Well, it may be a bad news for the aspirants that Indian Army has changed the scheme of selection for its Open Rallies and other recruitment. From now, there will be a common written examination before the physical screening test. Till now, the applicants had to undergo the PST, PET first and then the written test used to be held but the selection procedure has been changed now by the Indian Army. Candidates who fails in the written test, will be disqualified from the “Bharti”.
So to become an Indian Solider, the candidates have to use their brain first instead of releasing the sweat from the body. The students, who will pass the written examination, will be called for the medical & physical examination. The test will be taken online. The new recruitment rallies will follow this procedure. So the selection procedure being followed by Indian Army since the independence of the country will be changed now.
The Cost for conducting Open Recruitment Rallies will be reduced
After implementing the new selection procedure, the expenses of conducting an Open Rally will be down. Till now, lac of candidates used to appear in the PST,PET which was the first steps. The Army had to use the force and local civil department to control the crowd in recruitment rallies which result in higher cost.
Normally, 40% of candidates who clear the physical test used to get failed in the written test. So that army is conducting written test first and then the PST or PET. So the new step will not only reduce the hassle of Army Selection Board but will also be cost-effective.
The Army Written Test will be online
The written examination will be conducted online which almost ends the chances of the unfair means. The computers will be provided to all Army Selection Centers to conduct the online test. According to center’s capability, the candidates will be called in the batches. Once the application process is ended, the examinees will get date & time for the online exam as per their batch. The exam schedule will also be released online.
So this is a big change in the history of Indian Army Recruitment Rallies. It will be surely helpful for the recruiter but lets see what will be the effect on the candidates.