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PMA Long Course 149 Eligibility, Date & Online Registration

Join Pak Army PMA long Course

Join Pak Army through PMA long course 149. PMA long course is a regular commission, offered by Pakistan Army.  The previous course was 148 and the next course will be 150 of the long course. PMA L/C announced twice a year.  The April course is known as an even course and the November course is known as an odd course. To apply in PMA long course, you should have minimum inter/DEA/O level qualifications.

Join Pak Army PMA long Course

The training duration of PMA Long course is two years at Pakistan Military Academy. These two years are divided into six terms. PMA long course cadets study BMAS (Bachelor of Military Art and Science) during their training period.  After training cadets are awarded by the rank of second lieutenant.  If you want to become engineer in Pak Army than you should apply in Technical Cadet course in which  candidates can apply after FSC Pre engineering & ICS. However, females can apply in Lady Cadet Course after 16 years of education.

Excepted Date & Online Registration

The excepted date for PMA long course 149 is October 1, 2021. The online registration will be started from 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021. To apply online visit the official website of Join Pakistan Army. In order to apply offline for PMA long course, visit the nearest AS&RC (Army Selection & Recruitment Center). Pakistan Army website take  72 hours to generate your the test date so keep patience and don’t worry. PMA long course details are listed below.

PMA Long Course 149 Details

PMA long course 149 details are given below. You should qualified one eligibility requirement from one of these.

Degree Minimum Marks  Age Requirement
Inter/DAE/A-level  55 % marks 17-22 Years
BSC/BS (2 Year) 60 % marks +
50% marks in Inter
17-23 Years
BS(4 years) 60 % marks +
50% marks in Inter
17-24 Years
Serving Soldiers 60% marks in Inter 17-25 Years
Rural Areas 5-10 % marks relaxation  As Above Years
  • 3 months upper and lower age relaxation.
  • Rural areas included Gilgit Baltistan, Rural Areas of Singh, Rural areas of Punjab. Candidates from Azad Kashmir are eligible to apply with marks relaxation.

Eligibility Criteria to Join Pak Army

Eligibility criteria to Join Pak Army through 149 PMA Long Course is given as:

  • Only Males are eligible to apply.
  • Pakistan Citizen can apply
  • Candidates with foreign nationality can apply. They have to drop foreign nationality after selection.
  • Candidate should be unmarried.
  • Minum height is 5.4 feet (165 cm)
  • Only married serving solider above the age of 20 year is eligible to apply
  • A-level/DAE/FA/ICS or having any equivalent degree are eligible to apply.
  • A candidate should qualify the minimum given physical and medical standards.
  • Candidate should not kick out from any armed force training academy.
  • Candidates those are twice not recommended by ISSB are not eligible to apply.
  • A candidate is only eligible for marks relaxation is he studied or lived in special areas.

PMA long course 149 details about Syllabus & Selection procedure for are given below:

Intelligence Test

The intelligence test is designed to check the problem-solving capabilities of a candidate that whether he qualified the minimum Intelligence standard required or not. PMA intelligence test is taken on computer. Computer knowledge is compulsory for the initial test of 149 PMA long course.

Test Type Total Questions Total Time
Verbal Intelligence Test 65 Questions 30 minutes
Non-Verbal Intelligence Test 75 Questions 35 minutes
  • In intelligence test, number and character series, odd one out, comparison types of question appeared to check the problem-solving capabilities of a candidate.
  • In non-verbal intelligence test, diagrams, shapes, puzzles appears and you have selected the most suitable match for it. It is easy as compared to a verbal intelligence test.

Medical Test

These medical test are taken in PMA long course medical test. Unfit candidates will be referred to the nearest CMH (Combined Military Hospital).
  1. Chest expansion
  2. Flat feet
  3. Carry angle
  4. Knocking knee
  5. Eyesight
  6. Piles
  7. Height
  8. Weight

Physical Test

PMA long course physical test is taken at the nearest army ground. These tests are taken in physical test.

Test Type Test Requirement Total Time
Running 1.6 KM 8 minutes
Chin-Ups 3 40 seconds
Sit-Ups 30 2 minutes
Push-ups 16
Ditch Crossing 7.4×7.4 depth 4

Initial Interview

The initial interview forms are given to candidates at the same day of physical test. PMA long course initial interview will be taken by the National Security and War Course (NSWC) Brigadier. Mostly general knowledge and introduction-type questions are asked. Confidence and proper concentration are required to pass the initial interview. After clearing PMA initial interview, candidates have to submit their ISSB forms. After 2-3 months they are called ISSB test.

Initial Interview Pak Army

ISSB Test

If you clear the Pak army long course initial interview, then you will be qualified for the ISSB test. Different psychologist tests and Interviews are held in order to check the personality of a candidate. After the ISSB recommendation, the final selection list will be made on candidate overall performance. 

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