We receive many queries from our visitors that how can they join Pakistan Army directly as a Major or Captain, this post is meant to address their query.
This post also answers those people who’re simply interested in knowing what qualification is required to join Pakistan Army in various ranks (Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Lt Colonel, etc.).
Join Pak Army as Major
You can only join Pakistan Army directly as a Major if you’re very well educated.
Currently the option of joining Pakistan Army directly as a Major rank is only available to specialist doctors.
Specialist doctors means the ones who’ve not only done MBBS but also completed their specialization and cleared the exam.
Please note that only FCPS, FRCS or equivalent are considered for Major rank, MCPS, etc are inducted as Captain only.
Join Pak Army as Captain
It’s easy and common to join Pakistan Army directly as a Captain if you’re well educated and have professional degrees that are entertained by Pakistan Army. These include:
- Doctors (MBBS)
- Engineers (including software engineers, civil engineers, mechanical engineers, etc.)
- Education Corps (depending upon requirements, qualified and educated people of various degrees and departments are inducted)
Join Pak Army as a 2nd Lieutenant
Well if you’ve not completed your graduation, you can join Pakistan Army as a 2nd lieutenant on basis of HSSC degree (FSC, FA, etc.) and become a Captain after almost 3 years.
The detailed requirement for courses vary from time to time and is published on Army Joining website (JoinPakArmy.gov.pk) and can also be inquired from us.