Join Pak Army as Captain through Direct Short Service Commission 2021

Pakistan Army has advertised the selection process for Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Entry 2021. You can join Pak Army as captain through this selection program. To all those candidates who have a passion for joining Pakistan forces then prepare yourself.

Join Pak Army as Captain
Join Pak Army as Captain

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Applications are now open for army captain. It is an incredible opportunity for the candidates who want to join Pak Army as Captain through Direct Short Service Commission 2021.

In the brief of Pak Army Jobs, it gives a mutual chance to male and female and all sort of Master to Matric level vacancies advertised here. Current Pak Army Jobs 2021 are announced which can be examined from this our website

Join Pak Army as Captain

Here is the way how to join Pakistan Army as captain army:

  1. Visit Pakistanforces frequently to find out about Pak Army Job openings.
  2. Once there is an opportunity, check the eligibility criteria. We have explained it in more detail below.
  3. If you meet the eligibility criteria, fill out an application form, and get yourself registered.
  4. You can also register yourself by visiting your nearest Army Selection and Recruitment Center (AS&RCs).
  5. You will receive an email from the Pak Army informing you about your test date, time, and roll number.
  6. Start preparing for the written test and a series of tests that will follow in ISSB. Scroll down to read the details of the tests.

Once you pass all the tests, Congratulation! Welcome to Pak Army, you will be sent for training.

Pakistan Army offers commission in the following categories:

  1. Army education corps
  2. Psychologists
  3. Financial Management Stream Officers (Male)
  4. Law Officers (Judge Advocate General) Male
  5. Corps of Remount Veterinary Farms Officer(RV&FC)

Eligibility Criteria:

A popular question is What conditions are required for a PMA short course? PMA Short Course 2021 consists of many posts.

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married / Unmarried

Nationality: Nationality of Pakistan and domicile holders of Azad Kashmir/Gilgit – Baltistan.

Age: 28 yrs

Last Date: 08 January 2021

Physical Standards

Minimum Height > 5’-4″ (162.5 cm)

Weight > As per Body Mass Index

Academic Conditions

Minimum CGPA 2.5 out of 4 or Min 60% Marks in the annual system.

Check your Height and Weight now at: Body Mass Index

Ph.D. will be given preference.

Minimum one 2nd Division/Grade C throughout the academic career is eligible

Candidates only graduated from universities recognized by HEC/PEC.

Private candidates are not eligible.

Also check: Join Pak Army as Captain through Lady Cadet Course

Check in detail: Physical and Medical tests in Army

Selection & Qualification Category

A popular question is PMA Short Course 2021 consists of many posts. The respective qualifications are as follows:

  • For AEC: In this category, MA/MSc/BS (04 Years) in (Physics, Mathematics, Political Science, Chem, English, History, Islamic Studies / Arabic, Geography/GIS) is required.
  • For Psychologist: MSc Psychologist is required to apply.
  • For Financial Management Stream Officers:
    • MBA/MS – Finance (18 years of education)
    • MS – Economics (18 years of Education)
  • For Law Officers (Judge Advocate General): LLB Qualified.
  • For Corps of Remount Veterinary Farms Officer (RV&FC):
    • DVM or equivalent degree registered with PVMC
    • MSc (Hons) / M Phil (In relevant disciplines) will be given preference

Selection Process

To Join Pak Army As a Captain, you need to pass the following stages:

  • The first step is to register yourself. There are two ways to register. The candidates are required to register online from the website or from the below link:


  • Secondly, visit the nearest Army Selection and Recruitment Center(AS&RCs), and get yourself registered.
  • The candidates who want to register at AS&RCs should carry the following documents along with him:
    • Must have original Documents with two sets of attested photocopies of academic certificates/degrees/diplomas.
    • Serving applicants should have NOC from the related department.
    • Attested photocopy of domicile.
    • Photocopies of computerized NIC(National Identity Card).
    • 6 x colored photos properly attested (front & back).
    • Candidates must have their degrees justly verified by HEC/PEC.

Check now your nearest: Army Selection and Recruitment Center

Written / Intelligence / Personality Tests

Written tests Professionally held for GDMOs, GDDOs, PTC, and Specialists based on multiple choice questions are conducted at AS&RCs.

Preliminary Medical Tests

Candidates go through initial medical tests at AS&RCs.

Further Selection

Selected candidates by AS&RCs will be called for interview by GHQ Selection Board at Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Karachi.

Selected candidates will be carried out at nearby CMHS for Medical examination. The final selection will be done at GHQ on the basis of candidates’ overall performance.


There are two kinds of training are conducted for PMA short course candidates:

  1. Twenty-two weeks Basic Military Training (BMT) at AMC School & Centre, Abbottabad for males (GDMOs, GDDOs, and Specialists).
  2. Twenty-two weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at AFPGMI Rawalpindi for females (GDMOs / Specialists).


People are curious and frequently ask about the salary of a Captain. So, when you become a captain, your salary range is from 45,000 PKR to 75,000 PKR. The 45,000 PKR is for the newly promoted captains who are single.

Anyhow, the 75,000 are for the ones who are senior and near to be major and are also married.

PMA Short Course 2021 consists of many posts. The respective qualifications are as follows:

  • Political Sciences
  • Geography / GIS
  • History
  • Islamic Studies / Arabic
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • MSc Psychology

Above we discuss Join Pak Army as Captain 2021 through Director Short Service Commission for Male Individuals criteria. Interested individuals are welcome to apply from all over Pakistan online at the official site or by visiting the nearest AS&RC before the deadline.

Also check: Join Pak Army PMA LONG COURSE

73 thoughts on “Join Pak Army as Captain through Direct Short Service Commission 2021”

  1. I have two question.
    1- Candidates who are twice Not Recommended by ISSB are eligible?
    2- Candidate who has done BS Electrical Engineering are eligible or not?

    • You can apply but I would suggest you visit the nearest AS&RC and share your query with officials to get exact information.

  2. I am Doing BS Industrial Engineering, Am I eligible for DSSC and for which field?
    Can I apply for AEC?

  3. Assalam o Allikum Sir.
    SIR I Have Done my BBA (Hon’s) having 66%marks And Want To Apply In (ICTO,s) Direct Short Service Commission.. Kindly Guild as I Am Eligible for This Posts..
    Ja zak Allah..

  4. ASSALAM o alikum I have Done BSCS with 70% marks. Im i eligible to apply direct for captain. Or im suitable for any other post kindly guide
    Note: Army background

  5. Hello sir , i have 2 questions
    1) bachelor in computer science (bscs) holder students can apply for DDSC?
    2) university will issue the degree after 2 years can we apply on transcript base ?? Issued by the University
    Thanks in advance wants to apply for may entry


  7. Assalam o alaikum,
    I’m 32 years of age and having MBA Equivalent to Mphil 17.5 years ,Am i Eligible to apply as age limit mentioned above is 28.
    Best Regards

  8. Hello!
    I heard that there is a third chance after graduation for twice not recommended candidates.
    Can they apply in AEC (dssc) ???

    • W/S,
      Join Lady Cadet Course after bachelors or 16 years of education in given specific field to become Captain.

  9. Assalam o alaikum sir! I have done Masters in Educational Research and Assessment, am I eligible for this post?
    My second question is I have done bachelors in arts, can I apply on the basis of it if I am not eligible with this masters degree.
    Please guide me I am very desperate to join Pak army forces.

    • Walaikum Assalam,
      This is for males only. please check the Lady Cadet Course requirements and check you are eligible or not.

    • The mentioned degree is preferred but if your degree is equivalent to that then you can apply. Maybe you got accepted.

  10. hey there and thanks on your information – I have certainly picked up anything new from proper here. I did however expertise some technical points the use of this site, since I skilled to reload the web site a lot of instances previous to I could get it to load properly.

  11. I want to join your whatsapp group for detailed discussion
    Could you please give me the alternate link to join via mail ??

  12. Sir i want to ive done llb and want to join pak army but i have 48 % marks in inter and 50% in overall
    5 years llb am i elegible

  13. I have done BS in Mechanical Engineering. My age is 22 years 8 months 9 days on July 29, 2021.
    I have 90% in Matric, 89% in FSc and 2.83 CGPA in BS. Can I apply for DSSC. If yes, then where can I apply because I cannot find the link of my relevancy on government site
    Hoping to hear from you soon.

  14. sir i have complete my Degree Master in human Resource and Management with 65 percent Marks and my current age is 23 year 8 month and i want to join pak army As captain From DSSC. Am i eligible for this position,?

  15. Sir My academic career percentages are bellow
    Metric in computer science 55 Percent
    Intermediate in ICS Physic 46 Percent
    Graduation in Bechular in Arts 56 Percent
    Master In Human Resource and Management 65 Percent
    Am i Eligible for DSSC ?

  16. Hello sir i am the student of bs 5th semester in statistics can i apply for short commission by submitting 4th semester dmc

  17. can you plz share any whatsapp number or group link for the guidance of female students to join army(military) or to get the latest information ?

  18. I’m In Last Year Of My Graduation And Doing BBA Marketing, Let Me Know How Can I Apply For SHORT COURSE and Is There Any Recruitment For BBA Marketing ?

  19. Hey!
    Sir, I read out all your criteria about eligibility Kindly guide me if a person done his Masters in Sociology subject then he can apply for Short commission Services?

    • As per the previous ad, candidates with Masters in Sociology are not eligible. You can wait for the next advertisement to check the latest requirements.

  20. Hay sir I am doing FA and I want to join Pak army as a Capt and I am 19 now So how can I apply for it
    Once more
    My friend Talha doing FA but his doing privately So how can he join

  21. Whatsapp group link for DSSC upcoming announcements, please? This is the 3rd time I am requesting it and my comment always stays in the moderating list.


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