Join Pak Army PMA Long Course 153 2023-2024 | Apply Online

PMA Long Course 153

Join Pak Army PMA Long Course as a Cadet in Pakistan Military Academy through PMA Long Course 153. Candidates having previously Intermediate should avail this opportunity to serve in one of the strongest and prestigious Army of the World. Male Candidates across country may apply online through Pakistan Army Official Website.

Pakistan Military Academy also recognized by its acronym PMA where future Army Officers get training. This Training is a Cradle of Hardships for a cadet both physically and mentally. After two years of elbow grease, a cadet turns into an officer and granted a rank of Second Lieutenant.

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PMA Long Course is amongst the top training academy for officers not in Pakistan but overall world; cadets from different countries come for training in Pakistan Military Academy.

Details about Pak Army PMA Long Course


Job Organization Pakistan Army
Job Publisher Nawai-e-Waqt
Gender Male
Who can Apply Pakistani Nationals
Qualifications Intermediate
No. of Posts 250+
Applying Mode Online
Start Date of Registration 09-October-2023
Last Date to Apply 17-November-2023


How to Join PMA as a Regular Commissioned Officer?

This is a common question asked by mostly of students who apply in Pakistan Army Jobs as a regular commissioned officer. We will here to describe all A to Z details about how you can join PMA as a cadet through PMA Long Course 153.

PMA Long Course 153 Registration Date 2023:

  • 09-Oct to 17-Nov-2023.

What is ISSB?

For Joining PMA Long Course you have to get recommendation letter from ISSB (acronym of Inter Services Selection Board) which is Testing Agency of Army, Navy and Pakistan Air Force as an Officer.

To Join PMA it’s like a Hard Nut to Crack, a step to step procedure followed during selection and any step failure leads to your rejection.

ISSB Test Date 2023 from March 2024.

How can I crack PMA Long Course?

You should be highly motivated and have a strong will power. Work Hard continuously, improve yourself and have firmly faith in Allah. Don’t just give the minimum required to get it done, Give you best. Make proper routine and time table and work according it:

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ISSB Registration Form will be given by AS&RC after clearing preliminary tests

What should I prepare for ISSB Test?

You have to stay four days in ISSB where different tests will be conducted. Not Particular Preparation is required because your selection based upon your natural abilities.

  • Get up Early in the Morning, Offer Fajar Prayer and go for running (increase day by day). Fitness is the mandatory part of any forces job
  • Observe Positive impacts of a society.
  • You should be aware of the current affairs happening in the world. It is a good practice to read newspaper or watch news.
  • Group discussion on any topic with your friends or family. Respect every opinion. Stand before the mirror and talk to any topic social, economic or political.
  • You should be highly motivated. Get rid of negative things come in mind.
  • ISSB basically demands 14 Qualities. All above mentioned steps are too helpful to gain these qualities. It requires time but consistency is a main factor to success.

How long is PMA Initial Test?

  • Screening Test (Computer Test) is a MCQS based includes Intelligence Test and Academic Test
  • Intelligence Test is a verbal and non-verbal test and academic test includes Combined General Knowledge, Basic Math, English, Pak Studies and Islamic Studies.
  • Candidates who got passed above test will be called for Physical Test. Physical Test includes following Tests:
    • Running (1 Mile in 8 Minutes)
    • Pushups (15 in 2 Minimum)
    • Pull ups (3 in 2 Minutes)
    • Crunches (20 in 2 Minutes)
    • Ditch Crossing
  • After Physical, successful candidates will be called for Medical Test. Medical Test includes:
    • Eyes Checking
    • Nose
    • Ear
    • Weight
    • Arms, Elbow, Fingers
    • Knee
  • Interview of Medical Passed Candidates will be held at Pakistan Army Selection and Recruitment Center. Basically it is a simple interview which is of maximum 2 Minutes duration and almost maximum candidates passed it. Some Tricks for Interview:
    • Prepare a valid introduction. Most likely they will ask you to introduce yourself. If they ask in Urdu introduce yourself in Urdu and if they questions in English, give it in English
    • Don’t be panic, it is just a formal conversation
    • Dress up well
    • Probably he asks you any GK question, if you know correct answer then answer him otherwise say “Sorry Sir”.

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Some General Requirements to Join Pak Army as PMA Long Course 2023-2024

  • Intermediate or Equivalent with minimum 55% Marks. Candidate apply on behalf of Hope certificate must have 60% in Intermediate Part-1

Age Requirements for PMA Long Course:

  • 17-22 Years a on 01 May-2024


  • Male

Marital Status:

  • Unmarried


  • As per Body Mass Index


  • Nationals of Pakistan and AJK

ISSB Tests:

  • ISSB Test at any center Kohat, Gujranwala, Malir, Quetta
  • Different Tests and Interview during your four day stay
  • Got Recommendation or Not Recommendation depends upon your performance in ISSB

Final Selection Procedure of PMA Long Course 153

  • Medical Examination of Recommended Candidates at CMH
  • Final Selection on Merit depends upon your initial test and ISSB Test


  • 2 Years Training at Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul Abbottabad

Ineligibility Criteria:

Following the given eligibility criteria to Join Pak Army PMA Long Course 153:

  • Twice Not Recommended by ISSB
  • Citizens of Pakistan and domicile holders of Azad Kashmir / Gilgit-Baltistan can apply for PMA Long Course.
  • Gap less than 120 days of ISSB in previous appearance
  • Medically unfit
  • Removed from any armed institution
  • Involved in any criminal activity

Documents Required at Army Selection and Recruitment Center:

Following the Documents Required to Join Pak Army 153 PMA Long Course:

  • Original Certificate, Detailed Mark sheets of Matric, Intermediate or Equivalent along with attested copies
  • Original CNIC or Bay Form along with attested copies
  • 3 X Passport Size Photographs duly attested front and back
  • Original and Copy Not Recommended letter by ISSB (for Candidate who appears in ISSB once)

Pak Army Selection Process of PMA Long Course 153

To Join Pak Army 153 PMA long course, you have to go through the following selection procedure:

  1. Registration Process
  2. Initial Test
  3. Physical Test
  4. Initial Medical
  5. Inter-Services Selection Board (ISSB)
  6. Final Medical
  7. Interview

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How to Apply in Pakistan Army Jobs:

To Join Pak Army PMA Long Course 153, you need to apply online through official website of Pakistan Army.

  • Pak Army Online Apply 2023 at 2023 online registration PMA 153.
  • Last Date to Apply Online is 17-November-2023
  • Initial Test Dates is between 22-Novemeber-2023 to 19-January-2023 (Excluding Saturday and Sunday)

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