Join Pak Army as Captain through Direct Short Service Commission 2023

Pakistan Army has advertised the selection process for Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Entry 2023. 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.

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 2023.

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 Army Jobs are announced which can be examined from this our website

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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. Education Officer
  2. Psychologist Officer
  3. Law Officer
  4. Corps of Remount Veterinary Farms Officer (RV&FC)

Check: Join Pak Army through Short Service Regular Commission

Eligibility Criteria

A popular question is What conditions are required for a PMA short course? PMA Short Course 2023 consists of many posts.

Marital StatusMarried / Unmarried
NationalityNationality of Pakistan and domicile holders of Azad Kashmir/Gilgit – Baltistan
Age28 yrs
Start Date05 December 2022
Last Date31 December 2022
Preliminary Tests12 – 17 January 2023

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Physical Standards

  • Minimum Height > 5’-4″ (162.5 cm)
  • Weight > As per Body Mass Index

Academic Conditions

  • In science subjects, a minimum score of 60% in the annual system or 2.5 CGPA is required, and in arts subjects, a minimum score of 50% or 2.0 CGPA is required.
  • In the case of law and psychology, CGPA must be at least 2 out of 4 or 50%.
  • Throughout the academic career (MA/MSc/ BS), there will be no third division of Grade D and only one second division of Grade C.
  • Preference will be given to MPhil/ MS/ PhD candidates.
  • Applicants should have graduated from HEC-recognized institutions or from foreign institutions recognized by HEC.
  • Candidates must be regular students from matriculation through MA/MSc/BS
  • Private candidates are not eligible.

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Check in detail: Physical and Medical tests in Army

Selection & Qualification Category

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

  • For AEC: In this category, MA/MSc/BS (04 Years) in:
    • Computer Science
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Geography/ GIS
    • Education
    • Pak Studies
    • English
    • History
    • Islamic Studies/ Arabic
    • Library Science
    • Management Sciences
  • For Psychologist: MSc Psychologist is required to apply.
  • For Law Officers (Judge Advocate General): LLB Qualified with two years of experience as a practicing member of a bar.
  • 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

Check: Join Pak Army After Matric

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 them:
    • 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.

Read: How to Attest Degree from HEC

Check now your nearest: Army Selection and Recruitment Center

Written / Intelligence / Personality Tests

Army Selection and Recruitment Centers will conduct academic and intelligence tests based on multiple choice questions on the date specified by the computer during the Army registration process.

Preliminary Medical Tests

Candidates go through initial medical tests at AS&RCs.

Physical Test

Run1.6 Km9 Minutes
Push up10 Repetitions2 Minutes
Chin ups2 Repetitions2 Minutes
Sit up10 Repetitions2 Minutes

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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 the 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 2023 consists of many posts. The respective qualifications are as follows:

  • Political Sciences
  • Management Science
  • Computer Science
  • History
  • Islamic Studies
  • Arabic
  • Biollogy
  • English
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • MSc Psychology

Above we discuss Join Pak Army as Captain 2023 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

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