Join Pak Army in 2021 Through PMA Long Course 149

Pak Amry has announced the availability of 149 PMA Long Course online Registration 2021 for commissioned officers. PMA Long Course 149 online registration will begin on October 4, 2021. Those who want to join the Pakistan Army should apply online by November 6, 2021. Registration for PMA Long Course 148 can be done online or in person at one of the Pakistan Army Registration Centers.

Selected candidates will get two years of training before joining the Army as a commissioned officer. Unmarried male Pakistani nationals and residents of AJK and Gilgit Baltistan are eligible to apply. Dual nationals are also eligible to apply. Candidates having dual nationality would be required to renounce nationalities other than Pakistani upon final selection.

Schedule for PMA Long Course Registration in 2021

Registration is open from October 4th through November 6th, 2021. (including Sat and Sun)

Preliminary tests will take place from November 11 through January 11, 2022. (Except Sat, Sun, and announced holidays)

Eligibility Criteria for Joining the Pakistan Army for PMA Long Course 149 in 2021:

Course/TrainingCategoryMarital StatusAge/NationalityPhysical Criteria
PMA Long Course (149).Intermediate or Equivalent. Minimum 60% marks.55% marks for candidates belonging to AJK, FATA, Gilgit Baltistan and some parts of Northern areas.Unmarried.17-22 Years (With 03 Months Relaxation).Height 5.4″ (162.5 cm).Weight = As per body mass.
PMA Long Course (149).Graduation (02 Years) & Serving Pakistan Navy & PAF Personnel.Unmarried (Married Servants of PAF, PN with Age more than 20 Years).17-23 Years.Height 5.4″ (162.5 cm).Weight = As per body mass.
PMA Long Course (149).Graduation (04 Years) (BS, BA, B.SC, BBA).Unmarried.17-24 Years.Height 5.4″ (162.5 cm).Weight = As per body mass.
PMA Long Course (149).Serving Army Soldiers.Unmarried/Married with Age more than 20 Years.17-25 Years.Height 5.4″ (162.5 cm).Weight = As per body mass.

Conditions of Ineligibility:

The persons listed below are ineligible to apply.

  • The ISSB/GHQ selection and review boards rejected me twice.
  • Military hospital/appeal medical board declared him medically unfit.
  • Cadets who were discharged, withdrawn, resigned, or terminated from the Armed Forces.
  • A court of justice found him guilty of immorality.
  • Dismissed/terminated/removed from any other Federal government service.

PAK Army Long Course Selection Procedure:

  • Preliminary selection and registration at AS and RC.
  • Written (Academic)/intellectual test consisting of multiple-choice questions from English, Mathematics, Pak-Studies, Islamiat, and General Knowledge (G.K).
  • Candidates who pass the academic and intellect exams will be subjected to a medical examination, physical testing, and interviews at AS and RC.
  • The following requirements will be observed for physical tests: 1.6 km run in 8 1/2 minutes, 15 push-ups in 02 minutes, 15 sit-ups in 02 minutes, 03 chin-ups in 02 minutes, and a ditch crossing 7.4′′ x 7.4′′ with a depth of 4 feet.

ISSB exams and interviews

ISSB-recommended applicants are subjected to a medical examination at the nearest CMH.

GHQ makes the final decision based on the candidate’s overall performance.

PMA has a two-year training programme.

How to Apply for a Long Course in PMA:

Apply online or visit the nearest Army Selection and Recruitment Center in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Multan, Karachi, Gilgit, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, D.I Khan, and Pano Aqil. Bring all original papers, as well as one set of attested copies, a CNIC (or Form-B Computerized), and six coloured photographs.

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