The Pakistan Army invites applications for the Technical Cadet Course, offering aspiring candidates the opportunity to become commissioned officers in the Engineering Corps. FSc pre-engineering and ICS students are eligible to apply, and successful candidates will be fully sponsored by the Pakistan Army for their studies.
Admission and Sponsorship
Selected candidates will gain admission to NUST colleges, sponsored by the Pakistan Army. Upon completing their four-year degrees, candidates will join the Pakistan Army as captains through Regular Commission.
Online registration commences on December 18, 2023. The deadline for applying to the 36th Technical Cadet Course is February 02, 2024.
Academic and Military Training
Candidates will pursue a 4-year engineering degree program, followed by one-year military training at PMA Kakul upon obtaining their Bachelor of Engineering Degree.
Engineering Disciplines and Institutions
Selected candidates will study engineering disciplines at various NUST colleges, including Civil Engineering, Electrical Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer System Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, and Aeronautical Engineering.
Age: 17-21 years (with a three-month relaxation in upper and lower age limits)
Marital Status: Unmarried
Nationality: Pakistani citizens; dual nationality holders must surrender other nationalities
Physical Standards: Minimum Height – 5′- 4″, Weight – As per Body Mass Index (BMI)
Candidates must have completed FSc (Pre Engineering) with a minimum of 65% marks or ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level with Equivalence Certificate. Those awaiting FSc Part-II results can apply on a “HOPE Certificate.”
Registration and Selection Procedure
Candidates can register online at www.joinpakarmy.gov.pk. Alternatively, they can register at Army Selection and Recruitment Centres (AS&RCs). The registration process includes a preliminary test, and candidates must bring required documents and pay the prospectus fee on the test day. Computer literacy is essential for online registration and tests.
Note: The provided information is a summary; candidates are advised to refer to the official announcement for detailed instructions and requirements.