Recruitment of Soldiers to Include Written Tests!

Sarika Rana updated on : 05 Dec 2016

Indian Army recruitment would now follow a revised pattern in different categories by giving written tests to candidates. Read on to know more!

Recruitment of Soldiers to Include Written Tests

Indian Army would now follow a different and revised pattern for recruiting soldiers in different categories through the Army Recruitment Rallies under which the candidates will need to qualify written examinations. Shortlisted candidates will then be called for other tests. However, the proposal is still under consideration at the government level.

According to Major General J.K. Marwal, officiating DG (Recruitment) Army Headquarters, it has been proposed that the written examination will be conducted in order to qualify for other rounds. This is a major change in the recruitment process, which will reduce the administrative requirements and arrangements and prove to be much more convenient.

Currently, the written tests are conducted after the physical test and medical fitness test. The entire recruitment process is online that has bare chances of any irregularities. Candidates must be aware of the fact that no one can help them in being recruited in the Army except themselves.
For now, Jaipur, Chennai and Ambala zones have been shortlisted for the pilot project under the proposed system.This decision of conducting written tests will help the Army officials to find appropriate and deserving candidates. Conducting written test before medical tests and physical fitness tests will become more convenient and easy for the officials.

Army Recruitment Board Examination 2016

This year, the Army Recruitment Board Examination was conducted on July 31, 2016. Nearly, 1800 out of 45000 candidates had managed to clear the physical and medical tests conducted by the army recruitment board. As many as 1500 candidates appeared for the written test.
If the government passes the new proposal, it will be interesting to see the reactions of the aspirants. The decision is still pending with the government.


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