Indian army Soldiers General duty ( NER) Exam Details

Name of Entrance Exam

Indian Army Soilders General duty(NER)

About Exam

The Indian Army is the land-based part of the Indian Armed Forces. Job opportunities abound in the Indian Army. Though there are hundreds of diverse activities in the defence services, but the real action is experienced by the soldiers who are on the general duty.


For the recruitment of soldier (general duty) [SGD], the Indian Army conducts an examination called 'Indian Army Soldier General Duty (NER) Examination.' This examination is generally held four times in a year and is advertised in the Employment News and other leading dailies.


Nationality: Unmarried Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.

Educational Qualification: SSLC/ Matric with 45% marks in aggregate, scoring 32% in each subject. If you have higher qualification (i.e. 10+2 or above), then the percentage of your marks is not a criteria.


Age: 17.5 - 21 years

Exam pattern and syllabus

Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a written test. Common Entrance Examination (CEE) is conducted on 4th Sunday of each month for recruitment of Soldiers. It comprises of questions on general knowledge, mathematical aptitude, and computer awareness. There are 2 papers. For Soldier (GD) recruitment, only paper 1 needs to be written. This would be a 1 hour paper of 100 marks, where  32 would be the pass marks.

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