11th Gorkha Rifles Recruitment Procedure

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11th Gorkha Rifles Recruitment Procedure
11th Gorkha Rifles


Age for Various Categories

The minimum and maximum age for enrollment into the Army is laid down for each category separately.  These are as given below:-

Ser No Category Age (Years)
(a) Infantry Soldier General Duty (INDIAN AND NEPAL GORKHA) 17 Yrs 6 Months to 21 Yrs
(b) Infantry Soldier Clerk (General Duty) 17 Yrs 6 Months to 23 Yrs
(c) Infantry Soldier Tradesman 17 Yrs 6 Months to 23 Yrs


The entire country has been divided into six regions namely ; Western Plains, Eastern Plains, Central Plains, Southern Plains, Western Himalayas and Eastern Himalayas.  The minimum physical standards for the various regions will be as follows:-

Region States Height
Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and east road Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon 166 77 48
Eastern Himalaya Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Regions of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts 160 77 48
Western Plains Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 77 50
Eastern Plains Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar west Bengal and Orissa 169 77 50
Central Plains Madhya Pradesh, Gujrat, Maharashtra, Dadar Nagar, Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 77 50
Southern Plains Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala Goa and Pondicherry 166 77 50

Special Physical Standards

Minimum physical standards as given below will apply to the following:-
Region States Height
Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indian 160 77 48
Inf Sol Clerks General Duty 162 77 50

Relaxations in Physical Standards

Sons of Servicemen, ex-servicemen War widows and widows of ex-servicemen/ adopted son/son-in –law of  a war widow, if she has no son and including a legally adopted son of serving sol/ex-servicemen 2 1 2
Outstanding sportsmen (National and State level – those who have represented State/University/Board championship and earned 1 st / 2 nd position) 2 3 5
For candidates belonging to chronically poor areas and those desirous of joining overage cat who are from families engaged in traditional profession.  this relaxation may be given at the discretion of Recruiting Officer, Deputy Director General Recruiting (States) or Centre Commandants 2 1 2

Educational Qualifications

5. Soldier (General Duty, Dispensation Category). Indian and Nepal Gorkhas 8 th pass

6. Soldier Clerk (GD). 10+2 Pass with stipulated 50% marks is to continue.  However, in case of candidates in possession of graduation and above educational qualification, the percentage stipulation at 10+2 standard is waived off and simple pass in 10+2 standard will be accepted for enrolment to this category.
7. Soldier Tradesmen. Min 8 th class pass (Certificate duly countersigned by District Education officer).

8. Candidates must be in possession of the following documents in original :-
(a) School leaving/Transfer Certificate and Education qualification certificates (Pass Marks sheet).  Education certificate of class VIII pass (Certificate duly signed by District Education officer)
(b) Domicile certificate (Sthai Niwas Praman Patra) duly signed by the District Magistrate of respective districts.
(c) Caste Cert for Sol Tdn (Signed by the District level auth).
(d) Character certificate (signed by the District level auth).
(d) Latest passport size photographs 10 Copies.
For son/brother of serving soldiers, sponsor Certificate.

9. Candidates of following categories will be given preference:-
(a) Sons/Sons –in – law of war widow – 11 GR – PRIORITY – I
Sons for serving soldier and ex-servicemen
of 11 GR
Real brother of serving soldier and ex-servicemen
of 11 GR.
Son/Son – in – law of war widow, sons of
Servicemen /ex-servicemen of other  Regt /Corps
(e) Remaining  Persons – PRIORITY – V
10. Physical Fitness Tests
  • One mile run
  • Pull ups on Beam (under Grip)
  • Balance and 9 Feet Ditch
11. Common Entrance Examination

Source: assn11gr.org

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