Pakistan Army Short Service Regular Commission

Qualified persons of Pakistan can join army as a Captain or Major through Short Service Regular Commission.

Physical Standards

  • General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) as Captains (Male/Female)
    • MBBS or equivalent qualifications recognized by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM & DC).
    • required age: 28 years
  • Dental Surgeon as Captains (Female)
    • BDS or equivalent qualifications recognized by PM & DC). Having completed minimum one year house job in an institution recognized by PM & DC.
    • required age: 28 years
  • Classified Specialists (Specs) as Major
    • Anesthesiology (HPG) (Male/Female)
    • Pathology (HPG) (Male/Female)
    • Basic Medicine Sciences (Male/Female)
    • Gynaecology (HPG ) (Female)
    • Surgeon(HPG) Male/Female)
    • MBBS with higher postgraduate qualifications i.e. MRCOG, FCPS (Pak), FRCS, MS American Boards/ Certificate or equivalent in respective fields of specialties
    • required age: 32 years

Physical Standards

Minimum Height

  • Male Candidates - 5’ - 4” (162.5 cm)
  • Female Candidates - 5' - 2” (157.5 cm)


As per the Body Mass Index.

ISSB and other Tests

Professional Written test and Intelligence / Personality tests based on multiple choice questions will be conducted at AS & RCs.

Medical Tests

Candidates will undergo initial medical test at AS & RCs. Candidates who are selected by AS & RCs will be called for interview by GHQ Selection Board at Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi. Medical examination of recommended candidates will be carried out at nearby CMHs. The final selection will be made at GHQ on the basis of candidates overall performance.