Join Pak Army as Captain through Information Communication and Technology Officers

Hey, you! Yes, I am talking to you. Pakistan Army needs you. You can join the Pakistan army as a captain through ICT officers on the Direct Short Service Commission. What can be better than an opportunity to serve your country in the armed forces? With ever-increasing security threats to our country because of terrorism, our army needs capable officers who can lead our military in many departments. For this purpose, our army is actively recruiting officers who can join as captains through Information Communication and Technology officers.

In this article, we will share everything about the course. So, if you think you can join the ranks as a captain on this post, do not hesitate to apply.

What is the last date to apply?

The registration process started on 25 December 2023 and will continue till 15 January 2024. So you have a golden chance to apply as the last date is not here. The preliminary tests will start on 1 February and continue till 12 February 2024. You must prepare your mind and body for these tests before they start. So start training immediately. Other essential things are discussed in the table below.

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Age28 years
Marital StatusMarried or Unmarried
Physical StandardsHeight Weight
162.5cmAs per BMI
NationalityPakistan/Domicile or AJK/GB
Basic training6 Months at PMA Kakul
BondSign a bond to serve in the army for a minimum of 7 Years


As far as qualification is concerned, you need to graduate from HEC-recognized universities in any of the following degree programs.

  • BE Computer engineering
  • BE software engineering
  • BE system engineering
  • BS CS
  • BS IT
  • BS information security
  • BS Cyber security
  • BS Geo-informatics

The candidates must complete their degree with a 2.5/4 CGPA or 62.5 % marks. Also, if you have a C grade in your academic career or a 3rd division, then you can not apply. But if you have done a master’s in any of the above degree programs and have some work experience, then you will be a better choice. The candidates who failed once in PMA long course can apply only once again. But what if you are waiting for your result? In that case, a hope certificate will be sufficient. But you must submit transcripts afterward.

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What makes you ineligible?

Read this carefully, as these things will make you ineligible for the test.

  1. Twice screenout by ISSB
  2. If you took IISB within 120 days and are appearing again
  3. The candidate is not eligible if he is debarred from government services.
  4. You should not be a convict
  5. If you are medically unfit
  6. You will be disqualified if you have provided the wrong information or credentials, including a fake degree.

Registration process

You have to follow these simple steps to get registered for the tests

  1. You can either apply online or through ASRCs
  2. Register on the official website in case of an online application
  3. The details, including the time and date of the test, will be emailed
  4. Bring your documents on the day of the test and pay the fee on the spot

Preliminary tests

These tests are required to filter out any unfit candidates. The schedule is mentioned above in the article. Following are the details for these tests.

IQ testsThis will be an MCQs-based test
Medical testMedical tests will be conducted in ASRC
Physical testRunPush-upsSit-upsChin-ups
1.6 km in 9 minutes10 reps in 2 minutes10 reps in 2 minutes2 reps in 2 minutes

What if you are shortlisted?

If you are shortlisted, then you will go through the following process.

  • You will receive a letter for the ISSB evaluation.
  • If you clear ISSB, you will be recommended for GHQ
  • When you pass this, you will be referred to CMH

Required Documents

You shall require the following documents for ASRC procedures.

  • 5 attested copies of all educational certificates
  • NOC from a government department if you are employed
  • Domicile – attested copy
  • Copies of CNIC and NADRA verification slip
  • 6 Photos, 1 attested from the front and 5 from the backside
  • Postal order of 100 PKR to DGPA, General headquarters Rawalpindi
  • Verified degree by HEC

Read:- ISSB 2024 Test


Serving your country on the front lines is a great honor. We can sleep peacefully because of countless sacrifices from our armed forces. If you want to become a part of this noble cause, then apply now. All the essential information is provided in this article. If you are confused, visit the official website or ask us in the comments section.

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