Indian army soldiers clerk Exam Details

About Exam

The Indian Army offers a dignified, disciplined and prestigious career. There are hundreds of diverse job profiles available in the Indian Army. Accordingly, the nature of responsibilities also varies. The Indian Army consists of various arms divisions and services.


Among these, soldier clerk (general duty/ store keeper technical) is one. For the recruitment of clerks Indian Army conducts an exam namely Indian Army Soldier Clerk Exam.  The examination is held every month.


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

Age: 17.5 - 23 years


Educational Qualifications: You ought to have cleared your 10+2/Intermediate exam passed in any stream (Arts/ Commerce/ Science) with 50% marks in aggregate and at least 40% in each subject. There is no criteria of marks if you have a higher qualification.

Exam pattern and syllabus

Paper I (Time: 45 minutes Max. Marks: 100)

The eligible candidates are called for a written test in

(i)General Intelligence

(ii)Mathematical Aptitude

(iii)General Knowledge

Paper II (Time: 45 minutes Max. Marks: 100)

English (50 marks)

1. A Paragraph of about 15 sentences on one topic out of three or four topics. (20 marks)

2. Comprehension: A paragraph followed by 5 questions. (15 marks)

3. English Grammar: Common Errors. Narration, Voice, Articles, Propositions, Transformation of Sentences, etc. (15 marks)

4. Mathematics (50 marks)

There are 5 questions of 10 marks each. The questions are generally on Fractions, Percentage, Interest, Areas and Factorization.


Questions in Paper I will be Objective Type and bilingual, i.e., Hindi and English. Paper II will be of Descriptive type. Only those fit will be called for Interview. Final selection will be on merit.

Other Benefits: Free ration, clothing, accommodation and allied services, medical treatment for self and family, group housing scheme benefits, building loan facilities, canteen facilities, etc.


Promotion: A candidate recruited through the Indian Army Soldiers Clerks Exam can become a Commissioned Officer subject to certain conditions. Numerous NCO / JCO posts have been created to improve career prospects and post retirement benefits.

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