What are the criteria and types of exam taken for selection of officer cadet in Nepalese Army?

2014-04-05

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Many Nepalese students time and again ask the questions What are the criteria and types of exam taken for selection of officer cadet in Nepalese Army? So in this blog post we have tried to clarify this query according to the information we got from Nepalese Army source. 

Nepalese citizen meeting the following conditions are eligible to join the Nepal Army:

Condition 1: Educational qualification - Having completed Intermediate level or plus 2. Age limit - Must be 18 years, not exceeding 21 years.

Condition 2: Educational qualification - Having completed Bachelors level. Age limit - Must be 18 years, not exceeding 24 years. Besides age barrier candidates have to meet the following physical requirements:

  • Weight - 50 Kg
  • Height - 5' 3"

Candidates must complete the following physical tests:

  • Push Up - 10 times
  • Sit Up - 15 times
  • Chin Up - 3 times
  • Two mile running - Complete in 17 minutes
  • 300 meter running - Complete in 55 seconds

After passing the above tests, candidates have to go through the following written tests

  • I.Q. - 60 marks (30 minutes).
  • Written Exams- English, Mathematics & Nepali of 100 marks each (3 hours for each subject).
  • General knowledge - 100 marks (90 minutes).

 

 

Those candidates making through the written exams will appear for various types of psychological tests such as: TO (Technical Officer), GTO (Group Tasking Officer), IO (Interviewing Officer), And board Interview.

The selected candidates will under go 18-months training at Officer Cadet Training Center, situated at Kharipati, Bhaktapur.