Indian Army GD Eligibility, Age Limit Selection Process

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 eligibility criteria of Army GD like Indian Army GD Age limit, Last Age for Army GD, How to join Indian Army GD 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

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Indian Army GD eligibility, Age Limit Selection Process ( आर्मी जी. डी. में भर्ती होने के लिए योग्यता )

Join Indian Army conduct the bharti rally for the posts of GD, Cleak, Tradesman, Technical, Nursing etc. Most of the candidates apply for the GD. So if you are one of them who is going to apply in Indian army as a soldier gd then you you should know the qualification and selection process, which will help you to apply easily. So 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 as GD soldier and also have the science and English in 10th standard.

2. Age Limit

For Indian Army Age limit must have 17+1/2 to 21 years 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(General Duty), 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. Jay Hind!


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  1. Hello sir my dob is 9th august,1997. Can I eligible for gd post?

    1. Maximum age for Indian Army GD is 21.

  2. Hi sir.

    1. Hi, Pawan
      How can i help you

  3. Hello sir my date of birth is 12 June 2000. Sir Our age is 17+4month for Oct rally in dehradun can I eligible for GD post.

    1. Hi Sujeet Kapoor, The minimum age for Indian Army GD is 17+6 months

  4. Hi sir my height 165
    GD kai liye height kitna mangte hai.

    1. Hi Bharat, The maximum height for Army GD is 167 but if you are from hill area then it will be 163.

  5. Hi sir my dob 27-7-2000 I eligible for GD post

    1. Hi shree, yes you are eligible for GD post. The maximum age for army GD is 21.

  6. Hi,sir my do 05.12.2000 can I eligible for clerk post

    1. 17+1/2 is the minimum age for apply in Army.

  7. Sir my dob is 11 july 2000
    Am from telanagana .can i eligible for GD post

    1. Hi, Arun Kumar
      You can apply after Jan 2018.

  8. Sir my D.O.B. is 3august,1996 i can apply gd post in jan 2018 pls sir tell me

    1. No, the last age is 21 for GD bharti.

  9. HI sir
    My dob is 27.08.2001
    Can I apply for gd in 2018 open bharti

  10. Hello Indian Army GD post ke liye General cast ke liye 21 age or ST cast ke liye age kitna he .ap log malum hena! Please comment

    1. Hi, Rajib Gayari
      Aap SC ho ya ST isse koi fark ni padta kyunki Army me reservation nahi hota.
      Eligibility same hai sabke liye.

  11. Hello sir
    My question is
    My DOB is 05/05/1998 so how many times I can apply for g.d post

    1. Hi Akshay,
      You can apply until you compelete 21 years.

  12. how number(10/12th class) for Apply in gd ?

    1. Hi, Manaj
      You should be 10th pass with 50% to attend GD Bharti.

  13. Hello sir,mera umar 21year 10mnth huya hai.kya mai army gd pe apply kar sakti hu agle rally me?

    1. Hi, Suresh
      you can not apply for Indian army GD after 21 years.

  14. Hii sir my date of birth is 16 11 2000. My height is 168cm. Sir me up Delhi ke pas Retha hu. Me 10th pass hu scienceside se ….kya me army gd ke Lia fit hu

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