Indian Army Havildar Education Exams

If you are looking for a career in Indian Army which involving a sense of responsibility, initiative, judgment, communication skills, determination, courage, self-confidence, dynamism and willingness to set an example and a life of adventure, then a job in the Indian Army’s “Army Educational Corps” as Havildar Education Science & Arts could be best your choice.

For the recruitment of Havildar Education, Indian Army conducts Indian Army Havildar Education Examination. The examination is conducted in February generally.


Age Limit

20 – 25 years for civilian candidates and up to 28 years for remustered candidates as on first day of Recruitment Rally.

Educational Qualification


You must have basic knowledge of either English or Hindi and should have graduated from a recognized university in any of the following subjects at PG/ graduation level:
(a) Science Stream: M.Sc/B Sc /MCA/ BCA /B.Tech/B.Sc (IT) with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology, Electronics or Computer Science.
(b) Arts stream: MA/BA with English Literature, Hindi Literature, Urdu Literature, History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Mathematics or Sociology.

Physical Standards

Minimum physical standards will be as applicable to the Soldier (Clerk). The details can be obtained from any HQ Recruiting Zone, IRO Delhi Cantt / Army Recruitment Office.

Recruitment process

 Indian Army Cartographer Examination Indian Army Clerk Examination

Indian Army Tradesman Examination

 Indian Army JCO Catering Examination
 Indian Army JCO Religious Teacher Examination Indian Army Nursing Examination
 Indian Army Soldier General Duty Examination Indian Army Technical Examination

A) Screening 

Screening of candidates will be done by Recruiting Offices as per their schedule.

B) Physical Fitness Test

(a) 1.6 Km in maximum 6.20 minutes.
(b) Pull ups (Beam) – minimum 6 pull ups.
(c) Zig Zag balance – must pass.
(d) 9 Feet ditch – must pass.

C) Medical Standards

Medical standards are checked for each candidate to ensure the following:

  • robust physique and mental health
  • chest well developed with minimum 5 cm expansion
  • normal hearing in each ear
  • have sufficient number of natural healthy gums and teeth, i.e 14 dental points
  • not have diseases like deformity of bones, hydrocele, varicose veins or piles

Remustering candidates should be in medical category SHAPE-1 in terms of Special Army Order 6/S/2005/Rtg dt 05 Aug 2005 as amended from time to time

D) Written Examination

You can appear in the written examination only after clearing rounds A,B,C. The written test will be conducted at HQ Recruiting Zone/ IRO Delhi Cantt on 22 February, 2015.

Exam pattern

The written examination will be of 2 hours duration, and will have two parts:

Science candidates need to attempt only Part-I and Part-II (Science). Arts candidates will attempt only Part-I and Part-II (Arts).

(a) Part – I (Compulsory for all candidates): 50 marks, 50 questions on General Knowledge & General English, pass marks is 20
(b) Part – II (Science Stream) Compulsory only for M.Sc/B Sc /MCA/ BCA / B.Tech/B.Sc (IT) candidates. 50 marks, 50 questions on Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer Science, pass marks is 20
(c) Part – II (Arts Stream) Compulsory only for MA/BA candidates. 50 marks, 50 questions on Mathematics,History, Geography, Political Science and Economics, Pass marks is 20

You must pass Part – I and Part – II separately. All answers should be marked on OMR answer sheet.

E) Teaching Aptitude Test/Interview

The candidates declared successful in the above written examination and placed in the merit list will appear for Teaching Aptitude Test and Interview to be conducted at AEC Training College & Centre Pachmarhi (MP). Candidates qualifying in the Written Test, Teaching Aptitude Test and Interview and placed in the merit list will be enrolled in the Army Educational Corps.

Physical Standards For Indian Army Havildar

Region wise minimum physical standards are as follows –

RegionStatesHeight (Cms)Weight (Kgs)Chest (Cms)
Western  Himalayan RegionJ&K, HP, Punjab Hills (Area South & West of the Inter state Border between HP & Punjab and North and east of road of Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garhshankar, Ropar ) Garhwal & Kumaon regions of Uttranchal.166

Eastern Himalayan Region

Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya , Assam , Arunachal Pradesh , Sikkim and Hill Region of West Bengal ( Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)





Western Plains Region

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh , Delhi , Rajasthan and Western UP ( Meerut and Agra Division)




Eastern Plains Region

Eastern UP, Bihar, West

Bengal and Orissa




Central  Region

Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar-Haveli, Daman and Diu





Southern  Region

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa And Pondicherry




Special Physical Standards For Indian Army Havildar

Region- States – category

Height (Cms)

Weight (kgs)

Chest  (Cms)

Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indians1604877
Andaman, Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy :
Tribals of recognized  areas1624877
Brigade of the Guards1735077
Med Arty1705077
Corps Military Police1735077
*Clerks GD/SKT1625077

Soldier Tradesmen:  Normal Physical Standards given above minus 2 Cms height, 1 cm Chest and 2 Kgs weight.

Recruitment Locations



1. HQ Rtg office JalandharDistts of Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur & Kapurthal

HQ Rtg Zone, Jalandhar Cantt – 144 005
Tel : 80-6918

2. BRO AmritsarDistts of Amritsar and Gurdaspur.

Branch Recruiting Office, Amritsar Cantt – 143 001
Tel :80-6904

3. BRO FerozpurDistts of Ferozpur, Faridkot & Bhatinda

Branch Recruiting Office, 41, Dass Road , Ferozpur Cantt-152 001
Tel :69-6905

4. BRO PatialaDistts of Patiala and Sangrur.

Branch Recruiting Office, 27, The Mail, Patiala-147 001
Tel : 039-2692

5. BRO LudhianaDistts of Ludhiana and Rupnagar.

Branch Recruiting Office, Ludhiana-141 001
Tel: 337-6916

6. BRO JammuDistts of Jammu , Kathua, Poonch, Udhampur Doda and Rajouri.

Branch Recruiting Office, Jammu-185 005

7. BRO SrinagarDistts of Srinagar , Anantnag, Baramula and Ladakh

Branch Recruiting Office, Srinagar
C/o 31 Sub Area
C/o 56 APO
Tel :75681-84-2893

8. HQ Rtg office AmbalaDistts of Ambala, Karnal, Kurukshetra , UT of Chandigarh and yamunanagar.

HQ Rtg Zone, Chandrasekhar Marg, Ambala Cantt-133 001
Tel: 6995

9. BRO RohtakDistts of Rohtak, Sonepat and Panipat

Tel: 41568

10. BRO HissarDistts of Hissar, Sirsa, Jind & Kaithal

Tel: 35059

11. BRO Charkhi DadriDistts of Mohindergarh, Bhiwani & Rewari.

Tel: 20037

12. BRO PalampurDistts of Chamba and Kangra.

Tel: 6517

13. BRO HamirpurDistts of Hamirpur, Una and Bilaspur

Tel: 22214

14. BRO ShimlaDistts of Shimla, Solan, Sirmaour & Kinnaur.

Tel: 6916

15. BRO MandiDistts of Mandi, Kullu & Lahaul and Spiti.

Tel: 22287

16. HQ Rtg office JaipurDistts of Jaipur, Ajmer , Nagpur , Tonk, Bhilwara and Rajsamand.

HQ Rtg Zone, Post Box No. 35, P.O:Shasthri Nagar, Jaipur-302 016
Tel :364081-6932

17. BRO AlwarDistts of Alwar, Bharatpur, Dausa, Dholpur and Sawaimadhopur.

Branch Recruiting Office, Alwar (Raj)-301 001
Tel :20632-2582

18. BRO JhunjhunuDistts of Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Churu, Hanumangarh and Sriganganagar.

Branch Recruiting Office, Jhunjhunu (Raj)-333 001

19. BRO JodhpurDistts of Jodhpur , Palli, Sirohi, Jalaur, Barmer, Jaisalmer and Bikaner .

Branch Recruiting Office, Jodhpur (Raj)-342 006
Tel : 32616/660-6921

20. BRO KotaDistts of Kota , Bundi, Banswara, Dungerpur, Udaipur , Chittorgarh, Baren and Jhalwar.

Branch Recruiting Office, Kota (Raj)-324 001
Tel :28033-6916

21. HQ Rtg office LucknowDistts of Lucknow , Gonda, Unnao, Bahraich, Barabanki, Kanpur Barabanki, Kanpur , Fatehpur, Hamirpur, Basti and Banda.

HQ Rtg Zone, 236 Mahatma Gandhi Road , Lucknow Cantt. – 226002
Tel :292836

22. BRO LansdowneDistts of Garhwal, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Dehradun, Pauri Garhwal and Haridwar.

Branch Recruiting Office, Lansdowne (Uttranchal) – 246155
Tel :62273-217

23. BRO AlmoraDistts of Almora and Nainital.

Branch Recruiting Office, Almora (Uttranchal) – 263601
Tel : 30005

24. BRO MeerutDistts of Meerut , Saharanpur , Bijnaur, Muzaffarnagar, Ghaziabad , Bulandshhar and Moradabad .

Branch Recruiting Office, Meerut Cantt. (UP)
Tel :6916

25. BRO BareillyDistts of Bareilly , Badaun, Rampur , Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Hardor, Sitapur and Lakhimpur Kheri.

Branch Recruiting Office, Fort Road Bareilly (UP) – 243001
Tel : 6990

26. BRO AgraDistts of Agra , Mathura , Etawah, Jhansi , Jalaun, Lalitpur, Mainpuri, Farukhabad, Etah and Aligarh

Branch Recruiting Office, 65, Taj Road , Agra Cantt. (UP) – 282001
Tel : 361201-2105

27. BRO VaranasiDistts of Mirazapur, Varanasi , Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Azamgarh, Balia, Gorakhpur and Deoria.

Branch Recruiting Office, Varanasi Cantt., – 221002
Tel :345901/5-211

28. BRO PithoragarhDistt of Pithoragarh.

Branch Recruiting Office, Pithoragarh (Uttranchal) – 262520
Tel : 25210/11-212

29. BRO AmethiDistts of Rai Bareilly, Allahabad , Pratapgarh, Faizabad and Sultanpur.

Branch Recruiting Office, Amethi, Distt – Sultanpur – 227405
Tel :22187

30. HQ Rtg Office CalcuttaDistts of 24 Parganas(South), Kolkata, Midnapur (both East and West) and Hawrah.  

HQ Rtg Zone, 1 Gokhale Road, Calcutta-700 020
Tel : 2222321-6195

31. BRO SiliguriDistts of Cooch Bihar, Jalpaiguri, Uttar Dinjapur, Dakshin Dinajpur, Malda, Darjeeling (AIAC Vacs) and State of Sikkim

B R O, Seveke Road Camp, PO :Salugara, Siliguri, Distt-Jalpaiguri, PIN-734318
Tel :420992-247

32. BRO KanchraparaDistts of 24 Pargana(North), HooglyBurdwan and Puralia

B R O, Kanchrapara, PO :Kampa, Distt-24 Paragnas(North)-743193 (WB)
Tel :858379-320

33. BRO BehramporeDistt of Murshidabad, Burdhwan, Nadia and Birbhum

BRO Behrampore C/O BRO Kanchrapara          P.O. Kampa         Distt 24 Pargana     West Bengal


34. BRO CuttackDistts of Cuttack , Puri, Balazore and Mayurbhanj.

Branch Recruiting Office,
Cuttack-753 001
Tel : 301710

35. BRO SambalpurDistts of Sambalpur, Keonjhar, Sundergarh, Bolangir and Dhenkanal.

Branch Recruiting Office, P-1951, Dhanipali, Sambalpur-768 004
Tel :520845

36. BRO Gopalpur CanttDistts of Kalahandi, Koraput and Ganjam.

Bracnh Recruiting Office, (Ganjam), Gopalpur Cantt, Golabandha
-761 052
Tel : 37,282133-2456

37. BRO KatiharDistts of Katihar, Begusarai, Saharsha, Bhagalpur , Munger, Khagaria, Madhupura, Purnia, Deoghar, Dumka, Banka , Godda, Sahibganj, Ararea, Kishanganj, Jamai and Supaul.

Branch Recruiting Office, Military Camp,
Katihar-854 105
Tel : 22230-2-333

38. HQ Rtg Office DanpurDistts of Patna , Bhojpur, Vaishali, Saran, Gopalganj and Buxer

HQ Rtg Zone, Danapur
Cantt-801 503
Tel : 4272777-387

39. BRO MuzaffarpurDistts of Muzaffarpur, Dharbanga, Madhubani, East & West Champaran , Sitamarhi and Samastipur.

Branch Recruiting Office, Muzaffarpur-842 001
Tel : 245408

40. BRO RanchiDistts of Ranchi , Singhbhum, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Giridhih, Gumla, Lohardaga, Chatra and Bokaro.

Branch Recruiting Office, Ranchi (Jharkhand)-834 001.
Tel : 205083-4810

41. BRO GayaDistts of Gaya , Aurangabad , Nawada, Nalanda, Rohtas, Palamu, Garwah, Bhabua and Jahanbad.

Branch Recruiting Office, Paharpur Gaya-823 005
Tel :422420-441

42. HQ Rtg Office JabalpurDistts of Jabalpur , Shahdol, Mandla, Balghat, Rewa, Satna, Narsinghpur, Seoni, Damoh, Sidhi and Panna

HQ Rtg Zone, T-23, Ridge Road, Jabalpur-482 001 (MP)
Tel :76-762246

43. BRO RaipurDistts of Raipur , Raigarh, Sarghuja, Rajnandgaon, Bilaspur and Bastar

Branch Recruiting Office, 82/109, RSU Campus, Raipur (Chattisgarh)-492 010
Tel : 228155

44. BRO GwaliorDistts of Gwalior , Bhind, Morena, Datia, Shivpuri, Guna, Tikamgarh and Chhatarpur.

Branch Recruiting Office, 23 Kalpi Road , Morar, Gwalior
(MP)-474 006
Tel : 31-312057

45. BRO MhowDistts of Indore , Dewas, Jhabua, Mandsaur, Ratlar, Dhar, Ujjain , Khandwa, West Nirmar , Khargaon and Shajapur.

Branch Recruiting Office, 4, Bakery Road , Mhow
(MP)-453 441
Tel : 58184

46. BRO BhopalDistts of Bhopal , Sehore, Raison, Saugor, Chhindwara, Betul, Hoshangabad, Vidisha & Rajgarh.

Branch Recruiting Office, Old Sectt, Bhopal-462 001
Tel : 73100-540954

47. HQ Rtg Office ShillongDistts of Morigaon, Nagaon, East & West Khasi Hill East & West Garo Hills and Jaintia Hills.

HQ Rtg Zone, Shillong – 788025
Tel : 224300-6932

48. BRO JorhatDistts of West and East Siang, Dibang Valley, Lohit, Tirap Chandllang, Jorhat, Sibsagar, Lakhimpur, Dhamaji, Golaghat, Tinsukia and Dibrugarh.

Branch Recruiting Office, Jorhat – 785001
Tel : 320140-6916

49. BRO NarangiDistts of East and West Kameng, Lower and Upper Subansiri , Tawang, Barpeta, Goalpara, Kamrup, Nalbari, Kokrajhar, Darrang, Dhubri, Somitpur and Bongaigaon

Branch Recruiting Office, Narangi (Guwahati) – 780027
C/o 101 Area Postal Unit C/o 99 APO
Tel :540412-6991

50. BRO RangapaharDistts of Karbi Anglong, Imphal, Ukhurual, Bishanpur, Thoubal, Churachandpur, Tamanglong, Senapati, Chandel, Kohima, Mokochung, Phonk, Mon, Zurikebito, Wokha and Tuensaj.

Branch Recruiting Office, Rangapahar, Dimapur, Nagaland – 797112
Tel :28600-6916

51. BRO SilcharDistts of North Cachar Hills, Cachar, Karimganj, Kailakandi, Aiswal, Lunglei, Chhimtuipui, North and West Tripura .

Branch Recruiting Office, Sillchar Cantt., PO Auranchal Pradesh – 788025
Distt. Cachar ( Assam )
Tel :21531-60978

52.  BRO AizawlAll Distts of Mizoram

BRO Aizawl            C/O 806 FPO         C/O 99 APO

53. HQ Rtg Office PuneDistts of Pune, Ahmednagar, Sholapur and Osmanabad.

HQ Rtg Zone, 3, Rajendra Singhji Road
Pune-411 001

54. BRO MumbaiDistts of Mumbai, Thane, Nasik , Dhulia , Jalgaon and Colaba.

Branch Recruiting Office, Colaba, Mumbai-400 005

55. BRO NagpurDistts of Nagpur , Wardha, Bhandara, Yeotmal, Akola , Amravati , Chandrapur and Buldana.

Branch Recruiting Office
Nagpur-440 001

56. BRO KolhapurDistts of Satara, Kolhapur , Sangli, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg

Branch Recruiting Office,
Kolhapur-416 004

57. BRO AurangabadDistts of Aurangabad , Parbhani, Nanded, Bhir, Jalna and Latur

Branch Recruiting Office, T/39, Assey Lines
Aurangabad-431 002

58. BRO AhmedabadDistts of Baroda , Ahmedabad, Kaira, Surat , Baroch, Bulsar, Mahsana, Sabarkantha, Panchmahals, Dangs, Banskanatha, Gandhinagar, Daman , Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

Branch Recruiting Office, Ahmedabad-380 003
Tel: 2861951-67280

59. BRO JamnagarDistts of Rajkot , Jamnagar , Amroli, Bhavnagar , Junagarh, Bhuj, Surendranagar and Diu .

Branch Recruiting Office
Jamnagar-361 008
Tel: 550272-6916

60. HQ Rtg Zone BangaloreDistts of Bangalore , Kolar, Mandya, Mysore , Tumkur, Chitradurga and Bellary .

HQ Rtg Zone, 148, Field Marshal KM Kariappa Road, Bangalore-560025
Tel: 5591999

61. BRO MangaloreDistts of North & South Kanara , Chickmaglur, Coorg, Shimoga and Hasan.

Branch Recruiting Office, Kulur Post, Mangalore-575 013

62. BRO BelgumDistts of Belguam, Bijapur, Dharwar, Gulbarg, Raichur, Bidar & State of Goa .

Branch Recruiting Office, Fort Belgaum ,
Belgaum-590 016

63. BRO TrivandrumDistts of Trivandrum , Alleppy, Ernakulam, Quilon, Kottayam Iddukki and Pathanamthitta

Branch Recruiting Office, Thirumala Post, Trivandrum-695 006

64. BRO CalicutDistts of Calicut , Cannanore, Palghat, Malapuram, Trichur, Wynad, Kesergode and UT of Mahe and Lakshwadweep.

Branch Recruiting Office, West Hill Barracks,
Calicut-673 005

65. HQ Rtg Zone ChennaiDistts of Chennai, Chingalpur, Dharampuri, North & South Arcot, UT of Pondicherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Chittoor Distt of Andhra Pradesh.

HQ Rtg Zone, Fort Saint George, Chennai-600 009

66. BRO TrichirapalliDistts of Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur, Ramanathapuram, Tirunvelli, Pudukottai, Pasumpan, Kanyakumari, Muthuramatingom, Kamarajar and Childamarnagar.

Branch Recruiting Office, Garuda Lines,
Trichy-620 001 (TN)

67. BRO SecunderabadDistts of Adilabad, Hyderabad , Karimnagar, Mehboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Warrangal, Kurnool , Ranga Reddy and Sanga Reddy.

Branch Recruiting Office, Secunderabad-500 015 (AP)

68. BRO CoimbatoreDistts of Coimbatore , Perriyar, Salem , Nilgiris and Madurai .

Branch Recruiting Office, Red Fields, Coimbatore-641 018 (TN)

69. BRO GunturDistts of Guntur , Cuddapah, Krishna, Nellore , Prakasham and Anantpur.

Branch Recruiting Office, Ravindra Nagar Post, Guntur-522 006 (AP)

70. BRO VishakapatnamDistts of Vishakapatnam, East and West Godawari , Srikakulam, Visainagaram and Khamman.

Branch Recruiting Office, Old MFD Location, Near Southern Rly Wksp. Station Road, Visakhapatnam-530 014 (AP)

71. HQ Rtg Office KunraghatAnchals of Mahakali, Seti, Bheri, Rapti, Karnali, Dhaulagiri, Lumbini and Gandaki of Nepal .

Gorkha Rtg Depot, Kunraghat, Gorakhpur-273 008

72. BRO GhoomAnchals of Narayani, Begmali, Janakpur, Sagarmatha, Koshi, mechi of Nepal and Distt of Darjeeling except Kalimpong Sub Division of West Bengal (for Indain National Gorkhas only).

Gorkha Rtg Depot, Ghoom Darjeeling (WB)-734 102

73. IRO Delhi CanttState of Delhi and Distts of Gurgaon and Faridabad of Haryana

Independent Rtg Office,
Delhi Cantt-110 011

Application Form

All recruitments are done only through rallies. Please contact your nearest Branch Recruiting Office/Zonal Recruiting Office for details. Rally schedule is also published in leading vernacular newspapers/Employment News.

Report to rally site on the dates announced on Notice Board along with your Educational Certificate, Birth Certificate (in original) domicile certificate, character certificate and six passport size photographs.

Last date to receive applicatuion: 10 January, 2015

Contact Details

Army Headquarters
Recruiting (Officer Selection)
Addl. Directorate General of Recruiting
West Block III, R.K.Puram
Army Headquarters, New Delhi 110 066
Tel : +91-11-26196220
Fax: +91-11-26196205
E-mail: [email protected]
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