti are updated here. So, we will update this article when the recruitment notification is released by Indian army. Therefore, stay in touch.

  35. Sir main 1 tarik ko 21 saal ka ho jaunga, aur meri 2 tarik ko bharti hai. Mujhe kya karna chahiye?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Amol,
      sorry to say but if you are crossing the age limit even by one day, then you will not be allowed to participate in the rally.

  36. sir muje ye bta do ki relation Bharti me last age 23 h too Kiya me 23 muje lga h Kiya me mar skhta hu Bharti relation wali?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Pankaj,
      If the age limit is 23 years, then you should eaither be less than 23 or exactly 23. Even a day more than 23 will not be allowed as per army rules.

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