• Bihar
  • 04-Nov, 19

1. Army Recruitment Rally will be held for eligible candidates belonging to 12 districts of East Bihar viz Araria, Banka, Begusarai, Bhagalpur, Katihar, Khagaria, Kishanganj, Madhepura, Munger, Purnea, Saharsa and Supaul (Bihar) from 04 Jan 2020 to 16 Jan 2020 at Garhwal Ground (Army Camp), Katihar. Online registration is mandatory and will be open from 05 Nov 2019 to 19 Dec 2019. Admit cards for the rally will be sent through registered e-mail from 20 Dec 2019 to 03 Jan 2020. Candidates should reach the venue on a given date and time as mentioned in the Admit Card.

2. Candidates will be screened for following Categories and as per Qualitative Requirements mentioned below:-

Born Between
(Both dates
Chest (CMs)
Education QR
Duty (All
17 ½ -21 01 Oct 1998
01 Apr 2002
169 50 77 (+ 5 CM
Cl 10th/Matric pass with 45% marks in
aggregate and 33% in each subject. For
Boards following the grading system
minimum of D grade (33-40) in each
subject or grade which contains 33% and
the overall aggregate of C2 grade.
17 ½ -23 23 01 Oct 1996
01 Apr 2002
169 50 77 (+ 5 CM
10+2/Intermediate pass in Science with
Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English
with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
and 40% marks in each subject.
Assistant /
17 ½ -23 23 01 Oct 1996
01 Apr 2002
169 50 77 (+ 5 CM
10+2 / Intermediate pass in Science with
Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English
with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
and a minimum 40% marks in each subject.
Soldier Clerk /
Store Keeper
Technical (All
17 ½ -23 23 01 Oct 1996
01 Apr 2002
162 50 77 (+ 5 CM
10+2 / Intermediate pass in any stream
(Arts/Commerce/Science) with 60%
marks in aggregate and minimum 50%
marks in each subject. Securing 50% in
English and Maths/ Accounts/ Book
Keeping in 10+2th is mandatory.
Soldier $
(All Arms)
(10th Pass)
17 ½ -23 23 01 Oct 1996
01 Apr 2002
169 50 77 (+ 5 CM
(i) Cl 10th Simple Pass.
(ii) No stipulation in aggregate
percentage but should have scored
minimum of 33% marks in each subject.
$ Soldier Tradesman 10th Pass. The following trades are available only. (Artisan Woodwork, Chef, Dresser, Painter and Decorator, Steward, Support Staff (ER), Tailor and Washerman).
(All Arms)
(8th Pass)
Keeper and
17 ½ -23  01 Oct 1996
01 Apr 2002
169 50 77 (+ 5CM
(i) Cl 8th Simple Pass (For House
Keeper & Mess Keeper). School Leaving
Certificate (SLC) should be countersigned by the District Education Officer.
(ii) No stipulation in aggregate
percentage but should have scored
minimum of 33% marks in each subject.
Special Instructions. Physical standards applicable for Adivasi candidates for all categories are as follows:-
Minimum Height 162 cm, Minimum Weight 48 Kgs and Minimum Chest 77 (+5 cm expansion). Adivasi candidates should bring caste certificate duly signed by District Magistrate only.
@Relaxation in Physical Standards
Category Height (Cms) Chest (Cms) Weight (Kgs)
Sons of Servicemen (SOS) / Ex-Servicemen (SOEX) / War Widows
(SOWW) / Widows of Ex-Servicemen
2 1 2
Adopted son/son-in-law of a War Widow, if she has no son including a
legally adopted the son of Serving Soldier /Ex-Serviceman
2 1 2
Outstanding Sportsmen (International / National / State / District level
having secured 1st / 2nd Position in last two years)
2 3 5
@ Note - Relaxation in Physical Standards is either forwards of servicemen/ex-servicemen or sportsmen (not both) and is in addition to the Special Physical Standards.

3. Candidates will be tested as stated below:-

Physical Fitness Test (At Rally Site)
1.6 Km Run
Group I – Up till 5 Min 30 Sec                           60                           
Group II – 5 Min 31 Sec to Qualify
 5 Min 45 Sec

Beam (Pull-ups)

Pull-ups     Marks  
10 40
09 33
08 27
07 21
06 16

Physical Measurement (At Rally Site)

Physical measurements will be carried out as per the Physical Standards listed at Para 2 above.

Medical Test

(a) As per laid down medical standards at the Rally Site.
(b) Unfit candidates will be referred to as MH / CH / BH for specialist review. Candidates referred for specialist
a review should present themselves to the nominated MH/CH/BH within 14 days of the referred and report back
to ARO Katihar for the issue of admit card for CEE in the case declared FIT.

Written Test through Common Entrance Examination (CEE)

(a) Will be conducted for medically fit candidates at the nominated venue. Location, date and time of the written
test will be intimated at rally site and through Admit Cards.
(b) Admit Card for the CEE for the rally fit candidates will be issued at Rally Site itself.
(c) Admit Card for the CEE for the review fit cases will be issued after getting medically fit by concerned
specialist/specialists at MH / CH / BH.

4. Candidates are required to bring following documents/certificates in original along with two attested
photocopies with them to the rally site:-

(a) Admit Card. Printed on Laser Printer on good quality paper (Do not shrink the size).

(b) Photograph. Twenty copies of unattested Passport size colour photographs developed on good
quality photographic paper in the blue background not more than three months old. Computer printouts /
photoshopped photographs will NOT be accepted.

(c) Education Certificates.
(i) Registration Card, Admit Card, Marks Sheets and Board Certificates in original of all educational
qualifications achieved by candidate i.e Matric / Intermediate etc from recognized School / College /
(ii) Provisional/online education certificate should be certified ink signed by the head of the
educational institution of concerned Board/University. SLC may be asked for and all candidates will carry
the SLC.
(iii) Candidates with matric certificate from Open School should bring SLC countersigned by

(d) Domicile (Nativity) Certificate. Domicile (Nativity) Certificate with photographs issued by
Anchal/Prakhand office and duly signed by Tehsildar/SDO/SDM/District Magistrate. Only Computer
generated Nativity Certificate which can be verified from Govt web site will be accepted.

(e) Caste Certificate. Caste Certificate affixed with photographs of the candidate issued by the
Tehsildar and for Adivasi issued by District Magistrate only.

(f) Religion Certificate. Religion Certificate issued by the Tehsildar/SDM. (if religion as
“SIKH/HINDU/MUSLIM/CHRISTIAN” is not mentioned in caste certificate.

(g) School Character Certificate. School Character Certificate issued by the School/College
Principal/Headmaster where the candidate last studied.

(h) Character Certificate. Character Certificate with Photograph issued by SP and Village
Sarpanch/Municipal Corporation within the last six months.

(j) Unmarried Certificate. Unmarried Certificate for candidates less than 21 years of age with photographs
issued by Village Sarpanch/Municipal Corporation within the last six months.

(k) Relationship Certificate. SOS/SOEX/SOW/SOWW Candidates are required to produce the following
(i) Relationship certificate issued from respective Record Office only duly signed by Record Officer
with Personal number, Rank, Name and particular of the Record Officer issuing the Relationship
A certificate with office seal/stamp is endorsed.
(ii) A declaration to the effect as mentioned below in Affidavit on Ten Rupees Non-Judicial Stamp
paper prepared by the ESM duly signed by 1st Class/Executive/Judicial Magistrate is required to be
submitted by the candidate at the rally site. Format of affidavit attaches as per Appendix ‘A’.
(iii) Original Discharge Book of Ex-Serviceman also to be produced. Name and date of birth of the
candidate must have been recorded in it.

(l) NCC Certificate. NCC A/B/C certificate and Republic Day Parade certificate should have
a photograph of the candidate duly attested by issuing authority. Provisional NCC A/B/C pass certificate will
only be accepted if authenticated by concerned NCC Group Commanders. The candidate has to produce
the original certificate well before CEE.

(m) Sports Certificate.
(i) Sportsmen who have represented India at the International level and State at National level within
the last two years. For a list of sports under which relaxation in physical standards is admissible, attention
is invited to website.
(ii) Sportsmen who have represented District at State level and University team or regional team at
District level with 1st/2nd position within the last two years. Sports certificates should be with registration
number and from govt recognized sports institutes bodies as under:-
(aa) All Sr/Jr National Championship certificates - Respective National Federation
(ab) All-State & District level certificates - Respective State Sports Association
(ac) All University level certificates - Inter-University Sports Board
(ad) All School level certificates - All India School Games Federation

(n) Affidavit. Duly signed by candidate on Rs 10/- Non-judicial Stamp Paper as per specimen duly attested
by notary will be submitted by the candidate. Format of affidavit attaches as per Appendix ‘B’.

(o) Single Bank A/C, PAN Card & AADHAR Card. Single Bank A/C, PAN Card & Aadhar Card are
mandatory documents for final enrolment for purpose of Pay & allowances and other social benefits scheme.

5. Special Instructions.
(a) No Tatkal Nativity Certificate will be acceptable.
(b) Character certificate and Unmarried certificate issued by Mukhia will not be accepted.
(c) Caste Certificate of Adivasi candidate should be signed by District Magistrate.
(d) Carrying of Original Aadhar Card is mandatory for participation in the rally.
(e) Multiple Nativity. Candidates participating in different rallies using multiple nativity certificates
will be rejected under fraudulent enrolment and will be liable for legal action in addition to the rejection of
candidature. (Auth. Govt of Bihar letter No RTPS/07/2015 dt 13 Aug 2015)
Important Instructions

6. Administration. Candidates are advised to bring sufficient eatables and drinking water with them since
recruitment is a time-consuming process.

7. Candidates will be permitted entry into the rally site only on production of Admit Card generated online
through the official website Anyone found with fake admit card will be handed over
to Civil Police.

8. Recruitment into the army is a free service. Candidates are advised not to pay a bribe to anyone for recruitment as
it is based purely on merit. Selection process during recruitment at all stages is computerized and transparent. Therefore,
candidates are advised to be beware of touts as they cannot help them at any stage.

9. Candidates are advised to check their age & education criteria before participating in the rally. Candidates found
under age/overage and not meeting education criteria will be disqualified.

10. Giving/taking bribe, production of bogus/fake certificate and indulging in unfair means is a criminal offence and
liable for punishment under the law.

11. A certificate with overwriting, tampering of seals or erasing/alteration of any type will not be accepted.

12. All documents submitted by the candidates are verified by government agencies before enrolment into the Army.
Strong legal action will be taken against individuals submitting fake documents. Even after recruitment, the service will be
terminated if candidates are found to have produced fake documents or gave wrong information at the time of
recruitment, despite the number of years of service individual may have rendered.

13. No compensation for Death/injury/ loss etc during the rally and no travelling allowance /dearness allowance for
journey is admissible. Candidates will participate in the rally at their own risk and the participation is totally and entirely
voluntary. The signing of Indemnity Bond is a mandatory requirement.

14. Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs. Use of any kind of performance-enhancing drugs is strictly banned.
Candidates having been found to have used the same will be debarred from further screening.

15. Tattoo. Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on the inner face of forearms i.e From inside of elbow to
the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of hand only less than one inch. Permanent body
tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection.

16. If there is 180 days or more lapse between screening medical at the rally and despatch, medical will be done
again and unfit candidates in this review will not be recruited.

17. Selection is provisional till Rahdari Certificate is issued and candidates are despatched for training.

18. Mobile phones are not permitted in the rally site and at the time of CEE.

19. Candidates are advised in their own interest to undergo a medical exam before coming for selection especially with
respect to flat foot, poor vision, deformities and physical measurements. All are advised to ensure that their ears are free
of wax by getting it cleaned by a doctor prior to the rally.

20. Candidates may have to present themselves at rally site for three to four days. Candidates should make
arrangements to stay under their own arrangements.

21. Negative marking would be applicable in CEE.

22. Result of written examination will be declared on the official website No separate letter
will be sent to the candidate. It is the responsibility of the candidate to check his result and report to ARO Katihar for

23. For more details, contact our Help Line Number 06452-239035.

Disclaimer. The terms and conditions, given in the notification and on the website are subject to change and should,
therefore, be treated as guidelines only. In case of any ambiguity, the existing policies, rules and regulations of Indian Army / Government of India will be final. Details are also available on website

Dated: Oct 2019                                                                                                                                            Dir Rtg

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