Indian Army GD Eligibility, Selection Process Age Limit

Selection Process

This article is for all those candidates who want to join Indian army as a GD soldier. Here in this article, you will get the details about the Indian army GD eligibility criteria like Age limit, education details and every process to join Indian army GD.

Every year a large no. of candidate apply for the GD(General Duty) in the Indian army and very few of them get selected. GD recruitment is held for the defense soldier with Rifleman, drivers, gunners, operators etc.  So before you join the Indian army you should know about the selection process and if you don’t know then this article will surely help you to get the true details. All details have been taken from the join Indian army’s official website which is

Indian Army GD eligibility, Selection Process Age Limit

For join the Indian army as a GD soldier, there are are some rules and process that you have to follow. Here are the details that are much important for GD selection process. Without this, you can’t do the registration for Bharti.

1. Education Qualification

You should have atleast 10th pass for join Indian army and also have the science and English in 10th standard.

2. Age Limit

Age limit must have 17+1/2 to 21 in the documents of the candidate.

3. Physical

A physically unfit person can’t join the Indian army. As per the Indian army, the physical standard for GD is-

Height- When you 1st entered in the Bharti ground, they check the height first. And if you are smaller than 165cm then you can’t join Indian army.

Weight- Weight of the candidate should be more than 50 KG.

Chest- Minimum 77cm and after expansion, it will be 82cm.

Region wise physical standards

Region Height Weight Chest
Ladakhi Candidates 158 cm 50 Kg 77 cm
Nepalese, Indians and Gurkhas 157 cm 48 Kg 77 cm
Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy, Andaman Nicobar Islands 165 cm 50 Kg 77 cm
The Locals Candidates 155 cm 50 Kg 77 cm
Recognised tribal areas 162 cm 48 Kg 77 cm
Brigade of the Guards 173 cm 50 Kg 77 cm
Med Arty 170 cm 50 Kg 77 cm
Corps of Military Police 173 cm 50 Kg 77 cm
Clerks GD/SKT 162 cm 50 Kg 77 cm

Indian Army GD Selection Process

For selection in the Indian army GD first you should have these above-given eligibility requirements. After that, you can apply for the upcoming process. Here are the stepwise details for join the GD in Indian Army.

 1. Registration Form

The first step to joining Indian army is registration. And for that, you have to be eligible for age and education qualification. Without that, you can not do the registration.

2. Physical

After the registration, candidates have to clear the physical test. Running, Pull ups, Balancing and jumping are the part of the Physical test.

3. Medical Test

The medical test is most important for join the Indian army. The medically unfit candidate is made out from the Rally. In this test, they check the every part of the candidate like eyes, ear, chest etc.

4. Written Test

If you cleared the physical and medical test than the last step remain is the written test. I know it’s very hard but if you check these Indian army sample papers than it will be easy for you.

So this is the complete process for join Indian army gd. And if you have any query related this article you can ask in the comment box. Our team will surely help you. Jai Hind!

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