Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical / Inventory Management (All Arms)

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The army is a large organisation with each unit consisting of 600-1000 personnel and holding a large inventory of stores and equipment. There is a requirement of clerical staff to maintain the inventory , carryout documentation of personnel, book keeping and other routine correspondence. Thus there is requirement of candidates conversant in English and Maths/Book Keeping.


Indian Army Soldier Clerk Examination

The Indian Army offers a dignified, disciplined and prestigious career. There are hundreds of diverse job profiles available in the Indian Army. Accordingly, the nature of responsibilities also varies. The Indian Army consists of various arms divisions and services.


Among these, soldier clerk (general duty/ store keeper technical) is one. For the recruitment of clerks Indian Army conducts an exam namely Indian Army Soldier Clerk Exam.  The examination is held every month.


Indian Army Clerk Exams Application Form


All recruitment are done only through rallies. Please contact your nearest Branch Recruiting Office/Zonal Recruiting Office for details. Rally schedule is also published in leading vernacular newspapers/Employment News.


Report to rally site on the dates announced on Notice Board along with your Educational Certificate, Birth Certificate (in original) domicile certificate, character certificate and six passport size photographs.


Eligibility Criteria


Nationality: Unmarried male Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.


Age: 17.5 – 23 years


Educational Qualifications: You ought to have cleared your 10+2/Intermediate exam passed in any stream (Arts/ Commerce/ Science) with 50% marks in aggregate and at least 40% in each subject. There is no criteria of marks if you have a higher qualification.


Physical Standards 

Region States Height(Cms) Weight(Kgs) Chest(Cms)
Western Himalayan Region J&K, HP, Punjab Hills (Area South & West of the Inter state Border between HP & Punjab and North and east of road of Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garhshankar, Ropar ) Garhwal & Kumaon regions of Uttranchal. 166 
48 77
Eastern Himalayan Region Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya , Assam , Arunachal Pradesh , Sikkim and Hill Region of West Bengal (Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts) 160 157* 48 77
Western Plains Region Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh , Delhi , Rajasthan and Western UP ( Meerut and Agra Division) 170 50 77
Eastern Plains Region Eastern UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Orissa 169 50 77
Central Region Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar-Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 
50 77
Southern Region Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa And Pondicherry 165 50 77

Special Physical Standards

Region- States – category Height (Cms) Weight (kgs) Chest (Cms)
Ladakhi 157 50 77
Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indians 160 48 77
Andaman, Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy
Settlers 165 50 77
Locals 155 50 77
Tribals of recognized  areas 162 48 77
Brigade of the Guards 173 50 77
Med Arty 170 50 77
Corps Military Police 173 50 77
*Clerks GD/SKT 162 50 77


Medical Standards

A candidate should have robust physique and good mental health. Chest should be well developed having minimum 5 Cms expansion. Should have normal hearing with each ear and good binocular vision in both eyes. He should be able to read 6/6 in distant vision chart with each eye. Colour vision should be CP-III. Should recognize red and green colours. Should have sufficient number of natural healthy gum and teeth i.e. minimum 14 dental points. Should not have disease like deformity of bones, hydrocele and varicocle or piles.


Physical Fitness Tests (PFT)

To determine the Physical Fitness, the following tests carrying 100 marks are held:-

(a) 1 Mile Run

(b) Pull Ups

(c) Balance

(d) 9 Feet Ditch

Marking System is as follows:

(a) 1 MILE RUN

5.40 Mins and below 60 Mks
5.41 Mins to 5.50 48 Mks
5.51 Mins to 6 00 36 Mks
6.01 Mins to 6.10 24 Mks


10 and above 40 Mks
9 32 Mks
8 28 Mks
7 21 Mks
6 16 Mk


These are qualifying test and no marks are awarded.


Written Exam Pattern

Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a written test. Common Entrance Examination (CEE) is conducted on the last Sunday of every month for the recruitment of Soldier Clerks.

It comprises of the following two papers:


Paper-I : It generally comprises of questions on IQ, Numerical ability, General knowledge and current affairs.


Duration of papers is 60 minutes.

Total marks 100

Pass Marks 32


Those candidates competing for the position of Soldier clerk/ store keeper technical have to also write a specific Paper II:


Paper-II : It generally comprises of Mathematics, Computer Science & English (Language Proficiency).


Duration – 30 minutes.

Total marks – 50 marks

Pass Marks-26 marks.


In addition to paper 1 Sol Clk has to qualify in their respective paper.

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Indian Army Clerk Exams Contact Details

Army Headquarters

The Director – Recruiting (Officer Selection)

Addl. Directorate General of Recruiting

West Block III, R.K.Puram

Army Headquarters, New Delhi 110 066