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The Indian Army offers various technical job opportunities for who have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. These technical positions require candidates to have a strong understanding of technical concepts and the ability to apply them in practical situations. The job role involves handling technical equipment, maintenance of vehicles and weapons, and other technical tasks as assigned.

Important Dates

The tentative exam dates for the Indian Army Technical Recruitment Examination are mentioned in the table below (as per last notification):

  • Detailed Notification release date             14th February 2023
  • Online Application begins                           16th February 2023
  • Admit Card Release Date                            05th April 2023
  • Exam Date                                                    17 April 2023 to 26th April 2023

Selection Process

  • Written Exam (CEE)
  • Physical Test
  • Medical Test

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the Indian Army Agniveer Technical exam are as follows:

  • Age Limit:   17.5 to 21 years.
  • Educational Qualification:  The candidate must have passed in class 12th in science stream with Physics, Chemistry, Maths to attend the recruitment.

Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The Indian Army Technical Exam is a written examination conducted by the Indian Army to recruit technical officers directly into the army. The exam pattern for the Indian Army Technical Exam is following sections:




General Knowledge















  • Four marks will give for every correct answer.
  • One mark shall be deducted for every attempted wrong answer.
  • Exam duration will be 60 min.



Abbreviations - National and International.

Sports - National and International.

Awards & Prizes - National awards, Gallantry awards, Nobel Prizes.

History - Important dates & battles in Indian and World History and land marks of Indian History, national movement.

Geography - Solar System Space exploration, The earth principal peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest etc.

Terminology - Geographical terms, Economic terms, Astronomical terms, Legal terms and Misc terms.

  • United Nations Oranisation (UNO)
  • Indian Armed Forces.
  • Indian Towns, States and Uts.
  • Institutions and Research Stations, International space Stations and Festivals of India and World.
  • Indian News Agencies and Dailies.
  • Continents and Sub Continents.
  • Inventions and Discoveries.
  • Environment.
  • The Constitution of India.
  • Religious communities and Principal Languages.
  • National and International Days.
  • International Organizations.
  • Books and Authors.
  • The world of Plants and animals.
  • Current Affairs and “Who’s Who”.


Motion, Force and Energy

Matter- Physical measurements, scalar and vector quantities. Simple machines, structure of matter.

Motion- Motion and displacement, uniform and non-uniform motion, speed and velocity, acceleration, equations of motion-derivation and simple numerical.

Force - Meaning of force, inertia of a body, Newton’s laws of motion, momentum,

relationship between forces, acceleration and mass of an object-simple numerical based on these.

Gravitation - Newton’s law of gravitation, free-fall and acceleration due to gravity, simple

pendulum and restoring force, relationship between length and time period.

Work and Energy- Energy, mechanical energy – potential and kinetic – their formulae, concept of work, work done by a constant force, relation between work and energy, simple numerical on work and energy.

Light - Reflection, law of reflection, refraction, law of refraction, refraction through prisms, lenses and optical instruments, simple and compound microscope.

Heat - Heat as a form of energy, mechanical work and heat, heat and temperature, measurement of temperature, idea of Celsius and Fahrenheit scales and their conversion, specific heat, simple numerical based on it. Idea of conversion of heat into work and viceversa, meaning of mechanical equivalent of heat – its determination by Joule’s experiment. External and internal combustion engine.

 Electricity - A source of energy, conductors and resistors, measurement of current, potential difference and resistance – Ohm’s law, simple numerical based on it. heating effect of current, quantitative relationship between heat, electric current, resistance of common electrical appliances based on heating effect, measurement of electrical energy – its unit, electrical power, simple numerical.

Magnetism- Type of magnet, properties of magnet, magnetic field, electromagnet and their applications, DC & AC motors, Fleming ‘s left hand rule.

Sound- Sound and its property, propagation of sound, velocity, resonance, wave motion and applications.

Wave Motion- Nature of a wave, propagation of a wave through a medium, types of waves – longitudinal and transverse, periodic motion, idea of simple harmonic motion (graphical treatment). Definitions of displacement, amplitude, frequency, time period, wave length and their units, relationship between wavelength, frequency and velocity of a wave, simple numerical, energy transferred during propagation of waves.

Domestic electric circuit - Elementary ideas about wiring, fuse, possible hazards and safety measures.

Sun as a Source of energy - Absorption of solar energy by the earth, photosynthesis, solar heaters, solar cells; wind energy – wind mills; electricity from sea waves.

Fuels - Bio mass as a fuel-biogas, fossil fuels-coal, types of coal; petroleum, fractional distillation of petroleum, L.P.G, natural gas, classification of fuels –solid, liquid and gaseous fuels; characteristics of fuel-calorific value of fuels and its determination, ignition temperature, combustion of fuels, combustion of food in living organisms; characteristics of an ideal fuel.

Heat engines - Idea of conversion of heat into work and vice-versa, meaning of mechanical equivalent of heat – its determination by joule’s experiment (simple numerical based on work and energy conversion). External combustion engine (basic idea), working of internal combustion engines.

Nuclear energy- Sources of the Sun’s energy, composition of sunlight; basic idea of atomic nucleus, nuclear fusion, nuclear fission, chain reaction, energy released during fission, examples of uncontrolled fission and fusion, simple idea of nuclear reactor and atomic power plant. Radiation hazards. Energy crisis –causes and possible solution for overcoming it.



Natural numbers, integers, fractions, rational/irrational numbers, decimal fractions, HCF & LCM, square root, ratio and proportion, percentages, averages, profit & loss, simple and compound interest.


Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of algebraic expressions, HCF & LCM, factorization, simple equations, surds, indices, logarithms, Solution of linear equations of two and three variables, Ratio and proportion meaning and standard form, roots and discriminate of a quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0;


Elementary and basic problems of different and integral calcus, Basic concept of continuity.


Area and Volume

Area of four walls of a room, area of a circle, sector and segment of a circle; surface area and volume of cube, cuboids cone, cylinder, sphere.


Trigonometric ratios of an angle A of a right angle triangle, Simple applications of trigonometric ratios for solving problems of different types, Simple identities based upon the above.

Heights and Distances

Solution of simple problems of height and distance using trigonometrically tables and logarithmic tables.


Lines and Angles

Different characteristics of lines and angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, inserting lines, some of angles and triangles, interior and exterior angles.

Triangles-properties, equality, congruency and similarity with respect to sides and angles. Parallelogram-types and properties. Circles – Properties, arc, chords, tangents, secants and angles subtended by arcs.

Parallelogram. Types and properties.

Circles. Arcs, chords, tangents, secants and angles subtended by arcs.


Histograms with given intervals, classification of data, frequency, frequency polygons, ogives. Mean, median and mode of grouped and ungrouped data, problems related to statistical techniques.

Probability. Basic problems related to probability.


Introduction to computers : role and use of computers in modern society, Hardware and software aspects of computers, Knowledge of applications and languages, Flow chart and solutions of problems through problem algorithm.


Matter-Nature and Behaviour

Nature and behaviour Different types of substances, elements, compounds and their mixtures, Structure of matter. Atomic theory, molecules and atoms; Structure of atomelectrons, protons and neutrons, Composition of nucleus – atomic number and mass number, Valence electrons and valency.

Preparation and properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon-di-oxide. Oxidation and Reduction, Acid, bases and salts.

Electrochemical cell construction of a simple voltaic cell; working of an electrochemical cell; lead storage battery and dry cell.

Classification of elements Similarities and dissimilarities in the properties of some elements. Periodic law, periods and groups, gradation of properties of elements along a period and in the groups.

Carbon and its compounds Introduction, allotropies of carbon and their occurrence, structure, related property and uses. Hydrocarbon and their elementary structure, related property and uses, simple compounds of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and their uses. Petroleum products, introductory account of synthetic fibres, plastics, rubber, soaps and detergents.

Extraction of metals Metals and non-metals; occurrence, general metallurgical operations for extraction of pure metal, properties of metals and some alloys, uses of metals and non-metals, their compounds.

Chemical bond Formation of ionic and covalent bonds, important properties of electrovalent and covalent compounds.

Electrolysis Movement of ions during electrolysis; relationship between current, time and amount of metal deposited during electrolysis; electroplating.

Natural Resources

Water as a natural resources, origin of life in water as medium for the activity of the living, water as solvent, saturated and unsaturated solution, sea water as habitat of organism, salts from oceans, ocean current, use of water Dependence of man on natural resources – minerals from earth metals and non-metals, use of non metals.

 Air Role of atmosphere in protection from radiation, composition of atmosphere, water and particulate matter in atmosphere, carbon dioxide and its adverse effect on living organisms, role of trees, release of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels and automobiles, corrosion of metals, damage of historical monuments from acidic gases, toxic effects of metallic particles, asbestos etc on living organisms carbon monoxide and its ill effects, smog, air pollution noise pollution and its effects on human beings.

Physical Test:

Candidates in the recruitment rally are first called for the physical proficiency test. In which candidates have to complete the 1.6 km race in 5 minutes 30 seconds. The successful candidates also have to go through balancing, 10 pullups and 9 feet long jump.

Admit Card

To download the admit card for the Indian Army Technical Exam, candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official website of the Indian Army at www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
  • Click on the " JCO/ OR / AGNIPATH Entry " section and select the "Technical Entry" option.
  • Look for the link to download the admit card for the technical exam and click on it.
  • Enter the required details such as application number and date of birth.
  • Verify the details entered and click on the submit button.
  • The admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Check all the details mentioned in the admit card, such as name, roll number, exam center, and exam date.
  • Download and take a printout of the admit card.


Result would only be released on the Indian Army's official website. To check the results, registered candidates can go to the official website. The result is released on the website in the form of a merit list. Candidates can check their results by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Indian Army.

Step 2: Enter the captcha and click "Enter Website" to complete the verification process.

Step 3: Once you've arrived at the website's main page, check for the " JCO/ OR / AGNIPATH Entry " tab, which is highlighted in dark green colour.

Step 4: Under the above-mentioned section, select the sub-section "Final Results." You would be redirected to the result page of all the examinations conducted by the Indian Army.

Step 5: Afterwards press ctrl+F to open your browser's search box and type in the name of your region. For example, if you took the Indian Army Technical exam in the Shillong zone, type Shillong in the search box and the Shillong zone's Indian Army Soldier Technical result will show. The link to obtain the Indian Army Technical result for your region will appear.

Cut Off

The Indian Army Technical examination has an overall score of 200. A candidate must get at least 80 marks on the qualifying examination to proceed with the recruitment process. If you get only 80 marks on the examination, you will only be considered passed. The final merit list is prepared based on the applicants' final marks. The higher a candidate's score, the better his chances of making it to the Indian Army Technical examination final merit list.

Answer Key

All the candidates will be able to check their Indian Army Technical Recruitment Exam Answer Key for the written exam from the official website after a few days after the exams are conducted.

Once released, the candidates will be able to check their Indian Army Technical Recruitment Exam Answer Key from the official website by performing the following steps:

Step 1: Firstly, go to the official website: http://www.joinindianarmy.nic.in/.

Step 2: The official website of the Indian Army Recruitment Board will open in the new tab.

Step 3: The next step is to enter the captcha and finish the verification process by clicking "Enter Website".

Step 4: After the completion of the previous step, you will be redirected to the home page of Join Indian Army

Step 5: Next, you will find the " JCO/ OR / AGNIPATH Entry " section marked in dark green colour.

Step 6: The next thing is to find the option for the Indian Army Soldier Technical Answer Key of the following year.

Step 7: Enter your login credential to download the answer key.

Step 8: Download and save the Indian Army Soldier Technical answer key and take a few printouts for further reference.

Preparation Tips

Preparing for the Indian Army Technical Exam requires a combination of hard work, dedication, and smart study strategies. Here are some tips that can help you prepare effectively for the exam:

Know the Exam Pattern: Start by understanding the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly. This will help you identify the areas where you need to focus your preparation.

Make a Study Plan: Create a study plan that covers all the topics in the syllabus and allows sufficient time for revision. Make sure you allocate enough time for each section and prioritize the topics based on your strengths and weaknesses.

Focus on the Fundamentals: Strengthen your basic concepts and fundamentals in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. This will help you tackle even the most challenging questions in the exam.

Practice Regularly: Practice is essential for success in any competitive exam. Solve previous year papers, sample papers, and mock tests regularly to improve your speed and accuracy.

Read and Stay Updated: Keep yourself updated with the latest developments in the fields of science, technology, and current affairs. Read newspapers, magazines, and online resources to stay updated.

Take Breaks: Don't burn yourself out by studying continuously. Take breaks regularly and engage in activities that help you relax and rejuvenate.

Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle: Finally, make sure you maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating nutritious food, getting enough sleep and engaging in physical activities such as sports or exercise. This will help you stay alert, focused, and energized during your preparation.

Apply Online

The application form for the Indian Army Technical Recruitment 2023 Examination will be released via the official website of the Indian Army. Candidates can follow these steps to fill out the application form:

Step 1: Visit http://www.joinindianarmy.nic.in/

Step 2: Look for the announcement of the Recruitment 2023 Examinations.

Step 3: Register on the portal.

Step 4: Fill out the application form.

Step 5: Upload the required documents.

Step 6: Review the information before submitting the application form. Keep a copy of it for future reference.


What is the technical level of an Indian Army soldier?

Ans: Soldiers with a science background are recruited by the Indian Army. A Soldier Technical's job is to maintain and operate the Indian army's weapons, vehicles, and equipment.

What is the minimum height criterion for the Indian Army Technical Recruitment 2023?

The Indian Army's technical recruitment process height requirements differ depending on the candidate's area of origin.

Can I The Indian Army Technical Agniveer without Maths?

Ans: Bad news for all the number haters, you can’t The Indian Army Technical without Maths. The Indian Army Technical educational qualification strictly asks for a candidate to have Maths as one of his main subjects in 10+2. It also has a section for testing the candidates’ maths skills in the Common Entrance Examination (CEE).

When will the results of the Indian Army Technical Exam be announced?

Ans: The results of the Indian Army Technical Exam are usually announced within a few weeks of the exam date. Candidates can check the official website of the Indian Army for updates.

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