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24th Technical Cadet Course Pakistan Army

Registration for 24th Technical Cadet Course also know as TCC will start from tomorrow, 28th February and will last till 15th of March. The Army Selection and Recruitment Centers will remain open on Saturdays and Sundays for Registration.
The preliminary tests will be held from 19th March to 30th March 2012 excluding weekends (Saturday/Sunday). We can expect an increase in the registration date as well as the time frame of preliminary test as it was done at the last recruitment when registration date of PMA 129 was extended.

The details are as follows:

Eligibility Conditions For 24TCC Registration

  1. Age: 17 – 21 years on 1st September 2012 (3months of relaxation can be awarded)
  2. Gender: Male
  3. Marital Status: Unmarried
  4. Nationality: Pakistani and domiciles holders of Azad Kashmir / Gilgit Baltistan.
    Please Note that upon final selection candidates with Dual Nationality will have to surrender nationalities other than Pakistani.
  5. Physical Standards:
    • Minimum Height: 5’-4” (162.5 cm)
    • Weigh: As per Body Mass Index.
      You can calculate your BMI here: BMI Calculator
  6. Education:

    • FSc (Pre-Engeneering) Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry / Computer Studies / Computer Science with a minimum of 65% marks
    • O level passed (English being compulsory) in five subjects and A level passed in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Computer Studies/Computer Science in Grade A-C.(A) Candidates possessing qualifications such as O level and A level etc will be required to obtain Equivalence Certificate and conversion of marks from Inter Board of Chairmen Committee (IBCC), Ministry of Education, Islamabad and attach it with the application form.
      (B) Candidates who have passed FSc Part-I Examination with minimum 65% marks and appeared/are appearing in
      FSc Part-II / Final Examination can also apply on HOPE Certificates duly issued by the Head of the institutions.
      (C) Candidates with Computer Science instead of Chemistry in FSc can apply for Computer Software Engineering only.

Ineligibility Conditions For 24TCC Registration

  1. Not Recommended twice by ISSB / GHQ Selection Board.
  2. Declared medically unfit by concerned CMH / Appeal Medical Board.
  3. Enrolled cadets and recruits withdrawn/resigned/discharged/dismissed from Armed Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) training academies/institutions on grounds of discipline, character, medical, inefficiency, weak profile, or declared unsuitable.
  4. An individual dismissed/removed from any other Government Service.
  5. Diploma holders.
  6. Convicted by a Court of Law for an offence involving moral turpitude.
  7. Those studying in any of the Armed Forces Institutions/Academies or nominated against reserved defence quota seats/studying as paying Cadet in any of the Armed Forces Technical Colleges.


Registration Procedure

Candidates can either opt for online registration or can visit their nearest Army Selection and Recruitment Centers to get registered to 24th TCC.


Online Registration:

A candidate can register on website www.joinpakarmy.gov.pk. Date and time of test shall be intimated on internet, for which the individual should have an e-mail account. Candidates will report on exact date and time given for preliminary test on computerized roll no slip. Date once given will not be changed. Candidates will also bring along documents mentioned in para 6 and will pay prospectus fee on the day of test. Candidates MUST attain working knowledge of computer.

Registration At ASRC:

Candidates may report at nearest AS&RCs for registration / allotment of roll no along with necessary documents mentioned in para 6 and the prospectus fee for completion of registration formalities. Candidates will bring these documents on the day of test as well.

AS&RC Telephone AS&RC Telephone
(1) Peshawar 091-201-35885 (2) Rawalpindi 051-561-34137
(3) Lahore 042-6699-35885 (4) Multan 061-531-35885
(5) Hyderabad 0222-791-35885 (6) Karachi 021-560-35885
(7) Quetta 081-2490-35885 (8) Gilgit 05811-961-35885


Preliminary Selection

Written Test:

Written test will be based on multiple choice questions from English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry / Computer Studies / Computer Science (Only for CS students). The candidates declared successful in written test, will undergo physical tests at AS&RCs.

Physical Test:

Candidates are required to qualify following physical tests as under:-

(a) 1.6 km Run 8 1/2 Minutes
(b) Push Ups 15 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
(c) Sit Ups 15 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
(d) Chin Ups 3 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
(e) Ditch Crossing 7’4” x 7’4” with a depth of 4’

Preliminary Medical Tests:

 Candidates will undergo initial medical test at AS&RCs.

Further Selection:

Short listed candidates will receive notice for ISSB tests through website as well as call up letters. Medical examination of ISSB recommended candidates will be carried out at nearby CMHs. Final selection will be made at GHQ on the basis of candidate’s overall performance. Allocation of disciplines will be made due consideration to merit, choice and service requirements. Allotment of discipline/decision of GHQ will be final and no representation in this regard or request for change in discipline allotted will be entertained.


Academic Military Training


S/No. Discipline Duration 4 years at
(1) Civil Engineering Military College of Engineering Risalpur (NUST)
(2) Electrical (Telecommunication) Engineering M­ilitary College of Signals Rawalpindi (NUST)
(3) Computer Software Engineering
(4) Electrical Engineering College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi (NUST)
(5) Mechanical Engineering
(6) Computer Systems Engineering
(7) Mechatronics Engineering
(8) Aeronautical Engineering College of Aeronautical Engineering, Risalpur (NUST)


Military Training

One year military training at PMA Kakul, after obtaining Bachelor of Engineering (BE) Degree.


Documents Required At AS&RCs

  1. Original Certificate / detailed Marks Sheet of Matric/FSc/Equivalent certificate. In case of ‘O’ Level / ’A’ Level, submission of                 Equivalence Certificate issued by IBCC is mandatory
  2. Computerized National Identity Card for 18 years and above or Computerized Form “B” along with Guardian’s Computerized                  National Identity Card (Father or Mother) for candidates less than 18 years of age.
  3. One set of attested photocopies of above mentioned documents.
  4. 6 x Colour Photos (duly attested front and back) by Principal/Class-1 Gazetted Officer.
  5. Original as well as 3 x photocopies of ISSB “NOT RECOMMENDED” letter are also required for Repeater Candidates.

NOTE.Old National Identity Card and Form “B” will not be accepted.


Registration for 24thTCC - Regular Commission In Pakistan-Army


For further details visit: www.joinpakarmy.gov.pk

65 Responses to 24th Technical Cadet Course Pakistan Army

  1. I HAVE 62 % in fsc part 1 if u give me a chance, i will prove my self.

  2. I passed my DAE (Diploma of Associate Engineer)in Mechanical.that is there years course and it is equal to FSC can I apply for 24th Technical Cadet Course Pakistan Army.Pleas reply me as soon as possible.

    • You need to visit your nearest recruitment center to get some detailed info but I doubt that as its clearly mentioned that diploma holders are not eligible

  3. sir plz tell me the fee of prospectus for tcc…

    • There isn’t any fee for the prospectus, you just have to pay a few hundreds to get registred

  4. plz sir reply me

  5. Admin whats the format of written test ? What is the percentage of questions asked from each subject ?

    • Initial test will be containing verbal non verbal and general questions, you can practice them at our website, select for the desired option from the top menu

  6. sir give me some idea about the INITIAL test of TCC plzzz its test is same asa PMA long sourse ???


    • There are different books out there in the market you can also practice test at our website. To get started open this link: http://issbpreparation.com/library/verbal-intelligence-test/

  8. sir i want to take test on 30th of march so plz tell me how can i get date of my choice.

    • You can’t dates are provided depending upon your id, but you might can get your desired, contact staff at ASRC center

      • muhammad arsalan

        sir i have cleared initial test.now waiting for ISSB letter . when the letter will come. plz inform me. waiting

  9. can you tell me the last date of registration?,,,plz!

  10. yes the last date of registration is 15 march brother you need to hurry up.

  11. mir hisham rafiq

    sir,is there any relaxation for registration till 23rd march

  12. salam sir,sir tcc ka jo initial test hy,ye PMA k test k tarah hoga ya is sy different hoga.plzz sir inform me as soon as possible.me waiting. GOOD LUCK PAK ARMY.

    • Will be the same, you can practice it at: http://issbpreparation.com/library/verbal-intelligence-test/

  13. salam sir,sir tcc selected students agar PMA mae jana chahtey hy to jasakty hy.plz sir inform me. PAK ARMY ZINDABAD>

    • App dono k lie apply kro ISSB recommended hone k bad you can opt for the one you want

      • muhammad luqman

        salam sir,sir 24th tcc issb kab shoro hoge?.sir do maheno sy ziada time guzra leken abe tak kuch pata nahe chala.web b under construction aata hy.plzz sir inform us aesa na ho k ham sy date guzar jaye. THANKS.,,<<<<<<>>>>

  14. ASSALAM O ALAIKUM!!! Sir i`ve to ask two things, 1) I`ve been registered for 23rd tcc and passed out all the preliminary tests and also sent issb form but i did`nt receive call latter or any other thing so i want to ask that have i lost one chance???? 2) I am going to attend 24th tcc, should i prepare preliminary written test, if yes then from where????

    • 1. No you still have your chance 2. Fir a repeater initials are just medical checkup and physical test but I am unsure about your scenario since you haven’t attended your ISSB and will be considered a fresh candidate. Please consult your nearest AS&RC.

  15. sir, TCC or PMA k issb test mn koi diffrenc hota hy??plzz tell me

    • TCC are technical cadets, engineer you can say where as PMA candidates are the real soldiers who fight in war zones. Although both of them are interlinked but this was just to make some sense for your question

  16. Salam sir. plz sir ap ye bta de k PMA long course li vaccancies kb ayengi

  17. Salam sir. plz sir ap ye bta de k PMA long course ki vaccancies kb ayengi

  18. issb is same as for regular commission or there is some difference in issb ,is academics test would be conduct again in issb ??????

  19. Te ISSB of TCC-24 will be on which date?

  20. Muhammad Nadeem

    AoA Dear sir, i am freshly pass m.com from uos. Please tell me, i can apply in pak army as officer or any other department of pak army.

  21. sir I late for attend preliminary test at 2th april……is any chance to give test in any date…if yes then tell how sir??? thanks

  22. Muhammad Abrar Khan

    sir kiya army sep level sa commission kiya ja sakta ha kindly replay me us k liy age limit edu please

  23. salam sir i m very eager to join pak army as technical cadet. what kind of attempt should i make so that i may go through issb tests successfully. THANKS

  24. i have applied for 24th tcc and i have submitted my issb form 26th march sir plz tell me in how many days my call letter received.

  25. Sir i have cleared initial, medical and physical tests!!!! When will i get my ISSB call???

  26. plz tell me when call letters are upload for 24th technical cadit cource

  27. On which basis candidates are shortlisted for ISSB? Fsc and Matric marks or preliminary test?

  28. Can anyone tell that what is the difference between “Technical Cadet Course” and “PMA Long course” ??? Can only the officers recruited through PMA Long Course can get higher ranks eg Brigadier, Maj General etc ???? Please someone give the reliable answer to this. Regards

    • PMA long course is for infantry(land fighters) while TCC is for Engineering Core. All the commissioned officers have a chance to get higher ranks depends upon their performance, no matter by which trade they are recruited.

  29. SALAM SIR…… Sir when will be the Issb test started of 24th TCC ……please Inform. THANKS

  30. muhammad luqman

    salam sir,sir when will be 24th tcc issb starting .plzz sir inform me.me waiting 4 ur reply THANKS <<<<<<<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>;,

  31. salam sir, TCC 24 ki issb kab start hoo gi.

  32. muhammad arsalan

    sir issb letter when will come ?

  33. Is it true that TCC Of Pakistan Army Comes once a Year??? Please do reply, Wasalam!

  34. sir i do not receive my i.s.s.b call letter of 24th t.c.c. please send my call letter as soon as you possible

  35. Muhammad Yousuf

    I have applied for TCC-24 & have cleared my initials, furtherly i have sent my ISSB form but till today I haven’t recieved my call letter


  37. Dear Candidates, Call Letters of 24 TCC have been Issued and NOT-RECOMMEND letters also be issued, its not necessary that you will must receive a call for issb test. A merit list is prepared in this regard, they will not call you for issb test if your name is not in the merit list and if your merit is low. I advised you all that you must not apply in TCC if you dont have 80% or above marks in your intermediate exams or if you dont have a blood relation in any of the armed forces because the merit for TECHNICAL CADET COURSE IS VERY HIGH. Best of luck for you ALL. If you need any other info or help about any of the force, then you can feel free to contact me. Regards; WAQAS HAMZA (under Captain in PAK ARMY)

    • AOA sir. Alhamdulillah cleared my issb test, and cmh medical for 24 TCC. When will final joining letter be issued? What are the chances of final selection?

    • sir,I got 85% marks in matric and 75% in hssc1 can i have any hope for selection as tcc in pak army

  38. sir i had cleared my 24th tcc issb test and is waiting for part 2 rsult i just wana as you that ahere should i send my part 2 mark sheet….after the result will be announced….thanks

  39. sir i had cleared my 24th tcc issb test and is waiting for part 2 rsult i just wana ask you that where should i send my part 2 mark sheet….after the result will be announced….thanks

  40. @mehboob, You should submit your marksheet at your nearest AS&RC.

  41. thanks….but someone told me that there is some specific address for each candidate to send his mark sheet……

  42. sir assalam o alaikum…….. sir tcc 24 ki final merit list kb tk aa jae gi ar joining kb ha?

  43. Salam. Sir, i want to apply pma l.c and tcc but i cleared my intermediate with 68% and should any chance to select on merit in tcc or otherwise i only apply in pma l.course. And in pma long course is there any qouta for rural sindh domicile holders. Plz reply..,.

  44. sir kia commerce studnt army ceadit kay liay apply nai kar sakhtay plzzz tell mee

  45. i love pak army & iam syed by cast i shall do my best to have admission in aeronutical engineer because it situated in my city that is risalpur i got 867 in matric please jurry tell me somewhat about that