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How to Join Pakistan Army as Second Lieutenant

Many of the students are passionate about knowing How to Join Pakistan Army as Second Lieutenant with their extreme patriotism. Let’s first understand what a second lieutenant is. A Second Lieutenant is the entry-level commissioned officer rank in the Pakistani Army. A Second Lieutenant is usually positioned in command of a squad comprising of 20 to 45 soldiers, including two or more rifle squads led by a senior non-commissioned officer. Pakistan Army offers various natures of job opportunities to the youth of Pakistan every year. Intermediate and graduate students are registered in the Pakistan Army as officers through different training programs. They are ranked as a second lieutenant or captain after successful completion of the respective course in Pakistan Military Academy. Management advertisements for Jobs related to the Pakistan Army are published in countrywide newspapers. One has to have detailed information about the courses or commissions. These details can be found on the official website of PMA. To join Pakistan Army as a second lieutenant, one needs to fulfill eligibility criteria and then can proceed with the recruitment and selection process. Following is the procedure to join the Pakistan Army.

How to Join Pakistan Army as Second Lieutenant

Candidates who want to join the army now can see how to join Pakistan Army as Second Lieutenant which is written below. Moreover, Qualification, Height, weight, Chest, Age, and some other details regarding the second Lieutenant is here.

How to Join Pakistan Army as Second Lieutenant

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Eligibility Criteria to Join Pak Army

A) Age:

(1) Intermediate or Equivalent 17-22 Years

Relaxable for three months both in upper and lower age limits.

(2) Graduates (2 years graduation) and Serving PN / PAF Personnel 17-23 Years
(3) Graduates with 4 years graduation program (BS / BA (Hons) / BBA) 17–24 Years
(4) Serving Army Soldiers 17-25 Years

B) GENDER: Male.


Unmarried (Married serving personnel of the Armed Forces over 20 years of age are eligible).


All the citizens with the nationality of Pakistan or domicile holders of AJK or Gilgit Baltistan. Dual nationality holders have to surrender a nationality other than Pakistan.


i.      Minimum Height – 5’ – 4” (162.5 cm)

ii.      Visual Standard

(a) Distance Vision With glasses 6/9, 6/12
(b) Near Vision J2, J7 or N8, N12 with or without glasses


iii. Weight – As per the Body Mass Index.


(1) Marks –
FA / FSc
(a)Minimum 60 % marks in FA/FSc and equivalent.

(b)Candidates who secure 60% marks or above in BA / BSc, BA / BSc (Hons), and BBA / BPA, with 50% marks in FA / FSc are eligible for PMA Long Course.

(2) Relaxation of Marks – FA / FSc Minimum 55 percent marks for the candidates from the specified area including Balochistan, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan, District Neelum Azad Jammu Kashmir, District Kohistan, Chitral, Dir, Tehsil BalaKot (Kaghan, Naran) of District Mansehra in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Tharparker and Tehsil Umer Kot in Sind, District Rajanpur, Area of Cholistan Desert, Drawer Fort, Salamsar, Mojgarh and Dingarh of Punjab, who have been actually studying in same areas.
(3) Serving Army Soldiers 50 %  marks in  FA/FSc and equivalent.
(4) Hope Certificate Candidates who have passed Part-1 of Inter exam with a minimum of 60% marks and have appeared/appearing in Part-II/Final Examination and whose result will be announced soon can also apply subject to the provision of an original Part-1 Marks Sheet along with the “Hope Certificate” by the Head of College/University that they have a good chance of passing the final examination with minimum 60% marks. Such candidates will deposit their original Part-II Certificate/Mark Sheets along with 4 attested copies to GHQ PA Date, PA-3(a), otherwise, their selection will not be processed further.
(5) Verification of Marks Sheet / Certificate Candidates not issued with certificates or in possession of duplicate/revised mark sheets/certificates of Matric / Intermediate / BA / BSc must get a Verification Certificate signed by the Secretary/Controller Examination of the concerned Board/University.
(6) A-Level Candidates A-level candidates applying in Pakistan with aggregate of 60% marks are eligible without seeking an equivalence certificate as calculated by IBCC. However, all candidates who have passed the A level and equivalent examinations from abroad are required to submit an equivalence certificate issued by IBCC.



1-  “Not Recommended” twice by ISSB/GHQ Selection & Review Board.

2- Declared medically unfit by Military Hospital/ Appeal Medical Board.

3-  Enrolled cadets and recruits withdrawn/ resigned /discharged/ dismissed from Armed Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) training academies/institutions on the grounds of discipline, character, medical, inefficiency, weak profile, or declared unsuitable.

3- An individual dismissed/removed from any other Government Service.

4-  Convicted by a Court of Law for an offense involving moral turpitude.

Procedure to Join Pak Army


Candidates can either register themselves online or by visiting Army Selection and Recruitment Centres (AS&RCs).

A candidate can register on the website The date and time of the test shall be intimated on the internet for which the individual should have an e-mail account. The candidates may also report at the nearest Army Selection and Recruitment Centres (AS&RCs) for registration/allotment of roll no along with the necessary documents mentioned in the preceding paragraph.


Written/Intelligence tests will be based on multiple-choice questions from English, Mathematics, Pak Studies, Islamiat, and General Knowledge. The candidates declared successful in written/intelligence tests will undergo physical/medical tests and interviews at AS&RCs.


The candidates must qualify for the following physical standards at the time of preliminary selection:-

(a) 1.6 Km Run 8½ minutes
(b) Push-Ups 15 repetitions in 2 minutes
(c) Sit-Ups 15 repetitions in 2 minutes
(d) Chin Ups 3 repetitions in 2 minutes
(e) Ditch Crossing 7’.4” x 7’.4” with a depth of 4’


Successful candidates will be interviewed at AS&RC and shortlisted for the ISSB test.


Successful candidates will receive a letter for ISSB tests through the website as well as a call-up letter.


The candidate needs to complete a 02-year training program at Pakistan Military Academy.

So, if you want to join Pak Army, then the procedure and eligibility are given above. All the students are allowed to apply for it. The Pakistan Army is one of the biggest and most well-known armies in the world. It is a dream of every student to be an army officer. So, check all the latest dates and forms from the official website of the Pakistan Army. If you have any questions, then visit the comment section and leave a comment.


  1. Sir I am joining second leutinent marks in intr mediate 60 ./. What last date for apply
    I am studying in Multan University

  2. Assalam O alaikum sir
    Sir me software engineering ka student ho .or 3rd semester complete hain with 3.14 CGPA out of 4.0 CGPA
    Sir kia me PMA join kr skta hon.

    1. Assalam-0-alaikum sir
      Sir ma ne intermediate part 1 complete Kar le ha ab ma part 2 me ho or mere paper June me hone ha or muje yaken ha ke ma 60% marks le lo gha.
      Sir Kia ma Army join Kar sakta ho abi

  3. Sir I have 66% marks in matric and 59% fsc and i belong to Punjab at district Hafizabad can i apply for second lieutenant ?

  4. AOA Respected Sir.Its my ambition to be an Army Officer and as a Second lieutenant.But I don’t know how to apply for this.Kindly please give me a suggestion.

  5. Sir my result of fsc second year is going to held soon and i want to join Pakistan army can I get information about the job vacancies ….

  6. Comment:AoA Respected Sir!
    I want to join Pak ARMY as a 2nd lieutenant but I don’t know the date of applying.. when will the registration open? Guide me sir..!!

  7. Assalam O Alaikum
    I want to apply Pak army as 2nd Lieutenant after
    ICS . please tell me I am elligble for this job

  8. Sir! i am a student of DAE (Deploma of Associate Engineer). Sir tell me that may i join pak army as a 2nd lautinent. Because i see above that the students having Study of Fsc & Equavilent are Eligibile.
    so Please Sir Guide me.

  9. I m a girl nd I want to join Pakistan army as a 2nd Lieutenant so can I join or not??…..reply must sir plzzzzzz

  10. Sir I live in Quetta but I’m from Kpk lakki Marwat my domicile of lakki marwat can l change the initial test center in Quetta army center sir can I give the test in Quetta.

  11. Hello sir i got 72% marks in matric 52%in FSC and get 2.7 CGPA in BS software engenring can i apply for pak army

  12. Sir how can l join pak army? as i got 81 percnt Mark in matric and 64 percnt mark in part 1 fsc .i am 20 years

  13. Sir i have 59 percent marks in matric and 82 percent in fsc I m 17 years and 5 months old I have orphan case can I join pak army easily??

  14. sir I can join pak army as 2nd leftinent after F.A ??? plz sir guide me which deploma is best from government CLG for army ?? plz sir ans

  15. mery matric main 73% marks hn aur Ab main 3 saal ka diploma of associate engineering kr rha hn koi bta sakta ha kya is ky bahd 2nd laftinent apply ho Sakta ha

    1. g ho sakta ha .. jis bhi field mian diploma kr rahy ho usi field main pak army as a cadet for Bs engineering join kr sakty ho…

  16. Sir thanks for telling about the list of knowledge about our aim .but sir I have passed 12 in 75 percent can I join ? Plzzzz say me.

  17. i want to join pak army lieutenant how can i join? i am the student of bsc 4 year in botany zoology & chemistry mara ya last mnth ha us ka bd ma join krna chah rhi hu on bsc base plz tell me the requirments needed??

  18. asalam alikum i hope we all r fine and i want also join pak army and i hve my 2year in engineering and my fitness and physical are also good so plz may i also join rmy

  19. Comment: sir mara matric ma 63 % marks ha ma f s c universty agriculture f s d ma kr rah ho € ma pak army join krna chyta ho ma join kr saqta ho ? Plzzzzzzzzzz .reply

  20. I got 57% marks in matric,42% marks in ICS and if I get 60% marks in BSC in Computer then will I be able to join Pak Army as lieutenant?

    Sir I have secured 80%marks in maticulation exams and 81% in FSc part 1.
    please tell me the procedure how can I join pak army as second lieutinant..
    Thank you.

  22. Sir i passed Matric with 2nd division FSc in 1st division kia main 2nd Lieutenant k liye eligible hoon please reply must I’m waiting ThankQ 🙂

  23. sir i have 58% marks in matrc 49% fsc and 73% graduation
    sir i want to join pak army please tell my how can i join pak arrmy plzzzzzzzzzzzz

  24. Sir I LovE Pak Army And INSHALLAH I’ll Join Pak Army As A Officer… God blessed U All Citizens Of My Pakistan, INSHALLAH Your Wishes Come’s TruE… #Ameen

  25. My name is Hamid Hussain. and i want to join pak army as second lieutetant. please help me in this case. i am well educated person.

  26. I extremly love pak army…….. I want to join army as a solidr…. but I m nit proparly guidded…… plz plz plz plz guaid me. And why PMA long cours is not for lady cadets….?

  27. I love pak army ….To join pak army is my first periority………………………please guide how to join the pak army……………??????

  28. Comment: i have a big dream to make myself as a army officer. i want to serve my c0untry. may ALLAH will give me a chance to c0mplete my dream.

  29. I wanT tO joIn fOr pakistan Army plZ plZ pLz gIvE mE A online form anD tell mE abOut theM fOr sEcOnd leiUtInanT pLz gIve mE A infOrm

  30. Sir,
    I belong to GB FATA i have got 54.4% marks in FA.only 0.6 % is less for eligible marks but i ignore 1% by compere my intresting and first whish to join pak army as 2nd leuitenent.CAN I?

  31. I got 800 marks in Matric. How much marks i need in FSC to join Pakistan Army as 2nd lieutenant. Any one reply plzz.

  32. i want to apply for the test of second lieutenant please sir tell me the requirement and when the admission are come for second lieutenant

  33. What do u want i do that?? What do u think i do that sir. give me one chance to prove my self. I am not intelligent in studies but i m fit for physical and medical and also ISSB.

  34. sir i want to join pak army as a 2nd lieu.sir please inform me for the admission form 2014 on which date tell me.and press your add in the news paper (gang group).

  35. I love Pak Army very much,, and want to become a officer as second lieutenant in Pak Army,,, who can guaid me plzzz

  36. i want to join pak army but i over age jut about six munth and my big wish to become a shaheeed…….!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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