Indian Army Education Havildar Eligibility Criteria 2019-20 Age Limit, Physical Test, Height, Chest Details

Indian Army Education Havildar Eligibility Criteria 2019-20 : Check Army Education Havildar Group X and Y Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Physical Test, Height, Chest Details for Havildar Education (Science and Art stream).

Indian Army has always been the most preferred defense service for career prospects, thus every year candidates from across the country take part in Indian Army recruitment programs. Individuals are commissioned by Indian Army to fill the vacancies available for different trades.

Since Indian Army is the largest unit of Indian Military there are several trades for which the candidates apply during the army bharti rally. However to participate or to apply for the recruitment it is mandatory for each applicant to fulfill the basic eligibility criteria that has been prescribed by the authority.

Although it is hardly seen when a applicant is rejected due to inadequate or incomplete eligibility, however the fact remains that candidates must be eligible in every every required criteria.

Generally Indian  Army recruits individuals its different cadres with distinct service and specific criteria,eligible candidates are offered with vacant position for the following trades :

  • Soldier GD
  • Soldier Clerk
  • Soldier Tradesman
  • Soldier Technical
  • Education Havildar
  •  Assistant Nurse
  • Religious Teacher.

Therefore the number of cadets to be recruited will ultimately depend upon the total number of vacancy available for the above enlisted posts.For each of these post there are specific eligibility that is required and thus to apply eligibility is absolute.

Indian Army Education Havildar Eligibility Criteria 2019 Age Limit, Educational Qualification :

Other than the above contents here we are to discuss and highlight the details of Indian Army education havildar eligibility 2019 including education havildar age limit, educational qualification . So with this information below the applicants can prepare themselves accordingly.

Aspirants should note the fact that Indian  Army recruits cadets for two separate trades of Army education havildar cadre which has been mentioned below.

  1. Science.
  2. Arts.

Age Limit :- Here is the age limit for Civilian and Serving Candidates. 

  • Civilian Candidates : 20 to 25 years of age as on 01 Oct 2017 (i.e. Candidates born between 01 Oct 1992 and 30 Sep 1997 inclusive of both dates).
  • Serving Combatants on Remusteration : 20 to 28 years of age as on 01 Oct 2017 (i.e. Candidates born between 01 Oct 1989 and 30 Sep 1997 inclusive of both dates).

Educational Qualification :-  The candidate must have working knowledge of either English or Hindi or both.  candidate should have graduation / post graduation degree from a recognized university.

(i) Science Stream : B Sc / B Sc(IT) / BCA / BE / B Tech / M Sc / M Sc(IT) / MCA / M Tech (with or without B Ed) with any of the following subjects:-

  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Zoology
  • Mathematics
  • Electronics
  • Biology
  • Computer Science

(ii) Arts Stream : BA / MA (with or without B Ed) with any of the following subjects:-

  • English Literature
  • Political Science
  • Hindi Literature
  • Economics
  • Urdu Literature
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Sociology

Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India.

Join Indian Army Education Havildar Physical Standards 2019-20 :

The required Army education havildar height, weight, chest are the physical attributes that will be measured by the selection board. Measurement of these physical standards of candidates is taken prior to the commencement of the physical fitness test.

Physical standards of the candidates are regarded as part of the basic eligibility criteria and thus individuals with undesirable physical attributes are not selected for the next phase of the recruitment.
As mentioned earlier the height, weight, chest comes under the physical standard category candidates should confirm their eligibility based on the following details in case of Education havildar physical measurement test.

Height : This physical requirement varies according to the region as mentioned below.

  • Western Himalaya : 162 cm
  • Eastern Himalaya : 160 cm
  • Rest of the Country : 162 cm

Chest: Minimum 77 cm with 5 cm expansion.

  • Western Himalaya : 77 Cm
  • Eastern Himalaya : 77 Cm
  • Rest of the Country : 77 Cm

Weight : 48 to 50 kg minimum.

  • Western Himalaya : 48 Kg
  • Eastern Himalaya : 48 Kg
  • Rest of the Country : 48 Kg

NOTE: For detailed requirement of height for different region the education havildar height chart is provided.

Indian Army Education Havildar Physical Test Details 2019-2020 :

As soon as the basic eligibility evaluation is complete the Indian Army education havildar selection process of participants begins  with the physical fitness test. Education havildar physical test denotes the significance of the physical fitness abilities of the candidates.

Unlike the previous physical test candidates who qualify for education havildar physical efficiency test they must compete against one another and complete certain number of tasks following the official norms. Its is important that candidates understand that their selection will be determined by their score given based on their performance.

Only those candidates who pass their physical test shall proceed onto the next stage of the selection process conducted by the selection board. Therefore to pass the test following task has to be completed by every candidate as per the requirement mentioned along with each task.

  1. Race of 1.6 Km run –Within 6 minutes 20 seconds.( Candidates finish the race by exceeding the allotted time limit as mentioned is disqualified).
  2. Pull ups (Beam) – 6 pulls minimum( Individuals who complete less than the minimum requirement is rejected).
  3. Balance – Mandatory to qualify (No Marks ).
  4. 9’ Feet ditch – Mandatory to qualify ( No Marks).

Note : The marks for race and pull up sections is given by the authority according to their performance. So candidates should try to finish the race in shorter time, and complete maximum pull ups.

Army Education Havildar Medical Test Details :

Now the selected cadets will reach the Army education havildar medical test that is compulsory to  qualify. At this stage candidates are not required to do anything except go through the medical examination.

Medical examination is conducted to ensure the well being of every selected candidate in regards to their medical conditions. Thus during this test the overall medical status, health, mental health, bones, ears, eyes, nose, etc are examined.

Aspirants with any sort of medical drawback such as poor eye vision, unhealthy oral health, or mental health, shall be declared as medically unfit by the officials of Military Medical Corps. who conduct the medical test.

Join Indian Army Havildar Education Written Exam :

Individuals who pass their medical test then has to appear the written exam conducted as the final test of the selection process. Now this test evaluates the intelligence abilities of the candidate.

The exam is based on various syllabus and topics selected for each category of Education havildar viz., for Science and Arts respectively. So candidates must have the complete  Indian Army Education Havildar exam syllabus material for their respective category.

Candidates should also check out the official Army education havildar exam pattern prepared by the selection board for the exam.

In order to pass the exam candidates should  score the cut off marks that is announced only after the completion of the exam. Final selection is done when the merit list is released 2 to 3 months after the date of examination.

Final Words : We hope that the candidates have read the entire article in scrutiny because these information can benefit them in a positive sense. The details e been taken from the official notifications released by the Indian Army for Education Havildar Recruitment 2019.

1 Comment

  1. Sir,
    I completed 12th, Degree in Science, height- 167, weight- 57, chest- 79 to 85 can i eligible for this post

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