Join Pakistan Army as A Captain Doctor 2024

Do you want to serve your country while being a doctor? Good news for you because the Pakistan army has announced 260+ posts. You can apply and join as a captain or significant through SSRC and PTC. The last date to apply is 20 January 2024.

Details regarding qualification and the rank you may be given according to your education will be discussed in this article. If you think this change is essential for you too. Do you believe that serving the nation on the front lines as a doctor is more important than anything else, then read this article carefully. You will get lots of helpful information from here.

Join the Pakistan Army as a doctor

Pakistan army has announced a lot of jobs for doctors in the military. In this section, you will read the schedule and other helpful information. After reading this section, continue reading the article once you think you are eligible for the posts.


The schedule for applying to this post is as follows

Starting date for registration01 January 2024 
End date for registration20 January 2024
Starting date for preliminary testing22 January 2024
End date for preliminary testing 26 January 2024

Course pre-requirements

You must meet the following requirements to apply for this post.

NationalityPakistani or a citizen of AJK, or GB.
Marital statusMarried or unmarried
Height (cm)MaleFemale
WeightAs per BMI

Additional information

Once selected, you must sign some bonds and undergo training. If you are not comfortable with these things, then leave it. Otherwise, continue reading the article.

Once selected, you will have to sign a bond stating that you will serve in the army for minimum 5 years.You will sign a bond stating that once selected, you will serve I the army for minimum 2 years. This will be an extendable contract.
Training22 weeks of basic military training at Kakul12 Weeks of training at Kakul

Job openings

Following are different job openings offered

Captain rank
GDMOs (Male or female)MBBS28 years as on 1 May 2024 relaxable up to 35 years
GDDOs (male)BDSA candidate who completed 1-year house job is preferableFCPS part 1 exam cleared before induction is not acceptable.Till 1 May 2024, your age should be 28 years (relaxable till 40)
PTC (male)MBBS and FCPS28 years until 1 May (extendable till 35)
Major Rank
Classified Specialist (Gynecology only for females)MBBS and FCPS28 years until 1 May 2024 (extendable till 40)
Sub-Specialist Double FCPS (Medicine and Allied) (Male)MBBSFCPS in general medicineCardio, Gastro, Neuro, Nephro, Onco, Pulmo (FCPS)Till 1 May 2024, your age should be 32 years (extendable till 40)
Sub-specialist FCPS (Surgical and allied) (Male)MBBSFCPS in general surgery1st or 2nd FCPS in Neuro, and Ortho Surgery32 years until 1 May 2024 (extendable till 40)
Sub-specialist (Single/double FCPS, male)MBBSFCPS in general surgery1st or 2nd FCPS in Neuro, and Ortho SurgeryTill 1 May, your age should be 32 years (extendable till 40)
Classified Specialist (Male)PeriodonticsBDSFCPS in relevant field32 years until 1 May (extendable till 40)

You can apply to these fields, but remember that graduates from government institutes will be given preference. Hope’s certificate will also be accepted if you are waiting for the result.

Things that make you un-eligible

The following are different things that can make you uneligible

  • Permanently declared unfit
  • If the applicant has withdrawn from any army institute
  • Dismissed from a government job
  • A proven convict declared by any court in Pakistan
  • Mentally unfit

How to register

Now, let’s discuss how you can apply.

You can either apply at an ASRC or apply online. No matter what, you must show up with your original documents at ASRC on the exam date. Applicants will save some valuable time if they apply online. In both cases, you will pay the fee at the ASRC. Overseas candidates can apply to the Consulate General Pakistan.

Documents required

You will need to prepare the following documents

  • All original certificates and DMCs
  • 2 attested copies of the registration certificate
  • Two attested copies of the house job certificate
  • NOC from the institute if you are serving in a government job
  • Attested copies of CNIC and domicile
  • Three colored passport-size photographs
  • Postal order of 100 PKR in favor of DGPA

Females can also join the Pak Army As AFNS.


There are a lot of seats available for doctors. More than 260 seats are open for you. So if you fulfill the job criteria you are interested in, do not hesitate to apply right now. The last date to apply is 31 January. So, prepare all the documents and get ready for the test.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there relaxation in age?

Yes, for GDMOs it can be till 35 years. For specialists, the required age is 32 but it is relaxable till 40

Am I required to do a house job to apply for Captain Doctor?

If you have done MBBS, then no. But for BDS, it is compulsory

What if I want to appeal to the medical board?

You cannot appeal if you have been declared unfit due to Hepatitis. Otherwise, you can apply within 3 days of the result.

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