(Info) Indian Army Soldiers Nursing Assistant's M.E.R. Exam

This examination is held four times a year as advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers.

Eligibility: Unmarried male Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.

Educational Qualifications: Matriculation or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology.

Age Limits: 16 to 23 years.

Physical Standards:
Height: 167 cms, relaxable for certain regions.
Weight: 50 kg, relaxable for certain regions.
Chest: 77/82 cm.

Application Procedu re:
As in Soldier Technical Exam 7. Selection Procedure:

Selection Procedure:
Paper I (Time: 45 minutes-Max. Marks: 100)
The eligible candidates are called for a written test in
· General Intelligence;
· Mathematical Aptitude
· General Knowledge.

Paper II (Time: 45 minutes Max. Marks: 100)
In this about 50 marks questions on Chemistry and Physics and 50 marks questions on Biology are asked. In Chemistry section, there is stress on equations and numerical problems.

Pay: About Rs. 4000.

Other Benefits: Free ration, clothing, accommodation and allied services, medical treatment for self and family, group housing scheme benefits, building loan facilities, canteen facilities, etc.

Promotion: A sepoy can become a Commissioned Officer subject to certain conditions. Numerous NCO/JCO posts have been created to improve career prospects and pensionary benefits.