CENTRAL LEVEL COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION - INDIAN ARMY SOLDIER TECHNICAL EXAM
INDIAN ARMY SOLDIER TECHNICAL (M.E.R.) EXAM
This examination is held four times a year as advertised in the Employment News-and leading newspapers.
Unmarried male Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.
Matriculation or equivalent with Mathematics, English and Science.
16 to 23 years.
Height: 167 cms, relaxable for certain regions.
Weight: 50 kg, relaxable for certain regions.
Chest: 77/82 cm.
Blank application forms are available, free of cost, at local Recruitment Offices, District Collector's Office, Zila Parishads and Employment Exchanges. Candidates are at liberty to send their application on plain paper, handwritten/typed but as per format.
Paper I (Time: 45 minutes-Max. Marks: I00)
The eligible candidates are called for a written test in (i) General Intelligence; (ii) Mathematical Aptitude; and (iii) General Knowledge.
Paper II (Max. 45 minutes-Max. Marks: 100)
In this paper, there are questions of about 30 marks in Physics, 20 marks in Chemistry and 50 marks of Menstruation (Areas and Volumes), Algebra, Trigonometry and Arithmetic, etc.
Questions is these tests will be of the Objective type and bilingual, i.e., Hindi and English. Only those fit will be passed through Aptitude Test and Interview. Final selection will be on merit.
Pay: About Rs. 4000.
Free ration, clothing, accommodation and allied services, medical treatment for self and family, group housing scheme benefits, building loan facilities, canteen facilities, etc.
A sepoy can become a Commissioned Officer subject to certain conditions. Numerous NCO/JCO posts have been created to improve career prospects and pensionary benefits.