CAVALRY DEFENCE ACADEMY (CDA)
Dehradun

Army GD/Clerk/Tech

SOLDIER GD ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA

Education Criteria
CATEGORY EDUCATION AGE
Soldier (General Duty) (All Arms) (a) Class 10th /Matric pass with Min 45% mks in aggregate and Min 33% in each subject (b) Soldier (General Duty) (All Arms) (Gorkha) Class 10th Matriculation simple pass for Gorkha Male and Female candidates. 17 ½ – 21 Yrs
Soldier Technical (Technical Arms, Artillery, Army Air Defence) (a) Sol Tech 10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% marks in each subject.(b) Sol Tech (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% marks in each subject. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms) 10+2/Intermediate Examination Pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with min 60% marks in aggregate and min 50% in each subject. Securing 50% in English and Maths/Accounts/Book keeping in Class 12th is mandatory. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Nursing Assistant (Army Medical Corps) 10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% in each subject. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Sepoy Pharma (Army Medical Corps) 10+2/Intermediate exam pass and qualified in D Pharma with minimum 55% marks in aggregate and registered with State Pharmacy Council/Pharmacy Council of India. Individual qualified in B Pharma with minimum 50% marks and registered with State Pharmacy Council/Pharmacy Council of India will also be eligible. 19- 25 Yrs
Soldier Nursing Assistant Veterinary (RVC) 10+2 / Intermediate exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with Min 50% marks in aggregate and minimum 40% in each subject. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Soldier Tradesmen (a) 10th Simple Pass. (b) No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored min 33% in each subject. 17 ½ – 23 Yrs
Havildar Education(Army Education Corps)Group X MA/M Sc/MCA or BA/B Sc/BCA/B Sc (IT) with BEd. Group Y – B Sc / BA / BCA / B Sc (IT) (w/o B Ed) 20-25
Soldier (General Duty) Women Military police Minimum education qualification is Matric /10th/SSLC or equivalent with 45% marks in aggregate and minimum 33% marks in each subject studied at matric/10th/SSLC level, without mentioning any specific subjects 17 ½ – 21 Yrs 
Physical Criteria

Region Height Chest Weight
Soldier General Duty & Tradesman Soldier Technical & Nursing Assistant Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (in CMs) (in Kgs)
Western Himalayan Region (J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East of Road of Mukerian Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh, Garhwal and Kumaon) 163 cms 163 cms 162 cms 77 48
Eastern Himalayan Region (Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts). 160 cms 157 cms 160 cms 77 48
Western Plains Region (Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western UP (Meerut and Agra Divisions) 170 cms 170 cms 162 cms 77 50
Eastern Plains Region (Eastern UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Orissa) 169 cms 169 cms 162 cms 77 50
Central Region (Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu) 168 cms 167 cms 162 cms 77* 50
Southern Region (Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Pondicherry) 166 cms 165 cms 162 cms 77 50

Special Physical Standard.
Ser No Physical Standard for Height Weight Chest (CMs)
(a) Ladakhi 157 50 77
(b) Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indian 157 48 77
(c) Candidates from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group Including Minicoy.
Settlers 165 50 77
Locals 155 50 77
(d) Tribals of authorized Tribal Areas 162 48 77
(e) Brigade of Guards 173 50 77
(f) Medium Artillery 170 50 77
(g) Corps of Military Police 173 50 77
(h) Corps of Military Police (Women) 142 77
(j) Clerk General Duty / Store Keeper Technical 162* 50 77
(k) Religious Teacher JCO Religious Teacher JCO (GOrkhas & Ladakhi region Candidates) 160 157 50 50 Proportionate to height and age as per Army medical standards.
(l) Soldier Tradesman Minimum Physical Standard of the regions given above, minus 1 cm Chest and 2 kgs Wt. Height criteria would be at par with Soldier General Duty as relevant to the region. 77
(l) Havildar Education As applicable to Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical for various regions. However, preference will be given to the candidate fulfilling the physical standard laid down for Soldier General Duty. 77 48
(m) JCO Catering (ASC) / Surveyor As applicable to Soldier General Duty for Automated Cartographer (Engineer) various regions.

About us

Cavalry Defence Academy initially came into existence in Ahmednagar Maharashtra two years back when the Director Subhash Madhwal was an Army Instructor there in Armoured Corps Centre & School. However, at that time only the children of army men were prepared for army and Sainik school.

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