This page explains the eligibility criteria and frequently asked questions about joining Pakistan Army education corps as a captain.

Qualifications eligible for joining Pak Army education corps as officer

Following qualifications and disciplines are eligible to join Pakistan Army education corps as captain.

  • MA / MSc in following disciplines:
    • Computer science
    • Chemistry
    • Biology (Zoology / Botany)
    • Mathematics (Statistics)
    • Economics
    • Geography
    • History
    • Pakistan Studies
    • Islamic Studies
    • Urdu
    • English
    • Arabic

Minimum CGPA required to join Pak Army Education Corps

Minimum 2.5 CGPA out of 4 or 60% marks in annual system are required for following subjects applicants:

  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Maths
  • Geography
  • Economics

Minimum 2 CGPS out of 4 or 50% marks in annual system are required for following subjects applications:

  • Pakistan Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Urdu
  • English
  • Arabic

Additional requirements for qualifications are:

  • No grade D or 3rd division throughout academic career (from Matric till Post graduation)
  • Only one C grade or 2nd Division throughout academic career (except in Islamic studies, Pak studies, history and Urdu, in which more than one 2nd division or C grade is acceptable)
  • MS or M.Phil candidates will be given preference
  • Private graduates are not eligible. (except MA Islamic Studies, in which private candidates are only eligible if they did MA as private student but BA / BSc as regular students)

Can private graduates join Pakistan Army Education Corps?

Only MA islamic studies graduates as private students are allowed, that too if they did BA or BSc as regular students.

No other discipline private graduates can join Pakistan Army education corps as officer.

Can both male and females apply for Army Education Corps?

No. At the time of writing this page, only males can apply for AEC. However please check for latest requirements when applying as policy can change anytime.

Maximum Age criteria to join Pak Army in AEC

Age limit to join Pak Army in education corps as captain is 28 years.

Can married people apply for Pakistan Army Education corps?

Yes. Both married and unmarried people can join Pak Army Education corps as captain.