PMA Long Course preparation for initial tests

Test Pattern and Syllabus of PMA Long Course

Pakistan Army announces many vacancies of PMA Long Course every year twicely for officers of combat and battle support. Maximum training of PMA long course is two years in PMA Kakul Academy.

Last Date of Online Registration for PMA 152 : 14 May, 2023

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If you want to prepare tests of PMA Course then you are at right place for preparation of PMA course initial tests and also ISSB tests. Complete test pattern and syllabus of PMA Long Course is given below.

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Test Subjects and Syllabus of PMA Long Course Initial Tests

There are mainly two types of tests other than medical, Pre-Interview and ISSB which are being taken at Army Recruitment and Selection Centers. All tests can be prepared well through recommended books. The detail is given below.

  1. Intelligence Tests
  2. Academic Test
  3. Pre-Medical at Army Selection Center (Check Required Weight Here)
  4. Pre-Interview at Army Selection Center
  5. ISSB Tests
  6. Final Medical at CMH
  7. Merit List and reporting to the PMA Kakul for two years training

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Detail of Test Pattern in PMA Initial Tests at Center

Nature of TestTotal MCQsTime AllocatedPassing Marks
Intelligence Test7535 Min55%
Academic Test10040 Min55%

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General Knowledge Questions for PMA Long Course


Candidates who have done FA/ FSc with at least 55% marks can apply in Pak Army commission services. For more detail Click Here.

PMA is generally attributed with Pak Army because its abbreviation is Pakistan Military Academy which is in Abbottabad. This is also permanent commission in Pak Army.

Pakistan Military Academy, is also shortly abbreviated as PMA which is located near Kakul Village in Abbottabad district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. PMA Kakul Academy was established in October 1947 for officers training. Its commandant was Maj Gen Iftikhar Hassan Chaudary.

Its address is 57P6 + V4P, Kakul Road, Abbottabad, KPK. In this academy more than 4000 staff is working and its Motto is “Men at their Best”

Long Course is associated with PMA where an officer gets his basic military training for 2 years and after passing out he has been awarded with the rank of Second Lieutenant.

After F.Sc one can apply for PMA Long Course and may become an Army officer. It is permanent commission. Candidate must have at least 50% marks in intermediate. but those who have BS/BBA/BA Hons, they must be with 60% marks to apply.

Normally 55% is required to apply but if a candidate has degree of BBA/BS Hons etc with 60% marks then they can also apply even if they have 50% marks in intermediate. For more detail CLICK HERE.

Pakistan Army announces vacancies every year twicely and every candidate who has 55% marks in intermediate can apply through official website of Pak Army. Or can visit to the nearest Army Recruitment and Selection Center.

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