There are a lot of ways for boys to Join Pak Army as 2nd Lieutenant as compared to girls. The following post will tell you about the scope of various educations in different Corps of Pak army.
Join Pak Army After Intermediate as 2nd Lieutenant
The Pak army gives only one procedure to young boys through 12-year education for getting commission as Second Lieutenant. It is given in Point 1.
1. The boys who have completed 12-year education as Intermediate (F.Sc/F.A/ICS) or A level or some other equivalent degree can get Regular Commission in Pak army through PMA Long Course . This course is announced twice in a year; after every six months, once in the April and the other in the October.
You will be Cadet for 2 years in PMA Kakul and after passing out, you will serve as Second Lieutenant in one of the Combat Corps or Supporting Corps . Online registration for 2023 has been started for PMA Long Course from 10 October to 13 October. Apply on the official website. Contact numbers are also given on the website.
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Join Pak Army After Intermediate as Captain
The 12-year education provides different opportunities to F.Sc Pre-engineering boys for becoming Captain commissioned officer as explained in Point 2 (including sub points of 2) and Point 3.
2. Those boys who do not want to join PMA Long Course because of the hard physical training but they have the passion for joining this sacred institute. They can also take the Regular Commission in Pakistan army after F.Sc/A-level/O-level through Technical Cadet Course by joining 4 different colleges at free of cost. All these 4 colleges work under National University of Science and Technology, NUST. You will study as Cadet throughout your 4-year of engineering in the college. Then, you will undergo 1 year of military training as Cadet in PMA Kakul. After passing out, you will start to serve as Captain. These 4 colleges are given below in points 2a, 2b, 2c and 2d.
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2a. The boys who are keen to study Civil Engineering will join Military College of Engineering after the selection process. The civil engineers make infrastructures like buildings, bridges etc. Ater passing out, you will start to serve as Captain in Corps of Engineers .
2b. Those who want to become Aeronautical Engineers go in College of Aeronautical Engineering after the successful selection process. The aeronautical engineering deals with the manufacturing of helicopters and jets. After passing out, you will start to serve as Captain in Corps of EME Aviation .
2c. Telecommunication engineering and Software Engineering are provided by Military College of Signals . The Telecommunication engineers work on building communication devices and instruments that help the soldiers to keep good communication between them in different areas during the war time. After passing out you will start to serve as Captain in Corps of Signals .
2d. Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering are provided by College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering . After passing out you will start to serve as Captain in Corps of EME or Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering .
Note 1: Remember one more thing; your education, hostel residence etc will be totally free if you join above 4 colleges through Pakistan army. You will also get a scholarship of 25000 PKR per month from college. There is a period of 4 years at these above-mentioned colleges. These four years include study and morning drill. The students wear the khaki uniform and are called Cadets.
Note 2: There is another way of joining above 4 colleges as civilians but in this case, you have to pay all the fees to college and you will not be Cadet(will not wear the khaki uniform).
3. The F.Sc Pre-medical boys can also acquire Regular Commission in the Pakistan army through Medical Cadet Course . The complete details about this course can be found here in point 1 .
Those boys who just want to study in army atmosphere can get admission in Army Medical College and CMH Lahore Medical College through NUMS test. But remember, you will not serve in Army Medical Corps like that of Medical Cadet Course boys. The details can be found here in point 2 .
DAE Degree/Diploma Holders as Second Lieutenant
4. The boys who have done 3-year diploma can also make their way to Pak army through PMA Long course .
Join Pak Army After Graduation as 2nd Lieutenant (14-year Education)
The boys have 2 procedures for joining army through 14-year qualification in the following way in point 5.
5. The boys with 14-year education as BA or B.Sc can take Regular Commission in Pak army through PMA Long Course or PMA Graduate Course . You will undergo 2 years of training at Kakul academy if you join army through PMA Long Course. But if you join army through PMA Graduate Course, then in this case the training period at PMA Kakul will be 1 year. You will pass out as Second Lieutenant from both these courses.
Remember, you can apply for Graduate course with 14-year education upto the age of 25 years and you can apply for Long course with 14-year education upto the age of 23 years.
For 2023, the registration for PMA Graduate Course is from 20 June to 24 July.
Join Pak Army After Graduation as 2nd Lieutenant or Captain (16-year or More Than 16-year Education)
The 16-year qualification provides the boys to join Pak army in the following ways. Points 6 and 7 (including sub points of 7) explain it.
6. The boys with 16-year education as BA (Hons) or BS (Hons) or BBA (Hons) or BPA (Hons) can also gain Regular Commission in Pak army through PMA Long Course or PMA Graduate Course . You will undergo 2 years of training at Kakul academy if you join army through PMA Long Course. But if you join army through PMA Graduate Course, then in this case the training period at PMA Kakul will be 1 year. You will pass out as Second Lieutenant from both these courses.
7. The Integrated Course help the boys, who have completed 16-year education, in getting the Short Service Commission (SSC) or Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) in the Pakistan Army. These boys serve in different Corps after passing out through Integrated Course. These Corps are given in points 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7f and 7g.
Remember, you can apply for SSC/DSSC upto the age of 28 years.
7a. Those boys who have done 16-year education as BE in Telecom Engineering, BE in Software Engineering, BS (Hons) or Masters in IT, BS (Hons) or Masters in Information Security and BS (Hons) or Master in Geographical Information System can also become the part of Pakistan army. After selection, there will be 6 months training at PMA Kakul and you will be Cadet during these six months. On successful training, you will be awarded the rank of Captain and you will serve in Corps of Signals as ICTOs.
7b. The boys who have completed engineering in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Metallurgical, Avionics, Aerospace, Bio Medical and Computer engineering can join Corps of EME .
7c. The civil engineering boys can join Corps of Engineers.
7d. The boys with 16-year education as BS (Hons) in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgy Engineering, Plastic or wood technology, and Textile or leather technology can also go to Pak army. After selection, there will be 6 months training at Pakistan military academy Kakul and you will be Cadet during these six months. On successful training, you will be granted the rank of Captain and you will serve in Corps of Ordnance.
7e. The boys with M.A/M.Sc /M.Phil/Ph.D. in psychology degree and if someone has psychology degree along with diploma in clinical psychology can also become commission officer in the Pakistan army. After selection, there will be 6 months training at PMA KAkul. On successful training, you will be given the rank of Captain and you will serve as psychologists to judge the candidates during the ISSB interview.
7f. The 16-year education in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany/Zoology), Computer Science, English, Management Science (BBA Hons/MBA or higher), Geography, Economics, Political Science, History, Urdu, Pakistan Studies, Islamic Studies, National and International Affairs (NIA), International Relations (IR) help the boys to join Pak Army Education Corps . On successful 6 month training as Cadet at PMA Kakul, you will be granted the rank of Captain.
7g. The boys with DVM degree or equivalent degree to DVM or M.Phil in DVM can join Remount Veterinary and Farms Corps . On successful 6 month training as Cadet at PMA Kakul, you will be awarded the rank of Captain.
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