Army Technical Cadet Course TCC Joining 2021 | Online Apply |

Pakistan Army Technical Cadet Course TCC registration opens twice a year mostly in February-March and September-October. This year TCC online registration is going to start this month and Students who completed their Intermediate can apply for Army TCC Online Registration. Technical Cadets will be given approx Rs.31,000/- monthly during the training period at NUST Constituent Colleges & PMA. On completing Technical Studies and military training at PMA they will be awarded Regular Commission in Pakistan Army As Captain.

Finally selected candidates for Technical Cadet Course may option to join PMA Long Course if they desire to do so before starting their classes of Technical studies. They have study options (course Options) as Civil Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer software  Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, and Aeronautical Engineering.

PAK Army Technical Cadet Course TCC Registration 2021

Army TCC online registration procedure with the complete guideline is given below follow these steps.

  • Check Army TCC official advertisement and note TCC registration Schedule.
  • Fill Online registration form for TCC (basic information and qualification details)
  • Only visit the official website of the Pakistan Army for TCC online registration.
  • After TCC form submission download TCC Registration Slip. (Download registration slip again when test date and time update)
  • Start Preparation for Technical Cadet Course Test.
  • TCC Initial Test will contain three portions (1st- Verbal Intelligence Test | 2nd- non-verbal intelligence Test | 3rd- Academic Test.
  • Academic Test based on multiple-choice questions  from English, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry (for ICS students Chemistry replaced with Computer Science)
  • Get Guidelines about Physical Test, Medical Test, and Interview.
  • Get TCC Preparation Notes for Initial Test preparation (you can buy these notes from the market and available at the online book store for WhatsApp 03106867602 or Place online Order for TCC Preparation Book.
  • Further Preparation for ISSB 5 days procedure.

How to Apply For PAK Army TCC?

Candidates can apply online by visiting or by physically visiting the nearest Army Selection Centre. Applications for Army Technical Cadet Course TCC will start in August-September 2021. This time, due to the COVID-19 Examination Schedule for Matric and INtermediate changed, students are waiting for their final results.

Candidates who passed the Fsc Part-I examination can also apply on HOPE CERTIFICATE.

HOPE Certificat

Students waiting for the FSc part-II result and passing the FSc Part-I examination with a minimum of 65% marks can also apply on the “Hope Certificate”. The certificate should be duly signed by the head of the institutions/College.

Preparation:- PMA Online Test Preparation

Eligibility Criteria for TCC Joining

For details see common eligibility features for TCC joining.

  • Gender: Male candidates
  • Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Age: 17-21 years (relaxable for 3 months upper/lower age limit)
  • Physical Stander:
    • Height: 5′.4″ (162.5 cm)
    • Vision standard: Distance vision with glasses 6/9,6/12 and near vision j2, j7 or N8, N12 with or without glasses.
    • Weight: As per body mass index BMI.
  • Qualifications:
    1. FSC(Pre-Engineering) Physics, Maths, Chemistry with minimum 65%marks
    2. ICS with Physics, Maths, Computer Science with minimum 65% marks
    3. O’Level Passed (English being compulsory) A’Level passed in Maths, Physics, and Chemistry/Computer Science/Computer Studies

Note:- Candidates with Computer Science Instead of Chemistry in Intermediate can only for Computer Software Engineering.

  • Physical Test:
    1. 1.6 Km Run: 8 Minutes
    2. Push-Ups: 15 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
    3. Sit-Ups: 20 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
    4. Chin-Ups: 3 Repetitions in 2 Minutes
    5. Ditch Crossing: 7’4” x 7’4” with a Depth of 4’

Further Selection Procedure

Shortlisted candidates will be called for ISSB tests. For ISSB Tests they will be informed through the website as well as call-up letters. Recommended candidates will receive call letters for the final medical examination which will be carried out at nearby CMHS.

The final selection of Army Technical Cadet Course TCC candidates will be made at GHQ on the basis of overall performance. The decision of GHQ in the allotment of disciplines will be final.

Related:- PMA 149 Registration Date

Academic and Training Duration

TCC Degree Duration is four years in the below-mentioned Programs. After completion of Engineering, the basic military training period for TCC is one year at PMA Kakul.

Army TCC Academic and Military Training

DisciplineDuration 4 Years at
Civil EngineeringMilitary College of Engineering Risalpur (NUST)
Electrical (Telecommunication) EngineeringMilitary College of Signals Rawalpindi (NUST)
Computer Software EngineeringMilitary College of Signals Rawalpindi (NUST)
Electrical EngineeringCollege of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi (NUST)
Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi (NUST)
Computer Systems EngineeringCollege of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi (NUST)
Mechatronics EngineeringCollege of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi (NUST)
Aeronautical EngineeringCollege of Aeronautical Engineering, Risalpur (NUST)

Priorities of Disciplines

Choices of discipline as mention above (written/given by candidates during application submission) will not be changed. Be careful during form filling especially choices of discipline.

Candidates having qualifications as ICS can only apply for Computer Software Engineering.

Army TCC Test Pattern | Study Tips |

Army initial test forArmy Technical Cadet Course TCC contains three portions/parts

  • Verbal intelligence Test (85 MCQs to solve within 35 minutes)
  • Non-Verbal Intelligence Test (85 MCQs to solve within 35 minutes)
  • Academic Test (50 MCQs to solve within 30 minutes)
    Academic Test will be from these subjects

    • English
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Computer science (Only ICS students)
    • Pak Study
    • General Knowledge
    • Islamic History

Get helping books for TCC test preparation according to test pattern and syllabus. Don’t waste time by solving irrelevant MCQs. Only cover important study stuff as per syllabus. TCC Test Preparation Book as per TCC Test syllabus with past papers and practice papers.

Keep in Touch With Us:- Army Whatsapp Group

Required Documents

Here is the complete list of required documents during the test on the assigned test date & TIME.

  • Original Certificate(must bring detailed mark sheet of Matric / FSc / Equivalent certificate). On other hand (in the case of O’Level / ’A’ Level), submit an equivalence certificate issued by IBCC.
  • CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) for 18 years and above or Computerized Form-B.\along with
  • Father or Guardian CNIC for candidates less than 18 years of age.
  • 1x (one set) of attested photocopies of the above-mentioned documents.
  • Three (3x) colored photographs attested by Principal (class-1 Gazetted Officer) 1x front & 2 x back side attested.
  • Read carefully instructions about COVID-19 mentioned on the registration slip.

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